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1/8/19
Deputy District Clerk – Part Time

Position Summary: Part-Time (20 hours per week) in Rusk, TX. Performs clerical functions and provides customer service. Engages in records management. Interacts with other county officials and departments. Will assist in daily financial reports and transactions. Completes assignments as directed by District Clerk.

Minimum Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or equivalent

For a complete job description or to inquire about this position, please contact the Human Resource Director at (903)683-5367 or hr@cocherokee.org. Submit application to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main, Rusk, TX, 75785, by fax to (903) 683-1186 or email. Application may be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org to request. 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.



1/8/19
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 TCIC/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
•TCIC/NCIC 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.



01/04/19
Official Court Reporter-2nd Judicial District Court

Position Summary: This is the Official Court Reporter for the 2nd Judicial District Court, located in Rusk, Texas. Reports and records court proceedings. Transcribes court hearings and trials. Maintains accurate court reporting notes. Additional duties are included in the job description.

Minimum Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Court reporting training and diploma
•Court reporting state certification

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.



01/03/19
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**



01/02/19
Machine Operator I (PCT 4)

Precinct 4 is seeking a 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.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required and Commercial Driver License. Applications can 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.

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



10/17/18
Machine Operator I (PCT 2)

Precinct 2 is seeking a 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. Applications can 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.

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



09/12/18
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
•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 Fred Butler. You may also contact Captain Fred Butler (903)683-2271. 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.



8/17/18
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.



8/14/18
Community Supervision Officer

LOCATION: Cherokee County CSCD, Rusk, Texas

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a bachelor’s degree conferred by an institution of higher education accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Unless the bachelor’s degree is in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, counseling, human services development, law, law enforcement, police science, pre-law, public administration, rehabilitative studies, social work, psychology or sociology, the applicant must have: one year of graduate study in one of those fields; or one year of full time experience in casework, counseling, community or group work; or other satisfactory education or experience.

DUTIES:
Supervise a caseload of offenders placed under community supervision for felony and misdemeanor offenses. Specific duties will consist of monitoring the offender’s compliance with the orders of the Court through routine office and field contacts to ensure community safety, referring the offender to behavioral changing resources, conducting assessments and individual case supervision plans, intake with new probationers, communicating with probation officers in other counties to determine an offender’s compliance with conditions of probation and reporting violations of probation to the appropriate authority in a timely manner. This list is not extensive, but covers the main areas of responsibilities.

SALARY:
Entry Level: $30,000 plus benefits

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.

Persons interested in applying for this position should send resume and their most recent college transcript by mail to:

Brandon Sheeley, Director
Cherokee County CSCD
PO Box 259
Rusk, Texas 75785



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

 
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