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
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION 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 perform complex and difficult traffic control maintenance duties; to operate and maintain traffic striping equipment and to manufacture and rebuild signs; and to exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel as needed. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Traffic Sign Maintenance Worker series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing assigned duties and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including traffic signal maintenance, manufacture and rebuilding of traffic signs, operation of striping equipment and may exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel as assigned. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Traffic Sign Supervisor. May exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead assigned personnel involved in traffic control activities. Operate pavement striping machine, air compression and pneumatic tools in the performance of difficult and complex traffic sign maintenance duties; perform maintenance and repair tasks on pavement striping machines and air compression and pneumatic tools. Create silk screens and stencils used in the manufacture and repair of traffic signs and devices. Select and use a variety of paints, coatings, reflective materials and heat and pressure sensitive materials in manufacture and repair of traffic signs. Maintain inventory of signs and materials. When assigned, maintain traffic signals and related control devices. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Traffic Sign Maintenance Worker in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position. May need to possess a valid Class A driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: County Road Division policies and procedures, especially as related to traffic sign maintenance. Tools, materials, equipment and processes used in traffic control sign work, including the uses of various paints, lacquers, enamels and epoxies and silk screening. 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; remember street/road names and general geographic areas. Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when repairing, installing, or painting traffic signs; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Train, assign and review the work of subordinate staff. Operate striper attachment on a large pavement striping machine and apply paints, lacquers and enamels in traffic sign maintenance work of a difficult and complex nature. Use drafting tools and silk screening paint equipment; forklift, hydraulic lift and pick up truck; paint guns, pumps and compressors; various hand tools. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Safely and effectively perform duties and operate equipment in regular traffic areas. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works is currently accepting applications to fill temporary/extra-help assignments in the Auburn area. 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. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To operate light and moderately heavy road maintenance and construction equipment in the repair, maintenance and construction of County roads. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Equipment Operator series. This class is distinguished from the Maintenance Worker by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Equipment Operator in that the latter operates a variety of heavy equipment requiring a high level of skill, performs complex road maintenance and construction activities requiring a high degree of independent judgment and may exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel as assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Road District Supervisor and may receive technical and functional supervision from other maintenance or technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operate light and moderately heavy equipment such as dump and water trucks, pavers, rollers, rotary mowers, snow plows and sanders, skip loaders and back hoes, in tasks of excavation, digging, plowing, mowing, hauling and loading; assist in equipment maintenance by performing minor repairs and service tasks as needed. Under close supervision may operate heavy equipment for relief or training purposes. Manually assist in resurfacing, oiling and patching; clean ditches and culverts, lay drainage pipe, build fences and repair storm drains; load and unload materials and supplies; perform traffic control including set up and removal of signs and cones and flagging. As Maintenance Worker, perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in program areas such as equipment operation, traffic control maintenance, tree trimming and bridge construction. 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 Maintenance Worker assigned to various program areas in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain within six-months, a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General use and purpose of maintenance equipment and hand tools. Safe driving practices and general safe work practices. County Road Division policies and procedures, especially as related to moderately heavy equipment operation. Principles and practices of operation and routine maintenance of road and construction equipment. Vehicle codes and safety practices relevant to operating light and heavy vehicles and equipment. General construction standards and practices as applied to road maintenance. 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; remember street/road names and general geographic areas. Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when operating equipment controls or installing parts or digging, clearing and spreading; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Safely and effectively perform duties and learn to operate equipment in regular traffic areas. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions. Use hand tools. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Operate various motorized light and moderately heavy equipment and assess maintenance and repair needs. Operate power and air tools such as chain saw, concrete saw and jackhammer. 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 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. Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Animal Care Services is currently hiring for temporary/extra help Animal Care Attendant vacancies. This is an outstanding career opportunity to join Placer County Animal Services and contribute to the continued success of this progressive and innovative organization, while working at the state-of-the-art animal care facility located in Auburn. Click here to view a photo album of the animal shelter. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week (including weekends and holidays) with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please 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 feed and care for animals housed by the County in the animal care facility; and to maintain facilities in a clean and sanitary condition. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Animal Care Supervisor, and technical and functional supervision from other animal care staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain the animal care facility in a clean, sanitary and safe condition; clean and disinfect kennels and cages; feed and water animals; provide first aid to wounded animals. Maintain records on special feed instructions for animals needing unique care; clean and disinfect quarantine areas; take in stray and owner released animals from the public and provide appropriate records; handle dead and decomposing animal carcasses. Assist the public in difficult situations, including requests for euthanasia; perform euthanasia procedures to ensure safe and humane treatment; perform chemical restraint procedures as necessary. Receive and classify animals delivered to the shelter. Assist the public in redemption and adoption of animals; review records for lost and found animals and attempt to help the public. Oversee volunteer involvement in the animal care facility; teach basic animal attendant skills. Oversee the ordering of supplies needed for operation of the animal care facility; make recommendations to supervisor. Build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Administer vaccinations and medications to animals in accordance with the Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters. Provide enrichment to animals on a daily basis to maintain their health and well-being. Attend off-site events and presentations on behalf of the County to educate the public about animal care services and promote responsible pet ownership. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an animal care facility with indoor and outdoor operations and animal noises and odors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Some experience handling dogs and cats under stressful and traumatic conditions is desirable. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Required License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to completion of the probationary period, a certificate in euthanasia procedures. 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: Various dog breeds and characteristics in order to properly classify and cage dogs in order to avoid disruptions and maintain safety of all animals. Ability to: Work with the public during tense and emotional situations; calm hostile and emotionally distraught individuals; demonstrate tact, courtesy, patience and sound judgement. Relay information to the public on program and departmental policies, procedures, and services. Learn procedures and terminology associated with animal shelter operations. Instruct and review the work of volunteers and trustees involved in maintaining the shelter facility. Learn to apply state and local laws, rules and regulations relating to the shelter, including special conditions for quarantined animals. Properly feed animals and notice symptoms of illness. Hold live animals and inject a euthanizing drug into the animal in the most humane manner possible; properly measure drugs into hypodermic syringes for chemical restraint and euthanasia. Maintain records and files. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of animal control operations; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; problem solve animal shelter situations; and explain animal care and control related laws to the public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in vehicle; walk and stand during field activities; bend, squat, kneel or twist while working in field or animal shelter operations; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and finer manipulation; and lift very heavy weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 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: 12/23/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The Placer County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Correctional Officer - I and Correctional Officer - II. Please review individual job postings for the minimum qualifications required at each level. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Correctional Officer - I #2023-16330-01 Correctional Officer - II #2023-16331-01 Positions may be assigned to either the Auburn Jail Facility or the South Placer Jail Facility. Qualified applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation to determine if they meet the high standards set by the Sheriff's Office in the areas including, but not limited to: high moral character, honesty, and exemplary work ethic. The Sheriff's Office also highly values those with a positive attitude toward fellow workers and the community they will be serving. 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. Examinations will be scheduled throughout the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their testing date via email once the examination date has been scheduled. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the written examination will be conducted in accordance with all applicable health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the examination. *In addition to the base hourly rate listed above, individuals will receive a yearly uniform allowance of $1,065.00. Those assigned to work the night shift will receive a shift differential of 7.5%. Qualified applications received by January 10, 2023 will be invited to participate in the written examination the week of January 30, 2023. You will receive an e-mail notification regarding the next steps in the recruitment process within a week of the cut-off date listed above. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please 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, maintain security and ensure inmate welfare in a County jail; oversee jail activities and facilities during an assigned shift; perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Correctional Officer 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 assigned Sergeant. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain centralized jail security and ensure inmate welfare in accordance with laws, regulations and institutional philosophy. Obtain necessary information and book prisoners, complete necessary forms, take photographs and fingerprints and perform other processing activities such as preparing reports and maintaining files. Search, examine, instruct and log inmates; inventory and secure property and valuables. Interview inmates; classify them and assign them to the appropriate detention area and activities. Supervise and monitor inmates and inmate trustees assisting with housekeeping, meal preparation and distribution, laundry and similar activities. Supervise inmate exercise, recreation, visiting and similar privileges. Assist medical staff in the distribution of medications; screen and refer requests for medical attention; administer emergency first aid as required. Escort inmates within the jail areas; provide security for medical staff as required. Inspect facilities and report the need for maintenance or unusual situations; request and/or issue clothing and supplies. Prepare reports and other written materials; maintain accurate records, log and file. Testify in court as subpoenaed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No direct experience is required. Experience involving either the control and custody of incarcerated individuals or in a law enforcement support setting are desirable. Training: Completion of twelfth grade or G.E.D., College level coursework in law enforcement or a related field is preferred. Required License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Must complete both the Corrections Standards Authority Corrections Officer core course (or Correctional Officer Basic Academy supplemental core course for those who have completed the POST Basic Academy) and the course work required by California State Penal Code Section 832 within one year of employment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Techniques for dealing with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds in hostile and/or confrontational situations. Basic first aid practices and procedures. Basic computer operations. Basic office administrative practices, including filing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a Correctional Officer's duties; intermittently remember accounts given by witnesses; identify potential situations of potential altercation; interpret and apply operational procedures; observe inmates; and explain rules to inmates. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk; on a continuous basis, walk or stand during shift; bend, squat and kneel during booking process; climb stairs while observing inmates; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation. Continuously wear utility belt and other equipment of 30 pounds; and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Maintain facility security and inmate welfare in varied circumstances. Oversee and direct the work of inmates in structured situations. Prepare clear and accurate reports and other written materials. Maintain accurate records, logs and files. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Meet physical and psychological standards and pass a detailed background investigation. Work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the detention facility. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%) The written examination will consist of the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Selection Exam for Local Corrections. To locate the Candidate Orientation Booklet for this exam, which includes example questions, please click here . Note: Applicants who have already taken the BSCC Selection Exam for Local Corrections within twelve (12) months of their scheduled testing date may attach their official score report notice (including agency name, exam name, exam date, and exam scores) to their application materials to forward their scores to Placer County. Note: Examination dates will be announced as they arise. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the written examination will be conducted in accordance with all applicable health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the examination. The written examination has been tentatively scheduled for the following: Week of January 30, 2023 Week of April, 3, 2023 Week of June 5, 2023 Week of July 31, 2023 Week of October 3, 2023 Week of December 4, 2023 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 Laura Carucci, HR Analyst at lcarucci@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4087. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This recruitment will be used for testing for the calendar year 2023. Tentative test dates can be found in the Selection Procedure section. The Placer County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Correctional Officer - I and Correctional Officer - II. Please review individual job postings for the minimum qualifications required at each level. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Correctional Officer - I #2023-16330-01 Correctional Officer - II #2023-16331-01 Positions may be assigned to either the Auburn Jail Facility or the South Placer Jail Facility. Qualified applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation to determine if they meet the high standards set by the Sheriff's Office in the areas including, but not limited to: high moral character, honesty, and exemplary work ethic. The Sheriff's Office also highly values those with a positive attitude toward fellow workers and the community they will be serving. 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. Examinations will be scheduled throughout the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their testing date via email once the examination date has been scheduled. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the written examination will be conducted in accordance with all applicable health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. *In addition to the base hourly rate listed above, individuals will receive a yearly uniform allowance of $1,065.00. Those assigned to work the night shift will receive a shift differential of 7.5%. Qualified applications received by January 10, 2023 will be invited to participate in the written examination the week of January 30, 2023. You will receive an e-mail notification regarding the next steps in the recruitment process within a week of the cut-off date listed above. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including: Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year Sick leave: 12 days/year* Cafeteria plan: 6% of employee's salary will be contributed towards employee to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee CalPERS retirement plans Retiree medical insurance Deferred compensation Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency. *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year. The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please 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, maintain security and ensure inmate welfare in a County jail; oversee jail activities and facilities during an assigned shift; perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Correctional Officer series. This class is distinguished from the Correctional 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. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned Sergeant. May exercise technical supervision over Correctional Officer I. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain centralized jail security and ensure inmate welfare in accordance with laws, regulations and institutional philosophy. Obtain necessary information and book prisoners, complete necessary forms, take photographs and fingerprints and perform other processing activities such as preparing reports and maintaining files. Search, examine, instruct and log inmates; inventory and secure property and valuables. Interview inmates; classify them and assign them to the appropriate detention area and activities. Supervise and monitor inmates and inmate trustees assisting with housekeeping, meal preparation and distribution, laundry and similar activities. Supervise inmate exercise, recreation, visiting and similar privileges. Assist medical staff in the distribution of medications; screen and refer requests for medical attention; administer emergency first aid as required. Escort inmates within the jail areas; provide security for medical staff as required. Inspect facilities and report the need for maintenance or unusual situations; request and/or issue clothing and supplies. Prepare reports and other written materials; maintain accurate records, log and file. Testify in court as subpoenaed. 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 experience in jail operation and inmate supervision at a level equivalent to the County's class of Correctional Officer I. Training: Completion of twelfth grade, or G.E.D, supplemented by college level coursework in law enforcement or a related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid driver's license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Must have completed entry level core training as required by Title 15 of the Corrections Standards Authority and the course work required by State Penal Code Section 832. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Techniques for dealing with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds in hostile and/or confrontational situations. Basic first aid practices and procedures. Basic computer operations. Basic office administrative practices, including filing. Principles, practices and terminology related to the operation of a correctional facility and the supervision of inmates. Laws, codes and regulations governing inmate detention, release and the legal rights of inmates. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Offensive and defensive weapons and nomenclature and theory; use and care of firearms, chemical agents, baton and other related enforcement paraphernalia. Principles and practices of self-defense. Computer operations and software related to the work. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a Correctional Officer's duties; intermittently remember accounts given by witnesses; identify potential situations of potential altercation; interpret and apply operational procedures; observe inmates; and explain rules to inmates. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk; on a continuous basis, walk or stand during shift; bend, squat and kneel during booking process; climb stairs while observing inmates; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation. Continuously wear utility belt and other equipment of 30 pounds; and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Maintain facility security and inmate welfare in varied circumstances. Oversee and direct the work of inmates in structured situations. Prepare clear and accurate reports and other written materials. Maintain accurate records, logs and files. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Meet physical and psychological standards and pass a detailed background investigation. Work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the detention facility. Interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations. Respond calmly, quickly and decisively to emergency or stressful situations. Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory; observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Prepare clear and accurate reports and other written materials. Maintain accurate records, logs and files. 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 Laura Carucci, HR Analyst at lcarucci@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4087. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County currently has two (2) vacancies for Public Information Interns, in the Health & Human Services Department, as well as the CEO's Public Information Office. These internships will provide valuable paid experience to students looking to join this field. All students or recent graduates (up to 1 year after graduation) will be considered, but students with the following majors/degrees are desirable: Public Relations Communications Journalism Marketing Photography Videography Hybrid-remote work schedules may be available for these internships. As a Public Information Intern, you can expect to assist County staff with the following tasks: Perform research and write for news releases, brochures, fliers, and other materials for public information purposes. Assist in organizing and staffing special events, community outreach activities, County activities and significant projects. Take photographs, attend events, research and write copy. Update and maintain websites and County social media platforms. Provide support to video and other media projects. Build positive working relationships with the public and other county employees, using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. To be eligible for this internship, you must fall into one of these three categories: 1. Current Undergraduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program. b. Student must submit proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. 2. Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation a. Recent graduate must submit proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. 3. Current Graduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program. b. Student must submit proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire indicating the department(s) that you are interested in and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please submit your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, current class schedule, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) with your application. The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $15.60 - $19.48 per hour (specialized skillsets may be paid at the higher end of the range). Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year. DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned. Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. 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. Note: Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled or recently graduated in a college curriculum in a field appropriate to assigned duties. Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience. No full-time permanent appointments will be made in this class. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (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 30, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Equipment Service Worker - I and Equipment Service Worker - II. Currently, the Department of Public works has one full-time vacancy, and the Sheriff's Office has one full-time vacancy as well as several temporary/extra-help vacancies. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies as they occur in both the Public Works Department and the Sheriff's Office. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Equipment Service Worker - I #2022-11601-01 Equipment Service Worker - II #2022-11602-02 This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. 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 fuel, clean and wash, inspect and safety check County-owned fleet cars, light trucks and motorized equipment; to provide semi-skilled repair service to County-owned light trucks and motorized equipment; to work directly for a line department with a large fleet, to monitor and maintain assigned fleet; and to provide automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to Fleet Services and Road Division automotive and equipment maintenance personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Equipment Service Worker 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 a Supervising Automotive Mechanic, Supervising Equipment Mechanic (Auburn), Senior Road District Supervisor (Tahoe), or assigned supervisor. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Fuel and re-fuel vehicles and equipment; clean windshields and check and replace wiper blades; clean interiors, and wash and wax exteriors as needed; check and refill oil and other fluids; inspect tires and repair or replace as needed. Check brakes and install brake pads, front wheel rotors, brake shoes and belts; inspect and install shock absorbers; repair or replace car locks, windows, window cranks, rear and side view mirrors, headlights, spotlights, tail and signal lights and replace fuses and connectors. Document work completed and supplies used; make out work orders for repair or service to be done by skilled automotive and equipment mechanics; test drive vehicles to determine driving condition; operate towing equipment as needed; order fuel and other supplies from vendors. When assigned to the central garage, issue automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to users on a routine basis, as well as upon request for as-needed items. Purchase parts and supplies; maintain adequate physical inventory; and maintain inventory records. When assigned to the central garage update open purchase orders; maintain and use catalogs and vendor order books; review and post invoices as received; work with vendors to expedite special and/or urgent orders. Receive incoming parts and supplies; determine location for and physically stock received items in warehouse and yard; drive to various locations to pick up items or deliver items for contracted repair; purge and dispose of obsolete items. When working for a line department, coordinate vehicle repairs with county garage; prepare mileage reports; maintain vehicle records; review monthly billing report; supervise part-time staff and assigned trustees; perform minor vehicle repairs; maintain list of assigned vehicles and inventory; install special equipment including light bars, spot lights, prisoner partitions and equipment stands. Perform other minor facility and ground maintenance tasks as needed; assist other staff as needed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, supply vendors and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. EXAMPLES OF NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform routine maintenance of shop and office areas. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Tools and equipment used in routine maintenance and repair of cars and light trucks. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Operate forklift, hydraulic lift, hand cart, hand tools and light truck, flatbed truck or tow truck. Analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine proper course of action. Prepare purchase orders and related documents; obtain information through interviews and dialogue; process multiple supply orders; and work effectively with interruptions. Use a computer, calculator, two-way radio and telephone. 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. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Equipment Service Worker - I and Equipment Service Worker - II. Currently, the Department of Public works has one full-time vacancy, and the Sheriff's Office has one full-time vacancy as well as several temporary/extra-help vacancies. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies as they occur in both the Public Works Department and the Sheriff's Office. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Equipment Service Worker - I #2022-11601-01 Equipment Service Worker - II #2022-11602-02 This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. 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 fuel, clean and wash, inspect and safety check County-owned fleet cars, light trucks and motorized equipment; to provide semi-skilled repair service to County-owned light trucks and motorized equipment; to work directly for a line department with a large fleet, to monitor and maintain assigned fleet; and to provide automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to Fleet Services and Road Division automotive and equipment maintenance personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Equipment Service Worker series. This class is distinguished from the Equipment Service Worker I by the full range of duties assigned. 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 a Supervising Automotive Mechanic, Supervising Equipment Mechanic (Auburn), Senior Road District Supervisor (Tahoe), or assigned supervisor. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Fuel and re-fuel vehicles and equipment; clean windshields and check and replace wiper blades; clean interiors, and wash and wax exteriors as needed; check and refill oil and other fluids; inspect tires and repair or replace as needed. Check brakes and install brake pads, front wheel rotors, brake shoes and belts; inspect and install shock absorbers; repair or replace car locks, windows, window cranks, rear and side view mirrors, headlights, spotlights, tail and signal lights and replace fuses and connectors. Document work completed and supplies used; make out work orders for repair or service to be done by skilled automotive and equipment mechanics; test drive vehicles to determine driving condition; operate towing equipment as needed; order fuel and other supplies from vendors. When assigned to the central garage, issue automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to users on a routine basis, as well as upon request for as-needed items. Purchase parts and supplies; maintain adequate physical inventory; and maintain inventory records. When assigned to the central garage update open purchase orders; maintain and use catalogs and vendor order books; review and post invoices as received; work with vendors to expedite special and/or urgent orders. Receive incoming parts and supplies; determine location for and physically stock received items in warehouse and yard; drive to various locations to pick up items or deliver items for contracted repair; purge and dispose of obsolete items. When working for a line department, coordinate vehicle repairs with county garage; prepare mileage reports; maintain vehicle records; review monthly billing report; supervise part-time staff and assigned trustees; perform minor vehicle repairs; maintain list of assigned vehicles and inventory; install special equipment including light bars, spot lights, prisoner partitions and equipment stands. Perform other minor facility and ground maintenance tasks as needed; assist other staff as needed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, supply vendors and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. EXAMPLES OF NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform routine maintenance of shop and office areas. 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 an Equipment Service Worker I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: Some positions may require possession of a valid Class B driver's license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. When assigned to storekeeper duties: possession of license to purchase Freon. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Tools and equipment used in routine maintenance and repair of cars and light trucks. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Fleet Services Division (Auburn) or Roads Division (Tahoe) operations, policies and procedures. County purchasing and procurement policies and procedures. Automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Operate forklift, hydraulic lift, hand cart, hand tools and light truck, flatbed truck or tow truck. Analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine proper course of action. Prepare purchase orders and related documents; obtain information through interviews and dialogue; process multiple supply orders; and work effectively with interruptions. Use a computer, calculator, two-way radio and telephone. 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. Independently identify mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems in light vehicles and perform minor mechanical and automotive repairs. Independently read and understand technical reports and instructions and schematic drawings and diagrams. Independently obtain information through interviews and dialogue; simultaneously process multiple supply requests; and work effectively with interruption. Independently prepare purchase orders and related documents; forecast immediate and long-term supply and equipment needs. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled