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.

 

 

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 13, 2019
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is seeking a Chief Probation Officerto serve as the department head for theProbation Department.The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a large workforce of dedicated probation professionals. A strong ethical compass and a commitment to the professional development and well-being of the department's employees is required. The Chief Probation Officer will be politically savvy yet apolitical and will have in-depth experience in organizational and personnel management including setting priorities, holding staff accountable, and moving the department forward in a fast-paced environment. The next Chief Probation Officer is expected to embrace evidence-based programs that induce cognitive and behavioral rehabilitation in those being supervised. A critical success factor for the Chief Probation Officer will be the proven ability to bring people with varied interests together to discuss and come to agreement on important and complex issues affecting the department. In particular, continuing to successfully Chair the Community Correction Partnership and fully engage its members, the community, justice partners, and local law enforcement agencies is critical to the wellbeing of the department. The Chief Probation Officer leads approximately 350 full time employees and is charged with implementing pragmatic administrative and policy initiatives according to the Department's strategic plan. As the legal landscape of probation administration continues to change in California, the Chief Probation Officer will play a major role in working with the District Attorney's Office, the Superior Court, the County Board of Supervisors, and the various local law enforcement agencies in Contra Costa County to deliver new policies and procedures that serve the best interest of the public, particularly those on juvenile probation. To view the job brochure and apply: To apply for this outstanding career opportunity, please go to https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=582 . Final filing date: First review of applications: December 18, 2019 Please contact recruiter, Andrew Nelson, with any questions: Andrew Nelson anelson@cpshr.us CPS HR Consulting Website: www.cpshr.us
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 13, 2019
Full Time
The Position The Community Services Bureau in the Employment & Human Services Department is offering 2* (20/40) part-time employment opportunities with benefits in a leadership role as a Community Services Mental Health Clinical Supervisor. *NOTE: 1 part-time position is under review to be changed to full-time (40/40). Under general supervision, plans, organizes, and directs the mental health treatment services for children and families in an assigned geographic area; coordinates activities with other services components in the region and with the Countywide Head Start/Early Head Start programs, provides clinical supervision to subordinates; and performs related work as required. Positions in this class function as first line management supervisors of children and family services work unit in an outpatient setting within the Community Services Bureau. This class is distinguished from other mental health supervisory classes by its specialization in children and family treatment services. Program supervision of this class is provided by the Comprehensive Services Manager - Project. Positions in this classification are State or federally funded project positions and are exempt from the Merit System. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in the development of policies and procedures relative to children and family mental health services; Interviews, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates professional/support staff; Plans, assigns, schedules, and reviews the work of subordinates; Provides one (1) hour/week of individual supervision and two (2) hours/week of group supervision of Mental Health Interns; Maintains liaison with other public, private, and community organizations providing health and social services to children and families within the clinic's geographic service area; Gathers service statistics and writes reports and correspondence based thereon; Monitors revenues and expenditures; Reviews and co-signs Medi-Cal charts; Provides ongoing evaluations to mental health interns; Provides outreach to Bay Area schools and universities with Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)/ Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) programs; Represents the Community Services Mental Health program at clinical meetings with County Mental Health; Provides logistical and clinical assistance to Supervisors when needed; Works closely with support staff in maintaining and updating the internal Medi-Cal database; Provides updated intern/client list and billing hours to Comprehensive Services Manager - Project; Creates and implements mental health forms and procedures for Community Services Mental Health program as needed; Provides crisis intervention at schools sites as it pertains to Mental Health Interns and clinical cases. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of one of the following professional licenses is required. Either: (a) a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the State of California, Board of Psychology; (b) a valid license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; or (c) a valid license as a Marriage and Family Therapist issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time post-licensure experience or its equivalent providing direct mental health treatment services to children and families, at least one (1) year of which must have involved services to children under the age of five (5) years. One (1) year of the required experience must have involved supervisory or lead responsibilities. 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. Structured Oral Board Interview: The examination will consist of a structured oral interview conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, CA. The Board will evaluate each candidate's job-related qualifications. 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
Nov 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department is offering an exciting opportunity for talented individuals to fill one (1) vacancy as a Research and Evaluation Manager. Employment and Human Services (EHSD) is the second largest department in the County, employing over 2,400 employees. EHSD partners with the community in the delivery of services, and to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. For more information on the Employment and Human Services Department, please visit their website at http://ehsd.org/overview . The Employment & Human Services Research and Evaluation Manager is responsible for directing research, evaluating program activities, goals, objectives, policies and priorities and documenting performance outcomes and measures defined by state and federal agencies. This includes creating, and maintaining infrastructure to gather, analyze, synthesize and develop clear and compelling ways to present data to multiple audiences. The department is seeking a skilled individual with a sophisticated level of expertise directing research, and managing rigorous statistical analysis and evaluation data related to social service operations. The ideal candidate will have experience evaluating program impact, and the ability to develop proactive plans for change to ensure compliance with critical state and federal funding sources and regulations. Housed in the Department's Policy and Planning Unit in the Office of the Director, in addition to research and evaluation focused activities, this position will contribute to the arenas of government affairs, fund development, facilitating collaborations, and strategic planning. This position provides leadership for the Department, with the goal of helping EHSD, policy makers, and the community better understand the impact of EHSD's work. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. This eligiblelist may also be utilized if and when additional vacancies occur inthe Office of Reentry and Justice of the County Administrator's Office and the Public Health Division of the Health Services Department. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam:December 20, 2019 Typical Tasks GENERAL TYPICAL TASKS: Research and Evaluation Managers may perform all or part of the following: Designs data collection procedures and performs statistical analyses Supervises, coordinates and participates in the implementation of the organization, staffing and operational activities for an assigned research, evaluation and or health assessments Manages internal application development Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff responsible for developing and implementing program applications, program deliverables and/or health assessments Establishes schedules and methods for providing technical support services Identifies resource needs, reviews with appropriate management staff, and allocates resources accordingly Participates in the development of policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; and makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures Monitors performance and compliance with applicable specifications, rules, regulations and laws related to research projects; and ensures quality and timeliness of work performed Performs the more technical and complex tasks of the work unit including providing solutions to user needs through the development and implementation of information system procedures Conducts research on new and evolving computer technologies and recommends systems and improvements for the Division Conducts research and prepares and presents staff reports Prepares analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities Participates in developing specific program goals and data needs Plan, coordinate, and implement the evaluation of comprehensive services and programs, including needs assessment, program design, and regulatory enforcement Direct, coordinate, and participate in the development and implementation of policies, objectives and procedures related to program evaluation that balance both mandated services and community needs Develop and maintain the infrastructure needed to gather data to accurately measure departmental and program-specific outcomes Evaluate data reports to identify strengths, trends, inconsistencies, and areas needing improvement to support outcome measurement, demographic reviews, service delivery capacity planning, evaluation, and data clean-up, etc. Present written data analysis clearly and concisely in terms understandable to non-evaluators Prepare presentations and present data information to a wide range of in-house and collaborative groups Identify and recommend new data collection requirements and methods for gathering data Recommend changes in policies, procedures, and/or administrative functions in order to support data collection requirements Collaborate department staff, community, other county agencies, state or county staff, and vendors and contractors, to develop strategies for effective data systems to ensure consistent data collection, information access, and communication of evaluation results May research and evaluate clinical services and treatment issues May chair special committees and boards for research projects Serves as liaison to State and federal health, social services, or criminal justice agencies May manages systems security Oversees and participates in performance monitoring Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social or behavioral science, public health or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in a research/evaluation position with responsibilities that included goal setting, program evaluation, survey design, statistical outcome reporting, report generation, and other complex administrative and budgetary analyses. 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, including the submission of a work sample. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Nov 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Nurse CLOSING DATE November 22, 2019 THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) vacant Nursing Program Manager position assigned to the Perioperative Department - OR, PACU, GI, and SPD Unit at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. Under direction, incumbents plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care for an assigned department and are responsible for designing and implementing policies to achieve and maintain goals that ensure the delivery of quality patient care and service excellence. Additionally, incumbents are also responsible for the development of a department quality improvement plan as well as the on-going management and support of inter and intra hospital Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Programs. This position reports to the Directors of Nursing Operations for Hospital, Clinics, and Detention, and Mental Health Director or designee for Behavioral Health Division-Mental Health Services. To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: December 10, 2019 Typical Tasks Plans, develops, implements, reviews and revises policies, procedures and standards for Nursing Services consistent with departmental philosophy and hospital or Behavioral Health-Mental Health Services mission Interviews, selects, hires, orients and evaluates subordinate staff Plans, prepares, monitors, controls budgetary recommendations for personnel, operational and capital equipment expenditures for assigned departments Counsels and disciplines subordinate staff; confers with Director of Nursing or Mental Health Director or designee and Personnel regarding personnel problems Visit care sites regularly to observe patient condition and ensures that the care provided is documented and remains consistent with the physicians orders and plan of care Evaluates patient satisfaction and identifies any interventions needed for improvement Confers with physicians and other disciplines regarding the care and condition of patients/consumers Instructs professional and non-professional nursing personnel Submits monthly activity reports Forecasts and ensures daily staffing needs are met Develops, implements and reviews staffing patterns on an on-going basis Monitors and ensures enforcement of safety program for assigned department Participates in professional organization(s) Plans and consults on educational programs for department Provides clinical consultation in specialty to other patient care departments Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License and Certification Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and for positions assigned to Hospital, Clinics, and Detention, a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in nursing, hospital or health care administration, or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which must have been as a Charge Nurse, Head Nurse, or in a similar supervisory capacity; or three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a Registered Nurse in a community mental health system, one (1) year of which must have been as a Charge Nurse, Head Nurse, or in a similar supervisory capacity. Substitution: Two (2) additional years of experience as a Charge Nurse or Head Nurse may be substituted for the Bachelors degree. QUALIFICATIONS FOR RESTRICTED POSITIONS: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the following assignments: EMERGENCY SERVICES: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. One (1) year of the experience must have been in an emergency department. CRITICAL CARE SERVICES (ICU/IMCU): Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. One (1) year of the required experience must have been in a critical care unit. PERINATAL SERVICES: Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certification; Advanced Fetal Monitor Certification. One (1) year of the required experience must have been in a perinatal unit. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION-MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Crisis prevention Institute Certification (CPI) or Psychiatric/Mental Health Certification. One (1) year of the required experience must have been in the mental health area. INPATIENT OR PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY SERVICES: Crisis Prevention Institute Certification (CPI). One (1) year of the required experience must have been in the mental health area. PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES: One (1) year of the required experienced must have been in perioperative services. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required and all applicants must attach the required license and certification to their application that is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section. Selection Process 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. 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
Nov 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) Full-Time and one (1) Part-Time vacancy as a Cardiac Ultrasonographer assigned to the Cardiopulmonary Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. As a Cardiac Ultrasonographer, the incumbent is responsible for selecting equipment for use in cardiac sonography, assisting/positioning patients in the examination room, performing 2-D and M-Mode echocardiograms with Doppler flow studies and Doppler color flow velocity and preparing records of functional, anatomical and pathological data. This position reports to the Chief, Cardiopulmonary Support Services. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience conducting routine cardiac sonography examinations Experience working in a clinic and/or acute care setting Recent use of picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking skills Ability to triage patients based on diagnosis Knowledge and utilization of Philips ultrasound systems 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 six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Positions and transfers patients and provides for patient safety Selects equipment for use in cardiac sonography set up according to the requirements of the examination Adjusts equipment controls according to specific orders Moves transducer by hand and observes sound wave display screen to note ultrasonic pattern produced Prepares a permanent record of the significant functional and/or anatomical and pathological data obtained for interpretation by a physician Performs first aid as necessary Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross examination Maintains orderliness and cleanliness Secures and returns supplies May be responsible for recommendation/development of technical factors and equipment factors and equipment selection Recognizes common equipment malfunctions and makes minor repairs or adjustments as required Maintains adequate records as directed Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Certification Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers; or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) issued by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI); AND a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. 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 disqualified. 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%) 4. 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
Nov 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856-Health Services Unit CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) Full-Time vacancy as a Cardiology Technician I assigned to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. As a Cardiology Technician I, the incumbent is responsible for the monitoring and handling of electrocardiograph (EKG) machines. In addition to transporting, setting up, operating, and reporting results of electrocardiograph and related tests, other duties may include: operating related cardiac stress equipment such as the treadmill; responding to Code Blue emergencies indicating cardiac arrest in progress; cleaning, testing and making minor repairs to diagnostic equipment; and scheduling appointments and filing reports. This position reports to the Chief, Cardiopulmonary Support Services. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience attaching electrodes to specifies areas of the patient's body per protocol Experience working in a clinic and/or acute care setting Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Knowledgeable in cardiac stress equipment such as treadmill or apply Holter cardiac monitoring equipment Ability to distinguish between normal and abnormal wave patterns by comparing previous EKGs 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 six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Transports machines or equipment to assigned locations within main medical center or outpatient clinics Receives patients and explains methods or procedure for administering EKG tests and all cardiac related procedures ordered by attending physician Attaches electrodes to specifies areas of the patient's body per protocol Monitors the recording procedures to discern artifacts or abnormalities May also be assigned to operate related cardiac stress equipment such as treadmill or apply Holter cardiac monitoring equipment Respond to Code Blue or Rapid Response emergencies indicating cardiac arrest in progress Replenishes supply as needed Cleans, tests and makes minor repairs to all diagnostic equipment Reports major malfunctions to manager and Bio Medical Equipment Request Observes all required safety standards to guard against injury to patients and staff Schedules appointments and files reports Types, files and copies reports Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, in the operation of electrocardiograph machines and related equipment. Substitution for Experience: A certificate of completion of an electrocardiography course issued by an accredited college or vocational school may be substituted for the experience. Certification Required: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association, or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. 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 disqualified. 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 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
Nov 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position **Bargaining Unit: Local 21 Are you an innovator and high achiever?Service driven? Dedicated to quality? Want to be a part of a nationally recognized Election Team? We are seeking an experienced election administration professional to plan and supervise voter registration, customer service, and vote-by-mail operations in one of the state and nation's largest counties. Contra Costa County currently has more than 630,000 registered voters and a population of 1.1 million. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Contra Costa County offers great salary and benefits in addition to a collaborative and fast paced work environment. If your election experience includes tremendous overtime during an election, be prepared for a new experience. We are looking for someone who is: A collaborative leader and coach A planner and organizer Committed to continuous improvement A problem solver Committed to public service Adaptable Knowledgeable and experienced in election administration What you will typically be responsible for: Trains staff and ensures accurate work products using quality control practices Directly supervises and evaluates up to 6 permanent staff and up to 20 temporary staff Actively participates in division planning, research and decision-making activities Develops and updates processes and procedures to meet program needs Directs the voter registration program including regular voter file maintenance and related voter notifications Directs the vote by mail program, including issuance, return and canvassing of ballots Directs processes for examining petitions and signature verification Supervises the process of reviewing and adjudicating provisional ballots Directs processes for military and overseas, confidential, and emergency voting Supervises phone and in-person customer services A few reasons you might love this job: Ability to serve your community through public service Opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment Chance to be a part of democracy in action Be part of a highly respected elections team Develop a competency and understanding of multiple election functions A few challenges you might face in this job : Legislation and regulations regularly change therefore processes and procedures need to be regularly updated During peak election times the number of team members requiring training, managing, supervising increases significantly Team work expectations require supporting the work of other elections functions Desirable Qualifications: High Emotional Intelligence CalPEAC and/or CERA certification Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese or Tagalog Management and Supervisor Classes or Training Typical Tasks Directs the voter registration program and related documents Directs polling place/poll worker recruitment and training Directs precinct and district mapping programs Directs warehouse operations Directs mailing piece design; coordination of postal approvals; maintenance of adequate funds in postal permit accounts; tracking of postage expenses Directs the preparation and inventory maintenance of election supplies and forms. Directs the issuance, return and canvassing of absentee ballots Directs the maintenance of the signature image file for petition and signature checking Directs ballot layout and ballot tabulation Directs election result reporting and canvass processes Directs the service and maintenance of voting and tabulation equipment Prepares and monitors a detailed schedule of events for all election activities in the unit and issues a daily status report highlighting critical events Maintains election related statistics and prepares reports, as directed Maintains and updates the Elections Division website, as directed Coordinates work schedules with other departmental sections to ensure that critical events are properly carried out and accomplished within the established timeframe Develops and updates forms and procedures to meet current election laws and State and Federal regulations related to voter registration; candidate filing; absentee ballots; precinct/mapping programs; warehouse operations and equipment maintenance; election officer recruitment and training; polling places; ballot layout and tabulation, election results reporting, canvass processes and other election programs Trains, directly supervises and evaluates up to 20 temporary staff and 4 to 6 permanent staff Responds to the most complicated requests or questions from the public or other agencies concerning elections processes and procedures Prepares correspondence; plans, coordinates and prepares publications for various legal notices of election and submission of arguments on local measures Plans, coordinates and supervises the candidate filing process including processing, reviewing and determining the qualification of candidate documents for all federal, state and local offices Verifies residency and political affiliation Determines and accepts candidate filing fees Reviews and accepts candidate statement of qualifications Develops, coordinates, and supervises implementation of campaign reporting requirements Receives and prepares election resolutions Develops and compiles elections calendars for the Primary, General, regularly scheduled district and special elections Contacts and coordinates with a variety of jurisdictions holding elections to make preliminary arrangements of the type of election services that are to be provided by this department Determines which candidates are elected or appointed to each office and prepares all certificates of appointments, election and appointments in lieu of the election Prepares oaths of office for schools, districts, and local offices Manages the Automated Phone System to ensure that all incoming calls are appropriately handled by elections staff Supervises front counter telephone and receptionist personnel and their related activities Directs and participates in logic and accuracy testing of voting equipment Prepares and conducts Secretary of State auto-certification testing during statewide elections Support to other units as necessary Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's will be accepted during the application's process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, or its equivalent, clerical experience, at least one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity working with departmental staff, the public and interdepartmental personnel conducting elections in a public office. Substitution: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college with major coursework in public administration, business, or political science may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience excluding one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience conducting elections in a public office. Selection Process Application Appeal Period: December 2, 2019 through December 6, 2019 Tentative Oral Board Scheduled for: December 17, 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. 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
Nov 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt CLOSING DATE:November 29, 2019 To apply, please submit your resume anda letter of interest summarizing your education and experience that meet the minimum qualifications to: Health Services Personnel,Human ResourcesAnalyst: Laurén Jimenez Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org Re:Chief Operations Officer- Exemptposition Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is the largest department in the County with currently more than 4,500 individuals employed andwith an annual budget for FY 2019- 2020 of roughly $1.8 billion. The Department is composed of several Divisions whichinclude 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 theChief Operations Officer- Exempt position located in Martinez, CA. Thisclassification is located in theContra Costa Health Plan (CCHP)of the Health Services Department and is second in command of the organization. Responsibilities will include development and implementation of policies, objectives, and initiatives that will attain short and long term operational goals; responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the operational management of all aspects of the Health Plan; ensures personnel compliance and implements staffing decisions; prepares for annual DHCS audits, manages coordination with the California Association of Health Plans; sustains an excellent business relationship with operational vendors; and executing strategic business plans. The incumbent will report to and receive direction from the Chief Executive Officer of the Contra Costa Health Plan and is exempt from the Merit System. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Design and implement policies, procedures and processes that will be effective and efficient in provision of health care to the CCHP member population Provide inputwhen reviewing CCHP member benefits, implementing new benefit plan design, and ensuring compliance with regulatory changes Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Work and lead effectively in a complex health care and political environment Provision and promotion of excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, organize, direct and evaluate all operations of Contra Costa Health Plan Coordinate with the CCHP executive team in designing, implementing and analyzing operational systems within the Health Plan Design and implement policies, procedures and processes that will be effective and efficient in provision of health care to the CCHP member population Provide to the CCHP CEO and executive team, ongoing professional assessment of multiple factors that affect the quality and efficiencies of services provided to CCHP members Provide input in regard to reviewing CCHP member benefits, implementing new benefit plan design, and ensuring compliance with regulatory changes Act as a liaison between Health Plan units to ensure coordination and consistency of operations and objectives for projects and initiatives Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a health related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, in an executive management or operations management capacity in a managed health care organization. Substitution for Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree and two (2) additional years of qualifying administrative management experience may be substituted for the Master's Degree. Selection Process SPECIFIC APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, please submit your resume anda letter of interest summarizing your education and experience that meet the minimum qualifications to: Health Services Personnel,Human ResourcesAnalyst: Laurén Jimenez Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org Re:Chief Operations Officer- Exemptposition Tentative Resume Review period: November 04, 2019 - November 29, 2019 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
Oct 28, 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. NOTE: Candidates who will complete their Master's degree requirements on or before June 2020 are encouraged to apply. EXAM DATES (For applications received 10/28/19 - 2/2/20) Tentative Written Exam: February 2020 (Must be able to attend exam in person) 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. (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
Oct 28, 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 III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; 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 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. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. 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 andnetwork 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 10/28/19 - 2/2/20) Tentative Written Exam: February 2020 (Must be able to attend exam in person) 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 and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in 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 on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for 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 of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers 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 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) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults 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 highly skilled 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. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement 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. (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 Martinez, California, United States
Oct 26, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher I Pay Range $65,352.10 - $72,050.73* *As of July 1, 2019 $68,619.70 - $75,653.26 (2020-2021) $72,050.69 - $79,435.92 (2021-2022) $75,653.22 - $83,407.72 (2022-2023) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($5,965 - $7,078) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: (for applications received 10/26 - 11/22/2019) Tentative Typing Assessment: 12/17 & 12/18/2019 Tentative Performance Exam: 1/4- 1/6/2020 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. Performance 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: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. 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%) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q 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
Oct 26, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $71,584.80 - $84,940.04* *As of July 1, 2019 $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 (2020-2021) $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) ( 20% pay increase over 4 year period) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 10/26 - 11/22/2019) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 12/17 - 12/18/2019 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. Online Skills Assessment: 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: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. 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%). 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
Oct 25, 2019
Temporary
The Position **Bargaining Unit: Local 2700 Do you want to take part in our democracy in 2020? Do you enjoy public service? If you answered yes, we would like you to be a part of our nationally recognized elections team! We are seeking temporary staff to join us in conducting elections throughout 2020 in Contra Costa County where we have more than 630,000 registered voters and a population of 1.1 million. If you enjoy a fast-paced work environment, learning new things, and being a part of a team, this job is for you! We are looking for a candidate that is: flexible and willing to work on a variety of assignments as needed interested in serving the public open to feedback and committed to continuous improvement a team player willing to learn new things dependable and detail oriented able to follow instructions You will typically be responsible for: entering voter registration applications, processing Vote by Mail requests and returns, and updating voter information helping to find volunteers to work at the polls on Election Day assisting in the assembly of polling place supplies and testing voting equipment in a Warehouse environment providing in-person and phone customer service serving as a representative at a Regional Early Voting location offering voters the opportunity to vote in-person before Election Day retrieving and securing ballots from Vote by Mail drop off sites located throughout the County conducting poll worker trainings and giving instruction in a group setting reviewing and proofreading voting materials in English or one of the following languages: Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese assisting with pre-press layout and design A few reasons you might love this job: learn about the elections process gain experience working for the County gain experience serving the public opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment be a part of the historic 2020 Presidential election A few challenges you might face: team work expectations requires tasks to change often quickly learning new processes and procedures work can be repetitive occasional long hours and overtime Desirable Qualifications are: experience performing data entry tasks experience providing customer service in-person and/or on the phone fluency in English and Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese elections administration experience experience as a poll worker Assignments Voter Services Support Processes voter registration transactions, petitions, performs data entry, and basic customer service. Assists in vote by mail, tally, canvassing, and other election related tasks. Candidate Services Support Provides assistance to candidates and participates in the layout, translation, and proofing of the Voter Information Guide. Assists with voter services duties, vote by mail, tally, canvassing, and other election related tasks. Language Support Primarily reviews, proofreads, and translates voting materials from English to one of the following languages: Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese. When not performing language support tasks, candidates will perform voter support or candidate support functions. Warehouse Support Prepares, dispatches, and distributes voting equipment, polling place supplies, and Election Day emergency equipment. Provides support for equipment/supplies. Classroom Instructor Instructors are responsible for conducting the training for all Election Day Poll Workers.Incumbents will be required to learn and then teach Polling Place and equipment procedures to Poll workers. Typical Tasks Assists with: data entry of voter registration information design and presentation of training programs to elections division employees, volunteer workers and members of the public maintenance of election equipment inventory, forms, and materials inventory Military/Overseas Absentee Voter Program operation of absentee and other equipment orderly return and organization of materials to be used in the official canvass processing of possible duplicates generated by both election management software and state databases processing provisional ballots for each election signature verification procedure state and local petition filing and reporting requirements the proper assembly of precinct supplies and ballot packages for distribution to the election boards training programs for various election processes Answers questions from the public regarding election issues, including election laws and regulations governing the conduct of elections As needed, assist other functional units in election processing duties assists Elections Outreach Coordinator to identify, recruit, train and evaluate poll workers Assures correct ballots are mailed to absentee voters in a timely manner, election procedures are strictly followed, and facility/ballot security is maintained at all times Enters data in database system follows procedures for various election processes monitors and strictly controls voter secrecy and access to ballots Performs routine maintenance on elections machines Uses computer-based programs to perform a variety of election services Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or high school proficiency certificate. Other: Some assignments may require the candidate to drive a county vehicle or their own personal vehicle. 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: An Application Evaluation Board will convene to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to a hiring interview. Tentative Application Screening and Interview Schedule Qualifying candidates that submit applications between October 25, 2019 and November 13, 2019 will receive an invitation for interview onNovember 19, 2019 or November 20, 2019. Qualifying candidates that submit applications between November 14, 2019 and December 11, 2019 will receive an invitation for interview onDecember 17, 2019 or December 19, 2019. Qualifying candidates that submit applications between December 12, 2019 and January 8, 2020 will receive an invitation for interview onJanuary 14, 2020 or January 16, 2020. 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
Oct 24, 2019
Full Time
The Position THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Nursing Assistants to assist licensed nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an inpatient setting at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living. Additional duties include transporting patients to appointments; taking and recording vital signs; obtaining stool and urine specimens; and other required patient care activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Exercise good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Follow oral and written directions Work as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Perform difficult physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion to control patient behavior Ensure that patients receive the proper meals prescribed by their physicians Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work under stress Ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Attention to detail Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. Typical Tasks Assists patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living Transports patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital Observes and records patients' temperatures, respiration, pulse, blood pressures, intake and output, and weight Obtains stool and urine samples Prepares rooms for admission and post discharge room cleaning Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Assists patients in and out of bed Charts observations of the patient in the medical record and reports observations to the nurse in charge Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Maintains supplies including ordering and stocking May serve on a Code Gray Team May be required to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Attends staff meetings and other inservice training as required Performs other indirect care activities as required Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Within six (6) months of hire must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center approved Crisis Management and Prevention Certificate. 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 CNA AND CURRENT CPR or BLS CERTIFICATE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. 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%) 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 23, 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 10/22/2019-11/18/2019) Written/Physical Agility Exam: December 14, 2019 Oral Exam: December 17-20, 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 23, 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: December 17, 2019 (For applications received 10/22 /2019- 11/18/2019) 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
Oct 21, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 The District Attorney's Office is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Legal Assistant with superb research ability, writing skills, and the ability to communicate well with others. The workflow requires the incumbent to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented setting. You will need excellent organizational skills and a strong grasp of civil and criminal procedures, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. The mission of the District Attorney's Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Excellent computer skills Strong research, writing, communication, and organizational skills Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to multi-task and collaborate on complex matters Ability to communicate with the public, law enforcement, and various regulatory agencies What you will do: Assist attorneys in all phases of criminal and civil pre-trial litigation Assist attorneys at trial Review legal documents and forms for completeness and conformance as set forth in applicable legal codes and rules of court Collect, analyze, and summarize data and documents Prepare legal documents and other paperwork for court filing A few reasons you might love this job: The District Attorney's Office provides the unique and fulfilling opportunity to be a part of a team-oriented and collaborative office with the goal to seek justice and make our communities safer for all. The resulting eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies in County Counsel, the Public Defenders' Office, the District Attorney's Office, and the Department of Child Support Services. You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one (1) year. Typical Tasks When assigned to the District Attorney's Office: Prepares routine legal documents and other paperwork, including drafts of legal motions, points and authorities, declarations, affidavits, etc. Conducts training of law enforcement personnel Supervises paralegal student interns working in criminal/civil litigation assignments Reviews police reports to determine sufficiency of information and evidence to assist attorneys Researches and analyzes law sources, such as statutes, ordinances, court decisions, criminal pleadings, police reports, legal documents and articles for use in preparing routine legal documents for review, approval, and use by a deputy district attorney Initiates and performs administrative forfeiture actions for the District Attorney's Office Monitors asset forfeiture case progress Performs duties of a restitution specialist as determined by State Board of Control Summarizes, organizes and indexes documentary material in preparation for litigation Assists in the preparation of responses to briefs and motions during litigation Assists in scheduling and preparing witness for hearings and/or trials Collects and analyzes data for deputy district attorney administrative reports Conducts discovery, including compiling, analyzing and organizing response When assigned to the County Counsel's Office: Conducts interviews of witnesses and clients at various locations Reviews legal documents and forms for completeness and conformance to specific legal code requirements May act as a liaison with other agencies, clients and/or witnesses Gathers and summarizes factual information Organizes and indexes trial documents Prepares exhibits and evidence binders and assists attorneys at trial Assists in the preparation of subpoenas, initial disclosures, discovery requests and responses Obtains, reviews and summarizes law enforcement reports, medical records, employment records and depositions Maintains and updates office law library containing law books and other reference material When assigned to the Public Defender's Office: Prepares legal documents and other paperwork for court filing; Gathers factual and documentary information from clients for proper filing of petitions and/or other court documents Determines eligibility for Public Defender representation Explains court proceedings to clients Maintains contact with clients in preparation for court appearances (LPS and Clean Slate) Conducts conflict checks to determine eligibility for Public Defender/Alternate Defender representation Assists clients in filling out forms for attorney representation Reviews and redacts police reports to assist attorneys May prepare and issue subpoenas Duces Tecum to assist attorneys in trial preparation Collects and maintain statistics for ACER (early representation) and Clean Slate programs May act as liaison with other county agencies (when assigned to LPS or Clean Slate program) Provides training to outside groups regarding Clean Slate/LPS procedures Minimum Qualifications License: Specified positions will be required to possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. An out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Successful completion of an approved paralegal training program. Or Successful completion of the first year at an accredited school of law. Or Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. And Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent attorney supervised* law-related experience in a public or private law office. *Note: Attorney supervised law-related experience must be verified with a written declaration from that attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks; the supervising and declaring attorney must be an active member of the California Bar for at least the preceding three (3) years, or have practiced in the federal courts of California for at least the preceding three (3) years. Other Requirements: This classification is required to furnish personal transportation which will be reimbursed according to County policy. Selection Process Tentative Oral Board Scheduled for: December 5, 2019 Application Appeal Period: 11/18 to 11/22 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. 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
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
The Position -EXTENDED- Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested to serve as the Director of Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs located in Martinez, CA. The incumbent will be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. With direction and support from the Public Health Director, this position will provide leadership and advocacy to promote the well-being of families and children through innovative partnerships with families, community members, county programs, and community-based organizations. This Director will lead the Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs, which include California Children's Services (CCS), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, and Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs, whose focus is to promote the health and well-being of families and children across the life course, addressing the social determinants of health and health equity for all residents. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate subordinate staff Ability to lead others and implement strategies designed to address health inequities Knowledge of the principles and practices of how social determinants of health and health equity impact clients and populations served across the suite of Family, Maternal and Child Health programs. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works effectively and harmoniously with regulators, community agencies, medical staff and the general public Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population Communicates effectively both in writing and orally Read the complete job description at 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 Evaluation: November 15, 2019 Typical Tasks Positions assigned to the Family, Maternal and Child Health Program coordinates program activities in Maternal Child Health (MCH), Women's Infant and Children's Nutritional Services (WIC), and California Children's Services (CCS) Sets goals and objectives for all assigned programs areas Appoints and supervises subordinate staff and evaluates their performance to ensure that program and individual goals and objectives are met Develops, implements and monitors standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of patient care in public health programs and clinics Interprets and implements federal, state, and local regulations/mandates as related to assigned program areas and Public Health Nursing Oversees the assessment of current and future needs of the general public as they relate to Public Health care services, and develops and implements programs and services to address these needs Provides consultation to Program Managers and Public Health Nurse Program Managers on nursing and program issues Provides nursing consultation to all Public Health Nursing staff as well as Division Managers within the Public Health Division Acts as liaison with other departments and agencies for delivery of joint-venture, multi-service programs involving public health care Writes program proposals and grant applications and reviews/approves those written by others Prepares and administers budget and monitors expenditures and revenues for assigned program areas Prepares correspondence and reports Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the state of California . Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Public Health Nurse, at least three (3) years of which were in a supervisory capacity. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%). 4. 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 examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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
Oct 17, 2019
Temporary
The Position Census Outreach Specialist The United States Constitution requires the nation to conduct a Census every ten years and the Census Bureau has been doing so since 1790. The Census is so much more than a questionnaire - its data influences our daily lives in innumerable ways: it computes our political representation, it determines funding for countless programs and services, and it is evaluated to make an incalculable number of decisions in both the public and private sectors. Contra Costa County is preparing to ensure a complete and accurate count of its diverse, hard-to-count populations and seeks bright, engaged interns to join our team. Internships are part-time (up to 20 hours / week). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Typical Tasks Develop "Get Out the Count" plan for your college / university, neighborhood or assigned area of the County (East or West), including engagement outlets and opportunities, best practices in conveying messages, and activating students and residents at-large Research and data analysis to support outreach to Hard-To-Count communities Contact and follow up with potential Complete Count Committee partners to increase participation among trusted messengers in Committee and Subcommittee meetings Attend community meetings and events to promote Census participation or jobs Communications: draft social media, review outreach materials, & analyze Census media Operations: take notes at meetings, respond to the needs of partners, & streamline systems Additional tasks as needed Minimum Qualifications Required: Mastery of Google Drive, Microsoft Suite and other tech tools Passion for public service and the communities of Contra Costa County Take excellent initiative, exhibit professionalism, and demonstrate strong critical thinking Detail-oriented, ask good questions, motivated to learn, and driven to succeed Ability to work from office in Martinez area and travel throughout assigned area (transit accessible) &/or work remotely. Current enrollment in, or recent graduation from, an accredited college or university, or training program that leads to a diploma, program certificate, Associate, Bachelor, or advanced degree. Desired Qualifications: Fluency in a foreign language of an immigrant community in Contra Costa County Expertise in social media or graphic design Experience working in fast-paced work environments and/or on teams which manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in this student internship opportunity, submit an application onlinefor consideration and include a resume and cover letter. Please feel free to contact Sarah Shkidtat Sarah.Shkidt@cao.cccounty.us if you have any questions regarding this position. More information at https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/6999/Census-2020
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 09, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit **CONTINUOUS** The following schedules will apply to this continuous recruitment: Review Period 1 Applications Received: 10/9/19 through 11/17/19 Application Appeal Period: 11/18/19 through 11/22/19 Written Exam: given between the dates of 11/25/19 and 12/1/19 Review Period 2 Applications Received: 11/18/19 through 12/15/19 Application Appeal Period: 12/16/19 through 12/20/19 Written Exam: given between the dates of 12/20/19 and 12/27/19 Review Period 3 Applications Received: 12/16/19 through 1/20/20 Application Appeal Period: 1/21/20 through 1/27/20 Written Exam: given between the dates of 1/28/20 and 2/3/20 Review Period 4 Applications Received: 1/21/20 through 2/23/20 Application Appeal Period: 2/24/20 through 2/28/20 Written Exam: givenbetween the dates of 3/2/20 and 3/8/20 Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may containchlorofluorocarbonsand other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to HVAC systems, which includes minor repairs to plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment including pumps and fans Inspects chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants which may contain Chlorofluorocarbons and other hazardous materials Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to water treatment equipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment, and low and high pressure boilers Operates computerized energy management and control systems for HVAC Calibrates and maintains pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspects and makes repairs as needed to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Changes filters, pre-filters, and performs other preventative maintenance on equipment at scheduled intervals and as needed Uses hand and power tools to complete major repairs to large equipment and to defective valves, gaskets, and bearings Troubleshoots complaints related to air quality and temperature variances May work in confined spaces and where asbestos-containing material may be present Responds to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Tests and maintains emergency back-up generators Installs fire extinguishers and ensures that they are properly serviced Prepares and maintains manual and automated timesheets, log sheets, repair and maintenance records Inspects, tests, and treats water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution system Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and managers Makes oral and written reports as required Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity. Or, completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. 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 Computer Exam: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: 1) HVAC Skills and 2) Workplace Safety (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.