Sheriff
Posting Number: 17-34
Job Title: Corrections Deputy - 9 Openings
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/9/2017. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,248.21/Month
Description: The Josephine County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce that they are expanding their jail services.  This rapid expansion requires a large increase in staffing of Corrections Deputies.  The Josephine County Sheriff Department is currently accepting applications for nine (9) Deputy Sheriffs for Corrections. Candidates will be needed to cover a variety of shifts for our 24 hr. facility.  The Corrections Deputy maintains the custody, safety, and security of inmates in the Josephine County Adult Jail. Duties include  inmate counts, meal service escort, and the inspection of persons, property and cells. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate.  May be asked to demonstrate keyboarding proficiency.  Must be willing to work any shift, holidays and weekends.  Spanish skills are desirable. 
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be twenty-one years of age, a US Citizen, in good    physical condition, posses a valid Oregon driver’s license by hire date, and must meet DPSST standards for speech, hearing, and vision.   
 
SELECTION PROCESS:  Hiring is subject to a written exam, the Oregon Physical Agility Testing, an oral board process, medical and drug screen testing, and a psychological exam.  
 
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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 


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Sheriff
Posting Number: 17-37
Job Title: Department Specialist fill-in
Closing date: 06/09/2017
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: On-Call
Salary: $13.06/Hour
Description: Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting for the fill-in position of Department Specialist.  The Department Specialist performs specialized clerical duties to maintain and process records and forms in direct support to the Sheriff’s Office.  This position will serve a key role in updating and filing important documents in the Civil Division of the Sheriff’s Office.  A typical day in the role of the Department Specialist may include but is not limited to the following:
 
· Answering varied questions regarding departmental policies, procedures and services.

· Assembling and compiling a variety of data from various records for incorporation into reports.

· Gathering data, posting, sorting, and maintaining records; receiving money and preparing    deposits for Treasury.

· Providing assistance to and gathering information from the general public in completing and processing required forms and/or to completing department-related functions.
 
High school graduation or equivalency; and two years of experience performing clerical work, preferably including experience and/or training in the law enforcement; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the  above described duties.  May be asked to demonstrate keyboarding proficiency.  Ability to pass a background check and maintain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance is required. 
 
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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 
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Posting Number: 17-15
Job Title: Dispatcher
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/9/2017. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42/Month
Description: SUMMARY:  This position serves as Law Enforcement Dispatcher for the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. Operates communications equipment to receive and process incoming emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance. Questions callers to determine the nature and urgency of requests for service. Following established guidelines, the Dispatcher will prioritize, initiate, coordinate and monitor police or other agency personnel response. Provides pre-arrival instructions to callers and relays current, pertinent information to units in the field. It requires a considerable degree of initiative and independent judgment within procedural boundaries and the ability to exhibit exemplary customer service skills in all situations.  Enters and retrieves data from computer programs, maintains records, databases and prepares reports. Must have the ability to work effectively in both a team environment as well as independently and be flexible to accommodate for changes in call volume, multi-tasking, field activity and changing work activities. This position requires rotating shift assignments and is subject to mandatory overtime.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires High school diploma or equivalency and a minimum of two (2) years general clerical experience or experience in multi-tasking work environment.  Must demonstrate the ability to keyboard at or above 35 wpm accuracy.  Must achieve and maintain certification with Law Enforcement Data System; Department of Public Safety Standards and Training certification as a Telecommunicator-Basic; CPR/First Aid; and other certificates as deemed necessary by the County or required by statute.  Currently, or within last two years, DPSST Certified Dispatcher, and previous law enforcement experience will receive preference.
 

SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants who meet requirements must pass a call taking simulated test.  A basic understanding of computers and the windows environment is essential for this test.  Qualifying candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process.  Hiring subject to favorable background investigation including a credit check, psych eval and drug test.  In addition, new regulations from the Department of Public Safety Standards & Training require new operators meet standards of visual and hearing acuity. 

MUST SUBMIT VALID TYPING TEST WITH APPLICATION, NO ONLINE TYPING TESTS ACCEPTED

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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 

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Emergency Management
Posting Number: 17-32
Job Title: Emergency Services Manager
 Open until Filled; First Review of applications received by 4:00 p.m. on 5/26/17. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,139.00 - $5,620.00/Mo
Description: 
The Emergency Services Manager is responsible for performance of a full range of administrative duties designed to assist in the coordination of the County’s disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities.  Incumbents are responsible for researching and summarizing information from various sources, completing difficult and detailed reports, implementing a variety of complex office procedures, maintaining thorough knowledge of emergency management operations, interpreting policies and terminology, and/or responding to diverse work situations involving a high level of complexity due to coordination of activities with various State, Federal and County agencies.

The Emergency Services Manager also provides technical and professional advice to other departments and agencies as appropriate.  Incumbents in this class work with relative independence with only occasional instruction or technical assistance. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Board of County Commissioners, with work being reviewed primarily on the basis of compliance with rules and regulations and results attained.

Bachelor’s degree in related field and two (2) to four (4) years of progressively responsible emergency management experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the assigned duties.

Possession of or ability to obtain certification for:  Basic Applied Practices Certificate (BAPS) which consists of Disaster Recovery and Mitigation, Introduction to the National Management System (NIMS), Incident Command Series and Hazmat Awareness or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Awareness.  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 Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 
 

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Fairgrounds
Posting Number: 17-33
Job Title: Fairgrounds Maintenance Worker (fill-in)
Closing date: 06/02/2017
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt On-Call
Job Hours: On-Call
Salary: $10.98/Hr
Description: Performs a variety of manual and semi-skilled tasks required in the cleaning and maintaining of fairground property, buildings and grounds; does related work as required.  An employee in this class is responsible for maintaining the fairgrounds for the use of the general public.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Fairgrounds Manager.  An employee in this class may be asked to work varied shifts depending on task assignments and scheduling needs.

Some knowledge of facility and grounds maintenance, custodial/housekeeping, and safety practices and precautions is necessary  Must possess basic computer skills; the ability to interpret and comply with written and oral instructions; work independently and manage time efficiently; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; deal tactfully and courteously with the general public.

High school graduation or equivalency; and one (1) to two (2) years of experience in building and grounds care; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.
 
Possession of or ability to obtain a 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 Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 

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Posting Number: 17-27
Job Title: Fleet Program Supervisor
 Open Until Filled. Next Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 4/28/17. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,139.00/Mo
Description: Josephine County Public Works is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Fleet
Program Supervisor. The person in this position is responsible for the overall functioning and performance of fleet maintenance activity.  This employee plans, schedules, assigns and supervises the maintenance, operation, and repair of the Public Works and County fleets and any contracted fleet operations. Ensures correct billing of parts and maintenance activities, makes recommendations on replacement and disposal of vehicles and equipment and on overall fleet sizing and needs, develops, implements, maintains, and works within the constraints of the fleet budgets; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general direction of the Public Works Director, who reviews work based on results attained and for conformance to standard procedures, safety policies and procedures, and established best practices. Supervision is provided to Fleet personnel in the Public Works and County Fleet workgroups.

Thorough knowledge of the operating principles of both gas and diesel automotive and heavy equipment and the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in their maintenance and repair. as well as the occupational hazards and related safety precautions. Considerable knowledge of vehicle maintenance programs; budgeting and recordkeeping systems; principles of supervision and personnel practices. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; plan and direct the work of others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and outside vendors and suppliers; maintain accurate records. Must be proficient with computers and software programs utilized to manage the day to day operations of fleet maintenance.

Associates Degree supplemented with training in automotive mechanics; and five years of progressively responsible experience in a major vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance repair service program including two years supervisory responsibility; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver's License; safe driving record. Possession of or ability to obtain a Class A Oregon Commercial Driver License is desirable. Those employed in this position are subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation and DOT drug testing. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.

To apply visit our web site at www.co.josephine.or.us, drop by our office in Room 162 of the Courthouse, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.
 

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Sheriff
Posting Number: 17-35
Job Title: Police Support Tech - 4 Openings
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/9/2017. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42/Month
Description: Duties include the performance of a full range of administrative duties, such as researching and summarizing information from various sources, completing difficult and detailed reports, implementing a variety of complex office procedures, maintaining thorough knowledge of departmental operations, interpreting policies and terminology, and/or handling sensitive and confidential information in the law enforcement field. Incumbents in this class work with relative independence with only occasional instruction or technical assistance.
 
This position requires the specific knowledge of the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement as well as general knowledge of county wide departmental functions and procedures. Ability to learn new techniques, learn to operate new equipment and software programs and to adapt quickly to changing work requirements in a high intensity work atmosphere; may be asked to demonstrate keyboarding proficiency;  substantial ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks; operate variety office equipment appropriately and efficiently; and interpret and retain Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, intergovernmental and interagency contracts, and extensive resource information.  Two Support Techs will be assigned to day shifts for Civil and Reception.  The other two Police Support Techs will be assigned to Booking in the Jail and will work varied hours as needed.
 
Associates degree in office administration or related field and four years of progressively responsible secretarial and/or administrative experience; or, high school graduation or equivalency and five years of progressively responsible secretarial and/or administrative experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. Experience in law enforcement or similar field preferred.
 
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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

 
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Posting Number: 16-92
Job Title: Work Crew Coordinator fill-in
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 4/21/17. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $14.64/Hr
Description: Josephine County Community Corrections is currently recruiting for the fill-in position of Work Crew Coordinator.  The Work Crew Coordinator supervises a crew of sentenced offenders, either released from the County jail or assigned to the work crew by the community corrections staff. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Transporting offenders to the assigned job sites, and instructs and oversees their work on a daily basis.
· Instructing in work which typically includes landscape maintenance, construction, equipment moving, and other physical labor.
· Make recommendations regarding worker discipline and performance evaluations.
 
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires general knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials used in construction and landscape maintenance techniques; knowledge of applicable safety hazards and practices.  Ability to operate a variety of tools and shop equipment.

Possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Driver’s License; possess safe driving record; possession of or ability to obtain First Aid/CPR 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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 
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