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Administrative Assistant, Part-Time positions, GIS Analyst and Juvenile Correctional Officer with Minnehaha County

Minnehaha County Sioux Falls Full-Time/Part-Time
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EQUALIZATION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT



All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on 9/27/19.

SALARY: $17.98 - $19.37/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Equalization Office invites applications for an URL blocked - click to apply to join our team of professionals. If you enjoy delivering extraordinary customer service and have top notch communication skills to perform clerical and administrative detail work relating to the appraisal of real property for tax purposes, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

***Please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

This position is classified as a Senior Property Technician.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Maintain, verify, and update routine and specialized reports and records of a moderately technical nature including sales ratio and abstract reports. Compile, tabulate and organize data for reports and records. Complete and distribute appropriate documents and forms. Calculate square footage and front foot measurements from plat maps, splits, property descriptions, etc. Coordinate with appraisers in the calculating of new property values from field data by referring to appropriate schedules. Research and add numbers and map numbers to building permits. Record information. Update, track, calculate change, and research information for various office functions including sales, exempt properties, owner occupied, abatements, transfer of titles, new property plats or property splits, building permits, mobile homes, tax exempt property, etc. Answer phones and greet and assist walk in customers. Process questions from the public and outside agencies regarding property, forms, building information, taxes, etc. by mail, fax, email, phone, and in person. Schedule board meetings with small towns and townships. Coordinate and schedule local boards with City of Sioux Falls, school districts, and Counties. Schedule taxpayer appointments. Maintain abandoned cemetery records. Process and verify office vouchers. Process billing and collections for individual accounts. Balance cash received against receipts. Provide notary public services for the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED plus three years of progressively responsible clerical experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Must be eligible to be commissioned as a Notary Public. Considerable knowledge of modern office practices. Skill in operating a keyboard with accuracy at a reasonable speed. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to read and interpret complex written instructions, legal descriptions, regulations, and state law. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience reading and interpreting legal descriptions, plats, and assessments.






MUSEUM AIDE

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on September 25, 2019.

SALARY: $9.50/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Siouxland Heritage Museums invite applications for part-time URL blocked - click to apply to assist in all facets of operation of the Siouxland Heritage Museums, a joint county-city museum system which includes the Old Courthouse Museum, the Pettigrew Museum, and the Irene Hall Museum Resource Center. Our Museum Aides provide assistance for collections management, exhibits management, and educational programming as well as providing customer service to members of the public. Museum Aides are part-time and work varied hours on some evenings and weekends.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Greet museum guests, introduce them to the museum and answer questions. Assist with guiding tours, public programming and special events. Direct telephone, mail, and personal communication and inquiries to appropriate staff members. Perform a variety of security functions including monitoring galleries and halls, opening and locking the building, setting alarms, observing cameras, and relaying messages and alerts. Assist with events and museum store operations. Assist Museum staff with exhibit design, artifact changes and light construction. Conduct research for museum exhibits. Prepare educational and promotional materials. Perform a variety of clerical tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED and one year of general office or public contact work. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Well developed written skills. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Skill in typing accurately with reasonable speed. Ability to make routine mathematical computations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org





PART-TIME SAFE HOME PROGRAM WORKER


All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY: $14.85 - $15.85/Hour OPENING DATE: 9/6/19 CLOSING DATE: Continuous

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Human Services department invites applications for part-time URL blocked - click to apply to provide program support for residents and staff. This is a part-time position with varied hours but primarily overnight (midnight to 8am), evening, weekend, and holiday hours to provide coverage in a 24/7 operation.

This posting will remain open until filled and review of applications begins on September 20, 2019.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Manage the front desk area of Safe Home by answering the telephone, identifying and admitting residents and guests, providing security, and checking residents, guests, and outside property for contraband. Assist guests, coordinate with outside vendors, and operate and monitor the facility's camera and video equipment. Identify emergency situations and call for assistance and/or emergency services as needed. Assist the cafeteria by ensuring meals are prepared timely and maintain dining room cleanliness, organization, inventory, and supplies. Complete cleaning duties as directed for both residential and public areas. Enforce compliance to rules and guidelines for residents to support their case management. Supervise and support residents in the performance of their building maintenance duties. Manage the identification process by making badges for residents and staff. Provide documentation on relevant incidents and resident issues as needed. Activate and deactivate the badges appropriately. Address building maintenance issues by contacting appropriate personnel for laundry machines, coffee pots, TVs, heating and cooling, elevators, etc. Resolve emergency issues and communicate repair and cleaning needs accordingly.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED plus general office, security work, or related education and experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience working successfully with difficult people and situations. Must be a minimum of age 21 at the time of hiring. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Ability to quickly and efficiently resolve issues while diffusing angry and intoxicated people. Strong problem-solving and multi-tasking abilities. Ability to operate a computer with working knowledge of frequently used computer programs. Demonstrate team participation and embrace a work place philosophy that enriches staff's ability to reach goals, and provide a high level of customer service. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education. Experience working in a similar environment and working with chemically dependent and homeless individuals.


GIS ANALYST

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on 9/25/2019.

SALARY: $23.02 - $24.80/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Planning Department invites applications for the position of URL blocked - click to apply to perform professional and technical work under the supervision of the GIS Coordinator in order to develop and maintain the County's planimetric, topographic, cadastral, and other geographic information system (GIS) feature datasets for Minnehaha County departments.

**Please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Assist in the development and maintenance of GIS by performing professional and technical work to maintain, update, and create GIS databases. Apply and maintain standards for data exchange. Provide support for GIS application design and analyze GIS data. Design, develop, document, test and certify applications, programs, and systems functionality. Assist in the creation and maintenance of the County's GIS internet applications including application design, user interface development, database design, testing, and implementation. This includes instructing users in the application and providing support for internet mapping applications and websites. Create and update ESRI web services. Digitize, create, update, maintain, build, analyze, edit, transfer, modify, and use GIS feature datasets. Perform SQL queries, programming scripts, and other computer language functions to read, explore, and select geo-database information. Maintain the County's datasets including cadastral, planimetric, topographic, planning, and public utility features. Create and digitize data features including new polygons (e.g. parcels and plats), lines, and points through importing and exporting. Analyze aerial photographs for base layers and raster images to modify and build datasets. Geo-code and capture images and videos. Create surveyed data by reading and researching legal descriptions, aerial information, utility information, and plat sheets. Perform file transferring to and from the GIS database, database loading and extracting activities, and imported surveyed field data. Add annotation, labels, text, symbols, and other cartographic data to map databases. Create accurate and precise data for public use. Create and edit GIS maps using ArcGIS (Desktop, Online and Server). Write detailed, descriptive information to prepare metadata. Design and implement map-based solutions and interfaces, many of which may be interactive solutions built using web technologies. Perform file transfers to and from the GIS database and perform data transformation, database loading, and extraction activities. Assist in the development of specialized applications for other departments. Also assist in training GIS interns and other GIS end-users in the use and operation of GIS software and GIS database structure. Assist the public by responding to inquires in person, over the phone, and by email.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in GIS, geography, engineering, or related field plus at least one year of experience in database management, graphics, and GIS system software. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of public records, applied mathematics, and property descriptions. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of land surveying, geographic principles, programming languages, and GIS analysis techniques and computer programming principles. Ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to use computer hardware and software systems. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working with property descriptions. Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS (Desktop, Online, and Server) and Microsoft (Office and SQL Server).




CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on September 13, 2019.

SALARY: $17.98 - $19.37/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications for URL blocked - click to apply to fill female and male posts maintaining safety and security within the county's correctional facility.

Previous experience is not required! 

New officers will learn effective communication and de-escalation skills to manage inmate behavior for more than 400 inmates within the County's Jail. Our training program is facilitated by experienced trainers who teach first aid, report writing, crisis intervention, defensive tactics, investigation, problem solving, and other critical skills used by corrections and law enforcement professionals. 

We offer you:

•             Full-time pay/hours by working only 15 shifts a month

•             Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week

•             Regularly scheduled opportunities for pay raises

•             12-hour shifts including overnights, weekends, and holidays

•             Overtime opportunities

•             Career advancement potential

•             Paid classroom and on-the-job training

•             County benefits including health, dental, life, and vision insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; retirement plan; and a deferred compensation plan.

***Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will receive an email notifying them to schedule for a written exam.***

New employees are hired as Correctional Officers In Training and promoted to Correctional Officer at a higher pay grade after successful completion of probationary period. This recruitment may also be used to staff Correctional Systems Operator vacancies at a lower pay grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Perform inmate head counts, cell checks, and searches. Monitor, log, and supervise inmate movement, recreation, visitations, cleaning, laundry, and security checks. Receive and release inmates by completing paperwork, fingerprinting, photographing, data entry, and conducting checks for outstanding warrants, protection orders, etc. Log and manage inmate property, money, and supplies. Exercise appropriate use of force and self-defense tactics to restrain disorderly inmates and deescalate volatile situations. Operate and maintain radios, telephones, and other communication equipment. Operate doors and intercoms and perform security checks of the perimeter, buildings, and grounds. Answer phones and assist callers with questions and concerns. Answer inmate questions and concerns and assist inmates with paperwork as necessary. Prepare and complete reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED and one year of relevant work experience. Comparable combination of education and work experience may be considered. Must pass a written examination. Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and with tact and impartiality. Ability to learn and apply the policies and procedures of law enforcement operations. Must maintain ability to be a credible witness in court. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's degree or bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Experience working in corrections. Knowledge of legal terminology.


JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I


SALARY: $17.98 - $19.37/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Juvenile Detention Center invites applications for a URL blocked - click to apply to perform entry level professional work in the supervision, care, guidance, and custody of juveniles detained by the courts. Responsibilities include ensuring a safe and secure environment for all juveniles in the facility, observing and supervising all aspects of daily living, enforcing disciplinary policies, and encouraging positive behavior; and assisting with the Community Supervision program as necessary.

Standard shift times are 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. to provide coverage in a 24/7 operation. The current available shift is the 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Shifts may include some overnights, weekends, and holidays.

This posting will remain open until filled with review of applications to begin September 3, 2019.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Supervise and observe juveniles in activities to ensure safety and security of themselves and others. Activities include intake, personal hygiene, meal periods, laundry, visitations, and phone calls. Give personal guidance and employ methods to reduce tension and anxiety in juveniles. Enforce facility and disciplinary rules. Plan, organize, and direct daily group educational activities and programs and recreational and leisure time activities. Ensure safety of juveniles by conducting room checks and ensuring safe completion of daily activities including kitchen assignments, educational and leisure activities. Complete proper documentation for warrants, incident reports, daily activity logs, admissions, releases, reports, and observations of juveniles' overall behavior. Provide guidance, crisis counseling, and mediation to youth inside the facility, as well as youth and families on community supervision. De-escalate volatile situations using non-violent crisis intervention. Physically restrain youth, when necessary, to ensure their safety as well as the safety of others. Admit and release juveniles by completing paperwork and verifying accuracy of information and checking juveniles' property and medication in and out of the computer system. May act as a Special Lay Magistrate. Gather testimony from law enforcement. Determine placement of the juvenile. Schedule court date and time. Notify guardian of determination. Assist in food preparation, kitchen duties, and cleaning of classrooms, showers, and laundry areas. Assist in facility maintenance and operation. Transport youth as directed to required appearances and appointments. Assist with Community Supervision program by checking on youth placed on the community supervision program; communicate with Juvenile Placement Coordinator and other staff regarding need for referrals on youth supervised in the community; and install and remove electronic monitoring devices as directed. Collaborate with community resources providers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, social science, or related field and one year of related work experience. Comparable combination of education or experience may be considered. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must maintain a safe driving record. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Ability to work effectively with juveniles by gaining their confidence and respect. Strong communication, observation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to sense, evaluate and manage tense group situations as they develop. Ability to de-escalate volatile situations. Ability to perform all functions of physical restraint techniques, as instructed, for youth safety and the safety of others. Basic knowledge of the growth, development, needs, and problems of adolescents. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with youth, employees, other agencies and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working with adolescents or juveniles in a variety of environments. Training or certification in non-violent crisis intervention, CPR, and First Aid. Training or experience with diverse cultures.

Go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/minnehaha/jobs/2544781/juvenile-correctional-officer-i?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs to apply.




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