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.
be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing.
Applications will only be accept ed on-line.
DESCRIPTION MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Alameda County Probation Department is to protect the public safety by providing supervision, services, support and opportunities to our clients on behalf of the people of Alameda County through quality supervision, leadership, services and effective partnerships. THE AGENCY
The Alameda County Probation Department is an essential element of the County's system of public protection and human services. The Department's role is to reduce the impact of crime in the community by providing accurate, comprehensive and timely information and recommendations to the Courts, providing community-based sanctions and treatment for offenders, and working cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and community organizations with similar objectives. The Department provides a wide range of mandated and discretionary investigative, advisory, and supervisory services to adult and juvenile probationers pursuant to State law and the County Charter. THE POSITION
Under general supervision, on an assigned shift, is responsible for the operation of Juvenile Hall, Camp Wilmont Sweeney, community service work programs and the detention alternatives; performs the duties of a shift supervisor at Camp Wilmont Sweeney; is in complete charge of Juvenile Hall on the evening, weekend and holiday shifts; provides functional supervision over Juvenile Institutional Officers at Camp Sweeney on the midnight and graveyard shifts; and, does related work as required.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education:
Successful completion of at least 60 semester, or 90 quarter, units from an accredited college or university, preferably with specialization in Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Political Science, Child Development, Penology, or a closely related field. And Either I Experience:
The equivalent of two years of full-time experience in the classification of Institutional Supervisor I or the equivalent of five years of experience in the class of Juvenile Institutional Officer. Or II Experience:
The equivalent of five years of increasingly responsible, full-time experience at a level equivalent to a Juvenile Institutional Officer in a correctional setting. License:
Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license. May be required to obtain a Class "B" driver's license. A good driving record according to DMV negligent operator guidelines and qualifications for automotive insurance. Special Requirements:
Person appointed to positions in this classification in the Probation Department must meet the minimum standards for Peace Officer (Sec. 1031 Government Code), which includes being a U.S. citizen, or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for, and has applied for, citizenship.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
A thorough background investigation will be made of all prospective Institutional Supervisors. Any felony conviction is disqualifying.
Applicants must have graduated from high school, attained a satisfactory score on a G.E.D. test or passed a California High School proficiency examination.
Applicants must be found free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a Peace Officer, as determined by a licensed examining authority in accordance with the California Government Code.
Applicants will be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal records.
Incumbents must be available to work all shifts and locations. Physical Abilities:
Binocular vision is required. Candidates must have uncorrected visual acuity of least 20/20 in each eye and corrected visual acuity of 20/40 in each eye. NOTE:
The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:
- Laws and codes governing the custody and care of youth.
- Community resources principles and techniques of individual and group counseling.
- Ethnic and cultural differences.
- Psychology and behavior patterns of youth.
- Physical layout of building and grounds.
- Procedures and policies of Juvenile Hall, Camps, and Juvenile Division.
- Basic mathematics.
- Principles of evidence-based supervision and personnel management practices.
- Policies and procedures governing the operation of Juvenile Facilities.
- Progressive practices related to the effective supervision and management of youth.
- Communicate orally and in writing.
- Make decisions.
- Analyze and problem solve.
- Plan and organize.
- Exercise management control.
- Provide leadership.
- Adapt to stress.
- Demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity.
- Effectively utilize the Department's automated systems to record entries, update case factors, access client risk and needs information and attend training to maintain proficiency with all departmental automation systems.
EXAMINATION COMPONENTS The examination will consist of the following steps:
Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this recruitment. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED EXAMINATION STEPS.
- A review of candidates' application to 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.
- An oral interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidates' final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.
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
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 Deadline for Filing 5:00 P.M. Monday, October 18, 2021 5:00 P.M. Monday, November 1, 2021
Review of Minimum Qualifications:
Monday, October 25, 2021
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Week of November 15, 2021
**updated 10/15/2021, TG 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 statutes. 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. 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
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
For your Financial Future
- 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)
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- 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 Work/Life Balance
- Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
- Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)
- 11 paid holidays
- Floating Holidays
- Vacation and sick leave accrual
- Vacation purchase program
- Management Paid Leave**
- 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.
** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.
All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Notices will be sent from Noreply@jobaps.com
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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. Tracy Gonzalez, Human Resources Analyst
Human Resource Services, County of Alameda
510-272-5085; Email: Tracy.Gonzalez@acgov.org www.acgov.org/hrs
Disaster Service Worker
All Alameda 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 report to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Equal Employment Opportunity
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: 11/1/2021 5:00:00 PM