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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

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.



Juvenile Corrections Officer

FULL-TIME

The Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Juvenile Corrections Officer.    Starting salary $2,589.00 per month with full benefits.

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 and resume. Submit all paperwork to the Okanogan County Juvenile Department, P.O. Box 432, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Sabrena Smith. First review - December 22, 2016.



Public Works Financial Technician

Okanogan County Department of Public Works - Finance Department

Okanogan County Public Works is recruiting for the position of Financial Technician. This position performs a complex variety of clerical and accounting activities as required by the department, section or division to which assigned. Individuals assigned to this classification are expected to be skilled in a wide range of clerical and fiscal matters and to perform independently in accordance with established and general policies and procedures requiring regular interpretation.

Responsibilities include accounts payable processes including budget expenses and invoices, accounts receivable, utility billing for three separate sewer systems – receipt in payments – post payments to billing system – balance monthly spreadsheets, Solid Waste – knowledge of operations – tonnage – fees and charges, Payroll – set up new employees in accounting program – input daily timecards – process bi-monthly payroll – quarterly reporting – yearend balance of payroll - Fica and Medicare amounts and prepare W-2’s for Public Works employees.

This is an FLSA nonexempt Union position reporting to the Financial Manager. Starting salary is $2,653 per month with an increase to $2,706 per month January 1, 2017. Annual increases for the 1st 5 years of employment of 5%. Full benefit package includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical, dental and vision and more.

Qualifications

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a completed Okanogan County Application for employment to Okanogan County Human Resources at 123 5th Ave N., Room 139, Okanogan, WA 98840. Contact Debi Hilts/HR Coordinator with any questions at 509-422-7169.

First review is December 12, 2016. Position is open until filled - EOE



Senior Clerk / Front Counter

Okanogan County Assessor's Office

The Okanogan County Assessor’s Office is recruiting for a Senior Clerk/Front Counter position. This position reports to the Chief Deputy Assessor and is responsible for a wide variety of routine and technical work related to the Okanogan County Assessor’s Office.

This is a non-exempt union position with full benefits and a starting salary of $2.323 per month and includes 5 annual step increases up to $2,823.

Responsibilities include being the first contact with the public and as such, must present with a positive and professional attitude, answers the telephone and fields a variety of questions, handles senior citizen and disabled person property tax exemption applications, accepts personal property listings, answers inquiries regarding the Okanogan County website, Taxsifter and Mapsifter applications, Responsible for billing of charge accounts in relation to copies made for realtors, appraisers and title companies, cash receipting, responsible for tracking of building permits for various County, Towns , Cities and the Colville Tribe, creating a building permit record within the Terrascan software for new construction and designing projects using Microsoft Publisher, Word, and Excel.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a completed Okanogan County Application for Employment to Okanogan County Human Resources at 123 5th Ave N., Room 139, Okanogan, WA 98840

First review is December 2, 2016. Position is open until filled - EOE



Solid Waste Manager

Okanogan County Department of Public Works - Solid Waste Division

Okanogan County Public Works is recruiting for the position of Solid Waste Manager. This position directs, manages, supervises and coordinates all programs, daily activities and operation of the Solid Waste Division. The Solid Waste Division consists of a subtitle D landfill, including a recycle center and moderate risk waste facility at the central landfill, as well as the Twisp, Ellisforde and Bridgeport transfer stations.

Responsibilities include developing and monitoring the Solid Waste budget and the Solid Waste Closure Fund; seeking, applying for, monitoring, and reporting DOE grant funds; overseeing capital improvement projects; managing general maintenance, repairs and upgrades; supervising the Solid Waste Division staff; maintaining compliance with local, state and federal regulations; developing, implementing and overseeing operating policies and procedures; providing complex administrative support to the Public Works department heads and the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC), and supervising employees assigned to the Solid Waste Division. (Click on the underlined job title for a complete position description).

This is an FLSA exempt union position reporting to the Public Works Administrative Officer. Starting salary is $4,030 per month and includes 5 annual step increases up to $4,898.

Qualifications

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a completed Public Works Application for employment with supplement to Okanogan County Human Resources at 123 5th Ave N., Room 139, Okanogan, WA 98840

First review is November 28, 2016. Position is open until filled - EOE



Legal Process Assistant I

Okanogan County District Court

The office of the Okanogan County District Court is accepting applications for the full time position of Legal Process Assistant I. Beginning salary is $2,274 per month with a 5% salary increase each year for the first 5 years. This is a union position with excellent benefits, which include vacation and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid holidays.

Under the general supervision of the Court Administrator, with guidance from Legal Process Assistant II and Legal Process Assistant III positions; performs general and routine clerical work in support of the Court. Duties follow well established procedures and guidelines.

Qualifications:

To Apply: Submit a resume, completed Okanogan County Application for Employment, Supplemental Questionnaire and Job Description to District Court, P.O. Box 980, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Applications will be accepted through December 2, 2016, with 1st review December 5, 2016. Please contact Human Resources at (509) 422-7169 should you have any questions.



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



Transport Officer

Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services

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 a 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

Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services

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 a 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

Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services

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 a 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

Okanogan County Department of Juvenile and Family Services

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 a 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