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

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Road Construction, Administrative Secretary, Correctional Officers

Minnehaha County • Sioux Falls, SD

Posted 4 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Government - Civil Service, Law Enforcement, Construction
Customer Service, Construction, Government
2

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Job Description


*** CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE WITH MINNEHAHA COUNTY ***


ROAD MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBER

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

SALARY: $17.63 - $18.99/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Highway Department is currently accepting applications for a Road Maintenance Team Member. This position performs semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work on County highway and bridge systems, maintenance buildings, and related facilities and equipment.

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 December 29th.

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 on an on-call or call-in basis including during nights, weekends, and holidays. Subject to 24-hour emergency call. 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.



ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

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

SALARY: $15.98 - $17.20/Hour

Posting will close: 12/29/17 at 5:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications for an Administrative Secretary to join their clerical team. The Administrative Secretary will perform secretarial and administrative work in support of the Sheriff's Office mission to preserve public safety and quality of life within Minnehaha County.

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Compose and type correspondence, forms, and other items requiring original composition ensuring accuracy and completeness. Develop, organize, and maintain filing and other information management systems for the accurate and effective recording, storage, retrieval, and use of data. Prepare and distribute reports. Process civil paper information including temporary protection orders, subpoenas, executions, and other general papers. Process bench and arrest misdemeanor and felony warrants, enter NCIC data, file warrants, and process warrant recalls. Answer and direct phone calls. Assist at the front desk by greeting and assisting members of the public, answering questions, explaining detailed legal and court processes, serving civil papers, and collecting and recording payments. Conduct research for the Deputy Sheriffs and administrative staff. Process incoming and outgoing mail. Cross train with other clerical positions within the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED plus two years of increasingly responsible clerical experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Thorough knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Ability to operate a personal computer with working knowledge of MS Office products. Ability to perform a variety of complex secretarial and clerical tasks exercising considerable independent judgment. Strong communication skills with the ability to exercise great tact, patience, and judgment when working with the public. Ability to supervise and train clerical employees. 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:

Associate's degree in business, administrative studies, or a related field. Four years of increasingly responsible clerical experience. Experience working with, or in, a law enforcement agency or related field.


CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

SALARY:  $17.63 - $18.99 Hourly  

Posting will remain open until filled.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications for Correctional Officers to fill female and male posts maintaining safety and security within the county's correctional facilities. Minnehaha County offers a rewarding career in the field of corrections that includes: 

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

             Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week

             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.

This posting will remain open until the positions are filled.  The 2018 hiring range for these positions is $17.63 - $18.99/hr.

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 Corrections System 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. Possession of a valid driver's license and must 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.


Job Requirements

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

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

415 N Dakota Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

605-367-4337 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.

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