Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to firstname.lastname@example.org within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: email@example.com Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Oakland, California, United States
Introduction THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION. The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year but can be extended. Supplemental Questionnaire : A properly completed supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Failure to submit the supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing . Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will only be accepted on-line. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT / TYPING CERTIFICATE Atyping certificate demonstrating your ability totype a net typing speed of 50 words per minute from a temporary agency, employment agency, or community college, printed on letterhead with the address and phone number of the agency or college, must be uploaded (under the resume tab) of your online application. You must submit, by the filing deadline, an application, supplemental questionnaire, and typing certificate demonstrating your ability to type 50 net words per minute. The typing certification must be obtained from a temporary agency, employment agency, or community college. The certificate must be printed on the letterhead of the agency or college and must have been obtained within six (6) months of the filing deadline, September 11, 2020. You may wish to contact the East Bay Works - Career Centers. Click on the following link and go to the 'locations' tab to locate a center near you. www.eastbayworks.com/ Additional typing test resource information is available HERE . DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY The mission statement of the Office of the County Counsel is to provide competent, efficient and cost-effective legal representation and advice, thus advancing and protecting the programs and financial resources of the County, its officers, departments, boards, commissions, districts, and courts. THE POSITION Under general direction, to provide attorneys in the Office of the County Counsel the full range of civil law secretarial support services. Duties performed are of considerable variety and may be complex and require independent thought. They often involve preparing time sensitive civil legal documents to abstract information which may be confidential in nature; and performing other assigned duties as required. Please click here for the full Civil Legal Secretary job specification/description. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience: The equivalent of three years of full-time experience as a Civil Legal Clerk in the Alameda County Counsel's Office performing duties such as preparing documents such as pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda and opinions and other papers containing extensive legal citations. (Completion of one year of legal secretarial training curriculum in a recognized business college may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Or II Experience: The equivalent of three years of full-time experience performing the duties of a legal stenographer or legal secretary for attorneys or judges in a civil legal environment that included preparing documents such as pleadings, briefs, legal memoranda and opinions, and other papers containing extensive legal citations. (Completion of one year of legal secretarial training curriculum in a recognized business college may substitute for one year of the required experience.) NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. Special Requirement : Must be able to type into a word processor at a minimum of 50 Net Words per minute from clear copy. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Legal terminology, general legal forms and documents. • Business English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation. • Filing, indexing, and cross-referencing methods. • Proper telephone etiquette and procedures. • Law office practice, work procedure and equipment practices. • Word processing/computer applications and techniques. • Applicable civil law practice terminology, statutes and court rules. • Civil law court filing and calendar procedures. • Law library arrangement. Ability to: • Prepare civil legal documents from general instructions. • Apply specialized knowledge of complex civil legal procedures. • Identify and correct basic English usage errors in documents. • Organize and maintain legal files and records. • Abstract pertinent information from files to prepare civil legal documents. • Plan, organize and prioritize work. • Make decisions and use good judgment. • Analyze and problem solve. • Work independently in the absence of specific instructions. • Communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Deal tactfully with members of the public, co-workers and clients under stressful conditions. EXAMINATION COMPONENTS THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS: 1) A review of candidates' applications and typing certificateto verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2) A review of candidates' Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process. Only the most suitably qualified candidates will move forward in the exam process. Those candidates determined to be the Best Qualified based on this review will move on to the next step in the examination process. 3) A structured panel interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises. CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION. ***We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components. Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work. To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the "What You Need to Know" section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs. Selection Plan Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency: TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN: Last Dayfor Filing: 5:00 P.M. Friday, September 11, 2020 Review of Minimum Qualifications: September 18, 2020 Review of Supplemental Questionnaire for Best Qualified: October 20, 2020 Oral Interviews**: November 9, 2020 **This may be a combined oral examination/hiring interview which, in addition to establishing an eligibility list, may serve as the final selection interview for vacancies in this classification. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County's Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statues. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs . BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Well-Being Medical - HMO & PPO Plans Dental - HMO & PPO Plans Vision or Vision Reimbursement Share the Savings Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) County Allowance Credit Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance Short-Term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan) For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Floating Holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Catastrophic Sick Leave Group Auto/Home Insurance Pet Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. Conclusion All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and Noreply@jobaps.com as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you. All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the 'My applications' button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to ensure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment. NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box Noreply@jobaps.com are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs . You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the bulletin for the recruitment for which you have applied. Sandy Kim, Human Resources Analyst Human Resource Services, County of Alameda Sandy.Kim@acgov.org (510) 272-6470 www.acgov.org/hrs Alameda County has a diverse workforce, that is representative of the communities we serve, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are based on merit, competence, performance and business need. Alameda County does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors protected under federal, state and local law. Alameda County celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment.Closing Date/Time: 9/11/2020 5:00:00 PM
County of San Mateo, CA
Redwood City, CA, United States
Description San Mateo County Health is seeking well-qualified individuals for positions of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage & Family Therapist I/II. We anticipate using the list created from this recruitment to fill positions in Youth Services, Adult Services and Older Adult Services, and Correctional Health Services. Candidates may be considered for any vacancy throughout the County. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS), http://www.smchealth.org/bhrs provides a broad spectrum of Trauma Informed mental health and substance use services for children, youth, families, adults and older adults in the County of San Mateo County in the prevention, early intervention and treatment of mental illness, serious mental illness (SMI), and/or substance use disorders. We provide services through specialty teams, outpatient clinics in Daly City, San Mateo, Half Moon Bay, Redwood City and East Palo Alto, in school-based locations, and through a network of community agencies and independent providers who offer outpatient services, residential treatment, rehabilitation and other services for adults and children. We utilize Trauma Informed Care to support treatment of the whole person to achieve wellness and recovery, and to promote the health and well-being of the people, families and communities we serve. Additionally for Residential Youth Treatment atCanyon Oaks Youth Center,Community Care Licensing requires providers working in this facility to maintain 40 hours of annual training related to the field, most of which are provided by the facility. Clinicians will also need to be trained in Professional Assault Crisis Training model (Pro-Act) upon hire. Correctional HealthServices (CHS), http://www.smchealth.org/ch therapists provide clinical mental healthservices utilizing Trauma Informed Care toinmates with mental illness, serious mental illness or substance use disorders and/or co-occurring disorders of mental illness/serious mental illness and chemical dependency. They also provide case management services and discharge planning by interviewing inmate patients toassess mental healthneeds and formulating treatment plans. They function as a team member in a multi-disciplinary work setting where they collaborate with Sheriff's Office staff to manage inmate patients' daily activities. Some positions require weekend and evening hours. The ideal candidates will possess: A current license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills; Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management and various treatment modalities; Experience providing treatment for adults and youth with serious mental illness ; Experience delivering services to adult and/or youth consumers who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders; Experience delivering services in specialty areas for adults and older adults and/or infants , children, youth, adolescents and/or transitional age youth; Excellent documentation skills: progress notes, assessments, client care plans, etc.; Demonstrated expertise, skill and interest in working with a broad range of clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and an ability to provide culturally appropriate and proficient services; Skill in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with families, co-workers, other professionals, collaborative partners and the public; Extensive knowledge of available community resources within the County of San Mateoand its neighboring counties; Experience usingelectronic health/medical record systems (e.g. AVATAR,SOARIAN); Fluency in any of the threshold languages: Spanish, Tagalog,Chinese ( Cantonese/Mandarin) or Russian ; and experience providingclinical servicesusingbilingual skills. Additionally, for Residential Youth Treatment: Knowledge of the principles of Trauma Informed Care; Experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting. Additionally, for Correctional Health Services : Experience working in a correctional facility; Experience providing case management services for an inmate population; Demonstrated ability inproviding clinical mental health services to an adult population with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders of mental illness, seriousmental illness and substance use disorders. SALARY Psychiatric Social Worker I/Marriage & Family Therapist I: $38.33 - $47.92 Hourly $79,726.40 - $99,673.60 Annually Psychiatric Social Worker II/Marriage & Family Therapist II: $43.11 - $53.89 Hourly $89,668.80 - $112,091.20 Annually NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies. Examples Of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform initial diagnostic evaluation noting behavioral symptoms which may indicate organic and/or mental disorders in children and in interpersonal/ family dysfunctions related to child and adult patients/clients. Determine and develop appropriate treatment plans for all clients in the caseload. Conduct individual, group and family counseling/therapy sessions for clients toward the goal of achieving more adequate, satisfying and productive adjustments in the community and provide case management services as appropriate. Participate in developing individual and group treatment plans utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and psycho educational modalities. Perform suicide/risk assessments Conduct home visits and/or field-based services. Crisis Intervention Make client referrals and plan discharge procedures. Assess progress of clients on a selected basis and propose modifications to rehabilitation plans in order to meet goals agreed upon by the clients/patients. Prepare and maintain psychosocial case histories for use in diagnostic evaluations and of patient progress. Supervise graduate interns. Provide outreach counseling and refer clients to appropriate mental health program service resources. Collect and evaluate medical or psychosocial data such as case histories, behavior patterns and family relationships of patients/clients. Analyze factors which exert an adverse effect upon health problems, treatment, or recovery, or which may contribute to or are responsible for mental illness or affect the potential for rehabilitation. Conduct treatment groups in schools and other community settings with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children toward the goal of achieving higher functioning in interpersonal relationships and learning. Work as a psychiatric team member with other treatment disciplines. Utilize Trauma Informed Care and other Evidence-based practices Provide consultation and education services. Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: Psychiatric Social Worker I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the State of California. Psychiatric Social Worker II: Current California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Marriage & Family Therapist I: Registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. An individual hired in this classification must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California. Marriage & Family Therapist II: CurrentCalifornia license as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Security Clearance : Positions in Correctional Healthrequire that the applicant obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Knowledge of: Current philosophy, principles, Trauma Informed Care and other Evidence Based Practices for services to clients with serious mental illness. Individual, group and family psychodynamics as they relate to adults or youth. Psychological diagnostic methods and terminology. Personality development from infancy through adulthood. Human and health services systems in the County including private agencies and other community resources. Skill/Ability to: Provide treatment to adults, children or adolescents with various mental health issues ranging from serious mental illness to individuals with histories of trauma. Set realistic treatment goals and facilitate their attainment. Evaluate the degree of mental health issues of clients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Provide consultation and technical assistance to agencies, schools and other organizations. Work collectively within a multi-disciplinary team. Psychiatric Social Worker I/II S pecial Requirements: Individuals in this classification assigned to an on-site school program are required to meet any specialized requirements (i.e., Pupil Personnel Services credential) as stipulated by federal and state laws and regulations. Application/Examination Open and Promotional.Anyone may apply. Current County of San Mateo and County of San MateoSuperior Court of Californiaemployees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date will receive five points added to their final passing score on this examination. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition toour regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS The examination/selectionprocess will consist of the steps detailed in order below. Not all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Step 1: Initial review of application materials (weight: pass/fail). Applicants will be disqualified for submitting an incomplete application, incomplete responses to the supplemental questions, and/or not following instructions. Step 2 : Training and Experience Evaluation (weight: pass/fail). Applicants will be disqualified if they lack the relevant qualifications. Step 3: Applicants passing Step 1 will be placed on an eligible list for a period of six months. Candidates will be referred to hiring managersfor departmental interviews asvacancies occur that match applicants' background, experience, skills, and preferences, as indicated in theapplication. IMPORTANT : Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https ://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. HR Contact: Carolyn Burns(063020) (Psychiatric Social Worker I/II-Marriage and Family Therapist I/II -G040/G035/G120/G121)