Treasury & Tax
Posting Number: 16-99
Job Title: Accounting Specialist
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 12/23/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,262.86/Mo
Description: 

Josephine County Treasurer’s Office 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/tax 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.
 
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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Sheriff2
Posting Number: 16-96
Job Title: Control Room Tech
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 12/2/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42/Mo
Description: The Josephine County Sheriff Department is currently recruiting for a Control Room Technician.  This full-time position comes with an excellent benefit package.  An ideal candidate will provide a vital service for the continued safety of Josephine County.  The Control Room Technician shall be responsible to perform clerical and control room duties for the Josephine County Adult Jail.   Other duties include but are not limited to:
  • Monitoring inmates via closed circuit television.
  • Operating as the central communication for the jail, which includes opening all doors and monitoring staff and inmates during activities.
  • Answering phones and communicating with jail staff. Etc.
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. Experience in law enforcement or similar field preferred.

May be required to obtain and maintain current LEDS certification.  Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing, physical examination, psych eval and background investigation including criminal background investigation.  Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this position. 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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 


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Sheriff2
Posting Number: 16-90
Job Title: Deputy Corrections Fill-in
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 10/31/16 
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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Sheriff2
Posting Number: 16-89
Job Title: Dispatcher
 Open Until Filled. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42/Mo
Description: 

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 telecommunicator 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, data bases 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 in accordance with maintaining a fully operational 24 hour facility. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires High school diploma or equivalency and a minimum of two (2) years general clerical experience or experience in multi-tasking work environment.  Demonstrate 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 credit check) 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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Public Health
Posting Number: 16-98
Job Title: Healthy Start Public Health Assistant
Closing date: 12/23/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09/Mo
Description: 

 Josephine County Public Health is currently recruiting for a Public Health Assistant in the Healthy Start program.  This rewarding position plays an important role for citizens of Josephine County.  The right candidate will help promote healthy lifestyles by coordinating care for women and their families.  In addition to the vital role you will play in our community, the Public Health Assistant will enjoy full benefits as well as 3 weeks of paid vacation in your first year!  Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
 
· Conducting health assessments, determining risk, and linking clients with appropriate Maternal-Child Health services.
· Providing ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing and goal setting with clients/families.
· Facilitating entry into pre-natal, interconnectional and pediatric health care services and helping coordinate safe transportation for clients from their homes to approved medical and social services.
· Establishing trusting relationships with women and their families while providing general support and encouragement and accepting individual differences.  Etc.
 
High School graduation or equivalency: BA/BS in health or social services or other related field preferable. Minimum two years working in a primary care clinic, and/or OB/GYN clinic, or community or school based social service position. Work as a community health outreach worker and OHP enrollment specialist highly desirable, and experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.
 
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Public Health
Posting Number: 16-93
Job Title: Public Health Nurse
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4PM on 11/11/16. 
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 the full time position (Mon. - Thurs. only!!!) of Public Health Nurse.  The Public Health Nurse 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.  Requires home visits with high risk infants, children and their families.  This position comes with an excellent benefits package including 3 weeks of paid leave in your first year!  Daily responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Responsible for overseeing the work of and providing technical nursing instructions to Associate/Bachelor Degree in nursing students in clinical settings.
  • Conducts outreach to partners in the community in coordination with the Supervisor and/or registered Dietician Partners including OB/GYNs, pediatricians, Head Start, and food nutrition programs.  Initiates follow-up care and makes referrals to physicians & other community agencies and health resources as necessary.
  • Investigates communicable disease cases; provides and/or refers for treatment; completes necessary forms and/or reports.
  • Provides public health education presentations to schools, community groups and other county agencies on a variety of health care issues.
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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE
 
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District Attorney
Posting Number: 16-101
Job Title: Support Enforcement Specialist I or II
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 12/14/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09 - $3,696.97/Month
Description: Josephine County DA’s Office is actively recruiting for a Support Enforcement Specialist I or II (depending on qualifications).  This position is full-time and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.  The Support Enforcement Specialist prepares and processes child and spousal support documents, conducts investigations in paternity matters, and appears in court to support prepared materials and research.  The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of court procedures and documents, and have the ability to interpret, explain and apply laws and court orders. Very good computer skills are a mustOther responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

· Preparing client files and payor evaluations per court orders.
· Responding to public inquiries about services and acting as liaison between the court system and clients.
· Maintaining accurate records of payments and preparing correspondence regarding payments or delinquent accounts.
· Preparing paperwork for paternity cases.
· Support Enforcement Specialist II provides general direction and oversight to subordinate employees including assigning and reviewing work, training, and or providing input regarding employee performance. 
· Support Enforcement Specialist II also maintains department statistics and prepares quarterly and annual reports.

High school graduation or equivalency and two years secretarial experience; 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 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 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.  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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District Attorney
Posting Number: 16-100
Job Title: Victim Assistant Specialist I
 Open until filled; First Review of Applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 PM on 12/14/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $2,262.86/Mo
Description: 

The Josephine County District Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the part-time (14 hours/week) position of Victim Assistant Specialist I.  Employee will contact, aid and support victims of crimes; work with staff from county departments and divisions, victim assistance services, police, courts, corrections and treatment programs, and State and Federal agencies.  Work involves specialized clerical duties to maintain and process records and forms in direct support of the victim assistance program including preparation of legal pleadings and victim notifications; processing and verification of monetary losses incurred by crime victims; database entry; and establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship between victims and prosecutors. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  General knowledge different filing systems including alphabetical, numerical and chronological; business English, spelling and punctuation; general office practices and procedures; recordkeeping.  Some knowledge of the operations, policies, terminology and governing laws of the District Attorney’s Office.  Must have ability to relate effectively to people in crisis, establish rapport with victims, communicate court procedures and provide emotional support.

Education & Experience Requirements:  High school graduation or equivalency, and two years of experience performing clerical work.  It is strongly preferred a person has experience and training in assistance and support of persons in emotional crisis; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, ability and desire to perform the above-described duties.

Necessary Special Requirements:  Must have a valid Oregon Driver License, or ability to obtain one, and a safe driving history.  Must attend a 40-hour Oregon State Victim Assistance Academy.  Ability to travel to and attend out-of-town training sessions.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Those employed in this position are subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this classification.  Must pass 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.  A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

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Community Corrections
Posting Number: 15-78
Job Title: Work Crew Coordinator (fill-in)
 Open until filled. First review of applications due to HR by 4PM 11/11/16. 
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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