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Employment Opportunities

 

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
Executive Assistant
Eligibility Specialist/Lead - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
Child & Family Services Supervisor - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
Eligibility Workers - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
Office Support Specialist - Minnesota Prairie County Alliance

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 $15.92 - $18.10, 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


EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Steele County is seeking an Executive Assistant for the County Administrator’s office.  The Executive Assistant is responsible to provide confidential, overall office coordination and administrative assistance to the County Administrator.  The job duties of this position include completing special projects as assigned by the Administrator, including implementation and maintenance of agenda-maker & workflow manager software; web page management; intranet development/management; serve as LEAN coordinator; creation, analysis and use of confidential data for bargaining purposes; creation of graphs, documents, power points, tracking forms, etc.   This position will also serve as a central resource person to other Directors/Department Heads as well as agency staff and will handle external and public affairs matters as assigned by the Administrator.

High School diploma with a minimum of 5 years administrative support/secretarial experience required, preferably in the public sector. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, communication or closely related field preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Wage range is $21.33 - $29.86 an hour, plus benefits.

Click here for a current application and job description. Applications can be submitted to HR@co.steele.mn.us  or the Human Resources Office located at 630 Florence Ave. PO Box 890, Owatonna, MN  55060.  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2015.  EOE


ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST/LEAD - MNPrairie

MNPrairie is currently recruiting for an Eligibility Specialist/Lead worker in the Income and Healthcare division. This position will perform difficult administrative work functioning as a lead resource person to eligibility workers in all program areas assigned, assisting the supervisor with various responsibilities, ensuring quality control of department work, developing and maintaining training materials, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Income and Healthcare Assistance Supervisor.  Limited oversight is exercised over Eligibility Workers.

High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in an eligibility worker capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be MN Merit System eligible. Must hold a valid MN Driver’s license. A criminal background check required. Salary range is $16.38 - $29.21/hour + benefits. 

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 at:
http://www.co.steele.mn.us/departments/administrator_human_resources/job_opportunities.html

Click here for a current application and job description. For questions contact Steele County Human resources at 507.444.7401 or 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55606 or HR@co.steele.mn.us.  Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2015. Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer


CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR - MNPrairie

If you want to use your supervisory or management experience and knowledge of child and family social service programs apply now to join Minnesota Prairie County Alliance in the provision of human services for Dodge, Steele, and Waseca counties.  We are an innovative public agency focused on providing extraordinary and professional customer service and achieving positive outcomes.  The position will be a member of the Child and Family Services Division, overseeing assigned staff and complex and interrelated social service programs in four or more areas.

Bachelor's degree with coursework in social work, or related field and considerable experience in county agency social work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master's degree preferred. Salary range is $23.88 - $37.43/hour + benefits. 

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 at: http://www.co.steele.mn.us/departments/administrator_human_resources/job_opportunities.html

Click here for a current application and job description. Contact Steele County Human resources with any questions by calling 507.444.7401 or emailing HR@co.steele.mn.us.  First application review will occur on 7/8/15, the position will remain open until filled.
Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer



ELIGIBILITY WORKERS - MNPrairie (Steele & Dodge)

Minnesota Prairie County Alliance is accepting application for full-time Eligibility Worker to provide administrative and technical work evaluating and explaining program benefits and eligibility requirements to applicants and clients. MNPrairie is an innovative public agency focused on providing extraordinary and professional customer services and achieving positive outcomes.  The position will be a member of the Income and Health Care Assistance Team at the Steele and Dodge County sites.

Qualified candidates will have a High School diploma, Associate’s degree in health, human service or business related field preferred and a minimum of 3 years related clerical experience that includes experience in social/human services.  Salary range is $15.48 – $27.56 per hour plus benefits.

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 at:
http://www.co.steele.mn.us/departments/administrator_human_resources/job_opportunities.html

Click here for a current application and 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.  First Application review will be on July 15, 2015, position will remain open until filled.
Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST - MNPrairie (Dodge)

Minnesota Prairie County Alliance is accepting application for two full-time Office Support Specialist positions to perform intermediate administrative support work assisting human services staff in their daily work, processing incoming and outgoing documents, utilizing data management systems, and related work as apparent or assigned.  MNPrairie is an innovative public agency focused on providing extraordinary and professional customer services and achieving positive outcomes.  The position will be a member of the Office Support Team at the Dodge County site.

High School diploma/GED with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other computer software programs and experience in office support including data entry required. Administrative Assistant Diploma or post-secondary education in a related field and/or Secretarial/receptionist or Human Services Department experience preferred.  Salary range is $14.27-$21.83 per hour plus benefits.

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 at:
http://www.co.steele.mn.us/departments/administrator_human_resources/job_opportunities.html

Click here for a current application and job description. For questions contact Steele County Human resources at 507.444.7401 or at 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, MN 55060 or email HR@co.steele.mn.us.  Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 13, 2015.
Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer

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