Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com POSITION INFORMATION The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill open and promotional vacancies in various divisions in the Department of Health and Human Services as they arise. The Human Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services provides financial assistance, healthcare coverage, food and nutrition assistance, veterans services, and employment services to Placer County residents. By maximizing technology and utilizing an innovative, award winning service center model, individuals and families can apply for assistance or receive information online, by phone, through email, and in person. The Public Health division of the Department of Health and Human Services manages the California Children Services program that provides diagnostic and treatment services, medical case management, and physical and occupational therapy services to children under age 21 with program-eligible medical conditions and income thresholds. The program is administered as a partnership between Placer County Public Health and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). The Children's System of Care Division of the Department of Health and Human Services has as its mission that families in Placer County will be self-sufficient in keeping themselves, their children, and their families safe, healthy, at home, in school/employed, out of trouble, and economically stable. This is accomplished through a combination of child welfare, behavioral health, probation, education, and foster nursing services that are culturally responsive, family-driven, comprehensive, and delivered in an integrated manner, regardless of the agency door by which families enter. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise public aid eligibility determination operations; to interpret and explain a variety of rules, regulations, and policies; to resolve difficult eligibility issues; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Eligibility Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from higher level professional or management staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the Health and Human Services Department; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff involved in the determination or continuation of designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Provide technical assistance to eligibility workers regarding interpretation of rules, regulations and policies, and resolution of difficult issues with eligibility software applications. Assist eligibility staff in identifying clients or situations appropriate for referral to social services, other County departments or outside agencies. Authorize and sign checks for cash aid programs. Assist in the interpretation of regulations. Meet with subordinate staff members to discuss and interpret Departmental rules, regulations, and polices; confer with assigned staff concerning the more difficult eligibility determinations; review the quantity and quality of work performed by assigned staff; interpret and explain provisions of applicable regulations. Perform the most difficult and complex work in determining and resolving eligibility determinations and troubleshooting system issues. Keep current regarding changes in regulations pertaining to eligibility determination and continuation and ensure staff is trained on such regulations. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist - Senior with Placer County. OR Three years of experience in eligibility determination performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of 30 semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of eligibility determination in social service aid programs. Equipment and materials used in eligibility determination including automated information systems and instructional tools. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Interviewing principles and techniques. Case management and legal requirements affecting the processing of eligibility cases. Principles and practices of work safety. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment and related software applications. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Various public aid/service programs and community resources. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules and court decisions. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Methods for training employees in work procedures. Advanced principles and practices of customer service. Basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain eligibility regulations and procedures to clients and the general public. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with correctable acuity sufficient to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with correctable acuity sufficient to communicate with clients; and lift moderate weight. Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff. Organize, implement and direct eligibility determination operations/activities. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Use a computer and required software applications. Use modern office equipment, such as a calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Apply principles of customer service. Maintain strict confidentiality. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (50%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Online Examination (50%) The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7, 2021. After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. Applicants must pass the online examination to be considered for employment with Placer County. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/24/2021 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/24/2021 - Written Examination Invitations Sent Week of 6/7/2021 - Online Written Examination Week of 6/14/2021 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION There is currently one vacancy at this level within the District Attorney's Office in the Investigations Unit. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform specialized, confidential and diversified legal secretarial work; to assist in the scheduling and handling of office details; and to relieve legal staff of administrative detail. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Legal Secretary series. Positions in this class typically have little directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Legal Secretary - Entry class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the journey level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from management or supervisory personnel, and may receive technical and functional supervision from professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform general and legal secretarial duties related to assigned functional area and department. Type, edit and format legal documents including pleadings, briefs, opinions, orders, contracts, correspondence and other legal matters. Handle routine departmental correspondence independently, and maintain files of correspondence, contracts, pleadings, discovery, legal opinions and other records and documents. Assist other staff by performing duties related to special assignments or projects including researching and compiling information. Provide information in person or over the telephone relative to departmental procedures, policies records, court rules and case files. Collect information from a variety of sources pertinent to area of assignment; compile data as necessary and prepare routine reports as required. Schedule a variety of appointments as necessary. Maintain and monitor records and files; follow-up on due dates; perform other monitoring functions to ensure timely completion of work. Operate standard office equipment including word processing applications as assigned; may perform duties on computer spreadsheet programs; operate stand-alone computer software program as related to assigned area. Enter, modify and retrieve data into local, state and national computer systems. Conduct record searches in a centralized database. Provide information to law enforcement agencies, courts, attorneys and the public in accordance with legal requirements. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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 likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible clerical and/or secretarial experience. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical report typing. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Office practices, methods, procedures and equipment including filing and computer systems. Principles of customer service. Organization procedures and operating details of an office. Mathematical calculation, Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; lift light weight. Intermittently review documents related to department operations; observe, identify and problem solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Perform routine legal clerical work including maintenance of records, files, verifying files and data. Perform routine mathematical calculations. Learn to perform legal secretarial duties. Use computer word processing, spread sheet, database and customized applications. Analyze situations carefully and adopt effective course of action. Work with accuracy and thoroughness under stress. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Transcribe from dictating equipment. Type at a minimum of 50 words per minute. Prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet deadlines. SELECTION PROCEDURE Online Examination (100%) The online examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of 6/7/21 . After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The virtual examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/24/21 Minimum Qualification Screening Week of 5/31/21 Online Examination Invitations Sent Week of 6/7/21 Online Examination Week of 6/14/21 Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Deputy Sheriff I, and Deputy Sheriff II. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate at the Trainee level, I level, or II level, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Deputy Sheriff - Trainee #2021-16300-01 Deputy Sheriff - I #2021-16321-01 Deputy Sheriff - II #2021-16322-01 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. Deputy Sheriff assignment locations may include Auburn, South Placer, or Tahoe. 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. The first round of examinations is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7th, 2021. Additional examinations will be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their scheduled testing date via email. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work within a variety of assignments including to patrol assigned area and enforce State and local laws, to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes, to supervise inmates in correctional facilities and to ensure court security. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the sworn Deputy Sheriff series. This class is distinguished from the Deputy Sheriff 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 a Sergeant or other designated sworn personnel. May exercise technical and/or functional supervision as a Field Training Officer, as an assigned Officer-in-Charge and in another specialized assignment. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments. When assigned to patrol, patrol an assigned area by motor vehicle, on foot, or by other designated means to answer calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and state laws; conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, death and other criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. When assigned to investigations, investigate major crimes against property and persons, in addition to narcotics and vice-related crimes; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing charges; and appear in court, as directed. When assigned to court security, maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; act as bailiff in courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the court when necessary; at all times, monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. When assigned to civil division, serve civil and criminal subpoenas, summons, complaints, executions, attachments and court orders; interview witnesses, neighbors or other persons to gather information for investigations or the service of legal documents; determine daily geographical route and item schedule to maximize the service of legal documents. When assigned to correctional facilities, receive, search, book, fingerprint and guard prisoners in the jail or other prisoner holding facilities; supervise prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities; prepare prisoners for court, visits from attorneys and for the prisoner's transfer and release; transport prisoners between the jail and the courts. When assigned to civil division, serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summonses, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Gather evidence using a variety of methods and techniques, including taking photographs, lifting fingerprints, tracing movements and talking with informants. Serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Prepare detailed reports on all activities; write reports on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property and other situations; maintain Departmental records and files when necessary. Receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court. May be assigned to canine patrol duty. Conduct searches in snow conditions. Check buildings for physical security; report street lamps or traffic signals that are not working; report or remove traffic hazards and report and take corrective action on other conditions detrimental to the general public. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. Substantiate findings in court; testify when necessary in court. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of responsible law enforcement training and experience performing duties similar to a Deputy Sheriff I with Placer County. Training: Completion of the twelfth grade or G.E.D. License or Certificate: Possession of the CA POST Basic certificate or equivalency certificate. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, corrections, investigation and identification techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools. Rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Offensive and defensive weapons nomenclature and theory; use and care of firearms, chemical agents, baton and other related law enforcement paraphernalia. Principles and practices of self-defense. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Pertinent laws, codes, regulations and statutes. Accepted procedures and methods of serving civil notices, especially those relating to the attachment and sale of property; nature and purposes of such documents as writs of attachment, subpoenas, citations and other civil papers. County geography, noting streets and building locations. Ability to: Read and understand Departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws, ordinances and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a sworn Deputy's job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify crime suspects; interpret and apply the law to field situations; observe while conducting surveillance; problem solve crime situations; and explain law to public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in patrol vehicle; walk and stand during patrol activities; bend, squat and kneel during inspection of crime scene or conducting building searches; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the field; twist while making arrests; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation. Continuously wear utility belt and other police equipment of 30 pounds; and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to the surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Understand and follow written and oral directions. Keep accurate records and submit clear reports. Learn to use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Maintain good physical, emotional and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position; meet and maintain required peace officer employment standards to safely and effectively perform assigned duties. Work under physical and mental pressure and in potentially hazardous situations. Undertake and satisfactorily complete required and assigned in-service training programs as well as other mandated training requirements. Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory; observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Think logically and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately; exercise good judgement and make sound, independent decisions while working in the field. Learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations. Meet and maintain required peace officer employment standards. Meet and maintain the Departmental firearms qualifications standards. Prepare and make presentations related to law enforcement efforts in the community. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. SELECTION PROCEDURE Performance Examination (Pass/Fail) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises and will be scored on a pass/fail basis. NOTE: Applicants who have been employed as a peace officer within six (6) months of application submission date will be considered to have met the physical agility criteria for this classification and will not be required to take the performance examination. Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. Specific position(s) within this classification designated as Safety Sensitive may require applicants to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse and to provide consent for Placer County to conduct a full query of their records within the Clearinghouse prior to an offer of employment. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Deputy Sheriff I, and Deputy Sheriff II. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate at the Trainee level, I level, or II level, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Deputy Sheriff - Trainee #2021-16300-01 Deputy Sheriff - I #2021-16321-01 Deputy Sheriff - II #2021-16322-01 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. Upon successful graduation from the POST Academy, Deputy Sheriff Trainee incumbents are automatically placed into the Deputy Sheriff I classification. Deputy Sheriff assignment locations may include Auburn, South Placer, or Tahoe. 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. The first round of examinations is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7th, 2021. Additional examinations will be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their scheduled testing date via email. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION (Non-Safety) To attend a course of study necessary to complete the Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy to become a Peace Officer. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Deputy Sheriff Trainee is a recruiting and training level classification established to qualify candidates for duties as a Deputy Sheriff I in the Placer County Sheriff's Office. Incumbents of this class undergo a formal and comprehensive training program in a POST certified academy. Incumbency in this class is limited to a period not to exceed twelve months and to those who have not completed the basic POST academy. Positions in this class are distinguished from Deputy Sheriff I in that the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position is a non-sworn classification which has no police officer powers. Upon satisfactory completion of the training and graduation from the academy, the trainee will be sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff I with full police powers. Failure to successfully complete training as prescribed and therein graduation from the academy will result in termination. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisors and training staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES As a trainee, receive instructions and perform the following duties in a learning capacity: Identification and utilization of principles and techniques that promote community service, crime prevention and appropriate behavior; enforcement and procedural aspects of criminal laws and the legal obligations inherent in enforcement of those laws. Proficient application of the rules of evidence; effective and professional communication through written, oral and mechanical media. Operation of an emergency vehicle which includes skid training, high speed pursuit, defensive driving and emergency driving; firearm training in order to learn good judgment and competency in the use of deadly force, ancillary police weaponry and weaponless defense. Safely and effectively accomplish the patrol function consisting of patrolling a designated area of the County in a patrol car in order to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crimes; effectively dealing with common vehicle violations by learning to recognize the violations, locating the violations in the Vehicle Code and safely and professionally contacting the violator. Basic criminal investigation processes and techniques, including the identification, collection and preservation of evidence, courtroom testimony, witness interrogation. Processing, confining and caring for adult and juvenile prisoners in such a manner as to protect the prisoner's rights and welfare. Physical fitness and defense techniques program; first aid, including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques; and other related course or programs as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Completion of the twelfth grade or G.E.D. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: No previously related law enforcement knowledge is necessary. Ability to: Acquire, through training, a knowledge of modern approved law enforcement principles, practices and procedures; state laws, local ordinances and first aid. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly and with correct English grammatical construction and spelling. Demonstrate an aptitude for law enforcement work. Understand and carry out oral and written instruction; observe, assimilate, remember, record and recall pertinent facts and details. Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a radio system. Apply selected knowledge (i.e., laws, statutes, court decisions, Department policies, criminal investigation theories, etc.) in collecting, organizing and analyzing diverse information in order to decide upon an appropriate and reasonable course of action. Analyze problems and have the potential to rationally and calmly take appropriate action in emergency and stressful situations; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions within a variety of circumstances. Plan and effectively present material to large and diverse groups of people. Work courteously, but firmly, with the general public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Develop skill in the use of firearm and other law enforcement tools. Undergo strenuous physical conditioning. SELECTION PROCEDURE Performance Examination (Pass/Fail) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises and will be scored on a pass/fail basis. NOTE: Applicants who have taken and passed an approved California POST Academy physical agility performance examination within six (6) months of their application submission date and who attach their official score report notice (including academy name, exam name, exam date, and exam scores) to their application materials will be considered to have met the physical agility criteria for this classification and will not be required to take the performance examination. Written Examination (100%) The written examination consists of the POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB). T-scores received from this examination will determine applicant ranking on the eligible list. For more information regarding the PELLETB, click here . NOTE: Applicants who have already taken the POST PELLETB exam within six (6) months of their application submission 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. Different agencies use different cutoff scores for the PELLETB exam. Therefore, it is possible for an applicant to pass the exam with one agency and fail it with another using the same score. NOTE: Per California POST, applicants may not take the PELLETB exam more than once within a thirty (30) day calendar period. Applicants who have already taken the PELLETB exam within 30 days of a Placer County exam administration will not be permitted to test again. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt at (530) 886-4661 or payala@placer.ca.gov with any questions. The first round of examinations is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7th, 2021. Additional examinations will be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their scheduled testing date via email. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 05/07/2021 - Recruitment opens 05/24/2021 - 1st round of minimum qualifications screening Week of 06/07/2021 - 1st round of written and physical agility examinations Additional test dates TBD Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 08, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Deputy Sheriff I, and Deputy Sheriff II. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate at the Trainee level, I level, or II level, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment: Deputy Sheriff - Trainee #2021-16300-01 Deputy Sheriff - I #2021-16321-01 Deputy Sheriff - II #2021-16322-01 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. Deputy Sheriff assignment locations may include Auburn, South Placer, or Tahoe. 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. The first round of examinations is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7th, 2021. Additional examinations will be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their scheduled testing date via email. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. In order to be eligible for this recruitment, applicants must have completed the California POST-Certified Regular Basic Course or must submit verification of current enrollment in a California POST Basic Academy/Module I course with an expected graduation date within 6 months of the application submission date. California POST-Certified Regular Basic Course certificates will be considered valid three years from the date of the certificate or three years from the last date of qualifying employment. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work within a variety of assignments including to patrol assigned area and enforce State and local laws, to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes, to supervise inmates in correctional facilities and to ensure court security. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the sworn Deputy Sheriff series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is 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. Progression from this class is dependent upon continuing acquisition and development of knowledge, techniques and skills in law enforcement work. This class is distinguished from Deputy Sheriff Trainee in that the Trainee is a training class for incumbents who have not completed the California POST Basic Academy. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Sergeant and technical and functional supervision from a Field Training Officer or other designated sworn personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments. When assigned to patrol, patrol an assigned area by motor vehicle, on foot, or by other designated means to answer calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and state laws; conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, death and other criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. When assigned to investigations, investigate major crimes against property and persons, in addition to narcotics and vice-related crimes; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing charges; and appear in court, as directed. When assigned to court security, maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; act as bailiff in courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the court when necessary; at all times, monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. When assigned to civil division, serve civil and criminal subpoenas, summons, complaints, executions, attachments and court orders; interview witnesses, neighbors or other persons to gather information for investigations or the service of legal documents; determine daily geographical route and item schedule to maximize the service of legal documents. When assigned to correctional facilities, receive, search, book, fingerprint and guard prisoners in the jail or other prisoner holding facilities; supervise prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities; prepare prisoners for court, visits from attorneys and for the prisoner's transfer and release; transport prisoners between the jail and the courts. When assigned to civil division, serve legal papers such as subpoenas, summonses, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution; serve warrants and make arrests; prepare, process and maintain necessary files, documents and reports; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Gather evidence using a variety of methods and techniques, including taking photographs, lifting fingerprints, tracing movements and talking with informants. Serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Prepare detailed reports on all activities; write reports on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property and other situations; maintain Departmental records and files when necessary. Receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court. May be assigned to canine patrol duty. Conduct searches in snow conditions. Check buildings for physical security; report street lamps or traffic signals that are not working; report or remove traffic hazards and report and take corrective action on other conditions detrimental to the general public. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. Substantiate findings in court; testify when necessary in court. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience required. Training: Completion of the twelfth grade or G.E.D. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid CA POST-Certified Regular Basic course completion certificate or equivalency certificate. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of law enforcement. Ability to: Read and understand Departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws, ordinances and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a sworn Deputy's job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify crime suspects; interpret and apply the law to field situations; observe while conducting surveillance; problem solve crime situations; and explain law to public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in patrol vehicle; walk and stand during patrol activities; bend, squat and kneel during inspection of crime scene or conducting building searches; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the field; twist while making arrests; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation. Continuously wear utility belt and other police equipment of 30 pounds; and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to the surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Understand and follow written and oral directions. Keep accurate records and submit clear reports. Learn to use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Maintain good physical, emotional and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position; meet and maintain required peace officer employment standards to safely and effectively perform assigned duties. Work under physical and mental pressure and in potentially hazardous situations. SELECTION PROCEDURE Performance Examination (Pass/Fail) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises and will be scored on a pass/fail basis. NOTE: Applicants who have taken and passed an approved California POST Academy physical agility performance examination within six (6) months of their application submission date and who attach their official score report notice (including academy name, exam name, exam date, and exam scores) to their application materials will be considered to have met the physical agility criteria for this classification and will not be required to take the performance examination. NOTE: Applicants who have completed their California POST-Certified Regular Basic Course or who have been employed as a peace officer within six (6) months of application submission date will be considered to have met the physical agility criteria for this classification and will not be required to take the performance examination. Written Examination (100%) The written examination consists of the POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB). T-scores received from this examination will determine applicant ranking on the eligible list. For more information regarding the PELLETB, click here . NOTE: Applicants who have already taken the POST PELLETB exam within six (6) months of their application submission 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. Different agencies use different cutoff scores for the PELLETB exam. Therefore, it is possible for an applicant to pass the exam with one agency and fail it with another using the same score. NOTE: Per California POST, applicants may not take the PELLETB exam more than once within a thirty (30) day calendar period. Applicants who have already taken the PELLETB exam within 30 days of a Placer County exam administration will not be permitted to test again. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt at (530) 886-4661 or payala@placer.ca.gov with any questions. The first round of examinations is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 7th, 2021. Additional examinations will be scheduled throughout the remainder of the year as applications are received. Qualified applicants will be notified of their scheduled testing date via email. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. Specific position(s) within this classification designated as Safety Sensitive may require applicants to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse and to provide consent for Placer County to conduct a full query of their records within the Clearinghouse prior to an offer of employment. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 05/07/2021 - Recruitment opens 05/24/2021 - 1st round of minimum qualifications screening Week of 06/07/2021 - 1st round of written and physical agility examinations Additional test dates TBD Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2021-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2021-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2021-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2021-14123-01 POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is looking to fill multiple permanent vacancies of the Deputy District Attorney positions at various levels. Temporary, extra help assignments might also be filled utilizing the established list. 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 future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy District Attorney IV is the full working level assigned to employees with at least three years of experience practicing law. Employees at this level are generally assigned more difficult and sensitive cases, are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit, and may be required to prepare legal opinions on problems that are complex and have far-reaching implications. At this level, employees are required to use independent judgement in carrying out assignments and are expected to prosecute the full range of civil and criminal cases tried before the Court. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Deputy District Attorney. May exercise technical and functional supervision over legal staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. 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: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy District Attorney III with Placer County or three years of professional legal experience. Acceptable areas of practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, or asset forfeiture. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal law. Trial and hearing procedures, rules of evidence and the California Penal Code. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Appellate court proceedings. Search and seizure laws. The duties, powers and limitations of the District Attorney's Office Legal complexities of major felony prosecution and defense cases. Ability to: Learn to investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Learn to recommend investigative alternatives. Learn to prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Learn to obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. Evaluate and apply legal principles of civil and criminal law. Investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. Recommend investigative alternatives. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Prepare and present legal cases within a court of law, especially the presentation of evidence, the examination of witnesses and in arguing an effective case before a judge or jury. Be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to the subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others. Defend or prosecute individuals in a wide variety of adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials. Assist less experienced attorneys in matters relative to the District Attorney function. Secure cooperation and teamwork among professional and/or support staff. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/31/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/7/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/7/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2021-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2021-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2021-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2021-14123-01 POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is looking to fill multiple permanent vacancies of the Deputy District Attorney positions at various levels. Temporary, extra help assignments might also be filled utilizing the established list. 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 future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy District Attorney I is the entry level in the Deputy District Attorney series assigned to employees with no previous legal experience. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the higher levels. 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 Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from higher level Deputy District Attorneys. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Demonstrated possession of the eligibility requirements to take the California Bar Examination as established by Section 6060 of the California Business and Professions Code. License or Certificate: Active membership in the California State Bar to be obtained by date of appointment. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Ability to: Learn to investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Learn to recommend investigative alternatives. Learn to prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Learn to obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/31/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/7/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/7/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2021-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2021-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2021-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2021-14123-01 POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is looking to fill multiple permanent vacancies of the Deputy District Attorney positions at various levels. Temporary, extra help assignments might also be filled utilizing the established list. 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 future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputies District Attorney II is the first working level assigned to employees with at least one year of experience practicing law. Under general supervision, employees at this level perform work of average difficulty in all phases of criminal law. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Supervising Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from higher level Deputy District Attorneys. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy District Attorney I with Placer County or one year of professional legal experience. Acceptable areas of practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, or asset forfeiture. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal law. Trial and hearing procedures, rules of evidence and the California Penal Code. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Appellate court proceedings. Search and seizure laws. The duties, powers and limitations of the District Attorney's Office Legal complexities of major felony prosecution and defense cases. Ability to: Learn to investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Learn to recommend investigative alternatives. Learn to prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Learn to obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. Evaluate and apply legal principles of civil and criminal law. Investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. Recommend investigative alternatives. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Prepare and present legal cases within a court of law, especially the presentation of evidence, the examination of witnesses and in arguing an effective case before a judge or jury. Be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to the subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others. Defend or prosecute individuals in a wide variety of adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials. Assist less experienced attorneys in matters relative to the District Attorney function. Secure cooperation and teamwork among professional and/or support staff. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/31/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/7/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/7/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 07, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2021-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2021-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2021-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2021-14123-01 POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is looking to fill multiple permanent vacancies of the Deputy District Attorney positions at various levels. Temporary, extra help assignments might also be filled utilizing the established list. 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 future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy District Attorney III is the full journey level assigned to employees with at least two years of experience practicing law. Employees at this level are assigned increasingly difficult and complex cases and receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new situations arise. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Deputy District Attorney. May exercise technical and functional supervision over legal staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy District Attorney II with Placer County or two years of professional legal experience. Acceptable areas of practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, or asset forfeiture. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal law. Trial and hearing procedures, rules of evidence and the California Penal Code. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Appellate court proceedings. Search and seizure laws. The duties, powers and limitations of the District Attorney's Office Legal complexities of major felony prosecution and defense cases. Ability to: Learn to investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Learn to recommend investigative alternatives. Learn to prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Learn to obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. Evaluate and apply legal principles of civil and criminal law. Investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. Recommend investigative alternatives. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Prepare and present legal cases within a court of law, especially the presentation of evidence, the examination of witnesses and in arguing an effective case before a judge or jury. Be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to the subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others. Defend or prosecute individuals in a wide variety of adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials. Assist less experienced attorneys in matters relative to the District Attorney function. Secure cooperation and teamwork among professional and/or support staff. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/31/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/7/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/7/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 05, 2021
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The current Senior Information Technology (IT) vacancy is assigned duties in the Department of Public Works. This position is assigned supervision of other staff, project management, business analysis, vendor contacts, software product comparison and selection, project management, and systems administration. The incumbent has a high degree of autonomy and influence into how the department operates and what technologies are selected. Connecting Placer County's infrastructure to web and mobile services for our citizens is a key strategic initiative. This position will work with the engineering, traffic, roads, storm water and environmental divisions and will focus to advance the level of IT services available to the citizens of Placer County. The successful candidate will work directly with Department of Public Works leadership to analyze business problems, design technology solutions, and recommend product selections. This position reports directly to the IT Supervisor for Infrastructure for Placer County. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, analysis of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications; network infrastructure; and database management; while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and guidance in complex information systems analysis and solutions, including definition of user requirements, feasibility studies, design, program specifications, testing, and implementation; and performs other related duties as assigned. May provide functional, technical, or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the Information Technology Analyst job family. This class is distinguished from the class of Information Technology Analyst II because incumbents in the Information Technology Analyst Senior class perform complex level professional systems and applications-related duties that include acting in an advisory role to other analytical staff and providing strategic input within his/her area of specialization; and/or, coordinating/administering projects that are moderate/large in size and scope, requiring the direction of multiple staff and the procurement/utilization of significant resources management. The Information Technology Analyst Senior is distinguished from the Information Technology Supervisor in that the former may be responsible for providing direct supervision where the emphasis is on the application of technical expertise, with supervisory responsibilities incidental to the technical expertise while the latter's primary responsibility is for performing full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under general direction from an assigned supervisor or manager, working from broad policies and towards general objectives and referring specific matters to a superior only when interpretation or clarification of organizational policies is necessary. May exercise technical, functional, and/or direct supervision over professional and technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and modification within area of expertise. Analyzes and evaluates computer network design (including the County's overall network), operating systems and/or business requirements; consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for strategic network, database, and/or operating system improvements and upgrades; or the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the organization and develops plans to initiate improvements. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Answers questions and provides information to personnel of customer departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action as necessary. Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinate integration across multiple platforms and technologies; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details. Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to operating systems, network infrastructure, business systems analysis and application development, database administration, telecommunications systems, and/or audio/video systems. Directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional information technology staffed on assigned projects. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned. Provides budget recommendations and assists in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget; monitors and controls expenditures. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Depending on area of assignment: Coordinates the activities of County technical personnel and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides problem status, oral and written, to management; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment. Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies. Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components. Oversees the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes. Defines and maintains County/Department network and data security standards. Performs computer forensics as requested by County legal department, auditors, or other authorized requests. Conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the County's network. Develops security procedures and policies. Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business analysis projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include: o determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection; o monitoring vendor performance to ensure compliance with County specifications; ensuring project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization; o serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements; o assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications; o coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; and o designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects; Provides recommendations for developing and/or improving hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple County departments in order to accomplish business goals; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution. Follows, maintains, and implements internal control, network security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection. Performs other related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an Information Technology Analyst II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. 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. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design. Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Computer hardware and software systems being used by the hiring department. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Analyze, diagnose and resolve problems of the most complex nature and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or county goals. Produce detailed design and work specifications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents. Research and gather complex information from a variety of county, vendor and industry sources. Prepare and present highly technical documents such as network and system diagrams and circuit schematics, radio frequency propagation and network coverage maps and other technical documents. Provide expertise and effectively advise professional technical staff on complex technical matters. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Read, comprehend, and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting-frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity -frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking-frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of IP Network, Telephony and Audio Video system design techniques. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating IP Network and telephony systems including WAN/LAN, VoIP, AudioNideo systems, and associated network equipment. A broad range of protocols commonly used in wired and wireless communications networks (e.g. TCP, IP, UDP, SNMP, RADIUS, BGP, OSPF, RIP, Serial, TOM, TFTP, FTP, SSH, SSL, etc.). Principles and practices of business operations analysis. Principles and practices of complex database design and administration. Enterprise Level Information Technology Infrastructures. Ability to: Conduct business analysis and recommend technology solutions or business strategies that meet county, state and federal requirements. Create, present and explain complex diagrams to illustrate technology solutions. Analyze, develop, maintain and administer complex databases and database management systems similar to those being used by the assigned department. Perform advanced network administration duties, including security administration. Analyze, develop, and maintain complex network-related systems, equipment and software similar to that being used by the hiring department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/17/21 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/24/21 Training and Experience Rating Week of 5/24/21 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/18/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Human Resources Analyst I to fill one vacancy within the Talent Acquisition and Department Support (TADS) division. This division is primarily responsible for providing professional Human Resources support to county departments in the areas of recruitment and selection, examination development and administration, classification and compensation, performance management and discipline, organizational analyses, succession planning, MOU/County Code compliance, and complaint resolution. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform a variety of professional level human resources duties in the areas of civil service administration, employee relations, classification, recruitment and selection, performance management and discipline, equal employment opportunity, human resource strategies, salary and benefits administration, and leave and disability administration; to assist in the development and maintenance of County human resources programs; and to participate as a positive and effective team member. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Human Resources Analyst series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. While this class is typically used as a training class relative to the County Civil Service System, employees are required to have some professional or para-professional human resources related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Director of Human Resources or his/her designee and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level professional staff. Exercises direct supervision over technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate as a positive and cooperative team member providing a broad based and professional human resources support and services to assigned departments in the areas of civil service administration, employee relations, classification, recruitment and selection, salary and benefits administration, equal employment opportunity, performance management and discipline, human resource strategies, and leave and disability administration. Assist assigned departments in determining the most effective organizational structure and staffing patterns using current classifications or developing new ones as appropriate. Research, compile, analyze and evaluate general and statistical information regarding selection procedures, recruitment methods, equal employment, classification, compensation, benefits administration and other human resources practices and procedures. Prepare a variety of periodic and special reports; collect data, research topics, and gather information in the completion of studies and make recommendations based on studies regarding human resources policies and procedures. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives for areas of assigned program and team responsibilities; establish schedules and methods for achieving assigned work objectives; implement policies and procedures within program areas. Monitor and evaluate operations and activities of assigned program responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; manage or oversee special projects; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of technical and clerical staff; participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Assist and participate in the Human Resources Department's budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; develop and submit justifications for staff, supplies, and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Plan and conduct recruitment and outreach activities; analyze staffing requirements, market trends, and applicant sources; develop outreach, publicity and advertising campaigns. Develop and validate examinations; construct test items in accordance with recognized psychometric principles and state/federal regulations; evaluate applicant protests and appeals and prepare responses; explain examination methods and results to the Civil Service Commission, departments, applicants, and the general public. Interpret and evaluate results of statistical tests and use outcomes to drive improvement of assessments (i.e., test response patterns, item difficulty, item-total correlation, test reliability, and test validity), to set passing/cutoff scores, and to evaluate adverse impact resulting from the use of selection instruments or systems. Participate in maintaining the County classification plan; conduct job analyses and position reviews; develop and/or revise classification specifications; prepare and present classification/reclassification recommendations for Civil Service Commission consideration. Conduct salary surveys and labor market analyses; identify possible compaction issues and internal/external salary alignment; make recommendations regarding salary placement and adjustments for consideration by the union and/or Board of Supervisors as needed. Act as a first line resource regarding County's employment opportunities and Civil Service procedures; support, coordinate, and enforce equal employment programs within assigned departments; may participate in investigations of discrimination and harassment complaints; may participate in compliance enforcement activities for assigned departments under the direction and leadership of higher level staff members. Advise assigned departments regarding grievance and/or disciplinary actions; gather and assemble information to prepare disciplinary documents; provide advice and guidance to departments in the interpretation and application of ordinances, memoranda of understanding, personnel regulations and codes, policies and procedures, case law, and related legislation they relate to assigned program areas; reviews and approves human resources related transactions. Assist training and organizational development staff in presenting employee training, updating class course materials or orientation programs and providing professional support to departments regarding employee development. Oversee the preparation of payroll documents and data input into the Countywide payroll system; track position history and reconcile department vacancies and funded positions. Assist in planning, coordinating and administering the County's life, health, dental, and other employee benefit and/or deferred compensation programs; advise department management regarding problems and policies involving employee group programs. Assist in the development, interpretation, monitoring, and maintenance of group coverages to maximize the stability of employee insurance, benefit and/or deferred compensation programs; coordinate and participate in annual open enrollment activities. Review and analyze legislative bills and regulatory requirements to determine impact to County human resources programs and services; analyze, interpret, and enforce applicable laws, codes, policies, and regulations; respond to questions or requests for assistance from staff, departments, and the general public. Assist in the development and recommendation of strategies to ensure County compliance with changing laws governing employee benefits and/or deferred compensation, including discrimination testing, dependent care reimbursement, Medical Reimbursement Program, Health Savings Accounts, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, the Cafeteria Plan, and Internal Revenue Service and other regulatory requirements. Determine employee eligibility for health, dental, vision, and/or life insurance plans, retirement programs, and deferred compensation; research and analyze new, existing, and proposed programs for County employees to identify the most appropriate programs or necessary changes in existing programs. Keep abreast and provide information regarding retirement related benefits; respond to questions from members and retirees; manage the processing of service retirement and disability retirement applications, death benefits, separation benefits, and purchasable service requests. Assist in the coordination of the countywide disability/leave management and return to work program; ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal leave management programs; provide technical assistance to managers, employees, and employee representative groups; facilitate reasonable accommodation interactive meetings. Represent the County in the resolution of unemployment insurance claims, including claims administration and response preparation for the State Employment Development Department. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and managers, and the community utilizing accepted principles of effective customer service. Maintain awareness of and participation in external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County's Human Resources Department. Represent the County's Human Resources Department to the public as well as County employees and managers in a positive and productive manner; prepare and present recommendations to boards and commissions. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of professional level analytical experience performing human resources, general administration, or organizational analysis work; OR Two years of paraprofessional level experience working as an Administrative Technician in Placer County Human Resources or as a Human Resources Technician or other related classification, preferably in a public agency human resources department. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, human resources administration, behavioral science or a related field . NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources administration and principles of organization and management. Principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Computer software, applications, and systems, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications, human resources information systems (HRIS) and online applicant tracking systems. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Basic interviewing and counseling techniques. Elementary statistics and their application to human resources. Ability to: Apply the principles and practices of human resources administration. Analyze work papers and complete special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; and explain Civil Service Commission, County and Human Resources Department policies and procedures to the general public and County staff. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist while working at public counter, conducting field job audits, or carrying testing materials or retrieving/returning files from drawers; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift light weight. Read, analyze, interpret, evaluate and summarize written materials and statistical data. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Learn to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Prepare technical written materials and apply statistical formulae. Interpret and apply pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including Civil Service rules. Maintain confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview process; effectively complete multiple assignments; and deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. Utilize computer software, applications, and systems, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications, human resources information systems (HRIS) and online applicant tracking systems. Use modern office equipment including a computer, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. 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 Written Examination (100%) The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. NOTE: The written examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of 05/31/2021. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the testing process will be conducted in accordance with physical distancing guidelines in place at the time of the examinations. Applicants will be required to self-screen for symptoms of illness and wear face coverings at the examination site. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Management CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 04/30/21 - Recruitment opens 05/14/21 - Recruitment closes Week of 05/17/21 - Minimum qualifications screening Week of 05/31/21 - Written examination Week of 06/07/21 - Eligible list established Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at jmtucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Facilities Management currently has a vacancy for a Senior Custodian. This position will be responsible for performing routine janitorial services and providing support to other County custodians and janitorial vendors. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform a variety of custodial duties to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned rooms, buildings and related County facilities; and to perform facility use coordination duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Custodian series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Custodian II by the performance of facility use coordination duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Custodian and/or management and supervisory staff. Exercises technical and functional supervision over custodial staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead assigned custodial staff. Perform facility use coordination duties such as scheduling facility use, maintaining usage calendar, responding to public inquiries, and accepting and receipting fees. Sweep, mop, wax, buff and scrub floors; vacuum and clean carpets; clean restrooms; empty and clean waste receptacles. Dust, wax, wash and polish furniture and woodwork; wash windows, walls, and blinds; polish metal work. Clean and dust books and shelves; move and arrange furniture and equipment. Perform minor building maintenance or repairs on custodial related equipment. Inspect buildings for safety, fire and sanitary hazards. Operate a variety of electrical cleaning equipment; maintain custodial equipment and supplies. Unlock and lock entrances to buildings; check buildings for security. 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 Experience: One year of responsible custodial experience performing duties similar to a Custodian II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Methods of cleaning and preserving floors, walls and fixtures. Cleaning materials and disinfectants, equipment and tools used in custodial work. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; identify and locate supplies and equipment; identify and locate cleaning and maintenance issues; interpret work assignments; remember tasks and daily assignments; and explain cleaning and maintenance issues to others. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports and work papers; stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist while performing cleaning or general facility maintenance activities; use telephone and make written record entries; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Train, assign, and review the work of assigned maintenance staff. Learn Placer County Internal Control Manual and cash control policies and procedures. Maintain calendars, logs, schedules, and related facilities use records. Make simple mathematical calculations. Use a variety of equipment, materials, and tools, including electrical cleaning equipment, required in custodial and minor maintenance work. Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment. Perform heavy manual work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Work assigned shifts. 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. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: General CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/17/2021 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/17/2021 - Training and Experience Rating Week of 5/24/2021 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 27, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works Road Maintenance Division is currently seeking an Equipment Operator. Snow Removal experience is preferred, but not required. The Eligible List resulting from this recruitment will only be used to fill Tahoe Area vacancies. Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. To be included in the first screening, completed application materials must be submitted by Monday, May 10, 2021 at 5:00 PM. 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. 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. 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. Specific position(s) within this classification designated as Safety Sensitive may require applicants to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse and to provide consent for Placer County to conduct a full query of their records within the Clearinghouse prior to an offer of employment. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Applications received by 5:00 PM Friday, May 7, 2021 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Applications received by 5:00 PM Friday, June 4, 2021 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2021. Applications received by 5:00 PM Friday, July 2, 2021 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for Thursday, July 22, 2021. POSITION INFORMATION The current positions are Temporary/Extra Help Assignments. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to a maximum of 1,000 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 transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional - Safety benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To provide for the care and custody of incarcerated juveniles in county institutions; and to provide counseling on an occasional basis to juvenile wards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Deputy Probation Officer - Institution series. Incumbents work within the juvenile facility setting in any capacity for which they are properly trained and are expected to become fully trained in all aspects of institutional work. This class is distinguished from Probation Assistant in that the latter class performs technical work which does not require completion of Core training and Probation Assistant cannot assume sole responsibility for supervision of juveniles. This class is flexibly allocated with Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate to general supervision from a Supervising or Senior Deputy Probation Officer - Institution; may receive technical and functional supervision from a Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution. Following completion of required Title 15 training, the incumbent may perform direct supervision of juveniles alone. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Organize and supervise a group of delinquent and/or emotionally disturbed juveniles on a shift in recreational, work, and study activities, including meals, personal hygiene, athletics, and housekeeping chores; confer with supervisory personnel regarding medical problems, etc. Maintain security and safety of juveniles and staff; employ prescribed security measures while directing youths in their daily routine; handle routine disciplinary problems. Make frequent security checks of assigned areas in the facility to safeguard the juveniles, building, and equipment against disturbances, fires, and other hazards. Admit and release juveniles upon proper authority; book juveniles; make detention decisions. Conduct individual and group crisis counseling to modify anti-social behavior and aid detainees in making proper adjustments to the detention situation; counsel juveniles and families in an attempt to create a constructive group social atmosphere. May assist with the development of a treatment plan for detained children. Communicate with parents, probation officers, police, or other individuals as required. Keep and maintain records; prepare reports; may perform various clerical duties, such as typing and posting of booking records. Escort and transport adults and juveniles to a variety of locations, including court appearances within the County and in other states. Search minors for weapons, contraband, or narcotics. Serve meals. Participate in group and individual in-service training programs. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: An Associate of Arts degree or equivalent (completion of 60 units at an accredited college, with at least 9 units in the behavioral sciences). Experience as a group or youth counselor, or other paid, full-time experience in related juvenile work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. License or Certificate: Must successfully complete Section 832 Penal Code Training (Search and Seizure) within 90 days from date of hire. Must successfully complete the Basic Juvenile Institutions Course certified by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) within one year from date of hire. Must successfully complete First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within one year of date of hire. Must maintain valid First Aid and CPR certificates. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class B driver's license, or the equivalent, may be required depending on the particular assignment. Special Requirements: Employees in this classification are peace officers as defined by section 830.5 of the Penal Code and must satisfy the State of California criteria for peace officer status. Must meet minimum standards required for Peace Officers as set forth in Section 1029 and 1031 of the Government Code. Must meet the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) standards in Title 15, Sections 130-132. Must pass a background investigation. Must meet physical standards established for County Safety employees, including a psychological examination that qualifies candidates to carry firearms. May be required to qualify for use of a firearm when assigned to transportation positions. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Criminal justice structure and system. Human behavior. Principles and theory of criminal justice and rehabilitation as applied to criminal offenders including juveniles. Problems involved in handling juveniles under restraint. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Report writing. Ability to: Learn to maintain security and safety of incarcerated juveniles within an institutional setting. On an intermittent basis, analyze individual behavior and social systems; identify potential problems among clients; interpret and understand human behavior; explain procedures and policies to inmates; problem solve situations by mediating disputes; know routine safety and security measures. Continuously observe wards and adults under supervision and remember past behavior and medications. On an intermittent basis, sit while preparing reports or counseling juveniles; walk to supervise wards within the institutions; stand, bend, and squat to book juveniles into the facility or perform searches; kneel to restrain a juvenile; climb in situations of pursuit; manage physical confrontations when individuals become physically abusive; use fine hand manipulation for handcuffs, weapons, and computer use; visual, auditory, and sense of smell needed for supervision of incarcerated juvenile; physically restrain juvenile and adult inmates; and lift very heavy weight. Learn to apply restraints, handcuffs, and shackles. Perform arrest, search, and seizure activities safely and within the confines of the law. Learn Departmental computer system and operation. Read and apply court orders. Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Inspire confidence and gain the respect of juvenile wards and adult program participants . Work effectively in difficult situations. Lift and carry a person in the event of an emergency. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Maintain good physical, emotional, and mental condition to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%) The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Additional information and a study guide for this examination may be found on the BSCC website here . CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, May 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM: Week of 5/10/2021 Minimum Qualifications Screening (Tentative) Week of 5/24/2021 Written Examination (Tentative) Week of 6/14/2021 Establish Eligible List (Tentative) -------------------------- For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, June 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM: Week of 6/7/2021 Minimum Qualifications Screening (Tentative) Week of 6/21/2021 Written Examination (Tentative) Week of 7/12/2021 Establish Eligible List (Tentative) --------------------------- For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, July 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM: Week of 7/6/2021 Minimum Qualifications Screening (Tentative) Week of 7/18/2021 Written Examination (Tentative) Week of 8/9/2021 Establish Eligible List (Tentative) Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Buyer I and Buyer II. 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 for each recruitment: Buyer I #2021-14755-01 Buyer II #2021-14757-01 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 purchase, or negotiate to purchase, materials, supplies, equipment, and services for use by County departments; to consult with departments in assessing requirements and developing specifications for the procurement of goods and services; and to prepare and conduct formal and informal competitive solicitations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Buyer series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. 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 general supervision from higher-level professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Analyze, evaluate, and make recommendations for solicitation awards for the purchase of goods and services utilized by County departments. Conduct formal solicitations and prepare specifications for acquisition of a wide variety of goods and services utilized by County departments. Conduct informal solicitations by telephone, letter, personal contact, computerized system, or any other manner appropriate for acquisition of goods and services utilized by County departments. Maintain a variety of records relating to the purchasing function; prepare reports and correspondence. Provide liaison assistance between County departments and vendors. Negotiate and administer contracts to ensure that goods and services are delivered consistent with contract and bid specifications. Conduct research on market conditions, product developments, and relative merits of individual products and vendors. Assist County departments in assessing their needs; advise departments on quantities to be purchased to obtain better prices; provide information on how to prepare specifications for purchases and requisition procedures. Build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of purchasing experience is desirable. Training: Equivalent to an associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in business administration, public administration, economics, or a related field. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Purchasing principles and practices. Techniques of organization and planning. Basic record keeping, statistics, and data processing principles, including the use of common spreadsheet and word processing software used on personal computers. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems relating to operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; lift heavy weight. Keep abreast of market conditions, product developments, and the relative merits of individual vendors. Learn the methods of purchasing by specifications and competitive bidding. Learn to use specialized financial, procurement, and data management software utilized within County departments. Learn pertinent local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, and rules applicable to public procurement. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Online Written Examination (100%) The online written examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of May 24th, 2021. After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: General CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 5/17/2021 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 5/24/2021 - Examination Invitations Sent Week of 6/7/2021 - Establish Eligible List Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is currently accepting applications for Buyer I and Buyer II. 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 for each recruitment: Buyer I #2021-14755-01 Buyer II #2021-14757-01 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 purchase, or negotiate to purchase, materials, supplies, equipment, and services for use by County departments; to consult with departments in assessing requirements and developing specifications for the procurement of goods and services; and to prepare and conduct formal and informal competitive solicitations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Buyer series. This class is distinguished from the Buyer I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from higher level-professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Analyze, evaluate, and make recommendations for solicitation awards for the purchase of goods and services utilized by County departments. Conduct formal solicitations and prepare specifications for acquisition of a wide variety of goods and services utilized by County departments. Conduct informal solicitations by telephone, letter, personal contact, computerized system, or any other manner appropriate for acquisition of goods and services utilized by County departments. Maintain a variety of records relating to the purchasing function; prepare reports and correspondence. Provide liaison assistance between County departments and vendors. Negotiate and administer contracts to ensure that goods and services are delivered consistent with contract and bid specifications. Conduct research on market conditions, product developments, and relative merits of individual products and vendors. Assist County departments in assessing their needs; advise departments on quantities to be purchased to obtain better prices; provide information on how to prepare specifications for purchases and requisition procedures. Build and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, 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 purchasing experience with a large business or governmental agency. Training: Equivalent to an associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in business administration, public administration, economics, or a related field. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of or ability to obtain the Certified Professional Public Buyer or equivalent certification is desirable. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Purchasing principles and practices. Techniques of organization and planning. Basic record keeping, statistics, and data processing principles, including the use of common spreadsheet and word processing software used on personal computers. Pertinent local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, and rules applicable to public procurement. Solicitation methods for the purchase of goods and services. Characteristics of materials, supplies, equipment, and contracted services used by large public agencies. Statistical methods, analyses, and the use of statistics in reports. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems relating to operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; lift heavy weight. Keep abreast of market conditions, product developments, and the relative merits of individual vendors. Learn the methods of purchasing by specifications and competitive bidding. Learn to use specialized financial, procurement, and data management software utilized within County departments. Learn pertinent local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, and rules applicable to public procurement. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Exercise independent judgment and initiative on purchasing matters. Prepare detailed and complex numerical and narrative reports. Prepare for and conduct effective meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Interpret and explain pertinent local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, and rules applicable to public procurement. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: General CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 5/17/21 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 5/24/21 - Training & Experience Exam Scoring 5/31/21 - Eligible List Established Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health division currently has a temporary/extra-help* assignment for the classification of Nutritionist - I. The eligible list from this recruitment may also be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. *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. Employees who are designated to use a second language in the normal course and scope of work will receive five percent (5%) bilingual pay. POSITION INFORMATION We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provide services for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program. This federal assistance program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Nutritionist - I provides counseling to high risk participants, communicates with healthcare providers on WIC participants' behalf regarding access to healthcare and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson planning. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To provide nutrition education and counseling to eligible low income pregnant women and families of young children as part of the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC); and to develop appropriate educational materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Nutritionist 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 judgement on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess program participants' nutritional status, including a general assessment of social well-being; review clinic intake information, verifying eligibility status; analyze medical data relative to nutritional status; identify high risk individuals. Provide nutrition education on a group or individual basis; develop theme for classroom settings and select and/or prepare appropriate instructional materials; prepare periodic program newsletter. Coordinate with other public health professionals to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery; make referrals as appropriate within the Public Health Nursing Division or to other County departments or community agencies/resources. Prepare and present in-service training to public health and other program staff as directed; provide nutrition consultation to public health staff, other program staff, and outside agencies. Maintain appropriate records and documentation relative to departmental, regulatory, and funding source requirements. May oversee clinic staff in absence of program coordinator. Assist with clinic set up and take down as appropriate. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in food and nutrition or a related field, including an academic internship approved by the American Dietetic Association. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Dietitian. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of nutrition. Recommended nutritional requirements for various age groups; impact of various medical conditions upon nutrition requirements. Educational methods used in counseling low literacy groups; instructional methods used in training professional and technical staff. Comparative costs of various foods relative to their nutritional values. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain program and nutritional information to participants, families, and various County staff. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, and reach while making educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; sufficient acuity to see and hear participants; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift heavy weight. Provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Relate to and communicate with individuals who may be dysfunctional and socio-economically disadvantaged. Provide individual nutritional counseling. Prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, photocopy machine, and various audiovisual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 5/19/2021 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health division currently has a temporary/extra-help* assignment for the classification of Nutritionist - II. The eligible list from this recruitment may also be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. *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. Employees who are designated to use a second language in the normal course and scope of work will receive five percent (5%) bilingual pay. POSITION INFORMATION The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program that provides supplemental foods, healthcare referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Nutritionist - II provides counseling to high risk participants, communicates with healthcare providers on WIC participants' behalf regarding access to healthcare and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson planning. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To provide nutrition education and counseling to eligible low income pregnant women and families of young children as part of the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC); and to develop appropriate educational materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Nutritionist series. This class is distinguished from the Nutritionist I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Nutritionist in that the latter provides nutrition services requiring a high level of skill and independent judgement and exercises technical and functional supervision over professional and paraprofessional staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assess program participants' nutritional status, including a general assessment of social well-being; review clinic intake information, verifying eligibility status; analyze medical data relative to nutritional status; identify high risk individuals. Provide nutrition education on a group or individual basis; develop theme for classroom settings and select and/or prepare appropriate instructional materials; prepare periodic program newsletter. Coordinate with other public health professionals to ensure an integrated approach to service delivery; make referrals as appropriate within the Public Health Nursing Division or to other County departments or community agencies/resources. Prepare and present in-service training to public health and other program staff as directed; provide nutrition consultation to public health staff, other program staff, and outside agencies. Maintain appropriate records and documentation relative to departmental, regulatory, and funding source requirements. May oversee clinic staff in absence of program coordinator. Assist with clinic set up and take down as appropriate. 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 professional nutritional experience performing duties similar to a Nutritionist I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in food and nutrition or a related field, including an academic internship approved by the American Dietetic Association. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Dietitian. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to open positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of nutrition. Recommended nutritional requirements for various age groups; impact of various medical conditions upon nutrition requirements. Educational methods used in counseling low literacy groups; instructional methods used in training professional and technical staff. Comparative costs of various foods relative to their nutritional values. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Public health nursing procedures and practices relative to the provision of nutritional services. Services, programs and other community resources appropriate for program participants. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain program and nutritional information to participants, families, and various County staff. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, and reach while making educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; sufficient acuity to see and hear participants; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift heavy weight. Provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Relate to and communicate with individuals who may be dysfunctional and socio-economically disadvantaged. Provide individual nutritional counseling. Prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, photocopy machine, and various audiovisual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide nutritional assessment, including analysis of diets for nutritional adequacy, relevance to medical conditions, and identification of high risk cases. Independently prepare and present nutritional information appropriate for client groups with low literacy skills and from a variety of socio-economic, age, and ethnic populations. Independently provide individual nutritional counseling. Independently prepare and present nutritional training to professional and technical staff. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 5/19/2021 5:00:00 PM
Placer County Placer County, CA, USA
Apr 22, 2021
Temporary
We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provide services for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program. This federal assistance program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Nutritionist  provides counseling to high risk participants, communicates with healthcare providers on WIC participants' behalf regarding access to healthcare and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson planning.