Orange County, CA

Orange County's 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities.

Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force.

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

 

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Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
RESEARCH ANALYST II SAFE Division In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Research Analyst II vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications. Applications will be accepted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met and may close as early as 11:59 p.m. (PST), on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill a vacancy in this class, until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications. The resulting eligible list will be used to fill a vacancy within the Sheriff-Coroner Department SAFE Division. THE DIVISION The S.A.F.E. (Strategy. Accountability. Focus. Evaluation.) Division reviews, enhances, and creates department policies, improves safety through compliance with all mandates, reduces liability, produces use of force statistical reports, analyzes trends, assists injured employees in their recovery and return to work, and tracks performance in support of our commitment to public service. POSITION INFORMATION Under general supervision, to develop statistical, analytical and data collection methods to measure and project the effect of, and need for, various County programs; to plan and organize research projects, interpret and analyze data and report findings and recommendations; and to do other work as required. A position in this class typically performs research and analysis at an experienced professional level with general technical supervision and has significant responsibility for planning, organizing, coordinating and completing assigned projects. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts). Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S). IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution with course work in Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Computer Science, or closely related field. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Applicants with computer experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Photoshop analytical software preferred. Applicants should be able to work well in a team environment as well as communicate effectively with peers and executive management alike; possess strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills, ability to effectively communicate analytical findings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS General Knowledge of: Principles and methods of research design, including sampling and the testing of hypotheses. Principles and methods of descriptive and inferential statistics, including probability theory, sampling techniques, statistical correlation, frequency distribution, reliability and validity criteria and regression analysis. Methods of organizing statistical information into reports, tabulations, charts and graphs. Some Knowledge of: Principles and theories of a scientific, technical or professional field as they apply to a particular County program, depending on area of assignment. Computer programming and processing methods to generate, organize and display a wide variety of complex statistics and other research data. Ability to: Apply principles of logic and scientific method to define problems involving several concrete and abstract variables and collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Organize and design an efficient plan for collecting and summarizing varied and complex field data. Apply mathematical formulas and make calculations necessary to select and apply appropriate statistical methods for collecting and summarizing varied and complex field data. Read and understand specialized information and terminology in a particular scientific, technical or professional field, depending on area of assignment. Read and understand complex technical information in mathematical or diagrammatic form. Orally or in writing, explain methods of field data collection to persons without knowledge of statistical research methods. Independently plan and organize research activity to meet specific needs of a County program, depending on area of assignment. Speak and write clearly, concisely and logically. Employ tact and persuasion in eliciting information and explaining and advocating research objectives and methods. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues and client staff. Initiate, plan and complete work assignments with minimal supervision. Experience/Education: One year of experience in the Orange County class of Research Analyst I. OR Two years of experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledges and abilities. Education or training at the college level directly related to these knowledges and abilities may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience at a rate of one semester unit for each month of experience or one hour of training for each hour of experience. License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver License by date of appointment. The County may waive this requirement when an alternative method of transportation is available which is acceptable to the County. Click here to view the class spec/job description. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have. The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Vision sufficient to read fine print and a computer screen; ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly with a variety of subordinate and supervisory staff; manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion for various duties such as keyboarding, writing, filing, stapling and using a calculator; ability to lift and carry files weighing up to 30 lbs; emotional stamina and resilience to maintain effective working relationship while under pressure of deadlines. Environmental Requirements: Must be able to withstand pressures, demands, expectations, strict time frames, and changing priorities on assignments. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Application Appraisal Panel |Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen all application materials and rate for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. (The information you provide will be used as a scoring device, so please be descriptive in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.) Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ELIGIBLE LIST After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Shannon Ginther at (714) 834-5221 or email at sginther@ocsheriff.gov . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
IT DIRECTOR OF SERVICE DELIVERY FOR DATA CENTER SERVICES (Administrative Manager III) This position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager III positions with this specialty. In addition, this recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be closing Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. ORANGE COUNTY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY The mission of Orange County Information Technology (OCIT) is to provide innovative, reliable, and secure technology solutions that support County departments in delivering quality public services. OCIT provides IT solutions across County departments for voice communications, network services, application support, service desk, desktop support, as well as data center services. For more information on OCIT, click here. For more information on the County of Orange, click here . THE OPPORTUNITY The Office of Information Technology (OCIT) seeks a highly skilled OCIT Director of Service Delivery for Data Center Services that will possess a thorough understanding of all facets of Information Technology and how it impacts operational planning and program implementation in meeting user requirements and service delivery needs. Responsibilities for this position include leading the implementation and services for all Data Center Services, such as service desk, desktop support, servers and storage, physical security, and infrastructure and facilities management. In addition to possessing an uncompromising commitment to service in the best interest of the public, this position requires considerable education, technical expertise, and experience in strategic and tactical Information Technology planning. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer science/information systems or a related field and have at least five (5) years of extensive experience in managing a complex, large-scale IT environment, including the following: IT Processing Platforms, Service Desk, Desktop, Data Centers, IT Security, Physical Security, Storage, and Backup and Disaster Recovery. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Managing and preparing multi-million dollar Information Technology infrastructures and projects, IT budgets, and Strategic Financial Plans (SFP) Working with numerous clients with varying business operations on IT technology, budgeting, contracts, and developing business requirements. Developing and negotiating IT Request for Proposals (RFPs) and managing an extensive portfolio of IT Contracts Applying advanced techniques of project management and coordination for large IT projects: prioritizing competing demands, resource planning, budget estimation and preparation, technical report writing Staying current on emerging and changing technology to identify and implement innovative IT solutions LEADERSHIP/ SUPERVISORY Leveraging and managing a robust team of internal staff teams and contractor staff in order to achieve operational goals Establishing and maintaining effective partnerships through collaboration and information technology in support of the County Managing the day-to-day responsibilities of a 24x7x 365 IT organization prudently Managing a large IT environment with 6+ locations and 5,000+ users Assigning clear authority and holding others accountable for goal achievement COMMUNICATION Collaborating with clients and fostering a positive business relationship to meet all levels of IT service demands (technical, research & development, and operations & maintenance) Clearly discussing and conveying Information Technology concepts and terminology with both technical and non-technical staff at all levels within and outside the department Producing clear and concise written documents, emails, project status reports, and briefs Communicating effectively with various levels of the organization PROBLEM-SOLVING/ DECISION MAKING Making strategic judgments and evaluating the impact of information technology decisions Developing strategic, tactical, and operating information technology plans which set technical direction, policy standards, and objectives for OCIT Analyzing problems and proposing solutions while dealing with changing priorities Planning, organizing, and implementing projects to meet established time frames MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications and physical and mental requirements and environmental conditions for this position. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services | Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After the screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview | Oral Exam (Weighted 100%): Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Veterans Employment Preference: The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact EmDee Liu at 714-834-2590 or Nareepat.liu@ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS TECHNICIAN This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the Orange County Sheriff's Department needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Correctional Programs Technician vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications. Applications will be accepted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met and may close as early as 11:59 p.m. (PST), on Thursday, May 19, 2022 POSITION/RECRUITMENT INFORMATION This recruitment is open to the public and will be held to establish an Open Eligible list to fill current and future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE DIVISION The Sheriff's Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units of the Inmate Services Division provide inmates the opportunity for an effective rehabilitative experience while incarcerated, without cost to taxpayers. Inmate programs and services related to rehabilitation opportunities are mandated by the California Code of Regulations, Title 15 "Minimum Jail Standards" and related case law. These activities are planned, coordinated, conducted and evaluated at each OCSD jail facility by the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry staff. Typical programs include certified education in academic studies, vocational education training and life skill classes such as Parenting and Job Development. The Programs and Re-Entry Units also provide opportunities for personal change, including programs focusing on substance abuse recovery, domestic violence, anger management, library services, religious and inspirational programs and pre-release preparation and assistance as well as post release services - all designed to maximize the chances of an inmate's successful transition to the community at release and to help reduce recidivism. THE OPPORTUNITY The Sheriff's Department has an excellent opportunity for a Correctional Programs Technician to provide diverse education and services to inmates in a correctional setting. Conduct and track individual assessments, and maintain case plans Recruit inmates for educational and volunteer classes Oversee inmate activities Work closely with strategic partners and volunteer groups Conduct book and game exchanges Distribute religious and other materials Create individualized inmate discharge plans Prepare a variety of documents using Microsoft Office Suite DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in a correctional, rehabilitative, or educational institution providing related services to high risk older teens or adults. Candidates experienced in facilitating developmental programs such as Substance Abuse Recovery, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, and/or ADA modified programs, and/or library services are encouraged to apply. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: General knowledge of: Group leadership methods and techniques for eliciting and directing adult participation in varied instructional, leisure, and work oriented programs; common problems and concerns faced by incarcerated adults; social and emotional factors which influence human behavior and motivational and counseling techniques for establishing rapport with incarcerated adults presenting varying attitudes, educational levels, cultures, problematic backgrounds, and personal needs. Ability to: Learn, interpret, and apply the diverse methods, procedures, techniques and detailed rules and regulations of the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units, using independent judgment and initiative. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; prepare detailed records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with inmates and staff. Motivate correctional facility inmates, with limited incentives, to participate in constructive individual activities and in group activities requiring cooperation and teamwork. License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, is required by date of appointment. Click here to review the class specifications. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS A background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check, traffic violations, drug use, credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, and/or official transcripts) will be conducted. All applicants will be required to pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff's Department. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical and Mental Requirements Must possess overall, independent body mobility to stand, walk, stoop, bend, twist, and or sit for prolonged periods of time, and walk on regular basis as the work demands; vision sufficient to read fine print and computer screens; arm and manual dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive motion for various duties such as keyboarding, writing, filing, stapling, and using a calculator; ability to reach and grasp above the shoulder level; body strength sufficient to lift, carry files, operate machinery for videotapes and other audio-visual equipment that may weight up to 40lbs; ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandable in person, over the phone, and while addressing large groups of people. Some positions will require the ability to operate tools and equipment, and / or to work while wearing safety equipment. Refer to the Medical Standards within the Title Schematic. Environmental and Working Conditions Under supervision and monitoring, works inside jail facilities with inmates who have the potential to become verbally abusive or violent. May come in contact with members of the public who become angry or impatient. Regularly uses standard commercial equipment and material including but not limited to computer hardware, software, peripherals, and audiovisual equipment, library materials and equipment. Must be able to withstand pressure involved in meeting deadlines and the need to multitask different priorities and activities. Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications The Orange County Sheriff''s Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Sheriff's Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position, as applications will be screened to identify the most qualified candidates. Application Appraisal Panel |Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) (Refer/Non Refer) : An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen all application materials and rate for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. (The information you provide will be used as a scoring device, so please be descriptive in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.) Structured Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Veterans Employment Preference Policy (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the Selection Procedures are completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, may be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, may be required to provide proof of vaccination . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted worker will be required to mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Order. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in your application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Paige West at (714) 834-5859 or email at pwest@ocsheriff.gov . Click here to view the OC Sheriff's Department website FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA CA, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Airport Grant Administration Manager (Administrative Manager II) This position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list can be used to fill current and future Airport Grant Administration Manager positions within John Wayne Airport. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower-level classifications throughout the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY The recruitment will close on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (PST) . Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport (JWA), owned and operated by the County of Orange California, is a medium-hub, commercial service airport. JWA is managed by an Airport Director and Assistant Director overseeing six (6) Divisions, including Business Development, Facilities Development, Finance Administration, Operations, Public Affairs, and Maintenance. JWA has an annual budget of approximately $200M and a staff of approximately 180. JWA is one of the top 50 busiest commercial airports in the country in terms of both passenger enplanements and total operations and the 9th busiest General Aviation airport. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for the repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements, and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. For more information click here John Wayne Airport For more information click here County of Orange FINANCE ADMINISTRATION DIVISION The Airport Grant Administration Manager position is within JWA's Finance Administration Division. Finance Administration Division is responsible for Airport finances, including airline rates & charges, debt and liquidity management, preparation and monitoring of the Airport budget and 5-year strategic financial plan, daily operation of accounting systems and processes, procurement operation, airline rates, and charges, preparation of financial statements, regulatory reports, and is the Airport's liaison to bond rating agencies and bond professional financing team. This division is also responsible for keeping JWA's grant in compliance with all applicable federal standards. The Finance Administration division promotes and provides the fiscal and operational integrity of the Airport through sound management principles and practices, and provides support services to the Airport Commission. Strategic financial planning involves the prediction and monitoring of financial resources necessary to provide for Airport operations and development. Working in collaboration with other Airport staff members, ongoing and long-term financial requirements and resources are identified and analyzed, with resulting conclusions and recommendations that are presented to other managers and executive management. These processes and analyses are used to identify potential weaknesses and opportunities for planning and, where necessary, adjustment and improvement of current practices. THE POSITION The Airport Grant Administration Manager reports to the Finance and Fiscal Administration Manager. The Finance Administration Division is seeking a highly motivated and result-oriented professional to provide value-added services. The department is seeking a candidate who has knowledge of procedures for assessing, evaluating, managing, and monitoring grant programs or projects for compliance with statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures and excellent communication skills. Primary duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Perform research to identify available funding opportunities through but not limited to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program and assist in developing the annual plan for the Airport to maximize and optimize utilization of grant funds for various capital projects Prepare and submit grant applications to FAA or pertaining agency, and develop, implement, and enforce grant procedures and guidelines to ensure all federal funds expenditures remain in compliance with grant assurances, terms, and conditions Coordinate with FAA or other grant requirements and communications with stakeholders during all stages of project delivery. Including coordinating specific project meetings with the FAA, for example, pre-bid meetings, pre-construction meetings, Safety Risk Management panel meetings, etc. Prepare and/or provide quality assurance review of all administrative documents for grant application, project procurement, design, construction, and closeout for compliance with FAA grant requirements prior to submittal to the FAA, including but not limited to record of negotiations, bid tabulations, reimbursement requests, change order requests, supplemental agreement, grant amendment requests, Final Outlay Report, Financial Report, Final Construction Report, and Sponsor Certifications Manage internal controls and checks and balances to ensure compliance before, during, and after project construction and design and monitor all payments and reimbursements Strategize with the Finance team and assist with the development of PFC applications, including gathering all data on project scope narratives, justifications, cost estimates, schedules, and other pertinent information Prepare and submit the required 5-10 year Airport Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) for FAA approval and lead ACIP discussions with the FAA. In addition, coordinate and submit ALP to the FAA. Obtain and submit survey data to, and maintain the FAA Airport Geospatial Information System (AGIS). WORK HOURS : (9/80) Schedule. A hybrid telecommuting schedule may be considered. DESIRABLE AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess four (4) or more years of experience implementing federal grant programs in an airport or similar industrial or municipal sector, or a multi-facility environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate extensive experience and knowledge with federal funding projects, preparing budgets, researching funding opportunities, and analyzing financial data related to grant programs. A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field is preferred but not required. Candidates with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant experience is highly preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will also possess extensive experience and knowledge in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Thorough knowledge of the Grant process including grant submission, and requirements for completing projects that ensure timely and reimbursement to the maximum extent authorized Experience in writing and administering federal grants, reviewing, and interpreting regulations, and compliance monitoring in governmental budgeting and grants administration. Thorough understanding of airport landside and airside facility requirements as it relates to project eligibility, ranking, and prioritization for funding Understanding of principles, practices, techniques, and methods used in planning and coordinating capital improvement projects for public agencies Federal, state, and local laws and regulations as they relate to airport development Municipal procurement and contracting practices Extensive experience using Microsoft Suite programs with advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel and other financial software LEADERSHIP Lead confidently by taking personal responsibility for decisions and actions Builds effective working relationships with management both inside and outside the organization Ability to work with others to benefit the organizational business objectives and goals Uses creativity and innovation in achieving business objectives STRATEGIC PLANNING Collaborate with colleagues to align Grant- funded projects with corporate strategies and objectives Use management skills to ensure the roll-out of organizational initiatives are delivered on time, on spec, with quality, and within budget Conduct organizational and team assessments to develop and implement successful, proactive workforce and strategic plans Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to prioritize projects for grant application submission COMMUNICATION Communicate articulately and represent the Airport effectively at various venues Communicate effectively to negotiate, resolve issues and develop collaboration at all internal organizational levels, and with a wide range of external constituents Presents ideas and complex materials clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing RESULTS ORIENTED Set challenging, measurable project goals aligned with airport business objectives Ability to multi-task and meet requested deadlines on assignments Ability to analyze and define a problem, evaluate alternative solutions, and identify an optimal solution; listens and clarifies information as needed Plan, organize, and implement projects to meet established time frames and cost containments As opportunities arise, re-engineer business processes and improve organizational effectiveness by proposing and implementing initiatives to improve efficiency, streamline operations and meet current and future business needs Set appropriate priorities and modify as needed Accountable for personal performance and goal achievement and maintains sufficient content and knowledge to perform all aspects of the job effectively MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click on the following link to view the minimum qualifications and to learn more about the physical, mental, and environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager II position. AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS Employees must clear a background check, which includes a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check, and Security Threat Assessment (STA) check. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Airport Access Badge with an Airport Driving Endorsement within ten (10) days of employment. Airport Access Badge must be maintained and renewed every two (2) years. LICENSE REQUIRED The successful candidate must possess, and maintain, a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS Possess vision sufficient to read standard text and a computer monitor and to drive a vehicle; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop and bend routinely to perform daily tasks and to access a standard office environment; possess manual dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, utilize office equipment and to write and drive; use a County approved means of transportation. MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy, and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS Function effectively in a standard office environment. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview (SOI) Oral Exam | (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Eligible List | Score Groups : Once all assessments have been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Veterans Employment Preference (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19-related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted. (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information regarding the recruitment, please contact Simran Bhutani at Sbhutani@ocair.com or by phone at 949-252-5174. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
SUPPLIES CLERK, JUVENILE FACILITIES Social Services Agency, Orangewood Children and Family Center In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Supplies Clerk vacancies. The eligible list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the County of Orange This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY Administering a number of human services programs, the County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA) is composed of four business divisions and over 4,000 dedicated employees, providing human services to an average of one-fourth of all Orange County residents. SSA operates under the policy direction of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the California Health and Human Services Agency. SSA is responsible for planning, implementing and operating many of the social services programs provided by the County of Orange. Funding for programs comes primarily from Federal, State and County sources. SSA's budget is approximately $1 billion, with fiduciary responsibility for an additional $4 billion in services provided as a result of programs it administers. SSA is composed of the following four divisions: Assistance Programs; Children and Family Services; Family Self-Sufficiency & Adult Services; and Administrative Services. Our mission is to deliver quality services that are accessible and responsive to the community, encourage personal responsibility, strengthen individuals, preserve families, and protect vulnerable adults and children. Click here to learn more about the Social Services Agency. Click here to learn more about the County of Orange. ORANGEWOOD CHILDREN AND FAMILY CENTER Orangewood Children and Family Center (OCFC) is a Temporary Shelter Care Facility, operated and owned by the County of Orange, Social Services Agency for children who have been abused, abandoned and/or neglected. THE OPPORTUNITY The Supplies Clerk directly reports and works closely with the Supplies Assistant. The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Creating requisitions using OC Expediter program to order office supplies, furniture, equipment, first aid, safety supplies, personal hygiene items, bedding, and special items not covered by a contract Working directly with contract vendors to complete purchase orders Making inventories to keep adequate stock on hand Replenishing supplies and arranging supplies on shelves Receiving items and cross-referencing packing slips to ensure the correct items are received Delivering supplies to OCFC cottages Checking payment status of invoices and delivery order balances Following-up Procurement and Accounting regarding the status of request Working with facility staff to move equipment Responding to Admin request on ordering PPE supplies Creating spreadsheet to update expenditures Providing assistance to Laundry Workers in washing, extracting, and drying clothing and linen using large capacity commercial equipment and providing other laundry services Work Schedule The typical shift for this position is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. This position may also work on holiday/weekends as needed. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in warehouse receiving, storing, and keeping an inventory of all supplies. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to identify and work on priorities while carrying out multiple tasks and work independently. In addition, the ideal candidate will also have knowledge and experience in the following competencies: Technical Expertise Utilize MS Programs, specifically MS Word, Excel, and other software applications to create reports and spreadsheet and other reports related to inventory control and records management Maintain accurate storekeeping records, files, and inventories Organize storage layout of the storeroom Follow established procedures for preparing requisitions and purchase orders Determine the facility supply needs to maintain adequate supplies Perform simple arithmetic computations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions Interpersonal Skills/ Customer Service Skills Work well in a team environment and diverse population Work collaboratively with staff, administration, accounting, and vendors when processing requisitions and purchase orders Demonstrate diplomacy and tact when interacting with youth and children Communication Skills Communicate clearly both orally and in writing Relay important data to supervisor, vendors, and stakeholders efficiently Interact in a professional and courteous manner SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS : Candidates will be required to undergo a background clearance check from California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and Community Care Licensing (CCL) and must successfully clear prior to the start of their employment. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Areas considered in the background check include conviction history, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts) if applicable. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.) In addition, a Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) background clearance check may be required. CACI is a repository of child abuse investigation reports managed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) that contains information related to substantiated cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse, mental/emotional abuse, and/or severe neglect of a child. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS For detailed information on Supplies Clerk minimum qualifications, click here PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Vision sufficient to read standard text and a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; body strength sufficient to lift over 50 lbs.; body mobility sufficient to climb, stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend to access a standard office and storeroom environment; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders to grasp equipment and operate a keyboard; moving quickly and easily; and thinking and understanding quickly. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Online Assessment(s): (Weighted 100%) Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more online assessment(s) covering job related skills and competencies needed for this position. Only the most successful applicants will move forward to the next step in the recruitment process. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Cindy Mora at cindy.mora@ssa.ocgov.com or (714) 245-6265 EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS TECHNICIAN This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the Orange County Sheriff's Department needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Correctional Programs Technician vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications. This recruitment will advertise from May 13, 2022 to May 18, 2022. Interested job-seekers will not be able to apply during this advertisement period. Applications will be accepted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 on a continuous basis until the needs of the department are met and may close as early as 11:59 p.m. (PST), on Thursday, May 19, 2022 POSITION/RECRUITMENT INFORMATION This recruitment is open to the public and will be held to establish an Open Eligible list to fill current and future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE DIVISION The Sheriff's Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units of the Inmate Services Division provide inmates the opportunity for an effective rehabilitative experience while incarcerated, without cost to taxpayers. Inmate programs and services related to rehabilitation opportunities are mandated by the California Code of Regulations, Title 15 "Minimum Jail Standards" and related case law. These activities are planned, coordinated, conducted and evaluated at each OCSD jail facility by the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry staff. Typical programs include certified education in academic studies, vocational education training and life skill classes such as Parenting and Job Development. The Programs and Re-Entry Units also provide opportunities for personal change, including programs focusing on substance abuse recovery, domestic violence, anger management, library services, religious and inspirational programs and pre-release preparation and assistance as well as post release services - all designed to maximize the chances of an inmate's successful transition to the community at release and to help reduce recidivism. THE OPPORTUNITY The Sheriff's Department has an excellent opportunity for a Correctional Programs Technician to provide diverse education and services to inmates in a correctional setting. Conduct and track individual assessments, and maintain case plans Recruit inmates for educational and volunteer classes Oversee inmate activities Work closely with strategic partners and volunteer groups Conduct book and game exchanges Distribute religious and other materials Create individualized inmate discharge plans Prepare a variety of documents using Microsoft Office Suite DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience working in a correctional, rehabilitative, or educational institution providing related services to high risk older teens or adults. Candidates experienced in facilitating developmental programs such as Substance Abuse Recovery, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, and/or ADA modified programs, and/or library services are encouraged to apply. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: General knowledge of: Group leadership methods and techniques for eliciting and directing adult participation in varied instructional, leisure, and work oriented programs; common problems and concerns faced by incarcerated adults; social and emotional factors which influence human behavior and motivational and counseling techniques for establishing rapport with incarcerated adults presenting varying attitudes, educational levels, cultures, problematic backgrounds, and personal needs. Ability to: Learn, interpret, and apply the diverse methods, procedures, techniques and detailed rules and regulations of the Correctional Programs and Inmate Re-Entry Units, using independent judgment and initiative. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; prepare detailed records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with inmates and staff. Motivate correctional facility inmates, with limited incentives, to participate in constructive individual activities and in group activities requiring cooperation and teamwork. License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, is required by date of appointment. Click here to review the class specifications. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS A background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check, traffic violations, drug use, credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, and/or official transcripts) will be conducted. All applicants will be required to pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff's Department. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical and Mental Requirements Must possess overall, independent body mobility to stand, walk, stoop, bend, twist, and or sit for prolonged periods of time, and walk on regular basis as the work demands; vision sufficient to read fine print and computer screens; arm and manual dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive motion for various duties such as keyboarding, writing, filing, stapling, and using a calculator; ability to reach and grasp above the shoulder level; body strength sufficient to lift, carry files, operate machinery for videotapes and other audio-visual equipment that may weight up to 40lbs; ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandable in person, over the phone, and while addressing large groups of people. Some positions will require the ability to operate tools and equipment, and / or to work while wearing safety equipment. Refer to the Medical Standards within the Title Schematic. Environmental and Working Conditions Under supervision and monitoring, works inside jail facilities with inmates who have the potential to become verbally abusive or violent. May come in contact with members of the public who become angry or impatient. Regularly uses standard commercial equipment and material including but not limited to computer hardware, software, peripherals, and audiovisual equipment, library materials and equipment. Must be able to withstand pressure involved in meeting deadlines and the need to multitask different priorities and activities. Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications The Orange County Sheriff''s Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Sheriff's Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position, as applications will be screened to identify the most qualified candidates. Application Appraisal Panel |Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) (Refer/Non Refer) : An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen all application materials and rate for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. (The information you provide will be used as a scoring device, so please be descriptive in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.) Structured Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Veterans Employment Preference Policy (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the Selection Procedures are completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including the areas in which you have developed expertise. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, may be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, may be required to provide proof of vaccination . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted worker will be required to mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Order. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in your application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Paige West at (714) 834-5859 or email at pwest@ocsheriff.gov . Click here to view the OC Sheriff's Department website FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
System Administration (Senior Information Technologist) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The recruitment will remain open until Sunday, May 22, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (PST) and will establish an open eligible list. This list can be used to fill current and future Senior Information Technologist positions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. In addition to performance-based merit increase, this position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport (JWA), owned and operated by the County of Orange California, is a medium-hub, commercial service airport. JWA is managed by an Airport Director and Assistant Director overseeing six (6) Divisions, including Business Development, Facilities Development, Finance Administration, Operations, Public Affairs, and Maintenance. JWA has an annual budget of approximately $200M and a staff of approximately 180. JWA is one of the top 50 busiest commercial airports in the country in terms of both passenger enplanements and total operations and the 9th busiest General Aviation airport. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for the repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements, and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. For more information click here John Wayne Airport For more information click here County of Orange AIRPORT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (OPERATIONS DIVISION) The Information Systems group, also known as the Information Technology (IT) group, is comprised of the Infrastructure and Service Teams. The Infrastructure Team provides support for network infrastructure (i.e. voice and data) while the Service Team is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Common Use Passenger Processing System (CUPPS) as well as providing all end-user support for JWA administrative staff and systems. The IT group provides consulting services to all Airport divisions using computer-based systems and recommends technologies enhancing and complementing current existing systems. Additionally, IT manages a variety of vendor contracts for services. THE OPPORTUNITY The Senior Information Technologist (IT) will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and training of others on the daily support of the JWA server infrastructure. Also, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring acceptable uptime and performance for all systems, will plan performance improvements to the systems and security improvements to prevent security threats, monitor high-performance servers, and storage network (SAN) appliances. This position will be responsible for supervising a team in upgrading software systems, coordinating second-level responses with vendors to ensure rapid repair and minimal down-time of equipment, as well as engaging in various purchasing and project management activities. The selected incumbent will be expected to show initiative, independence in performing duties, and an understanding of systems in place within the organization. The Senior Information Technologist may perform the following job duties: Acts as a lead over subordinate professional information technology staff within an assigned work unit; schedules and assigns work; distributes resources; provides direction and guidance regarding processes and procedures; monitors staff work and work products to help meet unit goals and objectives Plans, implements, and monitors hardware and software upgrades, patches, security, and backup/recovery processes; obtain new and upgraded system hardware and software from vendors; utilizes appropriate tools to install and test upgrades and patches; develops automated PowerShell scripts to ensure that new and upgraded systems work effectively with current systems and programs; determines and documents proper installation parameters for software and hardware in order to ensure a smooth integration, transition, and efficiency Serves as a project lead over large information systems projects requiring the support of multiple staff and the procurement/utilization of significant resources; monitors vendor performance to ensure compliance with County standards and specifications; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project specifications Installs, configures, customizes, and administers a variety of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) applications; may write programs/scripts and develop reports using standard application development products and tools Monitors the performance and capacity of information system components; use performance monitoring and capacity planning tools to ensure that assigned systems and applications are performing effectively; monitors the capacity of cloud and local storage Integrating new systems into the Airport infrastructure, which may include synchronizing with other County-based applications, computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), existing security operational centers, and managed service contracts, Collaborating with the JWA internal divisions, internal and external vendors, and terminal tenants and airlines, as well as other County staff. System administration and maintenance of the Airport's PARC system System administration and maintenance of the Airport's Email System System administration and maintenance of the Airport's File & Print server System administration and maintenance of the Airport's Active Directory System administration and maintenance of the Airport's virtual server environment Supervision of the Information Technologist technical Team Other tasks as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of training, knowledge, or experience in the areas of active directory services, server administration, networking, virtualization software, and IT operations. In addition to the requirements listed under the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate must also possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE Advanced principles, methods, and techniques used in designing, developing, and implementing Information Technology systems Experience in Microsoft Server 2016 & 2019 administration, virtualization, and patching LDAP/Active Directory authentication and application security standards and frameworks IIS configuration and management Experience troubleshooting connectivity, communications, and administration of Local Area Network (LAN) or Wide Area Network (WAN) Design, configuration, implementation, and administration of high-security system infrastructure System vulnerability detection/remediation Change monitoring/altering/prevention Computer security audit support, with emphasis on PCI DSS audit experience PROJECT MANAGEMENT Use sound reasoning skills, identify and analyze problems by gathering relevant information to troubleshoot problems or resolve issues Experienced in planning, organizing, and instituting timelines at each step in order to meet overall goals Understands the importance of staying within the parameters of budget and policy. Plan, organize, and actively manage assignments for maximum productivity Ability to balance priorities while maintaining a superior level of customer service Ability to recognize problems in project scope and make recommendations to resolve issues COMMUNICATION SKILLS Clearly and articulately communicate, in both oral and written form, technical and complex information in a concise manner to a variety of customer groups Prepare well organized written/oral presentations using relevant information that can be easily understood by various customer groups Build and maintain positive working relations with staff and coworkers, and foster a collaborative working environment INTERPERSONAL | ANALYTICAL SKILLS Communicating airport regulations and security to workers effectively and efficiently. Establishing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, the general public, tenants, and staff. Analyze complex operational and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend or implement effective courses of action. Ability to analyze problems, propose solutions, and structure solution plans. Conduct communications with vendors and other outside resources to resolve complex IT system issues when needed. Use sound reasoning skills and identify and analyze problems by gathering relevant information to troubleshoot problems or resolve issues SUPERVISION | LEADERSHIP | TEAMWORK Experience recruiting, supervising, coordinating, training, scheduling, assigning, monitoring, and evaluating work activities of staff Providing clear and concise instructions to staff and others to analyze and interpret a broad range of IT Best practice and security standards, and assess their impact upon departmental operations. Leading confidently by taking responsibility for routine decisions and emergency actions. Exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines. Adhere to established procedures and practices to solve customer issues while maintaining a pleasant and professional image Develops collaborative working relationships and provides coaching of subordinate staff MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Senior Information Technologist LICENSE REQUIRED The successful candidate must possess, obtain and maintain the following licenses: Valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment Valid Airport Access Badge with an Airport Driving Endorsement within ten (10) days of employment AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must clear a background check which includes a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Security Threat Assessment (STA). PHYSICAL | ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical: Frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; extensive walking; occasional driving may be required, depending upon assignment; infrequent pushing/pulling; infrequent bending, kneeling, squatting and crawling; frequent lifting up to 40 pounds; constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; infrequent use of color perception and occasional eye/hand coordination; frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; occasional grasping, holding and reaching; frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in-person; frequent decision making and concentration; occasional public contact; occasional working alone. Additional physical/mental requirements or frequencies may be required, depending upon assignment. Environmental: Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment, but occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include high levels of noise, dust, and/or unpleasant odors. Occasional early morning, evening, holiday, and/or weekend work may be required. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Veterans Employment Preference: The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Screening | (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview (Oral Exam) | (Weighted 100%) : Candidates will be interviewed and rated by job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Eligible List | Score Groups : Once all assessments have been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted. (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Carmen Golding-Martinez at (949) 252-5177 or at CGolding-Martinez@ocair.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Pumping Station Operator (Heavy Stationary Equipment Mechanic) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future openings for Pumping Station Operator positions. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. This recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days and remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time. OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of 10 service areas, each of which directly impacts the quality of life for Orange County residents and the private sector. OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, cities, and other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to ensure quality of service today and quality of life tomorrow. In addition, our vision is to be a world class leader of innovative, professional and quality public works services. OC OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OC Operations and Maintenance is a section of OC Public Works whose goal is to serve the citizens of Orange County by providing a safe environment and enhanced quality of life through improvements to and maintenance of public infrastructure. Operations and Maintenance provides a wide range of planning, design, project management, construction and maintenance services to Orange County's unincorporated areas, 380 miles of flood control channels, 4 dams, 8 pumping stations, 320 road miles, and other infrastructure. O&M provides public works services for the contracted cities of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Dana Point, and the Foothill/Eastern and San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agencies. O&M also plays a crucial role in responding to the needs of the public in the aftermath of devastating fire and storm events and other general emergencies. Click here for more information about OC Public Works. Click here for more information about County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Pumping Station Operator or Heavy Stationary Equipment Mechanic. Our mechanic operators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of 8 pump stations, 4 dams and 5 urban run-off diversions throughout the Orange County watershed area. The primary goal of the group is to provide staffing for operations and maintenance of all pumping equipment and associated machinery. All pumping equipment is driven by either natural gas combustion engines with propane back-up or electric motor drives. Some pump stations are now monitored using SCADA, which stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. SCADA systems interface with District computers to alert staff of operational problems. This position performs, under general supervision, the operation, maintenance and repairs of pumping station equipment, dams, diversions, and other flood control equipment; and performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will demonstrate four years or more of experience and knowledge in the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of pump plant equipment, heavy diesel engines and/or heavy diesel vehicles. Further, the most successful candidates will possess knowledge of the core competencies listed below: Technical Experience Knowledge of and ability to repair pumps, including oil, water and fuel pumps, carburetors, pistons, cylinder liners, bearings, heads and valve train, universal joints, starters, alternators, pump impellors, shafts and bearings and right angle drives Knowledge of principles and practices of installing, maintaining and repairing electrical systems and associated with pumps, motors and auxiliary systems Ability to properly diagnoses, repair, maintain and install heavy diesel engines Operational knowledge of electronic devices related to flood control, including microprocessors, controllers, chart recorders, computers and telemetry equipment Diagnose malfunctions of electrical systems and controls and restore to specified operating standards Inspects, monitors and operates equipment including but not limited to; pumps, control systems, microprocessors, telemetry equipment, electrical, plumbing, chart recorders and batteries ASE certification related to heavy diesel vehicles is desirable. Pump Station Safety Knowledge of and ability to safely operate large natural and dual gas engines including overhaul, maintenance, performance curves and installation; operation, theory, repairs and installation of large and small water pumps; electronic devices related to flood control, including microprocessors, controllers, chart recorders, computers, SCADA systems and telemetry equipment Knowledge of safe work practices while operating flood control pumping station Inspections and monitoring equipment for safe and efficient operation (natural gas engines, pumps, controls, microprocessors, telemetry equipment, electrical, plumbing, chart recorders and batteries) Knowledge of routine maintenance and tune-up, including oil and filter changes, setting valve clearance and timing, replacing spark plugs, checking magnetos and lubricating drive train Ability to read blueprints, charts, maps, service manuals, engineering reports and new product specifications Appropriately uses hand and power tools and engine and controller diagnostic equipment Leadership Ability to lead and participate in major and minor repairs to large and small engines and pumps, including oil, water and fuel pumps, pump impellers, shafts and bearings and right angle drives Develops operating procedures for engine and pump operation; programs microprocessors Reviews plans and makes recommendations in the development of new equipment and design of new flood control pumping stations. May act as lead worker and/or coordinate pump station projects, repairs or installation work with various craft personnel or contracted resources. Effective Communication Accurately and concisely exchanges information with others; effectively follows written and verbal instruction and is able to give instructions to others. Actively listens to others for full understanding of what is being communicated; comprehend and interprets technical material related to the job; records project information to ensure accurate reporting. Able to articulate complex technical concepts and systems in a manner that can be clearly understood across each department and agency workforce. Maintains accurate records of flood control pumping station maintenance, operations, repair orders, parts slips and other records as required. Interpersonal Skills Responds to calls from residents, field crews, and/or other internal departments regarding water-related issues or problems. Responds to after hour and emergency situations. Operates flood control pumping station during storm conditions Ability to work in a team environment and display a positive attitude; maintains effective working relationships; express difference of opinion constructively Provide assistance to others as needed and work well with others to achieve a common goal License Required Possession of a valid California Driver's license, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Pumping Station Operator classification. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening | (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel | (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be scored by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Applicants are encouraged to submit a thorough application and fully respond to the supplemental questions. Situational Exercise and Oral Interview | (Weighted 100%): Skills Test & Oral Interview. Candidates will be required to prepare responses to job related situations and will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Zachary Gutierrez at 714-667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
COLLECTION OFFICER II SALARY INFORMATION In addition to performance-based merit increase, this position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within Auditor Controller and the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. ALL APPLICANTS WHO APPLY BY THURSDAY MAY 26, 2022, AT 11:59PM PST WILL BE CONSIDERED IN THE FIRST ROUND OF CONSIDERATIONS. AUDITOR-CONTROLLER The Auditor-Controller Department is committed to serving Orange County by ensuring accountability over public spending, transparency of Taxpayer dollars, and engaging the public in government. We carry out our vision and mission by conducting the Public's business with the highest ethical and due diligence standards by supporting ethical and responsible financial decisions throughout the County. For more information on the Auditor-Controller department click here . OFFICE OF THE TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR The mission of the Treasurer-Tax Collector (TTC) is to ensure safe and timely receipt, deposit, collection, and investment of public funds. Our vision is to implement best business practices which maximize value, minimize costs, and provide timely, accurate and courteous service to our internal and external customers. To accomplish our mission and vision, we will invest public funds in a manner that provides maximum security of principal and maintains the public trust; maintain sufficient liquidity to enable participants to meet their operating cash requirements; obtain a stable market rate of return throughout budgetary and economic cycles; provide timely, cost-effective, accurate and courteous customer service; invest resources to develop and maintain knowledgeable and competent staff; act in an ethical and professional manner while maintaining honest, respectful and open communications; and, streamline cashiering and collection processes to increase timely collection of public revenues for the benefit of Orange County citizens. The Treasurer-Tax Collector has an annual operating budget of $14.5 million with approximately 70 employees. The Treasurer also is an ex-officio trustee on the Orange County Employees Retirement System managing over $19 billion and the banker for the community and school districts in Orange County. For more information on the Treasurer-Tax Collector click here. For more information on the County of Orange click here . THE OPPORTUNITY The Collection Officer II position within Auditor-Controller will conduct investigations and take action to facilitate the collection of debts owed to the County. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Locating debtors, researching debtors' assets, and evaluating the ability to pay Applying complex laws and regulations Securing cooperation from debtors and other individuals and agencies in collecting delinquent accounts Initiating legal action to collect debts The Collection Officer II position within the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector will be responsible for the collection of monies owed to the County of Orange agencies, departments or districts on government and non-governmental invoices over the phone, email, in person, field calls and small claims court. The incumbent may also be responsible for the collection of delinquent Unsecured property taxes. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Conduct reviews of delinquent debts, including reviewing County Invoices, supporting documents and data provided in software application to determine amounts owed. Perform skip tracing to locate individuals and obtain updated contact information to assist in ability to contact debtors. Initiate enforcement activities, including but not limited to mailing delinquent letters, making telephone phone calls, meeting in person with debtors, performing field visits to businesses and initiate credit reporting. Obtain and enforce judgments through small claims court. Review and recommend post-judgment enforcement actions, such as wage garnishments, judgment debtor exams, and Franchise Tax Board intercept program. Conduct financial evaluations that include a review of income, expenses and personal assets to determine ability to pay. Resolve disputed account with debtors and coordinate process with appropriate County agencies. Provide accurate, complete and up to date information in a courteous, efficient and timely manner to debtors and client agencies. Respond timely to debtors, client agencies, accounting staff and management inquiries. Ensure timely collection, payment and/ or write-off of delinquent invoices and posting of payment to accounts. Assist in the preparation of various reports on collection activity, benchmarking and performance including analysis of statistics related to the effectiveness of collection activities. Represent Treasurer Tax Collector Agency in court for Small Claims, Financial Hearings, Claim of Exemption, Order Judgment Debtor Examination etc. Conducting levies and field calls for delinquent Unsecured property taxes DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in the following core competencies: Technical Experience & Knowledge Experience with a variety of software programs, web-based programs, and websites to skip trace clients with no contact information, researching case histories, or investigating financial background Establishing payment plans or enforcing delinquent collections through various methods provided under applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures Ability to document delinquent accounts in a clear concise manner, including comprehending correspondence to respond appropriately to individuals Experience in a public agency, commercial bank, utility, or corporate environment in a collection capacity Using a computer to prepare court or case-related documents, making notes in electronic files, generating collection letters, and creating and updating accounts Strong experience typing or keyboarding to enter case-related information into a computer Knowledge of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, current laws, regulations, and methods of enforcement relating to the legal collection of funds Maintaining financial records General knowledge of Public Welfare Aid Programs, Federal and State Code regulations for the Welfare Programs, and Federal and State Tax Intercept Program regulations General knowledge of legal codes, court procedures, precedents, and government regulations General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar General knowledge of arithmetic and statistics Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Programs, specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Analytical & Problem Solving Gathering, compiling, analyzing, and presenting data/information verbally and in writing Identifying and evaluating problems or issues accurately Using logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Evaluating and interpreting a variety of complex laws and regulations and demonstrate good judgment in determining an appropriate course of action in case management Identifying unit issues, impacts, and solutions Working independently to manage time wisely and to effectively prioritize multiple, competing tasks Oral & Written Communication Working collaboratively with staff to achieve the Department's objectives Building strong working relationships inside and outside the organization Communicating effectively in situations requiring persuasion and instruction Explaining court-ordered financial obligations to the debtor or victim, in person or over the phone Initiating calls to clients and sending letters to collect payments, responding to phone calls and emails regarding cases Providing courteous customer service over the phone and in-person Representing the County in Superior Court for contested restitution, financial hearings, order for judgment debtor evaluations or claims of exemption MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Collection Officer II. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Assessments (100% Weighted) Candidates whose applications reflect the most job-related experience and training will be invited to online assessments. Only the most qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, may be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, may be required to provide proof of vaccination . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted worker will be required to mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Order. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Sam Apraku at 714-834-3116 or at Samuel.Apraku@ac.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA CA, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Appraiser II In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and current County employees. This recruitment is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Appraiser II vacancies within the Assessor department and/or other County of Orange agencies. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 11:59 P.M. (PST). Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. THE OFFICE OF THE ASSESSOR The Assessor's Office values all legally assessable property with uniformity and impartiality, producing property tax assessment rolls in accordance with the laws of the State of California. The Assessor staff help Business, Real and Personal Property owners understand their property valuations and apply exclusions and exemptions as allowed by property tax law. THE OPPORTUNITY Under general supervision, the Appraiser II uses appraisal principles and techniques in the appraisal of difficult and varied types of real property, analyzes and interprets statistical data, prepares and presents oral and written reports, trains and instructs small groups of assigned staff, explains and defines appraisal valuations to the general public and Assessment Appeals Boards. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess at least o ne year of experience as an Appraiser I or higher with the County of Orange OR equivalent property appraisal experience working in a similar capacity at any other County Assessor's Office. The ideal candidate will also have experience in the following key competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE | TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Interpreting and applying laws, rules, regulations, State Board of Equalization guidelines, and court decisions affecting the appraisal of all types of property Utilizing principles and practices of real and personal property appraisal Fluency with using Automated Tax System (ATS) Preparing real property inventory and cost analysis Correcting entries on the assessment roll by adjusting values Interpreting legal documents such as deeds, trusts, and lease agreements PROBLEM-SOLVING | ANALYTICAL SKILLS Identifying, evaluating, and resolving issues as they arise, using decision-making abilities and technical expertise Developing solutions, proposing solutions, achieving measurable results, and implementing best business practices Thriving in an fast-paced environment with changing priorities INTERPERSONAL SKILLS | TEAMWORK Working with other public and private agencies in efforts to provide outstanding customer service to the community, public, and key stakeholders Generating consensus and building collaborative relationships to achieve common goals COMMUNICATION SKILLS | ORAL & WRITTEN Responding quickly, courteously, and proficiently to customer service requests Soliciting feedback and adjusting customer requests to fit into business improvements Interacting courteously and tactfully with client agencies/departments and the public Communicating technical information in a clear and concise manner MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Appraiser II classification. PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Vision sufficient to operate county approved transportation, to read standard text, speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; manual dexterity to hand write and key items into a laptop computer. The ability to traverse uneven ground for several hundred yards for valuation consideration of that property. Mental Requirements Possess the ability to independently reason logically to reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing situations involving interpersonal conflict and with complex issues; frequent decision making and concentration; frequent public contact; occasional working alone. Environmental Conditions Work is typically performed both in an indoor office environment and out in the field; may require travel to other locations. Work environments may include higher levels of noise, dust, and/or unpleasant odors. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application-Appraisal Panel (Weighted 100%) An Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application, supplemental questionnaire, and resumes for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Veterans Employment Preference Policy (VEPP) The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, Assessor Human Resources will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Please note: The information you provide on your application and/or response to the supplemental questions may be used as a scoring device, so please be thorough and complete in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, may be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Workers who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, may be required to provide proof of vaccination. (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted worker will be required to mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Order. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Candace Jones at cjones@asr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 5/25/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
ASSISTANT MEDICAL DIRECTOR (Administrative Manager III - Specialty) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will be open on a continuous basis and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager III positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. This position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.0% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 0.5% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of six (6) service areas - Administrative & Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES Adult Correctional Health Services provides medical, dental, nursing, mental health and pharmaceutical services to all adult inmates in the County's five correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Assistant Medical Director in Correctional Health Services (CHS) is responsible for basic and emergency health services for individuals incarcerated in the adult correctional facilities. The position will serve as the backup for the CHS Medical Director by fulfilling the Director's duties in their absence. Additional responsibilities of the Assistant Medical Director will include but are not limited to: Developing policy and clinical practice guidelines for CHS Clinical supervision of all medical and non-professional CHS staff, including direct supervision of Correctional Physicians (I/II/III), contracted Physicians, Dental staff, Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners and Administrative Managers Directing clinical care of inmates in the County jail systems Reviewing clinical cases as required by contractual agreements Providing direct patient care Participating in committees such as Quality Management Program, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Death Review, Critical Incident Review, Correctional Health Operations and the Accreditation Committee. Must possess a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration for Controlled Substances Level II, III, IV and National Provider Identifier (NPI) number. The incumbent must possess a valid Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) Waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine by date of hire . DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a valid Physician's and Surgeon's License issued by the Medical Board of California or a Physician's and Surgeon's License issued by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California and a valid Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine or Psychiatry. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Knowledge of: California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 15 Minimum Standard for Local Adult Facilities Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act Designated Facilities statutes and regulations Involuntary commitment procedures within the criminal justice system Correctional medical and mental health delivery system or similar health care systems Community standards of healthcare National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) accreditation standards Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record systems (e.g. EHR system) Medical and Technical Expertise: Performing and overseeing the provision of health care delivery Planning and preparing medical protocols and/or guidelines Monitoring and evaluating subspecialty and hospital utilization through managed care concept Developing and implementing solutions to improve outcomes and delivery of care, efficiencies, policies and procedures and seek best practices Testifying competently in court Leadership and Management: Leading and managing professional staff and forward focused teams by inspiring, motivating and empowering them to achieve CHS goals Coordinating the work of professional employees, establishing expectations and monitoring their work performance and activities Maintaining and enhancing quality patient care and holding staff accountable for quality of services Supervising and evaluating staff work performance Innovation and Collaboration: Bringing creative and innovative ideas to enhance and build upon the collaborative and solid work environment that already exists within CHS Fostering a collaborative approach across all service areas as well as contract agencies, Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Department of Justice (DOJ) and other stakeholders to support compliance and quality improvement efforts Interpersonal Skills and Communication: Developing and delivering effective written and verbal communication with various audiences, i.e. Board of Supervisors, executive management, and other public entities Identifying and resolving any issues and problems through good judgment and decision making utilizing technical expertise Composure and Safety: Maintaining a calm demeanor even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while at work Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must be in possession of a valid DATA Waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine by date of appointment Incumbents must not have or had any disciplinary actions or restrictions placed on medical licensure Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass a background investigation and maintain clearance to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes: completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use, credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities are operated 24 hours, 7 days a week; therefore, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift, holidays and provide on-call availability, as needed Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to an offer and acceptance of employment MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Administrative Manager III-Specialty minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated, who have multiple and complex health, and social and psycho-social needs. May work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to a variety of work shifts, as the correctional facilities are operated 24 hours, 7 days a week and coverage is essential. The environment can be noisy and at times chaotic; may be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a "No Negotiations for Hostage" policy with the Orange County Jail. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Alfredo Salazar at (714) 834-5304 or Alsalazar@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist I) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Clinician I positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for one (1) year and may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After one (1) year, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Mental Health and Recovery Services, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY SERVICES The Mental Health and Recovery Services (MHRS) Division consists of three service areas Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Services which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment, night, weekend and holiday shifts may be required. The Behavioral Health Clinician I may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work, and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable, especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence-based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Proficiency with EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment Communication l Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other County agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions for Behavioral Health Clinician I. Please note that a valid Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) number issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid ACSW, APCC or AMFT will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an APCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified applicants. After screening, only those applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Gazala Yerunkar at (714) 834-3205 or GYerunkar@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist I) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Clinician I positions within the Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) months and may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES The Correctional Health Services , Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance use counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange has adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and recidivism rates. ACHS is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Clinicians in the CHS Mental Health Services and in the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program (JCRP) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning with the incarcerated population. The CHS Mental Health Program consists of services to Adults and Older Adult populations who are justice involved. The position provides professional counseling and treatment services for these populations exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in an institutional setting. The JCRP provides services within CHS, providing discharge planning and linkage services to Adults and Older Adult populations who are justice involved. The position provides extensive case management and collaboration with community partners to link clients for post release after care treatment. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Clinician I will include but are not limited to: Performing Psychosocial Mental Health evaluations, Drug Screenings and/or conducting needs assessments for facility mental health needs and referrals Providing both individual and group interventions utilizing a variety of evidence-based practices, conducting case management activities, facilitating referrals and linkages to community services and documenting services rendered Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients' current levels of functioning, symptoms and behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have a greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with Behavioral Health Services Agencies, Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) and Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, and other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals in order to match level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervision and treatment Other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working with the severely mentally ill population and have case management experience, be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention and best practices for treating and engaging with the mentally ill clients Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Understanding of relapse prevention Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the client's overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and presenting information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must NOT have felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities are a 24 hour, 7 days a week facilities, incumbents must be able to work weekends, evenings or night shifts and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions for Behavioral Health Clinician I. Please note that a valid Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) number issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid ACSW, APCC or AMFT will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an APCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Alfredo Salazar at (714) 834-5304 or Alsalazar@ochca.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN II (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Clinician II positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for one (1) year and may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After one (1) year, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Mental Health And Recovery Services, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY SERVICES The Mental Health And Recovery Services (MHRS) Division consists of three service areas, Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Services which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment, night, weekend and holiday shifts may be required. The Behavioral Health Clinician II may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling, brief group counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively; conduct training and educational programs for internal and external participants Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Perform outreach to outside organizations and the public to explain services and eligibility for County run programs Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science May participate in research projects, conduct oversight of services by contract providers, or perform crisis intervention and involuntary hold evaluations depending on division requirements May serve as a clinical lead for employees in the Behavioral Health Clinician I class DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work, and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable, especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge l Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence-based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learning to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment Communication l Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other County agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating with tact and discretion when working with confidential information Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions of Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an LPCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, modification to the selection procedures listed above may occur. If changes in the selection procedures should occur, all candidates will receive notification via e-mail. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Gazala Yerunkar at (714) 834-3205 or GYerunkar@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN II Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Behavioral Health Clinician II positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) months and may be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ADULT CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES The Correctional Health Services , Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange has adopted a Stepping Up Initiative, with a primary goal of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness in the jails and recidivism rates. ACHS is seeking qualified Behavioral Health Clinicians in the CHS Mental Health Services and in the Jail to Community Re-Entry Program (JCRP) to perform extensive case management and discharge planning with the incarcerated population. The CHS Mental Health Program consists of services to Adults and Older Adult incarcerated populations who are justice involved. The position provides professional counseling and treatment services for these populations exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in an institutional setting. The JCRP provides services within CHS, providing discharge planning and linkage services to Adults and Older Adult incarcerated populations who are justice involved. The position provides extensive case management and collaboration with community partners to link clients for post release after care treatment. The responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Clinician II will include but are not limited to: Performing Psychosocial MH evaluation, Drug Screening and/or conduct needs assessments to facility mental health needs and referrals Providing both individual and group interventions utilizing a variety of evidence-based practices, conduct case management activities, and facilitate referrals and linkages to community services, and document services rendered Utilizing evidence-based practices (EBP) for individuals and groups with psychological and substance use disorders to address barriers to re-entry and prevent relapse to criminal behaviors Planning and coordinating the re-entry plan with the client on an ongoing basis while in custody and ensuring increased follow through Avoiding gaps in care with community-based services and post custody supervision Developing individualized service plans by determining appropriate level of interventions based on clients current level of functioning, symptoms, behaviors and identifying target inmates' multiple criminogenic needs in order to have greater impact on successful re-entry and recidivism Linking the target population to a continuum of treatment and supportive services upon release, including but not limited to counseling, medication support, housing, and transportation Facilitating connections with family and other support systems such as forensic peer support mentors; and conducting re-entry groups with the target population prior to release, in order to troubleshoot possible barriers to successful re-entry Collaborating frequently with BHS agencies, Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS), Sheriff's Department staff as well as outside department contacts such as police agencies from the community, family of patients, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Public Health, Juvenile Health Services and surrounding hospitals in order to match clients level of criminogenic risks and behavioral health/substance use needs with appropriate levels of community supervisions and treatment Other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate sound judgment, good decision making and problem solving skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working with the severely mentally ill population and have case management experience, be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability, proactive involvement in work and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical Knowledge Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Understanding of relapse prevention and best practices for treating and engaging with the mentally ill clients Completing and performing clinical risk assessment related to danger to self, danger to others or grave disability (i.e. 5150, 5250, T-con) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Providing care to client in relation to their level of functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Discharge planning and linking mentally ill clients to community resources Understanding of relapse prevention Using Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP) format in preparing progress notes and reports Proficiency with Electronic Health Records (EHR), Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification by date of appointment Critical Thinking l Problem Solving Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately, including establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the client's overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) skillfully Ability to make quick and effective decisions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County, personal and/or public relations issues Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Communication Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Ability to de-escalate hostile or confrontational clients/customers Communicating effectively both in person and in writing Collaboration Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care by formulating short and long term goal and objectives according to client's level of psychological functioning Participating as a member of a mental health multidisciplinary clinical team by engaging and taking part in meetings, committees or training's providing education, knowledge and insight into clinical cases Collaborating and communicating relevant critical information with other stakeholders, including the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Orange County Probation, Orange County Public Defender, Social Services Agency, Regional Center of Orange County, Orange County Housing Authority and other ancillary agencies, to identify gaps in service delivery and solidify linkages with external stakeholders for a smooth transition from jail to community Interpersonal Skills Eliminating the influence of personal biases in working with diverse clients Being flexible to work in numerous clinical areas, including handling difficult and complex mental health cases Having the compassion to provide care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult clients, family members and law enforcement personnel SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents must NOT have felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities are a 24 hour, 7 days a week facilities, incumbents must be able to work weekends, evenings or night shifts and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions for Behavioral Health Clinician II. Please note candidates must possess a current, valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT or LPCC will be disqualified from the recruitment. In order to meet minimum qualifications with an LPCC number, applicants must have completed six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter units focused on marital/couple/family therapy, possess 500 hours of documented supervised experience working with couples/families/children and have six (6) hours of continuing education during each license renewal cycle. Proof of education and documented hours required at time of hire. Applicants who are applying with an out of state license should refer to the minimum qualifications link above. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via e-mail of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified via e-mail of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. E-MAIL NOTIFICATION E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is included in our application and use only one e-mail account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via e-mail through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your e-mail folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept e-mails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your e-mail address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Alfredo Salazar at (714) 834-5304 or Alsalazar@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESEARCH ANALYST (Research Analyst IV) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice . This recruitment is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Research Analyst IV vacancies in the Health Care Agency, Behavioral Health Services. This list may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Office of Care Coordination, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas: Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, Authority and Quality Improvement Services and Children, Youth & Prevention Services, which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY The immediate vacancies are in the following areas, however, this list may also be used to fill any future vacancies within BHS. Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) - Research Analyst IV (Behavioral Health ): This position will be responsible for developing, maintaining and refining real-time analytic tools to support evidence-based decision-making across BHS. The duties may include, but are not limited to, demonstrating the differential impact of proposed analytic tools on the nature and type of decisions supported by the tool(s); extracting, cleaning, manipulating and managing large data files; providing input and feedback to the HCA IT department on the development/structure of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW); development and maintenance of data dashboards to be used by behavioral health staff, managers and other research analysts, as well as by the general public; survey development and distribution within the BHS system and across Orange County stakeholders; data visualization; text analytics and natural language processing; interpretation and documentation of analyses; dissemination of learnings and their implications to BHS Leadership, program staff and other interested stakeholders; and upon establishment of the EDW, data mining, machine learning, predictive analytics, and the development, maintenance and ongoing refinement of computer-assisted decision support tools. Data sources may include electronic health records, client assessment data, specific behavioral health program data files, financial data, and state-, national- and population-level datasets. Under the general direction of a Senior Research Analyst, the Research Analyst IV will also be responsible for the following: Communicating technical regulations and reporting requirements to audiences with varying levels of understanding Providing technical expertise to help guide BHS research/evaluation initiatives Acting as a liaison and consultant to both internal and external partners in the community and providing recommendations for program improvement based on the results of the analyses and existing program knowledge Working with local and state governing entities, contracted providers, community stakeholders, agency managers, and consumers. Reviewing and summarizing scientific literature and policies to guide an identified program Developing surveys Preparing statistical reports and presentations for behavioral health program(s) Automating or semi-automating processes to extract, merge, clean and/or manipulate data/data files Managing, updating and maintaining data collection systems Data mining, predictive analytics, forecasting and data visualization Serving as a liaison between other Behavioral Health Services program and/or research staff and Agency and/or County IT Using Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software to perform thematic mapping and spatial analyses Developing, refining and maintaining BHS data dashboards and/or computerized decision support tools Using specialized statistical techniques such as text analytics, natural language processing, fuzzy matching, machine learning, etc. Other related duties DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess at least a Master's Degree in Health Informatics, Health Economics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or similar field; and a minimum of three (3) years of experience utilizing statistical analysis software such as SPSS, SAS or other software. The preferred candidate will also possess a minimum of one (1) year of post-Master's Degree experience in HEOR to guide decision-making in behavioral health. The successful Program Evaluation or HEOR RA IV candidate will also possess a combination of the following core competencies: Applied Research and Program Evaluation Knowledge/ Experience Familiarity with community health/behavioral health care delivery systems, and behavioral health disciplines, terminology, principles and practices Thorough knowledge of and experience with developing research studies/program evaluation projects in a community health/behavioral health setting Experience applying advanced statistical analysis procedures (e.g. inferential statistics, regression analysis), and organizing statistical information into reports, tables, charts, and graphs Experience analyzing, interpreting and reporting program/participant data for various audiences Experience with technical report writing and/or scientific manuscript writing Experience conducting comprehensive literature reviews to support research/evaluation Familiarity with the principles of reliability and validity for developing and/or evaluating assessments/questionnaires Using research methods in community health/behavioral health settings and adapting or tailoring methods for application in clinics, schools, homes or other settings Understanding regulations and applying the regulations to program implementation and evaluation Technical Skills Writing code in statistical software programs (e.g. SAS, R) High level of proficiency with extracting, manipulating and transforming large datasets through statistical code and/or macros Communication Skills Experience working and collaborating with staff members, managers, stakeholders, and other agencies/community organizations Organizing and delivering public presentations that effectively inform or persuade diverse audiences Summarizing and presenting complex statistical information to management and/or "technical and non-technical" audience both verbally and in written form Using professional communication skills to facilitate meetings and trainings with internal and external stakeholders Writing clearly and concisely and demonstrate proofreading and editing skills, composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents Interpersonal Skills Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with various levels of management, peers, staff and community partners Identifying with the larger organizational team and the role required, sharing resources, responding to requests from other parts of the organization, and supporting the agency's agenda Leadership Skills Leading a project independently or with team members Working independently with minimal assistance from supervisor Assisting with training new Research Analysts Providing training and mentorship to support staff and new team members MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Research Analyst IV and details of this classification. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, fine print, various handwritings and view a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; independent body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend routinely to perform daily tasks; ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard/mouse and use other office equipment such as a stapler, telephone and photocopy machine. Mental Requirements Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. Environmental Conditions Ability to work in an office environment with changing priorities, deadlines and multiple assignments concurrently. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified applicants. After screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Screening {Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job . Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Performance Exam (Refer/Non-Refer) Applicants will be evaluated on a job related computer simulation. Only the most successful applicants will be referred to the Structured Oral Interview. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment(s) has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Patricia Fallon at 714-834-4635 or pfallon@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST I/II SALARY INFORMATION Clinical Psychologist I $35.78 - $48.22 Hourly Clinical Psychologist II $39.88 - $50.89 Hourly In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This position is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply right away. This recruitment is open to the public . The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies within Children & Youth Behavioral Health. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar/lower level classifications HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal, individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five services areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Health Services and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. CHILDREN & YOUTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HCA's Mental Health and Recovery Services (MHRS) , Children and Youth Behavioral Health (CYBH) provides a broad range of services for behaviorally, emotionally or mentally disordered children and adolescents which include evaluation, therapy, medication management, crisis intervention and collateral services to parents and families. Referral for hospitalization or residential treatment, consultation to schools and other agencies, coordination with private and public services and case management for those placed in hospitals or other 24-hour settings are also provided. THE OPPORTUNITY The Clinical Psychologist position provides a variety of direct client care opportunities to serve Orange County children, youth, transitional age youth and their families impacted by mental illness and substance use disorders. This position will collaborate with a team of professionals both within HCA, and with other County agencies with whom CYBH partners to ensure comprehensive care is provided. CYBH has three major areas of service: the regional outpatient clinics, the programs serving youth in the Juvenile Justice or Child Welfare systems and 24/7 crisis services. CYBH strives to provide high quality, evidence based services in a system that addresses the specific and unique needs of the individual and their support systems. Clients served by CYBH come from a variety of cultures and diverse backgrounds. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will possess a license to practice Psychology by the California Board of Psychology or be eligible to obtain a waiver from the State of California to practice psychology, pending obtaining their license. Bilingual speakers are highly desired. In order to be considered for this position, you must include your curriculum vitae and transcripts in the attachments portion of the application. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas below: Technical Knowledge and Experience Conducting and administering psychological tests and assessments, conducting screenings, gathering, evaluating and interpreting psychological testing data for the purpose of diagnosing and treating individuals living with mental illness and/or substance use disorders Applying latest trends and evidence-based psychological treatment and assessment protocols for mental health and substance use disorders Assessing for safety risks, identifying trauma reactivity and de-escalating high risk behaviors Working with children, youth, transitional age youth and families Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Collaboration/Relationship Building Presenting new knowledge and trainings to team and collaborative partners consistent with clinical work and client care Identifying and providing linkage and appropriate resources to individuals Collaborating with community partners to ensure timely care for those with immediate needs Communication Documenting services provided to participants in a manner that meets the CA Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) requirements (standards) for Medi-Cal billing and reimbursement Communicating accurately to convey both substance and intent, and adeptly communicating sensitive matters Presenting ideas and complex material clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both in person and in writing Preparing court documents and reports may be required for some programs Preparing testimony and testifying in bench and jury trials may be required for some programs MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here for information regarding the minimum qualifications for the Clinical Psychologist I, or click here for information regarding the minimum qualifications for the Clinical Psychologist II, including Physical and Mental Requirements and Environmental and Working Conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, those who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step of the recruitment. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Online Assessment (Weighted 100%) Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a series of online examinations related to the essential job functions. The most successful applicants will be places on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Applicants will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding the Clinical Psychologist I/II position, please contact the recruiter, Linny Pham at lipham@ochca.com or (714) 834-7324. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II Correctional Health Services In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase on the following date: Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Clinical Psychologist II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide comprehensive diagnostic clinical mental health evaluations and participate in a psychotherapeutic program for the severely and persistently mentally ill clients within the Orange County Jail system. The Correctional Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The CHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. For detailed information on Correctional Health Services click here. Responsibilities of the Clinical Psychologist II position will include but are not limited to: Assess clients for current level of functioning and psychiatric history Provide psychotherapeutic interventions for individuals and groups with a wide range of psychological and substance abuse disorders Select, administer, score and interpret a wide variety of objective and projective tests (i.e. intelligence, personality, cognitive, aptitude and behavioral) Conduct psychological research and analyze statistical data in relation to ACHS program outcomes Participate actively in mental health quality management team to assist ACHS in program evaluation; streamlining processes and outcomes for increased effectiveness and efficiency Participate and provide mental health training seminars/presentation and in services didactic learning and training Assist in complex case analysis and provide guidance to other clinical staff regarding appropriate psychological evidence-based practices Provide clinical supervision to Clinical Psychologist I, Doctorate Practicum Students and Interns from contracted agencies with HCA Volunteer Services DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, forensic psychology or counseling psychology and demonstrates four (4) or more years of post-licensure experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following competencies below: Technical Expertise and Knowledge of: Title 15 Minimum Standards for Local Adult Facilities (California Code of Regulations - CCR), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Board of State and Community Corrections, and other local, State and Federal standards as it relates to correctional setting Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act laws and the application of its associated mandates Possession of a valid CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) - AHA healthcare provider card is highly desirable Jail security policies and willingness to seek consultation with supervisor if uncertain HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Conducting psychological testing and assessments for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment and prognoses of mentally ill clients Gathering, evaluating and interpreting psychological and statistical data Administering discharge planning and providing case management for the mentally ill and substance abusing clients Having expertise in mental health and substance use diagnoses, symptoms and behaviors Applying current evidence-based practices to treat mentally ill clients and to reduce relapse and recidivism Administering latest trends and evidence-based psychological treatment and assessment protocols Conducting psychological interventions that promote health and wellness to clients served Some knowledge or exposure to the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Analysis, Critical Thinking and Initiative: Working independently in a regulatory capacity and maintaining a high level of confidentiality Analyzing factors that contribute to overall health problems and/or recidivism (i.e. poor medication compliance, drug and alcohol problems, homelessness) Making appropriate and effective decisions impacting clients healthcare Responding efficiently to mental health emergencies throughout all jail Demonstrating a calm demeanor and providing care to client in relation to their level of psychological functioning (i.e. acute psychiatric housing) Evaluating and assessing situations and establishing appropriate clinical boundaries with clients (i.e. setting limits) Assessing and evaluating client's presenting symptoms and behaviors rapidly and accurately Recognizing factors that are outside of mental health that could be impacting the clients overall functioning and refer appropriately (i.e. drug or alcohol withdrawal, medical issues) Making sound decisions/judgment or taking effective actions to prevent any injury/loss of life, financial loss for the County and/or personally and any public relations issues Communication and Collaboration: Bilingual in Spanish (highly desirable) Demonstrating effective communication both orally and in writing Using effective interviewing skills and techniques with clients Communicating clearly and thoroughly in discussing clinical cases and/or decisions to other healthcare staff and to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care and linking client to the appropriate level of care Engaging clients in discharge planning and developing a viable plan of self-care according to client's level of psychological functioning Working effectively with law enforcement personnel within the facility, police agencies from the community, clients families, court personnel, community hospital staff, other County agencies such as Probation, Public Health Services, and hospitals Interpersonal, Flexibility, and Safety: Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handling stress Being flexible and reliable to perform daily responsibilities and urgent needs of the CHS Department on a 24/7 basis Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable mentally ill clients Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside and outside the jail facility Providing compassionate care without judgment to a segment of clients that have been charged with criminal conduct SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment. Incumbents must maintain Sheriff's Department or Probation Department security clearance for the facilities where they work. Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes: completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Clinical Psychologist II minimum qualifications, click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated youth, who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institutions are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a no hostage policy for the Orange County Jail. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID-19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with all applicable State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination or testing as follows: Workers, who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers, who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or in a correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted, they will be required to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Public Health Orders. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Alfredo Salazar at (714) 834-5304 or Alsalazar@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days, until the needs of the Department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being conducted to establish an open Eligible List to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. The current vacancy is in the Security Electronics Unit. This list may also be utilized to fill positions of lower classifications within the same occupational series. THE DIVISION The Sheriff-Coroner/Technology Division consists of approximately 150 personnel organized in six areas that specialize in specific operational and technical units, including Administration/Operations, Special Projects, Radio Communications, Applications, Infrastructure, and Security. Each section maintains a staff of Managers, Engineers, Technicians, and support staff to provide a high level of operational and technical expertise to various public safety functions including Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency Medical Services, Lifeguard, Park Rangers, Public Works, Local Government, Courts, County and City jails, and Probation facilities. The Division provides centralized countywide coordinated communications systems for all local public safety agencies; installation and maintenance of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, mobile and portable radios, closed circuit television, surveillance, security electronic systems within the jail system, sound and video systems); operational and maintenance support to the coordinated communications systems; engineering and frequency management; and serves as the central coordinator/program manager for the operation and maintenance of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) and 900 MHz paging system. The Division is also responsible for all Information Technology operations across the entire Sheriff's Department. This includes application development and support, help desk support, desktop support, mobile and MDC support, storage and server support, network and CCTV support, and network security operations. THE OPPORTUNITY This is a journey level class in the Communications Technician series that is located at Sheriff's Technology Security Electronics Unit. Incumbents in this class install, maintain and repair complex electronic equipment, and work with minimal supervision. Incumbents will be required to install, program and maintain surveillance, alarm, paging, intercom, sound reinforcement, video, and control systems . THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have completed electronic theory course work including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory. Have training in electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals and mathematics for electronic technology. Will also have two years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment and a thorough knowledge of safety practices and experience in using various types of hand and power tools. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicant must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required. Possession of a valid Amateur Radio License will be helpful for some assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the class spec/job description. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a list of the physical and mental abilities which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Environmental Conditions: Must be willing to work in remote areas and on mountaintops in any type of weather conditions. Other assignments may require lifting and moving of heavy equipment and components and crawling through attics and confined spaces. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds; push, pull, crawl, stoop and bend; identify and distinguish colors for color coded wire and electronic components; operate power tools that are potentially hazardous. Some work assignments may require climbing extension and A-Frame ladders of various heights. SELECTION PROCESS Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Qualification Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ELIGIBLE LIST After all selection procedures have been completed, the Sheriff's Human Resources Department will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. VETERANS EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Shannon Ginther at (714) 834-5121 or email s ginther@ocsd.com. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 RELATED REQUIREMENTS The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers in correction facilities and detention centers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a FDA-approved mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II (TECHNICAL SERVICES UNIT - RADIO COMMUNICATIONS) In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% increase Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% increase Mandatory Employee Retirement Contributions will decrease on the following dates: Effective July 2, 2021 - 1.2% decrease This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days, until the needs of the Department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. POSITION/RECRUITMENT INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to a fill vacancy in this class until the next recruitment. The eligible list established may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE DIVISION The Sheriff-Coroner/Technology Division consists of approximately 150 personnel organized in six areas that specialize in specific operational and technical units, including Administration/Operations, Special Projects, Radio Communications, Applications, Infrastructure, and Security. Each section maintains a staff of Managers, Engineers, Technicians, and support staff to provide a high level of operational and technical expertise to various public safety functions including Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency Medical Services, Lifeguard, Park Rangers, Public Works, Local Government, Courts, County and City jails, and Probation facilities. The Division provides centralized countywide coordinated communications systems for all local public safety agencies; installation and maintenance of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, mobile and portable radios, closed circuit television, surveillance, security electronic systems within the jail system, sound and video systems); operational and maintenance support to the coordinated communications systems; engineering and frequency management; and serves as the central coordinator/program manager for the operation and maintenance of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) and 900 MHz paging system. The Division is also responsible for all Information Technology operations across the entire Sheriff's Department. This includes application development and support, help desk support, desktop support, mobile and MDC support, storage and server support, network and CCTV support, and network security operations. THE OPPORTUNITY This is a journey level class in the Communications Technician series that is located at Sheriff's Technical Services Unit (Radio Communications). Incumbents in this class install, maintain and repair complex electronic equipment, and work with minimal supervision. Incumbents will be required to install, program and maintain surveillance, alarm, paging, intercom, sound reinforcement, video, and control systems . GENERAL DUTIES With minimal supervision, install, program, troubleshoot, and complete preventative maintenance on radio communications equipment, patrol video systems, design/create radio templates / code plugs and continue technical skills training. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have three (3+) years hands-on experience in radio, IT maintenance (PC, servers, routers, switches), or console installation and maintenance working with vendors, and business partners. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Candidate will have experience installing and able to terminate CAT 5, coax and fiber optic cables; installing/repairing radios, emergency lights/sirens, antennas, speakers, cameras, equipment racks earthquake bracing; able to interpret instructions, pictorial drawings in installation manuals and written directives including circuitries, schematics, and symbols used; will have experience operating and using hand tools, small power tools; thorough knowledge and experience using a volt Ohmmeter and watt meter to test circuits; able to read and write English to record data on work orders and time / log sheets; skills using a computer, radio software and test equipment to complete radio programming, upgrades and preventative maintenance. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts). Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Thorough Knowledge of: Principles, techniques, methods, test equipment and tools used in installation, maintenance, repair, modification and fabrication communications and other related electronic equipment and systems. General Knowledge of: Digital and logic circuitry used in computers and other equipment. Principles of electronic system design and operation. FCC regulations applicable to governmental communications (radio or microwave assignment). Ability to: Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify a variety of communications and electronic equipment and Systems. Read and interpret instructions in technical manuals including circuitries, schematics and symbols; read blueprints. Use the proper test equipment related to electronics maintenance and repair. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County and city staff, electronic contractors, vendors and members of the general public. Record technical information on time sheets, logs, invoices, etc. Education/Experience: Completion of a training course in electronic theory and practice including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory, audio and radio frequency circuits, electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals and mathematics for electronic technology. AND Two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic communication equipment that developed the knowledges and abilities listed above. License: Required Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class 3 or higher, by date of appointment. Click here to learn more about the Minimum Qualifications as well as the physical, mental requirements and the environmental, working conditions. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical and Mental Requirements: Must be able to lift 50 lbs., with frequent lifting and/or carrying heavy equipment and components weighing over 25 lbs.; climb ladders, scaffolding and poles, crawl in attics or under vehicles and work in cramped spaces such as under automobile dash or in automobile trunk, stoop, bend or twist your back, kneel, squat and work with arms above shoulder level; identify and distinguish colors; operate power tools or other like machinery that are potentially hazardous. Some work assignments may require climbing 100 foot towers. Environmental and Working Conditions: M ay be required to work in remote areas and on mountaintops in any type of weather conditions. Must be willing and able to work in high security areas such as jails, courthouses and dispatch centers. Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Structured Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ELIGIBLE LIST After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Veterans Employment Preference The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. Click here for tips to complete your application. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Mary Cortez-Valadez at (714) 834-5834 or email at mcortez-valadez@ocsd.org . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please see below for important information regarding COVID 19 related requirements. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and laws, regulations, and policies regarding COVID-19 are subject to change. The County of Orange is required to comply with any State or County Public Health Orders which may apply as follows: Workers who provide services in certain Medical or High-Risk Settings, may be required to provide proof of full vaccination from COVID-19 or to wear a mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing . Workers who provide services in certain Health Care Facilities or correctional facility or detention center where health care is provided, may be required to provide proof of vaccination . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason; however, if exempted worker will be required to mask and undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.) The position for which you are applying may be required to adhere to any applicable State or County Order. You will receive notification of any requirement as it applies to a position. EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous