Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

Job Openings

Contact Information

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 397-3874

Columbia County applications are required for all vacancies.
Please download job announcements and applications by clicking on the links below.


In effort to effectively use technology and improve efficiency, starting April 1, 2012, Columbia County will only accept applications through our Online Application System.

Columbia County continues to work with ADA qualified applicants requesting accommodations.

Instructions for completing and submitting applications online:

Please follow instructions carefully. Failure to complete application accurately as instructed and submit online per instructions will result in elimination from process.

  1. Must have Adobe Reader,click here to download free software.
    You must use Adobe Reader version XI or greater to complete this form correctly. 
  2. Click on the announcement and read requirements carefully
  3. First, save your application form locally to your computer or to a removable drive
    Save the application with your last name, first name, position applied for, date sent
    Example: doe john office clerk application 5-12-12.pdf
    Next, enter your information in the application form
    Applications not saved as a complete document in one PDF file will not be considered.
  4. If requested, attach a resume, in PDF format only, with a similar naming convention
    Example: doe john office clerk resume 5-12-12.pdf
    Resumes, or other documents not sent in PDF format will not be considered
  5. Attach the completed and saved application to an email
  6. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Available Employment Openings
Announcement Application to Use /
Click below to Download Form
Closing Date
Patrol Deputy (This recruitment is open only to current members of the Columbia County's Sheriff's Office.) Columbia County October 9, 2015
Courthouse Security Deputy Columbia County October 14, 2015
Park Host    
Click on the position title to download full announcement in PDF format.


We hire seasonal workers for the Road and Parks Departments through Cardinal Services, except for Seasonal Park Hosts. Please go to the Parks page for information on the hiring process for Seasonal Park Hosts.