Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California (the "County") was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California (the "State"), with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. It is one of the nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County is the ninth most populous county in California, with its population reaching approximately 1,066,096 as of January 1, 2011.

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit The Contra Costa County Animal Services Department is currently recruiting motivated individuals interested in becoming part of a team of dedicated workers in the animal shelter, feeding and caring for animals. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most outstanding and innovative Animal Services agencies in the State. Typical tasks performed by an Animal Center Technician include maintaining the kennels in a clean and sanitary manner; feeding and caring for impounded animals; assisting the veterinary staff in the treatment of sick or injured animals; and assisting the public in claiming or obtaining animals. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service, proper handling of various types of animals, and the ability to adapt to varying tasks and priorities. Sound physical condition, strength and agility are essential to this position. We are looking for someone who is: Proactive A team player Great with animals Strong interpersonal skills Compassionate Adaptable Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Online Exam: July 29th - August 4th Tentative Oral Interviews: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Typical Tasks Impound animals brought to the Shelter by the public Feed and care for impounded animals including reptiles, livestock, and exotic animals Create or update animal records using the computer for impounded animals, including breed, size, weight, color, and photos for the department's website Maintain Shelter following established protocols and using prescribed materials which may include mixing chemicals, following Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) information, and ensure the health and safety of the public, staff, and animals Maintain written and computer records of equipment and supplies for cleaning, feeding, and treatment of animals Perform euthanasia Identify symptoms of animal disease including rabies, parvo, ringworm, and other common ailments Assist Veterinarians in providing health care to animals held at the Animal Shelter including micro-chipping, treatments, and vaccinations Keep animal kennels, corrals, holding facilities and other areas of the Animal Control Center clean and orderly by using prescribed materials and following accepted methods Direct Animal Shelter visitors to appropriate staff Assist Shelter visitors with claiming and obtaining animals Assist in opening and closing center facilities 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 high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: Appointees must successfully complete an initial period of training conducted by a licensed Veterinarian in the proper technique of humane euthanasia within nine (9) months of hire. Background Requirements: Must be able to successfully pass a thorough background investigation. 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. Online Examination: May include multiple-choice questions and scenario based competency/behavioral questions in categories such as: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar; Basic Mathematics; Customer Service Skills; and Interpreting Forms and Charts. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to move forward in the exam process. (Weighted 40%) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 60%) 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
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit:AFSCME, LOCAL 512 **Promotional Only** The Contra Costa County Human Resources Department is announcing an excellent promotional employment opportunity to County employees who wish to become a first-line Clerical Supervisor. We currently have vacancies in the Employment and Human Services (1), Health Services (3), Probation (2), and Sheriff (1) Departments. You may also be hired from the eligible list in other County Departments as this is a County-wide Class. Clerical Supervisors are generally assigned responsibility for the organization of work and on-going supervision of a single functional clerical unit. Typical tasks include: planning, assigning and reviewing the work of subordinate personnel; training employees on new/revised work procedures; participating in the hiring and evaluation of work performance of subordinate employees; insuring that County and departmental policies and rules are followed; evaluating clerical work procedures, office forms and equipment; maintaining time and attendance records; and performing the most complex work in the section. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Proven leadership and people management skills Understand, apply and explain departmental policies and procedures Ability to provide consistent excellent customer service Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Flexible and adaptable to change; able to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple assignments for self and others Demonstrateddependability, excellent attendance and punctuality Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Basic office skills which include: business writing, spelling, and accuracy Relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, fax, copy machines and software programs Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr .The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. Typical Tasks Supervise, plan, assign and review the work of subordinates Interviews and selects or recommends selection of clerical personnel Trains new employees and existing employees on work procedures and activities Conducts or participates in the evaluation of employees' job performance and conformance to regulations and recommend appropriate personnel action Participates in the maintenance of the proper conduct and morale of office employees by insuring County and departmental policies and rules are followed Interpret and communicate work procedures and departments policies to clerical personnel Evaluates clerical work procedures, office forms and equipment and effects or recommends changes Supervises the maintenance of time and attendance records and makes decisions on routine personnel matters Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems or resolving escalated complaints or issues of the functional unit Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent clerical experience, one (1) year of which must have involved supervisory responsibility. One (1) year of experience at the Clerk-Senior or Lead Specialist levels or comparable level in Contra Costa government employment may be substituted for the required supervisory experience. Other Requirements: Appointments to certain designated positions may require that a portion of the requisite work experience be in a specialized area. Selection Process Tentative Written Exam Scheduled for: July 29, 2019 through July 31, 2019 Tentative Oral Board Exam Scheduled for: August 7, 2019 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. Written Examination: A written test, consisting of multiple-choice questions, will be administered to all accepted applicants. 4. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. 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
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Assessor's Office is recruiting to fill vacancies within its office located in Martinez, CA Principal Appraisers are division heads responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and reviewing either real and/or personal property valuation. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: August 13, 2019 Typical Tasks Plans, directs and coordinates all phases of a property appraisal program or the standards control and internal audit program Directs Supervising Appraisers and/or Supervising Auditor-Appraisers in charge of residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural/transitional, audit appraisal or the standards control and internal audit process Assists the Assessor and Assistant Assessor in the formulation and development of county appraisal policies Consults with the Assistant Assessor on problems in implementing appraisal policy Advises and assists subordinate supervisors on supervision and personnel issues Establishes performance standards Assists in developing the training programs for appraisal personnel Assists in personnel selection Recommends or approves appraisal procedures Assists in developing building replacement cost factors and depreciation tables Develops and supervises the maintenance of appraisal records Researches new and revised laws and regulations and plans for their implementation Meets and corresponds with the public regarding property assessments May appear before public groups to explain county appraisal and assessment procedures Coordinates and directs the presentation of valuation data on appeals to the local Board of Appeals and the State Board of Equalization Prepares correspondence and reports 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. Certificate: Possession of a valid Appraiser's Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in appraising real and/or personal property in a California County Assessor's Office, or in a state or federal agency in California responsible for appraising property, at least two (2) years of which must have been at the level of Supervising Appraiser or Supervising Auditor-Appraiser in Contra Costa County 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%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. 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
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill one (1) Permanent Intermittent and one (1) Permanent Full-Time Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician positions assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center located in Martinez, CA. As a Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, the incumbent(s) will be responsible for the cleaning, decontamination, inspection, packaging, and sterilization of surgical instruments and medical devices. Duties include receiving, sorting, cleaning, inspecting and preparing instruments and medical devices for patient care use; operating various types of processing equipment including sterilizers; maintaining records associated with quality assurance; and distributing patient care products to areas within the medical treatment facility. The incumbent(s) willreceive supervision from the Sterile Processing Supervisor or the Nursing Manager of assigned Health Center. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Attention to detail Works independently Good judgement and decision making skills Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works well with others Dependable Punctual To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for twelve (12) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Receives, sorts, cleans, inspects and prepares contaminated surgical instruments and medical devices for patient care use Operates various types of processing equipment including steam sterilizer, low temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilizer, liquid peracetic acid sterilizer, biological indicator reader, ultrasonic instrument cleaner and flexible endoscopes that require the use of personal protective equipment Determines the sterile integrity of processed instruments and devices Maintains and interprets sterilization records associated with quality assurance and institutional accreditation Responds to competing and multiple urgent tasks in support of the overall patient care plan Organizes and maintains an extensive medical logistic system including product research, requisition, storage, quality assurance, billing and inventory control Distributes processed patient care products and equipment to all patient care areas within the medical treatment facility and geographically separated areas Operates personal computer and other office equipment Ensures readiness of emergency cardiac arrest cart and emergency airway kits Performs other specific tasks in support of the Surgical Suite and all other patient care areas as necessary Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidate 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, a G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and proof of successful completion of a formal sterile processing training program. Substitution: Two (2) years recent full-time, or its equivalent, experience in a Sterile Processing unit of an acute care hospital performing sterile processing and distribution functions may be substituted for completion of a formal sterile processing training program. Selection Process Applicants must attach a copy of their Sterile Processing Training Program certificate . Applications submitted without the required certificate will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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. 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
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is recruiting experienced Network Analyststo fill open positions in the Department of Information Technology and other departments located in Martinez, CA. Network Analysts are responsible for planning, development, installation, implementation and evaluation of digital networks, distributed wireless solutions, interconnecting sites with carrier circuits and private WAN services. Network Analysts analyze user information systems, recommend solutions and appropriate technology to meet client needs, design systems as appropriate, install and configure hardware and software applications and programs, provide continuous support to users of several software packages and hardware components, perform preventive maintenance to preclude major network outages. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following in a large, 500+ nodes enterprise scale network environment: Technical skills required to configure Cisco switches, routers, gateways Expertise in network and IP configuration to address issues such as network congestion Experience with managing Active Directory Direct experience in directing and coordinating the design, development and implementation of hardware, software and data communications solutions Knowledge of technical and analytical problem solving related to installation, maintenance, expansion, and upgrading of software, hardware, networks, peripherals, data processing methods and training methods Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Thrives in a highly technical team environment and adapts easily to varied and changing priorities Works well with a very diverse client base Motivated to work on exciting infrastructure upgrade projects including configuration of wireless access points Committed to providing excellent customer service Keeps abreast of technology, products and business trends Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) monthsand will be used to fill vacant positions in other County Departments. Typical Tasks Performs a variety of complex systems analysis duties in the development, installation, implementation and evaluation of local area, wide area or multi-protocol open data networks Analyzes user information system needs; recommends solutions and appropriate technology to meet client needs; and designs systems as appropriate Participates in County-wide complex projects as a team member Installs, tests and configures network hardware and software Provides continuous technical support to users of several hardware components Runs server security procedures and capacity reports Documents the functionality and requirements of automated information systems; creates user guides and manuals for system users; and assists in training users as needed Assists in the preparation of presentations for information systems projects to a variety of internal and external committees Contacts vendors for components, technical reference and/or services required for network expansion and maintenance Assists in documenting changes, additions, deletions and revisions to network components, wiring and facilities and prepares status reports as required Performs preventive maintenance to preclude major network outages or degradation to customer service Participates in evaluations of proposed network hardware to ensure compatibility with existing systems Attends and participate in professional group meetings and stays current on new trends and innovations in the field of computer network engineering May provide lead and/or technical direction to other staff Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information processing or a closely related field. Network Analyst II: Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in designing, installing and helping to maintain complex LANs and WANs network acceleration technologies using TCP/IP, UDP and other standard networking protocols using physical layers, bridges, gateways and routers. Substitution for Education: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit CLOSING DATE: August 16, 2019 The Health Services Department is accepting applications to fill one (1) Environmental Health Specialist Trainee position assigned to the Retail Food, Recreational Health, Land Use or Solid Waste Programs located in Concord, CA. The Environmental Health Specialist Trainee's responsibilities include receiving instruction and training to perform routine inspections at such locations as food facilities, tattoo parlors, public swimming pools, schools, sewage disposal systems, well construction, small water systems, garbage facilities, and campsites. Incumbents may work variable shifts. This position works closely with experienced Environmental Health Specialists in accordance with the State Environmental Health Specialist Training Plan and reports to a Supervising Environmental Health Specialist. Employment in this class is limited to a maximum of 36 months and during that timeframe, the incumbent is expected to obtain a certificate of Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Excellent written, comprehension and verbal communication skills Able to follow detailed oral and written instructions Effective decision making Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills when conducting field inspections and in-office Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Good critical thinking skills Ability to receive constructive criticism and follow up with positive action Positive, strong and professional work ethic To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 12 months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam: September 18, 2019 Tentative Oral Exam: October 17, 2019 Typical Tasks Performs routine inspections food facilities, schools, small water systems, water well installations, and other public and private facilities Inspects wells and soil borings, sewage disposal systems, solid waste management facilities and other public and private installations Investigates complaints of environmental health concern Learns to review plans for food facilities, public pools and spas Assists in issuing permits or licenses for regulated facilities and activities Prepares reports on inspections and records violations Assists in summary closure of food, public pool and spa facilities Takes samples of food, water, beverages and other matter for laboratory tests Impounds unsafe food and utensils or seeks voluntary destruction or removal of unsafe food and/or food equipment Advises or instructs individuals, businesses, institutions and public officials in the prevention and correction of nuisances and unsanitary conditions Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor 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 environmental health, a science curriculum or closely related field. Letter of Eligibility: A letter certifying eligibility to become an Environmental Health Specialist Trainee provided by the California State Department of Public Health, Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program. Selection Process Applicants must attach the required Letter of Eligibility to their application that is listed on the Minimum Qualifications section. If this document has been obtained after the application submittal, please email it to Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org no later than Friday, September 6, 2019 by 5pm PST. 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. Written Examination: A written test, consisting of multiple-choice questions, will be administrated to all accepted applicants.Test items may consist of the following dimensions: Filing and checking, understanding oral information, understanding written information and vocabulary, numerical skills, and public and interpersonal relations. (Weighted 30%) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 70%) 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. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. 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
Jul 10, 2019
Temporary
The Position The Contra Costa County Public Works Department is seeking experienced individuals to fill multiple temporary Carpenter vacancies in Martinez. Under general supervision, performs rough and finished carpentry work, makes, installs, fabricates, adjusts and repairs wooden articles and structures, including roofs, and finish hardware and performs related work as required. Carpenters generally work a Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday schedule, 10 hours/day, and may work in detention and medical facilities in close proximity to inmates and patients. Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate: A desire to work collaboratively with the public, county departments and other building trades Ability to safely operate hand power tools and machines of the trade Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Innovative with strong practical problem-solving skills Organized and detail oriented; can prioritize and multitask simultaneous projects Minimum Qualifications License: 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. Applicants must be able to obtain the Detention Facility Clearance to work in the detention facilities. Experience: Either 1) completion of a four (4) year Carpenter Apprenticeship and one (1) year of full time, or its equivalent, experience performing rough and finished carpentry work at the journey level; OR 2) five (5) years of full time, or its equivalent, experience performing rough and finished carpentry work and one (1) year of carpentry work at the journey level Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Application Evaluation: Public Works will evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to departmental interviews. Departmental Interviews: Tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 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 IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, MARITAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, MEDICAL CONDITION, GENETIC INFORMATION, MILITARY OR VETERAN STATUS, OR OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY UNDER THE LAW. 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 05, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Are you an experienced technology leader considering a career in Public Service? Do you want to work on a team committed to improving the Customer Experience both internally and externally? Contra Costa County's Department of Information Technology (DoIT) is seeking a leader to oversee our Customer Operations teams, with the goal of improving our Service Delivery model. DoIT is in search of candidates to fill the IT Customer Operations Manager role. We are seeking a leader to: Build and maintain strong relationships with external vendor partners and hold partners accountable for strong and consistent performance and quality; Own and improve the tools and process that makes your team efficient in performing their daily jobs; Lead Disaster Recovery/ Business Continuity projects, as well as Data Center improvement projects; Partner with other IT Divisions in the Department to plan and execute against a wide variety of business and technology needs; Provide guidance to the Helpdesk area to ensure continuity of service in tracking requests, utilizing monitoring tools and customer engagement. The ideal IT Customer Operations Manager candidate is: A Leader with experience managing multiple teams and shifts. A multi-tasking professional team player who efficiently tracks timelines and meets deadlines. Extremely organized and able to work in a fast-paced, high volume, confidential environment. Experienced in Helpdesk software tools and/or implementation. Skillful with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat. Customer-service oriented and results driven. Proficient in Project Management. Knowledgeable in the direct management of Building Monitoring systems to assure 100% uptime, proper operations, temperature, and safety of the data center contents. Proven to have skills in managing people with varying skillsets, as well as mentoring people in all levels. Empathetic and passionate in their approach toward customers and creating excellent customer experiences. Self-directed, resourceful, and adaptable, with strong analytical skills who can use data to inform decisions. Talented at collaborating cross-functionally: you're proactive and persuasive in your work with other teams. Experienced with implementing high-quality solutions quickly amid ambiguity. Skillful or knowledge of IBM Mainframe CA-7 Forecasting for job scheduling & workflow automation. Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Class specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Under administrative direction, directs, supervises and coordinates the technical support activities for computer systems; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; provides operational support to system users; and performs related duties as required. This class is distinguished by its responsibility for the day-to-day management of information systems operations activities for a County Department. This class is distinguished from Computer Operations Supervisor in that the latter supervises a shift while the manager coordinates work between shifts and the overall unit. Administrative direction is received from an appropriate department management staff member. Typical Tasks Assumes management responsibility for the technical support activities for computer systems Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, and recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for information technology staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; and meets with staff to identify and resolve problems Oversees the continuous operation of existing systems including memory storage and peripheral equipment and ensures that daily backup operations are performed Develops and implements necessary system recovery procedures Ensures documentation is accurate and available for system users Implements necessary actions to resolve procedural or operational problems with data processing systems Confers with vendors to resolve hardware and/or software problems and implements vendor recommended modifications as appropriate Provides operational support to network users regarding various procedures or potential problems, and creates and maintains troubleshooting documentation for assigned systems Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates information technology personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures Serves as the liaison with user departments and troubleshoots various operational problems Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations and recommends modifications to data communication programs, policies and procedures as appropriate Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience supervising computer operations staff in a mini or mainframe computer system environment. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.cccounty.us/ hr to complete a Contra Costa County application and short supplemental questionnaire. Final Filing Deadline: July 23, 2019 The process may include one or all of the following: online testing, an additional supplemental questionnaire, and a structured panel interview, the results of which will result in a list of candidates to be forwarded to DoIT for consideration. DoIT may conduct additional interviews before a final selection is made. 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%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on theeligible 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
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in theAnesthesia Technicianposition at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. As an Anesthesia Technician, the incumbent will assist in the preparation of equipment and performance of anesthetic procedures of patients, inspects anesthesia machines and equipment to verify working condition, arranges regular or emergency servicing as needed, and replaces all used disposable components in the anesthesia machine after each operation. The incumbent willreceive supervision from the Perioperative Nursing Program Manager and job direction is received from the Operating Room Charge Nurse and the Anesthesiologist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Performance of cleaning and sterilization and proper compliance with infection control standards Assemble equipment and turnover rooms in preparation of the patient for induction of anesthesia Excellent assistance with direct patient care Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works well under pressure in time sensitive situations Demonstrates the ability to multitask and prioritize Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in a team environment 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. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Inspects anesthesia machines and equipment to verify working condition and arranges regular or emergency servicing as needed Inventories, acquires, and maintains department supply stock consistent with departmental needs Assists in preparation of patient for induction of anesthesia such as placement of BP cuff, EKG, pulse oximetry, C02 oximetry, and positioning Replaces all used disposable components in the anesthesia machine after each operation Assists the Anesthesiologist as needed during the induction of anesthesia Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or California High School Proficiency Certificate. Certification: Completion of an Anesthesia Technician training program and must possess and maintain a current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Substitution: One (1) year of full time or equivalent of full time experience performing anesthesia services may substitute for the completion of an Anesthesia Technician training program. Selection Process Applicants must attach the required certification documents to their application that is listed on the Minimum Qualifications section. Applications submitted without the required certification documents will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. Application Filing: All applicants must apply online 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. 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 theeligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. 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
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a senior PeopleSoft HCM Information Systems Programmer/Analyst (ISPA) IV in the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) located in Martinez, CA; this is not an offsite/remote position. This position is an advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Programmer/Analyst series. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Work in a team environment, providing expert technical and programming support for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) system. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Resolve complex HCM application issues in areas that include implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development and support of the HCM system. Create and provide technical and written documentation. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: PeopleSoft HCM (North America Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits Administration, MSS/GSS) version 9.0 or higher, SQR, Oracle SQL Developer,PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM),PeopleTools, MS Office. Creative problem solving/strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems. Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills. Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, take initiative, and work well under pressure. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam: Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation Continuous. Please note: Contra Costa County is not able to consider third party applicants or candidates requiring H1B sponsorship at this time. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support, and implementation projects Provides information and guidance on applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques, responds to questions, and assists in reviewing work products Evaluates and assesses client needs, identifies and recommends resources (including staff, equipment, and materials) and sets project priorities Monitors and tracks projects by comparing estimates to the actual times and costs and reports on progress or problems encountered on application development or enhancement Prepares specifications for an enhancement or new application Develops applications that meet the specifications provided Prepares and presents project progress reports for assigned work units or committees, identifying problems and issues and recommending solutions Prepares project descriptions, cost estimates and justifications for new or enhanced system modifications Accurately implements assigned tasks, both oral and written, within estimated times and costs Participates in the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; installs or upgrades software applications; and troubleshoots hardware and software related problems Participates in or oversees quality assurance procedures for information systems services and reviews new vendor software for compliance with established standards Provides technical assistance to system customers in accordance with the applicable work unit's policies, procedures, methods and techniques Meets with customer(s) to discuss and document requests for service Prepares and presents the information system solutions to business problems Proficient in using various software productivity tools required to support the work unit's systems Performs a variety of analysis duties in the design, implementation and maintenance of management information systems or applications Installs and maintains platform-specific application software and computer hardware Creates test data and performs necessary tests to validate the accuracy of expected results Accurately codes new, or modifies existing programs Prepares and maintains accurate documentation of work performed Provides customer training for applicable software applications. Develops user training manuals, develops written standards and procedures, and updates and maintains user training manuals as needed May prepare requests for proposals for vendor services May attend and participate in professional group meetings and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information systems Minimum Qualifications Information Systems Programmer/Analyst IV: Education: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science or information processing or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming and/or systems analysis, at least one year of which must have included programming responsibility. Substitution for Education: Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four (4) years. 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 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 employment 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
Jun 25, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management-Mmgt Classes, Classified & Exempt The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office (CAO) is seeking to add an energetic, customer focused, and solution-oriented local government administrator to serve as a leader on their dynamic, professional team. This is a newly created position that will work closely with an existing incumbent in the same functional area. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating their ability to do the following: Apply their solid background in all aspects of municipal finance (accounting and financial reporting, debt management, revenue generation, cost allocation, and budget development and control) coupled with a general understanding of County operations, specifically health and human services. Quickly develop credibility and a reputation as a value-added partner contributing to the success of current programs and supporting new initiatives. Possess organizational skills to ensure work plan commitments are met, and staff and resources are coordinated to deliver results. Exhibit strong interpersonal skills and be successful at building and maintaining strong working relationships throughout the organization including working directly with and in support of the County Administrator', County Finance Director, and Chief Assistant County Administrators. Political astuteness and intuitive understanding of people and nuances. Navigate sensitive issues in a manner that is truthful, straightforward and diplomatic. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to present complex financial information to the Board of Supervisors, Boards and Commissions, County Management and other organizations. Reporting to the County Administrator, the Senior Deputy County Administrator is responsible for managing administrative, budgetary, and financial activities and programs of operating departments. Each Senior Deputy supervises a major program area in the County Administrator's Office. This Senior Deputy County Administrator will have primary responsibility for monitoring the programmatic and fiscal activities for a portion of the Health and Human Services functional area which may include the following departments: Health Services, Employment and Human Services, Child Support Services, and Veteran's Services. S/he will assist in providing staff support for the Family and Human Services Committee which was established to examine and make recommendations on issues relating to health and human services through the County's social service system. In addition to coordinating the activities of certain health and human services departments to meet mandates or program objectives, the Senior Deputy will supervise the review, analysis and monitoring of department budgets and review and/or prepare budget recommendations. The Senior Deputy CAO will evaluate program area requirements and operations including staffing, organization, furnishings, equipment and building facilities; develop workload measurements and supporting data for budget requests, program alternatives, funding options and resultant service delivery implications; and supervise the analysis of budget requests and proposed organizational changes received from operating departments. Further, the Senior Deputy will attend Board of Supervisors' budget hearings and assist in the review process; participate in meetings of the Board of Supervisors, other boards, commissions, groups and County officials regarding budget, finance, and other matters: furnish advice and information to the County Administrator, County officials and others; and supervise subordinate staff. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Oral Examination: Week of August 12, 2019 To view the job brochure for this position, please visit the following link: https://ca-contracostacounty3.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/59452 Typical Tasks Directs the activities of a major functional program area in the County Administrator's Office such as Health and Human Services, Municipal Services, Public Protection, or General Government Plans, organizes and reviews administrative and fiscal activities of County functions for the County Administrator's Office Coordinates the activities of multiple departments to meet mandates or program objectives Supervises the review, analysis and monitoring of budgets of County departments Reviews and/or prepares budget recommendations Evaluates program area requirements and operations including staffing, organization, furnishings, equipment and building facilities Develops workload measurements and supporting data for budget requests, program alternatives, funding options and resultant service delivery implications Attends Board of supervisor's budget hearings and participates in the review process Provides staff support and coordination for a Board committee(s) Supervises the analysis of budget requests and proposed organizational changes received from operating departments Keeps current on State and Federal legislation, regulations and court decisions Furnishes advice and information to the County administrator, County officials and others Attends and participates in conferences and meetings of the Board of Supervisors, other boards, commissions, groups and County officials regarding budget, finance, and other matters Supervises subordinate staff Performs other duties 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. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience, which involved the analysis and review of budget and finance activities and the conduct of organizational studies in a public agency. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. Experience Substitution: Possession of a master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance or closely related field may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. Selection Process If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.cccounty.us/ hr to complete a Contra Costa County application and short supplemental questionnaire. Final Filing Deadline: July 19, 2019 The process may include one or all of the following: online testing, an additional supplemental questionnaire, and a structured panel interview, the results of which will result in a list of candidates to be forwarded to the CAO's Office for consideration. The CAO's Office may conduct additional interviews before a final selection is made. TENTATIVE INTERVIEW DATE: Week of August 12, 2019 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: 1) Understanding and Following Oral Directions, 2) Ability to Read and Understand Written Directions, 3) Interpersonal and Communications Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (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
Jun 20, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. 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. ORAL EXAM DATE: August 13, 2019 (For applications received 6/18 /2019- 7/15/2019) Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports 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 United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P. O. S. T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, or successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, or possession of a valid certificate from a California P. O. S. T. approved Basic Academy. Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. 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. 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. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION 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 identity, 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
Jun 20, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff -Recruit will be assigned to attend our Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($6,382-$8,146). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. Contra Costa County is currently accepting P.O.S.T T-Scores. Valid T-Scores received within the last 12 months with a score of 48 or higher will be accepted in lieu of taking the written examination. Candidates must submit a copy of their T-Score at the time of application. 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. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 6/18/2019-7/15/2019) Written/Physical Agility Exam: August 10, 2019 Oral Exam: August 13-16, 2019 Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department 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 United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: reading comprehension, vocabulary, and information processing/reasoning ability. (Pass/Fail) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) 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. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION 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 identity, 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
Jun 20, 2019
Full Time
The Position *EXTENDED* Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Public Works Department invites all qualified individuals to apply for the Senior Capital Facilities Project Manager position, which is located in Martinez, CA. Under general direction from the Supervising Capital Facilities Project Manager, this position is responsible for the planning, development, design and execution of all phases related to capital projects for the construction and improvements to County facilities. Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: Experience managing complex architectural/engineering work for capital projects Ability to set, monitor, manage, and meet Capital Project budgets and schedules. Effective listener and collaborator at all levels: regulatory, interagency, and within the division and department Effective supervision and mentorship of staff; including the ability to lead, train, coach, and provide feedback to subordinate staff 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 twelve months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: August 8, 2019 Typical Tasks Assists in the day-to-day operation and administration of the Capital Projects Management Division in the Public Works Department Performs complex architectural/engineering work related to the design and construction of capital projects Develops, plans, schedules, manages, and executes capital projects including building and facility construction and remodel projects within an approved budget Supervises subordinate staff including making project assignments, advising staff on architectural/engineering techniques, training and development, and monitoring and evaluating work performance Performs construction administration during the construction phase of projects and oversees the general contractor and/or construction management firm Monitors and reports on the budgets, schedules, and status of projects including any potential problems to the Supervising Capital Facilities Project Manager, Public Works Department senior management, staff from the County Administrator's Office, the Board of Supervisors, and other County department staff Prepares and/or coordinates environmental documents Confers with officials, contractors, and others involved in capital projects Facilitates meetings with building and other code enforcement officials and utility companies Assists in setting project budgets and schedules and is responsible for monitoring, managing, and meeting approved budgets and schedules Participates in interviews and selection of subordinate and professional personnel Conducts feasibility studies and research to determine project requirements, space needs, options, and cost estimates and makes recommendations to approving authority Prepares and processes documents necessary for applicable notices, permits, and approvals Prepares bid packages, attends pre-bidding conferences, and handles bid protests Ensures that change orders, payment requests, punch lists, and reports are handled according to County procedures Maintains drawings, records, closeout documentation, and other materials related to projects Prepares drafts and/or revisions to building design and/or project standards, policies, and procedures Recommends acceptance of assigned projects as being complete Assures that as-built data is properly recorded, operation and maintenance data is distributed, and that projects are properly closed-out at completion Makes presentations on projects to the Board of Supervisors, City Councils, and other official bodies Reviews, develops, and maintains departmental safety rules and regulations Minimum Qualifications License Required: 1) Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application period. AND 2) Possession of a valid State of California certificate of registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in architecture, engineering, construction management or a closely related field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time (or its equivalent of full-time) professional architectural or engineering experience in the design and construction of architectural/engineering building construction, renovation, upgrading, remodeling, and tenant improvement projects. 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list (Weighted 100%) . 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
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): 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. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Telemetry Unit Assignment: Certification : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Gastroenterology unit (GI) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Assignment: Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a CCCRMC approved Crisis management and prevention certificate. Ambulatory Care or Detention Assignments: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements and Certifications: All ambulatory care specialty clinic and Detention assignments require training to perform standardized procedures in accordance with Board of Registered Nursing guidelines including successful completion of training and competency requirements and preceptorship for each applicable procedure, and specialty. AFI/NST (Amniotic Fluid Volume Assessment and Non-Stress Heart Rate) Monitoring Clinics must possess and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Hematology/Oncology clinics and Infusion Center require within six month of hire to be in possession of a valid chemotherapy provider card certification issued by the (ONS) Oncology Nursing Society, annual education related to oncology and demonstrated competency. Within 12 months of hire and every 12 months while employed perform three (3) chemotherapy starts and administer three (3) chemotherapy pushes every year.Must take and complete an ONS education class every two (2) years.' Public Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Behavioral Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, medical facility or detention obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years, six (6) months of which must have been in the Mental Health area. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Emergency Medical Services Assignment: Experience: Requires two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in an Emergency Department obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Contra Costa Health Plan Assignment: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience : Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint, pharmacology exam, and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. 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. 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 Concord, California, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit The Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture is recruiting to fill a couple of Pest Detection Specialist - Project vacancies with primary responsibility to deploy and service detection traps to determine presence of specific exotic, non-endemic pests. Positions are seasonal and dependent on State contract funds. Incumbents may be exposed to chemicals, plant/animal diseases or poison oak, chemical and agricultural odors, and various weather conditions and climate. Full job description can be found on the Contra Costa County website under Human Resources. Typical Tasks Identifies basic fruit trees and vegetable/plant species that are hosts for specific insect pests Identifies specific target pests that are caught in detection traps Organizes effective trapping routes in an efficient manner Deploys and services insect detection traps according to State guidelines Works with various insect traps that contain insect food lures, pheromone lures and pesticides Draws neat and accurate maps of trap locations Reads and utilizes simple diagrams and maps efficiently Maintains legible and accurate records and prepares reports Works within close proximity and with large quantities of insects Works safely around dogs, stinging insects, and allergic plants Performs basic mathematical calculations Assists with surveys to detect plant pests and diseases Complies with laws, regulations and professional practices governing agricultural programs Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships Manages time efficiently to complete assigned tasks Communicates effectively and tactfully with home and property owners, coworkers, supervisors and the general public Operates assigned vehicles safely Works independently to assess situations for risk and responds in a safe and effective manner Performs other work as required which may include the use of pesticides when assigned to Pest Management Programs Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Valid out of state 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 TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position, submit an application onlinefor consideration.Please feel free to contact Roxanne Crosby at (925) 608-6600 if you have any questions regarding this position. 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
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position -EXTENDED- Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Senior Public Health Microbiologist position assigned to the Public Health Laboratory located in Martinez, CA; the appointee may be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Senior Public Health Microbiologist is responsible for accurately applying knowledge of accepted scientific techniques, methods, and procedures while performing varied and complex bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological, and parasitological tests. Duties and responsibilities include providing lead direction to technical and non-technical staff; performing tests for which standard procedures have not been established; consulting with supervisor, physicians, and private laboratories in performing tests; making decisions and providing opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits and maintaining quality control records. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of accepted techniques, methods and procedures for making bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological and parasitological tests, including specialized and more complex tests Ability to assimilate training and experience necessary to perform required specialized microbiological tests Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent leadership and training skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, the public and members of the medical profession Excellent oral and written 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. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Oral Exam: July 17, 2019 Typical Tasks Performs the more difficult and complex bacteriological, serological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and immunological tests May perform tests for which standard procedures have not been established Acts as lead person over a work group of Public Health Microbiologists and non-technical staff Provides technical lead direction Public Health Microbiologists Makes decisions and gives opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits Consults with supervisor, physicians and private laboratories in performing tests Maintains quality control records for an assigned work group Performs less complex microbiological tests as required Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Registration Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Health. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing varied microbiological and clinical tests, and analysis training as a Public Health Microbiologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science field from an accredited institution may be substituted for one (1) year of clinical lab experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AT TIME OF 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment 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 Human Resources Department Concord, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2019
Full Time
Initiates and proofs correspondence for manager's signature Composes draft correspondence, memoranda and other written materials based on knowledge and understanding of departmental activities Prepares and assists in the preparation of reports, recommendations and other written material by researching information, compiling and organizing content and performing or coordinating clerical work essential to their preparations Develops and prepares or directs the preparation of agenda and notices of meetings and other information for committees, boards and other groups Attends meetings and takes detailed minutes for transcription and distribution. Develops, maintains, and revises filing and record systems requiring knowledge of technical and program information Assures that accurate indexing and record controls are in place to expedite efficient retrieval Pulls appropriate file/referenced material upon receipt of incoming correspondence Identifies and combines related documents and correspondence and may have authority to make decisions on records maintenance with little or no direction form the manager Handles a wide variety of correspondence which may require knowledge of policies or procedures and develops non-standard responses requiring research May have authority to initiate independent correspondence with little direction or review by manager Screens telephone calls and visitors by asking pertinent questions to determine whether manager needs to be notified and then handles those determined to be routine May interrupt to inform manager that an important call or visitor is waiting May act as a representative for the manager on occasion and provide a summary of the proceedings from meetings May have authority to make specific pre-agreed upon decisions at meetings on behalf of the manager May review and manage incoming mail with responsibility for sorting, screening and routing May have access to confidential information which, if used indiscriminately, could result in embarrassment to the manager, legal action, loss of political advantages or loss of revenue or grant funds Maintains the manager's appointment calendar and schedules meetings under general guidelines May have discretion to screen meetings and make referrals Prioritizes appointments and protects free time for the manager Schedules follow-up material for manager requiring some knowledge of programs and policies Relieves manager of administrative and office detail May requisition supplies and maintain records of expenditures Acts as lead secretary, providing direction to subordinate clerical personnel on specific assignments Performs other clerical tasks as assigned
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is the largest department in the County with currently more than 4,500 individuals employed in the Department, with an annual budget for FY 2018- 2019 of roughly $1.8 billion. The Department is composed of several Divisions whichincludes Behavioral Health Services , Contra Costa Health Plan (a federally-qualified HMO), Emergency Medical Services , Environmental Health , Hazardous Materials , Public Health , and the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers (CCRMC). THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Director of Environmental Health Services - Exempt position located in Concord, CA. This single position classification is located in the Environmental Health Division of the Health Services Department. The classification is distinguished by its responsibility for the overall management of all general program matters in the Environmental Health Division. Areas of responsibility include food safety, solid waste, sewage systems, land development and use, water systems, water-oriented recreation, bio-medical waste and health and sanitation conditions relating to housing and institutions. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Strong development and implementation of Division goals, objectives, and priorities Identifies Division wide training needs and develops training plans Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Work effectively and cooperatively with representatives from other local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and programs Provision and promotion of excellent customer service for all internal and external customers General policy direction is provided by the Director of Health Services. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the development and implementation of Division goals, objectives, and priorities Oversees and ensures compliance with State and Federal mandates Provides general direction in Local Enforcement Agency activities Advises the Director of Health Services of the community's needs for environmental health related improvements Evaluates the effectiveness of established environmental health programs and develops and implements new programs as mandated by law or community needs Determines personnel and equipment requirements to meet the operational needs of the Division Correlates environmental health services to related work of other divisions of the Health Services Department and other County and State agencies Identifies Division wide training needs and develops training plans Directs and coordinates the work of subordinate managers to ensure the appropriate and effective integration of the various environmental health programs Selects, trains, evaluates, and monitors the performance of Division personnel, directly or through subordinate staff, Participates in staff conferences and meetings of various organizations interested in environmental health Represents the department before boards, political bodies, committees, and the general public Prepares program budgets Prepares and reviews correspondence and reports Participates in staff conferences and meetings on environmental health issues Participates in various conferences/training in order to maintain awareness of new trends and developments related to Environmental Health. Plan to increase the cultural workforce diversity in the department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California, and 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 degree from an accredited college or university with a major in environmental health, health administration, biological or physical science, or closely related field. Experience: Five years of full-time experience or its equivalent as an Environmental Health Specialist in an agency involved with environmental health, regulations and enforcement of which at least three years included supervisory or management responsibilities. Selection Process To apply, please submit your resume anda letter of interest summarizing your education and experience that meet the minimum qualifications to: Health Services Personnel Analyst: Laurén Jimenez Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org Re:Director of Environmental Health Services - Exemptposition Tentative Resume Review period: Open Until Filled Tentative Oral Interview date: TBD Tentative Final Interview date: TBD 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
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies 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. EXAM DATES (For applications received 4/15/19 - 7/21/19) Tentative Written Exam: August 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools, and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues 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 Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (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.