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Temporary Positions

County departments may hire and employ individuals in a temporary or seasonal status. These positions are compensated at an hourly rate that has been established in the County’s compensation plan. A temporary status or seasonal status position does not receive benefits or leave accruals. Temporary employment is generally limited to projects or assignments that last less than six months in duration or which have hours that are less than half-time for an unlimited duration of time. Seasonal employment may continue beyond six months to accommodate the season in which work can be accomplished outside.

If you are interested in any of these temporary employment opportunities, please follow the instructions contained in the job listing as to how to apply, who to contact, etc. A department contact is included who will facilitate applicant questions about the opportunity.

Clackamas Behavioral Health Division
Mental Health Specialist 2 - Temporary/Part-Time

$25.63 - $29.92 DOE
Clackamas County's Health Center's Division is seeking an experienced clinician to serve clients with symptoms of SPMI as part of our recovery focused treatment team at Stewart Center located in Oregon City. Our dynamic Community Support Team uses best practices such as CBT for Psychosis, Illness Management and Recovery, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, SELF, Supported Employment and Cognitive Remediation. Training in these practices will be provided.

Job Description: The primary responsibilities of the Mental Health Specialist 2 include: providing assessment, treatment planning and therapy service.

Required: LCSW and passing pre-employment drug test and a background check.

Preferred: CADCI, bilingual Spanish

To Apply: Please call Kendra Duby at 503-655-8264, or send a cover letter and your resume to Kendra Duby at Open until filled.

Clackamas Behavioral Health Division
Mental Health Specialist 2 - Temporary; Part-Time

$25.63 - $32.54 DOE
Clackamas County’s Behavioral Health Division is seeking experienced clinicians to provide crisis intervention, telephone triage, and assessment to adults and children in all program areas. This is a specialized assignment working as an on-call mental health professional at Centerstone, Clackamas County Behavioral Health Division’s Urgent Walk-In Clinic. We are actively recruiting persons from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to enhance service to our diverse communities. Bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Description: The primary responsibilities of the on-call Mental Health Specialist 2 include: providing emergent, urgent and ad hoc mental health assessments for consumers across the life span; conducting mental health crisis intervention and triage via telephone; providing outreach/community assessment and intervention as needed; conducting responsibilities associated with being a Mental Health director’s designee; and coordinating care for vulnerable individuals in the community who need help accessing mental health, legal, medical, social or other resources.

Required: Master’s Degree in Mental Health or related field and passing a pre-employment drug test and a background check.

Preferred: Licensure as Medicare-billable Mental Health Clinician.

To Apply: Please call Jeffrey Anderson at 503-722-6689, or send a cover letter and your resume to Jeffrey Anderson at, no later than 5:00 pm on November 3, 2014.

CADC - Temporary
$22.30 - $28.21 Hourly
Clackamas County Behavioral Health seeks a temporary full time Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor to provide substance abuse treatment to male clients within the Corrections Residential Program. This program provides 6 months of residential treatment (Level 3) and an additional 6 months of transitional programming. Another component of this position is providing treatment to men on probation and parole meeting requirements for Intensive Outpatient Addiction's Treatment (Level 2). This recruitment is available only to male candidates. The focus of this position is working with male clients within the Corrections Residential Center.

The focus of this position is working with male clients within the Corrections Residential Center.

NOTE: The Corrections Substance Abuse (CSAP) provides residential addiction services to men and women with significant addiction and criminal histories.

This position is specifically for the Men's CSAP program. Due to the special treatment needs of this population, this position meets the criteria for a bona fide occupational qualification and is restricted to male applicants only.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be a CADC, must pass a post-offer criminal history check and pre-employment drug test.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume, copy of CADC certificate, and any relevant training to Wendy Robinson at

Clackamas County Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center
On-call Relief Worker

$17.72 Hourly
The Juvenile Department is seeking a temporary On-Call Relief Worker to be placed on a list to provide 24-hour coverage at the Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center (JIAC). Duties will include accepting custody of youth from police and the supervision of youth while in JIAC, gathering information from the youth, family, police and other agencies to determine appropriate levels of intervention, assessment of specific, medical, mental health, or crisis needs of youth, documentation through data entry and written reports, plan development for the youth addressing community safety concerns and the needs of the youth, photographing and fingerprinting youth, answering emergency/crisis phone calls from parents, youth, and other agencies. Qualified applicants will have at least 6 months experience working with at risk youth.

The most competitive applicants will have a Bachelors Degree or higher in Criminal Justice or a related field or any combination of education, training
and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.

Applicants are required to pass a criminal history check and drug test and availability meeting the needs of the agency.

**The current priority is for applicants who are available to work, as needed, on day shifts Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. or the 9 p.m.- 7 a.m. shifts Sunday - Thursday.**

TO APPLY: Fill out the application found at and forward it to Michelle Barrera at Clackamas County Juvenile Department, 2121 Kaen Rd, Oregon City OR 97045 or submit electronically at

Temporary Eligibility Aide
$16.19 - $20.36 Hourly
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has an immediate opening for a Temporary ELIGIBILITY AIDE in the Jail. This position will assist inmates in signing up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. This position requires passing an extensive background investigation and a drug screen. This position will work 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8 AM to Noon. Under supervision, the incumbent in this position will determine ongoing eligibility for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act for inmates of the Clackamas County Jail in accordance with established procedures; to complete and maintain accurate case record forms, documents and reports, and to perform other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience assisting applicants to determine eligibility for health insurance coverage or other public assistance, working knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, and record keeping experience. Only the most competitive candidates will be invited to interview for this position.
There are no benefits and this is not a union position. The position closes on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8PM.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and interest letter to: Lori Hepler at, or FAX to 503-722-6644 or mail to: Clackamas County Jail, 2223 Kaen Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.
If mailed it must be received by the close date/time. Postmarks are not accepted. Clackamas County is an EEO Employer.



County departments may offer internship opportunities to students enrolled in a specific field of study. Internships are a great way for students to explore career options in public service, fulfill educational requirements and receive hands-on experience and mentorship from professionals in the field.

Current Internship opportunities are listed below. Internships may be paid or unpaid—see internship listing for this information. Interns do not receive benefits nor do they receive preference for hire following completion of the internship.


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