JOB OPENINGS

 

4-H AmeriCorps Youth Development Instructor
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: Living Stipend: $6,600 and Education Award: $3,047
Closing Date: August 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Werlin, UI Extension Educator
Phone: 208-354-2961
Email: jwerlin@uidaho.edu

This is a Part-time 11 month (or full-time 5.5 month) 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 between 15-25 hours per week up to 900 hours over 11 months (or 40 hrs/week if working for 5.5 months)
• 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 August 20, 2019. Applications will be accepted until filled. Early applications encouraged.

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Adult Probation Officer
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Salary Range: $20.87 - $21.92 Hiring Range DOE
Closing Date: August 16, 2019
Contact: Renee Leidorf
Phone: 208-354-3862
Email: jpo@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is to supervise court ordered probation of adults. The work includes performing preliminary and ongoing case management functions and preparing and processing support documentation for professional recommendations to the Court. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Chief Probation Officer and general direction is given by County Commissioners, the Municipal Court Judge. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment; on-call assignments, travel, field and/or home visits are a required part of this job.

Competency Requirements:
Knowledge of:
• Court processes and procedures; legal terminology;
• Interviewing techniques;
• Laws governing probation compliance and sanctions;
• Interpersonal communications and public relations;
• Judicial and criminal justice system processes;
• Problem solving, planning and goal setting techniques.

Ability to:
• Develop effective working relationships with clients, court officials, resource agencies, agitated/aggressive people, County employees and the public;
• Communicate effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds;
• Diffuse angry and upset or aggressive individuals;
• Direct and maintain confidentiality in managing sensitive legal issues and cases;
• Understand, interpret and apply laws, resolutions, ordinances, codes, and contracts;
• Use appropriate independent judgment to interpret data and information regarding the disposition of defendants in a court setting and assess risk to the public.
• Communicate Court procedures and legal terminology verbally and in writing in clear, understandable terms to audiences of varying sophistication and knowledge of the legal system.
• Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of social, cultural, ethnic, educational and economic backgrounds.
• Prepare accurate and complete written informational documents regarding the status of defendants along with reasonable recommendations.
• Operate a variety of standard office equipment;
• Respond to citizen requests in a courteous manner;
• Understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions;
• Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established procedures;
• Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
• Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

Minimum Experience and Training
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must possess a valid Idaho Driver’s license
• Must meet IDAPA and POST Certification
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this job.


Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree with a major in social or behavioral sciences, psychology, criminal justice or related field
• Previous related work experience
• Bilingual in English and Spanish

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Dispatcher
Department: Sheriff
Salary Range: $18.41 DOE
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
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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Equipment Operator - Seasonal Position
Department: Road & Bridge
Salary Range: Pay DOE
Closing Date: September 28, 2019
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. 40 hours minimum. No benefits.

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

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Facilities Maintenance Worker
Department: Engineer - Public Works
Salary Range: Starting at $16.25
Closing Date: December 31, 1969
Contact: Jay Millin
Phone: 354-2905x206
Email: jmillin@co.teton.id.us

The primary function of this position is to perform routine custodial and cleaning tasks of public buildings. Additionally, an employee in this class may be assigned to minor repair jobs as they pertain to general maintenance and upkeep of County buildings. The position is a flexible 29 hours and could be assigned day or night shift work. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Facility Maintenance Supervisor. 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.

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Solid Waste Laborer, Full-time
Department: Solid Waste & Recycling
Salary Range: $14.19 per hour
Closing Date: October 01, 2019
Contact: Saul Varela
Phone: 208-354-3442
Email: svarela@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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