Placer County

Placer County is a prosperous community characterized by a healthy and diverse economy, attractive business environment, and residents who benefit from high quality educational, safety, and healthcare infrastructure, in addition to a wide variety of outstanding recreational opportunities. The government center of Placer County (located in Auburn) is 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, the State capital. Stretching over one hundred miles, from the breathtaking vistas of the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe down through the verdant foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the lush Sacramento Valley, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in Northern California.

Placer County offers a generous benefits package. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and CalPERS retirement, as well as 13 paid holidays, 12 days/year paid sick leave, generous vacation allowances, 100 hours/year management leave (for management classifications), and more. For additional benefit information and details click here.

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Introduction HELP YOUR COMMUNITY EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE! Become a Placer County Poll Worker Today! The Placer County Elections Office is seeking poll workers in western Placer County for the June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election. We need your help! Poll workers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so they perform a very important service in preserving our democratic way of life. A precinct board consists of an Inspector, Judge, and Clerks. Training is available and will be held in Auburn, Rocklin and North Lake Tahoe. You must be able to work from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Election Day. Depending on the position, you can earn $100 - $160 for volunteering as a poll worker! We are also actively seeking poll workers who are bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, Korean or Punjabi. Volunteering can also be a fundraising opportunity for your service club, school booster club, church group, etc. Earn up to $900 for your group by staffing an entire precinct board on Election Day and attending training classes. To volunteer to be a poll worker, sign up by clicking here or call 530-886-5650 or toll-free at 800-824-8683. Closing Date/Time: 6/6/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies in the South Placer and Auburn areas. To be considered for the next screening cut-off in this recruitment, please submit your application materials by June 1, 2022 at 5:00pm. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for three levels of the Accounting Assistant/Technician. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accounting Assistant - Journey #2021-12403-01 Accounting Assistant - Senior #2021-12404-02 Accounting Technician #2021-12406-02 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform difficult and responsible clerical accounting and financial work in support of specific assigned functional areas which may include accounts receivable, accounts payable, department payroll processing, treasury, and tax billing and collections; to perform financial recordkeeping and prepare statistical records; to reconcile financial and budget reports with source documents; to process financial and statistical documents; to receive and reconcile revenues and disbursements; and to receive and respond to questions from County staff, outside agencies and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Accounting Assistant series. This class is distinguished from the Accounting Assistant - Entry by the performance of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Accounting Assistant level in that the latter is an advanced journey level that provides functional and technical lead supervision over Accounting Assistants and/or performs the most difficult and complex work requiring specialized technical or functional expertise and are assigned specialized duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory or management personnel and may receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Accounting Assistant. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform clerical accounting, financial or bookkeeping work associated with the maintenance of journals and subsidiary ledgers, payroll, treasury, tax billing and collections, general ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fiscal controls and similar financial records. Prepare periodic statements and analyses of statistical and financial records related to area of assignment. May process time records and prepare payroll and related records. Assist in the conduct of accounting and statistical studies and compute cost and revenue estimates. Classify and post expenditures, revenues or authorizations to the appropriate budgetary or ledger accounts; maintain records of postings; and reconcile to financial reports. Keep ledger accounts; balance accounts; review, identify and correct irregularities; assist with collections of delinquent accounts. Receive financial or statistical documents; screen for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements; carry out proper steps to ensure or authorize payments and delivery; post to records, check and balance totals. Make computations and changes to financial and statistical data, apply standard formulas or predetermined guides; assemble financial and statistical data from a variety of sources and prepare or assist in preparing financial and statistical reports. Receive and process a variety of payments at the front counter; review customer information for accuracy and research account status; generate receipt and respond to customer questions. Assist with the collection of delinquent accounts. Review and process department payroll ensuring accuracy; research and correct errors; process leave requests; and respond to questions from department staff. Assist in the conduct of accounting and statistical studies and compute cost and revenue estimates. Process accounts payable involving the review and coding of invoices to appropriate contracts; verify materials are received and charges are accurate; monitor contracts to ensure sufficient funds for payment. Track and monitor contracts and insurance; create and/or make changes to supplier records, contract encumbrances and amendments. Prepare, review and approve cash, credit card and check receipts; perform account adjustments; reconcile and process refunds and overpayments. Research, verify and process warrant reissues. Collect and track a variety of data; prepare invoices, billings and/or claims and balance accounts; maintain customer/client accounts. Receive and review tax documentation. Classify and post expenditures, revenues or authorizations to the appropriate budgetary or ledger accounts; maintain records of postings; and reconcile to financial reports. Keep ledger accounts; balance accounts; review, identify and correct irregularities; assist with collections of delinquent accounts. May contact other governmental agencies, private agencies and County employees to obtain information for and clarify financial/statistical records and transactions. Operate standard office equipment including word processing applications as assigned; may perform duties on computer spreadsheet programs; operate stand alone computer software programs as related to assigned area. Prepare complex financial or statistical reports and summaries independently; recommend improvements in financial recordkeeping procedures and systems. Assist in preparing budget estimates; prepare trial balances, recapitulations, balance sheets and complex statistical and financial reports. Meet with the public to obtain data, interpret information and answer questions; prepare routine correspondence to answer questions, request information or provide explanations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. EXAMPLES OF NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: May be required to deliver or pick up records, receipts and other information within the County from other departments, divisions or agencies. Order and maintain inventories of office supplies WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Positions may require traveling to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting materials and supplies of light weight. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience in keeping and reviewing financial records. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in bookkeeping, accounting or a related field is desirable. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Methods, practices and terminology used in financial and statistical recordkeeping. Arithmetic calculations related to statistical and financial record keeping. Principles and practices of computer hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets and database packages Principles and practices of filing and record keeping. Principles and practices of clerical accounting, financial and bookkeeping and statistical recordkeeping. Pertinent laws, codes, and regulations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; lift light weight. Intermittently, review documents related to Department operations; observe, identify and problem-solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain Department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately. Post financial and statistical records. Learn the organization, procedures and operating details of the County Department to which assigned. Use modern office equipment and computers. Verify and check files and data. Understand and carry out both oral and written directions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and fellow employees of the County. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate effectively in writing and speaking. Independently perform difficult clerical accounting and financial recordkeeping work involving initiative and judgment. Maintain of journals and subsidiary ledgers, general ledgers, fiscal controls and similar financial records. Review financial or statistical documents; screen for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements; carry out proper steps to ensure or authorize payments and delivery, post to records, check and balance totals. Apply financial and statistical recordkeeping principles to the maintenance of statistical, accounting, financial and payroll transactions. Perform quick, accurate data entry. Operate a 10-key adding machine by touch. Organize tasks and determine priorities in order to meet assigned deadlines. SELECTION PROCEDURE Online Examination (100%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. Applicants must pass the online examination to be considered for employment with Placer County. The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of the following dates: Week of June 13, 2022 Week of July 11, 2022 Week of August 8, 2022 Week of September 5, 2022 Note: Additional exam dates may be available, if needed. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies in the South Placer and Auburn areas. To be considered for the next screening cut-off in this recruitment, please submit your application materials by June 1, 2022 at 5:00pm. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for three levels of the Accounting Assistant/Technician. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accounting Assistant - Journey #2021-12403-01 Accounting Assistant - Senior #2021-12404-02 Accounting Technician #2021-12406-02 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform the most difficult and complex clerical accounting, financial and statistical recordkeeping work in support of a specific assigned functional area that may include accounts receivable, accounts payable, department payroll processing, treasury, tax billing and collections, and contract administration; to perform work requiring specialized accounting and financial knowledge, abilities, skills and experience; and may provide technical and functional supervision of Accounting Assistants and other clerical personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Accounting Assistant series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series requiring specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience and may provide technical and functional lead supervision over Accounting Assistant classes. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercise technical and functional supervision over Accounting Assistant and clerical positions. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform complex clerical accounting, financial or bookkeeping work associated with the maintenance of journals and subsidiary ledgers, payroll, treasury, tax billing and collections, general ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fiscal controls and similar financial records. Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Perform and/or coordinate the maintenance of journals and subsidiary ledgers, general ledgers, tax billing and collection, department payroll processing, accounts receivable and payable and similar accounting records, requiring specialized technical, functional or programmatic knowledge. Personally perform the most technical, complex clerical recordkeeping transactions and may oversee the work of other personnel. Track cash receipts, returned checks and undeposited cash/checks. Process complex claims which involve gathering and reviewing large quantities of data from a variety of sources and reports; calculate, create and send invoices and track payments; balance accounts. Monitor supplier holds and process liens received by state and federal entities. Prepare and approve wires from County departments and special districts and verify receipt. Prepare and maintain complex computerized financial spreadsheets for ledgers, trusts and statistical records; prepare reports from spreadsheets summarizing information and financial records. Assist in the interpretation of County, State and Federal regulations concerning financial and statistical transactions and reports; prepare financial and statistical reports for submission to State and Federal agencies. Prepare periodic statements and analyses of statistical and financial records related to area of assignment. Conduct accounting and statistical studies and compute cost and revenue estimates. Classify and post expenditures, revenues, or authorizations to the appropriate budgetary or ledger accounts; maintain records of postings; and reconcile to financial reports. Keep ledger accounts and collection accounts, balance accounts; review, identify and correct irregularities. Receive financial or statistical documents; screen for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements; carry out proper steps to ensure or authorize payments; deliver documents, post to records, check and balance totals. Research and resolve issues with reconciliation. Make computations and changes to financial and statistical data, apply standard formulas or predetermined guides; assemble financial and statistical data from a variety of sources and prepare or assist in preparing financial and statistical reports. Contact other governmental agencies, private agencies and County employees to obtain information for and clarify financial or statistical records and transactions. Prepare complex financial or statistical reports and summaries independently; recommend improvements in financial recordkeeping procedures and systems. Prepare budget estimates; prepare trial balances, recapitulations, balance sheets and complex statistical and financial reports. Meet with the public to obtain data, interpret information and answer questions; prepare correspondence to answer questions, request information or provide explanations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Positions may require traveling to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting materials and supplies of light weight. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to an Accounting Assistant - Journey with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in bookkeeping, accounting or a related field is desirable. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of advances clerical accounting, financial and bookkeeping and statistical recordkeeping. Principles and practices of computer hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets and database packages. Basic governmental accounting principles and practices. Arithmetic calculations related to statistical recordkeeping. Laws, ordinances, rules and regulations affecting accounting and assigned areas of responsibility in Placer County. Principles and techniques of technical and functional supervision and training. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; run errands; lift light weight. Intermittently, review documents related to Department operations; observe, identify and problem-solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain Department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Plan, assign, review and coordinate the work of others. Perform complex and varied statistical and financial recordkeeping, requiring specialized technical, functional or programmatic knowledge. Prepare complex financial reports and statements in accordance with predetermined requirements. Operate a 10-key adding machine by touch. Review financial or statistical documents; screen for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements; carry out proper steps to ensure or authorize payments and delivery, post to records, check and balance totals. Apply accounting, financial and statistical recordkeeping principles to the maintenance of statistical, accounting, financial and payroll transactions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Use modern office equipment and computers. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (30%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Online Examination (70%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of the following dates: Week of June 13, 2022 Week of July 11, 2022 Week of August 8, 2022 Week of September 5, 2022 Note: Additional exam dates may be available, if needed. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies in the South Placer and Auburn areas. To be considered for the next screening cut-off in this recruitment, please submit your application materials by June 1, 2022 at 5:00pm. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for three levels of the Accounting Assistant/Technician. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accounting Assistant - Journey #2021-12403-01 Accounting Assistant - Senior #2021-12404-02 Accounting Technician #2021-12406-02 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise the performance of accounting, financial and statistical recordkeeping work in support of assigned functional areas which may include accounts receivable, accounts payable, department payroll processing, treasury, tax billing and collections, and contract administration; to perform technical, sub-professional, accounting, finance and fiscal recordkeeping; to prepare and review financial and statistical records; and to perform a variety of specialized technical tasks relative to assigned area(s) of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level technical accounting class. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Accounting Assistant series by the performance of work that typically requires specialized college-level training in accounting and finance rather than bookkeeping, by performing a broad range of duties as assigned and typically including responsibility for a program area of accounting and/or supervision of Accounting Assistants. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Accountant series and Auditor series in that the latter are professional levels, requiring completion of a Bachelor's Degree in accounting or a closely related field. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. May exercise supervision over Accounting Assistant classifications or general clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives related to assigned functional area; establish schedules and methods for clerical and technical financial, accounting and bookkeeping operations; prepare and implement clerical and technical financial and accounting policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned staff; prepare and monitor schedules of assigned staff. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned programs or functions; recommend improvements and modifications; ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations. Perform and/or supervise the maintenance of journals and subsidiary ledgers, general ledgers, tax billing and collection, accounts receivable, accounts payable, department payroll processing and similar accounting records. Personally perform technical, complex accounting and financial transactions. Research and resolve the more complex matters with vendor and customer accounts. Supervise and/or participate in the review and processing of department payroll ensuring accuracy; research and correct errors; process leave requests; and respond to questions from department staff. Supervise and/or participate in the processing of accounts payable involving the review and coding of invoices to appropriate contracts; verify materials are received and charges are accurate; monitor contracts to ensure sufficient funds for payment. Assist with the collection and compilation of data for budget purposes, ensuring correct revenue and expense reporting. Prepare and maintain computerized financial spreadsheets for ledgers, trusts and statistical records; prepare reports from spreadsheets summarizing information and financial records. Review Board of Supervisor agenda and Final Summaries for the approval of new contracts; set up new suppliers; analyze and reconcile supplier contract budgets; audit payments to ensure compliance with budget spending authority. Analyze expenses and allocate to specific programs and activities. Compile and submit required documentation for grant reimbursement and annual audit. Process complex claims which involve gathering and reviewing large quantities of data from a variety of sources and reports; calculate, create and send invoices and track payments; balance accounts. Maintain County fuel cards; review and analyze reports to ensure proper controls and adherence to County policies; conduct audit of card inventory and use. Participate in the Auditor-Controller's Office audit process; respond to questions and requests for documentation. Receive, verify, track and distribute court fines and fees to County departments and State. Audit annual tax roll extension to ensure property values are correct; verify tax rates to tax schedule; process changes to taxpayer assessment based on changes in the tax code. Receive and process business license applications; prepare correspondence requesting additional information; track, record, maintain, calculate and distribute business license fees. Prepare bulk transfers for the sale of businesses; research ownership and tax liabilities; prepare required documents; create refunds for overpayments. Create notice of intent to lien as it relates to delinquent taxes; track collection notices, liens filed, and vessel holds and releases. Prepare parcel splits which involves researching, verifying, calculating, estimating and preparing reports for developers and property owners. Classify receipts and expenditures and record them to the appropriate project, accounts, funds, trusts, etc.; reconcile ledgers and accounts. Balance financial information system controls; balance and post cash receipts, payments and registers; and balance various other statistical and financial transactions with source documents and controls. Perform tax default processing and collections. Compile statistical data and prepare reports or summaries for submission to other departments in the County or outside agencies. Interpret and apply County, State and Federal regulations concerning financial and statistical transactions and reports; prepare financial and statistical reports for submission to State and Federal agencies. Transfer unclaimed funds in accordance with government code and County policy. Maintain and reconcile inventory records, removing or adding items as requested; assist with inventory counts. Meet with the public to obtain data, interpret information and answer questions; prepare correspondence independently to answer questions, request information, or provide explanations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Positions may require traveling to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting materials and supplies of light weight. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to an Accounting Assistant - Journey with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level coursework in accounting or a related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and procedures of accounting and finance, and their application to governmental financial transactions. Principles and practices of computer hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets and database packages. Principles and practices of supervision, leadership, training, and performance management. Laws, ordinances, rules and regulations affecting accounting and assigned areas of responsibility in Placer County. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement, and direct clerical financial and accounting operations/activities. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and/or stand at a counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; run errands; lift light weight. Intermittently, review documents related to Department operations; observe, identify and solve problems of office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain Department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Supervise, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff. Identify problems and recommend appropriate action. Perform complex and varied accounting and financial recordkeeping. Interpret, explain, and apply operating policy, rules, and procedures of assigned function. Operate a 10-key adding machine by touch. Prepare complex financial reports and statements. Apply accounting principles to the maintenance of accounting, financial and payroll transactions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and fellow employees of the County. Use modern office equipment and computers. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate effectively in writing and speaking. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (30%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Online Examination (70%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of the following dates: Week of June 13, 2022 Week of July 11, 2022 Week of August 8, 2022 Week of September 5, 2022 Note: Additional exam dates may be available, if needed. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency currently has one vacancy for Engineering Technician - II in its Auburn office. This position is responsible for survey map and plan review, address assignment, data management, and other technical-level responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be efficient, detail-oriented, positive, and able to perform a wide variety of job responsibilities in a dynamic environment. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform a variety of sub-professional field and office engineering, architectural support services, building system engineering and construction project management work, including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, contract administration, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering, and transportation planning; to ensure compliance with various laws, regulations, and standards relative to public works projects; and to provide information and assistance to the public in person, by telephone, or in the field. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Engineering Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from professional engineering staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform support to project management, technical administration and construction inspection of public works and capital improvements projects performed either by County contract or through private contracts; review and make recommendations regarding contract compliance; maintain and prepare project records, change orders, submittals, and all required records and reports. Compute and check tentative and final subdivision maps, survey maps and other engineering documents; assist in review of minor land division applications; review grading and drainage plans; assist in the preparation of designs, plans, and specifications for construction, alteration and maintenance of public works projects; and verify cost estimates and right-of-way. Maintain a variety of project records and files including payments, and labor and equipment usage; prepare and submit progress reports and initiate and process progress payments; perform routine engineering computations and assist in verifying compliance with contract and technical requirements; recommend revisions as appropriate. Interpret maps and apply regulatory data in preparing flood zone determinations; investigate drainage and grading complaints; document code enforcement activities and issue permits. Collect and prepare various construction samples for testing; perform tests in the field and laboratory and perform inspections to determine compliance with construction documents; compile and analyze test data and prepare reports. Perform field surveying duties; determine lines, bearings, elevations, distances, grades, and cross sections; set slope and grade stakes; maintain field notes and perform mathematical calculations as necessary; make field sketches and drawings; maintain survey instruments; may act as survey chief as required. Determine, coordinate, investigate and enforce encroachment permit conditions; perform inspections to ensure against encroachment without permit; issue permits, including permits for extra legal loads; design permits as required for special or one-time situations; and may collect fees and cash deposits. Provide engineering support for projects in the areas of right-of-way research and location, drainage and design, and assist in contacting private property owners in conjunction with these projects. Provide support to professional staff for projects in the areas of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety systems, low voltage security and alarms, building automation systems, energy efficiency and conservation and related fields. Under supervision, prepare Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modeling (BIM) scale drawings such as floor plans, elevations and sections; prepare project cost estimates and materials lists; obtain samples and catalogs from product manufacturers. Assist in conducting traffic counts and speed studies; assist in review of road safety problems and analysis of accident sites; provide assistance to traffic sign and striping crews in designing layouts and sign placements. Under supervision, assist in conducting energy consumption analyses, assist in building systems assessments and preparation of reports including life cycle cost analyses, maintenance and operations of building systems and computer-based facility and project management software. Assist in calculating traffic generation and distribution resulting from projected development activities in accordance with the County General Plan and Zoning Ordinance; assist in the construction and calibration of traffic models and estimate future traffic demands; assist in determining anticipated road network improvements, including use of computer models; prepare project schedules, project budgets, computer-based project management and cost estimates for improvement projects; assist in the preparation of financing plans including cost analyses, fee programs, and implementation ordinances. Explain laws, regulations and requirements to the public; establish and maintain records and record keeping systems; prepare documentation, correspondence, and reports; file mandated periodic reports; perform drafting tasks as required; calculate various fees; and maintain up-to-date databases and accounting records. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible sub-professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Engineering Technician I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in engineering technology, architectural design, construction management, project management related to engineering, architecture or construction, or a related field. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: When assigned to materials testing duties, possession of certification for use of a nuclear gage; when assigned to State or Federally funded projects, possession of certification to perform required tests. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering, architectural design and/or construction project management as applied to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Basic surveying principles and equipment, depending on assignment. Basic principles and practices of drafting, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM), depending on assignment. Mathematics, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Computer software including word processing, spread sheet, database, project scheduling and project management applications. Record keeping techniques for maintaining technical and accounting data. Basic methods and materials used in building construction with an emphasis on commercial applications, depending on assignment. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations, laws and codes. Methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Technical traffic engineering and transportation planning principles. Materials testing principles, practices and equipment. Computer software used for technical analysis and modeling applications. Ability to: Learn to perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and transportation planning. On a continuous basis, know and understand basic operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve sub-professional engineering activities; identify, locate and operate equipment; understand work assignments; and learn to explain laws, codes, regulations and requirements to individuals less technically knowledgeable. Sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at counter to answer questions from the public. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; regularly lift very heavy weight. Learn to understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Learn methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Learn principles and practices of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Make accurate mathematical calculations and solve mathematical problems related to sub-professional engineering work. Prepare simple detailing and representations; make sketches and drawings of field conditions/installations. Use basic surveying tools and equipment, depending on assignment. Learn to use materials testing equipment, depending on assignment. Use computer software applications for report writing and record-keeping; learn to use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; work with interruption; and to deal firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Drive a light truck and operate a two-way radio; use a camera and basic hand tools. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and/or transportation planning. Understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Apply principles of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Use materials testing equipment. Use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Introduction HELP YOUR COMMUNITY EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE! Become a Placer County Poll Worker Today! The Placer County Elections Office is seeking poll workers in the North Lake Tahoe area for the June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election. We need your help! Poll workers are responsible for conducting the voting in strict accordance with the voting laws of the State of California, and in doing so they perform a very important service in preserving our democratic way of life. A precinct board consists of an Inspector, Judge, and Clerks. Training is available and will be held in Auburn, Rocklin and North Lake Tahoe. You must be able to work from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Election Day. Depending on the position, you can earn $100 - $160 for volunteering as a poll worker! We are also actively seeking poll workers who are bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, Korean or Punjabi. Volunteering can also be a fundraising opportunity for your service club, school booster club, church group, etc. Earn up to $900 for your group by staffing an entire precinct board on Election Day and attending training classes. To volunteer to be a poll worker, sign up by clicking here or call 530-886-5650 or toll-free at 800-824-8683. Closing Date/Time: 6/6/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division, is currently accepting applications for the assignment of *extra-help Communicable Disease Assistant. Communicable Disease Assistants perform a variety of tasks supporting Public Health's Communicable Disease, Immunization, and/or Epidemiology programs. The position may be assigned to perform contact tracing for COVID-19 or other communicable diseases, participate in vaccination efforts for COVID-19 and other immunizations, and/or support the epidemiology team with communicable disease and immunization data entry, tracking, and reporting. The assigned tasks will vary depending on the current need within the Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Division. Individuals in this assignment may be required to work weekdays, weekends, and/or evening hours. *Temporary/Extra-help assignments are limited to 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. DEFINITION (Unclassified) Under supervision, performs a variety of tasks contacting members of the public by telephone to index communicable disease cases; trace information received from telephone contact including dates of exposure, exposure setting, and demographics; obtaining information of a confidential and sensitive nature; performs other work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Incumbents in this classification work on an extra-help only basis, and as such cannot work in excess of 1000 hours in a fiscal year, nor are they eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time or part-time position. Assigned tasks are performed on an as-needed basis, usually during peak work periods. Task assignments are generally routine in nature, may be easily learned with training and do not require continuous supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level Health and Human Services staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make telephone calls to elicit information in response to exposure, exposure setting and demographics; document conversations and information obtained during telephone interviews; review and verify information received. Provide follow-up instructions to cases and contacts related to isolation/quarantine. Respond to public inquiries by telephone or email. Perform clerical tasks including filing, sorting, and writing. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Assignment may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience required. One year of clerical experience is desirable. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to communicate, read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Interview techniques for communicable disease cases and contacts. Methods and practices to receive information from public regarding communicable diseases. English usage, spelling, and punctuation. Basic office methods and equipment. Computer use and software applications. Basic mathematical calculations. Customer service principles and practices. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers; understand and explain related policies and procedures and observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, twist and reach while retrieving and/or returning files; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means, review information and enter/retrieve data; see and read characters on computer screen; hear and speak to communicate with clients and/or the public; and lift light weight. Work independently on assignments. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Listen and gather information and be courteous to the public; maintain privacy. Verify and check data. Use general office equipment such as a computer, telephone, calculator, photocopy machine, etc. Understand and apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Learn software applications related to contact tracing activities. Understand and carry out both oral and written directions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority having no specific term and no right to continuous employment. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 5:00:00 PM
Placer County Placer County, CA, USA
May 13, 2022
Temporary
We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provide services for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program. This federal assistance program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Nutritionist  provides counseling to high risk participants, communicates with healthcare providers on WIC participants' behalf regarding access to healthcare and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson planning. 
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise staff involved in the interviewing, collecting and recording of a variety of documents, including legal and financial information as it relates to the determination of child support obligations within the Department of Child Support Services; to conduct investigations relating to the enforcement of child support; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Child Support Program Manager. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the Department of Child Support Services; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in child support activities such as locating parents, establishing, determining and enforcing support obligations and collecting disbursements and support payments. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Meet with subordinate staff members to discuss and interpret Departmental rules, regulations and policies; confer with assigned staff concerning the more difficult child support determination problems; review the quantity and quality of work performed by assigned staff; interpret and explain the provisions of applicable laws. Investigate complaints relating to child support matters; interview complainants and make adjustments if necessary; evaluate the type of action, either civil or criminal, to be taken in the enforcement of the support obligation; supervise the preparation of legal documents, both civil and criminal; examine reports for accuracy, pertinency and consistency with laws and regulations. Act as liaison with other governmental agencies and the business community in matters pertaining to child support investigations. Review selected cases for completeness, legibility, accuracy of computations, timelines, availability of verification materials, consideration of relevant eligibility factors, adherence to regulations, and appropriateness of action taken; identify areas in need of correction and ensure appropriate action is taken. Perform the most difficult and complex work in the interviewing and recording of information from parents in need of child support. Prepare, complete and submit routine legal and related documentation and forms in order to establish and/or enforce court orders, including but not limited to, orders of examination, contempt citations, writs of execution, wage assignments, summons, complaints, notice of motions and warrants. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Provide one-on-one and classroom style training. Keep current regarding changes in laws pertaining to child support enforcement and ensure staff is trained on such laws. Participate in special projects and/or assignments in an effort to improve processes, procedures and workflow and educate the public on the services provided by the department. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible interviewing experience in a public or private agency which involves the interpretation, understanding and application of Child Support laws including one year performing duties similar to a Senior Child Support Specialist . Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in administration, law or a related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and operation of child support activities, including interviewing techniques and case management practices. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Interviewing principles and techniques. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Case management and legal requirements affecting the processing of child support cases. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules relative to child support activities. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Business letter writing. Methods for training employees in work procedures. Advanced principles and practices of customer service. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct assigned child support operations/activities. Continuously, review case documents related to child support activities; interview individuals or parties; identify necessary documentation needed per legal requirements; problem solve case status and developments; understand and interpret Department policies and procedures; explain operations to the public. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; kneel or twist to retrieve files; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; lift light weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Obtains information through interviews and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Plan and maintain adequate records and procedures. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Analyze, evaluate and process customer information including financial data from an extensive case load while ensuring compliance with time frames and regulatory requirements. Complete and produce a variety of routine legal documents and forms as they relate to the establishment and enforcement of child support. Operate a variety of office equipment including computer equipment, cameras with ancillary equipment, and other equipment. Compose general correspondence and letters. Perform mathematical calculations accurately and rapidly. Draw logical conclusions and make proper recommendations. Apply principles of customer service. Exercise problem-solving with sound independent judgment. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Maintain a calm and unbiased perspective when interviewing clients. Maintain strict confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/25/2022 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/25/2022 Training and Experience Rating Week of 5/30/2022 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: 5/25/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Communications and Public Affairs team is looking to fill two Public Information Specialist positions with seasoned professionals who enjoy working on a team in a fast-paced environment. Below is more information about each vacancy including working titles. We are searching for a Public Information Specialist who is an independent worker and adept at project management, comfortable handling news media and experienced with managing a variety of content on several platforms including social media, the county website and podcasts. The most qualified candidate will have significant experience with writing news releases, graphic design, video production, paid advertising and marketing campaign development. Previous experience working for an elected board or government agency is a huge plus. Most importantly, we are looking for someone with a positive, can-do attitude who is adept at building strong relationships, is super creative and not afraid to try something new. We are also searching for a Marketing and Community Engagement Specialist . The ideal candidate will have experience with community engagement and marketing, event coordination, media management, press release writing, social media development, and website content creation. The incumbent will be responsible for creating marketing collateral to promote County services and programs, coordinating County participation in community events/festivals/vendor fairs, managing public inquiries, writing articles and press releases, managing press events, and developing presentations and newsletters. Placer County is a terrific organization to work for and the region is absolutely beautiful. These positions come with excellent benefits and our team is currently working in both the office and remote using a hybrid model. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To assist with a wide variety of county-wide or department specific communication projects in support of the county's public information program; to plan, organize and implement comprehensive public information, media relations and communication programs; to write press releases and other public information materials; to serve as assigned department spokesperson; and to provide staff assistance to management/executive level staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned management staff. May exercise direct or technical and functional supervision over assigned staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as spokesperson for print, television, radio, and/or social media; hold press conferences to brief the public providing essential information regarding critical incidents, emergencies, and community or department events. Research and write news releases, newsletter articles, brochures, fliers, and other materials in support of the public information effort. Assist in planning, organizing, staffing and managing logistical details of special events, community outreach activities, employee activities and significant projects. Take photographs, attend events, research, write copy and provide logistical support for newsletters. Update and maintain websites and other social media platforms. Provide logistical support to video and other media projects. Respond to a wide variety of questions from the public regarding technical topics or general inquiries on behalf of the County or assigned department. Assist with forecasting budget justifications for staff, equipment, materials and supplies; may monitor and control expenditures for unit. Attend occasional night or weekend meetings; provide public information in time of emergency or critical incidents; travel to any Placer County location for occasional work-related duties. Build positive working relationships with the public and other county employees, using principles of good customer service. Contact businesses, civic organizations and people in leadership positions in conjunction with county projects or issues. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible professional level communications, media and/or public information experience including spokesperson responsibilities and/or developing and implementing public relations programs. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in English, journalism, marketing, communication, public relations, or a related field. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of communications and journalism. Principles of good customer service. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Principles and practices used within a public information function. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Techniques used in preparing and delivering effective oral and written presentations. Photography, videography and audio production equipment and software. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Computer software programs such as word processing, graphical design or layout programs, and/or internet web page maintenance or design. Ability to: Operate modern office equipment including computers, copiers, document scanners, fax machines, cell phones and/or other electronic devices. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel or twist to observe emergency conditions and/or provide on-site public information; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Interpret and apply County and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations; interpret complex information about a variety of County programs and issues. Perform moderately complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately. Supervise, train and evaluate staff. Perform independent research, analyze and explain detailed information in a meaningful way. Effectively use photography, videography and other audio-visual tools. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Work on multiple project assignments simultaneously, analyze and establish priorities, and maintain the flexibility to change priorities often as required. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with reporters, news media, other agencies, the public county employees and all those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work odd or unusual hours during emergency or disaster situations requiring Public Information services. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Thalia Torres, Administrative Technician, at ttorres@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4664. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Accountant - I, Accountant - II, and Accountant - Senior. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, Senior level, or multiple levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accountant - I #2022-14624-01 Accountant - II #2022-14625-01 Accountant - Senior #2022-14622-01 The eligible lists established as a result of these recruitments may be used to fill vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. This recruitment will be open until Friday, December 2, 2022 at 5:00PM with multiple screening cutoffs throughout the recruitment: Applications received 5/11/22 - 5/25/22: screening anticipated for the week of 5/30/22 Applications received 5/26/22 - 6/23/22: screening anticipated for the week of 6/27/22 Applications received 6/24/22 - 7/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 8/1/22 Applications received 7/30/22 - 8/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 9/5/22 Applications received 8/30/22 - 9/27/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/3/22 Applications received 9/28/22 - 10/26/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/31/22 Applications received 10/27/22 - 12/2/22: screening anticipated for the week of 12/5/22 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform a variety of professional accounting work involving judgment and discretion in the analysis and application of accounting principles and practices in maintaining fiscal controls and records, preparing transactions, and developing financial and statistical reports; develop and implement accounting and financial procedures and systems; monitor and report on budget trends, financial transactions, tax billings and collections, or accounts; provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements; and perform related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Accountant series. This class is distinguished from the journey level of Accountant II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision progressing to general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide responsible professional and technical assistance in the administration, review, and implementation of the County and/or departmental accounting programs and integrated accounting financial systems. Participate in and assume responsibility for various departmental accounting functions including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special projects accounting; participate in special studies and reports. Prepare a wide variety of financial, statistical, and narrative reports, including year-end, budgetary, monthly financial statements, cash flow, investments; assist in the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and custom reports, graphs, schedules, and other documents as needed. Participate in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, including assisting divisions with budget preparation, preparing and updating cash flow and cost projections, estimated revenues and expenditures, monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance with adopted budget, and assisting in publication of the budget. Monitor and review expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status; analyze and reconcile expenditure and revenue accounts, including bond accounts; review and process appropriation transfer requests between accounts; reconcile bond statements and bank statements to the general ledger. Prepare and review ledgers and journal entries; balance and maintain complex accounting records such as trusts, funds, and claims; maintain and balance tax trust accounts. Perform quality control and review procedures to ensure accounting documents are prepared accurately and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and County policies. Interpret, explain, and apply general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the financial operations of the department assigned. Provide supervision to technical and clerical staff in support of assigned department and program(s); participate in the selection of, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; work with employees on performance issues; recommend discipline. Record and maintain appropriate controls for capital assets, including vehicles; perform annual inventory reconciliation including inspections and reconciliation of discrepancies. Maintain and monitor the department grant funds and ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use and the accounting of each grant; compile and prepare financial and other data for claims; prepare grant applications. Track Capital Improvement expenditures and allocate funds to the appropriate Capital Improvement account. Assist in the coordination of audits; schedule, provide information, and reporting for audits; ensure availability and accuracy of required reports and documentation. Assist with investments, portfolio management, cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections. Review and implement accounting, auditing, and financial procedures and systems. Examine, verify, and approve fiscal documents such as vouchers, warrants, requisitions, and invoices. Record and review transactions in subsidiary and general ledgers; prepare trial balances, reconciliations and work sheets. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a closely related field. NOTE: Depending on the area of assignment, additional governmental accounting, auditing, and finance experience which involves the application of state and local laws and/or governmental accounting standards may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis if: The experience was performing duties equivalent to those of an Accounting Technician in Placer County; and At least eighteen (18) units of college course work or related technical training in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field have been completed, including a minimum of six (6) units in Accounting. Experience used to substitute for the required degree cannot also be used to meet work experience requirements. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Generally accepted accounting principles, governmental accounting standards, and other governmental accounting and auditing procedures. Cost accounting, fund accounting, enterprise accounting, and financial reporting. Statutory laws, rules, and regulations applicable to governmental accounting, auditing and finance, and fiscal operation related to areas of responsibility. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures. Pertinent local, state and federal rules, regulations, and laws. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned division. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting operations. Principles and theories of internal control including indicators of fraud and risk. Principles and techniques of property tax billing and collections. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently prepare and analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems of operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Prepare and maintain the full range of standard accounting records and reports. Analyze complex data, identify discrepancies, develop accurate and concise summaries, and tables and draw logical and appropriate conclusions; present technical information and data in an effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgement within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Operate accounting equipment, including calculators, personal computers and 10-key adding machine by touch. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing; conduct interviews. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Understand, interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: This position shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Accountant - I, Accountant - II, and Accountant - Senior. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, Senior level, or multiple levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accountant - I #2022-14624-01 Accountant - II #2022-14625-01 Accountant - Senior #2022-14622-01 The eligible lists established as a result of these recruitments may be used to fill vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. This recruitment will be open until Friday, December 2, 2022 at 5:00PM with multiple screening cutoffs throughout the recruitment: Applications received 5/11/22 - 5/25/22: screening anticipated for the week of 5/30/22 Applications received 5/26/22 - 6/23/22: screening anticipated for the week of 6/27/22 Applications received 6/24/22 - 7/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 8/1/22 Applications received 7/30/22 - 8/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 9/5/22 Applications received 8/30/22 - 9/27/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/3/22 Applications received 9/28/22 - 10/26/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/31/22 Applications received 10/27/22 - 12/2/22: screening anticipated for the week of 12/5/22 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform a variety of professional accounting work involving judgment and discretion in the analysis and application of accounting principles and practices in maintaining fiscal controls and records, preparing transactions, and developing financial and statistical reports; develop and implement accounting and financial procedures and systems; monitor and report on budget trends, financial transactions, tax billings and collections, or accounts; provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements; and perform related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Accountant series. This class is distinguished from the entry level of Accountant I by the assignment of the full range of duties of the class. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Accountant, Senior in that the latter is a supervisory level with responsibility for a major accounting program or service area at the section or division level. This class is further distinguished from the Auditor I/II by the latter's regular performance of internal compliance, financial and performance audits performed in accordance with professional standards such as Institute of Internal Auditors, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, including preparing audit reports with the issuance of an opinion. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide responsible professional and technical assistance in the administration, review, and implementation of the County and/or departmental accounting programs and integrated accounting financial systems. Participate in and assume responsibility for various departmental accounting functions including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special projects accounting; participate in special studies and reports. Prepare a wide variety of financial, statistical, and narrative reports, including year-end, budgetary, monthly financial statements, cash flow, investments; assist in the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and custom reports, graphs, schedules, and other documents as needed. Participate in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, including assisting divisions with budget preparation, preparing and updating cash flow and cost projections, estimated revenues and expenditures, monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance with adopted budget, and assisting in publication of the budget. Monitor and review expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status; analyze and reconcile expenditure and revenue accounts, including bond accounts; review and process appropriation transfer requests between accounts; reconcile bond statements and bank statements to the general ledger. Prepare and review ledgers and journal entries; balance and maintain complex accounting records such as trusts, funds, and claims; maintain and balance tax trust accounts. Perform quality control and review procedures to ensure accounting documents are prepared accurately and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and County policies. Interpret, explain, and apply general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the financial operations of the department assigned. Provide supervision to technical and clerical staff in support of assigned department and program(s); participate in the selection of, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; work with employees on performance issues; recommend discipline. Record and maintain appropriate controls for capital assets, including vehicles; perform annual inventory reconciliation including inspections and reconciliation of discrepancies. Maintain and monitor the department grant funds and ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use and the accounting of each grant; compile and prepare financial and other data for claims; prepare grant applications. Track Capital Improvement expenditures and allocate funds to the appropriate Capital Improvement account. Assist in the coordination of audits; schedule, provide information, and reporting for audits; ensure availability and accuracy of required reports and documentation. Assist with investments, portfolio management, cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections. Review and implement accounting, auditing, and financial procedures and systems. Examine, verify, and approve fiscal documents such as vouchers, warrants, requisitions, and invoices. Record and review transactions in subsidiary and general ledgers; prepare trial balances, reconciliations and work sheets. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible, professional-level accounting and/or financial auditing experience performing duties similar to an Accountant I or an Auditor I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a closely related field. NOTE: Depending on the area of assignment, additional governmental accounting, auditing, and finance experience which involves the application of state and local laws and/or governmental accounting standards may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis if: The experience was performing duties equivalent to those of an Accounting Technician in Placer County; and At least eighteen (18) units of college course work or related technical training in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field have been completed, including a minimum of six (6) units Accounting. Experience used to be substitute for the required degree cannot also be used to meet work experience requirements. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Generally accepted accounting principles, governmental accounting standards, and other governmental accounting and auditing procedures. Cost accounting, fund accounting, enterprise accounting, and financial reporting. Statutory laws, rules, and regulations applicable to governmental accounting, auditing and finance, and fiscal operation related to areas of responsibility. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures. Pertinent local, state and federal rules, regulations, and laws. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned division. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting operations. Principles and theories of internal control including indicators of fraud and risk. Principles and techniques of property tax billing and collections. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively representing the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently prepare and analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems of operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Prepare and maintain the full range of standard accounting records and reports. Analyze complex data, identify discrepancies, develop accurate and concise summaries, and tables and draw logical and appropriate conclusions; present technical information and data in an effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgement within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines. Operate accounting equipment, including calculators, personal computers and 10-key adding machine by touch. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing; conduct interviews. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Understand, interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Effectively plan, direct, and supervise the work of others. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: This position shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Accountant - I, Accountant - II, and Accountant - Senior. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, Senior level, or multiple levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Accountant - I #2022-14624-01 Accountant - II #2022-14625-01 Accountant - Senior #2022-14622-01 The eligible lists established as a result of these recruitments may be used to fill vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. This recruitment will be open until Friday, December 2, 2022 at 5:00PM with multiple screening cutoffs throughout the recruitment: Applications received 5/11/22 - 5/25/22: screening anticipated for the week of 5/30/22 Applications received 5/26/22 - 6/23/22: screening anticipated for the week of 6/27/22 Applications received 6/24/22 - 7/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 8/1/22 Applications received 7/30/22 - 8/29/22: screening anticipated for the week of 9/5/22 Applications received 8/30/22 - 9/27/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/3/22 Applications received 9/28/22 - 10/26/22: screening anticipated for the week of 10/31/22 Applications received 10/27/22 - 12/2/22: screening anticipated for the week of 12/5/22 BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, supervise and personally perform professional accounting work to ensure regulatory compliance with governmental accounting standards for a department, or major program area or section within an assigned department; to prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical and narrative reports regarding financial transactions, grant programs, or trusts; to provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements in accounting systems; manage the effective use of department resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; and to provide highly responsible technical assistance to management staff in assigned department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey, supervisory level class in the Accountant series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and the nature of external contacts and representation. Employees perform complex accounting and financial analyses, and typically supervise an accounting function including professional accounting, technical and clerical personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. This job class may also provide responsible professional accounting services to the County's investment activities. Successful performance of the work requires extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work. This class is distinguished from the Accountant, Supervising in that the latter predominantly plans, coordinates, organizes, and supervises an assigned work unit(s) within a large, multi-unit division within departments that have agency-wide financial accounting and reporting responsibility. This class is further distinguished from the Auditor series by the latter's regular performance of internal compliance, financial and performance audits performed in accordance with professional standards such as Institute of Internal Auditors, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, including preparing audit reports with the issuance of an opinion. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide supervision of professional, technical, and clerical staff in support of assigned department and program(s); provide leadership and direction to a team of professional and technical staff. Provide responsible professional and technical direction and assistance in the administration and implementation of the County and/or department accounting programs and integrated accounting and financial systems. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the unit; recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations, recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Design, implement, update and document accounting, auditing and financial management systems; establish procedures for work flow and format. Assume responsibility for various departmental accounting functions including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special project accounting; conduct and prepare special studies and reports. Prepare a wide variety of financial and statistical reports including year-end reporting, budgetary reports, monthly financial statements, and assist in the preparation of the financial and custom reports, graphs, and schedules as needed. Participate in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, including assisting divisions with budget preparation, preparing and updating cash flow and cost projections and estimated revenues and expenditures, monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance with adopted budget, and assisting in publication of the budget. Monitor and review expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status. Interpret, explain, and apply general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the more complex financial operations of the department assigned. Record and maintain appropriate controls for fixed assets, including vehicles; supervise annual inventory reconciliation including inspections and reconciliation of discrepancies. Maintain and monitor the department grant funds and ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use and the accounting of each grant; compile and prepare financial and other data for claims; prepare grant applications. Track Capital Improvement expenditures and allocate funds to the appropriate Capital Improvement account. Assist in the coordination of audits; schedule, provide information and reporting for audits; ensure availability and accuracy of required reports and documentation. Assist with investments, portfolio management, cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections. Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions, and review publications to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in the field of accounting. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible, journey level professional accounting and/or financial auditing experience performing duties similar to an Accountant II or an Auditor II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a related field. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, governmental accounting standards and other governmental accounting and auditing procedures. Cost accounting, fund accounting, enterprise accounting and financial reporting. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. Statutory laws, rules and regulations applicable to governmental accounting, auditing and finance, and programmatic areas of responsibility. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Budget preparation, administration and control procedures. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned division. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting operations. Principles and theories of internal control including indicators of fraud and risk. Modern office practices, methods and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Standard accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures. Principles and practices used in planning, organizing and controlling work flow and processes. Tax billing principles and techniques. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively presenting the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct accounting, auditing and financial reporting operations and/or activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems of operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Design and implement accounting and financial management systems. Analyze and evaluate accounting systems and financial programs; design improvements and controls for assigned operations; and assess overall effectiveness of fiscal responsibilities. Interpret and apply legal, regulatory and administrative controls to accounting functions and financial management systems. Analyze complex data, identify discrepancies, develop accurate and concise summaries and tables and draw logical and appropriate conclusions; present technical information and data in an effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Train, direct, supervise and evaluate professional and clerical subordinates. Operate a computer and 10-key adding machine by touch. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Information Technology Department is seeking an individual to join the Service Desk Team. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION Provides effective specialized information technology support for network systems and business applications related to Placer County; troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system/application related requests including specialties such as Help Desk, Web, and department specific applications. Performs a variety of technical duties pertaining to computer systems and related equipment and serves as a second or third level responder for computer, network and hardware/software issues. Assists and trains users in personal computer hardware and specialized software and provides technical assistance to customers. Analyzes existing processes and provides recommendations regarding technology solutions. Coordinates with vendors, other county departments, and other agencies in identifying and implementing system upgrades and modifications; and performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey level classification in the Information Technology Specialist classification series. Positions in this classification independently perform a broad range of both routine and complex technical assignments in support of specialized systems, including user support, system troubleshooting, review of business processes and communication of user requirements/problems to a vendor or statewide system which then develops the technical solution. This class is distinguished from the classification of Information Technology Analyst because the latter describes positions with analytical responsibilities where the primary duties include the analysis of business and/or system needs, the evaluation of current systems and the design of technical solutions to meet the identified business or system needs, including work which may emphasize business systems analysis and the design of technology solutions to resolve application problems or improve efficiency and effectiveness; network/telecommunication systems analysis and design; system analysis/administration and design, and/or database analysis/administration and design. This class is distinguished from the classification of Information Technology Technician II in that the Specialist describes positions that are responsible for performing duties that are broader and more complex in nature requiring specialized knowledge and abilities as compared to the more routine tasks performed by a technician that require a more general knowledge. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under direction from an assigned supervisor, receiving occasional supervision while working toward a definite objective that requires use of a wide range of procedures and involves planning and/or determining specific procedures or equipment required in order to meet assigned objectives and solve complex problems. Only unusual matters are referred to a supervisor. May exercise functional or direct supervision over technical or clerical staff. Incumbents may exercise functional supervision over other technical specialist staff on a project basis. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of specialized duties in support of the County's technology functions which may include, but are not limited to, applications, network, business processes and related technology areas. Assist users of a particular application where detailed knowledge of the specific application is required, troubleshooting, debugging and resolving a variety of operations/business-process related applications problems. Troubleshoot new applications and/or systems to ensure functional operation. Install, configure, customize and administer a variety of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) and vendor developed applications; write programs/scripts and develop reports using standard application development products and tools. Design and generate a variety of routine and ad hoc customized reports based on customer requirements. Perform routine applications, system and/or network support duties such as monitoring or adding applications/users/devices, modifying user profiles, re-setting passwords and performing file maintenance; set up basic user access permissions consistent with County policies and procedures. Complete, review, and/or approve a variety of forms, including requests for hardware and software, and user access. Serve as a technical resource in the evaluation, selection, acquisition and implementation of computer hardware and software solutions, including cost/benefit analysis. Recommend contractor selection and assist with vendor and contract management. Review and provide input on Requests for Proposals. Design website layout and content; design and develop screens and menus; review and monitor content to ensure consistency with County policies and procedures; conduct ongoing website maintenance for content updates and revisions. Execute website and software testing plans to validate functionality; resolve programming issues; refine data and format final products; test, troubleshoot and de-bug programs using appropriate technology and various test utilities, and ensure functional operation. Coordinate and complete projects that are specific to area of assignment, such as the implementation of a new system design or system upgrade. Interface with users to identify problems/gaps with current technology and/or business processes and gather system requirements. Serve as the primary interface with and coordinate and direct the work of vendors. May coordinate and direct the work of staff at the same or lower level while working on projects. Design and direct project testing and quality assurance processes. May write, revise and maintain computer programs based on business requirements and application design specifications identified and developed by someone else, in order to create new business applications and interfaces or maintain/modify existing business applications, using various computer languages and/or database platforms; troubleshoot, debug, and resolve problems with application coding. Prepare data maintenance documents and follow-up to ensure completion; prep information recovery plan. May perform application software maintenance duties; install and test software application patches and upgrades; Prepare technical reports, correspondence and other documents; provide general administrative support that may include maintaining records and monitoring contracts/budgets. Participates on committees and task forces; attend meetings, conferences and training sessions. Develop training materials and conduct training pertaining to the use of new or modified applications and/or systems for users and other information technology staff. When assigned to support a statewide, federal, or legislation-governed system, review upcoming changes to programs, regulations or system (All County Letters, Management Change Requests), identify impact on system and/or County processes, provides input on necessary revisions, and assist with implementing changes. Serve on project teams providing technical assistance as needed. Train, lead, and provide technical guidance to technician or clerical staff. Direct the work of peers and/or subordinate staff on assigned projects. May recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; provide standards and operating guidelines; and provide timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned. Assign, direct, and review the work of assigned staff; conduct employee performance evaluations for assigned direct reports. Provide after hours technology support as assigned. Provide technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Perform other related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of journey-level technical experience comparable to an Information Technology Technician II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of an associate's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information technology or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform specialist level duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis; or possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for all or part of the above-required education. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information technology program. Basic operational characteristics of local and wide area network systems. Automated systems/software utilized in area of assignment, including work processes, methods of data entry/retrieval, and system navigation. Standard office software such as word processing, electronic mail, and spreadsheet software. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer system hardware and software problems. Process and workflow analysis. Tools and test equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of information systems. Basic project management principles and techniques such as organizing and managing a project, developing schedules, identifying critical paths, and breaking down a project into individual tasks. Basic principles and practices of technical network administration. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of effective supervision techniques, training, and performance management. Ability to: Operate, maintain and perform repairs on information technology equipment and software. Perform complex duties related to troubleshooting, configuring, performing repairs and assignment specific desktop and network hardware and software issues and respond appropriately to customer service requests. Test and repair electronic equipment using appropriate tools. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Assist in planning and evaluating new systems and equipment. Execute system testing plans and test, troubleshoot and de-bug programs using appropriate technology to ensure system functionality. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met; organize and manage multiple assignments and priorities. Prepare and present training materials related to specialized hardware and/or software. Prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Independently analyze work methods, procedures, and operational needs; identify and recommend appropriate solutions. Learn and utilize specialized terminology if needed by the specific assignment. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Supervise, train, assign, schedule, and evaluate the work of assigned technical and clerical staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting, depending on assignment; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting and crawling. Lifting-frequent lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 80 pounds. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity-frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/23/2022 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/23/2022 Training and Experience Rating Week of 5/30/2022 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2022 5:00:00 PM