Human Resources


Jennifer Wong
Human Resources Director

Courtney Sinagra Jennifer Wong is the Five County Association of Governments' Human Resources Director.

She oversees all of the Association's human resources related issues such as employment orientations, health benefits, life insurance, sick and personal leave, etc.  She also coordinates the advertising for open positions for the various departments at the Association and participates in the "on-boarding" of new employees.

Please contact Jennifer using the following contact information:

              E-mail:  jwong@fivecounty.utah.gov
              Telephone:   (435) 673-3548,  extension #127
              Fax:  (435) 673-3540




THESE ARE THE POSITIONS CURRENTLY OPEN AT
THE  FIVE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS


MEDIA OUTREACH SPECIALIST/
OFFICE SUPPORT STAFF

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing technical support in managing Media and outreach activities for the Area Agency on Aging to include working with the Media Team, maintaining, and updating the Five County Area Agency on Aging Webpage and Social Media sites.  Provide data entry support in management of the key reporting systems for the Area Agency on Aging to include but not limited to the Jump Technology, Capstone Data system for Older Americans Act Performance System, and the Nutrition Database (ESHA), working with both AAA Staff and local Senior Centers.  In addition, this position will be responsible for assisting the Aging Staff in the coordination of public relations, community events, and outreach activities; including preparing and assembling outreach and informational materials and publications; as well as training materials for the Aging Department.   The position will provide other support activities for the Aging Department as assigned. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree preferred with 2 years of experience working with technology in particular, website management, data entry as well as public relations experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference to individuals with bachelor’s degree in a related field. 

Applicants must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills with understanding of word processing and software applications, including Word, Excel, Publisher, database management, website software and social media. Applicant must have ability to interface effectively with staff, professionals, the media and the public, knowledge of general office procedures and phone etiquette.  Be able to adjust to a changing work environment and multitasking as needed. 

WORK SCHEDULE:

This is a temporary position through June 2024 contingent on continued funding with the potential for permanent employment dependent on ongoing funding.  

29 hours week (Monday - Friday)


SALARY:

$2,025 - $2,205 per month, commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS:

Sick & Annual Leave, Holidays, Retirement Benefits/401-K.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested applicants should submit a résumé, and appllication (see below) via e-mail to: Jwong@fivecounty.utah.gov

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. MST on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. 

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FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

The Five County Association of Governments is looking for a dedicated individual with strong interpersonal communication skills, a working knowledge of problem-solving, and facilitation skills. If you are interested in making an impact on Southern Utah by assisting our underprivileged populations and improving their livelihoods, then please consider joining our team.

WAGES AND BENEFITS:

•    Part time position (under 20 hours a week)
•    $14.75 an hour
•    Worksite address is 1070 W 1600 S Bldg. B, St George, Utah 84770
•    Work in a fun environment with great people
•    Serve in your community

JOB DUTIES:

•    Provide high quality customer service to walk in patrons and phone calls with professionalism and politeness.
•    Provide and track referrals to appropriate agencies as warranted.
•    Input accurate client data into a secure system.
•    Maintains professional standards and adhere to policies and procedures of the Five County Association of Governments.
•    Other related duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

•    Must be proficient at Microsoft Word and Excel and be willing to learn and utilize new computer software rapidly.
•    Must be able to communicate effectively with people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
•    Great interpersonal communication, problem solving, and facilitation skills.
•    Possess a basic understanding of the interrelationships of federal, state, and local governments and agencies.
•    Must pass a criminal background check.


INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested applicants should submit résumé, via email to:  Jwong@fivecounty.utah.gov

    Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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SSW CASE MANAGER- AGING



JOB DESCRIPTION:

SSW Case Manager performs a variety of professional duties related to the administration of the Aging Waiver Medicaid, New Choice Waiver, Alternatives and Caregiver Support Programs.  This includes, but is not limited to, intake, eligibility, assessment, care plan development, service coordination and maintenance of client files.  Services are provided in a community setting, which may include client’s home, home of a loved one or caregiver, assisted living facility or other community setting.  The position will also assist with information and referral, outreach, community events and training. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in behavioral or social sciences and be licensed in the State of Utah as a Social Service Worker (SSW) with minimum of one year of work experience with elderly population.   Must have valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to/from client’s place of residence and other locations as required to meet job duties. 

Provide day to day management/oversight of the Benefit Enrollment Center (BEC).  Provide oversight/management of BEC Volunteers.  Assist with screening and enrollment activities as part of the Benefit Enrollment Center Services (BEC), Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP).

Applicants must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills with understanding of case management activities to include assessment, care planning and care coordination.  Preference given to individuals with one or more of the following: direct case management experience, experience working with long term care supports and services to include Medicaid Aging Waiver and New Choices Waiver and familiarity with human service resources in the Five County Area. Applicants must have experience and understanding of word processing and software applications, including Word, Excel, and web-based software programs.

Applicant must have ability to interface effectively with staff, professionals, and the public with knowledge of general office procedures and phone etiquette. 

WORK SCHEDULE:


40 hours – Full time

SALARY:

Starting Salary $3,450 per month, commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS:

Retirement Benefit/401-K, Sick & Annual Leave, Holidays.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested applicants should submit résumé, via email to:  Jwong@fivecounty.utah.gov

    Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.


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IMPORTANT:
IT IS AN APPLICANT'S SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSURE THAT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION (see below) AND OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS (such as your résumé) HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY MS. WONG BEFORE ANY POSTED DEADLINE.  IF A DEADLINE IS NOT POSTED IN THE DESCRIPTION, IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE POSITION(S)  MAY BE SUBJECT TO BEING FILLED AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.  


  APPLICATION FORM:

   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION AS A MICROSOFT WORD COMPATIBLE DOCUMENT.

   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION AS A PDF FILE.



CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ASSOCIATION'S PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL. (pdf file)