Temporary Full-Time Program Technician at Allen County Farm Service Agency

The Allen County Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Program Technician position beginning at a Grade 3 or Grade 4.  Salary range is $27,800 to $40,569 depending on knowledge and experience.  Depending on the duration of the temporary appointment, health benefits may be offered.  An agricultural background and general computer knowledge is not required, but could be helpful.  Applications (FSA-675, Application for FSA County Employment and KSAs – Knowledge, Skills & Abilities) may be picked up at the Allen County FSA Office, Iola, KS between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  Applications and KSAs must be returned to the office no later than 4:30 pm, Friday, October 23rd, 2020.   USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider, Employer, and Lender

 

Records Admin Assistant with the Iola Police Department

The City of Iola is currently accepting applications for a Records Administrative Assistant with the Iola Police Department. This position performs a variety of clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving and dispatching non-emergency information, police records management, and processes requests from the public. Applications and a job description are available at www.cityofiola.com or at the City Clerk’s Office in Iola City Hall located at 2 W. Jackson Ave. Wages starting at $13.47 per hour (DOQ), plus benefits. Please submit applications to hrdirector@cityofiola.com or to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday October 16th at noon. ADA. EOE.

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Job Fair at Gates Corporation

 

Open interviews every Tuesday and Friday from 7am to 3pm the month of October – Walk in’s welcome.
Please apply online at Gates.com
Or at the facility from 7am to 3pm Monday – Friday
After hours by appointment call 620.365.4100
Pre-employment background checks, drug screen, COVID testing and a physical ability testing required. Masks and temperature checks required.
Benefits available within 30 days

Gates Employee Benefits:
Paid Holidays
Vacation availability after 1 month
All Benefits effective 1st day of Month after hire.
401K Plan – Company basic contribution of 3% upon employment, company match
100% on first 3% of employee contributions
Parental Leave –
Company paid : Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental
Death./Dismemberment Insurance, Gym Reimbursement for Employee/Spouse
Medical Coverage, Dental and Vision coverage
HSA and FSA Plans
Employee Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Refinancing
Scholarship program for dependent children.
Perks: Numerous purchasing discounts.
EOE
Background check, Drug Screen and Physical ability testing will be required.

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Fire Chief with Iola Fire Dept/EMS

The City of Iola, KS (pop. 5,400) is seeking a qualified Fire Chief to lead the Iola Fire Department and Allen County EMS. The Fire Chief works under the supervision of the City Administrator and is responsible for the management of 27 firefighters and EMS personnel, the Iola fire station, and two Allen County EMS stations. The Fire Chief will establish and maintain policies and procedures, provide direction, delegate duties and responsibilities, and ensure selected staff manage their assignments effectively. This position is responsible for ensuring an engaging and coordinated environment and must take an active role to coach and counsel subordinate employees as necessary. The Fire Department’s budget is developed, implemented, and monitored by the Fire Chief. Applicants must be 21 years old and have a valid Class B Kansas Driver’s License. Minimum qualifications include seven years of experience in Fire and EMS, extensive experience as a fire officer, and training at a state or national fire training school. Applicant must be EMT certified and Paramedic certification is preferred. A full job description is available at cityofiola.com. Applications and resumes must be submitted to hrdirector@cityofiola.com by October 16, 2020 at noon. Salary starting at $63,000 – $74,000 plus benefits. DOQ. EOE/AA.

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Childrens Aides/Counselors at Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center

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NOW HIRING!
-CHILDREN”S AIDES/COUNSELORS

-Children’s After School Program

-Rewarding work with children in a teamwork setting.

-Mentor children and help them develop skills to succeed.

-12-20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday. Some weekend hours available. 

-Must have valid driver’s license, and personal vehicle.  18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent. 

-Drug screen required. 

-Starting pay $8.75/ hour

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Teagan Kern at 620-365-5717

Online applications at www.sekmhcenter.org Or

Pick up applications at:

 

Iola SEKMHC
Open Monday- Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
304 N Jefferson Ave
Iola, KS 66749

Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center

Healthy Families Home Visiting Family Support Specialist at Kansas Childrens Service League

Healthy Families Home Visiting Family Support Specialist {D1998}
Full TM non-exempt Full-Time
Professional
Iola, KS, US

JOB SUMMARY
The Healthy Families Home Visiting Family Support Specialist (FSS) is responsible for building trusting relationships with families based on the Healthy Families America model. The FSS will visit families in their homes to provide support in establishing positive home environments, promote strong attachments through the parent child relationships, and encourage the well-being of children and families. Utilizing an infant mental health approach, the FSS will practice reflective strategies to strengthen parent-child relationships, improve parenting skills, teach effective problem-solving, and reduce family stress.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Home Visiting 90%

• Develops strategies to positively engage families in voluntary services through a trusting relationship.
• Complete initial enrollment visits with family and completes Parent Survey assessment.
• Schedules and provides regular home visits with families in accordance to KCSL Healthy Families policies and procedures.
• Conduct ongoing screens and assessments such as the ASQ, ASQ-SE, EPDS, and other tools required by the program.
• Implements research based curriculum, Growing Great Kids, during home visits with families.
• Supports and guides families in the development of the Family Goal Plan, and encourages families in achieving identified goals.
• Assist family in monitoring medical needs including well child visits and immunizations, and helps them overcome barriers to meeting these needs.
• Uses reflective strategies such as normalizing, explore and wonder, and accentuate the positive, to help strengthen parent child relationships.
• Refers and connects families to additional KCSL services and other community resources that could help strengthen the family and build protective factors. May include providing occasional transportation for families to access community resources.
• Assist with planning and delivery of group events for program families.
• Documents observations of children and families through weekly home visit notes and completes requirement documentation in accordance with program expectations.
• Meets weekly with supervisor for supervision to reflect on work with families and review interventions and documentation.

Other Duties 10%
• Completes training required by program including Foundations for Family Success, Parent Survey, Growing Great Kids, and other required topics.
• Assists with outreach through community fairs and other events that help build awareness of program.
• Attends regular team meetings and participates in supporting other team members as needed.
• Attends communities meetings as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work Environment Office and participant homes.
Lifting Requirements Up to 25 pounds.
Travel Requirements Must have vehicle in good condition; able to travel to and from family homes and transport participants to appointments.
Other Must have a home telephone and/or mobile phone and be willing to handle emergency or crisis situation with the assistance of the supervisor. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance, pass all required background checks.

The physical requirements described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required
• Associates Degree in family services related field or 3 years experience working in social services or a related field.
• Experience in working with or providing services to children and families
• An ability to establish trusting relationships
• Acceptance of individual differences
• Experience and willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations in the community
• Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child attachment principles
• Open to reflective practice including reflective supervision
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to approach families from a strengths based and family-centered perspective
• Ability to maintain professional boundaries when providing supportive services
• Able to work flexible schedule which could include some evening/weekend hours

Preferred
• Infant Mental Health Endorsement
• Bilingual in English and Spanish
2019 Benefit Summary

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