County of Sacramento

The County of Sacramento is a great place to work, grow and thrive professionally. We are an equal opportunity employer of more than 12,200 people dedicated to providing a variety of services for a diverse and vibrant County. Services include public safety and protection, community and municipal services, health services, voter registration, and many more.

 

 

   

126 job(s) at County of Sacramento

Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2022
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/14/22, 8/11/22 (final) Under general supervision, the Transfer Equipment Operator III, leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of assigned staff while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of training, mentoring and leadership Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Procedures and policies pertaining to refuse and other source separated recyclable material collection and disposal Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to refuse collection and disposal Procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as databases and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Two-way radio communication devices and other related equipment Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions) English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Proper methods of lifting and carrying heavy loads Heavy duty truck and equipment operation Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse and other recyclable material collections and equipment operation Principles of effective customer service Ability to Lead and train Transfer Equipment Operators, Collection Equipment Operators, Sanitation Workers, Maintenance Workers, and other staff on site. Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Instruct subordinates and/or new employees in proper work methods Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Maintain current operational training records, certification records, such as blue books, and other required records for assigned staff Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with co-workers and the public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly Read, understand, and adhere to County and department policies and procedures relating to area of assignment Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Adapt to new technologies, work processes, and equipment Safely operate truck-tractor and trailer combinations, wheeled loaders and other equipment commonly used at refuse transfer facilities Complete and submit basic written reports when required Use electronic technology for record keeping and communication Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Five years of full time, paid experience in a construction, industrial-agriculture, mining, recycling, or waste management environment operating heavy equipment and/or combination vehicles such as combination-tractor-trailers, shuttle trucks, wheeled loaders, wheeled compactors, excavators, sweeper trucks, rough-terrain forklifts, or water trucks . AND Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License, Class A without an Airbrake or 5th wheel restriction. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement : A valid California Driver License, Class A, without an airbrake or 5th wheel restriction, shall be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Stand and walk on a daily basis. Sit for extended periods of time. Occasionally bend, stoop, squat, kneel, twist/turn or crouch. Climb on and off equipment. Occasionally move objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance; in excess of 50 pounds with assistance. Occasionally tip, push or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds without assistance. Have sufficient, strength, stamina and agility to perform medium to heavy manual labor for extended periods of time. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Positions in this class require the incumbent to: Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement and very hot weather. Work around dust, dirt, odors, and refuse. Work in loud or noisy areas. Work around machinery and equipment with moving parts. Work in enclosed tight spaces. Work various shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays and non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/11/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/14/22 and 8/11/22 (Final) Under general supervision, incumbents in this class receive, evaluate and respond to aircraft emergency, emergency 9-1-1, security, and a variety of non-emergency calls and radio traffic; receive and handle routine calls such as paging and requests for information; dispatch necessary medical, fire, law enforcement or other County personnel and equipment; monitor and operate closed circuit television, secure area badge access, and gate access systems; and prepare and maintain a variety of reports, records and information. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of: Operations and capabilities of communications center equipment such as multiple channel radio receivers and transmitters, computer based phone systems, alarm signaling devices, and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system Personal computer operations including standard Microsoft Windows applications Principles, practices, and procedures of modern public safety dispatch English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Effective report writing techniques Principles of effective customer service Ability To: Learn and apply departmental, County, and state and federal agency regulations, policies and procedures Effectively handle multiple concurrent tasks including radio and telephone traffic, computer operations, video monitoring, and access control Operate a variety of computer, telecommunications, video and other equipment, including keyboarding rapidly and accurately Remain sufficiently calm, analyze information, and make effective decisions under emergency conditions Read, understand, and apply a variety of data, visual information, maps and computer screens Receive and transmit information accurately Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Communicate effectively with customers, county staff, and emergency personnel Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Either: 1a. Possession of high school diploma or equivalent AND 1b. Successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course, or certification in police, fire or emergency medical dispatch from an accredited college or recognized technical program. Or: 2a. Possession of high school diploma or equivalent AND 2b. One year of full-time paid experience operating telecommunications and dispatching equipment. Experience must include extensive public contact in a high volume call and/or dispatch environment while coordinating multiple concurrent tasks. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification Requirement : Incumbents in this class must obtain and maintain an Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certification issued by a contracted vendor chosen by the Sacramento County Department of Airports within one year of appointment and recertify every two years. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certification may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Age Requirement: Minimum age - 18 years. Special Access: Incumbents in this class must acquire and maintain an airport security badge upon appointment to the airport facility in order to access secure County airport locations. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate special access may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Have sufficient hearing to understand audio communication over a telephone or two-way radio. Have sufficient color vision to perform all the required duties. Have good hand/eye coordination and finger dexterity. Wear head-sets that restrict physical movement in the work area. Sit and view video displays for extended periods of time. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to work weekends, holidays, and shift assignments. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/11/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 30, 2022
The Position The Workforce/Career Assessment Supervisor, under direction, supervises and coordinates the work of a unit of staff responsible for the formal assessment of the employment background, knowledge, skills and abilities of participants in welfare-to-work programs; supervises the development of goal oriented employment plans designed to lead to employment of the participants in the local labor market; or supervises a staff engaged in developing and marketing jobs for clients with local employers. Incumbents will be assigned to supervise one of the following functional options: Career assessment Job development Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Both Options: Principles of supervision including effective personnel practices including recognition, performance evaluation, and progressive discipline, and employee development. The laws, rules, regulations, and procedures governing the operation of public social services agencies in a variety of relevant program areas. Principles of human behavior including people under physical, psychological and social stress. Types of financial, medical and human services available to public assistance applicants. Principles of time management and project management. Principles and techniques of program planning and evaluation. County, State and Federal laws governing employment, labor conditions, and public social services employment programs. Federal and State occupational guidance aids such as the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Occupational groups, job duties, minimum qualifications for access to a variety of jobs. Educational and experience requirements for a wide variety of jobs and employment opportunities. Effective public relations and public speaking methods. Socio-economic conditions and trends affecting employability. Socio-economic, environmental, and cultural factors affecting the behavior of disadvantaged persons. Job training program benefits and requirements. Characteristics and trends of the local labor market. Services and resources provided through other governmental agencies and community-based organizations. Career planning methods and techniques. Vocational and remedial education and training resources available in the community. Principles and practices of employment counseling, vocational guidance and job placement. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Career Option: Vocational testing methods, practices and their limitations. Standardized tests used in vocational guidance. Job Development Option: Employment contract negotiation and administration. Program outreach, marketing and public relations techniques. Participant recruitment and referral techniques. Ability to Both Options: Plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinate staff. Provide consultative services in complex situations. Coordinate the delivery of social, employment and community services. Analyze situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Recognize problems that call for the use of public and private community resources. Effectively listen, mediate and resolve complaints. Read, interpret, apply, and explain complex regulations and reports. Research, analyze and make recommendations on the implementation of policies, procedures, regulations and workflow. Develop clear and comprehensive procedures and forms necessary to implement changes. Communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Develop rapport and maintain effective work relationships with employers, service providers, clients and others. Prepare and delivery effective presentations to employers, program participants, and other staff. Read, understand, apply and explain regulations and procedures governing job-training programs. Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Secure, organize, interpret and analyze economic and labor market information. Use computers and related equipment as necessary for job assignments. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. Education: Both the Career Assessment and Job Development Options require a bachelor's degree in vocational counseling, vocational rehabilitation, social work, marketing, business administration, public relations, or a closely related field. AND Experience: Depending upon the option applying for, the experience requirement is: Career Assessment Option: Either: Three years of vocational counseling, career counseling, and rehabilitation job solicitation and assessment experience involving a variety of occupations and industrial groups. (The duties must have included the administration and interpretation of a variety of aptitude, interest, and employment readiness tests and measurement tools.) Substitution: A Master's Degree in vocational or rehabilitation counseling may substitute for one year of this required experience. Or: Two years of experience in the Sacramento County class of Vocational Assessment Counselor in Sacramento County. Job Development Option: Either: Three years of vocational counseling, career counseling, or rehabilitation job solicitation and placement experience including interviewing for employment of a broad range of occupations and industrial groups. Substitution: A Master's Degree in vocational or rehabilitation counseling may substitute for one year of this required experience. Or: Two years of experience in the Sacramento County class of Workforce Coordinator. OR: 2: Career Assessment Option: In the Sacramento County class of Human Services Supervisor (Level II) and two years of supervisory experience in Sacramento County supervising career assessment activities. Job Development Option: In the Sacramento County class of Human Services Supervisor (Level II) and two years of supervisory experience in Sacramento County supervising job development activities. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. License Certificate Requirement: A valid California Class C Driver's License is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid license may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must as a condition of employment sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Working Conditions: Duties may require exposure to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations; may work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community; and/or standby, callback and work during non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application online by 5:00 PM on the final filing date of 7/20/ 2022 . Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the final filing date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 7/20/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 30, 2022
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/13/22, 8/10/22 (final) Under general supervision, the Landfill Equipment Operator III, leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of Landfill Equipment Operators and lower level staff while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of training, mentoring and leadership Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Procedures and policies pertaining to landfill regulations Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to refuse collection and disposal Procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as databases, two-way radio communication devices, GPS navigation systems and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions) English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Heavy duty landfill and earthmoving equipment operation Grade staking procedures Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse disposal Principles of effective customer service Ability to Lead and train Landfill Equipment Operator staff and Sanitation Workers Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Provide work direction and instruction to subordinates and/or new employees Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with co-workers and the public Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Maintain current training records, certification records and other required records up to date Read, understand, and adhere to County and department policies and procedures relating to area of assignment Complete and submit basic written reports when required Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Operate landfill and heavy equipment vehicles Use hand levels, laser equipment and GPS systems Adapt to new technologies, work processes, and equipment Use electronic technology for record keeping, training, and communication Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Five years of full-time paid experience in landfill and/or road construction work operating heavy equipment, such as dozers, wheeled or track loaders and backhoes, landfill compactors, articulated haul trucks, motor graders, wheeled or track excavators, and scrapers or earth-movers. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment. Incumbents in this class must obtain a valid California Commercial Driver's License, Class B or higher, without an Airbrake Restriction, within 90 days of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Have sufficient strength, stamina and agility to perform medium to heavy manual labor for brief periods of time. Sit for extended periods of time while operating equipment. Occasionally climb on ladders. Climb on and off equipment. Assist in changing wear teeth and blades which requires bending, stooping, and lifting weights up to 50 pounds. Operate heavy equipment on uneven terrain for an extended period of time. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Positions in this class require the incumbent to: Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement and very hot weather. Work around dust, dirt, odors, and refuse. Work in loud or noisy areas. Work around machinery and equipment with moving parts. Work in enclosed tight spaces. Work various shift, overtime, weekends, holidays and non-routine hours. May occasionally work indoors in the Landfill office building. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/10/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 29, 2022
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/12/22, 8/9/22 (final) Under general supervision, the Collection Equipment Operator III, leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of the lower level staff, while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of training, mentoring and leadership Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Procedures and policies pertaining to refuse and other source separated recyclable material collection and disposal Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to refuse collection and disposal Procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as databases, GPS navigation systems and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Two-way radio communication devices and related equipment Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Proper methods of lifting and carrying heavy loads Heavy duty truck and equipment operation Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse and other recyclable material collections and equipment operation Principles of effective customer service Ability to Lead and train Collection Equipment Operator staff and lower level staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Provide work direction and instruction Instruct subordinates and/or new employees in proper work methods Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with co-workers and the public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Maintain and ensure current training records, certification records and other required records are up to date Maintain confidential information Read, understand, and adhere to County and department policies and procedures relating to area of assignment Complete and submit basic written reports when required Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Operate two, three and four-axle trucks including equipment with dual drive Adapt to new technologies, work processes, and equipment Anticipate traffic patterns and run routes efficiently Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods under all types of climatic conditions Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Five years of full time paid experience operating commercial vehicles (such as a large bus, box truck, tow truck, cement mixer, dump truck, or garbage truck), one year of which includes operating automated solid waste vehicles in the waste management or recycling industry. AND Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License, Class B or higher without an Airbrake restriction. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License (CDL), Class B or higher without an Airbrake restriction, shall be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Stand and walk on a daily basis. Sit for extended periods of time, while operating equipment. Occasionally bend, stop, squat, kneel, twist/turn or crouch. Climb on and off equipment. Occasionally lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds without assistance; in excess of 75 pounds with assistance. Occasionally tip, push or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds without assistance; in excess of 100 pounds with assistance. Have sufficient, strength, stamina and agility to perform medium to heavy manual labor for periods of time. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbent to: Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement and very hot weather. Work around dust, dirt, odors, and refuse. Work in loud or noisy areas. Work around machinery and equipment with moving parts. Work in enclosed tight spaces. Work various shift, overtime, weekends, holidays and non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/9/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 29, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/12/22, 8/9/22 (final) Animal Care Attendant is responsible for the routine animal care, treatment, maintenance, and cleaning activities for the Sacramento County Animal Shelter. Animal Care Attendant is distinguished from the next higher class of Animal Control Officer by the latter's responsibility for enforcing laws relating to the care and control of animals in the field. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Practices, methods, and materials used in cleaning animal facilities Feeding and caring for animals Physical and behavioral characteristics of various animal species Basic symptoms of common animal diseases Ability to Work with co-workers, staff, volunteers, and members of the general public from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds in a courteous and effective manner Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Work safely with aggressive animals Learn to euthanize animals in a safe and humane manner Learn to operate the equipment used in handling various types of small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and livestock Safely operate a County vehicle in performance of duties Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Six months paid or unpaid full-time experience in the care and treatment of animals. Examples of qualifying experience are: veterinarian technician or helper, kennel attendant, S.P.C.A. attendant, zoo attendant, 4-H or farm experience, or animal training experience. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. General Qualifications Background/Criminal History Check : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Driver's License : A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Some positions in the Animal Care Attendant class series may require possession of a Registered Veterinary Technician license from the State of California. Failure to successfully obtain and maintain the required license may be cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Permit Requirement : In accordance with the State Veterinary Medical Board (VMB), incumbents appointed to this class shall be required to obtain a Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit within three months of appointment. Failure to successfully obtain and maintain the required permit may be cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Age Requirement : Minimum age - 18 years. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require incumbents to be able to: Stand and walk for extended periods of time. Bend, stoop, squat, and crawl in small, low, and/or confined areas. Climb ladders and work at aboveground levels. Lift up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds with assistance. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Be exposed to infectious, poisonous, and threatening animals. Be exposed to chemicals used to perform euthanasia. Work outdoor in all types of local weather conditions. Work around dust, dirt, and odors. Work in and around animal fur, dander and excrement. Work weekends, holidays, and non-routine hours, including fluctuating hours and after hours call outs. Work at various locations throughout the County. Wear a uniform that conforms to departmental standards. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/9/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 25, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/8/22, 7/22/22 (final) Under general supervision, the Senior Code Enforcement Officer leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of staff responsible for ensuring compliance with and enforcement of State and local codes pertaining to nuisance abatement, blight control, substandard housing, zoning, abandoned vehicles, overgrown vegetation, vector infestations, and other hazardous conditions; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, training and conflict resolution Team dynamics and team building Applicable State and local codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining but not limited to nuisance abatement; blight control; substandard housing; zoning; abandoned vehicles; overgrown vegetation; and vector infestations All departmental code enforcement programs' interrelated codes, policies, procedures and goals Communication, negotiation, and behavioral techniques that foster collaboration and effectively achieve code compliance and related program results Public speaking and presentation techniques Legally-sound investigative and documentation techniques including collecting and cataloging evidence Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Lead and train technical staff in complex and sensitive work projects Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff for accuracy and completeness Compile, assess and analyze technical information, situations, and complex problems regarding compliance investigations (i.e., case records, development plans, construction drawings, legal descriptions and boundary maps of real property, topographic drawings and maps, field notes, etc.) Make recommendations or solutions based on data and information collected Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with co-workers; representatives of community organizations, State/local agencies, and associations; supervisors; internal management and staff; and the public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Read, interpret and explain applicable codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, policies and legal requirements Understand customers' perspective, concerns, needs and requests Manage multiple cases effectively and meet deadlines when confronted with time constraints or heavy workloads Keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports Carry out written and verbal directions Use current technologies, tools, and equipment to achieve program goals Read, write and speak English at the level necessary for satisfactory job performance Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. Two years of full-time, paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Code Enforcement Officer. Or: 2a. One year of full-time, paid experience in the public sector performing difficult, sensitive, and technical zoning enforcement, vehicle abatement, building inspection, environmental health inspection, code enforcement or related activities; And 2b. Successful completion of 60 semester (90 quarter) units from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 semester (27 quarter) units in criminal justice; law enforcement; public/business administration, construction; planning; or other closely related field. Or: 3. Three years of full-time, paid experience in the public sector performing difficult, sensitive, and technical zoning enforcement, vehicle abatement, building inspection, environmental health inspection, code enforcement or related activities. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification: A valid Penal Code (PC) 832, Arrest, Search & Seizure Certification or equivalent is required within twelve (12) months of appointment to the class. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certificate may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Physical Abilities: Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Stoop and crawl in small, low, and/or confined areas Climb up and down stairs Climb ladders and work at above-the-ground levels Lift up to 40 pounds of equipment See and discern the full spectrum of colors Have sufficient vision to read handwritten and printed materials Have sufficient hearing and speech to converse in person, on the telephone, and to make presentations to groups Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class may require the incumbent to: Work in and around residential, industrial, and rural areas with exposure to aggressive and/or ill animals; and persons exhibiting signs of distress, hostility, anxiety, frustration or irritation Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to animal or human waste, vermin, dirt, dust, fumes, odors, and other contaminants such as bodily fluids Be exposed to electrical current, solvents and/or chemicals, traffic hazards, insect bites or stings Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot or cold weather Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community Work off-shift (nights and weekends) Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 24, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/7/2022, 8/4/2022 (final) The Senior Landscape Architect provides professional landscape architectural services with planning, design, and development of projects in connection with parks, parkways, recreation areas, County transportation systems, County buildings and facilities. Responsibilities include enforcement of the Sacramento County Tree Preservation and Protection Ordinance and other ordinances/legislation related to environmental land use and landscaping issues. The Senior Landscape Architect, under general direction, performs administrative supervisory responsibilities over scheduling, budgeting, and coordinating the preparation and development of complex site plans and design of major landscape development projects; responsible for the more complex and comprehensive landscape architectural planning and design decisions; reviews and comments on environmental documents and inspects or directs the inspection and enforcement of land development projects for conformance to ordinances/legislation designated for the preservation or enhancement of natural and historic resources; negotiates and administers consultant contracts and reviews the work of consultants; coordinates, advises and serves as liaison with other County Departments, City, State, and other community agencies on landscape architectural and related land use programs and projects. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of methods of planning and administering a variety of landscape architectural and site layout programs principles of current landscape architecture technology, design, and landscape construction methods including some elements of engineering principles as applied to landscape architecture facility planning and site analysis as related to park and recreational development, transportation systems, and other developments principles of soil science, planting and irrigation techniques landscape maintenance procedures native and exotic plant materials best adapted to specific uses Federal, State, and County ordinances and legislation which impact landscape architectural practices and procedures including the Sacramento County Tree Preservation and Protection Ordinance and Water Conserving Landscape Requirements Ordinance construction codes and ordinances principles of program and project management including budget preparation and monitoring and contract negotiation and administration principles and techniques of human resource management including supervision selection, staff development/training, and performance evaluation Abilities to plan, organize, direct and monitor the work of subordinate professional and technical staff coordinate work with affected County and other public agencies prepare or direct the preparation of sketches, plans, construction documents and cost estimates for landscape architectural projects demonstrate artistic and creative aptitude; evaluate engineering and/or architectural features and design solutions for compatibility to proposed landscape projects enforce applicable ordinances and legislation related to landscaping and land use issues prepare complex technical reports, contract documents, and correspondence make effective verbal presentations to community groups and other governmental bodies establish effective working relationships with employees, private consultants and contractors, public officials, agencies, and the public. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid license as a Registered Landscape Architect issued by the California Board of Landscape Architects. AND Three years of professional work experience in landscape architecture, park planning, or architecture/civil engineering comparable to the Sacramento County class of Associate Landscape Architect, which includes landscape planning, design, and maintenance; supervision of professional staff and project management for planning, design, and programming of major landscaping projects. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Special Requirements Driver's License Requirement: A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher will be required prior to appointment. NOTE: Failure to maintain the appropriate valid California Driver's License required for this class constitutes cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/4/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 23, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on 7/7/22, 8/4/22 (final) Under general supervision, plants, removes, prunes, and cares for ornamental and shade trees and shrubbery. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and equipment used in trimming and caring for trees and shrubs Common names and growth characteristics of the more common types of ornamental and shade trees grown in Sacramento County Occupational hazards relative to climbing, trimming and felling trees and the safety practices to be observed including aerial rescue procedures Proper maintenance of tools and equipment Traffic control including the placement of cones and warning signs Basic climbing techniques Basic tree removal techniques Basic record keeping principles and practices English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Principles and practices of effective customer service Ability to: Rig ropes and climb trees in a safe and efficient manner Tie the various knots used in rigging and climbing trees Operate and use tree trimming tools and equipment including aerial lifts, power and hand saws, trucks, chippers, hooks, loppers and other equipment used in the tree industry Determine limbs and branches to be removed for safety, aesthetics, and tree maintenance Identify parasitical and fungus infestations from physical evidence Provide work direction, training and instruction Keep accurate records of daily activity Understand and follow oral and written instructions Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Perform aerial rescue within accepted arboriculture standards Develop and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with others Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One year of full-time paid experience in professional tree climbing and trimming. Desirable Qualifications: The following credentials are desirable, but not required: Possession of a certificate from the International Society of Arboriculture Possession of a current Qualified Applicator Certificate for the application of herbicides and pesticides from the Department of Pesticide Regulation, State of California Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. General Qualifications License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or the applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. NOTE: An employee in this class must possess a Class B, California Drivers License within 90 days of appointment. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Climb trees using hooks and ropes Work at considerable heights, sometimes in precarious positions See in the normal visual range with or without correction Lift and use tools and equipment weighing up to 60 pounds without assistance Maneuver pieces of wood and brush weighing up to 100 pounds Bend, stoop, crouch and reach at and above shoulder height Drive for periods up to four hours to worksites within the County Operate and work in an aerial lift within its maximum weight capacity limits Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Work outside in all kinds of weather and under hazardous conditions Work around dust, dirt, noise, contaminated and non-contaminated water, chemicals, machinery and equipment with moving parts, moving repair and maintenance vehicles, traffic, fumes and/or odors Work night shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime and on-call Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/4/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/5/22, 7/19/22 (final) Under general supervision, the Public Information Officer performs professional public relations and communications work in planning, organizing and/or public information, media relations, and communication programs for the County of Sacramento. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Principles and techniques to plan, organize, and coordinate local government public relations, communications and media relations programs Techniques of preparing, producing and disseminating information to the general public, news media, schools, and the community, utilizing all major media of communication Preparation and dissemination of information to the press through a variety of communication media, including photography, graphic arts, copy layout, and radio and television programming Principles and techniques of establishing and maintaining good relations with news media and other public groups Principles, techniques, and practices of journalism, expository prose, and editing; preparation, composition, layout, production, and dissemination of educational, informational, and promotional materials State, federal and local governmental organizations and functions Ability To: Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Read, understand, apply, and effectively communicate County rules, regulations and procedures, and Federal and State regulations Establish and maintain effective relations with the media, community leaders, County management staff, and representatives of a wide range of public agencies and private organizations Compose, coordinate, and edit a variety of educational, informational and promotional materials and other materials such as pamphlets, brochures and newsletters for dissemination and use by Department staff, public and private agencies, news media, schools, and the general public Prepare written analysis, evaluation, summaries, recommendations, correspondence and reports Research and analyze information and issues, formulate recommendations on issues, policies and procedures and programs Prepare illustrations, charts, graphs, and other visual aids for presentations Speak in public and before groups Adhere to deadlines Assess political environment and develop appropriate communication strategies Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Communications, Public Relations, Public or Business Administration, Journalism, English or other field closely related to the intent of the class; AND One year of full-time paid experience providing technical support in a public relations or communications program which included the dissemination of information to internal and/or external audiences through various communications media. Examples of qualifying experience include graphic design, web page development, and/or developing and writing materials for use in print and electronic media. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, shall be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to work weekends, holidays, and non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 7/19/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 22, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/6/22 and 8/3/22 (final) Note: For additional nursing opportunities please see Registered Nurse DCF Level I/II , Psychiatric Nurse , Public Health Nurse Level I/II Medical Case Management Nurses in Sacramento County perform a variety of responsible medical case management duties. Incumbents in this class assess, select, authorize, regulate, monitor, and control the provision of hospital and specialist medical care for patients who are medically indigent or inmates of County correctional facilities. In addition, Medical Case Management Nurses identify and secure payment sources for patients' medical care costs. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Professional nursing principles, procedures, and techniques used in the care and treatment of patients with a wide variety of conditions Normal course of illnesses and injuries, and their anticipated complications and therapeutic interventions Reference manuals such as the California Relative Value Studies, Physician's Current Procedural Terminology Handbook, Western Region Length of Stay by Diagnosis and Operation, and Intensification Criteria for Concurrent Utilization Review State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices General procedures and organization of hospitals and out-patient clinics Basic laws in California Penal Code and California Welfare and Institutions Code governing the medical management of prisoners' care Ability to Assess, monitor, and authorize patient medical care and treatment by outside providers to ensure compliance with County guidelines and procedures Collect, organize, interpret, and effectively communicate data relevant to patient medical care and needs Analyze medical situations and make decisions under tight time constraints Learn, use and appropriately apply medical references manuals, insurance policies and regulations, and various governmental regulations pertaining to medical care and payment Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with patients, their families, hospital and clinic personnel, and insurance representatives Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Either: 1. One year of experience in Sacramento County service in a class and performing duties that required licensure as a Registered Nurse. Or: 2. Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse (Licensed in California) providing out-patient and in-patient nursing care, and/or patient case management or medical review, in a hospital or clinical setting. Or: 3. Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse (licensed in California) in any nursing or nursing related setting, and a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, public health, health services administration, public administration, or a related health or management field. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Education Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Special Requirements: All persons appointed to positions in the class of Medical Case Management Nurse must possess and maintain a current license as Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. Failure to maintain such license may be cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. PROBATIONARY PERIOD The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/3/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 16, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on 6/29/22, 7/29/22, 8/30/22 (final) Under general supervision, performs skilled plumbing work at the journey level. Incumbents employ standard trade practices and skills to install, maintain, and repair County owned plumbing systems. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations of the plumbing trade Current laws, codes, and ordinances regulating all aspects of plumbing Standard methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in the plumbing trade Theory and operation of plumbing systems and fixtures Hydraulics as it relates to flow rates, pipe sizes, and water pressures The use and care of plumbing tools and equipment Basic recordkeeping procedures Basic mathematics Basic computer use Ability to Work in a safe manner in accordance with government codes, and safety rules and regulations of the trade Perform all aspects of journey level plumbing work Interpret, understand, and work from blueprints, shop drawings, and manuals Compute labor and material costs Maintain accurate records of labor and materials Work independently or as part of a crew Read, write and speak English at a level necessary to perform the job Interact and communicate cooperatively and effectively with crew members, customer departments, County employees, and the public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. Successful completion of a plumber apprenticeship program and one (1) year of journey level plumbing experience. Or: 2. Five years (5) years of full-time plumbing experience. One (1) year of the experience must have been at the journey level. Note: A General Building Contractor license will not be accepted as a substitute for the minimum qualifications stated above. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Background and Criminal History Check: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: Positions in this class require possession of a valid State of California Driver License, Class C or higher, at the time of appointment. Failure to maintain appropriate valid California Driver License constitutes cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Stand, walk, bend, kneel and squat or stoop nearly continuously Manual dexterity to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects of varying shapes and size with precision and coordination Climb and work from ladders Lift and move equipment weighing up to 65 pounds Work while wearing approved personal protective equipment as required including respirators Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Assignments may occasionally include working in or around: A variety of facilities such as but not limited to prison facilities, mental health care facilities, animal care facilities, and coroner laboratories Open sewage, loud or noisy conditions All types of weather conditions, or inside with or without temperature controls Work in the presence of dust, fumes, and toxic materials Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 16, 2022
The Position There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-off is at 5:00 pm on: 6/29/22, 7/20/22(final) The Chief of Departmental Administrative Services performs a wide variety of management and administrative duties which involve responsibility for the administrative activities of a highly complex department, including the department's budget and fiscal affairs; participating in management activities; providing the full range of administrative support services; and supervising, through subordinates, a staff of positions in the administrative services officer, administrative analyst, accounting, technical and clerical classes. *The following County Departments have immediate openings : Sheriff's Department Department of Community Development To review the full recruitment brochure and to learn more about the Community Development position, please click on the below hyperlink: Chief of Departmental Administrative Services Recruitment Brochure Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Detailed and extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of: public administration, organization and management; methods and techniques involved in conducting analytical studies of administrative and management practices, methods and procedures; organization and functional structure of County; management concepts and practices of the County; project management principles including project plans, schedules and control mechanisms; contract negotiations, preparation and monitoring; accounting; statistical methods; procedures and processes of County budget preparation and maintenance; public financing concepts including instruments, the economic marketplace, financial advising and underwriting practices; legislative processes of the County, State and federal governments; local, state and federal laws, regulations and procedures affecting the County; personnel; supervision; practical application of computers and peripheral equipment; inventory control and space management; English grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage. Ability to Research, analyze and make recommendations on administrative, management and procedural practices; perform complex budget analysis, preparation and monitoring; prepare and analyze financial and statistical data; negotiate, prepare, and monitor agreements with employee organizations, other governmental bodies, property owners, developers, private businesses and service providers; analyze situations accurately and initiate appropriate action under general policy guidelines; acquire subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of the department, including the laws, rules, regulations, procedures and technical operations; consult with and coordinate the administrative requirements of a large number of staff members and complex work units; supervise, direct, plan, organize, coordinate, review and control the work of a diversified administrative, technical and clerical staff; effectively delegate responsibility; prioritize work efficiently; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships; develop and train others in following procedures and instructions for administrative activities; write logical, comprehensive, concise reports and correspondence; effectively represent the department to other departments and agencies, and before public bodies; make effective oral and written presentations of conclusions and recommendations; use computer related peripheral equipment. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications 1. Two years of experience in Sacramento County service in the class of Administrative Services Officer III, and/or Senior Administrative Analyst. Or 2. Two years of administrative experience at the advanced journey or supervisory level or higher; such experience must be comparable to and at a level equivalent to or higher than the duties of Administrative Services Officer III as described in the Distinguishing Characteristics and Examples of Duties for that class; and (2) must include duties in budget preparation, analysis, monitoring and control; analysis and development of organization, policies, and procedures; development, analysis, and supervision of administrative projects; and supervision of an administrative, technical and clerical staff engaged in these activities. Note: THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS MINIMUM QUALIFICATION is experience that would enable an appointee to perform the full range of management-level administrative duties for a major County department, supervise a large administrative staff, and participate in management activities of the department, all with minimal orientation to the specific job. Typically, such experience includes: a bachelor's or higher degree, or college coursework, or college level training in the fields of public administration, business administration, economics, accounting management, or personnel, or a field directly related to the administrative, management and fiscal duties of this class. And, work experience that is equivalent to the supervisory level Administrative Services Officer III and that provided extensive knowledge of management and fiscal processes, procedures and policies of Sacramento County departments. Governmental administrative experience is preferable, although private enterprise experience may provide some of the necessary background. Within County service, experience in administrative classes at the supervisory level usually provides the necessary experience; experience in other County classes at the supervisory or management level may also provide the necessary background if it included the duties described in the Minimum Qualifications, above. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. NOTES APPLICABLE TO MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The "Objectives" note following the Minimum Qualifications for this class is not part of the Minimum Qualifications; it is included only to assist employees and applicants. Where experience in "Sacramento County service" is used, it means experience in a Sacramento County Department or Office or Sacramento County Municipal or Superior Court which is listed in the annual salary resolution. All experience means paid experience unless otherwise stated. All experience requirements are stated in terms of full-time experience; part-time experience is acceptable and is converted to full-time on the basis of: 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 7/20/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 16, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/13/2022, 8/10/2022 (final) Level 1 - $4,433.52 - $5,387.00 month Level 2 - $5,606.25 - $6,815.58/month Contract Services Officers perform analytical duties related to contract administration; preparing requests for proposals, requests for bids, requests for information, and requests for qualifications; reviewing bids and proposals; negotiating, awarding, and preparing contracts; responding to bid protests; purchasing commodities and services; and advising project staff in the above duties. Departmental employees, except those employed in the Department of General Services, Contract and Purchasing Services Division, do not perform purchasing agent delegated duties unless authorized in writing by the County Purchasing Agent. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic purchasing principles and practices. Laws of public contracting and purchasing. Methods of purchasing by specification and competitive bidding. Characteristics and types of materials, supplies, equipment, and services suitable to meet the needs of a large government jurisdiction. Trade names, brands, and sources of supply. Contract administration techniques. Procedures and requirements for developing professional, personal, construction, and service contracts. Basic principles of insurance liability and safety rules and regulations. Computer software, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Ability to Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Develop purchasing standards and specifications. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including customers, service providers, suppliers, coworkers, and supervisor. Read, understand, and interpret rules, regulations, and laws as they apply to purchasing and contracting. Resolve conflicts and maintain a professional attitude. Perform math calculations and cost-benefit analysis. Meet deadlines and prioritize work. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field. Or: 2. 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field AND one year of full-time experience in the class of Contract Services Specialist (Level II) in Sacramento County Service. (Note: an additional two years of experience performing duties in the class of Contract Services Specialist, in Sacramento County Service, may substitute for the above education requirement). Or: 3. Two years of full-time professional experience purchasing commodities, acquiring contracted services, or writing service or construction contracts. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License may constitute cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Criminal History and Background Check: The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on candidates prior to appointment to some positions within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/10/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 09, 2022
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 7/6/2022, 8/3/2022, 8/31/2022 (final) Senior Contract Services Officer performs leadwork and/or advanced journey level, analytical duties related to contract administration; preparing requests for proposals, requests for bids, requests for information, and requests for qualifications; reviewing bids and proposals; negotiating, awarding, and preparing contracts; responding to bid protests; purchasing commodities and services; and advising project staff in the above duties. Departmental employees, except those employed in the Department of General Services, Contract and Purchasing Services Division, do not perform purchasing agent delegated duties unless authorized in writing by the County Purchasing Agent. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Laws of public contracting and purchasing. Methods of purchasing by specification and competitive bidding. Characteristics and types of materials, supplies, equipment, and services suitable to meet the needs of a large government jurisdiction. Trade names, brands, and sources of supply. Procedures and requirements for developing professional, personal, construction, and service contracts. Computer software, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs. Principles and practices of public purchasing and contracting law. Public liability, property damage, and professional liability insurance. Market conditions, practices, and price trends. Government contract administration practices. Contract negotiation techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Current technology trends related to electronic commerce and electronic government transactions. Ability to Perform analytical and legal research work. Schedule and assign work to meet established time requirements. Train subordinates, vendors, service providers, and departmental staff. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Develop purchasing standards and specifications. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including customers, service providers, suppliers, coworkers, and supervisor. Read, understand, and interpret rules, regulations, and laws as they apply to purchasing and contracting. Resolve conflicts and maintain a professional attitude. Perform math calculations and cost-benefit analysis. Meet deadlines and prioritize work. Make independent decisions and judgments. Prepare and analyze financial and statistical data, tables, and charts. Prepare complex reports and recommendations. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of experience in the class of Contract Services Officer (Level II) in Sacramento County service. Or: 2. A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field AND two years of full-time professional experience purchasing commodities, acquiring contracted services, or writing service or construction contracts. Or: 3. Three years of full-time professional experience purchasing commodities, acquiring contracted services, or writing service or construction contracts. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License, or higher is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License may constitute cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Background/Criminal History: The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on candidates prior to appointment to some positions within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 09, 2022
The Position There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/22/22, 7/22/22 (Final) The Chief Financial and Administrative Officer manages, organizes, and directs the financial planning activities of a Municipal Services Agency department. The financial planning activities are related to the development of capital projects, large maintenance and operations programs, rate and fee ordinances, budgets, and financial management systems of the department and any special districts that it supports. Positions in this class develop administrative and fiscal policies, practices, and procedures in response to changes in functions, programs or direction from governing boards. Positions in this class also provide the full range of administrative support services through management of an administrative, technical and clerical staff. Throughout this specification, the level of the organization at which this position operates is cited as being at the departmental level. However, Chief Financial and Administrative Officers may be located at a lower organizational level. Of critical importance to being allocated to this class is the complexity of the financial program for which this class is responsible. This complexity has most if not all of the following characteristics: securing financing from multiple sources (including municipal debt financing) for large capital projects and/or complex maintenance and operations programs; establishing reserves and monitoring fund balances to insure overall financial stability and the continued ability to provide mandated services; and meeting with citizen/advisory groups as well boards of the governing jurisdictions to explain rate/fee increases. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of supervision to include team dynamics and team building, leadership, mentoring, etc. Principles and practices of public administration, organization and management Principles of accounting and financial management Statistical methods Principles and procedures of financing methods and budget preparation and control in a governmental setting Public financing concepts, including instruments, the economic marketplace, financial advising and underwriting practices Principles and practices of contract administration Practical application of modern information technology to administrative and fiscal management tasks Local, state, and Federal laws, regulations, and procedures affecting the financial management activities for which responsible Ability to Research, analyze, and make recommendations on administrative, management, and fiscal practices Organize and direct the work of administrative, technical, and clerical staff Perform complex budget analysis, preparation, and monitoring Research, compile and analyze statistical and financial records and reports Plan future financing Write complex reports in a logical, comprehensive, and concise manner Acquire subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of the department, including but not limited to laws, rules, regulations, procedures and technical operations Effectively represent the department to other departments and/or agencies, and before public bodies Make effective oral and written presentations of conclusions and recommendations Analyze information technology software as it relates to municipal financing issues Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either 1. Two years of full-time experience in the Sacramento County classes of Administrative Services Officer III and/or Senior Administrative Analyst. Or 2. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor Degree or higher in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, or economics. And Two years of supervisory experience over a financial or administrative office that would include functions such as financial planning; budget analysis, review, monitoring, and control; public financing and contract management; and/or analysis and development of financial and/or budgetary policies, procedures, special projects and/or programs. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 04, 2022
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/24/21, 3/25/22, 6/24/22, 9/23/22, 12/23/22 Under direction, the Activities Therapist plans and performs therapeutic rehabilitation activities and functional life skills assessments for patients with a psychiatric or co-occurring disorder by using the principles and practices of recreation therapy. Activities Therapists work as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and techniques of recreation therapy as applies in an acute care psychiatric facility Basic characteristics of mental and emotional disorders, appropriate assessment techniques for planning and delivering recreation therapy services A variety of individual and group facilitation techniques principles and techniques of recreation therapy as applies in an acute care psychiatric facility Basic medical and psychiatric terminology Basic regulations governing the treatment of people in psychiatric health facilities. Principles and practices of community mental health, with emphasis in the interrelationship between public and community agencies in a coordinated service delivery system Ability to Conceptualize and plan appropriate recreation therapy programs for patients with mental disabilities Adapt treatment programs by graduating tasks to meet patient's level of function Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team Use basic medical and psychiatric terminology Lead and instruct patients in recreational and social activities Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications License Certificate Registration Requirement: 1. *Current certification as a Recreation Therapist by either the (a) California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, or (b) National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. OR 2. *Current license as an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. OR 3. *, **Completion of a bachelor's degree program that meets the requirements for a Recreation Therapist certificate issued by either the (a) Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification; or (b) National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification OR 4. *, **Completion of a bachelor's degree program that meets the requirements for an Occupational Therapist license issued by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. *Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate certification or registration may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. **Note: Failure to obtain the required certificate or license within six months from the appointment date constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Check: The County will access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for the above job class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County will also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within the class. The background check may include personal and professional references checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: Continuous