Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the written and oral examinations will be conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for this classification will be invited to attend the written examination on Friday, December 17, 2021 . Applicants who receive a passing score on the written examination will be invited to attend the oral examination on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 (a second examination day will be added on Thursday, January 6, 2022, only if necessary based upon the size of the applicant pool). Please note that this position may require incumbents to work unusual and/or prolonged work schedules. 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. DEFINITION To plan, organize and supervise staff personnel on an assigned shift engaged in the care and custody of adult prisoners incarcerated in a minimum, medium, and maximum security facility; to instruct and assist subordinates in the performance of their assigned duties and to perform a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor/Correctional Sergeant level recognizes positions in the Correctional Officer series that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluation the work of subordinates. Incumbents of the class supervise sworn and non-sworn staff on an assigned shift and perform administrative functions in the field of corrections. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from a Sheriff's Lieutenant or other designated authority. Exercises supervision directly and indirectly over sworn and non-sworn staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, supervise, assign and review the work of Correctional staff; assign and evaluate performance, train employees, provide information to resolve problem situations; instruct personnel in jail operations; establish and maintain appropriate levels of employee conduct. Determine and apply internal disciplinary procedures for inmates; take necessary action and alert proper authorities in emergency situations. Develops and implements a daily operational plan to be followed by the officers on duty; maintain daily facility routine; give information related to procedural and operational changes to Correctional Staff. Receive and classify prisoners; maintain and review records such as inmate finances and personal property, daily activity logs; prepare and review reports of activities and incidents; maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Supervise and monitor inmates; testify in court as needed. Act as liaison between facility management and staff; insure good relations with visitors through staff management and interaction with the public. Recommend and assist in the implementation of the Correctional Division goals and objectives; interpret and implement policies and procedures. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities; complete multiple priority projects with competing deadlines. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications; monitor and control expenditures. Monitor personnel and equipment; assist in the scheduling of replacements on assigned shifts. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment as necessary for successful job performance. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. 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: Three years of experience in jail operations and inmate supervision at a level equivalent to the County's class of Correctional Officer with at least two years as a Correctional Officer II . Training: Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade, supplemented by college level coursework in law enforcement or related field is desirable. Required License or Certificate: Possession of STC's Correctional Officer Basic Course certificate, and within one year of promotion to sergeant successfully complete STC/POST Supervisory Course. 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. Valid certification in CPR and First Aid. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: California Administrative and Penal Codes, Title 15- Minimum Standards for Corrections and other laws as they pertain to local detention facilities. Placer County and Sheriff's Office Codes, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the custody setting. Principles and practices of contemporary jail operations and administration; custody of inmates; security methods and practices in detention facilities. Principles and practices of effective supervision, training and performance evaluations. Techniques for dealing with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds in hostile and/or confrontational situations. Principles and practices of self-defense and work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the correctional sergeant position; intermittently analyze work papers; reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; observe. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk, walk and stand, bend, squat and kneel during inspections or conducting searches; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the jail facility or recreation yard; twist while dealing with combative subjects and in training classes, perform simple and power grasping, pushing pulling and fine manipulation. Continuously wear a utility belt and other equipment of 30 pounds and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Organize, coordinate, direct and supervise the personnel and activities of assigned area or program; train, coach, and provide guidance to assigned staff. Analyze and take appropriate actions in emergency and stressful situations; investigate suspicious occurrences; crimes, complaints, infractions, violations of County or departmental jail policy and procedures. Interpret, explain and implement County, department and division policies, procedures and standards. Assist in the development of staff; develop and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships. Motivate, inspire, and build teamwork through positive communication and personal example. Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Apply first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; testify in court, and interpret written material; Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Evaluate and approve staff reports and records Work effectively in stressful situations; act quickly and calmly in emergencies; ability to use defensive tactics. Develop and recommend policies and procedures. Deal courteously with general public, subordinates, employee organizations, other County departments and agencies. Meet and maintain good physical, emotional and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Work in uniform weekdays, weekends, holidays, and on assigned work shift. SELECTION PROCEDURE NOTE: Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the written and oral examinations will be conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. Written Examination (40%) The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Oral Examination (60%) The oral examination will be conducted by a panel of raters who will assess and rate the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the knowledge and abilities required for this classification. Applicants' responses to a series of job related questions, as well as their education and experience, will be rated in relation to the requirements for this classification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise utility maintenance operations within the Utility Services Division of the Public Works Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from a Utility Operations Supervisor. Exercises direct supervision over assigned maintenance and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of Unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for utility maintenance; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in installation, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection and water distribution systems and maintenance of wastewater and water treatment facilities. Perform inspections of work sites before, during and after assignment completion; evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for staff, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as 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 the applicant to demonstrate 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: Six years of increasingly responsible experience in utility maintenance involving construction and maintenance of pipelines and repair of pumps and motors, including two years performing duties similar to those of a Senior Utility Worker in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems or a related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a certificate of training in the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, to be obtained within three months of employment. Possession of a valid Class B driver's license may be required. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid certificate in Wastewater Collection System Maintenance, Grade III as issued by the California Water Environment Association is desirable. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of construction, maintenance and operation of wastewater collection and water distribution systems. Equipment, tools and materials used in maintenance and repair of wastewater collection and water distribution systems. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct utility maintenance operations/ activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand utility maintenance activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem systems and equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; remember street/road names and general geographic areas; and explain systems and equipment issues to others. Intermittently, sit while driving or completing forms or reports; stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when performing inspections or operating equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; distinguish colors used in coding electrical wires; hear pump and motor operations; regularly lift very heavy weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 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. 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 . Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) December 8, 2021 - Minimum Qualifications Screening December 10, 2021 - T&E Rating December 13, 2021 - Establish Eligible List Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4064. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION To be considered in the first round of interviews, please submit your application no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The Public Health Division is seeking a Health and Human Services Program Supervisor for the Division's COVID-19 team. The individual will be responsible for the supervision and oversight of operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This may include, but is not limited to, COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing, data monitoring and reporting, outbreak management, COVID-19 testing, and community outreach activities supporting mitigation and prevention strategies. The individual will also be responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of COVID-19 grant applications, work plans, and budgets. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong analytical and data management capabilities, and an ability to plan, organize, and supervise a vast and diverse group of staff. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may also be used to fill future permanent or extra-help, and open or promotional vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. 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, coordinate and supervise the operational and clinical activities in support of assigned program(s); to plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned professional, clinical, technical, and clerical staff; to establish operational and/or clinical processes, methods, and procedures in support of assigned program area; to perform a variety of technical and specialized functions in support of assigned area of responsibility; and to function as a proactive and positive team leader within the Health and Human Services Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Health and Human Services Program Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinate staff and are responsible for a program area within a major work unit, division, or multi-disciplinary and collaborative program/project. Employees in this job class are assigned the responsibility for either one major, significant and complex program or multiple smaller and related programs. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Health and Human Services Program Manager or higher level management staff. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, clinical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, organize, and supervise the operational and clinical activities in support of assigned program area(s); effectively manage and monitor the allocation of designated resources, supervise and monitor the necessary record keeping and reporting functions, and ensure compliance with stated mission, goals, regulations, and guidelines. Participate in the development and implementation of assigned program's mission, goals, and objectives; establish operational and/or clinical processes, methods, and procedures to effectively meet the program's goals and the clients' needs. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned professional, clinical, and administrative support staff according to program's goals and objectives; act as primary resource to assigned staff regarding professional, programmatic, administrative, and/or operational issues. Review and evaluate operations and activities of assigned program/work unit; recommend improvements and modifications as necessary; maintain a variety of records and documentation and prepare reports on program operations and activities periodically and upon request. Identify and develop grant applications and/or program proposals; administer grants and monitor work performed under grant/program terms. Participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects to maximize available resources and responsiveness of assigned programs; act as team member/leader for assigned projects/opportunities. Perform outreach activities with various community groups and other public agencies to identify and assess the health and human services needs of target client populations. Act as primary resource to clients, staff, and the general public regarding assigned program; supervise and coordinate treatment plan development; and oversee and participate in case management activities as necessary and as appropriate. Participate in the selection of assigned staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Participate in budget preparation and administration for assigned program areas; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for resource allocations; monitor and control expenditures. Represent assigned program/projects to other organizations, local communities, special interest groups, schools, businesses, clients, and the general public; respond to inquiries; and promote the program's mission and goals. Establish and maintain open communications with other Department programs, projects, and multi-disciplinary teams; coordinate data, resources, and work products as necessary and upon request in support of a productive and positive working environment. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in providing professional and/or clinical client services with at least two years of the qualifying experience at the journey level or higher. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Designated positions may require major course work in specific and concentrated areas of study. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Designated positions may require possession of a specific license to perform and/or oversee clinical or medical functions in the State of California. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of designated professional discipline with specific knowledge and expertise in assigned program areas. Pertinent local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and applicable computer hardware/software. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Cultural, religious, economic and social groups and relationships to the delivery and acceptance of health and human services. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; remember clients' names; observe and problem solve operational and technical issues; understand and explain Department's and program's policies and procedures to clients, families and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and be aware of client; 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. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned program operations. 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 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 resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION To be considered in the first round of interviews, please submit your application no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The Health Education Program Coordinator - II will be responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating community-based programs in the Public Health Division. Activities may include collaborating with public and private sector representatives, developing and disseminating health promotional materials such as infographics, fact sheets, and posters, creating and delivering educational presentations, providing technical assistance to community stakeholders on a variety of health topics, interpreting public health guidance provided by local, state, or federal partners, drafting and proposing public health policies, and engaging community stakeholders in health promotion activities. The position will work in a variety of environments, both in the office and in the community. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may also be used to fill future permanent or extra-help, and open or promotional vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. 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 Under general supervision, to develop, implement and evaluate educational activities for the community and County staff on topics related to specific public health programs; and the development and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class in the Health Education Program Coordinator series. This class is distinguished from the Health Education Program Coordinator - 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 Health Education Program Coordinator - Senior in that the latter may exercise technical and functional lead supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical staff and performs work requiring specialized skills and a higher level of independent judgment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory/management staff and may receive technical and functional lead supervision from a Health Education Program Coordinator - Senior. May exercise technical and functional supervision over technical and clerical staff, as well as contractors, volunteers and student interns. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Plan, organize and implement educational activities related to specific public health programs. Represent the Department of Health and Human Services and advise community organizations about health education topics and techniques. Confer with various community groups and schools to encourage interest and activities that promote education about public health issues; and organize and arrange for discussion groups on health related topics. Review publications and other educational materials for appropriate use in health education of various groups and populations; and maintain and distribute health education materials to County staff and the community. Interface and coordinate with other County staff and the community regarding public health education techniques and activities. Prepare visual aids, graphics and display materials for outreach. Conduct needs assessments and prepare reports and recommendations on public health matters and program development; and evaluate and report on health education services and programs. Identify and implement methods for publicizing public health services through various media. Participate in health education programs, health fairs, community events, conferences and meetings; provide consultation and guidance to participants; make presentations to community and youth groups; and facilitate community coalitions and advisory committees. Develop outreach plans; assess the health education needs of the community or various target populations; research and develop policies and procedures; and write grant proposals. Monitor and evaluate a health program budget. Interpret and analyze new or updated regulations to identify needed program changes. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible public health information or public health education experience performing duties similar to a Health Education Program Coordinator - I. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health or a closely related field. A Master's degree in public health is desirable. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of public health, especially as related to government agencies and community groups. Basic principles and practices of public health education including an understanding of the theory of human behavior, the process of education, motivation and group work and the relationship of cultural patterns to human behavior. Basic societal structure and organization, including the effects of economic forces. Basic methods and effectiveness of various mass communication media and outreach strategies. Basic research methodology and statistical interpretation, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Principles and practices of work safety. Differing cultural, religious, economic and social groups and their relationships to the delivery and acceptance of health care services. Report preparation. Computer systems and software, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications. Principles and practices of public health, especially as related to government agencies and community groups. Principles and practices of public health education including an understanding of the theory of human behavior, the process of education, motivation and group work and the relationship of cultural patterns to human behavior. Societal structure and organization, including the effects of economic forces. Methods and effectiveness of various mass communication media and outreach strategies. Research methodology and statistical interpretation, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, twist and reach while preparing for and conducting educational presentations. 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 moderate weight. Learn to prepare, coordinate and implement effective educational work plans. Learn to prepare and/or effectively present articles, brochures, speeches and workshops. Learn to arrange and conduct public meetings. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine course of action. Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Work unusual or prolonged work schedules particularly as related to evening or weekend presentations. Use general office equipment, such as a computer, calculator, telephone, photocopy machine, etc. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Learn to understand, interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Learn to analyze budgets, grants and various proposals. Prepare, coordinate and implement effective educational work plans. Prepare and/or effectively present articles, brochures, speeches and workshops. Arrange and conduct public meetings. Analyze budgets, grants and various proposals. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 18, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Facilities Management, Building Maintenance Division currently has one vacancy for a Senior Building Crafts Mechanic. The Department is seeking skilled individuals in the installation and repair of electrical and lighting systems. This includes building wiring, switches, outlets, fixtures, panels and breakers, lamp and ballast replacement, conduit installation, generator operation, etc. This senior-level position also exercises technical and functional supervision over designated crew. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used to fill future county-wide vacancies for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. *Temporary/Extra-help assignments are limited to 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. For more information about the Building Maintenance Division, please Click HERE . 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 with a high level of skill and independent judgement, a designated skilled craft(s) such as electrical, painting, cabinet/furniture making, metal fabrication, plumbing, air conditioning/ refrigeration, heating, fire sprinkler systems, or environmental systems and controls; to perform installations, maintenance, and regular and emergency repairs to public buildings, structures, and equipment in a designated craft(s)/trade(s); to perform a variety of responsible project scheduling and coordination functions; and to exercise technical and functional supervision over designated crew members on a regular basis . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Building Crafts Mechanic series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees at this level perform a variety of project coordination functions for assigned area(s) of responsibility as well as serving as a liaison between client division/department, other building maintenance crew(s), and any additional involved parties; exercise technical and functional supervision over designated crew members on a regular basis; perform the full range of skilled craft duties in an independent manner; and are required to be fully proficient in a designated assigned craft/trade area or may be assigned to learn additional crafts/trades . SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Building Crafts Mechanic and/or management and supervisory staff. Exercises technical and functional supervision over building maintenance staff and/or other designated crew members on a regular basis. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in the coordination and scheduling of assigned projects/areas of responsibility; communicate and act as liaison with other departments, divisions, assigned project managers, and outside tradespersons/contractors during all assigned phases of project completion. Assist Supervisor and/or Project Manager in establishing project parameters and resource requirements within assigned area(s) of responsibility; prepare detailed and complex drawings, designate quantity and type of materials and supplies needed, and estimate cost and lay out of job. Provide lead supervision to subordinate staff and other designated crew members on a regular basis; assign and schedule tasks, direct the work of assigned crew members, participate in on-the-job training of new crew members and others in assigned craft(s) as well as division procedures and operations. Perform carpentry work in the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, wood fixtures and furniture; may construct forms, mix and pour cement, and perform other masonry tasks. Clean and prepare surfaces to be painted; paint exterior and interior walls, ceilings and cabinet work, using brush or spray gun; varnish, stain or shellac furniture, doors, cabinets, moldings and floors; may mix paints to obtain desired colors. Install and make repairs to or replace electrical systems including building wiring, switches, outlets, fixtures, and plugs and make other electrical repairs; install, maintain, and repair various lighting systems; install, maintain, and repair various alarm mechanisms and systems, including fire detection and security systems; and maintain and repair small engines and generators. Make repairs on stoves, refrigerators, sanitation and waste removal systems, heating and air conditioning systems, evaporative coolers, including cutting, fitting and installing gas and water pipes; perform metal fabrication and welding, both arc and acetylene. Operate and perform minor maintenance to building automation systems, including but not limited to, building access control systems, climate control systems, and intrusion control systems. Identify and resolve technical issues and malfunctions associated with building automation and control systems or notify appropriate staff for the resolution of such issues. May oil, adjust, clean and make minor repairs to equipment used by custodial staff such as vacuum cleaners and buffers. Install, repair, maintain, or replace various locks and locking systems, including mechanical, electric, or electronic; key and re-key locks; lay out, manufacture, and install various building signs. Make repairs and adjustments to plumbing equipment and apparatus, such as replacing broken pipes, cleaning plugged drains, replacing washers and gaskets, replacing faucets and valves, cleaning grease traps, and flushing sewer lines; and install, maintain, and repair various piping and sprinklers used in fire suppression systems. Keep records and prepare reports as required. Assist Supervisor in evaluating training needs of subordinate staff members to remain current in related technology and industry/craft methods and operations; provide input into designated employee performance evaluations upon request; communicate with supervisor on an on-going basis regarding assigned employees' work performance and progress to include potential deficiencies and/or work behavior problems. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible building crafts experience performing duties similar to a Building Crafts Mechanic with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented with approved coursework in project management, general construction management, and/or supervisory training. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license may be required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of appropriate required certification relative to specific area of building crafts assignment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General building crafts procedures and practices. Uniform Building Codes in terms of locating and interpreting specific codes as necessary . Use and purpose of common materials, tools, equipment, and methods used in carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, masonry, small engine repair, metal fabrication, and welding both arc and acetylene. Principles and practices associated with the operation and minor maintenance of modern building technology including building access control, climate control, and intrusion control. Principles and practices of designated area of building crafts assignment. Laws, codes, and regulations pertinent to designated area of crafts and/or mechanical assignment. Principles and practices of work safety. Principles and practices of job/project management and coordination. Basic principles and practices of supervising and training others. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; and explain job to others. Intermittently, sit while completing work papers and reports; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and reach while operating equipment and performing various building crafts activities; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; hear and see with sufficient acuity to identify building maintenance issues and provide service and repair; distinguish colors used in paints, wiring, lights, and identification labels; regularly lift very heavy weight. Train, assign and monitor work of subordinate staff/crew members. Read, understand, interpret, and follow a variety of blueprints and complex diagrams and schematics. Make accurate estimates of materials, work hours, and costs required in assigned repair and maintenance projects . Use various hand tools and equipment such as a hammer, screw driver, pliers, saw, wrench, paint brush, sledge hammer, cutter, grinder, welder, router, skill saw, torch, and pick and shovel. Operate light trucks and equipment such as a forklift, hydraulic lift, backhoe, tractor, jackhammer, and sand blaster. Use specialized tools and equipment applicable to specific area of crafts and/or mechanical assignment. Remain current with technology associated with building maintenance automation and control. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Work assigned shift; be subject to emergency call-out and unusual and prolonged work schedule in emergency situations. Perform heavy manual labor in a safe and effective manner. Communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms. 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. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 12/20/21 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 12/20/21 - Training and Experience Rating Week of 12/27/21 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 12/17/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2021
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 Department of Parks and Open Space is hiring a Supervising Parks and Grounds Worker in Auburn, CA. This position will supervise the Maintenance and Operations crew and be responsible for the Parks and County facility landscape maintenance from West Placer to Colfax. Job duties include the supervision of parks and grounds staff as well as ensuring quality control on contracted maintenance services. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise parks and grounds maintenance operations within the Parks and Grounds Maintenance Division of the Facilities Services Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from a Senior Supervising Parks and Grounds Worker or management and supervisory staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned maintenance personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in and perform parks and grounds maintenance duties requiring a high level of skill and independent judgement including landscaping, gardening, and associated basic building and mechanical trades work such as plumbing, painting, masonry, carpentry, and electrical. Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for parks and grounds maintenance activities; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in parks and grounds maintenance work crew activities. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel, supplies, materials, and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in groundskeeping or park maintenance. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, park management or a related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a Qualified Applicator Certificate from California Department of Food and Agriculture is desired. 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 landscape design and layout, grounds maintenance, and basic building trades. Equipment, tools and materials used in parks and grounds maintenance. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct parks and grounds maintenance operations/activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand parks and grounds maintenance operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location. Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports or operating a piece of equipment; stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and reach while mowing, trimming, pruning, spraying, clearing, or performing a variety of building trades activities; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; visual acuity sufficient to review and assess vegetation conditions and inspect in-progress and completed building trades work; regularly lift very heavy weight. Perform heavy manual labor and operate a variety of hand and power tools used in parks and grounds maintenance activities. Work assigned shift, including weekends, holidays and odd or irregular hours. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. 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, including volunteer groups that assist in parks and grounds maintenance activities. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4064. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is recruiting for the position of Assistant Director of Public Works . This position will be located in either Auburn or Tahoe. This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. To be considered in the first round of interviews, please submit your application no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 . To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits, please click here . This position is Unclassified management and, as such, serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . This recruitment is open until filled. To be considered in the first round of interviews, please submit your application no later than 5:00 PM on November 19, 2021. POSITION INFORMATION The Office The mission of the Auditor-Controller's Office is to maintain the financial integrity of the County by providing county departments, special districts, and the citizens of Placer County with clear, accurate and responsive accounting and auditing services. The Office provides quality professional services to our customers and provides an environment that promotes the safeguarding of county assets. The Position The position of General Accounting Manager (Managing Accountant-Auditor) in the Placer County Auditor-Controller's Office is a specialized unclassified management position that reports directly to the Assistant Auditor-Controller and is responsible to plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the General Accounting division. The Manager is responsible for leading a team that includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, month-end and year-end close, warrants and special districts accounting, and financial statements and other report preparation. The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will have experience in governmental accounting, including budgets, month-end and year-end close, warrants processing, and special districts accounting; experience with analyzing and implementing Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards; experience preparing or reviewing financial statements; a reputation for absolute integrity and professionalism; strong interpersonal skills with an extraordinary ability to establish positive working relationships with department personnel, county staff members and county management; outstanding organizational and time management skills; the ability to prioritize and multi-task while undertaking multiple projects simultaneously; strong leadership skills and the ability to evaluate processes and motivate others; effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to listen and influence others. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate experience setting high standards for self and others; will represent the Division to outside agencies and other organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; uphold confidences and withstand public pressures and scrutiny when undertaking critical evaluations. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION (Unclassified) To plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of a division within the Auditor-Controller Department including accounting and financial reporting activities of the Property Tax Management Division or the General Accounting Division; to coordinate Division activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Auditor-Controller. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Auditor-Controller and Assistant Auditor-Controller. Exercises general direction over professional and clerical personnel through subordinate supervisors. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and implement Divisional goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct Countywide accounting and financial reporting activities of a division, which may include tax accounting, bond accounting, cost accounting, accounts payable, or general accounting. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of a division's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Assist in preparation and implementation of the Department budget; participate in the forecast of revenues and funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies. Prepare a variety of complex financial reports; analyze financial information; update and maintain tax and financial records. Control and review journal entries and reconciliations for accounts receivable, payable, trusts and collection, or apportionment systems of the County. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Division. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration or a related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4064. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 16, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is recruiting for the position of HHS Assistant Program Director - Adult System of Care . To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits, please click here . This position is Unclassified Management and, as such, serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. This recruitment will be open until filled. To be included in the first screening, completed application materials must be submitted no later than 5:00pm on Monday, November 29, 2021. 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is utilizing the professional services of Columbia Ltd. to conduct the recruitment for Community Development Resource Agency Director. For further information, please click here to visit their website. Closing Date/Time: 12/15/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is utilizing the professional services of Columbia Ltd. to conduct the recruitment for Director of Parks and Open Space. For further information, please click here to visit their website. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 11, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer 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 POSITION INFORMATION The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill positions in the Tahoe area only. Salary plus up to an additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise public aid eligibility determination operations; to interpret and explain a variety of rules, regulations, and policies; to resolve difficult eligibility issues; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Eligibility Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from higher level professional or management staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the Health and Human Services Department; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff involved in the determination or continuation of designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Provide technical assistance to eligibility workers regarding interpretation of rules, regulations and policies, and resolution of difficult issues with eligibility software applications. Assist eligibility staff in identifying clients or situations appropriate for referral to social services, other County departments or outside agencies. Authorize and sign checks for cash aid programs. Assist in the interpretation of regulations. Meet with subordinate staff members to discuss and interpret Departmental rules, regulations, and polices; confer with assigned staff concerning the more difficult eligibility determinations; review the quantity and quality of work performed by assigned staff; interpret and explain provisions of applicable regulations. Perform the most difficult and complex work in determining and resolving eligibility determinations and troubleshooting system issues. Keep current regarding changes in regulations pertaining to eligibility determination and continuation and ensure staff is trained on such regulations. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist - Senior with Placer County. OR Three years of experience in eligibility determination performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of 30 semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university. 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 eligibility determination in social service aid programs. Equipment and materials used in eligibility determination including automated information systems and instructional tools. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Interviewing principles and techniques. Case management and legal requirements affecting the processing of eligibility cases. Principles and practices of work safety. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment and related software applications. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Various public aid/service programs and community resources. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules and court decisions. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Methods for training employees in work procedures. Advanced principles and practices of customer service. Basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain eligibility regulations and procedures to clients and the general public. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files. 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; see with correctable acuity sufficient to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with correctable acuity sufficient to communicate with clients; and lift moderate weight. Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff. Organize, implement and direct eligibility determination operations/activities. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Use a computer and required software applications. Use modern office equipment, such as a calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Apply principles of customer service. Maintain strict confidentiality. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (50%) 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. Written Examination (50%) The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of December 13, 2021. After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. 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 Tentative Recruitment Timeline: November 10, 2021 at 5:00pm - Recruitment Opens December 1, 2021 at 5:00pm - Recruitment Closes Week of December 6, 2021 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of December 13, 2021 - Online Written Examination (Tentative) Week of December 20, 2021 - Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 12/1/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 09, 2021
Full Time
BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise the Victim/Witness operation within the District Attorney's Office; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the assigned supervisory/management staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned clerical and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and procedures for the Victim/Witness Unit activities; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in victim/witness activities including victim advocacy, assisting victims in gaining financial retribution and representing victims that have been denied claims. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for Victim/Witness unit; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Act as program coordinator for all aspects of the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Grant and the Joint Powers Agreement for the Victim/Witness unit; write and monitor all grants received by the program. Review and evaluate legislation, codes and administrative regulations and develop program features and procedures to ensure program effectiveness and compliance with the requirements. Develop procedures and standards for Victim/Witness case handling and management. Conduct intake evaluations of program participants; participate in the work of Victim/Witness staff and share on-call responsibilities. Work with a variety of other organizations and individuals to arrange and coordinate services to promote victim advocacy and solicit support; prepare scripts, speeches, brochures and press releases to promote the program; engage in public speaking opportunities before a variety of organizations for networking and educational purposes. Train law enforcement and other agency personnel on crisis intervention and issues of sensitivity concerning victims of crime. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the Victim/Witness program or a closely related field, including one year of lead or supervisory experience. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree with major course work in criminal justice, business administration, psychology, or as closely related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Must obtain certification from the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB) for processing of applicant claims within twelve months of employment. Must satisfactorily complete the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) entry- level Victim Witness Advocate training within twelve months of employment. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of crisis intervention and trauma reduction. Structure and functions of the criminal justice system. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Principles of grant application preparation. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct Victim/Witness operations and activities. Continuously, review case documents; observe victims during interviews; identify necessary documentation needed per legal requirements; problem solve case status and developments; understand and interpret Division policies and procedures; explain operations to the victims and the public. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; kneel or twist to retrieve files; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; lift light weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Develop and maintain records for statistical purposes. Evaluate and develop procedures, standards and methods for the Victim/Witness program based on legislative requirements. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Administer grant monies ensuring program compliance with grant regulations. Exercise independent judgement and decision making. 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. 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. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 11/29/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 11/29/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 12/6/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2021
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 . Salary plus up to an additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency is hiring one journey-level Code Compliance Officer to work out of their Tahoe City office. The position will support parking and trash enforcement, assist the short-term rental compliance team, and provide general code compliance support. The tentative schedule for this position is Thursday - Monday with working hours from 4pm - midnight. The ideal candidate will have code compliance experience, be customer service oriented, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. This recruitment is open until filled. To be considered in the first round of interviews, please submit your application no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, November 15, 2021. 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 enforce State and local zoning, building, health and safety, land use, and housing codes through research, investigation and inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance and court appearances; and to communicate with the public regarding code compliance and enforcement. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Code Compliance series. This class is distinguished from the Code Compliance Officer 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 Supervising Code Compliance Officer in that the latter exercises full, first-line supervision over technical and clerical staff and investigates and handles the most difficult and complex code enforcement and compliance cases. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Supervising Code Compliance Officer and may receive direction from assigned management or supervisory staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints and conduct field inspections; seek compliance regarding code requirements through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; and conduct follow up inspections. Explain applicable zoning, building, health and safety, land use, and housing codes and division policies and procedures to the public in the field, by telephone and at the public counter; and coordinate with other County departments and outside agencies as needed. Establish and maintain accurate and complete case files; prepare legal documents and evidence for court and/or administrative hearing proceedings; and testify in court as needed. Receive and review information about possible violations of land use, zoning and building codes; and research parcel history and permits to determine validity of complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of Code Compliance Officer I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in law enforcement, land use, building or business regulation or a related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid certificate of completion of Penal Code •832 Course in Arrest, Search, and Seizure issued by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to be obtained within twelve months of employment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of positive interpersonal and public relations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local codes and regulations pertaining to building, housing, health and safety, land use, and zoning. Operation, policies and procedures of a county planning and/or building division, especially as related to code enforcement and compliance. Investigative and evidence gathering techniques related to land use code violations and other violations related to code enforcement and compliance. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field. Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; occasionally lift moderate weight; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Learn to interpret and enforce zoning, health and safety, and land use rules and building codes. Learn to independently interpret and enforce zoning and land use rules. Learn to perform routine investigations and inspections and prepare evidence and files on difficult enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Learn to prepare and issue citations and warrants; collect and preserve evidence, write arrest warrants, inspection warrants, search warrants and related paperwork. Learn to follow established procedures to issue citations and warrants to people in violation of county codes and state regulations; document each citation presented to owners and agents. Learn to simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections, accurately document findings, and maintain appropriate records. Learn to compile, analyze and evaluate technical information; prepare evidence for use in hearings and court proceedings and testify regarding such evidence. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Obtain information through interview and dialogue; and work fairly and courteously with the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Use modern office equipment and computers, as well as a photographic camera. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently interpret and enforce zoning and land use rules. Perform routine investigations and inspections and prepare evidence and files on difficult code compliance and enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections; determine violations or permitted land uses per local and state laws and regulations; accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information; prepare evidence for use in hearings and court proceedings and testify regarding such evidence. Read and understand site plans, blueprints, maps, drawings, specifications, legal descriptions, contract documents, graphs, and building and use permits. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth, Administrative Technician, at ELAChape@placer.ca.gov. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . This recruitment is open until filled. Applications are being screened on a routine basis and forwarded to the hiring authority for their review. POSITION INFORMATION The Community Development Resource Agency has an immediate need to fill one (1) journey level, permanent Building Services Division vacancy. The position will be assigned to Plan Check. This position will work out of the Auburn office. The Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) regulates land use and development in the unincorporated area of Placer County. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. 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 review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Building Inspection series. This class is distinguished from the Building Inspector 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 Building Inspector in that the latter exercises technical and functional supervision over technical and clerical staff, reviews highly technical construction plans and performs difficult and complex field inspections. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed. Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of a Building Inspector I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License of 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. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and energy codes. County codes and standards applicable to building design and construction. State mandated inspection programs. Operation, policies and procedures of the County Building Division. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, telephone, and photocopy machine. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently interpret relevant codes and standards and apply County Building Division policies and procedures. Independently perform difficult plan reviews and field inspections. 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer 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 This recruitment will be closing at 5:00 PM on December 20, 2021. On January 1, 2022, a new recruitment for Bus Driver I (Placer County Transit - PCT) will open. If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply for this recruitment and the new recruitment on or after January 1, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician at elachape@placer.ca.gov or 530-889-4064 . 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 . There is one Part-Time/Permanent position available and several Extra Help/Temporary assignments at this time. Some of these positions will be eligible to transition to Permanent status. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants). The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates are then required to pass a physical and DOT drug clearance. 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. 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 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 the 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 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. Specific position(s) within this classification designated as Safety Sensitive may require applicants to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse and to provide consent for Placer County to conduct a full query of their records within the Clearinghouse prior to an offer of employment. 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer 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 This recruitment will be closing at 5:00 PM on December 20, 2021. On January 1, 2022, a new recruitment for Bus Driver II (Placer County Transit - PCT) will open. If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply for this recruitment and the new recruitment on or after January 1, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician at elachape@placer.ca.gov or 530-889-4064 . 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 . There is one Part-Time/Permanent position available and several Extra Help/Temporary assignments at this time. Some of these positions will be eligible to transition to Permanent status. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants). The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates are then required to pass a physical and DOT drug clearance. 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. 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 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. 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 the 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 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. Specific position(s) within this classification designated as Safety Sensitive may require applicants to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse and to provide consent for Placer County to conduct a full query of their records within the Clearinghouse prior to an offer of employment. 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION There are currently several vacancies within the Department of Public Works . For more information see below: The Department of Public Works Transportation Division is hiring an Associate Civil Engineer located in Auburn, CA. The candidate would be responsible for review of traffic and transportation aspects associated with development and implementation of the Placer General Plan and Community Plan Transportation polices, CEQA compliance and Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) concepts, coordination with partner agencies on cross jurisdictional transportation strategies, and engagement with community members on a number of transportation related topics. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge in both traffic engineering concepts such as roadway geometric design, traffic control devices, and safety as well as long range planning and travel projections. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a strong willingness and affinity to maintaining working relationship with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and the public. The Department of Public Works Environmental Engineering Division is hiring an Associate Civil Engineer located in Auburn, CA. The Associate Engineer's main role is to perform routine engineering tasks under the supervision of a Senior Engineer. The candidate would be responsible for managing capital improvements projects to the County's sewer lift stations, sewer collection system infrastructure, solid waste transfer stations/material recovery facilities, and closed landfill sites. The candidate would be responsible for managing consultant and construction contracts, conceptualizing, budgeting, designing, planning, and permitting capital improvements projects and ensure they all meet regulatory compliance, as well as County codes and standards. The ideal candidate will have experience with facilitating competitive bids for design and construction projects. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a strong willingness and affinity to maintaining working relationship with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and the public. Please note that the eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill current and future vacancies as they occur within the County. This position requires applicants to be in current possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California. 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, direct and supervise assigned professional engineering activities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of assigned unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for assigned area of responsibility; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in design, construction, land development, traffic engineering, transportation planning, solid waste management/landfill operation, dependent special district engineering/administration, or flood control district engineering/ administration. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Perform highly complex and difficult professional engineering work requiring a high level of independent judgement and technical expertise; review computations and make decisions concerning difficult or complex engineering problems; approve engineering project designs. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for staff and equipment; monitor and control expenditure. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Engineer with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Please note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in an appropriate discipline as issued by the State of California. 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. NOTE: Those applicants who can provide documentation that they are scheduled to take or have already taken the April PE Civil Exam and both state specific exams CA Seismic Principles and CA Engineering Surveying will be allowed to submit applications and will be considered as meeting the minimum license requirement; however, certification to the department will be contingent upon documentation of a passing score on this exam. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to public works projects/programs within area of assigned unit responsibility. Computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, databases, and project scheduling and management. Equipment, tools and materials used in civil engineering as applied to area of assigned responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct professional engineering operations/activities within area of assigned responsibility. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational situations, technical policies and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing occasional field work; 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; regularly lift heavy weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Beth LaChapelle, Administrative Technician, at elachape@placer.ca.gov Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Adult System of Care Division of the Department of Health and Human Services is currently accepting applications for Temporary/Extra-help assignments to support Project Roomkey. Under the direction of the State of California, Project Roomkey provides safe isolation for people experiencing homelessness in order to protect them and the state from COVID-19. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience in a social services support setting. Staff will have the opportunity to work directly with the public and contribute to the safety and security of Placer County's most vulnerable populations. Protective measures will be in place at hotels and motels to ensure the safety of guests, the community and employees. Employees will assist in the safe transport of individuals. Meals, laundry, and other essential supplies will be provided to guests by county staff or contractors, wearing personal protective equipment when necessary. Any symptomatic guests would be offered shelter until medically cleared. Individuals in this assignment may be required to work weekdays, weekends and/or evening hours. *Temporary/Extra-help assignments are limited to 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis and forwarded to the hiring authority for their review. DEFINITION To assist in providing designated health and human services to an assigned client base; to provide instruction and support to clients in learning and applying daily living skills; to provide care and supervision to clients, including children; and to carry out client treatment plans as prepared by professional staff members; 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 Assistant series. This class is distinguished from the Client Services Assistant II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from professional staff members as assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide care and supervision of assigned client population, which may include infants, children, adolescents, or adults, in all aspects of daily living activities; assist clients in performing and learning such living skills as grooming, hygiene, meal planning and preparation, budgeting, routine household maintenance, and various work/study projects; instruct clients in appropriate use of prescribed medications, dispensing and controlling medications as necessary; observe clients taking medications. Assist clients in learning and displaying appropriate behavior in classroom, recreational, work and social settings; observe potential crisis situations and report or intervene according to prescribed procedures; practice behavior management techniques. Observe clients at all times; document activities, behavior, incidents and respond/refer to each appropriately; counsel clients and provide role model behavior; communicate with professional staff, other staff members, and representatives from involved agencies regarding clients' needs, behaviors, and treatments as necessary and appropriate. Carry out and participate in the interdisciplinary treatment plans developed for clients; participate in plan development; communicate with case management staff, families and other agencies/interested parties to coordinate treatment plan and activities; assist clients in transitioning to higher levels of self-awareness and responsibility. Assist clients in identifying and utilizing available community resources; arrange for emergency hospitalization of clients; schedule appointments for clients; provide transportation for clients to appointments, shopping, school, work and recreational activities; supervise visits to children. Perform general maintenance and housekeeping as appropriate to include mopping, vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms, washing/drying clothes, and meal preparation and serving; shop for food, pick up medications, report hazards and facility damage; sort and store supplies and maintain records including petty cash. Enter information in daily behavior/activity logs; review and read log entries prior to assuming shift duties; update files; respond to inquiries from clients' families and the general public. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. 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 group counseling experience is desired. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. May require: Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a Certificate of Training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; valid certification must be maintained on a continuous basis. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a Certificate of Training in First Aid; valid certification must be maintained on a continuous basis. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic daily living needs, including hygiene, exercise, entertainment, food, clothing and shelter, of all age groups from infants to geriatrics. Routine and basic health and safety practices. Standard and accepted English spelling, punctuation and grammar. Standard and accepted principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Learn to work effectively with special needs clients including children, adolescents, and/or the mentally ill. Understand and carry out a variety of both oral and written instructions. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; intermittently review work papers and log entries; identify and problem solve situations involving clients' needs and circumstances; identify safety hazards for assigned clients; locate equipment and supplies; interpret work orders; remember clients' names and verbal instructions; understand and explain Department's and assigned program's policies and procedures to clients, staff, families and the general public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; stand, walk, bend, squat, kneel or twist while observing, restraining, bathing/dressing, and interacting with clients as well as in the performance of housekeeping tasks. See and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and be aware of clients at all times; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; and lift very heavy weight. Relate positively to clients and establish trust and rapport. Work cooperatively as part of a team providing services and treatment to special need clients. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Respond to emergency situations in an effective, timely and calm manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews and observations; work effectively with constant or sporadic interruptions. Analyze situations in a timely and objective manner; determine and initiate the proper course of action within established guidelines and parameters. Perform routine clerical tasks including mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Operate routine office and housekeeping equipment as well as designated recreational, play, and athletic equipment in a safe and effective manner. Communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms. 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 resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2021
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. 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). 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 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. 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: 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 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: Continuous