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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. IT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. DEFINITION: Performs the most complex professional level financial, accounting and auditing duties for county-wide programs and activities; prepares financial reports; conducts analytical review of financial information; prepares projections; performs research and analysis of accounting and statistical data. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Auditor-Accountant III is the advanced journey level in the Auditor-Accountant series, performing or leading major specialized accounting activities, or independently performing the most difficult or complex audits. Employees in this class possess highly specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience, and carry out necessary activities without direction except as new or unusual circumstances arise. Judgment is required both in interpreting established policies, goals, and objectives, and in applying concepts, plans, and strategies. Incumbents at the III level may provide technical and functional supervision over clerical, paraprofessional, and professional accounting staff. The class of Auditor-Accountant is found only in the Auditor-Controller's Office. The Auditor-Accountant class is distinguished from the Accountant class in that the duties of the Auditor-Accountants is broader in scope, encompass county-wide responsibilities for financial activities as opposed to departmental activities; in addition Auditor-Accountants may be assigned auditing duties. Employees ensure that activities are executed according to established policies, procedures, laws and regulations, and formulate and recommend fiscal policies and guidelines. For purposes of staff development, incumbents in this class will be rotated among a variety of accounting and auditing assignments, and may be assigned accounting duties in the General Accounting, Property Tax Administration, or Financial Systems areas of the Auditor-Controller's Office, or may be assigned auditing duties in the Internal Audit Function of the Auditor-Controller's Office. REPORTS TO: County Auditor-Controller/Assistant Auditor-Controller. May provide technical and functional assistance to clerical, paraprofessional, and professional accounting staff. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED: As assigned, incumbents may provide some work direction and coordination for fiscal support staff and payroll staff. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Reviews and recommends to management for approval various Federal/State grant claims, SB90 claims and other cost and financial reports submitted by other departments. Participates in the preparation of complex financial reports, such as the Cost Allocation Plan, Property Tax Administration Fee, Daily Jail Rate, and Booking Fees. Develops revenue and expenditure projections for other departments and outside agencies for budgetary and/or financial data analysis, which have major county-wide impact. Assists in the development and formulation of county-wide fiscal policies, procedures, and guidelines with regards to cost reporting and Grants accounting in conformity with established standards, laws, rules and regulations. Distributes county-wide property taxes, special assessments, bond payments: apportions the interest earnings from the Treasurer's investments to various funds and agencies. Analyzes a variety of periodic complex reports and/or fiscal problems involving cost accounting, statistics, and legal research. Provides direct technical support as assigned for use in reporting to the CAO, Board of Supervisors, courts, grand jury, and the public on matters relating to labor negotiations, budgets, analysis of statistical and financial data, and other special projects; interviews staff at all levels to gather information for use in specialized accounting projects. Plans and recommends procedures for the compilation and calculation of building and equipment usage, allocation of costs based on workflow and staffing patterns, space utilization for various functions. Performs analytical review of costs and fiscal data; assists in the preparation of complex and difficult adjusting entries and transfers appropriations. Provides technical accounting training to all County fiscal staff; analyzes administrative and accounting weaknesses and provides training as deemed necessary; develops and maintains training manuals; conducts surveys and gathers data to determine training needs; develops and maintains County-wide accounting manual; monitors all changes in governmental accounting principles. May oversee or review the work of clerical personnel in making entries, reconciliations or performing other payroll and other fiscal functions. Plans and recommends the annual risk assessment used in developing the annual audit plan and in updating the internal audit function long-range strategic plan: learns to identify risk factors and vulnerability risks. Meets with county management and audit staff to develop/identify the audit scope and objective; interviews staff at all levels to gather preliminary information for use in planning the audit. Develops and performs tests of the internal controls and identifies opportunities to improve internal controls. Develops and performs audit tests and procedures which include but are not limited to analysis and/or reconciliation of financial information; analysis of operational and performance information; verification of financial transactions and balances for accuracy, completeness and validity; observation of controls and/or processes, confirmation with outside organizations. Analysis may involve the use of statistical and/or quantitative methodologies performed manually or by using various automated audit tools. Documents and independently and objectively evaluates the audit evidence and the results of audit tests to draw a conclusion regarding the objectives of the audit; identifies the possible causes and any contributing factors of any conditions that negatively impact the county's ability to meet its objectives. Develops feasible and cost-effective recommendations concerning identified weaknesses or conditions. Prepares and presents written reports for use in presentation to county management and outside agencies based on the independent assessment of documented audit evidence. Prepares financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and Governmental Accounting Standards Board pronouncements. Reviews and makes recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of accounting and property tax systems and procedures; reviews the corrective action/determine status of audit findings. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Experience: Three (3) years of professional accounting or auditing experience in accounting, performing internal, financial and operational auditing and preparing/writing audit reports. Education/Training: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university is required in business administration, preferably in accounting, auditing, finance or financial management. Coursework must have included 30 semester or 45 quarter units of upper division courses in accounting, and /or auditing. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Accounting practices, theories, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations including internal control systems, cost and governmental accounting, general ledger and automated accounting systems. Ability to: Interpret, and apply legal and procedural requirements; professional accounting and auditing principles and standards. Analyze fiscal data and operating procedures of routine complexity and make projections and recommendations. Understand electronic and manual accounting systems. Explain County financial processes and systems to others; principles and practices of government accounting; and principles of management theory. Prepare financial reports, or sections thereof; understand and analyze expenditure reports; identify problems, determine potential impact and identify possible causes. Understand program objectives in relation to departmental goals and procedures. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information/data. Learn the County's computerized financial management and tax systems with the goal of exercising coordination responsibilities. Proficiently use a variety of computerized spreadsheet, database, and word processing software. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain working relationships with vendors, county staff, management, state employees, and the general public; maintain impartiality and objectivity; maintain confidentiality of information. Establish, maintain and foster positive and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Exercise the principles of supervision, including selection, training, evaluation, and discipline. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
May 23, 2020
Full Time
Job This position will also act as the Integrated Waste Manager for San Benito County. Under general direction, supervises Integrated Waste Management staff for the coordination and supervision of Regional Agency operations and functions; monitors compliance of the County-owned landfill; plans and performs responsibilities under the San Benito County Integrated Waste Management Joint Powers Authority. The IWM Manager is responsible for the accomplishment and compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements for solid waste management programs for the Regional Agency members of the San Benito County Integrated Waste Management Joint Powers Authority (Regional Agency JPA) whose members are the Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista and the County of San Benito unincorporated. The IWM Manager takes the lead in developing and implementing programs for the JPA members and manages IWM staff work plans to accomplish these goals. The IWM Manager supervises staff and performs additional duties as assigned by the County's Resource Management Agency Director. DEFINITION Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, manages and oversees activates and operations of the administrative support services within the department. This position reports directly to the Department Head and is responsible for fiscal and operational management, accounting, financial, budgetary, personnel management, long range planning, management information systems, oversight of special projects, organizational/management studies and general administration; and to perform other related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a single classification class at the executive management level characterized by the overall responsibility to manage and coordinate major projects within the Department. REPORTS TO This position reports directly to the Department Head or designee. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in an office environment, continues contact with staff and the public Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment : Standard office setting, sits for extended periods; frequently standing and walking. Use of office equipment including but not limited to: computer, telephone, calculator, copier machine, fax machine. Ph y sical : Sufficient physical ability to lift and move objects weigh up to 30 lbs. Work in an office setting and operate office equipment. Vision : See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents, normal manual dexterity eye-hand coordination. Hearin g : Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Plans, directs, coordinates and administers the department's budgeting, fiscal control, general business activities, human resources, employee relations, training, strategic planning, and general administrative functions. Participates as a member of the department's executive team in the review and establishment of policies and procedures for carrying out the department's goals and objectives, and initiates changes in methods and procedures to improve service delivery; recommend and implement policies and procedures. Directs the development, preparation, and implementation of the department's budget, including the review and analysis of division budget requests, development of justification for budget proposals, and the management of expenditures and revenues; approve the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approve expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary. Conducts or directs and evaluates complex studies pertaining to a variety of administrative and operational problems, and develops and implements effective solutions; development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies and priorities for each assigned service area. Establish, within County policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocate resources accordingly. Plan, direct and coordinate, through subordinate level staff, the Administrative Services department's work plan; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with key staff to identify and resolve problems. Assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct and implement changes. Prepare and present written and oral reports on Administrative Services related issues. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Explain, justify and defend department programs, policies and activities; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues. Provide staff assistance to the Department Head, participate on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public administration, finance and information services. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Perform related duties as required. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Q ualifications : Considerable education, training and experience which would demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and possession of the following knowledge and abilities. The required knowledge and abilities would typically be acquired through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Organizational Development, or a related field and a minimum of four (4) years recent administrative/managerial experience directing and overseeing complex financial, administrative and information system related operations in a public organization. Supplemental information In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION I Under supervision, to perform a variety of physical labor duties; and to do related work as required. II Under general supervision, to perform a variety of assignments in the maintenance, repair, and construction of roads, bridges, and drainage systems; to operate light equipment; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is an entry level classification in the Road Maintenance Worker class series. This level is distinguished from Road Maintenance Worker II by the performance of a narrow range of unskilled and semi-skilled road maintenance assignments under close supervision. Employees who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program will advance to the Road Maintenance Worker II level without further competition. II This is the first experienced working level in the Road Maintenance Worker class series. Incumbents are assigned to variety of maintenance, repair, construction, and light equipment operation assignments. They may operate heavy construction and maintenance equipment, similar to that operated by a Road Maintenance Worker III, in a training capacity or on an emergency basis. Incumbents are not expected to display the same level of skill and accuracy in heavy equipment operation required of a Road Maintenance Worker III. Incumbents in this class are subject to twenty-four "call-out" for road related emergencies. Employees who successfully complete the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program will advance to the Road Maintenance Worker III level without further competition. REPORTS TO I/II Road Maintenance Supervisor CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I None. II Road Maintenance Worker I TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS I Frequently stand and walk; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing over 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of hand tools, including chain saw. II Frequently stand and walk; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing over 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; ability to wear safety and protective clothing such as hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, respirators, gloves, boots and chemical resistant clothing; use of maintenance equipment as well as hand tools, chain saws, grinders, drill press, and jackhammer. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS I Work is performed outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; work is performed in an environment with constant noise; exposure to gasses, fumes, dust, grease and oils; exposure to moving equipment, exposure to electrical current; constant contact with staff and the public. II Work is performed outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; sometimes works alone and in remote locations; work is performed in an environment with constant noise; exposure to gasses, solvents, oil, fumes, dust, grease and oils; exposure to moving equipment, exposure to electrical current; constant contact with staff and the public Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Assists with and performs a variety of unskilled duties in the maintenance, construction, and repair of County roads, bridges, and drainage systems Performs duties such as setting up traffic control signs Serves as a flag person for road repair and maintenance crews May cut weeds, clear debris, and clean ditches Performs routine maintenance and repairs duties on equipment Loads, rakes, and shovels asphalt Hand sweeps surfaces Patches holes and repairs roads Operates general hand tools such as chain saws Drives a vehicle to transport materials, tools and equipment May use a shovel work to open, widen, and backfilling excavations Performs maintenance clean-up duties around the Public Works yard Communicates with the public during flagging duties Operates a two-way radio Other duties as assigned II Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties in the maintenance, construction, and repair of County roads, bridges, and related facilities Performs oil and chip seal work on roads Performs semi-skilled concrete work in the construction and maintenance of culverts, and related structures Mixes and places concrete Cuts and prepares roads for patches, spreads pre-mix and oil Rakes asphalt Performs maintenance functions such as cutting brush, clearing culverts, and cleaning ditches Operates hand tools such as jack-hammers and chain saws Assists with the maintenance and repair of construction equipment Performs routine servicing of equipment such as changing oil and filters May serve as flag person for road repair and maintenance crews May transport road maintenance equipment throughout the County using proper tie down techniques Uses a shovel work to open, widen, and backfill excavations Removes objects and dead animals from the roads Checks roads for hazards Maintains records of materials and equipment used Communicates with the public during flagging duties Operates a two-way radio; learns to operate a variety of power-driven equipment such as crawlers, tractors, loaders, power booms, chippers, graders, and other power-driven equipment Uses backhoe attachments on appropriate equipment Operates trucks in the hauling of road fill and base materials for construction, maintenance, and repair projects May perform sign maintenance, inventory and repair May conduct traffic surveys/speed counts, and classification surveys May perform stripping and road marking, as assigned May perform welding and fabricating assignments. Works alongside work crews Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Graduation from high school or equivalent; and, Some previous work experience performing heavy physical labor is highly desirable. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Drivers License; and, Employees hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess a Class A driving permit in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements within six months from date of hire and possession of a valid California Class A driver's license within one year from date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. II Graduation from high school or equivalent; and, One year of road maintenance work and construction experience comparable to that of a Road Maintenance Worker I with San Benito County. Work experience must include training and background in truck or equipment operations. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Drivers License; and, Employees who were hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess a Class A driving permit in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements and possession of a valid California Class A driver's license within six months from date of hire. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees. Incumbents transporting hazardous materials may be required to possess special endorsements. Examination & Skills Test: Heavy Equipment Operator Skills Test Required. Skills' Testing is available through Risk Management. Contact Risk Management at 831-636-4000 to request Skills Testing. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Safe driving practices and the California Vehicle Code relating to the operation of motor vehicles. Work safety practices. II Procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in the maintenance and construction of roads and public works facilities. Operation and routine maintenance of light equipment and trucks. Provisions of the California Vehicle Code relating to the operation of medium and light equipment on streets and roads. Work safety practices. Ability to: I Perform a variety of unskilled and semiskilled work in the maintenance, construction, and repair of County roads, bridges, culverts, and public works facilities. Perform heavy physical labor. Follow oral and written directions. Maintain and make basic repairs to equipment. Maintain basic records. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a variety of unskilled, semiskilled, and skilled work in the maintenance, construction, and repair of County roads, culverts, and public works facilities. Skillfully operate and maintain light equipment including trucks and related equipment. Learn to skillfully operate heavy construction equipment. Perform heavy physical labor. Follow oral and written directions. Maintain and make basic repairs to equipment. Maintain time and equipment records. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 18, 2020
Full Time
Job TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under administrative direction of the Director of Health & Human Services, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the medical oversight of public health programs for the County; to provide technical consultation to citizens, public officials, staff and community organizations and agencies on public health and preventative medicine issues; to serve as the designated County Health Officer; and to do other work as required. To advise as a medical expert to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, County Service Departments and the community at large on medical and public health issues, including: carrying out the legal mandates of Health and Safety Codes specific to public health directly or through delegation; acting as the medical liaison to private sector medical care systems and coordinate development of sound public health activities; interpreting and enforcing directly or through delegation local, State and Federal policies, laws, regulations and directives related to medical and public health issues. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class provides medical supervision for the San Benito County Public Health Division. The incumbent coordinates public health care services with external agencies and health care providers and provides on-going communication with the local medical community. This position is responsible for providing medical oversight and enforcement of public health regulations for a variety of public health programs and services including, environmental health, vital records, communicable disease control, public health nursing, emergency and disaster medical planning, public health education, California Children's Service and maternal and child health services. This class is distinguished from the Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the Public Health Division's programs and services, whereas the Health Officer directs the medical oversight for all public health programs. REPORTS TO Director of Health and Human Services Agency CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise medical staff and other professional, licensed positions such as Environmental Health Manager, Occupational and Physical Therapists, emergency medical services personnel, etc. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs. corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; in community meetings and event settings, outdoors at inspection sites when warranted. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the medical delivery of comprehensive, county-wide public health programs to protect and promote public health and mitigate public health hazards. Enforces all statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health, environmental health, and sanitation Consults and provides direction on policy, investigation, treatment and control of communicable disease to include emergency preparedness and response. Directs, coordinates and participates in the development and delivery of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that protect public health and conform with applicable public health standards and accepted clinical practices. Analyzes legislative changes, evaluates and develops medical and public health policies, programs and procedures and formulates improvements. Serves as an advocate to promote statewide public health policies, which also benefit the County. Researches, prepares and interprets clinical and technical data, reports and studies; prepares written correspondence as necessary. Reviews technical requirements, reports and procedures generated by the health department. Disseminates and interprets policies, laws, regulations and state and federal directives regarding medical and public health issues to physicians, department staff and representatives of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics and schools by written and personal contacts; acts as medical epidemiologist for public health diseases. Consults and coordinates with federal and state officials and representatives of local public and private health agencies in the enforcement of health laws and the development of programs to meet public health needs. Directs the issuance and recordation of birth and death certificates and provides vital statistics information to the State Office of Public Health. Provides direction and advice regarding policies and procedures directed by the state immunization board. Directs public health education. Promotes the advancement of maternal and child health. Directs the recording of vital statistics. Directs immunization programs. Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, to include assigning work, handling employee concerns and problems, and counseling. Responds to requests for information or assistance. Represents the County Public Health Division with regard to public health issues to outside groups and organizations; coordinates public health activities with other public and private agencies Conducts staff meetings with Public Health Division Supervisors, Managers and others. Minimum qualifications & Requirements TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS - TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine degree and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible work in a public health service that included both clinical and managerial experience. Training in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is desirable. Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health is also highly desirable. License/Certification: Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California Eligible to possess DEA license issued by the State of California Must possess a valid California Driver's License as required by the position Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS In accordance with Section 454 of the California Health and Safety Code, must be a graduate of a medical school in good standing and repute. Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health, including current trends in policy, research, treatment, prevention, education and related issues. Communicable diseases and principles and practices of communicable disease control. Principles and practices of clinical medicine. Epidemiology and biostatistics. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of public health program development and administration. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including appropriate enforcement techniques. Organization, purpose and function of federal and state health agencies. Local medical associations and community health groups. Principles and methods of public and community relations, and public information practices and techniques. Socio-e conomic and psychological factors and the impact of the effectiveness of health services delivery. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management including basic budgeting. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct public health programs within professional standards, legal requirements and financial constraints. Work with county, state, federal and local government officials in the establishment of coordinated and effective program services to populations and individuals. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Direct, train and supervise professional and technical personnel. Interpret and explain laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to public health. Prepare clear and comprehensive records and reports. Maintain accurate records. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Speak effectively in public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, other departments, agencies and public groups and organizations. Operate standard office equipment. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. Please: Lateral/Academy Graduates only Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; and to do related work as required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection or life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities Substantiates finding of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and prepares reports Investigates accidents Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests Maintains departmental files and records Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Must have successfully completed, or successfully complete during the probationary period, a Basic Academy certified by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Laws of arrest and rules of evidence. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. First Aid and CPR. Ability to : Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Use and care for firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Job TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY CLICK HERE Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME I Under supervision, to learn methods and procedures, make inspections, and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to learn and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to learn methods and procedures and inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. II Under general direction, to make inspections and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. III Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and basic working level in the Agricultural and Standards Inspector class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision until they gain experience and obtain the requisite State licenses to work as an experienced Agricultural Biologist/Inspector. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the fact that incumbents in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II class perform a broader range of assignments under less guidance and supervision. II This is the first experienced working level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to be licensed and work in at least five of the eight fields requiring State licensing for the performance of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. III This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform the complete range of the more inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess all of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer or Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory class. III Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, Agricultural Aide, and Produce Inspector, as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Learns methods, procedures, and policies and performs the following assignments: inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades Issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards Inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases Inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease may inspect and insure proper pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations. Controls and eradicates plants, weeds, and pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products for movement or shipment Inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds Inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices Inspects and insures proper weight, measures, counts, and labeling of packaged commodities Inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses Collects petroleum product samples for testing Investigates complaints related to consumer transactions Prepares records and reports of inspections and tests Takes appropriate enforcement actions Performs needed maintenance on equipment Provides information to growers and home-ownerS Gathers information for annual crop reports Represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. II Inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades; issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards; inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases; inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds; inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease; issues pesticide permits and may inspect pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries; examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations; controls and eradicates plants, weeds, rodents, birds, and other pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products as a condition of movement or shipment; inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices; weighs, measures, and counts the contents of packaged commodities to verify the accuracy of labels; inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses; collects petroleum product samples for testing to insure stated qualities; investigates complaints related to consumer transactions; prepares records and reports of inspections and tests conducted; takes appropriate enforcement actions; performs needed maintenance on equipment; provides information to growers and home-owners regarding pest problems; gathers information for annual crop reports; represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. III Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs the full scope of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least two valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, one of which must be either: Pesticide Regulation Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation Weight Verification An incumbent may be appointed without the required licenses, but the appointment will be on a provisional basis, pending acquisition of the required licenses. Failure to obtain one of the licenses within twelve months of appointment may result in termination. II At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least five valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, three which must be: 1) Pesticide Regulation 2) Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation 3) Weight Verification The two remaining licenses may be any combination of the following: 1) Investigation and Environmental Monitoring 2) Integrated Pest Management 3) Commodity Regulation 4) Measurement Verification 5) Transaction and Product Verification III At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector II with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of all eight valid licenses related agricultural, weights, measures, and commodity inspections issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Basic knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Basic knowledge of agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Basic knowledge of pest and noxious weed control methods. II Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. III Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: I Learn and perform agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. Learn, use, and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a wide range of agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection assignments. Use and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. III Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulations, the California Health and Safety Code and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform complete range of inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector III by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess al of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III and Agricultural Technician as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs a wide range agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least one year of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector III with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 26, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide mental health nursing services, instruction, counseling and assessments in clinics and community facilities; to assist with prevention and alleviation of mental illness and promote mental health; to coordinate and participate in a variety of mental health nursing assessments, direct patient care, group and individual counseling, and health education services; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced- level in the Mental Health Nurse classification series. Performance of responsibilities requires specialized knowledge of physical and psychiatric conditions of mental health clients and their relationship to psychotropic and other drugs and medications. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; some positions may require sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to physically restrain disturbed clients; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, clinic, and community facility environments; exposure to communicable diseases; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes and provides mental health nursing services; Provides health and mental health counseling to individuals and their families regarding mental illness, health conditions, health maintenance, and rehabilitation in clinic, day treatment, or community settings Implements clients medical care plans as developed and prescribed within Mental Health Department guidelines and policies Serves as team member in the development, implementation, and evaluation of direct client care Interviews, educates, counsels, and refers clients regarding a variety of health conditions Develops regular and special treatments and procedures Observes and evaluates clients' signs, symptoms, and therapy progress Identifies and interprets client findings or changes requiring attention or notification of other professional staff Assists with special treatment, tests, and administration of prescribed medications Makes adjustments in patient care, commensurate with a patient's condition and progress Provides basic assessments and counseling to clients Counsels and educates clients regarding mental health status, treatment plans, psychoactive medications, benefits and side effects of medications, disease prevention and basic living skills Provides health education regarding personal hygiene, nutrition, and care and treatment of health problems Teaches and demonstrates client care to family members and others Consults with other mental health staff regarding health care issues and client treatment plans Administers injections Oversees client clinic care Orders medications and stores them in a secure area Maintains a variety of client health and medication records Refers individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics, as necessary Conducts health appraisals and follows-up on findings Confers with physicians, other professionals, and concerned parties regarding the needs of clients with mental disabilities Prepares reports and maintains records for treatment, client appraisals, and development of treatment plans Other duties, as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Completion of nursing studies and curriculum sufficient to obtain requisite licenses from the State of California. AND Experience: One year as a Mental Health Nurse I with San Benito County OR Three years of psychiatric nursing experience, providing nursing services, social services, or counseling in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and methods used in counseling and psychotherapy. Principles, methods, and practices of general and psychiatric nursing. Medical terminology. Community resources available for support of individuals in various levels of care. Normal and abnormal growth and development patterns. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable diseases, mental disabilities and other disabling conditions. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of controlling communicable diseases. Ability to: Provide a variety of general and mental health nursing services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare case work records and make sound recommendations regarding client progress and care. Provide individual and group therapy. Assess the physical condition of patients. Interview patients and families to gather medical history data and determine their needs. Integrate a number of clinical approaches in the development of treatment plans. Recognize potential crises and provide crisis intervention services. Counsel clients and make referrals to community resource agencies. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other governmental agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous