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Steele County is currently accepting applications for the following positions.
Correctional Officers                                                
Home Health Aide-PT
Physical Therapist Steele County Public Health
Four Seasons/Park and Rec - PT Arena & Park Maintenance Worker
Seasonal Snow Plow Operators
Project Engineer
Highway Maintenance Technician
Engineering Technician I, II, or III
Adult & Disability Social Worker/RN (Dodge) - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
Adult & Disability Case Manager/SW (Steele & Waseca) - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
Deputy Sheriff - Law Enforcement Center

CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS - DETENTION CENTER

Steele County Detention Center is taking applications for Corrections Officers to fulfill a Department of Corrections (DOC) contract.  These positions are full-time and contingent on the DOC contract.  The positions involve the care and control of inmates (male/female) in the Steele County Detention Center.  The employee is responsible for making decisions based on Department of Corrections Rules and Department Policies and Procedures.  Assignments are performed according to established policies and procedures. 

Special Note:  The Steele County Detention Center accepts applications at all times for Correctional Officer positions.  As we receive them we will batch them and set testing dates and interviews.  Selected applicants will be added to the eligibility pool as positions become available.

Application, willingness questionnaire and background release form along with the job description are available here.

(http://www.co.steele.mn.us/) and can be submitted to the Human Resources Office, 630 Florence Ave., P.O. Box 890, Owatonna, MN 55060.  Starting hourly pay range is $20.24- $21.57, plus benefits. EOE


HOME HEALTH AIDE-PT

Steele County Public Health Nursing Service is seeking a part-time Home Health Aid for the Adult Health Division.  Responsibilities include working with individuals and families in the clients’ home providing personal care activities and other duties as assigned.  The position requires certification as an HHA, valid MN driver’s license, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The position is part-time up to 19 hours/week (scheduled on an as needed basis); starting wage is $12.69 per hour. 

Application and job description are available here or at the Steele County Information Desk, 630 Florence Ave., Owatonna, MN.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  EOE 
    

PHYSICAL THERAPIST STEELE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

Steele County Public Health Nursing Service is seeking to contract with a Registered Physical Therapist.  Responsibilities include working with adult clients in their homes.  Requires current MN physical therapy licensure and a valid MN driver’s license.  Home care experience preferred but not required.  More information may be obtained by calling Steele County Public Health at (507)444-7650.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled and may be sent to Steele County Public Health, 635 Florence Ave., Owatonna, MN. 55060. EOE

 FOUR SEASONS/PARK & REC PT ARENA & PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER

The Steele County Four Seasons/Park and Rec Department has openings for part time arena and park maintenance workers.  The work involves responsibility for performing a variety of tasks requiring some skill and knowledge acquired through work experience.  Assignments frequently include the use of standard or specialized hand tools, ability to operate light equipment, and the ability to associate with the general public.  Work includes setting up and maintaining an ice sheet, care and maintenance of arena and other recreational areas.

Requirements for this position are a High School diploma and a valid driver’s license.   Desired qualification is experience in maintenance of park and recreational facilities and ice arena.

The required application and job description can be obtained here or at the Steele County Information Office, 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna 55060. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  EOE


SEASONAL SNOW PLOW OPERATORS

The Steele County Highway Department is seeking back-up snow plow operators for the County Highway system for the winter of 2015-2016. Responsibilities include inspecting equipment before use; snow and ice removal on roadways, and comply with DOT safety rules and regulations.

High School diploma, GED, Class B license and two years of snow removal operations required. Starting wage is $16.82 – $18.46 per hour.

Click here for a current application and position description. Contact the Highway Department at 507.444.7670 with any questions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should be sent to Steele County Highway Department, 635 Florence Ave., Owatonna, MN 55060. EOE

PROJECT ENGINEER

The Steele County Highway Department is seeking applications to fill a Project Engineer Position. This position is responsible for providing professional civil and engineering duties to include, but are not limited to: survey, design, staking and inspection of construction projects; assisting, training and guiding engineering technicians in highway design, engineering principles, practices and procedures, determination of data collection needs, geometrics, pavement design, hydraulic design, signing and striping design, traffic control layouts, interpreting State and Federal regulations, preparation of environmental permits or reports, determining right of way needs; assisting with highway permit reviews, and additional tasks as assigned.

No experience required. Related highway/bridge design and construction experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or closely related field required. Must have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or have the ability to successfully complete within 2 years of employment. Salary range: $50,939 - $71,344, DOE.

Click here for a current application and job description. Applications can be submitted to HR@co.steele.mn.us or to the Human Resources office located at 630 Florence Ave. PO Box 890, Owatonna, MN 55060. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The Steele County Highway Department is seeking applications to fill a Highway Maintenance Technician position. This position is responsible for operating a wide variety of highway maintenance equipment used in maintaining County roads and bridges. The position performs routine maintenance activities such as culvert repair/replacement, crackfilling, shouldering, graveling of roads, snow removal, bituminous patching, traffic control and much more.

High school diploma or GED required plus a minimum of 3 years experience operating construction and/or maintenance equipment, and requires a Class A commercial driver’s license with an air brake endorsement. Hiring range is $17.16 – 18.83, DOE.

Click here for a current application, supplemental questionnaire and job description. Applications can be submitted to hr@co.steele.mn.us or to Human Resources at the Steele County Administration Office located at 630 Florence Ave. PO Box 890, Owatonna, MN 55060.  Initial application review will be February 17th, 2016; position will remain open until filled.  EOE


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I, II, OR III

The Steele County Highway Department is seeking applications to fill an Engineering Technician position. This position is responsible for performing technical office and construction site duties associated with the delivery of the construction plan and overall operations of the department.  Duties include, but are not limited to: field surveys, construction plan preparation, detailed computations, & construction inspection. The Engineering Technician I is entry level, the Engineering Technician II represents the journey level within the occupational classification series and the Engineering Technician III requires more experience, more complex inspection/design activities and may require additional certifications/training.

Minimum of 2 years of post-secondary education and experience in highway engineering and/or relevant construction fields including experience with CADD drafting and design, surveying, and/or construction inspection or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess or obtain within 1 year the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) technical certifications including: Bituminous Street, Bridge Construction, and Concrete Field 1. Hiring range is $17.16 – $24.12, DOE.

Click here for a current application, ETI job description, ETII job description or ETIII job description. Applications can be submitted to hr@co.steele.mn.us or to Human Resources at the Steele County Administration Office located at 630 Florence Ave. PO Box 890, Owatonna, MN 55060.  Initial application review will be February 17th, 2016; position will remain open until filled.  EOE
 

ADULT & DISABILITIES SOCIAL WORKER/RN (DODGE) - MNPRAIRIE

If you want to use your education and experience to provide strength-based adult and disability services to families, apply now to join Minnesota Prairie County Alliance in the provision of human services for Dodge, Steele, and Waseca counties.  MNPrairie is a not for profit, public agency providing innovative, extraordinary and professional customer services and achieving positive outcomes.  The position will be a member of the Adult and Disabilities Services team at the Dodge County site.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree with coursework in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or related field. Licensed Social Worker or Registered Nurse and experience in areas of program emphasis preferred. Wage range is $21.85 – $34.80 per hour plus benefits, which includes PERA pension. 

To be considered, candidates must complete the 2-step application process:
1. Complete the Minnesota Merit System qualification at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm
2. Submit a current MNPrairie Application before the deadline.

Click here for a current job description. For questions contact Steele County Human resources at 507.444.7401 or visit 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060 or email HR@co.steele.mn.us.  Position will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer


ADULT & DISABILITIES CASE MANAGER/SW (Steele & Waseca) - MNPRAIRIE
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND SCHA CARE COORDINATORS

If you want to use your education and experience to provide strength-based adult and disability services to families, apply now to join Minnesota Prairie County Alliance in the provision of human services for Dodge, Steele, and Waseca counties.  MNPrairie is a not for profit, public agency providing innovative, extraordinary and professional customer services and achieving positive outcomes.  The position will be a member of the Adult and Disabilities Services team at the Steele or Waseca County sites. 

MNPrairie is seeking to fill 3 positions: One Full-Time in Steele with a focus area of Development Disabilities. One Full-Time in Steele and one Part-Time in Waseca with a focus area of Care Coordination for members enrolled in South County Health Alliance. The Care Coordinator also assists members with access to appropriate health care resources by coordinating different health and human services professionals and across settings of care.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree with coursework in social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or related field. Licensed Social Worker and experience in areas of program emphasis preferred. Wage range is $21.85 – $34.80 per hour plus benefits, which includes PERA pension. 

To be considered, candidates must complete the 2-step application process:
1. Complete the Minnesota Merit System qualification at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm
2. Submit a current MNPrairie Application before the deadline.

Click here for a current job description. For questions contact Steele County Human resources at 507.444.7401 or visit 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060 or email HR@co.steele.mn.us.  Application deadline is Friday, February 19, 2016. Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer



DEPUTY SHERIFF-LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER

The Steele County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for two full-time positions of Deputy Sheriff.  General duties consist of patrol, service of civil process, warrant service, court bailiff, and response to requests for service.  Shifts may vary according to schedule needs.

Applicant must possess or be eligible for a Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) License and must possess a current Minnesota driver’s license.

Applications and job description may be obtained here or through the Steele County Sheriff’s Office - 204 East Pearl Street, Owatonna; phone 507-444-3805 or visit www.co.steele.mn.us.   

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE STEELE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, BY 3:00 PM LOCAL TIME ON THE CLOSING DATE OF FEB. 22, 2016.

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