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




THERE IS CURRENTLY ONE OPEN POSITIONS AT
THE  FIVE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS


Early Childhood Specialist

Are you a fun, energetic, outgoing individual who enjoys working with children? Do you have an interest in helping local childcare providers enhance their business and learn the best science-based practices for teaching and caring for children?
Then consider joining the Care About Childcare team at the Five County Association of Governments! Five County is an equal opportunity employer, currently looking for the right person to join our dynamic team as an Early Childhood Specialist.

WAGES AND BENEFITS:
•    Monthly salary is $3,255  
•    Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, paid time off, retirement benefits, paid holidays, and 401-K. 
•    Work schedule is Monday-Friday, eight hours per day, some weekends and evenings are required.
•    Work in a fun environment with great people.

JOB DUTIES:
•             Provide training, coaching, technical assistance, and consultation to licensed childcare                                     
                programs
•             Become reliable with ERS tools. (ITERS, ECERS, FICERS) Continue reliability.
•             Provide effective observations and documentation for centers.
•             Be willing to travel throughout the State.
•             Support early childhood initiatives developed by the Department of Workforce Services, the
               Office of Child Care, the Child Care Quality system, and others.
•             Coordinate with the Utah Office of Childcare and local childcare providers to help childcare
               programs improve the quality of services.
•             Coaches’ childcare providers, helping them understand and implement practices proven to be
               optimal for child development.
•             Generate professional development plans and assist childcare providers with career-ladder
               counseling, helping them strengthen their skills and ability to teach the children in their classes 
               effectively.
•             Administers grants and essentials.
•             Answers phones and directs calls to the appropriate person assists with referrals to the
               program.
•            Provides training for the Utah Registry for Professional Development.

EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:
•             Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education OR a closely related field.
•             Knowledge of early childhood development and best practices in group care.
•             Ability to communicate and relate well to adults and children in changing and difficult
               situations.
•             Mentorship skills, giving and receiving critical feedback in a direct yet positive way.
•             Leadership abilities; must be able to motivate and facilitate the learning of adults, lead teams,
               and collaborate with others to accomplish goals.
•             Must have an awareness of cultural diversity and willingness to increase cultural competence.
•             Knowledge of ERS tools.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested applicants should submit resume to: Jwong@fivecounty.utah.gov
   

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2022



IMPORTANT:
IT IS AN APPLICANT'S SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSURE THAT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION (please 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)