Nevada County, CA
Alta Sierra, CA, United States
Definition and Class Characteristics Interested in joining a fast paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members? The County of Nevada, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking to hire licensed therapists or registered interns! The Behavioral Health Adult and Children's division will hire positions for an average of 20 hours per week - 1000 hours max in the current Fiscal Year. Our Behavioral Health Therapists provide the following support to community members: Provide assessment, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, collateral/parent counseling. Provide crisis intervention, case management, and documentation of services. Screening potential clients on the phone. Psychotherapy. Services are provided in consultation with the clinical team and regional partners and outside agencies. The work is always interesting and provides opportunities for collaborative, creative problem solving. We seek to hire individuals who are not only caring but also bring a sense of humor and fun at the right time. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill regular, full-time positions in the Adult and Children divisions of Behavioral Health, along with temporary positions in all divisions of Behavioral Health as vacancies occur or the need arises. The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designation must take and pass a Spanish bilingual proficiency examination. Individuals who show patience, understanding, and caring in their dealings with others are highly valued. Other relevant personal traits include social skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to manage time effectively. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform adequate job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under direction, provides a variety of professional behavioral health services to clients within an assigned program area; prepares and maintains documentation related to client services; and performs related work as required. Behavioral Health Therapist II: This is the journey level in the series, fully qualified to perform the full range of duties. Incumbents have met the educational and clinical requirements to be license eligible and exercise independent judgment within the scope of established policies and procedures. Examples of Duties Essential: Provides direct and indirect behavioral health services in outpatient clinics, homes, schools, and community settings; functions as a member of multidisciplinary teams in the provision of assessment, treatment planning and case management services Conducts diagnostic clinical interviews to gather, analyze and evaluate psycho-social data, both on a regular basis and as part of crisis intervention Provides individual, family, child, and group therapy, independently or as a team member, in accordance with assigned program objectives and policies Conducts intake/psychosocial assessments of those seeking behavioral health services; prepares diagnoses, treatment recommendations, and referrals; evaluates appropriateness of and authorizes, re-authorizes or denies clinician requests for initial and continuing client mental health services Develops and implements written treatment plans; participates in case conferences and clinical meetings Provides professional consultation to and coordination of services with other county departments, other agencies, community organizations and groups, schools, and others concerned with behavioral health services Prepares, processes and provides timely documentation of all clinical contacts and forms and reports associated with admissions, evaluations, diagnoses, treatment plans, referrals, authorization of services, and outcome measures May provide crisis counseling on a backup basis to contracted Crisis Intervention program; arranges for appropriate medication consultation, outpatient or inpatient care, and involuntary holds Important: Participates in a variety of meetings, training sessions, conferences, and presentations; promotes community education and information on behavioral illness May assist in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Managed Care program policies, procedures and forms Knowledge and Skills Required NOTE: The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics. Knowledge of: Theories, principles, practices and techniques of mental health treatment including clinical interviewing, assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group therapy and counseling Psychological, physical and social aspects and characteristics of mental illness, emotional disturbances and chemical dependency Laws, rules, regulations and procedures governing mental health services in relevant program areas Principles, practices, procedures and operations of Managed Care programs County and community mental health systems of care, community resources and related services Basic psychiatric terminology and treatment methods, including uses and effects of psychotropic drugs Skill in: Effectively assessing and evaluating mental health status, developing treatment plans, making appropriate referrals, and providing therapy for individuals, groups and families Evaluating mental health service needs and providing and authorizing services Providing ongoing therapeutic support and case management services Communicating and coordinating services with other county and community agencies Responding appropriately in crisis intervention situations Evaluating the treatment decisions of other clinicians for appropriateness and conformance to Managed Care requirements Understanding and applying laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of mental health programs, services and treatment methods Working cooperatively and effectively as a member of a team, as well as independently without close supervision Exercising sound independent judgment within established guidelines Preparing clear, accurate, timely and complete clinical documentation in accordance with requirements of regulatory and funding agencies Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work Working in, and with individuals from, various cultural, physical, behavioral and environmental settings, including those who may be hostile or volatile Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Behavioral Health Therapist I: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university, or from a school, college, or university that is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or meeting the educational requirement of 48 semester/trimester or 72 quarter units of master's level coursework to accrue hours for Supervised Professional Experience (SPE), per the Board of Psychology. Behavioral Health Therapist II: In addition to the above, completion of supervised clinical experience sufficient to qualify for licensure. (you must have completed 3,000 hours of supervised clinical experience and have proof of completion of the 3,000 hours). Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire. Behavioral Health Therapist I and Behavioral Health Therapist II : Registration as an intern for licensure with the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners or meeting requirement as defined by the Board of Psychology to accrue hours of Supervised Professional Experience (SPE), or licensed in another State. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment and use standard office equipment; mobility to travel to and participate in counseling sessions and therapeutic activities in homes, schools and community settings; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations. Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills. Closing Date/Time: 7/30/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
State of Nevada
Caliente, Nevada, United States
Park Supervisors (Commissioned) plan, organize, oversee and participate in the administration, law enforcement, maintenance, interpretive programs and resource management of an assigned State park to include budget administration and supervision of staff. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. The Park Supervisor is responsible for the management of Kershaw-Ryan State Park and the Elgin School House State Historic Site, located near Caliente, Nevada. The 1,713 acre Kershaw-Ryan State Park requires intensive landscape maintenance and supports picnicking, volleyball, horseshoes, and a wading pool. The park also maintains a 24/7 RV campground and hiking/mt. biking trails. The restored Elgin School House State Historic Site is located approximately 23 miles South of Caliente, Nevada. Management responsibilities include supervision of employees, budget development, administration and oversight, collection and safeguarding of fees, overall maintenance and operations, and completion of routine and special reports. This is a commissioned (Law Enforcement) position with public safety responsibilities and is required to work various hours and shifts including holidays and weekends in a variety of weather conditions. All personnel in the Park Supervisor series are responsible for ensuring a high level of customer service, developing and presenting a variety of visitor programs, performing ground/facility maintenance and custodial duties. In addition, the successful candidate is required to have extensive natural resource management, recreation and administrative expertise. Park Supervisors, at this level, are often required to determine the most applicable natural resource approach. They are also required to provide training and career development for their staff, identify facility/grounds maintenance needs and the necessary and determine the most cost effect way to coordinate equipment and materials. Park residency, in state park provided housing, is required. In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their ability to work in this geographical location. Since this is a commissioned position, the successful candidate, if not currently NV POST certified, would have to successfully complete a NV POST approved Category 1 Peace Officer Academy. The cost of the academy would be paid by the agency. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.*** Closing Date/Time: 07/24/2020
St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners
St. Augustine, FL, USA
St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is looking for a Capital Improvement Program Manager for our Public Works department.
The CIP Manager is responsible for the supervision and management of the Public Works department’s capital improvement program projects in order to maintain, preserve and protect the infrastructure resources of the County in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
The CIP Program Manager’s duties include but are not limited to:
Manages and directs the development and implementation of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects other related tasks pertaining to beach renourishment, water quality, roadway design, storm water and drainage, culverts replacement, sidewalks, pavement management, among others.
Trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines staff. Coordinates the work of the Engineering, Road & Bridge, Solid Waste, and the Fleet Maintenance divisions as it relates to the Capital Improvement Program
Serves as a member of the county's management team; identifies and develops courses of action to respond to a wide variety of organizational needs. These include the development of Department policies, systems, and procedures to achieve short-and long-term goals and work standards; management and coordination of the Public Works Department emergency operations; update and maintenance of the St. Johns County Emergency Plan; acting as liaison to member agencies in the performance of a variety of activities in the areas of mitigation, safety, accident prevention, loss control, plan formulation and exercises.
Builds strong, positive community relationships and encourage citizen engagement; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with elected officials, department directors and managers, other agencies; economic development partners; and the public.
Monitors contract compliance with state and federal regulations for grants and federal programs.
Represents the County Public Works Department on behalf of the County Administrator and Board of County Commissioners with staff and outside organizations, report the county's position on issues, and develop joint efforts on projects/issues when appropriate. Prepares and delivers public presentations for elected officials and the general public as necessary.
This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.
Candidates may apply through St. Johns County Online Application System (OAS):
Applications and resumes must be submitted online, paper documents are not accepted.