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7/19/21
Solid Waste Assistant Part Time (7-12 hours per week)

Position Summary: Establish and collect fees. Provide receipts and maintain weekly log sheets. Account and return monies collected on weekly basis. Contact waste disposal contractor for pick-up and return of receptacles.

Essential Functions of the Job
•Monitor unloading to ensure no toxic materials
•Ensure appliances are free of trash and contamination
•Ensure trash and contaminates are disposed of regularly
•Perform maintenance of compactor and other equipment
•Maintain oil filter barrel and oil recycle container for cleanliness, usability and safety
•Maintain log sheet for oil and amounts recycled
•Maintain record of all transactions

Additional duties and responsibilities
•Additional duties as directed by manager
•Supervise general grounds maintenance, mowing and weedeating
•Removal of litter
•General cleaning, sweeping receptacle area

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions
•Ability and knowledge of the following tools and other equipment used to perform job duties: trash compactor, backhoe, mower and weedeater
•Ability to make decisions
•Ability to work unsupervised and motivate self
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Ability to maintain accurate records
•Knowledge of HAZMAT regulations

Work Environment
•Work will be performed indoors and outdoors
•Office may be heated or cooled comfortably
•Outdoor exposure includes extreme hot and cold temperatures
•Exposure to fumes, chemicals and noise from equipment
Physical Requirements
•Ability to operate trash compactor, backhoe, mower and weedeater
•Ability to move for extended periods of time
•Ability to withstand extreme weather conditions

Recommended Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Submit application and resume to Human Resource Director, 135 S. Main, Rusk, TX, 75785, (903) 683-5367 office, by fax to (903) 683-1186. Applications may be obtained from the web at www.co.cherokee.tx.us and click on Jobs, or email hr@cocherokee.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.



07/13/21
Deputy Voter Clerk - Rusk, TX

Position Summary: Provides the Election Administrator with technical voter registration assistance and perform duties associated with conducting elections.

Essential Functions of the Job
•Provide staff and citizens with voter answers based upon most recent laws and updates published in Texas Election Law
•Be the liaison to Secretary of State for questions and other services provided by the State
•Determine voter eligibility by checking records including DPS, State, and felony records and the Voter Registration System
•Ensure voter registration applications are researched, input, and kept current in TEAMS (Texas Election Administration Management System) and issue Voter Registration Certificate cards.
•Resolve street issues through research in CAD and adherence to the 911 addressing database.
•Ensure voter documentation is scanned into system, and maintenance of voter records
•Coordinate with staff members and assist with workload
•Prior to early voting and election day, ensure electronic equipment and other materials are prepared for each polling location
•Assist in programing election equipment
•After elections, receive voter lists and manually input, or scan data from Poll pads, into TEAM system to update voter history
•Prepare post-election data, create and print post-election reports
•Provide voter data as requested through Open Records Requests
•Prepare all voter reports required by Secretary of State
•Additional duties as directed by supervisor

Work Environment
•Work conducted in office setting and polling stations.
•Required to work weekends and extended hours on weekdays during elections, as needed.

Physical Requirements
•Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time.
•Ability to move up to 30 pounds repetitively

Recommended Minimum Qualifications
•High school diploma, GED or equivalent
•Two (2) years of general clerical experience is preferred
•In accordance with Election Code Section 12.006(e), applicants are not required to be a registered voter, but must meet the requirements to be a qualified voter: 18 years of age or older; a United States citizen; has not been determined by a final judgment to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote; has not been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, has been fully discharged of the person's sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote; and is a resident of Texas.
•Computer literacy
•Keyboarding minimum speed of 35 wpm
•Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel software
•Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate with elected officials, other departments, election judges, and voters in answering questions concerning technical voter issues, polling places, voter status, and equipment troubleshooting

Applications may 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. For a complete job description, contact the Human Resource Director.
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.



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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