Public Health
Posting Number: 15-76
Job Title: Animal Shelter Coordinator
 First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 8/19/2015 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,339.00/Mo
Description: Plan, organize, and develop programs that will meet the principles and objectives of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. Directs the day-to-day operation of the interests and facilities within the framework of policy and authority established by the Public Health Director, which includes public relations, personnel management, liaison with Government and civic organizations, and financial management.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Health Director or designee who reviews work for adherence to established policies and procedures, as well as to County/City ordinances and state statutes and is reviewed primarily through results attained. Incumbents in this classification are required to exercise considerable independent judgment as much of the work is performed without direct supervisory oversight. An employee in this classification \responsible for planning, scheduling, assigning and overseeing the work performed by Shelter Technicians, and volunteers.    In addition, incumbents routinely provide training and assistance to other animal shelter staff.  Responsibilities generally include organizing work flow, ensuring adequate tools and/or supplies, and directing, coordinating, monitoring, training, providing feedback, and/or checking the work of assigned employees.
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Considerable knowledge of animal care, behavior and handling, and the laws and regulations pertaining to animal control and licensing is required.  Must possess knowledge of safety requirements and practices, and ability to exercise precautions in performing responsibilities and overseeing work performed by assigned employees.  Must possess the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County departments, law enforcement personnel and other employees; exercise interpersonal skills to include conflict management and problem solving; maintain necessary records; and understand and apply laws and regulations pertaining to animal control. Knowledge of general office software and equipment. Knowledge of animal protection issues and commitment to the objectives of the Josephine County Animal Shelter.   Strong organizational skills, human relations, and communication skills, the ability to work independently, establish priorities, meet deadlines and organize workload of assigned staff is required.

High school graduation or equivalency and five years’ experience working in either an Animal Shelter or an organization dedicated to animal welfare. Experience developing and implementing programs, preferably involving work with customers and/or the public. Three (3) years’ experience providing training, oversight, and general direction to subordinate staff; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. A Bachelor’s degree preferable.

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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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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Assessor
Posting Number: 15-85
Job Title: Department Specialist
 Open Until Filled- 1st Review of applications received by 9/1/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $13.06/hr
Description: 
Josephine County Assessor’s Office is looking for qualified applicants to fill this part-time position.  Performs specialized clerical duties to maintain and process records and forms in direct support of departmental programs; answers varied questions regarding departmental policies, procedures and services; does related work as required.  An employee in this classification performs specialized clerical functions.  Although an incumbent will perform many of the same duties as a Department Assistant, they are also responsible for handling clerical functions requiring a specific knowledge of the departmental operations, policies, procedures, terminology and governing laws.  An employee in this classification will be required to utilize discretion and judgment in the application of departmental guidelines and governing laws and regulations to perform assigned tasks.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, general office, etc.  Some knowledge of the operations, policies, terminology and governing laws of the assigned department.  Excellent public relations skills and ability to remain calm, professional and friendly in adverse situations.

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.

Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and a background investigation, including criminal background investigation, depending on position assignment. 

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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Sheriff2
Posting Number: 15-81
Job Title: Deputy Corrections (2 Positions)
 Open Until Filled. First round of applications due to HR by 4pm 8/21/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,248.21/Mo
Description: 

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

To qualify for this position, an applicant must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training. Must be willing to work any shift, holidays and weekends.  Spanish skills are desirable.

This position requires that an applicant must be in good physical condition, have an Oregon driver’s license, and a safe driving record.  Requires successful completion of DPSST Basic Deputy Certification within one year of hire. 

Those employed in this position are subject to a background investigation, written exam, physical agility testing, and drug screening.  

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: 15-55
Job Title: Deputy Corrections Fill-in
 Open Until Filled. First Review 7/29/2015 
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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District Attorney
Posting Number: 15-84
Job Title: Deputy District Attorney I
 Open Until Filled - 1st Review of applications received by 4:00 p.m. on 8/28/2015. 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $4,698.00/mo
Description: 
This position will be primarily responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses from the time of issuance through ultimate resolution.  This deputy may be regularly called on to assist in the discharge of other responsibilities within the District Attorney’s Office as needed.
 
 
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of law and be a member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar.  Possession of or ability 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.  Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this classification.  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.  An application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only.  EOE
 
 
 
 


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Legal Counsel
Posting Number: 15-41
Job Title: Legal Secretary
 Open Until Filled.  
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 a 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.  Resumes without a completed application will not be considered.  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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Community Corrections
Posting Number: 15-75
Job Title: Parole/Probation Officer
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to HR by 4PM 8/18/15 
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 supervises individuals on parole or probation within the constraints of court and Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision orders; performs investigations and prepares written reports and recommendations regarding individuals falling under the jurisdiction of the court and BPPPS; and does related work as required. An employee in this classification is responsible for monitoring individuals on parole or probation and for the preparation of related records and reports.

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.  Open Until Filled.  First Review of applications due to HR by 4PM 8/18/15.  EOE

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Building Safety
Posting Number: 15-52
Job Title: Plans Examiner
 Open Until Filled; First Review of applications recieved by 4PM 7/17/15  
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,524.30/Mo - $4,854.80/Mo
Description: 

Performs technical and professional work in examining construction plans and specifications to determine compliance with appropriate codes, ordinances and regulations and accepted engineering practices.  An employee in this classification is responsible for the technical study of construction plans and blueprints, diagrams and specifications for soundness of structural engineering design and adherence to codes.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Building Safety Director who reviews the work primarily through results obtained.  Supervision is not normally a responsibility of positions in this classification.

Requires considerable knowledge of engineering structural mechanics and materials; fire and life safety and structural codes; modern construction practices and materials. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and specifications; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, builders, contractors and the public; comprehend and interpret laws, rules and regulations; work for extended periods of time in office environment and in inclement weather and hazardous conditions when performing inspections; work independently; exercise initiative and judgment in completing tasks; gain cooperation of others through mutual respect of expertise.

High school graduation or equivalency; and three years progressively more responsible experience in plans examining, building inspection, 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.

Possession of the state-required certifications as a Residential Plans Examiner, Residential Structural Inspector and Residential Mechanical Inspector.  Additional certifications in plans examining and inspection are desired including, but not limited to; Commercial Mechanical, Commercial Building Inspector, Fire Plans Examiner.  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.  A county 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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Public Health
Posting Number: 15-66
Job Title: Public Health Nursing Program Supervisor
 Open Until Filled; First Review of Applications to Human Resources by 4:00 PM 9/14/2015 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $5,179.00/Mo
Description: 

Josephine County Public Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Public Health Nursing Program Supervisor. The Nursing Program Supervisor actively performs professional public health nursing services; oversees and supervises the activities of various nursing programs and nursing staff; participates in budget preparation and monitoring; acts as a liaison to the media and community health providers; is a member of various state, county and community committees; actively participates in emergency preparedness activities; and acts in the capacity of the Public Health Division Director in her/his absence.   Requirements include registered nurse licensure by State of Oregon.  Master’s degree in nursing or health related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related health field with progressively responsible public health nursing or management experience is required.  Must demonstrate satisfactory computer skills. Must have a valid Oregon driver’s license.
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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Building Operations and Maintenance
Posting Number: 15-79
Job Title: Real Property Specialist
 Open Until Filled. Firs review of applications due to HR by 4PM 8/19/15 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Part-Time
Salary: $16.34/Hr
Description: Josephine County is seeking qualified applicants to fill our Real Property Specialist position 20 hours/per week.

Responsible for planning, organizing, maintaining and administering all aspects of Josephine County real property, which includes all County owned lands and improvements.  Scope of work includes property valuation, buying, selling, leasing, renting, assisting County Legal Counsel in foreclosing, and condemnation of all types of land, buildings and/or residences.  Conducts property analysis to determine fair market value of real property.  Develops case files and negotiates for the acquisition of needed real property, or the sale / transfer of real property.

Incumbents must possess thorough knowledge of property appraisal and land values, real property transactions, property management principles and practices, and business rental rates including considerable knowledge of land mapping, surveying, property descriptions and measurement, contracts, easements, conveyances, and design of public works projects.  Knowledge of architectural design, state statutes, real estate law and financial arrangements as they apply to the appraisal, sale, lease, rent, foreclosure and condemnation processes. Registered Appraiser with the State of Oregon or Oregon real estate license preferred.

Bachelor's degree with major coursework in business administration, real estate or related field; and three years experience in Oregon real and commercial property sales and/or appraisal, (current state certification as a public appraiser is preferred), negotiations, property transactions of all types, and public relations; 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 State Driver’s License and a safe driving record.  Oregon State Property Manager’s License or Oregon Real Estate Broker’s License or Appraisers License and registration as a State Licensed Appraiser in Oregon preferred.

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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