Johnson County Government

Located in the Kansas City metropolitan area, Johnson County, Kansas, is a full-service local government providing daily services through approximately 30 offices, agencies, and departments. In addition to the traditional governmental operations of public health and safety, codes regulations, appraisals and tax collection, Johnson County operates a major intermodal transportation system, 14 libraries, four multi-service centers, a park and recreation district, mental health services,  developmental supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,  a community corrections program, and a countywide wastewater system.  Johnson County Government utilizes direct resident input through public meetings and surveys, and highly values volunteered service on governing and advisory boards and commissions as well as in our programs to ensure the continued vitality and efficiency of the services we offer.  Please refer to the Johnson County website for additional information at www.jocogov.org.

70 job(s) at Johnson County Government

JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
The Johnson County Facilitiesis currently seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Custodial I.The job duties include Completes detailed cleaning including disinfecting surface areas; dusts, mops, sweeps, and autoscrubs floors; completes spot cleaning of carpets and flooring; washes windows, fixtures, floors and walls; dusts furniture, lockers, cabinets, walls, window sills, radiators, and other furnishings; dusts and washes blinds; empties trash receptacles. Cleans and sanitizes toilets, urinals, sinks, hand dryers, and other surfaces; restocks inventory; assists in recycling efforts; responds to customer requests; prioritizes tasks based on supervisors' guidance. Completes paperwork, timesheets and equipment logs using computerized system. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent is required. One (1) year of related experience may substitute for education. Must pass a thorough criminal history screening. Previous related experience is preferred. Experience may be substituted for education. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking: 60% Exposure to extreme temperatures, fumes and/or chemicals, heights, and loud noises. Lifting weight: 25lbs. On call/stand-by work required. Weather essential: Department Essential Uniform Required Wearing of goggles, rubber boots, rubber gloves and other PPE as required. Position is required to respond to requests for emergency and afterhours work which will require work when the facility is closed (e.g. holiday, weekends, nights). This work will require overtime as needed. Physical abilities, including mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and /or endurance. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation. Driving Status Non-Driver Category Facilities, Trade, and Custodial
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Mental Health is hiring a Street Outreach Case Manager to join the Recovery Support Team, based out of the Shawnee and Olathe, Kansas locations. This position will assist individuals in the community that are unsheltered and homeless with connecting to needed essential resources to meet their individual needs. This position will also build new relationships in the community with other providers of services to strengthen the network of resources available to unsheltered individuals experiencing homelessness. Occasional night time and weekend work may be required. Job will remain open until filled. Responsibilities of the position include the following: Conducts assessments of individuals' background and applicable circumstances to identify needs and/or determine service eligibility; interprets and communicates relevant information to individuals, families, and other stakeholders. Develops plans to address the needs of individuals in single or multiple areas of focus; networks with other community agencies to research and coordinate a variety of resources and services to address short term intensive or long term individual needs; encourages the establishment and maintenance of support systems; consults and collaborates with other providers in the development, implementation and review of plans. Provides a variety of services for a designated case load of individuals with multi-faceted and/or ongoing needs; ensures services provided are consistent with individual plans of care; initiates and attends individual and/or group meetings and provides services in a community based setting; provides transportation of individuals according to the needs identified in plans; organizes and facilitates skill development and support groups. Builds and fosters relationships with a network of community providers of a variety of services and resources, including local shelters and other housing services programs. Completes and submits documentation regarding services provided; evaluates and documents individuals' progress according to measurable goals; reviews quality and effectiveness of services provided. Job Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field required. One year of related work experienced required. Requires valid driver's license with acceptable driving record. Experience may be substituted for degree. Education may be substituted for experience. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation. Driving Status Primary (25% or more) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Uses specialized skills to perform technical work in one or more skilled trades (HVAC, Building Automation, Electrical, Plumbing) on a variety of maintenance or project related tasks; diagnosis and troubleshoots, designs, and proposes corrective measures to complex systems; tests, calibrates, repairs, replaces and constructs various commercial building systems to include HVAC systems and components, building automation systems, make-up air units, air handling equipment, air conditioning/cooling/heating equipment, electrical service and distribution systems (high and low voltage) and terminal devices, or plumbing distribution and terminal devices; serves as subject matter expert in particular skilled trade. Provides subject matter expertise on routine, technical trades work; works with department staff in the design/modification of new and existing systems; repairs and ensures test/telemetry equipment is reliability; sets up, completes simple programming and repairs PLCs and single loop controllers. Oversees repairs to equipment such as exhaust hoods, ovens, dishwashers, disposals steamers; pumps, motors, and similar equipment; escorts vendors performing contracted services within secure areas; uses specialized skill set to inspect and assess the quality of work performed and provides feedback and guidance regarding quality expectations and deficiencies to ensure contractors accomplish defined bid specifications. Performs various tasks requiring equipment, vehicle, and tool operation; uses a variety of small and large tools and operates a variety of light and medium duty equipment and attachments including: tractors, trucks, scissor lifts, boom truck, and snow removal equipment. Coordinates training and safety requirements for their specialized skill set; ensures safety standards are met; shares knowledge, explains duties, and helps others acquire higher skill level; Completes paperwork, work orders, timesheets, and equipment logs using computerized system; follows purchasing card guidelines. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years in specialized trade (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, or Building Automation) performing at the journey/equivalent level or above are required. One (1) additional year of related experience may substitute for education. Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification or equivalent is required for HVAC specialty. Must pass a thorough criminal history screening and have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Vo-Tech or Associate's degree in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, or Building Automation and Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification or equivalent are preferred. Experience may be substituted for education. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking: 60% Exposure to extreme temperatures, fumes and/or chemicals, heights, and loud noises. Lifting weight: 50 lbs. On call/stand-by work required. Weather essential: Department Essential Uniform Required Wearing of goggles, boots, gloves and other PPE as required. Position is required to respond to requests for emergency and afterhours work which will require work when the facility is closed (e.g. holiday, weekends, nights). This work will require overtime as needed. Physical abilities, including mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and /or endurance. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation. Driving Status Primary (25% or more) Category Facilities, Trade, and Custodial
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Department of Corrections is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Correctional Advisor at the Adult Residential Center in New Century, Kansas. Posting will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will remain as an active candidate for a period of up to 90 days. The start date for this position will be December 6, 2021or January 10, 2022. The mission of the Department of Corrections is leading by example, we support and protect our community by encouraging responsibility and positive lasting change for a better future. A Correctional Advisor supports all functions within the Adult Residential Center (ARC). The ARC is a minimum security correctional facility serving adult offenders on an open campus. We strive to cultivate an environment of responsibility and accountability through the use of evidence-based behavior change practices. Correctional Advisors are direct care staff who continually interact with clients from various backgrounds with criminal records ranging from misdemeanor to felony convictions. Our population consists of high-risk offenders in need of substance abuse treatment, mental health services, employment/technical skills, education, and basic life skills. Our overriding objective is to establish a stable foundation for re-entry back into the community. The ARC consist of three components to meet the specific needs of the clients: Residential, Work Release and Therapeutic Community. The Residential component serves clients assigned to probation supervision; the Work Release component serves county and state inmates transitioning back into the community from jail or prison; and, the Therapeutic Community provides intensive substance abuse treatment for clients with extreme substance abuse issues. ARC has an open campus environment that is different than traditional correctional facilities because clients work in the community and reside at the ARC until their release. Correctional Advisors do not carry lethal or less-than-lethal weapons and do not physically engage offenders unless it is for the purposes of self-defense or the defense of others. The ARC is a 24-hour operation and shift work and overtime is required. As a CA, you will have the opportunity and responsibility to help shape behaviors and create lasting change in each client you interact with. Working directly with clients is expected in order to: Build healthy relationships, serve as a role-model for appropriate prosocial behavior and attitudes; Teach and model basic expectations and provide frequent positive reinforcement; Seek opportunities to teach new behaviors, coping skills, de-escalation techniques and emotion regulation; and Provide a secure and clean working environment by conducting routine personal and physical plant searches. It takes a special and unique person to work in this environment. We are looking for: Individuals that can be highly adaptable to change, exemplify teamwork, and support each function within the ARC; Individuals that are able to manage their emotions and maintain temperament under stressful conditions; and, Individuals that possess integrity, professionalism, humility, humor, and respect. The job is demanding and challenging at times, but it is also incredibly rewarding too. The starting wage for this position without experience will start at the minimum of the grade For more information regarding the duties of a Correctional Advisor, click on this link for a realistic job preview video : https://youtu.be/kOdyp6va8fw Job Requirements Minimum Job Requirements: Twenty-one (21) years of age or older; possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; successfully pass a criminal history check; and possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Applicant must submit to and pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and pass a physical ability test prior to employment. Preferred Job Requirements: Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences or related fields and previous corrections or criminal justice related experience. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking: 60% Lifting: Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to 125 pounds and lifting 50 lbs. Running in response to emergency situations and self-defense training. On call/stand-by work required. Shift work. Safety-sensitive job. Weather Essential job: Department and County Essential Uniform required. Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to hundred and twenty five (125) pounds, lifting fifty (50) pounds, patting down residents, responding to emergency calls, walking up and down 36 stairs, and donning protective equipment. Effective August 23, 2021, the County requires mandatory, regular COVID-19 testing for all employees who do not report being fully vaccinated or who are fully vaccinated, but are unable to wear a mask. In order to be considered fully vaccinated, an employee must complete a vaccine attestation form and upload their vaccination record in our Oracle system. Driving Status Primary (25% or more) Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Department of Corrections is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position ofYouth CareAdvisor at the Juvenile Services Center in Olathe, Kansas. Qualified applicants will remain as an active candidate for a period of up to 90 days. This posting willremainopen until filled. The start date for this position will be December 6, 2021 or January 10, 2022 . The mission of the Department of Corrections is leading by example, we support and protect our community by encouraging responsibility and positive lasting change for a better future. Professional Youth Care Advisors (YCAs) support all functions within the Juvenile Services Center, including the Juvenile Detention Center where youths, ages 10-17, are detained for allegedly committing serious offenses. YCAs are responsible for overseeing youths in daily activities ensuring safety and security while teaching new skills and managing behaviors. We are a 24-hour, 7 days a week operation. Shift work and overtime is required. YCAs are direct care staff, continually interacting with youths that are significantly impacted by adverse childhood experiences. Because of traumatization, many youths have not yet learned how to regulate their emotions and thoughts. A youth can become dysregulated quickly, lash out verbally and physically toward peers and/or staff and otherwise engage in self-harming behaviors such as attempting suicide. There are occasions when a youth becomes so dysregulated or becomes combative that physical restraint is necessary. We work with some of the most challenging at-risk youths. As a YCA, you will have the opportunity and responsibility to help shape behaviors and make a positive, lasting change in each youth you interact with. Working directly with youths it is expected of a YCA to: Build healthy relationships, serving as a role-model for appropriate prosocial behavior and attitudes; Deploys cognitive behavioral strategies with youths through skill training and role-play exercises to facilitate behavior change; Uses motivational interviewing techniques to enhance youth's intrinsic motivation; Teach and model basic expectations such as giving respect to self and others; being on task; acting responsibly; to lead by example; and, to practice safe behaviors; Provide frequent positive reinforcement; and, Seek opportunities to teach new behaviors, coping skills, de-escalation techniques and emotion regulation. Not everyone has what it takes to be a professional Youth Care Advisor and work in this profession. YCAs must believe in rehabilitation, and the idea that youths convicted of crimes can become successful community members; YCAs must be highly adaptable to changes, exemplify teamwork, and support each function within the Juvenile Services Center; YCAs must be able to manage their emotions and maintain temperament under stressful conditions; and, YCAs must possess integrity, professionalism, humility, humor, and respect. The job is incredibly demanding and challenging at times; but, it is also incredibly rewarding too. The starting wage for this position without experience will start at the minimum of the grade Job Requirements Minimum Job Requirements: Twenty-one (21) years of age or older and three semester hours (3) of college-level study in adolescent development, psychology or a related subject; or forty-five (45) clock hours in documented training in child care or child development; or one year (1) of experience as a child care worker, house parent or in the human services field in a facility serving youth; possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; successfully pass a criminal history check; and possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Applicant must submit to and pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and pass a physical ability test prior to employment. Preferred Job Requirements: Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Human Services or related fields and previous corrections or criminal justice related experience. Experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or Human Services organization. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking: 60 percent Lifting: Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to 125 pounds and lifting 50 lbs. Running in response to emergency situations; client restraint and self-defense training. On call/stand-by work required. Shift work Safety-sensitive job. Weather Essential job: Department and County Essential Uniform required Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to hundred and twenty five (125) pounds, lifting fifty (50) pounds, patting down residents, responding to emergency calls, walking up and down 20 stairs,and donning protective equipment. Effective August 23, 2021, the County requires mandatory, regular COVID-19 testing for all employees who do not report being fully vaccinated or who are fully vaccinated, but are unable to wear a mask. In order to be considered fully vaccinated, an employee must complete a vaccine attestation form and upload their vaccination record in our Oracle system. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Department of Health and Environment seeks to fill an opening fora fulltimeMedical Technologist. Thisteam memberwillbe placed at one of thetwo Laboratory locations. Duties willinclude: Collects specimensand perform laboratory testing of low andhigh complexity using universal precautions; interprets and reports lab results to health care staff; labels, documents, and processes lab specimens. Implements and participates in proficiency testing to ensure quality, accuracy, and reliability of lab results; conducts routine preventive maintenance of laboratory instruments; records and tracks inventory levels according to established protocols. Monitors and addresses safety concerns; disposes of laboratory and clinic bio hazardous wastes; maintains equipment; documents temperatures of environment, refrigerators, incubators, and freezers. Documents laboratory test results; maintains records and filing system of lab results. Tracks tests, enters results and resolves issues related to reference laboratory results. Job Requirements A Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or a related physical science field or a minimum of an Associates degree in Medical Technology. Certification of MT/MLS (ASCP), MLT(ASCP) or equivalent certification required. One year of post degree experience as a Medical Technologistis preferred. Within sixty (60) days of hire, employees must produce proof of immunization, proof of immunity, proof that immunization is medically contraindicated, submit a written objection to immunization based upon a sincerely held religious belief, or receive vaccination for the following: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR); Tetanus Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis (TDAP); and Varicella (Chickenpox). Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 13, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County's District Attorney Office is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney I. The position is located at 150 West Santa Fe Street, Olathe, KS 66061 and provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, wellness programs and discounts, retirement programs, and various other discount programs. First review of applications will begin on October 26, 2021. This is a grant-funded position, and employment is contingent upon funding. The term of the grant is from August 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023. Job duties include: Maintains a functional knowledge of Consitutional law, federal law, federal and state case law, Kansas statutes, municipal codes, criminal procedures, rules of evidence, local court rules, professional ethical standards, administrative regulations, and applicable civil laws, rules, and procedures to make appropriate prosecutorial decisions including arrest, search, bond recommendations, and criminal charging regarding mid-level felony district court cases. Prepares criminal cases for presentation to the court through review of evidence, persuasive legal argument, effective motions practice, effective legal research, and successfully interviewing witnesses and victims. Presents criminal misdemeanor cases and assists in the presentation of low-level felony cases to the court. Promotes positive and collaborative professional working relationships with agency partners including internal partners, law enforcement, the judicary, members of the defense bar, crime victims, members of the public, members of community-based organizations, and other colleagues. Maintains required continuing legal education hours and pursue elective continuing education opportunities that foster development of subject matter expertise. Job Requirements Juris Doctorate and active Kansas license to practice law is required.* *Applicants with a temporary Kansas license and applicants who will have a regular or temporary Kansas license within the next 90 days are eligible to apply. Temporary or regular Kansas law license must be secured prior to the start of employment. Prosecution experience, such as a Legal Internship preferred. Kansas or Missouri driver's license is required. EffectiveAugust 23, 2021, mandatory, regular COVID-19 testing will be required for those employees who do not report being fully vaccinated upon hireor who are fully vaccinated but are unable to wear a mask. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 13, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) is hostingVIRTUAL INTERVIEWS for Direct Support Professional positionsfor all qualified applicants on Thursday, October26th, 9am - 6pm . The interviews will take place through Indeed.com. We haveresidential services positions open throughout Johnson County. Apply online now and receive a call to reserve your virtual interview time. Bring your resume and/or a copy of your employment history along with reference information. Starting wage is $15.40/hour (or more depending on total relevant experience) plus a full benefits package beginning first of the following month including wellness programs, vacation and sick leave up to 12 days per year, tuition reimbursement and more! JCDS is an agency of Johnson County Government. Check out our job preview video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi8iyJSbCvo Responsiblities Include: Provides, assists with, or coaches individuals on personal care needs with limited supervision; provides crisis interventions, including physical intervention and restraint to ensure the safety of individuals; monitors and/or administers medication as prescribed; monitors and documents mental and physical condition of individuals. Teaches, coaches and provides guidance and support on various skills to enable productive lives of individuals; assists individual and family members to identify strategies or treatment options and participates in the development and modification of plans to regain ability to make independent choices and promote coping skills; develops and maintains a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, and other service providers, serving as the main point of contact. Organizes and participates in meetings related to care coordination; completes documentation for direct services provided to ensure timely and accurate completion. Transports individuals receiving services to appointments, activities, and/or work. If you have questions, please callBrooke at 913-826-2232. Job Requirements A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of related experience working in a human services field is required. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required. This position requires performance of various physical components at defined standards for the safety of employees and individuals served. Education can substitute for experience. Candidate must be able to successfully complete criminal and motor vehiclebackground screenings, which includes KDADS required screenings and registry checks,and a post offer TB test. This position may require the use of a personal vehicle to transport clients. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 13, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Mental Health is hiring a licensed Master's Level Clinician to work in their Pediatric program, providing clinical services to children, ages 4-18, with severe emotional disabilities (SED) and their families. Services are provided with the goal of maintaining severely emotionally disturbed children in the most natural, least restrictive setting possible. The schedule requires evening availability. This position will remain open until filled. Responsibilities of the position include: Conducts comprehensive clinical assessments as a part of the intake and diagnostic process, ongoing provision of services, and/or crisis intervention; identifies individual needs and diagnoses substance use and/or mental health disorders; assesses individual risk for suicide and other safety related concerns; determines the need for medication evaluation and referral; interprets and communicates relevant information to individuals, families, and other stakeholders. Develops complex treatment and intervention plans to address the clinical needs of individuals in single or multiple areas of focus; networks with other community agencies to research and coordinate a variety of resources and services to address comprehensive, intensive, or long term individual needs; encourages the establishment and maintenance of support systems; collaborates with other providers in the development, implementation, and review of plans. Provides psychotherapy and other clinical and therapeutic services for a designated case load of individuals, groups, and families with complex, intensive, or ongoing needs; ensures services provided are consistent with individual plans; initiates and attends individual and/ or group meetings and provides services in a community based setting; organizes and facilitates skill development, clinical, and support groups; responds to emergency or crisis related requests from individuals and/or agencies; arranges for appropriate care and services; reviews and updates diagnosis and level of care. Completes and submits clinical documentation regarding services provided; evaluates and documents individuals' progress according to measurable goals; reviews and approves documentation and plans of care developed by other staff to ensure services are consistent with the level of care required for each individual's needs; monitors the quality and effectiveness of services provided. Job Requirements Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Addition Counseling, or other Human Services field and Kansas Behavioral Sciences licensure at the master's level in the area of focus are required. Requires a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record. Applicants who meet Kansas licensure requirements may be considered if Kansas licensure is obtained by time of an employment offer and licensure is pending confirmation at the time of employment application. Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level and one year of experience in the area of focus is preferred. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation. Driving Status Intermediate (5% to 25%) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 13, 2021
Full Time
A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Johnson County's Department of Corrections is looking for a Business Intelligence Analyst or a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst (depending upon experience and background) to join our team.The successful candidate will be able to use their knowledge of Correctionsto identify data-driven solutions to problems that improve human outcomes, generate cost savings, and more effectively target existing resources. Under general supervision this position plays a collaborative role working within the Department and/or with external partners to develop business intelligence data to inform decision makers on emerging internal/external trends. This position empowers the department to turn data into information, information into insight, and insight into business decisions. This posting will remain open until filled. The Business Intelligence Analyst or Senior Business Intelligence Analyst: Acts as the domain expert within the department/agency/County understanding the existing systems as well as the culture and business objectives; cleans, reviews, manipulates and conducts higher level analysis; works collaboratively with the Data Analysts to retrieve extracted data from the data warehouse; implements and manages the BI solution; ensures data is secure and develops, implements and revises data cleansing procedures. Designs and develops higher data analysis solutions; reviews and analyzes data from multiple internal and external sources; proactively analyzes data to answer key questions from stakeholders or out of self-initiated curiosity with an eye for what drives business performance; collaborates with Data Analysts to create an understanding of the business operations. Through higher level analysis of data, identifies areas or ways to increase success of the department/agency; tracks performance, optimizes operations, predicts success of new programs, identifies trends and business issues; compares data with other entities. Creates advanced data visualization for presentations, ensures presentations are understandable and user friendly; Works collaboratively with others internally across departments and externally in order to communicate the business's data requirements; assists in determining viable solutions for identified deliverables; assesses value of new data elements, creates modeling approaches; ensures constant compliance with standards; works with departments, management, and key stakeholders, in developing detailed business requirements, conducts gap analysis, creates functional designs, and guides the business's leadership through complex analytical data processing. Mentors Business Intelligence Analyst and leadership in order to raise the knowledge base of modeling, data sourcing and communication of complex topics. Writes and submits grant applications in effort to pursue funding for department programs and initiatives; maintains professional grant writing knowledge; maintains familiarity with funding opportunity sources and regularly reviews potential grant opportunities; researches national criminal justice trends; develops and implements grant associated programs, develops and manages data collection and analysis for grant projects, reports on grant program goals, objectives and outcomes. Please note because this position may be filled at a Business Intelligence Analyst level or a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst level depending upon the successful candidate's experience, thecompensation range is $49,981 - $86,450. Job Requirements Business Intelligence Analyst Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Math, Business Administration, Department specific degree (i.e. Criminal Justice) or any other relevant field of study. One year of Corrections knowledge is preferred. Experience may substitute for education. Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Math, Business Administration, Department specific degree (i.e. Criminal Justice) or any other relevant field of study. Three years of Corrections knowledge is required. Three years of experience working successfully within a business analytics tool such as Tableau is required. Experience may substitute for education. Effective August 23, 2021, the County requires mandatory, regular COVID-19 testing for all employees who do not report being fully vaccinated or who are fully vaccinated, but are unable to wear a mask. In order to be considered fully vaccinated, an employee must complete a vaccine attestation form and upload their vaccination record in our Oracle system. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 12, 2021
Full Time
Are you seeking an employer to support your professional growth? Then you should join the team at Johnson County Wastewater. The Line Cleaning and Inspection Crew Memberposition falls within a career progression program giving employees the opportunity for advancement. Additional opportunities exist for you to learn additional skills and development in your career at Johnson County Wastewater.Are awesome benefits and competitive wages also important to you? Johnson County has you covered! Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement, and flex spending, as well as access to many discounts and services. This job will remain open until filled . The job duties of the Line Cleaning and InspectionCrew Member I may include the following: Under limited and indirect supervision completes a variety of routine, semi-skilled, skilled, and manual tasks in the completion of wastewater collection system cleaning and inspection; works on an assigned crew providing assistance and support for a variety of routine and non-routine labor tasks, such as pulling hoses, setting up traffic control for work sites; removing debris from sewer lines; determining what materials are needed and how best to set-up equipment for the work completed, preparing materials and tools, cleaning holding tanks, sewer lines, and other areas using high pressure hoses, saw blades, and other equipment, and taking inventory of materials on a work truck; assists with more complex specialty crew work in the operation of the jet vac truck, CCTV truck, or other related equipment; provides training and support to other staff in more routine work functions and assists with other training for new employees. Operates a variety of vehicles, light medium and heavy duty equipment, and tools; follows established safety protocols for completion of safety sensitive work, such as wearing required personal protective equipment and following guidelines and directions for confined space entries; carries on-call phone or pager and responds to emergency and afterhours calls for service to address routine emergency requests as the subject matter expert or assist other staff with more complex and less routine calls. Enters data into maintenance and other tracking systems; completes routine preventative maintenance as well as preventative maintenance of a more complex nature; responds to customer service inquiries and escalates more complex questions or concerns to a crew leader or supervisor; understands how to safely operate equipment, such as a Jet Truck and occasionally takes truck out as active crew leader. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and a Class B CDL with air brake and tanker endorsement; and an acceptable driving record are required.One year of experience with light, medium, or heavy-duty equipment is preferred. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals. Exposure to heights. Exposure to loud noises. Lifting and carrying: 80 lbs. Exposure to raw sewage. On call/stand-by work required. Safety sensitive job. Weather essential job. Department and county essential. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation. Uniform required. Exposure to confined spaces. Push/pull 75 lbs. Climbing, bending, crouching, kneeling, balancing. This position will require the use of personal protective and other safety related tools or protocols in accordance with job functions which may include safety glasses, safety boots, gloves, and other items. Driving Status Primary (25% or more) Category Engineering, Transportation, and Infrastructure
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 12, 2021
Full Time
Are you seeking an employer to support your professional growth? Then you should join the team at Johnson County Wastewater. The Line Repair Construction Crew Memberposition falls within a career progression program giving employees the opportunity for advancement.Additional opportunities exist for you to learn additional skills and development in your career at Johnson County Wastewater. Are awesome benefits and competitive wages also important to you? Johnson County has you covered! Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement, and flex spending, as well as access to many discounts and services. This job will remain open until filled. The job duties of the Line Repair ConstructionTraineeand Crew Member I may include the following: Under general supervision, completes a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled, and skilled tasks in the repair and construction of the wastewater collection system; operates equipment and completes tasks during the excavation of sanitary sewer lines, force mains, and manholes; uses general construction and equipment knowledge to make independent decisions regarding methods, materials, and equipment needed in the completion of assigned line repair and construction tasks; completes work site restoration tasks such as installation of a variety of erosion control and landscape materials as well as pavement repair; sets up traffic controls and completes traffic control tasks such as flagging. Operates a variety of vehicles, light, medium, and heavy duty equipment, and tools, including backhoe, skid-steer, dump trucks, operates and installs trenching devices such as trench boxes, jacks, and ladders; follows established safety protocols for completion of safety sensitive work, such as wearing required personal protective equipment and following guidelines and directions for confined space entries, shoring, and excavation; responds to emergency and afterhours calls for service to assist with routine and non-routine emergency requests. Completes routine preventative maintenance as well as preventative maintenance of a more complex nature; responds to customer service inquiries and escalates more complex questions or concerns to a crew leader or supervisor. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent; one year of experience in the operation of heavy equipment; one year of experience in general construction; a Class A CDL with air brake endorsement; and an acceptable driving record are required. One year of experience in water or wastewater system construction or repair is preferred. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking Exposure to extreme temperatures. Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals. Exposure to heights. Exposure to loud noises. Lifting and carrying: 80 lbs. Exposure to raw sewage. On call/stand-by work required. Safety sensitive job. Weather essential job. Department and county essential. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation. Uniform required. Exposure to confined spaces. Push/pull 75 lbs. Climbing, bending, crouching, kneeling, balancing This position will require the use of personal protective and other safety related tools or protocols in accordance with job functions which may include safety glasses, safety boots, gloves, and other items. Driving Status Primary (25% or more) Category Engineering, Transportation, and Infrastructure
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 12, 2021
Full Time
A career with Johnson County is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you are searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of becoming a member of Johnson County Government. The Motor Vehicle Division is responsible for the collection and distribution of fees, sales tax, and personal property tax for the State, County, Cities and other taxing authorities that levy taxes and/or fees. Johnson County Government has two motor vehicle locations for walk-in customers, one location for back office functions and 68 employees that provide service to over half a million county residents. If you are looking for a rewarding experience, then consider joining our Treasury, Taxation & Vehicles Department as a Motor Vehicle Specialist. The Johnson County Motor Vehicle divisionis currently seeking qualified candidates formultiple open Motor Vehicle Specialist positions. Responsibilities include: Assists customers in completing all types of motor vehicle transactions by reviewing documentation for accuracy and completion; performing data entry into computer systems; proofreading information Answers detailed questions about titles, registrations, renewals, and other motor vehicle-related inquiries; determines and communicates motor vehicle requirements with customers; answers inquiries by researching, locating, and providing desired information Assists customers with completing routine forms when appropriate; collects forms and any supporting documents, reviews for accuracy and completeness; copies, collates, and routes forms to appropriate locations or staff Resolves problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implementing solutions; and identifying and escalating unresolved problems appropriately Calculates and collects fees for payment; resolves a variety of basic customer complaints, problems, and billing disputes; completes preliminary audit of cash, credit cards, and checks collected Maintains acceptable levels of customer service while achieving standards for accuracy, productivity, and cash handling Follows up and communicates with customers as needed; educates customers on self-service options for transactions and encourages use of these options Serves as an ambassador as needed by greeting customers, answering questions, reviewing documents for completion and accuracy, and encouraging and assisting in the use of the self-service renewal kiosk or drop-off service options Performs other duties as assigned These positions will be based out of either the Olathe Motor Vehicle Office or the Mission Motor Vehicle Office. Applications for this job will be accepted until filled. Job Requirements A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A valid driver's license and acceptable driving recordare also required. One year of customer service, cash handling, banking, cashiering or relevant experience is preferred. A bachelor's degree and experience in regulatory industries such as in finance, pharmaceutical, and insurance are also preferred. Experiencecan substitute for education. Education can substitute for experience. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Management, Administrative, Technology, and Financial Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 12, 2021
Part Time
Johnson County Department of Corrections is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Shift Supervisor at the Adult Residential Center in New Century, Kansas. The Corrections Shift Supervisor serves as a role model as well as maintaining a safe and secure environment for residents, staff, and department of a 24/7 operation. By ensuring that the policies and procedures of the facility are followed, the Shift Supervisor provides oversight of standard operations of a weapon free, hands-off, open campus environment serving criminal offenders transitioning to the community. First review of applications will take place on September 3, 2021. Other duties will include: Supervises assigned personnel and team members; communicates policies, procedures, rules and regulations to assigned staff; ensures that Officers adhere to departmental rules and regulations; assigns tasks and functions; ensures that Officers have and properly use their equipment; reviews reports and write-ups submitted by Officers for accuracy before filing or submitting to supervisor; completes performance appraisals on assigned personnel and team members; gathers information, reviews information and documents incidents used for disciplinary actions; assists in the training and development of staff by counseling them on the proper methods of dealing with clients in order to prevent or resolve problems using evidence based practices. Performs administrative duties; conducts, verifies, and/or assists in daily resident population counts, documents and takes action on discrepancies; conducts or verifies the daily inspection for cleanliness and damage; follows procedures required to initiate the correction of substandard conditions by completing work orders for needed repairs or replacements; directs personnel to complete cleaning duties; attends or conducts daily shift conferences concerned with keeping personnel informed about the status of the facility, personnel, and clients; keeps required records; briefs successor at change of shift; writes reports on resident incidents, lock downs, investigations, and repair requests; documents staff growth and development; may serve on resident disciplinary committee. Performs functions deriving from resident supervision; evaluates resident disciplinary problems after obtaining information from Officers; orders disciplinary action; ensures that the order is implemented; completes the accompanying documentation; supervises resident searches for contraband according to established procedures; assists officers during de-escalation interventions; directs and/or assists Officers during emergency or Officer assistance crises, evaluates the situation and coordinates the necessary action. In conjunction with departmental training staff, ensures training and development of staff; participates in the development, implementation, and presentation of In-Service training for staff; reviews new-hire checklists and identifies staff training needs and progress; directly provides mentoring, coaching and counseling to staff; identifies potential problems and their impact on staff morale. Responds immediately and directs staff during emergencies as directed by emergency procedure guidelines; provides leadership and supervision as incident command; dons protective equipment; restrains or restricts the actions of combative or disruptive clients using only necessary force; summons assistance from backup personnel; administers first aid or CPR; conducts follow-up and critical analysis of incidents. Ensures compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; takes initiative to propose new policies and revisions to policies. Job Requirements Minimum Job Requirements: Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development or related field; three (3) years equivalent Corrections officer I/IA experience. Experience may be substituted for degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Incumbent must have leadership skills, analytical skills, be highly organized and able to maintain confidentiality. Must also have attention to detail skills, ability to work effectively in a team environment and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook. Incumbent must successfully pass a criminal history check; and possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Applicant must submit to and pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screen and pass a physical ability test prior to employment. Preferred Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Human Development or related field with two (2) years equivalent Corrections officer II experience. Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: Excessive standing and/or walking: 60% Lifting: Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to 125 pounds and lifting 50 lbs. Running in response to emergency situations and self-defense training. On call/stand-by work required. Shift work. Safety-sensitive job. Weather Essential job: Department and County Essential Uniform required. Successful completion of physical ability test which includes dragging up to hundred and twenty five (125) pounds, lifting fifty (50) pounds, patting down residents, responding to emergency calls, walking up and down 36 stairs, and donning protective equipment. Effective August 23, 2021, the County requires mandatory, regular COVID-19 testing for all employees who do not report being fully vaccinated or who are fully vaccinated, but are unable to wear a mask. In order to be considered fully vaccinated, an employee must complete a vaccine attestation form and upload their vaccination record in our Oracle system. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Wastewater is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of HVAC Technician (Maintenance Specialist I) at their NelsonWastewater Complex. This position is part of a team that ensures effective wastewater plant operations,primarily through HVAC and other related maintenance support for the location. They will be responsible for emergency maintenance and repair as well as preventative tasks to support safe and effective equipment operations. Johnson County offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, vacation leave, retirement benefits, and wellness incentives and discounts. Position will remain open until filled. Job duties may include the following: Uses specialized skills to perform technical work in one or more skilled trades (HVAC, Building Automation, Electrical, Plumbing) on a variety of maintenance or project related tasks; diagnosis and troubleshoots, designs, and proposes corrective measures to complex systems; tests, calibrates, repairs, replaces and constructs various commercial building systems to include HVAC systems and components, building automation systems, make-up air units, air handling equipment, air conditioning/cooling/heating equipment, electrical service and distribution systems (high and low voltage) and terminal devices, or plumbing distribution and terminal devices; serves as subject matter expert in particular skilled trade. Provides subject matter expertise on routine, technical trades work; works with department staff in the design/modification of new and existing systems; repairs and ensures test/telemetry equipment is reliability; sets up, completes simple programming and repairs PLCs and single loop controllers. Oversees repairs to equipment such as exhaust hoods, ovens, dishwashers, disposals steamers; pumps, motors, and similar equipment; escorts vendors performing contracted services within secure areas; uses specialized skill set to inspect and assess the quality of work performed and provides feedback and guidance regarding quality expectations and deficiencies to ensure contractors accomplish defined bid specifications. Performs various tasks requiring equipment, vehicle, and tool operation; uses a variety of small and large tools and operates a variety of light and medium duty equipment and attachments including: tractors, trucks, scissor lifts, boom truck, and snow removal equipment. Coordinates training and safety requirements for their specialized skill set; ensures safety standards are met; shares knowledge, explains duties, and helps others acquire higher skill level; Completes paperwork, work orders, timesheets, and equipment logs using computerized system; follows purchasing card guidelines. Job Requirements A high school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years experience in a specialized trade (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, or Building Automation) performing at the journey/equivalent level or above are required. One (1) additional year of related experience may substitute for education. Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification or equivalent is also required. Must pass a criminal history screening and have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. This job also requires lifting of 50 pounds, exposure to extreme temperatures, fumes and chemicals, heights, and loud noises. Excessive standing and walking is also required. Vo-Tech or Associate's degree in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, or Building Automation and Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification or equivalent are preferred. Experience may be substituted for education. Driving Status Intermediate (5% to 25%) Category Facilities, Trade, and Custodial
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Health & Environment department is looking for a qualified candidates to fill the position of a Death Investigator Administrator. The position is located in Olathe, KS. The Death InvestigatorAdministration will process the hospice and nursing home death reports, request and organize medical records for cases, and a variety of other investigative services that will allow for the Medicolegal Death Investigators to focus on jurisdictional case work and scene response. Other essential duties will include: Answers office phones in accordance to Medical Examiner procedures; refers calls to the correct section or giving standard information in response to phone, email, and in-person inquiries; monitors the various electronic fax/mail boxes; sorts the electronic mail and addresses them as required; enters case data into the electronic database on hospice, nursing home, reported and unreported COVID cases; searches electronic records and provides information to the Medicolegal Death Investigators who will determine jurisdiction of a case; and prepares a comprehensive electronic report detailing the necessary case demographics and a summary of the circumstances surrounding inpatient deaths occurring within Johnson County. Obtains medical records in deaths being investigated as needed at the direction of the Medical Examiner, Chief Medical Investigator, or his/her designees; orders required identification records, facilitates transportation services for decedents where jurisdiction is assumed and examination is requested or required; ensures proper disposition of all evidence and personal effects; and ensures proper chain of evidence. Provides information to the Medical Examiner or his/her designee to aid in the ruling of jurisdiction or if further follow-up by a Medicolegal Death Investigator is warranted; responds to hospitals for specimen collection at the discretion of the Medical Examiner; contacts physicians to determine if he/she would sign death certificates. Maintains the Medical Examiner fleet to include stocking, cleaning, and gassing; completes inventory of investigator supplies and submitting this inventory to the Chief Medical Investigator weekly; pulls statistical information from the electronic database. Coordinates with the administrative assistant; provides finalized reports to local law enforcement, family, physicians, and hospitals as requested based on KORA; calls law enforcement agencies to ensure the completion of cases; calls funeral homes to facilitate the release of decedents from our facility; releases decedent from our facility and from the electronic database. Coordinates dissemination of information to family, friends, law enforcement agencies and the public in accordance with Medical Examiner's Office policies; ensures that family members are aware of the support services available to them. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in related field are required. May require KS/MO driver's license; depending on department or agency. Associate's degree in criminal justice, forensics, crime scene investigation, anthropology, medicolegal death investigation, law enforcement, biology, anatomy, pharmacology, nursing, funeral sciences or related studies. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Management, Administrative, Technology, and Financial Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Mental Health Centeris seekinga full-time Psychiatric & Mental Health Mid-Level Practitioner. This positionworks out of the Olathe, Kansas Mental Health Officeas part of the Medical Service team which provides services at all of the Johnson County Mental Health Center locations. May be within a specialized area of focus such as serving specific populations, including children, adults, and patients with dual diagnosis of mental illness and intellectual or developmental disabilities. This posting will remain open until position is filled. Job duties include the following: Provides ongoing review, assessment, and medical management of patients; performs regular and emergent follow-up assessments; supervises assessments and medication reviews by nursing staff; educates the patient and /or parent/guardian about the identified illness, potential benefits/risks of recommended and alternative treatment modalities, and prognosis; monitors outcomes, needs for revision of diagnosis and/or medication regime and works with other staff to coordinate services. Completes documentation for direct services provided; prepares other documentation and reviews, approves, revises, and provides signatory responsibility for various client related documents prepared by other staff; provides consultation to non-medical and interdisciplinary professional staff concerning patients for whom the practitioner carries responsibility; provides consultation regarding patients with complex or unique needs; provides professional education and training to other staff. Develops treatment plans; participates in case conferences and consults with physicians, clinicians, other professional staff, clients, and families and coordinates with other service providers in developing, monitoring, and adjusting a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan. Prescribes medication under protocol; administers approved treatment and medication as directed; orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocols; provides and evaluates patient care according to protocols and quality assurance criteria; reviews and prepares protocols for approval by physician staff. Conducts evaluations of clients by performing individual histories, assessments, and diagnostic evaluations determining the need for medication(s) and other diagnostic investigations; determines the most appropriate intervention, treatment, or procedure. Performs crisis intervention; assists clinical staff in mitigating crisis situations; recommends and administers medication to patients in crisis situations; evaluates patients for voluntary and involuntary commitment; signs commitment for clients requiring hospitalization. Job Requirements Master's degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant or relevant medical field of study; two years' experience in Psychiatric Specialty, in a Community Mental Health Center or relevant setting; licenses in the State of Kansas as a Mid-level Practitioner such as an APRN; and a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record are required. Certification in a Psychiatric Specialty is preferred. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 07, 2021
Full Time
A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Johnson County Emergency Management and Communications is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Emergency Communications Specialist (Dispatcher). This position provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings programs, wellness discounts and incentives, and many other great benefits such as paid leave time. The successful candidate will provide Johnson County Emergency Communications with countywide emergency communications systems and dispatch services. Dispatchers are responsible for the processing of emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance received on E911 (Enhanced 911) and 10-digit phone lines. Operations dispatches FIRE and EMS in Johnson County and EMS in Miami County. Applications for this job will be accepted until position is closed . This position will remain open, with quarterly pre-employment assessment sessions scheduled in January, April, July, October.** Assessment invites will be sent to qualified candidates that applied through the last day of the previous quarter. (For example: October testing invitations will be sent to candidates that applied from July 1st through September 30th). **Additional assessment dates could be scheduled due to departmental staffing needs. •Processes medical/fire 911 emergency notifications; inquiries and determines location and nature of emergency assistance requests; determines and sends proper responses based on location, unit status, and type of incident; obtains and provides specific information for responders to allow for immediate intervention upon arrival and to protect the safety of responders and the public. •Tracks unit location and availability continuously; facilitates dispersal of county emergency resources; anticipates additional resource needs by staging uncommitted units for depleted area coverage and/or response to working incidents; provides accurate documentation of call activity; maintains support resource files which indicate current street closings, hydrants unavailable, hospital patient acceptance capabilities, equipment resource lists, premise information files, and other pertinent information; observes and tests on-line and backup equipment and systems continuously. •Articulates, promotes, and supports the Mission, Vision and Values of the department; provides answers and solutions for non-emergency requests for information and services; reviews and trains to maintain current levels of operations knowledge, stays abreast of continuous system changes, enhances knowledge, and learns new skills; provides input to enhance and improve department services to our customers and the public. •Answers requests and completes connections; uses knowledge of call information and judgment skills proactively to activate trauma plan which includes timely notification of proper trauma center and additional resources; responds based on stated injuries, location, traffic concerns, time of day, and other pertinent information; determines and provides early weather warning information through activation of county alert sirens, radios, and pagers with accompanying alert information; provides command and control of responders until arrival on event scenes; deviates from guidelines and protocols to ensure proper outcomes of events. Job Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Hearing and vision acuity and the ability to pass both an auditory (Audiogram) and vision test (Ishihara Color Vision and Vision Titmus near.far.color.perip) with or without reasonable accommodation and pass a drug screen prior to employment. International Academy of Emergency Dispatch (IAED): Advanced Emergency Medical Dispatcher (Advanced EMD) and Emergency Fire Dispatcher (EFD at time of hire or certifications completed prior to conclusion of introductory period. Driving Status Non-Driver Category Law and Public Safety
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 07, 2021
Full Time
Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS)is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Direct Support Professional for their Day & Employment Services division. JCDS serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We focus on individuals' abilities, provide choice driven supports, and advocate alongside people to live and work in our community. We aspire to build a community that promotes, supports, and embraces people of all abilities. Direct Support Professionals are responsible for the delivery of services with JCDS. We are always looking for great people and have multiple openings for this job. Qualified applicants will remain as an active candidate for a period of up to 90 days after the close date. Check out our job preview video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi8iyJSbCvo Responsiblities Include: Provides, assists with, or coaches individuals on personal care needs with limited supervision; provides crisis interventions, including physical intervention and restraint to ensure the safety of individuals; monitors and/or administers medication as prescribed; monitors and documents mental and physical condition of individuals. Teaches, coaches and provides guidance and support on various skills to enable productive lives of individuals; assists individual and family members to identify strategies or treatment options and participates in the development and modification of plans to regain ability to make independent choices and promote coping skills; develops and maintains a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, and other service providers, serving as the main point of contact. Organizes and participates in meetings related to care coordination; completes documentation for direct services provided to ensure timely and accurate completion. Transports individuals receiving services to appointments, activities, and/or work. Job Requirements A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of related experience working in a human services field is required. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required. This position requires performance of various physical components at defined standards for the safety of employees and individuals served. Education can substitute for experience. Candidate must be able to successfully complete criminal and motor vehiclebackground screenings, which includes KDADS required screenings and registry checks,and a post offer TB test. This position may require the use of a personal vehicle to transport clients. Driving Status Intermediate (5% to 25%) Category Health, Welfare, and Social Services
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS Olathe, KS, United States
Oct 06, 2021
Full Time
A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Johnson County's Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development has a full-time open position for a Finance Manager (ManagerIII) which manages fiscal operations of the housing services programs. First review of applications for this job will begin on October 13, 2021. Additional duties includes: Manages fiscal operations of Housing Services Programs including accounting, grant management, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, and cash receipts; ensures compliance with federal, state, county and city funding requirements and guidelines; prepares, provides daily oversight, and submits budgets; monitors on an ongoing basis the status of the HUD annual budget authority and the annual contribution required; notifies Housing Director and Department Directorof discrepancies. Ensures that financial reports are submitted in a timely manner; monitors accounting for HUD portability monies; supervises the financial reporting to participating cities for contributions made to enhance services to eligible families; ensures funds are available to complete projects; identifies management informational needs and refines account structure; monitors payroll labor distribution information to ensure proper charging to funding sources; creates nonstandard financial reports; interprets and offers projections of future needs; monitors trends in spending to anticipate funding and reprogramming needs; performs audits of financial operations; informssupervisors of issues that may negatively impact program areas; prepares year-end settlement reports. Maintains and stays current with knowledge of County's financial/business systems; attends trainings and meetings to learn and stay current with changes/updates; participates inwork groups on Oracle issues; ensures that Housing's financial staff stay current and proficient. Monitors and analyzes budgets for Building Codes, Contractor Licensing, Planning, Housing and Community Development;informs Director of Planning, Housing, and Community Development of any discrepancies, or any changes; works closely with the Budget representative to ensure each years' budget is adjusted. Works with Building Codes, Planning, Contractor Licensing and Housing and Community Development staff and Financial Management and Administration (FMA) staff to reconcile accounts payables, accounts receivables, reconciling P-Cards, and processing deposits; completes year end forms to be submitted to required entities. Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or relevant field and five (5) years of relevant experience are required. Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or relevant field; two (2) years leading, directing, supervising or coordinating the work of others; Certified Public Accountant; or public sector accounting and housing agency experience are preferred. Prior experience working with HUD specific grant and computer systems is strongly desired. Experience may substitute for education and education may substitute for experience. Driving Status Occasional (less than 5%) Category Management, Administrative, Technology, and Financial Services