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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR THE AUDITOR'S OFFICE, BUT MAY BE USED FOR OTHER DEPARTMENTS, COUNTY-WIDE. *PLEASE NOTE THAT AN EXAMINATION WILL BE HELD THE WEEK OF MARCH 30TH* Under general direction, to perform a variety of the most difficult and complex paraprofessional, technical account and statistical record keeping work in connection with the development, maintenance, and processing of County fiscal and statistical records; to provide information and assistance regarding inquiries concerning an assigned work area; to provide lead direction, training, and work coordination for other fiscal support staff, when assigned; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized Accounting Technician classification. Incumbents have responsibility for performing the most difficult, complex, and specialized paraprofessional, technical account and statistical record keeping support work, requiring substantial background and experience in the area of financial and statistical record keeping where assigned. This class is distinguished from Account Clerk III in that incumbents perform more technical work requiring more comprehensive knowledge of the County fiscal system and requirements. It is distinguished from the Accountant class series in that Accountants perform professional work requiring more formalized training and knowledge of accounting theory and principles. Incumbents in the Accounting Technician classification are expected to coordinate a major assigned area of fiscal record keeping and training for other County fiscal support staff who work with the County fiscal system. REPORTS TO A variety of County supervisory or management positions, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. However, incumbents provide work coordination and training for other County fiscal support staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Some positions may have frequent contact with inmates with the County Detention Facility. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Performs a wide scope of the most complex and specialized technical financial and statistical record keeping work; maintains journals, general ledgers, and subsidiary ledgers; maintains and updates accounts receivable controls and accounts; classifies and posts expenditures to budgetary accounts; maintains detailed job process and administrative overhead records; analyzes revenue and expenditures, preparing periodic statements; assists with preparation of budget estimates and projections; prepares and maintains trial balances, recapitulations and balance sheets; maintains and updates complex financial and statistical reports; calculates and compiles apportionments, shares of financial appropriations, or subventions; receives and classifies accounting data; identifies and resolves a variety of complex account and statistical record keeping problems; prepares periodic billings for special contracts; maintains records for revolving and trust accounts; prepares claims for other government agencies; initiates budget transfers to cover account shortages; operates computers, using County financial software, special on-line software used in an assigned County department, and spreadsheets; may process financial adjustments/corrections on child support cases; may audit Court orders and calculate arrearage on child support cases; may reconcile accounts and prepare warrant registers for special districts; may post opening balances to County accounts at the beginning of each fiscal year; explains financial procedures and assigned area technical account record keeping requirements to other staff, representatives of other government agencies, and the public; provides lead direction, work coordination, and training for other staff. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: One year of previous financial and statistical record keeping work experience comparable to that of a Account Clerk III with San Benito County. OR Three years of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing office support duties relating to fiscal, statistical, or case records maintenance. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Methods, practices, and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the maintenance of fiscal records in the area of assignment. Basic principles and terminology of accounting. Good public relations techniques. Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Computerized financial information systems used by the County. Modern office methods and procedures. Principles of lead direction, training, and work coordination. Ability to: Perform a variety of the most complex and technical specialized financial and statistical record keeping work. Maintain on-going responsibility for an assigned specialized component of the fiscal record keeping system. Provide lead direction, training, and work coordination for other staff, when assigned. Assist with budget preparation and expenditure control. Read and understand codes, statutes, and information related to financial and statistical record keeping work. Gather and organize data and information. Prepare financial and statistical reports. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Work with computerized financial and special information systems and use a computer for financial and statistical record keeping work. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the work area where assigned. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Under general supervision, to learn and perform a variety of responsible support work in the preparation of assessment rolls, master property records, and personal property records; to learn provide support and assistance with the calculation of assessments and market values of property; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry and first working level in the Assessment Clerk class series. Incumbents have responsibility for learning and performing a variety of support functions in the preparation of assessment rolls, master property records, personal property records, and the determination of property values. This class is distinguished from Assessment Clerk II by the fact that Assessment Clerk II's work on a more independent basis and are expected to be familiar with the policies and procedures of the Assessor's Office. When an incumbent in this class has demonstrated sufficient work skills and knowledge, as well as sound work habits, they may be promoted to the Assessment Clerk II level. REPORTS TO Assessors Office Manager CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; 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.) Learns and performs a variety of support work in the production of assessment rolls; Learns work procedures and receives, processes, and distributes property statements and exemption claims; Maintains and updates records and indexes regarding property ownership, mailing addresses, and tax area codes Inputs assessment related data into the computer system Learns and processes property transfers and prepares changes of ownership statements Assists the public with completion of forms Prepares and mails questionnaires and forms Maintains records and compiles information for reports Performs title searches Assists appraisal staff with developing records and maintaining contact with persons being audited Assists with the development of reports Provides information to the public in person and over the telephone. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: One year of previous financial and/or statistical record keeping work experience, preferably in a position requiring substantial public contact. Supplemental information KNOWLEDGE OF: Methods, and practices of record keeping. Good public relations techniques. Maintenance of files and information retrieval systems. Use of computers in maintaining records and information. Modern office methods and procedures. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. ABILITY TO: Learn and perform a variety of Assessor's Office clerical support work. Follow oral and written directions. Read, understand, and apply pertinent codes, and rules in the assessment of property and record keeping work. Gather and organize data and information. Assist with the preparation of reports. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Work with computerized information systems and use a computer for maintaining and updating assessment roll and property information. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public and other staff when explaining the functions and policies of the Assessor's Office. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Type and or use word processing software at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Operate a personal computer and related software. 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: 3/6/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Plans, organizes and supervises the operations of the Mapping Services Unit of the Assessor's Office engaged in drafting parcel maps for assessment and tax purposes. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Responsible for directing and supervising the work of the Mapping Services Unit of the Assessor's Office and the performance of advanced level map drafting work for assessment purposes. REPORTS TO Assistant Assessor CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Computer Mapping Specialist I, II, III / Property & Title Technician / Property Assessment Transfer Technician Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Duties may include but are not limited to the following) Plans, organizes and supervises the work of the drafting/mapping division of the Assessor's office; Plans and implements division procedures; Sets objectives for individual and division performance; Maintains a productive work flow; Develops division standards; Encourages cooperation and teamwork among staff; Participates in solving intradepartmental operational problems; Assists with the development of new programs and enhancements relating to drafting division responsibilities and maintains records of division activity. Examines documents, public records and recorded maps as related to property transactions; Revises parcel maps and/or draws new parcel maps to reflect property descriptions and to record pertinent information such as street names and numbers and tax codes; Maintains office files and Assessor's Map Books; Contacts title companies, property owners and other agencies to rectify problems with title and/or property descriptions. Develops and maintains mapping services electronic assessment mapping environments in both hardware and software. Directly supervises employees; Provides instruction for training; Plans, coordinates, assigns and reviews division work activity; Maintains work standards; Evaluates performance and recommends any corrective action; Reviews division work for accuracy, completeness and conformance with drafting techniques; Provide training and expertise in reading and understanding written property descriptions and surveys; Completes complex map drafting projects. Assists property owners and the public with questions regarding property descriptions, location, ownerships and with policies and procedures of the Assessor's Office; Coordinates the sale of parcel maps with outside agencies. Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and keeps up to date in job-related rules, statues, laws and new business trends; Makes recommendations for the implementation of changes; reads and interprets professional literature; Attends training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience 1. Five (5) years experience in the surveying, civil drafting or cartography fields directly related to interpreting legal property descriptions and drawing accurate scale maps using drafting and computer aided drafting software (AUTOCAD) or five (5) years experience comparable to Computer Mapping Specialist III in San Benito County. 2. Experience in administrative practices. 3. Completion of eighteen (18) semester unit course work from an accredited college or university in civil drafting or surveying and computer aided drafting, GIS or any closely related field or an Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in computer aided drawing or a closely related field. 4. Previous supervisory experience is desirable. Special Requirements 1. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects up to 25 lbs; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment to include computer, telephone, printer, plotters, calculator, copier and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Supplemental information MINIMUM QUALIFICATONS Knowledge of: 1. Knowledge of techniques, principals, practices, procedures and equipment used in creating or plotting property boundaries as employed in surveying and/or civil drafting fields, maintaining and updating Assessor's maps and mapping records. 2. Local and state laws governing the development and maintenance of maps; legal property descriptions and records. 3. Real estate and property tax laws, title policies and procedures. 4. CAD drafting techniques and principles; surveying principles. 5. Methods, practices and procedures of the GIS database. 6. Nomenclature, symbols, methods and practices used in property descriptions, map development and drafting. 7. Computer aided drafting & GIS software (AutoCAD & ESRI). 8. Principles and practices of management and supervision. Ability to 1. Plan, organize and direct mapping services. 2. Understand, interpret and explain laws, regulations and policies of the Assessor's office. 3. Develop and implement division operational procedures. 4. Identify and analyze administrative problems and implement operational changes as needed. 5. Read and understand documents, public records and maps recorded related to property transactions. 6. Perform algebraic and geometric computations and plot property descriptions to scale. 7. Interpret aerial photographs, use automated property tax information system. 8. Conduct complex title searches. 9. Understand program objectives in relation to departmental goals and procedures; develop goals and objectives. 10.Comply with laws, regulations and professional practices governing the Assessor's Office. 11. Interpret political and administrative direction and incorporate into operational policy and procedure. 12. Supervise the work of others engaged in map drafting activity; effectively delegate responsibility and authority to others; organize and prioritize work assignments; determine and evaluate levels of division achievement and performance. 13.Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with surveyors, engineers, other County departments and the public. 14.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with county staff, management and the public. 15. Follow oral, written and diagrammatic instructions. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Part Time
Job THIS IS FOR A PART-TIME, 0.50 FTE POSITION This series specification describes the two class levels used in the County Library to perform varied and responsible professional library work; and to perform related work as required. Work performed by Librarians may be distinguished from that of the paraprofessional Library Technical Assistant and Library Assistant classes on the basis of knowledge of theories and fundamentals of library science acquired by professionals who Have the Master of Library Science degree and the potential for future advancement in the profession as opposed to the Intensive knowledge of certain technical areas acquired through experience in the case of paraprofessionals. Further, Library Technical Assistants and Library Assistants work within policy parameters established by Librarians. LIBRARIAN II This is the fully qualified professional working level in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of varied and professional library duties. A Librarian II may act as Library Director in his/her absence and may supervise the work of library clerical staff as directed. The Librarian II class differs from the Librarian I class in that the duties assigned are more difficult and complex, less supervision is received, and wider responsibilities are per formed. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Interprets library resources and assists patrons In locating and selecting materials; arranges for inter-library loans; receives, researches and answers questions; reviews and selects book and other materials; evaluates assigned areas of the collection for discards, replacements, rebindings or new additions to keep collection In good repair, balanced in content and responsive to needs and interests of patrons; plans, schedules and provides services to various patron groups; gives book talks, conducts Story-telling and speaks before community organizations; participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops; plans and selects materials for displays and promotional activities; prepares brochures, bibliographies and book lists; participates in assigned library projects, reports on problem areas and recommends appropriate changes; directs the work of library clerical personnel and may, in absence of Library Director, act as Library Director; prepares reports and correspondence. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate school. Experience: One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Librarian I in the County of San Benito. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures of professional library work; principles and procedures of categorizing, classifying and processing library material; book and non-book materials, reference resources and cataloging and classification plans. The organization, purpose and functions of the county library system; principles and practice of training and supervision. Ability to: Assist in preparing and implementing appropriate procedures and policies in a County Library system; work Independently in carrying out assigned professional librarian functions; train and supervise subordinate library personnel. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2020
Full Time
Job TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 24, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Deputy County Counsel I Under direction, to perform the less difficult professional legal work in the County Counsel's Office; and to do related work as required. Deputy County Counsel II 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. Deputy County Counsel III 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 Deputy County Counsel I 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. Deputy County Counsel II 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. Deputy County Counsel III 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 (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Deputy County Counsel I 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 Deputy County Counsel II 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 Deputy County Counsel III 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 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: Deputy County Counsel I Completion of requisite legal training and eligibility for membership in the State Bar of California. Deputy County Counsel II 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. Deputy County Counsel III 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. Supplemental information 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 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: 2/28/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulations, the California Health and Safety Code and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform complete range of inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector III by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess al of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III and Agricultural Technician as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs a wide range agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least one year of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector III with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME I Under supervision, to learn methods and procedures, make inspections, and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to learn and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to learn methods and procedures and inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. II Under general direction, to make inspections and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. III Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and basic working level in the Agricultural and Standards Inspector class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision until they gain experience and obtain the requisite State licenses to work as an experienced Agricultural Biologist/Inspector. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the fact that incumbents in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II class perform a broader range of assignments under less guidance and supervision. II This is the first experienced working level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to be licensed and work in at least five of the eight fields requiring State licensing for the performance of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. III This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform the complete range of the more inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess all of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer or Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory class. III Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, Agricultural Aide, and Produce Inspector, as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Learns methods, procedures, and policies and performs the following assignments: inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades Issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards Inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases Inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease may inspect and insure proper pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations. Controls and eradicates plants, weeds, and pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products for movement or shipment Inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds Inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices Inspects and insures proper weight, measures, counts, and labeling of packaged commodities Inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses Collects petroleum product samples for testing Investigates complaints related to consumer transactions Prepares records and reports of inspections and tests Takes appropriate enforcement actions Performs needed maintenance on equipment Provides information to growers and home-ownerS Gathers information for annual crop reports Represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. II Inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades; issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards; inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases; inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds; inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease; issues pesticide permits and may inspect pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries; examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations; controls and eradicates plants, weeds, rodents, birds, and other pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products as a condition of movement or shipment; inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices; weighs, measures, and counts the contents of packaged commodities to verify the accuracy of labels; inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses; collects petroleum product samples for testing to insure stated qualities; investigates complaints related to consumer transactions; prepares records and reports of inspections and tests conducted; takes appropriate enforcement actions; performs needed maintenance on equipment; provides information to growers and home-owners regarding pest problems; gathers information for annual crop reports; represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. III Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs the full scope of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least two valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, one of which must be either: Pesticide Regulation Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation Weight Verification An incumbent may be appointed without the required licenses, but the appointment will be on a provisional basis, pending acquisition of the required licenses. Failure to obtain one of the licenses within twelve months of appointment may result in termination. II At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least five valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, three which must be: 1) Pesticide Regulation 2) Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation 3) Weight Verification The two remaining licenses may be any combination of the following: 1) Investigation and Environmental Monitoring 2) Integrated Pest Management 3) Commodity Regulation 4) Measurement Verification 5) Transaction and Product Verification III At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector II with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of all eight valid licenses related agricultural, weights, measures, and commodity inspections issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Basic knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Basic knowledge of agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Basic knowledge of pest and noxious weed control methods. II Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. III Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: I Learn and perform agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. Learn, use, and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a wide range of agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection assignments. Use and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. III Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, plans, organizes, manages, evaluates and supervises the activities that ensure the quality of client care and over-all quality/effectiveness of major programs within the County Behavioral Health Department; assigns and evaluates the work of multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel, may plan and provide a variety of direct client behavioral health services, performs a variety of administrative work functions associated with ensuring fiscally sound utilization of behavioral health services; serves a primary role in the completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects; serves as the departments Compliance Officer; serves as a liaison for the department with contracted direct service providers, community, regional, or State agencies DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is middle level management position with primary responsibility for the administration of the quality improvement and compliance plans of a major department with multiple programs that include mental health and substance abuse branches. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of both staff and program performance and workload standards. This classification requires strong management and communication skills as well as problem solving skills and the ability to participate effectively in decision-making processes. This classification also requires a high degree of professional knowledge in the areas of mental health and substance abuse treatment/support services, federal and state laws and regulations related to MediCal and Medicare reimbursement and program operations. REPORTS TO Director of Behavioral Health CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This classification has no direct supervisor responsibility of specifically assigned staff, however the responsibilities of the position requires oversight, and evaluation of the work produced by multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, homes, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Reviews client admission data and clinical documentation to ensure compliance with County and State regulations and policies relating to medical necessity and case documentation: when appropriate interviews clients, significant others, and consults with outpatient professional staff, and contract provider staff regarding client diagnoses, medical necessity, length of treatment and case documentation. Reviews case records and assesses for appropriate levels of care, aftercare and discharge planning. Represents the County in disputes with contract providers over appropriateness of treatment plans and length of stay in care. Advocates on behalf of the County with contract provider staff for appropriate client care. Provides training for professional, paraprofessional and contract provider staff on information about utilization and documentation requirements. Facilitates and participates with department staff in utilization review and quality improvement meetings. Evaluates financial status of inpatients at contactor inpatient facilities to identify payer sources; Posts and reconciles all payments from all payer sources for inpatient physician services and bed day charges; Records MediCal and Medicare payments, cutbacks and denials. Prepares comprehensive reports related to program operations and activities Works in a primary staff role in fulfilling the responsibilities for the design, implementation and completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects Fulfills the responsibilities of the Compliance Officer as identified in the departments Compliance Plan Ensures the adherence to and fulfillment of the responsibilities of the department as described in the department's Annual Quality Improvement Plan Responds to requests for information and assistance Assists in the preparation for and participates in various state and federal program audits to ensure department compliance with MediCal and Medicare regulations Monitors and evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including contracted service providers/programs, methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing upon Director approval changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Files MediCal updates Operates a computer and updates files, records The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect . Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least three years of licensed professional experience in a multidisciplinary Behavioral Health program which includes experience in administrative management and /or clinical supervision that demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities. AND Completion of academic coursework and training as defined in Title IX for the California Administrative Code in one of the following: Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited school; Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work; Master's degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Psychology, or Counseling from an accredited school. Registered Nurse, meaning a person licensed as a registered by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Quality review/quality assessment principles, practices, methods and techniques Pertinent laws and regulations regarding health and social service programs, including guidelines pertaining to reimbursement of health care services Federal, state and county regulations and policies pertaining to utilization review Laws and regulations pertaining to client's legal rights Basic pharmacology and and the utilization of prescription drugs for treatment: Methods and procedures of admissions, discharges, and client care in outpatient and acute care psychiatric settings Principles, practices, and techniques of psychotherapy and psychiatric casework and substance abuse treatment Social aspects, attitudes, characteristics and behaviors of mental illness, emotional disturbances and addiction to drugs and alcohol Current developments in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Community resources available to mental health and substance abuse programs Cultural, socio-economic and language factors that affect service delivery to ethnic populations Basic training and employee development principles and practices Basic mathematics and basic computer applications and techniques. Ability to: Review and interpret healthcare documentation, including interpretation of clinical data and medical terminology pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and medication Ascertain facts through examination of records Collect, interpret and evaluate data Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines, formulate policies and procedures, rationalize and project consequences of decisions, and /or recommendations Establish and maintain effective relations with clients, the general public, contract providers and personnel at all organizational levels Prepare concise, logical oral and written reports and explain policies, procedures and recommendations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Prepare and maintain accurate records Operate standard office equipment, utilize various software programs relevant to the responsibilities of the position Operate a motor vehicle; assist in the establishment of program goals and objectives and evaluate their attainment, train, evaluate and motivate professional and support staff. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. Please: Lateral/Academy Graduates only Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; and to do related work as required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection or life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities Substantiates finding of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and prepares reports Investigates accidents Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests Maintains departmental files and records Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Must have successfully completed, or successfully complete during the probationary period, a Basic Academy certified by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Laws of arrest and rules of evidence. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. First Aid and CPR. Ability to : Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Use and care for firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Sep 04, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under administrative direction of the Director of Health & Human Services, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the medical oversight of public health programs for the County; to provide technical consultation to citizens, public officials, staff and community organizations and agencies on public health and preventative medicine issues; to serve as the designated County Health Officer; and to do other work as required. To advise as a medical expert to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, County Service Departments and the community at large on medical and public health issues, including: carrying out the legal mandates of Health and Safety Codes specific to public health directly or through delegation; acting as the medical liaison to private sector medical care systems and coordinate development of sound public health activities; interpreting and enforcing directly or through delegation local, State and Federal policies, laws, regulations and directives related to medical and public health issues. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class provides medical supervision for the San Benito County Public Health Division. The incumbent coordinates public health care services with external agencies and health care providers and provides on-going communication with the local medical community. This position is responsible for providing medical oversight and enforcement of public health regulations for a variety of public health programs and services including, environmental health, vital records, communicable disease control, public health nursing, emergency and disaster medical planning, public health education, California Children's Service and maternal and child health services. This class is distinguished from the Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the Public Health Division's programs and services, whereas the Health Officer directs the medical oversight for all public health programs. REPORTS TO Director of Health and Human Services Agency CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise medical staff and other professional, licensed positions such as Environmental Health Manager, Occupational and Physical Therapists, emergency medical services personnel, etc. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs. corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; in community meetings and event settings, outdoors at inspection sites when warranted. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the medical delivery of comprehensive, county-wide public health programs to protect and promote public health and mitigate public health hazards. Enforces all statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health, environmental health, and sanitation Consults and provides direction on policy, investigation, treatment and control of communicable disease to include emergency preparedness and response. Directs, coordinates and participates in the development and delivery of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that protect public health and conform with applicable public health standards and accepted clinical practices. Analyzes legislative changes, evaluates and develops medical and public health policies, programs and procedures and formulates improvements. Serves as an advocate to promote statewide public health policies, which also benefit the County. Researches, prepares and interprets clinical and technical data, reports and studies; prepares written correspondence as necessary. Reviews technical requirements, reports and procedures generated by the health department. Disseminates and interprets policies, laws, regulations and state and federal directives regarding medical and public health issues to physicians, department staff and representatives of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics and schools by written and personal contacts; acts as medical epidemiologist for public health diseases. Consults and coordinates with federal and state officials and representatives of local public and private health agencies in the enforcement of health laws and the development of programs to meet public health needs. Directs the issuance and recordation of birth and death certificates and provides vital statistics information to the State Office of Public Health. Provides direction and advice regarding policies and procedures directed by the state immunization board. Directs public health education. Promotes the advancement of maternal and child health. Directs the recording of vital statistics. Directs immunization programs. Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, to include assigning work, handling employee concerns and problems, and counseling. Responds to requests for information or assistance. Represents the County Public Health Division with regard to public health issues to outside groups and organizations; coordinates public health activities with other public and private agencies Conducts staff meetings with Public Health Division Supervisors, Managers and others. Minimum qualifications & Requirements TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS - TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine degree and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible work in a public health service that included both clinical and managerial experience. Training in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is desirable. Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health is also highly desirable. License/Certification: Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California Eligible to possess DEA license issued by the State of California Must possess a valid California Driver's License as required by the position Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS In accordance with Section 454 of the California Health and Safety Code, must be a graduate of a medical school in good standing and repute. Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health, including current trends in policy, research, treatment, prevention, education and related issues. Communicable diseases and principles and practices of communicable disease control. Principles and practices of clinical medicine. Epidemiology and biostatistics. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of public health program development and administration. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including appropriate enforcement techniques. Organization, purpose and function of federal and state health agencies. Local medical associations and community health groups. Principles and methods of public and community relations, and public information practices and techniques. Socio-e conomic and psychological factors and the impact of the effectiveness of health services delivery. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management including basic budgeting. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct public health programs within professional standards, legal requirements and financial constraints. Work with county, state, federal and local government officials in the establishment of coordinated and effective program services to populations and individuals. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Direct, train and supervise professional and technical personnel. Interpret and explain laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to public health. Prepare clear and comprehensive records and reports. Maintain accurate records. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Speak effectively in public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, other departments, agencies and public groups and organizations. Operate standard office equipment. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION MHCI Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DEFINITION MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DEFINITION MHCIII Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCI This is an entry level professional Mental Health Clinician classification and typically the individual that meets the qualifications for this position is an unlicensed clinician that meets the requirements to be and is registered with the State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). Individuals occupying the Mental Health Clinician -I of the classification series typically have not completed the BBS required number of clinical service delivery hours working under the supervision of an assigned Licensed Clinician as required by the BBS. A Mental Health Clinician -I completes clinical service delivery repsonsbiltites under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician assigned by the department to provided unlicensed clinician supervision. Individuals in this job classification series have responsibility for providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Such individuals are also required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Upon successful completion of State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing exams and the awarding of Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist designation, incumbents may be promoted to the Mental Health Clinician level II. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCIII This is an advanced journey-level professional providing mental health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Increments in this classification demonstrate a greater skill and depth of the job knowledge in the assortments, and are able to independently perform most complex clinical and case management assignments. Individuals that occupy the level-III have possessed the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT) for a minimum of one year. Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Incumbents in the Level -III classification series may be required and assigned to provide consultation for other Mental Health Clinicians in the Mental Health Clinicians at the level-I and II in the clinician series. Incumbents in the Level-3 classification series after hour's crisis response duty s may also be assigned to be a clinical consultant for other clinicians that may include being the clinical consult contact staff as needed, for other clinicians fulfilling after hours crisis response duty. Incumbents in the Level-III classification series may also be assigned to fulfill after hours crisis response duty. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCI This is not a supervisory classification. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCII/III May serve as lead clinician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills MHCI (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MHCII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MCIII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Independently assess, evaluates, and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group, and family therapy/counselling, rehabilitation, crises intervention, and case management services for persons with serious mental illnesses or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, strength-based well ness and recovery models of service delivery. Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Collaborates with other support agencies and community organizations. Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Assist in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures as assigned. Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Develops and participates in training on a verity of topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatments planning, case management and makes presentations to local agencies and community groups regarding issues related to mental health and or substance abuse. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Special Requirements: Possession of a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or as a Marriage and Family Counselor issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Mental Health Clinician I Experience : Two years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. AND Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Mental Health Clinician II Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician I with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Mental Health Clinician III Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician II with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information MHCI Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCII Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris- Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCIII Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous