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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under administrative direction of the Director of Health & Human Services, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the medical oversight of public health programs for the County; to provide technical consultation to citizens, public officials, staff and community organizations and agencies on public health and preventative medicine issues; to serve as the designated County Health Officer; and to do other work as required. To advise as a medical expert to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, County Service Departments and the community at large on medical and public health issues, including: carrying out the legal mandates of Health and Safety Codes specific to public health directly or through delegation; acting as the medical liaison to private sector medical care systems and coordinate development of sound public health activities; interpreting and enforcing directly or through delegation local, State and Federal policies, laws, regulations and directives related to medical and public health issues. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class provides medical supervision for the San Benito County Public Health Division. The incumbent coordinates public health care services with external agencies and health care providers and provides on-going communication with the local medical community. This position is responsible for providing medical oversight and enforcement of public health regulations for a variety of public health programs and services including, environmental health, vital records, communicable disease control, public health nursing, emergency and disaster medical planning, public health education, California Children's Service and maternal and child health services. This class is distinguished from the Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the Public Health Division's programs and services, whereas the Health Officer directs the medical oversight for all public health programs. REPORTS TO Director of Health and Human Services Agency CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise medical staff and other professional, licensed positions such as Environmental Health Manager, Occupational and Physical Therapists, emergency medical services personnel, etc. 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 environment; in community meetings and event settings, outdoors at inspection sites when warranted. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the medical delivery of comprehensive, county-wide public health programs to protect and promote public health and mitigate public health hazards. Enforces all statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health, environmental health, and sanitation Consults and provides direction on policy, investigation, treatment and control of communicable disease to include emergency preparedness and response. Directs, coordinates and participates in the development and delivery of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that protect public health and conform with applicable public health standards and accepted clinical practices. Analyzes legislative changes, evaluates and develops medical and public health policies, programs and procedures and formulates improvements. Serves as an advocate to promote statewide public health policies, which also benefit the County. Researches, prepares and interprets clinical and technical data, reports and studies; prepares written correspondence as necessary. Reviews technical requirements, reports and procedures generated by the health department. Disseminates and interprets policies, laws, regulations and state and federal directives regarding medical and public health issues to physicians, department staff and representatives of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics and schools by written and personal contacts; acts as medical epidemiologist for public health diseases. Consults and coordinates with federal and state officials and representatives of local public and private health agencies in the enforcement of health laws and the development of programs to meet public health needs. Directs the issuance and recordation of birth and death certificates and provides vital statistics information to the State Office of Public Health. Provides direction and advice regarding policies and procedures directed by the state immunization board. Directs public health education. Promotes the advancement of maternal and child health. Directs the recording of vital statistics. Directs immunization programs. Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, to include assigning work, handling employee concerns and problems, and counseling. Responds to requests for information or assistance. Represents the County Public Health Division with regard to public health issues to outside groups and organizations; coordinates public health activities with other public and private agencies Conducts staff meetings with Public Health Division Supervisors, Managers and others. Minimum qualifications & Requirements TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS - TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine degree and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible work in a public health service that included both clinical and managerial experience. Training in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is desirable. Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health is also highly desirable. License/Certification: Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California Eligible to possess DEA license issued by the State of California Must possess a valid California Driver's License as required by the position Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS In accordance with Section 454 of the California Health and Safety Code, must be a graduate of a medical school in good standing and repute. Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION 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. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health, including current trends in policy, research, treatment, prevention, education and related issues. Communicable diseases and principles and practices of communicable disease control. Principles and practices of clinical medicine. Epidemiology and biostatistics. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of public health program development and administration. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including appropriate enforcement techniques. Organization, purpose and function of federal and state health agencies. Local medical associations and community health groups. Principles and methods of public and community relations, and public information practices and techniques. Socio-e conomic and psychological factors and the impact of the effectiveness of health services delivery. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management including basic budgeting. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct public health programs within professional standards, legal requirements and financial constraints. Work with county, state, federal and local government officials in the establishment of coordinated and effective program services to populations and individuals. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Direct, train and supervise professional and technical personnel. Interpret and explain laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to public health. Prepare clear and comprehensive records and reports. Maintain accurate records. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Speak effectively in public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, other departments, agencies and public groups and organizations. Operate standard office equipment. 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 San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. 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 San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME 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: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME 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 Regulations, the California Health and Safety Code 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 This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform complete range of inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector III by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess al of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III and Agricultural Technician 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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.) 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; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs a wide range 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 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: At least one year of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector III 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 County Agricultural Biologist/Inspector valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Possession of a Federal Cooperator's License for phytosanitary certification issued by the United States Department of Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: 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: 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: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. 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 San Benito, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jun 27, 2020
Temporary
Under supervision, to learn to supervise the custody, rehabilitation, health care, safety, security, and daily living activities of juvenile wards in the County Juvenile Hall; to learn to counsel wards and monitor progress in meeting counseling objectives; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and trainee level in the Juvenile Institution Officer class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision to learn the methods and procedures of caring for and counseling juvenile detainees. Incumbents are expected to complete P.C. 832 Training and gain the proficiency necessary to advance to the Juvenile Institution Officer II within one year of initial employment. REPORTS TO Supervising Juvenile Institution Officer, Juvenile Hall Superintendent CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to climb, stoop, crouch and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; reach and lift objects above shoulders; physical ability to sustain extra physical effort for a substantial period of time and restrain detainees; 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 and outdoor environments; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to blood borne pathogens; 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.) learns to plan, organize, and supervise a program of work, study, and recreation for a group of delinquent or emotionally disturbed wards in the County Juvenile Hall; monitors daily activities of juvenile wards; learns to supervise and instruct juveniles in work and leisure activities, including housekeeping chores and personal hygiene; learns to conduct individual and group counseling sessions, developing goals and objectives to modify wards' behavior; maintains good discipline among wards; assists wards with gaining insight into themselves and their relationships with others; monitors wards' progress in meeting objectives of counseling plans; makes visual checks of wards for security and/or health purposes; reads logs, incident reports, and memos; enters information in logs, recording observations and information on wards' behavior, attitude, appearance, interests, and skills; may assist Probation Officers with the development of treatment plans for wards; learns to admit and release wards and process requisite paperwork; serves as building and grounds security officer, performing maintenance and custodial work as required; supervises visitor activities; remains alert for potential problems and takes measures to reduce tension and avoid violence; participates in training; may prepare and serve meals; may be required to perform emergency medical care; may dispense medicine to wards; learns to plan, organize, and participate in the recreational activities of wards; conducts room and body searches. 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: Experience in supervising or counseling youth is desirable. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of at least 15 semester units of course work at an accredited college or university in the behavioral sciences (i.e. psychology, sociology, social work, counseling) or criminal justice areas. (Substitution: Six months experience working with adults or juveniles in an institutional setting providing custodial care or providing counseling to youth and/or adults in either a group or one-on-one setting.) Completion of advanced level course work in sociology, psychology, behavior sciences, or a closely related field is highly desirable. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of the functions and procedures of the County Juvenile Hall. Behavior problems of juveniles. Basic knowledge of principles and techniques of individual and group counseling. First Aid and emergency medical practices and procedures. Ability to: Learn the psycho-dynamics and physical manifestations of chemical dependency. Learn the policies and procedures of a Juvenile Hall operations. Learn behavior modification techniques. Learn to apply counseling and treatment techniques in working with juveniles. Apply the methods, procedures, and practices used in the care, custody, and detention of juveniles. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Learn to counsel, discipline, and control the actions of detainees. Recognize health and behavioral problems in juveniles. Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations. Deal tactfully and courteously with people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Exercise good judgement in handling potentially hostile situations. Learn to effectively represent the Juvenile Hall in contacts with the public, other County staff, and other law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Drive an automobile to transport wards. 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: 7/10/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jun 24, 2020
Full Time
DEFINITION Under supervision, to investigate and make recommendations on a limited range of basic probation cases involving juveniles and adults; to assist with the supervision of probationers; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Probation Aide is a specialized paraprofessional classification. Incumbents in this class have responsibility for supervising probation cases such as Adult Electronic Monitoring and chemical testing of adults and juveniles. The Probation Aide is distinguished from the Probation Officer series, in that the Probation Aide performs a more limited range of probation caseload monitoring, as well as provides support for the Probation Officer. Probation Officers perform the full range of professional probation duties and the full scope of cases. REPORTS TO Probation Officer, and Deputy Chief Probation Officer. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. 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; physical ability to sustain extra physical effort to defend self and deal with violent/aggressive persons; verbal communication; use of electronic monitoring equipment, pepper sprays, mace, and two way radio communications; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, FAX, and other related peripheral equipment such as printers and scanners. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, courtroom and outdoor environment; work is performed in varying temperature; some work is performed in confined and noisy areas; continuous contact with staff and the public. 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.) Transports juveniles to and from school and other various locations Conducts home visits/checks on juvenile probationers to determine if probationers are following the terms of probation i.e curfew Performs drug testing for juveniles and adults as needed Conducts home visits of probationers on electronic monitoring Interviews probationers and conducts "intensive supervision follow-up" in the office, at the juvenile's home, or at a job site; counsels juveniles and adults on probation Conducts outreach activities by contacting school officials, teachers and students Writes reports of findings and works with Probation Officers on more difficult probation cases Contacts other services providers such as the Health and Human Services Department, Substance Abuse, and Community Service to determine a probationer's progress Performs additional tasks related to probationer's case records. Other duties as assigned 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: Previous experience in working with juveniles and adults, which included substantial public contact is highly desirable. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Basic interviewing techniques. General goals and purpose of adult and juvenile probation programs and the criminal justice system. Some knowledge of behavior problems of juveniles and adults. Some knowledge of chemical dependency. Ability to: Learn the basic principles of probation case monitoring. Learn and apply the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to probation work. Learn appropriate interviewing techniques. Cope with hostile and aggressive behavior in stressful situations. Locate, identify, and correct inaccurate or incomplete information. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs. Exercise sound judgment when dealing with probationers within established procedures and regulations. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with the public and staff. Follow written and oral directions and instructions. 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: 7/8/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jun 05, 2020
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. 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