2015 ORS § 241.025¹
Positions subject to civil service
  • exceptions

All appointees to positions in the public service of the county are subject to civil service, except the following:

(1) Any officer chosen by popular election, or appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death, resignation or removal of any officer chosen by popular election.

(2) Any official reporter, bailiff or crier, subject to appointment by any court or judge or justice thereof.

(3) Any person employed to perform manual labor, skilled or unskilled, in the construction, maintenance and repair of county property; provided, that electrical workers, members of road and bridge crews and laborers permanently employed shall be subject to civil service unless otherwise provided in ORS 241.016 (Definitions for ORS 241.016 to 241.990) to 241.990 (Penalties).

(4) Any special deputy sheriff or deputy constable appointed to act without compensation from the county.

(5) Any member of the county civil service commission.

(6) Any deputy district attorney.

(7) Any doctor, nurse, intern or superintendent or other executive officer, employed by, in or at the county hospital, county poor farm, or any home maintained by the county for the detention or care of juveniles.

(8) The roadmaster of the county.

(9) Any temporary, part-time or seasonal employee.

(10) Any person holding a position subject to the jurisdiction of the commission created by ORS 242.706 (Civil service commission).

(11) Any chief examiner appointed under ORS 242.716 (Chief examiner and secretary of commission).

(12) Any assistants to a board of county commissioners.

(13) Any undersheriff, deputy undersheriff or administrative aide to a sheriff. [Formerly 241.010; 1961 c.135 §1; 1963 c.331 §9; 1981 c.48 §6]