Find Your Perfect Law-Enforcement Career
Deputy Sheriffs patrol the county’s roads, waterways and skies. Special units include:
- Admin/Clerical Staff
- Major Crimes Team
- Property Crime Unit
- Computer Forensics
- Hazardous Materials
- Bomb Squad
- Child Abuse Team
- Hostage Negotiation
- Criminal Reconstructionand Forensic Team
- Search and Rescue
- Family Violence Team
- Drug Units
Corrections Deputies ensure safe, secure handling of prisoners at the Clackamas County Jail.
There are a number of special Corrections assignments — including Medical Deputy, Classification/Matrix Deputy and Electronic Home Detention Deputy. You can also serve on the Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) — which responds to large-scale disturbances in and out of the jail system.
Other non-sworn Sheriff’s Office positions include Community Health Nurse, Community Service Officer and a host of technical, maintenance, office specialist and support positions.
We also offer a competitive benefit package including medical, life, dental and disability.
Committed to Equality
We’re committed to a diverse workforce — through active recruitment in ethnically and culturally diverse communities, equal employment opportunity, and positive human-resource management. We adhere to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action as a basic element of human resource management.
We recognize the full potential of all employees, and treat all persons with respect, fairness and impartiality.
If you’re motivated, inquisitive, honest, articulate, responsible, have common sense and can work alone and with others, you’re the type of person the Sheriff’s Office needs.
We hire from eligibility lists created through a competitive examination process. Candidates must have a high-school diploma or GED certificate of high-school equivalency.
To learn how to apply, click here.
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