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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Planning
Posting Number: 15--38
Job Title: Community Development Director
 Open until filled; first review of applications received by 4PM 7/8/2015 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $ 5,710.00 - $ 7,753.00/Mo
Description: The Director of Community Development is responsible for managing, directing and integrating planning programs and services.  Plans, organizes, and directs Community development and Planning activities that include the strategic planning process, development and implementation of the comprehensive plan, economic and environmental planning and zoning administration for all current planning, code compliance, housing, and land use issues. Administers and maintains land use plans, inventories and implements regulations in coordination with other county, state and federal entities.  Responsible for managing County involvement in special projects related to local and regional economic development.

The position requires advanced professional knowledge in the theory, principles, practices, and techniques of current and long range urban and rural planning and design, land use, zoning administration, and urban renewal.  Requires knowledge of planning department organization design, public administration, public financing, and financial management.  Requires in-depth knowledge of the laws, regulations, codes, and ordinances applicable in the County’s planning functions.  Requires knowledge of, and sensitivity to the social, political and environmental issues influencing planning program and project development.  Requires in-depth knowledge of research and analysis methods.  Requires knowledge of the methods and techniques used in citizen involvement.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in planning or related field; and four years progressively responsible planning experience, including planning concepts, principles, techniques, and practices; and two to four years of supervisory or management experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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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Fairgrounds
Posting Number: 15-30
Job Title: Fairgrounds Manager
 Open Until Filled; first review of applications received by 4PM 6/26/2015. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $48,696 to $66,120/yr
Description: 

Plans, directs and supervises a variety of special and continuing operational and maintenance assignments in managing the County fair, fairgrounds, horse racing and facilities; does related work as required.  An employee in this class is responsible for all activities and functions involved in managing the County fairgrounds including public relations, advertising, budget, promotions and scheduling events.  Work reviews are based primarily on the assessment and accomplishment of established annual goals. 

Requires thorough knowledge of fairgrounds usage, events and capabilities; planning and requirements of running a fair.  Requires considerable knowledge of advertising and public relations; budgeting and recordkeeping; and principles of supervision and personnel practices. Must possess the ability to: maximize usage of fairgrounds facilities by effectively scheduling events; organize and direct work schedules to meet deadlines; plan and supervise the work of others; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal courteously and tactfully with the general public; exercise initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community groups, business organizations, Fair Board and the general public.

Bachelors degree in business administration, management, marketing or related field and three years progressively responsible experience in fair management; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.

Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision coverage; Life Insurance, AD&D, Long Term Disability and Long Term Care; PERS and Deferred Comp; and On-site housing.

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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Legal Counsel
Posting Number: 15-41
Job Title: Legal Secretary
Closing date: 07/17/2015
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,884.00/Mo
Description: 

The Josephine County Legal Counsel's Office is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Legal Secretary. In addition to general secretarial responsibilities, duties include working with confidential information and complex filing systems, preparing pleadings and documents for civil litigation, comparing drafts of documents, gathering information, and composing letters.
 
Qualifications:  Knowledge of legal terminology, judicial processes, law office procedures, legal forms and documents, English usage and grammar, and general office methods and procedures.  Ability to work effectively as a team member, with a minimum of supervision, to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to interact professionally and courteously with the public and county officials.  Requires high school graduation or equivalency, and two years' secretarial experience in a legal or judicial environment, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  Tests will be given to ascertain applicants' skills.
 
Those employed in this position are subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation
 
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District Attorney
Posting Number: 15-45
Job Title: Legal Secretary
Closing date: 07/10/2015
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09/Mo
Description: 

The Josephine County District Attorney’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Legal Secretary. Duties include a wide variety of legal support to department prosecutors such as drafting and editing of legal documents, transcription of witness interviews and testimony, preparing subpoenas, frequent phone contact with law enforcement and citizens, making travel arrangements, composing letters and performing computerized criminal history checks.

Qualifications:  Knowledge of legal terminology and law office procedures, legal forms and documents, English usage and grammar, and general office methods and procedures.  Candidates must have the ability to work effectively as a team member with a minimum of supervision, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and interact professionally and courteously with the public and within a law enforcement environment where graphic criminal activity is openly discussed.  Must be proficient with computer programs:  Word, Excel, E-mail, Internet and Website applications and type 50 wpm.

Requires high school graduation or equivalency, and two years secretarial experience in a legal environment, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties.  Preference given to applicants with prior legal experience and the ability to type in excess of 60 wpm.  Tests will be given to ascertain applicant's skills.  A criminal background check is required and finalists must pass comprehensive drug screening prior to employment.

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. 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 - $6,075.00/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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Planning
Posting Number: 15-42
Job Title: Planner II
Closing date: 07/06/2015
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,337.43/Mo
Description: A Planner II must be able to apply an expanded knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, regulations and ordinances involved in land use planning; perform complex and technical assignments and duties with a reduced degree of guidance and supervision, exercise independent judgment as necessary; provide technical assistance and guidance to other lower classified planners and planning personnel; refer difficult or complex situations to higher classified planners; and, perform related work as required. A Planner II is distinguished from a Planner I by a broader range of knowledge of planning services, procedures and regulations at local, state and federal levels. This knowledge includes a reliable understanding of specific departmental policies and procedures so the planner is able to represent these matters in inter-departmental and inter-agency and other public settings without close supervision. 

Possesses well-established public service skills which demonstrate the ability to handle difficult customers.  Ability to staff public hearings of low to moderate difficulty (complexity and/or controversy) with decreasing supervision and guidance. Ability to obtain a reliable knowledge of state and local land use hearing procedures and rules.  Ability to accept more challenging public hearing assignments as experience and aptitude allow. Ability to write clear, effectual correspondence and reports.

A bachelor’s degree in planning or related field; at least one year of planning.   Satisfactory combination of education, experience and aptitude that demonstrates the skills needed to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may satisfy education and/or work requirements.  Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license and have a safe driving record.  Those employed in this position may be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation. 

A County application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.  Submit to HR (Courthouse Rm 162) by the deadline indicated. EOE


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Planning
Posting Number: 15-26
Job Title: Planner III
 Open Until Filled- 1st review of applications received in HR by 4:00 pm on 5/29/15 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,719.31 - $5,124.96
Description: 
Apply advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, regulations, and ordinances involved in land use planning; Perform complex and technical assignments and duties with considerable independence; manage advanced planning projects; Provide technical assistance and guidance to lower classified planners and planning personnel; Refer difficult or complex situations to the Director; and perform related work as required.  A Planner III is distinguished from a Planner II by the advanced level and range of planning knowledge and experience. A Planner III is expected to have complex, competent knowledge of all levels of land use and related regulations and procedures. This knowledge must include a thorough understanding of specific departmental policies and procedures resulting in the ability to represent matters in inter-departmental, interagency and public settings with limited supervision.

Proven ability to manage the most complex and controversial public review items, such as those involving exceptions to statewide planning goals. At-hand knowledge of state and local land use hearing procedures and rules. Ability to successfully manage advanced planning projects. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.

A bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of planning experience  or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the  above described duties.

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license and have a safe driving record.  Those employed in this position may be 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; 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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