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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assist in the examination of fields, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine location and extent of infestation of rodents, weeds, birds, insects or predators, and for presence or extent of plant disease infestation, and assists in their eradication or control. Prepare poison grains for rodent control and its application. Mix restricted and non-restricted pesticides. Enforce quarantine laws relating to the prevention of the introduction or spread of pests, and certifies acceptability or specifies treatment of shipments as a condition of movement. Educate growers/farmers and others involved in use of pesticides. Keep records of inspections and prepares reports. Examine fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, and other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations relating to standards, grades, and spray residue. Issue certificates of inspections. Examine plants and trees in nurseries and those arriving or shipped by private or common carrier for evidence of disease, pests of noxious weed seeds, cleanliness and proper labeling. Inspect agricultural commodities being shipped to see that they are free from injurious insects or plant diseases. Assure growers' compliance with laws and regulations concerning pesticides. Issue restricted materials permits to growers. Administer tests to growers for certified/restricted applicator certificates and explains county requirements. Conduct field review and inspection of pesticide use based on crops to be sprayed and drift possibilities to surrounding areas. Interview and conducts fact finding investigations of potential pesticide poisoning/chemical incidents and issues notice of violations if appropriate. Issue permits and supervises the application of toxic materials to crops. Supervise extra help staff and participates in the examination of fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, and other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations relating to standards, grades, as outlined in the California Agricultural Code, and spray residue. Enforce quarantine laws relating to the prevention of the introduction or spread of pests, and certifies acceptability and issues Photo-Sanitary Certification or specifies treatment of shipments as a condition of movement. Issue producers certificate and work with products retailers as to correct labeling as to variety, weight, and count. Complete reports of finding issues notice of violations if appropriate. Present various training sessions to growers, and operators. Minimum Qualifications AGRICULTURAL BIOLOGIST I Experience: None required. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture. Individuals who apply during the last semester/quarter prior to graduation must satisfy the requirements for graduation within 180 days of appointment. Incumbents who do not complete graduation requirments prior to the end of their probationary period will be terminated. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Incumbent in this classification must within six (6) months of appointment obtain a State License of Eligibility in at least one of the following required fields of Agricultural Inspection: Pesticide Regulation, Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation, or Commodity Regulation. AGRICULTURAL BIOLOGIST II Experience: One (1) year of experience in Agricultural Inspection for law enforcement purposes comparable to an Agricultural Biologist I in Merced County. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture. Licenses: Possession of at least three (3) valid licenses of Eligibility as a County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist, two (2) of which must be Pesticide Regulation and Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation and one (1) other of choice. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Possession of a State of California Department of Pesticide Regulation Qualified Applicator Certificate in the Regulatory Pest Control category. AGRICULTURAL BIOLOGIST III Experience: One (1) year of experience in Agricultural Inspection for law enforcement purposes comparable to an Agricultural Biologist II in Merced County. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture. Licenses: Possession of five (5) valid licenses of Eligibility as a County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Possession of a State of California Department of Pesticide Regulation Qualified Applicator Certificate in the Regulatory Pest Control and Right-of-Way Pest Control categories. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Communicate effectively with others in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent sitting or standing for extended periods. Occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain. Occasional climbing stairs or ladders. Driving, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting. Frequent lifting and carrying of 5 to 50 pounds and occasional lifting and carrying of up to 75 pounds unassisted. Constant use of overall visual capabilities. Frequent use of color perception, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work. 0ccasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Occasional use of optical devices such as refractometer, microscope, hand lens, or range finder. Normal dexterity with constant holding, frequent grasping, reaching, repetitive motion and writing. Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone and in person. Occasional public presentations. Constant concentration with frequent public contact, decision making and conflict resolution. Occasional exposure to emergency situations. Occasionally overtime, weekend, and holiday assignments. Some seasonal assignments require early morning or late evening work. Frequent exposure to outdoor conditions including heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, or odors. Occasional exposure to indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, odors, or poor ventilation. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The Proper methods of control and eradication of noxious weeds and other pests. Various types of crops grown and farming methods in the County. Various types of pesticides and proper applications. Pesticide use and safety laws and regulations. Law enforcement powers and obligations of the Agricultural Commissioner. Plant biology, pests, and diseases. Statistical methods. Animal physiology. Pertinent laws and regulations applicable to inspection, standardization and quarantine of agricultural products. Plant botany and pathology. Horticulture. Entomology, Nematology. Investigation techniques. Ability to: Keep records and prepare reports on inspections on legal regulations and the violation. Work cooperatively with growers, packers, and shippers and to enforce the rules and regulations affecting standardization tactfully and effectively. Identify plant pests and diseases. Plan and oversee the work of unskilled workers. Make decisions regarding individual situations and appropriate enforcement actions based on technical knowledge. Mix and use various poisonous materials in the control and eradication of pest animals and noxious weeds. Conduct an investigation and complete a report of findings Operate pest control equipment. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 How did you become aware of the opportunity to apply for this position (website, personal contact, industry association, other- please be specific)? 02 Do you possess one or more valid statewide specific category licenses obtained from the California Department of Food and Agriculture as a County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist (if yes, please list); 03 Do you possess a Bachelor's degree or higher degree with major coursework in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences? Yes No 04 Do you possess a Bachelor's degree or higher degree in any discipline, along with a minimum of 30 semester units in one or any combination of the following disciplines: • Agricultural Sciences • Biological Sciences • Chemical Sciences • Physical Sciences • Mathematics, and/or • Statistic Yes No 05 If yes to questions 3 or 4 , please indicate your degree type and major (ex. Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Science): 06 If you answered No to questions 3 or 4 above because you have not graduated at the time of application, when do you anticipate graduation? 07 Provide any additional experiences (if not already listed)including education and training applicable to this position including skills which may not specifically be focused on agriculture, but may relate to serving people in the agricultural industry and/or the people of Merced County (ex. GIS skills, computer skills, mechanical skills, customer service skills, entomology, bi-lingual, hobbies, memberships, certificates, licenses, etc.) 08 Agricultural Biologists must be able to successfully manage and adapt to changing priorities. Describe a specific example(s) that demonstrates your ability to organize your workload, prioritize assignments, and techniques you use to maximize productivity. 09 According to the state regulations, gloves must be worn at all times when employees handle and apply pesticides. When you inform a farmer that he is not in compliance with this regulation the farmer states, "It is too expensive to buy gloves for all my workers, and someone else from your office told me I do not need them." How would you respond to the farmer's comments? What steps would you take when you got back to the office? 10 Please describe your thoughts on what role the Agricultural Commissioner's Department should have in Merced County government and how you can contribute to it. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plan, organize and coordinate program operations for juvenile and adult Probation populations. Develop, evaluate and monitor Probation program budgets and ensure proper administrative and financial controls. Build and maintain professional rapport with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups. Knowledge of principles and practices of current Probation policy, potential sources of funding, laws/regulations and contract negotiation. Develop and implement programs in accordance with department and State mandated requirements. Develop, evaluate and monitor program objectives and goals. Develop program proposals for new and continued funding, monitor expenditures and activities and complete all required reporting. Design programs for applicable populations for performance-based outcomes. Review and prepare applicable programmatic analysis of proposed and current legislation and regulations as directed. Use the internet and other technology to research, exchange information, and update on-line sites and social media platforms. Write proposals including program goals for contract proposals. Plan, organize and direct the department in-service education program. Supervise, evaluate and train program and support staff. Research and understand social, economic and equity issues impacting populations and program areas. Attend training conferences relevant to current Probation policies, programs, and legislation. Establish and maintain liaisons between the Probation Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations, and professional groups. May recruit volunteers for existing/additional programs. Assists in preparing the facility for inspections as it relates to program. Perform other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of professional level experience providing program services in a criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, or related organization. Experience working in social services, law enforcement or related field and direct supervision of law enforcement/probation staff is highly desired. (A Master's degree in behavioral sciences or a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience). Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences or related field. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Some positions in this classification will be subject to criminal history background checks pursuant to the human resources rules and regulations, section 2, b. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Effectively plan, organize, assign, direct, assist, train, supervise, and evaluate staff. Develop, direct and implement probation programs in accordance with department and State mandated requirements. Effectively apply training concepts and techniques for education of youth and adults. Make oral presentations/training before groups. Communicate clearly and effectively, both in oral and written correspondence. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate responses. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal and County regulations. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, techniques, and materials of programs and State mandated requirements. Functions, programs and services of both public and community-based organizations involved in providing services for system involved clients. Statistical and survey methods. Budget and grant preparation and monitoring. Title 15 Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities Personnel and Public Administration. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Assess client need for programmatic services within the community. Manage, develop and implement programs for youth and adults. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains correspondence and data files including confidential and sensitive files. Makes appointments and arranges details of conferences exercising discretion in committing the manager's time. Gathers and distributes supporting data for meetings, projects, and reports. Acts as recording secretary to departmental management meetings, county-wide committees or public advisory groups. Takes notes, screens callers and visitors and personally assists those whose business does not warrant seeing the manager. Answers a variety of questions requiring considerable tact and judgment. Personally deals with complaints where possible. Independently composes non-routine letters and memos requiring knowledge of the department's policies and procedures. Types letters, reports, and other finished copy from oral instructions, rough drafts, dictation or marginal notes. May follow up with other staff to insure that deadlines are met. Handles confidential information and matters of personal delicacy. Processes travel requests, makes travel and accommodation arrangements. Assists in the technical preparation and administration of the departmental budget and maintains budget and expense account records. Takes action during the manager's absence and uses initiative and judgment to see that matters requiring attention are referred to delegated authority or handled. Selects and/or makes recommendations for purchase of supplies and equipment. Minimum Qualifications SECRETARY I Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible general clerical, or secretarial experience. Education: Formal training in secretarial skills from a business or community college may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. SECRETARY II OPTION I Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible general clerical, or secretarial experience. Education: Formal training in secretarial skills from a business or community college may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. OPTION II Experience: One (1) year performing duties equivalent to Secretary I in Merced County. Desirable for Secretary I/II: Typing Skills: Type at a corrected rate of 50 words per minute from clear copy. Special Requirement: Some positions may require the ability to take dictation at a rate of 100 words per minute. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Conduct research and develop appropriate correspondence. Create correspondence, spreadsheets, and presentation materials using various computer software programs. Establish and maintain filing systems. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. Modern office methods and practices including filing systems, business correspondence, and reception techniques. Basic research and survey methods. Business report writing techniques. Programming, operation and capabilities of various word processing machines. Budget preparation, submission and monitoring procedures. Principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Plan, organize, and complete work rapidly and efficiently. Interpret and apply departmental policies, and rules. Proofread written materials to identify errors in punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Compose correspondence based on policy and guidelines. Take dictation or notes for long periods of time or when numerous people are speaking. Keep complex records and prepare reports. Meet the public and high level officials in situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and poise. Plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise the work of others as required. Effectively represent a Department, Board or Commission in situations requiring tact, diplomacy and poise. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 On a busy day of scheduling appointments, how do you make sure you have time to accomplish all your other daily tasks? 02 2. Please provide your experience in managing boards, commissions, or committees. 03 Describe your experience dealing with the public and high-level officials in situations that required tact, diplomacy, and poise. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Prepare documents and confirm compliance with statues, court decisions, or other legal authorities. Assist attorneys to prepare, assemble, and organize legal options and memoranda such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, motions, search warrants, contracts, complaints, petitions, ordinances, interrogatories and other legal documents used by attorneys. On behalf of attorneys, make appointments and maintain calendar of court dates and conferences. May recommend form revisions and procedural changes as appropriate. Take appropriate follow-up action on legal documents such as filing documents with appropriate courts, arranging for court trial dates and opposing counsel. Type a variety of material from handwritten or typed draft copy, and prepare correspondence or reports. Perform routine clerical tasks such as filing, duplicating, photocopying, and assembling mail. May interview witnesses, collect statistical data and conduct financial investigations. May assist in training and directing the work of subordinate clerical staff. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of experience preparing a variety of legal documents, supplemented by coursework in legal office practices and business law, preferably with at least one (1) year of experience equivalent to a Legal Secretary. OR Three (3) years of documented experience in performing research and analysis, and drafting subpoenas, writs, complaints, or similar para-legal activities. OR Completion of an approved legal para-professional training program and two (2) years of experience in the preparation of legal documents. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Process, prepare and maintain legal documents in the assigned office. Ability to research information from various codes and other legal records. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; use of data entry device; repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Knowledge of legal documents, procedures, terminology, and forms. Various legal documents and their uses. Filing procedures and legal terminology. Legal office practices and procedures. Principles and practices of civil and/or criminal law. Operation and use of a computer, office equipment and machines. Business English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. Preparation and maintenance of court calendars. Ability to: Perform difficult and complex assignments with speed and accuracy and meet deadlines. Collect and examine financial data. Understand and apply legal principles and precedents. Draft contracts, resolutions, letters and other legal documents. Make logical presentations of statements of facts. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with attorneys, official and the general public. Read, understand, interpret and apply technical material and directions. Basic accounting procedures. Learn to input, access, and analyze data using a computer. Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Keep and maintain records. Use good judgment in recognizing the scope and limit of authority delegated. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 20 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $30,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: May provide lead direction to other clerical support staff. Uses a personal computer and a variety of software to develop complex applications which support a Department's programs, services, and administrative functions. Researches, tests, and enhances vendor supplied software applications and utility programs to assess, design, and develop applications for a Department. Inputs a variety of data and information into personal computer software and generates reports and documents. Uses software manuals, utilization guides, and personal contacts with software vendors to develop expertise and new uses for software packages. Coordinates with Department supervisors and management in producing and maintaining project files, information systems, and composing and creating reports. Performs a variety of complex administrative, office support and para-professional functions. Revises and updates existing personal computer applications and information systems. Gathers data, conducts surveys, and prepares reports. Also develops graphics for presentations and studies. Creates complex spreadsheets, report formats, forms, and record maintenance systems. Responds to a variety of public, staff, and management inquiries, providing the requisite information, or referring the requests to supervisory and management staff as appropriate. Assists in special projects designated by the department. Minimum Qualifications EITHER, I Experience: Three (3) years of full time experience performing a variety of office and administrative support work utilizing a personal computer and software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, imaging, and database software. OR, II Education: Equivalent to completion of a two (2) year Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with at least twenty-four (24) units in Office Administration or another closely related field. AND Experience: One (1) year of full time experience which require proficiency in performing a variety of office and administrative support work utilizing a personal computer and software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, imaging, and database software equivalent to a Typist Clerk II or Office Assistant II with Merced County. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Conduct research and develop appropriate correspondence. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Personal computer equipment, operating systems, and software packages applicable to an assigned Department's business and functions. Laws, rules, regulations, policies, and objectives of the Department to which an incumbent is assigned. Software packages to develop applications which support a Department's functions and business. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. Filing and recordkeeping methods and procedures. Methods and techniques used to research, evaluate, gather, organize, and arrange data. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: Operate personal computer equipment and applicable software programs. Use software to design, develop and modify applications which support a Department's business and administrative functions. Understand, interpret, and apply detailed instructions and software manuals. Gather data and prepare and maintain accurate reports and records, including statistical information. Make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately. Organize work schedules and budget time efficiently. Work productively under timelines and interruptions. Coordinate assigned responsibilities with other staff and County departments. Exercise tact when dealing with others and responding to a variety of information requests. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please note: Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. This Extra-Help Student Intern will be assigned to the Department of Administrative Services and will assist County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division staff with providing data maintenance, map configuration and technical support to various divisions within the County of Merced. The Extra-Help Student Intern will be responsible for the following scope of work duties: Deploying and maintaining web based mapping applications; GIS data creation and maintenance; static cartographic map creation; communicate (verbally and written) in a professional manner. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 31000.11 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by answering the supplemental question on this recruitment. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Minimum Qualifications Desirable Qualifications: Experience performing data editing and map creation in an automated mapping environment; Familiarity geo-coding, geo-referencing and digitizing vector data; Online web map and web app creation using ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Portal; Use of ArcMap or ArcPro desktop mapping software. Essential Functions Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination Normal dexterity with frequent writing Frequent hearing or normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person FAMILY CARE LEAVE Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period. HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. JURY DUTY Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty. PAID TIME BENEFITS Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays. PAID SICK LEAVE Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period. SOCIAL SECURITY Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system. COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Which applications of the Arc GIS desktop are you familiar with? 02 Please describe the most significant and innovative GIS project you have been involved with. Include what your specific role/contribution and outcome was. 03 Please describe your experience with AcrGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS. How have you utilized it? 04 Please describe the process you would work through to determine the best location for a new health center. 05 Have you digitized vector data? If so, what strategies have you used in digitizing vector data and in coding attribute information? 06 What do you regard as your key strengths that would make you suitable for this position? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help pay rate is up to a maximum of $ 21.09 per hour. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a wide variety of highly confidential transcription and other criminal/civil/legal record duties and produce a wide variety of materials and departmental records. Reviews audio and written criminal activity materials for compliance issues, and transcribes into the automated Sheriff Records Management System within prescribed law and established policy requirements. Enters warrants into automated warrant system and enters subpoenas to keep record of receipt date and court dates. Transcribes investigative interviews. Assist with case management reporting and case management preparation for court and/or extraditions. Assist in investigations by computer searches of people, including witnesses and suspects, property and location using multiple Sheriff and other law enforcement record-management systems. As required, notifies statewide and/or nationwide wanted person search. Places detainer on wanted persons in county jails or state prisons, verifies identity, and coordinates hold and extradition information with corrections and other law enforcement agencies. Coordinates with other agencies on accuracy and reviews Sheriff's case files and CLETS entries for DOJ audits. Also disseminates automated printouts to proper agencies for review of their cases for CLETS entries. Prepares and properly processes criminal scene property and develops property control records, coroner property records, search and arrest warrants, evidence and property reports, counter reports on non-priority issues for preliminary filings, make referrals to proper sources, and assists the public in securing releases of personal property. Responds appropriately and communicates effectively to general public requests for information and/or services in person, through the mail, and on the telephone as necessary. Acts as office and/or division reception to the public, and assists with assigned special projects or programs. Performs as custodian of criminal records/civil papers and warrants and security for CLETS functions and may function as a CLETS and WISN operator. Computes fees and as necessary interest, accepts payments for services, maintains records of garnishees' pay periods and amounts received, process claims, deposit monies, and accurately maintains a daily record of fees collected, received and disbursed. As assigned, assist with viewing of the deceased, order autopsies, contact mortuaries and toxicology/pathology labs, fingerprint and/or photograph deceased, secure and release personal effects to next of kin. Completes daily department mail and evidence/lab collection requirements, conducts background checks for other agencies and completes public applicant LIVESCAN responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications SHERIFF COMMUNITY SERVICE TECHNICIAN I Option I Experience: Two (2) years of general typing and clerical experience, preferably with one (1) year performing transcribing duties. Or Option II Education: Completion of one (1) year at an accredited court-reporting school, with 45 units. SHERIFF COMMUNITY SERVICE TECHNICIAN II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to a Sheriff Community Service Technician I requiring knowledge of law enforcement documents and processes and the ability to apply rules and procedures pertaining to law enforcement actions. POSITIONS IN BOTH CLASSIFICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Prepare clear, concise and accurate oral and written records, reports, and documents. Effectively interview others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform basic arithmetic calculations, transcription, and compose correspondence. Operate a personal computer, appropriate departmental software and databases and other modern office equipment. Create correspondence, spreadsheets, and presentation materials and maintain a variety of personnel, financial and statistical records using various computer software programs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the scope of work assignment. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Basic laws, codes, ordinances and regulations affecting civil process and criminal records. Modern office practices, methods and procedures. Automated computer equipment and related software applications. Law enforcement and legal terminology, phraseology, documents and procedures. Proper English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and transcription. Basic principles of accounting, bookkeeping, and related record-keeping techniques and financial record keeping procedures. General nature and purpose of a variety of legal documents. Ability to: Communicate effectively with others in person, over the telephone and in writing. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform law enforcement administrative and technical activities with accuracy. Follow oral and written instructions. Take responsibility and exercise good judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Deal courteously with the public. Utilize time management and multi-tasking capabilities. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Detail your experience with personal computers and related software programs; Please include the types of documents you produced. 02 Describe your experience assisting the public in person or by telephone. Please include any experience you have collecting and receiving cash and issuing receipts. 03 Detail your experience with transcribing documents, record keeping, accounting and the preparation of financial reports. Please include employer, job title, dates, hours worked, and duties performed. 04 The Merced County Sheriff's Office handles a variety of real life situations that include but, are not limited to death, violence, victimization, and an assortment of other tragedies. How would you handle witnessing, reading about, or otherwise dealing with and having knowledge of these different scenarios. 05 What experiences do you have with medical terminology and/or descriptions of the human anatomy. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours a week. Extra-Help pay rate is $14.46 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drives a small bus, passenger van, station wagon, or similar vehicle and pulls a fifth-wheel trailer. Picks up and delivers mail and supplies and runs errands. Checks vehicles for proper maintenance and safety Maintains mileage and other reports for Highway Patrol inspections. Compiles and enters statistical data on a computer. Performs janitorial duties such as sweeping floors, maintaining flower beds, and cleaning offices. Assists in moving/arranging furniture and equipment. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience driving automobiles or vans to transport passengers or supplies. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequently lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Occasional use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Safe driving practices. Main streets and freeways in the areas driven. Janitorial supplies, equipment, and maintenance. Basic California motor vehicle code and traffic laws. Work safety practices. Ability to: Understand and follow oral and written directions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Drive safely and efficiently. Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Perform minor building maintenance work. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP ) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you possess a valid California driver's license? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Atwater, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plan, organize, develop and coordinate the operational, maintenance, and development activities of assigned airport. Determine the need for, develop, and recommend new or modified operating standards and regulations regarding the management and operation of the airport. Promote, and support long range plans for air transportation and development of County airport facilities. Determine the need for and recommend new construction, alterations, and maintenance activities on all Castle facilities, properties, roads, equipment, and appurtenances to ensure effective operation and compliance with established safety requirements. Enforce federal, state and local rules and regulations governing airport use and reports alleged violations to proper authorities. Administer ground and flight safety programs, security, coordinates rescue operations and notifies interested and concerned parties. Monitor aircraft fuel sales. Act to stimulate interest in the airport program to promote the development and use of the airport facilities consistent with the direction and oversight of the Director of Community and Economic Development. Confer with and acts as department liaison with airlines, fixed base operators, other airports users and tenants, federal and state agencies, and the public, regarding problems, complaints, and inquiries involving the airport and its operating procedures. Represent the department at meetings, conferences commissions, boards, and other governmental agencies as deemed appropriate by the Director of Community and Economic Development. Under the direction of the Director of Community and Economic Development and/or their designee, may supervise or train employees pertaining to airport operations. Prepare and administer the division's budget. Research, prepare, implement, and administer Federal and State grant applications and awards. Participate in the administration and negotiation/monitoring of lease, sub-lease and rental agreements on airport. Provide information to prospective tenants and participate in the development, negotiation and evaluation of leases, agreements and other sources of revenue. Confer with lessees to resolve complaints and/or performance deficiencies. Prepare status reports on economic and operational aspects of leases and agreements. Take recommendations for approval, denial or discontinuance of facility usage. Issue NOTAMS regarding the status of the airport. Develop and maintain airport certification and security manuals. Oversee daily business transactions including answering correspondence, responding to complaints, ordering supplies, and certifying payroll records. Maintain records of airport operations. Make presentations and writes reports. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in project management, including experience in property management, facilities maintenance and/or airport management. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Aviation Management, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of accredited College or University coursework.) License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Accreditation by the American Association of Airport Executives must be obtained within five (5) years of appointment to the position . Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Coordinate Airport operations. Ensure safe, efficient and professional flight services at Castle Airport. Understand and maintain current Federal Aviation Administration requirements. Administer the Division's programs, and budgets. Maintain professional occupation job knowledge Develop, evaluate, implement and manage complex construction and development projects at Castle Airport. Effectively use personal computer and airport communications systems. Upon direction of the Director of Community and Economic Development represent the department and the Airport in the community and to federal, state and local agencies. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Train staff and airport users as required by the Director of Community and Economic Development. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of municipal airport management. Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations affecting airport operations. Preparation and negotiation of airport leases, contracts, and charges. Development, practices, and terminology of aviation. Equipment and supplies used in airport operations. Proper maintenance of multimodal transportation hub facilities and infrastructure including roads, utilities and telecommunications. Airport security and emergency plans. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct airport maintenance, security, and operations. Analyze technical information regarding airport usage and maintenance Conduct business negotiations and promote and represent the airport programs, including air service development. Supervise and train staff as required by the Director of Community and Economic Development. Prepare and administer a budget. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Plan, coordinate and direct diversified airport operations involving airport users, the public, governmental agencies, and County departments. Maintain cooperative relationships with airport lessees, users, the public, regulating agencies and other personnel. Prepare reports in a logical, comprehensive, concise manner. Effectively represent the department to other departments, agencies, and the public. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Please detail your experience managing FAA grants and associated projects, from grant writing to construction. 02 Please outline your experience coordinating with aviation users and tenants, and describe your efforts to improve both relationships and customer service. 03 What do you believe are the greatest challenges facing municipal airports? 04 Please describe your airport/aviation experience managing, directing, planning and organizing the functions and responsibilities associated with the safe and secure operation within an airport? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manage the programming, design, construction and post-construction of County Capital projects. Establish goals, objectives, priorities, schedules and budgets for programs or projects. Establish and manage performance measurement systems related to capital improvement projects. Maintain liaisons with public agencies and the general public to encourage collaborations and promote Public Works activities. Conduct and /or coordinate complex studies and prepare comprehensive reports and recommendations. Establish and maintain electronic database and contract management programs for capital improvement project tracking system(s). Coordinate with other departments, utility companies and other agencies to facilitate timely completion of projects or the review and processing of specific private development projects. Facilitate interdepartmental coordination related to the timely completion of capital improvement projects. Plan and coordinate all aspects of definition, design and implementation of capital improvement projects, establish schedule and monitor performance. Solicit bids, conduct pre-bid walks, conferences, analyze and qualify bids, proposals and vendor selection. Coordinate and monitor contract performance, acceptance of work and other related activities associated with completion of projects. Inspect materials and workmanship for safety hazards and construction problems Participate in identifying new, capital, maintenance, repair or renovation projects for the annual budget, prepare scopes of work, cost estimates, work description, and justifications for projects submitted by departments. Prepare requests for proposals, consultant agreements, public notices and other project documents. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four years of professional experience related to public works construction management, project management or the administration of capital improvement projects. Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university with major in construction management, engineering, architecture, public or business administration, or a closely related field. Additional related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs including project management, construction scheduling and permit tracking. Develop and monitor all capital project schedules and budget compliance and take or recommend corrective action as needed. Understand, interpret and enforce compliance with project plans, specifications, bid documents, contract provisions and safety standards. Develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, consultants, contractors, engineers, architects, and representatives of other agencies or departments. Effectively present solutions and options to significant construction problems. Write and review complex reports including change orders, board agenda items, claims, specification and contract documents. Respond appropriately to situations and perform job duties under stressful conditions. Communicate effectively with others in person, writing and over the telephone. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct field inspections on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and other groups. Train and evaluate assigned project team members. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 60 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Operation, services, and activities involved in Public Works capital improvement projects. Public Works construction inspection techniques and practices. Principles and practices of local government organization, administration, budget and personnel management. Pertinent federal, state and local laws and regulations. Principles of supervision and performance evaluations. Construction and project management techniques and project management systems. Engineering and/or architectural principles, practices and methods. Ability to: Supervise, organize, and review the work of professional staff. Interpret and explain County inspection policies and procedures. Prepare clear and concise technical, financial and administrative reports. Administer a budget. Review and interpret engineering plans, specifications, and estimates of Public Works projects. Administer and monitor complex Public Works and capital improvement construction project contracts. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This is an at-will class under the direction of and serves at the pleasure of the District Attorney. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Directs assigned division in the judicial functions of the District Attorney Office. Makes divisional determinations regarding prosecution/preparation of cases for trial. Directs staff in preliminary hearings, jury trials and various other judicial hearings. Acts as a legal coordinator on laws affecting criminal prosecution, consumer fraud, family law and death penalty appeals. May work with the Attorney General's office on death penalty appeals and petitions for writ of habeas corpus. May try cases in the Superior and Appellate courts including death penalty cases. Reviews prison packages and prior records of defendants for three-strike enhancement. Directs divisional development of programs, procedures and policies. Directs and administers the training and development of assigned staff. May act for the District Attorney in their absence. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience as a Supervising Deputy District Attorney with Merced County or its equivalent in other counties. OR Two (2) years of experience as a Deputy District Attorney IV with Merced County or its equivalent in other counties. OR Six (6) years of experience in the practice of law with two (2) years in a supervisory capacity over other attorneys. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited law school. Licenses: Active membership in the State bar of California. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Effectively directs assigned division in the judicial functions of the District Attorney Office Effective application of expert legal knowledge in assigned division law. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze information and data; interpret statutes, case law, policies, procedures and regulations. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Current divisional law legal principles and practices. Principles and practices of supervision, organization and management applicable to a public agency. Trial and hearing procedures and of the rules of evidence. The Penal Code of the State of California. Ability to: Plan, organize; coordinate and direct the work of staff to achieve efficiency of operation and meet departmental goals and objections. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems. Present law, facts, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Investigate, explain, and write reports on legal matters. Evaluate the work of professional and non-professional subordinates. Deal effectively and tactfully with the public. ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Please describe your training and experience as a manager? Please include the number of years you were a manager in a prosecutor's office or law office? Please also include the numbers of employees you supervised in each position. 02 Please describe your experience in working with a digital case management system. If you are not familiar with a digital or online case management system, please so indicate. 03 Please describe your experience handling complex criminal cases, including: murder, gang cases, domestic violence, sexual assault cases, child sexual assault, and human trafficking, among other complex cases. 04 Please state the number of cases you have prosecuted through jury trial. Please also indicate how many of these trials were felony trials. 05 Please describe why you would believe you are qualified to be a Chief Deputy District Attorney. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Participate in developing objectives and guidelines for the MercedCERA investment program and policies; participate in the formulation of investment strategies and tactics. Act for the Retirement Plan Administrator in their absence. Research and analyze pension fund trends and new product developments in the institutional investment industry; analyze economic and financial markets on a global basis. Prepare special analysis of the investment portfolio; develop investment improvement recommendations; conduct research, screen investment opportunities and oversee the general investment process. Prepare and present written and oral reports to and conduct workshops for the MercedCERA Board, County Board of Supervisors, retirees, employees, and other groups. Provide primary support to Investment Manager Searches, Watch Status and Terminations; Oversee investment contract processes with knowledge of current market terms; prepare Request for Proposals; participate in benchmarking investment services providers performance; meet with investment managers to evaluate products and firms; participate in the review, negotiation and administration of contracts for services; Attend MercedCERA Board meetings; present information and make recommendations based on internal research, analysis, and outside consultants; accurately maintain the asset allocation plan approved by the MercedCERA Board. Participate in evaluating the performance of investment managers and MercedCERA's investment portfolio. Act as primary liaison to investment managers; monitor their compliance with MercedCERA's investment policies and guidelines. Coordinate portfolio rebalancing; monitor allocation mix of short-term investment funds; recommend changes to the MercedCERA Investment Policy Statement. Calculate, analyze and reconcile alternative investment account fee structures, expenses and performance measures. Review investment training opportunities with the MercedCERA Board and staff; attend client and investment conferences; meet with banking, financial and investment organizations to discuss investments, financial markets and economic trends. Seek out opportunities for enhancement of staff knowledge in applicable areas (financial/investment). Apply statistical principles and methodologies to data sets. Provide peer review, technical direction and guidance to staff; Perform related work as required. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of investment experience in a public agency or financial institution, including investment portfolio management, formulating, recommending and implementing investment strategies, economic analysis, and/or investment reporting or performance measurement. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Finance, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Economics, or a closely related field. A Master's degree, or equivalent, with an emphasis in any of the above listed areas may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Desirable: Experience in retirement benefits administration and pursuit or possession of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Think strategically related to the management of a public pension system investment portfolio. Analyze and communicate strategies related to complex financial investments. Perform complex financial and statistical analysis. Prepare and write reports; develop and deliver presentations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with MercedCERA stakeholders. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Develop and execute complex investment plans. Utilize a personal computer, and various applications and data sources to generate investment management analyses. Exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of institutional investing. Financial analysis. Principles of pension administration and retirement benefits administration. Risk monitoring, economic and market trends and conditions. Applicable investment laws, rules and regulations. Benchmarking. Administrative analysis. Statistics and actuarial analysis. Ability to: Prepare and negotiate contracts. Analyze, develop, and modify financial policy, practices, procedures and record keeping. Prepare reports, statements, and correspondence. Set up, maintain and verify complex, automated, financial, accounting systems. Make sound judgements related to the application of accounting principles, statutes, policy and procedure. Direct and participate in the preparation of complex financial, accounting and budget reports, statements and related correspondence. ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to 25 hours a week. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Researches, studies, interprets and applies laws, court decisions and other resources for use in the preparation of cases, opinions, pleadings, briefs, etc. Drafts a variety of legal documents. Interviews victims, witnesses and clients, including inmates of penal institutions. Prepares correspondence and reports. Eligible law students may appear in court in any public trial or proceeding under the direct and immediate supervision and in the physical presence of a supervising or designated attorney. Confer with attorneys, judges, investigators and other individuals regarding legal matter. Counsel and give advice to clients. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 31000.11 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by answering the supplemental question on this recruitment. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Minimum Qualifications Education: Law Student - Currently enrolled in an accredited law school; or currently enrolled in the third or fourth years of college in an undergraduate program with a curriculum focused on the study of law. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Accurately interpret and apply criminal, constitutional and administrative law. Present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically. Communicate effectively with others in person, in the court, and over the telephone. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Accurately prepare opinions, pleadings, briefs, responses, etc. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations and meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; use of data entry device; repetitive hand and arm motion; Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles of criminal, constitutional and administrative law. Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Penal Code of the State of California and other penal sections of other codes. Legal procedures and documents and trial procedures used in court cases. Principles, practices, methods and materials of legal research. Rules of evidence. Research methods. Ability to: Interpret and apply laws and legal authorities. Present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically. Interview witnesses and clients, including inmates of penal institutions, and reports on findings of facts; Accurately perform research. FAMILY CARE LEAVE Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period. HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. JURY DUTY Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty. PAID TIME BENEFITS Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays. PAID SICK LEAVE Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period. SOCIAL SECURITY Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system. COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Why do you want to intern at the Merced County District Attorney's Office? 02 Are you currently enrolled in an accredited law school? If you are in an undergraduate program, what is your major? 03 Describe your coursework. In what way is it relevant to this position? What classes have you taken that include analysis of material and writing? 04 Are you a Certified Law Student through the State Bar of California. If not, do you qualify to be certified through the State Bar's Practical Training of Law Students Program? 05 What skills can you offer and what skills do you hope to gain from this experience? 06 Are you requesting disadvantaged group preference for this recruitment? If yes, verification is required for statute section 31000.11 (d)(3). Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay rate is from $32.78 to $57.53 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Acts as defense counsel in criminal cases; Interviews and advises defendants and witnesses. Interprets and applies laws, court decisions, etc. in the preparation of cases and briefs. Prepares pleadings and other legal documents in connection with suits, trials, hearings, conservatorships, and other legal proceedings; Performs legal research and investigations. Examines evidence and prepares and presents the case for the defense in assigned criminal actions. Performs administrative duties for the Public Defender; Dictates correspondence and reports. May provide lead direction to other attorneys; May assist in training others professional staff. Assists the Chief Deputy Defender and the Public Defender as needed. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Level I: None. Level II: One (1) year of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law. Level III: Two (2) years of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law. Level IV: Two (2) years of experience as a Deputy Public Defender III in Merced County. OR Four (4) years of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law. License: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Frequent walking and standing for long periods of time; kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance, and crawl. Frequent use of a data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motions. Frequent lifting 5 pounds or less, occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception; good overall vision. Frequent hearing of normal speech and talking in person and on the telephone. Frequent concentration, decision-making and public contact; Conduct presentations. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasional exposure to emergency situation, trauma, or grief; occasional working alone and traveling. Occasional contact with dirt, dust, smoke, fumes, poor ventilation and indoor/outdoor cold and heat. Frequent use of hand - eye coordination; Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Practice of criminal law, including pertinent constitutional principles, legal codes, statutes, and court decisions necessary to providing effective defense. Legal research methods. Trial procedures and the rules of evidence. Duties, powers, limitations, and responsibilities of the Public Defender's office. Legal procedures and documents used in the court cases. Ability to: Develop facts and legal issues and to present clear and logical legal arguments and statements in the defense of indigent clients. Research, analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal defense problems. Draft legal instruments and opinions. Investigate and defend criminal complaints. Perform difficult legal research. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others of differing socio-economic background. Effectively represent Public Defender functions in contact with the courts, citizens, community organizations and other government agencies. Present statements of fact, law and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). ADMINISTRATIVELEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE ManagementDisability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the employee. LIFE INSURANCE $25,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $10,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you have an active membership status with the California State Bar Association? Yes No 02 What is your California State Bar license number? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Develop and implement policies and procedures for the collection, use and/or release of data to abide by federal and state laws and epidemiologic best practices to guard confidentiality; Develop and implement policies and procedures for conducting investigations of outbreaks, including coordination with partner agencies (e.g., environmental health, emergency medical services, emergency preparedness, etc.); Manage the epidemiology unit; Supervise, evaluate, train and advise staff; Develop and conduct evaluation for Department programs; Serve as departmental resource for data collection and analysis as well as evidence-based practices to partner agencies and the public; Establish and maintain information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status /trends. Oversee public health accreditation program activities, including completion of and compliance with required public health plans; Serve as the lead in coordination and evaluation of quality improvement/process improvement efforts; Oversee the selection and implementation of evaluation designs, evaluation activities, data analysis, results reporting and communicating information out in a generally understood manner; Liaise with internal stakeholders and programs for sharing information pertinent to program or project evaluations; Create evaluation protocols and processes to assess program progress and effectiveness, including data collection methods, survey design and implementation and instrument development/validation; Prepare clear and concise epidemiologic reports and journal publications; Develop and conduct quality assurance activities to ensure data is being entered systematically and correctly; Participates and/or leads in a variety of meetings, committees, study groups and task forces in the community; Conduct other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of experience in the field of epidemiology, preferably in a government or public setting, with at least one (1) year experience performing duties comparable to an Epidemiologist II in Merced County. Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, health informatics, applied psychology or a closely related field. Possession of Doctoral Degree in qualifying fields may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Supervise, evaluate, train and advise staff. Meet deadlines and complete multiple priority projects under stressful conditions. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Effective principles and practices of public health data, program evaluation, epidemiology and biostatistics; Grant sources, grant proposal preparation and grant evaluation; Effective principles and practices of program management and program evaluation statistical software programs and packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, GIS, etc.); Surveillance tools, database development and management; Methods and format for preparation of manuscripts; Environmental, socio-economic, cultural and community issues impacting epidemiology; Expertise in interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources of information; Familiarity with geo-spatial mapping software, online survey tools, relational database software and/or webware; Application of epidemiology and routes of transmission in order to prevent, control, research and investigate non-/communicable diseases; Understand and be able to evaluate chronic disease management and health promotion programs; Descriptive, inferential, parametric and non-parametric statistics; regression, and other mathematical modeling; Applications for the storage, management, manipulation and analysis of large sets of data. Principles and techniques of supervision, training and management. Ability to: Effectively communicate (written and oral) with multiple stakeholders, service providers, and all levels of staff; Plan, organize, supervise and coordinate the work of assigned staff. Plan, conduct and evaluate epidemiological projects and studies. Work independently on a variety of tasks with minimal supervision; Prepare accurate, concise, complete and informative written materials; Develop protocols, guides and facilitate interviews and focus groups, when required; Establish and maintain positive relationships. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full-time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help employees are not entitled to County benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is up to $19.13 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Operates the library circulation desk. Discharges books, periodicals, videos, and other library materials. Processes requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system. Explains library rules and procedures. Issues library cards. Processes returned books. Searches for lost or misplaced materials. Assists with special projects or programs. Maintains records of materials overdue. Collects fines or fees. Presents programming, story times, tours, and outreach events. Assists patrons in locating materials and instructs patrons in the use of library materials, on-line and card catalogs, Internet and other on-line resources and reference materials. Evaluates the collections and makes recommendations on replacement. Prepares material for repair of binding. Plans and promotes special activities and weekly programs such as story time and the summer reading program. Identifies problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed. Maintains statistics of daily circulation or other records. Creates and assembles visual aids; may train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants. Utilizes the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file. Performs copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books. Indexes and maintains special collections including telephone books and documents. Minimum Qualifications Library Resource Technician I Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing technical and clerical work in a Library equivalent to that of a Library Assistant in Merced County OR Three (3) years of responsible clerical experience, which included library clerical and computer applications for library services. (General college course-work may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis) Library Resource Technician II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to that of a Library Resource Technician I in Merced County. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Assist patrons in the use of library facilities. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Frequently lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work. Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent writing. Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person. Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Modern library/system organization and its objectives, procedures, techniques and services. Library terminology and standard library practices and techniques. Books, sources, bibliographies, reference materials and classification systems. Computer and on-line applications for library services. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. Filing methods and procedures. Ability to: Perform a variety of library clerical work associated with the circulation of library materials. Maintain and update a computerized databases Develop library collections. Catalog and classify materials. Use and maintain on-line cataloging and automated library systems Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patrons and staff. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Please describe the techniques and strategies you would use to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with library customers and coworkers. 02 The library uses email as a primary source of communication. Describe your familiarity with and how you use email. 03 This recruitment is being established to fill both full time and part time positions. Please indicate below all types of work you would be willing to accept: Full Time Only Part Time Only Either Full Time or Part Time Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: The Assistant Public Works Director is an at-will class and serves at the pleasure of the Director of Public Works. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists the Public Works Director in the overall planning, assigning and directing of the County Public Works Department Divisions. Formulates long range forecasts of public works requirements and develops appropriate plans. Supervises the activities of various divisions by giving directions, interpreting policies and procedures, reviewing and evaluating the work of subordinates, and establishing priorities. Assists in directing the internal administration of department activities and develops appropriate policies and procedures. Directs a system of internal fiscal accounting, reporting and control. May represent the Public Works Department with other County departments, other agencies, and at public meetings, hearings and related functions. Assistant Director-Roads in addition to assisting with the direction of other County Public Works Department Divisions, the Assistant Director-Roads has responsibility to direct the work of the Road Division of the Public Works Department which includes road design, construction, maintenance, pavement management system, storm drainage and traffic, contract development and administration, land development reviews, acquisition and maintenance of heavy equipment, budgeting and right of way acquisition. Assists in reviewing and processing all vacating of roads and road name changes. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible public works, construction or development related experience, including at least four (4) years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity in a public works or similar organization. Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Desirable: Possess and maintain a valid certificate of registration as a civil engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is highly desired. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Perform effectively as Director in their absence. Effectively perform as assisting in executive management over the Department of Public Works. Effectively serve as assisting as Road Commissioner. Assist in the management of the County's Capital Improvement Program. Provide administrative and engineering oversight to construction projects for other government agencies. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Administer a budget, personnel and programs. Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and other groups. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Operate a motor vehicle. Frequent operation of a data entry device and repetitive hand and arm motion. Frequent use of hand/eye coordination. Sit, stand and walk for long periods of time. Occasionally standing, pushing, pulling, bending and squatting to pick up or move objects. Occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to Public Works design, construction and maintenance. Principles of materials, equipment and methods used in design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, buildings and water, sewer and storm drainage systems. Principles of administration of a large scale public agency including budgeting, organization, supervision and training. Legal, financial and public relations problems related to public works programs. State and local laws relating to land surveying and subdividing. Practices and principles of heavy equipment, maintenance and acquisition programs. Traffic and safety factors involved in road design and maintenance. Federal and local laws relating to County Roads highway funding, administration, and design; and construction administration relating to the Public Contract Code Ability to: Plan, organize and direct the activities of a large organization. Establish effective relationships with representatives of other agencies, contractors, County Officials and the general public. Present concise reports both orally and in writing. ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: May provide case management services and utilization reviews for programs including California Children Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, MCAH Outreach, Medi-Cal Targeted Case Management, Nurse Family Partnership, and Indigent Health Care Program. Investigate and interview parents; assess and screen at-risk individuals; Act as patient advocate. Instruct parents on child safety, growth, development; signs of abuse, poor nutrition and failure to thrive. May provide crisis assistance and participate in patient meetings for "special needs" children. May work directly in Immunization, STD, TB, and HIV Testing clinics. Administer tuberculosis medications, perform and read skin tests for tuberculosis diagnosis. Search for unreported or missed cases of communicable diseases. Conduct home visits to collect and/or complete health forms related to communicable disease. Provides outreach and education by giving presentations and teaching classes to the public. Provide orientation and training to community providers to assure adherence to quality standards. Acts as "on-call" nurse to receive referrals and provide information. May develop in-service programs for care providers, provide Targeted Case Management services, and engage in outreach and other activities to enhance services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Minimum Qualifications PHN I Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university nursing program. PHN II Experience: One year's full-time nursing experience in Public or Community Health. (Additional experience may be required for certain positions.) Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university nursing program. Level I/II License: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse License. Possession of a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing is required. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data; interpret directions, procedures and regulations. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and County regulations. Walking, running, lifting, stooping, reaching, and climbing stairs. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; frequent holding and grasping; repetitive hand and arm motion. Frequent public contact, concentration in noisy conditions, exposure to emergency situations. Occasional exposure to hazardous materials, cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles of public health nursing and health education; Public health issues and problems. Federal, State and local laws governing the provision of public health services. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases. Means of conserving child and maternal health including the care of special needs children. Sociological and cultural differences; Community resources and demographics. Quality improvement policies and procedures. Third party payor requirements and relationships. Regulations and licensing requirements. Ability to: Educate and work with patients and their families. Communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions. Assess the physical conditions of patients; draw blood samples. Detect health problems and assist in intervention to promote optimal health care. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you possess a valid California Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Desirable: C ivil Litigation Experience Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions. May act as legal advisor to County offices and departments. Prepares formal legislative measures, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, contracts, leases, and other legal instruments. Prosecutes and defends civil actions on behalf of the County and special districts in federal and state court, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies. Confers with and advises officers of County departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations. May provide lead direction and act as a legal resource to other professional staff. Assists the County Counsel, Assistant County Counsel, and Chief Deputy County Counsels as needed. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Level I None License: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information according to legal standards and/or County regulations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The Government Code and other California statutes, and their application to governmental subdivisions. The principle of civil, constitutional, and administrative laws. Legal research methods. Principle of staff training and project coordination. Ability to: Perform difficult legal research. Analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to specific local government problems. Develop legal issues and present clear and logical arguments and statements of fact and law. Draft ordinances, contracts, and legal instruments. Train subordinate staff. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 11, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please note: This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and extra help vacancies. Extra help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra Help Rate is up to $ 16.03 per hour. Vacancies may be located in Los Banos, CA. You may be required to work nights and weekends. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Waters, mows, weeds, trims, reseeds, and applies fertilizers to lawns and fields. Rakes leaves, cleans walks, fields and other facilities. Performs general grounds cleaning work and litter removal. Plants trees, flowers, and shrubs and performs ground-level tree and shrub pruning. Performs cleaning and maintenance work in park or airport facilities, buildings and other recreation areas. Performs or may assist with building maintenance tasks such as replacing broken toilets, plumbing, electrical systems and parts, painting, and repairs doors. May fuel vehicles and maintain mileage/fuel usage records. Operates power mowers, tractors, lawn edgers, and other manual tools and power equipment. May operate trucks, street sweepers, or equipment such as backhoes, trenchers, brush hog and gang mower. May also perform service or minor maintenance to equipment and/or vehicles. Repairs furniture and other equipment. Checks buildings, equipment and grounds to locate conditions indicting the need for repairs and maintenance. May repair and replace gates, fences, walls, and walks. Assists with the installation and maintenance of sprinkler systems. Performs heavy manual labor, mixes and pours concrete, digs ditches and lays pipe. May apply fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and insecticides to fields, grass, trees and shrubs. May examine state of large trees in recreational areas for possible hazards. May climb trees using ropes, ladders, or hydraulic lifts for tree trimming purposes and removal. May be required to be responsible for a crew of volunteers, general relief, or summer youth workers. Depending upon assigned locations, may provide park visitors with information on facility use and park rules and regulations. Assists in identifying and reporting violations of park rules and regulations. May inspect playground equipment for safety defects. Maintain baseball fields and other recreational areas in proper conditions. May handle set up and take down of tables, chairs, and equipment for special events. Minimum Qualifications Ground Maintenance Worker I Experience: One (1) year of experience in grounds keeping, building maintenance, or related work. Ground Maintenance Worker II Experience: One (1) year of experience comparable to that of a Grounds Maintenance Worker I in Merced County. Ground Maintenance Worker I/II License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. The incumbent may be required to obtain valid certification from the State of California for application of herbicides and pesticides. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequently lift and move with help objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Walk, stand, stoop, kneel or crouch on narrow, slippery or uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Operate tractors, street sweepers, mowers, weed-eaters, power tools, and other grounds maintenance equipment. Skillfully use hand and power tools required in grounds and maintenance activities. Exposure to dirt, fumes, chemicals, noise and indoor/outdoor heat and cold. Exposure to constant public contact Weekend, weeknight and holiday work, as required. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in grounds, facilities, and maintenance work. Use and practice of tools and materials used in the groundskeeper, carpentry, painting, building, landscaping, grounds, and electrical trades. Safe equipment operation and work practices. Safety precautions related to handling pesticides. The use of pesticides in grounds keeping. First Aid practices. Basic mathematics. Ability to: Learn County rules and regulations. Skillfully use hand and power tools required in general grounds and maintenance. Perform repair and maintenance duties and heavy manual labor. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP ) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Some vacancies may be located in Los Banos, CA. Are you willing to travel to Los Banos for work? Yes No 02 Are you available to work nights and weekends? Yes No Required Question