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  • 415 North Dakota Avenue
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Carey Deaver
  • Phone: 605-367-4337
  • Phone:: 605-367-4488

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Control Room Operator, Highway Equipment Operator and Juvenile Correctional Officer I with Minnehaha County

Minnehaha County • Sioux Falls, SD

Posted 10 hours ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time/Part-Time
Construction, Education - Teaching - Administration, Law Enforcement
Construction, Government, Customer Service
Relocation - No

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Job Description

CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2019.

SALARY: $15.50 - $16.71/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications for the position of Control Room Operator. The Control Room Operators serve as an integral part of the correctional team working together with Correctional Officers in all areas of the jail including the control room, front desk, inmate booking, and the housing units. No prior experience is required to be a Control Room Operator; all training is provided. This position can be an excellent kick start to a career in corrections and law enforcement!

The Minnehaha County Jail offers a rewarding career in corrections including:

•             Full-time pay/benefits by working only 15 days a month

•             Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week

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

•             Comprehensive, paid classroom and on-the-job training

•             Overtime opportunities

•             Health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO and extended sick leave programs; SDRS retirement plan; a flexible compensation plan; and a deferred compensation plan

Position is classified as a Correctional Systems Operator.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Operate electronic surveillance equipment to maintain security and control of inmate and staff movement and interaction throughout the Jail. Positively identify all persons entering and leaving public areas and housing units and tracks intended destination. Monitor and direct response for all security, life safety, and communications systems including telephone and radios. Assist the public over the phone and in person with questions and concerns. Confirm and serve warrants. Conduct National Crime Information Center (NCIC) checks on visitors. Schedule clergy and attorney visits. Perform searches on incoming persons or property including metal detector searches. Process money and property received on inmate's behalf, including bond and commissary funds. Set up and log video visitations. Enter data into daily jail blotter. Prepare and complete reports. Function as Key Control Officer maintaining security of and accounting for all keys, radios, passes, and equipment in assigned area. Ensure equipment and supplies are maintained and functional. Ensure inmate compliance with facility and housing unit rules. Provide daily meal count. Monitor all housing, program, and staging areas. Monitor and document inmate behaviors to facilitate on-going inmate classification. Supervise recreation and exercise area use. Assist with supervising inmate razor time and inmate cleaning. Log and search inmate mail. Conduct and maintain weekly inventory of all supplies used by the Jail staff and inmates. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED plus one year of work experience, including accurate and rapid operation of PC based computer system. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Ability to multitask and perform detail oriented responsibilities. Must maintain ability to be a credible witness in court. Ability to learn and apply the policies and procedures of law enforcement operations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to establish effective working relationships with co-workers, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

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

SALARY: $17.98 - $19.37 Hourly OPENING DATE: 5/14/19 CLOSING DATE: Continuous

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Highway Department is hiring a Highway Equipment Operator to perform semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work.  We have over 20 skilled operators and mechanics who help keep the county's roads and bridges safe and reliable all year long.  Apply today to join our team!

Great summer schedule - 4 day work weeks with Fri/Sat/Sun off!

• Opportunities to work on a wide variety of equipment.

• All tools provided and a uniform allowance.

• Ongoing training.

• Comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan.

This posting will remain open until filled.  Application review begins on May 29, 2019. 
Position is classified as a Road Maintenance Team Member.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Operate basic light, medium, and heavy equipment including pavers, dump trucks, motor graders, front end loaders, bucket loaders, bulldozers, skid steers, boom trucks, backhoes, fork lifts, bladers, mowers, etc. Perform snow and ice removal procedures. Operate snow plows, truck plows, and sanders. Haul snow. Spread deicing chemicals. Haul materials including rock, gravel, salt, sand, dirt, asphalt, and other related materials. Service, repair, and unclog culverts and ditches. Repair and maintain County roads including potholes, shoulders, and right-of-ways. Install and repair fence wires and fence posts. May be required to perform duties of a similar, or lower, level of responsibility on the highway bridge or sign team to meet demands for operational efficiency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED and one year of related work experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License with air brake endorsement and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process.

Ability to perform heavy manual labor for an extended period of time in various weather conditions. Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions. Knowledge of equipment, materials and tools used in routine road construction and repair work. Ability to safely and efficiently use and maintain a variety of hand tools and power tools. Knowledge of, and adherence to, safety regulations and safe work methods. Ability to respond to weather and road related emergencies including nights, weekends, and holidays. 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 professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Class A Commercial Driver's License with hazardous materials endorsement. Knowledge of relevant codes and regulations including Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) regulations. 

JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER I


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

SALARY: $17.98 - $19.37 Hourly

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Juvenile Detention Center invites applications for a Juvenile Correctional Officer I 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 May 15, 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.







DEPUTY/SENIOR DEPUTY STATE'S ATTORNEY


GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office is accepting applications for attorneys to join our top performing team of prosecutors.  Supported by experienced investigators, victim/witness assistants, paralegals, and legal office assistants, our attorneys enjoy a strong sense of camaraderie working in a think tank of legal minds.

Minnehaha County prosecutors are an integral part of the criminal justice system closely collaborating with law enforcement, probation, parole, juvenile justice centers, and numerous community agencies.  With a high volume caseload in a fast-paced environment, our office provides an intriguing challenge for attorneys who want to make a difference in their community by helping victims of crime and ensuring due process for the accused.  Even our new attorneys experience the excitement of a job regularly engaged in hands-on courtroom trial work. 

Attorneys who work in the Minnehaha County State's Attorney's office have had impressive accomplishments!  Two of our former attorneys have been appointed as magistrate judges and another serves as a circuit court judge.  Since 2002, six of our prosecutors have been named South Dakota State's Attorney's Association's **Prosecutor of the Year**.

To be considered for this extraordinary opportunity, submit your application today.  Contact us for more information, or with questions, at 605-367-4337.

Posting to remain open until positions are filled. Application review begins on April 18th, 2019.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Vacancies will be filled at either a Deputy State's Attorney or a Senior Deputy State's Attorney level, depending on our selected candidate's level of experience.  

Compensation for appointment as a Deputy State's Attorney will be between $2,603.20 - $2,667.20/bi-weekly. Consideration for appointment as a Senior Deputy State's Attorney requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, and compensation will be between $2,735.20 - $3,093.60/bi-weekly dependent upon qualifications.  Full earning potential for position is $3,768.80/bi-weekly.
We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan.  Our insurance rates for single, E+1, & family are highly competitive!  (Contact HR for more information at 605-367-4337.)


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