Deputy Sheriff

 

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.   Applications will be accepted from April 11 until May 31, 2016.   Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid driver’s license.  The preferred applicant will have a minimum of 60 college credit hours from an accredited college and/or equivalent work experience.     Applications may be obtained at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, 543 2nd Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201 or online below.  Please fill out and submit the application through the attached documentation below

 

pdf Sheriff Employment Application (68 KB)

 

Second Deputy/Field Technician

 

 

POSITION:                            Second Deputy/FieldTechnician

DEPARTMENT:                      Assessor

WORKSCHEDULE:                  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,M-F

JOB CATEGORY:                    COMOT (Computer, Office Machine Operation,Technician)

DATE WRITTEN:April2000       STATUS:Full-time

DATE REVISED:                     July 2012,June2016    FLSA STATUS:Non-exempt

 

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bartholomew 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 Second Deputy/Field Technician for the Bartholomew County Assessor’s Office, responsible for conducting office and field functions related to assessments.

 

Duties: 

Receives and processes mobile home assessment sheets, computes and verifies assessments, checks addresses and ownership information, and contacts appropriate personnel to resolve discrepancies as needed.

Prepares and mails assessment notices to owners and forwards copies to Auditor and Treasurer, and researches addresses for returned notices and forwards notices accordingly.

Answers telephone and greets office visitors, answers questions, provides property and assessment information, and/or refers callers to appropriate individual or Department.

Assists Realtors, appraisers, and other members of the public as needed, including researching property information and assessments, and updating Department records and information.

Maintains communication with Treasurer, Auditor, and Recorder personnel to request, provide, and/or verify property record information, and resolves questions concerning assessments.

Types and prepares error correction petitions, letters, reports, and other Department correspondence, and maintains Department files as directed.

Measures, inspects, and documents new construction. Revisits and re-measures percentage of parcels each year according to the plan of the Reassessment Supervisor. Checks demolitionof building and answers inquiries regarding realestate.


Verifies accuracy of data in computer pertaining to agricultural, commercial, and industrial properties.

Follows up on building permits for county-wide enforcement. Trains new department staff as needed.

Performs duties of co-workers in their absence or as required to maintain continual public service and Department operations.

Attends training sessions, educational seminars, and/or conferences as appropriate. Performs related duties as assigned.

  1. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DIFFICULTY OF WORK:

 

High school diploma or GED.

Possession of or ability to obtain Level II certification by State Tax Board and ability to maintain State mandated training hours.

Working knowledge of standard office policies and procedures; ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated tasks while meeting deadlines.

Working knowledge of State statutes and Indiana Code pertaining to the assessment of real estate.

Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to speak clearly to greet customer and/or the general public.

Knowledge of County geography and ability to locate and regularly travel to property sites within the County.

Knowledge of basic filing systems and ability to maintain accurate and complete department files and records.

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.

Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, without posing a direct threat to the health or safety of self or others.

Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to State requirements.


Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace and personal conduct.

Ability to properly operate standard equipment, such as calculator, copier, computer, printer, fax machine, digital area line meter, measuring tape, camera, telephone, and typewriter.

Ability to analyze, evaluate, investigate or coordinate data, and make determinations based on data analyses.

Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and on several tasks at the same time, often under time pressure.

Ability to apply knowledge of people and/or locations and plan and layout assigned work projects.

Ability to perform arithmetic calculations to compute/calculate assessments.

Ability to read and interpret detailed prints, sketches, layouts, specifications and maps.

Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carryout written and oral instructions and present findings in oral or written form.

Ability to occasionally travel out of town for training, sometimes overnight. Possession of valid Indiana driver’s license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

  1. RESPONSIBILITY:

 

Incumbent performs standard, recurring duties according to department policies and procedures and state guidelines with work priorities determined by service needs of the public. Incumbent receives indirect or occasional supervision with assignments guided by definite objects using a variety of methods or procedures, with incumbent referring to supervisor when interpretation of department policies and programs are thought necessary. Frequently, decisions are made which are restricted only by organizational-wide policies. Errors in incumbent's work are usually prevented through supervisory review and are detected through notification from other departments, agencies or the public. Undetected errors may result in loss of time to correct error.

  1. PERSONAL WORKRELATIONSHIPS:

 

Incumbent maintains communication with co-workers, other County departments, various companies, government agencies, and members of the general public for purposes of exchanging information, and explaining/interpreting state codes, policies, and procedures.

Incumbent reports directly to County Assessor.


  1. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORKENVIRONMENT:

 

Incumbent performs duties in a standard office environment and in the field, involving sitting/walking at will, standing/walking for long periods, working in extreme temperatures, lifting/carrying objects weighing 25-50 pounds, bending, crouching/kneeling, reaching, speaking clearly, and depth perception.  Incumbent occasionally travels out of town for training, sometimes overnight.

 

Applications can be downloaded below.  They may be submitted to the Assessor's Office located at 2nd Floor of the Governement Office Building; 440 Third St. Columbus, IN, 47201.

pdf General Employment Application (97 KB)

 

 



Systems Administrator (IT)

POSITION:                        Systems Administrator (IT Department)
DEPARTMENT:                  Information Technology
WORK SCHEDULE:             8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
JOB CATEGORY:                PAT (Professional, Administrative, Technological)
DATE WRITTEN:                February 2008 STATUS: Full-time
DATE REVISED:                 July 2013 FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bartholomew 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 undue hardship.


Incumbent serves as the Systems Administrator for the Bartholomew County Information Technology Department, responsible for installation, configuration, maintenance and back-ups of servers and software systems on the Bartholomew County voice and data network.


DUTIES:
• Assists end users with help desk requests, resolving issues both in person and via the phone through remote access. Creates, edits, and deletes end-user network and email accounts as required.
• Serves as primary contact on evaluation and approval of all software systems, loads, configures, verifies successful software installation, and provides support for all specified software packages, such as operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet programs, email client access, anti-virus, and various network wide and office specific applications for end user computers and servers. Maintains shared network storage.
• Provides maintenance of back-up system and tape rotation for all electronic file systems, databases, email and email archiving, and phone system configurations.
• Installs or assists in installation of all hardware and peripheral components, such as monitors, personal computers, servers, storage systems, routers, firewalls, switches, phone switches, phones, cameras, copiers, printers, and all other networked devices.
• Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves hardware, software, and network related connectivity problems and issues. Works with both hardware and software services providers to resolve conflicts and system failures.
• Assists with maintenance of telephone hardware and software systems, such as phone routing, voicemail and auto attendant features, number plan configuration, E911 and alternate line appearances, and various programming related to County-owned phone system. Installs, re-locates, terminates, documents, and tests voice and data cabling and fiber optic lines as assigned.
• Assists in providing technical assistance and training to system users; instructs users in use of equipment, software, and manuals; consults with users concerning problems or new tasks and aids in formulating solutions and creating software that increases efficiency and limits down time.
• Assists with recommendations to purchase new equipment to respond to or increase system capabilities and business efficiencies, and works with outside vendors to purchase hardware and software as directed.
• Assists with maintenance and monitoring of all systems security based on County policies and procedures and industry best practices, minimizing the risk of data destruction or unauthorized access.
• Maintains detailed asset inventory, including asset status and invoice information.
• Researches, tests, and provides recommendation on new software systems.
• Installs, re-locates, terminates, and documents hardware components and peripheral.
• Assists with maintenance of such web based systems as the Bartholomew County website.
• Supervises contracted vendors as designated by Director.
• Attends meetings as designated by the Director and serves as the County IT representative at those designated meetings.
• Responds to emergency computer calls on a 24-hour basis.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


I. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of training and experience. Three years experience with computers in a networked environment required. Experience working in local government environment preferred.
• Ability to comply with all employer and department hiring requirements, including passage of a drug test, and criminal background check.
• Working knowledge of or ability to develop an understanding of installed operating system, as well as internal policies, procedures, and services to solve routine problems and recommend system enhancements to increase productivity and quality of services.
• Microsoft Certified Professional, VMware Certifies Professional or higher preferred. Experience with phone, VOIP, and voicemail systems, web development and database management, backup software systems and best practices, SANs and shared network storage, and server and desktop virtualization.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft products, including Microsoft Server 2008 and 2012, Windows XP, Windows 7, Exchange, SQL, and Office 2010 and ability to resolve problems in a Microsoft Windows environment.
• Strong working knowledge of VMware products, including vSphere, View, Site Recovery Manager, Workstation, and Thinapp.
• Working knowledge of computer and network installation functions, including cabling, switch programming, routing, VLAN setup, VPN setup, and all other related installations and configurations.
• Strong working knowledge of wired and wireless architecture, design, and best practices.
• Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, system users, other County departments, vendors, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities, and ability to communicate complex technical information in clear terms to non-technical individuals.
• Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
• Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
• Ability to supervise contracted vendors as designated by the Director.
• Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment.
• Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and work rapidly for long periods, occasionally under time pressure.
• Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out written or oral instructions and present findings in oral or written form.
• Ability to compare or observe similarities and differences in data, analyze and evaluate data, and make determinations based on data analyses.
• Ability to respond swiftly and rationally to IT related emergencies on 24-hour basis.
• Ability to occasionally work evening, extended, and weekend hours and travel out of town for conferences and trainings, but not overnight.
• Possession of a valid Indiana driver’s license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

 

II. DIFFICULTY OF WORK:
Incumbent performs duties according to general instructions and guidelines from supervisor, with unusual tasks or problems discussed in advance. Work requires independent judgment to determine best methods to overcome difficult or atypical problems. Incumbent’s judgment has a substantial impact on the operation of individual computer users, with work reviewed periodically or upon conclusion to determine compliance with directives and department goals.


III. RESPONSIBILITY:
Incumbent performs a variety of repair, preventative maintenance, and training functions on County computer hardware and software and voice systems utilizing general instructions from supervisor and/or standard practices and techniques to ensure proper and effective operation of the County’s computer and information systems. Incumbent generally performs duties in an independent manner, requiring direct supervision only under new or unusual circumstances.


IV. PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent maintains frequent contact with supervisor, co-workers, personnel, service representatives, and vendors for a variety of purposes of exchanging information, explaining procedures, and rendering service.


Incumbent reports directly to the IT Director.


V. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Incumbent performs majority of duties in a standard office environment, and in data centers and data closets, involving sitting/walking at will, sitting for long periods, working in confined areas, in high places such as on ladder, lifting/carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling/handling/grasping objects, reaching, speaking clearly, and hearing sounds/communication. Incumbent works with electrical components and must take safety precautions to avoid injury to self and others. Incumbent occasionally works evening, extended, and weekend hours and travels out of town for conferences and trainings, but not overnight. Incumbent responds to IT related emergencies on 24-hour basis.

 

Please submit resume and completed application (below) to the Bartholomew County Commissioners Office.

 

pdf General Employment Application (97 KB)

General Maintenance

 

POSITION: General Maintenance Worker

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

DIVISION: General Maintenance

JOB CATERORY: LTC

STATUS: Full-Time

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

 

DUTIES:

Complete basic carpentry and remodeling projects, such as building rooms and walls, painting, construction partitions, and installing shelves and fixtures.

Perform basic plumbing repairs and maintenance, including fixing leaky faucets, rebuilding flush valves, replacing bathroom fixtures and water coolers, and unclogging, replacing, and/or installing pipes.

 

Assists with maintain building electrical systems, including replacing switches and plugs, changing bulbs, wiring new lights and fixtures, and resolving problems with breakers and other system components as needed.

 

Arrange rooms for meeting and move and/or store office furniture and equipment, as requested by County personnel.

Maintain outside building grounds, including shoveling and removing snow, cutting grass, raking, sweeping and hosing walks, trimming shrubs, and washing windows.

Monitor heating and cooling systems and identify facility and equipment repair needs, make minor repairs and/or notify Supervisor of repair and maintenance needs accordingly.

Work on general repair projects, including roof patching as assigned.

Maintain communication with County personnel to schedule and coordinate maintenance needs and special projects.

 

Court Reporter/Juvenile Court Assistant

 

 

JOB TITLE: COURT REPORTER/JUVENILE COURT ASSISTANT
 
WHERE: Bartholomew Circuit Court
 
DESCRIPTION: Help the administration of juvenile improvement efforts (JDAI); keep statistical information for juvenile court; assist with grant writing and management; assist with efficiencies of the juvenile court and family dependency court; prepare court orders and distribution to attorneys; answer phone calls; greet the public; pull court files for daily court schedules; handle incoming and outgoing office mail; court reporting caseload and backup for other reporters; prepare transcripts as requested; and general office duties.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to type with speed and accuracy; able to follow oral and written instructions with great attention to detail; able to communicate with attorneys and the general public in day-to-day practice of this office; able to quickly learn and be functionally competent with court software; able to draft proposed court orders.
 
EXPECTATIONS: Attend meetings for JDAI, Family Dependency Court, and other related Juvenile Court matters as determined necessary; work to become familiar and current with JDAI expectations, Family Dependency court requirements, and treatment/supervision programs; work with other agencies in a collaborative and professional manner for the best interests of Circuit Court/Juvenile court and those coming before the Courts; attend and participate in recommended trainings.
 
HOURS: Part-time employment – 28 hours/week
STARTING DATE: Negotiable but can be immediate
 
 
RESUMES TO: Bartholomew Circuit Court
ATTN: Tammy Johannesen
234 Washington Street
Columbus, In 47201

Court Reporter/Bailiff

COURT REPORTER/BAILIFF
 
WHERE:  Bartholomew Superior Court 2- 
 
DESCRIPTION:Answering phone calls; greeting public; pulling court files for daily court schedules; handling incoming and outgoing office mail; court recording caseload and backup for other reporters; preparation of court orders and distribution to attorneys, and general office duties.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to type with speed and accuracy; to follow oral and written instructions with great attention to detail; ability to communicate with attorneys and the general public in the day-to-day practice of this office.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word.  
 
 
HOURS: Full-time employment, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
STARTING DATE:     Negotiable
 
RESUḾE TO: Bartholomew Superior Court 2 
234 Washington Street
Columbus, In 47201
ATTN: Janet Ketron (no later than May 17, 2017)