Parks
Posting Number: 16-53
Job Title: Assistant Park Ranger
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/24/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,136.95
Description: Josephine County is actively recruiting for an Assistant Park Ranger.  This position is full time and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.  The Assistant Park Ranger provides an important service to the maintenance and beautification of all Josephine County Parks.  The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills and a strong team mentality.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Enforcing park fees and rules, writing citations and collecting user fees.
  • Assisting Park Rangers with landscaping, carpentry duties on buildings, picnic shelters, playground equipment, electrical wiring, and irrigation controls.
  • Performing minor mechanical repairs on machines, tools, lawn mowers, tractors and trucks.
  • Provide direction and duty assignments to seasonal employees and other work crews.
High school diploma or equivalency; and some experience in the construction and/or maintenance trades. Requires some experience in public relations, and the ability to work with difficult people in stressful situations. General knowledge of RV/day use park amenities preferred.  Possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Commercial 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: 16-65
Job Title: Building Official
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 7/5/16. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $5,179.00 - $7,032.00/Mo
Description: Josephine County is currently recruiting for the position of Building Official. The Building Official will be responsible for administering, organizing, planning and directing activities related to the County’s Building Safety Program. The Building Official will also be responsible for administering the State of Oregon building, residential, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and manufactured home codes. The ideal candidate will also have experience in commercial inspection and will function as a commercial inspector for Josephine County.

High School graduation or equivalency, supplemented with college level course work in business/public administration, civil or architectural engineering; and five years of progressively responsible experience in building inspection, structural engineering or general construction including supervisory and administrative responsibilities; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. Certification as State of Oregon Building Official or the ability to obtain such certification within six (6) months of hire. Multiple certifications in inspection and plans examining preferred.   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 Re-sources, 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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Planning
Posting Number: 16-62
Job Title: Code Enforcement Administrator
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 7/11/6 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,160.71 - $4,359.16
Description: Josephine County Planning department is currently recruiting for a full time Code Enforcement Administrator.  The Code Enforcement Administrator 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.  A County application (ALL pages) are required; NO resumes only.  EOE
 
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Building Safety
Posting Number: 16-66
Job Title: Commercial Inspector
 Open until filled; first review of applications received by 4PM on 7/5/16. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,924.48 - $5,407.32/Mo
Description: 

 Josephine County’s Building Safety department is currently recruiting for a Commercial Inspector.   This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid leave and government holidays.  The Commercial Inspector will perform a full scope of plan review for commercial and industrial structures within Josephine County.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining certification and continued education in commercial inspecting.
  • Working with a high level of customer focus and at times making difficult judgement calls relating to structural safety of commercial properties.
  • Coordinating with builders to assure compliance with State and County codes and approving or disapproving plans accordingly.
  • Maintaining meticulous records on construction progress and inspection results of commercial properties.

High school graduation or equivalency, preferably supplemented with college level course work in engineering; and six years progressively more responsible experience in building inspections, structural engineering or general construction; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. Thorough knowledge of building construction, materials and methods; standard practices and techniques of the building trades along with knowledge of State and County laws, regulations and ordinances pertaining to building inspection and safety. Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Oregon Driver's License and have a safe driving record. Possession of, or ability to obtain, Oregon State and/or applicable ICC Certifications.

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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Public Health
Posting Number: 16-52
Job Title: Department Specialist
Closing date: 06/27/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,262.86
Description: Josephine County Public Health is currently recruiting for a full time Department Specialist.  This position’s shifts are Monday through Thursday and comes with an excellent benefits package.  The Department Specialist performs a vital role in the health and well-being of the citizens of Josephine County.  Strong customer service skills and a high level of organization are highly desirable.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Providing assistance to and gathers information from the general public in completing and processing required forms and/or to complete department-related functions.
  • Assembling or compiling a variety of data from various records for incorporation into reports.
  • Organizing files and cataloging materials.
  • Answering questions and composing correspondence regarding departmental policies, procedures and services.
High school graduation or equivalency; and two years of experience performing clerical work, preferably including experience and/or training in the operation of the particular assigned department; 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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Airports
Posting Number: 16-58
Job Title: Department Specialist
Closing date: 06/27/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,262.86
Description: Josephine County Airports is currently recruiting for a full time Department Specialist.  This position comes with an excellent benefits package including health insurance and paid leave.  The Department Specialist performs a vital role to support our airports and ensure that they are operating efficiently.  Strong customer service skills and a high level of organization are highly desirable.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Providing assistance to and gathers information from the general public in completing and processing required forms and/or to complete department-related functions.
  • Assembling or compiling a variety of data from various records for incorporation into reports.
  • Organizing files and cataloging materials.
  • Answering questions and composing correspondence regarding departmental policies, procedures and services.
High school graduation or equivalency; and two years of experience performing clerical work, preferably including experience and/or training in the operation and administration of airports is preferred; 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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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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Parks
Posting Number: 16-56
Job Title: Park Ranger
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/24/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09/Mo
Description: Josephine County Parks is looking for a hard working individual who loves the outdoors and is passionate about Parks to join their team.  The Parks Department is made up of 19 different locations, including 8 campgrounds and 18 boat ramps.  Our most popular parks include Indian Mary, Lake Selmac, Tom Pearce and Fish Hatchery. 
The Park Ranger position is responsible for managing their assigned parks, working with park hosts, and performing all required maintenance.  Maintenance includes repairs to facilities, as well as the day to day upkeep of the parks.  A wide variety of tasks will be performed, including tasks such as mowing and leaf blowing, as well as installing toilets and repairing roofs.
Effective communication is essential as you will be working in public parks and often talking to park users.  Enforcing fees for day use and camping are also a daily routine.  Considerable knowledge of materials, tools and equipment used in park maintenance and construction is required.  Preference will be given to individuals with skills in mechanics, plumping, carpentry, irrigation and/or electrical abilities. 
High school education or equivalency; and two years of experience in the construction and/or maintenance trades, preferably with experience in park construction; 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 an Oregon Commercial 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; NO resumes only.  EOE
 

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Community Corrections
Posting Number: 16-50
Job Title: Parole/Probation Officer
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to HR by 4PM 6/20/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,544.25 to $5,767.72/Mo
 (Based on level of DPSST certification)
Description: Josephine County Community Corrections Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parole/Probation Officer.  This position is full time and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.  The Parole/Probation Officer supervises individuals on parole or probation within the constraints of court and Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision orders.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Maintaining regular home visits, contacting employers, and individuals to ensure compliance with the   conditions of parole and probation.
  • Preparing criminal record checks and conducting investigations and reports for the courts.
  • Testifying in court regarding reports and recommendations.
  • Identifies and refers offenders to appropriate counseling and/or treatment programs.
Requirements: Knowledge of parole and probation practices and philosophy; federal and state laws pertaining to probation and parole; the criminal justice system; the concepts and principles of human behavior and adjustment problems in adult offenders; and substance abuse. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintain composure and work effectively in emergency and/or crisis situations; work effectively with adult offenders and their families, law enforcement personnel, social service agencies, and the general public; comprehend, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations; exercise good judgment and common sense in the application of established policies and procedures; maintain records and prepare accurate reports.  Bachelors Degree preferred; or a satisfactory combination of experience, education, and/or DPSST training.  Final candidate selected for position will be required to pass a drug screening and a thorough background investigation.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver's License; safe driving record; Possession of or ability to obtain Board of Police Standards and Training Probation/Parole Certificate within 18 months. 

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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Transit
Posting Number: 16-51
Job Title: Transit Operator
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/22/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/Hr
Description: Josephine County Community Transit is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Transit Operator.  This is a part-time position (20 hours per week).  Transit Operators perform a vital service to the citizens of Josephine County.  The Transit Operator 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.  An County application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.  EOE
   
 

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Transit
Posting Number: 15-89
Job Title: Transit Operator fill-in (multiple positions)
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 4/13/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: On-Call
Salary: $13.06/Hr
Description: Josephine County Community Transit is seeking qualified applicants for multiple fill-in positions as a  Transit Operator.  This is a great opportunity to assist the citizens of Josephine County by becoming an integral part off our team.  Our Transit Operators have the unique responsibility of maintaining a face-to-face relationship with our community while providing a safe transportation option for thousands.  Josephine County Transit offers a competitive wage along with the opportunity for advancement!  The  majority of part time and full time positions come from our fill in pool.

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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Juvenile Justice
Posting Number: 16-38
Job Title: Transport Officer fill-in
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 6/17/16 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Varies
Salary: $15.47/Hr
Description: Josephine County Juvenile Justice is seeking qualified applicants for our Transport Officer fill-in pool.  This is a great opportunity for qualified applicants who are looking for a chance to make a positive impact in our community.  Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
  • Providing secure and non-secure transports for youth to and from detention, youth correctional facilities, treatment centers, foster homes and community placements. 
  • Supervising individual or groups of youth performing community service projects or activities.
  • Taking youth into custody, which includes processing booking and releasing paperwork.

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; or ability to obtain education requirement prior to end of probationary period.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver’s License; safe driving record. Obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR Certification. 

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: 16-59
Job Title: Victim Assistant Specialist I
Closing date: 07/01/2016
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,262.86/Mo
Description: 

The Josephine County District Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the 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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