JOB OPENINGS

 

4-H AmeriCorps Youth Development Instructor
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: Living Allowance: $6000.00; Education Award $1956
Closing Date: May 01, 2024
Contact: Jennifer Werlin
Phone: 12087768235
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 application online by May 15, 2024.
Download application at: https://serve.idaho.gov/
Applications will be accepted until filled. Early applications encouraged.

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Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Department: Prosecuting Attorney
Salary Range: $39.72-$46.18
Closing Date: May 01, 2024
Contact: Madam Prosecutor Bailey Smith
Phone: (208)776-8300
Email: baileysmith@tetoncountyidaho.gov

• Provides legal advice to County officials on civil and administrative issues;
• Reviews and drafts contracts and other agreements;
• Reviews and drafts ordinances;
• Advises County officials regarding public records requests;
• Prosecutes civil forfeiture action;
• Prosecutes child protection cases;
• Handles administrative warrants and appeals;
• Provides customer service the Teton County way!

• Prior civil advisory experience, particularly working with county or city governments,
strongly preferred;
• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school;
• Two years legal experience strongly preferred;
• Admission to the Idaho Bar.

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Code Compliance Technician
Department: Planning & Zoning Department
Salary Range: $23.79-$27.66
Closing Date: September 01, 2024
Contact: Dan Reyes
Phone: 2083519244
Email: dreyes@co.teton.id.us

THIS IS TETON COUNTY
Beautiful mountains, a close-knit community, and a workplace that cares individually about you are just a few of the advantages of forwarding your career at Teton County. In fact, our Vision is "Cultivating Community to Enrich Lives." So, if you would like to be part of a group of people who care about this Vision, and you want to positively impact a community and its people, please keep reading!
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Does seeing an improperly framed door or window drive you bananas? Do you have the kind of attention to detail that can notice a good job from a bad job? Are you an experienced builder that wants to contribute to the Teton Valley Community for generations by ensuring that structures going up are safe and will last? If so, then we want you to be our Code Compliance Technician.

This position reports to the Building Official and the Planning Administrator.

Here is some experience and skills we are looking for:
● High school diploma or GED; and
● Two (2) years customer service experience preferred related to code enforcement, planning, building inspection, investigation, other closely related field preferred; or
● Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this job.
● American Association of Code Enforcer certified or the ability to become certified.
● Valid Driver’s License

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Equipment Operator
Department: Road & Bridge
Salary Range: $23.79-$27.66/hr
Closing Date: March 21, 2024
Contact: jaime reyes
Phone: 2083519244
Email: dreyes@co.teton.id.us

THE OPPORTUNITY: Road and Bridge Equipment Operator

The Road and Bridge Equipment Operator position gets you outside with a front row seat of our beautiful County. You will be driving incredibly powerful equipment that gets big things done. Our next Road and Bridge Equipment Operator:

• Operate heavy equipment including, but not limited to, dozers, graders, loaders, trucks, backhoes, track hoes, loaders, chip spreader, rollers, pavers, snow plows, general vehicles and maintenance equipment;
• Inspect work on roads, bridges, rights-of-way, and related County property to ensure work meets quality and safety standards;
• Haul road material to areas that need repair;
• Grade roads; smooth potholes and washboards; bladesroads with grader after each storm to keep gravel smooth and drivable;
• Operate a variety of hand tools and power tools, including but not limited to, sledges, hammers, picks, air compressors, welders, chainsaws, air hammers, jacks, and related equipment;
• Provide customer service the Teton County way!

This position reports to the Road and Bridge Supervisor.

THE REWARDS

• A thriving workplace where what YOU do matters
• Professional growth and training
• Alternative work schedules that meet our citizens’ needs and your lifestyle
• Idaho PERSI pension so you can enjoy retirement
• Robust health and dental insurance
• 13 days of Paid Time Off, 12 holidays, and sick leave days
• Lots of potlucks, incredible mountain views, and a workday that is meaningful

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Do you like to drive big machines? How about push, dig, and load dirt, sand, and snow? If you find satisfaction in creating safe roads, and helping people, then you could be our next Road and Bridge Equipment Operator position. Here are experiences and skills we are looking for:

• High School Diploma or GED; and
• Class A CDL or ability to obtain Class A CDL within first 6 months of employment, including ability to successfully pass drug test;
• One year’s experience operating heavy equipment is preferred; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this job.

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Office Manager (Part-time)
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Salary Range: $18.37-$21.36
Closing Date: May 31, 2024
Contact: Jaime Reyes-Hildel
Phone: 2083519244
Email: dreyes@tetoncountyidaho.gov

The Probation Administrative Assistant position offers a look at how the probation system
works. Here are a few opportunities waiting for you:
• Perform clerical support duties, such as typing and transcription, composing correspondence, letters, and memos; preparing agendas and taking minutes, and drafting reports;
• Gather and interpret financial, statistical data, and social history information;
• Assist in collecting and summarizing data for program evaluation and quarterly reports;
• Communicate with staff and clientele about probation programs;
• Meet with low-risk clients to track and document case plan progress;
• Manage, organize, and update relevant data using database applications;
• Coordinate the maintenance of office equipment and maintain office supply inventories;
• Manage receipt of payment processes and financial turnover to the county financial offices in accordance with department policy;
• Provide customer service the Teton County way!

This position is part-time and does not come with the same benefits as a full-time employee.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The Probation Department is looking for someone with clerical and administrative experience
to help with data entry and retrieval, maintaining files, preparing standard correspondence and maintaining financial records among other things.

Here are experiences and skills we are looking for:
• High school diploma or GED required; and
• One (1) to three (3) years of related work experience preferred, with knowledge of the
criminal justice system preferred; and
• Possess a valid Idaho Driver’s License; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge
and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this job.

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Paid Internship in Agriculture & 4-H
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: • Hourly rate of $17-19 per hour depending on expe
Closing Date: May 01, 2024
Contact: Jennifer Werlin
Phone: 208-776-8235
Email: jwerlin@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho Extension, Teton County is hiring a summer intern to help with our food systems and youth programming. Must be enrolled in an Idaho public college. Apply by May 1, 2024 for first review of applications.


Job Description:
• Assist with 4-H youth development programs related to strengthening our community food and agriculture system, such as our gardening/beekeeping and livestock clubs.
• Assist staff with teaching and execution of 4-H Friday STEM day camps for youth.
• Assist Extension staff with monthly newsletters, data collection, facilitating monthly food coalition meetings, meeting minutes, and website updates, and other horticulture and small farm events.
• S/he will also help set the stage for long-term sustainability of the coalition and local food system efforts by helping with food system data collection, education and outreach at the Tin Cup Challenge Philanthropic event in July, and leadership development with nonprofit and government groups.

Required Qualifications:
▪ Must be 18 years or older and graduated from high school or equivalent.
▪ Must have completed a minimum of one semester (12 credits) within the last year at one of the eight Idaho public universities or colleges (University of Idaho, Idaho State University, Boise State University, Lewis-Clark State College, College of Southern Idaho, College of Western Idaho, North Idaho College, College of Eastern Idaho) and currently enrolled for the next fall semester (12 credits) at one of the eight Idaho public universities or colleges.
*Applicants who just graduated from high school or equivalent and completed a minimum of 12 credits in a dual enrollment program from one of the above eight Idaho public universities or colleges within the last year may apply but priority will be given to those who meet the above requirement.
*Private universities or colleges do not qualify.
▪ Priority will be given to University of Idaho student applicants
▪ Have access to reliable transportation for some travel to multiple work sites. Mileage will be reimbursed when personal vehicle is used.
▪ Ability to pass a background check
▪ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
▪ Computer literate
▪ Self-starter and ability to complete a task without close supervision

Desired Qualifications:
• Outgoing and comfortable working with the public (youth and adults) and volunteers
• Self-motivated and works independently
• Has completed coursework in Agriculture, Horticulture, Environmental Science/Natural Resources, Food Systems, Food Safety, Agroecology, Education, Economics, or other relevant subject areas
• Has experience answering phones, responding to email, communicating through social media
• Enjoys working in a variety of settings and environments with diverse audiences

How to Apply:
• Send a cover letter, resume and three references to jwerlin@uidaho.edu. Closing date May 1st or until position is filled.

Wages/Benefits:
• Hourly rate of $17-19 per hour depending on experience for 400 hours maximum-up to 40 hours per week-no overtime depending on pay rate; hours can be spread over 10 weeks if full time or if part time the total of 400 hours can be used during additional weeks.

Work Dates:
• Summer of 2024 (estimated between late May or early June-mid August).

Support:
• Program supplies
• A positive learning experience with strong, engaged mentors
• Use of a computer.

Supervisors:
• Jennifer Werlin, Extension Educator, 208-776-8235 jwerlin@uidaho.edu
• Abby Grundler, 4-H Coordinator, 208-776-8235 teton4h@uidaho.edu

The University of Idaho provides equal opportunities in education and employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, those requesting reasonable accommodations may contact Jen Werlin at 208-776-8235, or jwerlin@uidaho.edu.

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Probation Officer (Male)
Department:
Salary Range: $23.00-$24.00
Closing Date: July 31, 2023
Contact: Tiffany Hicks
Phone:
Email: thicks@tetoncountyidaho.gov

THIS IS TETON COUNTY
Beautiful mountains, a close-knit community, and a workplace that cares individually about you are just a few of the advantages of forwarding your career at Teton County. In fact, our Vision is "Cultivating Community to Enrich Lives." So, if you would like to be part of a group of people who care about this Vision, and you want to positively impact a community and its people, please keep reading!

THE OPPORTUNITY: Probation Officer
The Probation Officer role is extremely important to Teton County. Here are just a few of the meaningful assignments you will be part of:
• Performs various preliminary and ongoing case management functions and assists offenders from probation and/or pretrial services in the development and implementation of individualized plans to meet conditions set by the court;
• Conducts criminal record history review and risk/needs assessments to identify problem areas, including chemical dependency, mental illness, domestic violence, and family issues;
• Prepares support documentation for professional recommendations, offers in-court recommendations and makes recommendations to hold defendants in custody or release them based upon current circumstances for probation and/or pretrial service cases;
• May assist with the facilitation of pretrial services tasks for criminal background screening and supervision releases utilizing the pretrial service standard operating procedures;
• Maintains contact and correspondence with the court, community agencies, offenders, physicians, treatment sources, and other applicable interests in order to supervise compliance and progress of cases;
• Performs a variety of fieldwork to determine offender compliance with probation terms and conditions as outlined in department policy;
• Provides customer service the Teton County way!
This position reports to the Chief Probation Officer.


THE REWARDS
• A thriving workplace where what YOU do matters
• Professional growth and training
• Alternative work schedules that meet our citizens’ needs and your lifestyle
• Idaho PERSI pension so you can enjoy retirement
• Robust health and dental insurance
• 13 days of Paid Time Off, 12 holidays, and sick leave days
• Lots of potlucks, incredible mountain views, and a workday that is meaningful

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Are you interested in the excitement of a job where you get to be part of the justice system? Are you interested in engaging with judges and the courts? We have an extremely important role supporting adults and youth as a Probation Officer.
Here is some experience and skills we are looking for:
• 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.

The following are preferred qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with a major in social sciences, psychology, criminal justice, or related field is preferred;
• Previous related work experience;
• Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Find the application for employment at:
https://www.tetoncountyidaho.gov/use_images/pdf/forms/forms-employment-application.pdf

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Recreation & Environmental Sr. Planner
Department: Planning & Zoning Department
Salary Range: $31.66-$36.82
Closing Date: December 31, 1969
Contact:
Phone:
Email:

This unique position encompasses current and long range planning with an emphasis on
environmental planning and recreation. The position will assist with reviews, updates, and
implementation of long range and regional plans, including the Comprehensive Plan and
Recreation and Public Access Master Plan. This position will plan and administer Teton County’s outdoor recreation programs and facilities. The position will also perform other planning related functions, including coordinating and reviewing applications within floodplain and wetland overlays, providing recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of County Commissioners, and analyzing development applications for compliance with county regulations, standards, and state statutes. The work is performed independently under the general direction of the Planning Administrator.

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River Ambassador
Department: GIS (Geographic Information Systems) - Mapping
Salary Range: $20.00-$23.00
Closing Date: May 31, 2024
Contact: Rob Marin
Phone:
Email: rmarin@tetoncountyidaho.gov

This position will provide a visible official presence during the summer season at upper Teton
River access points in the Teton Valley, near Driggs, Idaho. Ambassadors will educate visitors on river etiquette, safety and regulations contained in Teton County’s Waterways Ordinance, while encouraging efficient parking and watercraft launch practices. They will also help the County understand issues and needs at the access sites. The Ambassador position is informative and educational only – seasonal employees will not be authorized to issue citations, but will have the backing of the Teton County Sheriff should they encounter serious illegal activities requiring law enforcement intervention.

The River Ambassador performs a wide range of duties, including the following:
 Participate in miscellaneous training in early-to-mid June;
 Facilitate Teton County goals by creating river etiquette guidelines for the efficient operation at Teton River boat ramps and accesses;
 Actively engage recreationists about ethics and safety. Information to be conveyed
includes: ramp etiquette for both commercial and private use, proper flow of traffic and
parking, swimming limitations, private property restrictions along the river, appropriate
fishing practices, appropriate wildlife viewing practices and information, and proper
control of pets on the river;
 Floating one or more sections of the upper Teton River once per week to collect data on
use and assess any issues or concerns about the reach. Watercraft will be donated by a
commercial outfitter or provided by the County.
 Monitor and document volumes and types of specific uses, resource conditions, and
visitor feedback.
 Help maintain adequate trash collection and stocking of bathroom supplies by notifying
County Public Works Department of capacity issues;
 Maintain access site signage by informing the County Public Works Department of
issues;
 Assist recreationalists as needed, including required safety preparation information;

 Must be mature, friendly and self-motivated;
 Preferred (but not required): previous recreation management employment in an
outdoor recreation setting;
 Preferred (but not required): Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or a similar degree;
 Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance with an acceptable driving
record;
 Must have a basic first aid certification or be willing to acquire one prior to working in
the field.

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Solid Waste Laborer - Full Time
Department: Solid Waste & Recycling
Salary Range:
Closing Date: July 31, 2023
Contact: Dan O'Donnell
Phone: (208) 534-8710
Email: donnell@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.

Knowledge of:
• Current customer service methods, techniques, and objectives;
• Hazardous waste rules and regulations and related safety practices;
• General grounds maintenance, including trash pickup, minor construction duties, mowing and cleaning;
• Federal regulations and County policies regarding safe work practices relating to the use of heavy equipment, power tools, and landfill/ solid waste transfer station workplace safety.

Ability to:
• Posses and maintain a valid Idaho Drivers License:
• Instruct the public in safe dumping methods according to landfill rules and regulations;
• Identify hazardous material and dispose of properly;
• 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, and the public;
• Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely manner;
• Respond courteously to customer inquiries, which are sometimes controversial or adversarial;
• Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations;
• Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures and safety practices.

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Weeds Superintendent
Department: Weeds
Salary Range: 23.79-27.77
Closing Date: May 01, 2024
Contact: Dan Reyes
Phone: (208) 354-8775
Email: dreyes@co.teton.id.us

Job Announcement
THIS IS TETON COUNTY

Beautiful mountains, a close-knit community, and a workplace that cares individually about you are just a few of the advantages of forwarding your career at Teton County. In fact, our Vision is "Cultivating Community to Enrich Lives." So, if you would like to be part of a group of people who care about this Vision, and you want to positively impact a community and its people, please keep reading!

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Can you spot a weed from a mile away? Do you like to be outside? Do you like to give nature a hand by eliminating noxious weeds and replacing them with a beautiful alternative? Then, we want to talk to you!

Here is some experience and skills we are looking for:
• Bachelor’s degree in related field (Weed Science, Biology, Botany, Agriculture, Range Management, Natural Resources) is preferred; and
• Experience conducting original research with a firm understanding of how to design a scientifically sound study and collect and analyze data is preferred; and
• Ability to obtain a Professional Applicator’s License in appropriate categories within six (6) months of employment, with a current license preferred; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this job.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The Weeds Superintendent/Vegetation Management Specialist role is extremely important to Teton County. Here are just a few of the opportunities waiting for you:
• Oversees the County’s Weed Control Program.
• Inspects, documents, and maps noxious weed infestations and treatment data.

• Develops restoration seeding/management plans.
• Directs and oversees seasonal staff and/or contractors in weed control implementation.
• Organizes and executes public outreach efforts related to invasive species and collaborate with all County departments on vegetation management plans and programs.
• Provides customer service the Teton County way!
This position reports to the Public Works Director.
THE REWARDS

• A thriving workplace where what YOU do matters
• Professional growth and training
• Alternative work schedules that meet our citizens’ needs and your lifestyle
• Idaho PERSI pension so you can enjoy retirement
• Robust health and dental insurance
• 13 days of Paid Time Off, 12 holidays, and sick leave days
• A pay range of $25 to $29 based on what you bring to the County
• Lots of potlucks, incredible mountain views, and a workday that is meaningful

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