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OKANOGAN COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES

Okanogan County Grainger Administration Building

123 Fifth Avenue North #150, Okanogan, WA 98840

 (509) 422-7169

LAW ENFORCEMENT POSITIONS

(CIVIL SERVICE)

Sheriff Deputy, Corrections Officer and 911 Dispatcher

TWO NEW VACANCIES IN CORRECTIONS 

If you are interested in applying for a Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Officer or Communications Officer/Dispatcher, please visit the Public Safety Testing website at http://www.publicsafetytesting.com/ to complete your application online and select the testing date and/or location most convenient for you. If you have any questions, please contact Public Safety Testing at 1-866-447-3911 (toll free).

TESTING IN OTHER LOCATIONS REGULARLY - CHECK WEBSITE

For more information and complete job descriptions, please visit the Civil Service webpage.



Court Services Officer/Counselor

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for Court Services Officer/Probation Counselor. Starting salary is $3,122 per month plus benefits.

This is a professional level position providing statutory, support, investigative, supervisory and counseling services for the Superior Court and Juvenile Department in the areas of Diversion, Probation, Special Supervision, Offender Intake, Dependency, At Risk Youth, Domestic Relations, Adoptions, Counseling, Assessments and evaluations, Special Investigations, Diagnostics and such other functions as may be designated or ordered by the court and/or Administrator. The employee is required to prepare detailed written reports of their findings, conclusions and recommendations. The Court Services Officer/Counselor is a statutory party to all court proceedings and their findings, conclusions and recommendations are separate opinions to be considered apart from the other statutory parties. The employee is expected to provide and advocate the department’s opinion and to provide leadership by example, professionalism and competency. The employee may be assigned by the Administrator to work within or direct one of the various programs within the agency.

Minimum/Required Qualifications (see job description for complete list):

To Apply: Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including an Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, job description, resume, and letter of interest.  A Statement of Fitness is not required for this job position.  Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Dennis Rabidou. First review is Friday, August 19th, 2016. Position is open until filled; Interviews may start as soon as applications are received.



M-2 Truck Driver - Area 6 (Oroville)

Okanogan County Department of Public Works - Road Division

Okanogan County Department of Public Works is accepting applications until August 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. for an Area 6 (Oroville) M2 truck driver.

An M2 truck driver is responsible for operating dump trucks for road maintenance, snow plowing and other light and heavy equipment operations. Starting wage is $15.56/hr and tops out at $18.91/hr in five years.

This position offers medical, vision, dental, sick leave and vacation.

This position is represented by Teamsters Local Union No. 760 and is retirement eligible through the Public Employees Retirement System.

Applicants must possess a class A commercial driver’s license, current medical card, and a flagging card.

If interested in this position, complete and submit an Okanogan County Application for Employment and job description to the Commissioner’s Office or mail to Debi Hilts/HR Coordinator at 123 5th Ave., Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840.  Applications will be accepted through August 12th 2016 no later than 5:00 p.m. 
For more information contact Debi Hilts - HR Coordinator at (509) 422-7169. E.O.E.



ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN III

Okanogan County Department of Public Works

Okanogan County Department of Public Works is recruiting for the position of Engineering Technicians III. Beginning salary is $2,897/month with step increases reaching $3,524/month after 5 years. This is a union position with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, sick and annual leave, vacation days, and PERS (public employees retirement system).

The successful candidate will immediately focus on environmental permitting, however the position would diversify over-time in order to perform a variety of engineering duties that may include contract administration, project development, right-or-way and development review, pavement management and traffic counts, inspection, surveying, design and drafting, GIS and mapping, and general record maintenance in addition to other office or field duties as assigned.

A full job description is available and applications may be picked up at the Human Resources office at the above address, or downloaded from Okanogan County’s Employment page. For questions, call (509) 422-7169.

Submit letter of interest, resume, Okanogan County Application for Employment and job description to Okanogan County Human Resources at 123 5th Ave. North, Suite 150, Okanogan, WA 98840. Position is open until filled, first review is Friday, August 12, 2016.



Receptionist/Legal Secretary

Prosecutor's Office

The office of the Okanogan County Prosecuting Attorney is accepting applications for the full time position of Receptionist/Legal Secretary. The beginning salary is $2,543 per month with full medical/dental/vision benefits, as well as Retirement, paid vacation and sick leave. This is a union position.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be able to learn quickly and become proficient with the case management program. Neat, personable, responsible, must be highly trustworthy, honest and able to maintain confidentiality. Background investigation and records check. Preference will be given to legal secretaries with criminal law background.

To apply: Submit an Okanogan County Employment Application, job description, supplemental questionnaire, and a letter of interest to: Okanogan County Prosecuting Attorney, 237 Fourth Avenue North, P. O. Box 1130, Okanogan, WA 98840, 422-7280. Application packets may be picked up at the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office or downloaded from http://www.okanogancounty.org. Applications will be reviewed as received. This position will remain open until filled. EOE



WSU Extension Director - Okanogan County

This position serves as the lead administrator for WSU Extension’s operations in Okanogan County and is responsible for overall management of the local County Extension Office. Agriculture and natural resource management is the programmatic focus of this position, but duties also include active collaborations with neighboring county extension personnel and regional extension specialists.

As County Director, this position is responsible for fostering a strong and collaborative relationship with Okanogan county government, with the common goal to ensure continued partnership in providing outstanding WSU Extension programming. County Director administrative duties include: supervision of support-staff personnel and program coordinators; preparing and managing the Okanogan County Extension Office budget; upholding the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) covenants between Okanogan County and WSU; and, ensuring office compliance with all policies and procedures of WSU and Okanogan County Government.

Programmatic duties include the planning, delivery, and evaluation of agricultural and natural resource educational programs. Program goals may include: improving livestock and crop production, enhancing market access for farmers, enhancing the economic viability and profitability of agriculture and natural resource businesses; and improved stewardship of natural resources.

To apply for this position please visit:
https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/search. In the Keywords field insert 122771 and press the Search button to view details of this position and apply if interested. Screening begins on April 18, 2016



Recycle/Transfer Station/Equipement Operator (Temporary)

Okanogan County Department of Public Works - Solid Waste Division

Recruiting for the temporary position of Recycle/Transfer Station/Equipement Operator.
Wage - $15.07/hr.

If interested in this position, complete and submit an Okanogan County Application for Employment and job description to the Commissioner’s Office or mail to Debi Hilts/HR Coordinator at 123 5th Ave., Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840.  Posting open until filled.



Transport Officer

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for the position of Transport Officer. This part-time position pays $11.56 per hour. No benefits.

Required Qualifications:

Job Responsibilities:

To Apply: Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including an Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, job description, resume, and letter of interest. First review will be Friday, March 18th, 2016. Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Sabrena Smith. Position is open until filled; interviews may start as soon as applications are received. Click on the underlined document titles to view/download.



Functional Family Therapist

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for Functional Family Therapy Program Coordinator.  Starting salary is $3,123 per month plus benefits.

This is a professional level position providing counseling services for the Superior Court and the Department of Juvenile and Family Services in the areas of Functional Family therapy (FFT).  FFT is a nationally recognized, evidence-based program for at-risk youth ages 11 to 18 and their families.  FFT therapists provide, at a minimum, weekly home-based family therapy sessions over a three to four month period and utilize the Functional Family Therapy model.

Minimum Qualifications (see job description for complete list):

To Apply: Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including an Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, Job Description, resume, and letter of interest. A Statement of Fitness is not required for this job position. Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Dennis T. Rabidou. Position is open until filled. Click on the underlined document titles to download.



Juvenile Corrections Officer

PART-TIME

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for the position of part-time Juvenile Corrections Officer.

This is a professional level position providing correctional services and security within the Juvenile Corrections Center.  The Juvenile Corrections Officer is responsible for the overall day to day care, safety, security and correctional programming of an incarcerated population of juveniles and the documentation, maintenance and security of records.  This position requires the employee to work irregular hours and shifts. 
(Click on the underlined job title for a complete job description.)

Minimum Qualifications (see job description for complete list):

To Apply: Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including the Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, Physical Fitness Ability Testing Waiver and Release Form, Job Description and resume. Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Mike Beaver. Position open until filled.  (Click on the underlined document titles to download.)



Chemical Dependency Counselor/Professional

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for Chemical Dependency Counselor/Professional. Starting salary is $3,123 per month plus benefits.

This is a professional level position providing counseling services for the Superior Court and the Department of Juvenile and Family Services. The qualified counselor provides information, counseling, educational therapy, assessments, referrals, and discharge services. The employee will be assigned to work within the following areas: Inpatient, Outpatient/Aftercare or Assessments/CDART program/ Special Programs.
(Click on the underlined job title for a complete job description.)

Minimum Qualifications (see job description for complete list):

To Apply: Please refer to the Application Packet for detailed instructions and submit all required documents including the Okanogan County Application for Employment, Addendum to Employment, Job Description, resume, and letter of interest. A Statement of Fitness is not required for this job position. Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Dennis Rabidou. Position is open until filled; interviews may start as soon as applications are received. Click on the underlined document titles to download.



Okanogan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer