Legal Office Assistant, Correctional Officers, Appraiser, Deputy Sheriff

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Basic Job Info

 
Location
US-SD-Sioux Falls
 
Begin Date
11/14/2017
 
End Date
12/13/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description


*** CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE WITH MINNEHAHA COUNTY ***


LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY: $15.98 - $17.20 Hourly

Posting will close: 12/06/17 at 5:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office invites applications for a Legal Office Assistant to perform a variety of legal secretarial and complex administrative work assisting attorneys in the preparation of legal documents and the scheduling of legal proceedings.

Please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

Selected candidate to begin appointment in 2018 budget year. The 2018 hiring range for these positions is $15.98 - $17.20/hour.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Answer and direct phone calls. Greet and assist clients and other walk-in traffic. Type, prepare, and send legal papers, reports, forms, and correspondence including letters, orders, complaints, warrants, summonses, motions, subpoenas, and briefs. Take and transcribe notes and dictation. File and route legal documents. Maintain scheduling calendars. Make arrangements and schedules for legal proceedings. Track and update changes to schedules and information for legal proceedings. Contact witnesses, victims, and grand jury members on changes or updates to legal proceedings. Prepare grand jury room for proceedings. Enter information into the computer. Make copies. Request reports and records. Create, prepare, and maintain files. Gather, sort, organize, and prepare files and information for attorney handling. Distribute, log, and track files, reports, and case information. Maintain records and statistics. Process incoming and outgoing mail. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers for processing and payment. Maintain inventory and order office supplies. Coordinate repairs of office equipment. Coordinate travel for staff and witnesses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED plus two years of general secretarial work. Comparable combination of education and experience. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Skill in operating a personal computer accurately and with reasonable speed. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Three or more years of secretarial experience. Strong technical skills in a variety of word and data processing programs. Working knowledge of legal terminology. Experience in a legal environment.



CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

SALARY:  $17.63 - $18.99 Hourly  

Posting will remain open until filled.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications for Correctional Officers to fill female and male posts maintaining safety and security within the county's correctional facilities. Minnehaha County offers a rewarding career in the field of corrections that includes: 

             Full-time pay/hours by working only 15 days a month

             Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week

             12-hour shifts including overnights, weekends, and holidays

             Overtime opportunities

             Career advancement potential

             Paid classroom and on-the-job training

             County benefits including health, dental, life, and vision insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; retirement plan; and a deferred compensation plan.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will receive an email notifying them to schedule for a written exam.

This posting will remain open until the positions are filled.  The 2018 hiring range for these positions is $17.63 - $18.99/hr.

New employees are hired as Correctional Officers In Training and promoted to Correctional Officer at a higher pay grade after successful completion of probationary period. This recruitment may also be used to staff Corrections System Operator vacancies at a lower pay grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE: Perform inmate head counts, cell checks, and searches. Monitor, log, and supervise inmate movement, recreation, visitations, cleaning, laundry, and security checks. Receive and release inmates by completing paperwork, fingerprinting, photographing, data entry, and conducting checks for outstanding warrants, protection orders, etc. Log and manage inmate property, money, and supplies. Exercise appropriate use of force and self-defense tactics to restrain disorderly inmates and deescalate volatile situations. Operate and maintain radios, telephones, and other communication equipment. Operate doors and intercoms and perform security checks of the perimeter, buildings, and grounds. Answer phones and assist callers with questions and concerns. Answer inmate questions and concerns and assist inmates with paperwork as necessary. Prepare and complete reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and one year of relevant work experience. Comparable combination of education and work experience may be considered. Must pass a written examination. Possession of a valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and with tact and impartiality. Ability to learn and apply the policies and procedures of law enforcement operations. Must maintain ability to be a credible witness in court. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Experience working in corrections. Knowledge of legal terminology.


DEPUTY SHERIFF

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on 11/27/17.

 DEDICATION * PROFESSIONALISM * LOYALTY

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office invites applications to join their patrol team as a Deputy Sheriff. Our agency’s mission is to preserve public safety and quality of life in Minnehaha County. We are looking for individuals who are motivated and encouraged to fulfill our mission.

What does this career offer for you?

  • Paid certification training and on-going career training

  • 12 hour shifts/15 days a month, full-time position

  • Off work on Fri/Sat/Sun every other week

  • Overtime opportunities

  • Diverse specializations and advancement potential including:

      • Prescription drug fraud

      • Crisis negotiations

      • Internet crimes against children

      • EMT

      • SWAT

      • Fugitive task force

      • Criminal investigations

      • School resource officer

      • Drug task force

  • The opportunity to partner with our community and other professionals to provide useful resources while improving the quality of life and promoting the best community to live, learn, work and raise a family.

  • The 2018 hiring range is $22.57/hr - $24.31/hr with a full earning potential up to $32.69/hr.

  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO and extended sick leave programs; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan

 

Do I quality to be a Deputy Sheriff?

  • Must be a minimum of age 21 at the time of hiring.

  • Must be eligible for certification under the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.

  • Must pass a written examination.

  • No college degree required; previous law enforcement experience not required.  You will need to possess 1 of the following:

    • 4yrs professional work experience

    • 2yrs active, full-time military experience

    • 4yrs military reserve experience

    • 2yrs of college or vocational school

    • 2yrs experience as a certified law enforcement officer

  

For full job description and qualifications visit: www.jobs.minnehahacounty.org


APPRAISER

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY: $19.47 - $22.03/Hour OPENING DATE: 10/27/17 CLOSING DATE: 11/27/17 at 5:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Minnehaha County Equalization Office invites applications for an Appraiser. The incumbent will independently perform appraisal work to establish real property values for tax assessment purposes. The individual selected for this position will conduct on-site property inspections, measure various property structures, record findings, analyze a wide variety of data, and calculate property value.

***Please attach a cover letter to the online application detailing your qualifications and interest in the position.***

Appointment as an "Appraiser in Training" or "Appraiser" is dependent upon qualifications.

Selected candidate to begin appointment in 2018 budget year. The 2018 hiring range for these positions is $19.47 - $22.03/hour.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:

Appraise the market value of agricultural land, residential homes, mobile homes, commercial businesses, and accessory buildings. Conduct on-site property inspections, review plans, record data, analyze trends and comparables, calculate values, and maintain current and historical property information. Assist the public off- and on-site by phone, email, mail, or in person to provide information concerning the real estate tax process. Locate and identify parcels of land on maps and prepare mapping presentations. Defend appraisal estimates and methods during the appeals process by conducting physical inspections, comparative sales analysis, writing reports, attending meetings, and creating presentations. Maintain accurate and current knowledge about applicable state laws and assist in compiling data for compliance. Attend annual schools, conferences, and workshops to maintain professional appraiser certification.

If incumbent is hired as an "Appraiser in Training" the duties listed are performed in a training capacity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED and ability to learn building construction techniques, methods and materials. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record. Ability to read and interpret directions, manuals and other written guidelines. Ability to learn real property appraisals and assessment principles and practices. Ability to obtain CAA (Certified Appraiser/Assessor) certification within one year. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

Consideration for appointment as an Appraiser requires two years of relevant work experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of CAA certification is preferred. Bachelor's degree; appraisal experience; real estate experience; and/or construction experience. Working knowledge of state laws governing the assessment and collection of real property taxes.


Job Requirements

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: jobs.minnehahacounty.org

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

415 N Dakota Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

605-367-4337 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.

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