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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plans, assigns, supervises, coordinates and reviews the work of an assigned staff of Appraisers. Provides advice and consultation on difficult and complex appraisal questions and problems. Provides training and work evaluations for assigned personnel. Also reviews the work of assigned staff for proper quality and schedules and insures proper completion of staff assignments. Performs the most difficult and complex appraisal work in determining the value of a variety of real property for tax assessment purposes. Resolves problems and questions concerning real property. Estimates replacement costs, construction costs, resale value, general quality of materials, improvements, and other factors affecting property values. Performs roll corrections on property improperly assessed and reviews special exemptions and insures proper valuation of claims. Gathers and analyzes data on sales, and values of various types of property, and evaluates and estimates effect of trends in values. Explains disapprovals or modification recommendations to property owners, lawyers, and/or professional consultants. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional level property appraisal work for tax assessment purposes. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college in accounting, agriculture, real estate, economics or business administration or a field closely related to real property appraisal. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.) Licenses: Possess and maintain a valid advanced certificate as an Appraiser by the California State Board of Equalization at the time of appointment. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Desirable: Possession of professional designations issued by the Appraisal Institute (MAI, RM, SRA, or other appropriate designation). Essential Functions Essential Functions include the ability to: Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Prepare clear and concise recommendations and analytical reports. 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. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints from the public. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. 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. 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. Knowledge of: California revenue and taxation laws, including tax appraisal procedures and standards prescribed by the State Board of Equalization. Modern methods of appraisal for tax assessment purposes, factors affecting the value of property, and of sources of information concerning property values. Also need to know local property values. Regulations and court decisions affecting tax appraisal. Principles of supervision, training, and staff evaluation. Ability to: Plan, organize, schedule, and coordinate the real property appraisal work of an assigned staff. Read, understand, and analyze new legislation and regulations, in order to determine their impact on real property appraisals. Formulate and recommend policies for maintaining compliance with changes in legislation and regulations. Perform market research to gather, organize, and analyze data for valuation purposes. Read and interpret maps, aerial photos, and property descriptions. Make oral presentations. Prepare clear and concise recommendations and analytical reports. Effectively represent the Assessor's Office in contacts with the public, community organizations, other County departments, and other government organizations. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. 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 Do you possess a valid advanced certificate as an Appraiser issued by the California State Board of Equalization? Yes No 02 Please list all appraisal certifications and licenses that you possess. Please include certification/license numbers. 03 Do you have experience in a supervisory capacity? If yes, please describe. 04 Please describe your recent four years experience appraising real property for assessment purposes. Please include descriptions of the duties you preformed. 05 Please describe your assessment appeal experiences. Please give examples. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes, manages, coordinates, implements, and oversees all functions for the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Youth and Adult Systems of Care programs to include managed care, contract compliance, and facilities certification. Fiscal compliance and revenue enhancement. Develops, administers, and ensures proper compliance with all State and Federal entities in accordance with the various funding sources mandates. Develops required State mandated reports on Children and Adult Systems of Care. Develops and updates plans for special projects, oversees the Service delivery of Youth and Adult Services Teams and contract providers to meet service goals. Oversees managed care, quality improvement, and utilization review process for Youth and Adult Systems of Care. Prepares and updates MOUs with partner agencies and entities. Serves as a resource regarding training and a variety of special project. Represents the Department with assigned functions, community organizations, and other government agencies. Coordinates and directs through subordinate managers the work of staff engaged in providing children and adult mental health services. Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate managers and supervisors. Develops and monitors contracts including negotiation of requirements and costs. Develops service and program information to keep public informed. If assigned to Alcohol and Drug Division may also: Be responsible for managing and completing the initial and bi-annual re-certifications for all AOD programs and assisting providers as needed. Ensure that all programs are in compliance with state and federal regulations. Participate in regular SAPT and State Workgroup conference and in-person meetings. Conduct or ensure periodic quality assurance reviews and NNA Desk Audits are completed and develop and monitor Plan of Corrections (POC), as needed. Review and monitor AOD billing, revenues and meet monthly to review impacts and create solutions. Facilitate Substance Use In-Service training for the community upon request. Minimum Qualifications Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health adult/youth systems of care program management in a Mental Health Public Agency. Experience shall include supervision of staff; program evaluation, with experience in the development OR administration of Youth Services Programs and/or Adult Services. Work background shall include experience in areas such as program policy development; supervision of staff, and administrative program oversight. Two (2) years of this experience must have been in a full-time supervisory capacity. Education : Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field 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) or Clinical Psychologist. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Discern and efficiently apply all mandates related to the California Department of Healthcare Services and Substance Use Services. 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. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Administer a budget, personnel and programs. Make presentations to the Mental Health Board and other groups. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. 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. Knowledge of : The functions, policies, programs, and procedures of the Merced County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department. State and Federal funding sources and mandated services. Requirements, methods, and techniques for comprehensive special project and program planning development and administration. Rules, regulations, and laws governing the procurement of equipment and services in a public agency. Development and application of automated methods and systems to operations and programs. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) V. Best Practices model related to Children and Adult Systems of Care Services. Operating policies and general functions of the State Department of Mental Health. Budget development and expenditure control. Business and public administration, including organization analysis and development. Program evaluation techniques, procedures and methods. Adult learning theories and staff development. Systems integration processes and issues. Data processing. Ability to : Plan, organize, implement, supervise and evaluate substance use and mental health program. Develop and implement reporting and tracking systems; meet goals, objectives and deadlines. Identify community needs and enlist the support of diverse agencies and community organizations and individuals. Provide direction, supervision, training, development, and work evaluation for Division staff. Obtain State and Federal funding for large scale, long-term projects/Grants. Develop budgets and control expenditures. Review the work of Division staff and resolve a variety of problems. Insure proper implementation/conversion and/or adjustments of Department to automated systems as requested by funding sources to capture appropriate data. Negotiate contracts and procure equipment and services. Be responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of a variety of statistics, records, and reports. Coordinate Division operations, functions, and services with other departmental programs and government agencies. Effectively represent the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Analyze data and make recommendations for improvement of services. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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 Do you have a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or a Clinical Psychologist for at least two years? Yes No 02 Describe your experience developing and implementing clinical treatment programs. Identify the specific programs, staffing size, and the level of responsibility in the development and implementation. 03 Describe your budget experience, the size and complexity of the budget, and your level of responsibility. 04 Describe your experience analyzing data as it pertained to program management. How would you utilize the data to change or enhance a program based on those data sets? 05 Describe your experience, if any, developing, implementing, and/or directly providing clinical mental health services to general youth and foster care youth? 06 What do you consider the top 3 areas of concerns or challenges for BHRS. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Manages within mandated State CCS guidelines, the physical and occupational therapy programs. Coordinates and collaborates activities with State CCS and other public and private agencies. Assists with the program budget; reimbursement and revenue generating issues and processes. Supervise and evaluate work of occupational/physical therapists, therapy aides and typist clerks. Plan, develop and update program policies and procedures for the medical therapy unit. Assists in the development of objectives and goals; implements the quality assurance program. Acts as a clinical consultant to medical and personal health services staff. Conducts in-service training for departmental and outside agency staff. Schedules and coordinates monthly medical therapy clinics and vendor services. Administers diagnostic and prognostic examination of muscle, nerve joint and functional ability. Administers active, passive and resistive therapeutic exercises. Carries out physician instructions and administers various types of therapy. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience as an occupational or physical therapist in a clinical setting treating children with cerebral palsy and/or other physically disabling conditions. Licenses: Possession of a valid license from the State of California to practice as an Occupational or Physical Therapist. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Maintain clinical notes and medical records; reviews all medical records in the program for compliance. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone; concentrate in noisy conditions. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives; Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County/State regulations. Represent the County with the State, community and other agencies; make presentations. 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. Lift and carry various items up to 25 lbs; Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles of effective management, supervision and training. Principles, methods, and basic theory of physical rehabilitation for children with physical disabilities. Anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, neural and other structures, and the pathologies and injuries which result in physical handicaps. Equipment and methods used to evaluate and mitigate physical handicaps. Basic understanding of normal growth and development and abnormalities influencing development. Principles and functions of psychology and abnormal psychology, teaching, public health nursing, and physical/occupational therapy in the treatment and rehabilitation of cerebral palsy and similar disabilities. Quality assurance standards. State California Children Services statutes, regulations, and guidelines. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, and develop a therapy program for children with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities requiring occupational therapy and physical therapy. Resolve staff complaints and grievances. Understand and follow physician's prescriptions and other technical instructions. Instruct and gain the confidence and cooperation of patients in the program. Explain the procedures used to children, parents and others as may be required. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with parents, physicians, school personnel and the general public. Anticipate needs and prepare budgetary estimates. Maintain and prepare technical records and reports. 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 Do you possess a valid license from the State of California to practice as an Occupational or Physical Therapist? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 26, 2023
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please note the following : This recruitment is being established on behalf of the Law Library and is not a Merced County position. The current vacancy is for a part-time position with the Merced County Law Library. This position does not include benefits and is approved to work up to 29 hours a week. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provide assistance to patrons in locating materials and instructs in the use of library materials, card, and on-line catalogs. Process requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system. Explain library rules and procedures. Processes returned books. Shelves and prepares library materials for circulation. Search for lost or misplaced materials. Research less complex reference questions. Maintain records of materials overdue. Collect fines or fees. Organize and display material. Create and assemble visual aids. May plan and promote special activities and programs. May conduct library tours. 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. Transporting passport applications to and from the post office. Cash deposits weekly to Treasury Office. Passport Acceptance Agent Duties: Verify that the photograph is a true likeness of the applicant. Verify that the identification presented is a true likeness of the applicant. Screen evidence of U.S. citizenship. Record the identification documentation presented on the application. Review the application for completeness (all provided information must be legible and easy to read). Collect the required passport fees and forward to the U.S. Department of State. Verbally administer the oath to the applicant and witness their signature. Print/sign your name and affix your office's authorized seal or stamp on the application. Ensure that all documents are handled and stored securely and that the applicant's personally identifiable information (PII) is protected. Mail passport applications to the appropriate address at least daily using traceable mail. Track applications to ensure they are received within 7 business days. Follow all procedures for properly disposing of PII and Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) material (such as this guide). Minimum Qualifications Library Assistant 1 Experience: Two (2) years of clerical experience, preferably including experience in library clerical work. (General college course-work may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis). Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate typewriter, microfiche, computers and other office materials. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful situations. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Knowledge of: Computer applications for library services. Books, sources, bibliographies, reference materials, and classification systems. Techniques for effective community services. Organization and functions of a public library. Library policies and procedures. Ability to: Perform a variety of library clerical work. Assists patrons in the use of library facilities and materials. Research and locate library materials using on-line catalog. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with the patrons and others. Train in passport operations. Identify problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed. May train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants. Operate typewriter, microfiche, computers, and other office machines. Utilize the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file. Perform copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books. May utilize computer to make flyers, signs, holdings, lists, overbuys and letters. May keep routine statistical data. May train to initiate correspondence with publishers to resolve difficulties with orders or invoices. Train/Index and maintain special collections including telephone books and documents. May train/assist with library automation projects and the on-line cataloging of materials. Research and assist patrons with reference questions. May keep statistics of daily circulation and other data. Ability to schedule attorneys, passports, and meeting room appointments. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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 Are you able to effectively communicate in English and Spanish? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: When working within the general County departments, the incumbent may be responsible for the following duties: Compiles data and interprets such data for budget preparation purposes in a large department. Supervises and participates in the maintenance of records in accounting systems for fund appropriations and expenditures, accounts payable and accounts receivable, purchasing and similar financial and statistical activities. Assists in developing forms and methods of financial record keeping, or accounting systems. Initiates fund transfers, interdepartmental billing and other administrative adjustments in budget appropriations. May prepare technically difficult statistical and/or accounting reports from a variety of sources. May prepare grant expenditure claims and reports. Reviews timecards of the employees and tracks vacation, holiday, and time off earned and taken. When working within the Auditor/Controller Department, the incumbent may be responsible for the following duties: Assists in reviewing and auditing computer-based accounting input documentation for accuracy, adequacy and conformity to instructions or prescribed work methods. Balances accounts and research errors by checking previous entries, records and supporting documents. Notifies departments of errors and corrections made or to be made. Reviews various account balances before releasing payment where high rate of expenditures or periodic reallocation of fund exists. Contacts departments or divisions because of insufficient appropriations and holding warrants until budget transfers are made. Assists in maintaining general ledger, appropriation and revenues ledgers, encumbering funds by department and budget classification. Posts expenditures and appropriations charges; liquidates encumbrances; assists in verifying accuracy of multiple data entries that go into the overall computerized accounting systems. Interprets and applies detailed and extensive instructions. Functions in a specialized area such as in warrant control and processing or encumbrance/purchase order control, and solving problems related to input and output of data. Contacts other staff, public, and vendors regarding difficult and complex transactions and problems in the accounting or bookkeeping system. Explains laws and regulations and procedures, and answers inquiries from departments using independent judgment. Acts in a lead capacity and is responsible for performing the more difficult work which may include: Prepares and submits periodic payroll reports. Audits and verifies the employee appointment and status change action. Computes and processes payroll deductions, and voluntary payroll deduction. Processes vacation accrual, sick leave and other types of time off; reviews and assists in the preparation of complex and large periodic IRS, unemployment, and similar reports required in the payroll function. Reviews work of lower-level Account Clerks and related account payable, and claims processing; trains new employees. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of responsible technical experience in financial, accounting, or statistical record keeping activities. Formal education in basic accounting, bookkeeping may substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other 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. 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. 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: Basic budget preparation procedures. Methods, practices and technology used in the development, maintenance and control of fiscal and accounting work. Basic governmental accounting principles and procedures. Purposes and methods of financial record keeping. Data processing procedures as integrated with accounting systems. Employee training. Ability to: Prepare clear and accurate financial statements and reports and analyze accounting and budgetary data. Perform a wide variety of difficult sub-professional accounting clerical work without continuous supervision. Perform a variety of arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately. Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies. Maintain complex records and analyze data. Coordinate, train and direct the work of others. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Resolve work problems related to the maintenance of county financial, accounting and personnel records. Read and write at a level required for successful job performance. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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
Jan 25, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Enforce public protection laws and regulations of the Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professional Codes, local ordinances and contractual agreements and pursues court actions, citations, public, and administrative hearings for non-compliances. Assist the Agricultural Commissioner in planning, coordinating, and directing the operations of the department and its divisions, including performing such administrative functions as assisting in the preparation and justification of departmental budgets. Interpret departmental policies and programs. Assist in recruitment and selection of staff. Consult with State and Federal agencies on methods of operation and assists in coordinating the County's programs and policies with those agencies. May be called upon to assign, coordinate, and supervise the work of staff engaged in agricultural inspection and weights and measures inspection activities. Interprets and implements procedures and practices as described by Food and Agricultural Code, California Code of Regulations, and departmental rules and regulations. May personally make inspections and supervise staff in inspections and in the testing and sealing activities of the department. Represents the Agricultural Commissioner with Federal and State agencies, with the Board of Supervisors, other County agencies, and with the general public. Assists in the development of short- and long-term financial strategies to meet program and capital improvement needs. Responsible for development of the budgets for the Agricultural Commissioner, Special Pest Control, Predatory Animal Control Division and Weights and Measures Division. Prepares the Departments Annual Financial Statement for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. May serve as hearing officer or county advocate in administrative actions. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of technical experience in Agricultural or Weights and Measures inspection and enforcement work, at least two (2) years of which shall have included management, supervisory or program responsibility experience. (Additional private sector or public service experience which includes managing staff, budget control, and public relations may be substituted for the two (2) years of management, supervisory, or program responsibility requirement, on a year-for-year basis.) Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. License: Possession of California State License of Eligibility as a Deputy County Agricultural Commissioner or Deputy County Sealer of Weights and Measures. A candidate with only one Deputy License of Eligibility must obtain the other within two (2) years of appointment. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Communicate effectively with others in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Administer a budget, personnel, and programs. Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and other groups. Train, evaluate, and supervise staff. Frequent sitting or standing for extended periods. Occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain. Occasional climbing stairs or ladders. Driving, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting. Occasional lifting and carrying of 5 to 50 pounds unassisted. Constant use of overall visual capabilities. Frequent use of hand/eye coordination, frequent reading and computer monitor viewing. Occasional close up work and use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent holding, grasping, reaching, repetitive motion and writing. Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone and in person. Occasional public presentations. Constant concentration with frequent public and staff contact, decision making and conflict resolution. Frequent stress of multiple concurrent tasks and impending deadlines. Occasional response to emergency situations. Occasional overnight out of county travel. Occasional exposure to outdoor conditions including heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, or odors. Occasional exposure to indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, odors, or poor ventilation. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques used in the various aspects of Agricultural Inspection. Pertinent State and Federal laws and regulations relating to Agriculture and Weights and Measures, including the handling and use of pesticides. State standards governing a wide variety of weighing and measuring devices including net content of containers and public weigh master. Principles and methods of supervision and training. Budgeting, personnel management, employer-employee relations, and employment law. Ability to: Exercise independent judgment and initiative in assigned duties. Interpret appropriate laws and rules and regulations and enforce them firmly, tactfully, and impartially. Gather, analyze, and compile necessary agricultural information into meaningful and concise statistics, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Establish and maintain effective cooperative working relationships with subordinates, agricultural agency representatives, and the general public. Select, train, and supervise staff. Develop effective, innovative, and creative approaches to problem and conflict resolution. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you possess a California State License of Eligibility as a Deputy County Agricultural Commissioner? Yes No 02 Do you possess a California State License of Eligibility as a Deputy County Sealer of Weights and Measures? Yes No 03 Please describe your thoughts on what role the Agricultural Commissioner's Office should have in Merced County government and how your skills and experience can contribute to it. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, assigns, and schedules painting crews. Administers County policy and procedures including Worker's Compensation. Estimates, requisitions and buys paint and other supplies and materials. Determines time, staff and material needs and maintains records. Ensures that work performed meets appropriate County standards for quality. Performs skilled interior, exterior furniture and equipment painting and refinishing. Erects scaffolding, removes old paint and varnish, and power washes, putties nail holes and cracks and otherwise prepare surfaces for painting. Applies paint with brush or spray equipment, matching colors and performs minor building maintenance and roof repair. Accountable for all assigned equipment and monitoring and reporting on building conditions. Works in correctional facilities. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of increasing responsible maintenance painting experience. Completion of an approved painter apprenticeship program may substitute for required experience. Skilled experience in building maintenance and roof repair is desirable. Education: Equivalent to high school graduation. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Wear a respirator or other protective clothing/glasses and equipment. Trains, directs and oversees the work of others. Proficient at interior & exterior painting; minor roofing and building maintenance. Perform a variety of emergency maintenance and repairs. May operate a personal computer and other office and maintenance 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. Wear a respirator or safety glasses or other protective clothing and equipment. Lift and move with help objects weighing over 100 pounds. Walk, stand, stoop, kneel or crouch on narrow, slippery or uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Work from ladders, various heights and awkward positions. Perform a variety of emergency maintenance and repairs. Frequently work around dust, dirt, strong odors and noise. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit, stand or walk for extended periods. Frequently reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequently kneel, bend, twist, squat, climb, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Standard tools, methods, practices involved in the painting and roofing trades. Applicable provisions of the building code. Methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools and equipment. Methods of supervision and training. Methods of preparing a wide variety of surfaces for painting. Communication in English sufficient to perform assigned duties. Work safety standards and programs. California Worker's Compensation regulations. Ability to: Plan, organize, schedule and supervise work of others. Provide training to new employees. Demonstrate proficiency in the painting and roofing trades. Assist with the preparation of Division budget. Monitors and reports conditions which require painting or roof repair. Expert use and care for equipment. Estimate time and materials required for painting and roof repair projects. Keep accurate records and reports and follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Work on own initiative without close supervision. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2023
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 $31.06 - $37.79. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Reviews Land Development Improvement Plans and associated calculations for compliance with County requirements. Prepares traffic engineering field studies and reduces data for preparation of traffic engineering reports. Assists in the design/preparation of plans/specifications for road and bridge construction projects. Assists in the inspection of construction work in progress. May assists in the preparation of various resolutions and ordinances dealing with public works issues for adoption by the Board of Supervisors. Reviews survey maps and subdivision improvement plans for compliance with the Subdivision Map Act and Land Surveyors Act. Designs and prepares plans and specifications for various road and bridge construction projects. Prepares and administers contracts with private engineering consultants. Conducts speed surveys, distances surveys, traffic studies, and accident studies. Prepares construction estimates and performs inspection of construction work in progress. Reviews survey maps and subdivision improvement plans for compliance with the Subdivision Map Act and Land Surveyors Act. Incumbents at the higher level in this classification are also expected to: Serve as lead engineer on assigned projects, reviewing the work of other engineering staff. Participate in the bidding process. Reviews Land Development Improvement Plans and associated calculations for compliance with County requirements. Prepares various resolutions and ordinances dealing with public works issues for adoption by the Board of Supervisors. Minimum Qualifications Level I Experience: One (1) year of technical experience working in the Engineering Field. OR Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university; Or possession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In- Training or Land Surveyor-In- Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Level II Experience: One (1) year of experience comparable to that of an Engineering Associate I in Merced County. AND Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university; OR possession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Level III Experience: Two (2) years of experience comparable to that of an Engineering Associate II in Merced County. AND Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university; OR possession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. 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. Conduct activities on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Lift and move with help objects weighing over 70 pounds. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequent use of a data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Sit or stand for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, climb, balance and crawl. Exposure to dust, dirt, strong odors, fumes and noise. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of civil engineering and surveying instruments applicable to the planning, design, and construction of public works projects. Engineering mathematics including use of automated equipment and software for modeling and analysis. 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. 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. References and design material commonly used in a Public Works environment. Ability to: Prepare clear and concise engineering plans and reports. Prepare clear and concise engineering plans and reports. Research and solves engineering problems. Perform accurate engineering computations and notes. Do accurate mapping and drafting work from field notes and other data. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions with minimal supervision. Communicate technical engineering concepts in layman terms. Deal with the general public in a courteous and professional manner. Prepare clear and concise engineering estimates, designs, and specifications, plans and reports. Independently research and solve complex engineering problems. Prepare comprehensive technical reports and recommendations. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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 Describe your experience in construction. 02 List any construction inspection experience you have. 03 What experience do you have working on Construction management of Road Division projects? 04 Describe any surveying experience you have. 05 List any experience you have reviewing construction plans for road projects or private development projects. 06 Describe your experience using Caltrans Standards and/or Specifications. 07 Do you possess a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 24, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions. May act as legal advisor to County offices and departments. Prepares formal legislative measures, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, contracts, leases, and other legal instruments. Prosecutes and defends civil actions on behalf of the County and special districts in federal and state court, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies. Confers with and advises officers of County departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations. May provide lead direction and act as a legal resource to other professional staff. Assists the County Counsel, Assistant County Counsel, and Chief Deputy County Counsels as needed. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Level I None Level II One (1) year of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law. Level III Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of civil law. Level IV One (1) year of experience as a Deputy County Counsel III with Merced County. OR Four (4) years of experience in the practice of civil law. License: Active membership in the State Bar of California at time of appointment. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions, complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information according to legal standards and/or County regulations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The Government Code and other California statutes, and their application to governmental subdivisions. The principle of civil, constitutional, and administrative laws. Legal research methods. Principle of staff training and project coordination. Ability to: Perform difficult legal research. Analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to specific local government problems. Develop legal issues and present clear and logical arguments and statements of fact and law. Draft ordinances, contracts, and legal instruments. Train subordinate staff. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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 Describe your experience representing clients in employment disputes, detailing your role in representation, the type and number of cases worked on, types of issues addressed, and outcomes. 02 Describe your experience representing public entities, detailing the entities represented, types of issues and departments assigned, and the nature of your legal assistance to those entities and departments. 03 Fully describe your experience in the areas of juvenile law, child welfare services, adoption, and immigration. Include in your answer the nature and scope of issues you have handled as well as your role in advising clients. 04 Provide your active California State Bar membership number. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 24, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and monitors local, state and federal regulatory compliance functions. Develops departmental policies and procedures that ensures timely reporting of fraud or departmental improprieties. Develops written guidance on specific legal and regulatory issues. Develops and conducts contract, policy and compliance training to ensure employee awareness throughout the department. May oversee the contracting unit within the department. Responds to alleged violations of regulation, contract breaches or unethical conduct. Plans and oversees regular periodic audits and internal reviews of operations. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and areas of high-risk for non-compliance. Establishes and maintains a system for tracking completion of compliance and integrity related training for the County. Prepares workload statistics, writes reports, prepares materials for Board of Supervisors, enters, manipulates, retrieves information, and develops ad hoc reports. Conducts other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of responsible experience in a supervisory, administrative or managerial capacity working in any of the following areas: compliance, organizational development, human resources, quality assurance, quality control, fiscal operations. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major course work in public administration, organizational development, business administration, or closely related field. Additional full-time paid qualifying experience may be substitued on a year-for-year basis for the required eduction. A Master's Degree in public administration, business administration, or closely related field is highly desired. 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 Analyze data and develop appropriate conclusions. Interpret policies, procedures and regulations. 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. Prepare written recommendations on specific legal and regulatory issues and matters involving compliance. Ensure dissemination of appropriate information to division/programs, staff, and contractors. Monitor contractors for issues of compliance and program integrity. Make presentations and conduct training. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit or stand for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Monitor audits and investigations to identify issues and deficient areas. Determine appropriate strategy/approach to promote compliance with the program and detection of any potential violations. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. 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. Knowledge of: Medicare policy and procedures. Federal and State laws and standards. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Policy and Procedure development and implementation. Areas of compliance, organizational development, quality assurance, and fiscal operations. Ability to: Oversee compliance program and committee. Review employee certifications. Design and coordinate investigations. Develop reporting process for employees who suspect fraud. Work collaboratively with staff to accomplish common goals. Ability to make effective decisions in stressful situations or with limited information. Develop and monitor a system to solicit, evaluate and respond to complaints and problems. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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
Jan 24, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Initiates and establishes direct contact with responsible persons who have incurred uncollected/overdue debts with the County. Interprets and explains obligations and statutes to responsible persons. Establishes payment plans and monitors plans for compliance. Prepares financial statements taking into consideration a client's ability to pay. Utilizes a variety of skip-tracing tools in locating responsible persons who are avoiding detection. Performs a variety of analytical tasks, develops and recommends alternatives to workflow policies, system changes and provides administrative support. Gathers, analyzes and prepares workload statistics, prepares material for staff, enters and retrieves information, and performs all required functions of the computerized collections systems. Applies Federal and State Statutes and local codes, procedures and rules to a variety of collection activities. Petitions Superior Courts for minute orders requiring responsible persons to pay County costs. Refers cases back to court for hearings in disputed cases. Maintains and drafts various records, reports and correspondence. Works and coordinates with outside entities regarding the release of liens. Makes court appearances representing and pleading the County's case. Participates in the training of staff in the regards to the collections activities. Minimum Qualifications Collection Agent I Experience: One (1) year of experience in the field of credit, collection, or finance work. Collection Agent II Experience: Three (3) years of experience in the field of credit, collection, or finance work, including one (1) year of performing work comparable to the Collection Agent I in Merced County. Collection Agent III Experience: Four (4) years of experience in the field of credit, collection, or finance work, including one (1) year of performing work comparable to the Collection Agent II in Merced County. One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for one year of experience. Education: None required for Collection Agent I/II/III. Desirable: Experience in collecting amounts owed on delinquent and current accounts from Debtors. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment, and an automated collections system. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, 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: Investigation techniques and procedures. Principles of collections and related legal requirements. Methods and techniques used in credit and collection work. Modern office methods, practices, equipment and terminology. Federal and State Statutes, laws and local codes, policies and procedures pertaining to Court, Welfare, Health and other areas of collection. Skip Tracing and other investigation techniques and procedures. Account and fiscal record keeping methods and procedures. Principles of identification, preservation, and presentation of evidence. Automated collections systems, computers, modern office machines and procedures. Legal terminology and legal forms applicable to collection of various accounts. Principles and practices of bookkeeping. Proper English usage and spelling. Court fine distributions. Ability to: Learn the principles of identification, preservation, and presentation of evidence. Learn the pertinent laws, regulations and codes relating to the legal collection of funds and the seizure of property. Negotiate and secure payment of funds. Analyze financial reports and delinquent account records. Interview and counsel persons using tact. Establish and maintain effective financial records and accounts. Interpret legal procedures. Communicate effective in writing or oral form. Perform a wide range of collection activities and case management functions. Prepare financial reports and maintain journals, ledgers, and complex file system. Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately. Follow oral and written directions. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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
Jan 23, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Organize and implement public health education and prevention programs. Counsel patients and provides referral assistance regarding methods to improve health. Assists in the preparation of grant proposals. Plans and conducts in-service health education and training programs. Maintains liaisons between the Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations, and professional groups. Assists in the preparation of marketing strategies and distributes health education materials. Participates in health education programs, conferences and community programs. Provides assistance to individuals and community groups to obtain health education and prevention information. Assists in the preparation of health education protocols for state mandated programs. Implements strategies to raise awareness of health issues. Responds to requests for information from the public. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year working in a position equivalent to a Merced County Health Education Specialist Education: Graduation from college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in public or community health education or closely related field. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Desirable: A Master's Degree in Public Health from a program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, 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. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, techniques, and materials of public health education. Functions, programs and services of both public and private agencies involved in health education activities. Counseling and education techniques. Social and cultural differences. Basic public health statistical and survey methods. Marketing strategy. Ability to: Communicate effectively orally in order to give presentations to local community groups. Communicate effectively in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Assess need for public education on health issues. Implement and assist in the evaluation of health education programs for staff and community groups. Understand and follow instructions and procedures. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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
Jan 22, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties DISTINGUISHING FEATURES: Incumbents in the class of Deputy Chief Probation Officer are responsible for directing and managing the activities and operations of either the Field Services Division or the Custody Division. The Deputy Chief Probation Officer is an At-Will member of the Probation Department's executive management team and as such reports directly to the Chief Probation Officer. IDEAL CANDIDATE: The Deputy Chief Probation Officer will be a seasoned professional with experience managing community corrections and/or institutional services. The position requires leadership acumen and demonstrates initiative, judgment, and discretion within general guidelines. Excellent oral, written communication, and listening skills are essential to this position. Incumbent will collaborate with key stakeholders such as the Courts, community groups, law enforcement professionals and other County departments. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes and directs a major division in the Probation Department. Evaluates program requirements and assists in preparing budgets. Participates in interview and selection of subordinate staff members specific to their Division. Determines efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services. Confers with subordinates regarding employee performance and evaluation. Assists the Chief Probation Officer in the development of department goals, policy, procedures, and programs. Conveys department plans, policies, procedures and goals to staff, and to interested community groups and organizations. Manages to ensure continuity of services for clients between the divisions within the department. Manages the development and implementation of training programs. Responsible for updating of policies and procedures. Acts as a representative of the department with the public, community organizations and other governmental agencies. Responsible for supervision of peace officers, including those authorized to carry a firearm on duty pursuant to Penal Code 830.5. Ensures evidence-based practices are developed and utilized throughout the area of assigned responsibility. Initiates internal affairs investigations and makes recommendations to the Chief Probation Officer. May serve as the acting Chief Probation Officer in periods of absence. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, increasingly responsible managerial/administrative experience in fields related to probation, parole, and/or law enforcement. Education: Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college or university. Additional graduate training in the field of Criminology, Public Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or similar field is desirable. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certificates: Meet the California Penal Code Section 832 requirements regarding arrest, search, and seizure at the time of appointment or within the first twelve (12) months after appointment. Board of State and Community Corrections Certificates for Manager or Administrative Core Trainings at the time of appointment or within the first twelve (12) months after appointment, and evidence of continued compliance with annual training requirements. Training: Training and background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031. Satisfactorily complete the Merced County Probation Department's Armed Academy within the first year of employment. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives, and meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Answer and respond appropriately to phone calls and correspondence during non-business hours, holidays and weekends. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the Probation Department at Board of Supervisor meetings, in the community and with other groups/agencies. Shall be authorized and qualified to carry a firearm on duty. Train, evaluate and supervise 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. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, and techniques of administration, including the organization and management of modern probation services and institutional administration. Principles and application of evidence-based practices in both the juvenile justice and adult community corrections field. Laws, codes, and statutes relating to the field of probation as it pertains to community supervision and institutions. Probation trends related to treatment services. Importance of understanding bargaining unit negotiations and adhering to memorandums of understanding. Automated information systems and computer applications. Budget development and expenditure control. Principles of public personnel management, training and development. Ability to: Assist with planning, organizing, directing, managing and coordinating the functions, programs, and activities of the Merced County Probation Department. Provide direction, supervision, and training of Department staff. Plan, organize and direct a probation program. Prepare budget estimates, proposals and assist in controlling expenditures. Review the work of Department staff and resolve problems. Handle personnel matters, including discipline, grievances and appeals. Write effectively and speak before professional and public groups. Assist with overseeing the development, maintenance, and preparation of probation statistics, records and reports. Effectively represent the Merced County Probation Department with the court system, public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Develop training plans. Effectively communicate and embody the Department's vision, mission, and values. Willingness to perform work requiring irregular hours, holidays and weekends. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Describe your administrative and leadership experience of a probation, parole, or law enforcement agency. Identify the size of the agency, the number of direct and indirect staff reports and the functions you managed. 02 Describe your experience in the development, implementation, and management of evidence-based programs, detailing the scope, complexity and responsibility in these programs including fiscal and reporting duties. 03 Describe your management philosophy, and how you will build cohesiveness as a Deputy Chief Probation Officer. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 22, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This is an at-will executive management classification and serves at the pleasure of the Director of BHRS / Public Guardian-Conservator. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversees, directs, and manages the clinical services of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services, to include services provided in the Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care, Substance Use Division, Crisis Services, and in-patient psychiatric unit. Oversees the development of evaluation standards for all contract providers with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. Directs and makes time and cost studies of unit operations and makes or recommends changes to maximize efficiency, improve service levels, and ensure effective utilization of available resources. Through subordinate managers and supervisors, oversees and directs a multi-disciplinary staff engaged in the direct provision of clinical and support services to patients and their families Performs a broad range of other management, clinical, administrative, and fiscal duties. Reviews new legislation and coordinates to implement required changes. Participates on County advisory boards and committees. Interprets policies and procedures to subordinate personnel and implements changes as needed. Assigns special management studies and administrative tasks to subordinate personnel as needed. Prepares or monitors the preparation of cost reports and claims and Medi-Cal related claims. Implements quality assurance including establishment of clinical standards and development of a process for evaluating and monitoring services. Insures that services are provided in compliance with Federal and State requirements and mandates. Participates in various state and local training regarding related clinical and administrative matters. Represents the Department Head at local and state level. Appointed Clinical Director in charge of a psychiatric health facility per California Code of Regulations 77081. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications OPTION I Experience: Five (5) years of post graduate experience in a mental health program including three (3) years of clinical supervision and administrative experience. Education: Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or closely related field. Licenses: Possession of a valid license appropriate to the degree (Licensed Clinical Social worker, Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist.) OPTION II Experience: Six (6) years of professional experience in hospital or health care administration, four (4) of which was in the mental health field. Education: Master's Degree in hospital, Public Health or public administration from an accredited college or university. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Exercise good judgment and make sound business decisions in overseeing, directing, and managing assigned activities. Provide strategic leadership through communication, demonstration, and accomplishment of the organizational mission, vision, and values. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. 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. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Make presentations. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Organize and present ideas through oral communication and writing. Establish, 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. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The principles of psychology / sociology in the care and rehabilitation of behavioral health care clients. Legislation, regulations, policies and standards pertaining to behavioral health care programs. Principles and modern methods of Public and Business Administration with special reference to organization, Fiscal and Personnel Management, and budgetary preparation and control. Principles and methods of personnel management and effective supervision. Public and community behavioral health care issues and problems. Political and legislative processes, including contract development and negotiation. Principles and practices of organizational behavior. Effective staff education and training techniques. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct community mental health programs. Oversee the development of statistical information and the preparation of a variety of reports. Analyze administrative/operational problems and situations, developing recommendations for resolution. Develop a budget and exercise sound fiscal control procedures. Coordinate range of services/programs with community organizations and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of the work. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 What is your experience and involvement with CalAIM? 02 What role have you had with Public Guardian/Public Conservator? 03 What is your experience with evaluating units of service? 04 What is your experience with clinical budgeting? 05 What is your understanding of how the County will be impacted by Care Court? Required Question
Merced County, CA Los Banos, CA, United States
Jan 21, 2023
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Duties depend on experience and assignment that may include, but are not limited to the following: Fair Specific Duties: Communicate with public renting facilities, vendors, and internal County contacts. Assists with various facilities, maintenance or administrative projects. Perform a variety of guest relations including responding to questions, giving directions, explaining policies and contracts. Assist with livestock prior to fair livestock grew arriving. Assists with vendor needs. Cleaning livestock pens. Set up displays. Clean various indoor/outdoor areas. Trash pickup and disposal. Take tickets for admission to events. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Maintenance Duties: Set up and clean up for events. General landscaping and lawn care. Grounds and facility maintenance and upkeep. Office Duties: Assist office staff with rentals. Communicate with the public, vendors and internal County contacts. Answer phones. Filing. Acquire required documents for contracts and rentals. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of work experience dealing with the public. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Follow oral and written instructions. Demonstrate effective customer service skills with members of the public, other County employees and departments. Operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. 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. Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent writing. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Occasional exposure to noise; contact with dirt, dust, indoor/outdoor cold and heat. Exposure to varied weather conditions. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: (depending on area of assignment): General office equipment. Effective customer service skills. Small machinery. The use of tools. Grounds maintenance techniques. Ability to: Respond appropriately to guest questions and concerns. Assist in providing a safe and positive environment. Remain courteous in challenging situations. 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-helpemploymentearningsare 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'sretirement 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.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Interviews and evaluates clients to assess their service needs and levels of functioning using techniques such as diagnostic tests, exercise, and other assessments, including evaluating risk factors establishes an individual treatment plan based on identified factors and the client's history and the input from the clinical service providers. Develops treatment, plans, and goals. Determines the interventions or modalities by which these goals are to be achieved. Participates in case staffing; ensures culturally efficient services to a diverse consumer base. Participates in diagnostic and evaluative staff conferences for cooperative planning and treatment. Communicates test results and measurements to direct service staff that are part of the interdisciplinary team for the client and as appropriate to family members. Modifies initial and subsequent treatment programs consistent with the changing needs of the client. Provides feedback to the interdisciplinary team on patient's response to treatment and recommends maintaining or changing treatment procedures accordingly. Provides referral services regarding recreational resources within the organization as well as the community. Devise programs in art, music, dance, sports, games, and crafts for individuals with disabilities or illnesses. Summarizes progress of treatment for clients and keeps these records current. Provides culturally appropriate interventions, to a diverse client population, while maintaining team involvement. Provides guidance to clients in reaching their goals and monitors progress toward goals. Interact productively within a multidisciplinary team in order to provide holistic case management services to clients. Plan, organize, and direct a recreation therapy program designed to assist in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients or clients. Work outpatient and inpatient with individuals or groups. Provides a full range of professional recreational therapy services. Conducts a variety of therapeutic recreational, social, and physical activities adaptive to and focusing on the restoration of physical, social, and mental capabilities, including the planning and coordinating of community integration programs. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One year of related experience in a behavioral health field. Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy License: Possess and maintain a current Recreation Therapist Certificate issued by the California Board of Recreation and Park Certification OR Be a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with certification issued by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Perform job duties and 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. Effectively interview and engage clientele, developing and maintaining the confidence and cooperation of individuals and their families. Assess client's needs and develop effective treatment plans, constantly modeling compassion and respect. Lift and move object, with help, weighing over 75 pounds. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, and trends of providing therapeutic recreation services for mental health clients and/or those with alcohol and drug additions. Behavioral characteristics of the mentally and emotionally disturbed. Various rehabilitation and educational activities useful in the treatment and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. Scope, availability, and activities of community resources, including other mental health and social service agencies. Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Programs. The principles and techniques of group, family and individual counseling. Behavioral Health program, community resources, and other public agencies. The principles and techniques of risk assessment and treatment. Harm reduction in the context of Mental Health Services. Recovery principles in the context of both Mental Health and Alcohol and Drugs. Collaborative networks, agencies and community services, i.e., peer support and networks. Ability to: Develop and maintain the cooperation and effective working relationships with of mentally and emotionally disturbed consumers and families. Organize and coordinate basic living skills activities. Assist with development and implementation of client plan of care. Maintain the confidentiality of client information. Prepare reports and progress notes with required time lines. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public co-workers and those contacted during the course of work. Document client progress areas of basic living skills and appropriate use of resources. Provide culturally efficient services to a diverse customer base. Perform skilled recreational therapeutic services using a variety of modalities. Plan, organize and conduct structured groups, classes, etc. Respond appropriately to crisis situations involving clients, making accurate interventions and taking effective action independently. Relate directly with community organizations including law enforcement agencies, schools, parent groups, etc. Empower clients and their families, utilizing a strength-based approach. Function effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) 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 current Recreation Therapist Certificate issued by the California Board of Recreation and Park Certification? Yes No 02 Are you a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with certification issued by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Atwater, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2023
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: Government Program Administration Emergency Operation Management 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-helpemploymentearningsare 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'sretirement 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.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 18, 2023
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operate a single-pilot aircraft over all types of terrain and in varied weather conditions pursuant to applicable FAA regulations, Department of Transportation, and other regulations governing civil aircraft movements. Perform a variety of assignments as directed by the Sheriff or his authorized representative, including but not limited to airborne law enforcement missions, search and rescue and assisting with firefighting activities. Perform daily routine maintenance duties to ensure the aircraft remains mission ready, including pre-flight inspections and cleaning; recognize the need and makes arrangement for the performance of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance by monitoring maintenance personnel, tracking flight hours, and reviewing logs and records. Perform administrative duties as assigned by the Unit Supervisor; maintain written and computerized flight logs, aircraft, and pilot records to comply with FAA regulations and other federal guidelines; maintain flight and training currency requirements as required by policy, regulation and/or law. Operate County motor vehicles and work with other crewmembers to keep the hangar in an orderly fashion. Participate in law enforcement and search and rescue training; assist in training flight crewmembers in tactical flight operations in the Sheriff's aircraft. Attends training as assigned, keep up-to-date on aircraft pilot issues and maintain qualifications and proficiency in aircraft operations. May oversee the work of contractors performing services related to the aircraft; may direct the work of personnel on the ground who are assisting in operations involving the aircraft. May be called to testify in court. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or an acceptable equivalent certificate. Experience: Five hundred (500) hours of Pilot-in-Command time, which includes a minimum of fifty (50) hours of night flying. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Aircraft: Possession of a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with single engine aircraft rating, and possession of at least a valid and current Class II Airman's Medical Certificate issued by an FAA authorized medical examiner. OR Possession of a valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot's Certificate with possession of a valid and current Class II Airman's Medical Certificate issued by an FAA authorized medical examiner. Helicopter: Possession of a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with single engine helicopter rating. Ability to obtain certificate in Robinson R44 per SFAR No. 73 to Part 61, and/or Huey UH-1H. Desirable: Possession of an Instrument Rating. Certified Flight Instructor rating with Instrument Instructor rating. Prior law enforcement experience or training. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Safely operate aircraft in accordance with federal, state, and local aviation regulations, policies and procedures. Perform the duties of an aircraft Pilot-in-Command under the direction of the Sheriff or his authorized representative. Safely operate the aircraft during hours of darkness, with and without the use of night vision goggles, and learn local geography. Maintain accurate records; review records and assess aircraft needs; learn and follow departmental practices and policies. Work effectively and efficiently with departmental personnel and other external contacts; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; promote good public relations including making oral presentations. Work and exercise good judgment in emergency, hazardous and stressful situations; apply first aid and CPR. Meet requirements to maintain FAA license, currency, and perform the essential functions of the position. Perform duties under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standard and/or County regulations. Effectively represent the County, Sheriff and Department with the community. Work any shift including days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays; be on stand-by during off-duty hours as assigned and report to duty within 30 minutes, or as otherwise directed by the Department. 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; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Knowledge of: Safe aircraft operating procedures, Department of Transportation, FAA, and other regulations governing civil aircraft movements. Flight control systems and equipment; terrain, weather, and flying conditions in California. The general geography and topography of Merced County. Mountain aircraft flying. Minor maintenance and repair of aircraft. Basic math to compute weight and balance. Basic recordkeeping practices. Ability to: Maintain possession of a Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot License with Rotorcraft/Helicopter rating. Pilot and patrol urban, rural and mountain areas while maintaining safe flying conditions. Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Analyze situations and adopt effective course of action during emergencies. Prepare and review clear, concise and comprehensive written reports, including detailed and accurate descriptions. Work effectively under physical and mental stress and/or pressure, in potentially hazardous situations. Analyze situations accurately and adapt quickly and effectively to emergency situations with reasonable courses of action. 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-helpemploymentearningsare 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'sretirement 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 Have you completed at least Five hundred (500) hours of Pilot-in-Command time, including at least fifty (50) hours of night flying? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with single engine aircraft rating, and a valid and current Class II Airman's Medical Certificate issued by an FAA authorized medical examiner? Yes No 03 Do you Possess a valid FAA Airline Transport Pilot's Certificate with possession of a valid and current Class II Airman's Medical Certificate issued by an FAA authorized medical examiner? Yes No 04 Do you possess a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with single engine helicopter rating? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 18, 2023
Full Time
Examples of Duties To be considered for this position you must submit or attach a letter from the California State Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Services Section stating that you meet the minimum educational standards required for registration as an Environmental Health Specialist or a copy of your valid State of California license as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) issued by the State Department of Health Services. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Conduct inspections to secure compliance with state and local environmental health laws and regulations governing food handling establishments, sewage disposal systems, substandard housing, land use, recreational health, water supply system, solid waste management, public nuisances, toxic/hazardous waste/materials, animal confinement facilities, zone changes, general plan element, conditional use permits and environmental impact report review, and underground storage tanks. Interpret environmental health laws, regulations and sanitation protection methods for the public. Assist with reviews of plans for new subdivisions and recommends suitable water/sewage installations. Initiate legal actions resulting from non-compliance. Plan and develop operating rules and ordinances for certain programs. Provide consultation and conducts training programs in the area of specialization for staff, other departments, agencies, and the general public. Coordinate inspection and investigations with other state and local agencies. Conduct complex or highly technical investigations, preparing cases for prosecution at the State or local level or scheduling an administrative hearing. Appear in court as an expert witness. Plan, develop, and/or conduct environmental surveys and studies. May analyze the effects proposed State and Federal legislation, court decisions on environmental health programs. Minimum Qualifications Level I Experience: None License: Appointment as an Environmental Health Specialist I requires eligibility for registration as an Environmental Health Specialist as evidenced by a letter from the California State Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Services Section stating that the applicant meets minimum educational standards. Level II Experience: One (1) year of experience performing environmental health inspections, enforcement or remediation, general environmental resource management, environmental health or solid waste management equivalent to an Environmental Health Specialist I in Merced County. License: Possession of Environmental Health registration issued by the State Department of Health Services. Some assignments may require additional certificates or specialized training. Level III Experience: Two (2) years of experience in a public health agency performing environmental health inspections, enforcement or remediation, general environmental resource management, environmental health or solid waste management equivalent to an Environmental Health Specialist II in Merced County. License: Possession of a valid Environmental Health registration issued by the State Department of Health Services. Some assignments may require additional certificates or specialized training. All Levels: Education: Graduation from college with a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in biology, chemistry, environmental health, environmental resource management, microbiology or other related field. Course work must meet the minimum state standards and qualifications for registration as an Environmental Health Specialist under the applicable provisions of state law. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. IDENTIFIED SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT, POST-ACCIDENT, REASONABLE SUSPICION, RANDOM AND RETURN-TO-DUTY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE COUNTY OF MERCED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING POLICY. 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 and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct inspections over uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of environmental health including water supply, sewage, industrial waste and refuse handling and disposal, housing and recreational sanitation, vector control, food handling and processing, and solid waste management. State and local laws and regulations governing environmental health. General principles and practices of public health. Functions and operations of organizations and agencies involved in environmental health. Methods and techniques used in investigations, inspections, and resolving environmental health problems. Environmental sampling techniques and standards. Principles and practices of environmental health essential to identify and determine the health impact to the public and the actions necessary to protect the public. Chemical analytical techniques and procedures. Basic engineering principles, chemistry, biology, epidemiology, microbiology, hydrology and geology. Ability to: Conduct investigations, inspections, and resolve environmental health problems. Understand and interpret laws, rules and regulations. Analyze situations and take actions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Communicate effective orally with groups, and individuals. Communicate effectively in writing to prepare reports. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public when representing the county. Instruct others in the correction of environmental health problems. Detect unsanitary conditions and public health hazards and secure their corrections through education, voluntary compliance or legal enforcement. Interpret sample test results. Conduct difficult investigations, inspections, and resolve environmental health problems. Perform research and analytical work. Work with a high degree of independence, exercising a broad scope of judgment and latitude. Review and evaluate building plans and blueprints. 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 Medical Insurance - Merced County offers five Medical Plans and contributes towards employee and dependent premiums. Medical plan availability varies based on bargaining units. Anthem 200 EPO Anthem 500 EPO Anthem 1500 EPO Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) with Health Savings Account (HSA) Anthem HDHP (High Deductible Medical Plan) without Health Savings Account (HSA) Dental Insurance -Delta Dental Calendar Year Maximums County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) Vision Insurance - VSP County pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for dependent(s) DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you possess a letter from the California State Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Services Section stating that you meet the minimum educational standards required for registration as an Environmental Health Specialist? Yes No 02 Do you currently possess a valid California State license as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)? Yes No 03 If you currently possess a valid California State license as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Please list the number. 04 Customer service is an organizational priority. Please briefly detail what you believe providing good customer service means. 05 What role would you play to help the private sector find success with their goals? 06 What is your general approach to balancing flexibility with regulatory oversight? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jan 17, 2023
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: Legal or Criminal Justice experience 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 flow 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-helpemploymentearningsare 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'sretirement 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 your experience in criminal justice. 02 Please describe your experience with grant application and management. Required Question