Employment

The Sheriff’s Office will post all job openings on this site and also with Worksource Oregon. We will take applications at all times and keep them on file for one year or until the position you are interested in comes open.

Employment Opportunities:

Reserve Corrections Deputy

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applications for Reserve Corrections Deputies. Reserve Corrections Deputies perform a wide range of functions within the Sheriff’s Office ranging from courtroom security, inmate transports, and working assignments within the Correctional Facility.

This position carries with it a highly flexible schedule based off of the Reserve Deputies availability making this job great for entry level employees seeking to gain experience in the criminal justice system, retired or previous law enforcement or correctional employees, or those seeking additional employment that will work around their hours.

This is a paid position and is compensated between $18.00 and $20.00 an hour depending on experience.

Interested candidates must download and submit an application from our website found at https://unioncountysheriff.us/?page_id=587

A full list of job requirements can be found on our website.

Positions are open until filled.

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a US citizen (certified patrol and corrections positions only)
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • *Pass a written test
  • *Pass a physical agility test
  • Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a Sheriff/Captain interview
  • Pass a complete background check
  • *Pass a medical exam
  • Pass a Drug screening

*These steps do not apply to administrative positions.

To Download this PDF and drop it off at the UCSO front office or mail to 1109 K Avenue, La Grande, OR 97850, or email it to sheriff@union-county.org.

Reserve Patrol Deputy

To qualify for a position you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a US citizen (certified patrol and corrections positions only)
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • *Pass a written test
  • *Pass a physical agility test
  • Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a Sheriff/Captain interview
  • Pass a complete background check
  • *Pass a medical exam
  • Pass a Drug screening

*These steps do not apply to administrative positions.

Download this PDF and drop it off at the UCSO front office or mail to 1109 K Avenue, La Grande, OR 97850, or email it to sheriff@union-county.org.