Clerk’s office - Deputy Clerk
LaGrange County is seeking applications for a Full-Time Deputy Clerk for the Clerk’s office. The preferred candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of clerical and administrative duties and assisting the public.
Duties include: Maintain and update department files, data entry, and public service duties to ensure proper processing and collection of child support. Processes new civil and criminal court cases, files dockets and assigns case numbers, completes necessary paperwork, and enters case information.
Job requirements include: High school diploma or GED, working knowledge of standard office procedures/policies, ability to operate office equipment, and general and department specific computer systems.
Must be able to communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, and the general public for the purpose of exchanging information.
Interested persons may obtain an application at the Human Resource office in the County Annex Building located at 114 W. Michigan, St., LaGrange, Indiana 46761 or online at www.lagrangecounty.org. Applications accepted through May 6, 2015, or until the position is filled. LaGrange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ADULT/JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
LaGrange County is seeking applications for a Full-Time Probation Officer for LaGrange Superior Court.
Incumbent will be responsible for conducting pre-sentence investigations, making recommendations to the Court, and supervising probationers for enforcement of Court orders and probation terms.
Conducts preliminary and pre-sentence investigations and prepares reports of probationers' personal data for the Court, including criminal, social and substance abuse histories.
Supervises, monitors and assists probationers in complying with court-imposed probation conditions, including reviewing and signing rules of probation.
Maintains accurate records of all cases investigated or assigned by the Court and furnishes records and reports to the Court upon request. Assists Court with sentencing alternatives and community corrections.
Cooperates with public and private agencies and assists individuals on probation in obtaining needed services from appropriate public or private treatment and/or welfare agencies.
Testifies before the Court regarding probationer's character, attitude and/or behavior, and informs the Court of probationer's status regarding compliance with terms of probation, recommending modifications and/or legal action as necessary.
Maintains frequent communication with various individuals/agencies regarding assigned probationers, including attorneys, Prosecutor, counselors, crime victims, courts, and law enforcement personnel.
Conducts criminal records checks for out-of-county Probation departments as requested. Serves as Probation Officer for clients transferred from other counties, completing reports and evaluations as required. Maintains contact with Probation Officers in other counties to assess offenders transferred out of LaGrangeCounty jurisdiction.
Answers telephone, determining nature of call, providing information and assistance, taking messages and/or directing calls to appropriate individual or department.
Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or related field.
State certification as Probation Officer with continuing completion of all certification requirements.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Ability to meet all Department hiring requirements, including passage of a written exam and a drug test.
Thorough knowledge of all local, state, and federal laws applicable to probation operations, with ability to apply and enforce regulations as needed.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, law enforcement agencies, Courts, Child Protective Services, treatment providers, offenders, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with hostile/violent persons.
Ability to compile, analyze and evaluate data, make determinations, and present findings in oral or written form.
Serves on-call and responds to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
Possession of a valid Indiana driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record.
through May 6, 2015, or until the position is filled.
LaGrange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department
Salary: 13.00-15.00 dollars per hour, depending on experience
LaGrange County Nuisance Enforcement Officer -To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. LaGrange County provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
Incumbent serves as Code Enforcement Officer for LaGrange County, responsible for enforcing local and county building and zoning ordinances.
Enforces local and county building and zoning ordinances throughout LaGrange County.
Inspects properties for zoning compliance, ensuring properties are in accordance with issued permits.
Verifying address information, and notifying property owners of non-compliance.
Receives and investigates complaints, conducts on-site inspections, researches applicable County ordinance(s), and coordinates efforts of Plan Commission and other departments in ensuring/enforcing citizen compliance.
Presents cases of non-compliance to the hearing authority, performs all necessary follow-up work, and posts stop work orders as applicable.
Inspects mobile home parks for compliance with mobile home ordinances.
Communicates regularly with property owners and local, state and federal regulating agencies, responding to inquiries, researching records/plats, exchanging information, assisting with forms/applications, explaining procedures and legal requirements, and resolving discrepancies.
Occasionally provides testimony in legal proceedings.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Applicant Standards and Criteria
Must be a citizen of the United States.
Applicant must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the appointment.
Must be a high school graduate and produce evidence of same by way of diploma or equivalent
diploma issued to an accredited school.
Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
Must be of such mental state so as to sustain the rigors and demands of Nuisance Officer
requirements.“ Mental state” means having the ability to exercise good judgment; having a
balanced temperament; being free of debilitating psychological disorders and being of such
psychological health to adequately complete psychological testing.
Must be a person of excellent character having favorable reference from previous employers and
personal references. Excellent character includes an absence of pattern or practice of substance
abuse or criminal misdemeanor convictions and no history of felony convictions.
Have a good work history with recommendations from previous employers.
Must agree to take a Computer Voice Stress Analysis, Truth Verification test.
If discharged from the military service, must possess an Honorable Discharge.
Must pass a drug test.
Selection Process Deadlines:
Applications: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
Friday May 15th 2015 4:00 PM
Written Test: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
Interviews: LaGrange Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
through May 15, 2015, or until the position is filled.
LaGrange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LaGrange County Health Department has an opening for a PART TIME PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Incumbent will be responsible for providing education, health and nursing care to County residents and ensuring compliance with established policies, practices, protocols, and professional and public health codes. This includes administering immunizations to infants, children and adults, education on health topics, and performing TB testing among others duties.
Position is part-time, 4-15 hours per week.
Requires current licensing as Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana
) through April 30, 2015.
LaGrange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer