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10/05/17
Deputy Clerk

The Cherokee County Clerk’s Office has an opening for Deputy Clerk. This is an entry level, full time position in Rusk, Texas. This position will assist the general public, customers and other agencies in recording, filing and obtaining legal documents and records.

Essential Functions of the Job
•Answers phones
•Greets customers
•Prints daily reports
•Picks up and delivers mail
•Issues citations
•Bookkeeping
•Enters information into computer
•Signs various documents
•General typing and word processing
•Maintains birth and death records
•Issues birth certificates, death certificate and marriage licenses, DD-214s
•Record and maintain cattle brands
•Input, scan, file and maintain land records
•Research records
•Cashier duties, accepting payments

Additional duties and responsibilities
•Additional duties as directed by supervisor
•Process and maintain case management files
•Copies documents
•Pick up and deliver mail to Post Office

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions
•Knowledge of operation of copier and scanner
•Knowledge of filing
•Knowledge of basic computer data entry
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to perform cash transactions
•Ability to multi-task
•Excellent computer skills and knowledge of software
•Time management and strong organizational skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills

Work Environment Work will be performed indoors with low to mid-level noise level.
Physical Requirements:Ability to move up to 50 pounds, able to remain upright for extended periods of time and ability to move about the County Courthouse.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

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 can be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. **This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received**



10/02/17
Secretary I – County Attorney’s Office

Position Summary: Secretary I provides clerical support to the County Attorney and other office personnel. Interacts with internal and external department officials. Answers phones, prepares legal documentation, performs research as well as other clerical tasks. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Two years secretarial experience

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 can 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.

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



9/6/17
Executive Director – Department of Public Health

Are you an experienced leader in public service? Cherokee County is currently looking for an Executive Director for its department of public health. Located in Jacksonville, Texas, Cherokee County Public Health exists to prevent disease, promote wellness and protect the public. The E.D. is responsible for successful leadership and management of the department in accordance with federal, state and local law. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in senior leadership, public health, health education, grant management, program evaluation and other areas of public administration. A Master’s in public administration, public health or related field is preferred. Cherokee County is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. The E.D. position is grant-funded, exempt status with generous benefits. Salary is DOE. Candidates should send their resume’s to: hr@cocherokee.org. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received. A detailed job description is available upon request.



09/5/17
Assistant District Attorney: Grant Funded

The Cherokee County District Attorney office is hiring an Assistant District Attorney - "Violence Against Women" Prosecutor, Grant Funded 9/1/17 to 8/31/18

For more info please see Official Job Announcement



08/29/17
Dispatcher

The Cherokee County Sheriffs Office has an immediate opening for a Dispatcher. This is a full time position in Rusk, Texas. Position Summary: Receives emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency and dispatch police, fire, ambulance or other emergency units as necessary.

Essential Functions of the Job:
•Answers phones and radio transmissions
•Files warrants
•Handles emergency calls
•Dispatches several departments including but not limited to: Sheriff’s department, city police, fire departments, wrecker services, state troopers, TX DOT
•Sends and receives teletypes, quality assurance, hit request/ confirmations
•Provides customer service and respond to complaints
•Record call log information into computer
•Maintains wrecker rotation logs
•Updates log books
•Logs comp entries
•Enters NCIC/NCIC entries
•Enters warrants, protective orders, stolen items and missing persons entries
•Assigns case numbers to call slips on officer request
•Maintains and tracks warrants
•Assist law enforcement personnel with documentation
•End of month storage
•Fax transmissions separated for inner office
•Additional duties as directed by commanding officers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions
•Knowledge of county policies
•Excellent computer skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to interact with other departments and the public
•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
•Ability to receive, respond and direct radio traffic
•Knowledge of filing system

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:
•Work will be performed indoors
•Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Tele-Communicator training
•NCI/TCIC training

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. Applications are also available online.



8/3/17
Jailers

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Jailers. Applicants for these positions 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.



4/10/17
Secretary II-2nd District Court

Position Summary: Secretary II to the District Judge, 2nd Judicial Court in Rusk, Texas. Will assist judge with court duties and perform clerical duties. Will provide information to court personnel. Additional duties are included in the job description.

Minimum Qualifications
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Two years secretarial experience

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



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

 
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