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

Our most frequent hires are for Reserve Corrections Deputies. These deputies help full time deputies in the jail when someone is sick or on vacation. The job is on an on-call basis. Pay starts at $13/hour with an increase to $15/hr when training requirements are met.

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.

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.