Napa County

The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,300 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service.


Please visit our career page for current opportunities: www.napacountycareers.com

A general law county, Napa County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected by district for four year terms. The Board of Supervisors appoints a County Executive Officer who is responsible for providing overall management for the County’s operations, including day-to-day supervision of the County’s appointed department heads.

Napa County has a budget of over $454 million and has enjoyed relative financial stability in recent years compared to many agencies. More than 1,300 county employees provide services to the public through 17 departments—5 managed by elected officials and the remainder managed by a department head appointed by the Board of Supervisors based on the recommendation of the County Executive Officer. County services include land use permitting, road maintenance, social services, public safety, elections, public health, behavioral health, environmental management, airport operations, library services, emergency operations and dozens of other pro-grams that benefit County residents. As an organization, Napa County is dedicated to improving the lives of its residents and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability and service.

 

 

 

43 job(s) at Napa County

Napa County Napa, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Napa County is currently recruiting to fill one Staff Services Analyst I/II vacancy within the Fiscal Division/Contracts Unit of the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Full Time, Part Time, Limited Term, and Extra Help positions as they occur over the next 12 months. Based on the qualifications of the applicant pool, vacancies may be filled at either the Staff Services Analyst I or II level. SALARY: Staff Services Analyst I: $36.35 - $43.49 Hourly $2,908.00 - $3,479.20 Biweekly $6,300.67 - $7,538.27 Monthly $75,608.00 - $90,459.20 Annually Staff Services Analyst II: $40.00 - $47.79 Hourly $3,200.00 - $3,823.20 Biweekly $6,933.33 - $8,283.60 Monthly $83,200.00 - $99,403.20 Annually This position will be working in the Fiscal Division/Contracts Unit of Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). Primarily, this position will provide coordination and assistance with Program staff in regard to Requests for Proposal (RFPs). Additionally, the position will assist, with other Fiscal staff, the system for monitoring and evaluating performance and outcomes of the Agency’s professional service agreements. The position will also provide support to the Contracts Supervisor in the preparation of professional services agreements, amendments, resolutions, proclamations, and agenda letters for approval by the Board of Supervisors. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 PM, AUGUST 19, 2022. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 22, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of September 5, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. Human Resources reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform a variety of responsible and specialized technical staff support services in a County department in such areas as general administration, fiscal, legislative, personnel, program and data processing, and systems analysis; conduct a variety of special projects and/or surveys involving research, data collection, and analysis; make appropriate recommendations; prepare and maintain reports on assigned projects; analyze reports, studies, grants, contracts and proposals; make recommendations for implementation or development of studies, grants, contracts and proposals; consult with departmental staff and representatives of other County and/or State offices on programs, projects, or specialized assigned activities; record, track, monitor and report on Federal and State grant funding monies; assist in the review and formulation of departmental policies and procedures; prepare reports and make recommendations on policies, procedures, and programs; review and analyze proposed legislation and advise management on potential impact; prepare data and compile supporting documentation for budget development; may monitor budget expenditures; assist in personnel management tasks and/or staff development activities; assist in negotiating lease amendments; operate a computer terminal to input, access, and print data, reports and projects; operate various office equipment; study and analyze data processing programs and systems; assist in developing and implementing data processing systems and make recommendations for modification; develop computerized spreadsheets and custom design spreadsheets; participate in and attend meetings of various committees and organizations as required; make presentations before governing bodies; prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records, reports, and correspondence; may provide lead supervision over assigned staff, which may include assigning, scheduling, coordinating and prioritizing work, and providing training; perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of public administration. Principles and practices relating to budget programs and general systems management. Operations and functions of County government. Departmental organization, programs, policies and procedures. Program evaluation and management. Computer equipment, data processing programs such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, and sophisticated office machines. Methods and techniques used in public sector budget administration including budget preparation and analysis. Systems analysis. Research and report preparation and basic statistics. Basic report writing and correspondence preparation techniques. ABILITY TO: Compile and analyze technical and statistical information and data. Understand, interpret and apply ordinances and federal, state, and local legislation. Understand, research, and interpret complex policies, procedures and regulations; make recommendations for modification or change. Collect, analyze, interpret and apply data to assigned projects. Develop procedures and operational guidelines. Oversee programs, projects, or assignments. Prepare reports, surveys, and other required material. Make presentations before boards, commissions, and groups. Make accurate statistical and/or mathematical computations. Identify problems and issues. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete records and reports. Schedule and organize workload; adjust to changes and meet specific deadlines. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Accept increasing responsibility. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted during the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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: Staff Services Analyst I Experience: No related experience is required. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Staff Services Analyst II Experience: One year of experience performing administrative management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, staff development, or data processing analysis work, including the preparation of recommendations and reports, or one year of experience as a Staff Services Analyst I. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in business administration, public administration, systems analysis, accounting, or related field. (Responsible supervisory or higher level experience performing a variety of difficult analytical work, which includes the independent research, analysis, and preparation of reports, in any of the following areas: administrative, management, personnel, fiscal, budgetary, or data processing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. CONFIDENTIAL - $300.00 per month confidential pay ($150.00 paid twice monthly). The County contributes a proportionate amount of this pay for employees in less than full-time positions. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information for Confidential Employees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7511/Benefits-Summary---Confidential-Employees EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Aug 06, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity, and Innovation. The Position There are four sub-disciplines within which a Planner II/III may work: 1) current and advanced land use planning, 2) code compliance, 3) groundwater and water resources planning, and 4) sustainability planning. Napa County is currently seeking applicants for a Planner II/III assigned to the current and advanced land use planning sub-discipline to perform the following duties: Perform a variety of responsible professional duties in the field of current and advanced land use planning. Prepare, process, and present reports, research findings, and agenda items to the Zoning Administrator, Planning Commission, and Board of Supervisors. Disseminate information to the public and assist the public and developers on complex matters. Perform business process analysis and oversee interdepartmental permitting coordination and ensure the efficiency of the Department's permit information tracking systems. The Planner is a flexibly staffed job series performing a full range of professional activities within the Planning, Building, and Environmental Services Department. Planners may be assigned to the Planning, Code Compliance, Water Resources, and Sustainability disciplines within the Department. The difference in Planner levels depends on the complexity of the assignments and the degree of independent judgment and responsibility required. The Planner II is the journey level of the series and works under general supervision while performing difficult, varied and complex professional planning assignments. As experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired, and increased proficiency consistently demonstrated, an incumbent may be promoted to a Planner III when there is an associated need. The Planner III is the advanced journey level class in the professional planning series. This class is distinguished from the Planner II level by the successful completion, on a regular and continuing basis, of the more complex planning assignments. This position is expected to perform the full range of planning duties with a significant degree of independent judgment and responsibility. Positions assigned to this class may also apply specialized and advanced level knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area to which they are assigned and may serve as a lead worker to lower-level planning staff. Planner II - Salary: $41.29 - $49.55 Hourly $3,303.20 - $3,964.00 Biweekly $7,156.93 - $8,588.67 Monthly $85,883.20 - $103,064.00 Annually Planner III - Salary: $47.25 - $56.79 Hourly $3,780.00 - $4,543.20 Biweekly $8,190.00 - $9,843.60 Monthly $98,280.00 - $118,123.20 Annually Telework Availability -Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. Should teleworking be permitted by a hiring department after the 6-month requirement, the County supports a telework schedule that consists of a maximum of two (2) days per week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications will be accepted continuously until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications and supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Board Panel Interviews. 3. Departmental interviews will take place at a date determined by the department. Only the most qualified candidates will be referred to the department. Human Resources reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: (In addition to the duties assigned to Planner II): Prepares draft ordinances and Department policies. Prepares reports and policy recommendations. Provides lead supervision for other planning staff, which may include assigning, scheduling, and prioritizing work, as well as providing training to less experienced staff. Serves as the subject matter resource for Departmental personnel regarding policy, procedures, and processes. Represents the Department as needed at meetings, commissions, committees, boards, and public hearings. Completes complex assignments, either individually or as a member of a team. Coordinates and facilitates public meetings related to specific projects as well as countywide planning issues and community policy development. Provides technical information and policy interpretation regarding zoning ordinances, legislation, and County regulations to the public, contractors, and other County staff. Performs related duties as assigned. A Planner III assigned to the Planning Division may perform the following duties: Prepares findings and recommendations for action on petitions for zoning changes and specific and/or general plan amendments. Conducts research, compiles, and analyzes potential project environmental/ecological and economic aspects of varying degrees of complexity; prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of Negative Declarations (ND), Mitigated Negative Declarations (MND), or Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs). Recommends alternate enforcement actions to complex zoning compliance issues. Reviews and identifies the impact of proposed zoning ordinances and resolutions. A Planner III assigned to Sustainability may perform the following duties: Develop, prepare, negotiate, and monitor grants; ensure compliance with grant stipulations and funding agency reporting requirements. Serves as subject matter expert for County departments, Board of Supervisors, external stakeholders, community groups, and the general public. Develops and manages contracts for consultant support services related to marketing, community outreach, and technical support. Manages the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of BayREN, Green Business, and sustainability programs/projects. Develops written reports and recommendations for BayREN, regional agencies, and others. Serves as staff and/or a representative of the County on boards, committees, and community groups. Manages programs and projects related to sustainability. A Planner III assigned to Water Resources may perform the following duties: Assists Natural Resources Conservation Manager with the oversight of the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) and associated watershed monitoring. Assists with ongoing improvements related to groundwater and watershed resources by assisting with data collection activities of other departments, divisions, agencies, and outside consultants to inform and guide the implementation of recommended Projects and Management Actions (PMAs) identified in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) and to support required annual reporting to the State and the public. Assists with natural resources communication, outreach, and engagement efforts. Assists in the implementation of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan. Prepares Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for consulting services and program implementation to provide cost-effective solutions, program resources, and services. Reviews proposals and assists with the recommendation of selection of consultants. Develops and administers contracts for professional services in a public agency setting. Seeks out relevant grant opportunities and prepares, submits, and administers grant applications including the development of budgets and schedules, monitoring of grant funds, and development of invoices and reports to granting agencies as required. Monitors and evaluates the performance of contractors and consultants. Provide oversight and contract management for technical consulting staff to ensure the overall quality of work products. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the qualifications for Planner II: KNOWLEDGE OF: Planner III - Planning Division General principles, practices, and theories of land use planning, general plan development, zoning ordinance development, local regulations, and code compliance and monitoring mechanisms. Procedural requirements of the California State Planning Act, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), California Subdivision Map Act, and other state and federal regulations are directly related to rural and urban planning. Principles of leadership, supervision, and employee training. Planner III - Sustainability Principles, practices, trends, and technical information in the areas of energy efficiency and decarbonization. California Climate policy. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Planner III - Natural Resources/Groundwater Principles and practices of water resources, groundwater and natural resources conservation, management, planning, and related environmental policies. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to water and natural resources conservation, management, and planning including the California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and SB 552. SKILL TO: Manage numerous projects simultaneously to meet multiple deadlines. Plan workloads, schedule assignments, prioritize tasks, and assign projects; train other employees. Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet deliverables and deadlines, and juggle competing priorities. Planner III - Planning Division Analyze potential environmental impacts; prepare necessary documents required for a complex or large development or research projects, general plan amendments, zoning, and ordinance revisions. Coordinate consolidated efforts with other County departments and land use agencies to ensure soil erosion, water supply, sensitive habitats/resources, historical preserves, and the public interest are represented when large, complex, or controversial developmental plans are reviewed, approved, and implemented. Prepare amendments to General Plan, specific plans, or required elements thereof for assigned complex projects which are difficult or high priority. Planner III - Sustainability Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals at all levels including those from government, business, private and non-profit agencies, community groups, and the public. Translate technical topics for professionals and elected officials, and communicate across multiple disciplines. Research and develop grant applications and other project funding solutions. Research and analyze information/data to formulate findings and recommendations. Interpret laws, regulations, and data. Track and monitor compliance with pertinent mandates, laws, codes, rules, regulations, and agreements. Planner III - Water Resources Assist with the management of natural resources and groundwater conservation and management programs. Track appropriate annual and five-year milestones in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan to achieve and maintain groundwater sustainability. ABILITY TO: Work independently with a minimum of supervision EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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: Three years of responsible professional experience in the planning, natural resources, water resources, sustainability/energy field, or related field. (A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban, regional, land use or environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, hydrogeology, or related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred land use planning positions, but not required. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Sheriff Records Technician I/II is a flexibly-staffed position that performs a wide variety of clerical and technical duties in support of the Sheriff's Records Division; processing of warrants, crime reports, and other related law enforcement matters; provides information to law enforcement personnel and to the general public. This position would required working nights, weekends, holidays and/or rotating shifts. The Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for several vacant full-time positions. The eligibility list created from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies that may occur over the next 12 months. This position will be filled at the I or II level, depending on qualifications of the candidate pool. Salary: Sheriff's Records Technician I: $25.53 - $30.31 Hourly $2,042.40 - $2,424.80 Biweekly $4,425.20 - $5,253.73 Monthly $53,102.40 - $63,044.80 Annually Sheriff's Records Technician II: $26.86 - $31.92 Hourly $2,148.80 - $2,553.60 Biweekly $4,655.73 - $5,532.80 Monthly $55,868.80 - $66,393.60 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, September 2, 2022. 2. A mandatory, in person Information Session will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Applicants will have an opportunity to meet with staff from the Sheriff's Records Division and receive information about the position as well as take part in a question and answer session. A separate email will be sent to applicants the week of September 5, 2022 to sign up for the Information Session. 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts (SME) the week of September 19, 2022. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Candidates who successfully complete the Information Session and SME review will be invited to participate in an oral panel interview, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 10, 2022. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Process, review, and prepare subpoena, restraining order, criminal and traffic citation, CLETS, NCIC, and other criminal record processes and other court and legal documents to verifying completeness and that information is in accordance with applicable regulations, laws and procedures; disseminate records and distribute crime, incident, arrest, missing persons and accident reports, warrants, subpoenas, follow-up requests, and related paperwork to departmental staff, local and state law enforcement personnel, and other agencies and organizations; Livescan and process fingerprints, vehicle releases, citation sign offs, carry concealed weapon permits; collect fees, maintain appropriate ledgers and balance register; respond to public inquiries for information regarding police reports and other matters; ensure that the release of records follows state, federal, and local laws; process, and copy confidential law enforcement data and information including police reports, citations, warrants, protective orders, and subpoenas; check information on warrants and match with information obtained from arrest records, reports, and other available sources for positive identification information of suspects; photograph persons for identification purposes; make reprints of arrest photographs, photo line-up displays, and distributes them to authorized agencies; explain routine records, jail and judicial record keeping and file processes and procedures to the public; register, process, and update sex, narcotics, and arson registrants; maintain security and confidentiality of records, equipment and computer access; respond to inquiries and requests for information from other law enforcement agencies; renew and issue concealed carry weapon permits; provide training and guidance to less experienced departmental staff as assigned; initiate and maintain a variety of files and records; maintain and update lists, manuals, and resource materials; as assigned, may prepare a variety of files and records; maintain and update lists, manuals, and resource materials; as assigned, may prepare a variety of documents related to the criminal justice process such as search warrants and reimbursement claims for extradition expenses; accept and process applications and permits; notify public and affected parties of actions taken; perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and legal requirements of law enforcement records management, preparation, processing, indexing, retention, disposition, storage and release. English language, including grammar, punctuation and spelling to produce clear and understandable written documents and read and understand written documents. Alphabetic and numeric filing systems and procedures to file and retrieve legal documents, forms, correspondence, etc. Law enforcement records systems and equipment. Organization, procedures, operating details, and legal provisions of the Sheriff's Office. Record keeping materials and filing procedures. Basic math and accounting to perform cashiering duties and other calculations. Modern office procedures, techniques, and equipment. Methods of training and assigning work to subordinates. ABILITY TO: Type and enter data using a computer keyboard in order to prepare correspondence and process notices and forms such as permits, registrants, subpoenas, and for data entry of citations, warrants, probation orders, restraining orders and other various documents. Communicate orally in English with the general public, sworn and non-sworn officials, and other law enforcement personnel. Learn, comprehend, interpret, and adhere to administrative and operational policies and procedures within appropriate guidelines. Simultaneously operate a variety of computer software and programs. Proofread and detect errors while processing records and other documents. Deal discreetly with and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive records and information. Examine documents for completeness, sufficiency, and conformity. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public and law enforcement contact by phone and in person. Operate a computer terminal/console for the purpose of entering and retrieving information. Understand and interpret instructions, rules, regulations and laws pertaining to the handling and maintain of law enforcement records. Maintain confidentiality of records, files, and related documents. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g. rotating shifts, evenings, holidays and weekends) as required. Based on assignment: lead, train, and coordinate the work of other employees to meet established time requirements and guidelines. Exercise independent and immediate judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving problems. Experience and Education 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: Sheriff's Records Technician I Experience: One year of general clerical experience. Experience in a law enforcement agency including experience with a law enforcement records management system such as I/LEADS and CLETS is desirable. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by general clerical training. License or Certificate*: Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, CLETS certification issued by the Department of Justice. Ability to obtain POST Records and Public Records Act certifications. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Sheriff's Records Technician II Experience: One year of experience working as Sheriff's Records Technician I or two years of legal clerical experience. Experience in a law enforcement agency including experience with a law enforcement records management system such as I/LEADS and CLETS is highly desirable. Advancement to Sheriff's Records Technician II contingent on successfully completing probation as a Sheriff's Records Technician I, and is at the discretion of higher level management staff. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized legal clerical training. License or Certificate*: Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License. Possession of or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, CLETS certification issued by the Department of Justice. Ability to obtain POST Records and Public Records Act certifications. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 9/2/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley, Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service. The Position Under supervision, a Psychiatric Nurse provides professional nursing services to clients of the Mental Health Division. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience working in the nursing field, with at least one of those years working with psychiatric clients. The ideal candidate will prove an interest for caring for under-served population and will possess care and understanding for the mentally ill. A Psychiatric Nurse provides a variety of crisis counseling services and provides limited back-up and support to physicians as permitted by law. A Psychiatric Nurse also provides consultation, information and education to community groups, agencies and individuals on Mental Health programs and performs related work, as required. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill current and future full-time, part-time, limited-term and extra help vacancies for up to 12 months. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and Subject Matter Experts will review and score responses from supplemental questions on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. The most qualified candidates from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will be scheduled on a continuous basis by the hiring department. Only the most qualified candidates from Oral Panel Interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties Participates with other staff as a member of the psychiatric services; takes vital signs. Provides medication support in accordance with established Agency procedures and State law; responds to patient calls in the office; interviews individuals to determine the nature of their problems, treatment needs, and need for nursing services; plans short term treatment goals for individual cases; cooperates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment plans; makes referrals to other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment plans or for aftercare plans; provides individual, group, and family counseling; prepares case records and reports; evaluates individuals for voluntary and involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations and performs risk assessment as needed during patient calls; provides follow up to insure continuity of care; provides consultation and support services to a variety of public and private agencies, including police, schools, and other community organizations; administers prescribed injectable medications and maintains inventory on drugs utilized by the Community Services Division. The nurse also provides support to the psychiatrist with regard to managing patient calls, refill requests and prior authorization, order labs under the direction of the patient’s psychiatrist, and input information into the REMS system. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Current concepts, techniques, and procedures used in the practice of nursing. Psychiatric terminology, procedures and some knowledge of psychiatric medications. Uses and effects of psychiatric medications. Needs, problems, attitudes, and behavior patterns of emotionally disturbed individuals. Principles of group, family, and individual counseling techniques. Various mental health program and community resources. SKILL TO: Interview clients and develop and maintain the confidence and cooperation of emotionally disturbed patients. Triage patient phone calls. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients’ family members, department staff, and social agencies. Analyze crisis situations accurately and take immediate effective action. Follow oral and written directions of a technical and professional nature. Write and maintain clear and concise case reports, including chart documentation. Provide ongoing nursing care for emotionally disturbed persons. Problem-solving skills for various clinical scenarios. Functions well independently. ABILITY TO: Stand or sit for long periods of time. Work with an electronic medical records system. Potentially work overtime, nights, weekends and holidays. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Two years of professional nursing experience including one year of experience in psychiatric nursing. Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, preferably with a BSN, or Masters in Nursing. Required Licenses Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Aug 03, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position An eligibility list is being established to fill current and future full time, part-time, limited term and extra help vacancies for this position for up to 12 months. Currently, there is one vacancy in the Comprehensive Services for Older Adults (CSOA) division with the In Home Support Services (IHSS) program. Vacancies may be filled at either the I or II level depending on education and experience. Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are not expected to remain in this class for more than one (1) year. Incumbents in this class differ from the Social Worker II in that the incumbent is given constant and detailed supervision in learning areas such as departmental organization, social services programs, basic case study methods and casework services. Social Worker II generally carries a full case load, and works with greater limited independence of action and normally provide case services of a tangible nature. SALARY: Social Worker I: $33.56 - $40.07 Hourly $2,684.80 - $3,205.60 Biweekly $5,817.07 - $6,945.47 Monthly $69,804.80 - $83,345.60 Annually Social Worker II: $36.91 - $43.98 Hourly $2,952.80 - $3,518.40 Biweekly $6,397.73 - $7,623.20 Monthly $76,772.80 - $91,478.40 Annually THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 P.M. on AUGUST 15, 2022. 2. Applications will be reviewed for qualifications and supplemental questions will be scored by Subject Matter Experts (SME) tentatively the week of August 15, 2022. 3. Only the most qualified from the review of the job application and supplemental questions will participate in a structured oral panel interview, which is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill the current vacancy. Human Resources reserve the right to change the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. FOR SOCIAL WORKER I: Studies and applies the principles and techniques of social work to a case load which includes basic types of service problems; in a trainee capacity, interviews clients to determine the nature of their problems and develop elementary service plans; carries out the less difficult services plans, under close supervision where the end result normally is a tangible service, such as employment, referral to a community center or an environmental change; makes referrals to other staff members when problems are beyond their level of competence; interprets service rules, regulations, and policies to clients and the general public within their responsibility; maintains necessary casework records; and attends training courses designed to further the incumbent's understanding of the social work processes and to increase their technical competence. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Operates a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicates effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Socio-economic conditions and trends The basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles of interviewing and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local levels. The general principles of public assistance policies and programs. ABILITY TO: Understand and learn the agency programs, policies, and procedures. Obtain facts and recognize the relevant and significant. Organize and maintain work detail. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, clients, and others. Communicates effectively both, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Respect cultural differences. FOR SOCIAL WORKER II: Carry a case load which includes cases with problems of moderate difficulty. Make case studies to determine social service needs of clients. Develop and carry out basic social treatment plans for an assigned case load. Refer clients to other staff members. Make social studies and develop non-complex treatment plans. Assist applicants and recipients in utilizing available resources. Interpret the policies, rules and regulations of the agency to applicants, clients and others within the scope of their responsibility. Make home calls in connection with casework assignments. Prepare and maintain case records. May be assigned to specialized functions. Participate in in-service training and other staff development activities to increase knowledge of the social work processes and achieve technical competence. Receive casework consultation from professionally trained staff members. Provide community outreach for various agency programs. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE OF: Socio-economic conditions and trends. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles of interviewing and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording of social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency. Community organization and the social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth, and development of personality and in-group processes. ABILITY TO: Understand and learn the agency programs, policies and procedures. Obtain facts and recognize the relevant and significance. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, clients and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action. Interpret to the applicant, recipient or other public social service programs. Develop skill in the interviewing case recording and interpretation. Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Maintain confidential case records. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Understand and apply the agency program, policy and procedures. Obtain facts and recognize the relevant and significant. Organize and maintain work detail. Meet established deadlines. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Analyze situation and adopt effective courses of action. Apply existing laws, rules, and regulations to welfare department operations. Interpret to the applicants, recipients, or other public social service program. Develop skill in interviewing case, recording, and interpretation. Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Maintain confidentiality of cases. Act appropriately in emergency and stressful situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with agency staff, clients, and others. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION : To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A desirable combination is: SOCIAL WORKER I: EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of social work casework experience in a public or private social services agency. OR One (1) year of full-time experience in: the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification. 0R Two (2) years of experience comparable to a level II clerical class. 0R Three (3) years of full-time experience interacting with children or adults providing services in a private or public agency. AND EDUCATION: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science* from an accredited college or university. * Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include : anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. License or Certificate: * A valid California Driver's License while employed. SOCIAL WORKER II: EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience comparable to a Social Worker I. OR One (1) year of social work casework experience . OR Two (2) years of social work casework experience. AND EDUCATION: Equivalent to graduation from college including 30 units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other behavioral sciences. License or Certificate: * A valid California Driver's License while employed. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 30, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position To perform a variety of responsible professional duties in the field of current and advanced land use planning, groundwater planning, and sustainability planning ; to prepare, process, and present environmental analysis reports, research findings, and agenda items; disseminate information to the public and provide assistance to the public and developers on complex matters; and, as assigned, perform business process analysis and oversee interdepartmental permitting coordination and ensure the efficiency of the Department's permit information tracking systems. The Planner is a flexibly staffed job series performing a full range of professional activities within the Planning, Building, and Environmental Services Department. Planners may be assigned to the Planning, Code Compliance, Water Resources, and Sustainability Divisions or disciplines within the Department. The difference in Planner levels depends on the complexity of the assignments and the degree of independent judgment and responsibility required. The Planner II is the journey level of the series and works under general supervision while performing difficult, varied and complex professional planning assignments. As experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired, and increased proficiency consistently demonstrated, an incumbent may be promoted to a Planner III when there is an associated need. The Planner III is the advanced journey level class in the professional planning series. This class is distinguished from the Planner II level by the successful completion, on a regular and continuing basis, of the more complex planning assignments. This position is expected to perform the full range of planning duties with a significant degree of independent judgment and responsibility. Positions assigned to this class may also apply specialized and advanced level knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area to which they are assigned and may serve as a lead worker to lower-level planning staff. Recruitment Process: 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, August 19, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of August 22, 2022. 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 29, 2022. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of September 5, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. Human Resources reserve the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Prepares and presents agenda items for various boards and commissions such as the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Watershed Information and Conservation Council, Wildlife Conservation Commission, Climate Action Committee, Groundwater Sustainability Agency, Groundwater Technical Work Group, and other task forces, advisory committees and public agencies, including the development of agenda items. Prepares reports and recommendations on a variety of topics such as planning and land use applications, zoning changes, use permits, vineyard development/erosion control plans, parcel maps, tentative subdivision maps, general and specific plan amendments, groundwater, water resources, and sustainability. Assists other staff in completing complex assignments, either individually or as a member of a team. Assists in public meeting coordination and facilitation related to specific projects as well as countywide issues and community policy development. Provides technical information to other agency staff, the public, developers, builders, and property owners. Prepares comprehensive reports, letters, and other written materials. Provides information related to planning, developing, and monitoring budgets. Performs other related duties as assigned. A Planner II assigned to the Planning Division may perform the following duties: Provides technical information to the public, developers, builders, and property owners regarding permit processing, environmental review, and zoning requirements. Investigates issues involving planning problems/opportunities, and legal and public relations concerns and prepares detailed presentations of findings and recommendations. Conducts field investigations to verify compliance with County regulations and planning-related citizen complaints. Conducts comparative studies of land use, population characteristics, and economic activity. Issues citations for code and zoning violations. Coordinates with legal counsel staff to prepare for enforcement hearings, litigation proceedings, or other means of violation resolution. Maintains Parcel Map Books and updates zoning changes authorized through adopted ordinances and resolutions. Utilizes GIS software to identify the geography and natural resources associated with proposed development areas. Prepares maps for the general public and other County Departments/Agencies to visualize potential impacts of proposed individual and small developments. Oversees the County's street name and house numbering system. A Planner II assigned to Sustainability may perform the following duties: Plans and facilitates informational workshops for residents, property owners, business owners, managers, municipal staff, real estate professionals, and other stakeholders both online and in person. Provides outreach and technical information to the public, contractors, elected officials, and staff. Develops content for a wide range of communication platforms including reports, social media, websites, videos, business letters, brochures, flyers, and other outreach tools. Monitors and evaluates comprehensive outreach activities, including websites, surveys, public education, training, and media activities. Assists in the preparation of reports and recommendations on opportunities within BayREN (for example electrification vs energy efficiency for moderate-income residents). Serves as a representative of the County on boards, committees, and community groups. Assists with research and preparation of work plans and grant applications including budget estimates and timeframes. Assists with the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of BayREN, Green Business, and sustainability programs/projects. Develops relationships with community partners such as community-based organizations, real estate professionals, home contractors, and others to expand opportunities for collaboration. Participates in regional committees to develop and execute strategies for implementing the Bay Area Regional Energy Network’s (BayREN) single-family, multi-family, commercial, codes & standards, municipal zero net energy, and green labeling programs. A Planner II assigned to Water Resources may perform the following duties : Conduct and participate in water resources-related programs and projects. Organize, analyze, summarize and interpret technical information, including maps, charts, and graphs for studies and reports. Make recommendations on groundwater and natural resource projects and program needs. Conduct field inspections and investigations and collects water resource and groundwater data. Assist with monitoring and evaluation of the performance of contractors and consultants. Assists with oversight and contract management for technical consulting staff to ensure the overall quality of work products. Coordinate activities and meets with water and resource agencies, municipalities, and other organizations, including members of the public. Assist with the identification of relevant grant opportunities and assist with the preparation, submittal, and administration of grant applications including the development of budgets and schedules, monitoring of grant funds, and development of invoices and reports to granting agencies as required. Assist with the submittal of required data and annual reports to the State and the public. Assist with the preparation of a variety of technical reports, written communications, analytical reports, and correspondence for both internal use and outside agencies. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of project management. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles and practices of management and public administration. Principles and practices of budgeting and grant writing. English grammar, composition, vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation. Standards and practices for workplace safety. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, search tools, social media services, and database applications. Planner II - Current Planning Principles, practices, and trends in one or more fields of planning, such as current or advanced planning, environmental programs, or sustainability. Principles, practices, and theories of land use planning. General Plan development and implementation. Environmental laws and policies. State planning, map, and zoning laws and their application. California Subdivision Map Act. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). California Planning Act and other state or federal legal requirements related to general land use planning. State and local zoning ordinances and regulation guidelines. Planner II - Sustainability Knowledge and experience in one or more of these topic areas: energy efficiency, decarbonization, energy auditing, building performance, and related sustainability issues. Principles, practices, and theories of energy efficiency. California Climate policy, especially as it relates to energy efficiency. Pertinent federal and state laws. Planner II - Water Resources Principles and practices of water resources, groundwater and natural resources conservation, management, planning, and related environmental policies. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to water and natural resources conservation, management, and planning including the California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) and SB 552. SKILL TO: Prepare written materials such as narratives, project summaries, and/or Board reports Compile and analyze technical and statistical information and data. Collect, analyze, interpret and apply data summary information to assigned projects. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete records and reports. Carry out assigned tasks and meet specific deadlines. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Make effective presentations to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Climate Action Committee, Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA), stakeholder groups, and other public and private agency meetings. Serve as representative for various committees and community groups. Planner II - Planning Apply applicable State and County laws and regulations to land use permit requests and planning projects. Analyze planning and land use situations accurately, make recommendations and take effective action to resolve potential conflict. Investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections. Utilize mapping software to produce a visual representation of various GIS data layers to get a precise picture of the geography of identified land use projects. Prepare reports for use in determining potential environmental impacts of proposed development projects. Analyze environmental impacts; prepare necessary documents, studies, findings, and recommendations for various development projects including minor zoning amendments and related planning documents. Collect, analyze, tabulate and present land use, economic, and other data summaries necessary to complete required work assignments. Prepare amendments to the General Plan and specific plans as needed. Independently perform routine investigations and inspections regarding possible or known code violations. Prepare evidence and files for enforcement cases including testimony in court as necessary. Use analytical software (GIS and others) to provide accurate projections of selected areas to identify sensitive resources, potential erosion, soil characteristics, and slope stability to ensure proposed developments are planned for accordingly. Planner II Sustainability Develop public outreach materials, including mailings and social media, and deliver targeted presentations to a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders. Speak effectively and make public presentations, conduct outreach, and provide training and/or public education as necessary. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals at all levels including those from government, business, private and non-profit agencies, community groups, and the public. Planner II - Water Resources Assist with the management of natural resources and groundwater conservation and management programs. Track appropriate annual and five-year milestones in the Groundwater Sustainability Plan to achieve and maintain groundwater sustainability. ABILITY TO: Work cooperatively with the public, other departments, and outside agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others on staff. Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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 years of professional experience in the planning, natural resources, water resources, or sustainability/energy field. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in city, regional, land use or environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, hydrogeology, or related field. License or Certificate* Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA ACCOMMODATION Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303 . Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 28, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Under general direction, plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees assigned Self Sufficiency Section including assigned programs, projects, and initiatives; directs, coordinates, and monitors the work of assigned staff, consultants, and contractors; and performs a variety of professional, administrative, and programmatic work in support of assigned programs within the section including serving as a liaison to, coordinating with, and providing high level administrative support and staff assistance to County staff, boards, committees, and outside agencies. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 P.M. on AUGUST 9, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts (SME) during the week of August 8, 2022. 3. Oral Panel Interviews for the most qualified candidates from the SME review are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 22, 2022. Qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill current and future vacancies for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties Assume management responsibility for the services and activities of assigned Self Sufficiency Section within HHSA including assigned public assistance and/or employment programs; manage and participate in the development and implementation of section goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; develop and implement specific program policies and procedures in accordance with any state and federal regulations and with overall objectives of the Agency; instruct assigned staff on policy interpretation to assure conformity with appropriate state and federal regulations; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend appropriate service and staffing levels; plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for assigned staff; assign work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; participate in the selection, training, motivation, and evaluation of assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; oversee and participate in the development and administration of the section's budget; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensure that expenditures and cost estimates are adequately documented and monitored throughout the section/area; review and approve expenditures; implement adjustments; provide input to program funding needs and participate in developing strategies to obtain funding; direct, monitor, and evaluate the work of assigned consultants, contractors, and/or grantees according to pertinent agreements; assist in the development of appropriate contract language; provide clear, concise, and consistent direction; act as a resource and County representative to consultant, contractor, or grantee regarding administrative and operational policies, procedures, and guidelines; serve as the liaison for the assigned section with other programs, sections, divisions, departments, and outside agencies; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues; coordinate assigned section activities with those of other County departments and outside agencies; serve as liaison with county/community agencies and organizations by providing community outreach and advocacy for services; provide consultation to community groups and agencies; serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; provide professional and technical consultation on complex program matters; provide responsible staff assistance to the Deputy Director of HHSA - Self Sufficiency Programs; conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; summarize and analyze program issues and provide recommendations on strategies to resolve these issues; recommend modifications to functional areas, policies, and procedures as appropriate; attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in fields related to public assistance and employment services programs; incorporate new developments as appropriate; respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; and perform related duties as required. KNOWLEDGE OF: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned self sufficiency section including assigned programs, projects, services, and initiatives. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Business principles and practices for the program area. Project management techniques and principles. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Public assistance and employment services programs including Medi-Cal, CMSP, food stamps, foster care, CalWorks, and related programs. Methods and techniques of technical, administrative, and financial report preparation and presentation. Principles and practices of contract administration. Community needs and resources. Principles and practices of working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environments. Social and economic problems affecting health and human services programs. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. SKILL TO: Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive self sufficiency section/area that includes a series of interrelated programs, projects, or functional areas of significant depth and complexity. Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate assigned programs. Plan, schedule, and review the work of assigned staff. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Maintain comprehensive records; prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports. Participate in the preparation and administration of budgets. Understand, interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations. Work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities. Use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Identify community needs and enlist the support of diverse agencies and community organizations and individuals. Deal successfully with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ABILITY TO: Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for these classifications, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. Desirable combinations are: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible program management experience including two years of related project management, administrative, and supervisory responsibility in the area of social services, health, administration, or a related program. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, human services, health, counseling, business administration, public administration, or a field related to the program area. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. ADA ACCOMMODATION Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303 . MANAGEMENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forManagement ClassifiedEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7512/Benefits-Summary---Management-Classified-Employees THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. Closing Date/Time: 8/9/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy for The Consumer Protection Team. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time vacancies for up to one year. The Senior Environmental Health Specialist performs the more complex and specialized work in the regulation and enforcement of environmental health and safety laws, rules and regulations pertaining to retail food facilities, public pools, and spas, and public drinking water systems; plans and implements specialized programs performs difficult and highly technical work in areas requiring specialized training or knowledge may provide supervision to subordinate staff performs other duties as required. Consumer Protection Regulation of retail food facilities, public bathing places, public water systems, and farm labor housing. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, August 15, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of August 15, 2022. 3. Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 22, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform the more complex and specialized work in the regulation and enforcement of environmental health and safety laws, rules and regulations; perform inspections and review plans within specialization to determine compliance with state and local laws and regulations governing environmental health and safety; recommend changes, and give instructions for correction of violations and deficiencies identified; assist the Environmental Management Coordinator in program planning and implementation, including appraising the effectiveness of departmental programs; making recommendations and drafting policies, procedures and regulations related to specific programs, then implement as directed; coordinate activities with other agencies and groups; inform interested parties of recent developments in the specific program assigned; interpret rules, regulations and policy matters; assist assigned staff with difficult or unusual work problems; participate in local and statewide technical committees related to specific programs, as assigned; investigate complaints of violations of specialized or general environmental regulations; prepare reports of investigations with recommendation to correct deficiencies; attend a variety of meetings, technical conferences and hearings to represent the department; present information to staff and the public; develop and provide educational programs, materials and presentations on environmental health programs; may provide lead supervision to other staff, which may include assigning, scheduling and prioritizing work; provide training to staff; organize training programs; research, plan and present staff training on programs; prepare a variety of reports and correspondence; maintain records and proper documentation on assigned activities, Develop and maintain the fluency of required reporting and document storage databases; prepare and present cases for hearings; appear as a witness at hearings and/or Court proceedings as related to all areas of environmental health and safety; serve in a lead capacity for project and programs; issue demand service and annual operating permits; perform related duties as assigned. Team Specific Duties: : Consumer Protection: Conduct inspections of fixed food facilities, mobile food facilities, temporary events, public bathing places (pools and spas), public water systems, and farm labor camps and detention facilities. Conduct foodborne illness investigations. Review plans for new and remodeled food facilities, water systems, and pools and spas for compliance with State and local requirements. Participate as an emergency response team; respond to emergency spills and wildfires, determine containment, protection, and clean-up procedures coordinating with appropriate federal, state, and local agencies. Perform sanitary surveys of water supply systems; review engineering plans and specifications, water well drilling logs, hydrogeological reports, and bacteriological and chemical reports to determine whether or not proposed water supply systems should be permitted. Issue operating permits for new public water systems. Collaborate with other divisions and agencies on projects. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of environmental health and safety inspection, regulation, and enforcement. Federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to Environmental Health, and Hazardous Materials and Wastes Control. Effective methods for providing public information and improving public relations. Proper and efficient record-keeping procedures and office operations. Statistical methods, survey techniques, and analysis. Techniques required to gather, evaluate, and communicate information. Standard computer programs, databases, and electronic document storage programs. Principles of supervision and training. Team Specific knowledge: Consumer Protection: California Retail Food Code Construction and operation of food facilities. Construction and operation of public swimming pools and spas. Knowledge of public swimming pools and spas codes and regulations. Construction and operation of public water systems. Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Causes and prevention of food and waterborne illnesses. SKILL TO: Understand, interpret and apply laws and regulations. Gather and analyze data, and draw sound conclusions. Conduct inspections and investigations using the proper tools and personal protective equipment. Identify potential problems or violations and take corrective action to eliminate them. Operate testing, sampling, and monitoring equipment. Review plans and architectural drawings. Review detailed reports and environmental documents. Prepare clear, comprehensive, and concise correspondence and reports. ABILITY TO: Analyze situations accurately and take effective action, by inspecting, investigating, and evaluating findings to prepare sound recommendations for the elimination and control of environmental hazards. Analyze, interpret, explain and apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Make presentations before large and small groups of people. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Plan, schedule, prioritize and assign work. Train staff. Work cooperatively with the public, other departments, and outside agencies. Work independently with a minimum of supervision. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Collect samples correctly and interpret laboratory analysis Handle difficult public contact situations and negotiate compliance points. Stand or walk for extended periods of time, stoop, crouch, crawl, and lift and/or move materials of moderate weight (20-40 lbs.). Use a tablet computer to conduct inspections. Obtain the following certifications: International Code Council (ICC) Underground Storage Tank Inspector, Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act Inspector pursuant to Section 25270.5 of Chapter 6.67 of the California Health and Safety Code, and 40- Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training (Pollution Prevention /CUPA team). Provide limited supervision to subordinate staff. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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 years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of environmental health regulation and enforcement. (Possession of a master's degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or other basic sciences may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California Department of Public Health. Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's license. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants, and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the E mployer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk's Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for the position of Title Technician. The eligibility list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. Within the Assessor Division of the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Department, Title Technicians are responsible for entering property transfers and determining whether a reassessment is required by interpreting change of ownership rules; performing searches of recorded documents to create title chains, and providing customer service by phone, e-mail and in person. The ideal candidate will analyze deeds for ownership changes, reassessment, and other actions using applicable laws and codes to determine exemptions or exclusions; process ownership transfers; set supplemental assessments and determine homeowner exemption eligibility; distribute, receive and initially process exemption claims and exclusion applications; perform a search of recorded documents to create title chains; maintain records and indices involving ownerships, mailing addresses, and tax rate areas; check deeds for property descriptions, titles, and ownerships; evaluate transfers involving legal entities to determine the probability of reassessment; perform technical support in the production of the assessment roll; maintain records and prepare reports; communicate effectively with others in person, electronically or over the telephone; use a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs; perform related duties as assigned. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted online until 5:00 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022. 2. Supplemental Questions Screening is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 15, 2022. Subject matter experts will review and score responses to the supplemental questions. Only the most qualified from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the Oral Panel Interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Read, review and analyze deeds for ownership changes, appraisal, or other transactions; process ownership transfers; set supplemental assessments and homeowner exemption action; applicable laws and codes to determine exemptions or exclusions and the necessity of reappraisal; distribute, receive and initially process exemption claims and exclusion applications; perform a search of recorded documents for difficult title chains; maintain records and indexes involving ownerships, mailing addresses, and tax rate areas; make property transfers from deeds; check deeds for property descriptions, titles, and ownerships; evaluate transfers involving legal entities to determine the probability of re-appraisal; perform technical support in the production of the assessment roll; maintain records and prepare reports; communicate effectively with others in person, electronically or over the telephone; use a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs; perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and techniques of effective communication. Assessment principles and practices. Appraisal rules and procedures. State revenue and taxation laws govern the preparation of assessment rolls in the assessment of the property. Property tax rules, including change of ownership, new construction, and exemptions or exclusions. Procedures for reviewing and analyzing deeds for ownership changes, appraisal, or other transactions. Rules and procedures in evaluating transfers involving legal entities to determine reappraisability. Mapping procedures used in assessment work. Modern office methods, equipment, and procedures. Procedures in the preparation of assessment rolls and maintenance of property records. Basic operations and automatic applications of an integrated property system. SKILL TO: Plan, schedule and prioritize workload to maintain current assessment information. Evaluate and make workflow decisions processing deeds and changes of ownership. Read and interpret property deeds, abstracts, and maps. Understand and apply pertinent laws, rules, and regulations. Make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy. Understand and perform automated property tax assessment functions. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Use a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted during the course of work. ABILITY TO: Lift and carry files up to 25 pounds. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required, skills, and abilities are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of significant, directly related, and progressive experience, including one-year performing duties similar to those found in a County Assessor Department or a Recorder-County Clerk Department. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized, technical training in assessment and real property. License or Certificate:* Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA ACCOMMODATION Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County CA, California, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Department. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. This position does not provide direct services, although, in monitoring the delivery of services provided, the position may have client contact. The incumbent is assigned to the Quality Management (QM) Division of the Health and Human Services Agency and is responsible for the review of various services provided by the Health, Alcohol and Drug, Mental Health, and/or Social Services programs. This classification is distinguished from the Senior QM Specialist in that case reviews performed by the Principal QM Specialist - Licensed are primarily clinical in nature and of greater complexity. The Principal QM Specialist - Licensed is responsible for obtaining and reviewing data, including but not limited to charts, electronic records or other client files, reviewing and applying relevant audit criteria, analyzing the data, making findings, recommending action plans and preparing reports for management. Incumbents may review the work of program supervisors as well as line staff, and are part of a collaborative resolution process with management, supervisors and line staff. Incumbents may also be responsible for reviewing program eligibility determinations and verifying accuracy in applying various rules and regulations relating to conditions of participation and/or reimbursement; and perform other specialized analytical duties as assigned. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment. Should teleworking be permitted by a hiring department after the 6 month requirement, the County supports a telework schedule that consists of a maximum of two (2) days per week. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line until 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2022. 2. Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications supplemental responses reviewed by subject matter experts the week of August 15, 2022. Only the most qualified from supplemental application review will participate in the structured oral panel interviews. 3. Oral panel interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the oral panel interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Duties may include, but are limited to, the following: Work collaboratively with relevant program staff when conducting programmatic reviews. Review, evaluate, recommend and implement changes in customer care systems and the utilization of resources. Establish and maintain procedures for continuous quality improvement; develop and recommend corrective action plans for resolving service and system issues. Monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of various service programs. Serve as a liaison to other state, federal and/or county agencies regarding compliance review activities. Maintain, revise and update departmental policy and procedure manual as a result of new state regulations, and policies or procedures affecting compliance. Conduct compliance reviews in accordance with state issues guidelines and internal policies and procedures. Identify problems/issues or potential problem areas resulting from compliance reviews needing corrective action; develop and issue written reports; develop and/or revise procedures and operational guidelines, as necessary. Draft written annual continuous quality improvement reports that contain clear, accurate and concise information to be provided to senior management. Draft an annual quality improvement work plan, in conjunction with program staff. Meet with stakeholder groups, clients and personnel from all levels to participate in the continuous quality improvement (CQI) process. Participate in conducting an organization-wide, long-term strategic planning that clarifies the strengths/weaknesses of the organization and help to identify strategies for meeting identified goals. Participate in conducting annual short-term program planning in support of the Agency and the Quality Management Division's long-term plan. Conduct internal monitoring by evaluating systems and procedures and using findings to improve performance; Develop outcomes measurement system in each of its programs which evaluates individual progress and program effectiveness. Conduct consumer satisfaction for all services. Provide clear, accurate, and timely information regarding all aspects of the CQI process to its service recipients, policymaking bodies, personnel and other stakeholders. Take continual action to improve services and promulgate solutions to the issues identified by its Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Develop and maintain competency and knowledge of subject matter area including regulatory requirements, quality assurance applications, and relevant audit criteria. Review documentation to determine compliance with funding sources, criteria, agency policy and procedure, and state and federal guidelines. Resolve client grievances in appeals in order to ensure quality of care standards are met. Respond to various external audits requests. Gather, assemble, and analyze data pertaining to quality improvement. Identify trends or potential problem areas resulting from compliance or program reviews needing a plan of action; develop and issue written quality management reports; work with program staff to develop and/or revise procedures and operational guidelines, as necessary, to achieve a plan of action. Provide technical assistance and support to supervisors and staff concerning regulations and protocols. Participate in staff meetings to provide information regarding documentation and pertinent quality management issues. Perform retrospective, concurrent and prospective reviews to assist in evaluating the level of adherence to audit criteria and quality management outcomes. Review cases to determine accuracy, consistency of findings and inter-rater reliability between supervisor's finding and Quality Management findings. Gather data and assist in program evaluation and research; identify trends to be used as indicators for quality care. Oversight of the Agency's various programs subject to accreditation by the Council on Accreditation. Chair meetings and conduct trainings. Attend trainings, conferences, and meetings of regional and state-wide groups that focus on quality improvement issues. Maintain and write a variety of records, reports and correspondence. Operate a computer terminal to input, access, and print data, reports and projects. Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Laws, regulations, policies and procedures relating to government sponsored medical care and other medical aid/assistance programs. Theory, practice and procedures related to mental health, alcohol and drug and public health organizations. Utilization review techniques and practices. Evaluation and assessment techniques. Program and departmental goals, policies, and procedures. Principles and techniques of developing and implementing training programs. General principles of organization, administration, and county, state and federal programs. Statistical and research methods. Working knowledge of the concepts of Continuous Quality Improvement. Community programs and resources. County documentation standards and report procedures; Rules and regulations relating to various agency programs. ABILITY TO: Work independently, reason logically and accurately and use sound judgment in the performance of duties. Analyze and apply procedures, policies and plans; develop and implement revisions. Explain policies and procedures to management, staff, clients and providers. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing and establish cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Develop and provide effecting training to staff of complex regulatory requirements. Evaluate program activities and participate in root-cause analysis, problem resolution, or other corrective actions. Collect, review, and compile data to establish/identify errors; create reports and communicate findings effectively with staff at all levels. Handle multiple quality and utilization review cases concurrently. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records, reports, and correspondence. Evaluate program activities and recommend policy and program changes. Analyze situations and take effective action. Establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with management, staff, and other department and agencies. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess a combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Education: A Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Nursing, or a closely related field AND Experience: Four years of full-time experience performing mental health, alcohol, and drug or public health case work duties, with at least one year of experience performing in a lead capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field. Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a supervisory capacity in the mental health or alcohol and drug field. License or Certificate:* Possession of one of the following valid licenses issued by the State of California is required: Physician; License Psychologist; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; or a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources as soon as possible for further instructions at (707) 253-4303, when you apply for the job. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 22, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa, we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity, and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for current and future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies that may occur over the next 12 months. The current vacancy is for one full-time position on the Consumer Protection Team. The department can choose to fill this vacancy at the I or II level, depending on the applicant's qualifications. Environmental Health Specialist I This is the entry-level class in the Environmental Health Specialist series. Incumbents receive training through a division-wide training and education program to qualify them to test for the Environmental Health Specialist examination. Incumbents perform tasks under the continuing supervision of a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. An incumbent may be promoted to a II level without a formal recruitment process upon registration as an Environmental Health Specialist, and at the point in time when the incumbent has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform at the II level, and the workload justifies it. Environmental Health Specialist II This is the journeyman level class in the Environmental Health Specialist series. The position in this class works independently performing a full range of environmental health and/or hazardous materials inspection and investigation duties. Incumbents are required to be registered as Environmental Health Specialists with the State of California. Environmental Health Specialist I Salary: $33.19 - $39.68 Hourly $2,655.20 - $3,174.40 Biweekly $5,752.93 - $6,877.87 Monthly $69,035.20 - $82,534.40 Annually Environmental Health Specialist II Salary: $39.19 - $46.92 Hourly $3,135.20 - $3,753.60 Biweekly $6,792.93 - $8,132.80 Monthly $81,515.20 - $97,593.60 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, August 12, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of August 15, 2022. 3. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 22, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Environmental Health Specialist I: Learn environmental health programs, laws, regulations, functions, procedures, policies, standards, and enforcement techniques specific to the assigned team; completion of the Environmental Health Specialist training program; prepare correspondence; write reports and findings of investigations; answer questions and provide the public with information concerning environmental health regulations; investigate complaints; make recommendations, and give instructions for the correction of deficiencies and violations; conduct compliance inspections; give instructions for the correction of deficiencies and violations; obtain compliance with laws, regulations, and ordinances governing regulated programs; issue demand service and annual operating permits; perform data entry; perform related duties as assigned. Team Specific Duties: Assist with, or conduct routine inspections of food facilities, commercial swimming pools, and spas, public water systems, and farmworker housing; conduct inspections of facilities for compliance with stormwater regulations; review and submit data for regulated facilities into local and state databases; review plans and issue permits for the construction or modification of regulated facilities; respond to related complaints. Environmental Health Specialist II: Coordinate activities with other agencies and groups; inform interested parties of recent developments in the programs; prepare correspondence; write reports and findings of investigations; answer questions and provide the public with information concerning environmental health regulations; address community groups on the work of the Division; prepare reports and legal complaints; appear in court as a witness in matters relating to actions taken by the department; conduct joint inspections with other agencies, or divisions such as Fire, Building, and Code Enforcement, as required; investigate complaints; make recommendations, and give instructions for the correction of deficiencies and violations; conduct compliance inspections; give instructions for the correction of deficiencies and violations; obtain compliance with laws, regulations, and ordinances governing regulated programs; issue demand service and annual operating permits; perform data entry; perform related duties as assigned. Team Specific Duties: Assist with, or conduct routine inspections of food facilities, commercial swimming pools and spas, public water systems, and farmworker housing. conduct inspections of facilities for compliance with stormwater regulations; review and submitted by data for regulated facilities into local and state databases; review plans and issue permits for the construction or modification of regulated facilities; respond to related complaints. TYPICAL QUALIFICATION Environmental Health Specialist I Knowledge of : Principles and practices of environmental health and safety; methods and procedures used in the inspections, investigation, and correction of unsanitary and hazardous conditions. Proper and effective enforcement techniques and the appropriate response to various violations. Federal, State, and local laws governing environmental health and safety. Use Standard computer programs, databases, and electronic document storage programs. Team Specific Knowledge: Consumer Protection: California Retail Food Code. Construction and operation of public swimming pools and spas. Knowledge of public swimming pools and spas codes and regulations. Basic understanding of the operation of public water systems. Causes and prevention of food and waterborne illnesses. Skill To: Understand, interpret and apply laws and regulations. Gather and analyze data, and draw sound conclusions. Prepare clear, comprehensive, and concise correspondence and reports. Conduct inspections and investigations using the proper tools and personal protective equipment. Identify potential problems or violations and take corrective action to eliminate them. Operate testing, sampling, and monitoring equipment. Review plans and architectural drawings. Ability To: Collect samples correctly and interpret laboratory analysis. Handle difficult public contact situations and negotiate compliance points. Follow oral and written instructions. Function as a working member of a group or team, as well as individually. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Prioritize and coordinate assignments, duties, and projects; solve problems independently. Stand or walk for extended periods of time, stoop, crouch, crawl, and lift and/or move materials of moderate weight (20-40 lbs.). Plan and carry out fieldwork without direct supervision. Use a tablet computer to conduct inspections. Experience and Education 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: No related experience is required. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences. Possession of a current evaluation letter from the California, Department of Public Health stating the applicant is certifiable as an Environmental Health Specialist Trainee under the provisions of Section 106660 of the California Health and Safety Code. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License. Environmental Health Specialist II Knowledge of : Principles and practices of environmental health and safety. Methods and procedures used in the inspection, investigation, and correction of unsanitary and hazardous conditions. Proper and effective enforcement techniques and the appropriate response to various violations. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing environmental health and safety. Standard computer programs, databases, and electronic document storage programs. Team Specific Knowledge: Consumer Protection : Federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the Unified Programs food facilities, commercial swimming pools, and public water systems. California Retail Food Code. Construction and operation of public swimming pools and spas. Knowledge of public swimming pools and spas codes and regulations. Operation of public water systems. Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Causes and prevention of food and waterborne illnesses. Skill To : Understand, interpret and apply laws and regulations. Gather and analyze data, and draw sound conclusions. Conduct inspections and investigations using the proper tools and personal protective equipment. Identify potential problems or violations and take corrective action to eliminate them. Operate testing, sampling, and monitoring equipment. Review plans and architectural drawings. Prepare clear, comprehensive, and concise correspondence and reports. Ability To : Collect samples correctly and interpret laboratory analysis. Handle difficult public contact situations and negotiate compliance points. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Follow oral and written instructions. Function as a working member of a group or team, as well as individually. Work cooperatively with the public, other departments, and outside agencies. Prioritize and coordinate assignments, duties, and projects; solve problems independently. Stand or walk for extended periods of time, stoop, crouch, crawl, and lift and/or move materials of moderate weight (20-40 lbs.). Plan and carry out fieldwork without direct supervision. Use a tablet computer to conduct inspections. Experience and Education 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: One year of responsible experience in the field of environmental health and safety regulation and enforcement. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California Department of Public Health. Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation: Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited-term, and extra help vacancies as they occur for up to one year. The Supervising Planner plans, organizes, assigns, and supervises the work of professional and paraprofessional staff in the Planning Division of the Planning, Building, and Environmental Services Department; Incumbents exercise a high level of independence in the performance of the full-range of current, advanced and complex professional planning duties when overseeing various activities; coordinates long-range planning projects; general plan and zoning ordinance updates; prepares required legal noticing, computer-aided tracking of incoming applications and completed applications; and performs other professional level work. Positions in this class exercise full first-line supervisory responsibility over assigned staff and are working supervisors coordinating and performing a wide variety of duties involved with the planning functions. Incumbents are responsible for the activities, supervision, evaluation, and workflow of personnel assigned to the Planning Division and assist the Planning Manager as required. Telework Availability - Teleworking is not permitted during the first six (6) months of employment and/or during the first six (6) months of a probationary period. Should teleworking be permitted by a hiring department after the 6-month requirement, the County supports a telework schedule that consists of a maximum of two (2) days per week. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, August 12, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 15, 2022. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Plan, organize, assign and supervise the activities of the Planning Division and staff; assume responsibility for a variety of personnel actions including assisting with selections and promotions, conducting performance evaluations and recommending disciplinary actions and dismissals; coordinate work schedules, assignments of projects and other planning activities among staff; coordinate regular Planning Division staff meetings and participate in department management meetings; assist in developing divisional goals and objectives; direct staff in accomplishing these goals and coordinate timelines to implement; monitor and evaluate division effectiveness; consult with the Planning Manager and make modifications; under the direction of the Planning Manager, perform and supervise studies and research on the General Plan and zoning issues; investigate issues involving planning problems, legal and public relation concerns; perform, supervise, and assist with special projects and evaluation of planning and environmental impacts and effectiveness, including coordination of staff, development of review standards, writing and editing reports, and consultant contract administration; coordinate and supervise among staff, county departments, special districts, incorporated cities and regional, state and federal agencies, the flow and gathering of information and data relative to Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors agenda items, and permit-related items of interest to other departments and agencies; supervise public contact by professional planners; assist with the preparation of the agenda and schedule items for hearings before the Zoning Administrator, Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors; prepare and coordinate legal advertising required for public hearings; initiate follow-up action on planning agenda items; assist with computer-aided tracking of incoming applications and completed applications, and computer-aided reporting of application related information; prepare and present, as requested by the Planning Manager, reports to the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors; assist the Planning Manager in determining division graphics needs and supervise the preparation of application related or study related graphics materials; assist in the preparation of the division's budget; maintain records and documentation; may occasionally perform duties of subordinate staff; perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of land use planning at county or local level. General plan and ordinance development and implementation. Zoning administration. California Environmental Quality Act, Endangered Species Act, and other related land use laws and environmental regulations. One of the following: planning practices in a local jurisdiction in California; computerized permit tracking; or detailed knowledge of an environmental impact subject area such as water quality, cultural resources, or biology. Principles and techniques of effective supervision, staff training and performance evaluation. Personnel administration practices. Departmental goals, policies and procedures. Principles of environmental impact analysis, mitigation reporting and monitoring, record keeping, and GIS mapping. Basic operations and applications of office use of a networked a personal computer system. SKILL TO: Plan, organize, assign and supervise the work of others effectively; evaluate individual performances. Prepare amendments or revisions to general and specific plans and related ordinances. Collect, tabulate and compute land use, economic and other data necessary to complete required work assignments. Make presentations to Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and other public and private agencies. Apply applicable laws and regulations to planning projects. ABILITY TO: Carry out assigned tasks to meet specific deadlines. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Work independently with a minimum of supervision. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and comprehensive records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, other agencies, departments, and the public. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the planning field including at least one year in a lead capacity. General administrative or supervisory experience is desired. (A Master's degree in planning or related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Education: Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a degree in city, county or regional land use planning or related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for two years of the required college education on a year-for-year basis.) License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid California Driver's License. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Public Service Supervisors Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley , internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. The department may choose to fill the vacancy at the II or III level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The Code Compliance Division consists of four compliance officers, a supervisor, and a manager. The division handles a wide range of enforcement responsibilities related to building construction, zoning, and property nuisance abatement. A Code Compliance Officer's primary duties are to respond to complaints of code violations; conduct in-depth investigations for the purpose of determining violations of Napa County Code and state regulations; and establish permit requirements and a timeline for gaining compliance. Code Compliance Officer II (Journey level) $36.90 - $44.17 Hourly $2,952.00 - $3,533.60 Biweekly $6,396.00 - $7,656.13 Monthly $76,752.00 - $91,873.60 Annually Code Compliance Officer III (Advanced level) $40.35 - $48.37 Hourly $3,228.00 - $3,869.60 Biweekly $6,994.00 - $8,384.13 Monthly $83,928.00 - $100,609.60 Annually Incumbents are expected to advance between levels when department operational needs necessitate it; and after gaining the appropriate knowledge in their position through training, obtaining the required certifications, demonstrating proficiency, and consistently performing the work required by the next level. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of August 15, 2022 . 3. Applicants who meet minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 22, 2022 . Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 29, 2022 . Only the most qualified candidates from the Oral Panel Interview will be placed on the eligible list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and change business practices. Code Compliance Officer II Prepares detailed and complex reports and correspondence involving multiple code violations; makes oral and written presentations in administrative hearings on more complex enforcement cases and may represent the Department at abatement and other public hearings; may facilitate property clean ups and coordinate contractors when abating court ordered or voluntary nuisance abatements; interviews complainants and property owners in cases involving multiple code violations to assess the need for permits; and facilitates the permit process in coordination with other department staff; investigates and responds to complaints related to: construction without permit, substandard housing, dangerous buildings, grading and drainage violations, zoning and land use violations, code related to the installation and repair of sewage disposal systems without permit, and failing sewage disposal systems, water wells installed without permits, and other related areas; reviews and analyzes records and documents to make legal nonconforming use determinations; interprets and explains County Codes, ordinances and abatement regulations; researches and analyzes County records, property history, files, and maps; issues Stop Work Orders, Occupancy Notices, Notices of Violations and citations; conducts field investigations, reviews and researches file data to identify code violations; coordinates with other staff, the Board of Supervisors, Sheriff and other County departments to achieve compliance; works with complainants and property owners to suggest alternatives and resources available within applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations to resolve violations; prepares written reports; makes oral and written presentations in administrative abatement hearings; prepares and records abatement liens, notice and orders, and release of abatement lien documents; prepares stipulated administrative abatement orders and similar documents with the assistance of senior supervisors or County Counsel; conducts inspections and prepares reports as required on abatement cases referred for legal action; testifies in Court; prepares and executes inspection warrants with the assistance of County Counsel and the Sheriff; prepares and maintains case files; organizes, edits, and enters a variety of information regarding the enforcement function in writing and/or using a computer; calculates and imposes civil penalties; reviews permits and plans submitted to legalize violations for clearance and issuance; enters and retrieves data from electronic data processing systems; establishes and updates information, generates documents and correspondence, communicates with others; prepares, reviews, and maintains forms, files and other necessary records; works with uncooperative and potentially hostile individuals; performs other duties as required. Code Compliance Officer III Leads a team of Code Compliance Officers I & II in their training and work; provides assignments, expert guidance and instruction; prepares detailed and complex reports and correspondence involving multiple code violations; makes oral and written presentations in administrative hearings on more complex compliance cases and may represent the Department at abatement and other public hearings; interviews complainants and property owners in cases involving multiple code violations to assess the need for permits; facilitates the permit process in coordination with other department staff; facilitate property clean ups and coordinate contractors when abating court ordered or voluntary nuisance abatements; investigates complaints related to construction without permit; substandard housing; dangerous buildings; grading and drainage violations; zoning and land use violations and code related to the installation and repair of sewage disposal systems without permit; failing sewage disposal systems and water wells installed without permit; performs mitigation monitoring and reporting relative to CEQA for public and private projects; conducts field inspections, reviews and researches file data to identify code violations; coordinates with other county staff, the Board of Supervisors, and the Sheriff to achieve compliance; works with complainants and property owner to offer solutions available within applicable codes, ordinances and regulations to resolve violations; prepares written reports; makes oral and written presentations in administrative abatement hearings; prepares and records abatement liens, notice and orders, and release of abatement lien documents; prepares stipulated administrative abatement orders and similar documents with the assistance of supervision or County Counsel; conducts inspections and prepares reports as required on abatement cases referred for legal action; testifies in Court; prepares and executes inspection warrants with the assistance of County Counsel and the Sheriff; prepares and maintains case files; organizes, adds and enters a variety of information regarding the compliance function in writing and/or using a computer; calculates and imposes civil penalties; reviews permits and plans submitted to legalize violations for clearance and issuance; conducts inspections of structures and properties to identify the nature and extent of alleged code violations or ensure that mitigation measures and project revisions are implemented; researches and analyzes County records, project files, property history files and maps; Responds to complaints, interprets and explains County codes, ordinances and abatement regulations; reviews and analyzes records and comments to make legal nonconforming use determination; prepares written reports of investigation, mitigation or use permit compliance review and property reports containing findings of facts and conclusions with regard to code compliance and recommendations for correction and abatement; prepares Notices of Violation for complex code compliance and mitigation monitoring projects involving multiple code violations or mitigation measures; interprets and clarifies both verbally and in writing State and County code and ordinance requirements, mitigation measures and conditions relative to CEQA, for projects, penalty and other fee requirements, abatement, project review hearing procedures and permit application and inspection procedures; participates in administrative abatement and project review hearing proceedings and court proceedings, represents the department in administrative abatement, Board of Appeal, Planning Commission (PC) hearings, and Board of Supervisor hearings; mediates and problem solves using independent judgment and knowledge of State and County Codes and ordinances; issues Stop Work Orders, Occupancy Notices, Notices of Violations and citations; enters and retrieves data from electronic data processing systems; establishes and updates information, generates documents and correspondence, communicates with others; prepares, reviews, and maintains forms, files and other necessary records; may perform duties of a Code Compliance Supervisor during periods of training or absence; works with uncooperative and potentially hostile individuals; performs other duties as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS Code Compliance Officer II KNOWLEDGE OF: The permit process is necessary to coordinate and facilitate violators in the permit process. Procedures, methods, and techniques used in investigations and enforcement utilizing appropriate legal requirements and constraints. County codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to building construction, substandard and dangerous buildings, grading and drainage, zoning and land use, health, housing, sewage disposal systems, and water wells. General knowledge of the County permit process. Purpose, principles, and practices of code enforcement and abatement procedures. The principles and techniques involved in mediation and conflict resolution. Business English, spelling, grammar, and basic report writing. Interviewing principles and techniques. Courtroom demeanor. The use of electronic information equipment and specific systems is used within the department. ABILITY TO: Follow oral and written instructions. Investigate complex code violations. Explain complex codes, policies, and procedures to developers, contractors, builders, property owners, and the public. Conduct inspections and investigations. Obtain information through interviews and observation. Write complex reports and follow oral and written instructions. Keep clear and accurate field notes. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, sometimes in adversarial situations. Maintain effective working relationships with other employees, County officials, and the public. Conduct inspections and investigations. Research and analyze records, property history, files, maps, and documents. Gather information in an organized manner; weigh facts against applicable laws, rules and regulations and draw proper conclusions concerning questions and facts. Complete thorough, accurate investigations of violations and follow-up to achieve compliance. Enforce codes firmly, impartially, and with tact. Prepare and maintain concise, professional, comprehensive reports, correspondence, and records. Write and speak clearly for the purpose of giving clear, accurate, and concise direction and information to the public, staff, and other agencies. Operate office equipment and County vehicles. Learn codes and seek knowledgeable sources. Work in a variety of environments, including indoors, outdoors, working alone, working around moving objects or vehicles, and motorized equipment. Utilize electronic information systems and analyze and interpret such information. Code Compliance Officer III KNOWLEDGE OF: Purpose, principles, and practices of code compliance. Principles of investigation. Procedures, methods, and techniques used in investigations and compliance utilizing appropriate legal requirements and constraints. County codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to zoning and land use, building, health, housing, and other related subjects. Administrative abatement procedures. Knowledge of the County permit process. Project review hearing procedures. Criminal and civil court proceedings. Business English, spelling, grammar, and report writing. Specific and general provisions of the Uniform Building, Housing, Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical, CEQA, and related State and County codes; County government and other government agencies for the purposes of coordinating cases involving multiple agencies. Effective techniques to work with difficult people in conflict and conflict resolution. The use of electronic information equipment and specific systems is used within the department. ABILITY TO: Investigate complex code violations. Explain complex codes, policies, and procedures to developers, contractors, builders, property owners, and the public. Ability to read, learn and interpret new and/or revised codes. Conduct inspections and investigations. Obtain information through interviews and observation. Write complex reports and follow oral and written instructions. Keep clear and accurate field notes. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, sometimes in adversarial situations. Research and analyze records, property history, files, maps, and documents. Gather information in an organized manner; weigh facts against applicable laws, rules and regulations and draw proper conclusions concerning questions and facts. Complete thorough, accurate investigations of violations and follow-up to achieve compliance. Enforce codes firmly, impartially, and with tact. Prepare and maintain concise, professional comprehensive reports, correspondence, and records. Write and speak clearly for the purpose of giving clear, accurate, and concise direction and information to the public, staff, and other agencies. Operate office equipment and County vehicles. Learn codes and seek knowledgeable sources. Work in a variety of environments including indoors, outdoors, working alone, working around moving objects or vehicles, and motorized equipment. Establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with the public, staff, and other agencies. Resolve conflict within established codes, regulations, and ordinances. Conduct visual inspections of structures and properties and detect deviations from approved plans or permits and detect violations of State and County codes and regulations. Utilize electronic information systems and analyze and interpret such information. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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: Code Compliance Officer II Two years of experience performing duties involving code compliance, including at least one year equivalent to a Code Compliance Officer with the County of Napa, or three years in building, zoning and land use, law enforcement, or environmental health inspection in a governmental agency. Code Compliance Officer III Three years of experience performing duties involving code compliance, including at least one year equivalent to a Code Compliance Officer II with the County of Napa, or four years in building, zoning and land use, law enforcement, or environmental health inspection in a governmental agency. Education: Academic courses include code enforcement, zoning, and land use regulations, investigative techniques and methods, construction and/or building inspection, public health, planning, environmental studies, law enforcement, and biological and physical sciences. License or Certificate*: Possession of PC 832 Powers of Arrest (POST Certified) is required within one year of appointment. Possession of a Code Enforcement Certification from an approved and accredited organization upon appointment, or obtained within one year of appointment, in accordance with California Health and Safety Code, Section 26205-26217. Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: 8/10/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County CA, California, United States
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Project Manager - HHSA in Child Welfare Services is r esponsible for the management of a specific special projects related to the administration of Child Welfare Services. Special projects will include developing written policy and procedures reflective of state and federal mandates, oversight of the Child and Family Case Reviews and contract management for social programs. Positions in this class lead the administration and implementation of project activities to ensure that the project successfully meets identified objectives and timelines . This class works collaboratively with other Agency and County managers and supervisors in project planning and the delivery of project services. Positions in this class have broad responsibility and authority to plan, implement, and monitor strategies related to program implementation, continuous quality improvement and policy development . Positions in this class exercise considerable independent judgment in coordinating and setting priorities to accomplish the timelines for project success. An incumbent must have the technical expertise, managerial skills, and overall grasp of the Agency's goals, missions, and clientele needs. The position works directly with the management staff at the Agency to provide leadership to assist in the implementation of an assigned significant project and requires the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with all project members, management staff, vendors, and other County departments. Under direction, plans, coordinates, implements, and directs the activities and operations of an assigned special and major project or projects in HHSA; directs, coordinates, and monitors the work of assigned staff, consultants, and contractors; and performs a variety of professional, administrative, and programmatic work in support of assigned projects including serving as a liaison to, coordinating with, and providing administrative support and staff assistance to County staff, Agency boards and committees, and outside agencies. The Recruitment Process (NOTE: The posting period has been extended from August 8 through August 12, 2022. 1. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on August 12, 2022. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of August 15, 2022. 3. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the Oral Panel Interviews, tentatively scheduled for the week of August 29, 2022. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Plan, organize, and direct the services and activities of an assigned special and major project or projects in HHSA. Manage and participate in the development and implementation of project goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; recommend and administer policies and procedures; consult with management staff in the formation of administrative policies and procedures. Advise and consult with the management staff on progress, goals, and timelines of assigned projects. May plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for assigned staff; assign work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. May participate in the selection, hiring, training, motivation, and evaluation of assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Manage and monitor the work with contractors and vendors providing services to the Agency. Communicate with management staff and state and local agencies on project needs, problems, regulations, and requirements; coordinate services and operations with other divisions, County agencies, and community groups. Consult with managers, employees, and other related staff on the project activities; provide leadership and direction to project teams, ensuring coordination and communication with all project members, Agency management staff, vendors, and other County offices. Participate in the development of external provider agreements, contracts, and Memoranda of Understanding; provide technical assistance and serve as liaison to external provider agencies and other entities. Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the project budget; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensure that program expenditures and cost estimates are adequately documented and monitored throughout the program area; review and approve program expenditures; implement adjustments. Represent the assigned project area at meetings; give presentations on project services, activities, and operations; serve as staff to advisory boards; provide information to Agency advisory boards. Participate in the development of a network of community resources to assist in meeting project goals. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in fields related to area of assignment; keep informed on current legislative trends and federal and state plans that may affect projects; make recommendations in anticipation of potential changes; incorporate new developments as appropriate. Provide management analysis and administrative assistance to management in the Agency; conduct studies; prepare records, reports, and correspondence related to assigned project. Perform related duties as required. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned project area. Principles and practices of project planning, monitoring, and evaluation. Project management techniques and principles. Principles of effective team building and project management. Standard organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs. Current developments in the assigned field. Public and private community resources available in the field. Principles and practices of working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environments. Social and economic problems affecting clients in health and human services programs. Recent developments, research methods, current literature, and sources of information related to assigned programs and service areas. Terminology used in area of assignment. Methods and techniques of effective technical, administrative, and financial record keeping, report preparation, and presentation. Principles of business letter writing. Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Basic principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. SKILL TO: Participate in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating assigned projects, events, or technical area. Perform responsible and difficult programmatic and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Effectively manage the day-to-day operations, services, and activities of assigned projects and initiatives within HHSA. Participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures. Analyze policies and procedures; develop and implement revisions. Provide effective leadership, build relationships, and utilize team building skills. Understand the organization and operation of the County, assigned project, and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Identify and respond to community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs. Organize and prioritize timelines and project schedules in an effective and timely manner. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Establish and maintain various data collection, record keeping, tracking, filing, and reporting systems. Prepare clear and concise technical, administrative and financial reports. Plan, schedule, and review the work and performance of subordinates in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale may be required for some positions. Research, analyze, and formulate recommendations, work plans, and activities regarding planning, technical, and administrative issues. Coordinate services with other programs and services within the County and with outside organizations, agencies, and facilities. Participate in the preparation and administration of budgets. Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations. Work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities. Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related peripheral equipment and software applications. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. ABILITY TO: Work primarily in a standard office setting with some travel to different sites and locations. Work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Verbally communicate to exchange information. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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: Four years of increasingly responsible professional level program experience in a program area related to assigned project. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, social work, or related field. License or Certificate:* Possession of a valid driver's license. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Loss of the required State licensure may result in termination or reassignment. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. MANAGEMENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forManagement ClassifiedEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7512/Benefits-Summary---Management-Classified-Employees THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 19, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position The Mental Health Counselor - Licensed Preferred will be embedded within the Self Sufficiency Services Division (SSSD) of the Health and Human Services Agency. The position will be responsible for screening CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work (WTW) clients for mental health and alcohol and drug concerns and provide brief interventions as allowed by Welfare-to-Work and Mental Health regulations. The goal is to help WTW participants stabilize and develop healthy and appropriate coping skills to enable them to participate in the program, address barriers hindering them from reaching their employment and housing goals, and if beneficial and/or necessary, bridge them to more long-term mental health services. The Mental Health Counselor position will support integration efforts and is critical to meeting the needs of the Family Stabilization Program and improving WTW participation rates. This position will be filled as a Mental Health Counselor - Licensed or Mental Health Counselor - Registered Intern, depending on qualifications. If the position is filled at the Registered Intern level, the salary will be as follows: SALARY: Mental Health Counselor - Licensed $41.65 - $49.89 Hourly $3,332.00 - $3,991.20 Biweekly $7,219.33 - $8,647.60 Monthly $86,632.00 - $103,771.20 Annually Mental Health Counselor - Unlicensed Registered Associate $40.20 - $48.06 Hourly $3,216.00 - $3,844.80 Biweekly $6,968.00 - $8,330.40 Monthly $83,616.00 - $99,964.80 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis until the current vacancy is filled. 2. Applications will be reviewed for verification of possession of the required licenses and supplemental questions will be scored on a continuous basis. 3. Only the most qualified from the review of supplemental questions will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring department for further consideration The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties Conduct clinical and/or psychosocial assessments of CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work clients’ behavioral health needs that are impeding their ability to work; develop diagnosis and initial service plans to address these needs; provide short-term therapy and crisis interventions; build engagement with the clients as part of a multidisciplinary team; provide referrals and follow-up with clients to ensure they are accessing the resources; serve as a liaison between the SSSD and Napa County Behavioral Health Services as well as external mental health based service providers; employ best practices and strategies to assist participants in removing/reducing barriers to obtaining employment, and in some cases, housing; create and maintain accurate files, case notes, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, as required; and serve as a resource in program planning, evaluation, and policy and procedure development. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices, techniques, trends and literature of clinical interviewing, casework, diagnosis and assessment, wellness and recovery, and client directed care. Theories, principles and techniques of individual, dyadic, family and group counseling and therapy, and other clinical methodologies appropriate for treatment of targeted populations, including evidence based practices. Techniques of evaluating and modifying behavior. Planning, development and implementation of comprehensive client directed wellness plans. Culturally specific/effective approaches to working with diverse cultural populations. Report preparation and case documentation. Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing mental health, substance abuse, child abuse and elder abuse. Public and private health, mental health substance abuse and social services community resources. SKILL TO: Conduct accurate and thorough interviews, which involve assessing client status, history, chemical dependency and related mental health information. Prepare diagnosis and assessments of mental and emotional disorders. Formulate, implement and monitor casework treatment plans. Conduct individual, dyadic, family and group counseling (psychotherapy) and other clinically base mental health services. Collect, interpret and utilize feedback data to maximize effectiveness of services. Prepare complex and detailed reports and maintain the reports. Understand, interpret and apply complex mental health technical materials and applicable laws, codes and regulations. Make appropriate referrals to other providers for mental health services. Understand impact of cultural, gender, socio-economic status and trauma on the manifestation of emotional distress, mental illness and maladaptive behaviors. Engage and collaborate effectively with individuals of various ages and socio-economic backgrounds, cultural groups and those with physical, behavioral and/or emotional challenges. Establish and maintain professional relationships with clients, children, community and agency representatives, County employees and the public. ABILITY TO: Work in an interdisciplinary office setting as well as in the field, client homes, treatment programs etc. Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard. Communicate verbally and in writing, in English, to exchange information. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Mental Health Counselor - Licensed Experience: Two years supervised experience in a mental health setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction concerns for those assigned to the substance abuse setting. AND Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related field. Required License: Current license by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or **Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); OR Current license by the State of California as a Licensed Psychologist. Loss of the required State license may result in termination or reassignment. **Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) must include the additional training and education to treat couples or families, as required under BPC section 4999.20(a)(3)(A).*** Mental Health Counselor - Registered Intern Experience: Two years’ experience in a mental health setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons. Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related field and registration by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 16, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Please note that the rate of pay for this position is fixed and will be as follows: Step I: $17.31 (approximately) per hour for new and/or monolingual hires. Step III: $18.84 (approximately) per hour for returning employees and/or Bilingual hires. Vote Center Clerks are extra help, intermittent employees who perform assigned tasks on an as-needed basis prior to, during, and immediately following an election. The Vote Center Clerk performs duties involving the preparation of materials for elections usually during peak work periods. Duties are performed under close supervision. The ideal candidate would be available to work approximately 50 to 60 total hours certain weekdays for three (3) weeks beginning October 17, 2022 and ending November 8, 2022 during the General Election. Applicants bilingual in Spanish and/or Filipino Tagalog are encouraged to apply. The Recruitment Process: 1. Final application submission date is 5:00 PM on Friday, October 07, 2022. 2. Applications will be forwarded weekly to the hiring department for additional screening, this may also include a departmental interview. We encourage you to apply sooner than later. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Issue Vote by Mail ballots and conditional voter ballots to the public at various Vote Center locations; Key affidavits of registration into EIMS system; Process Vote by Mail applications and confidential voter applications in the computer system; Assist with conduct of instruction classes for precinct officers; Prepare voted ballots at the end of day and completed affidavits of registration to be returned to elections office; May deliver election materials to Election Division on Election Day; Prepare, assemble and distribute publications, notices, sample ballots, and other printed materials related to elections; Prepare supplies for storage following an election, including the breakdown of computer equipment; Answer questions and provides general information to public by telephone and in person; Operate standard office equipment including personal computers; Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS : KNOWLEDGE OF: Modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including computer terminals. Office filling systems, such as alphabetic and numeric. Principles and practices of customer service and proper phone etiquette. Basic mathematical skills. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. ABILITY TO: Work long hours and weekends. Follow oral and written instructions. Understand and apply laws, rules, policies and procedures related to elections. Read and decipher handwriting; Perform a wide variety of routine clerical tasks, and operate computers; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Make basic arithmetic calculations. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Lift and pick up election material and supplies. Sit and stand for extended periods of time. Maintain security and confidentiality or restricted information. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 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: Some work or voluntary experience including public contact which provides for the required competency in the requisite knowledge and abilities. Education : High school diploma or GED preferred. License or Certificate Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's license. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Extra Help positions are temporary, non-benefited positions and do not receive step increases. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 16, 2022
Variable Shift
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Please note that the rate of pay for this position is fixed and will be as follows: Step I: $19.00 (approximately) per hour for new and/or monolingual hires. Step III: $20.73 (approximately) per hour for returning employees and/or Bilingual hires. The Vote Center Lead is an extra help, intermittent employee who performs the most difficult and responsible types of duties, including conducting research and problem resolution which requires specialized knowledge. The Vote Center Lead is required to perform all duties and responsibilities of multiple functional areas within the Vote Center and provides technical and functional lead to assigned Vote Center Staff. The ideal candidate would be available to work approximately 50 to 60 total hours certain weekdays for three (3) weeks beginning October 17, 2022 and ending November 8, 2022 during the General Election. Applicants bilingual in Spanish and/or Filipino Tagalog are encouraged to apply. The Recruitment Process: 1. Final application submission date is 5:00 PM on Friday, October 07, 2022. 2. Applications will be forwarded weekly to the hiring department for additional screening, this may also include a departmental interview. We encourage you to apply sooner than later. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Provide lead for other clerical staff, which may include assigning, scheduling, and prioritizing work and providing training to less experienced staff; Perform the more complex and specialized administrative and clerical duties within assigned functional areas; compile data; summarize and maintain a variety of reports; Verify the work of assigned employees for accuracy; Assist with conduct of instruction classes for Precinct Officers; Prepare, assemble and distribute publications, notices, sample ballots, and other printed materials related to elections; Serve as resource to the general public; provide answers and information regarding processes and procedures for assigned area; Operate standard office equipment including personal computers; Provide and maintain quality customer service relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the general public; May deliver election materials to Election Division on Election Day; Perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles of lead and training. Office methods and equipment including computer systems and applicable software applications. Principles and practices of customer service and proper phone etiquette. Basic mathematics skills. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. ABILITY TO: Work long hours and weekends. Lead, organize and review the work of assigned staff. Make basic arithmetic calculations. Perform more complex and specialized clerical duties in assigned area of responsibility, including maintenance of appropriate records and preparation of reports. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Sit and stand for extended periods of time. Maintain security and confidentiality or restricted information. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Lift and pick up election material and supplies. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education andor experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience: Some work or voluntary experience including public contact which provides for the required competency in the requisite knowledge and abilities. Previous lead experience directing the work of others desirable. Education: High school diploma or GED preferred. License or Certificate Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's license. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Extra Help positions are temporary, non-benefited positions and do not receive step increases. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Napa County Napa, California, United States
Jul 09, 2022
Full Time
The Napa Valley PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage. Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities. The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities. County of Napa as an Employer The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees. As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. The Position Child Protective Services Workers I/II demonstrate complex social services techniques and expertise in their respective cases. Casework is generally in the areas of adoptions and protective services. The responsibilities may include authorizing the provision of services and, in some cases, directly providing such services. Title IV-E graduate students who will graduate in the next three (3) months are strongly encouraged to apply. A letter from their graduate school which indicates meeting all the requirements for the degree and MSW will be conferred on the date of graduation is required for submission at the time of application. Failure to submit this documentation will result in disqualification from further consideration. Vacancies may be filled at either the I or II level depending on education and experience. Being bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not required. SALARY (as of 6/11/22): Child Protective Services Worker I: $43.25 - $51.80 Hourly $3,460.00 - $4,144.00 Biweekly $7,496.67 - $8,978.67 Monthly $89,960.00 - $107,744.00 Annually Child Protective Services Worker II : $46.40 - $55.71 Hourly $3,712.00 - $4,456.80 Biweekly $8,042.67 - $9,656.40 Monthly $96,512.00 - $115,876.80 Annually The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be accepted on-line on a continuous basis. 2. Subject Matter Experts will review responses from supplemental questions on a continuous basis. The most qualified candidates from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews will be scheduled on a continuous basis by the hiring department. Only the most qualified candidates from Oral Panel Interviews will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. Example of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Investigates child abuse and neglect allegations by interviewing and counseling parents, children, and adolescents, analyzing information and data collected, determining degree of danger and risk of future abuse and neglect, determining if removal of the child from the home is necessary, and conducting time sensitive investigations per court order or in compliance with State of California law Investigate and assess alleged child abuse/neglect complaints, often under time constraints and stressful conditionsvisit clients in their residence to assess suitability of living conditions and capabilities of parents and/or caretakersevaluate the presence and level of risk to the client utilizing Safety Organized Practice and Structured Decision MakingProvides intervention services pertaining to children and families as deemed appropriate.Provides verbal and written recommendations, in regard to the case planning for children, to representatives of the juvenile court, family court, residential treatment centers/programs, and other agencies.Facilitates family reunification by monitoring behavior and progress displayed by family members, interacting with family members to provide encouragement and support, and provide services so that children may be successfully reunified with their parents; documents family reunification and maintenance steps by writing progress reports and case plans that serve as legal documents or court orders.Prepares appropriate case plans with parental input, as per court orders or voluntary services, by using the automated CWS/CMS system, and submits such plans to the assigned supervisor and courts for approval.Prepare extensive court reports and testify in court; assist attorneys in preparation of court actions and coordinate the service of subpoenas.administer and process court-ordered drug testsinterpret state policies, rules, and regulations to clients, applicants, and other involved partiesUses automated case management (CMS/CWS) systems to write status reports and document actions pertaining to assigned cases.Evaluates the actions or behavior of parents, children, and other persons associated with cases and determines the need for appropriate individual or family educational or counseling programs such as parenting skills, drug testing, substance abuse, or other educational/counseling programs.Conducts permanency and long term planning, such as foster care, guardianship, or adoption, for children who have been removed from homes or placement facilities.Places children in homes of family and non-family members, foster homes, and residential treatment centers.Monitors the behavior and well-being of children who have been placed in foster homes and residential treatment centers.Participate in staff development programs to increase technical competence.Participate in community planning for the protection and care of children, and to identify potentially harmful influences to children.Serves as a member of teams consisting of professionals from law enforcement agencies, medical agencies, and other outside agencies organized to discuss cases/referrals/investigations, develop or revise policies and procedures, perform process improvements, or enhance collaborative efforts.Researches the availability of foster homes by contacting CWS employees who handle placement coordination, reviewing lists of available foster homes, and making contacts with resources/persons.Conducts assessments of homes belonging to relatives or non-related extended family members to ensure that homes are appropriate for children who have been removed from their homes.Provides courteous, high quality service to members of the public by personally responding to requests for service or making appropriate referral. Emergency response coverage for after-hours investigations on a rotational basis. TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording in social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency. Community organizations and the social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth, and development of personality and in-group processes. Local socioeconomic conditions, current problems, and methodologies in the field of public social service. Social service research methods. Physiological and psychological influences on personality. ABILITY TO: Operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients. Perform a variety of social casework functions, including the investigation, supervision, placement, and care of dependent children, children in foster homes, or other child welfare cases through routine or emergency referrals. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action, often under stressful conditions. Apply existing laws, rules, and regulations to welfare department operations. Interview, record, and analyze cases. Create, process, and complete necessary case records and reports manually and electronically, within mandated time frames, to meet federal audit requirements and outcome performance objectives. Work constructively within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Apply the principles of child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal and psychological factors in the child and/or family's situation. Develop and implement short and long-term treatment/service plans. Provide case management services. Coordinate activities with law enforcement, legal authorities, and court systems. Act as an advocate on behalf of the client in situations where the client is unable to act on their own behalf. Provide information and referrals to other services available from government agencies and community-based organizations. Provide casework consultations to staff members without advanced training. Work collaboratively with staff from other related governmental programs, community-based organizations, schools, and/or the courts. Act as a lead worker in the respective team or unit. Employ effective communication and interpersonal skills. DESIRABLE TRAITS: Communicates effectively, knowledge worker, customer focused, values and respects others, drives to excel, teamwork and collaboration, continuous learning, demonstrates ethical behavior, supportive of change. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess the following combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A desirable combination is: Child Protective Services Worker I: Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a closely related field. Child Protective Services Worker II: Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a closely related field AND a minimum of one year of post-graduate paid case management/social work experience in a public, private, or nonprofit agency within Child Protective Services. Qualifying post-graduate paid case management/social work experience must include : primary responsibility for a long-term caseload, development of service/treatment plans; investigations of child abuse reports; monitoring compliance through home calls, field calls, and other personal contact; modification of treatment plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Child Protective Services Worker I and II Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license is required upon appointment. Employees must have the ability to travel to designated locations. *Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position. Loss of the required State licensure may result in termination or reassignment. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis. Continuous: upward and downward flexion of the neck. Frequent: sitting, walking, standing, bending and twisting of waist, repetitive use of hands to operate computers, printers, and copiers, and lifting and carrying case files weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional: squatting, kneeling simple grasping, reaching above and below shoulder level. ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303. Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLIC SERVICES EMPLOYEES BENEFITS INFORMATION SALARY - Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INFO - Click here for additional benefits information forPublic ServicesEmployees: https://www.countyofnapa.org/DocumentCenter/View/7508/Benefits-Summary---Public-Service-Employees-PSE THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP POSITIONS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION PHYSICAL STANDARDS - Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination. FINGERPRINTING - All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted. SELECTION PROCESS - FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous