County of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County is a special place to live and work and offers a wide variety of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Santa Cruz County has approximately 270,000 residents and is situated in the northern area of Monterey Bay, 70 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles southwest of the Silicon Valley.  The County’s natural beauty is apparent in its pristine beaches, lush redwood forests, and rich farmland. It has an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and 300 days of sunshine a year.  Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas.

The County offers great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and CalPERS retirement. The County of Santa Cruz is a great place to work!

Employment Opportunities: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com
More information about the County of Santa Cruz: http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/
 

   

63 job(s) at County of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 07, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN To view the full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 07, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of APPRAISER I To view the full job announcement: Click Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 07, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of APPRAISER II To view the full job announcement: Click Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER (Economic Development Coordinator) To view the full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2022 11:59:00 PM
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST TRAINEE To view the full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2022 11:59:00 PM
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of Project Manager Capital Improvement To view full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 11:59:00 PM
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Introduction To view full job announcement: Click Here Application Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2022 The Santa Cruz County Animal Service Authority (SCCASA) seeks a compassionate, creative, collaborative, and knowledgeable General Manager to lead the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter. Closing Date/Time: 9/2/2022 5:00:00 PM
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Definition THE JOB: Under general supervision provide a wide variety of nursing services in homes, clinics and other community sites; serve as a case manager for high risk clients; coordinate specialized clinic activities; provide preventative nursing services including health assessment, teaching, counseling and referral and do other work as required. Public Health Nurse I is the working entry level class in the Public Health Nursing series. Incumbents initially work under close supervision in a variety of Public Health Nursing programs and clinics which are highly structured and supervised. There are multiple vacancies with the Children and Family Health Unit. Two incumbents will be responsible for implementing Field Nursing, using strength-based case management, assisting families with children under the age of 5 with accessing resources, and providing health and parenting education. One incumbent will be a responsible for implementing the Nurse-Family Partnership Program (NFP) an evidence-based program where specially trained nurses regularly visit first-time moms-to-be, starting early in the pregnancy and continuing through the child's second birthday. Through the partnership, the nurse provides new moms with the confidence and the tools they need not only to assure a healthy start for their babies, but to envision a life of stability and opportunities for success for both mom and child. One incumbent will support the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) and perform a variety of public health nursing duties focused on prevention and amelioration of Lead exposure including case management, home visiting, assessment, education, and community collaboration. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future positions for various County departments during the life of the eligible list. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License AND Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse License AND a Public Health Nurse certificate issued by the State of California. State and Federally funded programs may require additional specialized requirements. If licensed in another state, candidates may participate in the recruitment and examination process, however, must obtain the appropriate licenses issued by the State of California at the time of appointment. Knowledge: Working knowledge of public health nursing principles, methods and practices; community agencies and resources as related to public health nursing; epidemiologic investigation, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases and illnesses, and handicapping conditions; technical nursing procedures, medical terminology; and normal and abnormal physiological development and behavior. Some knowledge of cultural, environmental, sociological and psychological differences and problems encountered in public health nursing; prevention, detection, reporting and treatment of child abuse and neglect; Federal and State laws and regulations governing public health programs; interviewing, counseling and teaching techniques; and the literature and trends in public health. Ability to: Assess health care needs and develop and implement health care plans; learn to provide public health nursing services independently in homes, clinics and community sites; learn to serve as a case manager for high risk clients; communicate effectively in written and oral form; coach, counsel, teach and inform clients concerning public health issues; administer treatments and medications; learn to teach and supervise other health professionals and volunteers; deal with sensitivity to the needs of people with different cultural, environmental and social backgrounds; speak effectively before groups; analyze data, problem solve, and make logical decisions; write and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and learn to input, access and analyze data using a computer terminal. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees. Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and mail/bring application to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. Some positions may require Fingerprinting and/or Background Investigation. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. An Equal Opportunity Employer LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Definition THE JOB: Under general supervision, provide nursing services in health clinics and other settings, and do other work as required. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, substitute and extra-help temporary positions during the life of the eligible list. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS : Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Special Requirements: License Requirements: Possess and maintain a Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California to practice nursing, or possession of a provisional license issued by the State of California to practice nursing. Some positions require possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver License. Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required. Knowledge: Working knowledge of nursing principles, practices and procedures; administration of medications, treatments and therapies; uses, effects and adverse reactions to medications and drugs; and care and use of medical supplies and equipment. Some knowledge of clinic routines; and legal environment of nursing. Ability to: Evaluate and assess health care/medical service needs; provide nursing services in a clinic setting and administer treatments and medications; anticipate physicians and patients' needs; establish and maintain effective working relationships; learn clinic routines; deal with sensitivity to the needs of people with different cultural, environmental and social backgrounds; maintain charts and records; and learn to input, access and analyze data using a computer terminal. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees. Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. An Equal Opportunity Employer LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Definition THE JOB: Under general supervision, to provide nursing services in health clinics and other settings, and to do other work as required. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future positions during the life of the eligible list. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of clinic or community nursing experience which would provide the knowledge and abilities. Special Requirements: License Requirements: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse license. Some positions require possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver License. Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required. Knowledge: Working knowledge of nursing principles, practices and procedures; administration of medications, treatments and therapies; uses, effects and adverse reactions to medications and drugs; and care and use of medical supplies and equipment. Some knowledge of clinic routines; legal environment of nursing; epidemiological investigations, handicapping conditions and the care of chronic and communicable diseases; community resources as related to public health nursing; cultural, environmental, sociological and physiological differences and problems encountered in nursing; prevention, detection, reporting and treatment of child abuse and neglect; and interviewing, counseling and teaching techniques. Ability to: Evaluate and assess health care/medical service needs; provide nursing services in a clinic setting and administer treatments and medications; anticipate physicians and patients' needs; establish and maintain effective working relationships; learn clinic routines; deal with sensitivity to the needs of people with different cultural, environmental and social backgrounds; maintain charts and records; learn to input, access and analyze data using a computer terminal; learn to assess health care, physical and psycho-social needs and develop and implement care plans may be required for certain positions; learn to provide public health nursing services and case management may be required for certain positions; conduct audiometry and spirometry tests may be required for certain positions; assign and schedule work of staff may be required for certain positions; refer patients to appropriate resources; and prepare written reports and procedures. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. An Equal Opportunity Employer LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for the position of Lifeguard To view full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction THE COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ INVITES YOU TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF SHERIFF'S CORRECTIONS OFFICER HIRING INCENTIVE $10,000 BONUS (Upon completion of probationary period) To view full job announcement: Click Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction County of Santa Cruz invites you to apply for WELFARE FRAUD INVESTIGATOR II To view the full job announcement: Click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction LAST DATE TO APPLY: Continuous - Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close once a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received. Definition THE JOB: Under direction, performs internal and external financial, management and compliance audit assignments, including surveying functions and activities in order to determine the nature of the operations to be audited; collects and analyzes evidential data; documents work in the form of work papers prepared in accordance with audit standards; prepares written reports and makes oral presentations; may act as a team leader; and performs other duties as required. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill future full-time, part-time, extra-help and substitute vacancies. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to completion of advanced undergraduate requirements for a degree in accounting, business, public administration, finance, economics or a related field, from a college or university, which must have included at least 15 semester or 22 quarter units including advanced accounting, management or cost accounting, auditing, business law, statistics and management information systems. There shall be no substitution for the required units. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: License Requirements: Possession of valid California Class C Driver License. Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required. Special Working Conditions: May travel to and work within a variety of off-site work locations, primarily within Santa Cruz County. Note: This classification has a 12-month probationary period. Knowledge: Working knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, principles, and procedures; office practices and systems. Some knowledge of organization and administration; current business techniques and office procedures; governmental accounting principles and practices; business law; communication skills and techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information; general research, basic statistical methodology, analytical and auditing techniques and their application; and application of data processing to accounting operations. Ability to: Analyze, evaluate and audit procedures, problems and operations, and accounting systems, and formulate recommendations; comprehend and interpret complex technical information, including policies, regulations, laws and contracts; apply accounting and auditing standards put forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, U.S. General Accounting Office, and the Institute of Internal Auditors; write clear, concise, accurate reports, using data gathered by self or others; orally present and discuss complex issues, concepts and recommendations; obtain cooperation of others to meet objectives; understand and explain the role of training and supervision as it applies to auditees; exercise initiative and work independently; plan, organize and complete work in a timely and efficient manner; adjust to changing workloads and assignments, manage multiple projects at one time, and work under deadlines and other job pressures; operate personal computers, and access mainframe computer to store, retrieve and analyze data; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of business; lift and move items weighing up to twenty-five pounds such as personal computers, working papers and files. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees. Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. County of Santa Cruz An Equal Opportunity Employer LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction WE ACCEPT T-SCORES FROM OTHER AGENCIES Applications must include proof of a valid and recent (issued within one year) California Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) T-score of 46 or higher in order to move to next step. LAST DATE TO APPLY: Continuous - Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close once a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received. Definition THE JOB: Deputy Sheriff Trainee is a non-sworn trainee level classification in the Sheriff's Office with no peace officer powers. Incumbents in this class attend an approved Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) police academy to be trained to perform law enforcement service. Upon successful completion of the basic academy, incumbents are expected to promote to Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Sheriffs perform law enforcement, crime prevention and crime detection activities; serve civil papers; coroner functions; act as bailiff and perform other duties as required. Incumbents rotate through various assignments and work rotating shift schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a high school by an association recognized by the US Department of Education, a satisfactory score on a GED test or a California High School Proficiency Examination certificate. A two or four-year college degree accredited by an association recognized by the US Department of Education may be substituted for the high school requirements; the ability to pass a full background investigation, medical examination (including lifting assessment) and psychological examination. Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License at time of appointment. Must be a citizen of the United States in accordance with Section 1031.5 of the Government Code; be at least 21 years of age at completion of academy; be available to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Special Working Conditions: Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions; confined work spaces; heights; two-way radio noise; strong, unpleasant odors; infections which might cause chronic disease or death; dust and pollens; chemical irritants; possibility of experiencing bodily injury and/or burns; contact with a diverse population. Knowledge: Some knowledge of human motivation and behavior; and the functions of a local law enforcement agency. Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply State and local laws and departmental policies and procedures; react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and adopt an effective course of action; follow oral and written instructions; learn to operate firearms safely and skillfully; obtain information through interview, interrogation and observation; write clear and accurate reports; establish and maintain effective relationships; successfully complete an approved Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) basic police academy. Normal color vision and unrestricted peripheral vision. If no corrective lenses worn, vision of at least 20/20. If glasses are worn, uncorrected vision of at least 20/100, correcting to 20/20. If soft contact lenses are worn, vision of at least 20/200, correcting to 20/20, with one year minimum of successful contact lens use. Candidates who have had corrective eye surgery must meet all applicable vision guidelines at all times of the day. A minimum of one year must have elapsed between surgery and examination, and all post-operative records must be submitted for review. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: VACATION - Employees on 5/8 schedule accrue at 112 hours per year, rising to 232 hours per year after 15 years service. Employees on 4/10 schedule accrue at 86 hours per year, rising to 214 hours per year. Employee on 7/12 schedule shall be credited with 80 hours of vacation upon completion of 2080 hours. Vacation is available after 2080 hours of service. HOLIDAYS - Employees on 5/8 schedule receive 14 paid Holidays per year. Employees on 4/10 schedule shall receive one 10-hour day off per month in lieu of prescribed holidays. Employees on 7/12 schedule shall accrue .0659 hours per hour worked in lieu of holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out of state. SICK LEAVE - 96 hours per year. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. VISION PLAN - The County pays for employee coverage. Employees may purchase eligible dependent coverage. DENTAL PLAN - County paid employee and dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - 1959 Survivor's Benefit plus pension formula 3% at age 55 or 2.7% at age 57 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County pays a portion of retirement contribution. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $50,000 policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN - Employee paid voluntary plan. Plan pays 66 2/3% of the first $15,000 of pre-disability earnings up to $10,000 per month maximum. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay for qualifying child or dependent care expenses may elect this pre-tax program. H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium share of cost may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees. OTHER - County pays premium for certain requirements and assignments, including: Night Shift Pay: 5% of base pay; POST Intermediate Certificate: 3.5% of base pay; POST Advanced Certificate: 5.5% of base pay; Detective Pay: equal to 5% of base hourly rate of Deputy Sheriff; Field Training Officer Pay, 5% of base pay; Bilingual Pay: $1.00/hour for LEVEL I, $2.00/hour for LEVEL II. ASSIGNMENTS - Opportunities for rotation to every bureau of the department. Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Applicants who meet minimum qualifications and possess a valid T-Score of 46 or higher will be invited to participate in a physical ability test. Physical Ability Test: Part 1: Run 220 yards in 1 minute or less; Part 2: Drag a 165 pound dummy 60 feet in 1 minute or less. Applicants will be allowed two one-minute attempts to pass each part of the physical ability test. MUST PASS ALL components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. Background Investigation: An extensive background investigation including a polygraph examination, drug screen, and Personal History Statement which includes work, legal, driving, financial and drug possession histories will be conducted. Failure of the background investigation will include but is not limited to one of the following: 1. Unlawful use or possession of any unlawful drug within three years of application for employment. 2. Unlawful sales, distribution, manufacture, transportation of an unlawful drug. 3. Use of any unlawful drug during work hours while employed in a job related to public safety or security. 4. Termination from employment or discharge from the military because of a drug test. 5. Conviction or commission of a felony. 6. Conviction or commission of a misdemeanor within the last three years involving conduct that would adversely impact the candidate's ability to perform as a law enforcement officer. 7. The conviction or specified misdemeanor within the last ten years per California Penal Code 29805(c). 8. Classification as a negligent operator under the Department of Motor Vehicles: a. Four or more points in twelve (12) months. b. Six points in twenty-four (24) months. c. Eight points in thirty-six (36) months. 9. A peace officer applicant who is the subject of a protective order or a temporary restraining order related to domestic violence or stalking (California Penal Code section 12021(g)(1) and US Code, Title 18, part 1, Chapter 44, Section 922). 10. Conviction of a misdemeanor containing the elements of domestic violence (US Code, Title 18, Part 1, Chapter 44, Section 922(d)(9)). 11. Discharge from the armed services of the United States of America under dishonorable conditions (US Code, Title 18, Part 1, Chapter 44, Section 911(d)(6)). 12. Termination from a sworn position at a law enforcement agency. 13. Termination from any employment in the past three years for reasons that would adversely impact the candidate's ability to perform as a law enforcement officer. 14. Any incorrect representation, verbal misrepresentation or deletion of a material fact on an application, interview or background investigation. Any exceptions to the above may be considered on a case-by-case basis. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. Some positions may be designated for bilingual pay (Spanish speaking). Candidates may qualify for bilingual pay by successfully completing a pass/fail language proficiency examination. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. An Equal Opportunity Employer County of Santa Cruz LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The County of Santa Cruz INVITES YOU TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF GROUP SUPERVISOR I To view full job announcement : Click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
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Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 31, 2022
Full Time
Introduction LAST DATE TO APPLY: Continuous - Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close once a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received. Definition THE JOB: Under direction, perform professional accounting and fiscal work including establishing and maintaining fiscal records and preparing accounting, statistical and narrative reports; analyze the need and requirements for and develop new accounting systems, and improve existing accounting systems; and do other work as required. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies during the life of the list. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting or a closely related field, which must have included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from among the following accounting courses: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Fund Accounting, Cost Accounting, Auditing, Financial Accounting or Managerial Accounting. OR Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate. OR Four (4) years of full-time experience as an Accounting Technician or higher-level position for Santa Cruz County AND at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from the above listed accounting courses. Please provide transcripts if units are to be used to determine eligibility. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS: Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required. Knowledge: Working knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures; business law; and the application of data processing to accounting operations. Some knowledge of auditing principles and practices; and office practices and systems. Ability to: Learn to perform a wide variety of governmental accounting work; analyze and evaluate accounting problems and take appropriate action; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; develop pertinent accounting and related data to prepare reports and statements; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; learn to operate a personal computer, or computer terminal; and design programs to store, retrieve and analyze data. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees. Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. County of Santa Cruz An Equal Opportunity Employer LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Santa Cruz County, CA Santa Cruz, California, United States
Jul 30, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Definition THE JOB : Under direction, to perform real property appraisals, negotiations, acquisitions, property management and disposition, relocation, lease negotiations, and other functions to acquire and manage real property and rights of way; and to do other work as required. Assistant Real Property Agent is the entry and first working level in this class series. Positions in this class perform the full range of duties under closer supervision than the next higher class of Real Property Agent. Incumbents are eligible to promote to Real Property Agent after completing courses in Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Economics and Real Estate Law. Additionally, incumbents must gain experience in all of the following areas prior to promotion: property appraisal, property management and property acquisition. Normally, incumbents would require two years to complete the course work and gain the required experience. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for full-time, part-time, substitute, and extra-help temporary positions during the life of the eligible list. Employment Standards THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, real estate, civil engineering, or a related field, and one year of professional or closely related technical experience. (Additional qualifying experience in appraisals and negotiations of real property may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, CONDITIONS: License Requirement: Possess and maintain a valid California class C driver license. Knowledge: Some knowledge of the principles of real property management and appraisal techniques, legal description of real property and general engineering terms and symbols, the laws, legal documents and procedures for appraising and acquiring real property. Ability to: Conduct negotiations in a persuasive manner; interpret maps, engineering plans and legal documents pertaining to property; learn to perform difficult appraisals; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others; collect and analyze data, develop and administer plans; interpret, explain, apply and enforce applicable laws, rules and regulations; formulate, evaluate and make recommendations on real property acquisitions; prepare and present effective oral and written presentations; learn to access, input and analyze data using a computer. Benefits EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: ANNUAL LEAVE - 22 days first year, increasing to 37 days after 15 years of service. Available for vacation and/or sick leave. HOLIDAYS - 14 paid holidays per year. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state. MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents. DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage. VISION PLAN - County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage. RETIREMENT - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security. LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $20,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance. DISABILITY INSURANCE - Employees in the General Representation Unit participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. This program is funded 100% by employee payroll deductions. DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who make contributions for child or dependent care may elect to have their contributions made utilizing "pre-tax dollars." H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program. HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) - Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses. DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees Selection Plan THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list. HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600. To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S. Some positions may require Fingerprinting and/or Background Investigation. NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. An Equal Opportunity Employer County of Santa Cruz LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 11:59:00 PM