County of Sacramento

The County of Sacramento is a great place to work, grow and thrive professionally. We are an equal opportunity employer of more than 12,200 people dedicated to providing a variety of services for a diverse and vibrant County. Services include public safety and protection, community and municipal services, health services, voter registration, and many more.

124 job(s) at County of Sacramento

Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/24/18, 3/26/19, 6/26/19, 9/26/19 Under direction, Supervising Therapists supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of staff engaged in California Children's Services (CCS) therapy programs for the care of children with physical disabilities; ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Principles and methods of physical and occupational therapy and administration of therapy programs for children with physical disabilities Skeletal anatomy, kinesiology and the basic pathology involved in cerebral palsy, and of the objectives of occupational and physical therapy treatment for children with physical disabilities Neuro-muscular function and dysfunction and modalities for treatment Use and recommendation of positioning equipment Use and care of orthopedic orthotics, prosthetics and splints, and durable medical equipment Growth and development of children Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Plan, organize, coordinate and direct a therapy program for children with physical disabilities Teach therapeutic principles, philosophy and techniques Establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, school officials, patients, parents, and the general public Represent the CCS Medical Therapy Program to public groups Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Understand physical and emotional problems of children with disabilities Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Collect and compile a variety of data and information, prepare reports and maintain records Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Current license as either a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California or an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. AND Two years of full-time paid experience in physical or occupational therapy work, including one year working with children with physical disabilities. At least one year of this experience must have been in a lead capacity. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County will access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a condition offer of appointment for the above job class consistent with the provision of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County will also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional references checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require incumbents to be able to: Walk or stand for extended periods of time. Bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, and reach at or above shoulder height. Lift, carry, push, and pull items or patients up to 35 pounds without assistance. Lift and move children manually or mechanically; use own body mechanics to move limbs and body weight of children with physical disabilities. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Travel locally to various work sites within Sacramento County. Work non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/24/18, 3/26/19, 6/26/19, 9/26/19 Under general supervision, Therapist's perform occupational or physical therapy on children with disabilities to include assessing patient needs and planning, implementing and monitoring patient treatment programs in a Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) in the California Children's Services (CCS) program. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Therapeutic techniques used in occupational and/or physical therapy work Skeletal and muscular anatomy; kinesiology, and growth and development in children Objectives of occupational and/or physical therapy Basic pathology, physiology, and psychology as it relates to children with physical and mental disabilities Principles and practices of orthopedics Working relationships of the professional disciplines of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy Ability to Demonstrate, explain and provide occupational and/or physical therapy treatment Communicate effectively with medical therapy team, private physicians, school staff members, members of community organization, children with physical disabilities and their families Prepare clear, concise reports Relate to children with physical disabilities and their families Construct therapy equipment and adapt equipment to child's disability Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Current license as either a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California or an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate license or registration may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County will access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a condition offer of appointment for the above job class consistent with the provision of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.The County will also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional references checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require incumbents to be able to: Walk or stand for extended periods of time. Bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, and reach at or above shoulder height. Lift, carry, push, and pull items or patients up to 35 pounds without assistance. Lift and move children manually or mechanically; use own body mechanics to move limbs and body weight of children with physical disabilities. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Travel locally to various work sites within Sacramento County. Work non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position Part time positions available requiring Physical Therapy License or Occupational Therapy License. This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/24/18, 3/26/19, 6/26/19, 9/26/19 Under general supervision, Senior Therapist's, lead, plan, schedule, and oversee the work of Therapy staff in a Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) in the California Children's Services (CCS) program, while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, and training Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Operational characteristics, services, and activities of the CCS program Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Principles and techniques of physical and/or occupational therapy with particular emphasis on physical and psychological problems of children with physical and mental disabilities Growth and development of children Ability to Lead and train staff in a MTU Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Provide work direction and instruction Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others, including medical therapy team, private physicians, school staff, community organizations, and children with physical disabilities and their families Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Assist in planning a comprehensive physical and occupational therapy program in a school setting Teach and evaluate the work of other therapists and paraprofessional staff Interpret therapy treatment Prepare reports and maintain records Analyze situations accurately and take effective action Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Current license as either a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California or an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. AND One year of experience as a physical or occupational therapist working with children with physical disabilities. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. General Qualifications Criminal History and BackgroundChecks: The County will access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.The County will also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require incumbents to be able to: Walk or stand for extended periods of time. Bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, and reach at or above shoulder height. Lift, carry, push, and pull items or patients up to 35 pounds without assistance. Lift and move children manually or mechanically; use own body mechanics to move limbs and body weight of children with physical disabilities. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Travel locally to various work sites within Sacramento County. Work non-routine hours. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 10/10/18, 11/07/18, 12/05/18, 1/9/19, 2/6/19, 3/6/19, 4/10/19, 5/8/19, 6/5/19 Under general supervision, the Park Ranger Assistant provides assistance and support services to the County Regional Parks System including fee collection, visitor services, resource and wildlife protection, safety enforcement, pollution control, habitat improvement, public relations, and related duties. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of natural resource management and conservation and park operations Basic arithmetic Principles and practices of customer service Operation of modern office equipment Ability to Read and understand departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances and general literature pertaining to the County park system Learn safe and proper operation and maintenance of tools and equipment used in park maintenance Learn to operate a two-way radio Learn fee collection practices Learn first aid techniques Understand and follow written and oral direction Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test. OR Six months (1040 hours) of full-time paid or volunteer experience in a park-setting providing a) visitor services and/or b) performing grounds maintenance and repair work. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Walk and stand for long periods of time Perform physical labor such as lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling heavy objects such as trashcans, gates, and vehicle control devices Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Work various shifts to provide 24-7 coverage, including nights, weekends and holidays Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather Work around dust, dirt, noise, and odors Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 9/19/18, 10/17/18, 11/21/18, 12/19/18, 1/16/19, 2/20/19, 3/20/19, 4/17/19, 5/15/19, 6/19/19, 7/17/19, 8/21/19, 9/18/19 (Final) Note: Vacancies may bepermanent or intermittent on-call(per-diem). Shift differentialmay beavailable in addition to base salary. PM(swing) shift - 7.5%. Noc (grave) - 10%. Under direction, to provide professional mental health treatment services for severe mental disorders in in-patient or out patient settings, including assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, non-medical psychotherapy, and initiation of involuntary holds; to prepare reports and maintain records related to patient or client services; and to perform related duties as assigned. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of principles and techniques of clinical interviewing, diagnosis, and assessment the most current version of DSM theories, principles and techniques of individual and group psychotherapy psychological, physical and social aspects of mental disorders, chemical dependency, and recovery theories of human behavior and personality and techniques of evaluating, and modifying human behavior planning, development and implementation of comprehensive treatment plans Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing mental health treatment basic techniques of training referral sources and community resources Ability to conduct accurate and thorough assessments of client status, history, danger to self and others, progress, chemical dependency, and related mental health information prepare diagnoses and evaluations of mental disorders conduct effective professional clinical interviews formulate, implement, and monitor treatment plans conduct group and individual psychotherapy respond appropriately in crisis situations understand, interpret and apply complex mental-health technical materials and applicable laws, codes and regulations establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, families, staff, and other agencies prepare effective written reports maintain accurate records communicate effectively in oral and written form provide effective training, guidance and consultation to other staff assist in physically controlling and/or restraining violent and/or combative patients Employment Qualifications Either: A Master's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a mental health related field such as psychology, counseling, social work, or psychiatric nursing. Or: Current enrollment in the final semester of a master's program at an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree in a mental health related field such as psychology, counseling, social work, or psychiatric nursing. NOTE: Failure to submit proof of completion of master's degree within six months of appointment may be cause for release from probation or discipline in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Note: Persons who were employed by the Sacramento County Health Department, held permanent or probationary status in Sacramento County Civil Service, and were engaged in the direct delivery of mental health service in the Mental Health or Alcohol Division on July 24, 1980, may substitute their mental health experience for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Employees qualifying under this provision must have a combined minimum of six years of acceptable experience and/or education in a mental health field, such as psychology, counseling, social work, rehabilitation counseling, public health, pastoral counseling, occupational therapy, special education, or psychiatric nursing. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. Special Requirements License Requirements: Note: Failure to obtain and/or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules. Selected positions require possession of a valid Class C California Driver License, or the ability to arrange for field travel, at the time of appointment. Current certification of training in CPR is required within 6 months of employment for positions assigned to the Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center. In addition to the above, Working Conditions: Duties require exposure to patients who may be hostile, violent, mentally ill, and/or who may have infectious diseases. Positions assigned to the Mental Health Treatment Center work shifts and holidays. Other Special Requirements Some positions in these classes may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English. Incumbents in such special skills positions utilize the language skill in performing the duties of the class and may serve as a consultant to others in planning and delivering effective mental health services to individuals of different language and cultural backgrounds. The Civil Service Commission approved the use of selection certification for a special skill for the class May 8, 1980, revised the types of special skills applicable to this class March 12, 1987, and approved the use of selective certification for special language skills on April 9, 1987. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: 9/18/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 1/7/19, 5/6/19, 10/7/19 The testing process consists of a Training and Experience Evaluation Exam. Applicants' relevant experience, education and training will be evaluated based solely upon responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire and the T-score achieved on the Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB). Applicants are encouraged to take the PELLETB and receive the results (T-score) prior to submitting an application. Information about where to take the PELLETB is included in this announcement. Under close supervision, participates in a basic law enforcement training program including the Sheriff's Department's State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) approved Basic Academy. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Ability to Analyze and interpret legal codes, police problems and criminal evidence Adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation Develop keen powers of observation Obtain information through interview and interrogation Understand and follow written and oral direction Keep accurate records and prepare clear, concise and understandable reports Make arithmetical computations rapidly and accurately Learn the use and care of small firearms Establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Read and understand departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: Graduation from high school. Or: Satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Compliance with Government Code: In accordance with California Government Code, Section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards: a. Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding a position if his or her application for citizenship is denied. b. Be at least 18 years of age. c. Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record. In addition, a classifiable set of fingerprints shall be furnished to the Department of Justice and to the Federal Bureau of Investigations. d. Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer. For purposes of this section, a medical examination, including psychological screening, shall be required prior to appointment. Background/Criminal History: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors' Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. The background check, including Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA) examination, and psychological and physical examinations shall be conducted according to P.O.S.T. specifications. Pursuant to CA Government Code, Section 1029, the conviction of a felony is grounds for disqualification from an appointment except if the individual has been granted a full and unconditional pardon for the felony. Driver's License: Possession of a valid California driver license, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid license may constitute cause for personnel action. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbent to: Be able to meet medical standards as prescribed by P.O.S.T. and detailed in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual. Possess sufficient physical ability to perform the full scope and functions of the job, including the ability to climb barriers, jump obstacles, and perform strenuous physical activities and control resisting subjects with a minimum of force necessary to effect an arrest. Be able to meet medical standards as prescribed by P.O.S.T. and detailed in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual.Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbent to: Work various shifts to provide 24-7 coverage, including nights, weekends and holidays. Work in a detention facility and be in direct contact with inmates. Be potentially exposed to hazardous materials including bodily fluids. Work in hot or cold conditions for extended periods of time. Wear and maintain a designated Sheriff's Department uniform. Physical Ability Test: This exam will be given as needed for the hiring needs of the Sheriff's Department. You will be notified by the Sheriff's Department of date and time. Before proceeding with a physical conditioning/exercise program and/or participating in this test, consult your physician. Description of Physical Ability Test: The Physical Ability Test is similar to an obstacle course and is designed to simulate the pursuit and apprehension of a fleeing person. The Test consists of the following components in sequence: Step through a go-between (2 horizontal bars 20 and 40 inches high) Scale a 6-foot wall Jump 2 hurdles Step through a go-between Jump 2 hurdles Scale a 6-foot wall Run through a maze (zig-zag) Position and hold "arms" of a wristlock machine for 15 seconds Rest for 30 seconds (mandatory) Drag a 165-pound manikin 25 feet Sprint for approximately 200 yards back to start/finish line Candidates must complete the Physical Ability Test in 3 minutes, 30 seconds. In addition, candidates must pull the trigger (dry fire) of a handgun 12 times with each hand. Practice Sessions: The Physical Ability Course located at the Sacramento Sheriff's Department Training Academy will be available for candidates to practice. For practice dates and times, please visit the Sheriff's Training Academy webpage. About the PELLETB: The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department administers the PELLETB on a regular basis; for test dates/times see Sheriff's Training Academy or go to www.sacsheriff.com. Also, check the POST Home Page (www.post.ca.gov) or POST Training Academies website (www.post.ca.gov/basic-training-academies.aspx) for additional information and other possible test sites throughout California. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam.The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/4/18, 3/7/19, 6/6/19, 9/5/19,12/5/19 Under supervision, the Transfer Equipment Operator drives two or three-axle truck tractor/trailer combination with large capacity and other types of refuse transport vehicles; operates assigned equipment at refuse transfer stations; and may act as leadworker of assigned employees at refuse transfer facilities. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Procedures and policies pertaining to refuses collection and disposal; Heavy duty truck-tractor and trailer equipment operation; transfer facility procedures; Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse collection, disposal, and transfer stations; Proper methods of lifting and carrying heavy loads. Abilities Operate truck-tractor and trailer combinations, wheeled loaders and other equipment commonly used at refuse transfer facilities; Speak, read and write English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance; Instruct assigned employees in proper work methods; Keep required records current; Submit simple written reports when required; Maintain good relationships with co-workers and with the public; Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods under all types of climatic conditions. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of full-time experience in a job class requiring a Class A license in Sacramento County service. Or: 2. Two years of full-time experience in the operation of a two or three axle vehicle with GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) of 30,000 lbs. or more. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Special Requirements Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Class A Instruction Permit issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles is needed for the examination process. A valid California driver's license, Class A will be required prior to appointment. Notes: ( 1) Failure to maintain a valid California Driver's License, Class A constitutes cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. (2) Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day.Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 11/20/2018, 12/18/2018, 1/22/2019, 2/21/2019, 3/21/2019, 4/25/2019, 5/28/2019, 6/20/2019, 7/23/2019, 8/13/2019, 9/17/2019, LevelI - $6,537.17 - $7,944.83/month LevelII - $6,846.92- $8,324.17/month Note: Vacancies may bepermanent or intermittent on-call(per-diem). Public Health Nurse class has two levels: (Level II) is the full journey level and (Level I) is designed to recruit nurses who do not meet the experience requirements for the full journey level. Incumbents works under supervision of a Supervising Public Nurse and may receive work direction from a Senior Public Health Nurse, or receive supervision from a higher level nurse, or receive supervision from a higher level health program manager with medical direction as needed from a physician or professional nurse, depending on job assignment. The focus of duties is on providing standard public health nursing services to individuals and families in homes, in group settings, in specialized clinics and in public health centers; or, assisting in a public health program focusing on one specific client group. Incumbents may be designated as nurse-in-charge or nurse-of-the-day for specific shifts or special-purpose-clinic assignments and when so designated may give work direction to other employees. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Professional public health nursing principles, procedures and techniques State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Normal course of illnesses and disabilities, and their treatment Family planning methods Pre-natal, pregnancy and post-natal nutrition and medical care Infant and child care, growth, and development, including common illnesses Case management techniques and the care and treatment of high risk, physically impaired and developmentally disabled infants and children Substance abuse symptoms and intervention techniques Mental illness symptoms and intervention techniques Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Normal and abnormal family dynamics Basic techniques of organizing and conducting classes and training sessions on a variety of health subjects Basic individual and group counseling techniques applicable to public health nursing Common public and community health care resources Social and economic factors influencing individual and community health; Differing cultural, religious and social attitudes about hygiene, family planning, child care, and health treatment Proper handling and administering of biological Proper handling of contaminated items Causes, control, detection, prevention and treatment of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, and food and water-borne illnesses; Basic procedures for conducting epidemiological investigations Standard medical record-keeping Ability to Affectively communicate with and gain the cooperation of clients, and potential clients, of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds Work cooperatively with other health and social service providers Effectively conduct interviews of patients and families to gain information to evaluate their medical situation Determine and apply effective means of intervening in cases of mental illness, and substance abuse Conduct and participate in in-service education and training Effectively demonstrate and teach care of infants, children, the disabled and chronically ill to individuals in their homes Effectively teach public group classes Gain cooperation of patients and other individuals in investigating and treating communicable diseases and environmentally based illnesses Tolerate unsanitary homes Learn and comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures, including security requirements, applicable to the work unit Recognize, and avoid or defuse, potentially dangerous situations and hostile people Accurately evaluate cases to determine caseload priorities Plan routes and schedule in-home visits to make the most effective use of time Learn to operate slide and movie projectors, and use other teaching aids Maintain patient confidentiality Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications (Level I) The registration and licensure requirements below. (Level II) Six months of experience as a licensed/certified Public Health Nurse performing public health nursing duties. Notes: 1. Experience requirements are stated as full-time work; to convert part-time to full-time equivalency: 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. 2. Required experience may be paid or unpaid Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications License / Certificate / Registration Requirements: All persons appointed to these classes must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license and public health nurse specialty certificate issued by the state of California. All persons appointed to these classes must possess and maintain a current California driver's license, class III or higher; failure to maintain such license may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Persons appointed to these classes will be required to have, or obtain, and maintain a valid CPR certificate. Note: Failure to maintain such license and certification may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Other Requirements: Some positions in the classes of Public Health Nurse and Senior Public Health Nurse may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English, in addition to English. When required, the special skills may be used in the performance of typical tasks shown in the "Example of Duties" in this class specification. In addition, incumbents translate and interpret using standard English and a language other than standard English; and/or act as a consultant to others regarding the needs and problems presented by individuals of different languages and cultural backgrounds. The Civil Service Commission approved the use of selective certification for special skills for the classes of Public Health Nurse and Senior Public Health Nurse on May 12, 1989. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification (LevelI & II) is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Dec 28, 2018
The Position Salary Information: Level I: $2,803.14 to $3,408.67 Monthly Level II: $2,881.42 to $3,502.62 Monthly This is a limited continuous filing exam. Filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/14/19 (final) Office Assistants provide a wide range of clerical/operational support involving customer service, document preparation, filing and record keeping, and other regularly performed duties which support the function of an office operation. Office Assistant is a single class with two salary levels, Office Assistant (Level II) which is the journey level, and Office Assistant (Level I) which is an entry and training level class designed to enable persons without sufficient qualifying experience to enter County service.Some positions in this class may be designated "confidential" in nature in accordance with the County Employee Relations Ordinance, and are excluded from the representation unit which includes positions allocated to the regular class. Watch to Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Office Assistant(Level II) Knowledge of Clear writing: grammar, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary Standard methods of filing (alphabetic, numeric, chronological) English language to communicate Telephone procedures Arithmetic to make calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and correct change Keyboard (computer, typewriter) Letter and memo format General principles, procedures and practices of recordkeeping Ability to Calculate solutions to math problems involving addition, subtraction, division and multiplication Understand and follow basic oral and written instructions Operate computer terminals, typewriter, printer, copier, microfiche, and FAX Prioritize work to meet deadlines Read English at a level necessary to understand procedure manuals, policies and guidelines Write English at a level necessary to prepare correspondence according to specified format and record incoming information Speak English at a level necessary to communicate information clearly Operate communication devices, telephone and may include radios Deal tactfully with people Ability to accurately proofread details, noting and detecting errors Required for some positions: Types from clear copy accurately at a rate of not less than 45 words a minute. Office Assistant (Level I) Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and abilities are the same as for Office Assistant (Level II), except that work is originally done under close supervision; as experience is gained, greater independence of action is exercised and less detailed supervision is received until the incumbent is functioning at the journey level. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities for this class as described above. Typical ways include: Office Assistant (Level II) Six (6) months clerical experience in Sacramento County service or in any public or private agency. Office Assistant (Level I) There are no education or experience requirements for appointments at (Level I). Note: The level at which initial appointments to the class of Office Assistant are made, and advancement from the lower to the higher level of this class (Level I to Level II), are at the discretion of the appointing authority, providing the minimum qualification is met. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to speak, read, and/or write fluently in a language other than English, or knowledge of the culture as certified by the Department of Human Resources (currently the Department of Personnel Services). Where required, these special skills may be used in performing such tasks as the following: 1. Gives information by telephone or in person, regarding department services in a language other than English, to persons whose understanding of English is limited. 2. Translates the meaning of written English in regulations or ordinances, to a language other than English. 3. Translates into English requests from the public, presented orally or in writing in a language other than standard English. 4. As assigned, assists other department employees by giving information and advice on problems involving relationships with persons of different language or cultural backgrounds. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: 2/14/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/5/18 and 12/4/18 The Water Treatment Operations Supervisor is the supervisory class in the Water Treatment series. Positions in this series are involved in the operation, maintenance and repair activities of domestic water treatment systems and drainage pumping facilities and serve as a shift operator for a T-5 classified water treatment facility, as defined by California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The Water Treatment Operations Supervisor supervises employees in classes such as Senior Water Treatment Operator, Water System Operator, Senior Equipment Mechanic and Equipment Mechanic, is responsible for a major component of the water treatment system, and serves as shift operator. An employee in this class may assist management in developing and implementing safety and training programs or planning and scheduling complex maintenance projects. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Water treatment and distribution system methods, principles and practices Laws, codes, rules and regulations pertaining to water treatment plant operations, water quality standards and safety General chemical principals, laboratory practices and techniques used in the treatment of surface and ground water A variety of computer software applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, database programs, SCADA and CMMS Procedures and corrective actions to respond to emergency and special operating conditions The operations, methods, materials, tools, equipment, and safety practices involved in the operation, maintenance, construction and modification of potable water treatment facilities, and storm water drainage systems Mechanical and electrical theory related to water treatment plants. Basic principles and practices of managing, planning and scheduling work. Ability to Operate a T-5 water treatment plant using a centralized computer system recognizing abnormal equipment or system conditions and understanding how actions in one plant process impacts one or more other plant processes Analyze operational or maintenance problems; develop and implement effective solutions Supervise, train and mentor personnel Perform standard water quality tests, interpret results and take appropriate action Estimate, plan, schedule and direct maintenance of complex mechanical equipment Maintain required inventory of operating supplies and treatment chemicals Perform mathematical calculations in various aspects of water treatment Maintain courteous and effective relationships with County employees and the general public with an emphasis on customer service Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Effectively communicate verbally and in written correspondence Work effectively in a team environment Use computer equipment and related peripheral equipment to enter and extract information Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: (1) Two years of full-time experience in the class of Senior Water Treatment Operator or Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Sacramento County service performing duties which have included the operation and maintenance of potable water treatment systems. Or: (2) Three years of full-time experience in the operation of public potable water treatment systems. General Qualifications Licenses : A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required prior to appointment to this class. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A valid California Driver's License, Class A, and/or special endorsements including but not limited to the Hazardous Materials Endorsement is required for some positions. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Note : Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License and/or endorsement(s) constitutes cause for personnel action from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreements. Certifications : Water Treatment Grade 3 (T3) certificate: All incumbents must possess a valid Water Treatment Operator Grade 3 (T3) certificate issued by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at the time of appointment. Water Distribution Grade 2 (D2) certificate: All incumbents must obtain a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 (D2) certificate issued by the CDPH within one year after the date of appointment to this class or within two CDPH exam cycles after the date of appointment to this class whichever is greater. Water Distribution Grade 3 (D3) certificate: Incumbents must obtain a D3 certificate within two years and 3 months after the issue date of their D2 certificate or two years and 3 months after appointment to this class if they have the D2 certificate at time of their appointment. First Aid and CPR certification: If supervising the confined space team, incumbents must possess and maintain First Aid and CPR certificates from an authorized agency. Note : Failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate certificates may constitute a cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreement. The appropriate amount of continuing education hours must be completed as required by the State of California to maintain the required certification. Criminal History Check : The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable Federal and State law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. Physical Requirements : Climb, stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach above the shoulder Lift up to 50 pounds Wear respiratory protection Sit for up to one hour while driving a vehicle Demonstrate color vision sufficient to distinguish the colors on a computer screen that indicate equipment status and conditions Have normal sense of smell and normal or corrected vision and hearing to observe process and equipment functions for normal and abnormal occurrences Have normal sense of touch to detect abnormalities/changes in temperature, flow and vibration of equipment. Note : Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Work around chemicals, dust, dirt, noise, and odors Work around hazardous materials such as; caustic soda, fluoride products, hydrochloric acid, sodium hypochlorite, aluminum sulfate and other water treatment chemicals Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather Ability to climb to heights up to 150 feet Inspect enclosed areas where the temperature may exceed 100 degrees Enter, exit and inspect work in enclosed and confined spaces Shift, Weekend, and Holiday Work : Incumbents may be required to work shifts, on weekends and on holidays and to work standby and respond to emergency calls. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six(6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam with cut-offs every four months. Next filing cut-offsare at 5:00 pm on: 02/27/18, 06/26/18, 10/23/18, 2/18/2019, 6/19/2019, 10/22/2019, 2/18/2020 Salary Information: Level 1 - $2,841.42 - $3,455.67/month Level 2 - $3,192.92 - $3,880.20/month The Sheriff's Records Specialist class performs a range of specialized technical clerical support duties in relation to law enforcement including, but not limited to the following: criminal records, warrants, civil process, and inmate booking and processing. This class is used strictly in the Sheriff's Department. Positions in this class vary in actual duties performed depending on the needs of the specific division assigned. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Office practices and procedures Law enforcement and court forms and reports The legal terminology for law enforcement, judicial work and the various clerical procedures required under specific regulations Clerical, law enforcement, and court record keeping procedures Basic understanding of the California statutes relating to civil and criminal record keeping procedures and codes; the California Public Information Act; Penal Code; Vehicle Code; Evidence Code; Code of Civil Procedures; Civil Code; and other regulations related to law enforcement and court clerical procedures Modern office equipment and technology English grammar, spelling, and usage Principles and practices of customer service Basic math and accounting to perform cashiering duties and other calculations Ability to Perform law enforcement and civil clerical work involving independent judgment and accuracy Elicit information from department personnel, outside agencies, persons in custody and the general public Understand legal terminology; comprehend, interpret, explain, and apply legal codes and procedures Exercise considerable judgment, tact and common sense in assisting law enforcement and Court personnel, outside agencies and the public in questions regarding law enforcement and civil records Work independently and effectively within established guidelines Follow oral and written instructions Establish and maintain effective working relationships needed by work assignments Read, write and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Utilize time management and multi-tasking capabilities Work effectively under time deadlines Learn specialized computer functions / programs Use telephone equipment and radio/telephone Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Type at a rate of not less than 25 net words per minute from clear copy (typing certificate must be submitted with application) , AND Either: One year of experience as an Office Assistant (Level II) in Sacramento County service. Or: Two years of general clerical experience. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. Special Requirements Criminal History and Background Check: Candidates will need to pass a security clearance investigation conducted by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Hours of Work: Incumbents must be willing to work irregular hours (shifts), holidays, and weekends. Working Conditions: Incumbents may be assigned to a detention / correctional facility (jail) in proximity of inmates, or a division that may have contact with inmates. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/12/2018, 4/16/2018, 6/18/2018, 8/20/2018, 10/22/2018, 12/24/2018 Supervising Medical Case Management Nurses assess, select, authorize, regulate, monitor and control the provision of hospital and specialist medical care for patients who are medically indigent or inmates of County correctional facilities; and, identify and secure payment sources for patients' medical care costs. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic principles and practices of supervision and personnel management Professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques used in the care and treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions Normal course of illness and injuries, and their anticipated complications and therapeutic interventions Medical reference manuals such as the California Relative Value Studies, Physician's Current Procedural Terminology Handbook, Western Region Length of Stay by Diagnosis and Operation and Intensification Criteria for Concurrent Utilization Review State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Clinic and hospital operating procedures Procedures and organization of hospital and out patient clinics The rules and procedures of various payment sources for medical treatment such as medical insurance, disability insurance, workers' compensation, State victim/witness financial assistance, Medi-Cal and Social Security Basic laws in the California Penal Code and California Welfare and Institutions Code governing the medical management of prisoners' care Ability to Supervise and train employees Effectively recommend employee selections, promotions, status changes, and other personnel actions Plan, organize and control work of staff Develop and implement policies and procedures for work unit in accordance with management goals, policies and procedures Explain management policies and goals to staff and ensure compliance Assess, monitor, and authorize patient medical care and treatment by outside providers to ensure compliance with County guidelines and procedures Collect, organize, interpret, and effectively communicate data relevant to patient medical care and needs Analyze medical situations and make decisions under tight time constraints Use and appropriately apply medical reference manuals, insurance policies and regulations, and various governmental regulations pertaining to medical care and payment Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with patients, their families, hospital and clinic personnel, and insurance representatives Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of experience in Sacramento County service performing medical case management nurse duties as described above in the Examples of Duties for Medical Case Management Nurse. Or: 2. Three years of experience as a Registered Nurse (licensed in California) providing out-patient and in-patient nursing care, and/or patient case management or medical review, in a hospital or clinical settings. Or: 3. Three years of experience as a Registered Nurse (licensed in California) in any nursing or nursing-related setting; AND a Bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, public health, health services administration, public administration, or a related health or management field. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice. Special Requirements All persons appointed to positions in the classes of Supervising Medical Case Management Nurse and Medical Case Management Nurse must possess and maintain a current license as Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. Failure to maintain such license may be cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 11/22/18, 2/21/19, 5/23/198/22/19, 11/27/19 Supervising Public Health Nurses work under general administrative supervision of a higher-level health program manager, and receive medical direction as needed from a physician or higher-level nursing manager such as the designated head of public health nursing. The focus of duties is on supervising, planning, organizing and reviewing the operations, program, and personnel of a public health field office staffed by professional nurses, health workers and others. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic principles and practices of supervision and personnel management Professional public health nursing principles, procedures and techniques State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Normal course of illnesses and disabilities, and their treatment Family planning methods Pre-natal, pregnancy and post-natal nutrition and medical care Infant and child care, growth, and development, including common illnesses Case management techniques and the care and treatment of high risk, physically impaired and developmentally disabled infants and children Substance abuse symptoms and intervention techniques Mental illness symptoms and intervention techniques Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Normal and abnormal family dynamics Techniques of planning, evaluating, teacher-training, organizing and conducting classes and training sessions on a variety of health subjects Individual and group counseling techniques applicable to public health nursing Common public and community health care resources Social and economic factors influencing individual and community health Differing cultural, religious and social attitudes about hygiene, family planning, child care, and health treatment Proper handling and administering of biologicals Proper handling of contaminated items; causes, control, detection, prevention and treatment of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, and food and water-borne illnesses Procedures for planning and conducting epidemiological investigations Standard medical record-keeping Ability to Supervise and train employees Effectively recommend employee selections, promotions, status changes and other personnel actions Plan, organize and control work of staff Develop and implement policies and procedures for work unit in accordance with department goals, policies and procedures Learn, comply with, and ensure staff compliance with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures, including security requirements, applicable to the work unit Effectively communicate with and gain the cooperation of clients, and potential clients, of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds Work cooperatively with other health and social service providers Determine and apply effective means of intervening in cases of mental illness and substance abuse Effectively plan, organize, conduct, and participate in in-service education and training programs Effectively demonstrate and teach care of infants, children, the disabled and chronically ill to individuals in their homes Effectively teach public group classes Gain cooperation of patients and other individuals in investigating and treating communicable diseases and environmentally-based illnesses Accurately evaluate cases to determine caseload priorities Maintain patient confidentiality Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: One year of experience as a Senior Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County service. Or: Two years of experience as a Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County Service. Or: Three years of experience as a licensed/certified public health nurse performing public health nursing duties. Notes: Experience requirements are stated as full-time work; to convert part-time to full-time equivalency; 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Required experience may be paid or unpaid. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. License / Certificate / Registration Requirements: All persons appointed to the class of Supervising Public Health Nurse: Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California. Must possess and maintain a current California Driver's License, Class C or higher. Will be required to have, or obtain, and maintain a valid CPR Certificate. Note : Failure to maintain required licenses / certificates may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules. Other Requirements: Some positions in this class may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English, in addition to English. Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam, 28153-D. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 10/15/18, 12/17/18, 2/18/19, 4/15/19, 6/17/19, 8/19/19, 10/14/19 Note: Vacancies may bepermanent or intermittent on-call (per-diem). Shift differentialmay beavailable in addition to base salary. PM(swing) shift - 7.5%. Noc (grave) - 10%. Performs a wide variety of duties to assist professional staff in coordinating and providing mental health services for mentally or emotionally disabled persons, in addition to providing services within the scope of the license possessed. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Social and psychological needs, problems, attitudes, behavior patterns and treatment methods of mentally and socially disabled persons. Availability of and procedures for obtaining a wide variety of community and governmental services and resources. Methods and techniques of interviewing. Principles of counseling, including group leader functions. Psychotropic drugs and their usage. Terminology of psychiatric social work. Gross anatomy. Basic medical terminology. Ability To Accurately assess clients' immediate needs and insure clients' receipt of needed services. Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Follow prescribed procedures and develop client treatment plans with little direct supervision; provide direction to and review the work of assigned staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with mentally and socially disabled persons and their families, and with professional, paraprofessional and support staff in the department, outside agencies, and with the general public. React effectively in crisis situations. Work effectively in stressful, emotional, and confrontational situations requiring good judgment, self-control, and persuading and motivating people. Administer prescribed medications and treatments. Recognize factors causing reaction or changes in patient's condition or behavior. Work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary mental health treatment team. Understand and implement oral and written instructions. Obtain, maintain, and present accurate client data. Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : Possession of a valid license from the State of California to practice as a Registered Nurse, Vocational Nurse or Psychiatric Technician AND Either : 1. Two years of experience in the class of Mental Health Worker-Licensed in Sacramento County service. Or : 2. Two years of experience in a private or governmental agency providing direct mental health related services, which included identifying client mental health needs, using community resources, and client advocacy. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. License Requirement : Failure to maintain the required license may be cause for disciplinary action under Civil Service Commission Rules. Language/Culture Skills : Some positions may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English. When required, these special skills may be used in the performance of typical tasks shown in the "Examples of Duties" in this class specification. In addition, incumbents translate and interpret using standard English and a language other than standard English; and/or act as a consultant to others regarding the needs and problems presented by individuals of different languages and cultural backgrounds. Hours of Work : Incumbents must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays and weekends. Working Conditions : Incumbents must be willing to work with persons infected with communicable diseases. Physical Requirements : Incumbents must be physically able to help lift, carry and physically restrain patients. Positions also require repetitive hand movements and fine manipulation. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for the above job class consistent with the provisions of the Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting : Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 3/6/19, 9/4/19 Senior Water Distribution Operators perform the most complex duties in connection with the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of water distribution systems, hydraulic power systems and hydro-pneumatic systems. Positions in this class also serve as a lead worker over one or more Water System Operators. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: The California Safe Drinking Water Act EPA Standards, Rules and Regulations ensuring safe drinking water and protecting ground water The methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the construction, inspection, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of water distribution systems and the interrelationship of equipment and systems Safety regulations, practices and procedures required when working in a variety of working conditions using hand tools, light equipment, and vehicles Identity of underground utilities and recognition of potential excavation conflicts First aid and CPR A variety of computer software applications to include word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs, SCADA and CMMS Welding techniques and practices Procedures and corrective actions to respond to emergency and special operating conditions Ability to: Provide lead direction Train and mentor personnel Construct, inspect, troubleshoot, repair and maintain water distribution systems Perform strenuous physical labor Use a variety of hand, precision, and power tools Drive a variety of mobile equipment such as dump trucks, water trucks, backhoes, tractors, vacuum vehicles, utility trucks, step vans, and forklifts on paved and/or uneven terrain such as hills, slopes, rocky or wet ground Read, interpret and utilize manufacturer's specifications, operations manuals, piping schematics, water system maps, plans, blueprints, etc. Perform operational mathematics Maintain courteous and effective relationships with County employees and the general public Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Effectively communicate verbally and in written correspondence Handle contact with external customers or the public with tact and good judgment Work effectively in a team environment Provide first aid and CPR Use computer equipment and related peripheral equipment to enter and extract information Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of full-time experience in the class of Water System Operator or Assistant Underground Construction and Maintenance Specialist in Sacramento County service performing duties which have included the construction, repair, maintenance and operation of water distribution systems, water treatment facilities, water wells, water booster pumping stations, water storage facilities, and storm water pumping stations. Or: 2. Two years of full-time experience in the construction, repair, and maintenance of one or more of the following systems: underground pipeline, wastewater collection, storm water collection, or underground water distribution. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Age Requirement: Candidates must be 18 years of age prior to appointment because of the hazards of the job, as defined in the Fair Labor Standard Act. Driver's Licenses: A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required prior to appointment to this class. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A valid California Driver's License, Class A, and/or special endorsements including but not limited to the Hazardous Materials Endorsement is required for some positions. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License and/or endorsement(s) constitutes cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreements. Certifications: Water Distribution Grade 2 (D2) certificate: All incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 (D2) certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services (DHS) at time of appointment. Note: Failure to maintain the certificate may constitute a cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreement. The appropriate amount of continuing education hours must be completed as required by the State of California to maintain the required certification. Criminal History: The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable Federal and State law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. Physical Requirements: Perform strenuous manual labor Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity While carrying equipment which may weigh up to 25 pounds, safely climb and work on ladders with a maximum weight capacity of 300 pounds Stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands Wear respiratory protection Lift and carry heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance; lift heavier items with assistance Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach above the shoulder Work for extended periods of time in a bent, stooped, kneeling or prone position Work in areas with unsteady footing Enter and exit through restricted entrances of 24 and 36 inches in diameter Note: Some employees will be required to operate a jackhammer weighing up to 90 pounds. Note: Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Work in enclosed areas where the temperature may exceed 100 degrees Enter, exit, and work in enclosed and confined spaces Work in trenches up to 23 feet in depth Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather Work around dust, dirt, noise, and odors Work on uneven terrain Work in hip boots during muddy conditions Shift, Weekend and Holiday Work Water distribution functions are a 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operation. All employees in this class will be subject to working shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime and standby. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in theirgovernmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/11/18, 1/14/19, 2/13/19, 3/12/19, 4/9/19, 5/14/19, 6/11/19, 7/9/19, 8/13/19, 9/10/19, 10/8/19, 11/12/19, 12/9/19 Nurse Practitioners provide a range of health care services involving diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and clinical management of patients in a public health center or a public health/field services program; such services include physical examinations, laboratory and screening tests, therapeutic treatments, education, counseling, referral, and clinical duties customarily performed by physicians. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Professional principles, procedures, and techniques of nurse practitioners State of California laws and regulations on nursing, and nurse practitioner practices Symptoms and normal course of acute and chronic illnesses, and their treatment Family planning methods Medical and health care for pregnant women Normal growth and development, and common illnesses of infants and children Standard medical record-keeping Procedures, techniques, and tests for conducting comprehensive physical examinations Techniques and interpretations of standard laboratory tests, X-rays, and basic diagnostic procedures Substance abuse symptoms and intervention techniques Mental and emotional illness symptoms and intervention techniques Medications commonly used for a wide variety of medical conditions, and their effects and contraindications Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements, and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Normal and abnormal family dynamics Community resources for medical care, mental health care, and social services Differing cultural, religious, social, and economic factors affecting community medical care clients Proper handling and administering of medications Proper handling of laboratory samples and contaminated items Causes, control, detection, prevention, and treatment of common communicable diseases including sexually transmitted diseases Techniques of patient and family counseling Desirable Knowledge Techniques of interviewing Techniques of conducting training sessions Ability to Effectively communicate with clients of various social, cultural, economic, and education backgrounds Work cooperatively with other medical care providers Effectively intervene in cases of mental illness, substance abuse, and adult/child abuse and neglect Effectively train others Gain cooperation of patients in treating communicable and environmentally-based illnesses Maintain patient confidentiality Accurately evaluate and diagnose medical conditions, including obtaining and assessing medical histories Work independently and apply sound medical judgement and department protocols in treatment, treatment planning, and referrals to physicians Recognize and take immediate action in emergency and immediate need cases Communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Possession of a current valid license as a registered nurse and a Nurse Practitioner certification issued by the State of California. Failure to maintain such a license and certification may be cause for disciplinary actions accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Special Requirements Some positions in this class may require possession of a current California driver's license, Class III (now C) or higher. Failure to maintain such a license may be cause for disciplinary actions accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. Some positions in this class may require a nurse practitioner certification with specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, or Obstetrical-gynecological Nurse Practitioner. The Civil Service Commission approved the use of selective certification for Nurse Practitioner specialties May 12, 1989. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 3/14/19, 6/14/19 Under supervision, performs duties in the development and delivery of public social services to clients to promote human well-being. These positions are located both within the Department of Health & Human Services and the Department of Human Assistance. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Goals and objectives of public social services Available public and private community resources Awareness of cultural differences Socio-economic awareness of low income population Applicable laws, rules and regulations governing the field of public welfare National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics Interviewing techniques Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions) Social casework principles and practices including group work and community organization Social problems which call for the use of public and private community resources Socio-economic conditions and problems which affect the work of a public social service agency English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural and economic backgrounds Work effectively with many life styles and different attitudes Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team Exercise tact when dealing with others Interview effectively in a wide variety of circumstances Establish and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with clients, fellow employees, other agencies and the general public Interpret public social services programs to clients Maintain composure under stress Integrate information to form total picture Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing Independently initiate and respond to correspondence Reason logically, understand and follow complex instructions and procedures Compile various records and information accurately Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Read, analyze, interpret and apply complex regulatory material Read correspondence and reports and understand their meaning Organize work schedule and budget time Accept and use consultative supervision Do a high volume of work amid interruptions Keep accurate and orderly records Compose routine business communications, reports and other written materials in a clear, concise, organized, and accurate manner Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly Demonstrate skill in the application of social work methods and practices Demonstrate skill in the use of community resources Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1a. Two years of full-time, paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Human Services Specialist; AND 1b. Successful completion of 12 semester or 18 quarter upper division units from an accredited college or university in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or other field closely related to the intent of the class. Or: 2. A Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with at least 24 semester or 36 quarter upper division units in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or other field closely related to the intent of the class. Note: Related fields above may include behavioral science, child development, community health education, cultural anthropology, ethnic studies, family studies, gerontology, human development, mental health, and public health. Note: Part-time experience is converted to full-time on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code and Section 15630 of the Welfare and Institutions Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Physical Requirements: Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to be able to: Sit for periods up to one hour while driving to home visits. Climb flights of stairs to reach residence. Lift infants and toddlers weighing up to 40 pounds. Carry automobile child safety seats. Have sufficient vision to assess physical condition of clients and home environment. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working conditions: Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to: Be exposed to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations. Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community. Work during non-routine hours, standby and/or callback. Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to common communicable diseases, scabies, impetigo and other rashes. Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot and/or cold weather. Special Skills Language Requirement Special skills classes require sufficient knowledge to speak, read and write fluently a language other than standard English; and/or knowledge of a multi-cultural group encompassing but not limited to: family member roles and living environments; the various characteristics or problems unique to the group in employment, education, health, economics and social customs; and current social movements involving the group. Incumbents use the specific language and multi-cultural knowledge in the performance of typical duties, incorporating this knowledge to appropriately serve clients and families in a manner that is culturally competent and affirming. In addition, incumbents translate and interpret using standard English and a language other than standard English, and act as a consultant to others regarding the specific multi-cultural group. Human Services Social Worker - African American Culture Human Services Social Worker - Arabic Language and Middle Eastern Culture Human Services Social Worker - Armenian Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Cambodian Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Chinese Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Farsi Language and Persian Culture Human Services Social Worker - Hmong Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Japanese Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Korean Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Lao Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Mien Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Native American Culture Human Services Social Worker - Punjabi Language and East Indian Culture Human Services Social Worker - Russian Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Spanish Language and Latin Culture Human Services Social Worker - Tagalog Language and Filipino Culture Human Services Social Worker - Ukrainian Language and Culture Human Services Social Worker - Vietnamese Language and Culture Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/14/18, 3/15/19, 7/21/19, 9/20/19, 12/20/19 Under direction, supervises, assigns, reviews or coordinates the work of staff responsible for the provision of client social services, either through direct supervision of staff, or indirectly through program planning, administration and evaluation; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility. This position requires in-depth, specialized and extensive casework and social services knowledge obtained from a Master's Degree in social work. Incumbents are expected to work under minimal management supervision and instruction, and to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative while supervising and coordinating the work of staff comprised mainly of Human Services Social Worker-Master's Degree positions as well as technical and other staff performing tasks related to programs such as family unification, family maintenance, protective services and placement services. In some positions, incumbents may not supervise units, but may coordinate the provision of social services and public assistance through project management and staff functions for various human services programs. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Team dynamics and team building Interviewing techniques, including crisis intervention methods Effective personnel practices including recognition, performance evaluation and progressive discipline Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, codes, regulations, and procedures governing the operation of public social services agencies in a variety of relevant program areas Rules and regulations governing eligibility and grant maintenance programs administered by the County The role of a public social service agency in the treatment plan Available community resources Casework practice and case management Principles of human behavior including people under physical, psychological and social stress Principles, techniques and methods of community and human services delivery programs Types of financial, medical and human services available to public assistance applicants The sources of information necessary to determine and verify the eligibility of applicants for, or recipients of, federal aid Principles of time management and project management Principles and techniques of program planning and evaluation Assessment, case management and treatment techniques for children, families, and individuals with a variety of social, psychological, physical and economic problems The functions and interrelationships of the various agencies comprising the criminal justice system Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Provide consultative services in complex situations Evaluate the quality and quantity of individual and unit performance Classify case problems and evaluate the effectiveness of efforts in solving them Coordinate the delivery of social and community services Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Analyze, interpret and explain policies to staff Recognize problems which call for the use of public and private community resources Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others Effectively listen, mediate and resolve complaints Interpret, apply and explain applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Research, analyze and make recommendations on the implementation of policies, procedures, regulations and work flow Develop clear and comprehensive procedures and forms necessary to implement changes Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1a. One year of full-time, paid experience at the supervisory or professional level performing social services delivery activities such as assessing client needs, determining appropriate actions and establishing case plans, monitoring client progress, maintaining case records, or making referrals to other resources, agencies, or services. AND 1b. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in social work. Or: 2a. One year of full-time, paid experience at the supervisory or professional level performing social services delivery activities such as assessing client needs, determining appropriate actions and establishing case plans, monitoring client progress, maintaining case records, or making referrals to other resources, agencies, or services. AND 2b. A Master's Degree in a program that meets the requirements necessary to satisfy the minimum education for a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. Note: Part-time experience is converted to full-time on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office. General Qualifications Background/Criminal History: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting: Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code and Section 15630 of the Welfare and Institutions Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Physical Abilities: Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to be able to: Sit for periods up to one hour while driving to home visits Climb flights of stairs to reach residence Lift infants and toddlers weighing up to 40 pounds Carry automobile child safety seats Have sufficient vision to assess physical condition of clients and home environment Working Conditions: Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to: Be exposed to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community Work during non-routine hours, standby, and/or callback Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to common communicable diseases, scabies, impetigo and other rashes Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot and/or cold weather Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam.The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/21/18, 3/22/19, 6/21/19, 9/20/19, 12/20/19 The Collection Equipment Operator operates two or three-axle refuse collection or recycling vehicles and delivers and unloads refuse and/or recyclables at designated disposal facilities. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Proper methods of lifting and carrying heavy loads Procedures and policies pertaining to refuse and other source separated recyclable material collection and disposal Heavy duty truck and equipment operation Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse and other recyclable material collection and equipment operation Ability to Operate two and three-axle trucks including equipment with dual drive Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods under all types of climatic conditions Speak, read and write English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Instruct assigned staff of improper work methods Keep route records current Submit basic written reports when required Maintain good relationships with co-workers and the public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of full-time experience in the class of Sanitation Worker in Sacramento County service Or: 2. One year of full-time experience in the operation of a two or three-axle vehicle with a GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) of 30,000 lbs. or more. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Special Requirements Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class B or higher, is required. Note: Failure to maintain a valid California Driver's License, Class B or higher, constitutes cause for termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call 916-874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 11/16/18, 3/28/19, 6/27/19, 9/26/19, 12/26/19 Under direction, the Activities Therapist plans and performs therapeutic rehabilitation activities and functional life skills assessments for patients with a psychiatric or co-occurring disorder by using the principles and practices of recreation therapy. Activities Therapists work as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and techniques of recreation therapy as applies in an acute care psychiatric facility Basic characteristics of mental and emotional disorders, appropriate assessment techniques for planning and delivering recreation therapy services A variety of individual and group facilitation techniques principles and techniques of recreation therapy as applies in an acute care psychiatric facility Basic medical and psychiatric terminology Basic regulations governing the treatment of people in psychiatric health facilities. Principles and practices of community mental health, with emphasis in the interrelationship between public and community agencies in a coordinated service delivery system Ability to Conceptualize and plan appropriate recreation therapy programs for patients with mental disabilities Adapt treatment programs by graduating tasks to meet patient's level of function Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team Use basic medical and psychiatric terminology Lead and instruct patients in recreational and social activities Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications License Certificate Registration Requirement: 1. *Current certification as a Recreation Therapist by either the (a) California Board of Recreation and Park Certification, or (b) National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. OR 2. *Current license as an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. OR 3. *, **Completion of a bachelor's degree program that meets the requirements for a Recreation Therapist certificate issued by either the (a) Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification; or (b) National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification OR 4. *, **Completion of a bachelor's degree program that meets the requirements for an Occupational Therapist license issued by the Occupational Therapy Board of California. *Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate certification or registration may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. **Note: Failure to obtain the required certificate or license within six months from the appointment date constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Check: The County will access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for the above job class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County will also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within the class. The background check may include personal and professional references checks, credit history check, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Child and Elder Abuse Reporting Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 and 11160 of the California Penal Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email.Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox.Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Closing Date/Time: Continuous