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09/22/20
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.



9/2/20
License & Weight Officer

Cherokee County is accepting applications for License and Weight Officer. This person will function as the primary enforcement officer and investigator for county weight matters. Will assist commissioners in gaining cooperation of companies to repair the roads. Patrols county roads in county vehicle searching for violators and signs of possible violations. Investigates calls of possible violations from citizens, county employees and others. Weighs and checks vehicles to assure compliance. Issues permits and citations. Seeks voluntary compliance by all persons utilizing county roads. Takes appropriate enforcement action against violators. Must maintain TCOLE certification.

Physical Requirements
•This person will remain in a stationary position 75% of the work day.
•Frequently moves from the vehicle to one being inspected. This could include a chase to apprehend actors.
•Frequently operates a motor vehicle to patrol the roads of Cherokee County.
•Frequently observes motor vehicles to detect violations.
•Frequently observes roads to assess damage or other areas of concern requiring repair.
•Must be able to ascend/descend from a motor vehicle. This includes tractor-trailers being inspected.
•Frequently positions self to inspect an entire motor vehicle, including a tractor-trailer.
•Frequently communicates with the public as well as county and other officials. Must be able to communicate effectively in these situations.
•Must be able to identify violators and quickly determine action to be taken.
•Occasionally moves or restrains objects of people. Must be able to move or restrain approximately 100 lbs. in these situations.
•Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•Valid Texas Driver License
•High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
•Current Peace Officer License from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
•Minimum of five (5) years Peace Officer experience, prefer License & Weight experience with certification
•Current firearm proficiency

Submit application 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 Human Resource Director by email: hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



7/30/20
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.



6/25/20
Cherokee County (Precinct-1) Rusk
Machine Operator I-Class A CDL and Motor Grader Experience preferred


Precinct 1 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 may 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.



04/15/20
Jailer (Female)-Night Shift

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Female 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



02/11/20
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department
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.



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

 
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