Public Health
Posting Number: 16-74
Job Title: Animal Control Officer
Closing date: 01/27/2017
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: 2,396.94/Month
Description: The Josephine County Public Health Division, Animal Protection and Regulation Program is seeking qualified applicants to be our Animal Control Officer.  This is a wonderful opportunity to serve a vital role in the protection and control of domestic animals within our County.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent judgement and communication skills.  The Animal Control Officer enforces County and City ordinances and state statutes pertaining to licensing and control of domestic animals.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Investigating citizen complaints involving dog related problems performing related work as required. 
  • Performing work related to domestic animal control and licensing.
  • Incumbents in this classification are required to exercise considerable independent judgment as much of the work is performed in the field.
  • Requires considerable knowledge of animal care, behavior and handling. 
Requires some knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to animal control and licensing. Past military or law enforcement background is a plus.  The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public. Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license. Ability to lift up to 50lbs at a time.

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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Posting Number: 17-2
Job Title: Building Safety Permit Tech I
Closing date: 01/27/2017
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09/Mo
Description: Josephine County Community Development Department is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Permit Tech I.  The Community Development Department provides a vital service for Josephine County by constantly processing and reevaluating the building and economic development needs of Josephine County.  A Permit Tech I’s primary responsibilities include coordinating permit issuance; plan review intake; permit fee calculations; inspection requests via person, phone, machine and fax; provides handout information specific to customer’s needs; and serves as a direct point of contact for the public.  Other duties include but are not limited to:

· Taking in plans, reviewing for completeness. Issuing permits, computing fees, collecting money, answering questions or referring to appropriate specialist.

· Handles customers by identifying questions, problems and offering assistance including directing applicants to appropriate building safety or planning staff.

· Organizes files and catalogs materials. Assures that systems are updated as needed to meet the needs of staff and customers.

· Prepare and process accounts payables, accounts receivables and deposits. Prepare supporting activity reports in Excel.

· Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual fiscal and activity reports (verify against County fiscal and payroll reports). This will include reports to the State of Oregon.
 
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in Business Technology or Computer Science; and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge in building code and construction terminology helpful.  Proficient in the following computer programs: Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Power Point, Access, Acrobat Adobe, the use of the Internet for research, and A&T (Assessment and Taxation records).

Requires certifications from the International Code Council for Permit Technician or the ability to obtain certification within (6) months from hire date.

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: 16-96
Job Title: Control Room Tech
 Open Until Filled- Next Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 1/27/17 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,959.42
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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Public Works
Posting Number: 16-102
Job Title: Mechanic
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 12/28/2016 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,895.35/Mo
Description: 

The Josephine County Public Works Department is accepting applications for the full-time position of Mechanic.  An employee in this position performs a wide variety of maintenance, overhaul and repair functions of gas and diesel vehicles and equipment owned and operated by the County and through  contract with other jurisdictions; does related work as required.  
 
Requirements: Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, techniques, and tools in repairing, maintaining, and overhauling gas and diesel vehicles, construction equipment, and other machinery.  Must have working knowledge of the principles of internal combustion engines, automatic and standard transmissions, differentials, hydraulic units, and all other equipment systems and assemblies.  Must also have skills with using the full range of hand and power tools needed in automotive repair.  A person in this position must be able to perform manual labor under dirty and uncomfortable conditions. Physical requirements would include frequent bending, walking, twisting, and lifting up to 35 lbs and 75 lbs occasionally.
 
Qualifications:  High School education or equivalent, and a minimum of three years of experience in maintenance, repair, and overhauling of automotive and /or construction equipment, and other machinery; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the specified duties.  Must have, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Oregon Commercial Driver License.  Certification in diesel mechanics is desirable.
 
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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Assessor
Posting Number: 17-3
Job Title: Property Appraiser I
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 1/27/2017. 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,681.31/Month
Description: Josephine County is actively recruiting to fill the position of Property Appraiser I within the Assessor’s Office. This benefits eligible position serves an important role working within an established framework appraising real estate for assessment and tax purposes. Ideal candidates will be an Oregon registered appraiser and have demonstrated knowledge and experience applying mass appraisal techniques. Relevant tasks include but are not limited to:
  • Performing onsite field inspections of residential property; inspecting buildings and gathering construction details; data entering accurate information using computer and various software programs including drawing building diagrams; assisting in conducting technical surveys and field investigations of sales and basic valuation data; and appraising land and buildings.
  • Responds to inquiries and complaints from the public regarding appraisal values, special assessments, market trends, and various state assessment laws and programs.
  • Prepares material for defense of residential appraisals; defends residential appeals to the Board of Property Tax Appeals, Department of Revenue and Oregon Tax Court.
  • Position requires the ability to calculate mathematical figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, real estate or related field and one year of experience in real property appraisal 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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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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Public Health
Posting Number: 17-5
Job Title: Tobacco Education/Accreditation Coordinator
Closing date: 02/03/2017
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $2,537.09/Mo
Description: Josephine County Public Health is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Tobacco Education/Accreditation Coordinator.  The Tobacco Education/Accreditation Coordinator is responsible for planning and developing the Public Health Department’s tobacco education and prevention program and guiding our shared work towards public  health accreditation, performance management and workforce development  This involves working closely with numerous stakeholders within the Public Health Department, other Josephine County departments, the city governments within the County, adjacent counties, healthcare facilities, practitioners and school officials.  Other daily duties may include but are not limited to the following:

· Reviews, updates and maintains the Josephine County Public Health Department Tobacco Education and Prevention Program and the Healthy Communities Grant objectives; ensuring that the local funding formula is sufficient for grantees’ successful operation.

· Establishes and maintains linkages and/or partnerships with key stakeholders by facilitating workgroups to develop strong collaboration for the purpose of building meaningful relationships to develop specific policies

· Develop and coordinate the implementation of the health department’s accreditation process.

· Complete the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) online orientation, Statement of Intent (SOI) and application.

· Develop and facilitate the health departments Accreditations team.

· Engage partner organizations and community partners in the accreditation process.
 
High School graduation or equivalency, Associates Degree preferred: 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.  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 Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An 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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Public Health
Posting Number: 16-103
Job Title: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on 12/28/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: Josephine County Public Health is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor  (16 hours per week).  This position is responsible for providing breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

· Providing breastfeeding counseling for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to help prevent and handle common breastfeeding concerns.

· Providing counseling during WIC office visits and during telephone follow-up. May provide breastfeeding help during home visits or hospital visits.

· Attending and assisting with prenatal classes, breastfeeding support groups, staff meetings and breastfeeding conferences/workshops as appropriate.

· May assist the breastfeeding peer counseling coordinator in various breastfeeding promotion and support activities within the community including outreach with mother infant programs, physician offices, hospitals, and local coalitions.
 
Requires excellent communication and listening skills.  Must possess sufficient literacy and fluency in English to complete advanced breastfeeding training and written reporting requirements including documentation of participant contacts.  Strong organizational, record keeping, computer skills preferred. Must be professional and personable and have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.

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.

Must possess or be able to obtain a 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. 
 
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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