County of Yolo

Yolo County was one of the original 27 counties created when California became a state in 1850, and is now home to over 162,000 people. Nearly 85% of the population lives in the County's four cities: Davis, West Sacramento, Woodland, and Winters. Yolo County is situated between Sacramento and Napa Counties.

Traditionally, farming and ranching activities have played an important role in making Yolo County one of the leading agricultural producers in the nation. The quality of life in Yolo County is outstanding. Excellent cultural opportunities are readily available in the Yolo-Sacramento region, and leisure and recreational activities abound with the close proximity of the Sierra, Lake Tahoe, the Delta, Shasta and the scenic Capay Valley.

The County of Yolo is progressively managed. Having roughly 1,400 employees and twenty departments we embrace the principles of Continuous Quality Improvement. Management and workers alike enjoy an environment in which they are empowered to participate in the decision making process, extending superior services to our customers.

25 job(s) at County of Yolo

County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position in the class of Lieutenant at the Yolo County Sheriff's Office. This is an open recruitment and both current, regular employees at the Sheriff's Office as well as outside applicants are eligible to apply. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application and a completed supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under direction, the incumbent plans, directs, and supervises the activities of a major functional operation in the Sheriff's Office, and does related work as required. Distinguishing Characteristics Positions allocated to this classification are assigned overall responsibilities for the supervision of a major functional operation of the Sheriff's Office. Essential Functions Plans, assigns, and supervises the work program and personnel in a major functional operation of the Sheriff's Office; consults with the Sheriff and other key department employees in the formulation of goals and policies; prepares administrative reports and correspondence; directs and supervises the investigation of felonies, misdemeanors; establishes and schedules assignment of subordinate personnel; enforces rules and regulations pertaining to the Sheriff's Office; takes immediate charge of activities in a major emergency or in the event of an unusually complex problem; coordinates the activities of specific job assignments with the activities of other departmental operations and other law enforcement agencies; participates in professional crime enforcement activities; coordinates training activities of other departmental units. Employment Standards Educ ation : An Associate's Degree (60 semester units or 90 quarter units) or equivalent from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, criminology, police science, or other related field. A Bachelor's degree is desirable; AND Experience: Five (5) years of law enforcement experience, of which two years must be supervisory experience equivalent to the Yolo County Sergeant class at a California POST certified law enforcement agency; AND Certification: Possession of the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Intermediate Certificate. The California POST Advanced Certificate is desirable. Substitution: Additional law enforcement experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to the maximum of two years. OR Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, criminology, police science or other related field; AND Experience: Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible law enforcement experience; AND Certification: Possession of the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Advanced Certificate. Knowledge of: the principles, methods, and techniques of law enforcement; wide knowledge of criminal law, including the law of arrest; search and seizure, rules of evidence, and laws governing jail procedures; knowledge of modern police identification and record keeping methods; knowledge of personnel administration and the proper manner of dealing with personnel problems. Ability to: plan, assign, and supervise subordinate personnel; ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; ability to make independent decisions in the absence of higher authorities; ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written and oral reports; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees, government officials, and the general public. License Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the final filing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Week of 05/31/2021: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Week of 06/07/2021: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Additional background and pre-employment screenings as required Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one (1) full-time position in the class of Office Support Specialist at the department of General Services. This is a Limited Term position and funding for this position will end one year from the date of hire. The ideal candidate will have previous experience providing administrative, accounting, clerical, and payroll support as well as with human resource related duties. The successful candidate must have the ability to thrive in a high paced, small team environment. The incumbent in this position will interact with various departments which requires strong communication and customer service skills. Proven experience using Microsoft Office or Office 365 to provide administrative support to the department is also preferred. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , a completed supplemental questionnaire , and valid typing certificate . For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under direction performs and oversees the administrative and accounting clerical functions in a department, division, or branch office; interprets policy and administrative regulations; may perform a combination of clerical payroll, accounting and human resources related duties; performs other related duties as may be required. Distinguishing Characteristics This is a non-supervisory clerical classification responsible for performing a variety of difficult and complex clerical tasks with a high degree of skill and independence of judgement. Incumbents are distinguished from other non-supervisory clerical classes in that they are responsible for the routine non-supervisory oversight of the clerical administration in a department, division or branch office with minimum supervision. They may be required to interpret departmental policy, assist in development of rules and regulations, and prepare and process payroll, personnel forms, other documents and reports. Incumbents may also perform lead functions. Essential Functions Depending on assignment, duties may include but are not limited to the following: Interviews office visitors and refers individuals to proper source of information; receives and screens callers, forwards to appropriate individuals inquires from the public; evaluates described problems and responds to questions regarding departmental services or official notices sent by the department; provides the public and interested individuals with general procedural and/or specific program information; may take messages and schedule appointments. Provides clerical support to unit administration functions by processing time sheets, payroll/personnel transactions, claims and purchase order/requisitions; may receive monies; maintains workload statistics, and other records, takes and prepares meeting notes and minutes; assists in report and budget request preparation, researching, and compiling information; establishes and documents clerical operational and work methods procedures. Types, takes dictation, and/or transcribes a variety of documents and forms that may require independent assembly of information, independent judgement and interpretation; consults with documents originator on format, content distribution and preparation priority; selects and/or designs appropriate typing format; proofs and corrects copy; makes, collates and binds copies of documents produced; distributes documents; composes routine correspondence and develops form letters. Initiates, receives and processes documents and information; determines routing of information and correspondence; establishes and maintains general filing, confidential files, payroll and personnel records, cross reference, and other specialize manual and/or automated record-keeping systems; compiles a variety of data and other information for special and periodic studies; purges files; posts information to records and files, and conducts file search to locate misplaced documents. May be in charge of confidential information and maintains the confidentiality of such information. Maintains office equipment and related; does requests and follows up on building maintenance and custodial services; operates and performs routine preventative maintenance on office machines including data/word processors, copiers, etc. Upholds the Values of Yolo County; participates and supports teamwork, builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and the public; may lead the work of other clerical support personnel. Employment Standards Education: Successful completion of high school or GED certificate; AND Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible office clerical experience. Typing Speed: Ability to type no less than 35 words per minute. Background Requirements Incumbents in this class may have access to Federal Tax Information and are subject to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements of Internal Revenue Code 6103(p)(4). As such, an individual selected for this position is subject to a thorough background investigation as stipulated in Section 5.1.1 of Internal Revenue Service Publication 1075, which includes the following: Review of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint results; Check of local law enforcement agencies where the subject has lived, worked and/or attended school within the last five (5) years and, if applicable, of the appropriate agency for any identified arrests; and Verification of an employee's eligibility to work in the United States. Background investigations are conducted upon hire and every ten (10) years of employment thereafter. License Requirements: Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: General office procedures and practices; forms, records and terminology used; rules, regulations and operating procedures; public information and contact techniques; availability and nature of services provided; record-keeping and filing systems; methods of recording, researching and compiling information; general clerical and technical resource materials and information sources; document preparation, duplication and distribution techniques; administrative procedures affecting inventory, purchasing, accounting and personnel/payroll transactions. Ability to: Apply knowledge of clerical operational and technical procedures; type minimum 35 word per minute; communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds; demonstrate tact and diplomacy; proofread and/or edit for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation; research regulations and technical reference materials; type and prepare final forms; sort alphabetically, chronologically and numerically; use and maintain office machines; develop and implement clerical work procedures; collect and analyze data and make appropriate recommendations; organize and prioritize work assignments; maintain confidentiality of information. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application and supplemental questionnaire, applicants are required to submit a typing certificate that demonstrates the ability to type 35 net words per minute. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Week of 05/17/2021: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Week of 06/07/2021: Written Exam TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen ??/??/2021 Estimated Start Date Typing Certificate Information There are a variety of businesses and agencies where you can obtain a typing certificate. Most applicants get a certificate at a temporary employment agency. The following is the contact information for a temporary employment agency located in Yolo County: Spherion 19 Court Street Woodland, CA (530) 662-8607 By appointment only *This is not an endorsement of Spherion. You are free to contact any temporary employment agency that you wish. Online typing certificates are not accepted . In order for your typing certificate to be accepted, it must meet the following criteria: •The test must be a minimum of three minutes long. •The test must have been in the past 12 months of application. Typing certificates older than 12 months are not accepted. •The certificate must include time limit of the test, gross words per minute, number of errors, date of test, and the signature of the person administering the test. The certificate must be on agency letterhead. Written Examination All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written examination. This examination may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in this job announcement. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of the examination to the email address included in the application. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination, in conjunction with any county or veteran's preference points. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 06, 2021
Description The County of Yolo's Innovation and Technology Services Department (ITSD) is recruiting to fill one (1) regular, full-time position in the class of Departmental IS Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to work with ITSD and the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) to visualize HHSA's future technological needs and implement solutions in a structured project-based methodology. The incumbent in this position will work within a team to strategize how HHSA can best collaborate on using technology and data across the agency to more effectively and efficiently support the constituents of Yolo County. In addition, there will be an opportunity to assist in creation and implementation of Information Technology (IT) standards and processes across HHSA. The position will also work in coordination with HHSA's Business Process Analysts to create training and application specifications; document system and application use cases; and analyze ongoing IT support issues and opportunities. The team includes an IT Manager that will guide and develop the skills of the successful candidate. The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required to be successful in this position: Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Basic principles and practices of business management, business office automation, and information technology Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Principals and applications of client/server architecture; current knowledge of application server integration and Internet integration. Structured analysis, programming and database concepts. Testing, debugging and monitoring systems. Systems and procedures for creating and modifying programs and user documentation. Basic principals and practices of application systems and procedures analysis and design. Principals and practices of customer service. Fundamental principles of Enterprise Architecture, ITIL, Project Management and other management methodologies. Principals of information security and privacy. Principals of business process management analysis and application development Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principals and best practices of Internet and Intranet design and development. Skills and Abilities: Learning to research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology, in order to improve County processes and/or services. Gathering, analyzing and evaluating data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Troubleshooting and debugging hardware and software programs. Reading, comprehending, and retaining technical information on computer products and systems. Planning, organizing, prioritizing and processing work to ensure that deadlines are met. Preparing and maintain effective documentation for procedures, processes and tables related to area of assignment. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicating effectively verbally, graphically and in writing. Working effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates and customers in a team environment Communicating technical information to users; Assisting and training users Working closely with users and their functions to define information application requirements. Providing a high level of customer service. The ideal candidate for this position will be a positive, collaborative, strategically-focused individual with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, and the ability to lead and coordinate multiple technology projects simultaneously. This recruitment is open until filled, and applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , a detailed resume , verification of education , and a completed supplemental questionnaire . For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions Click here to view the full job description for Departmental IS Coordinator class. The essential functions specific to this position are: Functional Duties Interacts with clients to analyze their business requirements and recommends technology solutions; identifies and maps business processes; gathers user requirements and translates non-technical business requirements from the business into technical software specifications. Coordinates design, development and implementation processes with system programmers, system administrators, network administrators, database administrators, and server administrators to implement new or modified application software. Performs various system quality assurance activities; tests, troubleshoots and debugs system issues using appropriate technology; prepares and executes testing plans to validate functionality and resolve issues. Serves as main client interface on all aspects of third party software, coordinates project activities with vendors; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details; ensures compliance with County specifications and drives resolution of identified software bugs and deficiencies. Conducts training pertaining to the use of new applications or systems for users and/or other information technology staff. Provides professional systems support to users of particular applications. General Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems. Provides professional customer support for system-related software issues, needs, or requirements. Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations. Prepares technical documentations, procedural plans, reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Responds to user inquiries, assists user in software research and selection, and provides technical training (including developing materials and curricula) in the correct usage of applications. Coordinates with other team members to solve problems and support and coordinate implementation of client systems. Builds and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, vendors, and the public using principles of good customer service. Monitors project schedules and work requests utilizing project management best practices, coordinate with customer department management and staff, report project status to management and prepare internal and external project reports. Performs other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in computer science, information systems, systems analysis, network management, or a related field; and Experience : Six years experience in or providing technical support to users of complex computer information systems which include hardware and software, LAN and WAN, (Two years of directly related experience may be substituted for two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis). License : Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application and resume, applicants are required to submit verification of education and a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may be changed at any time without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Continuously: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 05, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position in the class of Administrative Services Analyst at the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections (ACE) Office. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for providing financial analysis, budget monitoring, and providing regular status reports. Other responsibilities will include assisting with the development of processes/policies/procedures, contract management, and grant development. Incumbents in this class must have the ability to think critically, solve problems, and learn quickly. They must have strong analytical skills with a high attention to detail, and be able to communicate effectively and work with others as a team. Candidates with knowledge of Infor, Sherpa, and MHC software are preferred. Other ideal personal characteristics include strong organizational skills and a willingness to help others. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , resume , verification of education , and responses to the supplemental questions . Submitted applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be forwarded to the department for additional consideration. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under direction, performs moderately difficult and complex administrative and analytical work that may involve and/or emphasize the functional areas of: general and administrative support, fiscal and contract management, program analysis and compliance, staff development and training, and/or information systems support; and performs other related duties as required. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the full journey-level class in the professional Administrative Services Analyst series. At this level, incumbents use substantial independent judgment to make decisions on work issues, including those that are unusual or fall outside of established parameters. Incumbents often perform duties that are highly specialized to the work unit, emphasizing one or more of the following functional areas: general and administrative support, fiscal and contract management, program analysis and compliance, staff development and training, and/or information systems support. Consequently, specialized recruitments may be held to attract applicants by functional area. This class can be distinguished from the entry-level class of Associate Administrative Services Analyst because assignments at that level are less difficult and complex than those assigned to an Administrative Services Analyst, and are performed under greater supervision and have less authority to act. An Associate Administrative Services Analyst performs basic and routine analytical assignments that may be repetitive and do not require extensive, in-depth analysis. This class may also be distinguished from the higher-level of Senior Administrative Services Analyst because incumbents in that class perform advanced and highly complex assignments that typically include comprehensive responsibility for overseeing one or more complex administrative functions for an entire department, as well as supervision of staff. Essential Functions Assignments may include, but are not limited to, the duties listed below. Typical duties related to general and administrative support functions: Compiles and analyzes moderately complex data; makes comprehensive recommendations on the formulation of policy, procedures, staffing and organizational changes. Conducts a variety of surveys; performs moderately complex research and statistical analyses on administrative, fiscal, personnel, and/or programmatic issues. Performs moderately difficult and complex analytical and technical work in the formulation and administration of department or division budgets, development and management of grants and contracts, management of department level procurement, and/or personnel functions. Coordinates the design, implementation, and installation of new and revised computer programs, systems, software, procedures, methods of operation and forms. Coordinates and oversees the administrative functions of the department; compiles materials; develops and prepares moderately complex reports, correspondence, manuals, publications, and other documents; obtains management review and approval as needed. Coordinates departmental activities with other departments, divisions, units, and outside agencies; represents the department in committee meetings; responds to complaints and requests for information. Analyzes complex administrative systems and practices, develops and recommends modifications and enhancements; coordinates implementation of changes. Coordinates, monitors and directs the acquisition, allocation and use of equipment, supplies, telecommunication systems, office and facility space, records storage and retrieval systems and forms; conducts research and develops procedures to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness; monitors expenditures; reviews, evaluates and decides on appeals in a department's program administrative hearings. To view the full job description, click here . Employment Standards Any combination of the required experience and education listed below that provides the required knowledge and abilities is acceptable. A typical way of getting the knowledge and abilities is outlined below: Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, organizational development, social work, education, human resources, information technology or a closely related field; AND Experience: Either one (1) year as an Associate Administrative Services Analyst in Yolo County; or three (3) years of professional analytical journey level experience in any of the functional areas required by the position: general and administrative support, fiscal and contract management, program analysis and compliance, staff development and training, and/or information systems support. Substitution: Additional professional level experience in any of the functional areas noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years. Experience in the classifications of Staff Services Analyst I/II, Departmental Analyst, Program and Administrative Planner, and Employment Training Analyst in Yolo County may be substituted for the above required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum four (4) years. License Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Background Requirements Incumbents in this class may have access to Federal Tax Information and are subject to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements of Internal Revenue Code 6103(p)(4). As such, an individual selected for this position is subject to a thorough background investigation as stipulated in Section 5.1.1 of Internal Revenue Service Publication 1075, which includes the following: 1. Review of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint results; 2. Check of local law enforcement agencies where the subject has lived, worked and/or attended school within the last five (5) years and, if applicable, of the appropriate agency for any identified arrests; and 3. Verification of an employee's eligibility to work in the United States. Background investigations are conducted upon hire and every ten (10) years of employment thereafter. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may include a resume with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit verification of education and a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Continuously: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 04, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one, regular full-time position in the class of Emergency Services Coordinator at the County Administrator's Office (Office of Emergency Services). Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application, responses to supplemental questions, a detailed resume, and verification of education by the closing date. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. The Department The Office of Emergency Services is the Emergency Management Agency that services Yolo County, the Cities of Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County Housing. The Office prepares plans, training, and exercises for the entire County and all of the jurisdictions within it in an effort to Prepare for, Mitigate against, Respond to and Recover from emergencies and disasters. In addition the office works with other Emergency Management Agencies throughout the entire State of California to ensure that response in Yolo is as coordinated as possible. We strive to maintain a high level of service to all of the jurisdictions we interface with and are looking for employees who are flexible and team oriented. The position covered by this recruitment is a new limited term/grant funded position that is available to oversee several special projects. The Position & Ideal Candidate Profile Staff within the Office of Emergency Services are challenged with many high-level projects pertaining to the protection of life-safety of the residents within Yolo County. This particular recruitment will be overseeing the creation of an exercise that will include 5 counties, well over 30 cities and hundreds of special districts. This position will require considerable travel to counties within "the Delta". Persons who like a challenge and want to learn new skills are a great fit with our office as all of the existing staff have strengths in varying areas of emergency management and are always willing to collaborate. The most competitive candidates will have experience in a similar position, knowledge of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and/or a strong project management background. Candidates lacking such experience will also be considered if they can demonstrate a sincere interest in the position, a solid work ethic, and aptitude in related technical and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter who is invested in the success of the office and always willing to voluntarily lend a hand to support Office staff and partner agencies. Definition Under general direction, performs the most responsible and complex duties in support of the county-wide emergency services program including disaster preparedness and county and city emergency plans for citizens, volunteers and animals. Distinguishing Characteristics This is a single position, professional class allocated only to the County Administrator's Office, Office of Emergency Services (OES). Working under minimal management supervision and instruction, the incumbent exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative while coordinating the work of professional and other staff performing tasks related to comprehensive emergency preparedness and response service throughout the County and the Yolo Operational Area (YOA). The incumbent in this class reports to the Assistant County Administrator or other management personnel. This class is distinguished from the lower class of Emergency Services Planner by the regular, continuous performance of the full range of professional duties. Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, prioritizes, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff responsible for varied and comprehensive countywide emergency services. Coordinates and reviews the work for assigned functions, services, and activities; assigns work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; ensured work is performed accurately and that timelines are met; ensures compliance with established policies, procedures, and related regulations. Assists with interviewing and selecting assigned personnel; provides and/or coordinates staff training; completes employee evaluations and implements disciplinary actions. Coordinates and manages emergency operations through the Emergency Operations Center (EOC); ensures that the EOC is organized for maximum effectiveness of staff participating in disaster exercise and events. Serves as the mass notification administrator on the county-wide emergency notification system; provides instruction on system to member agency staff; provides training for disaster and emergency volunteers. Provides advanced level technical and analytical support to the Director of Emergency Services; provides support to the Director of Emergency Services during emergency activations. Acts as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies, private organizations and county departments and agencies concerned with emergency services; ensures that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with other local governmental jurisdictions have been met. Leads the coordination efforts with other local governmental jurisdictions within the county to ensure effective, coordinated emergency response; provides technical expertise to county departments in the development and implementation of the county's disaster response plan. Assists in identifying opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identifies resource needs; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned area of responsibility; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures. Participates in the preparation of the annual division budget; submits budget recommendations; assures the county meets eligibility requirements for federal, state and local reimbursement programs; monitors expenditures. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to the field of emergency management ; makes recommendations for operational and policy improvements; reviews legislation and legislative changes to assure that the county is in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations; and Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Education: A Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Fire Science, Emergency Management, or a closely related field; AND Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience and training in emergency management processes, disaster planning, and/or emergency management exercise design and training. Substitution: Additional progressively responsible experience as described above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. License: Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of : Principles and practices of discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Team dynamics and team building National Incident Management System (NIMS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS), and Incident Command System (ICS) Principles of emergency and disaster response programs, procedures, and planning. Principles of hazard response and planning Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) methodology Interrelationships, responsibility, goals, and functions of local, state, and federal government agencies related to emergency management and planning Techniques of preparing, producing, and disseminating information to various target community groups Training techniques, tools, and methods Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications such as Operational Area Satellite Information System (OASIS), Web EOC, and other relevant systems Ability to : Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Monitor and interpret budgets and other financial documents Understand, interpret, and apply local, state, and federal rules and regulations governing disaster and emergency preparedness Research, develop, and modify emergency preparedness and response plans Collect, compile, and analyze a variety of data and information Prepare clear, concise, accurate, and comprehensive reports, correspondence, plan elements, and procedures Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others Communicate effectively and tactfully, both verbally and in writing Work accurately and effectively under pressure SPECIAL TRAINING REQUIREMENT: Within the first thirty days of employment, the incumbent must complete the required online ICS certification courses which are required for grant funding. ENVIRONMENTAL & FUNCTIONAL FACTORS: Incumbents in this class are expected to perform work inside of buildings; to work alone or closely with others; to be able to drive a car and transport oneself to various worksites; travel throughout the County; work outside of normal working hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays; to lift and carry objects weighing up to twenty-five pounds; to move about; to be able to reach above shoulders; to have use of fingers and both hands; to have use of both arms; to perform work while standing or sitting; to deal with stressful situations in a calm, professional manner; to communicate verbally with staff, co-workers, management, partner agencies, and the public; to operate a variety of radio communication systems; to be able to see things up close or far away; and to hear well. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference . Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire and verification of education for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Week of 05/17/2021 Screen for Minimum Qualifications Week of 05/24/2021 Screen for Best Qualified TBD Department Selection Interviews TBD Reference Checks TBD Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen June 2021 Estimated Start Date Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one (1) regular, full-time positions in the class of Senior Child Support Specialist at the Department of Child Support Services. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list that will be utilized to fill this vacancy as well as future positions as they become available. Offices are located in Yolo, Colusa, and Sutter Counties. Employee may be assigned to Woodland, CA, Colusa, CA, or Yuba City, CA. The Position Under general supervision, serves as a lead worker in a unit including Child Support Specialists; trains Child Support Specialists and others in methods and practices relating to child support activities; assists with quality assurance and/or regulatory reviews relating to child support activities; applies procedures needed to collect current and delinquent child support payments and obtains court orders for support; performs child support fiscal and financial case preparation and management; performs other related duties as required. This is the advanced journey and/or lead worker level in the Child Support Specialist series. Incumbents are assigned lead worker, trainer, and/or program review responsibilities in addition to routine and difficult child support case issues and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application by the closing date. For important information regarding the application and selection process, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions Serves as a lead worker for a unit including Child Support Specialists; Trains and assists the supervisor in evaluating employees in the unit; Assists with quality assurance, program and/or regulatory review studies; Serves as mentor and resource person for other staff; Reviews files to ensure sufficient information is available to file a complaint; Under supervision of an attorney, prepares and files petitions or complaints in order to obtain support orders; Makes verbal or written inquiries of various agencies, firms, relatives and friends of absent parents to gain additional information regarding the whereabouts of absent parents; Completes necessary forms to initiate computer input; Maintains accurate files and determines the appropriateness to transfer the case to other jurisdictions or closure; Interviews welfare and non-welfare child support applicants to secure information regarding the probable whereabouts and earnings of absent parents and ensures that forms and applications for family support are complete and accurate; Advises absent parents of their child support obligations; Obtains financial statements in order to determine amount of payments which should be collected; Determine/adjust past, present and future support payments including accounting and interest calculations; Determine impact of TANF (or other aid) additions and adjustments; Negotiates with defendants to arrive at a settlement prior to trial; Monitors payments to ensure that absent parents are in compliance with court orders; Prepares cases for court action by assembling necessary documents; Collects, and assists in the collection, of skin tissue samples for DNA testing; and Performs other related duties as required. Some positions may require the performance of different essential or other duties depending upon work location, assignment, or shift. Employment Standards Experience: Two (2) years of experience comparable to a journey level Child Support Specialist. Background Requirement: All candidates are subject to a thorough background investigation. Special Requirement: Spanish-speaking skills may be desirable qualifications for some positions. Background Requirements Incumbents in this class will have access to Federal Tax Information and are subject to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements of Internal Revenue Code 6103(p)(4). As such, an individual selected for this position is subject to a thorough background investigation as stipulated in Section 5.1.1 of Internal Revenue Service Publication 1075, which includes the following: Review of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint results; Check of local law enforcement agencies where the subject has lived, worked and/or attended school within the last five (5) years and, if applicable, of the appropriate agency for any identified arrests; and Verification of an employee's eligibility to work in the United States. Background investigations are conducted upon hire and every ten (10) years of employment thereafter. License Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: role of a lead worker; methods, techniques, practices to facilitate child support collection activities; child support transactions, fiscal records and book keeping; training techniques; interview methods and techniques used to effectively gain information from applicants; forms, terminology and procedures necessary for obtaining court orders; state, local laws and policies and procedures pertaining to the collection of child support payments; skip tracing techniques; proper use of the English language, including spelling, punctuation and grammar; basic arithmetic. Ability to: apply interview techniques, laws and procedures pertaining to the collection and enforcement of child support payments; prepare, maintain and reconcile various fiscal, accounting, statistical and numerical records; perform detailed office support work accurately; train; conduct program, regulatory and/or quality assurance reviews and studies; deal effectively with applicants and employees from a range of cultural and economic backgrounds; speak and write effectively; monitor a caseload to ensure compliance with court orders; relate effectively with staff from other agencies and offices; act independently; collect and analyze financial data to determine the amount of support payments; prepare and assemble necessary documents for court action when required; negotiate effectively regarding support settlements; read and write at the high school level; collect skin tissue samples. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Screen for Minimum Qualification Screening for Best Qualified Selection Interviews Reference Checks Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Estimated Start Date: June/July 2021 Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one (1) regular, full-time position in the class of Juvenile Services Aide at the Probation Department. The Position The ideal candidate(s) for this position will have previous experience working in a juvenile detention system, demonstrate good character, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Other important skills that will be important to the success of the individual(s) selected for this position include the ability to follow oral and written directives, effectively operate audio-visual equipment, and the ability to keep accurate records. The Juvenile Detention Facility is open seven (7) days a week/ 24 hours per day, so it will also be important that the candidate(s) selected have the availability to work any shift of the work day including, but not limited to, a Day, Swing, or Night shift. Under close supervision, performs non-sworn, technical and clerical support duties within the Probation juvenile detention facility; operates a centralized control system controlling access to and from the facility; assists with maintaining the safety and security of the facility by monitoring juveniles, civilians, and visitors entering and leaving the facility; and performs related office and administrative support work. This is an entry level, non-sworn position utilized within the Probation Department juvenile detention facility. Incumbents in this class operate central control mechanisms to control and monitor activity in assigned units or pods. Incumbents in this class are expected to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform assigned duties in a short training period. This class is distinguished from the higher class of Detention Officer I/II by the fact that Detention Officers have a wider scope of responsibilities related the supervision, custodial care and limited counseling of a group of youth or adults placed under the jurisdiction of the County Probation Officer. Detention Officers work in assignments at the Juvenile Detention Facility, the Work Program, and/or the Transportation Division, whereas the Juvenile Services Aide is only used at the Juvenile Detention Facility. Additionally, the Juvenile Services Aide is not classified as a peace officer. How to Apply This recruitment will close on Friday, May 14th OR when fifty (50) applications are received whichever occurs first. If fifty (50) applications are received first, this recruitment will close without notice. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application and responses to supplemental questions by the closing date. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Monitors access to the facility by verifying each individual's movement through secure doors; opens and closes doors and gates, and maintains security of the facility. Operates control room equipment such as cameras, intercom system, radio, telephones, and remote operated gates and doors. Monitors movements within the housing units, dayrooms, yards and other daily activities; acts as spotter in the control room while Detention Officers are engaging juveniles. Responds appropriately and in accordance with specified procedures and regulations to emergency situations; calls for back-up and directs emergency personnel during medical or other emergencies. Fingerprints juveniles being booked into the facility and the public undergoing background checks. Assists Detention Officers with juvenile activities in the housing units and recreational areas and observing juveniles. Provides visitors with visiting information and other information regarding juveniles in detention. Performs a variety of office and administrative support assignments, including writing incident reports, noting information on logs, and entering and retrieving information in computerized records systems. Maintains communication between central control, other units, and staff working in the pods. Attends training programs and activities. Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Experience : None required. Previous work experience within a juvenile detention system or in a position having substantial public contact is highly desirable. Age: Must be at least 20 years of age. Special Requirements : Within the first year of employment in this classification, incumbents must successfully complete the Juvenile Corrections Officer Core Course provided by the CA Board of State and Community Correction - Standards and Training for Corrections Program, and thereafter successfully complete required annual certified updated courses. Candidates may waive all or part of the required training if they enter this class having already completed the Juvenile Corrections Officer Core Course. Incumbents are also required to attend training as prescribed by the Department and/or legally mandated for Management of Assaultive Behavior and First Aid/CPR. Background Investigation: Applicants must possess and maintain the high ethical standards required of working in a law enforcement agency. Prior to employment, applicants may be required to undergo a thorough background investigation to determine appropriateness for employment. License : Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Basic mathematics including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division Ability to: Learn the basic operations and procedures of a juvenile detention facility Learn the purposes, methods, and procedures for the care and custody of juveniles at the Juvenile Detention Facility Learn to operate a control panel and video camera for security and safety measures Read and understand laws and regulations regarding operation of the facility and the care and custody of juveniles Effectively, tactfully, and courteously represent the Probation Department with the public and other agencies Regularly work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines Write clearly to convey ideas in incident reports Communicate and respond effectively with persons in varied circumstances Follow oral and written instructions Recognize and react appropriately to potential problem situations and in emergencies Physical Ability to: Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to climb, stoop, crouch and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; reach and lift objects above shoulders; physical ability to maintain self-protection in potentially hostile situations; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; communicate verbally; run in case of emergency. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Screen for Minimum Qualifications Screen for Best Qualified Department Selection Interviews Reference Checks Background Investigation Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Estimated Start Date: July 2021 Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo CA, United States
May 01, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill two (2) regular, full-time positions in the class of Child Support Specialist I at the Department of Child Support Services. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list that will be utilized to fill this vacancy as well as future positions as they become available. Offices are located in Yolo, Colusa, and Sutter Counties. Employee may be assigned to Woodland, CA, Colusa, CA, or Yuba City, CA. The Position Under close supervision, applies procedures needed to collect current and delinquent child support payments and obtains court orders for support; performs child support fiscal and financial case preparation and management; other related duties as required. This is an entry level in the Child Support Specialist Series. Incumbents work under close supervision performing duties similar to the Child Support Specialist II and are expected to demonstrate the ability to promote to the next higher lever after successful completion of one (1) year of experience. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application by the closing date. For important information regarding the application and selection process, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions Initiates delinquent notices to secure continued child support payments; Completes necessary forms to initiate computer input and maintains accurate files; Interviews welfare and non-welfare applicants to secure information regarding the probable whereabouts and earnings of absent parents; Advises absent parents of child support obligations; Monitors payments to ensure absent parents are in compliance with court orders; Determine past, present and future support payments; Determine impact of additional aid compensation and/or adjustments; Establish accounting and interest calculations; Ensures that forms and applications for child support are complete and accurate; Makes verbal and written inquiries to various agencies, firms, relatives and friends of absent parents to gain additional information regarding the whereabouts of absent parents; Research, reconstruct and audit case history; Collects, and assist in the collection, of skin tissue samples for DNA testing. Other Duties Reviews files to ensure sufficient information is available to file a complaint; Obtains financial statements to determine amount of payments which would be collected for child support; Performs other related duties as required. Some positions may require the performance or different essential or other duties depending upon work location, assignment, or shift. Employment Standards Experience: One (1) year of clerical experience in a Child Support Agency; OR Two (2) years of experience performing investigation, collections, credit, or lending duties. Special Requirement: Spanish-speaking skills may be desirable qualifications for some positions. Background Requirements Incumbents in this class will have access to Federal Tax Information and are subject to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements of Internal Revenue Code 6103(p)(4). As such, an individual selected for this position is subject to a thorough background investigation as stipulated in Section 5.1.1 of Internal Revenue Service Publication 1075, which includes the following: Review of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint results; Check of local law enforcement agencies where the subject has lived, worked and/or attended school within the last five (5) years and, if applicable, of the appropriate agency for any identified arrests; and Verification of an employee's eligibility to work in the United States. Background investigations are conducted upon hire and every ten (10) years of employment thereafter. License: Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: interview methods and techniques used to effectively gain information from applicants; child support transactions, fiscal records and book keeping; forms, terminology and procedures used in collecting child support payments; forms, documents and procedures necessary for obtaining court orders; state, local laws and policies and procedures pertaining to the collection and enforcement of child support payments; skip tracing techniques; proper use of the English language, including spelling, punctuation and grammar; basic arithmetic. Ability to: speak and write effectively; relate effectively with staff from other agencies and offices; negotiate effectively with attorneys and defendants regarding support settlements; prepare, maintain and reconcile fiscal and accounting records; deal effectively with applicant from a range of cultural and economic backgrounds; apply interview techniques, law, procedures and policies pertaining to child support collections; read and write at the high school level; collect skin tissue samples. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. Screen for Minimum Qualification Screening for Best Qualified Selection Interviews Reference Checks Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Estimated Start Date: April / May 2021 Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 29, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one Limited Term, full-time position in the class of Crime and Intelligence Analyst at the Yolo County District Attorney's Office. Due to the nature of the funding, this position is funded through September 2022. The selected candidate will be directly supervised by a Deputy District Attorney. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , a completed supplemental questionnaire , and verification of education . This recruitment will be open until the position is filled, and applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs a variety of professional analysis and validation of crime and intelligence data, information and activities; develops comprehensive and reliable predictive and descriptive reports for tactical and strategic use; provides assistance to detectives, investigators, administration and prosecutors; coordinates information sharing to appropriate outside agencies. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This Crime and Intelligence Analyst is a full-journey level class that conducts a variety of independent, complex and professional crime and intelligence analysis. Work at this level is often characterized by independent development and employment of research methodologies and techniques. Incumbents are non-sworn civilian personnel and do not exercise peace officer authority. This class is distinguished from the similar class of Administrative Services Analyst by its focus on the statistical studies involving the analysis and validation of crime and intelligence related information use as opposed to general research and analysis of a functional or programmatic area. Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Researches, collects, and analyzes data and information from a wide variety of resources such as crime reports, investigative reports, property records, financial records, DMV, personal records and data sources, web sites, published information, and other resources to develop patterns, links, and profiles. Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes criminal offender, demographic, and related data to determine emerging crime trends, potential officer safety concerns, criminal associations, crime patterns, and other activities. Prepares comprehensive predictive and descriptive reports of analyzed intelligence and crime information, including crime patterns, individuals, associations, flow, operations, and threats based on distillation and synthesis of all available information. Prepares a variety of maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, association matrices, link analysis, crime calendars, or other methods of data interpretation to assist in investigations, tactical operations, and prosecution; utilizes a Geographic Information System or other mapping software to plot out critical incidents, suspected crimes series, or projected crime trends. Forecasts future crime occurrences and creates directed patrol and tactical action plans leading to an effective sworn response. Conducts special research and analytical studies of suspects, incidents and crime locations, using any and all available resources, both law enforcement and open source; stays abreast of new social media sources and trends. Uses Federal, State, and local crime and intelligence databases to access and query data and information, generate reports, and validate or update information. Conducts briefings, trainings and/or presentations of crime and intelligence information for Sheriff's Office staff and other outside agency personnel. Responds to requests from outside agencies; acts as a liaison with other jurisdictions and agencies; communicates with Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies or law enforcement associations to exchange crime information. Documents, retains, and discards records and information in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. Testifies in court as an expert witness on information and materials analyzed. Assists in the evaluation, improvement and implementation of crime/intelligence systems, operations and procedures. Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, crime analysis, intelligence studies, geographic information systems, computer science, statistics, public administration, business administration or closely related field; AND Experience: Two (2) years full-time paid experience in law enforcement, military or governmental intelligence agency in which the primary duty was collecting, validating, and analyzing crime and/or intelligence related data for the purpose of predicting and forecasting future criminal activity. Substitution: Possession of a Crime and Intelligence Analysis certificate issued by the California Department of Justice may be substituted for one year of the required experience. License: This classification requires incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of crime and intelligence analysis, including collecting, validating, analyzing, and disseminating crime and intelligence data; predicting and forecasting of future criminal activity; developing target criminal profiles; documenting associations and relationships between people, organizations, and events; the use of statistical and logic methods to solve crime problems; and the use of technology to document activities and locations State and Federal privacy and civil liberty statutes associated with criminal justice operating systems Applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including limitations on data collections and retention Functions, authorities, and responsibilities of the various criminal justice agencies English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and effective writing techniques Ability to: Locate, compile, analyze, and validate credibility of information and data Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Prepare and maintain a variety of data, records, reports, bulletins, and correspondence Develop and test hypothesis, forecasts, and predictions regarding criminal activity Apply various computer software as it relates to crime and intelligence analysis, including spreadsheets, databases, logic/hypothesis testing, mapping/GIS, charting and graphing, and others Apply conventional and computer-based modeling, logic, and hypothesis testing algorithms, and statistical analysis Read, understand, interpret and apply law enforcement codes and regulations Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, verbally and in writing Make effective oral presentations using appropriate visual aides Establish and maintain effective working relationships, including maintaining courteous and cooperative behavior under adverse circumstances Operate standard office equipment Application & Selection Process Application Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire and verification of education for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Continuously: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting for multiple full-time positions in the class of Deputy District Attorney I at the Yolo County District Attorney's Office. This recruitment is open until the positions are filled. Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be forwarded to the District Attorney's Office for further consideration. Interested applicants are required to submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , responses to supplemental questions , a detailed resume , a list of three references , and verification of CA State Bar licensure (a printout from the "Attorney Search" section of the California State Bar website is acceptable). For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under close supervision, serves as a trial attorney in the prosecution of individuals; performs other related legal work as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the entry level into the Deputy District Attorney Series. Persons appointed to this class are generally assigned routine misdemeanor cases, routine and non-controversial civil matters, and less difficult felony cases. Essential Functions Review, screen and evaluate misdemeanor cases; Review, screen and evaluate felony cases; Examine, evaluate and interpret evidence; Prepare cases for hearings and trials; Present evidence in court proceedings; Transport, quickly read, analyze and comprehend numerous files, including those related to complex cases, under tight deadlines, and in crowded and noisy conditions; Interview victims and witnesses; Confer with judge, defense attorney and others regarding modification, withdrawal, or change in charges; Study and interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities; Order investigations and subpoenas; Bring misdemeanor and felony cases to trial and serve as prosecutor; Assign cases and direct cases for investigations; Operate a computer terminal to write and prepare pleadings, motions, briefs, legal arguments and other related legal correspondence; Dictate briefs and other legal correspondence; Interrogate witnesses District Attorney- Civil Review, screen and evaluate civil cases; Examine, evaluate and interpret evidence; Prepare cases for hearings and trials; Present evidence in court proceedings; Transport, quickly read, analyze and comprehend numerous files, including those related to complex cases, under tight deadlines, and in crowded and noisy conditions; Interview victims and witnesses; Confer with judge, defense attorney and others regarding modification, withdrawal, or change in civil action; Study and interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities; Order investigations and subpoenas; Bring civil cases to trial and serve as prosecutor; Assign cases and direct cases for investigations; Operate a computer terminal to write and prepare pleadings, motions, briefs, legal arguments and other related legal correspondence; Dictate briefs and other legal correspondence. Some positions may require the performance of different essential or marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment or shift. Employment Standards Experience : No experience required. Licensure : Active membership in the State Bar of California. Driver's License : Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of : legal principles and their application; criminal law and procedures; constitutional law and procedures; administrative law and procedures; rules of evidence; trial procedures; know duties and responsibilities and role of a prosecutor; legal research methods; appellate court proceedings; civil law and procedures; consumer fraud law and procedures. Ability to : analyze, apply and present legal principles, facts, evidence and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; deal effectively and tactfully with the general public and others contacted in the course of work; be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others; prosecute individuals in adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials; interview clients, victims and witnesses under crowded and noisy conditions; formally address judges, hearing officers and juries; quickly read, analyze and comprehend complex files and/or transcripts under crowded and noisy conditions and while in the process of participating in the prosecution or defense of individuals in judicial proceedings; transport many files from one courtroom to another, from one office to another, while climbing stairs and while under tight deadlines; reason logically; conduct work in dusty, dirty, confined and crowded environments; exercise sound judgment; work irregular hours; operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of this job. Application & Selection Process Application Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. In addition to a completed application , applicants are required to submit a detailed resume , a completed supplemental questionnaire , a list of three references , and verification of CA State Bar licensure (a printout from the "Attorney Search" section of the California State Bar website is acceptable) for this position. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis. The following is an outline of events that will occur as part of the selection process: * Screen for Minimum Qualifications * Screen for Best Qualified * Department Selection Interviews * Reference Checks * Tentative Job Offer/Background Investigation/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Certification Acceptable forms of certification and/or formal training documentation are certificates that list the applicant's name, institution name, course title and date the certificate was awarded. If applicable, the verifying documentation should include a certification/license number as well as an expiration date. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting for one regular, full-time position in the class of Agricultural and Standards Inspector at the Yolo County Department of Agriculture. The selected candidate will be assigned to the Pesticide Use Enforcement Unit, and will be placed at either the Inspector I/II/III level depending on their qualifications and experience. Click here for more information about the Inspector II/III level requirements. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and will possess excellent interpersonal skills to handle challenging customer situations, develop stakeholder relationships, and facilitate solutions between the farmers and the general public who have conflicting points of view. Candidates who are Spanish bilingual are highly preferred. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , a completed supplemental questionnaire , and verification of education/licensure . For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under general supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of inspections; investigates and enforces those provisions of the California Food and Agricultural Code, Code of Regulations, Business and Professions Code, National Organic Program and County Ordinances governing the work of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer's Office to determine compliance with applicable laws and regulations in either agriculture or weights and measures; conducts enforcement activities; evaluates permits and certificate requests; performs related investigations and public service functions; and performs other related duties as required. Distinguishing Characteristics The Yolo County Department of Agriculture and Weights and Measures combines the functions of agricultural inspections and weights and measures inspections in the enforcement of the California Agricultural Code, and the California Business and Professions Code. The Agricultural and Standard Inspector series is utilized in both the agriculture and weights and measures functional areas of the Department of Agriculture and Weights and Measures to perform the services, inspections, and controls required by law. Positions in these classes may perform both agriculture and weights and measures activities. Agricultural and Standard Inspector I is the entry level or trainee class. After gaining experience and the required licenses, incumbents may be promoted to the class of Agricultural and Standards Inspector II. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed by the incumbent in this classification; however, other duties may also be required. Inspects commodities being shipped to foreign countries and other states; issues Federal and State Phytosanitary Certificates and quarantine compliance notices for commodities. Inspects and certifies seed fields for plant disease; inspects grain mills, facilities and growing areas for certification of post-quarantine commodities. Conducts pesticide illness and crop/damage loss complaint investigations. Trains and coordinates pest detection activities including trapping insects and noxious weed control; surveys areas in the county for primary noxious weeds. Investigates and determines industry compliance and recommends remedial measures used in enforcement of agricultural or weights and measures laws such as verbal suggestions, notice of non-compliance, conducting office hearings, ordering destruction of commodities, issuing certificates of compliance and citing violators. Disseminates information to the general public, community groups, government agencies and private industry about Agriculture and Weights and Measures. Investigates complaints of short weight or measure. Conducts surveys to detect pests. Assists in nuisance abatement or pest control. Assists in civil/criminal prosecution or other legal action for consumer fraud or agricultural law violations; submits evidence and records; and may advocate administrative hearings. Writes reports and correspondence and makes oral presentations. Registers and regularly inspects apiaries for presence or absence of bee diseases; collects and submits samples; issues hold orders if appropriate. Inspects incoming shipments of plant materials and other restricted articles at receiving points for compliance with plant quarantine laws and regulations; orders quarantined shipments to be treated, destroyed, or returned to origin. Inspects fruits, vegetables, nuts, eggs and honey at wholesale and retail for compliance with state and federal grades, standards and labeling requirements; issues notices of non-compliance an disposal orders as necessary. Inspects nurseries for compliance with pest cleanliness, grades, standards, and labeling requirements; collects, prepares and submits pests specimens; issues off-sale orders and notices of violation as required. Conducts pesticide use inspections and surveillance; issues restricted use pesticide permits and monitors all pesticide use, registers pests control operators, advisors, and pilots. Inspects commercial weighing and measuring devices; inspects petroleum establishments and performs weighmaster audit inspections. Samples and weighs packaged commodities at retail and wholesale for compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations; issues off-sale orders as required. Some positions may also require the performance of different essential or marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift. Employment Standards Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university with a specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical science as approved by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Experience: None required. Licenses: Possession of core licenses as determined by the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures as follows: first core license within one (1) year or two (2) testing periods from the date of appointment; a second core license within two (2) years from the date of appointment; and a third core license within three (3) years of date of appointment. Ability to obtain and maintain required licenses is a condition of continued employment. Core Licenses : Pesticide Regulation, Investigation and Environmental Monitoring, Integrated Pest Management, Commodity Regulation, Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation, Weight Verification, Measurement Verification or Transaction and Product Verification. Knowledge of: biological, agricultural and physical sciences related to the tasks of the department; local farming principles and practices; modern methods and equipment for testing weights and measures services; agricultural pests and diseases commonly found in California. Ability to: interpret, explain and enforce applicable laws, regulations and procedures; inspect and test commercial weighing and measuring devices; recognize plant pests and diseases; investigate incidents or cases, such as pesticide illness or consumer complaints; operate a computer to access, input and analyze data; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work independently in the field; adapt to new work situations; keep accurate records, prepare reports, and submit in a timely manner. Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire and verification of education/licensure for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps/dates may change with or without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Week of 05/31/21: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Verification of Certification Acceptable forms of certification and/or formal training documentation are certificates that list the applicant's name, institution name, course title and date the certificate was awarded. If applicable, the verifying documentation should include a certification/license number as well as an expiration date. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 24, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting for one regular, full-time position in the class of Agricultural and Standards Inspector at the Yolo County Department of Agriculture. The selected candidate will be assigned to the Pesticide Use Enforcement Unit, and will be placed at either the Inspector I/II/III level depending on their qualifications and experience. Click here for more information about the Inspector I level requirements. The salary range for the classification level II and III are as follows: Ag & Standards Inspector II : $62,237 - $75,759 Annually Ag & Standards Inspector III : $67,314 - $81,821 Annually The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and will possess excellent interpersonal skills to handle challenging customer situations, develop stakeholder relationships, and facilitate solutions between the farmers and the general public who have conflicting points of view. Candidates who are Spanish bilingual are highly preferred. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , a completed supplemental questionnaire , and verification of education/licensure . For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of inspections; investigates and enforces those provisions of the California Food and Agricultural Code, Code of Regulations, Business and Professions Code, National Organic Program and County Ordinances governing the work of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer's Office to determine compliance with applicable laws and regulations in either agriculture or weights and measures; conducts enforcement activities; evaluates permits and certificate requests; performs related investigations and public service functions; and performs other related duties as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Yolo County Department of Agriculture and Weights and Measures combines the functions of agricultural inspections and weights and measures inspections in the enforcement of the California Agricultural Code, and the California Business and Professions Code. The Agricultural and Standard Inspector series is utilized in both the agriculture and weights and measures functional areas of the Department of Agriculture and Weights and Measures to perform the services, inspections, and controls required by law. Positions in these classes may perform both agriculture and weights and measures activities. Agricultural and Standard Inspector II is the journey level classification in the series that requires additional licenses. Incumbents independently perform assignments in both agriculture and weights and measures disciplines. Agricultural and Standard Inspector III is the advanced journey level classification that performs the more difficult tasks in both agricultural or weights and measures disciplines in addition to the tasks performed by Agricultural and Standard Inspector II. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed by the incumbent in this classification; however, other duties may also be required. Inspects commodities being shipped to foreign countries and other states; issues Federal and State Phytosanitary Certificates and quarantine compliance notices for commodities. Inspects and certifies seed fields for plant disease; inspects grain mills, facilities and growing areas for certification of post-quarantine commodities. Conducts pesticide illness and crop/damage loss complaint investigations. Trains and coordinates pest detection activities including trapping insects and noxious weed control; surveys areas in the county for primary noxious weeds. Investigates and determines industry compliance and recommends remedial measures used in enforcement of agricultural or weights and measures laws such as verbal suggestions, notice of non-compliance, conducting office hearings, ordering destruction of commodities, issuing certificates of compliance and citing violators. Disseminates information to the general public, community groups, government agencies and private industry about Agriculture and Weights and Measures. Investigates complaints of short weight or measure. Conducts surveys to detect pests. Assists in nuisance abatement or pest control. Assists in civil/criminal prosecution or other legal action for consumer fraud or agricultural law violations; submits evidence and records; and may advocate administrative hearings. Writes reports and correspondence and makes oral presentations. Registers and regularly inspects apiaries for presence or absence of bee diseases; collects and submits samples; issues hold orders if appropriate. Inspects incoming shipments of plant materials and other restricted articles at receiving points for compliance with plant quarantine laws and regulations; orders quarantined shipments to be treated, destroyed, or returned to origin. Inspects fruits, vegetables, nuts, eggs and honey at wholesale and retail for compliance with state and federal grades, standards and labeling requirements; issues notices of non-compliance an disposal orders as necessary. Inspects nurseries for compliance with pest cleanliness, grades, standards, and labeling requirements; collects, prepares and submits pests specimens; issues off-sale orders and notices of violation as required. Conducts pesticide use inspections and surveillance; issues restricted use pesticide permits and monitors all pesticide use, registers pests control operators, advisors, and pilots. Inspects commercial weighing and measuring devices; inspects petroleum establishments and performs weighmaster audit inspections. Samples and weighs packaged commodities at retail and wholesale for compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations; issues off-sale orders as required. Some positions may also require the performance of different essential or marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift. Employment Standards Ag & Standards Inspector II Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university with a specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical science as approved by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Experience : One (1) year experience comparable to that of an Agricultural and Standard Inspector I in the County of Yolo. Licensure: Possession of at least three (3) core licenses of eligibility as a County Agricultural Biologist or County Weights and Measures Inspector as determined by the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures, and possession of the Federal Cooperators' License for phytosanitary certification or ability to obtain certification within one year from date of appointment. Ability to obtain and maintain required licenses is a condition of continued employment. Ag & Standards Inspector III Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university with a specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical science as approved by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Experience: Two (2) years experience comparable to that of an Agricultural and Standard Inspector II in the County of Yolo. License: Possession of at least five (5) core licenses of eligibility as a County Agricultural Biologist or County Weights and Measures Inspector as determined by the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures, and possession of the Federal Cooperators' License for phytosanitary certification. Maintenance of required licenses is a condition of continued employment. Core Licenses: Pesticide Regulation, Investigation and Environmental Monitoring, Integrated Pest Management, Commodity Regulation, Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation, Weight Verification, Measurement Verification or Transaction and Product Verification. Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: biological, agricultural and physical sciences related to the tasks of the department; local farming principles and practices; modern methods and equipment for testing weights and measures services; agricultural pests and diseases commonly found in California. Ability to: interpret, explain and enforce applicable laws, regulations and procedures; inspect and test commercial weighing and measuring devices; recognize plant pests and diseases; investigate incidents or cases, such as pesticide illness or consumer complaints; operate a computer to access, input and analyze data; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work independently in the field; adapt to new work situations; keep accurate records, prepare reports, and submit in a timely manner. In addition, an Agricultural & Standard Inspector III requires: Working knowledge of: disciplines of both agricultural inspection and weights and measures inspection; state and federal laws and regulations, and local ordinances regarding the work of the County Agricultural Commissioner or County Sealer of Weights and Measure Office; general operation and use of computer hardware and standard application software related to unit functions. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire and verification of education/licensure for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps/dates may change with or without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Week of 5/31/21: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Verification of Certification Acceptable forms of certification and/or formal training documentation are certificates that list the applicant's name, institution name, course title and date the certificate was awarded. If applicable, the verifying documentation should include a certification/license number as well as an expiration date. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 23, 2021
Description County of Yolo Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is recruiting to fill one (1) regular, full-time position in the class of Administrative Hearings Officer. Definition Under general supervision, administers and monitors a client's right to due process before being denied or deprived of benefits; authorizes aid paid pending the outcome of an appeal hearing; represents the department in appeals before a neutral third party; issues corrective action notices to departmental staff; and performs other related duties. Distinguishing Characteristics The Administrative Hearings Officer classification is responsible for administering state and federally mandated appeals processes. Incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of eligibility procedures and regulations for all public assistance programs. This classification is distinguished from a Public Assistance Specialist III in that an Administrative Hearings Officer requires the possession of advanced written and oral presentation skill and ability and knowledge of legal principles such as due process, rules of evidence, statute of limitations and civil rights. This higher level of knowledge, skill and ability is not required for performing the day-to-day duties of a Public Assistance Specialist III. Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receives requests for hearing filed by claimants directly with the department and/or with the State of California Department of Social Services; provides updates to the state hearings system; Reviews client case files to determine timeliness of notices of action, identify actions taken and the reasons for county actions, determine whether benefits were appropriately authorized and/or denied, and identifying evidence in the record which supports the action taken; Contacts clients directly to clarify issues and to explain county position on issues; Researches, interprets and applies program regulations; Makes determination on appropriate corrective action; Prepares corrective action notices to department staff summarizing issues, errors and corrective actions to be taken; Authorizes aid paid pending until appeals hearing is conducted; Prepares correspondence to appellants explaining corrective actions taken; Attends hearings as County representative; presents County's case before a neutral hearing officer; orders subpoenas for witnesses; orally presents the County's position at the hearing; examines and cross-examines witnesses; presents evidence; and explains the rules and regulations governing the County's actions; Prepares comprehensive written statement of County's position for each appeal; prepares written correspondence following the hearing to inform interested individuals of the status of the case; provides detailed written instructions to department staff for implementing hearing decisions; Monitors county compliance with the hearing decisions and reports County compliance to the State of California Department of Social Services; and Resolves disputes and settles cases with appellants prior hearing, if possible. Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Experience: Three (3) years of experience comparable to the Yolo County classification of Public Assistance Specialist II (i.e. Eligibility Worker II) or higher in a California County. License: Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: Procedures used in eligibility determinations Principles of interview techniques for obtaining factual information Rules and regulations for determining eligibility of all public assistance programs Forms and office procedures used to determine eligibility for public assistance programs Administrative procedures relating to state and federal fair hearings processes Legal principles such as due process, rules of evidence, statute of limitations and civil rights Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized social services programs English language grammar and usage Ability to: Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Analyze, interpret and apply public assistance rules, regulations, policies and procedures Conduct comprehensive case reviews Present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically both verbally and in written form Draw logical conclusions, make sound decisions and appropriate recommendations Prepare quasi-legal documents Maintain records in an organized and efficient manner Review comprehensive case information, seek additional facts for handling unique problems, and elicit facts from individuals and case documentation Establish and maintain effective working relationships with appellants, legal representatives, State officials, department staff and others contacted in the course and scope of employment. Application & Selection Process Application Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. **PLEASE NOTE: THOSE CANDIDATES THAT ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL LATER BE ASKED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION (IF QUALIFYING FOR THE POSITION WITH EDUCATION IN ADDITION TO EXPERIENCE).** Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to hhsa.jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 661-2674 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the final filing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. Screen Applications on a continuous basis TBD Department Selection Interviews TBD Reference Checks (Finalist candidates only following interviews) TBD Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact HHSA Human Resources by e-mail at hhsa.jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8600. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position in the class of Corrections Records Shift Supervisor at the Yolo County Sheriff's Office. The selected candidate will be assigned to the Records unit of the Detention section at the Monroe Detention Center. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to conduct themselves in a calm, assertive manner and will feel comfortable interacting with a diverse group of people. This position is open on a continuous basis until filled. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , resume , responses to supplemental questions , and a valid typing certificate . For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under general supervision, oversees and supervises the daily administrative and detention clerical duties for an assigned shift in the Detention section of the Sheriff's Office; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs related specialized detention records work. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the first supervisory level in the Corrections Records Specialist class series. Incumbents are expected to work without immediate supervision and instruction, and to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative while supervising and coordinating the work of Corrections Records Specialists and other clerical staff performing tasks related to corrections records duties and responsibilities. They perform the most complex and responsible administrative and clerical duties in the Detention Division, as well as interpret departmental policy and regulations. Incumbents work in a locked facility, and may work irregular hours, which may include rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed by incumbents in this classification; however, other duties may also be required: Performs varied and complex administrative duties; provides a full range of administrative and advanced clerical staff support to Divisional Commanders and administrative services. Trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff personnel in all duties and responsibilities in an assigned shift; recommends promotions and discipline of assigned staff. Administers departmental regulations and policies; operates personal computer and data processing equipment; maintains criminal and confidential records. Receives and processes subpoenas as an authorized agent of the Custodian of Records of the Sheriff's Office. Processes record sealing and expunges as directed; supervises the release of information to the public, professionals, private and law enforcement agencies in accordance with the Public Records Act. Reviews documents, records, forms, and other related documents for accuracy and completeness and conformance to applicable departments, state and federal rules, regulations, codes and mandates; and reviews and verifies accuracy of monies received and released. Performs other related administrative duties as assigned. Employment Standards Education: Completion of high school or possession of G.E.D, and Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing work comparable to a Corrections Records Specialist II in Yolo County or in another law enforcement agency; OR Experience: Four (4) years of experience performing records management duties, including one (1) year performing lead work or supervisory duties. Typing Speed: Typing ability of minimum 35 net words per minute. License: Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: The Sheriff's Office organization, policies and procedures; County, state, and federal rules and regulations applicable to the Detention section Elements of effective employee supervision and discipline The Public Records Act and release of information protocols Facility security rules and regulations Law enforcement terminology General provisions of commonly used codes and laws Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers, C.L.E.T.S. machine, and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Ability to: Maintain statistical records and compile reports Interview, train, evaluate and supervise the work of assigned personnel Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of others Set priorities on work assignments and deadlines Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Deal tactfully and effectively with staff, public, and others contacted during the course of work Use sound judgment Interpret and enforce institutional rules, regulations and policies with firmness, tact, and impartiality Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application , applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire , and a valid typing certificate for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. * Screen for Minimum Qualifications * Screen for Best Qualified * Department Selection Interviews * Background Investigation * Tentative Job Offer * Medical Exam Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Typing Certificate Information Spherion 19 Court Street Woodland, CA (530) 662-8607 By appointment only *This is not an endorsement of Spherion. You are free to contact any temporary employment agency that you wish. Online typing certificates are not accepted. In order for your typing certificate to be accepted, it must meet the following criteria: •The test must be a minimum of three minutes long. •The test must have been in the past 12 months of application. Typing certificates older than 12 months are not accepted. •The certificate must include time limit of the test, gross words per minute, number of errors, date of test, and the signature of the person administering the test. The certificate must be on agency letterhead. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill multiple regular, full-time positions in the class of Deputy Sheriff at the Yolo County Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator's Office. In addition to the annual salary range listed above, Deputy Sheriffemployeesmay alsoreceive additional compensation - up to a total of 10% of base - by stacking a maximum of two of the following incentives: 2.5% for possession of Intermediate P.O.S.T 5.0% for possession of Advanced P.O.S.T 2.5% for possession of a 2 year degree 5.0% for possession of a 4 year degree Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment application and a completed supplemental questionnaire. CANDIDATES THAT ARE CURRENTLY ATTENDING A CALIFORNIA P.O.S.T LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY! Employment will be contingent upon proof of P.O.S.T Basic Certification after completion of Academy training. Acopy of California P.O.S.T Basic certification OR verification of current P.O.S.T Basic Academy enrollmentshould be attached to the employment application. Positions are open until filled. Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be immediately forwarded to the department for further consideration. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions Patrols assigned area using patrol car and two-way radio unit; Answers calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of State and local laws; Observes assigned area for suspicious acts and unsafe conditions; Conducts preliminary investigations at scenes of accidents and crimes; Prepares detailed reports of all activities; Provides assistance to other Deputies and other law enforcement agencies as necessary; Receives and serves a variety of civil papers including summons and complaints, subpoenas, orders, writs of attachment, executions, and claim and delivery; Confers with appropriate parties in serving civil processes; Makes arrests in contempt proceeding; Effects evictions and seizes personal property ties; Serves as jailer; Serves as bailiff; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Education : Graduation from high school or possession of a GED. Certificate : Possession of a valid POST Basic Certificate issued by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training. In addition to the above, applicants must: 1. Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment; 2. Be a United States Citizen; 3. Successfully pass a thorough background investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Department; 4. Not have been convicted of a felony; and 5. Be in good physical condition and pass a thorough medical and psychological examination prior to employment. Special Requirements : Persons employed in this class must be willing to work odd, irregular, and/or rotating shifts, holidays and weekends. In addition, incumbents must continue to maintain department standards for firearms qualification and training as a condition of employment. Ability to : Ability to learn, understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, and rules and laws and ordinances pertaining to law enforcement work; ability to write clear, comprehensive reports and accurately remember names, faces, numbers, and events; ability to learn the use and care of firearms; ability to exercise care in proper driving of a departmental vehicle; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action under emergency conditions. Special Requirement : Each deputy must continue to meet the department standards on firearms qualifications. License : Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Application & Selection Process Application Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire and a copy of California P.O.S.T Basiccertification OR verificationof current P.O.S.T Basic Academy enrollment. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Verification of Licensure Acceptable forms of licensure, certificationand/or formal training documentation are certificatesthat list the applicant's name, institution name, course title and date the certificate was awarded. If applicable, the verifying documentation should include a certification/license number as well as an expiration date. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process: * Screen for Minimum Qualifications * Department Selection Interview * Behavioral Assessment * Background Investigation * Tentative Job Offer * Psychological Exam * Medical Exam The selection process steps may change with or without notice. Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail atjobs@yolocounty.orgor by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description The Yolo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff Reserve. This is an unpaid, volunteer position; however, individuals receive a $75 uniform allowance each quarter. Applicants must attach verification of possession of POST Basic or Reserve Academy certification. The Yolo County Sheriff's Reserve Program is comprised of volunteer Peace Officers. The Deputy Sheriff Reserve Officers are available to support and assist the department in the protection of life and property, the preservation of public peace, and the enforcement of the laws of the county and state. The Reserves also work security at private and community functions to raise money for community programs and to support the Reserve Program. To be considered, applicants are required to submit the following: - A completed online application; - A brief resume detailing qualifications for the position; and - Verification of POST Basic or Reserve Academy certification. Required documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office as an attachment to the online application, by e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org , by fax to (530) 666-8049, or by hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. About the Position There are three position levels of Deputy Sheriff Reserves: Level III - Performs limited functions not usually requiring law enforcement powers. May also work security functions when supervised by a Level II Reserve, Level I Reserve or a full - time Deputy Sheriff. Level II - Performs patrol functions when supervised by a full-time Deputy Sheriff. Can work all security functions when working with a Level II Reserve, Level I Reserve or a full-time Deputy Sheriff. Level I - Performs all functions of a Level II and Level III. May also work independently on patrol upon successful completion of the Field Training Program. While this is a volunteer position, qualified candidates must be citizens of the United States and at least 21 years of age by the time of appointment. Essential Functions Ability to read and understand English language documents; Ability to legibly handwrite accurate and grammatically correct reports; Communicate effectively orally, in writing and using a police radio; Operate a vehicle safely under various conditions, including emergencies; Lift, carry, drag, pull and push objects of varying weight and size; Stand, walk and run for extended periods of time over various distances and conditions, such as pursuing a running suspect through yards and over fences and walls; Observe and recognize people, activity, vehicles, street signs and environmental conditions from a reasonable distance during day and night; Not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of yourself and others; Use only force objectively necessary to control situations and persons, including combative or fleeing suspects; Operate a variety of firearms and weapons safely and proficiently; Exercise good judgment in dealing with routine and unusual situations; Learn and comprehend factual information, policies, procedures and rules, and use good judgment and discretion in responding to changing conditions in similar and non-similar situations; Maintain composure and judgment during emergency or tense situations; Refuse to participate in or tolerate unethical behavior; Must not be subject to impeachment in court due to character, reputation, history of dishonesty, or violation of law, including drug violations; Behave courteously toward others; Take direction well from supervisors; Maintain good working relationships with those encountered in the course of duty; Accept constructive criticism and apply it to performance; Be dependable in meeting scheduled assignments; and Perform related duties as required. Employment Standards This Volunteer Position Requires: Education: Completion of High School or equivalent; Experience: Employment as a Reserve Deputy in the State of California within the last three years OR graduation from a Reserve Academy within the last three years, and the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. License: A valid California driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Background Requirements Shall not have been convicted of a felony; and Shall have good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation according to specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Application & Selection Process SELECTION PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Individuals meeting the eligibility requirements and who have followed the application instructions, will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process will include an oral interview, a thorough background investigation, a psychological suitability evaluation, and a medical suitability evaluation. To be considered, applicants are required to submit the following: - A completed online application; - A brief resume detailing qualifications for the position; and - Verification of POST Basic or Reserve Academy certification. Required documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office as an attachment to the online application, by e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org , by fax to (530) 666-8049, or by hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Please contact the Sheriff's Office at (530) 668-5280 if you have any questions about the Deputy Sheriff Reserve program. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description IMPORTANT: This application is to be used ONLY to submit an application for "Extra-Help" assignments and does not substitute as an application for a regular, full-time position. This is NOT an application for a particular job announcement or for any extra help assignments in particular. Submitting an application for Extra Help will NOT allow for your name to be eligible for a particular recruitment listed on the Current Employment Opportunities page. You may submit an "Extra Help" application at any time, by completing the job application and supplemental questions. Your application will remain on file for six (6) months, and you will not be allowed to submit more than one application every six months. These applications will be stored and will constitute a "pool" of candidates interested in a variety of extra help assignments. If/when extra help assignments are available, Human Resources staff may review the applications to find candidates that might be a good fit for that particular assignment. Please note that you will NOT be contacted by Human Resources regarding this extra help application, unless there is an extra help opportunity for which you are being considered. If you have any questions regarding the extra-help application process, please contact Human Resources at (530) 666-8055 or jobs@yolocounty.org . Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo West Sacramento, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting for one regular, full-time Youth Services Librarian position at the Yolo County Library. The selected candidate will be assigned to Youth Services at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library and will work with a team of professionals, paraprofessionals and community members to deliver quality services to children ages 0 to 8 in the City of West Sacramento, and the East Yolo region. The position will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating system-wide, local and County wide programs and outreach services to families and youth of all ages, with a focus on early childhood literacy for children 0-5 years old. Services include managing a wide range of diverse family programming, play area, afterschool enrichment activities, building partnerships with other youth serving agencies and supporting grant funded services through First 5 Yolo, family resource centers and other community based organizations. Yolo County Library follows a youth development model of service and a collaborative culture of inclusion and community engagement. All Library staff in this class are expected to provide direct service at any branch. Incumbents in this position are required to work regular evening and weekend hours. The candidate selected will be placed at the Librarian I or Librarian II level depending on their background and experience and at the discretion of the appointing authority. The salary range for each classification level is as follows: Librarian I: $47,619 - $57,881 Annually Librarian II: $58,684 - $71,330 Annually The ideal candidate will be a community-oriented professional who is bilingual in Spanish or Russian, though other languages may also be desirable. The candidate should be enthusiastic about promoting the library to a diverse community and reducing barriers to access. The candidate must show a broad understanding of, and demonstrate support for, diversity, equality, and equity for everyone in the community. They must also show a commitment to maintaining equitable, inclusive, and respectful environments so that every person in the organization has the opportunity to reach their full potential and is valued for their unique qualities and contributions. Experience working in a multilingual, multicultural environment is highly desired. The candidate will utilize their multilingual and multicultural knowledge and experience to not only perform their duties, but also to appropriately serve the community in a manner that is culturally competent and affirming. The Yolo County Library Advisory Board has proclaimed: "No matter where you come from, everyone is welcome at Yolo County Library." The Yolo County Library is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion and embraces all spoken and signed languages, all races and ethnicities, all religions and creeds, all gender identities, all countries of origin, all sexual orientations, all immigrants and refugees, and all abilities and disabilities. Applicants that are currently in the last semester of their Master of Library Science or Library Information Services degree program are welcome to apply. However, any offer of employment will be contingent upon proof of completion of the degree program. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , resume , verification of education , and responses to the supplemental questions . Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be forwarded to the department for further consideration. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under general supervision, the incumbent performs a wide variety of professional duties involving circulation, programming, technology, and reference services within the County Library system; and does other related work as required. Distinguishing Characteristics The Librarian I/II class has two salary levels. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and the level at which appointments are made is at the discretion of the appointing authority. The Librarian I is the entry level in this class series. Initially, incumbents work under closer supervision, and are given detailed instructions in the performance of routine tasks that are more structured and repetitive than those assigned to the Librarian II. As skills and knowledge are developed, incumbents are expected to perform increasingly responsible and difficult assignments. At the discretion of the appointing authority, incumbents may advance to Librarian II after demonstrating the ability to perform the full journey duties of the class, which generally requires two years of experience as a Librarian I. The Librarian II is the journey level in the class series. Incumbents work under general supervision and are expected to be proficient in performing a variety of responsible and more difficult professional library work. Specific duties of individual positions may vary, depending on assignment, but the preponderant responsibilities of all positions in this class are related to system-wide functions that include circulation, program, technology and reference services. While some Librarian II incumbents supervise paraprofessional library staff and volunteers, all Librarian II incumbents are expected to provide lead direction and guidance to entry level Librarians, paraprofessional library staff, extra help employees and/or volunteers. Incumbents in this class report to a Library Regional Manager or other management personnel. While the Librarian II class may supervise staff in some instances, it does not supervise other professional Librarians. Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:. Provides system-wide library services such as archives, circulation, collection development, reference and reader's advisory, technology services, and youth, teen, or adult programming. Provides assistance to customers through a variety of methods to ensure that customers have the ability to effectively utilize all library resources; assists customers with utilizing social media and on-line tools, library programs, and a variety of reference services; teaches basic internet searching and other computer classes as assigned. Develops, coordinates, and facilitates a variety of library programs, services and outreach to a variety of customers using a systems-thinking approach, and organizes and facilitates community engagement events to meet customer needs. Serves as a liaison to community groups, organizations, and agencies, and acts as an ambassador for the Yolo County Library System. Performs troubleshooting for library computers, other electronic devices, and equipment. Conducts analysis using a variety of methods to make recommendations and/or implement solutions. Distributes and assigns work to employees; monitors work for progress and quality; ensures work is completed in a timely and efficient manner; reviews work. Provides training and mentoring to staff in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assists, guides, and instructs subordinate library staff and/or volunteers in the performance of their duties; provides technical direction and problem solving in response to staff work questions and problems. Provides input to supervisor on employee performance and informs supervisor of conduct problems. Responds to and coordinates with supervisor to resolve routine customer inquiries and complaints. Demonstrates professional commitment by attending workshops and educational programs, reading periodicals and specialized literature, attending staff meetings, participating in committees, and engaging with other organizations that further the library's mission and goals. Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Librarian I : Education: Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Services or related library field from an accredited graduate school of Librarianship. Librarian II : Education: Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Services or related library field from an accredited graduate school of Librarianship; AND Experience: Two (2) years of professional library experience comparable to the functions performed by a Librarian I at the County of Yolo. Knowledge of: principles, practices, and philosophy of public library work, including community engagement and outreach, library cataloging and classification, reference and reader's advisory, a wide variety of books and authors, principles of library materials selection and maintenance, book selection related to community needs and programming; books, authors, bibliographies, and digital material; library functions and services; Dewey decimal classification system and Library of Congress subject headings; standard reference materials; principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, and training; correct English usage, grammar, punctuation, and spelling; and office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized library computer applications and library automation. Ability to: use or quickly learn online circulation systems, online catalog, databases, social media and other computer applications; set priorities; analyze and respond to community needs and requests; analyze situations and problems, identify alternative solutions, and take appropriate action; apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met; communicate effectively and tactfully with diverse populations; represent the library to the community; develop and conduct special programs; develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others; lead and train subordinate staff or volunteers; plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff or volunteers; work flexible and changing schedule including evenings and weekends. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application and resume, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire, and verification of education/certification for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may be changed at any time without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Continuously: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Background Check/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Winters, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position in the class of Library Branch Supervisor (MLIS) at the Winters Community Library of the Yolo County Library system. The selected candidate will work primarily at the Winters Community Library and will be required to work evening and weekend hours as part of their regular schedule. This position will work in a team environment and will oversee the daily operations of a rural community joint-use branch library located on the Winters High School campus. The Branch Supervisor ensures the smooth operation of the library, including close collaboration with school library staff, recruiting volunteers, acting as the Yolo County Library liaison to Winters High School, the Friends group and other community groups, providing quality library services to school class visits, performing circulation duties, responding to questions from patrons in person, over the phone and by email, developing, planning, and executing programs and community outreach, and overseeing the daily use and maintenance of public computers. The ideal candidate will be a community-oriented professional who is bilingual in Spanish, though other languages may also be desirable. The candidate should be enthusiastic about promoting the library to a diverse community and reducing barriers to access. The candidate must show a broad understanding of, and demonstrate support for, diversity, equality, and equity for everyone in the community. They must also show a commitment to maintaining equitable, inclusive, and respectful environments so that every person in the organization has the opportunity to reach their full potential and is valued for their unique qualities and contributions. Experience working in a multilingual, multicultural environment is highly desired. The candidate will utilize their multilingual and multicultural knowledge and experience to not only perform their duties, but also to appropriately serve the community in a manner that is culturally competent and affirming. They should also be someone who is actively engaged with new technologies; possesses an aptitude to skillfully manage grants and projects; is confident in leading others; and has a firm grasp of current and emerging library trends. The Yolo County Library Advisory Board has proclaimed: "No matter where you come from, everyone is welcome at Yolo County Library." The Yolo County Library is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion and embraces all spoken and signed languages, all races and ethnicities, all religions and creeds, all gender identities, all countries of origin, all sexual orientations, all immigrants and refugees, and all abilities and disabilities. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application , resume , verification of education , and responses to the supplemental questions . Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be forwarded to the department for further consideration. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Definition Under the direction of a Library Branch Manager, the incumbent oversees the day-to-day operation of a small branch library; provides customer service and assistance to patrons; oversees building maintenance, staff and volunteer supervision, program coordination and the development of the library branch collection; and performs other related duties as required. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is responsible for managing all the day-to-day operations of a small branch library. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed by the incumbents in these classifications; however, other duties may also be required. Manages the operations of a small branch library, ensuring that patrons receive the best library service and that the branch is functioning efficiently; Provides and directs readers' advisory, reference, hold requests, patron registration, check-in and check-out services and assistance to all library patrons of all ages; processes fines and other patron charges; Liaisons with the local community, Friends and local school districts and develops partnerships; cultivates and maintains good relationships; ensures that community groups are kept informed of library programs and services; coordinates branch library publicity; Supervises assigned branch staff (Library Assistants and extra help) and volunteers; recruits volunteers; trains; arranges schedules; monitors workflow; conducts performance evaluations; models expected behaviors; Serves as a resource to branch staff on library policy, procedures and practices; Provides high level customer service; responds to patron problems and mediates customer concerns; Works with Library Program Manager to create and maintain attractive children's, teen and adult areas stocked with appropriate material; Ensures the branch collection is balanced and current; weeds; selects and orders new books; conducts shelf pull, grid, and collection rotation; Schedules special programs at the library; participates at appropriate community functions; Supports library programs, promotions, tours, and booktalks by contributing ideas and feedback; Assists patrons with internet use, reference sources, indexes, etc.; Processes material in and out of the branch to fill holds and rotate collections; packs and unpacks delivery material; unpacks mail and supplies; checks in library materials returned to the branch; Ensures that the building is adequately maintained; schedules needed maintenance or improvements; ensures that the building is opened and closed on time; Plans and conducts regular branch staff meetings, if appropriate; Keeps abreast of library developments by attending workshops and educational programs and reading periodicals and specialized literature; Identifies opportunities for improvement in the current policies, procedures and systems; offers recommendations for change; and Serves as a positive and motivational team leader as well as a positive and effective member of a peer group. Employment Standards Education: Master's Degree in Library Science, Library Information Services, or related library field or equivalent from an accredited graduate school of Librarianship; AND Experience: One (1) year professional library experience in a public or private library. License Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: A wide range of library functions and services; basic supervisory techniques; library computer applications; standard reference materials; Dewey decimal classification system, Library of Congress subject headings, and Library filing rules; correct English usage and spelling; principles of good public relations; principles, practices and philosophy of public library work, especially circulation and reference; a wide range of books and authors; principles of descriptive cataloging; a wide range of library tools, methods and procedures. Ability to: Organize, train, supervise, and review the work of subordinate personnel and volunteers; communicate effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of people of all ages; deal effectively and appropriately with the public, peers, supervisors, and those supervised; analyze situations and take appropriate action; use or quickly learn to operate, online circulation systems, online catalog, databases and other computer applications; set priorities; analyze and respond to community needs and requests; teach library skills; represent the library to the community; type twenty-five (25) words per minute; develop and conduct special programs; work flexible and changing schedule including evenings and weekends. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume should be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application and resume, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire, and verification of education/certification for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 666-8049 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may be changed at any time without notice. Continuously: Screen for Minimum Qualifications Continuously: Screen for Best Qualified TBD: Department Selection Interviews TBD: Reference Checks TBD: Tentative Job Offer/Background Check/Drug & Alcohol Screen Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
County of Yolo Woodland, CA, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Description Yolo County, Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is recruiting to fill one (1) at will position in the class of Psychiatrist- Medical Director. This position is currently intended to be approximately 32 hours/week but may be more or less depending on the need of the agency and based on input from the candidate chosen. This is single-position classification serves as the Medical Director for the Yolo County Health and Human Service Agency (HHSA) Behavioral Health (BH) System of Care, which includes the Children and Adult Systems both internal to HHSA and our external partners. The Medical Director has ultimate authority and responsibility for medical/psychiatric system services, in addition to overseeing quality assurance issues relating to medical practice, including chart reviews internally and externally. The Director will be responsible for all administrative duties associated with the psychiatric service delivery system, will supervise all prescribers and nursing staff, and will serve as an integral part of the Department's Management team. Other work will include direct client care 25% of the time, policy/procedure development, and performance metrics development and monitoring. The incumbent will be involved in system-wide initiatives to improve and integrate care for clients, and they will represent the County BH department at various County and state committees while maintaining relationships with the local Mental Health Board and County Board of Supervisors. Preferably, the Medical Director will also be able to provide medical oversight of HHSA's continuum of substance use disorder services/providers and increasing care integration for clients with physical health conditions Definition Under administrative direction of the Mental Health Director, performs psychiatric evaluations of patients and develops and implements treatment plans; coordinates and supervises the delivery of services to clients, staff, departments, schools, community organizations, courts and other agencies; and performs other related duties as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics This is an at will, single-position classification that serves as the Medical Director for the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Department and has primary responsibility for all diagnosing, treating, prescribing and/or ordering of drugs which may only be performed by a licensed physician or other qualified prescriber within the department. The Medical Director has ultimate authority and responsibility for medical/psychiatric system services in addition to overseeing quality assurance issues relating to medical practice. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed by the incumbent in this classification; however, other duties may also be required. Assures that all system patients receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, medical screening and medical/psychiatric evaluation whenever indicated, and that all medical/psychiatric care is appropriately documented in the medical record; Assures psychiatric involvement in the development, approval, and review of all policies, procedures, and protocols that govern clinical care; Ensures the availability of adequate psychiatric staffing to provide clinical, medical, administrative leadership and clinical care throughout the system; Recruits, evaluates, and supervises physicians (including residents and medical students), and oversees the peer review process; Assures, through an interdisciplinary process, the appropriate credentialing, privileging, and performance review of all clinical staff; Provides direct psychiatric services; Advises the Director on the development and review of departmental programs, positions, and budget issues that impact clinical services; Assists and participates with the Director in maintaining a clearly defined and regular relationship with the local mental health board and Board of Supervisors; Assures the quality of treatment and related services provided by the department's professional staff through participation (directly or by designee) in ongoing quality assurance and audit processes; Provides oversight to ensure appropriate continuum of programs, level of care criteria, standards of practice and psychiatric supervision for each program (internal review of level of care determinations and appeal of adverse UR decisions is an additional component of this process); Participates in the development of a clinically relevant, outcome evaluation process; Provides liaison for the department with community physicians, hospital staff, and other professionals and agencies with regard to psychiatric services; Attends court hearings, works closely with attorneys, and responds to questions and/or testifies under oath; Develops and maintains, whenever possible, training programs in concert with various medical schools and graduate educational programs; Performs other related duties as required. Employment Standards Experience: One (1) year of full-time, paid professional experience as an administrator in a public or private psychiatric or rehabilitative counseling agency. License: Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California; a current Drug Enforcement Association (DEA) license; and certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or ability to obtain certification within one (1) year from the date of appointment. License Some positions in this classification may require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Knowledge of: principles, practices and medications involved in diagnosing and treating mental illness; mental health laws; current developments in the field of psychiatry; clinic organization and procedure; principles and practices of modern medicine; cultural, social, and emotional factors affecting human behavior; multi-human services available in the community. Ability to: Manage clinical staff, analyze and propose policy and procedure, utilize data and information systems, provide effective treatment of mentally ill patients; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; prepare clear and concise reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patients, and other contacted in the course of work. Application & Selection Process Application Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. **PLEASE NOTE: THOSE CANDIDATES THAT ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL LATER BE ASKED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION (IF QUALIFYING FOR THE POSITION WITH EDUCATION IN ADDITION TO EXPERIENCE).** Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: As an attachment to the online application By e-mail to hhsa.jobs@yolocounty.org By fax to (530) 661-2674 By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the final filing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. TBD Screen for Minimum Qualifications TBD Department Selection Interviews TBD Reference Checks (Finalist candidates only following interviews) TBD Tentative Job Offer/Livescan/Drug & Alcohol Screen Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site ( http://www.iau-aiu.net/content/institutions ). Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note : Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 www.eres.com FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 www.documentservice.org CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 www.iescaree.com GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 www.globaleval.org INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 www.ierf.org Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact HHSA Human Resources by e-mail at hhsa.jobs@yolocounty.org or by phone at (530) 666-8600. Equal Employment Opportunity : It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.