Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 24, 2021
Full 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) Supervising Accidental Release Prevention Engineer position located in the Health Services - Hazardous Materials Division at Contra Costa County in Martinez, CA. The Contra Costa Health Services - Hazardous Materials Division is the designated local agency assigned to implement the Hazardous Materials program to protect the public from exposure to hazardous waste. If protecting human health and the environment is something you are passionate about, then joining as a Supervising Accidental Release Prevention Engineer at Contra Costa Health Services might be for you. We are looking for someone who is great at reviewing detailed safety plans and audits to ensure compliance with regulations. You will also be conducting training workshops for Accidental Release Prevention Engineers. If you are looking for a challenging role that will allow you to enhance your current knowledge and skills, apply today! We are looking for someone who is: Analytical. You will be assisting in source term calculations and vapor-dispersion modeling. A leader. You will be supervising other Accidental Release Prevention Engineers. Attentive to detail. You will be reviewing policies and hazard scores. Goal-focused. You will have various conflicting priorities such as conducting audits, training workshops, special projects, etc. Communicative! You will be conveying information both written and orally to staff and members of the public. What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting on-site audits for programs and to identify potential deficiencies. Evaluating the performance of your staff Participating in incident investigations with other staff Conducting training workshops for personnel A few reasons why you might love this job: You will work with a great team of highly motivated professionals You will be conducting investigations pertinent to environmental health You will be solving complex and interesting issues A few challenges you might face in this job: You will have a heavy workload of tasks to accomplish You will be overseeing the work of your staff You will work on many projects alone unless assistance is needed 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 Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Visionary Leadership: Taking a long-term view and building a shared vision with others; acting as a catalyst for organizational change Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries To read the complete job description, please visit the website at: Class Specifications | Accidental Release Prevention (Arp) Engineer | Class Spec Details (governmentjobs.com) The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Experience: Six (6) years experience in the chemical process industries and/ordirect regulatory oversight of chemical process industries, two (2) years of which must have been in process safety management activities such as: Process Hazard Analysis, operator training, mechanical integrity, Management Of Change, pre-startup review, emergency response, contractor safety, and operating procedures; OR, the regulation of chemical process industries, such as: process safety, process engineering, project engineering, process design, operations, environmental maintenance engineering, or research/development. AND, at least one (1) year experience of which at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, lead and/or supervisory capacity. 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. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire (BCQ): Consists of open-ended questions related to prior experience and training. Candidates' responses will be rated by subject matter experts. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Accidental Release Prevention Engineer classification. These may include but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Professional and Technical Expertise, Interpersonal Savvy, and Writing. ( 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Firefighters Local 1230 - Fire Suppress & Prevent Unit Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) -- a recognized fire service leader -- provides fire and emergency medical services to nearly a million people across its 304-square-mile District area, and through mutual aid, in and around the 19 cities and unincorporated communities of Contra Costa County, California. Why should you consider joining Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the CCCFPD team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged, and grow professionally, CCCFPD District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's priorities are to strive to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present, and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. CCCFPD understands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Firefighter - 56 Hour (Lateral) employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District can expect to engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service. CCCFPD has multiple positions available within the county. We are looking for someone who is: Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment concern is that we are hiring people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter, you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on duty and off and are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many of the most crucial aspects of the job require a firefighter to have a high fitness level in order to providing high quality services to our community. A Team Player â€" As a Firefighter you are a part of a team. Being a team player, and having the ability to work closely with peers, community members, and understanding the team concept is highly valued. Dependable - Your team and community will need you to be able to be reliable, responsible, and dependable, and able to fulfill your obligations. Tolerant to Stress - In this position, individuals need to be able to deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations. What you will typically be responsible for: Treating injured victims in traffic accidents, fires and other dangerous circumstances. Providing care and assistance to patients suffering from medical emergencies as part of an advanced life support fire company. Performing hazard mitigation activities by responding to and controlling structure fires, wildland fires, vehicle fires, hazardous material releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Working holidays, weekends and additional shifts when staffing vacancies require it. Participating as team member in various specialized rescue disciplines. A few reasons you might love this job: CCCFPD is an all-risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. As a firefighter with CCCFPD you could be assigned to suppression on an engine company or truck company; to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing service from a bulldozer; or as an auxiliary member of the USAR or hazmat team. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighter work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform a job. They commonly spend long hours together at a station, working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter. For instance, our firefighters work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, and rest when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people and being able to make a difference in their lives. CCCFPD is an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter and putting your skills to the test, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job : As a Firefighter must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. You will need to be comfortable with exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, a firefighter knows the risk of injury is present on every call. Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment 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 Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication 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; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment m ay remain in effect for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: (1) Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License at time of appointment. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Prior to the completion of the one year probation period, must possess and maintain thereafter a valid Class B Restricted Firefighter California Motor Vehicle Operator's License to drive and operate fire apparatus. (2) Possession of a valid California Emergency Medical Technician-1 (EMT-1) Certificate. Must obtain Contra Costa County EMT-1 Accreditation within 60 days of appointment. (3) Prior to the completion of the one year probation period, must possess and maintain thereafter a Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Level Certificate issued by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: (1) Successful completion of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Academy as a Firefighter-Recruit; or (2) one year of active employment in a paid, full-time position as a sworn uniformed firefighter in a city, county, state or federal fire department. Age: At least 18 years of age at date of final filing of applications. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. 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 Assessment: A thorough review of candidate's application including experience and certification will be conducted to measure candidates' qualifications and experience as they relate to the job. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. Required Documentation : Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid Emergency Medical Technician License CPAT Test: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by FCTC on or after May 1, 2021 (within the last 6 months). You have until November 19, 2021 to take the CPAT and provide a copy of the CPAT card to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Human Resources via e-mail at humanresources@cccfpd.org . Please visit www.fctconline.org/cpat to register for upcoming CPAT test. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT 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
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Firefighters Local 1230 - Fire Suppress & Prevent Unit Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD) -- a recognized fire service leader -- provides fire and emergency medical services to nearly a million people across its 304-square-mile District area, and through mutual aid, in and around the 19 cities and unincorporated communities of Contra Costa County, California. Why should you consider joining Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the CCCFPD team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged, and grow professionally, CCCFPD District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's priorities are to strive to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present, and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. CCCFPD understands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District can expect to engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, providing advanced life support, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service. CCCFPD has multiple positions available within the county. We are looking for someone who is: Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment concern is that we are hiring people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter, you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on duty and off and are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many of the most crucial aspects of the job require a firefighter to have a high fitness level in order to providing high quality services to our community. A Team Player â€" As a Firefighter you are a part of a team. Being a team player, and having the ability to work closely with peers, community members, and understanding the team concept is highly valued. Dependable - Your team and community will need you to be able to be reliable, responsible, and dependable, and able to fulfill your obligations. Tolerant to Stress - In this position, individuals need to be able to deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations. What you will typically be responsible for: Treating injured victims in traffic accidents, fires and other dangerous circumstances. Providing care and assistance to patients suffering from medical emergencies as part of an advanced life support fire company. Performing hazard mitigation activities by responding to and controlling structure fires, wildland fires, vehicle fires, hazardous material releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Working holidays, weekends and additional shifts when staffing vacancies require it. Participating as team member in various specialized rescue disciplines. A few reasons you might love this job: CCCFPD is an all-risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. As a firefighter with CCCFPD you could be assigned to suppression on an engine company or truck company; to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing service from a bulldozer; or as an auxiliary member of the USAR or hazmat team. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighter work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform a job. They commonly spend long hours together at a station, working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter. For instance, our firefighters work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, and rest when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people and being able to make a difference in their lives. CCCFPD is an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter and putting your skills to the test, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job : As a Firefighter must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. You will need to be comfortable with exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, a firefighter knows the risk of injury is present on every call. Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment 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 Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication 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; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment m ay remain in effect for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: (1) 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. Prior to the completion of the one-year probation period, must possess and maintain thereafter a valid Class C California Motor Vehicle Operator's License with Firefighter Endorsement to drive and operate fire apparatus (2) Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) License. Must obtain Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Accreditation within 60 days of appointment. (3) Prior to the completion of the one year probation period, must possess and maintain thereafter a Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Level Certificate issued by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. Age: At least 18 years of age. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: 1) Successful completion of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Academy as a Firefighter-Paramedic Recruit or Firefighter-Recruit; or 2) one year of active employment in a paid, full-time position as a sworn uniformed firefighter in any city, county, state, or federal fire department and one year of experience in a paid, full-time position as a paramedic delivering ALS care (may be concurrent with firefighting experience). Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. 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 Assessment : A thorough review of candidate's application including experience and certification will be conducted to measure candidates' qualifications and experience as they relate to the job. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. Required Documentation : Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) License CPAT Test: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by FCTC on or after May 1, 2021 (within the last 6 months). You have until November 19, 2021 to take the CPAT and provide a copy of the CPAT card to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Human Resources via e-mail at humanresources@cccfpd.org . Please visit www.fctconline.org/cpat to register for upcoming CPAT test. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT 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
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the new Deputy Bureau Director for the County’s Community Services Bureau (CSB). This is an extremely rewarding position for an experienced professional who feels passionate about alleviating the causes and results of poverty for families while ensuring school readiness for children so that they are able to learn to the best of their ability. Contra Costa County has one of the fastest growing work forces among Bay Area Counties. It is one of the State’s most ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse populations. The County provides a full range of services through 27 County departments including the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD), which is the second largest department. Its Bureaus include Administrative Services, Aging & Adult Services, Children & Family Services, Community Services, Workforce Development Board, and Workforce Services. About the Community Services Bureau Head Start, Early Head Start and Community Action are the core components of the Bureau’s mission. With over 300 full-time, part-time, and temporary staff, the Bureau offers services in the areas of early learning, school readiness, nutrition and health, mental health, disability, energy assistance and family support. CSB’s goal is to eliminate poverty and empower people and families. The Community Services Bureau is part of a national network of Community Action Agencies and is the largest childcare provider in Contra Costa County. CSB is the Community Action agency for Contra Costa County and provides direct assistance with home energy costs, weatherization, and funding for community-based organizations to assist the low-income population move out of poverty. The Position and Ideal Candidate The Deputy Bureau Director for CSB is a full time, exempt, hands-on management and operations position reporting to the Community Services Bureau Director and supporting the Bureau Director and staff. The ideal candidate will be an effective leader who has government and early childhood education experience as well as the ability to manage the day-to-day functions of the Bureau. This position assists the Bureau Director with developing, implementing and evaluating objectives, goals, policies, and procedures to ensure effective delivery of services. Primary responsibilities of this position include: Participating in the formulation of the Bureau’s short and long-term strategic plans, policies, procedures, directives and work standards In collaboration with the Bureau Director, supervising the day-to-day delivery of a broad scope of anti-poverty and Community Services programs, including, but not limited to, Head Start, Child Development, and Community Action Leading the effort to recruit and retain staff/teachers Assisting with the oversight of all of Community Services' field operations at Child Development sites Working with, and monitoring, community-based organizations with which the bureau contracts Creating and developing written operational policies and procedures Assisting with the tracking and monitoring of positions, as well as interfacing with personnel and facilities on various support issues to the Bureau Interviewing, selecting, supervising and reviewing the performance of assigned personnel Conferring with the Bureau Director on sensitive casework problems and/or program management, personnel and administrative matters Coordinating and assisting in the development and management of program budgets and closely monitoring ongoing fiscal reports to ensure annual goals are met Suggesting and initiating changes in program expenditure activities as required Negotiating and monitoring contracts and service plans with other agencies Assisting with grant proposal writing and processes to develop funding for programs and services Reviewing the progress of department programs and activities in meeting established goals and objectives and conferring with Bureau Director on corrective action measures, as appropriate Producing clear, accurate, and timely reports to assist in executive decision making Preparing and overseeing the preparation of correspondence, statistical data and narrative reports on program activities, work production, caseload trends, etc. May represent the Bureau Director in labor relations, personnel matters, public meetings, and hearings, as well as serve as liaison to other agencies May act in the place of the Bureau Director, when needed To learn more about this position please visit: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72531/CSB-Final-Brochure-2 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 Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Gerontology, Counseling, Social Work, Social or Behavioral or Health Sciences, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field. Substitution of Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business or Public Administration, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or a closely related field and (1 ) additional year of the required listed experience. Experience: Four (4) years full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) public administration experience which included responsibilities for supervision, program services operations, service delivery evaluation and regulatory compliance. Two (2) year of the above experience must have been at a managerial level. Desirable Qualifications Experience managing or administering programs related to Head Start, early childhood education, child development, childcare needs, or a related area Knowledgeable about federal and state laws, rules and regulations pertaining to social services programs and delivery of services Strong operations background and government contract experience Experience with labor relations and union negotiations Skilled at developing workflows and processes Excellent written and oral communication skills and comfortable with making presentations to a variety of stakeholders Flexible, organized, collaborative team-oriented leader that engenders trust and confidence while maintaining a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion Selection Process If you are interested in pursuing this desirable career opportunity, please send an electronic version of your cover letter, resume, and contact information to janette@jgitlerconsulting.com by November 5, 2021. Be sure to include CSB Deputy Director Applicant in the subject line. If you have any questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact: Janette Gitler | Janette Gitler Consulting Phone: 415.264.7375 | Email: janette@jgitlerconsulting.com 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 Concord, California, United States
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
The Position EXTENDED Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Environmental Health Technician position. The Environmental Health Division currently has one (1) vacancy within their Land Use Program located in Concord, CA. Environmental Health Technicians inspect and investigate potentially unsanitary conditions not requiring enforcement by a registered Environmental Health Specialist. These conditions are generally covered and enforced under solid waste ordinances regarding hazardous property conditions arising from excessive accumulation of garbage, debris, and human and animal waste. Contra Costa Environmental Health is a diverse, multi-disciplined division responsible for a variety of programs including Consumer Protection, Recreational Health, Land Use, and Solid Waste. We are looking for someone who: Can communicate effectively with the public and outside agencies Has excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in both an independent and team environment Can research, read and interpret laws and regulations Understands the principles of city and county code enforcement Is honest, reliable, and trustworthy What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting investigations to determine if violations of health ordinances exist Advising violators on code requirements to gain compliance Gathering violation evidence Preparing reports, letters, and notices of violation Entering data and reports into databases Attending meetings with other agencies and the community A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in an engaging and fast-paced environment You will be challenged and have a variety of work You will collaborate with other enforcement agencies You will be part of a diverse workforce A few challenges you might face in this job: You may be required to work as a disaster service worker You may deal with difficult people There is a high complaint volume Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information 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 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 Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace 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 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, GED. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience enforcing codes or ordinances in a public agency Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. 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: Decision Making, Displaying Ownership & Accountability, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Building & Maintaining Relationships, and Teamwork. ( Weighted 100% ). The online assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) during the week of September 27, 2021. 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 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, no later than September 30, 2021. 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 23, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office ? The Department of Agriculture is seeking to fill one vacant Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures position. The Agriculture Department is located in Concord, California. The Agricultural Commissioner’s Office consists of 44 employees and has a budget of $7,063,000 (FY 20-21). The Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture under the direction of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Department of Pesticide Regulation, and Division of Measurement Standards, is responsible for conducting regulatory and service activities pertaining to the agricultural industry and the consumers of our county. The primary purpose and objective of this office is the promotion and protection of the county’s agricultural industry, environment, and citizens. We work hard to ensure a safe place to live and a fair marketplace for trade. We are looking for someone who is: A Leader and able to organize the work and effectively coach the team. A strong communicator and able to effectively communicate with stakeholders and other staff members Flexible and able to shift priorities quickly as needs change. Knowledgeable of the agricultural and weights and measures programs Knowledgeable of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to food, agriculture, weights and measures Experienced with personnel matters, evaluations, interviews, hiring, training, and onboarding new employees Experienced with administration, budget, work plans, accounting, and State and local contracts What you will typically be responsible for: Participating in managing the development and implementation of the Department’s goals, objectives, and priorities, recommend and administer policies and procedures Assessing and monitoring work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement, direct and implement changes Overseeing the work of subordinate management personnel, provide assistance with training and personnel matters, and completes performance evaluations of personnel Assisting in the county budget process, work plans, invoices, and the annual financial report for CDFA Representing the department in meetings and conferences A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with a team of outstanding and caring professionals Your work will have a direct impact on the community You will be able to realize a healthy work-life balance You will have Professional development opportunities A few challenges you might face in this job : You will work in a large county with various stakeholders and priorities You will carry out enforcement actions which may be difficult or controversial You will represent the department and be responsible for ensuring personnel adherence to State laws and County policies You will work in a fast-paced, and sometimes stressful environment This position is exempt from the merit system and will not result in an eligible list. You may access the full job description here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/4283 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. Agricultural Licenses Required: A valid County Agricultural Commissioner license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture, and A valid County Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience as a Weights and Measures Inspector or as an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector with a federal, state or county regulatory agency which must have included two (2) years of management, supervisory or program responsibility experience. Substitution for One Required Agricultural License: At the time of applying candidate must possess either a valid Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or a Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture and within two (2) years of appointment employee must possess the second required County Agricultural license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture. Selection Process 1. Application Submission and Evaluation : Applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications and desirable qualifications to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Final Hiring Interviews: Conducted by the Department This is an exempt recruitment, which means candidates are not guaranteed an interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to a hiring interview. 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
Sep 22, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an Energy Manager vacancy. This candidate will possess effective management and extensive experience in Distributed Energy Resources (DER) plans; planning energy maintenance, equipment replacement needs; as well as promoting and recognizing ongoing energy management efforts. The Energy Manager is part of the Capital Projects Division of Public Works that is responsible for the management of complex architectural and engineering projects for County departments, including planning, designing, bidding and construction management. Working closely with the County’s Sustainability Coordinator, the Energy Manager will be directly advising the Department in implementing DER plan initiatives in the County’s facility and building portfolio. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance, and improvement of infrastructure in unincorporated Contra Costa County and Flood Control District as well as County buildings and facilities. We are looking for someone who is: Proficient with their management skills, with a clear understanding of Distributed Energy Resources Program; An effective communicator, who comes to work with a positive attitude and is a team player; Customer focused, with strong attention to detail; Able to demonstrate a high degree of ethics, integrity, and credibility; Able to manage multiple projects and communicate with key stakeholders; A strategic thinker that values input and contributions by team members. What you will typically be responsible for: Planning, organizing, directing and reviewing work to implement the Distributed Energy Resource Plan Monitoring, tracking and securing available financial incentives and rebates from public utilities, local, state and federal government programs Managing operation and maintenance contracts with solar companies and electric vehicle infrastructure suppliers Performing energy studies to identify and prioritize DER projects Preparing cost/benefit analyses on energy related issues to assist with preparation of budgets for utilities and energy retrofits Reviewing and evaluating changes to new construction and remodel projects relating to energy use and recommending changes as needed and other related services Developing and conducting in-service training for managers, staff and the general public regarding energy use and efficiency A few reasons you might love this job: You will have a flexible work schedule with great work/life balance You will have a role that is both creative and analytical and impacts the implementation the County’s Climate Action Plan objectives You will have the satisfaction knowing that your work impacts your community and the well-being of the county. You will be working for a Division/Department that is known for employee satisfaction and camaraderie A few challenges you might face in this job : You will be expected to balance multiple projects, priorities, and demands User departments can change scope, schedule and budgets, etc. such demands require flexibility and critical thinking Local government procurement processes and procedures could present challenges Balancing constraints from code enforcement officials and utility companies Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objective 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 Licenses Required: 1. 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. AND , 2.Possession of a valid Professional Engineer’s License (P.E. License). Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Energy Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in energy management; including, developing, and implementing distributed energy resource measures (solar PV, energy efficiency, electric vehicle chargers, energy storage and demand management) for a multi-facility organization. Substitution for Professional Engineer’s License: Additional two (2) years of experience as noted above can be substituted for the required Professional Engineer’s License. Desirable Qualifications: Working knowledge of State, Regional, and Local regulations as it relates to the energy field (Power Purchase Agreements, performance contracting) Experience working for a public agency, multi facility campus, and/or energy utility Experience constructing, operating, and maintaining solar PV and energy storage for multi facility organizations Experience giving formal presentations on energy subjects 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 Video Interview and Writing Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video interview and writing assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Energy Manager classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Analyzing & Interpreting Data, Writing, Professional and Technical Expertise, Industry Monitoring, Presentation Skill, and Strategic Thinking & Perspective . (Weighted 100%) The Energy Manager online assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the third week of October 2021 The video and written assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as computer or mobile device with a camera. It is not recommended to take the assessment using a cell phone due to the writing component. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT 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, no later than September 30, 2021. 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 Martinez, California, United States
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Human Resources Department? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. The Human Resources Department has a staff of just over 50 employees organized into four Divisions that provide a full range of services to County Departments, employees, and the public. Human Resources team members work in collaboration with one another and the County Administrator's Office to provide central human resources services and oversight to 27 County departments. In order to provide the best human resources services to our partners and clients, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven HR staff. This is an exciting time to advance your career with Contra Costa County! Over the past three years, we have been actively upgrading our two core HRIS, Peoplesoft and NeoGov, to streamline processes, produce actionable data, and improve outcomes. In addition, we are actively working to identify innovative and creative approaches to add value and provide high-quality services to our County partners and the public. Contra Costa County has been recognized as an early adopter of online unproctored testing for the public sector, and our agile approach to recruitment has allowed us to stay ahead of the game during this pandemic. If you're someone that is excited about trying new things and focusing on the work that adds value instead of getting lost in the routine processes, this is the place for you! We are looking for individuals who are solution-oriented and able to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, growing, and changing HR environment. We are looking for someone who is: Analytical and data driven. You will collect and analyze job analysis information to develop defensible employment exams and ensure that positions are properly classified and allocated within our classification system. Creative! You will need to be able to understand the challenges faced in previous hiring processes and recommend innovative ways to assess applicant qualifications to ensure the best qualified candidates are available for our hiring managers. Interested in learning and developing their career. In addition to recruitment and classification work, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of special projects that will challenge you to develop your skills and learn more about our agency. Customer-focused. Your role will require you to be responsive and proactive when addressing internal customer needs. A strong relationship builder with excellent communication skills. You will need to establish relationships across many departments, and ensure that a consistent message is communicated to a variety of audiences. Organized and results-driven. You will need to balance multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment. What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting job analysis, organizing recruitment activities, developing and administering employment assessments, and analyzing results, in order to provide well-qualified candidates to hiring departments. Conducting compensation and classification analysis and making recommendations regarding the appropriateness of salaries and allocation of positions within the classification system; evaluating the appropriateness of organizational structures; preparing related documents and board orders for the Board of Supervisors agenda. Helping to develop strategies to create career ladders, increase employee engagement, improve employee retention, and craft an inclusive organizational culture. Providing guidance and interpretation to County departmental human resources staff on human resources policies, procedures, rules, and regulations, and on workforce planning, organizational design, and development. A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on the County's ability to provide important public services. You will be challenged daily. You will work with people who are passionate about their work, and focused on continuous improvement and innovation. You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities, as well as contribute to the learning of other HR staff members. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work on multiple assignments with competing deadlines. Your customers will include some people with strong personalities and/or high expectations. You will need to learn to navigate through complex and sometimes conflicting rules, policies or labor agreements in order to assist others in reaching operational objectives in ways that stay within the boundaries of the merit system. Competencies Required: Critical Thinking â€" A nalytically and logically evaluating information, policies and procedures Innovative Problem Solving â€" Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose resolution and/or recommendations Delivering Results â€" Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Teamwork â€" Building and maintaining professional relationships, collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Political & Organizational Savvy â€" Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative) â€" Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Adaptability â€" Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail â€" Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Customer Focus â€" Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Learning Agility â€" Seeking learning opportunities and applying lessons to one's work Professional Integrity & Ethics â€" Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral & Written Communication â€" Engaging effectively in dialogue and communicating effectively in writing Strategic Thinking & Perspective â€" Evaluating immediate actions in the context of achieving long-range objectives Valuing Diversity â€" Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Read the complete job description online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/62310 Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possess and maintain a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License or the ability to provide suitable transportation that is approved by the appointing authority. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible full-time human resources experience performing recruitment and assessment, classification and compensation and/or organizational development work. AND Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from a college or university with a major in human resources management, business, industrial psychology, public administration or closely related field. Desirable Qualifications: Professional Human Resources experience with a local government agency Experience working with competency modeling Expertise in developing and validating employment exams Experience facilitating meetings and giving presentations or training Expertise in conducting job analysis. A Master's degree in I/O Psychology, Public Administration, Business Administration or Human Resources Management Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple-Choice Test: The multiple-choice assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. Candidates will be evaluated on necessary knowledge and skills that may include: the ability to collect and analyze data, draw logical conclusions, and make sound recommendations; the ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations; and the ability to communicate effectively in writing. Candidates must achieve a passing score on the multiple-choice test to be advanced to the performance assessment. (Weighted 50%) Performance Assessment: The performance assessment will consist of exercises designed to evaluate if candidates possess the necessary core competencies. These may include but are not limited to : Critical Thinking, Innovative Problem Solving, Teamwork, Oral Communication, and Strategic Thinking and Perspective. (Weighted 50%) Final Selection Interviews: Hiring interviews will be conducted by a panel of leaders within the department. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Tentative Multiple-Choice Test: Week of October 11, 2021 Tentative Performance Assessment: Week of October 25, 2021 Final Selection Interviews: Beginning of November, 2021 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 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, no later than October 4, 2021. 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
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join Contra Costa County's Health Services Department? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Community Health Worker II position. The Public Health Division currently has one (1) vacancy in the HIV/AIDS and STD Program located in Martinez, CA. You may be required to occasionally travel to other sites within Contra Costa County. Community Health Workers provide basic health care information and services to clients and assists professional and/or medical staff. The HIV/AIDS & STD Program is dedicated to fostering the development, implementation, and coordination of programs to: Reduce the transmission of HIV and STDs Provide comprehensive services for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) Enhance community awareness of HIV/AIDS to increase understanding and compassionate response We are looking for someone who: Can use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines Can work effectively with people who may have a physical or behavioral health-related medical condition Has knowledge of computer software and office practices and procedures including filing and record-keeping Can communicate effectively verbally and in writing Has excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in a team environment Can adapt to varied and changing priorities Can use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines What you will typically be responsible for: Providing basic health information to clients Documenting calls and interactions with patients/customers Scheduling medical, dental, and clinic appointments and following up on missed or broken appointments Maintaining stock of educational materials and distributes educational materials to clients Providing basic health information to clients Navigating through patient’s records and database systems Preparing and maintaining client case files, forms, logs, and records Interviewing patients and clinic staff A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in an engaging and fast-paced environment You will work in a collaborative environment with supportive leadership You will have opportunities for growth A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work with a variety of personalities and conflicting demands You will face multiple deadlines, multi-tasking, and time management Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards 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 Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal 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 License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Eighteen (18) months of full time experience or its equivalent, having direct responsibility or participation in providing community outreach, client education, training, and support services in a community program that promotes health and health education. Substitution for experience: Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college coursework which must have included 6 semester or 9 quarter units in health related coursework, or completion of a Community Health Worker Associates Degree or Community Health Worker Certification Program from an accredited college or university may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. Desirable Qualifications: Prior experience with medical records and databases Prior experience using the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange (CALREDIE) reporting system Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire (BCQ) Assessment: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) The online assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) during the week of October 18, 2021. 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
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County, Child Support Services Department? Contra Costa County's Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is seeking talented and motivated individuals to fill one (1) full-time Child Support Supervisor vacancy located in Martinez, CA! The Department has received multiple program awards for their hard work and outstanding achievements within the program and are looking for someone who will continue this standard of excellence on our team. This role is involved in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and strategic goal planning. As a member of the Department's management team, you will need to work collaboratively with all the DCSS units, the public, and other government agencies. Success in this role is measured by the success of your team and your willingness to be a service-oriented leader. We are looking for someone who is: Personable. You will work with a team of professionals and need to interact professionally with others. Good at communicating. You will work with internal and external stakeholders and must communicate with them effectively. Detail Oriented. You will need to be able to read, understand and interpret complex laws and regulations. Flexible. You will have to shift priorities often. Dependable and Punctual. Your team will rely on you for support. What you will typically be responsible for: Supervising child support caseworkers and evaluating their workload Identifying training needs for staff and training them Preparing referrals for Child Support Attorneys for court Handling complaints or questions on child support cases and procedures Overseeing the collection of obtained judgments A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in a supportive and respectful work environment. You will be challenged and have a variety of assignments. You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other supervisors and teams. You will support an important program mission that allows us to help families in need. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a regulated government environment. You will be expected to balance multiple projects, priorities, and demands. You will handle customer complaints and may deal with difficult people. Competencies Required: Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner 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 Visionary Leadership: Taking a long-term view and building a shared vision with others; acting as a catalyst for organizational change Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Negotiating: Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to six (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 application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D or equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time journey level experience in child support collections casework in a public Child Support Office or agency, OR, three (3) years of full time experience as a clerical supervisor with direct knowledge and supervision of work within the CA Statewide Child Support Enforcement Systems (CSE). Desirable Qualifications: Familiar with Child Support Services Performance Indicators Ability to implement and support a Local Child Support Agency (LCSA) Child Support Services Strategic Plan Familiar with Child Support Services Laws and Regulations 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 Oral Exam: (Weighted 100%) Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an online oral interview which will be reviewed by a group of subject matter experts who will rate your responses. The oral interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the oral interview, 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 will include the following competencies: Customer Focus Professional & Technical Expertise Decision Making Listening Displaying Ownership & Accountability Oral Communication Final Selection Interviews: Scheduled for Week of November 8th. Tentative Recruitment Timeline Online Oral Exam: Week of October 11th Departmental Interviews: Week of November 8th 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, no later than October 4, 2021. 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County, Health Services Department? The Contra Costa County, Health Services Department is the largest department of County government, employing more than 4,250 individuals. Only 6% of the CCHS budget is from the County's general fund. The remaining 94% is supported by federal and state funding programs, such as Medi-Cal and Medicare as well as program grants and fees. We provide high-quality services with respect and responsiveness to all. We are an integrated system of health care services, community health improvement, and environmental protection. We anticipate community health needs and change to meet those needs. We work in partnership with our patients, cities, and diverse communities, as well as other health, education, and human service agencies. We encourage creative, ethical, and tenacious leadership to implement effective health policies and programs. Contra Costa Health Services IT has one (1) vacancy for a Buyer II. Our division is the central procurement and management organization for all IT-related systems in Health Services. We purchase all hardware, software, maintenance contracts, and IT services for all applications throughout the Health Services Department. Our administrative offices are located in Martinez, with quick, easy access to both Hwy 4 and I-680. A Buyer II is responsible for generating and tracking requisitions to purchase goods and services, and interfacing with our vendors and our Contracts and Grants unit to develop and implement contracts, master services agreements, and software services agreements. We are looking for someone who is: Detail Oriented. You will be working on contracts and high-dollar requisitions, where accuracy is of paramount importance. Collaborative with others. Being able to work collaboratively and productively with others is important to your success, as you will work closely with our Contracts and Grants unit, vendors, and County Counsel. An individual that follows through on issues. It is vital that issues are addressed in a timely and efficient manner, and that they don’t get lost or forgotten, for Department operations to run smoothly. Able to track work in progress accurately. You will need to take accurate notes and track the progress on contracts due to Departmental and Countywide procedures. Dependable, Flexible, and Adaptable. Changes in priorities on certain contracts or priorities occur daily, which requires you to adjust accordingly. What you will typically be responsible for: Reviewing requisitions from County Departments and Districts for needs, completeness, priority, and accuracy Inputting purchase order information into an automated system Interviewing vendors and coordinating for sample and demonstrations of new products, equipment, or services Researching, developing, and preparing purchasing specifications and bid packages Preparing Requests for Proposals (RFPs), scope of work, specifications, or service requirements for the solicitation of goods and services Reviewing bids for price, legality, and compliance with bid instructions A few reasons you might love this job: The work is quite varied, so you aren’t doing the same thing every day. You’ll have opportunities to improve processes. There are ample learning opportunities. A few challenges you might face in this job: Sometimes getting contracts through to completion can be challenging. There is a lot to learn. Some processes can be lengthy because there are so many people involved. Competencies Required: Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Negotiating: Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years full-time, or its equivalent, technical purchasing experience in a central purchasing department, purchasing a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working with contracts Experience working in an IT setting Experience with process optimization and value stream mapping for process improvement in the procurement of goods and services 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 Oral Exam: (Weighted 100%) Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an online oral interview which will be reviewed by a group of subject matter experts who will rate your responses . The oral interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the oral interview, 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 competencies include the following: Delivering Results Professional Integrity & Ethics Building & Maintaining Relationships Decision Making Innovative Problem Solving Oral Communication Final Selection Interviews: Scheduled for the week of November 8th. Tentative Recruitment Timeline Online Oral Exam: Week of October 11th Departmental Interviews: Week of November 8th 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, no later than October 4, 2021. 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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 â€" Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill full time Ultrasound Technologist II positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. The Ultrasound Technologist II is responsible for assessing general patient condition, selecting ultrasound and ancillary equipment to use, performing a variety of routine and complex ultrasound imaging procedures including pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments, and assisting physicians in ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients. Other responsibilities include on-call and callback duties to perform emergency ultrasound imaging procedures that may be ordered after normal business hours which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience performing general and advanced ultrasound imaging procedures Excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/ acquired pathology as related to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures and attention to detail Ability to assess general patient condition and take action consistent with standards Ability to work independently Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking and hospitality skills Excellent interpersonal and patient care skills Ability to train others in the practice of ultrasound imaging Ability and skill to be a shift leader Ability to be a team player, collaborate with others and work towards the same goals Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: November 28, 2017; and periodically Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, break, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, and pelvic and obstetrical examinations Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment, and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs, and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Participates in departmental Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans and stocks instruments in procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls May be assigned to coordinate patient flow Maintains accurate records as directed Perform first aid as necessary Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required When assigned as a lead worker, additional tasks may include: May be assigned lead duties in a designated area and/or shift including coordinating the quality control testing of equipment and related recording Coordinates and trains students and new ultrasound technologists Researches and resolves image errors Maintains and orders inventory supplies Serves as a resource to staff learning new skills or equipment Assists in the preparation of work and on-call schedules; prioritizes and assigns tasks to technologists and support staff including rotation and unit workflow relative to available resources Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or a valid certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Certified RDMS with at least six (6) months experience in an acute 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 CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the 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, no later than September 30, 2021. 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 Concord, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Supervising Pediatric Therapist position. The department currently has one (1) vacancy in the California Children’s Services (CCS) unit within the Public Health Division of the Health Services Department. The position will be located at the Shadelands Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) in Concord, CA. Under general direction, the Supervising Pediatric Therapist directs and supervises the day-to-day operations and the work of staff assigned to a Medical Therapy Unit within the California Children Services Program; supervises Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Therapist Aides, and Clerks. Acts as a liaison between the school administration and the medical therapy unit; and does related work as required. The Family, Maternal and Child Health (FMCH) Programs with Contra Costa County are dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of families and children through innovative partnerships with families, community members, county programs, and community-based organizations. The CCS Medical Therapy Program provides medically necessary physical, occupational, and medical therapy conference services to children who are medically eligible for the program. We are looking for someone who: Has excellent knowledge of Occupational and Physical Therapy treatment principals for pediatric clients in an outpatient rehabilitative setting Has excellent written and verbal communication skills Is proficient using a computer Can multitask and complete assignments in a timely and organized manner Has strong organizational, personal and leadership skills What you will typically be responsible for: Supervising and managing a team of therapists and support staff in the delivery of therapy programs to pediatric clients Scheduling and running various physician clinics Facilitating new client intake appointments Interacting with community partners (physicians, school personnel, vendors) Performing staff evaluations Managing the day-to-day activities in a dynamic clinic setting Maintaining a safe, positive, and efficient working environment Tracking continuing education, licenses, and required training for staff A few reasons you might love this job: The CCS Shadelands Medical Therapy Unit has a dynamic working environment with dedicated staff who currently serve approximately 190 children with special needs You will interact with many experts in the field of pediatric rehabilitation: Physicians from Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in Oakland and San Francisco, Shriner’s Hospital, and Kaiser. Access to quarterly professional trainings presented on subjects pertaining to pediatric rehabilitation A few challenges you might face in this job: Requires flexibility and the ability to interact with clients face to face and/or virtually when required Will be guiding families through the rehabilitation process There is a high volume of caseloads Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner 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 Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards 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 Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal 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 License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid License as a Physical Therapist issued by the Physical Therapy Board of California or a valid License to practice as an Occupational Therapist, issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a physical or occupational therapist providing therapy to pediatric patients, at least one (1) year of that experience must have been in a lead capacity. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: This will consist of an evaluation of each candidate’s relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 â€" 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California 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 possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: 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 Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
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 Teacher â€"Project Substitute. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher â€"Project Substitute position is assigned to the Community Services Bureau Head Start and/or State Funded Child Development centers and administers an educational program design to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Under supervision, plans, organizes and conducts variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled. The position can be assigned to working with pre-school or Infant/Toddler children. The Teacher-Project substitute is responsible to provide training and supervision to subordinate staff. 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 Plans and supervises Head Start and Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possess of one of the following: 1. An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2. An Associate Degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3. Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4. Baccalaureate Degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or possession of a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering an employment opportunity on an hourly basis in a role for Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project position is geared towards individuals who do not have experience or educational background in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development or individuals who are pursuing their post-high school education. The position provides an excellent opportunity for an on-the-job training and development for a potential career in Early Childhood Education. Under close supervision, cares for and assists in the development and instruction of Infant/Toddler and pre-school children in a childcare and development education program designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Incumbents must be able to work 32 hours per week. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. No permanent appointments may be made in this classification. Typical Tasks Assists in planning and implementing the instructional program to Infant/Toddler and pre-school children Assists in maintaining the safety, cleanliness and attractiveness of the learning environment, including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, cleaning and sanitizing tables and sinks, and organizing the children's environment Assists children and teachers in transitions at rest time, during meals, and other activities Assists children with toileting and diapering Nurtures the children and families to reach full potential Models appropriate behavior for the children and families Assists the children in solving their own problems and developing self-discipline; follows appropriate behavior management techniques and policy Reports observations of unusual or challenging behaviors to the teachers and relates positive behaviors to parents Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff, and children; Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisor as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Continuing Education: Eligibility for promotion to the classification of Associate Teacher - Project requires completion of 12 Early Childhood Education units with a passing grade of C or above. Nine (9) of these units must be in the core classes required under the State Permit Matrix. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Physical Requirements: Lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently, able to bend, stoop, and sit in small chairs and on floors regularly. Able to move quickly to keep pace with young children. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking qualified individuals interested in the Ultrasound Technologist I positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under clinical direction, the Ultrasound Technologist I performs a variety of routine ultrasound imaging procedures in the diagnosis of diseases and study of malfunction of organs; assists physicians in related ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) and Health Centers; and performs related duties as required. We are looking for someone who is: Able to understand and follow written and oral instructions Able to work tactfully, sympathetically, and effectively with various types and conditions of patients with minimum supervision Able to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality A few reasons you might love this job: Never a dull day! Intermediate to fast paced working environment Will face challenging situations What you will typically be responsible for: Performing diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Operating a variety of diagnostic ultrasound equipment Applying high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, breast, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, pelvic and obstetrical examinations May perform pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects and operates ultrasound and ancillary equipment and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; prepares, instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Performs first aid as necessary May assist in training ultrasound intern/residents and other ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures May participate in Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans instruments and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls Maintains accurate records as directed Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Substitution: Proof of graduation from an accredited ultrasound training program and eligibility for the RDMS examination may be substituted for the required certification. Incumbents must successfully pass the RDMS examination within six (6) months of hire. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) 4.Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 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, no later than September 30, 2021. 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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - FACS Site Supervisor Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Department is recruiting to fill Site Supervisor II vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under supervision of the Assistant Director-Project, the Site Supervisor II's provide the day-to-day administration of an intermediate capacity child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler care and/or preschool services. Typical Tasks Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required. Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors are required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State, and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience: Two (2) years of full time or its equivalent experience as a Site Supervisor in a publicly funded preschool or child development program. Certificate Required: Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the State of California or official written verification that all requirements for the permit have been completed and application has been made to the State. Employment will require mandatory maintenance of the permit by taking continuing education courses as specified by the State for its renewal. Special Requirements: Ability to meet such standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with preschool and child development programs. Note: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and a current physical examination. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Site Supervisor Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - FACS Site Supervisor Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment & Human Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a Site Supervisor III. Under the direction of a Assistant Director, Site Supervisor III's provide day-to-day administration of a large capacity child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler care and/or preschool services. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in overseeing and supervising the care, development and instruction of young children. Site Supervisor III's perform a variety of duties to ensure that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times, provide guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff and ensure compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements, oversees the Site Supervisor I-Project. Positions in this classification are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and/or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed. Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required. Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors as required. Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State, and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Certificate Required: Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the State of California Commission or official written verification that all requirements for the permit have been completed and application has been made to the State. Employment will require mandatory maintenance of the permit by taking continuing education courses as specified by the State for its renewal. Experience: Four (4) years of full time or its equivalent experience as a Site Supervisor in a publicly funded pre-school or child development program. Special Requirements: Ability to meet such standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. REQUIRED BY LAW, all appointees to this class must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and a current physical examination. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Site Supervisor Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! Social Worker II vacancies are available on the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) and the Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. ASSIGNMENTS IN THE EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT (EHSD) The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care Community Connect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. A bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies ASSIGNMENTS IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE Come join the Contra Costa Public Defenders (CCPD) Office and be part of an interdisciplinary team that utilizes a holistic approach to ensure justice and help achieve the best possible outcome for adults and juveniles charged with crimes. CCPD Social workers assist staff attorneys in their representation of our clients in a variety of ways, including: Writing biopsychosocial reports and assessments of clients Identifying available social services in the community and connecting clients with those services Identifying issues of concern that may have led the person to involvement in the criminal justice system Developing plans to help people reintegrate with their communities after incarceration Advocating for community-based solutions as alternatives to custody We are looking for someone who has: The ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic statuses An understanding of the role of the public defender in advocating for indigent persons accused of crimes Great communications skills, oral and written The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exams: March 2021 (For applications received 11/16/20 â€" 2/14/21) May 2021 (For applications received 2/15/21 â€" 5/9/21) September 2021 (For applications received 5/10/21 - 8/8/21) December 2021 (For applications received 8/9/21 - 11/14/21) Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure, Investigative, Psycho-Social, and Written Communication. (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 REQUIREMENT 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, no later than September 30, 2021. 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.