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Commissioners approve hirings

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Commissioners approved the filling of three part-time positions in three county offices at Monday's meeting.

Kathy VanArsdale of the microfilm department, Sheriff Steve Fenwick and Recorder Opal Sutherlin all approached the commission about new hires to fill vacant positions.

Sutherlin had been working part time in VanArsdale's office, but resigned upon being elected recorder. The position works two days a week at a rate of $126 per week.

The sheriff's department is approved to have two full-time cooks and two part-time cooks, but has been operating with the two full-time and just one part-time for a while. However, they have let the part-time cook go, and one of the full-time cooks is going on leave.

"We're given two part-time and we never did hire the other because we were getting by. But now we need the other," Fenwick said.

Sutherlin said she was not planning to hire another part-time deputy this soon, however, she has an upcoming conference and training that will take her out of the office. The position will need to be filled soon to ensure adequate training for the new hire before the conference.

The board also approved property acquisitions for two county bridges. Five parcels around Bridge 146 (Houck Iron Bridge) were purchased for a total of $19,600. For Bridge 10 in Russell Township, four parcels were purchased for $24,275.

The commissioners also re-elected Gene Beck as commission president and Kristina Warren as vice president.


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wow I bet people will be knocking down the door to get a high paying job like that. 126 don't spend it all in one spot

-- Posted by JrsWife on Wed, Jan 5, 2011, at 10:08 AM

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHERE TO APPLY FOR THESE

JOBS AND WHEN/WHERE THEY WILL BE POSTED

-- Posted by WFMSGIRL on Wed, Jan 5, 2011, at 11:23 AM

Hope you're related to somebody already working at the courthouse if you want a job there. Talk about nepotism.

-- Posted by bigchief968 on Wed, Jan 5, 2011, at 8:57 PM

Well that 126 dollars is only for 16 hours. (2 days a week) Works out to $7.87 per hour) That is minimum wage and is the equivalent to a local hamburger flipper or an EMT starting pay.

-- Posted by exhoosier2 on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 7:21 AM

If they are even posted as by law they should be. This is a town of all about who u know as to where u work. But I would also like to know when these jobs are going to be posted

-- Posted by his babies momma on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 1:47 PM

Sadly the court house has not only a person without any kind of high school degree or ged AND also had previous charges but bc she has family that works there she was able to get a better job than half the county.

-- Posted by his babies momma on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 1:50 PM

"Sadly the court house has not only a person without any kind of high school degree or ged AND also had previous charges but bc she has family that works there she was able to get a better job than half the county."

This is also the case at the jail.

-- Posted by ProblemTransmission on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 3:01 PM

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW AND WHERE TO APPLYFORONE OF THESE JOBS CAN YOU HELP ME WITH THIS OR PRINT HOW TO IN NEXT PAPER

-- Posted by WFMSGIRL on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 4:40 PM

IS THIS TRUE THAT YOU HAVE KNOW SOMEONE OR BE RELATED TO SOMEONE ALREADY WORKING AT THE COURTHOUSE OR HOLDS A POSITION CURRENTLY IN ORDER TO GET HIRED PLEASE PROVE THIS IS NOT TRUE BY LETTING EVERYONE KNOW WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY FOR THESE JOB OPENINGS TO PROVE THE HIRING PROCESS IS FAIR IN PUTNAM COUNTY

-- Posted by WFMSGIRL on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 4:46 PM

If you want a job ANYWHERE, not just the courthouse, go put in applications! Besides, it sounds like an opening was posted at the end of this article.

-- Posted by LightningSeed on Thu, Jan 6, 2011, at 5:22 PM

You don't need to know anyone to get a job at the courthouse, but it probably wouldn't hurt.

-- Posted by ZRXguy on Fri, Jan 7, 2011, at 8:56 AM

Sad that this cannot be said for the jail. You either have to know someone, or better yet, have been IN THERE in order to get a job.

A good source recently revealed there has only been one 'cold' application hire in the last several years.

-- Posted by ProblemTransmission on Fri, Jan 7, 2011, at 8:08 PM

Exhoosier, where in the heck does a EMT Get paid 7.87 an hour? The state average is right around 8.25-8.35 an hour

-- Posted by Eagle78 on Tue, Jan 11, 2011, at 4:22 PM


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