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06/20/19
County Auditor

The District Courts of Cherokee County, Texas, seek a professional individual with the requisite competence and experience, and the ability to work well with many different individuals and stakeholders, who will handle the duties of Cherokee County Auditor with excellence and integrity.

Position Summary
The position of Cherokee County Auditor encompasses all aspects of governmental accounting in accordance with GAAP and GASB, reporting and compliance, safeguarding of assets, financial leadership, budgeting, forecasting, management of an office with several employees, systems maintenance, and traditional audit functions - all within a county governmental environment requiring clear and helpful communication, and proactive financial stewardship.
Qualifications
•Four year college degree, preferably a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting or finance, or an equivalent master’s degree
•Licensed Certified Public Accountant or equivalent professional designation, license, or certification preferred
•Minimum of 5 years accounting/financial experience, with at least 2 years of experience in governmental and fund balance accounting preferred
•A resident of Cherokee County, Texas or be willing to move to Cherokee County within 6 months of appointment preferred

Compensation and Benefits Package
•Annual Salary commensurate with experience
•The county has a quality benefits package including vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, health insurance and voluntary benefits; a more detailed description of the county’s benefits package may be obtained upon request

Please submit resume and application to the Human Resource Director. Applications can be obtained online at www.co.cherokee.tx.us or at the office of the Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main St. (3rd Floor), 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.



4/25/19
Assistant County Attorney – Grant Funded

Employer: Cherokee County
Location: Rusk, Texas
Salary Range: Part Time -$75.00 per hour (22 hours per week)
Note: Grant is funded through September 30, 2019

Position Summary:
Prosecution of Misdemeanor cases, including Class “C” misdemeanors in Justice of the Peace Courts; Prosecution of Child Protective Service Cases and Adult Protective Service Cases; Prosecution of Protective Orders; Prosecution of Juvenile Cases; Prosecution of Mental Health Commitments; Legal Research and Brief Preparation for any appeals taken from cases the County Attorney’s office handles; preparation of Legal Documents; limited Civil Trial Litigation; Provide legal opinions to County Officials and Department heads. Other duties as assigned by County Attorney.

Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited law school. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Must pass a criminal background check and submit to fingerprinting. Good communication skills and the ability to interact well with others is required. Candidates should have skills in legal writing, legal research and negotiation. The position also requires computer literacy.

A complete job description may be requested from the Cherokee County Human Resource Director. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and a minimum of three references to: Cara Kettrick, Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main St., Rusk, TX 75785 or email to hr@cocherokee.org, phone: (903)683-5367. 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.



10/17/18
Machine Operator I (PCT 2)

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.



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.



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

 
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