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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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 - $6,446.00/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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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-16 & 15-17
Job Title: Public Health Assistant
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 3/27/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: 
Currently 2 positions available.

Performs medical clinic support duties within public health clinics; does related work as required.  This classification is distinguished from the clerical series in that duties are not primarily for clerical support, but rather medical/nutritional support which requires knowledge in those areas.


Considerable knowledge of basic nutrition. Some knowledge of growth and development; basic medical terminology, equipment, specimen and data collection. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and patiently with clients: maintain records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with State WIC office, contracted WIC stores in the community, social service agencies/resources and other employees; recognize when to refer clients for further assistance.

High School graduation or equivalency: and two years of experience in a health clinic or related organization or specialized training in medical services; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.

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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