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07/16/18
Secretary II-County Court at Law

Position Summary: Secretary II in the office of County Court at Law in Rusk, Texas. Will assist 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.



07/11/18
General Secretary Part-time

Position Summary: Works under the direct supervision of the Office Manager. Responsible for maintaining and performing standard office procedures and operations. Provides secretarial/administrative support to the County Extension Faculty. Serves as a receptionist. Provides indirect clerical and administrative support to all agents. Performs select duties of Office Manager in his/her absence. This position is part time and the person chosen will work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Must have knowledge of general office operations and be proficient in using software applications such as MS Office, Publisher and Adobe. Will be required to work as a team member and follow detailed directions. Must have the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in assigned and daily tasks. Experience with a multi-line phone system. Skills in computer word processing, email management, spreadsheets, databases and standard office equipment manipulation. Must be able to effectively exchange information in written, verbal and interpersonal communication.

Work Environment: Work will be performed primarily indoors with some exposure to outdoor elements on occasion.

Physical Requirements: Prolonged hours of remaining in a stationary position. Will occasionally move office supplies and other material weighing up to 15 pounds. Occasionally ascends/descends a step stool or ladder to reach materials and equipment.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required with a minimum of one (1) year of office secretarial/clerical experience. Strong receptionist/public relations skills is a must.

For a full job description, please contact the Cherokee County Human Resource Director. 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.



06/22/18
VOCA-Victim Coordinator, Grant Funded, FLSA – Non Exempt

Position Summary:
Administrative support for the District Attorney’s office. Provides victims of crime with information about the criminal justice system and functions as liaison between prosecutors and victims.

Some Essential Functions of the Job
•Initiates contact with victims and advises them of their rights and benefits under local, state and federal law. Serves as liaison between victims and the attorneys
•Offers additional assistance and support to coordinate victims’ benefits or agency referral
•Basic counseling and crisis intervention for victim. On call as needed.
•Coordinates court calendar and appointments as necessary
•Attends court hearings with victims and their families, MDT Meetings, and CAC Interviews
•Responsible for maintaining various files, logs and statistics for the grant program and grant required reporting
•Interacts with various other departments, professionals and the public.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor Degree preferred
•Peace Officer certification and Crisis counseling and intervention training preferred
•Previous Victim Assistance or related Social Work preferred. Any equivalent, combination or experience and training may substitute for educational preference
•Legal and/or office experience preferred
•Qualify for bonding insurance.

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.



06/19/18
Emergency Management Coordinator

Cherokee County is seeking an Emergency Management Coordinator. This position coordinates a comprehensive, integrated Emergency Management System for Cherokee County. This includes disaster planning for prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation programs. Acts as a liaison between Cherokee County departments, jurisdictions, state and federal agencies when preparing for or responding to a disaster. Emergency situations require a 24/7 response. Reports to the County Judge. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, employment or education in firefighting, law enforcement or emergency planning. Experience in grant administration or grant writing preferred. College degree may be considered in lieu of experience. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director at (903)683-5367. Applications can 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. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



05/22/18
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. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



12/22/17
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Part-Time

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is taking applications for one part-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. This position pays approximately $14.00 per hour and will average 22 hours per week.

To complete an application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas. A detailed job description is available by emailing: hr@cocherokee.org.

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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