CPS HR Consulting

  • 2450 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815, United States

CPS HR is an innovative, client-centered human resources and management consulting firm specializing in solving the unique problems and challenges faced by government and non-profit agencies. CPS HR was formed as a JPA public agency in 1985. As a self-supporting public agency, we understand the needs of public sector clients and have served as a trusted advisor to our clients for more than 31 years. The distinctive mission of CPS HR is to transform human resource management in the public sector.


With more than 110 full-time employees as well as 200+ project consultants and technical experts nationwide, CPS HR delivers breakthrough solutions that dramatically transform public sector
organizations to positively impact the communities they serve. CPSHR is headquartered in Sacramento, California, with regional offices in Littleton, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia.

CPS HR offers clients a comprehensive range of competitively priced services, all of which can be customized to meet the City’s specific needs. We are committed to supporting and developing strategic organizational leadership and human resource management in the public sector. We offer expertise in the areas of classification and compensation, organizational strategy, recruitment and selection, and training and development.

CPS HR occupies a unique position among its competitors in the field of government consulting; as a
JPA, whose charter mandates that we serve only public-sector clients, we actively serve all government
sectors including Federal, State, Local, Special Districts and Non-Profit Organizations. This singular
position provides CPS HR with a systemic and extensive understanding of how each government sector
is inter-connected to each other and to their communities. That understanding, combined with our
knowledge of public and private sector best practices, translates into meaningful and practical
solutions for our clients’ operational and business needs.

 

68 job(s) at CPS HR Consulting

Merced County Human Services Agency Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Feb 24, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently. Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. Social Worker III differs from Social Worker IV-A/B in that the latter is the most experienced worker and requires both advanced education and social work experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. MERCED COUNTY SOCIAL WORKER III CLASS SPECIFICATION Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. Supplemental Information EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Studies and applies the principles and techniques of social work to a case load which includes all types of public services. Consults with other staff members when problems are beyond their level of competence. Interprets the policies, rules, regulations and services rules of the agency to applicants, clients and the general public within their responsibility. Prepares and maintains necessary casework records. Makes social and case studies to develop treatment plans for assigned case load. Assists applicants and recipients in utilizing available resources and makes home calls in connection with casework assignments. With a high degree of independence,assesses client problems and follows through with social treatment plans. Receives casework consultation from professionally trained staff members. Acts as an advocate on the client's behalf and may be required to testify in court. Works with community organizations and outreach programs and other activities to enhance services, in order tomeet client needs. Participates in in-service training and other staff development activities to increase knowledge of the social work processes and achieve technical competence. Provides community outreach for various agency programs. Conduct assessments to determine extent of social service or vocational needs of clients and decide on basic welfare to work plans or social treatment plans for clients. May assist in training and orientation of new staff and may act as lead worker as needed. Carries a caseload of more difficult types of social services cases requiring a high degree of technical competence, such as situations where complex interfacing environmental factors affect family life. Receives and responds to reports of suspected abuse; obtains information from reporters; personally investigates and assesses situations to protect vulnerable adults and childrenand recommends alternate placement; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys. Performs case studies and evaluates individual and family case information to assess the safety of children and adults; determines appropriate types and methods of treatment. Develops and carries out social treatment plans for an assigned caseload; ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and in conformance with agency, state and federal requirements; assists clients and family members to develop strategies to accomplish case plan goals. Refers clients to other staff members or to community resources for direct and intensive services and specialized counseling; advocates on clients behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services. Makes home visits in connection with casework assignments. Develops and prepares court reports, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems. May be required to testify in court. Maintains client confidentiality; performs all duties in conformance with the National Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics. Perform on call duties as needed. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Essential skills may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motion. Frequently sit for extended periods. Frequently operate a motor vehicle. May occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Regular attendance is an essential function. Desired knowledge may include, but is not limited to, the following: Socio-economic conditions and trends and basic principles of individual and group behavior. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Effective writing techniques. Basic principles, techniques and methodology of interviewing and recording of social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency. Community organization and the social problems using public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth, and development of personality and in-group processes. Current problems and methodology in the field of public social services. Principles and practices of organization, workload management and time management. Principles and practices of note taking, report writing, and English composition, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Signs, stages and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe situations. Desired abilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Learn and understand laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency. Understand and learn the agency programs, policies, and procedures; performs duties consistent with agency values. Obtain facts and recognize its relevance and significance. Organize and maintain work detail. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, clients, and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Analyze situation and adopt effective courses of action. Interpret public social service programs to the applicants, recipients, or general public. Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Recognize signs of abuse for children, elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Respect cultural differences. Perform on call duties as needed. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2360 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. VETERANS PREFERENCE If youwould like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CalHR MSS for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Eureka, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under close supervision, Office Assistant I is the entry/trainee level in the Office Assistant series. Employees in this class receive in-service training and are given detailed instructions in the performance of routine clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, and typing or data entry and performs tasks that are more structured and repetitive than those assigned to level II. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to level I due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to promote to the Office Assistant II level after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. Minimum Qualifications Experience and/or training in an office setting, paid or unpaid, related to filing, reception, processing mail, typing, data entry, answering telephones, assisting the public or other clerical duties. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Background check: Prior to hire, candidates must pass a background check, including a criminal records check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. PERS Retirement Tier 1: 2.7%@55 prior to 7/5/12 Tier 2: 2.0%@55 post 7/6/12 Tier 3: 2.0%@62 post 1/1/13 ** At the discretion of Humboldt County Health and Human Services and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Office Assistant I ot the Office Assistant II level if the appointee meets the minimum requirements. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR at mssprogram@CalHR.Ca.Gov or 916-323-2766 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT HUMBOLDT COUNTY Humboldt County is considered by many to be the most beautiful county in California. It is located 270 miles north of San Francisco, and is an area that has densely forested, mountainous areas, as well as over 100 miles of Pacific coastline, including Humboldt Bay, California's second largest natural bay. Humboldt County is substantially rural, with its greatest population in Eureka, where the College of the Redwoods' main campus is located, and Arcata, home to Humboldt State University. It's a charming and comfortable area, known for its hundreds of structural examples of Victorian architecture and great bike culture. The county produces 20% of the total volume and 30% of the total value of all forest products produced in California. Residents and visitors enjoy the many great performances and cultural events scheduled at Humboldt State University, as well as great restaurants, farmers' markets, museums, state parks, and nature and wildlife areas. Also popular is the Ale and Spirits Trail, Redwood Coast Music Festival, and the Summer Arts and Music Fest. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency Hollister, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Performs specialized and responsible office support work that requires knowledge of legal terminology and legal clerical procedures; and performs related work as required. Working under general supervision, Legal Clerk II is the journey level in the Legal Clerk series. Incumbents are expected to be fully qualified and able to perform a wide range of legal office support work. They work with a higher level of independent responsibility for precision and accuracy in producing notices and documents identified with legal matters and proceedings. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Legal Clerk I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience. This classification series differs from the Legal Assistant classification in that Legal Clerks perform the more routine legal clerical support duties that involve producing forms, notices, and documents. They do not serve in a paraprofessional capacity and do not conduct research or provide input on legal positions or arguments. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience as a Legal Clerk I; OR Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical work in a legal office environment. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency requires pre-employment fingerprinting as a part of the background investigation for all positions. The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the bilingual proficiency examination administered by California Department of Human Resources (CalHR), Merit System Services (MSS).. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, life events (i.e. weddings, funerals, graduations, etc.), or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR, MSSat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2756 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT SAN BENITO COUNTY San Benito County is in the Coast Range Mountains in California, only 45 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, bordering Santa Clara County and adjacent to the San Francisco Bay Area. The County enjoys a high comfort rating, with an average of 262 sunny days per year and mild temperatures year-round. Another aspect of the comfort level is the low crime rate, which falls anywhere from below to significantly below the national average in all measured categories. One of the historic California missions, San Juan Bautista is in San Benito County, as well as numerous quaint towns and communities. Within the County, there are 12 school districts, and several private, religious and charter schools, all providing students with a quality education. Residents and visitors also enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities here, at Pinnacle National Park, championship golf courses, sky diving, cycling, geological walks and geocaching. The area is also known for its destination wineries and organic farms, and is reputed to sport the best views in California. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Placerville and South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Position Information The Eligibility Specialist III is the advanced journey/lead-level classification and subject matter expert in the Eligibility Specialist series. Incumbents perform the most complex work and specialized assignments requiring an advanced level of technical knowledge in public assistance programs, departmental processes and caseload/workload administration. Incumbents are expected to independently perform specialized and/or complex duties beyond the journey-level classification of the series. In addition, incumbents may perform help desk functions, provide training to a unit of workers determining eligibility for public assistance and/or serve as a lead worker for less experienced employees. Incumbents demonstrate advanced knowledge of eligibility regulations, procedures and eligibility software systems. Other assignments may include performing quality control and/or quality assurance reviews, participating in early fraud prevention programs, representing the County in administrative appeals and fair hearings and/or performing other specialized assignments and related work as required. The Eligibility Specialist III differs from the Eligibility Supervisor in that the latter directly supervises a unit of Eligibility Specialists. The class of Eligibility Specialist III is distinguished from the Eligibility Specialist II as the latter requires a higher level of supervision and the Eligibility Specialist III is assigned lead specialist duties or special assignments with a greater degree of independent judgment. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist III classification receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor or other manager. An Eligibility Specialist III has no responsibility for direct supervision of others, but may provide lead direction to other Eligibility Specialists. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year full time experience in an Eligibility Specialist II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Three (3) years of full time experience determining eligibility for public assistance programs in a public human services agency. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. There is a pay differential of $92.30 bi-weekly for full time South Lake Tahoe employees. The ability to speak and read Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services Spanish proficiency examination prior to appointment and, if successful, become eligible for a pay differential of $1.00 per hour. The differential is defined by the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and the Bargaining Unit representing this job classification. A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding is available on the County of El Dorado website. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill regular full-time, extra-help, limited-term, or part-time vacancies as the need arises. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT EL DORADO COUNTY El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in California, spanning from Folsom Lake, across the Sierras, all the way to Lake Tahoe at the California-Nevada state line. Across its 1800 square miles, elevations range from just a few feet to over 10,000 feet above sea level. Outdoor activities are abundant year-round and are a draw for visitors to the area. Enjoy exceptional golf, kayaking in white water rapids, skiing, hiking, fishing, camping, cycling and most any other outdoor activity you can imagine. The County also offers world class wineries, many in the popular "Apple Hill" area, and rich agricultural areas, which allow for exceptional farm-to-table dining experiences. The County was formed in 1850 with the booming California Gold Rush. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Tehama County Department of Social Services Corning and Red Bluff, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Account Clerk III performs the more difficult and specialized accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records in a manual or automated environment. Nature of Work The primary function of an Account Clerk III involves the preparation, review, auditing and processing of the more difficult financial and statistical reports, invoices and claims. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively use tact, patience and courtesy in dealing with those contacted through the course of work; possess the ability to analyze situations involving rules and regulations while demonstrating good judgment in decision making; be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Outlook, and have the ability to learn new systems; able to locate, identify and correct inaccurate or incomplete data; work with other County agencies; prioritize, plan and organize one's own work. Examples of Duties Typical Duties Under supervision, the Account Clerk III receives, audits and processes invoices for payment; prepares financial and statistical reports for public assistance programs; assists in processing employee timesheets and completion of agency payroll; responsible for money transactions such as issuing and receiving cash, checks and electronic benefit cards; posts expenditures and tabulate totals; balance and reconcile accounts. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time clerical accounting experience performing fiscal or statistical work in an office environment, with one (1) year of full-time experience at the journey level.* *Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units that included coursework in basic financial and statistical recordkeeping practices and procedures; mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages; or computer applications and spreadsheet software may be substituted for up to one year of qualifying experience. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements.When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter units equals six months of experience. Supplemental Information While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position will require pre-employment drug testing, physical, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. BENEFITS This position offers the following benefits: Represented by the Joint Council bargaining unit. 96 hours of vacation per year, increasing upon continuous years of service. 96 hours of sick leave per year. 13 paid holidays plus one 8-hour personal holiday. CalPERS retirement plan, 7% employee contribution. The County pays approximately 80% of premium for medical, dental, and vision plan (including a $30,000 life insurance plan for employee). For the employee and entire family, the current employee's share of the insurance plan ranges from $171.84 to $510.84 depending on the plan selected. Annual salary step increase based upon satisfactory performance and completion of 2,080 hours (Steps A to E). Deferred compensation plan with the County matching the employee's deposit from $25 up to $45 per month. Supplemental insurance plans are available. Employee Assistance Program is provided to all employees at no cost by the County. LEARN MORE It is recommended that the applicant review the full job description available at the Merit System Services. For further information about the position click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS For further information about the application and selection process, foreign degree equivalency, special testing arrangements, etc. click here: http://www.mss.ca.gov ABOUT TEHAMA COUNTY Beautiful Tehama County is in the heart of northern California, midway between Sacramento and the Oregon border. Based on the shores of the Sacramento River and in the shadows of Mount Lassen, Tehama County boasts some of the lowest housing costs in California along with short commute times to work. The County is home to a myriad of recreational activities. Closing Date/Time: 3/23/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Housing Authority of the City of Alameda Alameda, California, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
About the Position The Housing Authority is seeking an exceptional, team-oriented candidate to work as AHA's first Risk Manager. This newly created position will provide risk management procedures, policies and analysis to assist various Housing Authority projects and programs, and will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation. The Risk Manager will evaluate, manage, and mitigate agency risks across agency functions and departments including legal, finance, information technology, human resources, physical, property and residential real estate, capital improvement and new construction projects; and design systems to identify and address risks posed in or to the Agency, its employees and clients. The Risk Manager will also analyze programmatic practices and procedures; make recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; and conduct investigations, analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations. More information about the classification can be found here . Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate is a proven leader who has direct, broad-based experience in risk management and safety. They must be able to work strategically, in partnership with diverse organization-wide stakeholders, to proactively identify potential risks, build consensus and identify innovative ways to improve the health of the organization. The candidate must be willing to work outside of normal working hours, evenings and weekends, when needed. The ideal candidate will be able to analyze existing policy and process gaps and develop solutions to close them. The new Risk Manager must possess superior communication skills; be able to independently prioritize and complete a broad range of assignments with competing deadlines; and quickly formulate responses to challenging questions in a thoughtful and diplomatic manner. A customer service focus and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, management, community members, and representatives of public and regulatory agencies are key requirements for this position. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, risk management, or a related field. A Master's degree (or equivalent) is strongly preferred. AND Four years of professional risk management experience including one year of supervisory experience. Enterprise risk management experience, and public, government, or housing related experience is strongly preferred. Associate Risk Management (ARM) or comparable certification is preferred but not required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by the time of appointment and ability to meet the driving requirements for coverage under the agency's auto liability policy is required. Proficiency in one of the Housing Authority's LEP languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, or Tagalog) is preferred. Supplemental Information To learn more about this rewarding and exciting opportunity, click here . Closing Date/Time: 3/12/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Monterey County Department of Social Services Salinas, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IVreceives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IVmay provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs case studies for the purpose of assessing problems and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment. Develops intensive long or short-term treatment plans, which require a comprehensive fund of professional knowledge with the aim of improving or restoring individual or family functioning. Ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and in conformance with agency, state and federal requirements. Acts as a casework consultant to staff members without professional training. Functions at a highly skilled level in such areas as counseling, protective services, medical social work, family services, community organization and research. May perform the following specific types of counseling: marital, family inter-relationship, protective services for children or adults incapable of self-care. Investigates and provides services to children where their physical or emotional welfare is involved such as cases of neglect, abuse, emotional or behavioral problems, physical or mental disabilities, or other health conditions involving a child's personality; unmarried parenthood; conflict in parent-child relationships; lack of proper guardianship of a child; problems in school or community relationships; inadequate child care arrangements by working parents or the absence of one parent from the home and its effects on the stability of the child's home. Receives reports of children, dependent adults and elderly abuse; investigates allegations by conducting interviews with victims and others; assesses situations to protect vulnerable adults and children and recommends, implements and monitors alternate placement, may remove children from unsafe situations; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys; may be required to work on-call; may testify in court; supports witnesses and victims who must testify in court. Assesses prospective foster and adoptive parents; matches children with adoptive/foster parents, and counsels foster and adoptive families. Refers clients to other staff members or to community resources for direct and intensive services and specialized counseling; advocates on clients behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services. Coordinates and directly monitors family visitations to assess progress toward the case plan goals. Interprets and explains rules, regulations and policies to clients and applicants. Maintains casework records and handles relevant correspondence. Develops and prepares court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems. Operates a personal computer and other office equipment; enters and retrieves data and narratives from automated computer systems. Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations, and case plans to clients, families, and service providers. Communicates effectively with clients and others in writing, in person, and over the telephone. Analyzes data, interprets directions, procedures and regulations, and develops appropriate responses. Performs job duties under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Responds appropriately to situations. Maintains confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics. Performs related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, workload management, and time management. Principles and practices of note taking, report writing, English composition, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Phone etiquette and interview techniques. Principles and practices of counseling, bio-psychosocial assessments and therapy. Physical and mental health principles and the impact on the personality. Local socio-economic conditions, trends, and current problems and methodology in the field of public social services. Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording the social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role and responsibilities of a social worker. Community organizations and social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth and development of personality, and in-group processes. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles of analysis and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Medical, legal, economic, and social management needs of individuals and families with special medical needs such as HIV disease, drug dependency, the medically fragile child, Alzheimer's, and the terminally ill. Strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide. Psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients. Signs, stages and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe situations. Ability to: Apply the principles of child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal psychological factors in the child and/or family's situation. Recognize signs of abuse for children, the elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients. Act effectively in stressful situations. Demonstrate skill in the more difficult casework areas. Accept and use consultative supervision. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action. Apply existing laws, rules and regulations to welfare department operations and interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social services programs, policies, rules and regulations. Develop skill in interviewing, case recording and interpretation. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Respect cultural differences. Work constructively within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Understand and learn the agency programs, policy and procedures. Obtain and recognize relevant and significant facts. Organize and maintain work detail. Relate and work well with agency staff, clients, and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Use computers and related software. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle driven. The Department of Social Services will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check. Employees must have and show their original Social Security Card and a valid CA Driver License or CA State ID on the first day of work. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. For additional information on benefits, visit http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/Benefits.html#sheets VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY Located on California's picturesque Pacific Coast, the County of Monterey is blessed with mild weather year-round and is home to miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and a bountiful valley. With a population exceeding 400,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach - possibly the world's most famous golf course, it's easy to see why an estimated 4.3 million visitors a year make Monterey County their destination of choice. In addition to a thriving tourist trade, Monterey County's economy is largely based on a vigorous agricultural industry. Known as the 'salad bowl of the nation' the Salinas Valley provides fresh vegetables and salad greens to the entire country. California's 16th largest county also provides many educational opportunities for its residents including California State University at Monterey Bay, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, the Defense Language Institute (DLI), Presidio of Monterey, and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). All these factors combine to make Monterey County a healthy, economically diverse region eager to foster and sustain an enriching lifestyle for its residents. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT Monterey County Department of Social Services is seeking enthusiastic applicants, who genuinely care about the community and its members, to join its team. Careers with the Department of Social Services offer the opportunity to promote the social and economic self-reliance of individuals and families served by providing essential resources and services to low-income families, veterans, vulnerable children and adults, and disabled individuals. Monterey County Department of Social Services welcomes, values and encourages diverse voices, opinions, perspectives and backgrounds to foster an environment where all viewpoints are appreciated. The Department currently has a team of approximately 874 dedicated members serving Monterey County residents. Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about the Department of Social Services, go to: http://mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us/ . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently. The Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. The Social Worker III differs from the Social Worker IV in that the latterrequiresadvanced education. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAAguTM94GA&feature=youtu.be Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT LASSEN COUNTY Lassen County is abundantly rich in natural beauty and has a terrain that affords residents year-round recreational activities. The County has excellent air quality, and its rural communities are ideal for raising families with a favorable cost of living, and low rate of crime and traffic. Lassen County is an outdoor paradise, where the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains meet the desert of the Great Basin. Because of the unique terrain, there's something here for everyone. Elevations range from the high desert to alpine levels, and the outdoor activities are among the best in the state - from golf to horseback riding, mountain biking, running and hiking on the extensive trails. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modoc County Department of Social Services Alturas, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently. The Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. The Social Worker III differs from the Social Worker IV in that the latterrequiresadvanced education. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination prior to appointment. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Secretary II provides general secretarial and administrative support for the Assistant or Deputy Director of a Department, the head of a regional office, or the head of a major division in a large department, relieving that individual of routine office, technical, and administrative detail; performs complex and highly responsible office support work requiring independence, initiative, and discretion; interprets policy and administrative regulations; may supervise the work of clerical support staff; and performs related work as required. The Secretary II performs a variety of administrative tasks with a minimum of supervision in addition to office support duties. Positions in this class normally exist only in those departments large enough to have either an Assistant or Deputy Director or to be organizationally divided into major divisions. The classification of Secretary II differs from the Secretary I in that the latter provides secretarial and administrative support for managers and supervisors; the Secretary II differs from the Secretary III in that the Secretary III provides secretarial and administrative support for the Department Director. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience as a Secretary I; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience performing significant and progressively responsible office clerical work that has included providing direct support to management-level staff. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigations during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) Merit System Services (MSS), at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2363 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, to perform routine janitorial duties in County buildings; and to do related duties, as assigned. This is a specialized, extra help Janitor classification. This is an Extra Help (temporary) classification that is limited to no more than 900 hours per year. Incumbents are paid only for hours worked, are not entitled to benefits, and do not have status. Incumbents assigned to this classification perform routine janitorial work. Work locations will vary, and work assignments may include irregular hours. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Previous work experience in janitorial or custodial work is desirable. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigations during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) Merit System Services (MSS), at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2363 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Plumas County Department of Social Services Quincy, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science**; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate receiving their bachelor's degree within three months of the application deadline may apply, but will not be eligible for appointment until they have received their degree. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. *At the discretion of Plumas County Department of Social Services, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Social Worker II level if the appointee meets the Social Worker II minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $3,801 - $4,622/monthly. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. The written exam and oral exam dates will be determined once the recruitment closes. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT PLUMAS COUNTY Plumas County, with a population of 23,090, is located near the northeast corner of California where the Sierra and the Cascade mountains meet and includes rugged canyons, 110 crystal clear lakes, grassy meadows, 1,000 miles of streams. The County seat of Quincy, with a population of approximately 5,300 is about 85 miles from Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada. Plumas County offers U.S. National Forests covering over 70% of its area and family recreational opportunities including: golfing, swimming, fishing, bicycling, jet-skiing, parasailing, picnicking, bird-watching, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under general supervision, Office Assistant II is the journey level in the Office Assistant series. Employees at this level are expected to be fully qualified and able to perform difficult and responsible office support work within the framework of established work methods and procedures and to use independent judgment in selecting and applying specific references, procedures, sequences, and alternatives to different work situations, referring non-procedural questions to the supervisor. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Office Assistant I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience. The Office Assistant II differs from the Office Assistant III by the level of supervision received, the scope and effect of functions performed, the degree of independence exercised, and the complexity of work assigned. The Office Assistant III may also be assigned lead worker duties, or screening duties on a consistent rather than incidental basis. The Office Assistant series differs from the Account Clerk series in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skill and ability in the use of financial, numerical and statistical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to the primary function and most frequently performed duties. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Some positions may require the ability to type at a net corrected speed of 45 words per minute. Some positions may require possession of special language and culture skills as a bona fide qualifications standard. In these cases, candidates must demonstrate that they possess the required skills. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION **This position requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English. Candidates who have not passed the exam previously must take and pass the Merit System Services Spanish proficiency examination prior to appointment. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigations during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) Merit System Services (MSS), at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2363 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Monterey County Department of Social Services Salinas, California, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under direction, serves as the primary resource person for users of specialized automated systems and is responsible for maintenance and administration of an automated database; authorizes system access to individual users; investigates and reports basic computer problems to the computer system maintenance organization; requests improvements and modifications to systems; provides training and instructions to departmental personnel using the system and performs other related work as is required. This series specification describes the Departmental Information System Coordinator classification. This position is responsible for providing departmental coordination in automated systems and typically works under the supervision of a departmental manager or a Supervising Information System Coordinator to provide in-house expertise on the applications used on specialized automated systems in operating departments. The position in this series performs professional assignments necessary to administer and maintain an operating department's utilization of a specialized automated system and use of computer applications. This position may be required to apply extensive knowledge of departmental structure and operations and specialized automated systems unique to the department or may be expected to develop an in-depth understanding of the functions, regulations, services and role of the department to which assigned. Position is allocated within this series based on nature, scope and complexity of duties and responsibilities, and level of independence and accountability. Position may have responsibility for one or for multiple systems areas, depending on assignment. Examples of Duties Acts as a resource person for users of a automated system(s) applications; Answers questions and resolves problems related to use and operation of the application; Coordinates a central help desk to resolve problems Coordinates with computer support personnel in identifying and resolving problems with the system, including programs, workstations and other related hardware and software. Confers with operating department personnel regarding changes in manual and computer system design; Collaborates with others to improve the effectiveness of the system and to make recommendations for systems and procedures improvements; Stays abreast of the new automated systems procedures, and prepares on-line bulletins to inform users of changes or additions. Documents and tracks system problems and writes reports on issues; Writes or assists in writing and revising procedures, instructional materials or staff development tools for systems-related training. Develops other system training material for users, or recommends other training resources as needed. May attend meetings and represent the department with other departments and/or other agencies for information sharing, system improvements and implementation of changes; May. plan or assist in planning the implementation of conversion from manual systems to automated information systems Assures system security; Monitors personnel registration and security including authorizing user access to system functionality; Performs consistent backup and recovery operations; Monitor batch results and correct batch problems Serves as a lead worker over subordinate staff; schedules, assigns and reviews the work of subordinate staff Working knowledge of: Capability and limitations of various computer operating systems including DOS, Windows and networks Computer applications used in data management Terminology related to computer hardware, software, network and peripheral equipment Analytical processes Some positions may require a working knowledge of the functions, regulations, services, programs and operations of the specific department Some knowledge of: Training methods and techniques of automation systems applications Methods of error research and troubleshooting Some positions may require some knowledge of specialized automated systems and general application unique to the operating department from a user perspective. Ability to: Evaluate and interpret automated information systems functions from a user perspective Identify, evaluate, and research application systems problems and coordinate corrective actions, as required, with computer support personnel. Gather information and analyze data to establish and maintain system user protocol. Make recommendations for system and operational enhancements. Read and comprehend written materials on a wide variety of application system subjects. Maintain confidentiality of information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Organize, prioritize, schedule and coordinate work flow to meet project deadlines. Communicate effectively with all levels of staff in the organization both orally and in writing. Provide excellent and courteous customer service and establish and maintain effective working relationships. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS The physical and sensory abilities required for this classification include: Ability to lift and carry items up to 20 pounds. Ability to stoop, reach and bend to access files. Minimum Qualifications The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically: One year of experience performing both technical support and training in the use of a wide variety of computer hardware and software for automated office systems which included modifying or interfacing office automation software or application environments. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information Employees in this position may be required to work overtime on weekdays and weekends based on department need . Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle driven. The Department of Social Services will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check. Monterey County, like all employers, is required to verify an employee's right to work in the United States. Accordingly, on the first day of employment, employees must have and show those documents that verify your legal right to work in the United States. Examples of accepted documentation are a U.S. Passport, or Alien Registration Card; or driver's license and Social Security Card; or driver's license and U.S. Birth Certificate. Additionally, our agency requires a valid social security card in order to process employee paychecks. Accordingly, on the first day of employment, employees must have and show this document. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. For additional information on benefits, visit https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/benefits/benefit-summary-sheet VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY Located on California's picturesque Pacific Coast, the County of Monterey is blessed with mild weather year-round and is home to miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and a bountiful valley. With a population exceeding 400,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach - possibly the world's most famous golf course, it's easy to see why an estimated 4.3 million visitors a year make Monterey County their destination of choice. In addition to a thriving tourist trade, Monterey County's economy is largely based on a vigorous agricultural industry. Known as the 'salad bowl of the nation' the Salinas Valley provides fresh vegetables and salad greens to the entire country. California's 16th largest county also provides many educational opportunities for its residents including California State University at Monterey Bay, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, the Defense Language Institute (DLI), Presidio of Monterey, and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). All these factors combine to make Monterey County a healthy, economically diverse region eager to foster and sustain an enriching lifestyle for its residents. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT Monterey County Department of Social Services is seeking enthusiastic applicants, who genuinely care about the community and its members, to join its team. Careers with the Department of Social Services offer the opportunity to promote the social and economic self-reliance of individuals and families served by providing essential resources and services to low-income families, veterans, vulnerable children and adults, and disabled individuals. Monterey County Department of Social Services welcomes, values and encourages diverse voices, opinions, perspectives and backgrounds to foster an environment where all viewpoints are appreciated. The Department currently has a team of approximately 874 dedicated members serving Monterey County residents. Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about the Department of Social Services, go to: http://mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us/ . Closing Date/Time: 2/24/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Calaveras County Department of Health and Human Services San Andreas, California, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. *Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate receiving their Bachelor's Degree within three months of the application deadline may apply, but will not be eligible for appointment until they have received their degree. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAAguTM94GA&feature=youtu.be Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require: pre-employment drug testing; physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation; ability to work a flexible work schedule; and ability to travel within the state and work out of the county. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. At the discretion of Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency, and with the approval of CPS HR Consulting, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Social Worker II level if the appointee meets the Social Worker II minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $4,265 - $5,787/monthly. We are recruiting to establish a list for future vacancies. This is a flexibly staffed position and can be filled at any level EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT CALAVERAS COUNTY Calaveras County is located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in California's historic Gold Country region. According to a USDA study, this charming and lovely area ranks 14th nationally for scenic beauty and climate. The County offers historic landmarks, rolling hills, and expansive valleys and is known for its friendly communities. The County is dotted with charming, historic Gold Rush towns. With elevations ranging from nearly sea level to over 8,000 feet, you can literally ski in the morning and then play golf at one of five championship courses in the afternoon without ever leaving the County. And if you're hoping to have ready access to a body of water to satisfy your fondness for swimming, fishing, or boating, you're in luck - Calaveras County is home to five large foothill reservoirs. For wine enthusiasts and foodies, there are over 20 wine tasting rooms, and a myriad of high quality dining experiences for every taste. Regardless of your favorite season, you'll experience the best of it here - from snow in the Winter to gorgeous Spring flowers and everything in between. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Feb 15, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Accounting Technician performs the more difficult and technical sub-professional accounting work required in the maintenance of fiscal and statistical records; prepares and assists in the preparation of financial statements, documents, analysis, and reports; maintains accounting records, reports, and manual or computer based accounting systems; and performs related work as required. The Accounting Technician is a single level specialized class with responsibility for maintaining a variety of complex departmental fiscal records, computer based accounting systems, or broad accounting functions. The Accounting Technician differs from the Account Clerk III in that the former requires sustained use of a high degree of independent judgment and interpretive ability. The Accounting Technician differs from the higher class of Accountant I in that the latter is the entry level into the professional accountant series, performing professional accounting work. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year as an Account Clerk III in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Two (2) years as an Account Clerk II in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Three (3) years of full time experience in the maintenance and review of fiscal, financial, accounting or statistical records; 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in accounting, business math, bookkeeping or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the experience in this pattern; OR An Associates of Arts degree in Accounting and six months of full time experience in the maintenance and review of fiscal, financial, accounting or statistical records. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT LASSEN COUNTY Lassen County is abundantly rich in natural beauty and has a terrain that affords residents year-round recreational activities. The County has excellent air quality, and its rural communities are ideal for raising families with a favorable cost of living, and low rate of crime and traffic. Lassen County is an outdoor paradise, where the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains meet the desert of the Great Basin. Because of the unique terrain, there's something here for everyone. Elevations range from the high desert to alpine levels, and the outdoor activities are among the best in the state - from golf to horseback riding, mountain biking, running and hiking on the extensive trails. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Consulting Denver, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
About the Position THE POSITION CPS HR Consulting seeks an experienced HR Specialist in the area of Organizational Strategy to perform professional level project and training work in employee engagement, workload management, needs assessing, succession/workforce planning, performance, and change management. This is an intermittent on call as needed, project-based position. Work involves over-encompassing HR activities for public sector agencies related to state, county, city, special districts, and non-profit organizations. Ideal candidates apply theoretical and practical human resources knowledge to prevent, identify, service, and solve HR challenges through organizational strategy. Telework and Remote opportunities are available, and travel may be an option. WHAT'S THE JOB ABOUT? CPS HR conducts comprehensive organizational and/or departmental assessments. This is accomplished by gathering data and soliciting staff input to create an accurate picture of the "as is" working environment. We work with our clients to design a recommended future "to be" structure and perform a gap analysis to guide them toward their goals. This may involve both internal and external "customers" and stakeholders of the organization, process mapping, gathering and developing operational metrics, best practices studies, developing an implementation plan and other activities as appropriate. We may also offer change management and implementation assistance to help the client implement new organization and business process models. We are looking for highly motivated, dependable, and experienced Human Resources professionals who are passionate about providing HR support to public agencies through comprehensive needs assessments and organizational strategy. Ideal Candidate As a HR Project Consultant, you will: Facilitate and present HR content to subject matter experts and high-level government professionals to provide services and best practices. Work with project teams to identify needs and deliver HR services. Provide technical consultation to internal and external clients. Build trust and relationships with client representatives including executives, boards, councils, and commission members. Plan and carry out HR best practice methodologies with high integrity, ethical conduct, and legal compliance. Use diplomacy and tact when discussing concerns and contribute to problem solving conversations around client project needs. Provide technical expertise, and develop methodologies, processes, procedures, services, and strategies to address client needs. Effectively communicate using active listening skills, verbal and written techniques, and technology. Plan, conduct, and supervise projects involving complex technical and administrative issues and apply specialized knowledge. May plan, organize, oversee, supervise, and evaluate the work of a project team or support staff. May assist in providing content for proposals, estimating hours needed, and providing input for project approach. May add value to position by providing leads for request for proposals (RFPs) and leveraging network to identify needs for HR services. Preferred HR Experience Employee Engagement State Service / Government HR Experience Project Management Experience Workload Management Organizational Assessment and Development Workforce/Succession Planning Performance/Change Management Lean Process Improvement Minimum Qualifications Experience: Public Agency: 1 year (Preferred) Human Resources: 3 years (Preferred) Education: Bachelor's (Preferred) Supplemental Information THE ORGANIZATION CPS HR is a self-supporting public agency providing a full range of human resource services to the public and nonprofit sectors. We have unique expertise in delivering strategic HR management and consulting services to government agencies throughout North America. We assist organizations in the strategic delivery of services across the talent management continuum including recruitment, selection, development, and retention of employees. It is our value-based, integrated approach to strategic HR that catapults us above the rest as we strive to balance commitment to clients, employees, and the organization. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, CPS HR has offices in Littleton, Colorado and Austin, Texas. Our 120+ full-time employees and 200+ project consultants serve more than 1,200 public and nonprofit clients throughout the United States and Canada. Our Vision Enabling people to realize the promise of the public sector Our Mission Promoting HR excellence in the public sector Our Guiding Values Care for our customers Care for each other Care for the organization For more information, contact William Pitts at 916-471-3333 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, provides expert advice to case carrying staff to assist in the provision of a variety of public assistance benefits and employment services; assists in the management of integrated cases; performs specialized caseload management and employment assignments requiring an advanced level of technical knowledge in public assistance and employment services programs; serves as lead worker and expert resource to other staff; may carry a limited caseload of the more difficult cases; and performs related duties as required. This is the lead and advanced working level in this series. Incumbents are expected to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established guidelines. Incumbents assist the unit supervisor in overseeing and guiding the work of unit staff. Incumbents perform a variety of eligibility, employment services appraisal, assessment, plan development, and specialized case management duties necessary to move clients from dependency to self-sufficiency within prescribed time limits. Incumbents serve as expert resource staff to assist management in developing, implementing and applying policies, procedures and methodologies related to employment services programs and assist with training of staff. The Integrated Case Worker series differs from the Eligibility Worker series in that the Integrated Case Worker provides both determination of eligibility for public assistance and basic employability services. The Integrated Case Worker differs from the Employment & Training Worker series in that the latter's primary focus is in providing the full scope of employability services to eligible applicants. Supervision Received and Exercised: Incumbents typically receive supervision from a Supervising Integrated Case Worker or a Human Services Supervisor I. Supervision may also be received from an Employment and Training Supervisor or a Social Worker Supervisor. An Integrated Case Worker III has no responsibility for supervising others, but may provide lead direction to other Integrated Case Workers. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience as an Integrated Case Worker II OR Pattern 2: Six (6) months of full-time experience as an Integrated Case Worker II AND completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business school, or employer provided career development training. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT LASSEN COUNTY Lassen County is abundantly rich in natural beauty and has a terrain that affords residents year-round recreational activities. The County has excellent air quality, and its rural communities are ideal for raising families with a favorable cost of living, and low rate of crime and traffic. Lassen County is an outdoor paradise, where the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains meet the desert of the Great Basin. Because of the unique terrain, there's something here for everyone. Elevations range from the high desert to alpine levels, and the outdoor activities are among the best in the state - from golf to horseback riding, mountain biking, running and hiking on the extensive trails. Closing Date/Time: 2/26/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Calaveras County Department of Health and Human Services San Andreas, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Information The Eligibility Specialist classifications determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current knowledge of program regulations and procedures necessary for multi-program caseload administration; initiate and process casework through automated systems; identify needs and make appropriate referrals for health, social, and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. The Eligibility Specialist I is the entry-level classification in the Eligibility Specialist series. Incumbents may have prior experience determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment or veterans benefits, or publicly or privately funded health, counseling or social services programs; have completed initial classroom training provided as part of the Eligibility Specialist Trainee training program; or may have the required level of education. Incumbents will be placed in a work team and initially may receive classroom instruction prior to being assigned casework and/or tasks. Incumbents will work under close supervision while learning to independently determine public assistance eligibility, and apply knowledge and skills learned from their training in completing eligibility tasks and applying complex regulations. As incumbents gain experience and work toward the journey level in the series, they are expected to work with more independence and have the ability to complete more complex tasks and/or handle larger client caseloads. Incumbents are expected to progress to the journey-level Eligibility Specialist II upon completion of one year of satisfactory performance in the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I classification. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist I and II classifications typically receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from an Eligibility Specialist III. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One year full-time experience in an Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits and two (2) years of clerical work involving public contact; OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits ; OR Pattern 4: Four (4) years of full-time clerical work involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public; OR Pattern 5: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units equals six months of experience. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate receiving their Bachelor's Degree within three months of the application deadline may apply, but will not be eligible for appointment until they have received their degree. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of an Eligibility Specialist, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXPj06XVnAc&feature=youtu.be To view the Eligibility Specialist Nature of Work Performed, Click Here Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require: pre-employment drug testing; physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation; ability to work a flexible work schedule; and ability to travel within the state and work out of the county. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. *At the discretion of Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency, and with the approval of CPS HR Consulting, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Eligibility Specialist II level if the appointee meets the Eligibility Specialist II minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $18.44 - $22.40/hourly. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or for religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at recruitmentsolutions@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date. Documentation may be required. ABOUT CALAVERAS COUNTY Calaveras County is located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in California's historic Gold Country region. According to a USDA study, this charming and lovely area ranks 14th nationally for scenic beauty and climate. The County offers historic landmarks, rolling hills, and expansive valleys and is known for its friendly communities. The County is dotted with charming, historic Gold Rush towns. With elevations ranging from nearly sea level to over 8,000 feet, you can literally ski in the morning and then play golf at one of five championship courses in the afternoon without ever leaving the County. And if you're hoping to have ready access to a body of water to satisfy your fondness for swimming, fishing, or boating, you're in luck - Calaveras County is home to five large foothill reservoirs. For wine enthusiasts and foodies, there are over 20 wine tasting rooms, and a myriad of high quality dining experiences for every taste. Regardless of your favorite season, you'll experience the best of it here - from snow in the Winter to gorgeous Spring flowers and everything in between. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Merced County Human Services Agency Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, and manage the work of staff performing a variety of specialized administrative support, staff analysis, and program development functions in the areas of welfare process automation, data processing, automated systems development, and other areas; to perform project management, contract administration and a variety of highly complex, specialized analytical, research, and administrative work; and to perform related work as required. This position under the department head, has overall responsibility for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the work of a group of Staff Services Analysts and other staff performing highly specialized analytical assignments in the development, implementation and maintenance of automated welfare systems and specialized administrative work. Incumbents in this position have extensive responsibility for development, implementation and management of automated systems. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages, coordinates and directs the work of staff assigned to the planning, development and implementation of automated welfare systems in the Human Services Agency. Develops long-term planning and funding documents, negotiates funding with State and federal agencies and oversees cost allocation planning. Approves contractor and vendor billings and authorizes payment for services. Manages technology changes and recommends change management processes to agency administration. Evaluates operations for enhancing efficiency and reducing cost. Evaluates complex computer system specifications, coordinates migration and implementation by completed systems or components of systems and provides training and evaluation for assigned staff. Assists with the development and administration of the Branch budget. Responsible for the organization and development of planning documents, contracts, progress reports, and a variety of analytical reports, special studies, and recommendations. Gathers data, organizes information, and performs a variety of highly complex studies and projects. Represents department data processing functions with other County staff and government agencies. Acts for the Deputy Director of Human Services Agency, when delegated. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and armmotions. Frequently sit for extended periods. Frequently use hand-eye coordination. Occasionally operate a motor vehicle Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate automated welfare systems and systems improvements. Establish, implement and achieve unit goals and objectives. Effectively apply technology to all department operations including new technology not directly partof the welfare process applications and apply to agency operations. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Negotiate and write contracts. Read and analyze data, interpret policies, procedures, and regulations to develop appropriate conclusions, to establish policies and procedures for assigned unit, and to prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Make presentations to the community and other agencies. Knowledge of: Federal and State Data Processing project rules. Federal and State funding mechanisms. Familiarity with and understanding of principles, methods, and problems of public administration, organization, and management. Methods of negotiation. Current social, political, economic, and scientific developments and trends. Research techniques and statistics. Principles and methods of administrative and data processing analysis and management. Computer systems and their application to public sector management. Principles of effective employee management, supervision, training, and development. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage and coordinate the operations, functions, and services of assigned staff in the automated system development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement function of the County Human Services Agency. Provide direction, supervision, training, development, and work evaluation for assigned staff. Assist with budget development and expenditure control. Review the work of assigned staff and resolve a variety of problems. Be responsible for the development, organization, preparation, and presentation of planning documents, contracts, cost allocation plans and a variety of reports, special projects, and recommendations. Coordinate assigned functions and services with other Department units and government agencies. Perform a variety of the most complex analytical work, administrative support assignments, and program development and implementation work. Effectively represent the Human Services Agency in contacts with other County Departments, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Negotiate approvals and funding with State and Federal agencies. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in computer science, public administration, business administration, or a related area. (Additional qualifying work experience may administration be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Experience: Two (2) years of responsible staff analysis work experience comparable to that of a Staff Services Analyst II with Merced County which has included the analysis, development, management and administration of electronic data processing systems. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contactCalHRat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2360 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted toCalHRMSS for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. Closing Date/Time: Continuous