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10/17/18
Machine Operator I

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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