SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA
Hollister, CA, USA
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulations, the California Health and Safety Code and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform complete range of inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector III by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess al of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III and Agricultural Technician as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs a wide range agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least one year of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector III with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of all eight County Agricultural Biologist/Inspector valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Possession of a Federal Cooperator's License for phytosanitary certification issued by the United States Department of Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542, USA
Description: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK OAA Position No. 20-21 KIN-BIOMECHANICS-TT THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master's degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/ California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students. THE DEPARTMENT: Our Department approaches kinesiology from life-sciences, cognitive-behavioral sciences, and humanities perspectives with a strong emphasis on social justice and inclusion. https://www.csueastbay.edu/kin/ We offer bachelor's and master's in Science degrees and have a Physical Education Single Subject waiver option. We are a vibrant department currently serving over 800 Majors. Our Department prides itself on its campus-wide recognition of our student-centered approach to teaching, engagement in community service, and scholarly activity. Our Program also boasts a highly diverse student body. We take a cross-disciplinary approach to the field of kinesiology and thus require a broad core for all students. Our Kinesiology Laboratory is a teaching/research laboratory space including equipment for exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise testing and prescription, and motor learning/sport psychology laboratories. https://www.csueastbay.edu/kin/aboutkinesiology/facilities.html DUTIES OF THE POSITION: We are seeking an energetic and collaborative individual to join our team to complement and strengthen existing expertise and experience. Specific duties of the position include: (1) Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of biomechanics and musculoskeletal anatomy. (2) Additional teaching assignments may include exercise and wellness, exercise testing and prescription, and/or motor learning and control. (3) Engage in an active line of scholarship relevant to professional expertise. In addition to teaching, all faculty have expectations for scholarship, advising responsibilities, departmental administrative and/or committee work, campus-wide committee responsibilities, and service to the community. The majority of our courses are offered in a face-to-face format, but some hybrid and online course offerings exist. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization. DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester 2021 Qualifications (1) An earned doctorate in doctorate in kinesiology or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. (2) Expertise, specialized preparation, and the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: biomechanics and musculoskeletal anatomy. (3) Ability to teach in areas of exercise and wellness, exercise testing and prescription, research methods and/or motor learning and control preferred. (4) Appreciation of a cross-disciplinary approach to kinesiology. (5) Potential to be a successful teacher at the university level; a record of successful teaching at the university level preferred. (6) Potential to be a productive scholar; a record of scholarly achievement preferred. (7) Experience supervising undergraduate student researchers preferred. (8) Experience in grant writing and obtaining external funding preferred. (9) An understanding of working with students from diverse backgrounds. (10) A commitment to excellence in student engagement, mentoring and student success preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University's program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/ Application Instructions APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants begins August 15, 2020. The position is considered open until filled. Applications received after August 15, 2020 cannot be guaranteed full consideration. Please submit: (1) A letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in this position announcement; (2) a complete and current vita that includes URLs (or copies) of three recent examples of scholarly activity relevant to the position; (3) a list of the specific classes in our curriculum that you are qualified to teach; (4) materials that demonstrate your teaching record; (5) official copies of graduate transcripts; (6) three signed professional letters of recommendation; and (7) a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising via Interfolio (see "Apply Now") In addition to letters of recommendation, selected applicants will be asked to provide three (3) telephone references for reference checks. You may refer questions regarding the position to: Department of Kinesiology Main Office California State University, East Bay 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. Hayward, CA 94542 Office Phone No.:510-885-3061 Office Fax No.: 510-885-2423 E-Mail Address: email@example.com Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity to fill full and part time Orthopedic Technician positions assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center or Health Centers located in East, West and Central County of Martinez, CA. The Orthopedic Technicians are responsible for the application and/or removal of casts from patients in a hospital emergency room and/or orthopedic clinic environment, assistance with preparation of traction equipment, preparation of specialized equipment for use in orthopedic surgeries; and maintenance of inventory in the cast room. Incumbents apply and remove fiberglass and plaster casts and splints, and apply traction for hospitalized patients. In addition, they inspect traction (while in use) and report findings to a physician; prepare surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment, and instruct nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction and perform other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Proven orthopedic efficiency Great organizational skills and ability to work in a busyenvironment Excellent interpersonal skills are required as incumbents interact with patients, public and County staff Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Skilled cast application Hospitality focus To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and ExperienceExam: To Be Announced Typical Tasks Prepares injured areas for cast application by covering with specified protective material Wets, wraps and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture Trims plaster using electric cutter Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part, as directed Assembles wooden, metal, plastic or plaster material to make orthopedic splints Assists orthopedic patients through all phases of clinic visit Obtains parts for prescribed traction equipment Visually inspects traction in use and reports findings to appropriate physician Maintains traction during patient transfers Instructs nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction Prepares surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment Maintains cast room supply inventory Cleans work area and tools Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers May attend surgical rounds Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school, G. E. D. equivalency or California High School Proficiency Certificate. License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Certificates: Possess and maintain throughout the duration of their employment: a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: Six months of full-time experience in the application and removal of casts in a hospital, clinic or medical office setting, working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients. Substitution for Experience: A valid Orthopaedic Technologist Certification issued by the National Board of Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT) OR completion of an Orthopedic Technician training program meeting the minimum standards set by the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT) may be substituted for the required experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE BE DISQUALIFIED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire.(Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70,which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.