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

Part time, on call position. Hours will vary. Pay is $18/hour

Hours and shifts will vary. Position works with full time  certified corrections deputies, filling in when other full time deputies take time off.

No experience required. Training will be provided

For more information on any of our positions or to get  a copy of the job description contact the Sheriff’s Office at (541) 963-1017 or by email at sheriff @union-county.org


To qualify for positions with the Sheriff’s Office 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/Lie 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.