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11/15/22
Court Clerk - Alto, Texas

Position Summary:
Schedules court dockets, hearings, and trial dates. Assist Justices of the Peace, constable and prosecutors with case management. Provides information regarding court policies and procedures to citizens and resolves citizen complaints. Accounts payable and receipts of defendant’s payment by mail and in person. Ensures fines/cost are paid in a timely manner and enacts collection procedures if necessary. Enter and process judicial decisions and record transactions, dispositions and fine payments on automated court system. Submit individual periodic reports to State Comptroller, Texas Department of Public Safety, and Office of Court Administration as required by law.

Additional duties and responsibilities:
• Additional duties as directed by Justices
• Cleans office as required
• Be available to attend Clerk seminar out of town for a minimum of 3 days

Work Environment: Work will be performed indoors

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Training in bookkeeping
• Experience in an office and computer skills

Submit application and resume to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main, Rusk, TX, 75785, (903) 683-5367 office, by fax to (903) 683-1186. Application may be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Interviews and beginning date of employment for candidate selected will be after January 1, 2023. The posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.




10/26/22
Juvenile Probation Officer I

Cherokee County Juvenille Services is hiring a Juvenile Probation Officer I.

Official Job Announcement and Description (PDF)

Salary: $36,000.00 to $45,000 CWE
Salary Schedule: PG 57
Closing Date: This position may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received

For application, please contact:
Cherokee County Human Resource Department
135 S. Main
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: (903)683-5367
Fax: (903)683-1186
E-mail: hr@cocherokee.org



10/11/22
Cherokee County (Precinct-1)
Machine Operator I—Full Time


Precinct 1 is seeking a full time Machine Operator I. This position requires the operation and maintenance of heavy machinery. Tasks will include the repair of roads, mowing road right of ways, installation and cleaning of culverts and storm drains, drive trucks, clean building and grounds, change flat tires, haul concrete, shovel hot mix, wash trucks, cut trees and other duties as assigned. Applicants must possess the knowledge and ability to operate and maintain equipment. They must also have knowledge of road construction and building. This is an outdoor work environment. Applicants must have the ability to move up to 80 lbs, climb, stoop, bend, twist, remain upright and move for extended periods of time. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director.

High School Diploma or equivalent required and Commercial Drivers License is preferred. Applications may be obtained online at www.co.cherokee.tx.us or at the office of the Human Resource Director. Submit application and resume to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main St., Rusk, TX 75785. Fax to (903)683-1186 or email hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



09/26/22
Deputy Voter Clerk - Rusk, TX

Position Summary: Provides the Election Administrator with technical voter registration assistance and perform duties associated with conducting elections.

Essential Functions of the Job
• Provide staff and citizens with voter answers based upon most recent laws and updates published in Texas Election Law
• Be the liaison to Secretary of State for questions and other services provided by the State
• Determine voter eligibility by checking records including DPS, State, and felony records and the Voter Registration System
• Ensure voter registration applications are researched, input, and kept current in TEAMS (Texas Election Administration Management System) and issue Voter Registration Certificate cards.
• Resolve street issues through research in CAD and adherence to the 911 addressing database.
• Ensure voter documentation is scanned into system, and maintenance of voter records
• Coordinate with staff members and assist with workload
• Prior to early voting and election day, ensure electronic equipment and other materials are prepared for each polling location
• Assist in programing election equipment
• After elections, receive voter lists and manually input, or scan data from Poll pads, into TEAM system to update voter history
• Prepare post-election data, create and print post-election reports
• Provide voter data as requested through Open Records Requests
• Prepare all voter reports required by Secretary of State
• Additional duties as directed by supervisor

Work Environment
• Work conducted in office setting and polling stations.
• Required to work weekends and extended hours on weekdays during elections, as needed.

Physical Requirements
• Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time.
• Ability to move up to 30 pounds repetitively

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma, GED or equivalent
• Two (2) years of general clerical experience is preferred
• In accordance with Election Code Section 12.006(e), applicants are not required to be a registered voter, but must meet the requirements to be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older; a United States citizen; has not been determined by a final judgment to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote; has not been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, has been fully discharged of the person's sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote; and is a resident of Texas.
• Computer literacy
• Keyboarding minimum speed of 35 wpm
• Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel software
• Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate with elected officials, other departments, election judges, and voters in answering questions concerning technical voter issues, polling places, voter status, and equipment troubleshooting

Applications may be obtained online at www.co.cherokee.tx.us or at the office of the Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main St. (3rd Floor), Rusk, TX 75785. Fax to (903)683-1186 or email hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director.
This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



2/28/22
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Full-Time

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for one full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The LVN provides medical care for inmates and assists the staff physician during visits to the facility. May be required to travel to medical appointments with inmates. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with the Texas Board of Nursing and have a minimum of one year experience. A detailed job description is available upon request. Exceptional employee benefits!

To complete an application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas or download the CCSO application from the website: http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us/ips/cms/jobs.html. A detailed job description is available by emailing: hr@cocherokee.org.

Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



01/03/22
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department
Patrol Deputy Sheriff


Position Summary
Performs law enforcement duties authorized by the Sheriff of Cherokee County under the statutes of the State of Texas. Patrols county. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal and domestic incidents.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•High School diploma or equivalent required
•TCOLE Certification
•Valid Texas Driver’s License
•Law enforcement experience

Additional Requirements
•Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation and an oral and written interview.
•Must not have any felony convictions or any misdemeanor convictions above Class C within the last five (5) years.

For additional information and application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas. If mailing or faxing, please send to the attention of Captain Jeremy Jackson. A complete job description is available by contacting the Human Resource Director at (903)683-5367 or hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

This job posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



7/30/20
JAILER

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Jailer. Applicants for this position will be responsible for the supervision of daily inmate activities. This involves providing safety and security for inmates and employees. Applicants should have knowledge of booking procedures, possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as oral and written communication skills. Additional requirements: knowledge of filing system, knowledge of control board system, excellent intervention skills and the ability to resolve disputes, knowledge of state laws, excellent computer skills, ability to deal with intoxicated, sick or suicidal inmates, excellent organization and time management skills, professionalism and the ability to work as a team. This position requires an individual to have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Also recommended are the NCIC/TCIC Certification, Jailer Certification, CPR Certification and training or experience in bookkeeping. For a complete job description and application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas.Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



Cherokee County participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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