Public Works
Posting Number: 16-84
Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Closing date: 09/26/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,262.86
Description: Josephine County Public Works is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Accounting Specialist.  This position comes with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and plenty of accrued paid time off.  An ideal candidate must have strong computer skills including proficiency with spreadsheets.  Responsibilities of the Accounting Specialist include but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintaining accounts payable/receivable as well as managing other cost accounting records.
  • Compiling data and preparing summaries and other reports.
  • Preparing bank deposits and reconciling bank statements.
  • Handling of fiscal records which requires the use of independent judgement to properly record and document transactions.
Considerable knowledge of recordkeeping practices used in the maintenance of fiscal accounts; general office principles and practices. Perform detailed work involving numerical data; use independent judgment to properly record fiscal transactions; make accurate mathematical computations using decimals, fractions, and percentages; prepare detailed fiscal reports; establish priorities and organize own workload; maintain effective working relationships with other departments, employees and the general public.

High school graduation or equivalency, preferably supplemented by additional coursework in bookkeeping or accounting; and three years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and /or bookkeeping work; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.

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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Assessor
Posting Number: 16-81
Job Title: Data Gatherer
 Open until filled; First Review of Applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 PM on 9/12/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: 2,262.86
Description: 

 Josephine County Assessor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Data Gatherer. This position comes with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision as well as paid vacation accruals from day one!  Duties include visiting construction sites & residential properties to inventory, measure structures & review physical condition of properties.  Other daily duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performing data entry in computer assessment programs. 
  • Providing excellent customer service to public regarding property information and assessed values of a noncomplex nature. 
  • Drawing diagrams by hand and the use of various computer programs.

Requires ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. High school diploma or equivalent and one to three years related experience and/or training. Knowledge of construction and construction materials, and real property assessment and taxation is desirable.

Requires experience in the operation of personal computer for data entry, word processing (Word) and spreadsheets (Excel). Requires the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Necessary Special Requirements: Possession of/or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver's License. Safe driving record. Must pass a background check.

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: 15-55
Job Title: Deputy Corrections Fill-in
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 4/14/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: On-Call
Salary: $18.74 Per Hour
Description: 

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff for Corrections.  Maintains custody safety, security of prisoners in the correctional facility, including inmate counts, meal service escort, inspection of persons, property and cells.  Deputies work variable shifts.
 

QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate.  Spanish skills are desirable.  Must be willing to work any shift, holidays and weekends.  Must have previous Law Enforcement experience or be a current Reserve Deputy.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Applicant must be twenty-one years of age, US Citizen, Good physical condition, Valid Oregon driver’s license by hire date and must meet DPSST Standards for speech, hearing and vision. 
 
SELECTION PROCESS:  Hiring subject to written exam, Oregon Physical Agility Testing, oral board process medical and drug screen testing and 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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Public Works
Posting Number: 16-85
Job Title: Road Worker I (7 Positions)
Closing date: 09/30/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: 2,394.77/Mo
Description: 
Performs unskilled or semi-skilled manual tasks, often requiring heavy labor, to contribute to the construction, repair, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other public works.  Working under close supervision and detailed verbal instruction from employees of higher classification, this position performs a variety of manual labor to assist in the construction, repair, and maintenance of roads, bridges, sewers, culverts, and other physical facilities developed, operated and maintained by the Department of Public Works. Individuals in this position are assigned to tasks requiring physical strength and stamina, sometimes under difficult or uncomfortable working conditions. Work is usually performed according to well-known procedures and methods using common hand tools and/or non-hazardous working materials such as sand, gravel, concrete, and oil. Under direct supervision or explicit instruction, a Road Worker I may operate light vehicles and machinery.

Requires basic mechanical ability to operate simple machines as well as knowledge and skill in using simple hand tools. Working knowledge of sound safety practices for tools, machinery, materials, and methods used in line of work. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.

High School diploma or  equivalent and six (6) months to a one (1) year of experience and/or training in the methods and basic tools used in the trades of road and bridge maintenance, repair and construction, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have basic knowledge of sound safety practices and procedures.

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver License and a Class A Commercial Driver License; safe driving record. Possession of or ability to obtain certification for First-Aid/CPR, “First Responder-Awareness” training and Traffic Control. This position is subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules and regulations including random drug and alcohol testing.  As a condition of continued employment, incumbents are required to comply with DOT drug and alcohol program testing requirements and all associated County policies.

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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Transit
Posting Number: 16-73
Job Title: Transit Operator fill-in (multiple positions)
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 8/5/2016 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: On-Call
Salary: $13.06/Hr
Description: Josephine County Community Transit is seeking qualified applicants for a fill-in position as a  Transit Operator.  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to make an immediate impact in our community by assisting thousands of our citizens with the transportation they know and depend on.  Transports the general public along JCT’s fixed route services; transports disabled clients/senior citizens and all other program clients to and from appointments and daily activities; does related work as required. An employee in this position is also responsible for transporting disabled/elderly clients on demand response services as assigned.
 
Possession of valid Oregon Driver's License, and safe driving record. Must possess a current CDL with passenger endorsement or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.  Must pass a Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen.  The position requires random drug testing.
 
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; NO resumes only.  EOE
 
 
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Veterans Service Office
Posting Number: 16-35
Job Title: Veteran Service Officer I
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 9/2/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $11.66/Hr
Description: 

Josephine County is currently searching for a part-time Veteran Service Officer to work 20 hours/week.  A VSO counsels, advises, and assists Veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits provided for them by County, State, and Federal Law. VSO acts as an advocate and case manager for Veterans in need of such services. The Veterans Service Officer position is a two part series differentiated primarily on complexity of case work assigned and required supervision needed. 

An employee in this class is responsible for advising Veterans and their dependents of the various types of benefits that are available to them from the State, County, Federal and other local agencies. Assistance is provided in obtaining and coordinating benefits to assure maximum benefits to clients. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Accredited Senior County Veteran Service Officer /Veterans Program Manager, who reviews work primarily on the basis of results obtained.

VSO I must have the ability to obtain certification/accreditation by the Code of Federal Regulations 14.629(a)(1)(i)(ii) within a minimal timeframe. Associates of Science or Bachelors of Science coupled with minimum two years of on the job experience or higher education and one year experience with a government of private agency that involves working in close contact with the public; or any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above 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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 

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