Community Corrections
Posting Number: 15-18
Job Title: Alcohol/Drug Counselor
 Open Until Filled- 1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 PM on 4/27/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,160.71/mo
Description: 
This is a professional clinical position providing direct services to clients and/or their families, including case management, within the Community Corrections System.  This position provides education, prevention, and community out-reach regarding alcohol and drug issues. Facilitates group therapy and DUII education groups, individual case management for offenders and makes appropriate referrals, assessments and placements for level of treatment needs based on ASAM criteria.

Requires competency and demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in essential job functions, including but not limited to, the 12 Core Competencies and Functions of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, screening, intake, client orientation, assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, counseling (group, family, couple, individual), client/family education, case management, consultation and referral, discharge planning, reports and record keeping. General knowledge of clinical record management systems is required.  For individuals recovering from substance an abuse related disorder, said individual must be able to demonstrate continuous sobriety under nonresidential, independent living conditions for the immediate past two (2) years.

Bachelor's degree in psychology, criminology, sociology, or closely related fields; and two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in performing casework and substance abuse counseling; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.  Considerable knowledge of substance abuse issues and understanding of how those issues affect clients and others.  Some knowledge of the justice system, standards for security, ethics, confidentiality, rules of conduct and professionalism required.

Possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Drivers License.  Must possess and maintain a safe driving record.  Must hold a current certification or license in addiction counseling or a current license as a health or allied provider issued by the State licensing body, as outlined by the OAR. When certification/license is not held, new employees must make application within 6 months of employment and receive the credential/license with 24 months of application, or as otherwise directed by Community Corrections.  Must hold, or obtain within 6 months of employment, a current CPR and First Aid Certification.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 
 


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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-22
Job Title: Animal Shelter Technician
 Open Until Filled-1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 p.m. on 5/1/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: 
The Josephine County Public Health Division, Animal Protection and Regulation Program is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Animal Shelter Technician position 14 hours/per week.
 
Work will consist of oversight of Community Correction workers, and ability to perform work related to cleaning Animal Shelter and care of all animals there as required.  Assisting with daily operation and maintenance of the County Animal Shelter, including feeding and care of animals, and cleaning kennels and cages.  Answer questions from the public regarding animal shelter policies and procedures, and relay animal complaint information to Animal Control Officers.  Successful applicant will also receive unlicensed, stray and uncontrolled animals brought to the shelter, and will maintain necessary records of shelter activities.  Will be able to obtain certification for euthanasia. Monitor strict records and regulations with DEA and drugs on premise.
 
Requires good communication skills (both written and oral). Computer and phone skills are mandatory.  Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license. Ability to lift up to 50lbs at a time.
 
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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Planning
Posting Number: 15-27
Job Title: Code Enforcement Administrator
 Open Until Filled - 1st Review of Applications Received in HR by 4:00 PM on 5/15/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,160.71 - $4,359.16
Description: 
Receives, investigates and processes building safety code and land use complaints.  An employee in this classification is expected to be independently responsible for the coordination of code enforcement activities between the Building Safety, Planning and other County departments.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Planning Director who review work primarily on the basis of results attained and for conformance to departmental goals, policies and procedures, as well as to state and federal regulations. 
 
Considerable knowledge of investigative procedures and techniques is required.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; interpret and apply building codes, planning and zoning ordinances and regulations and determine appropriate  action for compliance; deal tactfully with the public in a positive and constructive manner; obtain information and evidence by observation and interview; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County departments and the general public. 
 
Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, and one year of experience performing work involving investigative and/or compliance responsibilities; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Oregon Driver’s license; safe driving record.
 
For more info/application go to
www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Room 162, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) are required; NO resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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District Attorney
Posting Number: 15-23
Job Title: Deputy DA I
 Open Until Filled - 1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 p.m. on 5/5/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,698.00/mo
Description: 
This position will be primarily responsible for representing the State of Oregon in child support enforcement proceedings, juvenile dependency and delinquency proceedings. This deputy may be regularly called on to assist in the discharge of other responsibilities within the District Attorney’s Office as needed.
 
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of law and be a member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver’s License; safe driving record.   Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation.  Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this classification.  Must pass and maintain Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) security clearance
 
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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District Attorney
Posting Number: 15-28
Job Title: Deputy District Attorney I
 Open Until Filled - 1st Review of applications received by 4:00 p.m. on 6/5/2015. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,698.00/mo
Description: 
This position will be primarily responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses from the time of issuance through ultimate resolution.  This deputy may be regularly called on to assist in the discharge of other responsibilities within the District Attorney’s Office as needed.
 
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of law and be a member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver’s License; safe driving record.   Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation.  Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this classification.  Must pass and maintain Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) security clearance
 
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.  EOE

 
 


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Fairgrounds
Posting Number: 15-30
Job Title: Fairgrounds Manager
 Open Until Filled; first review of applications received by 4PM 6/26/2015. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $48,696 to $66,120/yr
Description: 

Plans, directs and supervises a variety of special and continuing operational and maintenance assignments in managing the County fair, fairgrounds, horse racing and facilities; does related work as required.  An employee in this class is responsible for all activities and functions involved in managing the County fairgrounds including public relations, advertising, budget, promotions and scheduling events.  Work reviews are based primarily on the assessment and accomplishment of established annual goals. 

Requires thorough knowledge of fairgrounds usage, events and capabilities; planning and requirements of running a fair.  Requires considerable knowledge of advertising and public relations; budgeting and recordkeeping; and principles of supervision and personnel practices. Must possess the ability to: maximize usage of fairgrounds facilities by effectively scheduling events; organize and direct work schedules to meet deadlines; plan and supervise the work of others; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal courteously and tactfully with the general public; exercise initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community groups, business organizations, Fair Board and the general public.

Bachelors degree in business administration, management, marketing or related field and three years progressively responsible experience in fair management; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.

Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision coverage; Life Insurance, AD&D, Long Term Disability and Long Term Care; PERS and Deferred Comp; and On-site housing.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 

 

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Human Resources
Posting Number: 15-24
Job Title: Human Resources Specialist
 Open Until Filled- 1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 p.m. on 5/15/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,339.00/mo
Description: 
An employee in this classification performs clerical duties of a detailed and complex nature. Provides assistance to departments and employees to comply with and support the County’s Human Resources system. Incumbents must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Basic knowledge of maintenance of confidential materials, employment laws, and human resources legal compliance issues is essential. Requires considerable knowledge of general office management practices and software applications. 

Duties include: AR/AP, Recruitment, Risk Management Claims Processing, Oversee County Safety programs including participation on safety committee.  Oversee County training program. 

Associates degree and four to six years related experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  Those employed in this position will be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Room 162, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) are required; NO resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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Parks
Posting Number: 15-21
Job Title: Parks Program Manager
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in HR by 4/13/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,474.00 - $6,075.00/mo
Description: 
The Josephine County Parks Department is seeking qualified applicants to administer, organize, plan, and direct the daily operations of the Parks Program, including management and budget; serve as the Parks Program representative to the Parks Advisory Board; and develop and draft long range plans for projects and programs.  An employee in this classification is responsible for managing the Parks Program, including parks and boat ramps operation and maintenance, recreation/nature area management, and cemetery operation and maintenance.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Board of Commissioners who review work primarily on the assessment and accomplishment of established annual goals

The requirements for this position are thorough knowledge of park and recreation programs, leisure, and athletic needs of the community.  Considerable knowledge of supervision and personnel practices; budgeting and fiscal management; contract development, and grant writing.  Plan, organize, and direct a broad range of activities; prepare clear, concise reports; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; accurately determine community recreation and park needs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, elected officials, advisory board members, and the general public.

Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management or related field; and five years of progressively responsible experience in the development and supervision of parks and recreation programs; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform described duties. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon Drivers’ Licenses and have a safe driving record.  Those employed in this position are subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street, Dept. 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.

 
 
 

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Planning
Posting Number: 15-26
Job Title: Planner III
 Open Until Filled- 1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 pm on 5/29/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,719.31 - $5,124.96
Description: 
Apply advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, regulations, and ordinances involved in land use planning; Perform complex and technical assignments and duties with considerable independence; manage advanced planning projects; Provide technical assistance and guidance to lower classified planners and planning personnel; Refer difficult or complex situations to the Director; and perform related work as required.  A Planner III is distinguished from a Planner II by the advanced level and range of planning knowledge and experience. A Planner III is expected to have complex, competent knowledge of all levels of land use and related regulations and procedures. This knowledge must include a thorough understanding of specific departmental policies and procedures resulting in the ability to represent matters in inter-departmental, interagency and public settings with limited supervision.

Proven ability to manage the most complex and controversial public review items, such as those involving exceptions to statewide planning goals. At-hand knowledge of state and local land use hearing procedures and rules. Ability to successfully manage advanced planning projects. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.

A bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of planning experience  or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the  above described duties.

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license and have a safe driving record.  Those employed in this position may be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 
 
 

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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-11
Job Title: Public Health Nurse
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4PM on 2/23/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,365.26-$6,016.70/mo
Description: 
Josephine County Public Health is seeking qualified applicants for a full time position.  Provides a variety of public health nursing services in the care and treatment of clients in a public health clinic and in the community to prevent illness and communicable disease, harm reduction, and to promote health.  Drafts and recommends departmental policies and procedures.  May be responsible for overseeing the work of and providing technical nursing instructions to Associate/Bachelor Degree in nursing students in clinical settings.

Considerable knowledge of the methods, principles, techniques and practices of public health nursing; of the laws and regulations governing public health, medication, and interviewing procedures.  Considerable knowledge of the laws and regulations governing public health. 
 
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2 years of public health nursing experience preferred; or satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.   Requires current license by the State of Oregon as a Registered Nurse, possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Driver's license; safe driving record.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.

For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
   

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