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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 30, 2022
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 is $21.30 per hour. 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 Los Banos, CA, United States
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at http://www.mss.ca.gov To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/3716859/legal-clerk-i-ii-merced 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
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manages and oversees facilitators and participants in the operation of probation programs Screens participants for eligibility and placement in appropriate groups Conducts individual and group therapy sessions Reviews database and attendance records for accuracy with regard to statistical information of assigned programs Completes quality assurance reports of facilitators Conducts workshops to provide training as necessary to ensure that the programs are effective Conducts research, compiles and analyzes data, makes recommendations, develops procedures and coordinates activities with appropriate agencies and departments Prepares written and oral reports and responds to requests for information Develops and maintains recruitment and retention plans for facilitators Participates in program specific meeting and training required by the department Develops curriculum and provides instruction to program participants Coordinates with local interest groups and agencies to create community awareness of evidence based programs through speaking engagements, media releases and the development of informational brochures Identifies availability of needed programs/services May recruit and supervise volunteers for existing/additional programs Assist in the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and discipline of assigned departmental staff Schedule staff to ensure adequate coverage of programs Implement and evaluate programs for performance-based outcomes Randomly conduct periodic checks of the assigned program to ensure quality and fidelity Provide program opportunities and updates for websites and social media platforms Performs other related duties as required In addition to the above when assigned to the Juvenile Justice Correctional Facility: Conduct individual or group meetings with youthful offenders to discuss programmatic concerns. Work in conjunction with the administrative Supervising Juvenile Institutions Officer to develop the monthly staffing schedule as it relates to program. Work in conjunction with the Probation Division Manager to develop a daily programming schedule that fits the needs of the youth and the facility. Ensure program compliance with Title 15. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of experience working in a criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, or related organization that involved any of the following: providing counseling services, conducting needs assessments, making referrals for social programs or providing training services. Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in behavioral sciences or a related field. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at the time of appointment and maintain. 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: Ability to identify potential conflicts and refer appropriately. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Effectively work with culturally diverse populations, Operate a person computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motions. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequently sit for extended periods of time. Occasionally operate a motor vehicle. Perform a variety of administrative, technical and program analysis functions. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions. Prepare reports as needed. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Understand and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations. 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; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Regular attendance is an essential function. KNOWLEDGE OF : Psychological counseling techniques, attitude/behavior assessment, and symptoms of maladaptive behavior Techniques involved in preparing and facilitation program material, assessments, and case plans; Interviewing techniques Basic socioeconomic principles Functions and programs of the probation department, public safety agencies, and community based organizations Terminology, phraseology, forms, documents, and procedures associated with area of assignment Community organizations and resources. ABILITY TO: Demonstrate resourcefulness in gathering, preparing, and disseminating program material. Effectively use community resources and organizations. Educate, counsel and interview program participants. Maintain and update records, files and reports. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals. Make individual and group presentations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Prioritize, schedule and organize work to meet established deadlines. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, other related agencies and representatives. Work under pressure in a dynamic work environment with changing demands and priorities. Handle confidential and sensitive information with tact and discretion. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. 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 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. 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 Detail your experience implementing and creating new programs. 02 Detail your experience providing program services to individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice, social services and/or behavioral health systems. 03 Detail your experience supervising staff. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, directs and reviews the work of subordinates and consultants in the design, modification and construction of public works projects. Also participates in the development of civil engineering projects. Serves as technical advisor to the Department on matters of policy and procedures. Determines staff assignments on civil engineering projects and the use of consultants. Reviews or performs the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, and estimates. Also certifies that plans and specifications are ready to be advertised. Supervises the administration, inspection, and payments on contract construction projects. Reviews referrals on private development and transmits recommendations to the Planning Department. Reviews and evaluates work performed for accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness of decisions, and conformity to regulations and procedures. Represents the Department and acts as liaison with other departments, contractors, and other government agencies. Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and laws. Prepares or assists in the preparation of grant applications, prepares and reviews ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other legal documents affecting the Public Works Department. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience in civil engineering or related field which has included responsibility for planning and coordinating the implementation of a variety of engineering and public works projects. Additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Education: Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Desirable: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Practical application of advanced mathematical calculations/concepts for the assigned task. Application of logic, scientific thinking, engineering methodology and techniques to develop and evaluate projects, plans, and specifications. Plan activities of different groups and the construction and/or engineering design of projects. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone, including making presentation. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with community and other agencies. Conduct field inspections on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Implement and achieve goals and objectives. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. 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 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: Principles and practices of civil engineering and surveying instruments applicable to the planning, design and construction of public works projects. Mathematics, design methods, and uses and strengths of construction materials, standard specifications, and effect of soil conditions. Engineering mathematics including use of automated equipment and software. Pertinent laws and regulations related to the design and construction of public works facilities, roads, drainage, and structures. Cost estimating and contract administration. Principles, practices, safety requirements, and laws related to surveying and construction inspection. Caltrans Standard Specification, Highway Design Manual, Bridge Design Manuals and Local Programs Manual. Uniform Building Codes and pertinent Federal, State, and County laws pertaining to new construction, additions, repairs, and/or demolition of structure, including safety standards. Principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Read, interpret and perform analysis and computations on construction documents. Plan, direct, and evaluate the public building design and construction functions. Exercise tact and good judgment in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with contractors, developers, design professionals, the general public, and other employees. Update professional occupation job knowledge to keep current and informed of new developments. Prepare clear and concise engineering estimates, designs, and specifications, plans and reports. Independently research, plan, and organize the solving of complex engineering problems. Perform accurate engineering computations and notes. 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 The Department of Public Works is seeking a Civil Engineer with experience designing federally funded road and/or bridge projects conforming to Caltrans requirements. Please provide a summary of you experience working on these types of projects. 02 The Department of Public Works is seeking a Civil Engineer with experience supervising an Engineering Department responsible for the design and construction of federally funded projects include bridge, road and alternative transportation projects. Please provide a summary of any experience you have supervising an engineering department working on these types of projects. 03 Summarize the biggest challenges you have encountered in obtaining approval for constructing a federally funded project. 04 Please summarize what you feel are the biggest challenges managing a group of Engineers. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 28, 2022
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please Note: 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. Desirable Experience: Experience managing health, social, government services and programs preferably state/federal mandated programs. Experience in providing consultation and guidance to individuals and/or community groups. Experience in maintaining professional rapport with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups. Desirable Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. Desirable License: Possess a valid California driver's license Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise and manage staff as required. Plan, design and implement systems. Modify existing systems in response to changes in the County's operational environment and/or regulatory changes. Act as liaison with other departments affected by systems changes. Provide system specifications and monitors the testing of the new or revised programs. Recommend changes to County policies and procedures if necessary to optimize the efficiencies of the Department's services. Perform all duties required to complete assigned project or systems changes. These duties may include but are not limited to: general administrative, fiscal, program, and data processing system analysis. Gather, tabulate, and analyze data. Interview and consult with departmental officials, employees and others to give and receive information. Provide training and technical assistance to other staff. Minimum Qualifications Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the system for which the specific department is requesting. Education: Formal, advanced educational training in system of expertise is highly desirable. 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 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. Make presentations. Train staff. Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 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. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Data processing techniques and capabilities. Data analysis and program planning and evaluation. Principles of public fiscal administration. Principles of staff management, supervision, and training. Organization and functions of the various County departments and political subdivisions. Political legislative processes. Codes, regulations, ordinances and laws governing the operations of the County and other governmental entities. Ability to: Plan, design, and implement complex automated systems. Analyze, develop and/or modify procedures and systems. Establish project development schedules and coordinate the effort of affected staff activities to attained desired goals and objectives. Evaluate manual work assignments and work flows to determine if cost effective automated alternatives could be implemented. 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 Please describe in detail your experience with developing and conducting trainings. Include in your response the following: Employer name, dates of employment, number of hours per week and detail your experience. 02 Please describe in detail your experience developing and delivering an engaging presentation. Include in your response the following: Employer name, dates of employment, number of hours per week and detail your experience. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 28, 2022
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 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
Sep 28, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies as they occur in various departments. Extra-Help pay rate is up to a maximum of $18.22 per hour. Extra-Help employees 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: As lead-worker, instructs employees in the interpretation and application of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the department's programs and automated systems. Prioritize and manage workload distribution. Act as technical resource on more difficult problems or specialized issues; monitors quality and timeliness of unit work. Identify and provide individual instruction to co-workers for work deficiencies and provide feedback to supervisor as requested. Answer inquiries related to department services, programs, and operations. Obtain information, resolves discrepancies or errors, disperses relevant information, or refers client to the appropriate personnel or location. Explain the proper use of forms and documents. Produce notices, reports, letters, legal documents, fiscal, or statistical information. Verify that information or data is complete, accurate, and consistent. Operate automated systems, which involve interpretation of requirements and assisting in the layout and formatting of fields, screens, and report formats utilized in database, spreadsheet, or word processing software. Produce statistical, data processing, and production related reports. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of clerical experience equivalent to an Office Assistant II in Merced County. Education: One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Desirable: Type at a corrected rate of 45 words per minute from clear copy. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and modern office equipment with repetitive hand and arm motion. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Create correspondence, spreadsheets, and presentation materials using various computer software programs. 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. Frequently 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. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Modern office practices, and department specific methods, procedures, policies and regulations. Programs, goals, and purpose of the assigned department. English grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation. Business letter writing. Lead-work and staff development techniques and practices. Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement. Common word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages. Ability to: Exercise sound judgment when initiating processes, actions, and alternatives within established procedures and regulations. Interpret and explain procedures to others. Provide verbal and written instruction to others. Exercise sound judgment when prioritizing, organizing, assigning, and monitoring workload. Apply the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to initial application for the assigned department's services. Enter data accurately into automated system. Locate, identify, and correct inaccurate or incomplete information. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective work relationship with others. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, county employees, and other staff. Lead and train subordinate employees effectively. Follow written and oral directions and instructions 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 Can you effectively communicate in any of the following languages? Spanish Hmong Punjabi None of the Above 02 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
Sep 28, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs plan reviews on construction plans, engineering calculations and specifications for new buildings, building additions, and building alterations for commercial and multi-family buildings to verify compliance with the California Building Code/Plumbing Code/Mechanical Code/Electrical Code, California Residential Code, California Energy Conservation Code, accessibility codes, adopted historic building regulations, FEMA floodplain codes and ordinances as adopted by Merced County. Create written reports outlining design deficiencies to design professionals. Creates and modifies electronic permits to describe scope of projects. Prepare plans and documentation for issuance of permits. Resolves conflicts and communicates options for code compliance. Schedules and conducts meetings to answer questions and facilitate service. Conducts plan intake meetings with applicants for projects of varying complexity and economic impact to verify completeness of permit applications and construction documents to accept projects into the review system for plan check by the Building Division section and other departments and divisions. Analyze project complexity to determine appropriate plan review track. Attends and participates as a multi-department project application review meetings. Communicate code requirements, design issues, and permit processes to applicants. Monitor project review progress and coordinates with various internal department staff and outside agencies to facilitate building or fire permit issuance. Provide frequent technical support, direction to building permit counter staff. Provide technical support to inspection staff. Reviews and assists applicants to prepare acceptable alternate code requests or modifications to adopted building codes. Frequently proposes, researches, drafts, and comments on building division interpretations and policies related to residential and commercial construction. Reviews and evaluates current policies recommending updates or determines if policies can be retired. Works with building inspection staff, contractors and design professionals after the permit has been issued to resolve code issues encountered during construction. Reviews plan changes and modifications for projects under construction. Performs site visits as necessary to resolve issues or verify construction elements of existing conditions. Acts in a lead capacity for Building Inspectors I/II and office staff, providing training and assigning work. Attends Association meetings, trainings and conferences, as needed. Work with other County Departments to advance the needs of the Department and the County. Confer with architects, contractors, builders and the general public in the field and office. Performs detailed plan checks of blueprints, diagrams and specifications involving construction projects of all types to ascertain conformance with applicable codes. Perform fire alarm and fire sprinkler inspections and plan review. Life-safety plan review and inspections. Review high hazard occupancies. Minimum Qualifications Experience: At least two (2) years of experience equivalent to a Building Inspector II in Merced County and six (6) years of skilled level experience in one of the building trades or in the performance of a wide variety of building trades work done in conformance with standard building, electrical or plumbing codes. (Completion of 60 semester college units which has included courses in engineering, architecture, construction technology, or building inspection may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience). Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certification: Building Inspector, Fire Inspector and one of the following required: Electrical Inspector, or Mechanical Inspector, or Plumbing Inspector (administered by any recognized, state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction). Plans Examiner certification for building and fire required within 12 months of hire date (administered by any recognized state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction). 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. Lift and move with help objects weighing 75 pounds. Conduct activities on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in the general construction trades. Accepted safety standards and methods of building construction. California Codes, National Electrical Codes, fire codes and pertinent Federal, State and County regulations pertaining to new construction, alterations, repairs and/or demolition of structures. Construction documents including plans, specifications and calculations and methods to interpret and check for compliance with regulations. Basic principles of engineering, architectural design and engineering mathematics. Qualities of various construction materials. Laws, ordinances, rules and regulations affecting zoning and housing. Inspection methods and techniques. Ability to: Perform building inspections, enforce regulations, examine workmanship, materials and detect deviations from laws, regulations and standard construction practices. Check construction documents for a proposed project for compliance with governing codes, regulations, fire codes and Local Building Ordinances. Read, interpret, and explain building plans, specifications and building codes. Math arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately. Apply technical knowledge of building trades work. Advise on standard construction methods and requirements. Promote and enforce safe work practices. Prepare reports and maintain records. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Recognize problems and make effective recommendations for their correction. Observe and record findings during investigations. Make independent, sound decisions. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Oversee daily operation of project tracking system. 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 would you deal with companies or individuals who disagree with your decision regarding corrections requested during plan review? 02 How would you address concerns you might have regarding a project with the developer? 03 How do you remain organized when you have multiple projects and responsibilities? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 28, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Makes field inspections of residential, commercial, or industrial structures being constructed, altered, or repaired. Interprets applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations to builders and homeowners and insures compliance; Reviews building plans for new and remodel residential and light commercial/industrial projects for compliance with governing codes, regulations and Local Building Ordinances. Checks the quality of materials and methods of construction for electrical, plumbing, mechanical, framework, concrete, and masonry work, lathing, plastering, tile work, and roofing; inspects completed work, giving approval to acceptable structures and installations; Writes correction notice to plans and works with contractor to follow up on plan changes; Investigates violations of building, or fire zoning laws and enforces codes, regulations and local building or fire Ordinances; Inspects existing buildings to determine health or safety hazards, structural failures, fire hazards, or the need for maintenance and repair; inspects commercial structures; inspects mobile home installations; inspects sewage disposal systems; Gives advice to contractors and individuals on construction procedures and practices; May determine plan checking, permit and other fees and valuation on plans submitted; May inspect construction and repair of County buildings and structures. Performs detailed plan checks of blueprints, diagrams and specifications involving construction projects of all types to ascertain conformance with applicable codes. May perform fire alarm, fire sprinkler and life safety inspections. Minimum Qualifications BUILDING INSPECTOR I Experience: Three (3) years of skilled level experience in one of the building trades or in the performance of a wide variety of building trades work done in conformance with standard building, electrical, or plumbing codes, preferably including or supplemented by two (2) years of general contracting experience. (Completion of 60 semester college units which has included courses in engineering, architecture, construction technology, or building inspection may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience.) OR Three (3) years of skilled level experience preforming work in the areas related to fire code, prevention, plan review or inspections. Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certification: Incumbents in the classification must obtain a certification as either a Building Inspector (administered by International Code Council (ICC) or other recognized state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction) or Certification as a Fire Inspector or Fire Plans Examiner (administered by any recognized state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction) within the probationary period or be dismissed from County service. Desirable: Certification as an Electrical Inspector, or Mechanical Inspector, or Plumbing Inspector. BUILDING INSPECTOR II Experience: At least one (1) year of experience equivalent to a Building Inspector I in Merced County and four (4) years of skilled level experience in one of the building trades or in the performance of a wide variety of building trades work done in conformance with standard building, electrical, or plumbing codes, preferably including or supplemented by two (2) years of general contracting experience. (Completion of 60 semester college units which has included courses in engineering, architecture, construction technology, or building inspection may substitute for up to two (2) years of the required experience.) OR At least one (1) year of experience equivalent to a Building Inspector I in Merced County and four (4) years of skilled level experience performing work in the areas related to fire code, prevention, plan review or inspections. Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certification: Building Inspector or Fire Inspector II and one of the following required: Electrical Inspector, or Mechanical Inspector, or Plumbing Inspector (administered by any recognized state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction.) Special Note: Combination Inspector Certification or equivalent certification administered by any recognized state, national or international association acceptable to the jurisdiction is desirable. Desirable: Plans Examiner Certification is desirable. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Sit for periods of time while driving a vehicle or working at a desk; frequently stand and walk. Have manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination needed to use a variety of office equipment such as computers, telephones, calculators and copiers Have corrected hearing and vision commensurate with duties Communicate effectively with others in person, in written communication 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, even in hostile environments. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Lift and move with help objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Conduct activities on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Climb ladders or scaffolding to inspect construction on exterior of buildings, unfinished basements, roofs or other areas under construction. Climb into and out of ditches and swimming pools under construction; visually trace colored electrical wiring. Documents compliance with F.E.M.A. regulations on individual projects. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in the general construction trades. Accepted safety standards and methods of building construction. Uniform Codes, National Electrical Codes, or fire codes and pertinent Federal, State and County regulations pertaining to new construction, alterations, repairs and/or demolition of structures. Construction documents including plans, specifications and calculations and methods to interpret and check for compliance with regulations. Basic principles of engineering, architectural design and engineering mathematics. Qualities of various construction materials. Laws, ordinances, rules and regulations affecting zoning and housing. Inspection methods and techniques. Ability to: Perform building inspections, enforce regulations, examine workmanship, materials and detect deviations from laws, regulations and standard construction practices. Check construction documents for a proposed project for compliance with governing codes, regulations, fire codes and Local Building Ordinances. Read, interpret, and explain building plans, specifications and building or fire codes. Make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately. Apply technical knowledge of building trades work. Advise on standard construction methods and requirements. Promote and enforce safe work practices. Prepare reports and maintain records. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Recognize problems and make effective recommendations for their correction. Observe and record findings during investigations. Make independent, sound decisions. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact Determine levels of substandard construction based on occupancy type and decide on continuation of occupancy based on fire & life-safety standards. 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 would you deal with contractors or individuals who disagree with your decision regarding a field inspection? 02 What are some qualities that make a building inspector successful? 03 How would you address concerns you might have regarding a project with the developer? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 25, 2022
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 is $16.03 - $17.69 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Gathers, prepares, tabulates, checks, and proofreads financial or statistical data Assigns established codes for further processing or entry into data processing using standardized procedures and format Maintains various financial records requiring the use of some independent judgment within general procedures and policies Posts, checks, balances, and adjusts accounts and ledgers Makes arithmetical calculations in checking various statistical or accounting tables and reports Insures that grant allocations conform to law and policy and completes forms required to process and record grants Prepares or audits invoices and claims for payment by checking prices and extensions and computing or verifying discounts Codes invoices for payment and enters vendor numbers Resolves purchasing problems by contacting vendors Waits on the public, collecting and receipting for cash, issue receipts; balance and summarize cash receipts and assist in filing claims and other special actions. Maintains time records Reviews data processed payroll register and posts changes or corrections to the register Operates adding, calculating, posting and other office machines Operate personal computer or word processor for financial recordkeeping Sets up workers compensation, general liability and medical malpractice files. Prepares workers' compensation payroll for all County employees with lost time at work; makes bank deposits to assigned accounts. Prepares yearly bank reconciliation report on workers' compensation trust account; audits. Prepares annual summary of OSHA log for all injuries reported by separate departments of the County. Minimum Qualifications Account Clerk I Experience: One (1) year of office support work experience, preferably including background in maintaining financial and statistical reports. Account Clerk II Experience: One (1) year of clerical experience in financial or statistical record keeping work. OR Experience: One (1) year of experience in general clerical, clerical accounting, or typing work at the level equivalent to the Account Clerk I. One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for 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. 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. 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: Modern office methods, practices, equipment, and terminology. Principles and practices of bookkeeping. Proper English usage and spelling. Basic Arithmetic Principles, practices, and methods of financial and statistical clerical work. Ability to: Perform financial or statistical clerical work of average difficulty under close supervision. Prepare financial reports and maintain journals, ledgers, and complex file system. Follow oral and written directions. Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately. 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
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct extensive research and analysis of intelligence information and compile data into viable form to provide general or specific intelligence information for use in investigative, preventative and operational purposes. Collect and coordinate information and intelligence extracted from numerous law enforcement data sources, organize, analyze and prioritize intelligence; determine reliability and validity. Identify and monitor emerging and on-going crime trends and notify appropriate personnel of relevant and actionable information. Maintain intelligence databases; prepare comprehensive written reports for use by various law enforcement personnel; prepare and submit crime statistics. Conduct suspect work-ups using various law enforcement systems, public records databases and agency contacts to support development or offender profiles. Research and analyze intelligence to identify gaps and subsequently collect intelligence from open, covert, electronic, satellite and human intelligence sources. Assist with special analytical projects dealing with crime, demographic, resource allocation, budget, grant-funded activities and/or special operations. Establish and maintain working relationships with other law enforcement agencies and crime intelligence analysts for the purpose of strategic information sharing, crime prevention strategies and multi-agency collaborations. Provide analytical services and support for prosecutorial efforts; may testify in court. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One year of experience in criminal intelligence, investigative law enforcement or related field of investigation; or Successful completion of California Basic P.O.S.T. training. Education: Completion of at least 60 semester units at a college or university in public or business administration, information management, criminal justice or other related field; or Any combination of equivalent training may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license; must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. Essential Functions Essential Functions: Considerable knowledge of preparation of crime/intelligence reports and analysis. Considerable knowledge of computer operations and related software programs. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Work independently. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations, coordinate multiple tasks and prioritize timelines. 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. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl, occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination and repetitive hand and arm motion. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit, and stand or walk for extended periods of time. Frequent public contact, concentration in noisy conditions, exposure to emergency. Occasional exposure to hazardous materials, cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Criminal judicial system. Crime analysis processes to include data access, collection, collation, analysis and dissemination. Law enforcement systems and software. Basic information needs and objectives of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and other users of statistical crime data. Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply detailed instructions, rules and regulations. Learn a variety of computer applications. Review, evaluate and analyze current crime/intelligence data, current events, periodicals and publications related to criminals and their activity. Comprehend, interpret and respond to crime/intelligence information and conduct analytical investigations. 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 Have you successfully completed California Basic P.O.S.T. training? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid California driver license? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Develop, coordinate and manage quality management and regulatory compliance functions. Oversee utilization review, medication monitoring, confidentiality of records and peer review in accordance with federal, state, and local government requirements. Plan, negotiate and monitor agreements and contracts with plan care and review providers. Develop and prepare complex fiscal recommendations, reports, projections and studies. Initiate, develop and revise written policies and procedures for the compliance program. Plan and oversee regular periodic audits and internal reviews of operations. Prepares department, federal, state, and funding agency reports. Provide authorization of treatment of Medi-Cal recipients to public and private care providers. Acts as liaison with State Department of Mental Health and regional quality management contractors. Attends relevant state and regional meetings. Works closely with department managers in developing program policies which meet federal, state, and local government requirements. Monitors appropriateness and quality of care. Minimum Qualifications Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health adult/youth systems of care programs in a Mental Health Public Agency. Experience shall include program evaluation with experience in the development OR administration of Adult Services and/or Youth services programs. Preferred work background shall include experience in areas such as medical records/quality management, utilization review, managed care, quality improvement, supervision of staff, and administrative program oversight. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field License : Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist or Registered Nurse. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operates a personal computer and other office equipment. Establish effective working relationships. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate conclusions. Coordinate projects and prepare oral and written reports in a clear and concise manner. Establish effective quality review programs and written policies and procedures. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County Regulations. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Establish, implement, and achieve goals and objectives. Train, evaluate, and supervise staff; Respond appropriately to situations. 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, practices and legal requirements of quality management systems and the use of patient-related information; Basic medical and psychiatric terminology, principles, and practices; Applicable laws and regulations including Short-Doyle and utilization review procedures; Basic supervisory principles and practices; Proper English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; Methods for auditing and chart review; data collection and analysis; statistical record keeping. Ability to: Interpreting, applying, and communicating complex regulations. Reviewing medical records, recognizing and resolving discrepancies. Planning, assigning, and supervising the work of others, and providing training. Exercising sound independent judgment within established guidelines. 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 Have you been licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist or Registered Nurse. Yes No 02 Please select the following State of California Licenses you currently maintain. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Clinical Psychologist Registered Nurse 03 Detail your experience with and knowledge of CalAIM and it's impacts on county Behavioral Health programs. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 23, 2022
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. Desirable Experience: Experience in fiscal administration, contract administration, accounting/fiscal operations, and/or budget preparation in a full-time capacity . Desirable Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in accounting, business, or a closely related field. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise and manage staff as required. Plan, design and implement systems. Modify existing systems in response to changes in the County's operational environment and/or regulatory changes. Act as liaison with other departments affected by systems changes. Provide system specifications and monitors the testing of the new or revised programs. Recommend changes to County policies and procedures if necessary to optimize the efficiencies of the Department's services. Perform all duties required to complete assigned project or systems changes. These duties may include but are not limited to: general administrative, fiscal, program, and data processing system analysis. Gather, tabulate, and analyze data. Interview and consult with departmental officials, employees and others to give and receive information. Provide training and technical assistance to other staff. Minimum Qualifications Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the system for which the specific department is requesting. Education: Formal, advanced educational training in system of expertise is highly desirable. 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 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. Make presentations. Train staff. Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 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. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Data processing techniques and capabilities. Data analysis and program planning and evaluation. Principles of public fiscal administration. Principles of staff management, supervision, and training. Organization and functions of the various County departments and political subdivisions. Political legislative processes. Codes, regulations, ordinances and laws governing the operations of the County and other governmental entities. Ability to: Plan, design, and implement complex automated systems. Analyze, develop and/or modify procedures and systems. Establish project development schedules and coordinate the effort of affected staff activities to attained desired goals and objectives. Evaluate manual work assignments and work flows to determine if cost effective automated alternatives could be implemented. 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 Describe in detail your experience with the competitive bidding process, drafting contracts and negotiating contract terms with vendors. Include in your response the following: Employer name, dates of employment, number of hours per week and detail your experience. 02 Describe in detail your experience in invoicing, reconciliation, auditing and budget preparation. Include in your response the following: Employer name, dates of employment, number of hours per week and detail your experience Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Merced County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is currently accepting applications for the position of Division manager within Communicable Disease, Case management, and Equity. These positions function as key management at MCDPH and play an integral role in the agency's planning, initiating, collaborating, and evaluating of activities related to communicable disease prevention, case management services and equity work within the department and community. These positions require dynamic professional leadership and strong administrative management skills to implement goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient public health care services as well as work with multispectral partners. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develops, evaluates and monitors programmatic objectives and goals. Plans, organizes, manages, implements and oversees all functions for public health services and programs as assigned. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the development and submission of grant applications. Prepares program strategic plans and negotiates with the State on grant proposals and program budgets. Reviews, corrects and signs all program invoices for submission to the State or as directed. Develops Board Agenda Items relating to programs managed. Represents the County at local, regional and State meetings and conferences; represents the Public Health Department on community boards and organizations. Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate managers and supervisors Develops service and program information to keep key partners and community stakeholders informed. Advises staff on the application of program policies and public health laws and regulations. Maintains a working knowledge of the legislative impact that may directly or indirectly affect related programs. Evaluates effectiveness of program policies and practices; formulates new ones as necessary. Investigates and analyzes data for development and operation of special programs. Coordinates services County-wide with schools and private and public agencies. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of experience working in healthcare, managed care organization, medical health care agency or related setting, two (2) of which must have been in a position of supervision and/or management. A Master's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Education: Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's Degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or closely related field. License: Some positions may require licensure. Any additional licensure relevant to the applicable division is strongly desired. 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 MERCED COUNTY Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Direct research and special projects as needed. Provide expertise, consultation and assistance in the areas of public health and disease investigation, analysis and reporting. Establish, implement and measure goals and objectives; possess critical thinking capacity to identify opportunities for improvement when necessary. Administer budget, personnel and programs. Make presentations in a variety of public and community settings. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Train, evaluate and supervise staff; 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. Frequent repetitive hand and arm motion; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Public health issues and problems; principles, methods, and procedures of community health education, communicable diseases or continuous quality improvement. State, Local and federal laws governing the provision of public health services. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases; and importance of reporting mandated diseases to the state timely. Locating community resources and demography; principles of public health education. Budget development, grant writing and grant procurement, and fiscal planning and control. Research and understand social, economic and equity issues impacting populations and program areas. Ability to: Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate complex program activities and diverse staff. Develop and monitor program budgets; develop, analyze and interpret program data. Plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of assigned nursing and public health staff. Build coalitions among groups with differing needs and objectives. Train, assist, and direct professional in planning and executing programs. Perform program planning and evaluation work; prepare clear and concise reports. Effectively represent assigned programs with the community and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working 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
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must apply online at: https://www.alliancerc.com/searches/current-recruitments/chief-retirement-investment-officer-mercera/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.alliancerc.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/MercedCERA-Chief-Retirement-Investment-Officer-Profile-FINAL.pdf 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
Sep 20, 2022
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 is $17.52 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operates a digital private branch telephone console, which may include a system display terminal. Replies to incoming calls from trunk station and auto attendant. Screens and distributes calls appropriately. Determines through inquiry the proper connection. Gives general information to the public. Pages staff. Assists callers who require operator assistance to appropriate line or voice mailbox. Performs clerical work such as typing and distributing forms to staff. Troubleshoots telephone problems or emergencies and assesses need to call telephone technicians. Assists staff in telephone instrument programming. Extracts appropriate client information from on-line computer system. May regularly update employee telephone listings to insure proper call distribution. Makes phone changes via telephone computer system. Provides new employee phone and voicemail training. May announce emergency evacuations, if needed. Prepares Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards and instructs clients on PIN process. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Six (6) months of experience in the operation of a communications console. OR Education: Successful completion of a comprehensive training program in the operation of a communications console may substitute for the required experience. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motions. Occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, twist squat, balance or crawl. Frequently sit for extended periods Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: System features, techniques and procedures used in the operation of a communications console. Operation of a system display terminal. Procedures, features, and functions of an auto attendant and voice mail system. Modern office methods and procedures. Ability to: Demonstrate a high level of skill in operating a communications console. Answer, screen, and appropriately distribute a high volume of calls. Learn telephone numbers frequently called. Do a variety of clerical work of average difficulty. Establish and maintain cooperative relations 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. 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 Can you effectively communicate in English and Spanish? Yes No 02 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 Los Banos, CA, United States
Sep 16, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/3704900/social-worker-i-ii 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.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 16, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: • Clarify instructions to clients, provide supportive counseling and information on health-related topics. • Interview clients to document health conditions and determine eligibility for program participation. • Obtain medical histories, record observations, maintain client records. • Teach, speak and serve as a group facilitator for large groups of people. • Order supplies and stock treatment rooms. • Participate in community-oriented educational activities and programs. • Independently preform work at outreach clinics and make home visits. • Contact clients to inform them of test results and make referrals. • Assist with medical procedures by preparing clients, and arranging supplies and instruments. • Clean and sterilize instruments after procedures. • Perform limited tests, take vital signs and collect specimens. • Perform clinical tasks and administer medications, including injections, under the direction of the County Health Officer and/or Designee. • Under supervision, contact individuals with confirmed communicable diseases and ask standardized questions to identify potentially exposed contacts. • Locate individuals who are potentially exposed to communicable diseases, notify of exposure and required precautions such as testing, quarantine or other actions. • Provide handouts and other reference material. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience performing a variety of medical duties (clerical and paraprofessional), either voluntary or paid, in a health care setting. Education: Completion of 15 semester units of college level course work in Behavioral Sciences, Biology, Social Services, Nutrition, Health Education, or a closely-related field. License: Possession of a valid Medical Assistant Certification. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License. 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 • Function effectively as a health care team member. • Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. • Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone and in writing. • Understand and follow oral and written instructions. • 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. • 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, stand and walk for extended periods of time. • 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: • Basic human anatomy and physiology. • Routine nursing techniques including first aid procedures. • Methods and techniques of effective communication and interviewing. Ability to: • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships. • Obtain facts from client in sensitive situations. • Recognize pertinent information. • Make presentations to community, public and private groups. • Interact with diverse populations. 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 Medical Assistant Certification? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Atwater, CA, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is established to obtain a current eligible list for both Full-Time and Extra-Help vacancies as they occur. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is $19.99 - $22.04 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: May be assigned Duties in the Animal Shelter as required. Collects dog license fees, writes receipts and issues license tags. Transports sick or injured animals to the Animal Control Shelter or performs euthanasia on the spot if necessary. Daily delivers all animals collected to the Shelter and segregates those which have bitten a person or show signs of rabies or other disease. Answers complaints of the public concerning animals and takes appropriate action. Assists with the presentation of community service/public education program. Answers complaints of straying or marauding dogs and collects or destroys them. Makes house-to-house canvas for unlicensed dogs in the County area and issues notices for compliance with the County ordinance. Investigates reported inhumane treatment of animals, and animal bites; transports sick or injured animals to the Animal Control Shelter or kills them on the spot if necessary. Minimum Qualifications Animal Control Officer I Education: High school graduation or equivalence. Experience: None required but some experience with caring and handling small animals is preferred. Licenses: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certificate: Must posses or obtain a current Euthanasia by Injection Certificate within six months of hire date. Must posses or obtain a valid Penal Code 832 Certificate (laws of arrest, search and seizure, firearms) within one (1) year of employment. Any employee failing to obtain this certification will be terminated from employment. Animal Control Officer II Education: High school graduation or equivalence. Experience: One (1) year of experience comparable to an Animal Control Officer I in Merced County. Licenses: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certificate: Possession of a valid Penal Code 832 Certificate (Firearms and Laws of Arrest). Possession of valid Euthanasia by Injection certificate THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct field activities on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Physically restrain animals. Operate with safety and accuracy small caliber firearms. Drive a light truck safely and in accordance with traffic laws. Proper euthanasia techniques. Frequent use of computers and various office equipment. Sitting or standing for extended periods, pushing/pulling, and bending/squatting. Frequent driving and occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain. 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 and depth perception, peripheral vision, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work. Normal dexterity with constant holding, frequent grasping, reaching, repetitive motion, and climbing stairs or ladders. Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the radio, telephone and in person. Occasional public presentations. Occasional exposure to emergency situations, animal related trauma, grief, or death. Frequently work alone and travel with some assignments require working weekends, nights, overtime, and holidays, early morning or late evening. Frequent exposure to outdoor/indoor conditions including noise, heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, odors, and bio-hazards. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: County and State ordinance and laws relating to the care, treatment and impounding of animals. Provision relating to the collection and deposit of dog license receipts and penalties. The care and feeding of various breeds of dogs and animals and the common diseases of animals and their symptoms. Basic methods of animal collections. Safe and efficient handling of large and small animals. General Law enforcement functions and procedures. Characteristics of animal behavior. Ability to: Carry out oral and written directions. Work cooperatively and effectively with fellow employees and the general public. Read, interpret and enforce Animal Control Laws, ordinances, and regulations. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public when providing information and carrying out enforcement activities. Operate firearms safely. Exercise good judgment in handling potential hostile individuals/situations. Write or print legibly using correct spelling and grammar. 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 Describe your experience in conducting inspections and/or investigations, and detail the process that was followed. Please include employer, job title, dates of employment and hours worked. 02 Describe your experience interpreting and enforcing laws and ordinances. Please include employer, job title, dates of employment and hours worked. 03 Do you possess a valid Penal Code 832 (Firearms and Laws of Arrest Certificate)? Yes No 04 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
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and directs the activities, and services of an assigned program. Responsible for the program budget, justification of changes and expenditure controls. Assist with grant preparation, grant management, and compliance with reporting requirements. Directs the gathering of statistical information and the preparation of a variety of reports. Represents an assigned program with community organizations, government jurisdictions. Deals with the most sensitive public complaints and issues. Provides technical assistance to schools, courts, law enforcement and correctional agencies, social welfare and health agencies and related community groups. Identifies community mental health needs and objectives and provide information on services. Locates appropriate resources and assists with developing or modifying community agencies to meet mental health goals. Writes and edits a variety of informational and educational brochures and other publications. Develops information for the news media to promote understanding of mental health activities. Minimum Qualifications Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health or alcohol/drug program services, including at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Supervisory experience may include: clinical supervision and/or lead direction of unlicensed clinical or case management staff, licensed para-professional staff or student interns. Education : Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field is desirable. Licenses : Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist, or Registered Nurse (RN). 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 and make presentations. 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. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct therapy sessions. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods. 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: Mental Health problems and issues and their relationship to the development and operation of mental health programs and services. Federal, State, and County laws and regulations applicable to the providing mental health services. Current practices and techniques in psychotherapeutic treatment. Principles, techniques, and practices of effective business and program administration. Requirements, administrative techniques, and record keeping necessary for securing, maintaining, and effective functioning of grant programs. Operating policies and functions of other government agencies which provide mental health services. Budget development and expenditure control. Public personnel management, including effective employee, supervision, training, and development. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the functions and services of an assigned mental health program. Develop a budget and control expenditures. Also develop, negotiate and monitor contracts. Assist with the development and administration of a variety of grants. Responsible for the development and maintenance of program statistics, records, and reports. Coordinate an assigned mental health program with community organizations and other government agencies. Perform skilled counseling. Develop plans and evaluate alternative solutions to various community organization problems. Effectively represent the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department and programs in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. 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 - 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. 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) Horizon Health 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 go to Horizon Health EAP Services 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 select any of the following licenses from the State of California you have possessed for at least two years: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) Clinical Psychologist Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) None of the above Required Question