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 Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 07, 2020
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 . 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 Under general supervision or direction, performs routine to complex professional library work involving the collection and retrieval of information, including evaluation, selection, cataloging, and de-selection of library materials; performs reference, research, and readers' advisory services; may direct and/or implement a major service area of the Library Services Department, or serves as a manager of a medium sized library; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Librarian 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 general supervision while learning job tasks. This class is distinguished from the journey-level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisory or management staff. May exercise direct supervision over clerical, technical and para-professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in the development and implementation of a variety of library programs, services and outreach to a variety of customers using a systems-thinking approach, and organizes and facilitates community engagement events to meet customer needs. Assess customer needs and advise them in making effective use of library resources and services; assist customers of all ages by answering reference questions and selecting books, audio books, magazines, compact discs, DVDs, electronic resources and other library materials; places holds for customers. Supervise assigned library staff; recruits volunteers; trains staff; arranges schedules; monitors workflow; conducts performance evaluations; models expected behaviors. Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate a variety of library services, including audio-visual, reference, and technical services; prepare and maintain records and reports related to area of assignment. Assist customers to obtain library materials not in current library collection by use of inter-library loan, searching online catalogs of nearby libraries and other methods as those become available. Develop collection by reading, reviewing, and recommending materials; review collection to determine additional materials needed and select materials for repair or discard; perform selection duties as assigned. Monitor usage of library budget in area of responsibility. Perform highly responsible library services in specific area(s) of expertise, which may include children's services, youth services, adult services, technical services, etc. May manage the operations of a medium library, which involves, planning, organizing, managing and directing the day-to-day operations; assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Identify various users and community needs, and recommend, plan, and present appropriate programs. Instruct customers in the use of library tools, including catalogs, computer databases, bibliographic resources, CD-ROM resources, the internet, and indexes. May prepare publicity and marketing materials, coordinate the publication of brochures, and coordinate the dissemination of library program publicity. Participate in community outreach programs and special library programs. May lead or assist in the preparation of grant proposals and/or the development and management of required documentation for grant funded programs. Respond to difficult complaints and requests for information from customers. Attend professional workshops, seminars, and conferences; represent the library on outside committees. Operate various library-related equipment, information systems, and general office equipment. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Adhere to safety policies and procedures. 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: No professional experience is required. Training: Master's degree in Library Science. 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 . 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: General principles and procedures of professional library work in a public library setting. Principles and practices of supervision, employee training, and leadership. Principles of professional library work, including familiarity of current trends in library services; methods, and techniques of library classification, bibliographies, cataloging, and library programming. Customer advisory methods and practices. Reference sources and search techniques. A wide variety of books, authors, and collection development resources. Computer applications in a library environment. Collection development, including materials selection and cataloging procedures. Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with the public, vendors, and County staff. Safety policies and procedures. Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise, review, and evaluate library activities and programs. Carryout specific functions of the County Library system. Supervise, train and evaluate para-professional, technical and clerical personnel. Develop and implement library services. Assess and meet community needs in the area of library services. Assess library customer needs and provide accurate reference information by utilizing appropriate search techniques. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Apply general departmental policies, procedures, and practices and collection development principles. Use a library-automated systems and standard office equipment. Maintain confidentiality of customer records. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain accurate records and files. Work weekend and evening shifts as assigned. Work in a standard office environment, using standard office equipment and computer systems and attend off-site meetings. Sit at desk and/or stand for long periods of time. Intermittently bend, twist, reach, grasp, kneel or squat while shelving, opening boxes or moving equipment; see and read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data; communicate in person and by telephone; file, lift and carry weight up to 50 pounds; push handcart up to 50 pounds. 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, 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. Selection Plan Week of 8/31/2020 Minimum Qualifications Screening Training and Experience Rating Week of 9/7/2020 Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 8/28/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 07, 2020
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 . 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 Under general supervision or direction, performs routine to complex professional library work involving the collection and retrieval of information, including evaluation, selection, cataloging, and de-selection of library materials; performs reference, research, and readers' advisory services; may direct and/or implement a major service area of the Library Services Department, or serves as a manager of a medium sized library; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey-level class within the Librarian series. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they 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 Librarian I by the performance of the full range of duties assigned. This class is distinguished from the Senior Librarian in its responsibilities which include planning, organizing, and supervising a major function of the County library system, whereas the latter is responsible for managing a large library branch or has responsibility for a system wide program. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from supervisory or management staff. May exercise direct supervision over clerical, technical and para-professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in the development and implementation of a variety of library programs, services and outreach to a variety of customers using a systems-thinking approach, and organizes and facilitates community engagement events to meet customer needs. Assess customer needs and advise them in making effective use of library resources and services; assist customers of all ages by answering reference questions and selecting books, audio books, magazines, compact discs, DVDs, electronic resources and other library materials; places holds for customers. Supervise assigned library staff; recruits volunteers; trains staff; arranges schedules; monitors workflow; conducts performance evaluations; models expected behaviors. Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate a variety of library services, including audio-visual, reference, and technical services; prepare and maintain records and reports related to area of assignment. Assist customers to obtain library materials not in current library collection by use of inter-library loan, searching online catalogs of nearby libraries and other methods as those become available. Develop collection by reading, reviewing, and recommending materials; review collection to determine additional materials needed and select materials for repair or discard; perform selection duties as assigned. Monitor usage of library budget in area of responsibility. Perform highly responsible library services in specific area(s) of expertise, which may include children's services, youth services, adult services, technical services, etc. May manage the operations of a medium library, which involves, planning, organizing, managing and directing the day-to-day operations; assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Identify various users and community needs, and recommend, plan, and present appropriate programs. Instruct customers in the use of library tools, including catalogs, computer databases, bibliographic resources, CD-ROM resources, the internet, and indexes. May prepare publicity and marketing materials, coordinate the publication of brochures, and coordinate the dissemination of library program publicity. Participate in community outreach programs and special library programs. May lead or assist in the preparation of grant proposals and/or the development and management of required documentation for grant funded programs. Respond to difficult complaints and requests for information from customers. Attend professional workshops, seminars, and conferences; represent the library on outside committees. Operate various library-related equipment, information systems, and general office equipment. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Adhere to safety policies and procedures. 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 (2) years of responsible professional experience performing duties comparable to a Librarian I with Placer County. Training: Master's degree in Library Science. 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. 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: General principles and procedures of professional library work in a public library setting. Principles and practices of supervision, employee training, and leadership. Principles of professional library work, including familiarity of current trends in library services; methods, and techniques of library classification, bibliographies, cataloging, and library programming. Customer advisory methods and practices. Reference sources and search techniques. A wide variety of books, authors, and collection development resources. Computer applications in a library environment. Collection development, including materials selection and cataloging procedures. Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with the public, vendors, and County staff. Safety policies and procedures. Principles and practices of public library service development. Public library organization, information resources, information access, technology, and services. Advanced library reference sources and complex search techniques. Basic budgeting practices and principles. Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise, review, and evaluate library activities and programs. Carryout specific functions of the County Library system. Supervise, train and evaluate para-professional, technical and clerical personnel. Develop and implement library services. Assess and meet community needs in the area of library services. Assess library customer needs and provide accurate reference information by utilizing appropriate search techniques. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Apply general departmental policies, procedures, and practices and collection development principles. Use a library-automated systems and standard office equipment. Maintain confidentiality of customer records. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain accurate records and files. Work weekend and evening shifts as assigned. Work in a standard office environment, using standard office equipment and computer systems and attend off-site meetings. Sit at desk and/or stand for long periods of time. Intermittently bend, twist, reach, grasp, kneel or squat while shelving, opening boxes or moving equipment; see and read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data; communicate in person and by telephone; file, lift and carry weight up to 50 pounds; push handcart up to 50 pounds. Assist in developing operating policies and procedures related to the area of assignment. Perform professional library duties independently. Monitor budget within assigned area of responsibility. Independently perform advanced collection development duties. 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, 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. Selection Plan Week of 8/31/2020 Minimum Qualifications Screening Training and Experience Rating Week of 9/7/2020 Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 8/28/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 06, 2020
Full Time
Introduction ON MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 AT 8:00 A.M., PLACER COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF CLERK/RECORDER/ELECTIONS TECHNICIAN - ENTRY. You will not be able to submit an application to this recruitment until Monday, August 10, 2020. LIMITED RECRUITMENT: This is a limited recruitment and will close after the first 300 electronically submitted applications after August 10, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. OR until the posted filing deadline, whichever occurs first. The current vacancy is permanent/full time; however, this recruitment may be used to fill other permanent or temporary/extra-help vacancies as they arise. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 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. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill extra help vacancies in the division as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. POSITION INFORMATION The mission of the Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office is to provide courteous, timely and professional recording and elections services to the citizens, businesses and public agencies of the county with the utmost integrity, transparency, consistency, fairness, legal compliance and cost effectiveness, using both the trained and committed staff of the department and technology to advance operations. The Office of the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections is comprised of three units: Clerk, Recorder, and Elections. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in any of these areas, as well as both permanent and extra help/temporary positions. Typical duties when assigned to the Clerk's Office are to issue birth, death and marriage vital record copies; perform civil marriages, including same sex marriages; and file fictitious business name statements. Typical duties when assigned to the Recorder's Office are to examine documents for recording requirements, cashier transactions, scan and index documents, and process passport applications. Typical duties when assigned to the Office of Elections are to process voter registration cards; process vote-by-mail requests and official ballots; survey and secure polling locations; recruit and train poll workers; file official candidate paperwork; conduct voter outreach programs; and conduct federal, state, and local elections. Election season typically results in the necessity to work some weekends, evenings, and County-observed holidays. Positions in Elections typically require a valid driver's license. 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 wide variety of general clerical and specialized tasks within an assigned program area or work unit of the Clerk-Recorder - Elections Office, as assigned; to serve as a resource for information and assistance to the general public; and to perform other duties relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Clerk/ Recorder/Elections Technician Journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from higher level management or supervisory staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform general and specialized clerical duties related to assigned functional area; compile data; summarize and maintain a variety of reports, records, lists, and files. Process and verify a variety of documents including general and legal correspondence, memos and statistical reports. Serve as a resource to the general public; provide answers and information regarding processes and procedures for assigned area. Sort and file legal and general documents and records; maintain alphabetical, index, and cross-reference files. Operate standard office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, or database programs. Provide and maintain quality customer service relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the general public. Perform related duties as assigned. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk Services: Participate in the daily operations and workflow of the Clerk's Office including, but not limited to: the filing of fictitious business names; issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, and other miscellaneous filings; and the collection of fees. Issue certified copies of vital records, maps, and other documents. Participate in the cashiering, indexing, scanning and verification of vital records, fictitious business records, registrations, fish and wildlife filings, and/or other related documents. Officiate and witness marriage ceremonies, or deputize members of the public to officiate ceremonies, in accordance with State law. Receive, review, verify and enter data on a variety of legal documents and records, including marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates, certificates of notary, registrations, Fish & Wildlife filings, notices of determination and fictitious business names; verify identity of applicant, determine appropriate categories of action to be initiated based upon the content of the documents and applicable laws and regulations; and apply the County seal to all applications. Copy documents from microfiche; distribute to appropriate personnel for processing. Copy, prepare, and scan records and documents; make CD's of scanned documents; roll film for documents and maps that have been recorded. Maintain logs, files, and statistical information pertaining to documents processed. When assigned to Recording: Provide customer service over the phone and in person at the recording counters; perform cashiering services. Review legal documents to determine if the documents meet recording requirements. Respond to questions from the public regarding actions taken as a result of legal documents; explain the application of the Government Code or other statutes and regulations specifying actions to be taken as a result of the information provided; prepare correspondence to answer questions regarding actions taken based on information in the documents; process passport applications. Enter information into a computer system to initiate actions based on documents received and analyzed; apply proper codes for transactions. When assigned to Elections: Compile, maintain and file voter registration documents, materials and logs; update and maintain manuals, indexes, voter registrations and inventory control files; process vote-by-mail voter requests; enter new voter registration cards; change, cancel or remove records; return incomplete voter registration cards. Verify voter materials; review precinct rosters for duplicate voters and changes noted by precinct workers; make street and precinct changes based on information from other agencies or departments; change voters to correct precinct; verify petitions using the Election Management System. Provide support to election processes and procedures; recruit, train, and direct the work of precinct poll workers; visit prospective polling places to determine desirability of locations and ensure compliance with ADA requirements; update training materials. Ensure the provision of adequate supplies and materials; maintain supply inventory; assure prompt delivery of ballot containers; assure adequacy and proper operation of voting equipment; make emergency pick-up or delivery of voting supplies. Submit documents or reports to other agencies; create and maintain National Voter Registration Act records for reporting to the State and Federal government; sort, mail out, and process out-of-county notices to appropriate counties; enter data and generate reports. Proofread sample and official ballot materials and make corrections as needed. Assist candidates, officeholders and voters with questions and elections information. Process election cost invoices and claims for payment; balance and deposit revenue; collect candidate and district election fees. Collect and summarize election cost data; calculate and prepare billing for election services. 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: One year of general clerical experience. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. 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: Basic office methods and equipment including computer systems. Basic principles and procedures of record keeping and filing. Principles and practices of customer service. Proper telephone etiquette. Basic mathematic skills. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk services: Learn the different types of licenses, certificates, registrations, and other filings associated with the Clerk's Office. Learn the procedures and laws associated with officiating marriage ceremonies. When assigned to Recording: Learn basic understanding of the various types of recorded documents. Learn operational characteristics of microfilm cameras, printers and viewers; high speed, flatbed and wide format scanners; CD burners; and associated computerized processes. When assigned to Elections: Learn operating procedures of the polls and precinct desk. Learn operating procedures of an elections warehouse. Learn basic understanding of the election procedures and conducting elections. Learn operational characteristics of equipment and materials utilized in conducting elections. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at a 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. Perform general clerical duties in assigned area of responsibility including maintenance of appropriate records and preparation of reports. Identify and interpret technical and numerical information. Understand the various documents to be processed and analyzed. Examine and verify check records, documents and data. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Maintain security and confidentiality of restricted information. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Perform routine mathematical calculations. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Learn pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Learn to review and examine documents to determine the appropriate actions to be taken based upon the requirements of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations. Learn specialized computer programs utilized in the election process. Learn to retrieve, store and remove information in a wide variety of manual and automated filing systems. Work in a warehouse setting, as needed, including loading/unloading vehicles, and distributing supplies and equipment. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk services: Learn to operate specialized scanning equipment, digital cameras, and multimedia equipment. Learn to officiate marriage ceremonies, witness ceremonies, and deputize members of the public to officiate ceremonies. When assigned to Recording: Prepare letters and correspondence. Ensure identification of applicants. Research discrepancies in applications. Read and understand manuals related to recording processing requirements. Learn to operate microfilm cameras, printers and viewers; various scanners and related equipment. Learn legal requirements for processing, recording, and filing official documents including birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, fictitious business names, passports, applications, official records, and related documents. Learn legal descriptions pertaining to vital statistics, property transfers, or descriptions of real property. Learn applicable sections of the Government Codes and rules and regulations pertaining to the transactions required by documents processed. Learn to process and record a large volume of documents with a high degree of accuracy. Learn to review various legal documents to determine appropriate processing When assigned to Elections: Respond to general questions from the public with respect to election processes, laws and policies. Operate optical and bar code scanners. Sort and file election documents in compliance with mandated standards. Monitor and order election materials and supplies. Operate elections equipment and materials. Learn the organization and operating details of the Office of Elections. Learn statutes and ordinances governing election procedures including California Election Code and other codes and statutes related to voter registration, vote by mail voting and canvassing procedures. Learn principles of the National Voter Registration Act. Learn methods and techniques of training precinct and poll workers. Learn to understand, interpret and apply provisions of the California Elections Code to specific situations. 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, 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: 8/21/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 06, 2020
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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Community Development Resource Agency is seeking Assistant Community Development Technicians. There is currently one vacancy in the Tahoe City office and one in the Auburn office. This position will be assigned to perform duties related to planning functions and services within the Community Development Resource Agency. While not required, the ideal candidate will possess knowledge and/or some experience in planning and zoning. The list established from this recruitment will also be used to fill future vacancies in the Tahoe and Auburn areas as they arise. 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 receive, review, and process a variety of permits in one or more specialized land use areas; to perform a variety of research related to the permitting process, land development issues, and County requirements and regulations; and depending on assignment, to provide information and explanation to the public by telephone and at the public counter regarding permitting requirements and process and County requirements and regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first working level in the Community Development Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Associate level by performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series that do not require an in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of building, planning, engineering and surveying or wastewater related codes and terminology or by the performance of duties involving less complex permitting tasks. Positions may be assigned to perform duties related to building, planning, engineering and surveying or wastewater services. Depending on assignment, employees at this level may not be expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to higher level classifications either because the duties are more transactional or the permitting process is less complex. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives supervision from department management or supervisory staff and may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Accepts applications for structural and wastewater permits and begins permitting process by entering information into land use system to initiate permit; assigns permit numbers; and accepts fees. Accepts and logs commercial and residential plans and associated documents for plan checking; processes, prepares, and issues permits; makes mathematical calculations related to permit and associated fees; accepts fees and issues receipts for permits; balances and prepares daily deposit of fees collected. Bills for service charges that are exempt from property taxes. Accepts and processes a variety of applications and reviews for compliance with land use standards and regulations. Performs site plan review. Performs parcel, permit and zoning research and/or permit history regarding parcel zoning, land use and subdivision restrictions to the public which may involve multiple County departments. Reviews commercial and home occupation business licenses for compliance with land use standards and regulations. Tracks a variety of information including inspection schedules. Gathers and interprets utility line information; locates utility easements and other encumbrance lines on maps. Reviews as-built maps prior to issuing permits; updates maps and Assessor's pages as needed. Makes preliminary determinations regarding environmental review requirements; provides information regarding environmental review process to customers. Provides information to customers regarding hearing process and pre-development meetings. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with coworkers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer services. Prepares correspondence and notifications providing and requesting information from customers related to application materials and permit. Provides information to the public by telephone or at the public counter regarding applicable ordinances, regulations, requirements, and procedures related to the permitting and land development process and County regulations and requirements; assists the public in completing and processing various permits. Interacts with other County departments and/or outside agencies as needed. Prepares and distributes a variety of self-help related materials pertaining to the permitting process. Performs related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications 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: One year of general office support experience that involved substantial public contact. Experience related to community development activities and functions highly desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training or coursework in drafting, principles of real estate, planning, construction, geometry, trigonometry, physics, hydrology, economics, demography, or related field is highly desirable. License of Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required depending on the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of customer service and public contact. Basic arithmetic and mathematical calculations. Clear, effective and correct use of oral and written English including spelling grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Advanced operation of varied office equipment including computers and associated word processing, spreadsheets, and specialized application. Methods of filing and tracking information. Letter composition. Local ordinances and State statutes relative to land use, land development, and permitting process. Policies and procedures of the Community Development/Resource Agency and assigned department. Technical resource materials and information sources applicable to land development related activities. Agency and department specific software systems. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at a 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; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand assigned aspects of the job; identify and interpret technical and numerical permit processing activities; explain permitting process and procedures and County regulations and requirements to the public. Obtain information through interviews and dialogue; work fairly and courteously with the public; simultaneously process multiple permits; and work effectively with frequent interruption. Use a variety of modern office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, microfilm reader/printer, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Clearly and concisely explain permit requirements and procedures to those less knowledgeable. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, other County employees, outside agencies, and the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine appropriate course of action. Effectively use automated permit systems. Interpret and apply applicable ordinances, statutes and departmental procedures and policies. Read and interpret a variety of plans, maps, drawing, construction documents and specifications in the course of conducting research. Coordinate various permitting processes. 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, 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: 8/19/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments. 1) Current Undergraduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program. b. Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts etc.). 2) Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation a. Recent graduate must show proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.). 3) Current Graduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program. b. Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts etc.). This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $13.00 - $16.24 per hour (specialized skillsets may paid at the higher end of the range). Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a total of 960 hours per fiscal year. Student Intern opportunities may be available in the following departments. Agriculture Air Pollution Control District Assessor Auditor-Controller Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Community Development Resource Agency County Executive Office Department of Public Works Facility Services Health and Human Services Human Resources Information Technology (IT) Services LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) Library Sheriff DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. 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: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned. Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. 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. Note: Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled or recently graduated in a college curriculum in a field appropriate to assigned duties. Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience. No full-time permanent appointments will be made in this class. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules. 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; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4661 or Payala@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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. 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 - Safety benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List - Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4661 or Payala@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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. 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 Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction * Additional pay information: Lateral Signing Bonus: $1,500 added to first paycheck earned, plus $1,000 paid upon successful completion of probationary period. POST Certificate Incentive: $100 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Intermediate Certificate or $125 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Advanced Certificate. Incentive amounts are not cumulative or compounded, and employees will receive only one rate of incentive pay for the POST certification. Night Shift Differential: Dispatchers working swing and graveyard shifts receive an additional 7.5% night shift differential. Dispatch Training Pay: Dispatchers working as dispatch trainers receive an additional 5% training pay while assigned to training duties. Holiday Pay: Dispatchers working holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in the Auburn Justice Center. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, and a quiet room. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package, including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. POSITION INFORMATION Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4661 or Payala@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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. 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 . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1. Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2. The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3. If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4. If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5. The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying: a. His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; b. He/She has not been separated for cause; c. He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; d. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. 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. 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 . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Transit (PCT) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for Auburn and South Placer residents and visitors. PCT is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit services to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride. 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 County is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION The transit yard is located in the foothill community of Auburn where drivers begin and end their day. With routes connecting riders to Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and the foothill areas of Auburn, and Colfax, PCT bus drivers are critical to ensuring a pleasant, safe and dependable transit service to our riders. For more information about PCT, including route maps, Click HERE . This job posting will be updated regularly to reflect current Placer County Transit bus driver vacancies. Current PCT Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to permanent assignments This selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the journey 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 while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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: No related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. 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. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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(s) 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) 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 Pacer 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, 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. 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Transit (PCT) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for Auburn and South Placer residents and visitors. PCT is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit services to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride. 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 County is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS.. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION The transit yard is located in the foothill community of Auburn where drivers begin and end their day. With routes connecting riders to Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and the foothill areas of Auburn, and Colfax, PCT bus drivers are critical to ensuring a pleasant, safe and dependable transit service to our riders. For more information about PCT, including route maps, Click HERE . This job posting will be updated regularly to reflect current Placer County Transit bus driver vacancies. Current PCT Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to permanent assignments This selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver 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. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. 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. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. 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(s) 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) 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, 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. 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. 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 County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the journey 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 while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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: No related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. 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. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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(s) 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) 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, 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. 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. 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 County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver 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. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. 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: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. 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. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. 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(s) 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) 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, 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. 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment. If you are in your final semester, please apply. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 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. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. 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. Click here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner I (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician). Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions: Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Client Services Practitioner series. This class is distinguished from the journey level 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 class. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Client Services Practitioner. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective 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: One year of providing mental health services, social service casework or counseling is desirable. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling, which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners must be obtained by date of appointment. 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 social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. 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(s) 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) 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, 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment. If you are in your final semester, please apply. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 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. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. 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. Click here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner II (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician). Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions: Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Client Services Practitioner series. This class is distinguished from the Client Services Practitioner 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 direction from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical, technical, para-professional and/or other professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective 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: Two years of responsible casework or clinical experience performing duties similar to a Client Services Practitioner I with Placer County. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate: May require possession of a State of California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Client Services Practitioner I Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Client Services Practitioner II In addition to the qualifications for Client Services Practitioner I: Knowledge of: Policies and practices of County's Health and Human Services Department as it relates to assigned program area and client services. Community and consultative resources available, both public and private. Pertinent federal, state and local statutes and regulations governing public health and welfare services. Ability to: Develop appropriate treatment plans for a variety of client needs and situations. Perform a variety of professional duties in an independent manner to include all levels of problem-solving and decision-making models. 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(s) 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) 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, 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. Applications submitted will be screened on a regular basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse - I. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care 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 To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the journey level 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 judgement 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 while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative lifestyles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. 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 applicant's responsibility 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: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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 public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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, 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. Applications submitted will be screened on a regular basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse - II. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care 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 To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they 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 Public Health Nurse in that the latter oversees specialized public health program(s) requiring a high level of professional skill and independent judgment, manages cases of a difficult and complex nature and provides technical and functional assistance to professional, technical, clinical and clerical staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative lifestyles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. 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 applicant's responsibility 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 nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse I with Placer County . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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 public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of public health nursing, including preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health education, gerontology and sociological problems involved in public health nursing. Procedures and practices used to promote maternal and child health and to assess infant, child and adolescent development. Federal, State and local statutes and regulations governing public health and nursing practices. Policies and procedures of a health services department, especially as related to public health nursing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional nursing care and instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Identify and assess client settings for contributing conditions and/or causes of health or socially-related health problems. Independently provide case management. 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, 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This is an extraordinary career opportunity to join a progressive and innovative County located in scenic Northern California. Placer County is an award-winning organization and a noted leader in the field of health and human services. The County seeks to attract highly qualified candidates that bring credibility, passion, and an innovative approach to the delivery of services to the community. 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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is recruiting for the position of Chief Psychiatrist. This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. To be considered for the first round of interviews, application materials must be submitted by 5:00 PM on March 30, 2020 . To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits, 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, 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division has an immediate vacancy for a permanent/full-time Public Health Epidemiologist. The Public Health Epidemiologist is responsible for analyzing and interpreting population-based health data, developing and implementing public health surveillance systems, conducting public health program evaluation, coordinating outbreak investigations, and presenting epidemiologic results to a wide variety of audiences. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional extra-help or permanent vacancies as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 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. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. 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, and conduct various field studies and surveillance to determine the patterns of disease in the community; to evaluate health impact of department programs; to make recommendations regarding the possible causation of disease and disease processes, their correlation with behavioral risk factors and community conditions; to investigate and control outbreaks of disease; and to consult with County staff, other County agencies and community organizations on issues of health-related research, data analysis and program evaluation. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey level class in the Public Health Epidemiologist series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Public Health Epidemiologist Trainee by the assignment of more complex duties. Under the direction of the Public Health Officer or designee, this position is responsible for the analysis and reporting of Public Health data including but not limited to births/deaths; maternal and child health data, communicable diseases, chronic diseases, injuries and environmental health. The incumbent will assume responsibility for the development of a department-wide framework to appraise the health status of the community and assist in monitoring the effectiveness of public health activities in addressing these community health indicators. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Utilize data to develop an understanding of the patterns of health problems in a community and to identify risk factors leading to these problems. Plan and implement surveillance programs. Analyze technical epidemiological data and make recommendations for interventions. Utilize computerized data management tools to analyze standard data sets. Present findings in both a written and oral format appropriate to level of target audience (both technical and community based). Develop and implement statistical analysis methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of interventions in improving community health indicators. Assist in development of needs assessments and grant proposals. Establish and maintain health information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status and trends. 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: One year of full-time professional-level experience in planning, developing and evaluating epidemiological data or similar research preferable in a public health setting. Training: Possession of a Master's Degree in public health or a closely related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. 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. Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to open positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and methods of public health practice, in collecting, tabulating and interpreting public health and medical statistical data. Availability, uses and limitations of demographic and health data, biostatistics and interpretation of small number analyses. Computer applications related to the work, including database development and modification and report generation technique (examples: Harvard Graphics, desktop publishing, Epi info, GIS, internal, and/or other epidemiological data systems, word processing, data base systems, statistical analysis, etc.). Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to public health practice and administration. Funding sources and grant application and contracting practices. Ability to: Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to program activities. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with personnel at all levels of the organization; other health officials, representatives of other agencies and the public. Interpret and analyze data, identify patterns of disease processes and make appropriate recommendations. Prepare accurate statistical and narrative reports, computer documentation and other written materials. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job, analyze work papers, complex data sets, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information and trends in data; know of trends, data sources, laws, regulations and codes; remember various rules and interpret policy; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in meetings; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist, perform simple grasping and find manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift weight. 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 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Applications will be reviewed and forwarded to the hiring manager for consideration on a continuous basis until positions are filled. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in beautiful Auburn, California, less than two hours away from Reno/Tahoe or San Francisco. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, a quiet room, a balcony with BBQ, skylights, and second-story views from wall-to-wall windows. The center provides dispatch services for law enforcement, fire, and medical. Dispatchers are trained to provide lifesaving instructions over the phone through Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). The center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current schedule is three 12-hour shifts each week and an eight hour shift every other week. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Dispatchers who work on holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. Shift differential pay of 7.5% is also paid to dispatchers who work swing and graveyard shifts. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. 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 receive and transmit routine and emergency requests for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and/or emergency assistance and equipment in a coordinated and calm manner; to monitor public safety frequencies; to operate a variety of communications equipment including radio consoles and a computer aided dispatch system according to established procedures. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Safety Dispatcher series. This class is distinguished from the Public Safety Dispatcher 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. This class is further distinguished from the Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher in that the latter supervises line staff, monitors day to day activity in the Dispatch Center, ensures minimum staffing levels, ensures calls are handled properly, monitors compliance with applicable policies and procedures, and oversees the training program for entry-level dispatchers, when assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher, Dispatch Services Supervisor and/or the Watch Commander. May exercise technical and functional supervision over entry dispatchers as needed. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: On assigned shift, receive telephone communications requiring the dispatching of emergency public safety equipment and personnel; receive and dispatch routine and emergency radio communications from Sheriff's patrol units and other public safety agencies (including contract agencies), such as fire and ambulance; maintain status of units on assignments in the field; keep Department officials informed of critical incidences; interpret information from units in field; work to ensure safety of personnel in the field at all times. Monitor various public safety radio frequencies where emergencies involving the coordinated efforts of several agencies are required; relay information to other agencies as required; contact agencies concerned with major emergency operations and provide critical information concerning emergency situations; confirm warrants for deputies, as needed. Coordinate efforts between local/State/Federal agencies for both law enforcement and fire incidents. Interface with various computer programs on a local/State/Federal level. Provide emergency medical instructions over the phone per approved protocols, as necessary. Document large volumes of calls for service; compile data and prepare reports of reported emergencies, equipment dispatched and/or status of emergency. Operate a variety of communications equipment including the basic and, if applicable, enhanced equipment associated with the 911 public safety answering point (P.S.A.P.); operate radio transmitters and receivers and related equipment. Receive, file, send, and where appropriate, take appropriate action concerning teletype messages; utilize current law enforcement automated systems as needed, to identify persons, vehicles, and/or property. Perform light clerical duties including entering information for briefing bulletins. Monitor electronic alarm systems for County property; monitor the animal control radio frequency after hours and on weekends. Perform research and update information relating to events in the C.A.D. system. Monitor and maintain access of after-hours call-out data for the Sheriff's Department and other County departments. Perform related duties as assigned. When assigned Dispatch Training duties: Conduct the training of emergency dispatch personnel; instruct employees in the proper methods of operating communications and dispatch equipment, monitoring specified radio frequencies and dispatching public safety personnel and equipment. Direct and evaluate the work of trainee employees on an assigned shift. Maintain training materials, including manuals, support information, and training records. Assist Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher in the periodic review of current procedures and policies. Confer with the Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher and other higher level staff regarding special instructions or procedural changes and relay updated information to employees. May provide input on the performance evaluations of trainees. 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 likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience in a public safety dispatching setting performing duties comparable to a Placer County Public Safety Dispatcher I. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: Successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Complaint/Dispatcher course or the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Training Equivalency Examination. Must satisfactorily complete the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) certified Emergency medical Dispatch course prior to completion of probation. Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid CPR certificate by the completion of the probationary period. 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: Modern office procedures and equipment. Basic functions of police, fire, and other public safety agencies. Correct English usage and grammar. Techniques, procedures and methods utilized in the operation of emergency dispatch and related communications equipment. Organization, operations and terminology of police, fire, or other public safety agencies. Automated systems pertaining to communications/dispatch operations. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws and codes. Geography of the County and location of streets and important buildings. Departmental established rules and procedures. Principles of training and adult teaching techniques and supervision. Ability to: Operate computerized keyboards and other related equipment accurately at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Effectively process several tasks simultaneously. Learn to operate radio and 911 telephone equipment in dispatching public safety equipment and personnel. Sit or stand at workstation for long periods of time on a continuous basis. Intermittently, twist and reach office equipment, or to obtain materials from printer or other locations within the dispatch center; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; verbally give instructions to officers in the field; possess auditory requirements in order to differentiate sounds over the radio; lift light weight. Quickly and accurately receive and process auditory information in an environment that includes various background noises such as telephones ringing, multiple frequency radio traffic, and general conversation; decipher and differentiate various verbal and non-verbal auditory sounds and cues at variable intensities. Continuously analyze information received from a variety of sources; identify different voices and sounds on the radio and telephone; interpret radio codes correctly and translate information to the public; listen and understand oral information; monitor multiple radio frequencies; know various locations and addresses; read maps quickly and accurately; observe computer screen for messages; receive information from the public and assist in problem solving their particular dilemma; remember, understand, interpret and apply Department policies for different types of calls; speak clearly via radio and telephone; translate information verbally and explain to the public how their concern will be handled. Learn to analyze a situation and determine an effective course of action; learn to adjust quickly to changing situations; learn to perform several tasks at once and assign reasonable priorities to incoming calls; learn to monitor multiple frequencies. Learn the geography of the County and location of streets and important buildings. Learn established rules and procedures. Learn to listen carefully and attentively and remember names, locations and numbers; learn to record pertinent data associated with C.A.D. events and logs. Understand and carry out oral and written directives. Perform job tasks effectively under pressure for sustained periods of time. Memorize and retain information from a variety of sources. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Exercise good judgment in emergency situations. Develop and maintain an efficient, calm demeanor in handling adverse and/or emergency situations. Work irregular hours and shift work, including holidays, nights and weekends. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Manage emergency situations and assist in directing an appropriate course of action by operating radio and 911 telephone equipment to dispatch public safety equipment and personnel. Analyze a situation and determine effective course of action; adjust quickly to changing situations; perform several tasks at once and assign reasonable priorities to incoming calls; monitor multiple frequencies. Listen carefully and attentively and remember names, locations and numbers; record pertinent data associated with C.A.D. events and logs. Speak clearly and concisely in an understandable voice via radio and telephone and in person. Interact with others and maintain an efficient, calm demeanor in handling adverse and/or emergency situations. Differentiate various sound and tones, i.e., alarms. Conduct emergency dispatch training programs; train subordinates effectively and tactfully; organize and prioritize workload and subordinates' assignments. Exercise tact, courtesy and patience in training and public contacts. Follow and train others to follow safe work practices including workplace safety policies and procedures. 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, 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: Open Until Filled