Orange County, CA

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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.

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Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Dec 03, 2022
Full Time
Public Information Officer (Administrative Manager I) Salary Information 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 and will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager I vacancies with this specialty within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close Saturday, December 31, 2022 at 11:59PM (PST). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE The County of Orange , County Executive Office implements policies of the Board of Supervisors, supports County departments, oversees the County's infrastructure and real estate assets, prepares the annual County budget, and assists the public. County Executive Officer Frank Kim is the highest-ranking appointed executive in the County and works with members of the Board of Supervisors and their staff, elected and appointed department heads and the County's 18,000 employees to oversee the provision of essential government services through 22 departments. The County Executive Office is organized into six divisions: County Operations, Finance, Human Resource Services, Information Technology, Real Estate, Care Coordination and Government & Community Relations, which includes Communications. THE OPPORTUNITY The Public Information Officer will assist in leading the CEO Communications Team within the Government & Community Relations division of the County Executive Office, providing strategic communications direction and counsel to departments, executives and elected officials, as well as facilitating open and thoughtful engagement with residents and stakeholders. The role will be handling a variety of pivotal assignments including external and internal communications; standardization, best practices and corporate branding; public information and media relations; and developing and implementing strategic communication plans for County initiatives. The incumbent will report to the CEO Communications Public Information Manager and will serve as a secondary spokesperson for media interactions on behalf of the County, including crisis communications and issues management. Primary responsibilities will involve: Crafting a broad range of briefing materials and presentations to facilitate communication of complex issues Assist and perform a variety of functions related to advertising, graphic design, marketing, promotions and media Operate a camera or other digital equipment and take photographs and videos for various events Ability to prepare speech writing, memos, correspondence for Board members for press releases and special events Providing guidance and consultation in the standardization of communication policies within the County to maintain brand consistency Producing various internal publications; managing content and messaging on social media Collaborating with designers to produce visual materials for presentations Overseeing day-to-day activities of CEO Communications and orchestrating special events/projects as assigned Responsible for the management of graphic design files and image libraries. Great understanding of protocols and procedures related to formal events Ability to plan and orchestrate onsite and offsite event planning for press conferences and special events Work with and train County PIOs on best practices related to public relations DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of experience in public relations, communications, or journalism for a large governmental agency, public relations agency, non-profit, or for-profit corporation. The ideal candidate should be experienced in utilizing various communication channels to develop and advertise events, including but not limited to; print and broadcast media, social media, video, websites, events, and official public meetings. Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese or Chinese is a plus, but not required. In addition, the successful candidate will also have experience and be knowledgeable in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE | TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Successfully developing and implementing both internal and external communications and community relations programs Applying principles and practices of public relations and/or community relations Utilizing storytelling techniques to engage the public and inform on various County-related issues Utilizing relationships with community groups in Orange County to promote and educate underserved communities on County resources, programs and projects Developing and implementing policies and procedures regarding communications, language access for County departments Ensuring adherence to policies and procedures relating to communication needs for the County STRATEGIC PLANNING | ANALYTICAL SKILLS Developing communications efforts utilizing effective methods in order to connect with internal and external audiences Planning and leading the execution of operational procedures to ensure that projects and deadlines are met Effectively analyzing problems and situations before taking corrective actions Working independently to manage time wisely and to effectively prioritize multiple, competing tasks COMMUNICATION | ORAL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS Preparing and presenting information in person and in writing to County elected officials; management; department heads; staff members; and with private, public, and community stakeholders Utilizing effective communication skills to define and communicate strategic Department goals to staff and stakeholders clearly, succinctly, and persuasively RELATIONSHIP BUILDING SKILLS | INTERPERSONAL Utilizing tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality in dealing with difficult and sensitive situations Working effectively as part of a team to tackle and resolve issues; providing creative solutions to problems that achieve program and project objectives Building effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, County elected officials, and staff to ensure departmental goals are accomplished Adhering to high ethical standards in all interactions with relevant parties MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager I classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and environmental conditions. 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 recruitment. 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. Application-Appraisal Panel (AAP) (Refer/Non-Refer) An Appraisal Panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questionnaire for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. 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 procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Aniko Ruha at aniko.ruha@ocgov.com or (714) 834-7370. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2022
Variable Shift
INVESTIGATIVE ASSISTANT THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish a Department Eligible List to fill current and/or future vacancies within the District Attorney's Office. This recruitment will begin accepting applications on Thursday, December 1 , 2022 and will be advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days. Thereafter, the recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the hiring department have been met. All applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this bulletin can close at any time. THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY: The Office of the District Attorney represents the People of the State of California in all criminal and civil proceedings, serves the court and criminal justice system, and the Orange County Grand Jury. The mission of the Office of the Orange County District Attorney is to enhance public safety and welfare and to protect and respect crime victims and to create security in the community through the vigorous enforcement of criminal and civil laws in a just, honest, efficient and ethical manner. The Office consists of three major divisions: Legal, Investigative Bureau, and Administration. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Office of the District Attorney has an opportunity for an Investigative Assistant to provide investigative support to our Investigation Bureau and Investigators. Under general supervision, the Investigative Assistant performs a variety of non-sworn office and field investigative support. The Investigative Assistant is a journey-level class performing routine, low hazard, field and office assignments. Areas of assignment include, but are not limited to, Welfare Fraud/Public Assistance, Sexual Assault, Homicide, Narcotics Enforcement, Child Abduction, Consumer Fraud/Toxic Waste, Mental Health, Criminal and Juvenile cases, DNA and other assignments as required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to: Interview clients and witnesses, in and out of custody, regarding the circumstances and events by obtaining: the names and addresses of witnesses; information regarding the crime scene; the name of police departments and officers involved with the case. Conduct research to locate witnesses through a variety of sources, public and subpoenaed records, legal databases, and other related search methods. Gather, research, and analyze data and facts as needed to support investigations and the discovery process for attorney use. Prepare and serve personal subpoenas to non-hostile witnesses, expert witnesses, and to public institutions for staff or records; drive vehicle to various field locations. Act as liaison between clients, witnesses, victims and county staff. Duties could include: transporting to/from court and various court ordered programs, arranging lodging, collecting witness fees, persuading witnesses to cooperate, informing witnesses and victims of case disposition, changes in appearance date, and delivering clothing to the jail. Participate in low hazard surveillance. Prepare reports on activities relevant to investigation, reports may include diagrams, jury instructions, and other exhibits and presentation material as needed. May be called to testify in Court regarding the "due diligence" attempts to locate/serve witnesses, compliance with the discovery process and chain of evidence. Conduct field and office interviews to locate witnesses, research public records to locate witnesses. Conduct limited interviews or obtain other evidence required for investigation and prosecution. Collect and preserve subpoenaed evidence. Perform field service of civil process and criminal and civil subpoenas. Fingerprint, photograph, and collect and track DNA samples from subjects in and out of custody. Work with multiple DNA Databases. Understand the use of DNA Technology to solve crimes. Evaluate DNA Summary Reports from Crime Laboratories. Obtain and submit DNA Reference Swabs. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The District Attorney is seeking an exceptional individual who can work without direct supervision, with frequent interruptions, and with definitive timelines, who possess the following competencies: Technical Knowledge Thorough knowledge of research methods and resources for locating or identifying individuals, checking financial assets and other property, and interviewing techniques. General knowledge of criminal law and methods. Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the activities in the Office of the District Attorney. Knowledge of gathering and analyzing facts and evidence. Ability to locate witnesses and other persons or data. Thorough understanding of the use of DNA technology to solve crimes including but not limited to the utilization of DNA and other law enforcement databases; such as, Cold Hit Outcome Project (CHOP), Taskforce Review Aimed at Catching Killers, Rapist, and Sexual Offenders (TracKRs), Samples Collected Index Location, Activity, & Status (SciLas), Work Request and Case Status (WRCS), Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS), and Western States Information Network (WSIN). Possess an advanced understanding of crime scene evidence collection; DNA triage; evidence submission procedures; forensic DNA analysis; DNA database searching; and DNA hit and confirmation procedures including the collection of DNA reference swabs. Possess the capacity of utilizing the WRCS system to submit DNA analysis requests to Orange County Crime Lab. Have an understanding of the statutes and laws that govern the collection, retention, and searching of law enforcement DNA databases on federal, state, and local levels. Special Requirements Willing to work a modified work schedule based on assignment. Ability to adapt to changing work environment, with varying levels of stress. Effective Communication Skills Establish rapport with and gain cooperation of people from varying backgrounds. Persuade and obtain cooperation from reluctant witnesses. Demonstrated ability to write and prepare clear and concise summaries. Speak clearly and testify in court regarding the facts of the case. Ability to work well independently and in a team environment. Work effectively with a variety of government agencies. Ability to communicate with the public as well as all levels of Supervisory and Executive staff. Judgment Draw conclusions and make appropriate decisions. Ability to make immediate decisions. Accountability & Dependability Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieve results with little oversight. Follow instructions, policies, and procedures. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules. Stay focused on tasks in spite of distractions and interruptions. Balance quality of work with meeting deadlines. Ethics & Integrity Earn others' trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions. Maintain confidentiality. Avoid situations and actions considered inappropriate or which present a conflict of interest Adhere to a set of core values that are represented in decisions and actions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to view the minimum qualifications for the Investigative Assistant classification. BILINGUAL COMPENSATION: Additional compensation up to 70 cents ($0.70) per hour may be available for candidates selected to work in positions requiring the following bilingual skills: Spanish/English : Ability to speak, read, write, and understand fluent Spanish and English. Vietnamese/English : Ability to speak, write, and understand fluent Vietnamese and English. RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE: The Office of the District Attorney Human Resources screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates. After the initial screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further recruitment steps applicable to their status in the competition. After all assessments have been completed, the District Attorney's Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. The recruitment procedure will consist of the following assessment, which will require a few weeks to complete. Application Appraisal Panel (Refer/Non-Refer): Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. This is a competitive process; therefore, be thorough in your responses. Structured Oral Interview (SOI): (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 structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any change(s) in the recruitment procedure. All candidates, including current District Attorney employees, considered for the position will be required to pass a background investigation to the satisfaction of the District Attorney. The information gathered in the course of a background investigation is deemed confidential and will not be disclosed to the applicant unless legally mandated by statute to do so. HOW TO APPLY: Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants are required to answer the supplemental questions in addition to the online application. Submit your online application and supplemental questionnaire responses by the application closing date. For questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Alissa Quintero at (714) 347-8805 or Alissa.Quintero@da.ocgov.com ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BACKGROUND: All candidates considered for a position with the Office of the District Attorney will be required to successfully pass a thorough background investigation, including Live Scan fingerprinting and medical and psychological testing, to the satisfaction of the Office of the District Attorney. 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 Alissa Quintero at Alissa.Quintero@ocdapa.org or (714) 347-8805. 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
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Administrative Manager II (Research Manager) 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 Online applications will only be accepted beginning Thursday, December 1, 2022 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 immediately. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy in the Orange County District Attorney's Office and may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange . DISTRICT ATTORNEY-PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR: The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) represents the People of the State of California in criminal and civil proceedings, serves the court and criminal justice system, and the Orange County Grand Jury. The mission of the Office of the Orange County District Attorney is to enhance public safety and welfare and to protect and respect crime victims and to create security in the community through the vigorous enforcement of criminal and civil laws in a just, honest, efficient and ethical manner. The Office consists of three major divisions: Legal, Investigative Bureau, and Administration. THE OPPORTUNITY The Administrative Manager II-Research Manager will be responsible for: Leading research projects, programs, and units as directed by management by drafting proposals, selecting research methods, supervising teams, including other project managers, and presenting findings; Identifying areas for department improvement and developing research methodologies and data to meet those needs; Staying abreast with latest developments in research methodologies, technologies and changes in the law that will necessitate data collection, analysis and presentation; Collecting, analyzing and developing statistical reports and information to provide valid measurements of crime, criminal justice process, and office operations; Establishing and maintaining processes to ensure data integrity; Providing oversight on research projects and ongoing program evaluations from conceptualization to final outcome. Collaborating with other criminal justice entities and stakeholders in the exchange of information and data for the performance and assessment of criminal justice function; and Collaborating key information to internal and external stakeholders in planning strategic initiatives and in implementing new programs NOTE: This is a data research and working manager position, not a policy driving/writing position. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES : In addition to the minimum experience and education requirements, the ideal candidate will also possess experience working in a legal/law enforcement setting as well as demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and experience listed in all the competencies below : Research Experience: • A masters or doctorate degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Research, Psychology or other Social Sciences or Administration field with documented statistical research focus • Extensive experience in conducting applied research in a criminal justice or social science setting • Experience in preparing concise written and oral reports summarizing complex data and information for non-technical personnel • Experience supervising and/or providing guidance to other staff carrying out research and evaluation activities Technical Knowledge : • Principles and methods of research design, including sampling and 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 • Principles and theories of a scientific, technical or professional field as they apply to criminal justice Leadership : • Uses creativity and innovation in achieving business objectives by planning and developing projects to be safe, efficient and effective • Works collaboratively with staff to align personal development and goal achievement with business objectives • Builds effective working relationships inside and outside the organization • Employment experience performing data compilation, analysis and leading research projects with teams of more than one Effective Communication : • Promotes open, candid information sharing across organizational boundaries in working with other law enforcement agencies, County, State and Federal agencies • Presents ideas and material clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing • Effectively communicates in individual interviews and group discussions requiring persuasion, counseling and instruction • Advises supervisor and other management staff regarding the mission of the research unit and the objectives, methodology, time requirements and feasibility of major research projects • Recommends new projects and explains their contributions to operational objectives Planning and Organization: • Manages time wisely and effectively prioritizes multiple, competing tasks • Plans, organizes and directs research projects to determine the effect of, and need for, various County programs • Directs the design of research models, development and selection of statistical and analytical methods, collection and interpretation of field data and development of findings and recommendations • Makes efficient use of the organization's resources and promotes flexibility by planning for the effects of organizational change internally, and develops projects that recognize potential change in legislation and/or regulation impacting law enforcement Problem Solving & Decision-Making: Individual can detect problems and take effective corrective action; demonstrates excellent judgment when working with department standards and the public; shows the ability to make effective decisions when completing projects and assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager II classification as well as the physical and mental requirements and the environmental and working conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: District Attorney Human Resources will screen all applications in order to identify the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step of the selection 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. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%): Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a 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. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, District Attorney 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. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment process above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Candidates under consideration for hire by the District Attorney-Public Administrator will be required to pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the department. 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 additional questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Marina Guillen at 714-347-8420 or Marina.Guillen@ocdapa.org . 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
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
RESEARCH STAFF SPECIALIST (LAW ENFORCEMENT) 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 open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days, or until the needs of the Department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Staff Specialist positions within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is within OC Probation . This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the County of Orange. PROBATION DEPARTMENT OC Probation assists the criminal justice system in Orange County, California by making a safer Orange County through positive change. Under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer, the Probation Department is comprised of three bureaus: Adult Operations, Juvenile Operations and Operations Support. As a public safety agency, the Department serves the community using efficient and research supported corrections practices to reduce crime, assist the Courts in managing clients, promoting lawful and productive lifestyles, and assist victims. You can learn more about the OC Probation Department by clicking here. THE OPPORTUNITY The Probation Department is seeking a Staff Specialist who will provide support to the Research Unit of the Strategic Development Division with ongoing and special program evaluations and other research projects. The Staff Specialist will simultaneously support multiple projects, each with their own set of requirements, deadlines, and lead staff. The Research Staff Specialist duties include, but are not limited to: Collect, analyze, and conduct quality assurance of data for mandated reports that contain key public safety metrics which are produced monthly, quarterly, and annually Extract data from online databases, create pivot tables, charts and graphs using formatting techniques in Excel/Word to summarize extracted data for use in monthly, quarterly, and annual reports Assist with the development and publication of reports and dashboards DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have three (3) or more years' experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the below competencies. Although it is not required, it is highly desirable to possess experience working in a criminal justice setting, and/or possess a bachelor's degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or other related social science field. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Understanding and knowledge of statistical analysis, research design, and program evaluations Knowledge of and experience with reporting and summarizing data using software such as Excel and Access Knowledge of and experience with software designed to compile and report statistics Knowledge of and experience with data visualization techniques to display various forms of data ORAL / WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS Communicating and interacting effectively with all levels of staff and managers Presenting statistical information in a "non-technical" manner to an audience both verbally and in written form Writing clearly and concisely; demonstrating proofreading and editing skills, composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents RELATIONSHIP BUILDING AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with research staff, management, peers, and staff within the department and other agencies Involving others as appropriate and gathering information from a variety of sources Ability to work collaboratively with research staff and program operations staff while focusing on outcomes and accomplishments Interacting professionally with a variety of professionals and responding in a timely manner MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Staff Specialist classification. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS The Probation Department requires that all candidates undergo an extensive background investigation process, to the satisfaction of the Department. Candidates must successfully clear prior to the start of their employment. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. RECRUITMENT PROCESS 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 recruitment. 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. Resumes will not be accepted and/or screened in lieu of applications during the application screening step, therefore, you will need to demonstrate your qualifications on your application. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and rate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. (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.) 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 applicants 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. (Download PDF reader) here 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Espie Martinez at (714) 645-7051 or Esperanza.Martinez@prob.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
Nov 30, 2022
Variable Shift
Strategic Communications Manager (Administrative Manager II) 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 being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Administrative Manager II positions throughout the County of Orange. Though the current vacancies are within OC Waste & Recycling, this eligible list may also be used to fill similar vacancies in other agencies or to fill lower-level classifications within the same occupational series. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close at 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the needs of the department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. THE COUNTY 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. OC WASTE & RECYCLING OC Waste & Recycling (OCWR) is an organization dedicated to providing waste management services, protecting the environment, and promoting recycling in order to ensure a safe and healthy community for current and future generations. OCWR operates three active regional landfills (North, Central, South), four household hazardous waste collection centers, monitors 20 closed landfills, and administers municipal solid waste collection, recycling, and planning for County unincorporated areas. OCWR is a nationally renowned waste management department responsible for a network of sanitary landfills. The Department is committed to its exceptional record of regulatory compliance and excellence. OCWR partners with the Orange County-based Discovery Cube to sponsor the Eco-Challenge educational exhibit that teaches thousands of students each year to reduce, recycle, and reuse in their daily life. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Waste & Recycling has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a strategic individual with excellent judgment and communication skills to fill this vital position. The incumbent selected for this position will be part of the department's Strategic Communications team and will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic internal and external communication plans, including providing timely and accurate information to the responding to media and public inquiries. The Strategic Communications Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: Building relationships with other cities, counties, regional, state and federal, and utility agencies communication's teams. Collaborating effectively with all stakeholders, constituents, partners, elected officials, board officials and the County's Executive Office (CEO). Communicating by crafting internal and external messaging, presentations, and talking points for a variety of audiences. Serving as a lead in guiding the department's voice and key messaging to build consistency in OCWR communications. Ensuring that current information is easily accessible to others, including on website, and other social media platforms. Providing creative solutions to disseminate accurate information. Participating in crisis communication for the department by working with Safety Officer, Public Information Officer (PIO), and executive team. Participating at the Emergency Operations Center and/or Department Operations Center during County emergencies, as assigned. Developing metrics to track organizational success through the department's balanced scorecard and business plan to promote department accomplishments. Managing special projects and lead other initiatives. Managing the Strategic Communications unit with department strategic communications functions, including community programs/educational outreach, public information, community relations/complaint communication, Annual Report, public affairs outreach, media relations, crisis communication, internal communications, Grand Jury activity, Public Records Act and clerk to Waste Management Commission. Supporting OCWR's safety efforts through effective communication as needed/requested. Advising the director and executive management team in areas related to external relations, employee programs and activities, and landfill operational impacts on neighborhoods. Developing and managing external educational opportunities with key targeted partners such as cities, school districts, etc. Executing and overseeing activities and tactics including OCLandfills.com website, IntraOCWR home page content, social media, quarterly internal newsletter, annual report, department style guide, landfill tour program, Speakers Bureau, external awards, and All Hands Meetings. Other duties as assigned. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be a seasoned media and communications professional who has demonstrated experience working with print, educational outreach, web, social media, as well as other stakeholders such as community groups, disseminating information on behalf of organizations. Experience leading complex strategic initiatives and projects on behalf of executive management in order to meet goals and priorities is desired. In addition, a strong understanding of the waste industry and government agencies while functioning at a high, fast paced level is highly desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Interpersonal Skills Ability to be motivated, confident, disciplined and work independently. Ability to work effectively with technical and administrative individuals. Strong commitment to ethical conduct that will inspire confidence in the department and organization. Judgment / Analysis Researches, organizes, and accurately interprets relevant data while applying superior judgment skills. Must be skilled at taking complex and technical information and effectively synthesizing the information to effectively summarize it to others. In addition, keeps current on all issues of interest to the County of Orange, including anticipating inquiries which may arise. Technical Skills and Expertise Demonstrates strong computer skills to manage social media applications and websites. Possesses broad knowledge of County operations and/or public policies and processes. Develops, implements, and manages proactive media relations and communication strategies, including developing communications plans, news releases, press conferences, and public inquiries with local, regional, state, and national television, radio, print, and social media. Effective Communication Delivers messages in such a way that the receiver understands the intended message. Acts as official spokesperson and develops strong professional relationships with media representatives for all media outlets, including social media. Provides crisis communication strategies and execution, including during times of emergencies. Works closely with the department and other county agencies to ensure that communication is consistent, accurate, and timely. Effectively communicates technical data and project strategies and recommendations to various internal and external audiences. License Required Possession of a valid California Driver's license, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment, which must be maintained throughout employment. Minimum Qualifications To learn more about the Administrative Manager II classifications series including further details on minimum qualifications, please click here. 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 recruitment process. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%): Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a 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. 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. 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. 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Leslie Catalan at (714) 834-2988 or Leslie.Catalan@ocwr.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 Santa Ana, CA, United States
Nov 26, 2022
Full Time
IT Applications Developer II 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 needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The recruitment will establish an open eligible list. The eligible list will be used to fill current and future IT Applications Developer positions within this specification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange . THE COUNTY Over the years, Orange County has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and serves over 3 million residents who live within its 34 cities. The County of Orange provides local services to its residents which include, public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services, and aviation. THE AGENCY Orange County Information Technology (OCIT) provides innovative IT solutions across County departments and agencies for voice communications, network and Internet access, data center services, applications development and more. We strive to meet industry best-practices while providing quality business solutions to our customers. Key areas of focus for the department include implementation of a converged voice and data network, further implementation of Shared Services model and the establishment of enterprise collaboration tools within the County. THE OPPORTUNITY OCIT is seeking an accomplished IT Application Developer II, to design, develop, maintain and support medium to large enterprise applications using C#, .Net Framework, .Net MVC, ASP.Net, Entity Framework, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, and AJAX. This position is responsible for the design, development and implementation of new computer software systems as well as maintaining and enhancing large and complex existing critical systems. Essential duties and responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to: Develop, test, implement, maintain, and document software programs including working effectively within a team environment to gather software requirements, design and develop software and implement projects Perform all necessary development/enhancement/maintenance activities, including, coding, configuring, unit and integration testing, regression testing, performance testing, and customizing of Content Management System (CMS) modules as required Implement high quality, secure and maintainable code using standard software design patterns and best practices Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries from users regarding errors, problems, or questions Develop and create customized reports and dashboards DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES Ideal candidates will possess two (2) or more years of experience with web-based design, development, and maintenance using Software Development Lifecycle techniques, including requirements analysis and technical design through implementation. Exposure or experience working with Angular, React, LINQ, Team Foundation Server, IIS, Microsoft Azure DevOps, SQL Reporting Services (SSRS), mobile applications, and Cloud platforms is highly preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will also have experience as a software developer over medium to large IT applications and possess experience and/or knowledge in the following competencies: Technical Knowledge | Expertise Web based design, development, and maintenance experience using .Net Framework, C#, .Net MVC, ASP.Net, SQL, Entity Framework, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, and AJAX Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts Implementing high quality, secure and maintainable code using standard software design patterns and best practices Experience with Visual Studio .Net, Visual Studio, MS Project, MS Visio, and MS SQL database Maintaining a degree of knowledge on current technologies and tools Familiarity with Agile methodologies Problem Solving/Analytical Skills Identifying and resolving challenging technical issues and problems through good judgment and decision making Proactively detecting problem areas and recommending/implementing solutions Analyzing problems and proposing solutions while dealing with changing priorities Communication Skills | Oral & Written Developing and delivering effective written and verbal communication with stakeholders Collaborating with other OCIT application developers, business users, and management Serving as an integrator between business needs and technology MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the IT Applications Developer II classification as well as the physical, mental and environmental conditions. Note: 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.) . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum qualifications. After the initial screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step of the selection process. All applicants 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 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. 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders. (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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. Questions: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Evelyn Zhao at Evelyn.Zhao@ocgov.com or 714-834-7606. 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
Nov 24, 2022
Full Time
SUPERVISING PROCUREMENT CONTRACT SPECIALIST Salary Information 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 and will be used to fill current and future vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. 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, as the recruitment may close at any time. THE OPPORTUNITY The Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist position requires a highly motivated individual who will supervise, conduct training, provide contracts and procurement assistance, prepare evaluations, direct staff, plan, coordinate and initiate actions necessary to implement recommendations or decisions, and review complex solicitations, contracts and related documents. The Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist also participates in reviewing complaints and/or vendor protests and assists staff with preparing responses to formal protests. The Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist is expected to maintain a standard procurement workload in addition to the duties noted above. The Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist will assist on and/or perform the more difficult and complex tasks in the unit and will be responsible for interpreting County and department policies, rules and regulations governing procurement activities and awarding of contracts. Incumbents will be expected to remaining current on the status of prices and general market conditions. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in the following areas: Preparation, review and negotiation of contracts and bid/proposal specifications. Interpretation and analysis of legislative data, laws, rules and regulations pertinent to procurement. Conduct complex value analysis and write precise product specifications. Comprehensive understanding of complex procurement assignments Serving as a team lead and providing training and guidance to procurement/contracts staff. Ability to work with various customers and stakeholders Contract Management and/or Contract Administration Click here for more information on the County of Orange. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, possess a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Contracts, or Finance, and possess extensive experience in Procurement and/or Contracts. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in contracts and solicitation writing, negotiations skills, policy interpretation and workload management. Extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies are: Leadership Skills Comfortable assuming a leadership role, while providing a supportive team environment and maintaining positive working relationships within the team. Supervisory experience delegating tasks, monitoring progress, coaching and training staff, and performance reviews. Ability to motivate and persuade staff and vendors to act in accordance with the goals and objective of the County procurement programs. Technical Expertise Knowledge and experience public sector's procurement processes, contract negotiations, and contracts management. Extensive knowledge and direct experience in the principles, ethics and practices of procurement. Possess a strong understanding and application of principles in business and/or public administration. Ability to perform complex procurements such as Request for Proposals (RFP), Invitation for Bids (IFB), and Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to acquire professional services, consultant services, management information systems, including alternate delivery methods and a variety of contract types involved in procuring these services. Ability to prepare and analyze complex contract and bid specifications. Ability to prepare evaluations and analysis of cost/value of vendor capacity, capability and performance. Ability to conduct appropriate methods of solicitations to complete bids. Knowledge of general market conditions and pricing through various information resources. Investigate and resolve sensitive or unusual issues or complaints. Ability to ensure contract compliance with policies, rules and regulations. Knowledge of laws, tax obligations pertaining to procurement including commercial Sales Code and Uniform Sales Act. Knowledge of the Department of Industrial Relations, Prevailing Wage, and Payment and Performance Bonds. Critical Thinking Knowledgeable and experienced in analyzing technical or complex contract specifications and solicitations for bid. Ability to identify and resolve issues, act decisively, commit to action, and make decisions that reflect sound judgment and analysis. Investigate and research sensitive or unusual issues or complaints and know when to notify and/or involve management in their decision. Demonstrate extensive experience and knowledge interpreting multiple policies and making appropriate recommendations, addressing vendor protest processes and procedures, and carrying out contract administration and enforcement. Communication Skills Possess effective communication skills verbally and in writing in both formal and informal setting. Possess experience communicating technical and complex information in a clear, easy to understand manner. Using modern technology to access and circulate information Ability to communicate with various audiences including persons outside of the department, vendors, all levels of staff, members of the executive management team, attorneys and political officials. Desired License/Certification The Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist will need to obtain a DPA Certification through the County of Orange's County Procurement Office within twelve (12) months of hire date. Possession of a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), Certified Procurement Professional (CPP), or equivalent certification is highly desirable. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS For detailed information on Supervising Procurement Contract Specialist, minimum qualifications and the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions, click here . 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. 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. Structural Oral Interview (SOI) | (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and evaluated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only the highest scoring candidates will be referred to an eligible list of qualified candidates. Eligible List Once the Structural Oral Interview 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. 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 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Aniko Ruha at aniko.ruha@ocgov.com or (714) 834-7370. 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
Nov 24, 2022
Full Time
PROCUREMENT MANAGER (Administrative Manager I) Salary may be negotiable, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The open eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current Administrative Manager I vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower job classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on Monday, December 5 at 11:59PM PST. County of Orange 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. For more information on the County of Orange , click here . THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange is currently seeking experienced Procurement Managers (Administrative Manager I) across multiple county agencies. Note that the exact job duties and desirable qualifications may differ depending on the specific county agency. Depending on the assignment, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the workload associated with solicitations, contracts and purchases of commodities, various service types and construction. Procurement Managers typically report directly to an Administrative Manager II and is responsible for managing the work of Supervising Procurement Contract Specialists, Procurement Contract Specialists, Storekeepers, Buyers and other employees depending on the specific assignment. In addition, the incumbent will perform analytical and administrative duties and responsibilities ensuring that their respective Agency is in compliance with procurement/contracts agreements, public contract codes and other relevant statutes. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible public sector purchasing/procurement experience. The most successful candidates must have the ability to quickly gain an understanding and familiarity with the County of Orange Contract Policy Manual and must have the ability to obtain County of Orange Deputy Purchasing Agent (DPA) Certification within the first three months of employment. A Bachelors Degree in a related field, Professional certification as a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) by the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC), or other equivalent professional certification is highly desirable. In addition, the successful candidate will also possess extensive experience in the core competencies and attributes described below, which may vary depending on the exact assignment: Technical Knowledge and Expertise in Public Sector Purchasing and Procurement Extensive knowledge of Contract Policy Manual, CAL-Card Policy & Procedures manuals or related, equivalent skills Extensive knowledge of various types of contracts and relevant government codes and/or state and federal laws as they relate to government purchasing and contracting Experience contracting utilizing various funding sources Working with various types of contracts, techniques for contracting or procurement, and contract negotiation and administration and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) or similar processes Experience supervising, managing or working in a lead capacity overseeing activities of a public sector procurement department Extensive knowledge with automated purchasing systems, business software and programs Experience recommending, interpreting, writing, and developing policy in relation to purchasing policies and contract documents as well as having a background/familiarity with the Agenda Staff Report (ASR) or equivalent Governing Body reports Proven ability to develop internal operating procedures, as they relate to procurement operations within a public sector department Makes sound business decisions based on limited, complex or contradicting information and relevant public service ethical principles Develops, establishes and implements policies and procedures Leadership | Supervision Aligns organizational vision with strategic goals and department business objectives Experience managing, supervising or working in a lead capacity overseeing activities Leading a high performance, results oriented team to implement organizational goals while balancing competing needs and objectives Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders Promotes flexibility and adaptability by planning for the effects of organizational change Ensures that individual performance action plans are aligned to business strategies Actively promotes teamwork by creating a culture and environment that supports individual and team empowerment Keeps technical knowledge, certifications, licenses, etc. current Utilizes tact and diplomacy in dealing with difficult and sensitive situations while displaying departmental and higher-level perspective in handling such issues Continuously seeks innovate ways to improve processes Values learning for staff and seeks out opportunities and skill development as resources permit Administers discipline in a fair and consistent manner as required Effective Communication Communicate effectively in person and in writing with elected officials, management, staff, consultants, private-sector partners, and public constituents and community stakeholders Promotes open, candid information sharing across appropriate organizational boundaries Builds consensus among diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives, listens effectively, and shares specialized knowledge with others Presents ideas and complex material clearly, concisely, logically, succinctly and persuasively both orally and in writing Ensures timely, appropriate communication with stakeholders Strategic Planning | Analytical Skills | Decision-Making Planning and leading the execution of purchasing and contracts to ensure these are resourced, budgeted, scheduled, planned, and implemented in a timely manner Working independently and manage time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks; meeting Departmental and project goals and deadlines by prioritizing workload and projects Preparing clear and concise project and asset management plans and documents, reports of work performed, and other written materials Conducts analysis of issues and data to support and provide input into programs and policy decision-making Involves appropriate people in plans and decisions SPECIAL REQUIREMENT For some positions possession of a valid California Driver's license, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment. Possession of a County of Orange Deputy Purchasing Agent (DPA) Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first year of employment is required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the full class specification for Administrative Manager I. 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 (HRS) screens all applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment. 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. Structured Interview I Oral Exam (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 structured 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 procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please 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: 12/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2022
Full Time
Healthcare Application Developer (IT Application Developer II) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and future IT Application Developer II positions in the Health Care Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower-level classifications throughout the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five business days until the needs of the County are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, as the deadline to apply for the first round of consideration will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Applications received after that date will be processed in the next round. 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 leadership of the Agency Director, a dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of seven service areas - Administrative and Financial, Strategy and Special Projects, Mental Health and Recovery Services, Correctional Health, Office of Care Coordination, Medical Health and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE OPPORTUNITY The HCA Information Technology Division is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Healthcare Application Developer (IT Application Developer II). This position will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties: Manage large scale projects related to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems Provide resolutions for production issues by performing analysis and leading communications with all Cerner IT application Subject Matter Experts (SME) and relevant HCA departments Act as the IRIS technical lead in maintaining current functionality when Cerner modifies existing data tables/structures Provide high level technical support and leadership to the IT team as well as to the program liaison teams Perform testing of new applications as they are being developed and conduct Level 2 testing after new code has been loaded or after down time situations DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess experience using Cerner or a similar EHR system and three (3) years of experience in SQL and Visual Basic software development and technology project management, preferably within a healthcare environment. A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or in a closely related area is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will also possess extensive experience and/or knowledge in the following competencies: Technical Knowledge l Experience Modify and maintain system foundational database code sets for all Cerner and/or similar applications such as Meditech or Epic Demonstrate proficiency with Cerner Command Language and/or SQL for creating reports and data extracts for reporting to the various state entities Maintain and modify business rules and logic in compliance with all relevant regulations and guidelines Write in Visual Basic or in a similar language Code conditional statements Design custom reports/queries to validate major IRIS software upgrades, testing and system validation Project Management | Leadership Serve as a project lead who has worked with minimal direction to strategically address business needs Plan, organize, prioritize, and process work to ensure that deadlines are met Serve as a quality control checkpoint and establish methodology to validate data, accuracy and trends Understand project management principles and techniques with some experience managing medium to large projects Break down projects into individual tasks, assign tasks to team members and frequently communicate with team on progress Conduct risk assessment, manage milestones, identify and ensure sufficient resources to complete project Problem Solving | Analysis Identify and resolve challenging technical issues and problems through good judgment and decision making Analyze problems and propose solutions while dealing with changing priorities Identify opportunities for continued system improvements Perform complex professional/technical research and analysis to propose IT solutions for business problems Oral and Written Communication Skills Coordinate and communicate between all IT analysts on department and/or County IT projects Develop and deliver effective written and verbal communication with stakeholders Create rapport and negotiate with vendors/department staff to correct or mitigate performance issues or conflicts Communicate/present technical information/materials to a wide variety of users of varying levels of expertise MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to view the minimum qualifications for the IT Applications Developer II classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. 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 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. 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 Panel Assessment (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. 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 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 Carissa Sevilla at 714-834-6208 or at csevilla@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 Santa Ana, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2022
Full Time
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) TECHNICIAN 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 GIS Technician positions. This eligible list may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange . DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment is scheduled to close at 11:59 PM (PST) on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. COUNTY OF ORANGE The County of Orange is California's third most-populous county, with more than 3 million residents and 34 cities. It is one of the region's largest employers, with a workforce of about 18,000. Working for the County offers a variety of opportunities for career development and growth, and the job satisfaction of serving the public and contributing to efforts that make a difference in people's lives. REGISTRAR OF VOTERS The County of Orange , Registrar of Voters (ROV) is a nationally recognized and award-winning agency, responsible for conducting elections, verifying petitions, and maintaining voter records in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.8 million active registered voters. The department receives funding from the County's General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions. The Registrar of Voters' staff includes 49 full-time employees, numerous numerous Extra Help employees representing the broad spectrum of Orange County's population. The office has conducted more elections in a short period than at any other time since the County was established in 1889. The department is responsible for all components of election management, including voter registration, poll worker and polling place recruitment, ballot creation, voting system security, ballot processing and vote tallying, community outreach and education, and candidate services such as candidate filing and campaign finance. The Orange County Registrar of Voters prides itself on being a leader in the international and national elections community, working to continually innovate and create new and better ways to serve the public. The department values creativity, originality, initiative and a strong dedication to customer service. THE OPPORTUNITY The GIS Technician will: create and maintain GIS layers; maintain precinct/district and master street databases; maintain precinct boundaries; create reports for recording precinct boundary changes; create customized maps; write procedures for Map Unit operations; and proof GIS data for accuracy. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, or in a related field OR two (2) plus years of professional experience using GIS software OR possess a Geographic Information Systems certificate. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: GIS Knowledge | GIS Experience Working with GIS and related GIS software Creating reports for recording precinct boundary changes and customized maps Developing and implementing procedures for unit operations Problem Solving | Analytical Skills Identifying and resolving challenging technical issues and problems or researching possible solutions Providing analysis and recommendations for modifying procedures P lanning, organizing and implementing projects to meet established time frames Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Working with other public and private agencies in efforts to provide customer service to the community, public, and key stakeholders Maintaining effective working relationships with all stakeholders Thriving in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities Oral | Written Communication Skills Responding quickly, courteously, and proficiently to customer service requests Soliciting feedback and adjusting customer requests to fit into business improvements Generating consensus and collaborative relationships to bring about efficient and effective outcomes Developing and preparing presentations and reports of GIS data MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. NOTE: 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.). 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 recruitment. 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 Assessment | Multiple Choice (Refer/Non-Refer) Applicants who meet desirable qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Applicants will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified applicants will move forward to the next step in the recruitment process. Structured Oral Interview (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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Joanne Li at (714) 834-7327 or Joanne.Li@ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Continuum of Care Manager (Administrative Manager II) This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 11:59PM (PST) . 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 II positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. THE COUNTY Over the years, County of Orange has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and serves over 3 million residents who live within its 34 cities. The County of Orange provides local services to its residents which include, public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services, and aviation. THE DEPARTMENT The Office of Care Coordination engages across Orange County, working with cities and community-based organizations to strengthen regional capacity and multi-city, multi-sector investments to prevent and address homelessness, coordinate public and private resources to meet the needs of the homeless population in Orange County and promote integration of services throughout the community that improve the countywide response to homelessness. THE OPPORTUNITY The Continuum of Care Manager within Office of Care Coordination will primarily be responsible for coordinating the Continuum of Care - the homeless service system comprised of a number of interventions including prevention, street outreach, emergency, interim and permanent housing for homeless individuals and families - for the County of Orange. The Continuum of Care Manager will serve as the lead staff to the Continuum of Care Board and will lead programs and initiatives for the Orange County Continuum of Care. Responsibilities and duties for this position will include, but are not limited to the following: Strategic planning and implementation of the Continuum of Care, Countywide Coordinated Entry System, Homeless Management Information System and Point In Time Count Capacity building and technical assistance with agencies within the Continuum of Care Coordination with cities and public housing authorities in the response to homelessness Developing homeless service programs and acting as community liaison for community meetings and inquiries regarding the Continuum of Care programs and related funding opportunities Working directly with federal and state agencies for the administration and programming of grants and the design and operations of programs This position requires flexibility to travel throughout Orange County and attend evening and/or weekend meetings, as well as perform other related duties to the position as assigned. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The successful candidate will have five (5) years or more experience in working directly with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care, including on the Annual Continuum of Care Application processes, Grant Inventory Worksheet, Housing Inventory Chart and Emergency Solutions Grant programs, as well as being proficient in understanding the HUD Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act and related notices, guidance, and policies. The successful candidate will have extensive background on the Continuum of Care programs such as program design and implementation strategies, evidence-based practices and best practices for the design and delivery of homeless services and programs. The successful candidate will have 3 years or more experience in working with State of California (State) Departments, including but not limited to the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), Department of Social Services (CDSS), Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH), and have an understanding of State funded programs, such as Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP). In addition, this candidate must have the interpersonal skills and ability to work with a myriad of County and external agencies including but not limited to the Board of Supervisors, Continuum of Care Board, Commission to End Homelessness, County departments, agencies, cities, non-profits, homeless advocates, residents and community groups. An ideal candidate will also have experience with Boards and Commissions. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in all of the following competencies: Technical Knowledge / Technical Experience Knowledge of federal, state, and local homeless services initiatives Knowledge of grant and program terminology and legislation, regulations, and eligible activities to ensure grant compliance Knowledge of grants related to homeless services, including the Continuum of Care, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP), Housing and Disability Advocacy Program (HDAP) and other grant opportunities as they arise Knowledge of grant and program budget activities, including detailed management of multiple federal and state-level budgets and allocation of funds for various County contract budgets Facilitating contract monitoring: including analysis for compliance to program and grant requirements, preparation and review of monitoring checklists, review and providing recommendations for improvement of client files and program implementation, and drafting and issuing monitoring closeout letters to note concerns and/or findings Analyzing data and expenditures to evaluate the Continuum of Care's effectiveness and overall performance, including spending trends and grant reporting Leadership | Managerial Skills Working collaboratively and establishing rapport with staff, managers, and people outside the organization Working in collaboration with the Continuum of Care to implement strategies and objectives to effectively address homelessness Selecting, training, leading and motivating high performance/results oriented teams Building and maintaining positive forward focused customer oriented work environments Fostering team atmosphere and rewarding collaboration Accepting challenges, exercising good judgment and taking appropriate risk Business Acumen | Critical Thinking Being acutely aware and responsive to changes pertaining to General Administration, Homelessness, Continuum of Care and/or Housing programs Being a successful business administrator in an ethical and customer focused manner Addressing compliance and performance matters as related to homeless services programs Providing oversight and monitoring of contract outcomes and expenditures Identifying opportunities for continued improvements; using creativity and integrating new approaches in solving problems Conducting complex professional/technical research and analysis for assigned projects and the work of other professional/technical staff Exhibiting innovation and creativity in identifying and resolving problems as they occur Communication/Customer Orientation Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels and with various departments and agencies throughout the organization Communicating effectively in person and in writing with County management and staff, contractors, state agency representatives, and community stakeholders Listening effectively and building consensus among diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives Writing and speaking clearly, succinctly, and persuasively to clearly convey information Communicating on sensitive issues, demonstrating excellent judgment and diplomacy, which leads to successful outcomes Effectively negotiating contracts and business transactions and resolving issues Providing persuasive, confidence-inducing and well-organized oral presentations Grant writing Dealing effectively with various levels of the organization MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager II classification as well as the physical, mental and environmental conditions. Note: 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.) . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum qualifications. After the initial screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step of the selection process. All applicants 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 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. 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders. (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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. Questions: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Evelyn Zhao at Evelyn.Zhao@ocgov.com or 714-834-7606. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN I SALARY INFORMATION 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 to the public eligible list to fill current and future Integrated Pest Management Technician I positions. The immediate vacancy is within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower-level classifications throughout the County of Orange DEADLINE TO APPLY Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as the recruitment will close on Wedn esday, November 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM (PST). 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. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY OC Environmental Resources is looking for an Integrated Pest Management Technician I to inspect assigned areas for or field collection, trapping and laboratory support work leading to the detection and control of insects and other agricultural pests. These positions perform manual labor involving the removal of flammable vegetation and debris from properties declared a nuisance, as well as controlling and/or eradicating noxious weeds and vertebrate pests by mechanical or chemical means. This position also performs duties such as: Places, inspects and maintains insect and/or vertebrate pesticides and traps, and monitors the progress of trapping/detection efforts Selects appropriate style of trap and implements delimitation trapping and pesticide spraying to eradicate infestations independently or in cooperation with the State Operates and maintains application equipment, power tools, safety equipment and vehicles Maintains logs and records of pesticide inventories, vegetation/pest control operations, work completed, timekeeping records and equipment usage DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the experience and core competencies as described below. Technical Skills Operate and maintain equipment, small hand and power tools and vehicles in a safe manner Perform manual labor duties Safety Focus Safe work practices relating to the use of hand and power tools, pesticide applicators, compressors, pumps, and related equipment Safety precautions required to protect personnel and property from damage or destruction through the use of pesticides and related chemicals Follow safe work policies and procedures Read, understand, and comply with written and verbal instructions, labels, laws, and technical regulations pertaining to vegetation, rodent, and pest control Communication and Organizational Skills Maintain logs and records of pesticide inventories and storage, pest control operations, timekeeping records, vehicle and equipment usage, and related reports and records Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the full class specification for Integrated Pest Management Technician I. Education and Experience Six (6) months of experience performing plant disease or weed detection/identification, pest control, grounds keeping, general manual labor tasks, or facilities maintenance and repair work. License Required Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher before date of appointment and maintained throughout employment. Physical Requirements Heavy physical demand. Operates power equipment. Ability to move often, quickly and easily, including the ability to reach, crawl, stoop and bend as well as stand, walk, sit and drive for up to 8 or 10-hour periods. Ability to perform physical/manual labor. Ability to walk up/down uneven terrain/irregular surfaces/hills. Upper body strength to lift/push/pull/carry 50 to 80 pounds. Ability to climb up and down large vehicles. Vision sufficient to read standard text. Ability to read and understand recommendations from the Pest Control Adviser (PCA). Ability to hear and speak well enough to converse by telephone and two-way radio. Manual dexterity to write legibly and input data on a keyboard and calculator. Environmental and Working Conditions Stamina to work outdoors in varied climates and exposure to weather such as sun, wind, and rain; exposure to pollens, dust, fumes, birds, toxic chemicals and other contagious environments, oils, pesticides, animals and wildlife. Incumbents may be subject to moving objects or vehicles, fumes and gases, and intense noise levels. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum 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. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (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 questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to 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. Eligible List Once the 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. 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 State or County Public Health Orders, some of which require vaccination and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Brian Quinlan at 714-667-9750 or Brian.Quinlan@ocpw.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
SENIOR BUILDING INSPECTOR 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 and will be used to fill immediate and future Senior Building Inspector vacancies within OC Public Works and/or other County of Orange agencies. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on Monday, December 5 at 11:59PM (PST). OC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OC Development Services is a section within OC Public Works that oversees the planning and development entitlement requirements for private and public projects within the County's unincorporated areas. This includes permit processing, inspection services, and management of zoning, building, and code regulations to ensure safe and responsible property development and community standards. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of 10 service areas, including Development Services 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 Department's primary mission is to ensure the 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 For more information about OC Public Works, click here . For more information about the County of Orange, click here . THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works is seeking an experienced Senior Building Inspector in the OC Development Services service area to support the Building and Safety Division and perform inspections of new, remodeled residential and commercial structures during construction and upon completion. Senior Building Inspector is the journey-level classification within the Building Inspector job series, and performs a full range of duties requiring greater technical knowledge with little supervision or guidance. In addition, the Senior Building Inspector will ensure compliance of the various building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing codes; assume the duties of Supervising Building Inspector when absent, and perform other work as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The successful candidate will possess at least four years of increasingly responsible experience working in building inspections within the public sector, including duties related to disabled access. Possession of CASp Certification is highly desirable but not required. Completion of two years in an accredited college with specialization in engineering, architecture, construction management, or inspection technology can be used toward two years of experience. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of California Building Codes and CAL OSHA safety requirements Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used for inspection in vertical construction Knowledge of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements Ability to review and address improvement projects for NPDES compliance Possession of at least one valid International Code Council (ICC) certification as a building inspector ORAL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION Communicate effectively, tactfully, and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, management, engineers, architects, construction and building trades, other agencies, utility companies, contractors, and the general public PROBLEM-SOLVING Approach problems and decisions methodically with an appropriate level of concern for the County and Management perspective Analyze, research, organize, accurately interpret and apply relevant data to issues or problem projects Identify issues accurately along with impacts and solutions SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Possess a valid certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Building Inspector or equivalent inspector certification a nd v alid ICC certification or equivalent certification in one of the following areas: Electrical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, or Mechanical Inspector. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn about the minimum qualifications for the Senior Building Inspector 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 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 (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for those minimum and desirable qualifications that are 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 (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. 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 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. For detailed information on how to apply, click here 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. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Zachary Gutierrez by phone at (714) 667-1623 or by email at 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: 12/5/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY I Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. Please Note: This recruitment will be closing on December 6th, 2022 at 11:59 P.M. This recruitment is open to the public and will establish an Open eligible list. The list established will be used to fill a current Executive Secretary I position with the Department of Child Support Services. The eligible list established may also be used to fill positions throughout the County of Orange. This is an at-will position. The appointed candidate will serve at the discretion of the Agency/Department Head and will be required to enter into an "at-will" agreement. CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES (CSS) Orange County Child Support Services (CSS) is an award-winning, forward-thinking agency of approximately 350 professionals, dedicated t o facilitate the financial support of children by engaging parents and providing professional child support services as a trusted partner of parents in securing financial stability for Orange County's children. The core mission is assisting parents in establishing paternity, establishing financial and medical child support orders, and facilitating the payment of that support through various means, including court action. Under the direction of the Department Director, CSS delivers human services to the community based on a balanced approach emphasizing Customers, Staff, Business Efficiencies, and Performance. CSS also works in close partnership with the Orange County Superior Court, California Department of Child Support Services, and other local child support agencies throughout California. Click here for more information on Child Support Services. THE OPPORTUNITY Responsibilities of the Executive Secretary I position include but are not limited to: Provide complex secretarial and administrative support for the Director of Child Support Services by performing a wide variety of responsible and confidential duties Maintain appointment schedules, daily calendars and make travel arrangements Coordinate various engagements, activities, and special events Respond to and route incoming calls as appropriate from the Board of Supervisors, the CEO, other County agencies, LCSA's including the Department of Child Support Services and members of the public Prepare clear, concise, comprehensive correspondences and reports Other duties as required DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in an executive administrative support role working in a complex organization supporting Executive Managers and multiple stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive experience and/or knowledge in the following: Anticipating/forecasting the needs of an executive team Being highly organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and dependable Creating a structured filing system of data, emails and documents incorporating the organization's operational needs Multi-tasking and adapting to a fast-paced environment with a demanding, time-sensitive workload Maintaining composure and sensitivity when dealing with demanding or stressful encounters Communicating and interacting confidently with high-level executives, public officials, board members, and stakeholders Working independently to complete projects with minimal direction Demonstrating confidentiality when working with highly sensitive information Learning, interpreting, and applying administrative and departmental policies and procedures Proficiency in all MS Office Suite applications (Advanced Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, Project and PowerPoint) Other duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should possess the following: Thorough Knowledge of: Correct English usage, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation Functions and basic office services operations of an administrative office Ability to: Plan, organize, and complete work rapidly and efficiently despite frequent interruptions and/or distractions Learn, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies, laws and rules with particular reference to the activities of the office, department or agency where the position is assigned Type technical reports and documents; compose correspondence independently based on policy and guidelines Take and transcribe notes for long periods of time or when numerous people are speaking, such as at meetings or conferences Deal with individuals in situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and poise Schedule meetings and conferences coordinating with all parties, and make travel arrangements SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS This is an "at-will" position. A newly hired candidate appointed to this position will serve at the discretion of the Department Head and can be terminated at any time. In such an event, the candidate has no right to any appeal or grievance procedure under any rule or regulation of the County or State. A current County employee appointed to this position may be removed from the position at any time and shall have no right of appeal or grievance procedure under any rules or regulations of the County or the State. However, the employee shall have the right to return to a position in a former class in which they held status. This is in accordance with the Office Services MOU Article III, Section 10, D. 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 Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Review (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. 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 a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. 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. 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 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 http://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 (714) 347-8302 or cjones@css.ocgov .com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
HCA PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. Premium Pay In addition to the hourly salary, eligible applicants may receive premium pay for the items listed below: Bilingual pay: Qualified employees who meet the criteria found ( page 19 ) shall receive an additional forty $0.40 cents per hour for all hours paid. Other Additional Premium Pays 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 will establish an Open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future HCA Program Supervisor I positions within the Health Care Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower 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 seven (7) service areas - Correctional Health, Director's Office, Finance & Administrative, Medical Health, Mental Health & Recovery, Public Health, and Strategy & Special Projects - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE DEPARTMENT Through assessment, policy development and assurance, Public Health Services provides a wide range of services aimed at reducing death and disability by reducing the transmission of communicable diseases, preventing and lessening the impact of chronic diseases, and ensuring healthy and safe environments. THE PROGRAMS The Tobacco Use Prevention Program (TUPP) team works in collaboration with community partners to prevent people from starting to smoke and vape, helps people stop using tobacco, and helps make our air smoke-free by educating and engaging individuals, organizations and municipalities to transform attitudes, behaviors and policies towards the objective of becoming a tobacco-free County. TUPP directly implements State-funded tobacco prevention projects and oversees State-funded and County-funded contracted providers. The HIV Planning and Coordination (HIVPAC) Unit coordinates HIV prevention and care services in the County of Orange. HIVPAC receives Federal and State HIV grants and subcontracts the funds to various organizations in the County. HIVPAC's mission is to prevent the transmission of HIV, provide early intervention services for those who are aware of their HIV status, and ensure that persons living with HIV have access to health care and support services. HIVPAC is the Grant Recipient of Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative funding and works with community planning groups and stakeholders to ensure that needed services are available to persons living with HIV and to those at high risk for HIV. THE OPPORTUNITIES There are currently two (2) immediate vacancies within Public Health Services: one (1) in TUPP and one (1) in the HIVPAC Unit. TUPP The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Developing, planning, and coordinating State-funded program goals and objectives Reviewing current adult and youth smoking and e-cigarette use data to target program interventions Reviewing best practices for prevention strategies to reduce adult and youth smoking and electronic cigarette use Planning, coordinating, and implementing communities needs assessments to develop new workplan objectives that meet community needs Leading and attending meetings for team and collaborative providers Cultivating and maintaining effective working relationships with collaborative agencies Staying appraised of agency policies and procedures to ensure that they are followed throughout the program Reviewing documentation for completeness, quality of care, and compliance with County standards Conducting public presentations about program services within the community utilizing professional diplomacy and skill Collecting data and preparing reports and correspondence Providing direct supervision of subordinates in the field while assessing skills needed to perform effective outreach Writing performance evaluations, managing program staff, and assessing needs for staff development Working with local and state governing entities, contracted providers, community stakeholders, agency managers, and consumers Providing back-up coverage for the Program Supervisor II HIVPAC Unit The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Leading service procurement and contract monitoring activities and providing technical assistance to service providers (subcontractors) Providing support with grant administration, including assisting with grant applications and budget development Providing oversight of community engagement and strategic planning activities and attending community planning meetings Providing oversight and cultivating and maintaining effective working relationships with service providers (subcontractors) and other stakeholders Staying appraised of Federal, State, and agency policies and procedures to ensure that they are followed throughout the program Reviewing documentation for completeness, quality of care, and compliance with County standards Conducting public presentations about program services within the community utilizing professional diplomacy and skill Collecting data and preparing reports and correspondence Monitoring data trends and performance outcomes Providing direct supervision of subordinates Writing performance evaluations, managing program staff, and assessing needs for staff development Please note that the position with HIVPAC will be filled as limited term. (Limited-term positions are funded for a limited period of time, however, incumbents receive regular benefits e.g., health benefits, pension, vacation and sick leave accruals etc.) DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience in program implementation and evaluation as well as experience with community engagement. Master of Public Health is preferred, but not required. Experience with grant management is also desirable, but not required. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Professional and Technical Expertise Knowledge of public health models, strategies, and approaches for program implementation Experience with service procurement, contract management, and/or grant administration Experience in HIV services highly desirable (for HIVPAC) Understands, interprets, and ensures compliance with laws and regulations Analyzing situations accurately, developing reasonable alternatives, and taking effective action Developing and implementing short- and long-range project goals and objectives Leadership | Managing Performance Utilizing County Policies and Procedures, Memorandum of Understanding, and Health Care Agency Code of Conduct to complete staff performance reviews, Performance Incentive Plans, and recruiting responsibilities Facilitating meetings, focus groups, and/or trainings effectively Leading and mentoring a multidisciplinary team Evaluating staff performance and developing staff by providing opportunities for training and personal growth Ability to resolve conflict between staff Encourages open and productive communication on challenging issues Generating enthusiasm and motivating others to act in support of program objectives Building and Maintaining Relationships | Customer Focus Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, and managers Handling high profile requests from the community with professionalism Promptly handling community calls for information about the program and implementing strategies that collaboratively utilize appropriate resources Building collaborative working relationships with community members and stakeholders, such as advocates, service providers, and interested parties to effectively engage the target population Representing the County in an effective and professional manner Ability to prioritize and triage requests and determine appropriate responses Listening | Presentation Skill | Oral Communication and Writing Ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, with tact and sensitivity Effective organization, coordinating multiple priorities/projects and meetings within prescribed deadlines Listens effectively and presents ideas and complex materials concisely, clearly, and logically Using diplomacy when dealing with challenging situations and/or people; picking up on nuances in tone and meaning and understanding non-verbal cues and body language Delivers clear and organized presentations; adjust style and tone based on audience Critical Thinking | Analyzing and Interpreting Data | Delivering Results Interprets and applies latest data as it pertains to health disparities and emergent trends Conducts research for resources and pursues leads for additional resources Analyzes program outcomes to determine effectiveness and identify opportunities for quality improvement MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the HCA Program Supervisor I classification. PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical & Mental Requirements Vision sufficient to read standard text, read a computer monitor and to drive; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the telephone and in small groups; independent body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend to access a standard office environment; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, to write, and drive a vehicle. Environmental Conditions Work in an office environment; drive to community sites and to meetings; work evenings/weekends to attend meetings/special events, as needed. The ability to work in the field and interact with the public, other County employees, including supervisors and managers, staff and management in other governmental and regulatory agencies, and service providers in a variety of situations. 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 process. 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. Applications 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 the job. Only those candidates that meet the desired qualifications 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 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 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 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. 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 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 COVID19 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 Laura Katsis at (714) 834-6724 or LKatsis@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
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
Comprehensive Care Licensed Vocational Nurse Juvenile Health Services (JHS) 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 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met . Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. 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 seven services areas - Director's Office, Administrative and Financial, Correctional Health, Medical Health, Mental Health and Recovery Services, Strategy & Special Projects, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE OPPORTUNITY Correctional Health Services is recruiting for a Comprehensive Care Licensed Vocational Nurse (CCLVN) to provide basic health care to detained youth and/or the emergency shelter home population within the Juvenile Health Services (JHS) program. The JHS program provides medical, nursing, dental and pharmaceutical services to youth housed in the Probation Department's three Juvenile facilities and Social Services Agency's Orangewood Children and Family Center (OCFC). JHS is a 24-hour, 7 days per week operation. Incumbents must be able to work days, weekends, evenings or night shifts, and holidays. Nursing personnel work 8-hour shifts, alternating weekends and holidays. The CCLVN is responsible for the following: Medication administration to multiple housing units/cottages in Juvenile Hall, Probation Camps, or OCFC with health care conditions such as seizures, drug and alcohol detoxication and/or MAT, diabetes, cardiac and mental health conditions Immunization administration and familiarity with CAIR 2, VFC and EZIZ programs Assist clinicians with MD sick calls and physical exams, and facilitate telehealth Visits Use of electronic health records (EHR) to accurately enter and document data Perform blood glucose monitoring and administer insulin Prepare and collect lab specimens, including blood, urine, saliva, stool and nasal/pharyngeal samples Perform EKG (electrocardiogram), visual acuity, vital signs, audiometric screens, PPD (tuberculosis screening) placement and other ambulatory clinic procedures and screening exams Respond to medical and psychiatric emergencies Recognize normal vs. abnormal observations and report pertinent observations to on duty Registered Nurses Conduct and maintain inventory and adequate stock of medication and supplies for assigned work area Maintain assigned work area on a daily basis and ensure that work areas are inspection ready at all times Participate in conferences, committee meetings, staff development and education programs to increase or maintain professional competency May perform other job-related duties as needed DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have one (1) or more years of experience providing nursing/medical care to pediatrics and adolescents, and recent acute care experience. The ideal candidate will also possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrate the following competencies: Clinical Experience Caring for clients with medical and mental health diagnosis Working in acute urgent care or ambulatory clinic type of setting Gathering clinical nursing data accurately (e.g. vital signs, health history) Recognizing and reporting drug reactions/interactions to registered nurse or clinician Obtaining and documenting vital signs and observations Performing or assisting in wound care Following sterile instrument processing protocol Recognizing emergent health needs and refer to registered nurse or clinician Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other healthcare related systems (Electronic Health Records) proficiently Communication | Collaboration Effectively explaining the treatments or procedures to clients Evaluating the effectiveness of client's prescribed medication(s) in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team Collaborating with coworkers as part of the team Adaptability | Compassion Working effectively and maintaining a positive attitude in a changing and stressful environment, and ability to make adjustments as necessary Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity , and compassionate care to fulfill correctional nursing responsibilities Critical Thinking | Safety Reducing liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards in accordance with Title 15, Title 22, and National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Standards. Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside secured facilities Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to unstable or unpredictable clients 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 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 Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.) Correctional Health Services are a 24-hour, 7 days per week facilities, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shifts, and holidays MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the CCLVN classification, including physical, mental and environmental conditions. 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 (Download PDF reader) to review the policy. 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason.) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Iolani Kleen at (714) 834-7336 or IKleen@ochca.com . 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
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist 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 (BBS) is required to be placed on the eligible list. If you have applied for your BBS certificate but do not possess such by the date of application, you are required to provide proof of your BBS certificate application at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid ACSW, APCC, or AMFT, or proof of application for a BBS certificate will be disqualified from the recruitment. Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. Premium Pay In addition to the hourly salary, eligible applicants may receive premium pay for the items listed below. Bilingual pay: Qualified employees who meet the criteria found ( page 18 ) shall receive an additional $0.90 per hour for all hours paid. Night Shift Differential pay: Employees assigned to a night shift shall be paid a night shift differential for each hour actually worked on the assigned night shift. Pay rate is determined by assigned shift hours found here (page 15). Jail Supplement pay: An employee in this classification who is permanently assigned to the Central Jail/Intake/Release Center (including Correctional Medical Services), Theo Lacy Branch Jail or James Musick Facility shall receive an additional $0.75 per hour for all paid hours. Call-Back pay: An employee in this classification who returns to work because of an agency/department request shall be eligible for Call-Back pay as detailed here (page 17). Other Additional Premium Pays 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. 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. 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 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN II Correctional Health Services (Formerly Clinical Social Worker/Marriage Family Therapist II) Please note that 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) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) is required to be placed on the eligible list. If you have applied for your license but do not possess such by the date of application, you are required to provide proof of your BBS license application at the time of application submission. Those without possession of a valid LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or proof of application for a BBS license will be disqualified from the recruitment. Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization. Premium Pay In addition to the hourly salary, eligible applicants may receive premium pay for the items listed below. Bilingual pay: Qualified employees who meet the criteria found ( page 18 ) shall receive an additional ninety $0.90 per hour for all hours paid. Night Shift Differential pay: Employees assigned to a night shift shall be paid a night shift differential for each hour actually worked on the assigned night shift. Pay rate is determined by assigned shift hours found here (page 15). Jail Supplement pay: An employee in this classification who is permanently assigned to the Central Jail/Intake/Release Center (including Correctional Medical Services), Theo Lacy Branch Jail or James Musick Facility shall receive an additional $0.75 per hour for all paid hours. Call-Back pay: An employee in this classification who returns to work because of an agency/department request shall be eligible for Call-Back pay as detailed here (page 17). Other Additional Premium Pays 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. 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. 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 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 (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
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Program Manager - Hazardous Materials Surveillance (Administrative Manager I) 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 needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Administrative Manager I vacancies within Environmental Health. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE 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 seven service areas - Finance and Administrative, Mental Health & Recovery , Correctional Health, Medical Health Services, Director's Office, Public Health and Strategy and Special Projects is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION The Environmental Health Division is comprised of various programs aimed toward protecting the health and safety of Orange County residents and visitors from harmful conditions in the environment. Staff enforce laws and regulations and emphasize education to assist businesses with providing healthy and safe communities. Services include retail and wholesale food protection, foodborne illness investigations, public pool inspections, childhood lead exposure prevention, water quality, ocean water protection, solid waste facility oversight, hazardous materials surveillance and mitigation oversight, underground and aboveground storage tank oversight, body art facility and practitioner oversight, medical waste management inspections and a used oil recycling education program. The Hazardous Materials Surveillance Section (HMSS) is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the County of Orange to regulated hazardous materials industries. The HMSS is responsible for regulating medical waste and body art facilities, hazmat emergency response, Used Oil Recycling Program, Waste Tire Enforcement, and disaster preparedness programs. THE OPPORTUNITY This position will assume responsibilities as the Program Manager for the following: Oversee the day-to-day activities within the HMSS, providing general guidance to supervisors and staff Oversee regulatory implementation of Health and Safety Code and the California Code of Regulations as the CUPA Develop policies and procedures, program budgets, communicate with media, and resolve business complaints Plan for future direction and needs of the program Organize and prioritize activities and workloads based on resource allocation constraints, environmental health and public safety, Division goals, and executive management directives Provide leadership and work effectively in a shared team environment with a peer manager, subordinate supervisors, and staff ensuring Division goals are met Work collaboratively with outside organizations that interact with the Hazardous Materials Surveillance Program and represent HMSS at various stakeholder meetings, (Some traveling may be required) Maintain effective and regular communication with Division executive management DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist by the State of California. The ideal candidate will also have at least two (2) years of supervisory level experience. Knowledge in laws and regulations related to Unified Program Agency, environmental health and safety, environmental compliance, departmental fee proposal and budgeting, personnel performance evaluation, and grant application processes is highly desirable, but not required. In addition, the ideal candidate must possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Professional and Technical Expertise | Legal and Regulatory Navigation Understanding and using database management information systems, used for measuring productivity and providing the public with consumer information Understanding and applying automated budgeting and financial reporting systems, or other financial data systems Understanding of financial forecasting and projection techniques based on financial planning perspectives Applying long range financial planning techniques as well as preparing and manipulating complex data spreadsheets Extensive experience with environmental health as well as possessing a public safety background Extensive knowledge of the Environmental Health Programs including but not limited to Unified Programs, Medical Wastes and Body Art Program Knowledge in state grant application, grant submittal, and audits including but not limited to grants related to Local Enforcement Agency Program, Local Oversight Program, Waste Tire Enforcement, and Used Oil Recycling Extensive knowledge in Performance Evaluation for the CUPA Program Interpreting and applying statutes, regulations, policies, and Division goals Leading special committees and projects Extensive knowledge of environmental health and public safety requirements and awareness and proper assessment of situational circumstances Leadership | Managing Performance | Teamwork Leading confidently by taking personal responsibility for decisions and actions Aligning organizational vision with County strategic goals and Division business objectives Clarifying performance expectations (e.g. roles, responsibilities, standards, and goals) collaboratively with others Developing strategies (e.g. training, learning opportunities, key experiences) to fit individual, team, and organizational needs Promoting flexibility by planning for the effects of organizational change Managing all aspects of performance management systems within established time frames Promoting teamwork by creating a culture and environment supporting individual and team empowerment Working collaboratively with other supervisors and managers to meet Division goals and objectives Building and Maintaining Relationships | Handling and Resolving Conflict Confronting conflict directly and objectively with a goal of resolution for all parties Building consensus amongst diverse groups for the purpose of meeting Division objectives Maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of public and private organizations, city, state, and federal agencies, business owners, as well as academic institutions, County Counsel, District Attorney, and the general public and media Critical Thinking | Decision Making | Innovative Problem Solving Researching, organizing, accurately interpreting and applying relevant data Demonstrating awareness of decisions made at a managerial level and those from an Executive level Resolving time-sensitive problems, specifically with Unified Program issues Integrating changing laws and regulations, providing input toward decisions related to environmental compliance, and the implementation of these requirements Incorporating risk management education and mitigation strategies, as well as recognizing potential adverse consequence of actions Conducting facility audits, identifying issues, taking corrective action, and recommending strategies for overall improvement Oral and Written Communication | Informing Promoting open, candid information sharing across organizational boundaries Working with different stakeholders and various levels of an organization and effectively communicating with them in a timely manner Presenting ideas and complex material clearly, concisely, logically, and persuasively both orally and in writing SPECIAL QUALIFICATION Candidates must possess a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California. M MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications and physical, mental, and environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager I. 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 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 (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. 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 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 and boosting as follows: 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 in accordance with applicable state orders . (Workers may be exempt from this requirement based on religious beliefs or a qualifying medical reason) In addition, depending on assignment and COVID-19 Community Level, workers in certain high-risk settings may be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. 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 Liza Butler at (714) 834-2069 or ebutler@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous