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Employment Opportunity: Social Worker – HHS

Mower County Health & Human Services has an opening and is accepting applications for a Social Worker. Starting wage is $30.6846/hour (full-time union position).

The Social Worker is responsible for providing professional social services to clients in a multitude of program areas. Responsibilities include evaluating, assessing, and determining appropriate strategies and professional services to be provided to clients within department rules and guidelines and in accordance with state, federal and county rules, statutes and policies.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in human services, sociology, social work or related area; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience and equivalencies set by the MN Merit System.

The Mower County application and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or by emailing mower.hr@co.mower.mn.us. This information may also be picked up at the Mower County Government Center, 201 1st Street NE, lower level, Austin, MN 55912 (507-437-9533). Interested applicants must be registered on the MN Merit System https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem. Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Position is open until filled. Qualified applications received by May 30, 2019 will receive priority consideration for interviews.

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

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details          Employment Application  

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Employment Opportunity: Division Manager – Community Health Services

Position Title: Community Health Services Division Manager
Reports To: Health & Human Services Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Grade: D61 $80,157.38 - $108,212.41

CLASS SUMMARY: The second level of management within the department reports directly to the Health and Human Services Director. This position is responsible for managing, coordinating, planning, and evaluating Health and Human Service Programs in accordance with state and federal requirements. Responsibilities include managing the Public Health grants and contracts; assisting in writing and evaluation of grant programs; coordinating Public Health community outreach; performing delegated supervisory duties, leadership and direction to health and human service supervisors; and may serve as the acting director in the absence of the Health and Human Services Director.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (position requirements at entry) Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Community Health Services or related field; 4 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applicants must successfully pass the relevant Merit System exam to be considered for this position.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The Mower County application 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).

Applicants must complete the Merit application online http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm no later than noon, June 3, 2019. Open until filled with a priority deadline of noon, June 3, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Division Manager – Human Services

Position Title: Human Services Division Manager
Reports To: Health & Human Services Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Grade: D61 $80,157.38 - $108,212.41

CLASS SUMMARY: This position is in the second level of management within the Health and Human Services department. This position is responsible for managing, coordinating, planning, and evaluating Health and Human Service Programs in accordance with state and federal requirements. Responsibilities include managing the health and human service contracts; assisting in writing and evaluation of grant programs; coordinating human service community outreach; performing delegated supervisory duties, leadership and direction to health and human service supervisors; and may serve as the acting director in the absence of the Health and Human Services Director.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (position requirements at entry) Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Administration or related field; 4 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A valid driver’s license is required.

Applicants must successfully pass the relevant Merit System exam to be considered for this position.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The Mower County application 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).

Applicants must complete the Merit application online http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm no later than noon, June 3, 2019. Open until filled with a priority deadline of noon, June 3, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details          Employment Application   

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Employment Opportunity: Female Corrections Officer  - Mower County Jail

The Mower County Jail has an opening and is accepting applications for the Female Corrections Officer position. The Female Corrections Officer is a full-time union position working primarily 3rd shift, 10pm-6am. This position works weekends and holidays.

The corrections officer is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. This includes conduction of booking in and release of inmates into and out of the jail; maintaining order and safety in the jail; performing clerical duties; and performing basic maintenance in the jail. The female corrections officer candidate requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is $21.26/hr. plus an additional 90₵/hr. between 5pm-7am and 40₵/hr. on Sundays.  

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Lower Level, Austin, MN (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application. Position is open until filled with a priority deadline of noon on May 3.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details          Employment Application          Supplemental Application
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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 10 hour days, between the hours of 7 pm and 7 am. 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. Starting Wage is: $21.2633 plus an additional 90₵/hr. between 5pm-7am and 40₵/hr. on Sundays.

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, 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 May 21, 2019 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: Male Corrections Officer Roster- Mower County Jail

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Jail. The Male Corrections Officer 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 corrections officer is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. This includes conduction of booking in and release of inmates into and out of the jail; maintaining order and safety in the jail; performing clerical duties; and performing basic maintenance in the jail. Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. 2019 Starting wage is $21.26/hour.

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, Lower Level, Austin, MN  (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

Position Details          Employment Application          Supplemental Application


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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. Bilingual applicants 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 and examination procedures, 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
     
                    Supplemental Application   Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Corrections Officer (Male or Female)
     
                    Supplemental Application   Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Dispatcher/Communications Clerk
     
         Merit System Online Application   Must be filled out when applying for Health & Human Services open positions
     
               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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