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COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE – DEPUTY TREASURER POSITION
Posted 06/12/17

Permanent, part time. This is a seasonal, on call position, as needed. Must have a very flexible schedule and strong work ethic. Basic accounting, cashiering and computer experience would be helpful.

Send resume to: Shelley Coon, Treasurer, 117 E. High St., Suite 103, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 Resumes will be accepted until June 20, 2017. No phone calls please.

An application can be found on the county's website at www.co.knox.oh.us under "County Jobs" tab.

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Knox County Sheriff's Office: Jail Cook
Posted 05/5/17

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a part-time cook to carry out the daily operations of the jail kitchen including menu planning and food preparation. The cook staff is also required to assist with laundry services. Hours are 10:30a to 6p Friday, Saturday and Monday; and 11a to 6p on Sunday.

Applicants must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent; ability to comprehend written directions and perform basic mathematical calculations; reliable transportation; and the ability to pass a thorough criminal background check including a polygraph test. Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Interested persons must complete an application and send it to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 11540 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon 43050.

This position will be posted until filled.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the direction of the Sheriff and/or his designee, the Jail Cook will carry out the daily operations of the jail kitchen including menu planning; food preparation; quality control; ordering and receiving food from vendors; preparing meals for restricted diets; cleaning and sanitizing; and all duties specific to food preparation and storage.

The cook staff is also required to assist with laundry services as well as other duties assigned by the Sheriff and/or his designee. This is essential for the efficient operation of the Knox County Jail complex. Further, all staff are required to monitor and control access (and egress) of the detention area to assure prohibited items are not carried inside the facility.

The Jail Cook must be neat in appearance; highly organized; punctual and reliable. Other position requirements are as follows:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

21 years of age

High school diploma or equivalent

Ability to comprehend written directions and perform mathematical calculations

Reliable transportation

Ability to pass a physical examination and thorough criminal background check

Strong work ethic and ability to pass a polygraph test

Regular and punctual attendance

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Review menu plans to determine types and quantities of food necessary for meals;

Receive food from vendors and ensure items are accounted for and in good condition;

Perform and oversee food preparation activities such as cleaning, paring, chopping, slicing, and mixing foods;

Prepare and cook main courses, side dishes and desserts;

Perform and oversee the portioning of food to inmates;

Maintain food safety requirements as established by the state and local health department;

Prepare meals in accordance to medical recommendations such as diabetic, low sodium, low cholesterol, high fiber and other conditions;

Maintain sanitary and orderly cooking conditions by ensuring proper cleaning procedures are followed in the kitchen and storage areas;

Assist in operating the laundry appliances including washers and dryers;

Folds and places into storage inmate clothing and bedding;

Any other lawful duty assigned by a supervisor; and

Upon assuming duties each shift, review post orders, directives, general orders, and policies and procedures for recent changes

GENERAL DUTIES:

Enforce sanitary conditions within the correctional environment;

Act on and report inappropriate or illegal breeches of agency policies, the law, or jail procedures;

Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and/or relieved by a supervisor;

Complete, and turn in before the end of each shift, all reports and necessary paperwork;

Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all races, religions, sexes, and cultural groups;

Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public;

Attend and complete all required training and demonstration of proficiency; and

Abide by all lawful policies and procedures, orders, and instructions issued by superiors of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office; and

(The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop and stretch in order to retrieve supplies and operate standard kitchen equipment.

Prolonged standing is required.

Ability to lift, hold and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Ability to communicate and respond to co-worker and customer inquiries both in person and over the phone.

Ability to operate a PC/ laptop and other equipment as described.

Ability to handle varying and occasional high levels of stress.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The working environment is based in an industrial kitchen environment where safe work practices are extremely important. Use of protective gear is required. Exposure to extreme temperatures, tight spaces, slippery floors, moving mechanical parts, sharp kitchen utensils, high noise levels and cleaning compounds.


KCDJFS JOB POSTING
Posted 06/12/17
Social Services Worker 2

Effective immediately there is a vacancy for a Social Services Worker 2 (#30132) in the Intake Unit of the Children Services Division. This is a full-time, regular, bargaining unit position in pay range 29 with a starting salary of $16.29 per hour.

The minimum qualifications are as follows: 1) a bachelor’s degree in human services-related studies, or; 2) a bachelor’s degree in any field and have been employed for at least two years in a human services occupation, or; 3) an associate’s degree in human services-related studies, or; 4) been employed for at least five years in a human service-related occupation. For employment to continue, a person described in Option 2, 3, or 4 must obtain a job-related bachelor’s degree not later than five years after the date of employment with the agency commences. Per Section 5153.122 of the ORC, each caseworker shall complete at least ninety hours of in-service training during the first year of the caseworker’s continuous employment. After the first year of continuous employment, each caseworker annually shall complete thirty-six hours of training in areas relevant to the caseworker’s assigned duties. Applicant must also have a valid driver’s license.

Please indicate your interest in this position by submitting your resume and cover letter to Courtney L. Lower, Human Resources Administrator, at courtney.lower@jfs.ohio.gov. The position will remain open until filled.

KCDJFS JOB POSTING
Posted 02/06/17
Social Services Supervisor 1 - QA

There are 2 opening for Social Services Supervisors in the Children Services Division of the Knox County Department of Job & Family Services. These are full-time, regular exempt position and the starting salary is $18.85 per hour (negotiable depending on applicants experience). One person will be responsible for overseeing the work of Intake Investigation caseworkers; the other will oversee Children Services caseworkers, along with Quality Assurance duties and supervision of technical support staff

Master’s degree in Social Work or related master’s degree preferred, plus two years’ related experience, preferably as a Social Services Worker 2; or completion of undergraduate major core coursework or two years technical training in behavioral science, social science, early childhood development technology, education, or related field. Experience in a public and/or child protective agency is preferred.

Please indicate your interest in this position by submitting your resume and cover letter to Courtney L. Lower, Human Resources Administrator, at courtney.lower@jfs.ohio.gov. Please note either “Intake” or “QA” in cover letter. This position will remain open until filled.

KCDJFS JOB POSTING
Posted 02/06/17
Social Services Worker 2 – Foster/Adopt Coordinator

Effective immediately there is a vacancy for Social Services Worker 2 – Foster/Adopt Coordinator (#30132) in the Social Services Division of the Knox County Department of Job & Family Services. Scott Boone is Division Administrator. This is a full-time, regular, bargaining unit position in pay range 29 with a starting salary of $16.29 per hour.

The minimum qualifications are as follows: 1) a bachelor’s degree in human services-related studies, or; 2) a bachelor’s degree in any field and have been employed for at least two years in a human services occupation, or; 3) an associate’s degree in human services-related studies, or; 4) been employed for at least five years in a human service-related occupation. For employment to continue, a person described in Option 2, 3, or 4 must obtain a job-related bachelor’s degree not later than five years after the date of employment with the agency commences. NOTE: All liability and responsibility for determining “human services-related studies” or “human services-related occupation” rests with the employing agency. Per Section 5153.122 of the ORC, each caseworker shall complete at least ninety hours of in-service training during the first year of the caseworker’s continuous employment, consisting of courses in recognizing and preventing child abuse and neglect, assessing risks, interviewing persons, investigating cases, intervening, providing services to children and their families and other topics relevant to child abuse and neglect. After the first year of continuous employment, each caseworker annually shall complete thirty-six hours of training in areas relevant to the caseworker’s assigned duties. Applicant must also have a valid driver’s license.

Please indicate your interest in this position by submitting your resume and cover letter to Courtney L. Lower, Human Resources Administrator, at courtney.lower@jfs.ohio.gov. Please note either “Intake” or “QA” in cover letter. This position will remain open until filled.











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