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.

 

76 job(s) at CPS HR Consulting

Lake County Department of Social Services Lakeport, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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 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: 12/23/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Tehama County Department of Social Services None, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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. Examples of Duties Nature of work: Social Worker I/II are assigned to the In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS) and their primary function is to take referrals for the IHSS program, interview clients and complete detailed service assessments in the field, transfer field assessment data into computer systems; comply with State Regulations and agency deadlines. Social Worker II may receive Adult Protective Services (APS) training. This may include the assignment of simple APS referrals, taking referrals for suspected abuse and neglect towards dependent adults and senior adults, investigating referrals, interviewing clients to ascertain nature of problems and develop service plans, a considerable amount of work performed is conducted in the field with some work performed in an office environment writing reports and case plans with time sensitive deadlines, entering data into computer systems in order to comply with State Regulations and agency deadlines. Typical duties of a Social Worker include: IHSS Social Workers conduct initial assessments and annual reassessments in the client's home to evaluate the effect of physical, cognitive and emotional impairment on function to determine the needs of clients. Social Workers make referrals, determine eligibility for services, authorize and coordinate individual case plans; provide case management; prepare reports and records; communicate policies, rules and regulations of the program to clients and others. IHSS Social Workers that are assigned APS cases provide crisis intervention in order to reduce risk or eliminate abuse or neglect; handle emergency responses; establish cooperative working relationships with community partners; assists in developing case plans with clients; assist with arrangements for out of home placements; may provide testimony in elder/dependent adult abuse or neglect cases; prepare case records and written reports as required. Social Workers assist to resolve issues and conflicts and encourage families and caregivers to work with the clients. It is important to understand the actions you take as a Social Worker affects the lives of clients and their families. Controversial Issues: Social Workers may be required to take actions that conflict with their own values. A Social Worker must be able to accept clients' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner, and respect the client's right of self-determination.organization skills, ability to prioritize tasks, maintain calm and professional performance and demonstrate exceptional customer service working with client populations that have substance dependence, mental health issues, trauma, domestic violence history, aging issues, physical or developmental disabilities. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker I: Pattern 1 : Graduation from an accredited four year college or university; OR Pattern 2 : Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science,* AND One (1) year of full-time experience comparable to the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, or Employment and Training Worker II classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience interacting with children or adults providing direct services 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. Social Worker II: Pattern I : One (1) year full time experience performing entry level social work case management comparable to the Social Worker I classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern II : One (1) year of full-time social work case management experience** and thirty (30) college semester units (45 quarter units) from an accredited college or university including fifteen (15) semester units (22 quarter units) in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science* Supplemental Information 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. 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. Salary Ranges: **Social Worker I $3,120 to $3,798 per month **Social Worker II $3,360 to $4,093 per month 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: 1/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services Colusa, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:? ( Note : For Social Worker I, duties are performed at the entry/trainee level.) Conducts interviews with clients, family members, and others in their home, in the office, or via telephone to assess the basic social, physical, and mental needs of clients and obtain health information in order to identify and provide social services 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 Assesses reports of suspected abuse; may be required to work on-call; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys Develops and carries out culturally sensitive non-complex to moderate treatment plans for an assigned caseload 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 as necessary; advocates on the clients' behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services Assists applicants and recipients in utilizing available resources Interprets policies, rules, and regulations of the agency to applicants, clients and others within the scope of their responsibility Makes home visits in connection with casework assignments Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations and case plans to clients, families and service providers May testify in court May be assigned to specialized functions Participates in in-service training and other staff development activities to increase knowledge of the social work processes and achieve technical competence Receives casework consultation from professionally trained staff members Provides community outreach for various agency programs Maintains client confidentiality; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics Performs related duties as assigned EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as distinguished between the two levels in the Definition Section. 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 Socio-economic conditions and trends Basic principles of individual and group behavior Current issues in the field of social welfare Role and responsibilities of social workers Principles of interviewing and problem-solving methodology Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level General principles of public assistance policies and programs Developing and preparing court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems Entering and retrieving data and narratives from automated computer systems Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording of social casework Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role of a social worker Community organization and the 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 The 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 The strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide Basic psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients Ability to: Understand and learn the agency programs, policies, and procedures Obtain facts and recognize the relevance and significance Organize and maintain work detail Establish and maintain effective client rapport and professional working relationships with agency staff, clients, and others Communicate effectively, both orally (phone and in person) and in writing Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action Interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social service programs, policies, rules, and regulations Develop skill in interviewing case recording and interpretation Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations Work effectively in emotionally charged or stressful settings/emergencies Operate a personal computer and other office equipment and software Analyze data, interpret and apply directions, rules, policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Accept and use constructive feedback Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients Respect cultural differences Work with cases varying in difficulty /clients including clients with dual diagnoses, potentially dangerous clients or legally complex cases Analyze data from multiple sources, interpret and apply complex directions, rules, policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses 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 Specialist 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. At the discretion of the Colusa 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 Social Worker II level if the appointee meets the SW II minimum qualifications. The monthly salary for the SW II is $3,601 - $4,614. 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 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. In addition to the stated salary, this position receives a generous benefit package. Some of these benefits include a PERS retirement formula of 2% @ 62. 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. 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. 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 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, 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 COLUSA COUNTY Colusa County is centrally located approximately an hour North of Sacramento, 2 hours from San Francisco, 2.5 hours from Lake Tahoe, and 3 hours from the Mendocino coastline. Colusa County's economy is based on agricultural related businesses with a variety of crops. With the County's various waterways, there is an abundance of wildlife including blue herons, hawks, swans, raccoons, and deer. The County also offers tree-shaded parks, community swimming pools, tennis courts, softball and soccer fields for family enjoyment and outdoor recreation centers on the Sacramento River for camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, and fishing. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Monterey County Department of Social Services Salinas, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: ( Note : For Social Worker I, duties are performed at the entry/trainee level.) Conducts interviews with clients, family members, and others in their home, in the office, or via telephone to assess the basic social, physical, and mental needs of clients and obtain health information in order to identify and provide social services 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 Assesses reports of suspected abuse; may be required to work on-call; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys and may be required to write court reports Develops and carries out culturally sensitive non-complex to moderate treatment plans for an assigned caseload 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 as necessary; advocates on the clients' behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services Assists applicants and recipients in utilizing available resources Interprets policies, rules, and regulations of the agency to applicants, clients and others within the scope of their responsibility Makes home visits in connection with casework assignments Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations and case plans to clients, families and service providers May testify in court May be assigned to specialized functions Participates in in-service training and other staff development activities to increase knowledge of the social work processes and achieve technical competence Receives casework consultation from professionally trained staff members Provides community outreach for various agency programs Maintains client confidentiality; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics Performs related duties as assigned EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as distinguished between the two levels in the Definition Section. 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 Socio-economic conditions and trends Basic principles of individual and group behavior Current issues in the field of social welfare Role and responsibilities of social workers Principles of interviewing and problem-solving methodology Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level General principles of public assistance policies and programs Developing and preparing court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems Entering and retrieving data and narratives from automated computer systems Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording of social casework Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role of a social worker Community organization and the 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 The 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 The strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide Basic psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients Ability to: Understand and learn the agency programs, policies, and procedures Obtain facts and recognize the relevance and significance Organize and maintain work detail Establish and maintain effective client rapport and professional working relationships with agency staff, clients, and others Communicate effectively, both orally (phone and in person) and in writing Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action Interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social service programs, policies, rules, and regulations Develop skill in interviewing case recording and interpretation Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations Work effectively in emotionally charged or stressful settings/emergencies Operate a personal computer and other office equipment and software Analyze data, interpret and apply directions, rules, policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Accept and use constructive feedback Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients Respect cultural differences Work with cases varying in difficulty /clients including clients with dual diagnoses, potentially dangerous clients or legally complex cases Analyze data from multiple sources, interpret and apply complex directions, rules, policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses 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. 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 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.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: 12/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Account Clerk III performs the more difficult and specialized clerical accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records in a manual or automated environment; explains rules, policies, and operations related to assigned work area; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of fiscal support staff; and performs related work as required. The Account Clerk III is the advanced journey level in the Account Clerk series. Incumbents either act as the lead-worker to a group of fiscal support staff or exercise detailed and complex subject matter knowledge of a specific program area or specialized system inherent to the operations of the department. The Account Clerk differs from the Office Assistant class in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skills and ability, and the interpretation and application of rules and procedures requiring sustained, frequent, and intensive use of financial, statistical, and numerical 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 their primary function and most frequently performed duties. 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. 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: 12/23/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Tehama County Department of Social Services None, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Information **SPANISH BILINGUAL ONLY Nature of work: The primary function of an Office Assistant III is to be a lead worker, give direction and review the work of a group of office assistants while performing the same duties as the office assistants. This position requires the exercise of independent judgment to select proper work methods and procedures; evaluates, recommends and implements changes to work methods and procedures as well as the application of technical skills and knowledge of detailed or specialized activities related to the department. Typical duties of an Office Assistant III include: Prioritize and assign day-to-day work; provide coaching and guidance on job responsibilities and technical skills; offer specific technical training to staff as necessary; assist staff in identifying and resolving difficult and complex office issues; step in to cover the tasks assigned to staff who are absent; enter reports, cases, eligibility information and other data into computer systems; access and locate information for customers, staff, authorized agencies and others; conduct specific projects related to the department; obtain and/or provide information from other organizations, summarize such information and prepare recommendations. Controversial Issues: As an Office Assistant III, you may encounter customers who are emotionally charged; customers that have substance dependence, mental health, trauma or domestic violence history. You may be assisting customers whose values may conflict with your own values. An Office Assistant III must be able to accept customers' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner. Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate effectively uses tact, patience and courtesy in dealing with those contacted in the course of the work; accepts criticism and deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations; provides lead guidance, coordination, prioritization, training and review of the work of the assigned staff and instructs staff in work procedures; communicates effectively orally and in writing; works cooperatively as part of a team and with community partners and other Counties' agencies; listens attentively and understands oral information provided; prioritizes, plans and organizes one's own work. Under limited supervision, the Office Assistant III performs highly responsible, specialized, and technical office support activities; explains rules, policies, and operations related to department records, programs, and services; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of office support staff; may conduct initial application screening interview and initiate cases through automated systems; and performs related work as required. The Office Assistant III is the advanced journey level in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents either act as lead-worker to a group of office support staff, perform applicant screening in addition to other primary responsibilities, or exercise a detailed subject matter knowledge of a specific and complex program area or specialized record keeping system. The Office Assistant III may have primary responsibility for other advanced clerical functions, and screening duties represent a less significant portion of the overall responsibilities of the position. Minimum Qualifications Spanish speaking, reading and writing. Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment, including one (1) year at the journey level. 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 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 916-323-2360 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. 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADA/EEO/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE As a condition of employment Tehama County Social Services will require: A valid driver's license will 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. Proof of ability to work in the United States Pre-employment drug testing and physical 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. This position is represented by the Joint Council bargaining unit. Benefits include an annual leave plan: 96 hours of vacation, increasing upon continuous years of service, 96 hours of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays plus one 8 hour personal holiday. The County pays a portion of the employee's contribution to the CalPERS retirement plan. The County pays approximately 80% of premium for medical, dental, and vision plan (including $30,000 life insurance plan for employee). Annual step increase based upon satisfactory performance and completion of 2,080 hours (Steps A to E). Deferred compensation and supplemental insurance plans are available. Employee Assistance Program is provided to all employees by the County. 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 ServicesSpanish proficiency examination. Closing Date/Time: 1/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Tehama County Department of Social Services None, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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. Examples of Duties Nature of work: The primary function of an Office Assistant is to provide a variety of general or specialized clerical duties in support of agency programs and services, including: reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail and data entry; may perform the initial applicant screening and initiate cases through multiple automated systems. Typical duties of an Office Assistant II include: Greets customers in-person and via telephone; performs tasks that are structured and repetitive such as: filing, scheduling appointments, reviewing forms, documents, electronic files and entering data; addresses complaints and explains processes to customers or the public; gathers information to direct customers to appropriate staff to address their request. As knowledge is increased, an Office Assistant will perform more difficult and responsible office support including keeping current desk manuals, tracking and reporting data, creating forms and evaluating for correctness, improving work efficiency, adjusting work processes, and use of independent judgment in selecting and applying specific solutions to different work situations. Controversial Issues: As an Office Assistant, you may encounter customers who are emotionally charged; customers that have substance dependence, mental health, trauma or domestic violence history. You may be assisting customers whose values may conflict with your own values. An Office Assistant must be able to accept customers' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner. Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is reliable, provides courteous, respectful, and professional customer service, and has the ability to analyze situations involving rules and regulations and demonstrate good judgment when making decisions; communicates effectively orally and in writing; interacts with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds; works cooperatively as part of a team and with community partners and other Counties' agencies; listens attentively and understands oral information provided; prioritizes, plans and organizes one's own work. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADA/EEO/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE As a condition of employment Tehama County Social Services will require: A valid driver's license will 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. Proof of ability to work in the United States Pre-employment drug testing and physical 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 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) 323-2360 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. 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: 1/13/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, the Facilities Maintenance Worker I maintains lawns, grounds,other cultivated areas, and equipment used in such activities; assists in the maintenance of Social Services facilities; and performs related duties as required. This is a specialized, Extra Help (temporary)Facilities Maintenance Worker Iposition andis 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 county employment status. Incumbents assigned to this classification perform routine facilities maintenance work.Work locations will vary, and work assignments may include irregular hours. Facilities Maintenance Worker I This is the trainee level class. Employees work under close supervision in a training status. Facilities Maintenance Worker II This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker I classification due to its responsibility for work requiring either a greater knowledge of grounds maintenance methods and techniques, or the coordination of the work of others in the performance of grounds keeping and related maintenance tasks. May coordinate and provide instruction to others in the performance of grounds keeping and related maintenance tasks. Facilities Maintenance Worker III This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker II class due to its higher level of involvement in construction, remodeling, and building maintenance activities. Minimum Qualifications Facilities Maintenance Worker I: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include one year of experience in gardening, grounds and building maintenance, such as experience gained as a Maintenance Aide in the County of Lake. Facilities Maintenance Worker II: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include three years of experience in gardening, grounds, and building maintenance. Facilities Maintenance Worker III: A minimum of four years of experience in the performance of carpentry, locksmithing, electrical, plumbing and general building maintenance. 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
Lake County Department of Social Services Lower Lake, California, United States
Dec 09, 2019
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 Trainee is the classroom and on-the-job trainee level in the Eligibility Specialist series where emphasis is on learning the basic regulatory and statutory requirements of multiple public assistance programs. Incumbents may receive classroom instruction and/or on-the-job training prior to being assigned casework or tasks. Once incumbents are placed in a unit, they will continue to participate in on-the-job training and may be assigned a variety of duties, including some casework/tasks which will assist them in learning to determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more public assistance programs. Incumbents work under close supervision to complete initial case functions as they continue to learn procedures and complex regulations and acquire the ability to apply the regulations during the training period. Trainees are given the opportunity to perform increasing levels of eligibility determination to prepare them for the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I classification. Incumbents are expected to progress to the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I upon satisfactory completion of one year as a trainee. Use of the Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification is optional, at the discretion of each County. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification typically receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from an Eligibility Specialist III. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public; OR Pattern 2: One year of full-time experience determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment or veterans benefits, or publicly or privately funded health, counseling or social services programs; OR Pattern 3: Completion of sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter college units. 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. 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 **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. 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: 12/23/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Eureka, California, United States
Dec 07, 2019
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. 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 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. 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. 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 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: 12/22/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Tuolumne County Department of Social Services Sonora, California, United States
Dec 05, 2019
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. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains journals and general ledgers of financial transactions and prepares analytical reports on revenues and expenditures.Independently performs complex and technical audits based on analysis and interpretation of financial information. Prepares calculations for billing for services provided by the county. Appropriately distributes funds in accordance with state and federal regulations. Maintains ancillary, general, statistical, and cost records.Examines and reviews account records, adjusting balances and reconciling accounts. Prepares and processes materials that require the analysis of source material and a thorough familiarity with policies, procedures, terminology, and various applicable laws in order to obtain the necessary data. Compiles a variety of narrative and statistical reports, locates sources of information, devises forms to secure data, and determines proper format for finished reports. Answers questions that involve searching for and abstracting technical data and detailed explanations of laws, policies, or procedures, referring only matters requiring policy decisions to the supervisor. May operate automated systems and trouble-shoot problems related to the production of fiscal and statistical reports and related documents. May be responsible for a billing and statistical record keeping operation. Performs related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Basic budget preparation procedures. Grammar, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation, and composition. Methods, practices, and automated systems used in the development, maintenance, and control of fiscal and accounting work. Basic governmental accounting principles and procedures. Purposes and methods of financial record keeping. Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement. Ability to: Demonstrate mathematical aptitude. Enter data accurately into automated system. Prepare financial reports and maintain ledgers and journals. Independently perform varied and responsible technical accounting assignments. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Follow written and oral directions and instructions. Analyze data and draw logical conclusions. Common spreadsheet and database software packages. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Maintain confidentiality. 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. 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 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. BENEFITS Generous leave accruals 11 paid fixed holidays Step Increases upon each 2080 hours worked, until max salary is reached Longevity incentive Medical, dental, vision insurance with substantial employer paid contribution CalPERS retirement benefits 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. ABOUT TUOLUMNE COUNTY Tuolumne County is known for year-round fun and adventure, offering outdoor recreation, clean air and beautiful state and national parks. Enjoy abundant sunshine, with an average of 259 sunny days per year, and proximity to some of California's favorite ski resorts. Nearby, the New Melones reservoir is popular for boating, water skiing, and other water activities. Tuolumne County is home to the historic town of Columbia, which has been preserved to maintain its Gold Rush heritage and feel from the 1800's and hosts a number of living history events each year. Also found in the county is the town of Sonora, which is included in the Bloomberg Business list of richest small towns in America, and still boasts affordable housing and a friendly and unpretentious population. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Del Norte County Department of Health and Human Services Crescent City, California, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Account Clerk III performs the more difficult and specialized clerical accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records in a manual or automated environment; explains rules, policies, and operations related to assigned work area; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of fiscal support staff; and performs related work as required. The Account Clerk III is the advanced journey level in the Account Clerk series. Incumbents either act as the lead-worker to a group of fiscal support staff or exercise detailed and complex subject matter knowledge of a specific program area or specialized system inherent to the operations of the department. The Account Clerk differs from the Office Assistant class in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skills and ability, and the interpretation and application of rules and procedures requiring sustained, frequent, and intensive use of financial, statistical, and numerical 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 their primary function and most frequently performed duties. 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. 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. As a condition of employment, the County of Del Norte will require proof of ability to work in the U.S. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This recruitment will be used to fill full-time, part-time, and extra-help positions as vacancies occur. 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 the California Department if Human Resources, Merit System Services at 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 DEL NORTE COUNTY Del Norte County, where the redwoods meet the sea, is located in the northwest corner of California along the Pacific Ocean and adjacent to the Oregon border. The substantially rural county is notable for forests containing coast redwoods, some over 350 feet tall. These redwoods are the tallest living things on Earth, dating back over 2,000 years. Notably, the County is located in one of the few rain forests in the temperate region. The County is home to a multitude of unique plants and flowers, coastal bird and fish species, rocky primitive beaches and sea stacks, pristine rivers, and historic lighthouses. Del Norte County is home to several fun river and ocean activities, a variety of food festivals, including local seafood, a sanctioned BBQ cook-off, raft races on the beautiful and wild Smith River, and the very popular ocean stand up paddle board race. There are numerous hiking trails located within the national and state parks, as well as sponsored park events throughout the year. Star Wars enthusiasts will also recognize the County as being the location of some of the forest scenes used in Return of the Jedi. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Account Clerk III performs the more difficult and specialized clerical accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial and statistical records in a manual or automated environment; explains rules, policies, and operations related to assigned work area; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of fiscal support staff; and performs related work as required. The Account Clerk III is the advanced journey level in the Account Clerk series. Incumbents either act as the lead-worker to a group of fiscal support staff or exercise detailed and complex subject matter knowledge of a specific program area or specialized system inherent to the operations of the department. The Account Clerk differs from the Office Assistant class in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skills and ability, and the interpretation and application of rules and procedures requiring sustained, frequent, and intensive use of financial, statistical, and numerical 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 their primary function and most frequently performed duties. 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. 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: Continuous
Madera County Department of Social Services Oakhurst, California, United States
Dec 04, 2019
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. 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 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 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 This recruitment will be used to fill Full-Time, Part-Time, and Extra-Help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. Extra-Help positions have the provision to appoint as permanent. 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, orforreligious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting atrecruitmentsolutions@cpshr.usor 916-471-3507 a minimum of five business days prior to the scheduled examination date.Documentation may be required. Link to full document: https://cpshr.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/sites/MSS1/Recruitment%20and%20Selection/Exams/Accommodation/Guidelines%20for%20Testing%20Accommodations.docx?d=w36e1980981e2442f973b81fc6851146d&csf=1&e=4a5Pxq ABOUT MADERA COUNTY Madera County is located at the geographic center of California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and the central Sierra Nevada mountains. The south-easternmost section of beautiful Yosemite National Park is also located in the northeastern portion of Madera County. Employment in the County shows that 54% are employed in the private sector, 12% in government, and 34% are self-employed. The County enjoys a favorable cost of living, lower than the national average, with housing costs coming in lower than the California average. The area is rich in agriculture, and is home to many fine wineries, the Madera Wine Trail, and many family friendly parks and trails. Many outdoor recreational opportunities are available within Yosemite. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
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 IV receives 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 IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. 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. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. 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 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. 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. 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
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
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
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
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. 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
Lassen County Community Social Services Susanville, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
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: 12/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services Colusa, California, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Office Assistant III performs highly responsible, specialized, and technical office support activities; explains rules, policies, and operations related to department records, programs, and services; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of office support staff; may conduct initial application screening interview and initiate cases through automated systems; and performs related work as required. The Office Assistant III is the advanced journey level in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents either act as lead-worker to a group of office support staff, perform applicant screening in addition to other primary responsibilities, or exercise a detailed subject matter knowledge of a specific and complex program area or specialized record keeping system. The Office Assistant III differs from the Screener in Social Services in that the Screener classification is assigned the screening function as a primary responsibility, while the Office Assistant III may have primary responsibility for other advanced clerical functions, and screening duties represent a less significant portion of the overall responsibilities of the position. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provides interpretation and guidance to new employees, lower level clerical staff, and coworkers on new or revised policies and procedures. Coordinates, distributes, and reprioritizes work tasks to adjust to changing demands. Monitors the quality and timeliness of work. Assists others with complex or non-routine matters. Provides supervisor with feedback on employees and process improvements. Addresses complaints and explains regulations to customers or the public. Responds to inquiries regarding departmental functions, services, policies, and procedures. Obtains information from customers, visitors, or callers to determine appropriate resource, action, document, or staff referral to meet their needs. Explains the proper use of forms and documents. Operates a variety of standard office equipment. Composes correspondence, reports, memos, and other documents. Reviews and processes forms/documents in accordance with established guidelines and procedures. Monitors and updates manual or electronic files. Compiles information to respond to questions or address issues. Reviews submitted forms or applications to verify accuracy and completeness. Operates automated systems or other department-specific computer systems. Performs related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: General office functions, procedures, equipment, and filing systems. General goals and purposes of department programs, services, and operations. English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Standard formats and vocabulary used in business correspondence. Basic supervisory and training and development principles and practices. State, County, or Department computer systems. Word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, calendaring programs, and automated systems. Ability to: Explain policies, procedures, and regulations governing program operations. Analyze situations involving complex rules and regulations and demonstrate good judgment when resolving differences. Provide effective verbal and written instruction to others. Prioritize, plan, and organize one's own work. Conduct interviews and record information simultaneously. Quickly and accurately enter and retrieve data using an automated data system. Identify and correct inaccurate or inconsistent information. Interact with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds. Provide direction to and train subordinate staff. Work cooperatively as part of a team. Listen attentively and understand oral information provided. Maintain flexibility in daily activities and decision making. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment, including one (1) year at the journey level. 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. In addition to the stated salary, this position receives a generous benefit package. Some of these benefits include a PERS retirement formula of 2% @ 62. 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. 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. This recruitment is only open to current probationary or permanent employees of Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services. Please note: Extra-help, limited-term, and/or temporary staff are not considered probationary or permanent employees. 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, 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 COLUSA COUNTY Colusa County is centrally located approximately an hour North of Sacramento, 2 hours from San Francisco, 2.5 hours from Lake Tahoe, and 3 hours from the Mendocino coastline. Colusa County's economy is based on agricultural related businesses with a variety of crops. With the County's various waterways, there is an abundance of wildlife including blue herons, hawks, swans, raccoons, and deer. The County also offers tree-shaded parks, community swimming pools, tennis courts, softball and soccer fields for family enjoyment and outdoor recreation centers on the Sacramento River for camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, and fishing. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Calaveras County Department of Health and Human Services San Andreas, California, United States
Dec 02, 2019
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 IV receives 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 IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. 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. NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. 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 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 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. 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. 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