JOB OPENINGS

 

4-H AmeriCorps Youth Development Instructor
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: Living Stipend: $4,235 and Education Award $1,678
Closing Date: May 01, 2022
Contact: Jennifer Werlin, UI Extension Educator
Phone: 208-354-2961
Email: jwerlin@uidaho.edu

This is a temporary summer 3-month full-time AmeriCorps position in partnership between Teton County and University of Idaho Extension and 4-H.

Overview of Position:
Increase academic interest and engagement in STEAM subjects and improve social-emotional development of underserved youth aged 5-18 yrs through Positive Youth Development out-of-school time programs.

Member Duties & Responsibilities:
AmeriCorps is America’s National Service initiative. Through AmeriCorps, individuals of all ages and backgrounds address the nation's education, public safety, environment, and/or human needs through service. The mission of AmeriCorps includes: getting things done, strengthening communities, encouraging responsibility, and expanding opportunity.
Idaho 4-H AmeriCorps members contribute to this effort by: Teaching, leading, and facilitating youth development curriculum in STEAM based out-of-school time programs; Facilitating family engagement events; Serving as mentors and role models, teaching important life skills, and giving youth positive opportunities to explore the world around them in a fun, engaging, non-formal learning environment; Engaging new volunteers in their local programs to serve as 4-H leaders and event volunteers.

Idaho 4-H AmeriCorps members will also submit regular progress reports and evaluate programs according to instructions, participate in required community service-learning projects and trainings and provide support and development of community partnerships.

Additional duties of this position will include:
• Assists the Extension educator and office staff in organizing 4-H programs and events;
• Works with Teton County School District staff and afterschool program coordinator to conduct S.T.E.A.M. 4-H educational programming;
• Prepares 4-H participants and others for Teton County Fair and Eastern Idaho State Fair;
• Communicate with staff and clientele about 4-H youth programs, fundraising events, and activities;
• Arranges and participates in meetings and workshops;
• Participates as a camp counselor;
• Performs time management and scheduling functions, meets deadlines, and sets project priorities.

Minimum Qualifications & Skill requirements:
• 17 years or older
• U.S. citizen, or U.S. national lawful permanent resident
• Have high school diploma/GED equivalent
• Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria
• Commitment to community service and ability to provide service for the complete term
• Ability to maintain professional boundaries with youth, families, partners, and coworkers
• Willingness to attend all AmeriCorps and site trainings
• Willingness to travel to required trainings and days of service
• Outgoing and comfortable working with the public (youth and adults) and volunteers
• Enjoys serving youth
• Self-motivated and team player
• Strong organizational and communication skills working with diverse individuals, government officials, and nonprofit organizations
• Has an interest in youth development, experiential and STEAM education
• Has experience with social media, responding to email, and communicating through UI webpages and Facebook
• Enjoys working in a variety of settings and environments with diverse audiences

Knowledge and ability to:
• Ability and willingness to facilitate STEAM programming and recruit and train volunteers to do the same;
• Plan, oversee, direct, evaluate and coordinate youth programs;
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed;
• Operate modern office equipment including a personal computer and job-related software;
• Read, comprehend, use and adapt program materials;
• Serve as a camp counselor, role model and program leader;
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, supervisory personnel, and the public;
• Work independently and perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely and professional manner;
• Dedication to interact professionally and maintain a professional appearance;
• Develop creative and effective resolutions to simple and complex problems;
• Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with University of Idaho and Teton County policies, procedures and safety practices.

Program Benefits:
• Flexible schedule
• Member Living Allowance
• Segal Education Award upon successful completion
• Professional development training


Terms:
• The member will average 40 hours per week up to 450 hours over 3 months during the summer
• Must wear required AmeriCorps gear while serving
• Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle, including transportation to and from work locations

Essential Physical Abilities:
o Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to understand verbal instructions and to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person;
o Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, prepare, read, organize and maintain accurate files;
o Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate office equipment;
o Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, and balance, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to lift or move objects that weigh up to 30 pounds and work in an office environment.
o Jobs in this class require performing repetitive hand movement in gripping, fingering, and hand/wrist/arm movements. Related job tasks may require walking, standing, sitting, lifting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, crouching, pushing, grasping, and reaching.

Please complete attached pdf document and email to jwerlin@uidaho.edu by May 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until filled. Early applications encouraged.

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Building Inspector
Department: Building Department
Salary Range: Pay Grade 8. $23.77 - $24.96 DOE
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Contact: Wendy Danielson
Phone: 208-354-2593
Email: wdanielson@co.teton.id.us

The Building Department currently has an opening for a full time (40 hrs per week) Building Inspector.
This position will primarily assist the Building Official with inspecting buildings at different stages of the construction process & performing plan reviews to ensure compliance with the building code. The position also performs other building related functions as necessary.

Job Requirements: At least 5 years experience in construction trades with 1 year of experience in building inspections preferred.

Please submit a Teton County Application for Employment and Resume to wdanielson@co.teton.id.us to be considered for this position.

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Communication/Risk Manager Coordinator
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Salary Range: $29.81-34.51 DOE
Closing Date: December 31, 1969
Contact: Amber Pence
Phone: 208-354-8775
Email: apence@co.teton.id.us

This position manages and coordinates media relations and other communications activities for Teton County. The Communications & Risk Management Coordinator works strategically to secure positive media coverage about Teton County, develop impactful messaging and message delivery. In addition, this position directs and coordinates risk and insurance programs of the County to control risks and losses including workers compensation and property and casualty insurance. The position works closely with the County Prosecutor and the County’s insurance carrier (ICRIMP) to provide guidance in matters of threatened and pending litigation be it personnel, tort, open meeting and other legal claims. The position reports to the County Commissioners and coordinates with the County Clerk, but work is performed independently based on goals and objectives established by the Commission. Considerable latitude is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the job. The principal duties of the position are performed in a general office environment.

● Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communications or related field along with Public Information Officer and Emergency Response Training; or
● Five (5) years experience in organizational management or business, or government related experience is required; or
● Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the job.

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Dispatcher
Department: Sheriff
Salary Range: $19.06 DOE
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Contact: Mitch Golden
Phone: 208-354-2323
Email: mgolden@co.teton.id.us

For full job description and application visit:

http://www.tetoncountysheriff.com/dispatcher-job-info.html

JOB DUTIES:
MONITOR AND ANSWERS EMERGENCY, NON-EMERGENCY, AND ADMINISTRATIVE TELEPHONE CALLS AND REQUESTS FOR SERVICE FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC
USES A 2-WAY RADIO SYSTEM
OPERATES A WIDE RANGE OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS TO ACCESS INFORMATION AND DISPATCH OFFICERS TO EMERGENCY AND NON-EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
THIS POSITION CONSISTS OF SHIFT WORK (24/7, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, ETC.).
WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE DISPATCH SUPERVISOR OR OTHER COMMAND STAFF.

QUALIFICATIONS:
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE. ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING INCLUDE GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR POSSESSION OF A GED AND ANY EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING WHICH PROVIDED THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM REQUIRED DUTIES. MUST POSSESS
AND MAINTAIN A CURRENT IDAHO DRIVER'S LICENSE. MUST APPEAR BEFORE AN ORAL BOARD AND COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK A POST CERTIFIED DISPATCHERS ARE PREFERRED, HOWEVER ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED AND MUST BECOME POST CERTIFIED AS A DISPATCHERS WHEN TRAINING IS AVAILABLE.

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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Department: Engineer - Public Works
Salary Range: Starting at $21.18
Closing Date: April 30, 2022
Contact: Darryl Johnson
Phone: 2083130245
Email: djohnson@co.teton.id.us

The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform and manage custodial and building maintenance and repair of public buildings and operational systems including HVAC heating and cooling systems, fire alarms and pulls, fire sprinkler systems, and security camera and door systems. The position supervises a regular custodian position and contractors/vendors as needed. The position reports to the Public Works Director but work is completed independently. The principal duties of this class are performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions in a public building environment and include use of electrically powered cleaning equipment and cleaning substances that may involve related hazards. This position is on-call for after hours emergencies and winter snow removal.

Competency Requirements:
Knowledge of:
• General trade repair and maintenance needs, methods, materials, tools and standard practices of cleaning and maintaining public buildings;
• Effective supervisory techniques and methods;
• Preparation, use, and disposal of chemical cleaning agents;
• Appropriate use of cleaning agent for varied surface types;
• Safety procedures when cleaning and moving furniture.
Ability to:
• Oversee, manage, operate, maintain and perform repairs to facilities systems and grounds;
• Organize and oversee preventative maintenance schedules and reports for mechanical rooms and general facility maintenance;
• Work independently and manage own work schedule to complete tasks and assign and supervise the work of others;
• Respond after hours as needed for emergency calls;
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, fellow employees, community groups, elected officials, vendors and service representatives and the general public;
• Effectively perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed;

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Law Enforcement Center IT Technician
Department: Information Technology
Salary Range: $21.18 - $22.24
Closing Date: January 01, 2022
Contact: Greg Adams
Phone: 208-354-2703
Email: gadams@co.teton.id.us

Classification Summary
This position performs a variety of technical duties relating to the installation, operation and maintenance of the countywide computer system, including hardware and software. The position reports to the IT Director. Considerable latitude is allowed for independent judgment and initiative. The principal duties of the position are performed in a general office environment. This position plays a key role in the responsibility for the security of IT systems for the County. This involves preparing and hardening all infrastructure, employee training and response to any potential breeches.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for all maintenance on IT items for the Law Enforcement Center except printers.
- Responsible for access control and security camera systems for all facilities
- Responsible for installation of workstations in the LEC during the refresh cycle
- Responsible for mobile data systems for Sheriff’s Office vehicles
- Responsible for in-car cameras
- Responsible for body cameras
- Responsible for Dispatch and 911 systems
- Responsible for Public Safety Radio systems
- Performs installation, troubleshooting, and repair of personal computers and a variety of peripherals;
- Ensures and maintains confidentiality and security of all inter and intra communications systems and services.
- Participates in cyber-security issues;
- Maintains an IT asset list, and documents the IT infrastructure.
- Identifies needs in telecommunications and computer related equipment and software; monitors licensing agreements;
- Recommends technical aspect decisions related to infrastructure/network maintenance and enhancements;
- Analyzes, diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs network and data communication problems;
- Provides supplemental support for department specific applications;
- Establishes and maintains appropriate system documentation, including updates to systems and applications;
- Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures and safety practices.
- Hardens IT systems.
- Responds to any potential cyber security issues.

Knowledge of:
- Principals and practices of network development implementation and administration
- Various program languages and their appropriate applications
- Various network, telecommunications, phone and Internet technologies and their applications
- Installation, operation and maintenance of various software programs;
- Principles and techniques of system analysis, design and implementation;
- Documentation and record-keeping techniques;
- Computer installation, repair, and troubleshooting;
- Cyber security preparedness and response expertise;
- Backup and restoration techniques;

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Planning Administrator
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Salary Range: $71,739 - $83,054 to start DOE
Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Contact: Amber Pence
Phone: 208-354-8775
Email: apence@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is to direct and manage the Planning Department. Primary duties include providing professional planning expertise, advice and recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners (Board) and the Planning and Zoning Commission (Commission); providing leadership and articulating long-range goals and direction for the department; preparing long-range plans and ordinance amendments; supervising land use permits and land divisions processing; supervising and processing zoning changes and follow-up; prepare other plans, reports, and special studies; managing staff and related personnel functions; and coordinating with County departments and other local, state and federal agencies. This position is responsible for developing and managing planning and research projects. The Planning Administrator must possess management, planning and public relations skills. The position directly supervises Department staff and prepares, monitors and administers the Department budget. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Board. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment with field work involving inspections and site visits. This job will require attendance at frequent evening meetings.

Competency Requirements:
Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of planning, zoning and community development;
• Local government operations, policies, procedures, departmental relationships and politics;
• Planning, research, writing and presentation skills;
• Floodplain management principles and flood damage prevention measures including National Flood Insurance Program regulations;
• Financial management, including budget development, business plan development, grant acquisition and administration;
• Effective public presentation and public relations skills;
• Effective conflict resolution and consensus building skills;
• Operation of standard office equipment, including a personal computer and job-related software applications, including but not limited to GIS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe InDesign;
• Principles and practices of effective management, supervision and leadership;
• English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and composition.

Ability to:
• Read, interpret, explain and apply laws, resolutions, ordinances, codes, and contracts related to the functions of the Department;
• Interpret and clearly explain County planning functions, policies, and procedures;
• Prepare, review, and maintain files, records, reports, databases, and correspondence, determining content and follow-up, if required;
• Represent the County and negotiate outcomes desirable to the County;
• Maintain detailed and accurate computerized and hard copy files;
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Deal with all parties in all situations in a forthright, diplomatic and confidential manner;
• Maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, supervisory personnel, state and local elected officials and the public;
• Prepare accurate and reliable reports, presentations and regulatory documents;
• Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely manner;
• Develop creative and effective resolutions to simple and complex problems;
• Determine priorities and make work assignments; follow-up to ensure desired results; and document actions;
• Work independently and handle a variety of public interactions or situations with tact and diplomacy;
• Read, interpret and apply laws, resolutions, ordinances, codes, and contracts;
• Respond courteously to customer inquiries, which are sometimes controversial or adversarial;
• Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations;
• Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
• Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures and safety practices.

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Staff Engineer
Department: Engineer - Public Works
Salary Range: $26.62 - $30.82 DOE
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Contact: Darryl Johnson
Phone: 208-354-0245
Email: djohnson@co.teton.id.us

The Staff Engineer supports the operations of the County Engineering Department. This is a technical job to provide engineering design and drafting for public works capital improvement projects. The job includes engineering design, technical mapping and drafting responsibilities, data collection, analysis and technical reporting, permit application review, assisting with land surveys, and conducting on-site supervision of County construction projects. The position reports to the Public Works Director but work is completed independently; leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out the duties of the job.

Acceptable Experience and Training
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a four year accredited college or university; and
• At least one year professional engineering experience; and
• At least one year experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D

Specialized Licenses or Certifications:
• Engineer in Training (EIT) certification issued by Idaho State Board of Registration for
Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
• ASFPM Certified Floodplain Manager
• Valid Idaho Driver’s License

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