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Sheriff's Office Maintenance Specialist (Re-opened)

Company: Deschutes County
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:


Salary

$4,073.36 - $5,458.70 Monthly

Location

Sheriff's Office Locations - Various, OR

Job Type

Regular, full time, full benefits

Department

Sheriff's Office

Job Number

2021-00037

Closing

Continuous

Summary

Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Maintenance Specialist. This position performs a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance of buildings, equipment and fixtures. Duties include but are not limited to building, repairing, and maintaining Sheriff's Officefacilities, properties, offices and furniture; inspecting, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment, heating, ventilating and electrical systems; and maintaining records on all maintenance and repair activities. This position is specifically responsible for overseeing the operation of the mechanical and electrical systems of County buildings located within the Justice Center Complex, which includes the Jail, Work Center, and Sheriff's Office. The incumbent will perform a variety of maintenance, custodial and carpentry work in building facilities, as well as other related work as required.

*This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but rather constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function.

Typical shift is Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. however, this position will require working evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the Sheriff's Office. Must be available for on-call rotations when required.

Notification to all candidates will be sent via email only . Please check your email and your (see application details) account for application status information.

Additional information regarding the position may be found by clicking here.


Compensation

$4,073.36 to $5,458.70 per month for a 173.33 hour work month. Excellent County benefit package when eligible. This union-represented position is available immediately.

This position has been re-opened until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.


Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND five (5) years of work experience in building maintenance, including proficiency in two or more skilled building trades acquired through journeyman-level training and experience in construction and building maintenance; OR any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the job.

Preference will be given for:

  • Certification and/or skill in any of the following: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, welding, or HVAC.

Must possess knowledge of:
  • Methods, procedures, materials, equipment, and techniques used for facilities maintenance, repair, and construction projects, including carpentry, plumbing, and skills.
  • Safe work practices, occupational hazards, and safety precautions in public facilities.
  • Standard principles and practices of the construction industry and building trades.

Must have a demonstrated ability to :
  • Perform a variety of building maintenance functions such as demolition, carpentry, painting, concrete finishing,minor plumbing and electrical repairs.
  • Repair a variety of mechanical, heating and ventilating equipment.
  • Handle power tools correctly and safely.
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Set priorities and accomplish work activities with a minimum of supervision.
  • Directthe work of others as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Sheriff's Office officials, employees, and the public at all times.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Work in a secure public safety and jail environment.

Application and Selection Process:
Candidates are required to meet certain standards in order to be considered for hire by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office. The selection process includes a thorough examination of the application form, attachments, and supplemental responses. The application review will be used to assess each candidate's ability to follow instructions and give complete and accurate information in written form . Additional minimum qualifications include passing a pre-qualifying driving record review and thorough criminal history background check. A current driver's license number and the state of origin are required .
Necessary Special Requirements

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license within 30 days of hire date. The employment offer will be contingent upon presentation of an acceptable and verifiable driver's license, pre-employment screening for criminal history, driving history, and controlled substances (NOTE: Positive test results for marijuana use may result in rescission of a contingent offer of employment). This screening must be completed with satisfactory findings in order for a formal offer of employment to be extended.

Must adhere to County, Sheriff's Office and Jail policies and procedures.

Must pass a pre-qualifying driving record review and criminal history background.

  • A current driver's license and the state of origin are required . Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must include an accurate driver's license number and state of origin on their application under the Personal Information section .
Physical requirements: Work is primarily performed in a field setting which may require protective equipment to protect against potential environmental hazards or involve working in uncomfortable conditionsfor extended periods of time. Must have the physical ability for continuous physical effort including frequent bending, climbing, squatting, manipulation of and lifting of equipment and supplies. Must also have the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

Excellent County benefit package when eligible.
Deschutes Countyoffers eligible employeesa comprehensive healthcare package that covers medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligibledependents at a minimal cost of $90 per month.Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following1month of employment. Included in the health care package is the Deschutes Onsite Clinic (DOC), which provides a wide range of health, wellness, and primary care services to employees and their dependents. The DOC offers convenient hours and no out-of-pocket costs to patients. The DOC Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy available to employees and dependents to have their prescriptions filled at a discounted co-pay. In addition to the health care package, DeschutesCounty provides a generous and comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees.

Employer paid benefit offerings include:

  • Life Insurance for employee and dependents
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Program through Oregon PERS
  • Time Management Leave
Employee paid voluntary benefit offerings include:
  • 125 Flexible Spending Program
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Program
  • Supplemental Life and Accident Insurance
To learn more about Deschutes County's generous benefit offerings, please visit (see application details) and click on Employee Benefits.

Keywords: Deschutes County, Sioux Falls , Sheriff's Office Maintenance Specialist (Re-opened), Other , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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