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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 County – Department of Transportation & Development – Sustainability Office
Recycle at Work Specialist – Organics Outreach - Temporary - Full Time

$27.83 Hourly
Job Description: Clackamas County is seeking a Temporary, Full-Time Specialist in Organics Outreach to advance food scrap collection and edible food donation among commercial food waste generators such as restaurants and grocery stores. Primary responsibilities include: providing technical assistance to food-generating businesses and organizations to increase donation of edible food; strategically recruit and increase business and property manager participation in commercial food scrap collection in select areas of the County, while maintaining high standards for material quality; training employees and follow-up on site as needed; tracking and entering data about the assistance provided.

Competitive candidates will have prior experience in and working knowledge of:

  • Marketing methods and techniques
  • Providing educational resources to the business community
  • Providing training to employees, written guidance, and recommendations for best practices for applying waste reduction and food scrap collection concepts in a business environment
  • Restaurant operations

Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Interpret applicable laws, regulations and rules
  • Prepare and deliver customized presentations and displays
  • Work as part of a team, and cooperatively with business and property managers
  • Manage and maintain records promptly and accurately

Knowledge of the Recycle at Work program as practiced in the Metro Region, the solid waste hierarchy, regional solid waste system, laws, regulations and rules is preferred but not required.

Minimum Qualifications:
College-level training or equivalent experience in communication, education, public relations, or marketing, preferably with education or experience in providing resource conservation or waste reduction information to businesses. Applicants for this position must meet the requirements of the County's Driving Policy. A driving record check will be conducted prior to finalizing any employment offer. The County's driving policy can be found at Driving and Vehicle Policy (EPP 52).

TO APPLY: By October 9th at 6 pm, please submit a cover letter (limited to one page) and a resume to: Nancy Davis at, FAX to 503-742-4453, or mail to Clackamas County Office of Sustainability, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, 97045. The email, fax or letter should include “ATTN: Recycle at Work Specialist – Organics Outreach Opening” in the subject line.

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 Department
Human Services Assistant - Temporary
(5 –10 hours per week)

$18.53 Hourly
Clackamas County Juvenile Department is seeking a Temporary Human Services Assistant to work 5 – 10 hours per week providing assistance in the administration of the Juvenile Department Diversion Programs. Responsibilities will include: working with two community-based Program Planning Committees in program development through recording meeting minutes, writing program policies and procedures, engaging with community stakeholders, and supporting program outreach and communication.

The most competitive applicants will have at least two years experience in criminal justice, restorative justice, social services or a closely allied field OR a Bachelor’s Degree in the social and behavioral sciences/conflict resolution and 6 months experience in an allied field. Training and experience in conferencing, circles or victim-offender dialogue facilitation is preferred. Experience in program development and coordination, administrative experience, and strong written and oral communication skills are required. Applicants are required to pass a criminal history check and drug test.

To Apply: Send your resume to Mark McDonnell at Clackamas County Juvenile Department, 2121 Kaen Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045 or email your resume to If you have any questions or need to speak to someone, contact Matthew Hartman at 503-655-8310.

Clackamas County - Department of Health, Housing and Human Services - Behavioral Health Division
Human Services Coordinator 2- Temporary; Part-Time

$24.50 - $31.05 DOE
Clackamas, Washington & Multnomah Counties in partnership with Health Share of Oregon is seeking a Temporary; Part-Time Regional Behavioral Health Promotion/Prevention Coordinator who will coordinate the development of a regional approach to community level behavioral health by maximizing reach and access of available resources for Mental Health First Aid, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) trainings in the region.

Job Description: The Temporary; Part-Time Regional Promotion/Prevention Coordinator is primarily responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the Tri-County Behavioral Health Prevention/ Promotion Plan, which includes: centralization of specific operations, regional PSA messaging, development of a web-based registration and communications platform, training/activities logistics and coordination, strategic outreach and engagement to target populations across the region and development of a sustainability plan that includes identified funding opportunities. The position is based in Clackamas County but will work closely with the designated Prevention Coordinators from each of the three counties. The most competitive applicants will possess skills in the areas of community engagement, project management, communications and organization.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and your resume to Nina Danielsen at no later than 5:00 pm on September 22, 2014.

Clackamas County Juvenile Department
Human Services Assistant - Temporary (18 hours per week)

$18.53 hourly
Juvenile Department is seeking an experienced Cognitive Skills Group Facilitator. The successful candidate will join the Skills Groups Program Coordinator in delivering and monitoring cognitive skills groups for at-risk youth at rural locations throughout Clackamas County. This is a grant funded position that will expire in the fall of 2017. While the expected work schedule will include afternoons and evening hours throughout the traditional work week, occasional weekend work maybe required. RESPONSIBLITIES
  • Maintain contact with juveniles, parents, and community partners who have been referred to or are associated with skill building classes.
  • Facilitate learner-centered skill building classes
  • Use restorative justice values and principles to inform curriculum development, delivery and class management.
  • Assess on-going client needs in groups, including monitor attendance, maintain accurate records and prepare written reports.

Competitive applicants will have at least one year experience working with in evidence-based skill group facilitation and working with at-risk youth and be able to demonstrate effective communication both orally and in writing. Basic skills using Microsoft Office is needed. Knowledge of Restorative Justice Principles and values and experience as a facilitator in Aggression Replacement Training, The Council for Boys and Young Men, or Girls Circle is preferred. This position requires a post-offer driving record check, drug test, and national fingerprint based criminal based background check.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and resume to Mark McDonnell at Clackamas County Juvenile Department, 2121 Kaen Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045 or email your resume to If you have any questions, contact Mark McDonnell at 503-655-8342 ext. 7115.

Microcomputer Specialist 1 - Temporary
$24.50 – $31.05 Hourly, DOE
The Clackamas County Library Network is seeking a temporary part-time Microcomputer Specialist 1 to assist with the configuration, maintenance, and repair of PCs and related peripherals within the public libraries in Clackamas County.

All candidates should possess:
  • Experience installing, configuring, testing, and troubleshooting Windows (Windows 7 and Windows XP).
  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting peripheral devices (such as printers, monitors, and barcode scanners).
  • Experience installing, configuring, testing, and updating other software.
  • Basic knowledge of common network protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, SMTP, etc…)
  • Experience diagnosing basic LAN connectivity and hardware issues.
  • Ability to independently evaluate, research, diagnose, and address unfamiliar problems.
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation for installation/configuration/operation of hardware and software.
  • Ability to train users in correct operations of PC workstations and peripherals.
  • Excellent customer service, collaboration, and communication skills (oral and written).

The preferred candidate will also possess:

  • Experience supporting computers and users in a library or lab environment.
  • Experience with workstation protection software (such as Deep Freeze) and Envisionware session reservation/print management software.
  • Some experience configuring Windows group policies, creating/using simple scripts, and customizing user desktops/shortcuts.

Candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check.  As this position will require travelling to all public library locations throughout Clackamas County, candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record.  The County reimburses for mileage traveling to and from these libraries using your personal vehicle.
This temporary position will work 20-30 hours/week, and may require regular weekend/evening hours.  The position does not provide benefits, and the appointment may be ended at any time.

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume, and answers to the supplemental questions below to  Applications must be received by 5:00 PM on September 30, 2014.
Supplemental questions

  • Please indicate how many years of experience you have in the following areas:
    • Providing customer service to internal and external customers.
    • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting PC workstations and peripherals.
    • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting routers, switches, access points, or other networking equipment.
    • Installing software and operating system patches.
  • This position will require you to support users who have diverse needs, who are using different workstation hardware/software/peripherals, and who are located throughout a large geographic area.  How will your particular skills and experiences enable you to succeed in this challenging environment?



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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