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Employment Opportunity: Office Support Specialist Senior - Extension – 4H

Mower County Extension 4-H has an opening and is accepting applications for an Office Support Specialist Senior. Starting Wage is: $17.87/hour - $19.84/hour based upon experience (full-time union position).  

The Office Support Specialist Senior duties and responsibilities vary significantly from department to department but generally is responsible for performing a wide variety of secretarial duties; technical or specialized office routines of a paraprofessional nature; use and application of general record keeping or bookkeeping functions; responsibility for independently dealing with client/public relations where some judgment and discretion is needed in dealing with conflict or client issues.  

Requires an Associate’s Degree in Business, Office Administration, Accounting or related field and one year of relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application. Open until filled. Qualified applications received by noon on December 1, 2017 will receive priority consideration for interviews.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Part-time Office Support Specialist Senior

The Mower County Auditor-Treasurer Department has an opening and is accepting applications for an Office Support Specialist Senior. This is a part-time 0.60 FTE (24 hours a week) union position. Starting Wage is: $17.87/hour - $19.84/hour based upon experience.

The Office Support Specialist Senior duties and responsibilities vary significantly from department to department but generally is responsible for performing a wide variety of secretarial duties; technical or specialized office routines of a paraprofessional nature; use and application of general record keeping or bookkeeping functions; responsibility for independently dealing with client/public relations where some judgment and discretion is needed in dealing with conflict or client issues.  

Requires an Associate’s Degree in Business, Office Administration, Accounting or related field and one year of relevant work experience; prefer experience in accounting/bookkeeping, elections and permits.  

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application. Open until filled. Qualified applications received by noon on November 27, 2017 will receive priority consideration for interviews.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Public Works Equipment Operator

The Mower County Highway-Public Work’s Department has an opening and is accepting applications for the Maintenance & Equipment Operator position. This is a full-time union position. Starting Wage is: $19.6888/hour - $21.8542/hour based on experience.

Maintenance and Equipment Operators are responsible for conducting maintenance and repair activities on assigned portions of County roads, highways and bridges. They maintain and care for assigned pieces of equipment; blade and grade gravel roads; assist in the plowing and sanding of roads; hauling of construction and maintenance materials; and operating paving, loaders, and backhoes in the paving or maintenance/repair of roads and culverts.  

Position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and two years of experience operating a variety of maintenance and construction equipment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Application, a job application attachment and the complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. A valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A and MNDOT health card are position requirements at entry. Open until filled. Priority consideration to applications received by noon on December 18, 2017.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Public Health Nurse - Community Health Roster

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Health & Human Services Department.  

The Community Health - Public Health Nurse protects and promotes the health of Mower County citizens through the delivery of education and health services. Duties include, coordinating the care of individuals eligible for public health services; conducting public clinics to treat, screen, and prevent health concerns; investigating community health threats; preparing for public health emergencies; establishing contacts with local service providers; and educating community groups, schools, and the public on a variety of health topics.
 
Knowledge of local, state, and federal guidelines/statutes for public health is required upon entry. Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with a current Registered Nurse licensure and Public Health nurse certification. Requires a valid driver’s license. Plus related work experience sufficient to perform the duties of this job in accordance with equivalencies established by MN Merit System. A pre-employment criminal back ground check is required. Starting wage is $25.1395 per hour (full-time union position).  

Mower County offers full-time employees an excellent benefit package including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

The Mower County application and a complete job description detailing the position are available at below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Interested applicants must complete the Merit application online http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm.  

Please note applicants must complete both the Merit application online and the Mower County application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Dispatcher/Communications Clerk

The Mower County Law Enforcement Center has openings and is accepting applications for the Dispatcher/Communications Clerk position. The Dispatcher is a full-time union position working varied shifts. This position works weekends and holidays.  

The position is responsible for dispatching law enforcement, 911 and emergency vehicles and personnel (law enforcement, ambulance, fire, emergency management, first responders) within Mower County. Duties include: monitoring radio traffic of emergency personnel; dispatching of 911 calls and law enforcement personnel; provides information and assistance to callers according to department guidelines, dispatch procedures and routines; updates logs of dispatched calls, records, incidents and actions; conducts license checks, criminal history checks, missing person or stolen property checks; assists in maintaining department files, records, reports and provides clerical support within the department.  

Position requires up to one year of specialized or technical training beyond high school in business management, computers, clerical skills or communication or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of this position. The completion of a Terminal Operator’s Certificate is required within six months of hire. 2017 Starting Wage is: $17.87/hour - $19.84/hour based on training and experience.

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Open until filled. Include supplemental questions form with application.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Male Detention Deputy Roster

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Jail. The Male Detention Deputy is a full-time union position working primarily 2nd shift, 2pm-10 pm or 3rd shift, 10pm-6am. This position works weekends and holidays.  

The position is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is: $17.87/hour - $19.84/hour based on training and experience.  

Currently accepting applications for roster only. Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Female Detention Deputy Roster

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Jail. The Female Detention Deputy is a full-time union position working primarily 2nd shift, 2pm-10 pm or 3rd shift, 10pm-6am. This position works weekends and holidays.  

The position is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is: $17.87/hour - $19.84/hour based on training and experience.  

Currently accepting applications for roster only. Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunities: Mower County Department of Health & Human Services

Mower County Health & Human Services is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming qualified for possible future employment with the Department. The applicable union is AFSCME. (Individuals fluent in Spanish and English are encouraged to apply.)

 
The Minnesota Merit System establishes minimum qualifications for each type of position, based on education and experience, and administers testing for applicant. The names of individuals achieving a passing score are then listed on a Register for consideration when an opening occurs.


Mower County Health & Human Services currently employs individuals in the following Minnesota Merit System classifications:

Case Aide
Child Support Officer
Child Support Supervisor
Eligibility Worker (formerly Financial Worker)
Financial Assistance Supervisor
Lead Eligibility Worker
Office Services Supervisor
Office Support Specialist
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nursing Supervisor
Registered Nurse
Social Services Supervisor
Social Worker
Social Worker Team Leader
Support Enforcement Aide


To learn about application procedures and to schedule testing, individuals may go to the Merit System Web Site or contact the Minnesota Merit System at (651) 431-3030 or email: dhs.merit.system@state.mn.us


To Apply online: Merit System Online Application

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Downloadable Employment Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for All Mower County Positions EXCEPT those applying via Merit System application
   
                     Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Office Support Specialist - 4H
   
                     Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Office Support Specialist - Aud/Treas
   
                     Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Senior Accountant
   
                    Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Detention Deputy (Male or Female)
   
Supplemental Application        Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Dispatcher/Communications Clerk
   
                         Application Attachment Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Maintenance & Equipment Operator
   
 Merit System Online Application  
   
               Summary of County Benefits Detailed Summary of Benefits available to employees
   
Human Resources
201 1st Street NE, Suite 12
Austin, MN  55912

(507) 437-9533   fax: (507) 437-9427
email:  Mower.HR@co.mower.mn.us

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