Examples of Duties Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours a week. Extra-Help pay rate is $14.46 per hour.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Drives a small bus, passenger van, station wagon, or similar vehicle and pulls a fifth-wheel trailer.
- Picks up and delivers mail and supplies and runs errands.
- Checks vehicles for proper maintenance and safety
- Maintains mileage and other reports for Highway Patrol inspections.
- Compiles and enters statistical data on a computer.
- Performs janitorial duties such as sweeping floors, maintaining flower beds, and cleaning offices.
- Assists in moving/arranging furniture and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications Experience:
One (1) year of experience driving automobiles or vans to transport passengers or supplies.License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.
Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
- 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.
- Frequently lift and move with help, objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
- 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.
- Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.
- Occasional use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.
- Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.
- Regular attendance is an essential function.
- Safe driving practices.
- Main streets and freeways in the areas driven.
- Janitorial supplies, equipment, and maintenance.
- Basic California motor vehicle code and traffic laws.
- Work safety practices.
HOLIDAYS & LEAVES
- Understand and follow oral and written directions.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
- Drive safely and efficiently.
- Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
- Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.
- Perform minor building maintenance work.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
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).
.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.
Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.
Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.
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.
$10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.
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 )
MHNEAP 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
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