Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California, with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. 

Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents. Comprised of 19 cities and many established communities in the unincorporated area, it is the ninth most populous county in the state.

The most notable landmark in the county is Mount Diablo, rising 3,849 feet at the northern end of the Diablo Range. It is the centerpiece of Mt. Diablo State Park, one of many recreation areas residents and visitors can enjoy. The East Bay Regional Park District is comprised of more than 100,000 acres within 65 parks, including more than 1,200 miles of trails.

Our Mission: Contra Costa County is dedicated to providing public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses.

Our Vision: Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous life.

Our Values: Contra Costa County serves people, businesses and communities. Our organization and each one of our employees value:

  • Clients and communities
  • Accountability
  • Partnerships
  • Fiscal prudence
  • Quality Services
  • Organizational excellence

 

Featured Image by My Nguyen- Miller Knox Regional Shoreline (2019)

80 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may contain chlorofluorocarbons and other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients What you will typically be responsible for: Operating, maintaining, and making repairs to HVAC systems, water treatment eqipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment and low/high pressure boilers Inspecting chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants Operating computerized energy management and control systems Calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspecting and making repairs to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Inspecting, testing and treating water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution systems Changing filters, pre-filters, and performing other preventative maintenance Installing fire extinguishers and ensuring proper service Responding to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Using hand and power tools Troubleshooting complaints Writing reports A few reasons you might love this job: Supportive environment with a supportive environment Steady work Being a part of a collaborative team where teamwork is highly encouraged All tools and equipment provided A few challenges you may face: May work in confined spaces May work where asbestos-containing material may be present May work in a detention center or hospital setting Managing multiple assignments Working alone Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education/Experience: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity OR Completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. Note: Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Exam: Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral interview may be conducted to assess candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County has exciting opportunities for Community Library Managers and Senior Community Library Managers. The Contra Costa County Library is a forward-looking department of the County with 26 community libraries serving as the pulse of their respective communities. The mission of Contra Costa County Library is "Bringing people and ideas together". Contra Costa County Library is the pulse of our community. Working together, we spark imagination, fuel potential, and connect people with ideas to each other. The Library is looking to fill vacancies for Community Library Managers at the Brentwood, Hercules, Kensington, and Moraga locations. Community Library Managers oversee the activities of one or more community libraries and serve as the Library's liaison to their communities. We are looking for someone who is: able to exhibit sound and accurate judgement; excited to work with community partners; customer-service oriented; adaptable to changing situations; able to motivate staff, encourage growth, and foster improvement when needed; organized; as well as, effective in interpersonal interactions. What you will typically be responsible for: Developing and implementing goals in line with a strategic plan Coaching staff, guiding them regarding opportunities for professional growth, and providing improvement feedback as needed Cultivating positive working relationships with community partners and staff, including regular communication Keeping abreast of current trends in the library industry Responding to customer concerns in a courteous fashion De-escalating conflicts Working with individuals of diverse cultures, abilities, and backgrounds These are a few reasons you might love this job: You will have an opportunity to work in diverse communities that appreciate the library A strong management team and staff community will support and collaborate with you There will be several opportunities to serve your community There is a variety of professional development opportunities available You will work in an organization committed to racial equity and inclusiveness Here are a few challenges you might face in this job: You may be required to deal with changing conditions arising from the pandemic Sudden staffing changes may occur, so remaining adaptable is crucial Complex customer service issues may arise that require delicate handling You will need to remain ready to adapt to changing library technologies Competencies required for this position: Legal and Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Innovation: Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Managing Organizational Complexity: Maneuvering through complex political situations and functions within the organization The eligible list established from this recruitment process will be valid for 6 months. To review the full classification specifications for this class please follow this link: Senior Community Library Manager Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library. OR Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Video Interview and Writing Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video interview and writing assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Senior Community Library Manager classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Professional & Technical Expertise, Attention to Detail, Writing, Oral Communication, Leadership, Managing Performance, and Valuing Diversity. The Senior Community Library Manager online assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the fourth week of February, 2021. The video and written assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as computer or mobile device with a camera. It is not recommended to take the assessment using a cell phone due to the writing component. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County has exciting opportunities for Community Library Managers and Senior Community Library Managers. The Contra Costa County Library is a forward-looking department of the County with 26 community libraries serving as the pulse of their respective communities. The mission of Contra Costa County Library is "Bringing people and ideas together". Contra Costa County Library is the pulse of our community. Working together, we spark imagination, fuel potential, and connect people with ideas to each other. The Library is looking to fill vacancies for Community Library Managers at the Brentwood, Hercules, Kensington, and Moraga locations. Community Library Managers oversee the activities of one or more community libraries and serve as the Library's liaison to their communities. We are looking for someone who is: able to exhibit sound and accurate judgement; excited to work with community partners; customer-service oriented; adaptable to changing situations; able to motivate staff, encourage growth, and foster improvement when needed; organized; as well as, effective in interpersonal interactions. What you will typically be responsible for: Developing and implementing goals in line with a strategic plan Coaching staff, guiding them regarding opportunities for professional growth, and providing improvement feedback as needed Cultivating positive working relationships with community partners and staff, including regular communication Keeping abreast of current trends in the library industry Responding to customer concerns in a courteous fashion De-escalating conflicts Working with individuals of diverse cultures, abilities, and backgrounds These are a few reasons you might love this job: You will have an opportunity to work in diverse communities that appreciate the library A strong management team and staff community will support and collaborate with you There will be several opportunities to serve your community There is a variety of professional development opportunities available You will work in an organization committed to racial equity and inclusiveness Here are a few challenges you might face in this job: You may be required to deal with changing conditions arising from the pandemic Sudden staffing changes may occur, so remaining adaptable is crucial Complex customer service issues may arise that require delicate handling You will need to remain ready to adapt to changing library technologies Competencies required for this position: Legal and Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Innovation: Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Managing Organizational Complexity: Maneuvering through complex political situations and functions within the organization The eligible list established from this recruitment process will be valid for 6 months. To review the full classification specifications for this class please follow this link: Community Library Manager Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience. OR Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least one (1) year at a professional/supervisory level. Desirable Qualifications: Previous completion of leadership training Previous completion of racial equity and/or diversity, equity, and inclusion training Previous completion of group presentation training Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Video Interview and Writing Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video interview and writing assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Community Library Manager classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Professional & Technical Expertise, Attention to Detail, Writing, Oral Communication, Leadership, Managing Performance, and Valuing Diversity. The Community Library Manager online assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the fourth week of February, 2021. The video and written assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as computer or mobile device with a camera. It is not recommended to take the assessment using a cell phone due to the writing component. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: February 19, 2021 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Division is recruiting qualified individuals to fill one (1) Full-Time Mental Health Family Services Coordinator position assigned to Children's Services. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting parents and families of children and adolescents who are seriously emotionally disturbed to navigate the public mental health system. The incumbent will also represent the family voice regarding advocacy services, including providing the parent and/or family perspective in the planning, service design, and evaluation of mental health services. We are looking for someone who: Values and understands principles of advocacy and ethics Can establish and maintain collaborative relationships with managers, supervisors, and line staff Has experience in group facilitation and training Understands the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) regulations pertaining to family involvement What you will typically be responsible for: Providing linkages with mental health, employment and human services, probation, and other departments in the county system Providing training and support to peer providers in the county system Representing the Family Voice at local county, state, and national levels Participating on various stakeholder committees in a family involvement role Assisting families of Serious and Emotionally Disturbed Children in navigating the public mental health and children's system of care A few reasons why you might love this job: Temporary work from home schedule two or three days a week, depending on circumstances and workload. This schedule is only offered during the Pandemic. Great retirement plan and health benefits for you and your family Never a dull day and fast paced environment Acquire more skills and constant learning Make a difference within the community You will be working with a team of people who are dedicated and have a passion for their work by focusing on the County's common mission and goals to serve our community A few challenges you might face in this job: There will be long days in order to meet deadlines May have to juggle multiple projects simultaneously Adapting own personal techniques to diversified population served Competencies Required: Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Affecting or changing others' positions and opinions by engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Decision making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Desirable Qualifications: Confident in interviewing, training, and supervising staff Ability to think quick on their feet Strong analytical skills To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established may remain in effect for six (6) months. Policy direction is received from a Mental Health Program Chief. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Thursday, March 04, 2021 Typical Tasks Positions assigned to Children/Adolescent Programs: Provides wraparound meeting facilitation for families receiving mental health and other county services Provides trainings on wraparound and other mental health interventions Represents the family voice at local interagency policy council and other local, regional, state and national meetings Facilitates the development of a mutual understanding between mental health community support workers assigned to child and adolescent services and mental health clinicians regarding the needs of families served by the mental health system Assists families, Mental Health Community Support Workers, and clinicians in identifying and coordinating community resources to meet needs identified in individualized child and family service plans Interviews, recommends for hire, trains, supervises, and evaluates subordinate staff Participates in children's mental health lead staff meetings Develops a support network for families of children served by the children's mental health system Plans and facilitates group support meetings for families of children served by the mental health system Provides individual and system advocacy for children with serious emotional and/or behavioral challenges and their families Provides linkages with mental health, employment and human services, probation and other departments concerning inertial health and other needs of parents served in these systems Promotes and supports community mental health and other services at the community, state, and national levels Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, counseling, or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of Full-Time experience, or its equivalent, providing advocacy services in a mental health program. Substitution: An additional year of Full-Time, or its equivalent, experience may be substituted for the required academic major. Additional experience providing advocacy services in a mental health program may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management-Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Do you thrive in fast-paced environments, have an eye for detail, the ability to spot creative solutions and have the interpersonal skills to resolve disputes? Are you looking for a job that tests and grows your skills? The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office is seeking to add two (2) talented individuals to serve as key members of its dynamic Labor Relations team. Self-motivated analysts, who flourish in high-speed environments, are inspired to solve problems, and who have a strong work ethic are encouraged to apply. Under supervision of the Labor Relations Manager-Exempt, Labor Relations Analysts represent the County in administering provisions of County Memoranda of Understanding and act as staff specialists performing specialized labor relations activities within a comprehensive labor/management program. Labor Relations Analyst I is the professional entry level class in the Labor Relations Analyst series and incumbents provide staff assistance in the resolution of grievances and disciplinary matters, assistance and advice in interpretation and application of labor relations policies and procedures to operating department staff and perform a variety of special projects relative to assigned responsibilities. The County Administrator's Office may hire at either the Labor Relations Analyst I or II level depending on qualifications of the successful candidates. We are looking for someone who is: • Meticulous, analytical and solution-oriented in all aspects of Labor Relations • Has a solid understanding of interpreting and applying labor laws • Able to use sensible judgement in decision making and a collaborative work style • A professional individual who can effectively represent the County in routine and controversial situations • Possesses exceptional written and oral persuasion and interpersonal communication skills • Respects diverse populations and is able to communicate and maintain relationships with many types of people and personalities • Organized and self-motivated with the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple assignments to meet strict deadlines A few reasons you may love this job: • You will be part of the County Administration Team which provides a great vantage point of the County and how local government works • You will work with a group of outstanding and caring professionals who work hard and are recognized for doing so • Every day is different and you will learn all the time, from the best people • You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities • You will be working in a newly-constructed modern workspace and office A few reasons you might find this job challenging: • You will be working in a fast-paced environment involving time constraints and other external pressures • Frequent and often complex change, which can take time to fully implement • You will need well-honed political savvy and a solid understanding of your role in the organization • You may need to travel independently within Contra Costa County and work evenings or weekends as necessary What you will typically be responsible for: • Performing research, analysis and evaluation of facts and conflicting evidence • Reading, analyzing and interpreting Memoranda of Understanding, laws, Merit System rules, policies and procedures • Reasoning logically and reaching sound conclusions; advocating various positions through oral or written arguments • Participating in contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, arbitration preparation, training and other labor relations duties • Multitasking and prioritizing multiple assignments meeting strict deadlines • Establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships with those contacted in the course of work • Representing the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public. • Proficiently using computer software programs including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Human Resources Information Systems, and Agenda preparation programs. • Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing and preparing clear and concise reports • Maintaining accurate documentation, records and files • Working under pressure and in stressful situations while maintaining professional demeanor • Handling highly confidential information Competencies Required: • Professional Integrity & Ethics - Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability • Delivering Results -Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks • Political & Organizational Savvy - Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries • Critical Thinking - Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions and claims • Professional Impact - Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization • Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability • Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data • Legal & Regulatory Navigation - Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations • Using Technology - Working with electronic hardware and software applications To view the job brochure, please click on the following link: Labor Relations Analyst I and II To read the complete job description, please visit our website, www.cccounty.us/hr TENTATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW: Weeks of March 22 and March 29, 2020 Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources, labor relations, organizational development, industrial psychology or a closely related field. AND Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional human resources and/or labor relations experience including experience in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration, and grievance dispute resolution. Substitution for Education: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required education. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application; applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. Contra Costa County reserves the right to alter the interview and selection process in response to the public health orders in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management-Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Do you thrive in fast-paced environments, have an eye for detail, the ability to spot creative solutions and have the interpersonal skills to resolve disputes? Are you looking for a job that tests and grows your skills? The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office is seeking to add two (2) talented individuals to serve as key members of its dynamic Labor Relations team. Self-motivated analysts, who flourish in high-speed environments, are inspired to solve problems, and who have a strong work ethic are encouraged to apply. Under general direction of the Labor Relations Manager-Exempt, Labor Relations Analysts represent the County in administering provisions of County Memoranda of Understanding and act as staff specialists performing specialized labor relations activities within a comprehensive labor/management program. Labor Relations Analyst II's are responsible for exercising sound judgment in providing labor relations advice to operating departments and participate in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, departmental training, and other labor relations responsibilities independent of ongoing supervision. The County Administrator's Office may hire at either the Labor Relations Analyst I or II level depending on qualifications of the successful candidates. We are looking for someone who is: • Meticulous, analytical and solution-oriented in all aspects of Labor Relations • Has a solid understanding of interpreting and applying labor laws with minimal supervision • Able to use sensible judgement in decision making and a collaborative work style • A professional individual who can effectively represent the County in routine and controversial situations • Possesses exceptional written and oral persuasion and interpersonal communication skills • Respects diverse populations and is able to communicate and maintain relationships with many types of people and personalities • Organized and self-motivated with the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple assignments to meet strict deadlines A few reasons you may love this job: • You will be part of the County Administration Team which provides a great vantage point of the County and how local government works • You will work with a group of outstanding and caring professionals who work hard and are recognized for doing so • Every day is different and you will learn all the time, from the best people • You will be working in a newly-constructed modern workspace and office A few reasons you might find this job challenging: • You will be working in a fast-paced environment involving time constraints and other external pressures • Frequent and often complex change, which can take time to fully implement • You will need well-honed political savvy and a solid understanding of your role in the organization • You may need to travel independently within Contra Costa County, and working evenings or weekends as necessary What you will typically be responsible for: • Exercising sound judgement in providing labor relations advice to operating departments • Participating in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, arbitration preparation, training and other labor relations duties independent of ongoing supervision • Representing the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public. • Investigating grievances, conferring with employees and labor representatives, researching facts and past practices, making recommendations and/or assisting with resolution, and negotiating settlements and last chance agreements • Conducting research on positions and issues including costing management and labor proposals, evaluating alternatives, preparing and writing contract language • Responding to and resolving employee and employee representative inquiries in a courteous manner • Proficiently using computer software programs including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Human Resources Information Systems, and Agenda preparation programs. Competencies Required: • Professional Integrity & Ethics - Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability • Delivering Results -Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks • Political & Organizational Savvy - Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries • Critical Thinking - Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions and claims • Professional Impact - Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization • Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability • Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data • Legal & Regulatory Navigation - Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations • Using Technology - Working with electronic hardware and software applications To view the job brochure, please click on the following link: Labor Relations Analyst I and II To read the complete job description, please visit our website, www.cccounty.us/hr TENTATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW: Weeks of March 22 and March 29, 2020 Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources, labor relations, organizational development, industrial psychology or a closely related field. Juris Doctorate preferred. AND Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent professional labor relations experience including experience in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration, and grievance dispute resolution. Experience in the public sector is preferred. Substitution for Education: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required education. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application; applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. Contra Costa County reserves the right to alter the interview and selection process in response to the public health orders in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill multiple permanent and temporary Eligibility Worker I vacancies in the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD). Eligibility Workers in EHSD apply regulations and determine eligibility to assistance programs, including Medi-Cal, CalFresh, and CalWORKs. These programs provide access to medical, food, basic cash assistance, and employment for the most vulnerable members of our community. The Eligibility Worker I classification receives training on program eligibility rules, budgeting, interviewing techniques, case management, eligibility system navigation, and customer service. Upon successful completion of classroom training, individuals are assigned to one of the department offices for on-the-job training. Offices are located in Richmond, Pleasant Hill, Concord, Antioch, Brentwood, and Hercules. Eligibility Worker I is the entry level classification in the Eligibility Work series. Those who satisfactorily complete the probation period may promote to Eligibility Worker II ($3,908 - $4,751). We are looking for someone who is: organized and task-oriented able to read, interpret and apply government regulations, policies and procedures customer focused empathetic toward customers in difficult circumstances adaptable to changing regulations and procedures can give fair and unbiased interpretation of facts What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting interviews with applicants and recipients of public assistance benefits Gathering information from applicants to make eligibility determination Reviewing applications and declarations for completeness and consistency Maintaining client records through data entry into computerized/online systems Linking customers to other community resources Making accurate and efficient determinations of eligibility A few reasons you might love this job: You will have a daily impact providing assistance to vulnerable members of the community You will work in an engaging team environment There is opportunity for promotional growth A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a fast paced environment You will be expected to process a high volume of work You will work in a highly regulated government environment Individuals who are proficient in English/Spanish, Laotian, or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants who are hired will be required to pass the language proficiency exam in order to receive a monthly bilingual pay differential in addition to their monthly salary. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The employment list established by this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Either 1) One (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) office support experience which has included substantial public contact or 2) one (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience with responsibility for processing documents relating to: loans, financial assistance, unemployment, veterans benefits, insurance benefits, health benefits and/or social services programs. Substitution: Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university may be substituted for a maximum of six (6) months of the required experience in above option 1) or 2). Selection Process 1. Application Submission and Evaluation : Applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled from February 18, 2021 to February 22, 2021. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 22, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The classification of Lead Cook is used throughout Contra Costa County in the Sheriff's, Probation and Health Services departments. Currently, the Office of the Sheriff is recruiting to fill vacant positions in the Lead Cook classification. Under general direction, a Lead Cook prepares, cooks and serves meals in a County institutional kitchen; provides lead direction to cooks and other subordinate food service personnel performing kitchen activities; and performs related duties as assigned. Positions in this class are assigned to a County institutional food service program and receive work direction from either a Head Detention Cook, Director of Food Services, Food Services Manager or from an institution administrator. When employed with the Office of the Sheriff: You may work within three Detention Facilities located in, Martinez, Richmond, and Clayton. A Lead Cook with Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office will enjoy great benefits along with an outstanding work experience. Additional benefits include: retirement pension, deferred compensation, paid holidays, vacation pay, shift differentials, overtime availability, and sick time for full time employees. We are seeking someone who has: Experience as a Head cook / Executive chef / Chef who has run their own restaurant Good written and verbal communication skills Creativity Dexterity Leadership skills Sense of taste and smell Time-management skills Excellent administrative and record keeping skills An understanding of the proper methods of storing, handling, and preparing food The ability to adjust standardized recipes when increasing or decreasing yield A "can do" attitude A strong work ethic What you will typically be responsible for: Promoting a positive and harmonious work environment Performing food preparation and production tasks efficiently and accurately, while following recipes and adhering to safe food handling policies and procedures Instructing and training employees in all aspects of food service and sanitation Providing excellent customer service and maintaining a positive attitude Working with a diverse population Maintaining a safe and secure workplace Ensuring meals are ready to be served on time Ensuring the kitchen is in compliance with all health department regulations and is in "inspection ready" condition at all times A few reasons you might love the job: This position will be a great life experience You will work with outstanding co-workers Excellent benefits A pension plan for long-term care Paid holidays, sick pay, and vacation pay Autonomous work environment while maintaining schedule adherence and regulatory compliance A few challenges that you might face on the job are: Working with individuals in custody Working under pressure Being required to work on weekends, holidays, special occasions, and overtime Competencies Required: Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Self-Management : Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Group Facilitation: Enabling constructive and productive group interaction Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Manual Dexterity: Using senses, hands, and fingers in manipulating objects quickly and efficiently Read the complete job description online here: LINK The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Assessment Dates: Virtual Multiple Choice Written Assessment: February 5, 2021 through February 10, 2021 Typical Tasks Prepares, cooks and serves a wide variety of meals in large quantities Cooks and carves meats, bakes bread, cakes and pastries, peels and prepares vegetables, makes salads Prepares special diet trays following prescribed diet orders Ensures that meals are properly served so that the food is safe, attractive and appetizing in appearance Estimates and requisitions groceries, meats and other foodstuff needed to prepare planned menus Assists in inventory, ordering, receiving, checking and inspecting all kitchen foodstuff and supply deliveries Assists in training new kitchen personnel, detained residents and/or inmates in the performance of their respective duties Provides work direction to detained residents and/or inmates in the proper methods of washing dishes, pots, pans, utensils and kitchen equipment as well as cleaning and washing the floors and walls of the kitchen, dining rooms and storage areas Assists in maintaining the kitchen facility and dining areas in a clean and safe condition Assists in keeping daily data and records of kitchen operations Assists in the inventory and ordering of kitchen foodstuff, groceries, meats, vegetables, equipment and supplies Delivers food supplies and prepared meals using a County vehicle as assigned Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience: Three years of full-time (or its equivalent of full-time) food service experience as a journey level cook in a full-service restaurant, hotel, college, detention center, hospital, military installation or similar institution which involved the daily preparation of meals for 100 or more people. Substitution: Possession of a Certificate in Food Production from an accredited vocational institution, including courses in quantity food preparation, equipment, sanitation and safety, may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement and supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written multiple-choice exam: A written multiple-choice assessment will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to: Displaying Ownership and Accountability, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Actions and Results Focused, Safety Focus, Self Management, Decision Making and Handling Stress. (Weighted 100%). The virtual written multiple-choice assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place between February 5, 2021 - February 10, 2021. You will need access to a computer and reliable internet connection to take the assessment. You will not be able to take the assessment using a mobile device such as a cell phone. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 22, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: IFPTE, Local 21- Supervisory Unit Why join the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP)? Contra Costa County Health Services Department currently has a promising career opportunity as the Assistant Director of Safety and Performance Improvement in the Quality Management Division of the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP). This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of CCHP and is in Martinez. This position is ultimately responsible for the design, implementation, and administration of quality management and outcome improvement of the program. The incumbent will be supervising subordinate staff, acting as the Director in his/her absence, and performing other related duties as needed. CCHP's Quality Management Division is responsible for measuring and improving the quality of care provided to its members. The Division is dedicated to providing services that are safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. CCHP has been serving the health needs for people in the County for 40 years. CCHP was the first federally qualified, state licensed, county sponsored healthcare maintenance organization (HMO) in the United States. In 1973, CCHP became the first county sponsored health plan in California to offer Medi-cal Managed Care coverage and in 1976, we became the first county run HMO to serve Medicare beneficiaries. In the 1980's, we expanded our programs to reach out to county employees, businesses, individuals and families. In 2014 as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, CCHP enrolled over 35,000 newly eligible individuals into Medi-Cal Managed Care and in 2015 over 25,000 more individuals enrolled into CCHP Medi-Cal Managed Care. We are looking for someone who: Has knowledge of Governmental and other regulatory standards, requirements and guidelines related to quality improvement, healthcare finance and policy Has experience of the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards for Accreditation of Medicaid Managed Care Plans and processes required to submit HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) Experience with Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider and Systems (CAHPS) measures and the understanding of performance drivers of these measures and Patient Safety Standards Has the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with good public speaking skills PC Applications and databases, including Windows, Word, and Excel with good report writing and statistical analysis Typical Tasks What you will typically be responsible for: Overseeing the Quality Management Program and NCQA accreditation program to meet organizational goals as well as the requirements of consumers and regulatory and accrediting agencies including all aspects of annual Health Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) data collection and reporting and Consumer Assessment of Health Provider and Systems (CAHPS). Providing executive direction and develops quality management department staff and programs including Health Education, Cultural and Linguistic Services, Quality Improvement, Disease Management, Performance Reporting, and Accreditation to ensure compliance in quality matters for Medi-Cal, and commercial product lines. Participating as a member, chair, or ad hoc member of committees, including co-chairing Clinical Leadership Group and Quality Council. Represents CCHP and its quality interests as a member of CCRMC's Patient Safety & Performance Improvement Committee, quarterly meetings with Kaiser, and meetings with Clinic Consortium Quality staff. Providing analysis, education, and technical support in developing, implementing, and maintaining quality improvement activities across the Plan and with its partners. Providing evaluation of effectiveness of Plan programs. A few reasons you might love this job: The Quality Management Division has a supportive team with shared goals that are aligned with the organizations commitment to serve the community There is a real commitment to equity and dissolving disparities in our local community Gain experience in a broad range of health care issues A few challenges you might face in this job : Maintaining compliance of the multitude of regulatory, accreditation and legal requirements Making the best use of available support resources such as IT and other county services The competing priorities within the County budge trying to balance available funds with the many needs of the community Competencies Required: Analyzing and Interpreting Data- Comfortable with data and statistical analysis skills; and ability to synthesize data and information and write clear, meaningful reports Innovative Problem Solving- Strong ability to identify opportunities for improvement Action and results Focus- Taking initiative Professional and Technical Expertise- Familiarity with Systems Thinking (Six Sigma, Lean & Rapid Cycling Experiments) Leadership- Ability to manage team members with broad and varying responsibilities Legal and Regulatory Navigation- Understand Medi-Cal regulations and be able to interpret new regulations and All Plan Letters when they are issues Business Process Analysis- Ability to develop, with internal and external partners, new programs when required by regulation or organizational priority Leveraging Technology- Ability to evaluate various types of vendors to find the best and most cost-effective solutions Desirable Qualifications: Certified professional in Healthcare Quality Advanced study or experience in statistics /data analysis Extensive experience with Lean - Six Sigma or other improvement models Clinical Background Ability to work well within a changing environment Experience managing in a complex organization Experience with rapidly developing and/or changing programs in order to meet changing requirements. Building programs to meet the demands of changing regulations Experience working with partners who may have different incentives Minimum Qualifications When Assigned to the Contra Costa Health Plan: Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or other closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or its equivalent) experience in a health care setting or healthcare organization performing quality measurement or quality improvement activities such as: 1) establishing programs that improve efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction 2) measuring, monitoring and improving key aspects of care and service 3) establishing performance standards and monitoring tools, at least one (1) year must have been at a supervisory or management level. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. We may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Contra Costa County is recruiting for the position of Departmental Human Resources Supervisor. This position coordinates and guides the activities of a team of professional, paraprofessional and assistant staff to efficiently complete the day-to-day work of a Departmental Human Resources team; meets performance agreements and accomplishes divisional goals and objectives; performs comprehensive professional human resources work; handles the most complex and sensitive projects and assignments. This position is used in large departments that have Personnel Divisions, such as the Employment and Human Services Department, and the Health Services Department. Employment and Human Services Department Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Personnel Services is a Division of the Administrative Bureau of EHSD, with a staff of 31, supporting 2000+ regular, WEX, temporary and contract employees. Our services include employee relations, payroll, leave administration, labor and employee relations, investigations, and counseling/supporting supervisors and managers as it relates to personnel. Health Services Department Contra Costa Health Services is looking for a seasoned, dynamic, and results driven individual to serve in the capacity of Departmental Human Resources Supervisor. This is a newly created role where the ideal candidate will have the ability to shape, provide guidance, and leadership to a team of four Departmental Human Resources Analysts focused on recruitment and classification work. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that strives to improve the health and wellbeing of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! The incumbent will have the responsibility to coordinate and guide the activities of a team of professional, paraprofessional and administrative support personnel staff, will play a vital role in the day-to-day oversight, as well as perform comprehensive personnel work, and handle highly complex and sensitive projects and assignments to efficiently accomplish the organization's human resources goals and objectives. We are looking for someone who is: Transparent Accountable A strong communicator Adept at organizational agility A team builder and skilled mediator Skilled at finding creative solutions What you will typically be responsible for: Coaching and mentoring assigned staff Creating policies and procedures Developing written guidelines for Personnel related tasks and programs Managing payroll and payroll systems Acting as the Personnel Services Officer in their absence Managing Personnel data analytics and providing written reports and interpretation of data Assisting with the day to day management of the Personnel Unit, including training of Personnel staff A few reasons you might love this job: Diversity of work Opportunity to learn something new each day Building relationships with employees, unions, executive leadership, and other professional colleagues Ability to be innovative and creative in designing and implementing new programs, processes, and tools Ability to make a positive impact on your Department A few challenges you might face in this job : Making decisions with little written guidance Varying levels of expertise within the team Conflicting demands from various levels in the department and the County Fast paced environment with shifting priorities Competencies Required: Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Building & Maintaining Relationships : Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Managing Performance : Ensuring superior individual and group performance Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Managing & Facilitating Change: Addressing key factors that influence successful organizational change Political & Organizational Savvy : Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Desirable Qualifications: IPMA-HR Certified SHRM Certified CLRM Certified FMLA/CFRA Leave experience/expertise Classification and Compensation experience Data/HR Analytics Certified Labor/Employee Relations experience You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. TENTATIVE DATES Remote Multiple Choice Test: week of February 16, 2021 Remote Performance Assessment: week of March 1, 2021 Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, human resources management or a closely related field. and Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent professional human resources experience. Qualifying experience should include two or more of the following areas of responsibility: conducting classification studies, compensation analysis, recruitment and staffing, employee and/or labor relations, and leaves administration. At least one (1) year of experience as a lead or supervisor of other HR staff is required. Depending on the position(s) to be filled, qualifying experience may be limited to experience directly related to the assignment as specified on the job announcement. Note: Professional Human Resources experience is defined as performing duties that require interpretation, independence of judgment and application of defined principles, practices and regulations. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple Choice Test: Candidates will be evaluated on necessary knowledge and skills that may include: the ability to collect and analyze data, draw logical conclusions, and make sound recommendations; the ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations; and the ability to communicate effectively in writing. Candidates must achieve a passing score on the multiple choice test to be advanced to the performance assessment. (Weighted 35%) This test will be conducted remotely. Performance Assessment: The performance assessment will consist of exercises designed to evaluate if candidates possess the necessary core competencies of: Delivering Results, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Handling & Resolving Conflict, Valuing Diversity, and Political & Organizational Savvy. Candidates must achieve a passing score on each of the competencies to pass the overall assessment and be placed on the eligible list. (Weighted 65%) This test will be conducted remotely. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Jan 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is the largest law enforcement agency in Contra Costa with over 1,100 sworn and professional employees dedicated to providing the highest level of law enforcement and customer services. The Office of the Sheriff offers a full range of services to over 1,000,000 residents in the 715-square mile county. The duties and mission of the Sheriff's Office are unlike most police agencies. Responsibilities include unincorporated area policing, contract cities (Danville, Lafayette, and Orinda) and special districts, air support (helicopters), marine patrol, dispatch, investigations, coroners, county detention facilities, custody alternative, court security, forensic services, police academy, and Office of Emergency Services. The Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for the position of Sheriff's Aide at the West County Detention Facility. There are currently two vacancies for this position. Sheriff's Aides at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) are responsible for several critical functions within the facility. The facility operates on a 24/7 basis and always staffed by at least one Sheriff's Aide. Sheriff's Aides are responsible for monitoring and overseeing video surveillance within the facility in conjunction with security controls. Sheriff's Aide functions also include screening and searches of visitors coming into the facility, sorting and filing of various records and property, and preparing and processing various forms and paperwork. Sheriff's Aide work closely with sworn staff to operate and maintain facility operations. We are looking for someone who is: team-oriented, someone who thrives in a collaborative environment; an effective communicator, proactively informing and sharing information as necessary; customer-service oriented, someone who can assist all customers quickly and effectively; adaptable, someone who can jump from one task to the next with ease; able to multi-task. someone who can tackle various tasks successfully; confident, someone empowered in their ability to complete tasks; and, an innovative problem solver, someone who can quickly identify a solution to an issue. What you will typically be responsible for: Monitoring security and safety warning and communications systems Communicating effectively and accurately all pertinent information through radio transmissions Maintaining accurate records of inmate clothing and property Preparing and processing a variety of paperwork, forms, and reports Maintaining activity logs Managing emergency and non-emergency requests in a timely manner Assisting in processing, screening, and searching of visitors entering the facility Answering phones Here are a few reasons you might love this job: Various tasks and duties provide a variety of experiences for professional growth You will belong to a positive and supportive team environment Work schedules are cooperative You will meet robust trainers and take part in training regimen that will prepare you for success Here are a few challenges you might face in the job: You may need to be ready to shift your focus rapidly due to the unpredictable needs of the facility Occasionally, there may be critical events that unfold at a fast pace Sheriff's Aides often work solo in a secure, isolated control room Competencies Required for this job: Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity and Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Building and Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships The eligible list established from this recruitment process will be valid for 6 months. To review the full classification specifications for this class please follow this link: Sheriff's Aide . Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate and completion of at least 15 semester or 20 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least one course in each of the following three subject areas: (1) English Composition or Report Writing, (2) Mathematics, (3) Psychology or Sociology. Experience: One (1) year of full-time or its equivalent experience in a customer service position which must have included responsibility for interpretation and application of rules and policies, and the processing of documents. Substitution: Completion of an additional 30 semester or 45 quarter units at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experienced. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed of not less than 30 words per minute. Background: Must pass a thorough background investigation, including a polygraph, conducted by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. Desirable Qualifications: College education equivalent to an AA degree Knowledge and familiarity with usage of common office equipment Previous experience answering phones and greeting public Previous experience using simple mathematics to process fees and cash transactions Previous experience using electronic and manual document filing methods Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Multiple Choice Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the Sheriff's Aide multiple-choice assessment. The multiple choice assessment will be administered via a web-based platform. The Multiple Choice assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Sheriff's Aide classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Reading Comprehension, Attention to Detail, Professional Integrity and Ethics, and Writing. (Weight: 100%) The Sheriff's Aide Multiple Choice Assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the third week of February, 2021. The written assessment will be administered remotely using a computer. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. You will not be able to take the assessment using a mobile device such as a cell phone. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 low-income infants and young children and their families throughout the County. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher leads a team of instructors to plan, organize and conduct a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for children 0-3 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development programs. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, 6 semester Early Childhood Education units related to infant/toddler care, plus 16 General Education (GE) units. Prefer an Associates of Arts (AA) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC TTC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa Department of Conservation and Development? The Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) is seeking to fill one Economic Development Manager - Exempt vacancy. The selected candidate will develop, plan, organize and direct the activities and operations of the County's Economic Development Program including business retention, expansion, attraction, and creation efforts to improve the economic well-being of the County and its residents, with primary focus on unincorporated areas. As well as, coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies and the general public. DCD's leadership team is composed of a Director, and within DCD there are three (3) divisions under a Deputy Director: 1) Current Planning; 2) Policy Planning and 3) Building Inspection Services. Additionally, there are 2 working sections: 1) the Housing/CDBG/Federal Programs/Economic Development Section under an Assistant Deputy Director and 2) the Business Operations Section which provides administrative and support services to the Department under the Land Information Business Operations Manager. DCD's main facility and the County's Application and Permit Center is located in Martinez, CA. DCD also has a satellite office in Lafayette serving the Lafayette, Orinda, and Moraga communities. DCD has a total staffing of approximately 191 positions serving the entire County of Contra Costa. We are looking for someone who is: Ethical. You will be a trusted liaison to businesses and cities. Customer service oriented. You will have a significant role in building a coalition of local governments and other stakeholders to create a new framework for regional cooperation. Responsive. You will build relationships with multiple stakeholders that will count on you for guidance. Flexible! You should be willing to adjust or change course as needed to meet goals. A subject-matter expert. You should serve as a resource for your team and the department. Collegial. You will have a shared responsibility for delivering results on your team. Dynamic. You will need to maintain a positive attitude amid change. What you will typically be responsible for: Advising the DCD Director, Executive Team and the County Board of Supervisors on matters and issues related to economic development and related policies, initiatives, and procedures. Developing, leading, and/or participating in multi-department collaborations related to economic development. Representing the County at public meetings and events. Providing leadership to build consensus and effectively implement the County's economic development initiatives. Conducting research and analyzing data. Writing effective staff reports and internal documents to support economic development goals. Giving useful, dynamic presentations to a variety of groups, from elected officials to appointed boards to community organizations. Quickly adapting recommendations to changing conditions. A few reasons you might love this job: County-level work is a broader landscape than just one city or agency You will have the opportunity to meet and connect with a wide variety of officials DCD employees are a fun, hardworking group You will do meaningful work to support economic growth for a region You will have the ability to shape policy A few challenges you might face in this job : This is a very large organization with bureaucratic procedures There is no clear authority to implement countywide directives You may need to turn down funding requests It will take time to get to know all the stakeholders You may need to pivot to COVID-19 economic recovery quickly Competencies Required: Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty.us/hr . Job Brochure: https://cccounty-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/alycia_leach_hrd_cccounty_us/Ed5aRJHpZf1LvIjmGfq4iUcB9jWW8-GKRjg1ZpmWPIEWWg?e=odP1C5 Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license as required to perform the essential job functions of the position. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which directly relates to the knowledge and abilities listed; typically business administration or public administration, planning, economics, community or economic development, finance, and/or other related courses. Experience : Six (6) years of full time experience, two (2) years of which must be in a managerial capacity, performing economic development, urban or regional planning, or real estate development. Desirable Qualifications: Master's degree in public policy, city planning, business administration, or similar field Experience working for a California county or State of California in economic development Ability to communicate in a language other than English commonly spoken in Contra Costa County, such as Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Farsi/Dari, Russian, or Vietnamese Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Hiring Interviews: Tentatively scheduled for February 2021. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 18, 2021
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: January 29, 2021 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) Health Care Risk Manager position at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) and its Health Centers located in Martinez, CA. The successful incumbent will have overall responsibility of a comprehensive risk management program to encompass the performance of the medical staff, nursing staff, and support services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers. The incumbent will also be working with the leadership team, the Performance Improvement Committee, and Medical Executive Committees to ensure that the risk management program effectively measures, assesses, and continuously improves the quality of care and service provided by reducing risk exposure. Please note that this position does not require a licensed Registered Nurse in order to successfully accomplish job responsibilities. We are looking for someone who: Has great leadership skills and able to work in an environment that is constantly changing Is proactive in staying up to date with regulatory standards, laws, requirements and guidelines related to quality improvement and patient safety Is computer savvy and experienced in statistical analysis What you will typically be responsible for: Develops and direct programs to meet organizational goals and requirements of consumers, regulatory and accrediting agencies Serves as a critical link in the identification and resolution of patient safety issues and prepares risk reduction reports Will be very hands on with the risk management budget Will manage risk management staff Will maintain relationships and effective communication with all Health Services divisions, physicians and staff to problem solve issues A few reasons why you might love this job: Great retirement plan and health benefits for you and your family Never a dull day and fast paced environment Acquire more skills and constant learning Make a difference within the community You will be working with a team of people who are dedicated and have a passion for their work by focusing on the County's common mission and goals to serve our community A few challenges you might face in this job: There will be long days in order to meet deadlines May have to juggle multiple projects simultaneously Adapting own personal techniques to diversified population served Competencies Required: Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Affecting or changing others' positions and opinions by engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Decision making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Desirable Qualifications: Holds a Registered Nursing license, although it is not required Ability to think quick on their feet Strong analytical skills Able to negotiate and is confident working in a political environment To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Tuesday, February 09, 2021 Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master's degree in nursing, business administration, or healthcare related field. Certification: Within twelve (12) months of employment, must complete a Risk Management Certification program which has been approved by the Health Services Department. Experience: Two (2) years performing quality improvement or risk reduction duties in a healthcare setting and at least one (1) year of the experience must have been at a supervisory or lead level. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree in one of the above noted fields plus two (2) years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the Master's Degree. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 18, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent opportunity for licensed, experienced nursing professionals interested in health care staff development and training. The Department is recruiting for three (3) current vacancies in the classification of Health Services Education and Training Specialist located at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under general direction, the Health Services Education and Training Specialists primary responsibility will be to identify, design, develop and deliver professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation for hospital and health center employees and continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner. Additionally, the incumbent selected will participate in and use evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes; systemically evaluate the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices; and assess education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices Assesses education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources Identifies, designs, develops and delivers professional development and training activities such as: new employee orientation, continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner Responsible for ensuring training and education participation databases are developed and maintained Interacts with, and contributes to the professional development of peers and other health care providers Collaborates with others in the practice of nursing professional development at the institutional, local, regional, state, national, or international levels Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice, and patient outcomes Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and development particularly in relation to professional practice standards, relevant statutes and regulations, and maintenance of continuing professional nursing competence Demonstrates ethical principles in all professional and leadership activities Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers When assigned to the Wound Care/ Ostomy specialty: Develops, facilitates and coordinates a cost effective ostomy wound care program Develops protocols and practice standards for managing patients with wound ostomy and incontinence care needs Monitors patient outcomes on an ongoing basis; acts as a resource person to nursing staff Serves as a resource person for wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) patient care practices Collaborates with multiple disciplines to design education programs specific to WOC patient care Participates in multidisciplinary patient centered case conferences, and research projects related to WOC, as appropriate Uses a customer-focused approach when collaborating with customers including co-workers, patients, physicians, and staff from community agencies and institutions Maintains data and statistical reports as requested; participates in quality improvement Assumes responsibility to maintain and upgrade professional knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service education program Minimum Qualifications License and Certification Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Education: Possession of a Master's Degree with a major in Nursing or Education from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience performing duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university; and two (2) additional years of experience which included providing in-services to nursing and/or ancillary staff, may be substituted for the Master's Degree Wound Care/ Ostomy Specialty Assignment: Certification Required: Candidates must possess one (1) of specialty certifications: Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN), OR Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN); OR Certified Ostomy Care Nurse (COCN), OR Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) issued by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB). Experience: One (1) year of the required experience must include direct wound care experience as a Registered Nurse. This experience must be within the last two (2) years. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 18, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is accepting applications for Employment and Human Services Division Manager - Workforce Services . Contra Costa County's Employment and Human Services Department partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Serving over 250,000 Contra Costa residents, the Workforce Services Bureau is committed to the department's core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. EHSD Division Managers may hold a variety of program responsibilities, including intake of CalWORKs, CalFresh and Medi-Cal applications, program policy and performance management, Medi-Cal/CalFresh call center operations, ongoing CalWORKs case management, and employment programs and supports. Positions will be primarily located in Richmond, Hercules, Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill or Antioch. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. We are looking for someone who is: A confident and approachable leader who can motivate and encourage others to succeed Inquisitive and committed to continuous quality improvement and delivering results A critical thinker who can problem-solve and remain professional under stress Flexible, reliable and able to thrive in a dynamic environment Committed to equity and inclusion What you will typically be responsible for: Designing and testing workflows that optimize efficiency, productivity, and program access. Assessing and monitoring workload and aligning resources to deliver on customer needs and meet compliance mandates. Leveraging the experience and creative ideas of others to solve business problems and improve customer service. Working cooperatively with stakeholders to ensure programs are administered according to program regulations and with a focus on the customers' needs. Fostering a culture of trust and accountability A few reasons you might love this job: Helping the neediest members of our community Collaborating with stakeholders to improve programs and services Coaching and mentoring staff to achieve goals Working with a diverse staff that is committed to their community Helping to drive the future vision of the bureau A few challenges you might face in this job: Delivering results within constrained resources Navigating personnel/labor conflicts Working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and mandated deadlines Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data Delivering Results Innovative Problem Solving Professional & Technical Expertise Professional Integrity & Ethics Informing Building & Maintaining Relationships Involving Others (Engaging Teams) Coaching & Developing Others Leadership Valuing Diversity Managing & Facilitating Change Desirable Qualifications: Change management experience Process improvement experience Knowledge of personnel and labor practices Strong interpersonal skills Knowledge of public assistance program state and federal regulations Experience in strategic planning Minimum Qualifications WORKFORCE SERVICES/BENEFITS SERVICES ASSIGNMENT: License Required: All candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business or Public Administration, Social or Behavioral Science or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience with responsibilities for the administration of employment services, welfare to work, income maintenance public benefits programs in a public or private social welfare agency. Two (2) years of the required experience must have been at the supervisory or management level. Substitution for Education: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required major. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled from February 10, 2021 to February 16, 2021. Oral Assessment : An oral assessment (interview) will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. The assessment may be administered remotely using a computer; If so, you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. Tentatively scheduled for February 22, 2021. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 17, 2021
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering an employment opportunity on an hourly basis in a role for Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project position is geared towards individuals who do not have experience or educational background in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development or individuals who are pursuing their post-high school education. The position provides an excellent opportunity for an on-the-job training and development for a potential career in Early Childhood Education. Under close supervision, cares for and assists in the development and instruction of Infant/Toddler and pre-school children in a childcare and development education program designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. No permanent appointments may be made in this classification. Typical Tasks Assists in planning and implementing the instructional program to Infant/Toddler and pre-school children Assists in maintaining the safety, cleanliness and attractiveness of the learning environment, including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, cleaning and sanitizing tables and sinks, and organizing the children's environment Assists children and teachers in transitions at rest time, during meals, and other activities Assists children with toileting and diapering Nurtures the children and families to reach full potential Models appropriate behavior for the children and families Assists the children in solving their own problems and developing self-discipline; follows appropriate behavior management techniques and policy Reports observations of unusual or challenging behaviors to the teachers and relates positive behaviors to parents Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff, and children; Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisor as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Continuing Education: Eligibility for promotion to the classification of Associate Teacher - Project requires completion of 12 Early Childhood Education units with a passing grade of C or above. Nine (9) of these units must be in the core classes required under the State Permit Matrix. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Physical Requirements: Lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently, able to bend, stoop, and sit in small chairs and on floors regularly. Able to move quickly to keep pace with young children. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Andrea Andalon in the Community Services Bureau directly at (925) 608-5045. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2021
Temporary
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit Why join the Contra Costa Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures? Contra Costa County is one of the largest employers in the area, offering multiple career opportunities in public service. The Agriculture/Weights & Measures Department has a staff of 44 employees County wide and provides a wide range of services for the public and industry. Our goal is to promote and protect agriculture, the environment, and the people of Contra Costa County. We are responsible for operating many statewide programs through a combination of education, outreach and enforcement. The Weights and Measures side of Agriculture protects buyers and sellers by promoting fair packaging and by checking commercial weighting, measuring and timing devices for accuracy. The main office is located in Concord, CA and the branch office is in Knightsen, CA. We are looking for someone who: Is able to work outside in all types of weather and over varied terrain Is reliable and responsible, and can work without supervision Can work effectively in groups Can perform simple mathematical calculations Can read and utilize simple diagrams and maps efficiently Can manage their time efficiently Is able to maintain a safe work place and personal safety at all times What you will typically be responsible for: Maintaining equipment and vehicle Performing weed and vertebrate pest control activities Preparing and maintaining inspection maps, logs, inspections, calendars, etc. Receiving, storing, mixing, preparing and applying pesticides Operating a backpack sprayer Monitoring progress of pest management efforts Inspecting and surveying a variety of properties Lifting and carrying objects or materials weighing up to 50 pounds A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on our community All tools and equipment provided You work outside inspecting/surveying properties surrounded by beautiful views You see lots of wildlife A few challenges you might face in this job : Performing physical labor in rough and uneven terrain under various weather conditions Performing physical labor in protective suits, goggles, helmets and/or hats, etc. You must be detail oriented and organized so you take everything you need to perform the task assigned Desirable Qualifications: Able to identify various noxious weeds and know how to control them Have basic understanding of ground squirrels lifecycles and how to control them Experience with pesticide preparation and application procedures Able to identify non-target species and mitigate risks Experience with ATV's in all types of terrain Mechanical background for simple technical difficulties in equipment or ATV malfunctions Able to read and interpret laws and regulations relating to pesticide applications Minimum Qualifications Licenses Required : Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Selection Process CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services First Line Supervisors Unit Why join the Contra Costa Employment & Health Services Department (EHSD)? Contra Costa County is one of the largest employers in the area offering multiple career opportunities in public service. EHSD partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. EHSD has a diverse staff of over two thousand individuals engaged in the community and grounded in providing exceptional services. We are looking for someone who is: Dependable Analytical and can evaluate data to deliver results Ethical Flexible A team player What you will typically be responsible for: Managing staff performance Analyzing and interpreting data Providing clear communication both verbally and in writing Working collaboratively Strong customer service Monitoring and reporting program progress Motivating staff A few reasons you might love this job: Able to assist vulnerable members in the community Collaborate with community agencies Support effective social work practices You will work with a diverse team that is committed to delivering results A few challenges you might face in this job : Availability of resources in community Motivating staff Covid related issues and concerns Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Delegating: Sharing responsibility, authority, and accountability Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Managing & Facilitating Change: Addressing key factors that influence successful organizational change Desirable Qualifications: Great leadership skills Knowledge of State and Federal Regulations Strong interpersonal skills To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: Week of February 8, 2021 Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent social casework experience in a public or private human services agency responsible for providing social services to adult, family and/or children. Substitution: One (1) year of additional full-time or its equivalent experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. No substitution is allowed for the Bachelor's degree. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. t in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services First Line Supervisors Unit Why join the Contra Costa Employment & Health Services Department (EHSD)? Social Work Supervisor IIs assigned to EHSD direct the work of a unit of social workers and technical support staff who are engaged in providing social casework services such as: complex adult protective services cases, conservatorship, adoptions, care management for frail elders and adults with disabilities, foster home and institutional placements, and children's protective services. They oversee child safety and meet legal mandates, perform complex case consultations, conduct individual and group conferences with subordinate staff and advise them on departmental policies and procedures as well as handle personnel issues. In addition, they plan, develop, and implement induction and in-service programs, plan and modify the content of staff training programs, and ensure compliance with State mandated programs, policies, and procedures. We are looking for someone who is: Conscientious A critical thinker Able to meet work timelines and demands Flexible/agile to cover other duties as needed Able to engage with diverse employees and clientele A team player What you will typically be responsible for: Program management and compliance Overseeing social worker compliance and performance management Ensuring that timely mandated services are delivered Public education and mediation Facilitating meetings (group and individual) Providing support, guidance and training to social work staff Conflict/dispute resolution Representing the Bureau in court or other professional settings A few reasons you might love this job: Incumbent is an integral part to effecting change Support reunification of families Support effective social work practices Keeping vulnerable populations safe Ability to advocate at a policy and practice level for children and families A few challenges you might face in this job : Budgetary constraints Level of experience with social work staff Resistance to change Availability of resources in the community State policies that are a challenge to implement at a county level Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge and experience with mental health, substance abuse and dual diagnosed families Conflict resolution skills Be fiscally accountable with county resources Ability to be collaborative with other professional partners Experience with oversight and supervision of staff and/or programs Has excellent written and oral communication skills To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: Week of February 8, 2021 Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of State motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology with a specialization in Marriage, Family Therapy or in a major within the social/human services field or Gerontology specifically for Adult Protective Services. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) complex and specialized social casework experience in a public or private human services agency equivalent to a Contra Costa County Social Worker III or the assessment of risk to children or adults and participation in Juvenile or Superior Court proceedings. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.