San Joaquin County, CA
Stockton, California, usa
This examination is being given to fill oneper-diem vacancy in theLaboratory Department at San Joaquin General Hospital. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. THE POSITION Theposition is in the Microbiology section of theLaboratorywithawork shift of8:00 AMto4:30 PM or7:00 AMto 3:30 PM. Incumbent must be available to workat least two 8-hour shiftsper week or as needed by the department.The ideal candidate for this vacancy shouldpossessMicrobiology experience. Incumbent in this positionwill alsobe required to rotate weekends as needed by the department. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES • Makes a variety of microbiological examinations of specimens such as feces, urine, sputum and body fluids, including initial isolation of organisms, identification of organisms, antibiotic susceptibility testing of the organism and identification of parasites. • Makes biochemical analyses of blood and other fluids to determine the quantitative presence of creatinine, glucose, protein, calcium and other chemical components. • Makes qualitative biochemical and microscopic analyses of urine specimens. • Performs hematological examinations such as complete blood counts, differential counts, sedimentation rates, coagulation studies, platelet an reticulocytes counts, and bone marrow preparations. • Performs immunohematological examinations such as blood typing and cross-matching. • Performs immunological examinations such as detection of antibodies in disease, radioimmunoassay, immunodiffusion, and other similar examinations. • Performs special procedures required such as glucose tolerance tests, kidney function tests, and other similar tests. • Participates in developmental work for new tests and procedures. • Performs quality control procedures, equipment maintenance, and recordkeeping as required in the performance of tests and examinations; may assume responsibility for specialized tasks such as quality control reporting. • May collect specimens from patients for tests and examinations. • May act as lead worker over other laboratory employees and laboratory trainees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience : One-year equivalent to Clinical LaboratoryScientist I in San Joaquin County. Licenses and Certificates : Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the State of California Department of Health. Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. KNOWLEDGE The principles, methods, materials, techniques and terminology of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, hematology, immunohematology, and clinical microscopy as related to medical technology; recent developments, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology. ABILITY Perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures; make accurate observations and records of test result; interpret test data and draw logical conclusions; correlate test results and evaluate validity; follow oral and written instructions in precise detail; perform examinations using manual or modern automated methodology; collect specimens from patients with skill, patience and tact; communicate effectively, orally and in writing; establish effective working relationships with physicians, hospital staff, and others; act as a lead worker over others; use initiative and be innovative in setting up new procedures. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Merced County, CA
Merced, CA, United States
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is up to $15.41 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Learns to interview and participate in educational and clinical settings; assist consumers to complete forms. Learns to assist outreach Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, or Probation staff in linking consumers with resources and in appropriate level of care. Learns to lead activity groups and prevocational groups in a program setting. Learns to identify and utilize appropriate community agencies for referral of consumers. May work in non-traditional settings such as community shelters, outreach programs, etc. Prepare routine reports and correspondence and maintain consumer records. Participates in in-service or other training courses and staff meetings. May assist consumers in various skills needed for craft activities and transport to various activities. May assist therapists, social workers, or probation officers with communication with non-English speaking consumers. Helps provide a therapeutic climate for patients by listening and socializing with them. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Background with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Child Welfare, or Criminal Justice System as a consumer, family member, or significant other of a consumer. Education: Must be able to read and write at the level required by the specific job assignment. Special Requirement: Possess a valid California Driver License at the time of appointment and maintain, for some positions in this classification. Desirable: Background in assisting persons with histories of alcohol and drug abuse. Six (6) months experience with direct contact in a behavioral health and recovery service, medical, probation, or human service setting. Six (6) months experience in a health related field providing services to consumer and/or continuous consumer contact. High school diploma or equivalent. Bilingual is preferred. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Ability to identify potential conflicts and refer appropriately. Effectively work withculturally diverse populations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Understand and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Basic knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, and trends of providing rehabilitation services for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, or Probation consumers and/or those with alcohol and drug addictions. Basic knowledge of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services characteristics, Social Service Agencies, and the Criminal Justice system. Have knowledge of scope, availability, and activities of community resources, including other Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Service Agencies, and/or Probation. Knowledge of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, and/or Probation Services from a consumers perspective. Ability to: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with consumers and families, co-workers and those contacted during the course of work. Organize and coordinate basic living skills activities. Assist with development and implementation of consumer plan of care. Maintain the confidentiality of consumer information. Prepare reports and notes within time lines; understand and follow oral and written instructions. Document consumer progress on stated goals and objectives. Empathize with consumers; understand and accept differences in human behavior. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; benefit from training. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Can you effectively communicate in English and Spanish? Yes No 02 Can you effectively communicate in English and Hmong? Yes No 03 Do you have a background as a consumer with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Child Welfare, or Criminal Justice System, or are you a family member, or significant other of a consumer? Yes No 04 If you answered yes to the previous question 3, please list your qualifying background. Required Question
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Spokane, WA, USA
Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is headquartered in the City of Spokane, Washington, (pop. 219,000). Spokane is Eastern Washington’s largest city and is located next to the Washington-Idaho border. Spokane has been named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine. Spokane County as a whole, (pop. 523,000), offers outstanding benefits for individuals looking to move to a new area, including excellent recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, and an abundance of higher education offerings and industry base. Spokane County is a business, trade, and cultural center for the Inland Northwest.
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors. Additionally, a 9-member volunteer Advisory Council advises and consults with the Board and the Executive Director in carrying out the purposes of the Washington Clean Air Act and the agency’s mission. The agency’s work includes air quality monitoring, facility and equipment permitting, enforcing federal, state and local clean air requirements, and providing education and outreach programs. The agency operates on a 2020 budget of approximately $3.3 million and has a dedicated 21-member staff who provide administrative/clerical support, air monitoring and forecasting, communications/outreach, compliance, engineering, information technology, and rule writing/SIP planning.
Under the administrative direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads and manages a regional air pollution control authority in accordance with Washington State and federal laws and regulations, along with local regulations and board policies.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental, physical, or natural sciences or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in environmental programs is required, along with 2 years of demonstrated supervisory/management experience. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who is an active listener with a scientific background and experience in environmental regulation and management. A background in air and air quality regulations, and experience dealing with regulatory agencies, especially EPA and other federal environmental agencies, is highly sought.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).