Placer County

Placer County is a prosperous community characterized by a healthy and diverse economy, attractive business environment, and residents who benefit from high quality educational, safety, and healthcare infrastructure, in addition to a wide variety of outstanding recreational opportunities. The government center of Placer County (located in Auburn) is 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, the State capital. Stretching over one hundred miles, from the breathtaking vistas of the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe down through the verdant foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the lush Sacramento Valley, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in Northern California.

Placer County offers a generous benefits package. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and CalPERS retirement, as well as 13 paid holidays, 12 days/year paid sick leave, generous vacation allowances, 100 hours/year management leave (for management classifications), and more. For additional benefit information and details click here.

29 job(s) at Placer County

PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List - Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: _Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the _Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Lindsay Killian, HR Analyst, at (530) 886-4678 or lkillian@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety Bargaining Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The SART Nurse/Coordinator provides hands-on service to Placer County residents who have been victims of sexual assault and collaborates with a team of multidisciplinary agencies to counter the experience of sexual trauma with a sensitive and skilled response. The SART Nurse/Coordinator escorts victims to and from medical facilities, staying with them throughout the interview and examination process. This position serves as a primary liaison between law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, and representatives from a variety of agencies, including HHS Public Health and Child Welfare Services (CWS), District Attorney's Office, and County Victim Witness. The SART Nurse/Coordinator promotes collaborative relationships between all stakeholders, conducts community outreach, and provides community and/or technical training to various groups and colleagues regarding sexual assault and physical abuse. DEFINITION To plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) working in partnership with the District Attorney's Office and Health and Human Services, with medical oversight from the Placer County Health Officer; and coordinate and perform forensic examinations to persons of all ages.    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from an assigned manager and medical oversight from the Placer County Health Officer.   May exercise technical and functional supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff.  EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, organize and direct the operation and activities of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) program; schedule and maintain 24/7 on-call staffing; provide nursing/medical consultation; initiate nursing interventions and interpret serious and/or emergent situations; conduct and document SART examinations for adults, adolescents and children; identify and obtain evidence for the sexual assault evidence kit and maintain chain of custody; order specific laboratory testing and studies per SART protocol; provide referrals for continuation of care; act as a resource for pediatric and adult/adolescent sexual assault/abuse issues; remain on call for after-hours examinations and/or other duties; consult with hospital emergency room physicians for additional diagnosis and/or treatment. Develop and maintain SART policies and procedures in compliance with hospital medical protocols, Placer County District Attorney's Office and Placer County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a variety of other licensing agencies. Serve as primary liaison between law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, and representatives from a variety of agencies including HHS Public Health and Child Welfare Services (CWS), DAO, and County Victim Witness; promote collaborative relationships between all stakeholders; conduct community outreach; provide community and/or technical training to various groups and colleagues regarding sexual assault and physical abuse. Oversee the performance of assigned clinical and administrative staff; interview, recruit and make recommendations to management regarding potential forensic examiners; coordinate forensic examiners work assignments and review work to assure compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures; provide clinical supervision, review each medical/legal examination for completeness and appropriate follow-up, discuss and resolve areas of concern; monitor the on-call schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage; develop, implement and conduct training sessions; oversee contracts with professionals in order to meet all SART examination requirements; schedule, organize, and lead monthly Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners' meetings. Collaborate with physicians, the DAO, other law enforcement agencies, and HHS in implementing the County's sexual assault response program objectives; assist the assault response services; may serve as clinical prosecution witness in sexual assault and abuse cases.   Identify learning needs and participate in the development of nursing orientation activities and training in all clinical settings and provide sexual assault response education to hospital staff; act as a consultant to department managers on required competencies related to caring for sexual assault victims. Act as Custodian of Records for medical/legal examinations and interviews; ensure chain of custody on physical evidence; maintain medical documentation and testify in court as needed. Participate in the development and preparation of the annual SART budget; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; make recommendations for program expenditures in accordance with established limits. Represent assigned department to the public as well as other County employees and managers in a positive and productive manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience:  Two (2) years of post-license professional clinical experience in an acute care facility or a public health department specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit and/or Cardiac Care Unit or a closely related medical field. OR:  Two (2) years of experience as a forensic examiner. Training:   Equivalent to an Associate of Science Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California license as a Registered Nurse. Certificates of completion for the Basic Pediatric Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) for Healthcare Professionals and Adult Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) for Healthcare Professionals Training Programs through the California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center (CCFMTC) are required within one year from date of hire, and certifications must be maintained throughout employment. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE:   Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Professional nursing theory, practice and techniques in the areas of sexual assault and suspected abuse. Principles and standards of forensic medical examinations. State of California and local SART programs. Licensure, accreditation and regulatory requirements for sexual assault response services. Legal terminology, medical and ethical responsibilities in SART examinations. Requirements of medical documentation and record keeping. Standard and accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Community resources and public relations techniques. Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Basic office practice, procedures and equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient conditions; and lift moderate weight. Complete highly specialized medical examinations with recommendations for follow-up care. Obtain information through interview; treat traumatized clients with respect and dignity/use of trauma focused care. Demonstrate advanced clinical problem solving and leadership skills including monitoring critical practice indicators, identifying training issues, and providing appropriate training. Ensure compliance with hospital, DAO and/or HHS goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and procedures; prepare and maintain reports and clinical records. Maintain pharmaceuticals for SART patients and dispense medication pursuant to SART protocol. Coordinate with HHS to order/stock SART medications. Manage SART documents with appropriate compliance to HIPPA and chain of custody. Make sound decisions using problem-solving skills. Accurately assess requests for services and take effective course of action. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Plan, conduct, and coordinate in-service training programs and community training outreach. Interpret, apply and explain complex rules, regulations, administrative and clinical procedures and protocols. Identify the need for and obtain physician consultation in appropriate clinical situations. Work courteously with the public; and handle multiple case assignments; and work with interruptions. Work unusual and/or prolonged work schedules. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Monitor Placer County SART equipment. Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive financial analyses, reports, and written materials. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan Week of 12/24/18    Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 12/31/18    Training and Experience Rating Week of 12/31/18    Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2018 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment will be screened on a weekly basis. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the journey level position of Psychiatric Nurse II in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA.  DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Psychiatric Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the Psychiatric Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Psychiatric Nurse in that the latter provides psychiatric nursing care requiring a high level of skill and independent judgment and exercises direct supervision over subordinate psychiatric nursing staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible professional psychiatric nursing experience performing duties similar to a Psychiatric Nurse I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Mental health procedures and practices relative to the delivery of psychiatric nursing care. Resources available to mentally ill persons. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Independently observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Independently provide crisis intervention as necessary. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment.  If you are in your final semester, please apply. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. Click   here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities.  POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner I (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician) for case management assignments in the Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions. This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Client Services Practitioner series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level class.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a program supervisor or other designated management position.   May receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Client Services Practitioner. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: One year of providing mental health services, social service casework or counseling is desirable. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling, which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners must be obtained by date of appointment. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at:     Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1.     Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2.     The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3.     If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4.     If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5.     The applicant must submit a Placer County  Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying:          a.     His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory;          b.     He/She has not been separated for cause;          c.     He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam;          d.     If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the   Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Personnel Department. Click here to view benefits for the General bargaining unit. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 09, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works and Facilities Building Maintenance Division currently has one vacancy for Senior Building Craft Mechanic. The Department is seeking skilled individuals in the building maintenance field, with a focused knowledge in the electrical trade, heating/air conditioning/refrigeration, and general management . The electrician position performs duties such as installation and repair of electrical and lighting systems. This includes building wiring, switches, outlets, fixtures, panels and breakers, lamp and ballast replacement, conduit installation, generator operation, etc. This senior-level position also exercises technical and functional supervision over designated crew. The heating/air conditioning/refrigeration position performs duties such as making repairs on waste removal systems, heating and air conditioning systems, including but not limited to evaporative coolers, package units, pumps, chillers, cooling towers, and boilers, including cutting, fitting and installing gas and water pipes; perform metal fabrication and welding, both arc and acetylene. This senior-level position also exercises technical and functional supervision over designated crew. For more information about the Department of Public Works and Facilities Building Maintenance Division, please click HERE . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To perform with a high level of skill and independent judgement, a designated skilled craft(s) such as electrical, painting, cabinet/furniture making, metal fabrication, plumbing, air conditioning/ refrigeration, heating, fire sprinkler systems, or environmental systems and controls; to perform installations, maintenance, and regular and emergency repairs to public buildings, structures, and equipment in a designated craft(s)/trade(s); to perform a variety of responsible project scheduling and coordination functions; and to exercise technical and functional supervision over designated crew members on a regular basis . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Building Crafts Mechanic series.  Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the nature of the public contact made.  Employees at this level perform a variety of project coordination functions for assigned area(s) of responsibility as well as serving as a liaison between client division/department, other building maintenance crew(s), and any additional involved parties; exercise technical and functional supervision over designated crew members on a regular basis; perform the full range of skilled craft duties in an independent manner; and are required to be fully proficient in a designated assigned craft/trade area or may be assigned to learn additional crafts/trades . SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Building Crafts Mechanic and/or management and supervisory staff.   Exercises technical and functional supervision over building maintenance staff and/or other designated crew members on a regular basis. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in the coordination and scheduling of assigned projects/areas of responsibility; communicate and act as liaison with other departments, divisions, assigned project managers, and outside tradespersons/contractors during all assigned phases of project completion.  Assist Supervisor and/or Project Manager in establishing project parameters and resource requirements within assigned area(s) of responsibility; prepare detailed and complex drawings, designate quantity and type of materials and supplies needed, and estimate cost and lay out of job. Provide lead supervision to subordinate staff and other designated crew members on a regular basis; assign and schedule tasks, direct the work of assigned crew members, participate in on-the-job training of new crew members and others in assigned craft(s) as well as division procedures and operations.  Perform carpentry work in the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, wood fixtures and furniture; may construct forms, mix and pour cement, and perform other masonry tasks.  Clean and prepare surfaces to be painted; paint exterior and interior walls, ceilings and cabinet work, using brush or spray gun; varnish, stain or shellac furniture, doors, cabinets, moldings and floors; may mix paints to obtain desired colors.  Install and make repairs to or replace electrical systems including building wiring, switches, outlets, fixtures, and plugs and make other electrical repairs; install, maintain, and repair various lighting systems; install, maintain, and repair various alarm mechanisms and systems, including fire detection and security systems; and maintain and repair small engines and generators. Make repairs on stoves, refrigerators, sanitation and waste removal systems, heating and air conditioning systems, evaporative coolers, including cutting, fitting and installing gas and water pipes; perform metal fabrication and welding, both arc and acetylene.  Operate and perform minor maintenance to building automation systems, including but not limited to, building access control systems, climate control systems, and intrusion control systems. Identify and resolve technical issues and malfunctions associated with building automation and control systems or notify appropriate staff for the resolution of such issues. May oil, adjust, clean and make minor repairs to equipment used by custodial staff such as vacuum cleaners and buffers.  Install, repair, maintain, or replace various locks and locking systems, including mechanical, electric, or electronic; key and re-key locks; lay out, manufacture, and install various building signs.  Make repairs and adjustments to plumbing equipment and apparatus, such as replacing broken pipes, cleaning plugged drains, replacing washers and gaskets, replacing faucets and valves, cleaning grease traps, and flushing sewer lines; and install, maintain, and repair various piping and sprinklers used in fire suppression systems.  Keep records and prepare reports as required.  Assist Supervisor in evaluating training needs of subordinate staff members to remain current in related technology and industry/craft methods and operations; provide input into designated employee performance evaluations upon request; communicate with supervisor on an on-going basis regarding assigned employees' work performance and progress to include potential deficiencies and/or work behavior problems.  Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.  Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible building crafts experience performing duties similar to a Building Crafts Mechanic with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented with approved coursework in project management, general construction management, and/or supervisory training. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license may be required depending upon the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of appropriate required certification relative to specific area of building crafts assignment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General building crafts procedures and practices. Uniform Building Codes in terms of locating and interpreting specific codes as necessary . Use and purpose of common materials, tools, equipment, and methods used in carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, masonry, small engine repair, metal fabrication, and welding both arc and acetylene. Principles and practices associated with the operation and minor maintenance of modern building technology including building access control, climate control, and intrusion control.  Principles and practices of designated area of building crafts assignment. Laws, codes, and regulations pertinent to designated area of crafts and/or mechanical assignment. Principles and practices of work safety. Principles and practices of job/project management and coordination. Basic principles and practices of supervising and training others. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; and explain job to others. Intermittently, sit while completing work papers and reports; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and reach while operating equipment and performing various building crafts activities; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; hear and see with sufficient acuity to identify building maintenance issues and provide service and repair; distinguish colors used in paints, wiring, lights, and identification labels; regularly lift very heavy weight. Train, assign and monitor work of subordinate staff/crew members. Read, understand, interpret, and follow a variety of blueprints and complex diagrams and schematics. Make accurate estimates of materials, work hours, and costs required in assigned repair and maintenance projects . Use various hand tools and equipment such as a hammer, screw driver, pliers, saw, wrench, paint brush, sledge hammer, cutter, grinder, welder, router, skill saw, torch, and pick and shovel. Operate light trucks and equipment such as a forklift, hydraulic lift, backhoe, tractor, jackhammer, and sand blaster. Use specialized tools and equipment applicable to specific area of crafts and/or mechanical assignment. Remain current with technology associated with building maintenance automation and control. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Work assigned shift; be subject to emergency call-out and unusual and prolonged work schedule in emergency situations. Perform heavy manual labor in a safe and effective manner. Communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph, and/or be bonded). Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. The Code Enforcement team provides quality customer service through administration, communication, education, and assistance to the public and businesses to ensure compliance with the County's codes and ordinances. Code Enforcement is critical to ensuring the County's mission of providing responsive, efficient and effective public services that promote the health, safety, well-being and prosperity of its citizens while protecting its environmental resources and preserving the rich heritage of our region. For more information about the County's Code Compliance unit, click  here . POSITION INFORMATION The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill Extra Help positions assigned to ensure compliance with the provisions of Placer County's Cannabis Ordinance.  Primary duties will include the following: Prepare evidence for use in administrative and criminal hearing/court proceedings and the ability to testify regarding such evidence.  Identify plant species, particularly cannabis/marijuana for investigative purposes related to restrictions of the plant in state and local code.   Read and understand site plans, blueprints, maps, drawings, specifications, legal descriptions, contract documents, criminal code, penal code, graphs and building and use permits including that related to cannabis/marijuana cultivation.  Use patience, tact, courtesy and self-restraint when dealing with members of the general public who choose to cultivate cannabis/marijuana whether in accordance with or in violation of local laws and codes pertaining to cannabis/marijuana cultivation.  Determine violations versus permitted land uses per zoning or cannabis related ordinances, ordinance codes, and maintain files on all violations including those related to cannabis/marijuana cultivation. Appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should permanent vacancies arise at some future date. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. DEFINITION To enforce State and local zoning, building and housing codes through research, investigation and inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance and court appearance; and to communicate with the public regarding code compliance and enforcement DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Code Enforcement series.  This class is distinguished from the Code Enforcement Officer I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Code Enforcement Officer in that the latter exercises full, first-line supervision over technical and clerical staff and investigates and handles the more difficult and complex code enforcement cases. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from assigned management or supervisory staff.  EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints and conduct field inspections; seek compliance regarding code requirements through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; and conduct follow up inspections. Explain applicable zoning, building and housing codes and division policies and procedures to the public in the field, by telephone and at the public counter; and coordinate with other County departments and outside agencies as needed. Establish and maintain accurate and complete case files; prepare legal documents and evidence for court and/or administrative hearing proceedings; and testify in court as needed. Receive and review information about possible violations of zoning and building codes; and research parcel history and permits to determine validity of complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of Code Enforcement Officer I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in law enforcement, land use, building or business regulation or a related field. License or Certificate:  May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid certificate of completion of Penal Code •832 Course in Arrest, Search, and Seizure issued by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to be obtained within twelve months of employment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of positive interpersonal and public relations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local codes and regulations pertaining to building, housing and zoning. Operation, policies and procedures of a county planning division, especially as related to Code Enforcement. Ability to: Prepare and issue citations and warrants; collect and preserve evidence, write arrest warrants, inspection warrants, search warrants and related paperwork. Follow established procedures to issue citations and warrants to people in violation of county codes and state regulations; document each citation presented to owners and agents. On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field.  Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; occasionally lift moderate weight; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Independently interpret and enforce zoning and land use rules. Perform routine investigations and inspections and prepare evidence and files on difficult enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections, accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information; prepare evidence for use in hearings and court proceedings and testify regarding such evidence. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Obtain information through interview and dialogue; and work fairly and courteously with the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, microfilm reader printer, photographic camera. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.   SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Community Service Officer - I and Community Service Officer - II in Tahoe. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in a recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Community Service Officer - I                #2018-16609-01 Community Service Officer - II               #2018-16610-01 *Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. DEFINITION To assist the public, sworn and non-sworn staff, and other personnel, by performing a variety of technical and clerical work related to law enforcement functions; to greet and assist the public in a variety of situations; to make presentations and assist in public relations activities; and to perform other duties not requiring Peace Officer status. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Community Services Officer series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from higher level supervisory or management personnel.  Functional or technical supervision may also be received from higher level technical or supervisory/management staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist the public either in person, on the telephone, or in the field; diffuse volatile situations; explain Department procedures and policies to the public as needed. Compile data from multiple sources to complete and process forms, documents and reports in accordance with established procedures; research problems and refer them to the appropriate person, unit, department, or agency. Advise public of applicable regulations and procedures; sign off on specified citations. Deliver subpoenas in non-hazardous situations; write reports not requiring the presence of a sworn officer. Conduct meetings and make presentations to community and school groups; write articles and press releases; prepare pamphlets and brochures related to law enforcement and crime prevention activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; type statements, letters, petitions, civil and criminal complaints and other material. Establish and maintain systems and procedures to coordinate, monitor and report on the program status to which assigned; within established guidelines, interpret various departmental rules, policies and procedures of assigned program; communicate program status to affected parties and educate involved participants as to process and program policies. Compile and total law enforcement statistics; conduct comparative statistical analysis of computer generated reports to ensure accuracy of information. Process citizen reports, inquiries, and calls for service. May provide traffic control. May testify in court, as required. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: One year of experience interviewing clients, applying regulations, and dealing with hostile or irate individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Basic techniques for dealing with diverse people in tense and verbally abusive situations. Ability to: Learn and apply applicable laws, rules and regulations. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned position; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify programmatic changes; interpret and apply internal department rules and regulations; observe while in the field; problem solve situations; and explain law to public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in a vehicle; walk and stand during field activities; bend, twist, squat and kneel during issuance of subpoenas; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the field; perform simple and power grasping; pushing and pulling; fine manipulation; lift moderate weight. Learn the function, organization, purpose, operation, and procedures of law enforcement and/or public safety agencies. Learn to inform members of the public of processes and procedures. Learn to read, understand, and interpret standard official legal documents. Understand and follow both oral and written instructions. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 01/04/19 - Recruitment Closes 01/07/19 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 01/11/19 - Training and Experience Rating 01/14/19 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is currently accepting applications for Community Service Officer - I and Community Service Officer - II in Tahoe. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in a recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Community Service Officer - I                #2018-16609-01 Community Service Officer - II               #2018-16610-01 *Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. DEFINITION To assist the public, sworn and non-sworn staff, and other personnel, by performing a variety of technical and clerical work related to law enforcement functions; to greet and assist the public in a variety of situations; to make presentations and assist in public relations activities; and to perform other duties not requiring Peace Officer status. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Community Services Officer series.  This class is distinguished from the entry level by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level supervisory or management personnel within a framework of standard policies and procedures.  Functional or technical supervision may also be received from higher level management staff. May exercise technical supervision over the Community Services Officer I . EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist the public either in person, on the telephone, or in the field; diffuse volatile situations; explain Department procedures and policies to the public as needed. Compile data from multiple sources to complete and process forms, documents and reports in accordance with established procedures; research problems and refer them to the appropriate person, unit, department, or agency. Advise public of applicable regulations and procedures; sign off on specified citations. Deliver subpoenas in non-hazardous situations; write reports not requiring the presence of a sworn officer. Conduct meetings and make presentations to community and school groups; write articles and press releases; prepare pamphlets and brochures related to law enforcement and crime prevention activities. Perform a variety of record keeping, filing, indexing and other general clerical work; type statements, letters, petitions, civil and criminal complaints and other material. Establish and maintain systems and procedures to coordinate, monitor and report on the program status to which assigned; within established guidelines, interpret various departmental rules, policies and procedures of assigned program; communicate program status to affected parties and educate involved participants as to process and program policies. Compile and total law enforcement statistics; conduct comparative statistical analysis of computer generated reports to ensure accuracy of information. Process citizen reports, inquiries, and calls for service. May provide traffic control. May testify in court, as required. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualification listed below. Experience: Two years of experience comparable to the duties of a Community Services Officer I . Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES In addition to the requirements for Community Services Officer I : Knowledge of: The function, organization, purpose, operation, and procedures of a law enforcement agency. Advanced techniques to deal with diverse people in tense and verbally abusive situations. Principles and practices of report writing for a law enforcement agency. Ability to: Apply applicable laws, rules and regulations. Inform members of public of processes and procedures, especially individuals exhibiting stressful or emotional behavior. Read, understand, and interpret standard official legal documents. Exercise independent judgement and discretion analyzing and resolving problems; work with a minimum of supervision. Enforce the laws, regulations and ordinances governing parking in a tactful, firm and impartial manner. Locate streets and other geographical points using a map. Maintain accurate records and files. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 01/04/19 - Recruitment Closes 01/07/19 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 01/11/19 - Training and Experience Rating 01/14/19 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise appraisal operations of a unit within a division of the Assessor's Department; and to perform difficult and complex appraisal work. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit of a department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from a Managing Appraiser. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, clerical and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the appraisal work performed by professional and technical personnel; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the valuation of property for the purpose of property tax assessments. Assign and distribute work to ensure completion of assessments within established deadlines. Review and interpret the Revenue and Taxation Code as it pertains to property tax assessments, as well as applicable court cases, rules and regulations. Perform the most difficult appraisal work; gather and analyze data and values of various types of property and evaluate the effects of trends in values; advise subordinate staff on questions of appropriate methods and procedures for appraisals. Communicate with property owners through correspondence, meetings and telephone discussions regarding the valuation process, regulations and laws governing appraised values. Monitor market changes to measure market-driven value changes in geographic areas of responsibility. Prepare and present testimony before the Assessment Appeals Board/Board of Supervisors for cases where assessment appeals have been filed. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible journey level experience in appraisal work performing duties similar to an associate or senior level appraiser in Placer County or other experience and training per requirements set forth in the Revenue and Taxation Code. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, economics, accounting, or a related field. Training must be consistent with the requirements of Property Tax Rule 283 of the Revenue and Taxation Code or the Successor section. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid Appraiser's Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization must be obtained within six months from date of hire.  Failure to obtain this certificate will be cause for termination of employment in this class. NOTE:   Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of : Property tax laws and regulations. Principles, terminology, procedures and techniques of property appraisal. Organization and procedures of an Assessor's office. Methods determining and applying the income, sales comparison, and cost approaches to appraisal. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct subordinate staff performing appraisal operations/activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems in appraisal activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift light weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Operate a personal computer in an on-line processing environment, utilize software application programs commonly used in the Assessor's Office. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Week of 12/31/18    Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 12/31/18    Training and Experience Rating Week of 1/7/19        Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2018 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Placer County truly is an amazing place to live and work! Are you interested in a position that is extremely independent and offers the freedom to guide and motivate your own staff in an employee engagement setting? How about an exciting job that has daily opportunities to serve and help the citizens of Placer County build their dreams?  Would you like a career where you can apply your building and or engineering experiences to guide our customers through the building permit and inspection processes?  Do you want to work in a fun, friendly, rewarding and relaxed environment where you are part of a participatory team on the cutting edge of providing the best possible building services to our community?   If so, this job may be for you.  Don't pass this great career opportunity...apply today! To learn more about the Building Services Division of Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency, please click here . POSITION INFORMATION The Building Inspector - Supervising is assigned to the County's Building Services Division of the Community Development Resource Agency.  One of the unique aspects of the position is, as a working supervisor, to perform plan check and field inspections on a regular basis, particularly for the more complex residential and commercial projects.  Assignments will include responding to the most complex project inquiries, interpreting applicable code, and serving as a liaison between department management staff and the public.  Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here. This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. To be included in the first screening, completed application materials must be submitted by Friday, December 28 at 5:00 PM. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise building inspection and plan review operations within the Building Division; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or division. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned management staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct complex plan review and field inspections and perform all related activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for plan review and building inspection; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in plan review and building inspection. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel and equipment; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible advanced journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Senior Building Inspector in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in building codes, construction technology or a related field.  Additional training in supervision is highly desirable. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as an Inspector issued by the International Code Council. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Equipment, tools and materials used in building inspection and plan review. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget preparation and monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Intermittently, sit at desk for long periods of time; stand at the public counter to answer questions of the public; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; and occasionally lift moderate weight. Organize, implement and direct building inspection and plan review operations/activities. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Division policies and procedures. Conduct complex plan reviews and field inspections. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.   For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  POSITION INFORMATION The mission of the Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office is to provide courteous, timely and professional recording and elections services to the citizens, businesses and public agencies of the county with the utmost integrity, transparency, consistency, fairness, legal compliance and cost effectiveness, using both the trained and committed staff of the department and technology to advance operations. The Office of the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections is comprised of three units: Clerk, Recorder, and Elections.  Typical duties when assigned to the Clerk's Office are to issue birth, death and marriage vital record copies; perform civil marriages, including same sex marriages; and file fictitious business name statements. Typical duties when assigned to the Recorder's Office are to examine documents for recording requirements, cashier transactions, scan and index documents, and process passport applications. Typical duties when assigned to the Elections Office are to process voter registration cards; process vote-by-mail requests and official ballots; survey and secure polling locations; recruit and train poll workers; file official candidate paperwork; conduct voter outreach programs; and conduct federal, state, and local elections. Election season typically results in the necessity to work some weekends, evenings, and County-observed holidays.  Positions in Elections typically require a valid driver's license. To learn more about the Clerk/Recorder Division  click here  and to learn more about the Elections Division click here . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more  click here . The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies within the Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office. DEFINITION To perform the more specialized, complex and responsible administrative, clerical and document processing functions within the elections and/or recording divisions of the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office; to serve as a resource to assigned staff and the public regarding the more complex areas of assignment; to provide lead supervision to clerical and technical staff; and to perform other duties relative to assigned areas of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician - Senior is considered the advanced journey level class, distinguished from other classes in the series by the level of responsibility assumed, the complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken and by the nature of the public contact made.   Employees at this level perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including conducting research and problem resolution which requires specialized knowledge. The Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician  - Senior is required to perform all duties and responsibilities of multiple functional areas within the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office and to provide technical and functional supervision over assigned clerical staff.   The Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician - Senior is distinguished from the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for serving as a first level supervisor of a work unit or program area within the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from higher level management or supervisory staff.   May exercise functional and technical supervision over lower level technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform the more complex and specialized administrative and clerical duties within assigned functional areas; compile data; summarize and maintain a variety of reports, records, lists and files.  Train assigned employees in their areas of work including recording or elections methods, procedures and techniques. Verify the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with applicable standards and specifications; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures. Process and verify a variety of documents including general and legal correspondence, memos and statistical charts. Serve as a resource to the general public; provide answers and information regarding processes and procedures for assigned area. Sort and file legal and general documents and records; maintain alphabetical, index and cross-reference files. Operate standard office equipment including personal computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet or database programs. Provide and maintain quality customer service relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the general public. Perform related duties as assigned. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk Services: Provide customer service over the phone and in person at the clerk and copy counters; perform cashiering services; certify and copy vital records, maps and other documents. Receive, review, verify and enter data on a variety of legal documents and records including marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates, certificates of notary, notices of determination and fictitious business names; verify identity of applicant. Officiate marriage ceremonies, or deputize members of the public to officiate ceremonies, in accordance with State law. Update and transmit official records on computerized systems on a daily basis; remove transmitted documents on a weekly basis; run month-to date and year-to-date system audits. Prepare monthly subscription billings for customers who subscribe to special reports on fictitious business names and official records. Log and track all vital statistics in preparation for scanning. Organize and direct the workflow in the Imaging Center; train assigned staff on various equipment used in imaging process. Organize and participate in the copying of records documents from microfiche; distribute to appropriate personnel for processing. Copy, prepare and scan records and documents; make CD's of scanned documents; roll film for documents and maps that have been recorded. Maintain logs, files and statistical information pertaining to documents processed. Troubleshoot mechanical and/or technical problems on scanning equipment.    When assigned to Recording: Provide customer service over the phone and in person at the recording counter; perform cashiering services. Determine appropriate categories of action to be initiated based upon the content of the documents, applicable laws, and regulations; record real property documents; process passport applications, and apply county seal. Review complex legal documents to determine if the documents meet recording requirements; identify parties in document for indexing. Respond to questions from the public regarding the recording of real property records; explain the application of the Government Code, or other statutes and regulations specifying actions to be taken as a result of the information provided; and prepare correspondence to answer questions regarding actions taken based on information in the documents. Enter information into a computer system to initiate actions based on documents received and analyzed; apply proper codes for transactions. Correct cashiering errors made by assigned staff; void documents and re-cashier as necessary; enter the correct codes for page count, transfer tax and the number of documents indexed; pay out appropriate accounts. When assigned to Elections: Compile, maintain and file voter registration documents, materials and logs; update and maintain manuals, indexes, voter registrations and inventory control files; process vote by mail voter requests; enter new voter registration cards; change, cancel or remove records; return incomplete voter registration cards. Verify voter materials; review precinct rosters for duplicate voters and changes noted by precinct workers; make street and precinct changes based on information from other agencies or departments; change voters to correct precinct; verify petitions using the optical disc signature retrieval program. Provide support to election processes and procedures; recruit, train and direct work of precinct poll workers; visit prospective polling places to determine desirability of locations and compliance with ADA requirements; organize and direct the work of temporary staff in assembling and distributing precinct materials and supplies; update training materials. Ensure the provision of adequate supplies and materials; maintain supply inventory; supervise prompt delivery of ballot containers; assure adequacy and proper operations of voting equipment; make emergency pick-up or delivery of voting supplies. Submit documents or reports to other agencies; create and maintain National Voter Registration Act records for reporting to the state and federal government; sort, mail out and process out-of-county notices to appropriate counties; enter data and generate reports. Proofread sample and official ballot materials and make corrections as needed. Assist candidates, officeholders and voters with questions and elections information. Process election cost invoices and claims for payment; balance and deposit revenue; collect candidate and district election fees. Collect and summarize election cost data; calculate and prepare billing for election services. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in analyzing legal documents including two years of experience performing duties similar to a  Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician-Journey in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of lead supervision and training. Office methods and equipment including computer systems and applicable software applications. Specific documents processed and the appropriate actions to be taken based upon the requirements of applicable codes, statutes and regulations. Principles and procedures of complex record keeping and filing. Principles and practices of customer service and proper phone etiquette. Mathematic skills. Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk Services: Legal requirements for processing, recording and filing official documents including birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, fictitious business names, and related documents. Office coding system for cashier documents. Principles and practices of micrographics. Chemicals and equipment used in developing microfilm. Operating procedures of microfilm printers, digital cameras, high speed, flatbed and wide format scanners, video equipment, as well as CD burners and associated computerized processes. When assigned to Recording: Key items of information contained in documents that require the initiation of subsequent actions by the department. Legal descriptions pertaining to vital statistics, property transfers or descriptions of real property. Applicable sections of the Government Code, and rules and regulations pertaining to the transactions required by documents processed. When assigned to Elections: Organization and operating details of the County Elections Division. Statutes and ordinances governing election procedures including California Election Code and other codes and statutes related to voter registration, vote by mail voting and canvassing procedures. Principles of the National Voter Registration Act. Operating procedures of the polls and precinct desk. Equipment and materials utilized in the conduct of elections. Specialized computer programs utilized in the election process. Methods and techniques of training precinct and poll workers. Operating procedures of an elections warehouse. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift lightweight. Lead, organize and review the work of assigned staff. Perform more complex and specialized clerical duties in assigned area of responsibility including maintenance of appropriate records and preparation of reports. Identify and interpret complex technical and numerical information. Understand the various documents to be processed and analyzed. Examine and verify check records, documents and data. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Retrieve, store and remove information in a wide variety of manual and automated filing systems. Maintain security and confidentiality of restricted information. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Perform mathematical calculations. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. In addition to the above: When assigned to Clerk Services: Ensure identification of applicants. Research discrepancies in applications. Issue marriage licenses, certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates, and file fictitious business name statements. Operate microfilm cameras, various scanners, video cameras, and related equipment. When assigned to Recording: Process and record a large volume of documents with a high degree of accuracy. Review complex documents to determine appropriate processing. Prepare letters and correspondence. Read and understand manuals related to recording processing requirements. When assigned to Elections: Understand, interpret and explain election codes and procedures to the public. Read, understand and apply provisions of the California Elections Code to specific situations. Organize and coordinate the work of permanent elections staff and temporary precinct and poll workers. Perform assigned elections processes and operations. Operate optical and bar code scanners. Sort and file election documents in compliance with mandated standards. Monitor and order election materials and supplies. Operate elections equipment and materials. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 12/27/2018 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 28, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION There are currently two vacancies: one in the Tahoe City office and one in the Auburn office. These positions will be assigned to perform duties related to planning functions and services within the Community Development Resource Agency. While not required for placement on the eligible list, the ideal candidate will possess knowledge and/or some experience in planning and zoning. The list established from this recruitment will also be used to fill future vacancies in the Tahoe and Auburn areas as they arise. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . To be included in the first screening, completed application materials must be submitted by Wednesday December 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM. DEFINITION To receive, review, and process a variety of permits in one or more specialized land use areas; to perform a variety of research related to the permitting process, land development issues, and County requirements and regulations; and depending on assignment, to provide information and explanation to the public by telephone and at the public counter regarding permitting requirements and process and County requirements and regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the first working level in the Community Development Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Associate level by performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series that do not require an in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of building, planning, engineering and surveying or wastewater related codes and terminology or by the performance of duties involving less complex permitting tasks. Positions may be assigned to perform duties related to building, planning, engineering and surveying or wastewater services. Depending on assignment, employees at this level may not be expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to higher level classifications either because the duties are more transactional or the permitting process is less complex.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives supervision from department management or supervisory staff and may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:  Accepts applications for structural and wastewater permits and begins permitting process by entering information into land use system to initiate permit; assigns permit numbers; and accepts fees. Accepts and logs commercial and residential plans and associated documents for plan checking; processes, prepares, and issues permits; makes mathematical calculations related to permit and associated fees; accepts fees and issues receipts for permits; balances and prepares daily deposit of fees collected. Bills for service charges that are exempt from property taxes. Accepts and processes a variety of applications and reviews for compliance with land use standards and regulations. Performs site plan review. Performs parcel, permit and zoning research and/or permit history regarding parcel zoning, land use and subdivision restrictions to the public which may involve multiple County departments. Reviews commercial and home occupation business licenses for compliance with land use standards and regulations. Tracks a variety of information including inspection schedules. Gathers and interprets utility line information; locates utility easements and other encumbrance lines on maps. Reviews as-built maps prior to issuing permits; updates maps and Assessor's pages as needed. Makes preliminary determinations regarding environmental review requirements; provides information regarding environmental review process to customers. Provides information to customers regarding hearing process and pre-development meetings. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with coworkers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer services. Prepares correspondence and notifications providing and requesting information from customers related to application materials and permit. Provides information to the public by telephone or at the public counter regarding applicable ordinances, regulations, requirements, and procedures related to the permitting and land development process and County regulations and requirements; assists the public in completing and processing various permits. Interacts with other County departments and/or outside agencies as needed. Prepares and distributes a variety of self-help related materials pertaining to the permitting process. Performs related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: One year of general office support experience that involved substantial public contact. Experience related to community development activities and functions highly desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training or coursework in drafting, principles of real estate, planning, construction, geometry, trigonometry, physics, hydrology, economics, demography, or related field is highly desirable. License of Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required depending on the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of customer service and public contact. Basic arithmetic and mathematical calculations. Clear, effective and correct use of oral and written English including spelling grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Advanced operation of varied office equipment including computers and associated word processing, spreadsheets, and specialized application.  Methods of filing and tracking information.  Letter composition. Ability to:  On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand assigned aspects of the job; identify and interpret technical and numerical permit processing activities; explain permitting process and procedures and County regulations and requirements to the public. Obtain information through interviews and dialogue; work fairly and courteously with the public; simultaneously process multiple permits; and work effectively with frequent interruption. Use a variety of modern office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, microfilm reader/printer, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Clearly and concisely explain permit requirements and procedures to those less knowledgeable. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, other County employees, outside agencies, and the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine appropriate course of action. Effectively use automated permit systems. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2018 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 27, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to  www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more?  Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY.  THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo .   This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies.  For more information regarding TART's service and routes, click HERE . Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Two (2) Permanent Part Time & Three (3) Permanent Full Time             • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefited Positions  • CalPERS Pension                  • Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe subsistence pay (See below)  Several Extra Help / Temporary                 • Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments  The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance.   Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants).      Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: No related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted will be screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse II. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care . Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.)    Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care    DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Health Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse I with Placer County . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of public health nursing, including preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health education, gerontology and sociological problems involved in public health nursing. Procedures and practices used to promote maternal and child health and to assess infant, child and adolescent development. Federal, State and local statutes and regulations governing public health and nursing practices. Policies and procedures of a health services department, especially as related to public health nursing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional nursing care and instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Identify and assess client settings for contributing conditions and/or causes of health or socially-related health problems. Independently provide case management. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% Bilingual Pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business.  Click  here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary* positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner II (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician) for case management assignments in the Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions.  Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority in selecting candidates for interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant change in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s).  DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Client Services Practitioner series.  This class is distinguished from the Client Services Practitioner I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical, technical, para-professional and/or other professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible casework or clinical experience performing duties similar to a Client Services Practitioner I with Placer County. Training:  A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate: May require possession of a State of California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Policies and practices of County's Health and Human Services Department as it relates to assigned program area and client services. Community and consultative resources available, both public and private. Pertinent federal, state and local statutes and regulations governing public health and welfare services. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Develop appropriate treatment plans for a variety of client needs and situations. Perform a variety of professional duties in an independent manner to include all levels of problem-solving and decision-making models. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis.  Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the entry level position of Psychiatric Nurse I in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA.  DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Psychiatric Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting?  Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like.  This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted will be screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse I. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.)    Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: _Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the _Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Lindsay Killian, HR Analyst, at (530) 886-4678 or lkillian@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the General -Safety Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is compromised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin.  Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.  For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . This is a promotional recruitment - only current, permanent County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Human Resources Department currently has a vacancy for a Personnel Services Manager in the Human Resource Strategic Support Division located in Auburn, California. This position will be responsible for managing the County's employee benefit plans/programs, including but not limited to health, life, vision, dental, and unemployment insurance, retirement and deferred compensation plans. This position will also serve as a subject matter expert regarding the County's administrative leave policies and procedures. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct, manage, and administer a major division within the Personnel Department; to plan, direct, and supervise the work of assigned staff; to serve as the subject matter expert on classification, compensation, payroll, recruitment, selection, affirmative action/equal employment, Civil Service codes and regulations, employee benefits, retirement, and other related subjects; to establish and implement division's objectives and performance standards; to participate as an effective and positive member of the department's Management Team and as such, participate in strategic planning, policy development and legislative analysis; and to represent the County in both external and internal contacts. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification functions at the manager level and as such recognizes a position that exercises full line and functional management responsibility for employees within a division and assumes substantive and significant responsibility in Personnel Services Administration. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Assistant Personnel Director. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Direct, manage, monitor, and evaluate the programmatic administration and operations of the County's employee benefit plans/programs, including but not limited to health, life, vision, dental, and unemployment insurance, retirement and deferred compensation plans; prepare recommendations regarding third party administrators, County self-insured programs, and other benefit programs; provide advice and explanations to employees regarding complex benefits questions.  Serve as the subject matter expert regarding County's Employee Benefit Program within the organization and at the bargaining table; provide professional and managerial support and resources to the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officer, County Counsel, management and employees; interpret plans, answer questions, and provide guidance with respect to the Employee Benefits Program.  Serve as the subject matter expert regarding County's administrative leave policies and procedures within the organization and at the bargaining table; act as primary resource to the Board of Supervisors, County Executive Officer, County Counsel, management and employees regarding related laws, guidelines, and regulations; interpret policies and procedures, answer questions, and provide guidance with respect to the administrative leave policies. Participate as a cooperative and positive member of the departmental Management Team; participate in strategic planning, legislative review and analysis, and policy development.  Manage, direct, evaluate, monitor, and support the Personnel Services Teams comprised of professional, technical, and clerical staff supporting assigned departments throughout the County organization; act as a resource to staff, advise staff on the more complex issues; provide direction, guidance, and leadership to staff; prepare performance evaluations.  Plan, develop, implement, and direct the County's employee benefits and personnel services' activities and strategies to support the overall Personnel Department's and County's goals, objectives, and philosophy; assign work activities, and projects; monitor timelines; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures.  Coordinate Personnel Services Division or Employee Benefits Division activities with other Personnel divisions/functions, County departments, outside agencies, and the community as applicable to ensure the efficient and effective administration of personnel services throughout the organization.  Determine the County's needs with regard to personnel services and employees benefits; conduct employee and organizational surveys; oversee and participate in the collection, analysis, and presentation of survey data; make recommendations based on survey data.  Coordinate, manage, and oversee the administration of the personnel services or employee benefit programs; design, implement and monitor the administration and operational processes; identify opportunities for improvement in the current policies, procedures, and systems; develop recommendations for changes recognizing the implications of recommendations; implement modifications to the program, policies, and/or procedures as appropriate.   Participate in the development and administration of the County's Personnel Services or Employee Benefits Division budget; forecast funding needs, staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor approved expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments to expenditures.  Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the employee benefits division.   Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and managers, and the community utilizing accepted principles of effective customer service. Direct and manage the work of consultants; assist in the preparation of requests for proposals, review bids, interview and select consultants; manage workflow, set expectations and priorities, and monitor outcomes; negotiate contracts. Maintain awareness of and participation in the external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County's Personnel Department.  Represent the County of Placer and its Personnel Department to the public and to other agencies in a positive and productive manner.   Serve as a positive and motivational team leader as well as a positive and effective member of a peer group.  Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in personnel administration, including two years of supervisory/management responsibility in designated area(s) to include employee benefits, recruitment and selection, payroll, classification and compensation and/or compliance/grievance response. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel administration, labor relations, public administration or a related field.  License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid California driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Pertinent local, state, and federal laws, guidelines, and regulations Principles and practices of public personnel administration, employee relations, recruitment/selection, classification/compensation, employee benefits administration, deferred compensation systems, leave management administration, public retirement systems and/or equal opportunity employment/affirmative action. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.  Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment and related spreadsheet and word processing applications. Standard and accepted usage of the English language including spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Communication techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information and directing group discussions. Principles and practices of general and statistical research, analysis and presentation. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management. Basic principles and practices of governmental accounting, budget preparation, and administration. Ability to: Plan, direct, motivate and supervise assigned professional, technical and clerical staff. Observe and provide feedback to assigned staff On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; explain and interpret policies and programs; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve divisional issues.  On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and communicate through written means, lift light weights. Perform the most complex work within the assigned division. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Develop and implement department policies and procedures. Independently interpret and apply pertinent local, state and federal laws, guidelines, and regulations. Collect and evaluate data, define and select alternatives, draw conclusions, formulate recommendations and project consequences of recommendations. Read, analyze, evaluate and summarize written materials and statistical data. Conduct internal compliance and/or discrimination investigations; make recommendations for corrective action if necessary. Apply the principles and practices of personnel administration. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Function as a productive and positive team member and effective team leader. Apply the principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Determine effective method of research, compile data and present in form most likely to enhance understanding.  Prepare reports, statistical data, forms, questionnaires, and surveys. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Oral Examination (100%) The oral examination will be conducted by a panel of raters who will assess and rate the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the knowledge and abilities required for this classification. Applicants' responses to a series of job related questions, as well as their education and experience, will be rated in relation to the requirements for this classification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2018 5:00:00 PM