JOB OPENINGS

 

4-H AmeriCorps Youth Development Instructor
Department: Extension / 4-H
Salary Range: Living Stipend: $3,150 and Education Award $1,612
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
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.

Job Description (PDF)


 

Deputy Assessor - Motor Vehicle Specialist
Department: Assessor - Property Values
Salary Range: DOE
Closing Date: June 26, 2021
Contact: Tammie Larson
Phone: 208-354-3507
Email: tlarson@co.teton.id.us

The principal function of an employee in this class is to provide customer service at the Motor Vehicle Division by processing a variety of vehicle related transactions including, titles of ownership, new registrations, and issuing license plates according to State law and Idaho Transportation Department directives, policies and operating procedures. A Motor Vehicle Specialist must possess strong clerical and customer service skills; he/she acquires knowledge of Department functions through on-the-job experience and becomes a department-related specialist with a good working knowledge of Department policies, procedures, and functions. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assessor or Chief Deputy Assessor. The nature of the work requires the employee to read, understand and apply changing directives, policies and operating procedures. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.

Knowledge of:
• Operation of standard office equipment, including a personal computer and job-related software applications;
• Customer service procedures and techniques;
• English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and composition;
• Current office practices and procedures.
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Ability to:
• Read, interpret, explain and apply laws, resolutions, ordinances, codes, and contracts related to the functions of the Motor Vehicle office;
• Interpret and clearly explain Motor Vehicle Department functions, policies, and procedures;
• Prepare, review, and maintain files, records, reports, databases, and correspondence, determining content and follow-up, if required ;
• Operate a cash register or cash drawer and provide accurate change to customers;
• Accurately count and balance monies;
• Maintain detailed and accurate computerized motor vehicle data;
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, supervisory personnel, state and local elected officials and the public;
• Prepare accurate and reliable reports containing motor vehicle and financial information;
• Respond to citizen requests in a courteous manner;
• Identify specific requirements for various situations related to motor vehicle licensing, registrations, etc.;
• 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;
• Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer including program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
• Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
• Maintain individual and transaction confidentiality.

Job Description (PDF)


 

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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Deputy Treasurer
Department: Treasurer - Tax Collector
Salary Range: $16.57/hr DOE
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Contact: Beverly Palm
Phone: 288-354-2254
Email: bpalm@co.teton.id.us

Class Summary/Primary Function:

The principal functions of an employee in this class is to process tax payments and maintain accounts for County tax payers, perform general clerical and customer service duties for the Treasurer’s office. A Deputy Treasurer must possess strong accounting, clerical, and customer service skills; he/she acquires knowledge of department functions through on-the-job experience and becomes a department-related specialist with a good working knowledge of department policies and procedures. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Treasurer or Chief Deputy, although some latitude is granted for independent judgment using standard practices to resolve customer issues or correct procedures. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.

Competency Requirements:

Knowledge of:
Idaho property taxes, County levels and related County/State codes;
Operation of standard office equipment, including a personal computer, 10 key calculator, and job-related software applications; including but not limited M/S Office: Word, Excel, Outlook;
Customer service procedures and techniques;
English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and composition;
Current office practices and procedures;
Accounting, bookkeeping, and cash handling record keeping practices and procedures.
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Ability to:
Understand and explain applicable tax regulations, County ordinances, codes, statutes, and regulations related to the functions of the Treasurer’s office;
Interpret and explain County department functions, policies, and procedures;
Prepare, review, and maintain files, records, reports, databases, and correspondence, determining content and follow-up, if required;
Maintain records efficiently and accurately and to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports;
Research information and data and prepare reports;
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;
Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer including program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, supervisory personnel, local elected and appointed officials, and the public;
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
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;
Maintain individual and transaction confidentiality;
Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and established procedures.

Job Description (PDF)


 

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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Noxious Weed Field Technician
Department: Weeds
Salary Range: $16/ Hour
Closing Date: May 09, 2021
Contact: Darryl Johnson
Phone: 208.354.0245
Email: djohnson@co.teton.id.us

This is a summer seasonal job; estimated hours between 30-40 weekly depending on weather and workload. The Field Tech will perform a wide variety of tasks related to noxious weed control- including mapping, spraying herbicide on County roads, rights of way, and properties, and assisting with office work like sales. The Field Tech will be supervised by the Weed Superintendent, and work within the Public Works Department. A successful employee will handle difficult and routine interactions with the public professionally and courteously. The Field Tech is expected to work independently in remote and rugged settings, be able to understand and adhere to strict safety standards, and accurately perform simple to advanced math to mix and load herbicide. Work is typically performed in four 10 hours shifts Mon-Thurs; anticipated 3 months of work with flexible start and end dates (usually mid-May through mid-August).

Complete application and submit to Darryl Johnson, Public Works Director. djohnson@co.teton.is.us

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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.

Job Description (PDF)


 

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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