JOB OPENINGS

 

4-H Youth Development Coordinator (full-time)
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: $16.57-$17.00 per hour to start DOE
Closing Date: August 31, 2021
Contact: Jennifer Werlin, Extension Educator
Phone: 208-354-2961
Email: jwerlin@uidaho.edu

The principal function of an employee in this class is to coordinate and organize 4-H youth development programs in Teton County.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Jennifer Werlin, Extension Educator: jwerlin@uidaho.edu. First round of applications closes August 9, 2021. Position open until filled.

Primary duties include promoting participation in 4-H programs; encouraging parents and others to serve as 4-H leaders; assisting the Extension educators in organizing youth development programs; organizing fundraisers for scholarships and 4-H supplies; learning individual program content and requirements; preparing participants and others for the County Fair; organizing, facilitating, and teaching camps and workshops; arranging meetings; communicating with staff and clientele about programs; and assisting with office administration responsibilities. Other duties include partnering with schools and ABC After School Program to deliver STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) lessons to elementary age youth. The work is performed under the supervision of the Extension Educator. The principal duties of this class are performed in an office and classroom environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (will vary by assignment)
• Assists the Extension educators in organizing 4-H youth development programs;
• Coordinates 4-H events and fundraisers;
• Prepares 4-H participants and others for Teton County Fair and Eastern Idaho State Fair;
• Communicates with staff and clientele about 4-H youth programs, events and activities;
• Works positively to increase diversity and representation of underserved groups;
• Partners with local schools and other organizations for after school and summer school programs;
• Arranges and participates in meetings and workshops;
• Assists in recruiting 4-H volunteer leaders;
• Facilitates and teaches 4-H curriculum to youth participants;
• Participates as a camp counselor;
• Responds to and resolves complaints and concerns from citizens about programs, facilities, and policies; keeps all parties informed;
• Performs time management and scheduling functions, meets deadlines, and sets project priorities;
• Responds to citizens’ questions and requests in a courteous and timely manner;
• Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures, and safety practices.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
• Assists with office management and duties;
• May occasionally require remote telework, evening, and weekend work; and
• Performs other related duties as required.

Click on the pdf below for the full job description. This position is full-time, with county and state benefits (vacation/sick, health insurance, PERSI retirement benefits and flex hours). Learn about UI Extension and 4-H at: https://www.uidaho.edu/extension/4h and https://www.uidaho.edu/teton.

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Deputy SHERIFF - PATROL
Department: Sheriff
Salary Range: $21.42-$30.85/hour based on experience
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Contact: Teton County Sheriff's Office
Phone: (208) 354-2323
Email:

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office in Driggs, Idaho is currently accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff. Starting date for this opening is April 1, 2020. Starting Wage is $21.42-$30.85 per hour based on experience/certifications. Full benefits are offered through Teton County. This position requires Deputies to work day and night shifts, holidays, and weekends. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency. A complete background check will be performed. Incomplete or illegible applications may not be processed. Please mail completed application packet to:

Teton County Sheriff's Office
ATTN: EmpLoyment Applications
230 North Main Street
Driggs Idaho 83422.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE IS 02/28/2021
​The Teton County Sheriff’s Office in Driggs, Idaho is currently accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff. Starting date for this opening is April 1, 2020. Starting Wage is $21.42-$30.85 per hour based on experience/certifications. Full benefits are offered through Teton County. This position requires Deputies to work day and night shifts, holidays, and weekends. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency. A complete background check will be performed. Incomplete or illegible applications may not be processed. Please mail completed application packet to:

Teton County Sheriff's Office
ATTN: EmpLoyment Applications
230 North Main Street
Driggs Idaho 83422.





Job Duties:

Patrol assigned areas of Teton County to preserve order
prevent and discover crime
direct traffic
enforce motor vehicle laws
Respond to calls and complaints involving fire, thefts, crimes against persons, automobile crashes, disturbances and other requests for service
Serve civil process papers
conduct interviews, investigate cases and make arrests
Provide first-aid
assist in search and rescue operations
educate the public in crime prevention.
PERFORM TASKS AND/OR DUTIES AS REQUIRED OR ASSIGNED BY THE SHERIFF
Work is performed under the direction of the patrol supervisor or other command staff.

Job Description
Sheriff's deputies are trained law enforcement officers or police that work strictly at the county level for the sheriff's department. As a general rule, they patrol the geographic region that is unincorporated by nearby cities in the County. However; Teton County Sheriff's Office contracts with the Cities of Driggs and Victor providing law enforcement services countywide, including the city limits. Sheriff's deputies respond to burglaries, domestic calls, car accidents and enforce traffic laws. As sworn officers of the law, sheriff's deputies are also charged with making arrests and leading persons through the booking process at the jail.


A patrol deputy performs a variety of complex law enforcement duties. They enforce state laws and county ordinances for the protection of life, health, safety, welfare and property of Teton County’s residents and the visiting public. Some of the day to day duties of a patrol deputy include:

Performing routine patrol duties for the purpose of preventing, detecting, and responding to suspicious or illegal activity.
Responding to calls for service on an emergency or non-emergency basis.
Conducting initial investigations of crime scenes/incidents to obtain pertinent facts and information.
Conducting interviews of witnesses, victims, participants, or suspects at scene of incident or crime.
Collecting and preserving evidence and property at incident or crime scene.
Arresting suspects involved in felony criminal activity; writing citations or arresting individuals involved in misdemeanor violations of the law.
Preparing reports, forms, and documents related to patrol activities.
Appearing in court as witness/complainant to provide testimony.
Providing assistance, direction, and support to persons in need during non-emergency situations.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
ALL CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE A RESUME W/PICTURE AND A COMPLETED TETON COUNTY SHERIFF'S JOB
APPLICATION TO TETON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOU WILL BE INVITED TO
PARTICIPATE IN THE TESTING PROCESS.

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 be able to pass the Idaho POST physical agility test before appearing before an oral board and complete a polygraph, background check and medical I psychological exam. POST certified officers are preferred, however all candidates will be considered and must become POST certified as a Peace Officer within one year of hire.

REQUIREMENTS :

MINIMUM EDUCATION: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT.
US CITIZENSHIP.
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK.

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Equipment Operator
Department: Road & Bridge
Salary Range: DOE
Closing Date: October 03, 2021
Contact: Clay Smith, Supervisor
Phone: 208-354-2932
Email: csmith@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform skilled maintenance and construction work on County roads, bridges, and rights-of-ways to ensure the safety of the general public. The Equipment Operator primarily operates heavy equipment including snow removal equipment. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Road and Bridge Supervisor with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment and may include working in adverse weather conditions and hazards involving the use of heavy equipment and power tools. This position is on-call during winter months for snow removal.

Class A CDL
Ability to pass County drug test
Valid Idaho drivers license

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Equipment Operator - Seasonal Position
Department: Road & Bridge
Salary Range: $17.73 Hourly
Closing Date: October 03, 2021
Contact: Clay Smith, Supervisor
Phone: 208-354-2932
Email: csmith@co.teton.id.us

We are looking for a seasonal equipment operator for our Road and Bridge Department. The season will last from now through October (we hope to fill this ASAP). As an equipment operator, you will operate all kinds of trucks and heavy equipment like rollers and graders to support construction and maintenance of public roads. Work is mostly outside; other equipment maintenance and manual labor tasks may be assigned as necessary. You will generally be guaranteed at least 40 hours per week; this position does not include benefits like insurance or retirement.

Please click the "Job Description" link below for the full description. Even if you do not have all of the preferred qualifications, do not hesitate to apply! We will train a good candidate, including using County trucks to test for your Class A CDL. You must be at least 18 to qualify for a class A CDL; we will ask you obtain this endorsement within a month of employment if you do not already have one. To apply, submit the "Application for Employment" to csmith@co.teton.id.us. Or call Clay for more info!

Class A CDL preferred but not required
Ability to pass County drug test
Valid Idaho drivers license

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Planning Adninistrator
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Salary Range: $71,739 - $83,054 to start DOE
Closing Date: August 08, 2021
Contact: Holly Powers
Phone: 208-390-1604
Email: hpowers@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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Senior Planner
Department: Planning & Zoning Department
Salary Range: Pay: $26.10/hr DOE plus full benefits
Closing Date: June 05, 2021
Contact: Holly Powers
Phone: 208-390-1604
Email: hpowers@co.teton.id.us

Professional long-range planning position to review, update, coordinate, implement and track the County’s adopted long range and regional plans including the Comprehensive Plan, Recreation and Public Access Master Plan, Economic Development Plan, and Affordable Housing Strategic Plan. Coordination and collaboration with the cities of Victor, Driggs and Tetonia as well as nearby counties to address local and regional growth management issues is required. The Senior Planner is also responsible for some of the Planning Department's daily planning functions such as processing and analyzing planning and zoning applications and reporting to county decision-makers. The work is performed independently under the general director of the Planning Administrator, with latitude allowed for independent judgment and initiative.

Full Job description and application: https://www.tetoncountyidaho.gov/jobs.php

Knowledge of:
- Principles and practices of long-range and regional planning, land use, zoning, community and economic development and affordable housing initiatives;
- Local government operations, policies, procedures, departmental relationships and politics;
- Research, writing and presentation skills;
- Effective public presentation and public relations skills;
- Operation of standard office equipment, including a personal computer;
- Job-related software applications, including, but not limited to, GIS and Microsoft Office;
- Customer service procedures and techniques;
- English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and composition.

Ability to:
- Develop, coordinate, manage and monitor long-range planning activities;
- Assist with determining priorities and making work assignments, follow-up to ensure desired results and document actions;
- 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 accurate and reliable files, records, reports, databases, presentations, regulatory documents, 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, complete and reliable reports, presentations and regulatory documents;
- Identify specific requirements for various situations related to planning, zoning and facility management;
- Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
- Develop creative and effective resolutions to simple and complex problems;
- Work independently and handle a variety of public interactions or situations with tact and diplomacy;
- Respond courteously to customer inquiries, which are sometimes controversial or adversarial; Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations;
- Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer including program applications appropriate to assigned duties; maintain individual and transaction confidentiality;
- Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures and safety practices.

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Solid Waste Laborer, Full-time
Department: Solid Waste & Recycling
Salary Range: $14.19 per hour
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Contact: Danny O'Donnell
Phone: 208-354-3442
Email: solidwaste@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is to screen loads for foreign objects and toxic/hazardous materials according to landfill rules and regulations; assist the public with unloading materials; inspect and maintain sorted piles by removing contaminants; perform general maintenance of the transfer station and landfill; divert sorted materials to the designated areas; prepare accident reports as witnessed; and perform related duties. This is a manual labor position and may involve either full-time or part-time work. The work is performed under the supervision of the Solid Waste Supervisor and the Solid Waste Foreman. The principal duties of this class expose the employee to hazardous working conditions and inclement weather. Location is the Teton County Transfer Station.

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Solid Waste Weigh Master, Full Time
Department: Solid Waste & Recycling
Salary Range: DOE- $16.82 - $17.66
Closing Date: September 15, 2021
Contact: Dan O'Donnell, Solid Waste Supervisor
Phone: 208-354-3442
Email: dodonnell@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is running the Scale House operations for the Solid Waste Department of Teton County Idaho that can process up to 250 vehicles per day. Doing this requires the weighing of vehicles in according to State laws; maintaining certification with the State of Idaho, Bureau of Weights and Measures. Administers all operations of Scale Software, ensuring its proper implementation/updates/backup/training/protocol for daily use, reporting and billing of commercial and public transactions. Keeps a daily bank, furnish daily deposits while following all verification and reporting standards. Accurately process and track annual one million dollar budget including expenditures via claims submitted/processed in conjunction with Clerks office Lead Auditor. Maintain detailed inspection reports on solid waste materials and quantities in accordance with department Operation Plan and within Department of Environmental Quality and Eastern Idaho Public Health District regulations. Manages the TCSW webpage on the county web site with accurate updates and information as needed. Relay information to outside staff of loads arriving on-site requiring further inspections. Provide customer service to the public as well as with vendors, commercial clients and county personnel. The work is performed under the supervision of the Solid Waste Supervisor. The principal duties of this class are performed in a scale house and general outdoor environment, exposing the employee to hazardous working conditions and inclement weather.

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