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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 19, 2022
Temporary
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION; CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT WILL BE RELIANT UPON PASSING THE BACKGROUND CHECK. Under direction, to learn, assist with, and perform a variety of seasonal office, administrative and general support work for the Elections Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry, training and basic working seasonal level support position. Incumbents learn to perform a variety of support assignments requiring general knowledge of the functions, policies, and procedures of the Elections Office. This class distinguished from the Elections Associate II (Extra-Help/Seasonal) in that incumbents perform a lesser scope of assignments, under closer supervision of County Clerk-Recorder-Elections personnel. REPORTS TO Assistant County Clerk-Recorder, Sr. Deputy County Clerk-Recorder-Elections, or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. 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 (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Assists with recruiting locations for polling places, training classes, distribution and return centers, ballot drop-off sites, and voting centers; Assists with voter education and outreach events; Assists with preparation, distribution, and pick-up of supplies for polling places, outreach events, training classes, and other election events; Assists with the processing of voted ballots, includes opening and flattening, damaged ballot duplication, sorting manual ballot tallying, and machine tabulation; Assists with the sorting, batching, and preparing of voter registration forms and other election related documents for data entry and processing; Assists with the processing, and verifying of Vote by mail and Provisional Ballots; Assists with the issuing of ballots to qualified voters in person and by mail; Scans materials into tracking system, package and prepare materials for storage, move and state materials at each step of the process; Answers inquiries and provides information to the public about elections and voter registration in person, in writing, and by telephone; Performs data entry of voter registration and election information in to the election management system and looks up information as needed; May offer orientation or answer procedural questions; Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of responsible clerical, office, and general administrative support work experience OR One year of general work experience AND Associates degree from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. STRONGLY DESIRED: Elections related experience OR Elections administration certification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Required to work weekends and evenings during peak election periods and to attend meetings or trainings. All County employees can and will be called upon to act as Disaster Workers when needed. Supplemental information KNOWLEDGE OF: Learn and perform a variety of administrative, office, and general support work with minimal guidance. Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, and regulations. Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distress people. Learn to operate a computer and use department software in the performance of assigned work. ABILITY TO: Learn the laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the functions and procedures of the Elections, including public access to documents, filing of petitions, and the registration of voters. Learn and perform a variety of basic elections support functions. Learn the terminology related to the functions and operations of Elections Office. Gather and organize data and information. Use a computer and appropriate software for word processing, and record keeping functions. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions, policies, and procedures of the Elections Office. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Required to work weekends and evenings during peak election periods and to attend meetings or trainings. All County employees can and will be called upon to act as Disaster Workers when needed. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute an expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or admissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to assist with planning, organizing, and managing the County Health & Human Services Agency; to assist with Agency budget development and control; to be responsible for supervision, service evaluation, guidance, staffing, and evaluation of an assigned Division, such as Operations or Administration; to serve as a liaison with community, regional, or State agencies; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a management classification for the positions which assist the Director, Health & Human Services Agency with the management and administration of the Agency and provide direct supervision for an assigned Division in the Department. REPORTS TO Director, Health & Human Services Agency CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED A variety of professional, technical, and office support staff, depending upon the Agency Division to which an incumbent is assigned. 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; 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.) Assists with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the functions and services of the Health & Human Services Agency; Consults with the Director, Health & Human Services Agency and makes recommendations regarding Department issues and services; Responsible for management of an assigned Agency Division; Plans, assigns, and schedules work for Division staff; Selects, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff; provides consultation regarding special problems and issues for Division staff; Serves as a member of the administrative team in setting Department goals and objectives; Assesses County human, health, community service needs and develops services to meet those needs; Assist with establishing Department operating standards, policies, and procedures to comply with laws, statutes, and funding source requirements; assists with the design and implementation of complaint and grievance processes; Supervises, directs, and consults with staff regarding the delivery of client services; Designs and implements community outreach efforts; Develops and implements staff training; Provides oversight and direction for a variety of Department programs and services; Assists with development and control of the Agency/Division budget; Prepares and submits grant proposals; Monitors grants, submitting requisite activity reports and grant modifications; prepares and reviews contracts/subcontracts; Reviews and approves payment claims, as delegated; Provides direction for development and maintenance of records and reports; Provides staff support and coordination for boards and committees; Represents the Department and participates in regional sub-committees and work groups; develops proposals for securing additional funding to maintain or develop Agency/Division services; Participates in decisions regarding the allocation of limited service resources; Represents the Agency with other County departments, community organizations, and other government agencies. 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: One year of experience performing duties comparable to a Social Worker Supervisor, Eligibility Supervisor, Employment & Training Worker Supervisor, Staff Services Manager or other supervisor or manager at the San Benito County Health & Human Services Agency OR A graduate degree in public administration or business administration or a Master's Degree in Social Work or a Master's Degree from a two year counseling program. AND One year of experience in employment, eligibility or social service work in a public social service agency. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of the functions, services, and operations of the Health & Human Services Agency. Casework concepts and techniques of interviewing and recording case findings. Laws, rules and regulations governing employment services, eligibility, social services, health and other human social services programs and case administration. Goals, purposes, policies, procedures and programs of the County Health & Human Services Agency. Community resources available for utilization in eligibility, employment, or adult/children's service programs. Principles of budget development and fiscal control. Principles of program development and evaluation. Grant development and administration. Principles of staff supervision, training, and evaluation. Ability to: Assist the Director, Health & Human Services Agency with the management and administration of the Agency. Plan, organize, and manage the functions and operations of assigned Division in the Agency. Plan and organize case work to ensure completion in accordance with regulations related to eligibility requirements, service plans, and timeliness. Interpret, explain and apply a variety of Federal, State and County policy directives, rules, procedures and regulations. Establish program goals and objectives. Supervise, train, evaluate and motivate assigned professional and support staff. Oversee proper implementation and compliance with funding requirements. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Communicate effectively with people from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Direct the establishment and maintenance of a variety of a variety of administrative, fiscal, and program records and reports. Effectively represent the Health & Human Services Agency 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. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
DEFINITION Under direction, to serve as the primary contact to the public and assist by providing information about County Administrative Office policies and services and directing or transferring them to the appropriate person or office; provide a variety of administrative support for the County Administrative Office; to perform a variety of account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance, and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to provide routine administrative studies and analyses and make recommendations on systems and procedures, organization or budgets; to coordinate and monitor less complex projects; and to do other work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Administrative Office Assistant classification is allocated to the County Administrative Office. Incumbents perform the more routine administrative duties and analyses or work under closer supervision or with more assistance. REPORTS TO Assistant County Administrative Officer or Deputy County Administrative Officer, or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED None 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. 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.) Meet the public with poise, understand their inquiries and assist them in getting the help they need; Perform a variety of financial and statistical record keeping work. Conducts special studies and coordinates and monitors less complex projects concerning County or departmental procedures or policies, programs and grants; Assists and provides support to more complex administrative projects and studies Perform varied clerical accounting work involving a degree of independent judgment and requiring accuracy and speed; Assists in designing reporting and other procedures to be integrated into management information systems; Collects, compiles and organizes data for reports, recommendations, policies, special projects and public inquires; Opens, routes and distributes mail; Researches issues and prepares responses as directed; Composes and prepares correspondence and reports Schedules and prioritizes work; Answers inquiries from County departments, community agencies and the public; Establishes and maintains confidential and administrative files; Coordinates meetings and books meeting rooms Screens calls; Attends meetings as needed. Other related duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Two years of college level coursework related to the knowledge and abilities listed above. OR Two years of responsible clerical or fiscal experience at the journey level or higher, which demonstrates possession or application of the required knowledge and abilities. Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Office procedures and practices; Work organization and simplification Principles and techniques of procedures and systems analysis Principles of administration and management Basic budgetary accounting practices Application of statistical methods to research Record keeping systems and procedures; Computerized information systems. Ability to: Investigate and analyze basic administrative, operational, programmatic or other problems; Collect, organize, interpret and analyze data; Use independent judgment to identify and analyze problems and recommend and implement solutions; Coordinate and monitor less complex projects; Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others; Prepare and present clear and concise oral and written reports; Understand, interpret, explain and apply laws, rules and policies; Apply and interpret basic statistical measures may be required for certain positions; Operate computers to input, access, analyze and print a variety of data may be required for certain positions SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or the 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: 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. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
THIS IS A SWING SHIFT POSITION, 1PM TO 9PM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A TWO WEEK TRAINING PERIOD SCHEDULE OF 8AM TO 5PM (HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE) Under general supervision, to perform a variety of general cleaning and janitorial work; to keep assigned areas and County buildings in a clean and orderly condition; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a working level Custodian classification. Incumbents perform the full range of janitorial duties in cleaning County buildings and facilities. Work is performed under general guidance and supervision. REPORTS TO Building and Grounds Supervisor and Facilities and Grounds Manager. In the absence of the Building and Grounds Supervisor, Custodian is to report to Custodian Lead Worker. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED None TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequently stand and walk for extended periods; stoop, kneel, and crouch to pick up or move objects, office equipment, and furniture; physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; physical ability to lift and move heavier objects with assistance; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected vision and hearing to normal range; verbal communication; uses vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, waxing equipment, groundskeeping equipment, and basic hand tools. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in building and outdoor environments; work is performed in varying temperatures; some exposure to controlled and hazardous substances such as cleaning solvents and chemicals; limited 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.) Performs a variety of cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, and scrubbing floors; cleans and vacuums rugs and carpets; waxes and polishes furniture and woodwork; cleans hallways, lobbies, restrooms, and offices; cleans ceilings, walls, blinds, and light fixtures; empties and cleans waste receptacles; polishes metal work; cleans and disinfects restrooms; replenishes supplies; may wash windows; may move and arrange furniture and equipment; turns out lights and locks doors and windows; replaces light bulbs and tubes; operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers and other equipment and machinery; requisitions supplies as needed; observes and reports needed repairs to buildings and equipment; maintains equipment used during the course of work; may collect and shred paper for recycling; may maintain grounds and landscaped areas. 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: Previous work experience in custodial work is highly desirable SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of 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: 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. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Cleaning supplies and equipment. Proper methods used in cleaning work. Basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance and grounds keeping work. Safe work practices. Ability to: Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment. Follow oral and written instructions. Read and write at a level required for successful job performance. Recognize and locate conditions which require maintenance and repair. Use and care for tools used in work assignments. Work on own initiative without close supervision. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 14, 2022
Full Time
THIS IS A SWING SHIFT POSITION, 1PM TO 9PM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A TWO WEEK TRAINING PERIOD SCHEDULE OF 8AM TO 5PM (HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE) Under general supervision, to perform a variety of general cleaning and janitorial work; to keep assigned areas and County buildings in a clean and orderly condition; and to do related work as required. Supervise a small group of custodians; and perform other duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class is the lead worker level in the custodian series. Incumbents are assigned to work in various County buildings and facilities and are responsible for keeping assigned areas clean and orderly. As a secondary assignment, positions in this class guide, check, assign, and correct the work of a group of custodians and act for the custodial supervisor in the supervisor's absence. This class is distinguished from the next higher class of Supervising Custodian in that the latter class has, as its primary assignment, the day-to-day supervision of custodial positions. REPORTS TO Building and Grounds Supervisor and Facilities and Grounds Manager CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Custodian TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequently stand and walk for extended periods; stoop, kneel, and crouch to pick up or move objects, office equipment, and furniture; physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; physical ability to lift and move heavier objects with assistance; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected vision and hearing to normal range; verbal communication; uses vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, waxing equipment, groundskeeping equipment, and basic hand tools. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in building and outdoor environments; work is performed in varying temperatures; some exposure to controlled and hazardous substances such as cleaning solvents and chemicals; limited 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.) Orient and train subordinate custodians; conduct performance evaluations or provide input for performance evaluations; check the work of assigned crew and refer problems to the supervisor, as appropriate; maintain and replenish supplies; notify the supervisor when crew members are absent; prepare simple reports including time cards; may assist in the preparation of instruction and procedure manuals; review instructions and procedures with subordinates; sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax, and buff floors; sweep, vacuum, shampoo, and steam clean carpets; operate heavy floor care equipment; dust and polish furniture woodwork, metalwork, fixtures and equipment; sweep walks, stairways and entryways; empty waste receptacles and ash trays and dispose of trash; wash walls, fixtures, equipment and windows; clean, disinfect and polish water fountains, sinks and other fixtures and equipment; maintain rest-rooms in sanitary condition and replenish supplies; replace light bulbs and fluorescent tubes; make elementary repairs to fixtures and equipment, such as replacing faucet washers and installing shelves; report the need for maintenance work to superiors; move and arrange office equipment and furniture; set up furniture for meetings; report conditions which may indicate vandalism, illegal entry or fire hazards; clean blinds and screens; maintain designated areas in aseptic condition; may provide security for assigned areas, such as open and lock doors and windows and turn on/off lights; assist in training custodial staff in aseptic procedures, infection control and procedures for handling toxic materials, as related to custodial work; act as custodial supervisor in the absence of the supervisor. 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: Previous work experience in custodial work is highly desirable SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of 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: 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. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Cleaning supplies and equipment. Proper methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning and caring for floors, walls, fixtures and furniture. Basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance and grounds keeping work. Safety practices and procedures for handling toxic materials. Aseptic procedures and infection control, as related to custodial services, is required for positions. Ability to: Lead and work with employees performing custodial duties. Adopt work procedures to meet changing needs. Understand and apply rules and written and oral directions. Inspect and evaluate custodial work for cleanliness, aseptic cleanliness, and neatness Prepare messages and simple reports. Maintain accurate reports. Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment. Follow oral and written instructions. Read and write at a level required for successful job performance. Recognize and locate conditions which require maintenance and repair. Use and care for tools used in work assignments. Work on own initiative without close supervision. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 13, 2022
Temporary
THIS IS A NON-BENEFITED TEMPORARY FULL-TIME POSITION THAT IS EXPECTED TO LAST UP TO THREE (3) MONTHS. THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANYTIME I: DEFINITION Under direction, to perform the less difficult professional legal work in the County Counsel's Office; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and first working level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are typically assigned the less difficult and less controversial civil matters. Incumbents may expect to qualify for the next higher level of Deputy County Counsel II when they are regularly assigned more difficult and complex legal work and have completed one (1) year as a Deputy Counsel I. II: DEFINITION Under general direction, to perform professional legal work in the interpretation and application of laws for the County of San Benito and its various subdivisions; to perform legal research and represent the County Counsel's Office in assigned legal proceedings and transactions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the experienced journey level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are typically assigned to a wide range of civil matters and cases. Incumbents are expected to complete legal assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. III: DEFINITION Under general direction, to perform the more difficult and complex professional legal work in the interpretation and application of laws for the County of San Benito and its various subdivisions; to perform legal research and represent the County Counsel's Office in assigned legal proceedings and transactions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are assigned the more difficult and complex civil matters and cases, as well as the full scope of legal assignments performed by the County Counsel's Office. They are expected to complete legal assignments with minimal guidance and assistance. REPORTS TO County Counsel. CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED None. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office and courtroom environment; continuous contact with 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.) Confers with, and advises County Departments on routine legal questions Drafts ordinances, contracts, leases, and resolutions, and other legal measures, submitting them to other Department legal staff for review and discussion Develops recommendations concerning the advisability to prosecute, compromise, or dismiss civil litigation Discusses cases with other legal staff Performs legal research; may prosecute and defend legal actions against the County and its subdivisions before all courts and various administrative bodies May investigate claims and potential lawsuits May be delegated to serve as legal counsel and attend meetings of boards and commissions Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned II: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions Performs legal research Investigates claims and potential law suits Drafts and edits ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, deeds, and other legal instruments Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before all courts and various administrative bodies Confers with and advises officers of County Departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned III: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions Performs the more difficult and complex legal research Investigates claims and potential law suits Drafts and edits ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, deeds, and other legal instruments Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before courts of origin, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies Confers with and advises officers of County Departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations May have on-going responsibility for serving as legal advisor to a specific County Board or Commission such as LAFCO or the Planning Commission Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements I: Training and Experience: Current membership in the State Bar of California must be achieved within six months of employment or appointment in this job class will be terminated. Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Completion of requisite legal training and eligibility for membership in the State Bar of California. II: Training and Experience: Current membership in the State Bar of California. 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 (1) year of experience in the practice of civil law comparable to that of a Deputy County Counsel I with the County of San Benito. III: Training and Experience Current membership in the State Bar of California. 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 (2) years of experience in the practice of civil law comparable to that of a Deputy County Counsel II with the County of San Benito. Special Requirements Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information I: Knowledge of: Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law. California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law. Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Legal research methods. Interviewing techniques. Computers and software used in professional legal work. Ability to: Perform professional legal and legal research work. Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases. Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and present a variety of special reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work. Effectively represent the County Counsel's Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies, and other government jurisdictions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II: Knowledge of: Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law. California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law. Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Legal research methods. Interviewing techniques. Computers and software used in professional legal work. Ability to: Perform professional legal and legal research work. Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases. Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and present a variety of special reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work. Effectively represent the County Counsel's Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies and other government jurisdictions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships III: Knowledge of: Policies, procedures, and precedents of the County Counsel's Office. Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law. California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law. Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Legal research methods. Interviewing techniques. Computers and software used in professional legal work. Ability to: Perform the more complex professional legal and legal research work. Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases. Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and present a variety of special reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work. Effectively represent the County Counsel's Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies, and other government jurisdictions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 05, 2022
Full Time
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of skilled inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, servicing, and repair work on gas, and diesel power driven vehicles; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a journey level classification. Incumbents perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work on transit buses, passenger vans, and other vehicles as directed. Incumbents diagnose and repair problems with vehicles, including electrical, hydraulic, engine, mechanical, brake, and/or other specialized systems This classification is distinguished from other specialized mechanical maintenance classes in that work relates specifically to the maintenance and repair of systems and components found on transit vehicles. REPORTS TO Assigned supervisory or management staff. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Occasionally sits; frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use a variety of hand and power equipment, electrical testing equipment used in the mechanical trades; use a computer and telephone; use equipment and tools used in the maintenance and repair of large vehicles. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a shop environment; occasionally works outdoors in varying temperatures; exposure to hazardous materials, smoke, gasses, and fumes; exposure to hazards such as moving machine parts and electrical current; continuous contact with other staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Inspects, locates, and diagnoses mechanical and/or electrical defects on buses, large vehicles and passenger vans, a variety of light and heavy maintenance equipment Determines extent of necessary repairs. Overhauls, repairs, and adjusts transmissions, differentials, air brakes, hydraulic systems, clutches, and engines. Tunes-up engines, replacing ignition parts and cleaning and adjusting carburetors and fuel injection systems. Replaces and repairs faulty parts, including wheel bearings, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms and other components. Works on generators, distributors, relays, lights, and switches. Changes and installs belts and hoses. Maintains time and materials records for work orders. Changes tires. Orders and maintains inventory of requisite parts and supplies. Carries out preventive maintenance programs. May weld and fabricate parts and equipment. May make field and emergency repairs. Installs emergency warning equipment. May road test repaired equipment. May assist with planning new equipment procurement. Performs related work based on skills, knowledge, and abilities as 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: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade AND Two years of responsible work experience as a journey level automotive mechanic, preferably including substantial experience in maintaining automotive and/or diesel-powered heavy equipment or equivalent experience in the maintenance and routine repair of automotive equipment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or the 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: Practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in skilled gas, diesel-powered equipment maintenance and repair work. Operation and care of internal combustion engines and components. Principles and methods of preventive maintenance. Industrial safety rules, regulations and procedures. General shop safety procedures, Hydraulic valves and controls, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electronic ignition systems. Principles and methods of gas and electrical welding. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. Ability to: Inspect gas, and diesel-powered equipment and accurately diagnose electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical defects. Skillfully use a variety of hand and power tools in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Performed skilled testing, adjustment, repair, and overhaul work on automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Read and interpret shop and repair manuals. Apply technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical trades work. Estimate time and materials for repair jobs. Maintain accurate records and reports. Operate basic equipment and tools used in the maintenance and repair of large vehicles 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. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Under general direction, to plan, organize, and direct the activities of one or more major behavioral health service programs; to assign, supervise, and evaluate the work of multidisciplinary professional and support staff engaged in planning and providing a variety of mental health services for individuals, families, groups, and the community; to provide direct clinical services for clients, including crisis on-call coverage; and to perform related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Positions in this class are in charge of one or more major behavioral health.service programs and are responsible for implementing specialized behavioral health services for adults and children. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of staff performance and compliance to workload standards. REPORTS TO Mental Health Director. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Mental Health Clinicians and other classifications assisting in the delivery or support of behavioral health services. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 Ibs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work may involve the management of unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff, agencies and the general public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of multidisciplinary staff providing behavioral health diagnostic and treatment services, social and rehabilitation services, and consultation and education services to consumers, public and private agencies, and the community evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Makes or reviews decisions on difficult consumer assessment and casework matters. Provides guidance to subordinates on departmental philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures through casework conferences, staff meetings and work review Assists and participates in the development and coordination of in-service training and staff development programs. Evaluates performance of personnel and takes or recommends appropriate course of action Interviews, selects, and recommends on the hiring of new staff members. Participates in various forms of psychotherapy, such as individual, group and family therapy, including caseload responsibility and crisis on-call coverage Works with other public, private, and community organizations providing health and human services for mentally and emotionally disabled individuals to gain and ensure cooperation in achieving program goals Participates in mental health conferences, trainings and comittees May participate in Countywide community needs assessment and program planning, development and evaluation activities. Assists in preparing annual budget requirements for assigned programs/functions and monitors expenditures and revenues to ensure programs/functions conform to the adopted budget Prepares reports and correspondence regarding workload statistics, casework and unit methods and procedures. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Three years of professional experience working in behavioral health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or private welfare or health services setting. The experience should demonstrate the ability to supervise clinical and other behavioral health service providers and responsibility for program(s) management. Equivalent to a Ph.D. or Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Special Requirements Possession of a valid vehicle operator's license for the State of California. Possession of a valid California license as a Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family, Therapist or, a valid California registration from the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist Intern or, official academic records indicating successful completion of academic course work that meets the requirements for license waiver from the California State Department of Mental Health. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of management and supervision. Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate staff. Provide effective leadership and consultation for staff in casework and/or treatment methods and in professional and legal implications of casework or treatment services. Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy processes for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, other agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME THIS POSTING IS FOR THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY, BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS COUNTYWIDE DEFINITION I Under general direction, to perform a variety of skilled inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, servicing, and repair work on gas, propane, and diesel power driven equipment; and to do related work as required. II Under general supervision, to perform skilled work in repairing, overhauling and maintaining diesel and gasoline-powered automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the journey level in Heavy Equipment Mechanic class series. Incumbents perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work on County light and heavy power driven equipment and busses. Employees who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program will advance to the Heavy Equipment Mechanic II level without further competition. II Positions in this class are experienced in all phases of automotive and equipment repair and may be assigned lead supervision over other skilled and unskilled personnel. REPORTS TO Road Maintenance Superintendent CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I None II This is not a supervisory class. However, incumbents may provide lead direction and work coordination for other staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Occasionally sits; frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use a variety of hand and power equipment, electrical testing equipment used in the mechanical trades; use a computer and telephone; operate a variety of road maintenance equipment. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in a shop environment; occasionally works outdoors in varying temperatures; exposure to hazardous materials, smoke, gasses, and fumes; exposure to hazards such as moving machine parts and electrical current; continuous contact with other staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Inspects, locates, and diagnoses mechanical and/or electrical defects on County trucks, a variety of light and heavy maintenance and construction equipment, and busses; determines extent of necessary repairs; overhauls, repairs, and adjusts transmissions, differentials, air brakes, hydraulic systems, clutches, and engines; tunes-up engines, replacing ignition parts and cleaning and adjusting carburetors and fuel injection systems; replaces and repairs faulty parts, including wheel bearings, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms and other components; works on generators, distributors, relays, lights, and switches; changes and installs belts and hoses; maintains time and materials records for work orders; changes tires; orders and maintains inventory of requisite parts and supplies; carries out preventive maintenance programs; may weld and fabricate parts and equipment; may make field and emergency repairs; installs emergency warning equipment; may road test repaired equipment, may operate a special fueling station and transit facility, may assist with planning new equipment procurement. II Examines and locates mechanical defects in a wide variety of automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment, including diesel and gasoline-powered trucks, tractors, motor graders, backhoes, loaders, rollers, sedans, and power tools; Makes major and minor mechanical repairs including engine tune-ups, brake relining, body and fender repair, electrical system repair, and radio installation; Disassembles, repairs, grinds, welds or replaces worn parts, fits new parts and adjusts engines, oil, water and fuel pumps, carburetors and fuel injectors, governors, starting motors, clutches, transmissions, differentials, brakes and steering gear; Repairs caterpillar tractors, checking and replacing rollers, pins and bushings; times and adjusts motors; replaces electrical wiring; Overhauls hydraulic lifts and steering assemblies on motor graders and tractors; r Repairs equipment bodies; does repair work in the field; does metal fabrication including use of gas and electrical welding equipment; operates a variety of vehicles including heavy-equipment; serves in a lead capacity over other assigned staff. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Graduation from high school or equivalent and; Two years of responsible work experience as a journey level automotive mechanic, preferably including substantial experience in working on heavy construction equipment. II Graduation from high school or equivalent; and, One year of experience in the County of San Benito performing the duties of a Heavy Equipment Mechanic I. OR Two years of skilled experience in the repair and overhaul of a wide variety of diesel and gasoline-powered automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment. AND Two years of responsible work experience as a journey level automotive mechanic, preferably including substantial experience in working on heavy construction equipment. Special Requirements: I Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Employees hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess a Class A driving permit in conformance with the California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements within six months from the date of hire and possession of valid California Class A driver's license within one year from the date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. II Possession of a Class A driving permit in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements and possession of a valid California Class A driver's license within six months from date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. Incumbents transporting hazardous materials may be required to possess special endorsements. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in skilled gas, propane, and diesel- powered equipment maintenance and repair work. Operation and care of internal combustion engines and components. Principles and methods of preventive maintenance. Safe work practices and procedures. Hydraulic valves and controls, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electronic ignition systems. Principles and methods of gas and electrical welding. II Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the testing, adjustment, repair and overhaul of automotive and road construction equipment; gas and electrical welding procedures; Theory and operation of gasoline and diesel-powered engines; Tools and equipment of the trade; Preventive maintenance inspection methods; Safety practices. Ability to: I Inspect gas, propane, and diesel-powered equipment and accurately diagnose electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical defects. Skillfully use a variety of hand and power tools in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Performed skilled testing, adjustment, repair, and overhaul work on automotive equipment and heavy equipment. Read and interpret shop and repair manuals. Apply technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical trades work. Estimate time and materials for repair jobs. Maintain accurate records and reports. Operate light and heavy road maintenance equipment in a safe manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Demonstrate skill in the use of mechanical tools and equipment in the diagnosing and repair of heavy-duty road construction and maintenance equipment; Perform metal fabrication and repair using gas and electric welding equipment; Follow oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work; Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
Mental Health Case Manager I DEFINITION Under general direction, to learn and perform initial client interviewing and service intakes; to learn procedures and develop and facilitate client services and case management plans; to recommend assignment of cases to professional staff; to provide paraprofessional and treatment support services for County Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Clients; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and basic in the Mental Health Case Manager class series. Incumbents learn methods, procedures, and policies and perform basic assignments in providing direct and support services working with individuals, couples, families, or groups, as appropriate. This classification is distinguished from Mental Health Case Manager II in that Mental Health Case Manager I's perform many assignments in a training and learning capacity and work under closer supervision. Mental Health Case Manager II DEFINITION Under general direction, to perform initial client interviewing and service intakes; to develop and facilitate client services and case management plans; to recommend assignment of cases to professional staff; to provide paraprofessional and treatment support services for County Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Clients; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the fully experienced advanced level in the Mental Health Case Manager class series. Incumbents have responsibility for providing direct and support services working with individuals, couples, families, or groups, as appropriate. Incumbents are required to have previous case management experience and expertise. This classification is distinguished from Mental Health Case Manager I in that Mental Health Case Manager II's are expected to provide a broader array of client support services on a more independent basis. REPORTS TO I/II Deputy Director, Mental Health, Mental Health Director, or Substance Abuse Program Administrator CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS I/II 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 I/II Work is performed in office, clinic, 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 Mental Health Case Manager I (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Learns and performs basic assignments in the conduct of initial intake interviews for an initial appraisal of client needs and program eligibility; develops recommendations for assignment of clients to professional staff; meets with individuals, families, and groups to provide case management and support services related to an assigned program or service area; provides support in clinic and community settings; assists with the development of program services and functions; provides some basic counseling services under appropriate guidance; communicates with, listens to, and observes clients in individual/group counseling sessions; obtains information to assess clients' needs; formulates case management and service plans, evaluating client progress; prepares and maintains case records and documentation; facilitates client services by providing assistance in securing a variety of support services; may assist with development and implementation of specialized prevention and recovery support activities, including support groups, parenting education, life experience activities, and supported independent living, recreation, and work experience; provides support services including office support and receptionist services, as needed; works with individuals to facilitate access and use of community resources; maintains records of services provided as required State and Federal regulations and Department policies; may develop treatment plans and provide services in collaborative team efforts; assists other staff with support, office, transportation, and other program related activities; performs crisis interventions, as needed. Mental Health Case Manager II (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Conducts initial intake interviews for an initial appraisal of client needs and program eligibility; develops recommendations for assignment of clients to professional staff; meets with individuals, families, and groups to provide a variety of case management and support services related to an assigned program or service area; provides support in clinic and community settings; assists with the development of program services and functions; provides some basic counseling services under appropriate guidance; communicates with, listens to, and observes clients in individual/group counseling sessions; obtains information to assess clients' needs; formulates case management and service plans, evaluating client progress; prepares and maintains case records and documentation; facilitates client services by providing assistance in securing a variety of support services; may assist with development and implementation of specialized prevention and recovery support activities, including support groups, parenting education, life experience activities, and supported independent living, recreation, and work experience; provides support services including office support and receptionist services, as needed; works with individuals to facilitate access and use of community resources; maintains records of services provided as required State and Federal regulations and Department policies; may develop treatment plans and provide services in collaborative team efforts; assists other staff with support, office, transportation, and other program related activities; performs crisis interventions, as needed. 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: Mental Health Case Manager I Completion of college courses in a behavioral or social science area, including, but not limited to Addiction, Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Child Care, Social Work, Counseling, and related fields. AND Some previous work experience in providing case management services is highly desirable. Mental Health Case Manager II Completion of college courses in a behavioral or social science area, including, but not limited to Addiction, Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Child Care, Social Work, Counseling, and related fields. AND One year of responsible experience in providing case management services comparable to a Mental Health Case Manager I with San Benito County. Supplemental information Mental Health Case Manager I Knowledge of: Principles, procedures, techniques and trends related to counseling, therapy, and guidance of individuals, groups, and families in mental health programs and/or alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs. Interviewing and client assessment techniques. Crisis intervention methods and techniques. Ability to: Interview clients for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services, developing initial assessments regarding program eligibility and client needs. Perform mental health and/or alcohol and drug abuse recovery support services with individual clients and groups, as assigned. Learn, apply and explain Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations governing mental health and/or alcohol and drug programs and services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive case work records and make sound recommendations. Develop and implement client case management services. Effectively counsel clients, groups, and families. Maintain the confidentiality of case information. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unusual client behavior. Effectively represent the County Mental Health Department or Substance Abuse with the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. Mental Health Case Manager II Knowledge of: Principles, procedures, techniques and trends related to counseling, therapy, and guidance of individuals, groups, and families in mental health programs and/or alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of mental health and behavioral problems. State, Federal, and local laws, regulations, and requirements for the provision of counseling services. Alcohol and drug treatment and detoxification methods and issues, as necessitated by area of assignment. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other community resources. Interviewing and client assessment techniques. Crisis intervention methods and techniques. Ability to: Interview clients for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services, developing initial assessments regarding program eligibility and client needs. Perform a variety of mental health and/or alcohol and drug abuse recovery support services with individual clients and groups, as assigned. Apply and explain Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations governing mental health and/or alcohol and drug programs and services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive case work records and make sound recommendations. Develop and implement client case management services. Effectively counsel clients, groups, and families. Maintain the confidentiality of case information. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unusual client behavior. Effectively represent the County Mental Health Department or Substance Abuse with the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME Depending on departmental needs, the County offers flexible work schedules. DEFINITION MHCI Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DEFINITION MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DEFINITION MHCIII Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCI This is an entry level professional Mental Health Clinician classification and typically the individual that meets the qualifications for this position is an unlicensed clinician that meets the requirements to be and is registered with the State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). Individuals occupying the Mental Health Clinician -I of the classification series typically have not completed the BBS required number of clinical service delivery hours working under the supervision of an assigned Licensed Clinician as required by the BBS. A Mental Health Clinician -I completes clinical service delivery repsonsbiltites under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician assigned by the department to provided unlicensed clinician supervision. Individuals in this job classification series have responsibility for providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Such individuals are also required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Upon successful completion of State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing exams and the awarding of Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist designation, incumbents may be promoted to the Mental Health Clinician level II. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCIII This is an advanced journey-level professional providing mental health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Increments in this classification demonstrate a greater skill and depth of the job knowledge in the assortments, and are able to independently perform most complex clinical and case management assignments. Individuals that occupy the level-III have possessed the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT) for a minimum of one year. Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Incumbents in the Level -III classification series may be required and assigned to provide consultation for other Mental Health Clinicians in the Mental Health Clinicians at the level-I and II in the clinician series. Incumbents in the Level-3 classification series after hour's crisis response duty s may also be assigned to be a clinical consultant for other clinicians that may include being the clinical consult contact staff as needed, for other clinicians fulfilling after hours crisis response duty. Incumbents in the Level-III classification series may also be assigned to fulfill after hours crisis response duty. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCI This is not a supervisory classification. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCII/III May serve as lead clinician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills MHCI (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MHCII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MCIII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Independently assess, evaluates, and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group, and family therapy/counselling, rehabilitation, crises intervention, and case management services for persons with serious mental illnesses or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, strength-based well ness and recovery models of service delivery. Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Collaborates with other support agencies and community organizations. Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Assist in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures as assigned. Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Develops and participates in training on a verity of topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatments planning, case management and makes presentations to local agencies and community groups regarding issues related to mental health and or substance abuse. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Special Requirements: Possession of a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or as a Marriage and Family Counselor issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Mental Health Clinician I Experience : Two years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. AND Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Mental Health Clinician II Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician I with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Mental Health Clinician III Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician II with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information MHCI Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCII Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris- Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCIII Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under direction, to supervise public health staff and services; to plan, coordinate, organize and supervise a multiple number of public health and related programs; may assist with administrative responsibilities as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisory level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents are responsible for coordinating and supervising a multiple number of public health and related programs and may perform more complex public health nursing services in a specialized public health program, as well as provide direction and coordination for other professional nursing staff. Positions at this level are distinguished from the higher level position, Director of Nursing Services, in that the latter has first line management authority over all public health programs within the Public Health Division. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Supervising Community Health Nurse in that this classification possesses a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. REPORTS TO Health Officer or designee. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides supervision of Public Health Nurse I/II/III and Community Health Nurse I/II/III and other assigned public health staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit and stand for extended periods; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in clinic, office, and home environments; exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Incumbent are expected to follow universal precautions. Incumbents may be required to drive in remote areas of the County in all weather conditions. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Supervises and monitors public health and related services/programs Supervises public health and community health nurses and other subordinate staff Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of staff, assists in hiring staff and recommends disciplinary action when appropriate, approves staff leave requests Advises staff on nursing policies, procedures and special problem areas Drafts and standardizes procedures Reviews records and reports for quality improvement purposes Assists in planning and participates in in-service educational programs Evaluates staff training needs and develops strategies for addressing training needs Evaluates work performance of subordinate staff; Maintains liaison with other social and health agencies Attends public health-related meetings and conferences Prepares reports Collaborates with nursing administration, other county departments, and community organizations to develop needs assessments and long-term plans; may serve in a leadership role in a special area or coordinate a designated program or project May participate in grant writing, collection and analysis of statistics, program audits and evaluations and preparation of specific program budgets Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet State of California certification requirements. One year of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse III with San Benito County. Two years of public health nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse II with San Benito County. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California. Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of staff supervision and development. Principles, methods, practices, and current trends of general and public health nursing and preventative medicine. Community resources and demography influencing public health nursing services. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable disease, disabling conditions, and public health nursing services. Environmental, sociological, and psychological problems related to public health nursing programs and services. Causes, means of transmission, and control of communicable diseases. Child growth and development. Unique psycho/social and cultural issues encountered in a rural health program. Principles of public health education. Program planning, evaluations and development principles. Principles of program and work coordination, and training. Ability to: Provide direction, supervision and evaluation of the work of subordinate staff. Plan, organize, and supervise public health nursing activities and services for an assigned service area or program. Understand, interpret and apply rules, laws, policies and regulations relative specific public health programs. Develop and maintain public relations, staff, community groups and other government organizations. Collect, analyze and interpret technical, statistical and health data. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, community organizations, and other staff when explaining public health issues and providing public health services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA Hollister, CA, USA
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
THIS POSITION REQUIRES POSESSION OF A CLASS A DRIVER'S LICENSE 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 a valid California Class C Drivers License; and, Employees hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess Class A drivers license in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements. Incumbents transporting hazardous materials may be required to possess special endorsements. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous