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.

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting for a creative, enthusiastic, and innovative leader for an exciting and challenging opportunity as a Library Services Manager. Under general direction from the County Librarian or a Deputy County Librarian, the Library Services Manager plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates major system-wide County Library programs and services. This classification serves as a member of the Library Management team, and is responsible for planning, budgeting, personnel, and other administrative activities. Incumbents may provide direct oversight to a number of Community Library Managers. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: An emotionally intelligent leader who is an effective listener and consensus builder at all levels Experience collaborating with others dealing with budgeting, personnel, and other administrative functions Effective supervisory experience and mentorship of staff, including the ability to lead and coach to develop future leaders Ability to lead library strategic planning and assessment, develop and execute system-wide policies, procedures and initiatives Demonstrate passion through organizational focus, perseverance, and commitment 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. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Interview: November 11, 2019 Typical Tasks Assumes responsibility for the Library Department in the absence of the County Librarian or Deputy County Librarian Administer all activities of the assigned functional area including evaluating resources, personnel, facilities, and long-range program planning Work with community library managers in translating the Library's broad objectives and strategic plans into programs and activities supporting such goals Assess day-to-day branch Library staffing needs, direct absence management staff, establish and review performance standards Analyze operations to evaluate performance of its staff in meeting objectives Oversee and assist in obtaining available outside funding when available through grants and/or donations Provide, policy, advice and assistance to Deputy County Librarians on staff development and training, operational trends, and library strategic goals Ensures the confidentiality and that the Library Department policies and procedures are followed Consult with community library managers to advise on program services, implementation of new policies, procedures and practices Confer with executive team to implement and conduct surveys to identify training needs based on projected production processes, changes and other factors Monitors the budget for assigned program areas, recommends budget requests for implementation of new program initiatives Serve as the management advisor and consultant to system-wide advisory and operational committees, may lead special task teams and new project initiatives Direct and/or prepare a variety of narrative and statistical reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials Make presentations to executive team, staff, the public, organizations, agencies and governmental entities Train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff 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: 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 of Library Science Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Experience: Three (3) years full-time or its equivalent experience in library management or in a public, major business, or large academic library program and services development: two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) 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
Sep 13, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Building Trades Unit Contra Costa County Public Works Department is seeking experienced Carpenters to fill several full time positions located in Martinez, CA. Under general supervision, journey level Carpenters perform rough and finished carpentry work (tenant improvement projects, general maintenance, roof repairs, job estimates, after hours' emergency response), and related work as required. Carpenters generally work a Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday schedule, 10 hours/day, and may work in detention and medical facilities in close proximity to inmates and patients. The ideal candidate will possess the following : Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in carpentry; Experience working with a variety of construction materials; Strong attention to detail - being careful and thorough in completing work tasks; Visualization skills, to be able to imagine how something will look after the work has been completed; Knowledge of mathematic principles; Experience observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources; Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making; Locksmithing experience; Experience shaping or cutting materials to specified measurements, using appropriate tools; Ability to read blueprints and work orders; Ability to work in different environments on a various of types of construction projects; Ability to follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment; and Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. The Contra Costa County Public Works Department delivers cost effective, safe, reliable and sustainable projects, programs and quality services with a focus on our communities and provide support services that are competitive, attentive, responsive, efficient and safe to enable County Departments to provide high quality services to the public. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. Typical Tasks Receives, reads and interprets work requests, including obtaining necessary supplies and equipment to complete work requested; Installs, repairs and adjusts finished hardware, such as locks and door closures, panic hardware and thresholds; Performs keying and locksmithing; Fabricates, installs and repairs casework, shelves, bulletin, white, and glass boards, cabinets, furniture, floor and ceiling tiles; Performs finished and rough carpentry work such as constructing and repairing walls, stairs, concrete forms, fencing, floor and ceiling joists, sheetrock, demolition work, and general maintenance; Reads and interprets blueprints; Estimates job labor and materials needed to prepare written estimates; Completes forms to obtain supplies and equipment to record time and materials per job; Cuts, installs and repairs glass and insulation materials; Repairs roofs, using a variety of materials; Utilizes Microsoft Excel to prepare and complete job labor and material estimates; and Utilizes computerized system to access work requests, work history and time cards. Minimum Qualifications License : Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Applicants must be able to obtain the Detention Facility Clearance to work in the detention facilities. Experience : Completion of a four (4) year Carpenter Apprenticeship AND one (1) year of full time, or its equivalent, experience performing rough and finished carpentry work at the journey level; OR Five (5) years of full time, or its equivalent, experience performing rough and finished carpentry work AND one (1) year of carpentry work at the journey level. Selection Process 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. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 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. Performance Examination: A performance examination will be conducted to measure candidates' knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas which may include but are not limited to: Knowledge of construction practices, safety orders, Uniform Building code and the methods, processes, materials, machines, equipment and tools of the carpentry trade; Knowledge of carpentry construction and maintenance work; Knowledge of basic mathematical skills; Skill in performing rough and finished carpentry; Skill in construction and maintenance work such as framing walls, stairs, sheetrock, wood paneling, baseboards, and cabinetry, doors and door hardware; Ability to use hands, fingers, wrists, arms, ears and eyes to operate trade equipment such as power and hand tools as well as to move, manipulate and install supplies, materials weighing in excess of fifty pounds; Ability to install, adjust and make repairs to finish hardware; Ability to operate hand power tools and machines of the trade; Ability to read, interpret and work from sketches, drawings and blueprints; Ability to follow oral and written instructions, as well as effectively write and communicate in English; Ability to perform basic math computations and accurately make measurements; Ability to estimate materials needs and labor requirements; Ability to perform carpentry construction and maintenance work. Candidates must receive a passing score on the examination to continue in the selection process. (Weighted 100%) The Performance Exam is tentatively scheduled to take place October 17, 2019 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
Sep 13, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Deputy District Attorney's Association Contra Costa County has an excellent opportunity for interested individuals to gain up to three (3) years of trial experience as a public prosecutor in the District Attorney's Office. Those appointed to the class of Deputy District Attorney- Fixed Term are limited to one (1) appointment of up to 36 consecutive months, which begins at the date of hire. Long-term career opportunities with the District Attorney's Office may be available after the requisite experience as a prosecuting attorney has been attained. The Deputy District Attorney- Fixed Term prepares and prosecutes misdemeanor and less complicated felony cases, and prepares various legal documents in connection with trial and legal proceedings. Incumbents also prosecute contested delinquency hearing in juvenile court and confer with defense staff, probation authorities, and court officials to discuss pleas, modification of charges, and presentation and examination of evidence prior to trial. In addition, the Deputy District Attorney- Fixed Term will perform a wide variety of legal research related to the preparation of cases, opinions, and briefs. In recognition of the possibility of conflict of interest, Deputy District Attorney- Fixed Term employees will be required to refrain from private law practice. Attorneys may furnish personal transportation for which they are reimbursed according to County policy. Promotional Opportunities: Deputy District Attorney- Fixed Term may promote, via competitive examination, to Deputy District Attorney- Basic level ($11,242 - $13,697). The ideal candidate will possess the following: Strong legal analysis, legal writing, and oral advocacy skills Self-motivation and the ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion Capability to excel in a fast paced team environment Problem solving skills coupled with ethics and a desire to pursue justice conscientiously 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 Interviews and advises victims, police personnel and witnesses regarding prospective criminal complaints and court proceedings Provides advice to law enforcement agencies in criminal investigation matters and on questions of law Reviews reports and issues criminal complaints in appropriate cases upon request of police agencies Evaluates cases for recommended dispositions and confers with defense attorneys and judges to discuss plea agreements Researches and writes legal points and authorities and presents those matters in court Prepares pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings and other legal proceedings Assembles and evaluates evidence and interviews witnesses Tries misdemeanor cases, conducts preliminary felony hearings, and tries less complicated felony cases Conducts post conviction proceedings and sentencing Prosecutes contested delinquency hearings in juvenile court 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. Registration: Active membership in the State Bar of California 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. Registration: Active membership in the State Bar of California. PERSONS AWAITING THE RESULTS OF THE JULY 2019 BAR EXAM ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY - Applicants are eligible to apply for this position if (1) they are licensed to practice law in this state by the State Bar of California, or (2) they have taken the most recent bar exam administered by the State Bar of California and are currently awaiting the results of that bar exam, or if they have passed the California State Bar exam and are currently awaiting certification from the State Bar of California regarding their eligibility to practice law in this state. You must attach a copy of "The State Bar of California Office of Admissions" Letter if you do not have a CA State Bar Association number. Provide proof of an active membership to the California State Bar Association via email to exam@hrd.cccounty.us by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 25, 2019. 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 . 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 12, 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 9/3/2019-9/23/2019) Written/Physical Agility Exam: October 19, 2019 Oral Exam: October 22-25, 2019 Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: reading comprehension, vocabulary, and information processing/reasoning ability. (Pass/Fail) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Emergency Planning Coordinator position in the Communicable Disease Program of the Public Health Division located in Martinez, CA. The incumbent will be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. Under general direction, the Emergency Planning Coordinator will assist in the planning, organization, development, operation and coordination of assigned functions of the countywide Emergency Services Program, Community Warning System (CWS), or the Health Emergency Response Unit; assist city, district and county government personnel in disaster planning and performs other related work as required. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to lead and coordinate people and resources Ability to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal agencies, advisory and governing bodies, and the general public Knowledge of the California Emergency Services Act (CESA), California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) and the Stafford Act (FEMA regulatory) Knowledge of strategies for major disaster and/or emergency preparation and planning Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Provides and promotes excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population 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 Structured Oral Board Interview: October 10, 2019 Typical Tasks Assists the Emergency Services Manager, Health Services Emergency Preparedness Manager and Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator in reviewing, planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating emergency planning activities of the Emergency Services Division or the Health Emergency Response Unit. Assists in the development of emergency preparedness response and recovery programs or public warning response protocols countywide, working with cities, special districts, local industry, business, non-profit organizations, and state and federal government agencies. Prepares and presents briefings for elected officials and county and city executives. Provides advice, specialized assistance, and coordination of training for county departments and cities on emergency preparedness training or Community Warning System and public warning protocols. Prepares and presents emergency preparedness or Community Warning System training to specialized teams and the general public. Performs review of Federal financial assistance, including grant applications and recovery claims for county departments, cities, and special districts. Participates in the development of funding applications and progress reports in the Health Emergency Response Unit. Represents the Emergency Services Division or the Health Emergency Response Unit before local, state, and federal agencies, and advisory and governing bodies to foster cooperation and sharing of resources before, during, and after disasters. Prepares detailed reports, presentation materials, and other professional documents. Prepares documents, plans, reports, and correspondence using word processing, database, spreadsheet, and similar computer software. Acts as the Emergency Services Division or Health Emergency Response Unit community liaison, providing emergency preparedness presentations for organizations and safety fairs. Works in concert with other Operational Areas regarding special operations that will affect the community at large. In the Office of the Sheriff, Emergency Services Division, performs Community Warning System performance analysis, needs analysis, and administrative analysis and provides recommendations for system enhancements. Conduct occasional weekend and evening speaking engagements. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major emergency management, public, business, or health administration, public health, human services, administration of justice, communications or a closely related field. Experience: One (1) year of full time experience (or its equivalent) performing emergency preparedness planning activities. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. 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. 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. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 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. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may 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
Sep 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 2700 - General Clerical Unit The Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder is currently recruiting for three (3) Clerk-Recorder Services Specialists, located in the Recorder's Division of the Clerk-Recorder-Elections Department, in downtown Martinez. The Clerk-Recorder Services Specialist is a lead technical position assigned to one of the specialized units of the Recorder's Division: Recording, Clerk Services, Imaging/Indexing and Archive/Warehouse Services. This position performs the most complex and technical support activities associated with the day-to-day operations of the Clerk-Recorder Division. This role provides lead direction to Clerk-Recorder Division personnel including Clerk-Recorder Services Technicians, clerical, and temporary staff. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment demonstrating the following: Knowledge and understanding of County and Recorder functions Knowledge of principles and practices of work organization and supervision combined with the ability to apply them in planning, coordinating, and directing the work activities of support staff to meet specific deadlines The ability to operate personal computers and peripheral equipment including knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, and database management programs Knowledge of codes and laws relating to County Clerk and Recording functions and the ability to independently apply them Ability to work in a fast paced environment with shifting priorities and time lines Excellent interpersonal skills, as the incumbent will interface with staff at all levels, as well as county officials and members of the public Effective oral and written communication skills IMPORTANT NOTE: The Clerk-Recorder Services Specialist is a specialized classification requiring knowledge of California Codes, regulations, and laws related to County Clerk and Recorder functions thus, general clerical experience will NOT be considered. 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. Typical Tasks Depending on area of assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: All Units Provides lead direction to line staff, including Clerk-Recorder Services Technicians, clerical and temporary staff Assists in the performance evaluation of division employees, temporary and volunteer workers Uses computer-based programs and equipment to perform a variety of complex functions, including reports, form creation and processing, envelopes, instruction sheets, processing customer requests, on-line database research, data entry, cashiering, document indexing, correspondence, quality and accuracy verification Answers questions from the public regarding the most complex division issues, including laws and regulations governing clerk and recorder processes Conducts studies on division matters and prepares professional reports Performs the most complex and technical functions of the unit Identifies requirements and schedules adequate time to prepare necessary documents and supplies to meet deadlines according to appropriate codes and department's procedures Designs, implements and reviews procedures to increase efficiency and accuracy of division processes Assures staff is adequately trained and procedures are up-to-date, according to current laws and codes Designs, presents and oversees training programs to Clerk-Recorder Division employees, volunteer workers, and members of the public Oversees file maintenance as well as materials and records related to the division May attend meetings, trainings and/or seminars related to functional unit Monitors and strictly controls access to confidential information Assures security policies and procedures are strictly followed at all times for the facility as well as documents and/or bank note security paper Provides positive customer service, in person, on the phone or electronically Assures subordinate staff provide positive customer service Oversees cashiering of transactions, fee collection and cash reconciliation, according to division policies and procedures Assists other functional units in day-to-day activities, as needed or as directed In addition to the tasks above: Recording Services Examines the most complex maps, technical real property or other documents presented for recording Determines sufficiency for recording, completeness, accuracy and proper execution based on applicable California Codes and division procedures Rejects documents that do not meet recording requirements Corresponds with document presenters, specifying reason for recording rejection Oversees validation of the general index for accuracy and completeness Oversees the entering and maintenance data in the proprietary database system Perform front counter recording duties, including assisting the public with the most complex and technical recordings Clerk-Services Oversees the examination of documents presented for filing for completeness, accuracy and proper execution Determines sufficiency of the most complicated and technical documents for filing based on applicable California Codes and division policies and procedures Oversees the entering and maintenance of data in the proprietary database system Provides guidance and direction to Clerk-Recorder Technicians Coordinates the customer service information counter operations May perform wedding ceremonies, according to division policies and procedures Oversees vital records copy processes, according to applicable California Codes and division policies and procedures Oversees issuance of marriage licenses, according to applicable California Code requirements and division policies and procedures Oversees issuance of oaths and witnessing of signatures by Deputy Clerks, according to applicable California Codes and division policies and procedures Oversees Professional Registration processes handled by the County Clerk Coordinates proper security processes for ordering, receipt and storage of registered supplies (vital record security bank note paper). Oversees schedule adherence and timely destruction of records Oversees office equipment routine maintenance and coordination of service/repair calls Imaging/Indexing and Archive/Warehouse Support Oversees data entry, index verification and database maintenance of Clerk-Recorder Division records Coordinates redaction of documents to meet California State Social Security Truncation Program requirements Oversees imaging and indexing processes; including preparation, data and image input into database system Assures image and information quality control is according to and meets California Codes, division policies and procedures Maintains Clerk-Recorder archive and warehouse inventory Oversees access to archive facility Oversees schedule adherence and timely destruction of records Assures sufficient supply inventory is available for division operations Oversees office equipment routine maintenance and coordination of service/repair calls Oversees production and maintenance of Real Property records, indices or other document archives Oversees preparation of customer requests for electronic records. Assures completion according to California Codes, division policies and procedures 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: Two (2) years of full-time clerk and recording experience in a public office performing Clerk and Recorder functions. At least one (1) year of the required experience, must have included lead or supervisory duties. Selection Process Tentative Oral Board Scheduled for: October 22, 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 10, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Mgmt/Unrepresented - Management Classes - Project The Community Services Bureau in the Employment & Human Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity in a leadership role as an Assistant Director. Under general direction, the Assistant Director plans, organizes and coordinates the countywide child development programs dedicated to nurturing children 0-5 years old and enhancing the lives of families. The Assistant Director is responsible for short and long-range planning for Head Start, Early Head Start, and child development programs and provides centralized operational and policy coordination between the Federal Head Start and Early Head Start, and State funded childcare programs and provides coordination of comprehensive services and other program delivery and support. The Assistant Director supervises subordinate Comprehensive Services Managers, Site Supervisors, and other line staff, provides leadership to the programs, and the provision of accurate, timely, and comprehensive information and recommendations to the Employment and Human Services Division Manager for the Community Services Bureau upon which operational and policy decisions are made affecting the programs. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge and Experience with CA Department of Education Title V, Department of Social Services Title XXII - child development and pre-school programs regulations; Program Management Experience Leadership and Supervisory abilities To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . Typical Tasks Program Management: Develop and implement program goals, objectives, policies, procedures, reports, and plans; Evaluate Program effectiveness; Monitor staff and student attendance accounting procedures and reporting as it relates to the Programs' State and Federal guidelines; Monitor center based staff qualifications to ensure compliance with Community Care Licensing. Instructional Management: Administer, review and enforce instructional program standards and requirements; Assist staff in selecting and using effective instructional materials, strategies and techniques; Approve the selection of instructional materials and equipment; Evaluate the effectiveness of the instructional program through periodic visitations and reports; Manage operations and supervise staff associated with the daily program operations; Review program reports and data to ensure continuous program improvement and quality. Budget: Assist in the development, administration, and monitoring of program budgets; Develop funding proposals for new programs and projects as a member of the contract development and grant writing teams. Supervision: Select, train, assign work, schedule, delegate responsibility, and evaluate support staff's performance; Develop, monitor, evaluate, and coordinate staff development programs for Head Start, Early Head Start, and Child Development programs; Support staff with the development of on-going professional development activities to ensure staff is abreast of requirements. Facilities: Direct development and implementation of long-range facility and equipment plans; Coordinate and implement preventive maintenance programs; Responsible for ensuring that facilities meet all State Licensing Title XXII and Title V regulations, and Head Start Performance Standards. Internal and External Relations/Liaison: Liaison between Head Start and Child Development programs, interfacing with the Community Services staff and various other public and private entities; Establish and maintain professional contacts and relationships with Federal, State, County, and community based agencies. Decision Making and Problem Solving: Recommend policy changes to the EHSD Division Manager in areas such as personnel, fiscal, program, and facilities; Assist the EHSD Division Manager in the planning, and coordination of short and long-term goals for the program; Perform other related duties. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Education Administration, Elementary Education, or a closely related field. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Program Director's Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Licensing. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience, working for a Federally or State funded Child Development or Head Start Program which must have included administrative and supervisory responsibilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. 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
Sep 10, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 Are you a seasoned Accountant or Auditor seeking a new and exciting career opportunity and looking to join an organization committed to upholding justice and enhancing public safety for the community? Contra Costa County's District Attorney's Office may have the right career opportunity for you! Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill a vacancy for District Attorney Forensic Accountant. Under general direction, the successful candidate will identify and develop effective investigative, prosecution, and penalty strategies for cases involving economic fraud or financial crimes, including insurance fraud and real estate fraud, as well as consumer protection and environmental protection violations. District Attorney Forensic Accountants examine accounting, business, and financial records of businesses, organizations, governments, and/or individuals under criminal and/or civil investigation by the District Attorney; provide expert witness testimony in court or other judicial proceedings; and to perform related work. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating: Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting necessary to analyze financial records and evaluate complex financial transactions Knowledge of forensic analytics of electronic data used to reconstruct or detect financial fraud Ability to apply accounting and auditing principles, standards, and procedures; Ability to analyze comprehensive, accounting and statistical reports; Ability to plan, organize, and conduct a variety of investigations of financial transactions and records Criminal or civil investigative experience and testimony as an expert forensic accounting. The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office prosecutes felony and misdemeanor crimes throughout Contra Costa County. The mission of the Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime. We are committed to providing assistance to those harmed by crime. We continue to find ways to modernize our Office in order to meet the community's needs and to ensure Contra Costa County remains a safe place to live and work. 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 Plans, organizes, directs and conducts investigations of complex financial transactions, financial records, digital files, and other related documents and automated financial systems utilizing a variety of professionally accepted accounting methodologies, in order to identify evidence of economic fraud or criminal activity Traces the sources of funds deposited and the disposition of disbursements Investigates and reconstructs records which have been destroyed or falsified Examines and analyzes audits and compilations prepared by Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firms, governmental entities, internal and other auditors Gathers, assembles, preserves and reports facts and evidence resulting from investigation and audits Conducts analysis, draws conclusions, expresses expert opinions and makes recommendations regarding case filing based on evidence Assists attorneys and investigators in interviewing suspects and witnesses to obtain information regarding financial transactions and activities In consultation with District Attorney office staff assigned to cases under investigation, determines the appropriateness of investigative techniques, assisting in the preparation and service of search warrants to seize financial records, including recommending which records should be seized or subpoenaed for use as evidence in cases and assisting in the identification of relevant documents found at search warrant locations Plans and prepares cogent summaries, graphic illustrations, and exhibits for courtroom use in order to summarize opinions and explain financial transactions to jurors Advises and consults investigators and attorneys on accounting matters related to fraud and financial crimes Testifies in court as an expert witness in forensic accounting, explaining in understandable terms, the significance of complex financial transactions or records Assesses and is prepared to testify regarding the work of other accounting and auditor professionals Supports and explains conclusions under adversarial conditions in which credibility and integrity of the District Attorney Forensic Accountant may be challenged May serve as a member of a prosecution team with witnesses, suspects, and law enforcement May supervise subordinate staff May assign, review, and evaluate work of consultants, contractors or vendors, including quality control of data May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required Performs related work as required 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. Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California motor vehicle operator's license.. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university. Possession of an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License issued by the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) under the California Department of Consumer Affairs or equivalent; or an Inactive CPA license by the California Board of Accountancy on the condition of active license status renewal prior to appointment. CPA certification must be maintained throughout employment as a District Attorney Forensic Accountant. Experience: Four (4) years of professional accounting experience, including two (2) years of experience conducting fraud investigations, auditing financial records of public and/or private organizations, and preparing comprehensive audit reports, preferably in a legal or litigation environment. Professional experience is defined as work performed for a public or private accounting firm after licensure as a Certified Public Accountant. Desirable Certification(s): Professional designation as a Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is highly desirable. Selection Process Tentative Oral Board Scheduled for: October 30, 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Health Services Department of Contra Costa County is currently recruiting individuals interested in Charge Nurse employment opportunities. Most assignments are located at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center, Martinez, California. Other assignments are in ambulatory care clinics and public health centers at various locations throughout the County and at the Detention Facilities in Central and West County. Charge Nurses are responsible for maintaining and advancing quality patient care standards on an assigned unit or in a clinic. They serve as a resource for subordinate nursing staff on clinical issues and provide daily direction while managing their own patient assignments. Charge Nurses participate in the interview and selection of new staff, evaluate the performance of subordinates and prepare staffing schedules. Typical Tasks Serves in a lead capacity during an assigned shift in a hospital unit, health center or detention facility Assesses patient needs, unit resources and activity level and delegates patient care assignment based on competency of subordinate nursing staff Monitors appropriate completion of patient care documentation Acts as a patient advocate Assesses performance of subordinate staff Investigates and directs patient care issues to appropriate persons for follow-up Provides input to the nurse manager on staffing needs, policies and procedures Prepares staffing schedules on hospital units, prepares patient acuity information for the next shift and for reporting to the nursing office Assists in educational needs, assessment of subordinate staff and recommends training Participates in the Quality Management Programs and other committees as required Enforces safety measures and takes corrective action as necessary Provides direct patient care as needed Serves as a resource to subordinate nursing staff for problem solving and decision making Conducts meetings and disseminates information under direction of Nurse Program Manager Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support certification (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of employment all applicants: (A) Must successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County. (B) When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department security clearance. Experience: Acute Care and Specialty Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which must have been in the specialty area. Ambulatory Care Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, or medical facility for family practice clinic appointments. Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Reference classification description for a list of specific qualifications required for specialty assignments 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 YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted . To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may 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
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications on an ongoing basis to fill entry level Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions which may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez or health centers located in Richmond or Pittsburg. Clinical Laboratory Scientist I is an entry-level classification. Employees in this class perform bacteriological, hematological, biochemical, serological, coagulation and transfusion tests. They also perform blood counts and prepare stains, reagents, and stock solutions. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health Services is required. ( To be considered for this recruitment, applicants must submit and attach the required license ) Experience: None required. 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 Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted . To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may 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
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications on an ongoing basis to fill experienced level Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions which may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez or health centers located in Richmond or Pittsburg. Clinical Laboratory Scientist II is a journey level classification. Employees perform a variety of professional clinical laboratory procedures and are responsible for the technical accuracy of bacteriological, hematological, biochemical, serological, coagulation and transfusion tests. They also evaluate the validity of test data, maintain quality controls, and assist in the training and development of less experienced scientists and technicians. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health Services is required. ( To be considered for this recruitment, applicants must submit and attach the required license .) Experience: One (1) year of full time (or the equivalent) experience as a licensed Scientist in a clinical laboratory performing varied clinical tests and analyses. 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 Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted . To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children. Under supervision of a Teacher, Associate Teachers assist in planning and conducting full-day, full-year classroom activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing the needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in working with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Models appropriate behavior for the children and other adults Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services and report unusual incidents to others as required Performs duties and responsibilities of the Teacher-Project during hours when the Teacher-Project is not assigned to the classroom Reports issues of concern to the Teacher-Project or Site Supervisor-Project Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses. Prefer an Associate of Art (A.A.) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Other Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position - EXTENDED - Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit THIS IS A PERIODIC CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT WITH APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: April 16, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Medical Assistants to assist providers and nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care clinic setting within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers. Positions are assigned in Ambulatory Care health centers located in East, Central and West County. Certified Medical Assistants perform routine, uncomplicated nursing tasks that do not require in-depth clinical knowledge or independent judgment. Duties include assisting providers with examinations and procedures; documenting patient care and services in medical records; checking for completed billing form on each patient; measuring, recording and reporting patient vital signs, reviewing patient rosters to facilitate clinic flow; and communicating with waiting patients when the provider's schedule is delayed. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Effectively work as a team member and communication skills Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Evaluation of Training and Experience : Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Reviews provider roster of patients for the day and helps to facilitate clinic flow Monitors the status of patient arrivals, no shows and walk-ins and communicates information as necessary Communicates with waiting patients when provider schedule is delayed compared to appointment time Measures, records and reports patient vital signs, height, weight and preliminary medical information in accordance with clinic policy or provider preference. Completes all necessary intake paper work prior to patient visit with provider; i.e. intake stamp, consents, billing forms etc. Prepares patient and room for examination based on purpose of visit Assists provider with examination and procedures as necessary Performs simple tests, procedures and dressings etc. in accordance with Health Center policy as directed Documents patient care and services in medical record as appropriate and checks for a completed billing form on each patient Uses routine equipment in the assigned clinics and performs quality controls as required by clinic policy. Stocks work area with necessary supplies and equipment. Monitors for broken or malfunctioning equipment and communicates problem as appropriate. Makes patient appointments, processes associated information, communicates with appointment unit as required Acts as an intermediary between patients and other departments regarding necessary services when requested Takes messages and other critical information for providers during assigned clinic times Instructs patients regarding how to access services within the system Assists in emergency care situations as directed Attends staff meetings as scheduled Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: A valid certificate from a state accredited Medical Assistant Program or a Certified Medical Assistant certifying organization approved by the Medical Board of California and a current CPR certificate. Experience: Six (6) months of full time experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND COPIES OF CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE 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 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 County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving children 0-3 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines 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 applicant process. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university with six (6) specialization units in Infant/Toddler care or six (6) specialization units in ECE and additional six (6) Infant/Toddler care units, if the specialization units are not specific to Infant/Toddler care and development; two (2) adult supervision units; Or Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units in ECE and six (6) in Infant/Toddler care; two ( 2) adult supervision units Six (6) ECE Infant/Toddler units are required if the six (6) specialization units are not related to work with infants and toddlers; or Possession of a Baccalaureate of Arts degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units, three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting and six (6) ECE infant/toddler units. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as an infant/toddler teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving preschool children 2.5-6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines 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. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university; or possession of an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units; and two (2) adult supervision units; or possession of a Bachelors degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units plus three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a preschool teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permitwith the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Public Works Department, Real Estate Division, is offering an excellent employment opportunity for a qualified individual to fill one (1) Principal Real Property Agent vacancy located in Martinez, CA. Principal Real Property Agent is a single-position class located in the Public Works Department. The individual selected for this position will have day-to-day management responsibility for administering, planning, directing and supervising the Real Estate Division, in addition to management of staff comprised of Supervisors, Real Property Agents, and Technical Assistants. The Real Estate Division is responsible for all of the real estate acquisition, sales and leases for the County and numerous special districts governed by the Board of Supervisors. The majority of County projects are right of way acquisitions for road and flood control purposes, many of which involve state and federal funds. The County also contracts to provide right of way services and supervision of consultants for many other public agencies. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following skills and critical attributes: Appraising and negotiating for real property and property rights for public agencies, including lease management and negotiation Preparing appraisals for public agency real estate transactions Public contact experience including negotiations, public meetings or relocation advisory Respond positively to the challenges of high volume work and changing priorities Manage a variety of work projects simultaneously and carry them through successful completion Effectively communicate both orally and in writing Self-motivated with a strong work ethic A desire to work collaboratively with the public, contractors, county departments and others Organized and detail oriented; can prioritize and multitask simultaneous projects Positive attitude, political astuteness and handle conflict well 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. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: October 9, 2019 Typical Tasks Plans, organizes and administers property acquisitions, disposal and handling of real estate matters Approves appraisal, cost estimates studies and negotiations for the acquisition of property, easements, and rights of entry Performs difficult appraisals and negotiations and assists in their performance Assigns and reviews projects given to subordinate personnel Confers and corresponds with members of the County Counsel's staff, title companies, and other agencies concerning right-of-way problems Examines, investigates, and interprets County policy on matters such as real property systems and procedures, clouded title, property donations, joint use agreements, exchange of property, condemnation proceedings, contracts and real property legal documents Hires independent appraisers to submit appraisals and act as witnesses in court actions Confers with representatives of special districts and cities to provide right-of-way services Supervises the work and training of subordinates Interviews and assists in the selection of engineering and other Public Works Department divisions and other departments' agencies and organizations in real estate matters Assists in an advisory capacity in real property budgeting and expenditure of allocated funds Administers property contract payments and sale proceeds Prepares reports and correspondence Minimum Qualifications License: Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business, Public Administration, or closely related field. AND, at least 5 completed courses from a recognized, Real Estate Organization such as: International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA), or the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Appraisal Institute, or Caltrans Academy; or, at least 5 completed real estate courses from an accredited college or university. No substitution for the required 5 courses from a recognized Real Estate Organization or an accredited college or university. Experience: Six years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in appraising and negotiation for the acquisition of real property for public use, and/or negotiating the leasing and management of properties for commercial, revenue or public use. Three (3) years of the qualifying experience must have included supervisory responsibilities. No substitution is allowed for the supervisory 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list (Weighted 100%) . CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 05, 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: October 22, 2019 (For applications received 9/3 /2019- 9/23/2019) 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 Martinez, California, United States
Sep 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CCC Defenders/Attorneys Contra Costa County has an excellent opportunity for interested individuals to gain experience as a public defender in the Public Defender's Office. The Deputy Public Defender-Fixed Term performs legal work with respect to the representation of indigent persons charged with criminal offenses, conducts legal research, prepares and presents cases in court and performs related work as required. Those appointed to the class of Deputy Public Defender-Fixed Term are limited to one (1) appointment of up to 36 consecutive months, which begins at the date of hire. Long-term career opportunities with the Public Defender's Office may be available. The Public Defender's Office has over 75 attorneys serving the Consolidated Courts of Contra Costa County which have a total of 45 departments. In addition to the main and alternate offices in Martinez, a branch office is located in Richmond. The Public Defender's Office staff at every level is dedicated to only one purpose: to provide excellent legal services to our clients. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Strong legal analysis, legal writing, and oral advocacy skills Self-motivation and the ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion Capability to excel in a fast paced team environment Problem solving skills coupled with ethics and a desire to pursue justice conscientiously 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 Interviews and advises clients in regard to criminal charges or prospective criminal complaints Advises clients on legal rights Reviews and analyzes case discovery to develop defense strategies and determine investigation tasks as appropriate Conducts legal research and prepares written motions as required Prepares for and conducts trials, hearings and other legal proceedings in misdemeanor, juvenile and less complicated felony cases Appears in court and represents defendants at court hearings Confers with prosecuting attorneys and court officials to discuss case disposition Prepares and submits documents regarding post-conviction proceedings and sentencing and other legal documents on behalf of clients 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. Registration: Active membership in the State Bar of California PERSONS AWAITING THE RESULTS OF THE JULY 2019 BAR EXAM ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY - Applicants are eligible to apply for this position if (1) they are licensed to practice law in this state by the State Bar of California, or (2) they have taken the most recent bar exam administered by the State Bar of California and are currently awaiting the results of that bar exam, or if they have passed the California State Bar exam and are currently awaiting certification from the State Bar of California regarding their eligibility to practice law in this state. You must attach a copy of "The State Bar of California Office of Admissions" Letter if you do not have a CA State Bar Association number. Provide proof of an active membership to the California State Bar Association via email to exam@hrd.cccounty.us by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 25, 2019. 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. 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
Aug 28, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill two (2) Information Systems Programmer Analyst III - SQA (Software Quality Assurance) Automation Engineer positions located in Martinez, CA. These positions require candidates to have strong analysis, programming, systems administration skills and experience. Major projects will include designing, coding, testing, and documenting the following: Legacy Data Migration: Cleanse, transform, and test to ensure data quality; System Interfaces/Data Exchanges: including file exchanges and web services; Application monitors; User Interfaces; and Application Reports and Document Automation. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience programming, development system administration (Windows & Linux), and SQA automation skills testing data validation and web services. Programming skills should include professional experience with Shell Scripting (including AWK and BASH), Java/C#, Python, and XML (schema validation and stylesheets). The incumbent must also have effective written and verbal communication skills. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: on-going Typical Tasks Defining, reviewing, and understanding system requirements; Serves as lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support, and implementation projects; Provides information and guidance on applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques, responds to questions, and assists in reviewing work products; Reverse engineers system and network interactions; Evaluates and assesses client needs, identifies and recommends resources (including staff, equipment, and materials) and sets project priorities; Monitors and tracks projects by comparing estimates to the actual times and costs and reports on progress or problems encountered on application development or enhancement; Prepares specifications for an enhancements or new applications; Develops applications that meet the specifications provided; Prepares and presents project progress reports for assigned work units or committees, identifying problems and issues and recommending solutions; Prepares project descriptions, cost estimates and justifications for new or enhanced system modifications; Accurately implements assigned tasks, both oral and written, within estimated times and costs; Performs the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; installs or upgrades software applications and operating systems; and troubleshoots hardware and software related problems; Leads quality assurance procedures for information systems services and reviews new vendor software for compliance with established standards; Provides technical assistance to system customers in accordance with the applicable work unit's policies, procedures, methods and techniques; Meets with customer(s) to discuss and document requests for service; Investigates, prepares, and presents the information system solutions to business problems; Demonstrates proficiency in using various software programming and productivity tools required to support the work unit's systems; Performs a variety of analysis duties in the design, implementation and maintenance of management information systems or applications; Installs and maintains platform-specific application software and computer hardware including both physical and virtual systems running Windows or Linux Operating Systems; Creates test plans and test cases; Authors and executes test scripts for automated tests and logs issues in the issue-tracking system; Creates test data and performs necessary tests to validate the accuracy of expected results; Codes new and or modifies existing programs; Prepares and maintains accurate documentation of work performed; Provides customer training for applicable software applications Minimum Qualifications Information Systems Programmer/Analyst III: Education: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science or information processing or closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming or systems analysis. Substitution for Education: Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may 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. MEDICAL EXAM/DRUG TESTING Per County policy, as a condition of employment, finalists will be required to successfully pass the pre-employment screening requirements established for the position. The requirements are based on the assigned duties and responsibilities of the position. Candidates who are being considered for appointment for specific positions may be required to pass a medical examination. Candidates who cannot meet the medical requirement may be placed under waiver until this requirement is met.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
The Position **EXTENDED** Contra Costa County is seeking qualified individuals to fill current vacancies for Equipment Mechanic. Equipment Mechanics are assigned to work in the Public Works Department in Fleet Services or field location. This class is responsible for the general maintenance, upkeep and repair of a wide variety of vehicles and equipment, including the repair of tractors, graders, backhoes, rollers and other types of highway maintenance and construction equipment, service vehicles, trucks, and firefighting apparatus, and pumps and equipment. The Equipment Mechanic may be required to make repairs in field locations to return equipment to a safe and operational status. The ideal candidate will: Have a good working knowledge of hydraulic, vac-hydraulic and air-break systems, Possess the ability to detectconditions that could affect the safe operation of automotive vehicles and construction equipment. Follow oral and written instructions, Write and make basic reports, Work cooperatively with coworkers, lead Technicians and members of customer Departments, Safely operate tools and equipment, Keep abreast on safe working practices and proper procedures and uses of power and hand tools, and Possess a complete understanding of the materials, tools and practices used in automotive and heavy equipment maintenance and repair. 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 Inspects automobiles, trucks, buses, tractors, backhoes, graders, rollers and any other type of mechanical equipment used in construction, road maintenance, fire fighting and other County services. Diagnoses mechanical and electrical troubles and makes various types of repairs, such as general component overhauling, adjusting and replacing bearings, repairing ignitions, electrical and fuel systems, removing and replacing transmissions, differentials and related equipment, relining and reconditioning of brake systems and front suspension assemblies, and repairing and servicing pumps. May be required to road test and transport service vehicles, trucks, fire apparatus, highway maintenance and construction equipment. Operates typical shop tools including electrical and acetylene welding devices. Designs and fabricates specialty projects. May assist in the training of Equipment Services Workers, and Fleet Services Attendant. 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 applicant process. A valid California motor vehicle license Class B must be acquired prior to completing probationary period and must be maintained throughout employment with Contra Costa County. Experience : 1) Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an Automotive or Equipment Mechanic AND one year of full-time or its equivalent journey level Automotive or Equipment Mechanic experience; OR 2) Three years of journey level Automotive or Equipment Mechanic experience. Physical Requirements : Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Special Requirement : Must possess/own small and large hand tools, and work aides necessary to perform mechanical automotive and heavy equipment work. Special Requirement : Employees in this class are subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County's 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. 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. Performance Examination: A performance examination will be conducted to measure candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities in job related areas which may include but are not limited to: knowledge of automotive vehicles, trucks and construction equipment; knowledge of safe working practices; knowledge of proper procedures and uses of power and hand tools to repair and recondition automotive vehicles, trucks and road equipment; knowledge of electronic diagnostic equipment related to automotive equipment; knowledge of theory of internal combustion engines and their operations; knowledge of automotive electrical, carburetion, injection and cooling systems; knowledge of pumps and related components; knowledge of computer systems and software to enter, access and retrieve data;ability to recognize, diagnose and repair various mechanical malfunctions of automotive vehicles, trucks and construction equipment; ability carry out oral and written directions; and ability to read and follow service manuals. Candidates must receive a passing score on the examination to continue in the selection process. (Weighted 100%) The Performance Exam is tentatively scheduled to take place between October 1, 2019 and October 4, 2019. 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.