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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 Per the State Public Health Officer Order of August 5, 2021 from the California Department of Public Health, all employees in the Behavioral Health Department must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit a medical or religious exemption form. Any job offer made to candidates for the Behavioral Health Department are contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting an exemption form for medical or religious reasons. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 02 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 03 Do you have two years of experience working in a substance abuse counseling and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency? Yes No 04 Do you possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State Driver's License? Yes No 05 Do you possess or have the ability to obtain a Certificate as a Certified Addiction Specialist? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: 6/18/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 19, 2022
Full Time
THIS IS A BILINGUAL ONLY RECRUITMENT: ENGLISH/SPANISH THIS POSTING IS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT Under supervision, to learn, assist with, and perform a variety of office, administrative, and general support work for an assigned County department or work unit; to greet office visitors and answer the telephone, providing information and referring visitors/callers to others; to learn to operate and use computers and office equipment; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry, training, and first working level in the Office Assistant class series. Incumbents learn, assist with, and perform a variety of office, administrative, and general support work. This class is distinguished from Office Assistant II in that incumbents perform a lesser scope of assignments under closer supervision. When an incumbent has demonstrated sound work habits and sufficient skills, they may be promoted to the next higher level of Office Assistant II. REPORTS TO A variety of County supervisory or management positions, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. 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.) Performs a variety of office, administrative, and general support assignments Gathers, assembles, organizes, and tabulates data and information Serves as an office receptionist greeting office visitors and answering the telephone, providing information and making referrals to other staff; receives, sorts, and distributes mail Maintains and updates records and information retrieval systems records and logs invoices, claims, and other documents Types/word processes and proofreads a variety of documents and material May work on special reports, projects, and publications May assist with maintaining family support and/or public assistance records May update and maintain computerized records and generate reports May use spreadsheets and other special computer software Operates office equipment. 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: Some training in office skills is desirable. Supplemental information Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Basic mathematics. Learn and perform a variety of administrative, office, and general support work with minimal guidance and supervision. Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, and regulations. Follow oral and written directions. Type or use word processing software at an acceptable speed to meet production requirements. Gather and organize data and information. Maintain and update records and reports. Learn to operate a computer and use department software in the performance of assigned work. Operate and use office equipment. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where assigned. 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 Per the State Public Health Officer Order of February, 2022 from the California Department of Public Health, all employees in the Behavioral Health Department must be fully-vaccinated and have the Booster against COVID-19 or submit a medical or religious exemption form. Any job offer made to candidates for the Behavioral Health Department are contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting an exemption form for medical or religious reasons. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 02 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 03 Are you proficient in the Spanish language? Yes No 04 How much experience do you have in administrative, office and general support work? Less than one year 1 to 2 years 2 to 3 years 3 to 4 years 4 or more years 05 Describe your level of proficiency with MS Outlook, Excel and Word. Advanced Intermediate Beginner N/A 06 How much experience do you have with file maintenance and record-keeping? A great deal of experience Some experience Very little experience No experience 07 How much of your experience consists of public contact and in-person customer service? A great deal Some Very little None Required Question Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 19, 2022
Full Time
COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST I DEFINITION Learns to review recorded documents, legal descriptions and maps to determine their effect on boundaries and taxability; creates, maintains and updates Assessor's parcel maps and map records using computer aided drafting (CAD) skills; resolves conflicts and problems with property boundaries and title; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Mapping Specialist I is the entry and training level in this series. The incumbent learns to accurately read and interpret written property descriptions on parcel maps. Learns a variety of skilled drafting and mapping work performed employing computer aided drafting techniques. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST II DEFINITION Reviews tax codes, laws and recorded documents, legal descriptions, and maps to create, maintain and update Assessor's parcel maps, boundaries, title and taxability using computer aided drafting skills. Provide public assistance in explaining and interpreting maps and property descriptions, resolves conflicts and problems with property boundaries, and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Mapping Specialist II is the journey level in this series. To perform mapping duties, read and interpret written boundary descriptions on parcel maps and other maps, employing mechanical and AUTOCAD drafting. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST III DEFINITION Reviews recorded documents, legal descriptions and maps to determine their effect on property boundaries, title and taxability; creates, maintains and updates Assessor's parcel maps and map records using computer aided drafting and software (CAD, GIS); resolves conflicts and problems with property boundaries and title. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Mapping Specialist III is the advanced level in this series. Responsible for the computerized mapping system in the County Assessor's Office. Responsible for leading a variety of complex mapping/drafting tasks related to computer aided drafting with minimal direction. Must be able to plan, prioritize, and perform specialized technical tasks. REPORTS TO Assistant Assessor CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory position. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects up to 25 lbs; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment to include computer, telephone, calculator, copier and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST I (Duties may include but are not limited to the following) Learns to create, maintain and update Assessor's parcel maps and mapping records using computer aided drafting techniques and procedures. Learns to interpret legal descriptions on recorded documents, lot line adjustments, parcel maps, subdivision maps and records of survey Learns to translate legal descriptions into precise scale drawings of property and interpolates between new and old maps to make changes accurately. Learns to provide technical assistance to title companies and the public in areas related to legal descriptions, title problems, map interpretations and other related Assessor's records inquiries. Identifies the parcels transferred and assists Assessment Clerks with title transfers. Updates and completes appropriate records, reports, change sheets, notifications and other documents following designed procedures. Maintains proficiency in the use of software and hardware used by the department. Performs mathematical calculations, computing land acreage and area. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST II (Duties may include but are not limited to the following) Creates, maintains and updates Assessor's parcel maps, map books, reference books and mapping records using computer aided drafting techniques and procedures. Assigns parcel numbers and tax rate areas as needed. Learns to create, update and maintain maps using GIS. Responds to questions from various government agencies and the public and contacts County agencies to resolve questions and problems. Interprets legal descriptions on recorded documents, parcel, subdivision and survey maps and translates legal descriptions into precise scale drawings of property. Analyzes and draws conclusions regarding problems and discrepancies as it affects County records; verifies parcels transferred by more difficult property descriptions and interprets more complex recorded documents for other staff. Provides technical assistance to engineers, land surveyors, title companies and the public in areas related to legal descriptions, title problems, map interpretations and other related Assessor's records inquiries; verifies current ownership of property. Maintains proficiency in the use of software and hardware used by the department. Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and keeps up on changes in statutes, laws and new business trends. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST III (Duties may include but are not limited to the following) Examines recorded documents and surveys related to property transactions, annexations and detachments Revises parcel maps and/or draws new maps to accurately reflect property descriptions and to record pertinent information such as street names or numbers, jurisdictional boundaries, spheres of influence and tax rate areas. Maintains office files and transaction records; contacts title companies, property owners and other agencies to rectify problems with title and/or property descriptions. Creates, maintains and updates maps using GIS. Verifies and approves final maps and lot line adjustments and interprets legal descriptions on recorded documents, preliminary and final maps and translates pertinent information into precise scale drawings identifying property and taxable ownership boundaries. Verifies parcels transferred by more difficult property descriptions and interprets more complex recorded documents for other staff. Analyzes and interprets effect of various types of documents related to title and mapping requirements, including resolutions. Updates and completes appropriate records, reports, change sheets, notifications and other documents following designed procedures. Provides technical assistance to engineers, surveyors, title companies and the public in areas related to legal descriptions, title problems, map interpretations and other related Assessor's records, verifies current property ownership. Provides property descriptions to the Tax Collector's Office for tax sales. Performs difficult mathematical calculations. Process State Board of Equalization's Taxing agencies jurisdictional boundary changes including analyzing and verifying Tax Rate Areas. Coordinate and maintain records for computerized disk exchange program with business agencies requesting information. Maintains proficiency in the use of software and hardware used in the department. Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and keeps up to date with job-related rules, statues, laws and new business trends; makes recommendations for the implementation of changes; reads and interprets professional literature; attends training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate. Archives, catalogs and protects all original maps legally filed as subdivision, parcel, special assessment and records of survey as mandated by government code. Assists engineers, surveyors, title companies and other public/private agencies and the general public with finding, identifying and obtaining copies of these maps. Minimum qualifications & Requirements COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST I One (1) year experience in the surveying, civil drafting or cartography fields directly related to interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate scale maps using drafting and computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD). Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by course work in civil drafting and/or surveying or computer aided drafting and mathematics. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST II Two (2) years experience in the surveying, civil drafting or cartography fields directly related to interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate scale maps using drafting and computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD) OR two (2) years of experience comparable to Computer Mapping Specialist Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by course work in civil drafting and/or surveying or computer aided drafting and mathematics. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST III Three (3) years experience in the surveying, civil drafting or cartography fields directly related to interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate scale maps using drafting and computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD) OR three (3) years of experience comparable to Computer Mapping Specialist II. Completing academic course work from an accredited college or university in civil drafting and/or surveying and/or computer aided drawing/GIS. Special Requirements Possession of valid California driver's license at time of appointment. Supplemental information COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST I Knowledge of: Working knowledge of techniques, principles, practices and equipment used in creating or plotting property boundaries as employed in surveying and/or civil drafting fields, maintaining and updating Assessor's parcel maps and mapping records. Local and state laws governing the development and maintenance of maps. Legal property descriptions and records. Related real estate and property tax laws, title policies and procedures. Basic computer aided drafting software including CAD drafting techniques and principles used by the County Assessor's office. Surveying principles, geometry and trigonometry. Ability to Apply sound drafting knowledge and skills utilizing CAD software to accurately create, maintain and update Assessor's parcel maps and mapping records. Learn to interpret title and property tax laws. Understand legal property descriptions, maps, drawings and records. Learn to identify and resolve irregularities, ambiguities and problems encountered while producing accurate maps and records. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with surveyors, engineers, representatives of other agencies and the public. Follow oral, written and diagrammatic instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with county staff and the public. Perform arithmetic, geometric, and trigonometric calculations. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST II Knowledge of: Methods, terminology, principles and practices of computerized mapping systems used in creating or plotting boundaries for maintaining and updating Assessor's maps and mapping records. Methods, practices and procedures of the GIS database. Laws, rules and regulations governing the development and maintenance of maps. Nomenclature, symbols, methods and practices used in property descriptions, map development and drafting. Legal property descriptions and records. Surveying principles, geometry and trigonometry. Computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD, ESRI, GIS) Perform arithmetic, geometric, and trigonometric calculations. Follow oral, written and diagrammatic instructions. Ability to Apply sound drafting knowledge and skills utilizing software to accurately create, update and maintain maps and mapping records. Identify and resolve irregularities, ambiguities and problems encountered in producing maps. Gather and organize data and information. Interpret title and property tax laws. Understand legal property descriptions, maps, drawings and records. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with surveyors, engineers, other County departments and the public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with county staff, management and the public. COMPUTER MAPPING SPECIALIST III Knowledge of: Knowledge of techniques, principals, practices, procedures and equipment used in creating or plotting property boundaries as employed in surveying and/or civil drafting fields, maintaining and updating Assessor's maps and mapping records. Local and state laws governing the development and maintenance of maps; legal property descriptions and records. Real estate and property tax laws, title policies and procedures. CAD drafting techniques and principles; surveying principles. Methods, practices and procedures of the GIS database. Nomenclature, symbols, methods and practices used in property descriptions, map development and drafting. Computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD, ESRI & GIS). Ability to Apply sound drafting knowledge and skills utilizing CAD software to accurately create, update and maintain Assessor's maps and mapping records. Maintain day-to-day responsibility for the Assessor's system computerized mapping system. Coordinate map development and revision with other County departments. Interpret title and property laws and records. Understand legal property descriptions, maps, drawings and records. Perform arithmetic, geometric and trigonometric calculations. Identify and resolve irregularities, ambiguities and problems encountered while producing accurate maps and records. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with surveyors, engineers, other County departments and the public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with county staff, management and the public. Follow oral, written and diagrammatic 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 All employees of San Benito County must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to be tested twice a week for COVID-19. Any job offer made to candidates is contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting to twice-weekly COVID-19 testing. San Benito County offers two locations for employees who are not fully-vaccinated to receive a free COVID-19 test. The assigned time and location for your department would be provided to you upon hire. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 04 Do you possess a valid State driver's license? Yes No 05 Please indicate which classification you are applying for and meet the minimum requirements? Computer Mapping Specialist I Computer Mapping Specialist II Computer Mapping Specialist III 06 How many years of experience in the surveying, civil drafting or cartography fields directly related to interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate scale maps using drafting and computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD) do you have? 07 Please list and describe any courses or trainings you have completed in surveying, civil drafting, cartography or a related field. 08 Please describe any knowledge or experience you have surrounding legal property descriptions. Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 14, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING IS FOR THE HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER RECRUITMENTS COUNTY-WIDE This position will provide workforce services to both job seekers and employers at the America's Job Center of California (AJCC). The Staff Services Specialist is responsible for client enrollment and placement into trainings, case management and supportive services, and leading Business Services for the Community Services and Workforce Development Division. As the lead in Business Services, this role interacts with businesses, nurtures relationships, and provide assistances to meet with their workforce needs. Under general supervision, a Staff Services Specialist performs a variety of technical administrative duties in support of facilities management, budget, administrative functions, or department projects, or programs that require a thorough knowledge of the terminology, procedures, and practices for the assigned functional area. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: researching, compiling, and reviewing data and information; processing financial and administrative records; creating and maintaining reports, records, spreadsheets, and files; coordinating technical administrative support services activities involving facility/fleet maintenance, office moves/setups (including telecommunications and information technology changes), program evaluation for funded programs; and participating in special projects, studies, and presentations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The work performed emphasizes decisions, processes, and procedures that require incumbents to use substantial independent judgment within established laws, regulations, policies, and/or guidelines. Incumbents must apply a thorough knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in order to make both routine and non-routine decisions. When encountering a new or unfamiliar problem, incumbents are expected to evaluate the problem based on their knowledge and experience, and determine the appropriate course of action within their range of authority. However, these types of decisions and actions do not require complex analytical skills or methods, nor do they typically have significant strategic or policy impact. Instead, incumbents primarily support day-to-day departmental and/or program operations; and the scope, scale, and complexity of their work is limited. REPORTS TO May report to a designated manager in an administration, fiscal, or other related capacity. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Assignments may focus on one or more of the areas identified below, or may serve as a generalist, performing a wide variety of duties involving multiple administrative functions Assignments may include the supervision of subordinate clerical and/or support staff; however, supervision is not a critical allocation factor but rather an ancillary responsibility. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; bend, stoop, and kneel; 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; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Work Performed Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: · Reviews reports, logs, and other documents; obtains and compiles fiscal, statistical, and administrative data and information from multiple sources; tracks and maintains data and prepares summaries and reports for management; notes trends and areas of concern; provides comments and/or recommendations regarding policy, procedure, staffing, program, or organizational changes · Initiates and submits required documentation to purchase equipment, supplies, and other items within an established budget · Participates in departmental meetings; participates on committees and task forces to share information with other agencies or departments; contributes information and suggestions regarding how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned responsibilities · Reviews, verifies, and processes documents related to department activities including budgets, contracts, grants, claims, legislation, purchasing, and other specialized documents based on area of assignment · Participates in conducting surveys and studies; performs research to track administrative, fiscal, personnel, and operational performance · Maintains routine and complex administrative, accounting, personnel, payroll, and/or fiscal records · Answers questions and provides information to the public, contractors, and vendors; assists in the investigation of complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints · Prepares presentations, general and technical correspondence, and promotional materials; develops forms, tracking systems, databases, and spreadsheets · Tracks progress of projects, payments, expenditures, and reimbursements · Assists in the administration and coordination of special events, training, programs, or projects; assists in coordinating municipal activities among County departments and/or other organizations · Interprets general or program specific policies, procedures, rules, regulations, contracts, and/or labor agreements · Provides liaison and staff support to committees, commissions, and department management · May supervise the work of subordinate clerical or para-professional support staff, with responsibility for assigning, reviewing and evaluating their work, and initiating appropriate corrective action when needed · Distributes assignments to co-workers, subordinates, contractors, and others; functions as a program or project coordinator with delegated authority to direct the work of staff in a non-supervisory capacity · Prepares and distributes written procedures and other informational materials pertaining to area of assignment; may provide training to groups and individuals regarding procedures and information · Performs or coordinates technical administrative activities and projects For Support Services Option (in addition to the general duties): · Coordinates technical administrative activities involving facility/fleet maintenance, office moves/setups (including telecommunications and information technology changes), safety and incident reporting, and storekeeping/records management · Receives and prioritizes information on safety and maintenance issues from various sources such as incident reports, hazard reports, service complaints, and/or maintenance requests · Coordinates services and repairs with maintenance staff and/or vendors; conducts inspections, investigations, or interviews as needed to identify problems · Locates and obtains required resources to resolve problems and ensures that proposed solutions comply with established laws, regulations, polices, procedures, and guidelines · Responds to facility-related emergencies · Obtains and evaluates cost estimates/bids from vendors and makes recommendations to management · Drafts and/or designs proposed space configurations (e.g., electrical outlet and network drop placements, furniture placement and configuration, equipment placement) · Plans and facilitates the relocation of individual personnel and/or department locations; coordinates needed assistance for staff or office moves, including information technology, communications, and professional movers · Creates, maintains, and monitors facility related agreements and contracts with outside vendors and contractors; monitors vendor/contractor/landlord performance, ensuring discrepancies or problems are resolved and work is done in accordance with contractual requirements · Acts as the departmental or agency-wide safety representative/coordinator; issues safety tips to staff, reviews and prepares safety policies, provides training to site safety coordinators, and ensures that safety-related reports and documentation are correct and timely For Program Services Option (in addition to the general duties): · Researches and develops public information and educational materials; participates in community outreach efforts to publicize department programs · Develops and compiles training materials; trains extra-help staff and volunteers · Collects, compiles, and tracks data, including caseload data, and provides data summaries, reports, and/or recommendations for program improvement Minimum qualifications & Requirements Two (2) years of full-time experience performing journey-level clerical, secretarial, or administrative support work. And Education: Equivalent of two years (60 semester or 90 quarter units) of coursework in business administration, public administration, personnel, statistics, economics, accounting, or a closely relate field from an accredited college or university. Depending on the assignment, experience involving support services, personnel services, program services, or another specific type of administrative service area may be desirable. Substitution: Additional experience performing routine or complex clerical duties may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Other Information: Some positions in these classifications may require possession of a valid California driver license. Employees who drive on county business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the county. Eligibility for 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. Supplemental information Knowledge of: · Technical principles and methods of investigating and resolving administrative problems · Fundamental governmental functions and organizations · Principles of effective customer service · Fundamental arithmetic principles and methods including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and fractions · Principles of effective business communication, including the development of correspondence, reports, and presentations · Basic principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative research · Principles and practices of effective record keeping · Computer equipment and general office software, including word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, and database · English usage, including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation · Fundamental statistical methods · Basic techniques of project management For Program Services Option (in addition to the general KSAs): · Laws, regulations, and terminology related to program(s) in area of assignment. · Community outreach and public relations practices and techniques · Programs available to client population served by the department Ability to: · Make administrative decisions and take actions based on the interpretation of laws and regulations as well as operating policies and procedures · Prioritize assignments based on broad criteria · Gather, tabulate, validate, summarize, and present data in a meaningful way · Prepare reports and cost projections using readily available information · Read, understand, interpret,and explain complex policies, regulations, legislation, and operating procedures · Operate a personal computer utilizing spreadsheet, word processing, and database software at an intermediate to advanced level · Collect, compile, analyze, and present a variety of data in a meaningful way · Compose professional quality correspondence and letters; write technically detailed reports · Coordinate the efforts of multiple individuals to achieve a work objective · Reason logically and methodically · Recommend and implement procedural changes/improvements · Communicate effectively orally and express ideas clearly · Communicate effectively, in writing, using proper English, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling · Establish and maintain effective working relationships; act as an effective team player · Effectively listen to others, identify, and resolve central problems or issues · Work independently and accept responsibility for actions · Provide training and guidance to co-workers, subordinates, and other department staff · Supervise clerical and/or support employees, if required by the position · Learn and understand the organization and operations of the assigned area and/or outside agencies · Establish priorities, organize work, and meet deadlines 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Does your experience include two years of full-time experience performing journey-level clerical, secretarial or administrative support work? Yes No 04 Do you have the equivalent of two years (60 semester or 90 quarter units) of coursework in business administration, public administration, personnel, statistics, economics, accounting or a closely related field? Yes No 05 Does your experience include an additional two years performing routine or complex clerical duties? Yes No 06 Do you possess a valid CA driver's license? Yes No 07 Describe your experience in workforce services, business engagement and business services. 08 What are your top three strategies you would implement to provide business services to local employers? Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 14, 2022
Full Time
CLASSIFICATION DEFINITION The Eligibility Specialist classifications determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current knowledge of program regulations and procedures necessary for multi-program caseload administration; initiate and process casework through automated systems; identify needs and make appropriate referrals for health, social, and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. Eligibility Specialist I The Eligibility Specialist I is the entry-level classification in the Eligibility Specialist series. Incumbents may have prior experience determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment or veterans benefits, or publicly or privately funded health, counseling or social services programs; have completed initial classroom training provided as part of the Eligibility Specialist Trainee training program; or may have the required level of education. Incumbents will be placed in a work team and initially may receive classroom instruction prior to being assigned casework and/or tasks. Incumbents will work under close supervision while learning to independently determine public assistance eligibility, and apply knowledge and skills learned from their training in completing eligibility tasks and applying complex regulations. As incumbents gain experience and work toward the journey level in the series, they are expected to work with more independence and have the ability to complete more complex tasks and/or handle larger client caseloads. Incumbents are expected to progress to the journey-level Eligibility Specialist II upon completion of one year of satisfactory performance in the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I classification. Eligibility Specialist II The Eligibility Specialist II is the journey-level classification in the Eligibility Specialist series. Incumbents demonstrate working knowledge of eligibility regulations, procedures and eligibility software systems. Eligibility Specialist II incumbents handle more complex tasks and/or caseloads independently with consultation as needed by Eligibility Specialist IIIs or Eligibility Supervisors. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level or if filled from the outside, require prior experience as an Eligibility Specialist, Eligibility Worker or comparable position. The class of Eligibility Specialist II is distinguished from the Eligibility Specialist I as the latter requires a higher level of consultation and supervision and is working toward achieving a working knowledge of program rules and regulations. The Eligibility Specialist II class is distinguished from the Eligibility Specialist III in that the latter class is assigned lead specialist duties or special assignments with a greater degree of independent judgment. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist I and II classifications typically receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from an Eligibility Specialist III. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills TYPICAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following (for Eligibility Specialist I, duties are performed at the entry level): Performs interactive interviews to elicit eligibility information, obtain and/or verify financial, employment, tax and personal demographic information and determine eligibility for public assistance programs and services Analyzes financial and eligibility information to determine initial or continuing eligibility for multiple aid programs Explains regulations, rules and policies to clients and apprises them of their rights, responsibilities and eligibility for participation in various public assistance programs and services Ensures accuracy and completion of application and declaration forms Resolves discrepancies by securing documentation, medical records and confirmation from other agencies Enters and retrieves numerical and narrative data and issues benefits from an automated computer system Determines the level of benefits to which the client is entitled by making complex computations and/or computer entries and then analyzing the results Reviews and interprets information provided on a variety of forms both by the client and third parties to assist with eligibility determination Evaluates clients for and answers questions on Advanced Payment Tax Credits (APTC) related to health care reform Explains a variety of plan options, costs and individual plan features through Covered California Monitors on-going eligibility by obtaining periodic updated information of eligibility factors and takes appropriate actions on changes Determines need for additional services and makes referrals as needed for employment and other services to outside agencies to assist clients toward self-sufficiency and directs clients accordingly Organizes and prioritizes caseload so that necessary case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy Enters and maintains case records, including written narratives, forms and computer documents in a clear and readable format Troubleshoots task and/or case issues to determine appropriate resolution of problems, involving Help Desk as needed Communicates both orally and in writing with clients and others related to the initial and ongoing eligibility determination while maintaining confidentiality Responds to questions and complaints of clients in person, by telephone, mail and/or email communication Provides pertinent forms and pamphlets to clients as required Identifies suspected fraud and makes referrals for investigation Makes referrals to social service workers as needed Participates in special projects, studies, work assignments and committees Prepares correspondence and reports Performs related duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education and/or Experience) Eligibility Specialist I: EITHER Pattern 1: One year full-time experience in an Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits and two (2) years of clerical work involving public contact; OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits ; OR Pattern 4: Four (4) years of full-time clerical work involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public; OR Pattern 5: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Minimum Qualification Interpretation : A combination of education and experience comparable to the type of experience listed may substitute for either pattern. When combining education and experience, two and a half (2.5) semester units or three and a half (3.5) quarter units equal one month of experience. Eligibility Specialist II: EITHER Pattern 1: One (1) year full time experience in an Eligibility Specialist I classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full time experience determining eligibility for public assistance programs in a public human services agency. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT Some positions in this classification may require possession of a valid California driver license. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County. Eligibility for 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. Supplemental information EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as distinguished between the two levels in the Definition section. Knowledge of: General goals and purpose of public social services programs Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing eligibility for diverse public assistance programs and related case administrative techniques Methods and techniques of conducting an investigative interview and information gathering Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement Modern office practices, methods and procedures Record keeping practices and procedures Principles of mathematical calculations Intricacies of health insurance plans, medical health plan options and associated terminology Regulations and rules regarding household filing status related to the Affordable Care Act Cultural and human behavior, including knowledge of self, to interact effectively with clients and staff Principles and practices of effective customer service Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project and task coordination Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software applications) to conduct research, assess information and/or prepare documentation Ability to: Apply the policies, procedures and programs of the County Social Services Department Apply the laws, rules and regulations governing eligibility and grant determination for multiple public assistance programs and the case administration of these programs Identify available resources and communicate with others to obtain and verify information concerning eligibility Use fact finding techniques and perform in-depth and interactive interviewing Determine appropriate course of action in emergency situations Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs Detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations Analyze and interpret written, numerical and verbal data from various sources Utilize multiple electronic information, social services systems and analyze and interpret such information Enter and maintain data accurately and timely into a computerized system Navigate through computer screens and effectively use computer systems, software applications and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks Identify when computer output is incorrect and make corrections Process cases manually as required Plan and organize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timeliness Function effectively in a system with strict deadlines and constant changes Read, understand, apply and explain complicated and detailed correspondence, reports, regulations and policy directives Perform a variety of mathematical computations accurately and rapidly Prepare clear, concise and accurate records and reports Explain complex rules and programs so they can be understood by people of diverse socio-economic, cultural and educational backgrounds Gather, record and correctly evaluate tax filing data, income and additional necessary information required for the determination of eligibility for one or more programs Explain health insurance plan options and plan details available to clients through the Affordable Care Act Review a variety of tax documents to obtain needed household filing information Explain health care reform tax credit implications to clients Refer clients to other community services as needed Assess and manage difficult and hostile persons or situations; or call for intervention when appropriate Interact with people in a courteous manner in person, on the telephone, by mail or email Work in a fast-paced, professional office environment and prioritize a wide range of duties with varying time requirements to ensure timely completion Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Please select one of the following that best describes your experience. One year full-time experience in an Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county One (1) year of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits and two (2) years of clerical work involving public contact Two (2) years of full-time experience determining eligibility for health programs, loans, financial assistance, unemployment, or other benefits Four (4) years of full-time clerical work involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. All of the Above None of the Above 04 How many years of experience do you have as an Eligibility Specialist? Four or more Three to less than four Two to less than one No experience 05 What is your level of education? HS Diploma or equivalent Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree or higher 06 How would you describe your working knowledge of public social services programs? Beginner Intermediate Advanced 07 How many years of experience do you have performing clerical and administrative support duties? Four or more Three to less than four Two to less than three One to less than two No experience Required Question Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 14, 2022
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 13, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING IS FOR THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY, BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS COUNTY-WIDE Under general direction, to perform a variety of the most difficult and complex paraprofessional, technical account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance, and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to provide information and assistance regarding inquiries concerning an assigned work area; to provide lead direction, training, and work coordination for other fiscal support staff, when assigned; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized Accounting Technician classification. Incumbents have responsibility for performing the most difficult, complex, and specialized paraprofessional, technical account and statistical record keeping support work, requiring substantial background and experience in the area of financial and statistical record keeping where assigned. This class is distinguished from Account Clerk III in that incumbents perform more technical work requiring more comprehensive knowledge of the County fiscal system and requirements. It is distinguished from the Accountant class series in that Accountants perform professional work requiring more formalized training and knowledge of accounting theory and principles. Incumbents in the Accounting Technician classification are expected to coordinate a major assigned area of fiscal record keeping and training for other County fiscal support staff who work with the County fiscal system. REPORTS TO A variety of County supervisory or management positions, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. However, incumbents provide work coordination and training for other County fiscal support staff. 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; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Some positions may have frequent contact with inmates with the County Detention Facility. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Performs a wide scope of the most complex and specialized technical financial and statistical record keeping work; maintains journals, general ledgers, and subsidiary ledgers; maintains and updates accounts receivable controls and accounts; classifies and posts expenditures to budgetary accounts; maintains detailed job process and administrative overhead records; analyzes revenue and expenditures, preparing periodic statements; assists with preparation of budget estimates and projections; prepares and maintains trial balances, recapitulations and balance sheets; maintains and updates complex financial and statistical reports; calculates and compiles apportionments, shares of financial appropriations, or subventions; receives and classifies accounting data; identifies and resolves a variety of complex account and statistical record keeping problems; prepares periodic billings for special contracts; maintains records for revolving and trust accounts; prepares claims for other government agencies; initiates budget transfers to cover account shortages; operates computers, using County financial software, special on-line software used in an assigned County department, and spreadsheets; may process financial adjustments/corrections on child support cases; may audit Court orders and calculate arrearage on child support cases; may reconcile accounts and prepare warrant registers for special districts; may post opening balances to County accounts at the beginning of each fiscal year; explains financial procedures and assigned area technical account record keeping requirements to other staff, representatives of other government agencies, and the public; provides lead direction, work coordination, and training for other staff. 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: One year of previous financial and statistical record keeping work experience comparable to that of a Account Clerk III with San Benito County. OR Three years of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing office support duties relating to fiscal, statistical, or case records maintenance. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Methods, practices, and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the maintenance of fiscal records in the area of assignment. Basic principles and terminology of accounting. Good public relations techniques. Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Computerized financial information systems used by the County. Modern office methods and procedures. Principles of lead direction, training, and work coordination. Ability to: Perform a variety of the most complex and technical specialized financial and statistical record keeping work. Maintain on-going responsibility for an assigned specialized component of the fiscal record keeping system. Provide lead direction, training, and work coordination for other staff, when assigned. Assist with budget preparation and expenditure control. Read and understand codes, statutes, and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work. Gather and organize data and information. Prepare financial and statistical reports. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Work with computerized financial and special information systems and use a computer for financial and statistical record keeping work. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where assigned. 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Do you have at least one year of previous financial and statistical record keeping work experience comparable to that of a Account Clerk III with San Benito County? Yes No 04 Do you have at least three years of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing office support duties relating to fiscal, statistical, or case records maintenance? Yes No 05 How familiar are you with the basic principles and terminology of accounting? Basic knowledge Intermediate knowledge Advanced knowledge 06 How many years of experience do you have preparing financial and statistical reports? One to less than two years Two to less than three years Three to less than four years Four to less than five years Five or more years No experience 07 How many years of experience do you have working directly with the public? Less than one year One to less than two years Two to less than three years Three or more years No experience 08 Which best describes your education as it relates to accounting and/or finance? Some courses taken Certificate of Completion Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree or higher N/A Required Question Closing Date/Time: 5/26/2022 3:52 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 12, 2022
Temporary
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME THIS IS A PART-TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR THE HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY, BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS COUNTY-WIDE DEFINITION Under general direction, the Staff Analyst plans, directs, evaluates, and participates in the work of administrative and technical support for a department; performs and manages the most complex and specialized work for the department; and performs other work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a single class, journey-level position responsible for technical, financial, analytical and project management assignments in the department. Incumbents work with independence performing work that is difficult and complex. REPORTS TO Department Head, or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise technical or support staff 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; continuous contact with other staff; frequent contact with other agencies, vendors and the public; may be required to travel for trainings and meetings; occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Reviews and analyzes departmental operations, policies, and procedures. Gathers and studies data regarding department operations; reviews and analyzes organizational studies, policies, procedures, budgetary requirements and other aspects of agency operations; prepares reports and makes recommendations on department policies, procedures, and operations. Reviews and analyzes legislation, state mandated regulations and procedures and relevant court decisions to determine impact on dept. operations; makes recommendations for necessary actions. Handles the highly specialized assignments, such as acting as the staff development officer, budget officer, or program analysis manager with department-wide responsibilities. Prepares and presents agenda items and staff reports for the Board of Supervisors meetings Represents the department in meetings with personnel from other departments and agencies. May assign, coordinate and schedule the work of departmental staff Determines training and development needs. Identifies, develops and coordinates resources for all departmental training and staff development and/or directs and advises unit staff in the area of training and staff development, including workshops, training programs, and on-the-job training sessions. Conducts and/or coordinates workshops and training sessions on a variety of topics, including but not limited to technical skills, program areas, customer service skills and safety 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: EITHER One (1) year of experience performing duties comparable to the Management Analyst I for the County of San Benito; OR Two (2) years of experience performing a broad range of professional, analytical, and administrative duties in the areas of general administration, personnel, fiscal, staff development, or program analysis work. AND A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Note: Additional years of the required experience can substitute for two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. May be required to successfully pass a background and criminal fingerprint check. Supplemental information Knowledge of: General principles of public and business administration. Effective project management methods and techniques Agency organization and departmental relationships. Departmental program goals, requirements, and operations; and community needs and resources. Principles and practices of employee training and development. Effective communication, facilitation methods, and aids used for training programs and presentations. Principles and practices of effective supervision. Ability to: Plan, organize, and coordinate large projects and staff trainings Analyze problems, select alternatives, determine project consequence of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of departmental objectives. Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, and regulations as they relate to various areas of responsibility. Collect, interpret, and evaluate narrative and statistical data pertaining to fiscal and management matters. Provide verbal and written technical direction to others. Communicate effectively in writing in order to prepare a variety of reports, correspondence, and memoranda. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Interpret and apply equal opportunity laws, civil service regulations, and provisions of contracts, ordinances, and negotiated agreements and other regulations or policies relating to personnel. Plan, coordinate, and implement training programs. Speak effectively and convey ideas clearly while facilitating group discussions and training sessions 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. < 4 years of service = 10 days per year 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents.. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership available to San Benito County employees at the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Two 457 plans available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGES ARE CURRENTLY PENDING FOR JANUARY 1, 2013 DUE TO PENSION REFORM LAW AND OTHER DATES DUE TO CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS. Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. ? All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. ? New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Extra Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. AFLAC can enroll employees into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Administrative Leave Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @62 for New PERS Members Social Security Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Unreimbursed Medical Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Automatic Deposit Bi-Weekly Pay Periods Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Do you have at least one (1) year of experience performing duties comparable to the Management Analyst I for the County of San Benito? Yes No 04 How many years of experience do you have performing a broad range of professional, analytical, and administrative duties in the areas of general administration, personnel, fiscal, staff development, or program analysis work? More than five years Two to less than five years Less than two years 05 Which best describes your education level? HS Diploma , GED or equivalent Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree or Higher None of the above 06 How many years of experience do you have in a supervisory role? More than five years Two to less than five years Less than two years No experience 07 How would you describe your experience level in project management? Beginner Intermediate Advanced 08 Do you have experience working in the public sector? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 11, 2022
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
THIS JOB POST IS FOR UPCOMING AND FUTURE VACANCIES I: DEFINITION Under supervision, to work in a training capacity, learning to supervise inmates at the County Detention Facility and maintain Facility security; to learn procedures and methods for the care, custody, and confinement of inmates; to oversee work details and leisure activities; to learn bailiff duties during court sessions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and training level in the Correctional Officer class series. Incumbents work in a learning capacity performing Correctional Officer duties related to the care, custody, and confinement of inmates at the County Detention Facility. Incumbents may also learn bailiff functions. This class is distinguished from Correctional Officer II by the fact that Correctional Officer II incumbents are expected to be fully trained and capable of performing assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. A Correctional Officer I may be promoted to Correctional Officer II after demonstration of sufficient skills and knowledge and sound work habits. II: DEFINITION Under general supervision, to supervise inmates at the County Detention Facility, according to laws, regulations, and policies of the State of California and San Benito County; to enforce Facility rules and maintain Facility security; to be responsible for the care, custody, and confinement of inmates during an assigned shift; to oversee work details and leisure activities; to perform bailiff duties during court sessions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey level in the Correctional Officer class series. Incumbents perform a wide scope of Correctional Officer duties related to the care, custody, and confinement of inmates at the County Detention Facility. Incumbents may be assigned bailiff and transportation duties requiring firearms training and proficiency. This class is distinguished from Correctional Officer I by the fact that incumbents are expected to be fully trained and capable of performing assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. It is distinguished from Senior Correctional Officer by the fact that Senior Correctional Officers regularly perform lead and special assignments. REPORTS TO Correctional Sergeant CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; climb stairs and ladders; maintain mental alertness during periods of inactivity; ability to stoop, kneel, and bend over; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing in excess of 100 lbs with assistance; physical ability to sustain extra physical effort for a substantial period of time and restrain prisoners; 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 a variety of temperatures and weather conditions; unusual exposure to life threatening situations; continuous contact with inmates, other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills I: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Assists with supervision of inmates in the County Detention Facility. May oversee inmates during leisure time activities and on work details. Checks work areas to insure that inmates are working on assigned projects. Sees that facilities, cells, and grounds are kept sanitary. Conducts periodic block checks Learns procedures and performs searches of inmates. Performs searches of cells and other areas for contraband Maintains discipline among inmates Opens and censors incoming mail Maintains and updates Detention Facility records. Responds to inquiries regarding inmate detention and Detention Facility policies within constraints of Department regulations. Learns to receive and book inmates Learns fingerprinting and takes photographs; learns to assign prisoners to cells according to the Facility classification plan; learns requirements and releases prisoners on proper authorization, returning personal property and clothing. May testify in court and before disciplinary boards. Delivers pre-packaged medications, according to specific instructions. Learns methods and procedures and investigates incidents and violations of rules at the facility for disciplinary reports and possible citation or arrest. Collects and secures evidence; may transport inmates to and from court, medical appointments, and other institutions. Supervises inmates and visitors during visiting hours May learn and perform bailiff assignments. Serves warrants. Operates a centralized control system controlling access and movement in the Facility. II: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Supervises inmates in the County Detention Facility; supervises inmates during leisure time activities and on work details; checks work areas to insure that inmates are working on assigned projects; sees that facilities, cells, and grounds are kept sanitary; conducts periodic block checks; performs searches of inmates; performs searches of cells and other areas for contraband; maintains discipline among inmates; opens and censors incoming mail; maintains and updates Detention Facility records; responds to inquiries regarding inmate detention and Detention Facility policies within constraints of Department regulations; receives and books inmates; performs fingerprinting and takes photographs; assigns prisoners to cells according to the Facility classification plan; releases prisoners on proper authorization, returning personal property and clothing; testifies in court and before disciplinary boards; delivers pre-packaged medications, according to specific instructions; investigates incidents and violations of rules at the facility for disciplinary reports and possible citation or arrest; collects and secures evidence; may transport inmates to and from court, medical appointments, and other institutions; supervises inmates and visitors during visiting hours; may supervise, guard, and protect inmates during court sessions, maintaining responsibility for the general security of the courtroom; when serving as bailiff follows directives of the presiding judge in carrying out court orders; operates courtroom recording equipment; calculates and prepares good time and work time credit reports for the courts; may provide security for juries during deliberations; serves warrants; operates a centralized control system controlling access and movement in the Facility. Minimum qualifications & Requirements I: 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: Some previous work experience with a correctional system is highly desirable. Special Requirements Completion of a Basic Jail Operations Course approved by S.T.C. must be accomplished within 12 months of initial employment. Completion of P.C. 832 and weapons training is required within 12 months of initial employment. Possession of a valid California Driver's License. II: 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: One year of previous professional law enforcement experience comparable to that of a Correctional Officer I with San Benito County. Special Requirements Completion of a Basic Jail Operations Course approved by S.T.C. Completion of P.C. 832 and weapons training. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License Supplemental information I: Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of correctional procedures and inmate control problems. Good public relations techniques. First aid methods and techniques. Ability to: Learn the purposes, methods, and procedures for the care and custody of inmates at the San Benito County Detention Facility. Learn to perform a variety of corrections work. Read, understand, and interpret laws and regulations regarding operation of the County Detention Facility and the care and custody of inmates. Learn bailiff responsibilities and duties if assigned. Gather and organize data and information. Interview and secure information from people. Make independent judgments and adopt quick, effective, and responsible courses of action during emergencies. Prepare clear, comprehensive reports. Meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance, and agility. Learn technical and tactical proficiency in the use and care of firearms if necessary. Work with computerized law enforcement information systems. Operate a keyboard and/or typewriter with sufficient skill to perform booking and report preparation assignments. Effectively, tactfully, and courteously represent the Sheriff/Coroner Department with the public and other law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II: Knowledge of: San Benito County Detention Facility procedures, policies, and regulations. States and Federal laws and regulations related to jail operations, booking procedures, and custody of inmates. Problems related to the care and custody of inmates. Duties and responsibilities of a bailiff. Recent court decisions affecting arrest procedures and the handling of suspects and detained persons. Good public relations techniques. Use and care of Department authorized equipment and firearms as assigned. First aid methods and techniques. Computers and software used by the County Detention Facility. Ability to: Perform a wide variety of correctional work. Read, understand, and interpret laws and regulations regarding operation of the County Detention Facility and the care and custody of inmates. Perform bailiff duties when assigned. Gather and organize data and information. Interview and secure information from people. Make independent judgments and adopt quick, effective, and responsible courses of action during emergencies. Prepare clear, comprehensive reports. Meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance, and agility. Demonstrate technical and tactical proficiency in the use and care of firearms. Operate a keyboard and/or typewriter with sufficient skill to perform booking and report preparation assignments. Work with computerized law enforcement information systems. Effectively, tactfully, and courteously represent the Sheriff/Coroner Department with the public and other law enforcement 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. Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local SAFETY 2.7@ 55 for new PERS Members Long Term Disability Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Why do you want to work for the San Benito County Corrections Department? 04 What interests you about Corrections work and why do you want to get into/remain in this profession? 05 Tell us one thing about your last job that kept you inspired and motivated. 06 What is the biggest challenge facing Corrections today? What would you do to try to overcome that challenge? Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Part Time
THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under direction, to plan, develop, and perform physical therapy for physically disabled children up to age 21; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first level in the classification series for the development and performance of physical therapy for children covered by California Crippled Children Services benefits. Due to the size of the County and the Department, it is a journey-level position and requires the ability to function independently. Upon successful completion of one year at level I, incumbents may be promoted to level II. REPORTS TO Health Officer or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED None TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for periods of time; frequently stand and walk; special manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination for application of physical therapy; use proper positioning and movement techniques for disabled persons; lift and move object weighing up to 50 pounds; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is usually performed in a clinic environment; 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 and carries out a full range of physical therapy involving specialized skills for neuro-muscularly, orthopedically, and physically disabled children Interviews patients and parents Evaluates patient's physical condition Reviews clinical records, medical prescriptions, and/or physician referral to develop treatment plans Observes patient reactions and notes changes Adopts and applies treatment procedures for severely disabled children Instructs parents in the proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, and prosthetic devices and appliances Modifies treatment plans in response to significant changes in patient's condition Devises or adapts equipment as required Maintains treatment records Consults with others involved with patient treatment to maintain consistency Attends clinics, conferences, and meetings May coordinate and employ several treatment approaches to accomplish treatment objectives May perform special evaluations and tests Instructs others in patient positioning for therapy treatment May work at different sites in the County 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: Experience: One (1) year of responsible work experience as a professional physical therapist which includes pediatric work experience. Special Requirements: Possession of valid registration as a Physical Therapist issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of physical therapy, especially for disabled children. Kinesiology and modalities. Neuro-muscular function and dysfunction. Physiology and skeletal anatomy. Construction and use of orthopedic appliances and equipment. Psychological problems of persons with disabilities. Ability to: Plan therapy treatments and make modifications as a person progresses. Evaluate the condition and progress of patients with regard to physical therapy needs. Develop therapeutic techniques and devices. Evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy techniques. Coordinate different treatment approaches to accomplish objectives. Instruct others in body positioning for therapy treatments. Coordinate treatment plans with other staff. Prepare and maintain accurate medical records. Deal tactfully and courteously with patients and their families. 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Do you have at least one (1) year of responsible work experience as a professional physical therapist which includes pediatric work experience? Yes No 04 Do you possess valid registration as a Physical Therapist issued by the State of California? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
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. Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local SAFETY 2.7@ 55 for new PERS Members Long Term Disability Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 Do you possess a current Basic Certificate from the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST)? Yes No 02 Describe in detail any your experience you have working in the following areas: Patrol, Investigations, Gang Suppression, Narcotics. Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under general direction, to provide day-to-day supervision for inmates assigned from the County Jail to perform basic and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, and clean-up of County roadways, structures, landscaped areas, and parks; to perform a variety of general maintenance; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized job classification for employees who supervise inmates in performing maintenance and clean-up activities for roads, buildings, landscaped areas, and parks. Assignments involve basic painting, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, as well as grounds/parks/road maintenance work REPORTS TO Road Maintenance Superintendent or Facilities and Grounds Manager CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Inmate workers or other temporary help personnel as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequently stand and walk; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing over 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; ability to wear safety and protective clothing such as hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, respirators, gloves, boots and chemical resistant clothing; use of heavy power-driven maintenance equipment as well as hand tools, chain saws, grinders, drill presses, and jackhammers. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; work is performed in an environment with constant noise; exposure to gasses, solvents, oil, fumes, dust, grease and oils; exposure to moving equipment, electrical current and explosives; constant 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.) Assists in planning inmate work crew activities Works with Sheriff Department staff in assignment of inmates Picks up and drives inmates to designated work sites Assigns individuals or groups to activities such as cutting/clearing brush, clearing roadside debris, cleaning, removing, and replacing culverts Performing basic painting and carpentry Digging ditches, burning grasses and clearing/maintaining roadways, parks, landscaped areas, and other County facilities Provides training to crews Enforces County Jail policies for inmate crews Estimates and schedules work to be done and the quantities of material needed Inspects work projects in progress and upon completion Ensures that work crews employ proper work safety methods and standards Maintains records of work performed and supplies used Coordinates maintenance activities with other Public Works and County Activities, as well as outside agencies Performs semi-skilled maintenance activities and other public works and parks facility maintenance and construction work, as necessary 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: Graduation from high school or equivalent; and, Three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance work comparable to a Road Maintenance Worker II in San Benito County, preferably including some supervisory experience. Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California Drivers License. Clean driving record. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Methods, tools, equipment, materials, and work practices involved in the maintenance, construction, and repair of roads and public works facilities. Safe work practices. Principles of supervision and training. Record keeping and reporting procedures. General grounds keeping and landscape maintenance methods and procedures. Ability to: Assign, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of other staff. Perform a variety of skilled equipment operation and maintenance work. Read and interpret plans and specifications. Estimate time, materials and equipment needed to perform construction and maintenance work. Maintain time and equipment records. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Do you currently possess a valid California Driver's License? Yes No 04 Did you graduate from high school or equivalent? Yes No 05 Do you have at least three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance work comparable to a Road Maintenance Worker II in San Benito County? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Temporary
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR A FULL-TIME BENEFIT-ELIGIBLE POSITION, AND TEMPORARY EXTRA-HELP POSITIONS THAT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS 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. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Ability to complete P. C. 832 Training within one year of employment. Completion of STC Core Course within one year of employment. Possession of or ability to obtain valid First Aid and CPR certificates. 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. Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local SAFETY 2.7@ 55 for new PERS Members Long Term Disability Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 02 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes No 03 All employees of San Benito County must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to be tested twice a week for COVID-19. Any job offer made to candidates is contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting to twice-weekly COVID-19 testing. San Benito County offers two locations for employees who are not fully-vaccinated to receive a free COVID-19 test. The assigned time and location for your department would be provided to you upon hire. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 04 Do you possess or have the ability to obtain a valid State Driver's License? Yes No 05 This recruitment is for a full-time position as well as part-time extra help positions. Please indicate which position/s you are applying for. Part-time Extra Help Full-time Both 06 Have you completed at least 15 semester units of course work at an accredited college or university in Behavioral Sciences (psychology, sociology, social work, counseling and/or criminal justice)? Yes No 07 If you do not meet the education requirements of at least 15 semester units from an accredited college or university, do you have at least 6 months (40 hours per week) of experience working with adults or juveniles in an institutional setting providing custodial care or counseling in either a group or one-on-one setting? Yes No N/A, I meet the education requirements. 08 Please describe your experience supervising or counseling youth. List the agency/institution(s) and the number of years. Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, plan, organize and coordinate a public relations and information dissemination program for the County of San Benito; perform related duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a single position class characterized by its responsibility to develop and administer a program fostering public understanding of County goals through the reporting of policies, programs and services. The incumbent advises members of the Board of Supervisors, the staff of the County Administrative Office, and other County officials regarding strategies for the delivery of public information. REPORTS TO County Administrative Officer, Deputy County Administrative Officer, or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise professional, technical, and support staff. 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; continuous contact with other staff, other agencies, and the public. May be required to work a varied schedule of hours, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) 1. Develop a communications program for the County, evaluating needs and making recommendations as to how to increase public awareness of current issues and events affecting the County; evaluate the effectiveness and coverage of public information activities County response to issues and events. 2. Facilitate the accurate and full coverage of County issues by the news media. Prepare, edit and supervise the preparation of communication materials on matters such as policy issues, special events and County services and programs in response to current events and news worthy issues. 3. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of the media. Identify opportunities to strengthen and improve communications. 4. Act as spokesperson for the County as directed. 5. Serve as a resource to County Officials, executives and management in the preparation of information for public dissemination; provide advice on best practices in regards to media relations, procedures and processes. 6. Arrange media events such as press conferences, tours, and County dedications. Maintain a speakers bureau on County services. 7. Prepare or direct the preparation of a variety of informational material such as pamphlets and brochures about County services and programs. Develop concepts for and produce such multi-media aids as films and tapes. Determine budgetary requirements for the media program and monitor expenditures. 8. Stay abreast of issues affecting County operations and the various organizational programs, activities, services and objectives. 9. Provide vacation and temporary relief as required. 10. Evening and weekend work is required. 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: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public relations, journalism, English, communications, or a closely related field. AND Two (2) years of full-time experience in public relations, journalism, or the media which included the writing and placing of news and feature articles for the various communications media, and providing information to the public in the capacity of an organization's public relations spokesperson SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. 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 Supplemental information Knowledge of: • Knowledge of advanced principles of public relations and communications. • Knowledge of media relations principles and methods. • Knowledge of marketing principles, techniques, and advertising. • Knowledge of principles of budgeting, project management, and organization. • Knowledge of principles of organization and administration. • Knowledge of methodology and techniques for basic research, surveys, analysis, and evaluation. • Knowledge of principles of graphic design, photography, video, web, social media, multimedia, and presentation production. Ability to: • Formulate and accomplish strategic communication goals. • Present sensitive and/or complex issues, both orally and in writing, to large diverse groups in a persuasive fashion. • Ability to use personal computers and related applications, and to learn new applications as required by changing technology and procedures. • Interact with elected and appointed officials, business leaders, regulatory agencies, community groups, employees, and the public. • Ability to write and edit effectively for a variety of purposes, formats, and audiences. • Perform a wide scope of complex research, studies, and analytical work. • Read and interpret laws, ordinances, and regulations affecting the operations, programs, and services of the County. • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of public and private agencies, organizations, and vendors. • Provide a variety of advice and consultation for County management and elected officials. • Effectively represent the CAO’s Office and the Board of Supervisors in responding to inquires, assisting, and dealing with public, community organizations, boards, commissions, and other government agencies • 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. • Ability to plan and manage special events and promotions. • Effectively organize and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. < 4 years of service = 10 days per year 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents.. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership available to San Benito County employees at the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Two 457 plans available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGES ARE CURRENTLY PENDING FOR JANUARY 1, 2013 DUE TO PENSION REFORM LAW AND OTHER DATES DUE TO CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS. Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. ? All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. ? New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Extra Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. AFLAC can enroll employees into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Administrative Leave Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @62 for New PERS Members Social Security Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Unreimbursed Medical Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Automatic Deposit Bi-Weekly Pay Periods Tuition Reimbursement 01 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 02 All employees of San Benito County must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to be tested twice a week for COVID-19. Any job offer made to candidates is contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting to twice-weekly COVID-19 testing. San Benito County offers two locations for employees who are not fully-vaccinated to receive a free COVID-19 test. The assigned time and location for your department would be provided to you upon hire. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 03 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 04 Do you possess a valid State driver's license? Yes No 05 Please describe your experience as it relates to the position of Public Information Officer of San Benito County. 06 Please describe your experience using digital communications and/or social media to promote programs, services, or initiatives. How have you used social media to support an overall communications strategy? 07 Please provide concrete examples of communications strategies you developed to address an issue or support a program, project, or initiative. Describe the element of the strategy. 08 What is the most challenging public relations crisis you've managed? What did you learn, and is there anything you would do differently? Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
DEFINITION Under policy direction of the Board of Supervisors and general administrative direction of the County Administrative Officer, to plan, organize, administer, coordinate, review and evaluate all of the functions and staff of the Agriculture Department; to serve as the agricultural official and weights and measures official and pesticide official for the County in charge of regulatory and inspection programs that protect the environment, consumers, and the agricultural industry; to collect, maintain, and publish Annual Crop Report; to serve as spokesperson regarding complex agricultural matters; and to perform related duties as assigned DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Each California County is mandated by the State to appoint an Agricultural Commissioner and a Sealer of Weights and Measures to carry out certain functions as required by law. The County of San Benito has consolidated the offices of County Agricultural Commissioner and County Sealer of Weights and Measures into a single office. This department head position is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to a four (4) year term and is responsible for providing administrative leadership, technical oversight, and policy direction to the following State-mandated County services. As County Agricultural Commissioner, the incumbent is charged with the protection of San Benito County agriculture, the protection of the environment as well as protection of the public's health and safety. These goals are accomplished through the management of agricultural programs designed to achieve our mission through a combination of public outreach, industry education and enforcement actions As County Sealer of Weights and Measures, the incumbent inspects and tests packaged commodities and all commercially used devices. Transactions derived from the use of such devices are also inspected for accuracy. In addition to inspection activities, provides education and training to the public as well as the regulated industries The position is expected to accomplish these functions with a maximum degree of independence within established policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Supervisors, County Administrative Officer, and federal, state, and County laws, ordinances, and regulations. Responsibilities include coordination with management staff of other County departments and governmental agencies, including the California Departments of Food and Agriculture, Pesticide Regulation, and Public Health, to manage and accomplish the diverse mandated activities of the office. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental long- and short-range planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering County goals and objectives within general policy guidelines and budgetary limitations. REPORTS TO Board of Supervisors and County Administrative Officer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Directly and indirectly supervises the Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of W&M, Supervising Agricultural Biologist Inspector, Agricultural Biologist Inspectors I/II/III, Senior Agricultural Biologist/Inspectors, Agricultural Technicians, Administrative Assistant I/II, and support staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department; plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates staff, functions, and organizational units of the Office of the Agricultural Commissioner-Sealer. Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with policies, procedures, and applicable laws, including interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Directs, supervises, and personally performs inspections and investigations in enforcing rules relating to the packing, shipping, and standardization of agricultural produce; supervises the inspections of nursery stock, feeds, and apiaries for evidence of diseased conditions and takes actions to control and eradicate disease where found. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate fiscal systems planning, control, audit, and accounting programs; develops and recommends operating budget annually; monitors and administers approved budget; designs, coordinates, and maintains cost accounting, general accounting, and billing systems, procedures, and practices assuring quality and technical accuracy of fiscal services. Reviews and administers various state and federal contracts for each fiscal year. Carries out the directions and assists the Secretary for the State Department of Food and Agriculture; serves as local administrator for pest prevention, the Organic Act and Farmer's Markets, inspections of nurseries, seed, fruits and vegetables, eggs, and control of invasive weeds. Carries out the directions and assists the Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulations; serves as local administrator for pesticide enforcement and investigations; issues restricted materials permits. Plans, implements, directs, and reviews the mosquito abatement programs and activities with the assistance of the California Department of Public Health; prepares reports for presentation to the governing board; evaluates program operations; coordinates with other public agencies on program activities. Cooperates with federal agencies in the enforcement of federal rules and regulations. Plans, organizes, and directs the Weights and Measures program to inspect weighing and measuring devices, package commodities, weigh master, and petroleum product quality under general supervision of the State Department of Food and Agriculture; ensures violators of weights and measures laws are prosecuted; carries out civil penalty actions for violations, as needed. Oversees, builds, and manages the Cannabis Business Regulatory program; implements goals, strategies, policies, and programmatic framework for the issuing of licenses; evaluates the licensing of cannabis locations and issues, denies, or revokes permits based on guidelines; works with other departments and industry representatives across the County in developing and promoting a compliant environment for cannabis. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications. Consults with USDA, University Extension, and others to learn about new pests and new pest control methods. Compiles and publishes annual the Crop Report with agricultural production and acreage, including an annual report to the Secretary of CDFA on pests, organic farming, IPM and biological control activities; compiles information into a summary report for review by others. Writes detailed or technical reports of all findings, conclusions, and recommendations based on a thorough analysis and interpretation of data for presentation to others. Monitors current, newly adopted, and proposed legislation; suggests changes in legislation. Attends and participates in the annual meeting of the California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association and a variety of meetings as required; attends meetings of the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California, as needed. Discusses pest and pest management solutions with growers, environmental groups, agencies, and other members of the public. Conducts interviews with the media regarding agricultural topics. Coordinates with other County Agricultural Commissioners, Sealers and managers of other mosquito abatement districts on a regional basis. Prepares and submits reports to the Board of Supervisors on department activities. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS- TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in agriculture sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable, AND Five years of increasingly responsible agricultural inspection and weights and measures testing and inspection experience, including two years of experience in a management and/or supervisory capacity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of a County Agricultural Commissioner License issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture is required at the time of appointment. Possession of County Sealer of Weights and Measures License issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture is required at the time of appointment. 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. Supplemental information Knowledge of: The duties and responsibilities of the County Agricultural Commissioner-Sealer's Office. Applicable state, federal, county, and local ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to agricultural, commodities, weights, and measures inspections. Farming methods. Forms of pest management, including mechanical, cultural, chemical, biological, and integrated pest management. Pesticide chemistry, toxicology, and modes of action. Sciences of entomology, plant pathology, nematology, botany, biology, zoology, and ecology. Legislative processes and criminal, civil, and administrative penalties. Thorough principles of public administration, including organization, budgeting and financial management, general management, staff development, and supervision. Management practices involving the technical, legal, financial, and public relations involved in the operation of a county department. Methods and techniques of research and report presentation. Mosquito abatement procedures and practices. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Ability to: Deal effectively with the general public and the media. Deal with individuals and the public in stressful situations. Speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions. Read, analyze, and interpret professional periodicals and journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Interpret a variety of technical instructions with abstract and/or concrete variables. Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Enforce the laws in a fair and impartial manner. Identify many different plants, animals, insects, and diseases. Plan, organize, assign, direct, review, and evaluate the work of a staff engaged in agricultural inspections and enforcement work. Select and motivate staff and provide for their training and professional development. Use tact, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment within established guidelines. Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up assignments with a minimum of direction. Research, compile, interpret, and summarize a variety of informational, technical, and statistical data and materials. Make effective presentations. Instill public confidence in quality and necessity of services. Coordinate departmental activities with other departments and agencies. 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 specifications 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 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. 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. < 4 years of service = 10 days per year 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents.. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership available to San Benito County employees at the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Two 457 plans available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGES ARE CURRENTLY PENDING FOR JANUARY 1, 2013 DUE TO PENSION REFORM LAW AND OTHER DATES DUE TO CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS. Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. ? All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. ? New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Extra Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. AFLAC can enroll employees into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Administrative Leave Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @62 for New PERS Members Social Security Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Unreimbursed Medical Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Automatic Deposit Bi-Weekly Pay Periods Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 Do you possess a County Agricultural Commissioner License issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)? Yes No 04 Do you possess a County Sealer of Weights and Measures License issued by the CDFA? Yes No 05 Do you possess one of the following degrees from an accredited college or university with major course work in agriculture sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences, or a related field? Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree None of the above 06 Do you have at least five years of increasingly responsible agricultural inspection and weights and measures testing and inspection experience, including two years of experience in a management and/or supervisory capacity? Yes No 07 Please describe your experience overseeing multiple agricultural projects or programs. Detail how you prioritized your assignments and what steps you take to ensure that deadlines are met. 08 Provide a general overview of your experience in certificated agricultural inspection and enforcement work. Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
May 08, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME II/III Under general direction, to conduct sanitary inspections and investigations in the enforcement of Federal, State, County, and local environmental health, safety, and hazardous materials laws, rules, regulations, and standards; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS II This is the fully experienced journey level Specialist class. Incumbents in this class are Registered Environmental Health Specialists and conduct investigations in a broad range of Environmental Health areas on an independent basis. Incumbents in this class are expected to serve in a stand-by capacity for dealing with hazardous materials emergencies. III This is the advanced journey level and lead class in the Environmental Specialist class series. Incumbents in this class are Registered Environmental Health Specialists and conduct investigations in a broad range of Environmental Health areas on an independent basis. Incumbents in this class are expected to serve in a stand-by capacity for dealing with hazardous materials emergencies. REPORTS TO II State of California Environmental Health Specialist. III Public Health Officer, or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED II This is not a supervisory class. III This is a lead position and may supervise technical and support staff TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; crawl through various areas on hands and knees; stand, walk or crouch on narrow and slippery surfaces; climb ladders, stairs, and scaffolding; ability to 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; use of combustible gas meter, chlorine and PH spectrophotometer, and other applicable environmental monitoring and sampling devices. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is usually performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some work is performed in varying temperatures and humidity; exposure to high levels of noise; some exposure to dust; exposure to hazardous waste and materials; 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.) II Conducts inspections to secure compliance with Federal, State and local sanitation laws and regulations governing food handling establishments, sewage disposal systems, substandard housing, land use, swimming pools, recreational health facilities, water supply systems, solid waste management, public nuisances, toxic/hazardous waste materials, zoning, underground storage tanks, and other areas; recommends changes and provides instruction for deficiency and violation corrections; advises food handlers and restaurant operators on correct sanitation methods; conducts special investigations in response to public complaints; conducts investigation of animal bites and establishes animal quarantine; conducts sanitation surveys and confers with local officials on sanitation problems; conducts investigations of insect nuisances or infestations; works with solid waste issues and problems, including illegal garbage dumping; makes inspections of public and private recreational facilities and swimming pools; makes housing inspections to determine health and safety compliance with appropriate laws and standards; inspects facilities to minimize future health threats; takes water, sewage, soil, and waste samples, interpreting data; interprets environmental health laws and regulations for the public; reviews plans for new subdivisions, conducting on-site inspections to ensure suitable water and sewage facilities; reviews and recommends changes in building plans to comply with Environmental Health regulations and standards; conducts on-site evaluations of sewage disposal systems; conducts studies and evaluates information regarding underground storage tanks and other hazardous materials storage, treatment, disposal, reduction, and reuse; completes reports of findings; initiates non-compliance legal actions, filing criminal complaints in court, or scheduling an administrative hearing, as appropriate; develops abatement recommendations for environmental health problems; issues permits for wells, food handing establishments, septic systems, and hazardous and medical waste facilities; develops and writes technical reports; prepares correspondence regarding a variety of issues; testifies in court as an expert witness. III Conducts inspections to secure compliance with Federal, State and local sanitation laws and regulations governing food handling establishments, sewage disposal systems, substandard housing, land use, swimming pools, recreational health facilities, water supply systems, solid waste management, public nuisances, toxic/hazardous waste materials, zoning, underground storage tanks, and other areas; Recommends changes and provides instruction for deficiency and violation corrections; advises food handlers and restaurant operators on correct sanitation methods; Conducts special investigations in response to public complaints; Conducts investigation of animal bites and establishes animal q;uarantine; Conducts sanitation surveys and confers with local officials on sanitation problems; conducts investigations of insect nuisances or infestations; Works with solid waste issues and problems, including illegal garbage dumping; Makes inspections of public and private recreational facilities and swimming pools; Makes housing inspections to determine health and safety compliance with appropriate laws and standards; Inspects facilities to minimize future health threats; Takes water, sewage, soil, and waste samples, interpreting data; interprets environmental health laws and regulations for the public; Reviews plans for new subdivisions, conducting on-site inspections to ensure suitable water and sewage facilities; Reviews and recommends changes in building plans to comply with Environmental Health regulations and standards; Conducts on-site evaluations of sewage disposal systems; Participates in the development of policies, procedures, regulations and ordinances related to an area of specialization; Investigates complaints and evaluates effectiveness of program operations; Determines problem areas, collects and analyzes data and recommends systemic solutions. Serves as subject matter resource to other professional staff providing specialized knowledge and recommending solutions to complex problems that are consistent with program goals; May review and comment on impact of proposed ordinances, legislation and regulations. Provides technical program information and policy interpretations for the public business and professional representative and other agency staff; Represents the department on program matters at meetings, commissions, committees, boards and public hearings. Coordinates inspections, special studies and permit reviews with pertinent staff and officials from separate jurisdictions, districts, state and federal agencies. Prepares written reports, memoranda and correspondence; As directed, drafts and finalizes specialty program manuals, grant applications, procedures, and forms. Prepares and presents in-service and public education programs for business and civic groups, professional staff and civic officials. As directed, may assign, review and coordinate the work of Specialist level staff including monitoring timely completion of workload, answering technical and procedural questions, reviewing work methods and products, and training employees. 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: II Two years of experience performing a variety of environmental investigations and inspections. Education equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with a major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or a closely related field. III Three years of experience performing a variety of environmental investigations and inspections. AND Education equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with a major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or a closely related field. Special Requirements: II/III Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of a valid Environmental Health registration issued by the State Department of Health Services. Supplemental information Knowledge of: II Policies and procedures of the Environmental Health Unit and the Public Health Department. Laws, rules, regulations, requirements and procedures governing environmental heath inspection and enforcement. Chemical, biological, physical, and environmental sciences. Principles and practices of environmental health, including inspection, review, compliance, and consultation methods and practices. Functions and operations of State and Federal environmental health agencies. Sampling techniques and standards. Computers and software used in environmental inspections and investigations. III Policies and procedures of the Environmental Health Unit and the Public Health Department. Laws, rules, regulations, requirements and procedures governing environmental heath inspection and enforcement. Chemical, biological, physical, and environmental sciences. Principles and practices of environmental health, including inspection, review, compliance, and consultation methods and practices. Functions and operations of State and Federal environmental health agencies. Sampling techniques and standards. Computers and software used in environmental inspections and investigations. Ability to: II Perform a variety of environmental health and hazardous waste investigations, inspections, and enforcement. Collect, analyze, and interpret environmental data, reaching valid conclusions. Read and interpret and apply policies, regulations, and procedures regarding environmental health inspections and compliance. Prepare a variety of technical reports. Perform research and analytical work. Operate a variety of office and technical equipment and computers in the performance of environmental health inspections and investigations. Provide instruction, guidance, and consultation on environmental problems. Effectively represent the Environmental Health Unit of the Public Health Department in contacts with the public, other County staff, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. III Perform a variety of environmental health and hazardous waste investigations, inspections, and enforcement. Collect, analyze, and interpret environmental data, reaching valid conclusions. Read and interpret and apply policies, regulations, and procedures regarding environmental health inspections and compliance. Prepare a variety of technical reports. Perform research and analytical work. Operate a variety of office and technical equipment and computers in the performance of environmental health inspections and investigations. Provide instruction, guidance, and consultation on environmental problems. Effectively represent the Environmental Health Unit of the Public Health Department in contacts with the public, other County staff, 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. SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits: Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly. Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit. 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year 15 + years of service = 20 days per year Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated. Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off. Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply. Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate. Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only. Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D. Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance. Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees. Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply. Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit. All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS. New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security. Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances. Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000). Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members Social Security (non-safety) Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service Sick Leave 15 Days Annually Floating Holiday 457 Deferred Compensation Credit Union Flexible Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Group Life Insurance Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D Tuition Reimbursement 01 I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed. Yes 02 Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses. Yes No 03 All employees of San Benito County must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to be tested twice a week for COVID-19. Any job offer made to candidates is contingent upon showing proof of being fully-vaccinated on their first day of work or submitting to twice-weekly COVID-19 testing. San Benito County offers two locations for employees who are not fully-vaccinated to receive a free COVID-19 test. The assigned time and location for your department would be provided to you upon hire. For more information and to view the complete San Benito County COVID-19 Policy, you may visit our COVID-19 Employee Information page at: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-administrative-office/human-resources/covid-19-employee-information-updates I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement. Yes 04 How many years of experience do you have performing a variety of environmental inspections? Three or more years Two to less than three years Less than two years None 05 Do you possess at least a Bachelor's in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or a closely related field? Yes No 06 Do you possess a valid Environmental Health registration issued by the State Department of Health Services? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous