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Employment Opportunity: Social Worker – Child Protection – Health & Human Services

Mower County Health & Human Services has an opening and is accepting applications for a Social Worker. Starting wage is $29.9362/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 http://merit.dhs.state.mn.us/. Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Position is open until filled. Qualified applications received by October19, 2018 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  

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Employment Opportunity: Legal Secretary - Attorney's Office

The Mower County Attorney’s Office has an opening and is accepting applications for a Legal Secretary. Starting wage is $19.21/hour (full-time union position).  

The Legal Secretary is responsible for performing specialized duties within the County Attorney’s office. Responsibilities may include preparing and filing litigation documents utilizing State and Federal court systems, indexing a variety of complex legal documents, recording and transcribing testimony from complainants, scheduling court dates, and preparing legal notices. Language proficiency in Spanish and English is preferred.  

This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal, Business Administration, or Office Administration or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available to download at the bottom of the page. They may also be picked up at the Mower County Government Center, 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. Position is open until filled. Qualified applications received by October19, 2018 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: Office Support Specialist Senior -  Extension – 4H

The Mower County 4-H Extension Office has an opening and is accepting applications for an Office Support Specialist Senior. Starting Wage is: $19.21/hour (full-time union position).  

The Office Support Specialist Senior’s 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 para-professional 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 to download at the bottom of the page. They may also be picked up at the Mower County Government Center, 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. Position is open until filled. Qualified applications received by October19, 2018 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: County Administrator

Salary Range: $107,673 to $145,358

Qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, or Labor Relations, and seven years of experience in public administration and management. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job will be considered.

The position profile is available at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches

To apply, go to https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/23220-mower-county-administrator/62252-application-form/en and complete the application process by October 3, 2018. Finalists will be selected by the Board on October 25, 2018, and final interviews will take place on November 19, 2018.

Please direct questions to Gary Weiers at gary@daviddrown.com or 612-920-3320 x109.

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Employment Opportunity: Male Corrections Officer - Mower County Jail

The Mower County Jail has openings and is accepting applications for the Male Corrections Officer position. The Corrections Officer is a full-time union position working 2nd shift, 2pm-10pm. 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 male corrections officer candidate requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is $20.74/hour plus an additional 90₵/hr. between 5pm-7am and 40₵/hr. on Sundays. 

FACEBOOK APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED 

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. 

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 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 Female 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. Starting Wage is $20.74/hour plus an additional 90₵/hr. between 5pm-7am and 40₵/hr. on Sundays.   

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: Part-time Male or Female 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. This position is a part-time/24 hour a week union position typically working three (3) days a week, primarily Tuesday & Thursday 11am-8pm and Wednesday 8am-5pm, with the flexibility to cover needs of the department. 

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 male or female Corrections Officer candidate requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is $20.74/hour plus an additional 90₵/hr. between 5pm-7am and 40₵/hr. on Sundays. 

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 a benefit package for part-time employees including retirement and paid time off. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Employment Opportunity: Dispatcher/Communications Clerk Roster

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Sheriff’s Department for the Dispatcher/Communications Clerk position. The Dispatcher is a full-time union position working primarily a 10 hour schedule on either 2nd shift or 3rd shift. 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. 2018 Starting Wage is: $20.7447/hour.  

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 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 Legal Secretary
 
                    Supplemental Application   Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Office Support Specialist Senior
     
                    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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