County of Nevada

About Nevada County: Established in 1851, historic Nevada County encompasses 974 square miles and includes the Town of Truckee, cities of Grass Valley and Nevada City, the County Seat. Residents enjoy a rural lifestyle with urban amenities (hospital, community college, thriving arts culture) and are only an hour from the State Capital and international airport. Nevada County is located in the foothills of the Western Slope of the Sierra Nevada, with access to a variety of recreational and cultural activities.

Recreational Opportunities: Nevada County offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast. The area boasts two important state parks and acres of trails for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. Nearby lakes are available for boating, swimming, and fishing. The Yuba River has many natural swimming holes, hiking trails, and, during spring runoff, attracts avid kayakers. Hike among the mountain wildflowers and breathtaking scenery at Donner Summit. Downhill and cross-country skiing is within a 45-minute drive of the County Administrative Center.

Arts and Cultural Activities: Nevada County is the only rural California County with two Cultural Arts Districts. It features art galleries, live theatre venues, museums, historic buildings, fine dining, quaint bed and breakfast establishments, and award-winning wineries. During the holiday season, Nevada City and Grass Valley play host to Victorian and Cornish Christmas, a tribute to their rich past. Visitors wishing to learn more about the County’s history may visit GoNevadaCounty.com.

County Governance and Organization Structure: Nevada County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms. The Board of Supervisors is the legislative and executive body of County government and also serves as the governing body of the Nevada County Sanitation District. Agency Directors report to Alison Lehman, County Executive Officer. The County budget for FY 2018-2019 is $235.7 million with a current staff of approximately 800 employees. Nevada County leads all counties in CSAC credentialed executives and innovation awards.

We strive to be an employer of choice through active engagement with employees, development of programs that both support employees and align with Board of Supervisors' strategy, and the creation of a culture that fosters innovation.

51 job(s) at County of Nevada

Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on December 1, 2021 Nevada County is seeking a Wastewater Electrical/Mechanical Worker II. This is a position where individuals, with general supervision, perform electrical and/or mechanical work on wastewater collection system and treatment facility equipment and systems. More importantly, they need to have knowledge of the principles of electrical circuitry and wastewater health hazards. Other vital duties include: Install electrical circuits, relays, switching, piping, wiring, instrumentation, controls and pumps Troubleshoot, maintains, and repairs diesel, propane and gasoline engines; electrical motors, circuits, alarms, pumps, instrumentation, and controls Read and interpret manuals, blueprints, and schematics Maintain records, manuals, and wiring diagrams of County sanitation district electronic and mechanical equipment A Wastewater Electrical/Mechanical Worker II is an integral part of the wastewater collection system whose mission is to keep the community functioning by performing various repair work on electrical and mechanical water, sewer, and wastewater treatment systems! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school, supplemented by a formal apprenticeship as an electrical/mechanical worker. Furthermore, three years of experience as an electrical/mechanical worker in the maintenance and repair of generators and general plant maintenance is required. If you have knowledge of codes and laws governing electrical, and mechanical repairs, that's a plus! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For full job description, click here .Closing Date/Time: 11/19/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on November 18, 2021 The Clerk of the Board Office is looking for a Board Clerk to support the Clerk of the Board and Board of Supervisors in both general and specialized administrative duties. This position requires in a high level of attention to detail and will be best filled by a candidate who can stay organized and will conduct themselves in a professional and welcoming manner with colleagues and constituents alike. A Board Clerk is an integral part of the Clerk of the Board team. This position involves working with the Nevada County community both in person and over the phone, coordinating and communicating with staff in all Nevada County departments, and assisting the Board of Supervisors in all manners of administrative tasks. Just as essential, Board Clerks act to further local governance and preserve history by taking an active role in creating and editing vital documents, preserving Nevada County's historical record, and maintaining accessibility to the public archive. All tasks require a high degree accuracy and thoroughness. A successful candidate will be driven to serve their community and will value neutrality, sensitivity and positive working relationships. Daily duties may include: Resolution, ordinance, contracts, public record request and claims document processing Committee and commission support, including membership and financial disclosure Customer service and communication in person, over the phone and using a variety of written and virtual platforms Assisting and training colleagues and staff on specialized processes and procedures Intensive tasks utilizing Microsoft Office and agenda management software General administrative duties, including research, scheduling and meeting preparation The Board Clerk I position is crafted for individuals who have completed a twelfth grade education (or equivalent) and two years of administrative support experience. Candidate is required to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. This is the full journey level class in the series, competent to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities requiring specialized knowledge and skills. Incumbents receive occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures, policies and regulations within the work unit. This class is flexibly staffed with the Board Clerk II and incumbents often advance to the higher level after gaining sufficient experience and demonstrating proficiency to meet the requirements of the level II.Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the job specification, please click here .Closing Date/Time: 11/12/2021 12:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on November 18, 2021 The Clerk of the Board Office is looking for a Board Clerk to support the Clerk of the Board and Board of Supervisors in both general and specialized administrative duties. This position requires in a high level of attention to detail and will be best filled by a candidate who can stay organized and will conduct themselves in a professional and welcoming manner with colleagues and constituents alike. A Board Clerk is an integral part of the Clerk of the Board team. This position involves working with the Nevada County community both in person and over the phone, coordinating and communicating with staff in all Nevada County departments, and assisting the Board of Supervisors in all manners of administrative tasks. Just as essential, Board Clerks act to further local governance and preserve history by taking an active role in creating and editing vital documents, preserving Nevada County's historical record, and maintaining accessibility to the public archive. All tasks require a high degree accuracy and thoroughness. A successful candidate will be driven to serve their community and will value neutrality, sensitivity and positive working relationships. Daily duties may include: Resolution, ordinance, contracts, public record request and claims document processing Committee and commission support, including membership and financial disclosure Customer service and communication in person, over the phone and using a variety of written and virtual platforms Assisting and training colleagues and staff on specialized processes and procedures Intensive tasks utilizing Microsoft Office and agenda management software General administrative duties, including research, scheduling and meeting preparation The Board Clerk II position is crafted for individuals who have one year of experience equivalent to a Board Clerk I, as well as a twelfth grade education (or equivalent) and two years of administrative support experience. Candidate is required to type a minimum of 40 words per minute. This is the advanced journey level class in the series, in which individuals are responsible for more complex duties and are fully aware of applicable policies, mandates, and procedures. This class is flexibly staffed with the Board Clerk I. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the job specification, please click here . Knowledge and Skills Required Closing Date/Time: 11/12/2021 12:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Truckee, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 12, 2021 The County of Nevada is seeking a full-time Administrative Analyst I or II to jointly serve the County Executive Office (CEO) and Board of Supervisors' Office (BOS) located in Truckee, California. This is position will serve as a trailblazer in a new role representing senior leadership in the community. You will work directly with the Nevada County District V Supervisor, County Executive Office, and Board of Supervisors to help advance projects, promote County priorities, further community initiatives and serve as an integral standout colleague in the eastern part of the County. The candidate will work directly in the field and be a liaison for the Board of Supervisors' office with constituents, Town of Truckee, County Departments, and community partners. The position will be based primarily in Truckee but will be expected to work in Nevada City on a periodic basis. Crucial skills for success include clear communication, the ability to take initiative, and use good discretion. Work opportunities include fielding and responding to public inquiries for information, conducting public policy research, working collaboratively in diverse teams, supporting efforts to advance county priorities, building and improving community partnerships and advancing legislative priorities. This is an exciting position that will serve as both an information detective and public ambassador. The ideal candidate will be passionate about public service, place a strong emphasis on the need for data driven solutions by exploring nuances and multifaceted perspectives when tackling any given issue! Qualifying applicants should have experience and/or desire to work with local leaders. Successful abilities include prioritizing multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced and exciting environment. Other work will include aspects of fiscal budgeting, detailed research, process improvement efforts, working on special projects, and some administrative support duties. True success in this position requires an excitement for working in the public sphere and advancing the wellbeing of the community. An individual who is results-oriented with the agility to shift in response to high priority goals is essential. Understanding of local government and the vital ingredients for successful public-private partnerships is valued. So, why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and visible communication, strives to be a hard-working organization, and recognizes personal contributions and growth. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and balanced. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform important job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the job specification, please click here . Education and Experience Required Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2021 12:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Grass Valley, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics INTERVIEWS ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 8 Are you interested in supporting our local Public Health Department? Nevada County is seeking a highly organized individual who is interested in quality improvement and has excellent communication skills to serve as the Department's Accreditation Coordinator! The successful candidate will be responsible for: Managing and coordinating ongoing accreditation-related activities including post-accreditation reports for the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and reaccreditation. Organizing, overseeing, and/or implementing all required plans, including a strategic plan, community health improvement plan, quality improvement plan, performance management plan, and a workforce development plan. Engaging community partners and partner organizations in accreditation-related activities. Serving as administrator of the department's performance management system. Developing and providing information on public health issues and functions to a variety of audiences. Supervising administrative support staff, including the Vital Records Office. The Administrative Analyst I is an introductory-level position where incumbents work under close supervision. The Analyst II is a journey-level position where individuals operate with less direct supervision providing technical assistance with the same types of assistance and analysis. The Analyst II has supervisory responsibilities and is expected to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities associated with supervision of team members. This position is full-time and fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited CalPERS retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, and an FSA. We also offer Flexible schedules to our staff! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Read the full job description here .Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Truckee, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 12, 2021 The County of Nevada is seeking a full-time Administrative Analyst I or II to jointly serve the County Executive Office (CEO) and Board of Supervisors' Office (BOS) located in Truckee, California. This is position will serve as a trailblazer in a new role representing senior leadership in the community. You will work directly with the Nevada County District V Supervisor, County Executive Office, and Board of Supervisors to help advance projects, promote County priorities, further community initiatives and serve as an integral standout colleague in the eastern part of the County. The candidate will work directly in the field and be a liaison for the Board of Supervisors' office with constituents, Town of Truckee, County Departments, and community partners. The position will be based primarily in Truckee but will be expected to work in Nevada City on a periodic basis. Crucial skills for success include clear communication, the ability to take initiative, and use good discretion. Work opportunities include fielding and responding to public inquiries for information, conducting public policy research, working collaboratively in diverse teams, supporting efforts to advance county priorities, building and improving community partnerships and advancing legislative priorities. This is an exciting position that will serve as both an information detective and public ambassador. The ideal candidate will be passionate about public service, place a strong emphasis on the need for data driven solutions by exploring nuances and multifaceted perspectives when tackling any given issue! Qualifying applicants should have experience and/or desire to work with local leaders. Successful abilities include prioritizing multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced and exciting environment. Other work will include aspects of fiscal budgeting, detailed research, process improvement efforts, working on special projects, and some administrative support duties. True success in this position requires an excitement for working in the public sphere and advancing the wellbeing of the community. An individual who is results-oriented with the agility to shift in response to high priority goals is essential. Understanding of local government and the vital ingredients for successful public-private partnerships is valued. So, why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and visible communication, strives to be a hard-working organization, and recognizes personal contributions and growth. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and balanced. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform important job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Read the full job description here .Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2021 12:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 21, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Testing Dates for the Current Recruitment Period: PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021 ADVANCED NOTICE OF TESTING AND INTERVIEW DATES ALLOW OUR CANDIDATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EXAMINATION PROCESS. IF YOU APPLY IN THIS RECRUITMENT PERIOD, PLEASE PLAN TO BE AVAILABLE ON THE TESTING AND INTERVIEW DATES IN NOVEMBER. IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE PLEASE PLAN TO APPLY IN A FUTURE RECRUITMENT PERIOD. THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITION IS RECRUITED DURING EVEN MONTHS (February, April, June, August, October, December) AND TESTED IN THE ODD MONTHS (January, March, May, July, September, November) FOR THE YEAR 2021. CANDIDATES WHO CANNOT ATTEND POSTED TESTING DATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IN FUTURE RECRUITMENT PERIODS. Are you ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Office? Consider working as a Correctional Officer II. A Correctional Officer is a jailer who works at the county's Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. You have the mission-critical responsibility of being responsible for and providing a safe and secure environment at a wide variety of locations and facilities associated with the operations of the jail and courts. Other vital duties: Receives arrestees at the jail; resolves the need for restraints and applies handcuffs, martin chain or leg irons as appropriate Escorts and books arrestees; conducts warrant checks, acquires fingerprints and searches personal property Moves inmates within the facility to various locations and transports inmates to outside facilities such as hospitals, court sessions, other jails, prisons, etc. Supervises pods, inspects cells, counts inmates, and searches cells and inmates for contraband and weapons and maintains security of the facility Responds to and deals with inmates exhibiting violent, irrational behaviors in an effective manner A Correctional Officer is an integral part of the sheriff's team whose mission is to provide perfection in public service in partnership with our community! This higher position is crafted for individuals who have supplemental education from an accredited college or university, have training in peace officer and Correctional Officer standards and practices; and one year of experience at a level equivalent to the Correctional Officer I classification in Nevada County. State Board of Corrections mandated core training, prior to employment. Compliance with all relevant pre- and post-employment training requirements of Penal Code sections 830 through 832 and section 6035, including firearms and arrest and seizure certification, We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For more information, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1071973?keywords=correctional%20officer&pagetype=classSpecifications Closing Date/Time: 11/10/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Grass Valley, CA, United States
Oct 21, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics INTERVIEWS ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 8 Are you interested in supporting our local Public Health Department? Nevada County is seeking a highly organized individual who is interested in quality improvement and has excellent communication skills to serve as the Department's Accreditation Coordinator! The successful candidate will be responsible for: Managing and coordinating ongoing accreditation-related activities including post-accreditation reports for the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and reaccreditation. Organizing, overseeing, and/or implementing all required plans, including a strategic plan, community health improvement plan, quality improvement plan, performance management plan, and a workforce development plan. Engaging community partners and partner organizations in accreditation-related activities. Serving as administrator of the department's performance management system. Developing and providing information on public health issues and functions to a variety of audiences. Supervising administrative support staff, including the Vital Records Office. The Administrative Analyst I is an introductory-level position where incumbents work under close supervision. The Analyst II is a journey-level position where individuals operate with less direct supervision providing technical assistance with the same types of assistance and analysis. The Analyst II has supervisory responsibilities and is expected to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities associated with supervision of team members. This position is full-time and fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including but not limited to CalPERS retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, and an FSA. We also offer Flexible schedules to our staff! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the job specification, please click here . Education and Experience Required Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 21, 2021
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, November 10, 2021. The finalist(s) will be invited to a second interviews scheduled for Friday, November 12, 2021. This temporary position is budgeted at 1,000 hours and will be offered medical benefits during Fiscal Year 21/22. The incumbent will be scheduled to work 40 hours per week for approximately 6 months or until 1,000 hours is reached. A similar full time position may become available after the close of this position. The Administrative Assistant II will work at the Eric Rood Administrative Government Center and be the first to greet the public as they enter the County Executive Office! The position will work to assist the Clerk of the Board, County Executive Office, County Counsel, and Human Resources departments with many meaningful and vital administrative support tasks while under the supervision of the County Executive Office. Main Duties: Plans, prioritizes and coordinates staff services activities of department such as purchasing, payroll, statistical recordkeeping, or employee training. Maintains, or supervises the retention of routine and sophisticated confidential administrative, accounting, personnel, payroll and/or fiscal records; may review, control and account for expenditures and receipts. Assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating department budgeting activities and may participate in various stages of the budget preparation process. Compiles and assembles information and prepares drafts of proposed Board of Supervisor actions for department submission. Researches and processes various departmental documents, records and forms requiring contract interpretation and administration. Interprets policies, procedures, regulations, systems and precedents relating to responsibilities assigned. Gathers, tabulates, and analyzes various administrative data and prepares reports. Reviews, researches and responds to correspondence and inquiries from employees and the public and provides information to resolve complaints. Perform detailed and comprehensive personnel pre-employment background investigations. Conduct research and analysis for special projects as assigned. May direct, coordinate, train and assist in selecting and evaluating the work of office support staff May assist in planning, developing and implementing administrative improvements (i.e. departmental systems and procedures) Maintains liaison with other County departments and State agencies Provides administrative and customer service support Important: Coordinates the implementation and maintenance of department specific computer applications; uses computer applications in performance of duties May review, control and account for expenditures and receipts May assist in arranging and coordinating personnel testing Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and clear communication, sets us up to be a successful organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides meaningful programming to keep us safe and balanced. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under general direction, assists in the planning, organizing and supervising of the administrative support functions of a department or sub-divisional unit of County government; assists in the supervision of support and/or staff services for a County department; performs special project investigations; and performs related work as required. This is the fully qualified journey level class in the series, competent to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities necessary to support management in the efficient operations of all administrative functions. The level II is distinguished from the level I by the increased level of participation and authority in support of management activities and by the use of discretion in developing work methods, policies and procedures. Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures of office management, including personnel and financial recordkeeping, report preparation and records management techniques Application of principles of business and personnel administration, including practices of basic supervision Functions and organization of municipal government Use and application of computerized data management, word processing, and spreadsheet programs Business arithmetic and basic budgetary principles and practices Data collection, analysis and manipulation techniques Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary Business letter writing and report preparation Operation of common office equipment, including a word processor and a personal or on?line computer, facsimile (FAX), photocopiers and printers Skill in: Organizing, prioritizing, coordinating and assigning work activities with minimum direction to meet critical deadlines Providing training and directing the work of others Performing and documenting research and gathering, tabulating and presenting data Developing systems for improving departmental efficiency and service Reading, interpreting, and explaining rules, laws, policies and procedures Working independently and making decisions on procedural matters within established guidelines Making arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy Speaking and writing effectively Using word processing, spread sheets and other software applications Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Level I: Equivalent to two years of college level course work from an accredited college or university, with classes in public administration, political science, business administration, economics or a related field and one year of responsible experience in office management, administrative analysis, personnel management, budgetary analysis, or accounting. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Level II (in addition to the above): Two years of responsible administrative experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Administrative Assistant I. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire. Some positions require typing at a net rate of 40 words per minute. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment and use standard office equipment; occasional bending, stooping, climbing, reaching, grasping, standing, sitting for extended periods of time and lifting up to 20 pounds; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone. Some accommodation may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation. Other Requirements: Some positions must submit to and pass a medical examination and a background investigation. This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on December 1, 2021 Nevada County is seeking a Wastewater Electrical/Mechanical Worker I. This is a position where individuals, with general supervision, perform electrical and/or mechanical work on wastewater collection system and treatment facility equipment and systems. More importantly, they need to have knowledge of the principles of electrical circuitry and wastewater health hazards. Other vital duties include: Install electrical circuits, relays, switching, piping, wiring, instrumentation, controls and pumps Troubleshoot, maintains, and repairs diesel, propane and gasoline engines; electrical motors, circuits, alarms, pumps, instrumentation, and controls Read and interpret manuals, blueprints, and schematics Maintain records, manuals, and wiring diagrams of County sanitation district electronic and mechanical equipment A Wastewater Electrical/Mechanical Worker I is an integral part of the wastewater collection system whose mission is to keep the community functioning by performing various repair work on electrical and mechanical water, sewer, and wastewater treatment systems! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school, supplemented by a formal apprenticeship as an electrical/mechanical worker. Furthermore, one year of experience as an electrical/mechanical worker in the maintenance and repair of generators and general plant maintenance is required. If you have knowledge of codes and laws governing electrical, and mechanical repairs, that's a plus! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For full job description, click here .Closing Date/Time: 11/19/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Grass Valley, CA, United States
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO CURRENT, REGULAR EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF NEVADA AND THOSE INDIVIDUALS MUST HAVE COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL ONE-YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD. Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 Join our team! Your skills in heavy equipment and road and bridge maintenance are needed on our County roads. This classification is distinguished from the lower level class of Road Maintenance Worker II by the high degree of skill and accuracy in operating equipment and moving materials according to engineering specifications and plans. In addition, Road Maintenance Worker III supervises a road crew in the absence of the Supervising Road Maintenance Worker and performs administrative and planning duties and special project functions. We offer the opportunity to utilize your general knowledge and skills to identify and tackle issues. A benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, and retirement options is offered. While knowledge of safe working practices are key, proficiency operating most heavy equipment is a must. Knowledge of these areas is vital: Provisions of the California Vehicle Code relating to the operation of medium and heavy equipment on streets and roads Methods, procedures, tools and materials used in the repair and maintenance of bridges Principles of supervision and training These strong skills are also highly desireable in an applicant: Learning to maintain and make minor repairs on roads Understanding and carry out oral and written instructions If you feel you are an ideal candidate and you have four years of road and/or bridge maintenance work, including two years performing duties comparable to those of Road Maintenance Worker II in Nevada County with in-depth training and experience in heavy equipment operation, GED or high school graduation, AND a valid Class A operator's license with tanker endorsement, then we encourage you to apply. Supervisory experience is preferred. Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the full job description, click here .Closing Date/Time: 10/27/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews are scheduled for November 8th and 9th, 2021. Do enjoy working with the public and have excellent cash handing skills? Does collecting taxes and various debts sound interesting? Then serving as an Accounting Assistant II may be the position for you. If you possess a high school diploma, have journey-level experience performing administrative, accounting or general business work and have an interest in researching records and reconciling accounts, then we encourage you to apply. This position is in the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office. The office is comprised of a successful team of dedicated professionals and has two divisions: Property Taxes and the County Treasury. The Property Tax division collects over $270 Million in annual secured and unsecured property taxes along with other revenues, including cannabis tax, to help a variety of public agencies meet their financial goals. The Treasury division is in charge of the County treasury pool which tops $340 Million and accepts deposits for all County departments, school districts and special districts, ensures accurate payment and reconciliation of approved check disbursements and wire transfers, and ensures there are adequate funds to cover liquidity needs of the Treasury. This is a responsible journey-level position where individuals are expected to perform assigned duties with only occasional instructions or assistance and largely serves the public. Individuals will perform a variety of routine clerical accounting duties related to the processing, maintaining and preparing statistical, financial, billing records. Other vital duties include: Handling monetary transactions such as collecting, disbursing and depositing monies and other negotiable items Interfacing with the public over the telephone and in-person Researching records and calculating tax amounts owed Processing incoming and outgoing mail An Accounting Assistant II is an integral part of the County's accounting team whose mission is to support the Accounting department by performing clerical tasks, including processing and recording transactions and serving the public! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and have at least 2 years of clerical experience at a level comparable to the Office Assistant I with the County of Nevada. Furthermore, 2 years of experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Accounting Assistant I is required. No college degree is required but if you have taken a few courses in accounting or a related field, that's a plus! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy. This position is full-time and fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited CalPERS retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, and an FSA. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only) Essential: Gathers, posts, verifies, balances and adjusts accounts, including details on financial records Processes accounts payable and accounts receivable Prepares a variety of financial and statistical statements and reports requiring arithmetical calculations; may assist with budget Deposits warrants, checks and other monies received and posts and balances appropriate journals Reviews and processes vendor claims, including travel reimbursement, verify ing, checking and correcting information received and insuring funds are available in appropriate budget category Batches claims for computer entry; inputs, verifies and processes data Maintains statistical and departmental files Operates typewriter, calculator, computer and related office equipment May print and issue daily warrants Important: Keeps a record of cash advances and credit card charges Performs a variety of clerical duties such as typing and filing Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Basic accounting and bookkeeping practices Standard office methods, practices, procedures and equipment, including computer terminals Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation Principles, practices, methods and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping Spreadsheet software applications Skill in: Understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions Operating standard office equipment including computers and calculators Applying County, state and federal regulations, laws and proce dures Performing clerical accounting work, including posting and verifying data Preparing financial and statistical reports and maintaining journals and records Applying county, state and federal regulations and procedures Using independent judgement requiring speed and accuracy Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education and Experience Required The Accounting Assistant II is an integral part of the County's Treasurer-Tax Collector's accounting team whose mission is to support The Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office by performing clerical tasks, including cash handling, processing and recording transactions, and preparing reports and budgets. This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and have at least two years of clerical experience at a level comparable to the Office Assistant I with the County of Nevada. In addition to the two years of clerical experience, one must have two additional years of full-time experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Account ing Assistant I. No college degree is required but if you a degree in or have taken a few courses in accounting or a related field, that's a plus! Physical demands and working conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment and attend off-site meetings; speech and hearing to communicate in person and by phone; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations. Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.Closing Date/Time: 11/2/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on November 11, 2021 Nevada County Community Development Agency is looking for a Senior Office Assistant who enjoys variety in their job duties, can stay organized, and present themselves in a professional manner with customers and co-workers alike. The ideal candidate will assist the CDA front counter staff with customer inquires and appointments, payment processing, and public record requests as well as general office support for the Environmental Health department. Some examples of essential duties include: Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, providing information and resolving complaints which may require the use of judgment and interpretation of policies, procedures, regulations, systems and precedents relating to responsibilities assigned Processes a variety of forms or applications following policies and procedures requiring comprehensive knowledge of the department's functions Makes arithmetical or routine statistical computations; collects fees, and issues receipts Also important : Performs general clerical activities such as sorting and routing mail, ordering and maintaining office supplies, filing, arranging for the repair of equipment, transmitting information, and keeping reference materials up-to-date Provides a professional and positive approach to handling customers and co-workers. Knowledge of: Functions and organization of municipal government Standard office management practices and procedures Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary Business arithmetic and basic budgetary principles and practices Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing and records management techniques Skill in: Interpreting and applying administrative and departmental policies, procedures, laws and regulations Providing varied, responsible, and often confidential office administrative assistance by using initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines Using tact, discretion, and prudence in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work, including other departments, County officials and outside agencies Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum of direction Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of historical data Organizing, researching and maintaining office files Making arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy Operation of common office equipment, including a personal computer, facsimile (FAX), photocopiers and printers The ideal candidate will have completed 12th grade and have two years of general clerical or office assistant experience at a level equivalent to the Nevada County's classification of Office Assistant II. Proof of typing at a net rate of 40 wpm will be required at the time of interview. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and healthy. The County also offers a robust benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, and a retirement package. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the job specification, please click here. visit: click here .Closing Date/Time: 10/29/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 16, 2021
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Interviews will be held on November 12, 2021 If you are interested in a fulfilling opportunity to support our community and make a difference in the lives of the citizens of Nevada County, then we have an opportunity for you! The Community Development Agency is seeking two support staff team members for our departments. Typical duties in this role include: Processing incoming and outgoing mail Filing and completing forms Imaging documents Answering phones and greeting customers Entering and retrieving data from an online computer system, including typing correspondence Other clerical support duties as assigned. These are temporary positions that works 24-30 hours a week up to 1,000 hours per fiscal year and includes sick leave. Desired Skills: Understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions Organizing and maintaining accurate records and files Making accurate arithmetic calculations Maintaining attention to detail despite interruptions Learning specialized processing, procedures and office support tasks related to the department to which assigned Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work Using initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines Operating standard office equipment including a desktop computer, multi-function copy machine, large document scanner, and centralized telephone equipment Prioritizing work and coordinating several activities simultaneously Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade, with coursework or practical experience in typing and two years of general clerical or office assistant experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Office Assistant I. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Why Nevada County? We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. To review the entire Office Assistant II job specification including minimum qualifications, click here . Knowledge and Skills Required Closing Date/Time: 10/29/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 14, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Join the highly professional and team-oriented Auditor-Controller's office and direct divisions vital to recording financial transactions that meet government accounting standards to produce accurate financial statements for the County of Nevada. This management-level opportunity utilizes extensive technical knowledge in exercising independent judgment and decision-making. This key role develops and implements division and department goals and furthers County objectives. Other key proficiencies include: Planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff Providing for the training and professional development of staff Principles of general, fund and government accounting, auditing, and budgeting Principles of both internal and external audits Applicable county, state and federal guidelines and laws Principles of business data processing, particularly related to the processing of accounting information Establishing and maintaining internal controls Preparing clear, concise, and accurate reports and other written correspondence Interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations and policies relating to Auditor-Controller functions Analyzing complex problems, evaluating alternatives, and making sound judgments and recommendations A Managing Accountant-Auditor is an integral part of the Auditor-Controller's team! This position is crafted for individuals who have minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, or a related field. Also, three years of professional accounting and/or auditing experience is required with at least one year of supervisory experience directing professional or technical staff. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Read the full job description here. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 14, 2021
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Tentative Interview Date: November 18, 2021 Hiring part-time Temporary Attorney specifically to prosecute cases in the Collaboration Courts including Drug Court and Mental Health Court Ready to be part of the criminal justice field and working in an organization that supports the public safety of our community? The District Attorney's Office is hiring an attorney II to prosecute cases in the Nevada County Collaboration Courts. There is coordination and collaboration with Justice Partners including Probation, Nevada County Superior Court, Public Defender and all Nevada County Law Enforcement Agencies. This position will be focused on a collaborative court caseload that includes mental health court, adult drug court and DUI court. Assignments in the class require experience in the criminal justice system. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and proficient in the use of technology as management of case information, evidence and information exchange is digital. Examples of Duties include: Interviews complaints, victims, witnesses and clients Prepares and participates in pleadings, arraignments, pre-trial agreements, motions, trials, responsive declarations, detention or asset seizure hearings, negotiations with opposing counsel and the courts. Litigates criminal cases in court from start to finish including but not limited to conducting preliminary hearings, jury trails, and various evidentiary hearings. Reviews law, regulations and judicial decisions Performs legal research Participates in continuing education Knowledge of: Principles and practices of criminal law Legal research methods, practices and materials Rules of the courts, policies, procedures, and precedent decisions Trial and hearing procedures and rules of evidence The State Penal, Health and Safety, Vehicle, Corporation (related to criminal), Welfare and Institutions, Business and Professions, Evidence and Family Codes Skill in: Analyzing and preparing a variety of legal documents and instruments Preparing and communicating clear and logical oral and written statements of fact, law and argument Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Using computer technology and applications in the performance of daily activities Initiating online research queries using current computer search engine functions and the use of legal data bases Adapting to changing priorities and requirements in a fast paced legal environment Effectively interacting with individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, behavioral and environmental settings Ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and graduation from an ABA, AALS, or CA State Bar-accredited law school AND eighteen months of experience practicing criminal law . In addition, must be an active member of the California State Bar Association. Valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Why Nevada County? Our county leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. The District Attorney's Office is a team of dynamic individuals who work together closely to fight for justice on behalf of the citizens of Nevada County. It is our responsibility to make sure the innocent are not wrongfully convicted and that the guilty are held accountable. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For a review of the entire job spec, click here .Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics 1st Round Interviews will be held on November 15, 2021 2nd Round Interviews will be held on November 18, 2021 Join our team! Your managerial skills in Project Management will be needed in the coordination of public involvement processes and directs the preparation of documents for the planning, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of various public works projects. We offer the opportunity to utilize your knowledge in several areas including construction project management, federal land use programs, transportation planning, engineering project manager, and wastewater project management. This position also may serve as technical adviser to one or more committees and act as liaison to outside regulatory agencies, community groups or contract manager on large-scale projects. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management and organizational theory and design, including governmental planning and zoning, road and bridge construction and maintenance, waste management programs, environmental health and hazardous waste regulations, business finance, business and land development, project management, and organizational efficiency Operational characteristics, services, and activities of the Public Works Department and other Community Development Agency departments Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Public relations principals and techniques English language, usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to: Analyze, interpret and apply data, laws and regulations to various projects Plan, manage, complete, and evaluate complex work assignments and programs Exercise initiative, resourcefulness, maturity, political acumen, and sound independent judgment when making decisions Identify and assess sophisticated problems, develop and evaluate alternatives, and recommend solutions Prepare and present concise and well organized written and verbal reports, both technical and non-technical in nature Speak effectively before groups and organizations; exhibit courtesy, diplomacy, and tact when communicating with others Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Build and maintain collaborative, effective working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies, and customers. Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of information Ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree engineering, construction management, architecture, environmental studies, business, public administration, or a related field and will have three years of professional experience with a public or private agency in a field related to engineering, construction, land use, transportation, wastewater, or public works project management. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and clear communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with our customers and the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. Nevada County is located in the Sierra foothills and offers many activities for the both indoor and outdoor enthusiast. The area boasts two important state parks, and acres of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding. Nearby lakes are available for boating, swimming and fishing. The Yuba River offers an abundance of natural swimming holes, hiking trails and during spring runoff, attracts avid kayakers. Donner Summit and Lake Tahoe offers hiking among mountain wildflowers and breathtaking scenery. Downhill and cross-country skiing is within a 45-minute drive. For the art enthusiast, Nevada County boasts art galleries, live theatre, historic buildings, quaint bed and breakfast establishments and award winning wineries. During the holiday season, Nevada City and Grass Valley play host to Victorian and Cornish Christmas, a favorite among visitors and locals. Visitors wishing to learn more about Nevada County's rich history in gold mining can visit several mines, learn how to pan for gold or visit Nevada County's Historical Library. The county offers full-time employees with a competitive benefits package including retirement through CalPERS, vacation, holiday, and sick leave, orthodontics coverage, 457 options and flex-scheduling. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Closing Date/Time: 11/7/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics 1st Round Interviews will be held on November 15, 2021 2nd Round Interviews will be held on November 18, 2021 The County of Nevada Public Works Department is looking for a strong leader to plan, direct and supervise the workflow of professional and subprofessional public works engineering staff in the planning, design, surveying, construction, plan review and/or inspection of projects. Knowledge and Skills Required: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to design and construction including public works facilities; personnel management, including hiring, training and performance review; work supervision, including work planning, assignment and review; project management and contract administration, including planning, organizing, delegating, scheduling and controlling. Applicable codes, regulations and standards relating to civil engineering and plan review. Engineering mathematics, economics and statistical analysis. Construction methods, materials and equipment. Computer software applications related to engineering. Skill in: Scheduling, assigning, training, supervising and reviewing subordinate professional and technical employees. Effectively managing sophisticated engineering projects, studies and contracted services. Preparing and coordinating preparation of plans, designs, sketches, estimates and specifications, and other graphical and textual documents. Applying engineering principles and computer programs to the solution of engineering problems. Directing and conducting engineering studies, investigations and analyses. Analyzing and interpreting complex data, reports, codes, regulations and engineering documents and reaching sound conclusions. Preparing and maintaining clear, concise and accurate records, reports and correspondence. Communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Dealing tactfully and effectively with the public, regulatory agencies and policy-making bodies, developers, engineering firms and contractors, and others contacted in the course of work. Ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and two years of professional engineering experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County Assistant Engineer. Licenses and Certificates required: California Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers. California driver's license within 30 days of hire. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a successful organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and balanced. Providing positive customer service to our community members and employees is our top priority! Nevada County is located in the Sierra foothills and offers many activities for the both indoor and outdoor enthusiast. The area boasts two important state parks, and acres of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding. Nearby lakes are available for boating, swimming and fishing. The Yuba River offers an abundance of natural swimming holes, hiking trails and during spring runoff, attracts avid kayakers. Donner Summit and Lake Tahoe offers hiking among mountain wildflowers and breathtaking scenery. Downhill and cross-country skiing is within a 45-minute drive. For the art enthusiast, Nevada County boasts art galleries, live theatre, historic buildings, quaint bed and breakfast establishments and award winning wineries. During the holiday season, Nevada City and Grass Valley play host to Victorian and Cornish Christmas, a favorite among visitors and locals. Visitors wishing to learn more about Nevada County's rich history in gold mining can visit several mines, learn how to pan for gold or visit Nevada County's Historical Library. The county offers full-time employees with a competitive benefits package including retirement through CalPERS, vacation, holiday, and sick leave, orthodontics coverage, 457 options and flex-scheduling. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For a review of the entire job spec, click here . Education and Experience Required Closing Date/Time: 11/7/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Oct 09, 2021
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics 1st Round Interviews will be held on November 15, 2021 2nd Round Interviews will be held on November 18, 2021 The County of Nevada Public Works Department is looking for an organized teammate to perform professional office and field engineering work in connection with the location, design and construction of buildings, roads, drainage, water, sanitation, solid waste facilities and other structures and projects. Knowledge and Skills Required: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to design and construction of public works facilities Applicable codes, regulations and standards relating to civil engineering Engineering mathematics and statistical analysis techniques Engineering economics Construction methods, materials and equipment Computer software applications related to engineering Fundamental project management and contract administration techniques Skill in: Applying engineering principles and techniques to the study and evaluation of engineering problems Making accurate engineering computations Preparing and reviewing designs, plans, specifications, maps, and other graphical and textual documents Inspecting construction projects and existing facilities, and conducting common tests of construction materials Reading, understanding and interpreting engineering data, maps, survey notes, legal descriptions, and other materials Preparing clear, concise and accurate reports and correspondence Maintaining accurate data and records Guiding and directing the work of others Dealing tactfully and effectively with the public, other agencies, developers, engineering firms and contractors, and other employees Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering and hold a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a successful organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and balanced. Providing positive customer service to our community members and employees is our top priority! Nevada County is located in the Sierra foothills and offers many activities for the both indoor and outdoor enthusiast. The area boasts two important state parks, and acres of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding. Nearby lakes are available for boating, swimming and fishing. The Yuba River offers an abundance of natural swimming holes, hiking trails and during spring runoff, attracts avid kayakers. Donner Summit and Lake Tahoe offers hiking among mountain wildflowers and breathtaking scenery. Downhill and cross-country skiing is within a 45-minute drive. For the art enthusiast, Nevada County boasts art galleries, live theatre, historic buildings, quaint bed and breakfast establishments and award winning wineries. During the holiday season, Nevada City and Grass Valley play host to Victorian and Cornish Christmas, a favorite among visitors and locals. Visitors wishing to learn more about Nevada County's rich history in gold mining can visit several mines, learn how to pan for gold or visit Nevada County's Historical Library. The county offers full-time employees with a competitive benefits package including retirement through CalPERS, vacation, holiday, and sick leave, orthodontics coverage, 457 options and flex-scheduling. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For a review of the entire job spec, please click here .Closing Date/Time: 11/7/2021 5:00 PM Pacific