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5/10/21
Laborer (Temporary – Summer 2021)
Cherokee County (Precinct-4) New Summerfield


Precinct 4 is seeking a laborer. This applicant will be required to operate power hand tools, mow and clean around mail boxes and culverts. They will also observe roadside work to ensure safety procedures are followed and perform equipment maintenance. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may include: excellent interpersonal skills, use of a shovel, hoe or rake to patch roads and the ability to learn all county road names, numbers and locations. The work environment is outdoors, therefore, the applicant may anticipate extreme hot and cold temperatures. There may also be exposure to dust, fumes, petroleum fuels, oils and lubricants. This job requires the physical ability to: lift up to 80 lbs, climb, stoop, bend, twist and move. 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.



5/10/21
Machine Operator I-Class A CDL Required and
Motor Grader Experience preferred
Cherokee County (Precinct-4) New Summerfield


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.



5/5/21
Deputy Tax/Vehicle Clerk
Floater – Jacksonville and Rusk
$10.95/hour plus benefits (Full Time)

Position Summary: Performs duties to ensure friendly customer service and efficient department operations.

Hours: Monday – Friday

Duties include but are not limited to:
•Process vehicle and trailer registration
•Process title transfer applications
•Process credit card payments
•Process tax payments
•Answer telephone to respond to tax and vehicle questions
•Balance cash drawer
•Travels to satellite offices in Rusk or Alto to fill in during staff shortages

Skill Requirements:
•Competent in using 10-key calculator
•Keyboard/type minimum of 35 wpm

Required Qualifications:

•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Office experience

For a complete job description or to inquire about this position, please contact the Human Resource Director at (903)683-5367 or hr@cocherokee.org.
Submit application to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main, Rusk, TX, 75785, by fax to (903) 683-1186 or email. Application may be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org to request. 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.



4/20/21
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Full-Time

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for one full-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The LVN provides medical care for inmates and assists the staff physician during visits to the facility. May be required to travel to medical appointments with inmates. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with the Texas Board of Nursing and have a minimum of one year experience. A detailed job description is available upon request. Exceptional employee benefits!

To complete an application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas or download the CCSO application from the website: http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us/ips/cms/jobs.html. A detailed job description is available by emailing: hr@cocherokee.org.

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



4/5/21
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.



3/4/21
Dispatcher

The Cherokee County Sheriffs Office has an immediate opening for a Dispatcher. This is a full time position in Rusk, Texas. Position Summary: Receives emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency and dispatch police, fire, ambulance or other emergency units as necessary.

Essential Functions of the Job
•Answers phones and radio transmissions
•Files warrants
•Handles emergency calls
•Dispatches several departments including but not limited to: Sheriff’s department, city police, fire departments, wrecker services, state troopers, TX DOT
•Sends and receives teletypes, quality assurance, hit request/ confirmations
•Provides customer service and respond to complaints
•Record call log information into computer
•Maintains wrecker rotation logs
•Updates log books
•Logs comp entries
•Enters TCIC/NCIC entries
•Enters warrants, protective orders, stolen items and missing persons entries
•Assigns case numbers to call slips on officer request
•Maintains and tracks warrants
•Assist law enforcement personnel with documentation
•End of month storage
•Fax transmissions separated for inner office
•Additional duties as directed by commanding officers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions
•Knowledge of county policies
•Excellent computer skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to interact with other departments and the public
•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
•Ability to receive, respond and direct radio traffic
•Knowledge of filing system

Work Environment & Physical Requirements: Work will be performed indoors. Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Tele-Communicator training
•TCIC/NCIC training

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. Applications are also available online. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.



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.



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

 
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