Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriff's Pay Range $84,443.46 - $107,773.63* *As of July 1, 2019 $93,098.91- $118,820.42 (2021-2022) $97,753.85- $124,761.41 (2022-2023) 20% pay increase over 4 year period effective 07/01/2019 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 Sheriffâ€"Recruit will attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined with rigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($7,088-$9,430). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Custody Services Bureau. Who We Are: 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 1,100 employees, with some 700 who 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 Specialized Assignments: Administration Civil Classification Contract Cities Coroner County Patrol Court Services Crime Prevention Custody Alternative FTO Helicopter Patrol Hi-Tech Crimes Investigations J-Team K-9 Deputy Marine Patrol Mutual Aid Mobile Field Force Narcotics Unit S.E.R.T. S.W.A.T. School Resource Officer Sexual Assault Unit Transportation Unmanned Aircraft Operator Vice And many more... If you are interested in law enforcement and feel you can meet the challenge, you are encouraged to apply! For more information visit https://www.joincocosheriff.org/deputy-sheriff-recruit This is a continuous recruitment process; eligible candidates may remain on the eligible list for twelve months. 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. Lateral Applicants/Academy Graduates Current California peace officers and academy graduates are encouraged to apply as lateral candidates. Lateral applicants may be hired at a higher step and receive bonuses depending on experience. Lateral applicants do not have to take the written test but otherwise will need to complete the same process as entry level applicants. To apply as a lateral candidate, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/2828267/deputy-sheriff-lateral?keywords=lateral&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/2828178/deputy-sheriff-recruit?keywords=deputy%20sheriff&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 2. Written Examination: Candidates that possess the minimum qualifications will advance in the recruitment process for Deputy Sheriff Recruit. For the written examination, candidates have two options for testing â€" (a) participate in the POST PELLETB with Contra Costa County or submit a valid, passing, PELLETB score dated within the last 12 months prior to the date of application, or (b) demonstrate that you have participated in NTN Frontline Law Enforcement Written Examination dated within the last 12 months prior to the date of application. Please see below for more information. a) P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB): Candidates that possess the minimum qualifications, and do not possess a qualifying score from either test option, will be invited to participate in the PELLETB. The PELLETB is a multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank written examination designed to measure reading and writing ability. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff administers this examination monthly with no charge. Candidates MAY NOT retake the PELLETB within 30 days of previously taking the examination. Applicants are given 2.5 hours to complete the PELLETB, which contains five sections: Spelling (applicants select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options); Vocabulary (applicants select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options); Clarity (applicants select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options); Reading Comprehension (applicants read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content); and CLOZE (applicants use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains blanks/missing words). For a preparation guide please visit: https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf. If you have previously taken the PELLETB with Contra Costa County, or another agency, within the last 12 months AND achieved a T-Score of 44 or higher , you may submit your T-Score in lieu of taking the exam again. Candidates must submit a copy of their examination results AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION ). -OR- b) National Testing Network (NTN) Frontline Law Enforcement Written Examination : Passing scores accepted for this exam are Video-65% or higher; Reading-70% or higher; and Writing-70% or higher . Applicants must complete the Public Safety Job Suitability Assessment (PSSA) component of the NTN examination battery at the time of the Frontline Law Enforcement Written examination. This examination is administered directly by the National Testing Network and the candidates pay a fee to take this examination. The test may be taken virtually or in person at testing sites throughout the country. To schedule a test, visit the National Testing Network Website at: https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs Select the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the Deputy Sheriff Recruit position. NTN will submit the scores directly to the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff for review. 3. 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 is timed and includes the following physical examinations: 25 sit ups (1:00 Minute) 25 push-ups (2:00 Minutes) 50 air squats (2:00 Minutes) 500-yard run (2:00 Minutes) Physical Agility Examination Waiver: Applicants who have participated in the POST Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) at an agency within the State of California within 6 months of the application may waive the physical agility examination portion of the examination process. Applicants must submit the official verification letter of test results AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION by uploading the document online during the application process. The minimum passing score required is 320 . 4. Oral Interview : Upon successful completion of the written and physical agility assessments, applicants will be scheduled for an oral interview. This interview is designed to evaluate such job-related factors, such as motivation, interpersonal skills, problem-solving ability, use of sound judgement and oral communication skills. The interview is conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. This interview is typically scheduled within two weeks of the written and physical agility test dates. (Weighted 100%). Final Testing and Final Appointment Applicants who pass the written, physical, and oral test will be placed on the continuous Deputy Sheriff-Recruit eligibility list for twelve months. Rank on the list is determined by the oral board test score and any veteran’s credit for which individual competitors may qualify. Applicants’ scores are grouped into Certification Bands. Scores between 83 to 100 are placed in Band A, scores between 77 to 82.99 are placed in Band B, and scores between 70-76.99 are placed in Band C. Candidates are moved on into the background process from the list. Typically, the Sheriff's Office administers three Basic Academies per year. Veteran’s Preference Credits Veterans who have received an honorable discharge and disabled veterans may be allowed an additional 5% of their total earned score (providing the exam is otherwise successfully completed). To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a DD214 that indicates the applicant received an honorable discharge or proof of disability ATTACHED TO THEIR APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Contra Costa Health Services are offering an excellent employment opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator position. These departments currently have several vacancies in the Office of Emergency Services. the Community Warning System, and the Health Services Emergency Planning programs located in Martinez, CA. You will be required to occasionally be on-call and able to respond to EOC activations, including work occasionally nights and weekends as needed for incident response. Under general direction, the Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator assists 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. Senior Emergency Planning Coordinators report to the Emergency Services Manager, Community Warning System Manager, or Health Services Emergency Preparedness Manager and may receive lead direction from a personnel within the Emergency Services Division of the Support Services Bureau of the Office of the Sheriff or the Health Emergency Response Unit of the Health Services Department The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Contra Costa Health Services have been at the forefront of progressive emergency management and response. In addition, the Office of Emergency Services manages a world-class Emergency Operations Center and is seen as a leader in Emergency Management and Alert and Warning throughout the region. We are looking for someone who: Is flexible and can adapt to change and new ways of working Thrives in a team environment and collaborates well with staff, agencies, and the general public Takes initiative and prioritizes assignments when working independently Can adapt to communicate and coordinate effectively with various audiences and build a rapport with a variety of partners (government, community, and private sector) Has experience working in the field of emergency management and has a strong knowledge of practices and guidelines Easily adapts in a fast-paced, ever changing environment Shows dependability when emergencies arise What you may be responsible for: Reviewing, planning, organizing and coordinating emergency planning activities of the Emergency Services Division or the Health Emergency Response Unit Developing preparedness response plans Assisting in the development of recovery programs Working with other departments, agencies and businesses in emergency situations Participating in public warning response protocols Developing and providing training to specialized teams and the general public Serving as a on-call Alert Duty Officer with the Office of the Sheriff Developing funding applications and completion of progress reports for the Health Services Department Working closely with partners at the State and Federal level, building and maintaining relationships Performing systems, needs and administrative analysis for the Community Warning System, and providing recommendations as needed A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and varied work environment There is the opportunity to work with operational area partners and build strong relationships Contra Costa County offers opportunities for professional development The work you perform will directly impact and make a difference in our community A few challenges you might face in this job: Emergencies may arise at anytime, therefore activations may occur on nights and/or weekends There may be a need to dramatically shift priorities as unplanned situations occur Events may become emotionally stressful Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal 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. 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 emergency management, public, business, or health administration, public health, human services, administration of justice, communications, or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or its equivalent) experience performing emergency preparedness planning activities. OR , one (1) year experience as an Emergency Planning Coordinator for Contra Costa County. 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. Desirable Qualifications: Experience developing trainings and exercises aligned with the HSEEP model Experience working with community groups Experience utilizing emergency or mass notification software Spanish speaking or ASL fluency Experience working within law enforcement or military chain of command Technical writing, proofreading or editing experience Professional certifications such as AEM, CEM or similar fields Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Emergency Planning Coordinator Core Multiple Choice Assessment: An Emergency Planning Coordinator Core multiple choice assessment will be conducted to measures candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: analyzing and interpreting data, critical thinking and writing (Weighted 25%) Oral Interview: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Adaptability, displaying ownership and accountability, establishing credibility, self-management, building and maintaining relationships, project management and oral communication. (Weighted 75%) The Emergency Planning Coordinator Core Multiple Choice Assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) February 11, 2022 - February 15, 2022. The Oral Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place February 18, 2022 - February 22, 2022. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 Why join the Contra Costa County Department of Information and Technology? The Department of Information and Technology (DoIT) has an exciting opportunity for the Information Systems Specialist I. This position will work at the Customer Care HelpDesk where you will be provided the opportunity to learn about various internal technological areas in DoIT as well as other Contra Costa County departments. Other departments throughout the County may use the eligible list from this recruitment to fill future vacancies as well. We are looking for someone who is: Customer service focused An independent worker and self-starter Professional and patient when solving customer issues Comfortable educating and walking customers through technical issues A team player that can collaborate with others to ensure calls and emails are covered throughout the day What you will typically be responsible for: Responding to department requests via phone and email Communicating and providing updates to internal and external departments Analyzing technical issues by asking the appropriate questions Updating ticketing system Communicating to management if a customer complaint escalates Setting expectations with customers and managing ticket status Documenting and updating processes and procedures A few reasons you might love this job: You enjoy problem solving and helping users resolve their issues You are passionate about customer service A few challenges you might face in this job: Time constraints and competing deadlines Response to urgent requests from internal and external departments Competencies Required: Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: Customer service experience Helpdesk experience Experience problem solving application, desktop, and other technical service experience To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: All candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED proficiency or high school equivalency certificate and at least twelve semester or eighteen quarter units in computer science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Six months of full-time or its equivalent experience performing information systems support and/or software installations. Substitution: Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required course work in computer science. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled from February 8, 2022 to February 11, 2022. (Weighted 100%) If you apply for another recruitment that uses this exam and the test is scheduled within 1 year of the date you took the test this time, you will not have the option to re-take the exam. If more than one year has passed, but less than three years have passed, you may choose to either re-use your score or retake the exam. If you elect to re-take the exam, your most recent score will be used, regardless of whether it is a higher or lower than the previous score. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 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 identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Contra Costa Health Services are offering an excellent employment opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Emergency Planning Coordinator position. There are currently several vacancies in the Office of Emergency Services, the Community Warning System, and the Health Services Emergency Planning programs located in Martinez, CA. You will be required to occasionally be on-call and able to respond to EOC activations, including work occasionally nights and weekends as needed for incident response. Under general direction, the Emergency Planning Coordinator assists 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. Emergency Planning Coordinators report to the Emergency Services Manager, Community Warning System Manager or Health Services Emergency Preparedness Manager and may receive lead direction from a Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator within the Emergency Services Division of the Support Services Bureau of the Office of the Sheriff or the Health Emergency Response Unit of the Health Services Department. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Contra Costa Health Services have been at the forefront of progressive emergency management and response. In addition, the Office of Emergency Services manages a world-class Emergency Operations Center and is seen as a leader in Emergency Management and Alert and Warning throughout the region. We are looking for someone who: Thrives in a team environment Takes initiative and prioritizes assignments when working independently Can adapt to communicate with various audiences and build a rapport with stakeholders Has experience working in the field of emergency management and has a strong knowledge of practices and guidelines Easily adapts in a fast-paced, ever changing environment Shows dependability when emergencies arise What you will typically be responsible for: Coordinating emergency planning activities Planning and organizing information in preparation for unexpected events Developing preparedness response plans Assisting in the development of recovery programs Working with other departments, agencies and businesses in emergency situations Public warning response protocols Developing and providing training to specialized teams and the general public Serve as a on-call Alert Duty Officer with the Office of the Sheriff Develop funding applications and completion of progress reports for the Health Services Department Working closely with partners at the State and Federal level, building and maintaining relationships Performing systems, needs and administrative analysis for the Community Warning System, and providing recommendations as needed A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in a fast-paced, dynamic and varied work environment There is the opportunity to work with operational area partners and build strong relationships Contra Costa County offers opportunities for professional development The work you perform will directly impact and make a difference in our community A few challenges you might face in this job: Emergencies may arise at anytime, therefore activations may occur on nights and/or weekends There may be a need to dramatically shift priorities as unplanned situations occur Events may become emotionally stressful Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Managing Organizational Complexity: Maneuvering through complex political situations and functions within the organization Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives 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. 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 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. Desirable Qualifications: Experience developing trainings and exercises aligned with the HSEEP model Experience working with community groups Experience utilizing emergency or mass notification software Spanish speaking or ASL fluency Experience working within law enforcement or military chain of command Technical writing, proofreading or editing experience Professional certifications such as AEM, CEM or similar fields Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Emergency Planning Coordinator Core Multiple Choice Assessment: An Emergency Planning Coordinator Core multiple choice assessment will be conducted to measures candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: analyzing and interpreting data, critical thinking and writing (Weighted 40%) Oral Interview: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Professional integrity and ethics, adaptability, self-management, project management and oral communication (Weighted 60%) The Emergency Planning Coordinator Core Multiple Choice Assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) February 11, 2022 - February 15, 2022. The Oral Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place February 18, 2022 - February 22, 2022. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management Why join the Contra Costa County Risk Management Department? Contra Costa County is recruiting for the position of Return To Work Program Coordinator in the Risk Management Department. The incumbent is responsible for managing the County’s Return To Work Program. This program facilitates the return to work of industrially injured/disabled employees within the County. The Return to Work Program objective is to provide work for temporarily industrially injured/disabled employees through restricted duty to reduce disability and Workers’ Compensation costs, maximize productivity, minimize the loss of human resources and promote full and prompt recovery with the return of the employee to productive employment. The County is unique in that it is self-insured and self-administered in providing Workers’ Compensation benefits to the frontline, public safety, and internal service employees of the County. Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our greatest strength. We are looking for someone who is: Goal oriented and focused on finding solutions Good at building relationships and collaborating with others Skilled at verbal communication with the ability to provide information clearly and concisely What you will typically be responsible for: Working with multiple county department’s regarding temporary work restrictions Answering questions from county department staff, employees, and Labor Union Representatives about the Return to Work Program Arranging for monthly Return to Work Committee meetings A few reasons you might love this job: Building relationships with a diverse group of employees Working with a team of outstanding and caring professionals Knowing your work assures employees program and countywide goals are met A few challenges you might face in this job: Handling multiple assignments with competing deadlines Managing conflicting sets of circumstances Competencies Required: Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration: Demonstrating cooperation and teamwork while working within and across divisions and teams Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Desirable Qualifications: Ability to adapt to situations that are dynamic in nature An active listener Ability to handle adversity To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in coordinating services as they relate to state and federal disability related laws such as Fair Employment Housing Act and American Disabilities Act (FEHA/ADA), for an employer or consulting agency, one (1) year of which must have been working with industrially injured/disabled employees. Substitution Experience: A Master’s degree in Psychology, Career Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Policy, Public Administration, or a closely related field, or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. There is no substitution for the one (1) year of working with industrially injured/disabled employees. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Assessment : An oral assessment (interview) will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the Oral Assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Self-Management, Establishing Credibility, Handling Stress, Business Process Analysis. (Weighted 100%) The oral assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place on February 4, 2022 through February 8, 2022. The assessment will be administered remotely using a computer; you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 12, 2022
Part Time
The Position Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity to fill one (1) Cardiac Ultrasonographer position assigned to the Cardiopulmonary Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. CCRMC is a full-service county hospital which offers a complete array of patient-centered health care services delivered in a beautiful facility. If a philosophy of service and patient care is what interests you, then joining as a Cardiac Ultrasonographer at CCRMC is for you! Are you great at monitoring and handling electrocardiograph (EKG) machines? We are looking for experienced Ultrasonographers who are comfortable responding to Code Blue emergencies. You will also have the opportunity to operate cardiac stress equipment. So, if you are looking for the next step in your career and want to make an impact on your community, apply today. We are looking for someone who is: Reliable. You will be responding to Code Blue or Rapid Response emergencies. Responsible. You will be transporting equipment to assigned locations. Communicative. You will be explaining methods of procedure to patients. Focused. You will be monitoring the recording procedures to discern artifacts or abnormalities. What you will typically be responsible for: Handling electrocardiograms. Performing stress tests. Charting patient information. Scheduling appointments. A few reasons why you might love this job: You will work in a positive learning environment. You will work with a diverse group of patients, customers, and co-workers. You will make a significant difference in the surrounding community. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will have your time and attention spread out. You will have a high volume of work. Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data. Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims. Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products. Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity. Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability. Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information. Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations. Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications. Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards. Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner. General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination. Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job. Action & Results Focused: Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment. Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work. To read the complete job description, please visit the website at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/5121?keywords=cardiac%20ul&pagetype=classSpecifications The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Certificate Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers; or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) issued by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI); AND a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation : All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training, and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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 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
Jan 08, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Department of Information Technology is recruiting to fill one (1) Geographic Information Systems Manager position. The GIS Manager oversees the entirety of the County’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) portfolio, including applications, data, servers, and maintenance. This person will manage a team consisting of GIS Technicians and interns. This team supports Esri-compatible software (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcPro, and Geocortex) for desktop use across the entire county. To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: GIS Manager The ideal candidate will be a seasoned GIS professional with strong administrative skills, like contracting, budgeting, and reporting. A strong project management background and familiarity migrating to various platforms like Azure or AWS is extremely valuable. The GIS Manager will bring astute negotiation skills to develop fair and consistent models to charge for service within the County organization. Additionally, they will possess the forethought to determine how GIS tools can help expand County service delivery and improve long term efficiency of county operations. This is a hands-on, working manager position, and the GIS Manager will be expected to be both technically proficient as a technology professional but also have management skills to help train, mentor, and develop the team. Someone comfortable and familiar with emergency operations centers and public safety is ideal. As a leader in the department, the GIS Manager will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division’s staff Competencies Required: Industry Monitoring : Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Innovative Problem Solving : Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Building & Maintaining Relationships : Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Leadership : Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Organizational Systems Thinking : Comprehending the organization as a system of integrated and interdependent functions Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Negotiating : Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Allocating Resources : Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Informing : Proactively obtaining and sharing information Managing & Facilitating Change : Addressing key factors that influence successful organizational change You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. 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 applications process. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Geography, Urban Planning, Geographic Information Systems, or a closely related discipline. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in developing and maintaining Geographic Information Systems applications. 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. Selection Process Application Filing: To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit an application online along with your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by Friday, February 4, 2022. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed Oral Assessment : Applications and Resumes will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the brochure and announcement. Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be given preliminary interviews by the consultants. Departmental Interviews : Candidates deemed most qualified will be referred to the Department of Information Technology and will be placed on an eligibility list for other County positions in the same job classification that may arise during a limited period of time. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in further interview and selection activities. An appointment will be made following comprehensive reference and background checks. For further information contact: Andrew Nelson CPS HR Consulting anelson@cpshr.us Website: www.cpshr.us The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 07, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Public Administrator’s Program Assistant position. The department currently has one (1) vacancy at the Public Administrator’s Office located in Martinez, CA. You will be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Public Administrator’s Program Assistant will assist in the protection and disposition of the estates of deceased persons by performing a variety of investigative, technical, and administrative duties, and will perform related work as required. The Office of the Public Administrator investigates and may administer the estates of persons who are residents of Contra Costa County at the time of death and who die without a qualified person willing or able to assume the responsibility. The powers of the Public Administrator are mandated by the California Probate Code. We are looking for someone who is: Dependable, meets deadlines, produces high-quality work and takes initiative when needed A team player with a positive attitude, is flexible and supportive of their co-workers Detail-oriented, organized and has effective time management skills A good listener and can communicate clearly and concisely Professional, polite, well-spoken and can communicate with difficult people without being reactive What you will typically be responsible for: Reviewing referrals and investigating cases including searching for heirs and other interested parties through internet searches and searching decedents’ homes to locate wills, financial records and other documentation Assisting in managing decedent estates, including working with financial institutions to collect accounts, canceling services no longer needed, coordinating the collection of personal property and preparing legal forms and other correspondence Establishing and maintaining physical and electronic case files, including entering complete and thorough case notes and filing correspondence and other documentation Processing mail, answering phone calls and responding to emails Working with the Coroner’s Division, funeral homes, hospitals and nursing homes regarding referrals made to the office Explaining to heirs and other interested parties the authority and policies of the Public Administrator and probate procedures A few reasons you might love this job: You will be part of a highly collaborative and supportive environment You will have continuous learning opportunities including ongoing training The County offers excellent employee benefits including medical and dental programs and a deferred compensation plan You will be part of a team that is committed to serving the community A few challenges you might face in this job: In some instances, you will be making death notifications and encounter intense emotional reactions Decedents’ homes may be in various degrees of disorder and cleanliness and may be hoarded; you may be exposed to unpleasant odors You will be responsible for managing multiple cases simultaneously Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in legal studies, business administration, social/behavioral sciences or closely related field. Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, in a public agency, trust administration, probate or banking setting performing duties which involved responsibility for estate administration or estate guardianship. License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Certification: Must be certified through the California State Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators (CA PA/PG/PC) within four years of appointment under the standards and certification requirements set forth by the CA PA/PG/PC and maintain certification while employed in the Public Administrator's Office. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Virtual Oral Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Legal & Regulatory Navigation, Self-Management, Oral Communication, and Teamwork. ( Weighted 100% ). The Virtual Oral Assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) during the week of January 31, 2022. The virtual oral assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as a computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) is seeking to hire two Watershed Management Planning Specialists (WMPS). CCCPWD maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides a wide range of services such as Parks and Recreation, Stormwater Permit Administration, Real Estate, Environmental Permit Review and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. The WMPS positions are located in the Watershed Program and Clean Water Division of the CCCPWD and report to the Senior WMPS. WMPS assist with implementation of the regional storm water permit throughout the cities, towns and unincorporated areas of the County. The focus of the permit work is to prevent pollutants such as litter, micro plastics, oil, pesticides, legacy pollutants, and bacteria from entering nearby waterbodies. WMPS work within and outside the County to collaborate with different agencies to come up with innovative pollution prevention solutions. WMPS provide project management of water quality monitoring, public outreach with citizens and businesses, environmental inspections, meeting facilitation and training of municipal staff, and Green Infrastructure project development. We are looking for someone who is: detail-oriented, with an understanding of the overall mission; able to display strong oral and written communication skills; sensitive and aware of political, citizen concerns and issues; customer-service oriented; a fast learner; and able to organize, plan, and prioritize tasks/work effectively. What you will typically be responsible for: Reviewing, understanding technical regulations and reports, and communicating issues/opinions to colleagues/supervisor Gathering and compiling information for an annual report Facilitating meetings and training of various stakeholders, as appropriate Completing stormwater inspections Communicating with citizens, businesses, municipal staff to direct or coordinate services Researching and understanding water quality problems and working with stakeholders to find creative solutions Compiling and organizing data and presenting it to others Managing projects and consultant contracts Here are a few reasons why you might love this job: No two days are the same as there is variability in the tasks in this role Occasionally, you will have opportunities to go in the field The Public Works Department has dedicated employees and values a work-life balance You can make a difference in Contra Costa and the Bay Area There are many opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged Here are a few challenges you might face in this job: You will have to be able to negotiate and understand many points of view You may have to make decisions using and balancing the appropriate regulations, as well as keeping in mind goals and on-the-ground knowledge You will be required to keep up to date with latest information as appropriate You will be required to have an understanding and keep appraised of the technical details as appropriate You will work in a fast-paced environment with many deadlines and a lot of information Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Displaying Ownership and Accountability : Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Building & Maintaining Relationships : Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Group Facilitation: Enabling constructive and productive group interaction Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Project Management : Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Innovative Problem Solving : Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business The eligible list established from this recruitment process will be valid for 6 months. To review the full classification specification for this class, please visit: Watershed Management Planning Specialist 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 urban or regional planning, engineering, business, geography, chemistry, environmental science or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent professional experience in land use planning, environmental compliance, or other closely related activity. Substitution: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, engineering, business, geography, chemistry, environmental science, or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Desirable Qualifications: Project management experience Experience in the stormwater field Stormwater certifications or coursework Experience doing facility inspections or coordinating information related to facility inspections Experience with green infrastructure projects Experience with Geographic Information Systems Experience designing or completing water quality monitoring studies Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Virtual Oral Interview: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited via email to complete a HireVue On Demand video interview. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Watershed Management Planning Specialist classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Delivering Results, Displaying Ownership and Accountability, Oral Communication, Political and Organizational Savvy, Project Management, and Innovating Problem Solving. (Weighted 100%) The Watershed Management Planning Specialist interview is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the second week of February, 2022. The virtual oral interview will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($6,263 - $7,432) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 01/05/2022 - 02/01/2022 Tentative Typing Assessment: 02/16/2022 - 02/17/2022 Tentative Performance Exam: 03/05/2022 - 03/07/2022 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) CritiCall Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a passing score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found her e: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 * *As of July 1, 2021 $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (July 2022) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: For applications received between 01/05/2022 - 02/01/2022 Tentative Assessment: 02/16/2022 - 02/17/2022 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found her e: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled Why Join Contra Costa Health Services? The Contra Costa Health Services Department is recruiting for three (3) qualified candidates interested in the Health Plan Member Services Counselor positions assigned to the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) located in Martinez, CA. Bilingual candidates, especially those fluent in Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply. The Health Plan Member Services Counselor will be responsible for assisting Health Plan members find solutions to issues, helping members understand the scope of available benefits and how to access health care delivery services, assisting members in choosing primary care providers, and educating members on the proper use of the Health Plan. We are looking for someone who: Is an excellent listener Is able to focus on the member’s needs and present the best solution Is patient with members who are upset and are able to de-escalate situations Is able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing Is able to positively adapt to changes within the unit What you will typically be responsible for: Educating members on benefits and exclusions Processing requests for Medi-Cal emergency disenrollment by following guidelines Processing member interpreter request Identifying and conducting intake for complaints, grievances, appeals Engaging the community in planning processes A few reasons you might love this job: The unit you will work in is a semi fast paced environment Build rapport with members and assist them with their inquiries Will acquire experience working in a Managed Care setting A few challenges you might face in this job : Communicating with upset members Some phone calls may become stressful due to the needs of the member Handling and resolving member issues in a timely manner Competencies Required: Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Adaptability : Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress : Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Informing : Proactively obtaining and sharing information Listening : Fully comprehending spoken communication Writing : Communicating effectively in writing Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Impact : Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Either 1) one (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a health care or health insurance setting providing customer service to patients which involved handling complaints and assisting patients in understanding how to access health care services; or 2) two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a health care setting performing admission, registration, financial counseling or medical records documents processing duties which required direct patient contact. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working in a call center assisting patients with health care or health insurance Experience assisting customers with health benefits and provisions in a Managed Care setting Ability to type 45 words per minute Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation : Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Virtual Interview Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include but are not limited to: Actions & Results Focused (Taking Initiative), Attention to Detail, Informing, Listening, and Customer Focused. (Weighted 100%) The online assessment will be via computer (remotely) and will be held periodically until the positions have been filled. The virtual interview assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as a computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 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 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
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals to fill vacant Mental Health Clinical Specialist positions. The individuals appointed to these positions may be assigned to such program components as inpatient psychiatric wards, out-patient mental health clinics, crisis intervention, screening units, public health or a criminal justice mental health program. Mental Health Clinical Specialists provide psychotherapeutic intervention and treatment services to patients and/or clients and their families in an individual and group therapy environment. In addition, they prepare social case histories, refer patients or clients to appropriate community agencies, and perform specialized mental health services. Full-time, part-time, permanent intermittent (on-call) and project positions are available. Qualified Spanish-speaking persons are encouraged to apply. A monthly salary differential of $100 is paid to employees in positions that require bilingual proficiency. To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months Typical Tasks Provides psycho-therapeutic intervention, treatment, and other related mental health services to consumers and their families Provides individual, family, and group therapy services Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the formulation of diagnoses and the development of treatment plans Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the client Coordinates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment and/or rehabilitation plans Evaluates residential facilities for level of care and continuing program eligibility Provides supportive services to board and care staff including training, treatment plan development, and liaison at the client level Interprets and explains to clients, relatives, services to specific population groups (i.e., children and adolescents, older adults, detained persons) May serve as a deputy conservator Participates in specialized programs/projects or serves as a support person in program planning, evaluation, and policy developments Participates in staff development programs and in staff conferences regarding clients and professional clinical approaches Interprets and explains to clients, relatives, community groups about social and emotional factors pertaining to mental health illness Refers clients to appropriate community agencies Provides specialized mental health or related services to specific population groups (i.e. children and adolescents, older adults, detained persons) Provides quality documentation and testifies in court as required May serve as representative payee for clients May be required to gather services statistics and write reports and correspondence Utilizes technology to send and receive work-related electronic mail, and access and maintain electronic records and files When designated as a Unit Leader, additional tasks MAY INCLUDE: Convene and facilitate team meetings Provide clinical oversight and direction for the unlicensed staff and community support workers Keep the Mental Health Supervisor/Manager informed of any critical incidents Assist in the daily operation of the program or clinic, filling in as officer of the day when necessary Participate as a member of the Utilization Review Committee Assist in the training and orientation of new staff members Provide feedback on ways to improve the delivery and types of clinical services offered to consumers Arranges day-to-day staff work schedules for the unit, including relief coverage Coordinates day-to-day programmatic and clinical decisions in response to operational demands Conducts clinical discussions regarding complex and/or difficult cases Responds to emergencies that occur on the unit Coordinates the flow of information and clinical data to ensure program and/or shift continuity Assigns cases to staff, taking into consideration urgent clinical intervention, general clinical necessity, current staff workloads and time factors Coordinate/facilitate weekly chart reviews Provides on-site feedback/training to staff regarding documentation issues Conducts peer training regarding difficult documentation issues Serves as liaison with UR/QI Administration concerning documentation issues/concerns Serves as liaison with other units, services, and agencies Minimum Qualifications =Licenses Required: 1) Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicles Operator's License. 2) Possession of one of the following professional licenses is required . Either: a. A valid license issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences as a: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); or b. A valid license as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. Note that incumbents qualifying with an LPCC are required to possess written confirmation from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to treat couples and families prior to being assigned to positions requiring couples and family counseling. Substitution for License: Either: Possession of a Master's Degree in psychology or closely related behavioral science field from an accredited college or university, and registration with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC); or Possession of a Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an accredited college, university, or other educational institution accredited by the California State Board of Psychology. As a condition of continued employment, incumbents hired with either an AMFT, ASW, APCC, or a Doctorate in Psychology must obtain status as a LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or a licensed Psychologist, respectively, issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology, within the time periods established by the licensing agencies. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr , and submit the required 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: 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. (Weighted 100%) The Health Services Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Director of Airports reports directly to the Chief Deputy Public Works Director in matters of policy and issues coming before the Board of Supervisors. Under general direction, the Director manages and operates the County airports and plans for development of future airport facilities, developing and managing a capital improvement and maintenance program. The Director promotes and manages County property used for aviation purposes and represents the County in aviation matters and related community relations. To learn more about this position click here. Typical Tasks The Director of Airports must be adept at managing competing demands, multiple priorities, and have a passion for public service. The County has one of the State’s most heterogeneous populations, rich in ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity. The successful candidate will possess a value system that engenders trust and confidence, and embodies a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. As a leader, the Director of Airports will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division’s staff. A successful candidate must be an effective communicator, able to build consensus by listening, working and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders and partners in a teambuilding environment. Given the opportunities and diversity of Contra Costa County’s airports located in both an urban and rural locations, a successful Director of Airports must be able to think strategically for both short and long term needs of the airports and the surrounding communities. 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 driver's license. Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in airport management, business administration, public administration, engineering, planning, law enforcement, security or a closely related field. Certificates: Possession of an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Certificate or Certified Member (C.M.) issued by the American Association of Airport Executives. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) progressively responsible experience at a civil airport in airport operations, airport property management, airport budgeting, airport noise abatement, public relations, capital and maintenance programming. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: COVID-19 MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY ADK will review and process applications as they are received, and we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. To apply online, click here. Deadline for applications: February 6, 2022 Contact for this search is Rod Dinger, A.A.E., rod@adkexecutivesearch.com
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1230 - Fire Suppression & Prevention Upcoming negotiated salary increase: 5% increase effective 7/1/2022 Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is recruiting to fill Fire Inspector I positions in the Fire Prevention Bureau, Engineering Division. About the District: The Costa County Fire Protection District (ConFire) ConFire provides fire suppression, fire prevention, and emergency medical services to more than a million people across its 304 square-mile District area, and through mutual aid, in and around the 20 cities and unincorporated communities of Contra Costa County, California. The District, with 26 fire stations and more than 400 employees, is dedicated to preserving life, property, and the environment. Fire Inspectors assigned to the Engineering Division conduct plan reviews of fire protection systems, and non-structural building plans, and conduct inspections to ensure projects are built in accordance with approved plans. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six( 6) months. We are looking for someone who: Uses initiative in assigned duties Personifies integrity and excellence. You will be an important part in creating a culture of transparency and accountability, with a focus on continuous improvement Is organized and results-driven. You will need to balance your own work and multiple assignments and prioritize them Can be responsive and pleasant. You will need to be professional and easy to work with Is dependable. Your team and community will need you to be reliable, responsible, dependable, and able to fulfill your obligations What you will typically be responsible for: Reviewing building plans, site plans, and fire protection system plans for compliance with fire safety standards Conducting field inspections of projects under construction for compliance with approved plans and specifications Enforcing fire ordinances and regulations Educating the public on fire safety practices A few reasons you might love this job: You will be working for an agency that is known for employee satisfaction and camaraderie You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities Every day brings a variety of work and opportunities to make a difference with the potential to impact the delivery of important public services The bureau has diverse mission objectives, providing the opportunity to work in various divisions and gain varied experience A few challenges you might face in this job : Learning and adapting to the organizational and paramilitary chain of command in a professional environment Due to the volume of work, time management and organization skills are essential You may interact with members of the public who are impatient or upset Priorities and assignments can change based on the needs of the department Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D equivalency or high school proficiency certificate, and 30 semester or 45 quarter accredited college units in fire science, engineering, architecture, construction technology, building inspection, fire prevention or closely related field. Certificates and Training Required: Within 12 months of employment, must obtain International Code Council Certification as a Fire Inspector I, and must successfully complete a California Peace Officers' Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certified Penal Code 832, Module A course. Within 12 months of employment, appointees must successfully complete the following California Fire Service Training and Education courses: Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D. On-going maintenance of certification(s) is required. And Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in a position requiring the ability to read plans, interpreting designs of non-structural fire safety elements and fire protection systems in new and remodeled buildings, or application of applicable fire codes, laws, regulations and related standards which would provide the knowledge and abilities listed below. Substitution For Education: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience as noted above may be substituted for the required education. Substitution for Experience: An associate’s or higher degree from an accredited college in fire science, engineering, architecture, construction technology, building inspection, fire prevention, or closely related field may be substituted for the required experience. Other Requirements: Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age: Must be at least 21 years of age. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as is established by the County Medical Consultant. Desirable Qualifications: International Code Counsel Fire Plans Examiner Certificate CFSTES Plans Examiner 1A, 1B, and 1C courses CA Statutes and Regulations course CFSTES Plan Examiner Certificate Plan review experience Experience conducting new construction inspections Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple Choice Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a multiple-choice assessment. The multiple-choice assessment will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. (Weighted 100%) Candidates are not permitted to retake the same assessment within a one-year period. If you apply for another recruitment that uses this exam and the test is scheduled within 1 year of the date you took the test this time, you will not have the option to re-take the exam. If more than one year has passed, but less than three years have passed, you may choose to either re-use your score or retake the exam. If you elect to re-take the exam, your most recent score will be used, regardless of whether it is higher or lower than the previous score. The Fire Inspector I Multiple Choice Exam is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the third week of February 2022. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164 CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 04, 2022
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents and was one of the original 27 counties established in California in 1850. Contra Costa County provides public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses. Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy, and prosperous life. We are excited to announce a recruitment for the position of Workforce Services Specialist. Under general direction, Workforce Services Specialists plan and perform administrative staff work within the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) in the Workforce Services Bureau (WFSB), the Workforce Development Board (WDB), or other major divisions and programs, including but not limited to, CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and/or Welfare to Work programs. Workforce Services Specialists serve as a point of contact and external representative on policies, programs and services and make recommendations on policies, programs, and/or administrative issues which could significantly affect the ability of EHSD, WFSB, WDB, or other service providers that partner with Contra Costa County systems to achieve their strategic goals and objectives. The Workforce Services Specialist is distinguished by its responsibility to function as a staff generalist with a high-level of external contact in support of public assistance benefits, programs or economic and workforce development. EHSD partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. EHSD plays an important part of the safety net in Contra Costa, providing access to benefits and over 60 other programs and services that touch the lives of approximately 25% of all Contra Costa County residents. The majority of EHSD services are to children and families; the elderly; persons with certain disabilities; those who are eligible for financial, medical, or food assistance; and persons who are attempting to enter or advance in the workforce. We are looking for someone who is: passionate about serving the public able to quickly adapt and respond to changing work situations able to inspire and motivate others good at multitasking and juggling competing deadlines able to develop teams and integrated systems in meeting outcomes a collaborator and willing and comfortable working with others to achieve goals a quick learner, able to absorb and engage in the new responsibility quickly What you will typically be responsible for: Meeting goals and objectives of the Workforce Development Board and/or public assistance programs Planning, directing, coordinating and controlling the operational activities of a major programmatic or workforce development administrative division of EHSD Ensuring performance data is evaluated and acted on to make certain outcomes are met Consulting with employers, service center providers, EHSD managers, concerning facilities, needs and modifications, and on-going facilities operations Planning, coordinating and implementing marketing efforts to develop employer and community awareness of the programs and services provided by members of the Contra Costa workforce system Gathering and analyzing or directing the analysis of public assistance and/or workforce development policies and procedures including recommending or developing appropriate solutions on public assistance or workforce development service delivery. Participating in and/or conducting meetings Preparing reports and correspondence relating to all aspects of the assignment A few reasons you might love this job : You will have the opportunity to lead change and bring new ideas to the bureau and department EHSD has a deep commitment to our staff to the mission & values of our department We have a diverse department and staff and are committed to serving the community You will form positive community relationships You will focus on teamwork and shared accountability for success A few challenges you might face in this job : Staffing & filling vacancies is always a challenge You will work with stakeholders with competing wants and needs Constant change in our economy across Contra Costa County and the Bay Area You may need to work within short time frames for projects Learning and keeping up to date with policies, procedures, and regulations which impact your work Competencies Required : Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration: Demonstrating cooperation and teamwork while working within and across divisions and teams 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. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process. Education : Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business or public administration, social or behavioral science or a closely related field. Experience: Four years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, having responsibilities for the administration of an economic or workforce development program, in an employment and training program or in a social service program in a direct client service environment. Two years of the required experience must have included responsibilities providing administrative direction to subordinate staff or performing analytical duties. Substitution for Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units at an accredited college including 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in psychology, sociology, social welfare, public administration, business administration or a closely related field, and two (2) additional years of required experience listed above may be substituted for the required education. Substitution of Academic Major : One (1) additional year of qualifying experience may be substituted for the required academic major. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social welfare, business administration or public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Virtual Interview : Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online interview. In the oral interview, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the oral interview competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Workforce Services Specialist classification. These may include, but are not limited to: professional and technical expertise, attention to detail, professional integrity and ethics, handling and resolving conflict, and/or valuing diversity. (Weighted 100%) The online interview is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the first week of February 2022. The online interview will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the online interview , as well as computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found her e: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
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 â€" 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. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020 COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Associate Teacher â€"Project Substitute. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The position is assigned to the Head Start/Early Head Start and/or Child Development Programs in the Community Services Bureau. These programs are designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children. The Associate-Teacher Substitute is authorized to provide services and instruction to children in pre-school and Infant/Toddler classroom settings. Under supervision, assists in planning, organizing and conducting variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled in the program. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental programs 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 reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing 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 Site Supervisor Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and successful completion of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development that meet the Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher permit. A copy of official transcripts must be sent as verification of completed units. Certificate Preferred: 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. Special Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020 COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-Wide, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
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 â€" 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. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-Wide, California, United States
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
The Position Why join Contra Costa County Health Services? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. T he Health Services Department has over 4700 employees in nine (9) divisions which include the Office of the Director, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and health centers, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management System, Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials, Health, Housing and Homeless, and Contra Costa Health Plan. In order to provide the best services to our patients and community, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven staff. This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County Health Services! The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Nursing Assistants to assist licensed nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an inpatient setting at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living. Additional duties include transporting patients to appointments; taking and recording vital signs; obtaining stool and urine specimens; and other required patient care activities. You will be an important part of the care our patients receive on a daily basis. We are looking for someone who: Has excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work effectively and efficiently Demonstrates the ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Has a strong attention to detail Exercises good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Works well as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Follows oral and written directions Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing Acknowledge and respect cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population What you will typically be responsible for: Perform physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion Assisting patients with activities of daily living Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Providing close observation of patients and the documentation of these observations Reports observations to the RN or team Leader or Charge Nurse Transportation of patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital A few reasons you might love this job: You will have an opportunity to make a positive difference in patients lives As an integrated system, Contra Costa County Health Services offers and presents multiple opportunities to grow professionally. You may develop more knowledge and skills due to the different scenarios you will encounter and the education and training that will be provided You will be an integral part of a team to create optimal health for all There is a great retirement plan and health benefits for you and your family A few challenges you might face in this job: You may need to reprioritize your tasks based on the ongoing needs of your assignment You will need to adapt and adjust to the work environment You may care for patients whose behaviors can be challenging due to medical or mental health issues You may receive direction and communication from multiple staff members to process and prioritize daily assignments Competencies Required: Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Writing: Communicating effectively in writing To read the complete job description, please click here . Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain active for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Within six (6) months of hire must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center approved Crisis Management and Prevention Certificate. PLEASE NOTE : All applicants must submit a copy of their CNA certification and their current CPR or BLS certificate at the time of application. Selection Process Application Filing: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, and applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Failure to complete the entire supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. 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. APPLICATION REVIEW DATES Training & Experience Evaluation: Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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.