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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.



Certified Medical Assistant - Temporary
$17.72 - $22.30 Hourly/DOE

Clackamas County Health Centers has two temporary openings for experienced Certified Medical Assistants to provide routine medical assistance to professional health care providers in the delivery of patient care; prepare clinic patients for physical examinations, collect specimens, perform routine diagnostic tests and record health information; perform clerical support functions in patient reception and medical records.
They may work at any of the Health Center Clinics - Oregon City, Clackamas, Gladstone, or Sandy, with some occasional evening hours.
Clinic hours vary: some schedules are 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. others 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Requirements: the applicant must have a current certification/registration as a Medical Assistant by a nationally recognized program, CPR and First Aid training, intermediate computer skills, and successfully pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and background check.

Please send your resume, copy of CMA certificate, CPR card, and any relevant training to Cheryl Weaver at and Janelle McLeod at


Clackamas County Juvenile Department
Accounting Specialist 1 - Temporary; Part-Time
$16.84 Hourly

The Juvenile Department is seeking a temporary part-time employee to work Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm as an Accounting Specialist 1.
Duties will include: preparing payment and contract vouchers, monitoring budget line items for department, including grants; monitor expenitures for accuracy and appropriate budget accounts, including tracking, maintenance and compliance; maintain internal fiscal records, preparing various form letters, tracking various citations within our JJIS database; record restitution payments, and various other clerical functions.
The most competitive applicants will have at least 1 year working within an office setting performing accounting functions and have a 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.

TO APPLY: Send your resume to Crystal Wright 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 Jen McCombs at 503-655-8342 ext. 4886.



Clackamas County Juvenile Intake & Assessment Center
On-Call Relief Worker - Temporary
$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 a 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 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 7a.m. - 5p.m. or the 9p.m. - 7a.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



Mental Health Specialist 2 (CSAP)-CADC Temporary
$25.63 - $32.54 Hourly

Clackamas County Behavioral Health seeks a temporary full time Mental Health Specialist 2 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.
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








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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