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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time
This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. Under general supervision, applies regulations and procedures to determine eligibility for multiple public assistance benefits; provides basic employment services to clients; performs casework management duties for both benefit and employment services; and performs related duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Integrated Case Worker I is the entry level of this class series. Incumbents attend training sessions and initially work under close supervision to learn regulations, work procedures, forms, and public assistance and/or employment program requirements. After the initial orientation and training session, on-the-job experience is provided until the incumbent attains and demonstrates the level of competency necessary for promotion to the working level of Integrated Case Worker II. Integrated Case Worker II is the journey working level in the series. Incumbents are expected to independently determine eligibility for multiple public assistance programs, provide basic employment services, and perform integrated case management at the end of the probationary period. REPORTS TO Cal Works Supervisor. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED None. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including telephones, calculators, copiers, facsimile machine, and computers and related peripheral equipment, such as printers and scanners. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Incumbents may be required to travel within a designated service area. Work may involve stressful situations and include dealing with erratic and sometimes threatening behavior. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Conducts group orientations and workshops to inform applicants and recipients of fundamental policies, programs, changes in rules, individual rights and responsibilities, and participation requirements; assists participants at orientation sessions with completing applications and employment readiness evaluation forms for a variety of programs and services; interviews, advises, and guides a diverse population of clients to ascertain employability, isolate barriers to employment, evaluate the need for public assistance, determine benefit eligibility, identify the need for ancillary services/payments, and authorize benefits and ancillary services payments; handles crisis situations by authorizing benefits within specific guidelines or makes appropriate referrals to other staff and community resources for immediate services and assistance; conducts initial appraisal of case records to assess a client's education, work experience, skills, abilities, and job interest in order to advise and guide the client in his/her transition to employment and place the client in an appropriate employment services component; assists clients with transportation, training and other ancillary needs through authorization of ancillary services/payments; makes referrals to other community resources for client assistance; identifies clients with potential social, behavioral, mental health, substance abuse, or other substantial barriers to employment, referring them to other appropriate staff or agencies; analyzes financial, employment, family, and personal information to determine and authorize initial or continuing eligibility for multiple aid programs; conducts classes involving job requirements and employment processes to enhance clients job readiness, and in obtaining employment; advises participants in such matters as interview techniques, how to seek work, writing resumes, contacting potential employers, and understanding the labor market; interprets and explains policies rules and regulations to clients; apprises clients of their rights, responsibilities and eligibility for program participation; ensures that application and declaration forms are completed accurately and completely; obtains supporting information from clients and other sources; conducts diversion evaluations to identify and recommend lump sum benefits for clients with immediate job prospects where receipt of such benefits would permit continuation or acquisition of employment; determines when a client is not in compliance with employment program requirements and applies sanctions as mandated; conducts client reconciliation interviews to bring clients back into conformity with requirements; uses a computer to input client information through an automated system; organizes and manages client caseload, taking required action within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy; maintains case record files; modifies client employment plans and eligibility files, as necessary; monitors client compliance with program standards and agreements; consults with and coordinates case management with other staff and service providers; may serve as an one-stop assistant for the public, assisting and guiding the public with the application process and understanding available programs and resources; may conduct field visits to complete application interviews, monitor client progress, and ensure compliance with Welfare-to-Work Plans. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Level I One (1) year of experience performing duties equivalent to an Eligibility Worker II in a California Department of Social Services. OR One (1) year of experience performing vocational guidance services, employment counseling, or placement work in a government funded employment program and completion of the equivalent of (9) semester units (12 quarter units) in a behavioral science: sociology, psychology, counseling, or vocational guidance, or any course work related to the provision of employment services. This required course work may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development training. Level II One (1) year of experience performing duties equivalent to an Integrated Case Worker I in a California Department of Social Services. OR Two (2) years of experience performing vocational guidance services, employment counseling, or placement work in a government funded employment program and completion of the equivalent of (9) semester units (12 quarter units) in a behavioral science: sociology, psychology, counseling, or vocational guidance, or any course work related to the provision of employment services. This required course work may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business schools, or employer provided career development training. Special Requirements: Some positions may require the possession of, or the ability to obtain an appropriate California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Regulations and procedures governing eligibility determinations and granting aid for assigned program areas. Community resources for obtaining social, health, nutrition, housing, employment, training, child care, transportation, and other necessary client services. General goals and purposes of public social service programs. Techniques for interviewing and gathering information from a varied population. Characteristics of the labor market and needed employment skills and abilities. Mathematics necessary to interpret client income and expense information and calculate benefits within program requirements. Group presentation techniques. Standard office practices and procedures, including operation of standard and automated office equipment. Basic computer applications. Record keeping principles and practices. Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Ability to: Read, apply, and explain regulations, procedures, and policies governing employment services programs and eligibility determination for public assistance. Understand and apply vocational guidance, work readiness appraisal, and employment assessment and planning theories and concepts. Understand and apply methods and procedures for mitigating and reducing employment barriers. Apply appropriate case management techniques. Motivate clients. Collect and analyze data. Draw logical conclusions from information and make appropriate recommendations. Use independent judgment and make decisions. Communicate clear and accurate information regarding clients. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Maintain accurate and systematic records. Prepare statistical and narrative reports. Understand program objectives in relation to Department goals and procedures. Use automated technology to maintain records and files. Carry out assignments and projects without detailed instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees, clients, and the general public. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 4/23/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Apr 10, 2021
Part Time
THIS IS FOR A PART-TIME, 0.50 FTE POSITION This series specification describes the two class levels used in the County Library to perform varied and responsible professional library work; and to perform related work as required. Work performed by Librarians may be distinguished from that of the paraprofessional Library Technical Assistant and Library Assistant classes on the basis of knowledge of theories and fundamentals of library science acquired by professionals who Have the Master of Library Science degree and the potential for future advancement in the profession as opposed to the Intensive knowledge of certain technical areas acquired through experience in the case of paraprofessionals. Further, Library Technical Assistants and Library Assistants work within policy parameters established by Librarians. LIBRARIAN II This is the fully qualified professional working level in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of varied and professional library duties. A Librarian II may act as Library Director in his/her absence and may supervise the work of library clerical staff as directed. The Librarian II class differs from the Librarian I class in that the duties assigned are more difficult and complex, less supervision is received, and wider responsibilities are per formed. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Interprets library resources and assists patrons In locating and selecting materials; arranges for inter-library loans; receives, researches and answers questions; reviews and selects book and other materials; evaluates assigned areas of the collection for discards, replacements, rebindings or new additions to keep collection In good repair, balanced in content and responsive to needs and interests of patrons; plans, schedules and provides services to various patron groups; gives book talks, conducts Story-telling and speaks before community organizations; participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops; plans and selects materials for displays and promotional activities; prepares brochures, bibliographies and book lists; participates in assigned library projects, reports on problem areas and recommends appropriate changes; directs the work of library clerical personnel and may, in absence of Library Director, act as Library Director; prepares reports and correspondence. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate school. Experience: One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Librarian I in the County of San Benito. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures of professional library work; principles and procedures of categorizing, classifying and processing library material; book and non-book materials, reference resources and cataloging and classification plans. The organization, purpose and functions of the county library system; principles and practice of training and supervision. Ability to: Assist in preparing and implementing appropriate procedures and policies in a County Library system; work Independently in carrying out assigned professional librarian functions; train and supervise subordinate library personnel. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath Closing Date/Time: 4/16/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Apr 07, 2021
Full Time
This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. Under general direction, to plan, organize, and direct the activities of one or more major behavioral health service programs; to assign, supervise, and evaluate the work of multidisciplinary professional and support staff engaged in planning and providing a variety of mental health services for individuals, families, groups, and the community; to provide direct clinical services for clients, including crisis on-call coverage; and to perform related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class are in charge of one or more major behavioral health.service programs and are responsible for implementing specialized behavioral health services for adults and children. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of staff performance and compliance to workload standards. REPORTS TO Mental Health Director. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Mental Health Clinicians and other classifications assisting in the delivery or support of behavioral health services. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 Ibs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work may involve the management of unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff, agencies and the general public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of multidisciplinary staff providing behavioral health diagnostic and treatment services, social and rehabilitation services, and consultation and education services to consumers, public and private agencies, and the community evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Makes or reviews decisions on difficult consumer assessment and casework matters. Provides guidance to subordinates on departmental philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures through casework conferences, staff meetings and work review Assists and participates in the development and coordination of in-service training and staff development programs. Evaluates performance of personnel and takes or recommends appropriate course of action Interviews, selects, and recommends on the hiring of new staff members. Participates in various forms of psychotherapy, such as individual, group and family therapy, including caseload responsibility and crisis on-call coverage Works with other public, private, and community organizations providing health and human services for mentally and emotionally disabled individuals to gain and ensure cooperation in achieving program goals Participates in mental health conferences, trainings and comittees May participate in Countywide community needs assessment and program planning, development and evaluation activities. Assists in preparing annual budget requirements for assigned programs/functions and monitors expenditures and revenues to ensure programs/functions conform to the adopted budget Prepares reports and correspondence regarding workload statistics, casework and unit methods and procedures. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Three years of professional experience working in behavioral health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or private welfare or health services setting. The experience should demonstrate the ability to supervise clinical and other behavioral health service providers and responsibility for program(s) management. Equivalent to a Ph.D. or Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management and supervision. Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate staff. Provide effective leadership and consultation for staff in casework and/or treatment methods and in professional and legal implications of casework or treatment services. Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy processes for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, other agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 4/20/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Apr 06, 2021
Full Time
This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. THIS POSITION WILL SERVE AS COUNTY ENGINEER Under general direction, to assist the Director of Public Works with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the County's Public Works Department; to have day-to-day responsibility for the coordination and supervision of delegated areas of Public Works Department operations and functions; to plan, design, and oversee the construction, maintenance, and operation of roads and public works facilities; to provide highly responsible and technical staff support for public work studies and functions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a management classification for the position which has responsibility for assisting with managing and directing the County Public Works Department. REPORTS TO Director of Public Works CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED An assigned group of Division/Unit Manager, depending upon delegated areas of responsibility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed office and outdoor environments; continuous contact with other staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Assists with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the functions and activities of the County Public Works Department; assists with the development and implementation of the Department goals, objectives, and priorities; provides supervision, training, and work coordination for assigned staff; manages and administers a variety of Public Works maintenance, operations, planning, and administrative functions, as delegated; prepares mandated department responses to Federal and State regulations; recommends selection of consultants for Public Works projects to Director of Public Works; establishes priorities and work assignments for specific projects; performs facility inspection and operations studies; administers construction projects for Public Works; prepares Public Works standards for new development and construction; reviews plan, specifications, and estimates for County funded Pubic Works projects; develops recommendations for transportation planning; develops Department recommendation for new highway project construction and funding; reviews property appraisals and develops information for right-of-way acquisitions; prepares a variety of engineering studies, cost estimates, and engineering reports; receives and directs utility relocations; works with and provides engineering expertise for a variety of County boards and commissions; maintains current knowledge of legislation, practices, and case decisions regarding Public Works operations and development; performs special assignments for the Director of Public Works; interprets policies and regulations for the public; represents the Public Works Department with regional and local boards, commissions, and other government agencies, as delegated by the Director of Public Works. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Five years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience in planning, development, construction and maintenance of Public Works facilities, including at least one year in a management or supervisory position. Advanced educational training in civil engineering is highly desirable. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of current and valid registration as a Professional engineer from the State of California. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and methods of Civil Engineering as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other Public Works facilities. Pertinent State, Federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances related to the functions and operations of the Public Works Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Research and statistical methods. Budget development and control. Principles of project planning, development, coordination, and direction. Principles of public administration, management, staff supervision, employee training, and work evaluation. Ability to: Assist with planning, organizing, managing, and coordinating the functions of the County Public Works Department. Provide management, training, and supervision for assigned staff. Assist with development and administration of the Department budget. Perform a wide scope of complex professional engineering work. Oversee and perform the gathering and maintenance of information for a variety of Public Works Department functions and projects. Collect, compile, and analyze technical, statistical, and other information. Perform special assignments for a variety of County Boards and Commissions. Direct the preparation and prepare clear, concise reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional engineering work. Make effective oral and written presentations. Effectively represent the Public Works Department with the public, community organizations, boards, commissions, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 5/5/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 24, 2021
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. This position acts as the Human Resources manager for the Health & Human Services Agency with additional responsibilities that include supervising staff responsible for the department's fleet and facility needs. Definition Under general direction, the Staff Services Manager (Personnel Option) supervises and administers department wide staff services functions including planning, organizing, and directing functional services pertaining to personnel services; performs highly complex analytical duties in support of the assigned function and performs related duties as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics This is a single position class in the Health and Human Services Agency. The position is characterized by the functional management responsibilities of many of the department's personnel services and provides management level subject matter expertise based upon knowledge of personnel activities. It is distinguished from the Staff Services Manager, Administrative Option by its assignment specifically to personnel functions rather than the latter's assignment to overall administrative functions of the department. Reports to: Incumbents in this class report to the Health and Human Services Agency Director Supervision Exercised: This position may oversee technical and clerical staff. Environmental & Functional Factors: Incumbent will perform most work inside of buildings; work alone or closely with others; be able to deal with stressful situations in a calm, professional manner; be able to manipulate paperwork; perform work while standing or sitting; be able to move/transport oneself from one work-site to another; be able to communicate verbally with co-workers and others; view things up close and hear well. This class includes administrative, management, or clerical positions requiring light physical effort which may include frequent lifting of up to ten pounds and occasional lifting of up to twenty-five ten pounds; tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation; oral communications ability. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Oversees the activities of the Health and Human Services Agency's personnel functions Serves as the personnel officer with department-wide responsibility for administering a variety of personnel functions; Confers with the Human Resources Department on matters of salary, labor practices, and working conditions of employees; Participates in recruitment and selection programs; advises department managers and supervisors on selection and placement of employees; Prepares forecasts of departmental staff needs and provides advice, direction, and information to department managers and supervisors on matters related to staffing of the various work units; Oversees the maintenance of department personnel records, including hires, terminations, promotions and other personnel data; Drafts, reviews, and analyzes existing and proposed policies, rules and regulations affecting unit area; coordinates employee policies with the Department of Human Resources. Plans, directs, and manages activities to meet department-wide training and development needs, including the coordinating of resources for department-wide training and staff development including workshops, college coursework, training programs, and on-the-job training sessions; Evaluates department training needs, designs, and delivers in-service training and evaluates effectiveness; Coordinates department participation in countywide training programs; Ensures effective coordination of assigned activities with the Human Resources Department; Assists in the management of the department by evaluating existing and proposed organization, policies and procedures ;consulting with and advising department personnel; making recommendations and reviewing and evaluating the implementation of changes; Interviews, selects, and makes hiring recommendations of assigned staff; May supervise the work of technical and clerical staff; assigns work, establishes work priorities and performance standards, and provides feedback to subordinates; Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Education/Experience : Four years of full time increasingly responsible experience performing functions at the level of a journey level Personnel/Human Resources Analyst preferably in a California public sector environment performing in the areas of recruitment and selection, staff development and training, and evaluation of processes and procedures and graduation from a college or university with a bachelor's degree in business/public administration or a related field; Or: Six years of full time increasingly responsible experience performing functions at the level of a journey level Personnel/Human Resources Analyst preferably in a California public sector environment performing in the areas of recruitment and selection, staff development and training, and evaluation of processes and procedures equivalent to that of a journey level Personnel/Human Resources Analyst. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources management in a public agency departmental setting including recruitment and selection; position classification, staff development and training and records management; Federal, State and local laws, rules and guidelines relating to the hiring process and other areas of personnel -related activities; Internal workforce assessment techniques & employment policies practices, & procedures; Progressive discipline process in the public sector; Consultative & coaching skills with mangers. Successful recruiting strategies to attract high caliber diversity candidates; Federal, State and local workplace health, safety, security & privacy laws & regulations; Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, organization, performance review and evaluation and employee training and discipline; Principles of management analysis and organizational design necessary to formulate administer policies and procedures; Other Requirements: Independent travel may be required; employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class of vehicle driven employment for those who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the appointing authority. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 18, 2021
Full Time
This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. I Under supervision, to learn methods and procedures, make inspections, and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to learn and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to learn methods and procedures and inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. II Under general direction, to make inspections and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. III Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and basic working level in the Agricultural and Standards Inspector class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision until they gain experience and obtain the requisite State licenses to work as an experienced Agricultural Biologist/Inspector. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the fact that incumbents in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II class perform a broader range of assignments under less guidance and supervision. II This is the first experienced working level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to be licensed and work in at least five of the eight fields requiring State licensing for the performance of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. III This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform the complete range of the more inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess all of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer or Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory class. III Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, Agricultural Aide, and Produce Inspector, as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Learns methods, procedures, and policies and performs the following assignments: inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades Issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards Inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases Inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease may inspect and insure proper pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations. Controls and eradicates plants, weeds, and pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products for movement or shipment Inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds Inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices Inspects and insures proper weight, measures, counts, and labeling of packaged commodities Inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses Collects petroleum product samples for testing Investigates complaints related to consumer transactions Prepares records and reports of inspections and tests Takes appropriate enforcement actions Performs needed maintenance on equipment Provides information to growers and home-ownerS Gathers information for annual crop reports Represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. II Inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades; issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards; inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases; inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds; inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease; issues pesticide permits and may inspect pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries; examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations; controls and eradicates plants, weeds, rodents, birds, and other pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products as a condition of movement or shipment; inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices; weighs, measures, and counts the contents of packaged commodities to verify the accuracy of labels; inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses; collects petroleum product samples for testing to insure stated qualities; investigates complaints related to consumer transactions; prepares records and reports of inspections and tests conducted; takes appropriate enforcement actions; performs needed maintenance on equipment; provides information to growers and home-owners regarding pest problems; gathers information for annual crop reports; represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. III Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs the full scope of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least two valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, one of which must be either: Pesticide Regulation Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation Weight Verification An incumbent may be appointed without the required licenses, but the appointment will be on a provisional basis, pending acquisition of the required licenses. Failure to obtain one of the licenses within twelve months of appointment may result in termination. II At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least five valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, three which must be: 1) Pesticide Regulation 2) Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation 3) Weight Verification The two remaining licenses may be any combination of the following: 1) Investigation and Environmental Monitoring 2) Integrated Pest Management 3) Commodity Regulation 4) Measurement Verification 5) Transaction and Product Verification III At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector II with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of all eight valid licenses related agricultural, weights, measures, and commodity inspections issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Basic knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Basic knowledge of agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Basic knowledge of pest and noxious weed control methods. II Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. III Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: I Learn and perform agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. Learn, use, and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a wide range of agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection assignments. Use and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. III Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 4/16/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. DEFINITION MHCI Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DEFINITION MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DEFINITION MHCIII Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCI This is an entry level professional Mental Health Clinician classification and typically the individual that meets the qualifications for this position is an unlicensed clinician that meets the requirements to be and is registered with the State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). Individuals occupying the Mental Health Clinician -I of the classification series typically have not completed the BBS required number of clinical service delivery hours working under the supervision of an assigned Licensed Clinician as required by the BBS. A Mental Health Clinician -I completes clinical service delivery repsonsbiltites under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician assigned by the department to provided unlicensed clinician supervision. Individuals in this job classification series have responsibility for providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Such individuals are also required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Upon successful completion of State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing exams and the awarding of Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist designation, incumbents may be promoted to the Mental Health Clinician level II. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCIII This is an advanced journey-level professional providing mental health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Increments in this classification demonstrate a greater skill and depth of the job knowledge in the assortments, and are able to independently perform most complex clinical and case management assignments. Individuals that occupy the level-III have possessed the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT) for a minimum of one year. Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Incumbents in the Level -III classification series may be required and assigned to provide consultation for other Mental Health Clinicians in the Mental Health Clinicians at the level-I and II in the clinician series. Incumbents in the Level-3 classification series after hour's crisis response duty s may also be assigned to be a clinical consultant for other clinicians that may include being the clinical consult contact staff as needed, for other clinicians fulfilling after hours crisis response duty. Incumbents in the Level-III classification series may also be assigned to fulfill after hours crisis response duty. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCI This is not a supervisory classification. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCII/III May serve as lead clinician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills MHCI (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MHCII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MCIII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Independently assess, evaluates, and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group, and family therapy/counselling, rehabilitation, crises intervention, and case management services for persons with serious mental illnesses or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, strength-based well ness and recovery models of service delivery. Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Collaborates with other support agencies and community organizations. Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Assist in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures as assigned. Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Develops and participates in training on a verity of topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatments planning, case management and makes presentations to local agencies and community groups regarding issues related to mental health and or substance abuse. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Special Requirements: Possession of a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or as a Marriage and Family Counselor issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Mental Health Clinician I Experience : Two years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. AND Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Mental Health Clinician II Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician I with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Mental Health Clinician III Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician II with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information MHCI Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCII Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris- Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCIII Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide mental health nursing services, instruction, counseling and assessments in clinics and community facilities; to assist with prevention and alleviation of mental illness and promote mental health; to coordinate and participate in a variety of mental health nursing assessments, direct patient care, group and individual counseling, and health education services; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced- level in the Mental Health Nurse classification series. Performance of responsibilities requires specialized knowledge of physical and psychiatric conditions of mental health clients and their relationship to psychotropic and other drugs and medications. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; some positions may require sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to physically restrain disturbed clients; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, clinic, and community facility environments; exposure to communicable diseases; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes and provides mental health nursing services; Provides health and mental health counseling to individuals and their families regarding mental illness, health conditions, health maintenance, and rehabilitation in clinic, day treatment, or community settings Implements clients medical care plans as developed and prescribed within Mental Health Department guidelines and policies Serves as team member in the development, implementation, and evaluation of direct client care Interviews, educates, counsels, and refers clients regarding a variety of health conditions Develops regular and special treatments and procedures Observes and evaluates clients' signs, symptoms, and therapy progress Identifies and interprets client findings or changes requiring attention or notification of other professional staff Assists with special treatment, tests, and administration of prescribed medications Makes adjustments in patient care, commensurate with a patient's condition and progress Provides basic assessments and counseling to clients Counsels and educates clients regarding mental health status, treatment plans, psychoactive medications, benefits and side effects of medications, disease prevention and basic living skills Provides health education regarding personal hygiene, nutrition, and care and treatment of health problems Teaches and demonstrates client care to family members and others Consults with other mental health staff regarding health care issues and client treatment plans Administers injections Oversees client clinic care Orders medications and stores them in a secure area Maintains a variety of client health and medication records Refers individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics, as necessary Conducts health appraisals and follows-up on findings Confers with physicians, other professionals, and concerned parties regarding the needs of clients with mental disabilities Prepares reports and maintains records for treatment, client appraisals, and development of treatment plans Other duties, as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Completion of nursing studies and curriculum sufficient to obtain requisite licenses from the State of California. AND Experience: One year as a Mental Health Nurse I with San Benito County OR Three years of psychiatric nursing experience, providing nursing services, social services, or counseling in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and methods used in counseling and psychotherapy. Principles, methods, and practices of general and psychiatric nursing. Medical terminology. Community resources available for support of individuals in various levels of care. Normal and abnormal growth and development patterns. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable diseases, mental disabilities and other disabling conditions. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of controlling communicable diseases. Ability to: Provide a variety of general and mental health nursing services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare case work records and make sound recommendations regarding client progress and care. Provide individual and group therapy. Assess the physical condition of patients. Interview patients and families to gather medical history data and determine their needs. Integrate a number of clinical approaches in the development of treatment plans. Recognize potential crises and provide crisis intervention services. Counsel clients and make referrals to community resource agencies. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other governmental agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. DEFINITION Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, plans, organizes, manages, evaluates and supervises the activities that ensure the quality of client care and over-all quality/effectiveness of major programs within the County Behavioral Health Department; assigns and evaluates the work of multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel, may plan and provide a variety of direct client behavioral health services, performs a variety of administrative work functions associated with ensuring fiscally sound utilization of behavioral health services; serves a primary role in the completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects; serves as the departments Compliance Officer; serves as a liaison for the department with contracted direct service providers, community, regional, or State agencies DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is middle level management position with primary responsibility for the administration of the quality improvement and compliance plans of a major department with multiple programs that include mental health and substance abuse branches. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of both staff and program performance and workload standards. This classification requires strong management and communication skills as well as problem solving skills and the ability to participate effectively in decision-making processes. This classification also requires a high degree of professional knowledge in the areas of mental health and substance abuse treatment/support services, federal and state laws and regulations related to MediCal and Medicare reimbursement and program operations. REPORTS TO Director of Behavioral Health CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This classification has no direct supervisor responsibility of specifically assigned staff, however the responsibilities of the position requires oversight, and evaluation of the work produced by multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, homes, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Reviews client admission data and clinical documentation to ensure compliance with County and State regulations and policies relating to medical necessity and case documentation: when appropriate interviews clients, significant others, and consults with outpatient professional staff, and contract provider staff regarding client diagnoses, medical necessity, length of treatment and case documentation. Reviews case records and assesses for appropriate levels of care, aftercare and discharge planning. Represents the County in disputes with contract providers over appropriateness of treatment plans and length of stay in care. Advocates on behalf of the County with contract provider staff for appropriate client care. Provides training for professional, paraprofessional and contract provider staff on information about utilization and documentation requirements. Facilitates and participates with department staff in utilization review and quality improvement meetings. Evaluates financial status of inpatients at contactor inpatient facilities to identify payer sources; Posts and reconciles all payments from all payer sources for inpatient physician services and bed day charges; Records MediCal and Medicare payments, cutbacks and denials. Prepares comprehensive reports related to program operations and activities Works in a primary staff role in fulfilling the responsibilities for the design, implementation and completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects Fulfills the responsibilities of the Compliance Officer as identified in the departments Compliance Plan Ensures the adherence to and fulfillment of the responsibilities of the department as described in the department's Annual Quality Improvement Plan Responds to requests for information and assistance Assists in the preparation for and participates in various state and federal program audits to ensure department compliance with MediCal and Medicare regulations Monitors and evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including contracted service providers/programs, methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing upon Director approval changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Files MediCal updates Operates a computer and updates files, records The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect . Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least three years of licensed professional experience in a multidisciplinary Behavioral Health program which includes experience in administrative management and /or clinical supervision that demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities. AND Completion of academic coursework and training as defined in Title IX for the California Administrative Code in one of the following: Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited school; Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work; Master's degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Psychology, or Counseling from an accredited school. Registered Nurse, meaning a person licensed as a registered by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Quality review/quality assessment principles, practices, methods and techniques Pertinent laws and regulations regarding health and social service programs, including guidelines pertaining to reimbursement of health care services Federal, state and county regulations and policies pertaining to utilization review Laws and regulations pertaining to client's legal rights Basic pharmacology and the utilization of prescription drugs for treatment: Methods and procedures of admissions, discharges, and client care in outpatient and acute care psychiatric settings Principles, practices, and techniques of psychotherapy and psychiatric casework and substance abuse treatment Social aspects, attitudes, characteristics and behaviors of mental illness, emotional disturbances and addiction to drugs and alcohol Current developments in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Community resources available to mental health and substance abuse programs Cultural, socio-economic and language factors that affect service delivery to ethnic populations Basic training and employee development principles and practices Basic mathematics and basic computer applications and techniques. Ability to: Review and interpret healthcare documentation, including interpretation of clinical data and medical terminology pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and medication Ascertain facts through examination of records Collect, interpret and evaluate data Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines, formulate policies and procedures, rationalize and project consequences of decisions, and /or recommendations Establish and maintain effective relations with clients, the general public, contract providers and personnel at all organizational levels Prepare concise, logical oral and written reports and explain policies, procedures and recommendations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Prepare and maintain accurate records Operate standard office equipment, utilize various software programs relevant to the responsibilities of the position Operate a motor vehicle; Assist in the establishment of program goals and objectives and evaluate their attainment, train, evaluate and motivate professional and support staff. NOTE: The selection process will likely consist of a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E) to produce a score in order to be placed on the eligible list. In a typical T&E, your training and experience are evaluated in relation to the background, experience and factors identified for successful job performance during a job analysis. For this reason, it is recommended that your application materials clearly show your relevant background and specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is also highly recommended that the supplemental questions within the application are completed with care and diligence. Responses such as "See Resume" or "Refer to Resume" are not acceptable and may disqualify an applicant from further evaluation. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. Please: Lateral/Academy Graduates only Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; and to do related work as required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection or life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities Substantiates finding of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and prepares reports Investigates accidents Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests Maintains departmental files and records Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Must have successfully completed, or successfully complete during the probationary period, a Basic Academy certified by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Laws of arrest and rules of evidence. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. First Aid and CPR. Ability to : Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Use and care for firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME This position is scheduled to receive a $1,000 bonus on July 30, 2021. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide assessments, treatment planning, and counseling for Substance Abuse Program clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; to perform prevention activities designed to prevent alcohol and drug abuse in the County; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a fully experienced Substance Abuse Counselor classification. Incumbents have responsibility for providing a variety of substance abuse counseling services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of counseling techniques. REPORTS TO Substance Abuse Program Administrator CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, jails and community settings to develop client centered service plans Conducts assessments of clients with substance abuse concerns Develops treatment plans for clients; provides outpatient counseling on an individual/group basis to assist clients in understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them May work with clients' families to secure their cooperation in programs Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary Prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and counseling programs Develops recommendations to mitigate client problems and follows-up with clients and their families to assess progress Performs crisis intervention Maintains records and prepares reports for State and local agencies Conducts community substance abuse prevention programs for targeted groups, such as school children. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of experience working in substance abuse counseling and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of or ability to obtain a Certificate as a Certified Addiction Specialist. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Psychological and social aspects and characteristics of substance abuse. Drugs and drug abuse patterns, alcoholism, and the physiological effects of drug abuse and alcoholism. Methods and techniques for conducting assessments of individuals' substance abuse problems. Approved principles and practices of psychological counseling and group therapy. Available community resources for substance abuse services. Requirements and needs of persons with seriously substance abuse problems. State and local laws, policies, and procedures governing the administration of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs, especially those pertaining to an individual's legal rights. Ability to: Assess substance abuse problems and develop services to meet client problems, working and consulting with clients and other professional staff. Conduct effective individual and group counseling related to substance abuse problems and recovery. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Communicate effectively with people from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Explain complex and technical terminology and concepts in an understandable and non-threatening manner. Establish and maintain a variety of personal and administrative records, clinical documentation, and related materials. Effectively represent the Substance Abuse Program in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government organizations. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with the California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. Under direction, to supervise public health staff and services; to plan, coordinate, organize and supervise a multiple number of public health and related programs; may assist with administrative responsibilities as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisory level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents are responsible for coordinating and supervising a multiple number of public health and related programs and may perform more complex public health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. Positions at this level are distinguished from the higher level position, Director of Nursing Services, in that the latter has first line management authority over all public health programs within the Public Health Division. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Supervising Community Health Nurse in that this classification possesses a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. REPORTS TO Health Officer or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides supervision of Public Health Nurse I/II/III and Community Health Nurse I/II/III and other assigned public health staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit and stand for extended periods; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in clinic, office, and home environments; exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Incumbent are expected to follow universal precautions. Incumbents may be required to drive in remote areas of the County in all weather conditions. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Supervises and monitors public health and related services/programs Supervises public health and community health nurses and other subordinate staff Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of staff, assists in hiring staff and recommends disciplinary action when appropriate, approves staff leave requests Advises staff on nursing policies, procedures and special problem areas Drafts and standardizes procedures Reviews records and reports for quality improvement purposes Assists in planning and participates in in-service educational programs Evaluates staff training needs and develops strategies for addressing training needs Evaluates work performance of subordinate staff; Maintains liaison with other social and health agencies Attends public health-related meetings and conferences Prepares reports Collaborates with nursing administration, other county departments, and community organizations to develop needs assessments and long-term plans; may serve in a leadership role in a special area or coordinate a designated program or project May participate in grant writing, collection and analysis of statistics, program audits and evaluations and preparation of specific program budgets Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse III with San Benito County. Two years of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse II with San Benito County. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California. Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of staff supervision and development. Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventative medicine. Community resources and demography influencing public health nursing services. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, disabling conditions, and public health nursing services. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs and services. Causes, means of transmission, and control of communicable diseases. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Principles of public health education. Program planning, evaluations and development principles. Principles of program and work coordination, and training. Ability to: Provide direction, supervision and evaluation of the work of subordinate staff. Plan, organize, and supervise public health nursing activities and services for an assigned service area or program. Understand, interpret and apply rules, laws, policies and regulations relative specific public health programs. Develop and maintain public relations, staff, community groups and other government organizations. Collect, analyze and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANYTIME This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. This position will take on supervisory lead for three divisions. Primary role will be to oversee county elections. Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the County Clerk, Recorder, Elections functions of San Benito County; to provide supervision and training for Department staff; to oversee the planning and conduct of local elections; the processing of vital records, as well as property and title documents; to ensure superior customer service is provided to the public; and serves as a subject matter resource to answer questions regarding the County Clerk/Elections-Recorder's Office; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position directs and supervises the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Divisions. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, assigning, reviewing, training and development, coordinating, and supervising all levels of employees in the Clerk-Recorder and Elections Divisions. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, assignment include performing the most difficult and complex assignments. REPORTS TO County Clerk-Auditor-Recorder, Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Senior Deputy County Clerk-Recorder-Elections, Deputy County Clerk-Recorder Elections I/II/III, Elections Coordinator, and Election Associate I/II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of microfilm and microfiche equipment; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; occasionally works outside; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes, supervises, coordinates, assigns, and reviews the work of Clerk- Recorder-Elections staff. Assists with the establishment and control of the Department budget. Assists with the planning, organizing, and managing of local elections in the County. Directs the recruitment, selection, and training of precinct officials. Assigns, schedules, and evaluates the work of other staff. Ensures current Clerk-Recorder-Elections procedures are maintained. Direct the planning, organizing, and managing of polling places. Analyzes costs and develops billing for election services. Oversees the preparation and prepares periodic reports of reconciliation activities. Reconciles computer index data with original documents, making corrections as necessary. Develops new methods and procedures to increase the efficiency of statutory duties. Performs or assists in the most difficult and complex assignments. Prepares routine correspondence and a variety of reports. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of responsible work experience performing document processing, vital statistics or elections administrative and support functions comparable to that of a Senior Deputy County Clerk/Recorder/Elections with San Benito County. OR A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in auditing, law, information technology, business/public administration, or a related field AND One year of experience performing a broad range of professional, analytical, and administrative duties in the areas of general administration, personnel, analysis, staff development, or program analysis work. Special Requirements: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Required to work weekends and evenings during peak election periods and to attend meetings or trainings. Required to take an Oath of Loyalty May be required to travel for trainings. All County employees can and will be called upon to act as Disaster Workers when needed. In the event that an employee changes class, or if requirements are changed after initial appointment, employees may be required to submit to a background investigation. Desired Qualifications: A Master's Degree in auditing, law, information technology, business/public administration, or a related field. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Organization, functions, programs, policies, and procedures of public and business administration. Understand, interpret, and apply county, state, and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Communicate effectively in writing in order to prepare a variety of reports and correspondence. Principles of supervision, work direction, work coordination, and training. Personnel Evaluation and Administration in a represented staff organization Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Ability to: Plan, organize, and coordinate the functions of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Divisions. Schedule and assign work to other staff. Perform a variety of complex and specialized support work related to the functions and operations of the Country Clerk, Recorder and Election Divisions. Research, interpret, and apply codes and legislation law. Prepare clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Manage multiple priorities while meeting deadlines. Maintain and update accounting and fiscal records. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions, policies, and procedures of the County Clerk, Recorder, and Elections Divisions. Accurately prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute an expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or admissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME This position is scheduled to receive a $1000 bonus on July 30, 2021. DEFINITION I Under general direction, to perform a variety of skilled inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, servicing, and repair work on gas, propane, and diesel power driven equipment; and to do related work as required. II Under general supervision, to perform skilled work in repairing, overhauling and maintaining diesel and gasoline-powered automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the journey level in Heavy Equipment Mechanic class series. Incumbents perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work on County light and heavy power driven equipment and busses. Employees who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program will advance to the Heavy Equipment Mechanic II level without further competition. II Positions in this class are experienced in all phases of automotive and equipment repair and may be assigned lead supervision over other skilled and unskilled personnel. REPORTS TO Road Maintenance Superintendent CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I None II This is not a supervisory class. However, incumbents may provide lead direction and work coordination for other staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Occasionally sits; frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use a variety of hand and power equipment, electrical testing equipment used in the mechanical trades; use a computer and telephone; operate a variety of road maintenance equipment. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a shop environment; occasionally works outdoors in varying temperatures; exposure to hazardous materials, smoke, gasses, and fumes; exposure to hazards such as moving machine parts and electrical current; continuous contact with other staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Inspects, locates, and diagnoses mechanical and/or electrical defects on County trucks, a variety of light and heavy maintenance and construction equipment, and busses; determines extent of necessary repairs; overhauls, repairs, and adjusts transmissions, differentials, air brakes, hydraulic systems, clutches, and engines; tunes-up engines, replacing ignition parts and cleaning and adjusting carburetors and fuel injection systems; replaces and repairs faulty parts, including wheel bearings, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms and other components; works on generators, distributors, relays, lights, and switches; changes and installs belts and hoses; maintains time and materials records for work orders; changes tires; orders and maintains inventory of requisite parts and supplies; carries out preventive maintenance programs; may weld and fabricate parts and equipment; may make field and emergency repairs; installs emergency warning equipment; may road test repaired equipment, may operate a special fueling station and transit facility, may assist with planning new equipment procurement. II Examines and locates mechanical defects in a wide variety of automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment, including diesel and gasoline-powered trucks, tractors, motor graders, backhoes, loaders, rollers, sedans, and power tools; Makes major and minor mechanical repairs including engine tune-ups, brake relining, body and fender repair, electrical system repair, and radio installation; Disassembles, repairs, grinds, welds or replaces worn parts, fits new parts and adjusts engines, oil, water and fuel pumps, carburetors and fuel injectors, governors, starting motors, clutches, transmissions, differentials, brakes and steering gear; Repairs caterpillar tractors, checking and replacing rollers, pins and bushings; times and adjusts motors; replaces electrical wiring; Overhauls hydraulic lifts and steering assemblies on motor graders and tractors; r Repairs equipment bodies; does repair work in the field; does metal fabrication including use of gas and electrical welding equipment; operates a variety of vehicles including heavy-equipment; serves in a lead capacity over other assigned staff. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Graduation from high school or equivalent and; Two years of responsible work experience as a journey level automotive mechanic,preferably including substantial experience in working on heavy construction equipment. II Graduation from high school or equivalent; and, One year of experience in the County of San Benito performing the duties of a Heavy Equipment Mechanic I. OR Two years of skilled experience in the repair and overhaul of a wide variety of diesel and gasoline-powered automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment. AND Two years of responsible work experience as a journey level automotive mechanic, preferably including substantial experience in working on heavy construction equipment. Special Requirements: I Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Employees hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess a Class A driving permit in conformance with the California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements within six months from the date of hire and possession of valid California Class A driver's license within one year from the date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. II Possession of a Class A driving permit in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements and possession of a valid California Class A driver's license within six months from date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. Incumbents transporting hazardous materials may be required to possess special endorsements. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in skilled gas, propane, and diesel- powered equipment maintenance and repair work. Operation and care of internal combustion engines and components. Principles and methods of preventive maintenance. Safe work practices and procedures. Hydraulic valves and controls, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electronic ignition systems. Principles and methods of gas and electrical welding. II Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the testing, adjustment, repair and overhaul of automotive and road construction equipment; gas and electrical welding procedures; Theory and operation of gasoline and diesel-powered engines; Tools and equipment of the trade; Preventive maintenance inspection methods; Safety practices. Ability to: I Inspect gas, propane, and diesel-powered equipment and accurately diagnose electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical defects. Skillfully use a variety of hand and power tools in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Performed skilled testing, adjustment, repair, and overhaul work on automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Read and interpret shop and repair manuals. Apply technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical trades work. Estimate time and materials for repair jobs. Maintain accurate records and reports. Operate light and heavy road maintenance equipment in a safe manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Demonstrate skill in the use of mechanical tools and equipment in the diagnosing and repair of heavy-duty road construction and maintenance equipment; Perform metal fabrication and repair using gas and electric welding equipment; Follow oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work; Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Feb 26, 2021
Temporary
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME AND IS A PART-TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION ONLY Under direction, plans, initiates and conducts epidemiological investigations, field studies and disease surveillance; Performs difficult and complex administrative tasks to control disease outbreaks and prevent avoidable morbidity and mortality; Performs project management as assigned; Performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is responsible for sophisticated surveillance, identification and complex control measures of communicable and reportable disease hazards and environmental disease hazards. The incumbent applies advanced technical epidemiological models to determine patterns of disease in a community and designs research projects to assess levels of community morbidity or apply successful interventions to local projects. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse classes which provide clinical, educational and counseling activities directly to clients relating to disease control. This position provides consultation to Public Health Officer and Public Health Nurses who are assigned to communicable disease control activities. REPORTS TO Director of Nursing/Deputy Director of Public Health, Public Health Officer or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise clerical or professional staff as assigned by Deputy Director TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is generally preformed in an office setting; Continuous contact with the public and other staff. Frequent overnight travel to trainings, conferences and meetings required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Initiates and plans Epidemiological assignments Trains and instructs staff as necessary Develops and implements methodology and systems to be used Prepares grants and special reports in support of Public Health service activities Assesses and determines program goals and priorities Coordinates Public Health Accreditation activities May conduct programs to train on techniques related to the various phase of Public Health activities Plans course of study and implements and evaluates its effectiveness May represent Health Officer at meetings, conferences, and seminars Makes recommendation to administrators regarding allocation of resources and program design based upon Epidemiological evidence Collects and analyzes data applying advanced bio-statistical methodologies to calculate risk of diseases and appropriateness of intervention Performs technical and informational presentations to the professional medical community Develops various health services, programs, policies and procedures Plans, executes and evaluates the work of the facilities, agencies or community groups with which they work Performs related duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these would be: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology or related field that includes a minimum of two (2) graduate level courses in Epidemiology or two (2) comparable graduate level classes in advanced research methodology and two (2) graduate level courses in statistics or biostatistics; OR Completion of a Bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health sciences, Statistics or a related field and two (2) years work experience within the field of Epidemiology performing study design, implementation and analysis. Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain a California Driver's license. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of epidemiological trends and disease patterns, their characteristics, and standards to determine the origin, spread and control of hazards to the community. Thorough knowledge of statistical theory and techniques of epidemiological, demographic, biostatistical and community health research. Thorough knowledge of research design methods and techniques Thorough knowledge of review and evaluation of disease outbreak interventions Working knowledge of community resources and medical services available for medical programs Knowledge of project management, including funding sources, grants proposal writing and project evaluation. Personal computer operating systems, software applications (MS Office, etc.) and related equipment Methods and techniques used in researching, proofing, evaluating, gathering, organizing, and arranging data Effective methods of training and presentations skills Record keeping and time-management practices and procedures Modern office practices and procedures Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Basic arithmetic Ability to: Plan, organize, coordinate and direct a public health project(s) Initiate and design complex interventions to collect field data Apply sophisticated mathematical and biostatistical techniques to analyze data to determine origin, spread and risk of morbidity and populations Write, present and consult with health administrators in the preparation of concise narrative and statistical reports Establish, and maintain effective working relationships with private and public agencies in the health care delivery system Provide technical expertise to department staff involved in eliciting vital epidemiological information, disseminating findings and advocating for measures meant to reduce the level of disease in eh community Apply research methodologies and research findings in the course of disease control or prevention projects Evaluate project effectiveness Prepare grant applications and contracts Speak effectively before groups Use computer software to analyze and present data in diagrammatic formats and support data processing activities Exercise sound and independent judgment in determining and selecting appropriate processes, alternatives, forms and desired actions within established work practices, procedures and commonly used regulations Learn and develop skills with computer software programs or automated systems Provide training and assistance for others in using assigned systems or software Read and understand detailed and complicated instructions Understand, interpret and apply rules and regulations of the Internal Revenue Service Work productively under time pressure and with interruptions Exercise tact when dealing with others In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous