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Corrections Officer 04152021
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:04-16-2021
Closing Date:04-23-2021
Wilson County Government $17.08/hour 04-16-2021 04-23-2021

Correctional Officer - Corrections

  • The Correctional Officer, under the direction of the above ranking officers shall receive new prisoners, book out prisoners, oversee security, issue inmates supplies, assign temporary housing, and handle property control.
  • The Correctional Officer shall be a back up to other officers.
  • The Correctional Officer shall assist as needed in the facility.
  • The Correctional Officer shall be responsible for providing regular visual observation and supervision of prisoners and activities, while taking whatever steps necessary to prevent prisoner misbehavior, avoid disorder, and respond quickly to emergency situations.
  • The Correctional Officer has the most direct and continuous interaction with prisoners and must develop the interpersonal skills required to adequately communicate with the prisoners. 
  • The Correctional Officer must be people oriented, taking in to mind prisoner needs and rights, exercise a non-judicial attitude toward them, and respect them as human beings. 
  • The Correctional Officer must attend Tennessee Corrections Institute and receive certification within one year.

 

The Wilson County Sheriff's Department is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. Women, minorities, individuals with discabilities and veterans.

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Human Resources Director 04142021
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:04-14-2021
Closing Date:05-05-2021
Wilson County Government $77,154.00 Annually 04-14-2021 05-05-2021
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PT Judicial Commissioner 04092021
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:04-09-2021
Closing Date:04-23-2021
Wilson County Government $20.12 per hour 04-09-2021 04-23-2021
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Health Educator 031821
Wilson County Government
Posting Date:03-18-2021
Closing Date:04-22-2021
Wilson County Government $19.21/hour $37,459.50 annually 03-18-2021 04-22-2021

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to provide health education and information to the public. Duties and responsibilities include providing public education about various health issues, coordinating/conducting classes and community educational events, maintaining a resource library, distributing news releases to media, preparing documentation and maintaining records, and performing other duties as assigned.  Reports to the County Health Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Training and Teaching Others:

  1. Motivates members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
  2. Identifies the educational needs of others and assist in developing formal educational programs or classes.
  3. Assists with the design and delivery of relevant in-service training programs for health department employees, teachers, and other professionals.

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:

  1. Updates and uses relevant knowledge to assist in implementing health education interventions and programs for the community.
  2. Utilizes knowledge gained through state approved trainings to provide guidance and professional advice for community groups.
  3. Utilizes trainings methods and procedures for the purpose of learning and teaching new ideas to community health partners.

Thinking Creatively:

  1. Assists in planning and conducting health education evidenced-based programs through a creative process to educate targeted population.
  2. Assists in compiling information and reviewing results to choose the best solution and solve problems pertaining to public health.
  3. Clarifies the meaning of public health data and/or information to educate the community.

Getting Information:

  1. Conducts Public Health activities based on the needs of the targeted population.
  2. Assists and plans community meetings based on public health needs.
  3. Observes, receives, and obtains information from all relevant sources to educate the public.

Training and Teaching Others:

  1. Develop a county-specific health promotion plan and implement and evaluate community and school-based events annually, including employee wellness activities.
  2. Coordinates with local resources to plan programs/events requested by the community and schools.
  3. Collaborate with the health department’s WIC and family programs to promote and provide educational information at community events.
  4. Assists in developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
  5. Works directly with the public to facilitate programs, provide community education and disseminate health related materials.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships:

  1. Develops constructive and cooperative relationships with the state, regional and local health departments and others to promote public health.
  2. Communicates public health needs with people outside the organization, including the public, government agencies, and external sources.
  3. Represent the. Local health department on community boards and councils.

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information:

  1. Utilizes relevant knowledge, and under direct supervision, provides guidance to the community.
  2. Coordinates the resources needed for successful coalition building.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems:

  1. Assists in analyzing information and evaluating results to establish long-range objectives and specify strategies and actions to achieve them.
  2. Assists in compiling information and reviewing results to choose the best solution and solve problems pertaining to public health.
  3. Clarifies the meaning of public health and/or information to educate the community.

Monitoring and Controlling Resources:

  1. Partners with community to make recommendations on obtaining and utilizing funds for health education activities.
  2. Monitors and controls resources and oversee the distribution of health education materials under direct supervision.

Monitor Processes, Materials, and Surroundings:

  1. Assists in assessing the value, importance or quality of educational materials for the targeted population.
  2. Reviews public health education materials for the targeted population.

Performing General Physical Activities:

  1. Performs activities that may require physical lifting and handling of materials in preparation for community presentations.
  2. Handles, installs, moves, and positions items and materials.

Documenting and Recording Information:

  1. Prepares, reviews and maintains operation records and reports to facilitate health education programs.

Performing Administrative Activities:

  1. Performs day to day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files, documenting activities, and other information to facilitate health education programs.

 

Interacting with Computers:

  1. Utilizes computers, projectors, and computer systems to set up functions, enter data, and process information.

Competencies:

  • Written Communication
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Functional/Technical Competency
  • Informing
  • Organizing
  • Time Management
  • Listening
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Creativity
  • Priority Setting

      Knowledge:

  • Communications and Media
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Clerical
  • Education and Training
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Law and Government
  • Mathematics

Skills:

  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Active Learning
  • Monitoring
  • Mathematics

Abilities:

  • Time Management
  • Instructing
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Written Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Written Comprehension
  • Category Flexibility
  • Speech Clarity
  • Fluency of Ideas
  • Oral Expression

 

Tools and Equipment Used:

  • Computer
  • Fax
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Calculator
  • Projector
  • Flip Charts
  • Smart Phones
  • Smart Boards
  • Social Media
  • Television
  • Compact Disc (CD) Player
  • Digital Video Disc (DVD) Player
  • Video Home System (VHS)

This is the entry level class in the public health education sub-series. An employee in this class plans, schedules, coordinates, conducts, and evaluates public health education activities. This class differs from that of Public Health Educator 2 in that an incumbent of the latter performs a full range of educational program development, evaluation, and consulting work.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in health education, biology, or a related field. Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time professional experience in health education may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES

Data Utilization:  Requires the ability to calculate and/or tabulate data. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.

Human Interaction:  Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.

Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:  Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of an automobile, personal computer, and general office equipment used in performing essential functions.

Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.

Mathematical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; the ability to interpret statistical results, and the ability to interpret graphs.

Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.

Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.

 

ADA COMPLIANCE/PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS

Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as traffic hazards.

Wilson County, Tennessee, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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