Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California (the "County") was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California (the "State"), with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. It is one of the nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County is the ninth most populous county in California, with its population reaching approximately 1,066,096 as of January 1, 2011.

 

72 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
The Position Census Outreach Specialist The United States Constitution requires the nation to conduct a Census every ten years and the Census Bureau has been doing so since 1790. The Census is so much more than a questionnaire - its data influences our daily lives in innumerable ways: it computes our political representation, it determines funding for countless programs and services, and it is evaluated to make an incalculable number of decisions in both the public and private sectors. Contra Costa County is preparing to ensure a complete and accurate count of its diverse, hard-to-count populations and seeks bright, engaged interns to join our team. Internships are part-time (up to 20 hours / week). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Typical Tasks Develop "Get Out the Count" plan for your college / university, neighborhood or assigned area of the County (East or West), including engagement outlets and opportunities, best practices in conveying messages, and activating students and residents at-large Research and data analysis to support outreach to Hard-To-Count communities Contact and follow up with potential Complete Count Committee partners to increase participation among trusted messengers in Committee and Subcommittee meetings Attend community meetings and events to promote Census participation or jobs Communications: draft social media, review outreach materials, & analyze Census media Operations: take notes at meetings, respond to the needs of partners, & streamline systems Additional tasks as needed Minimum Qualifications Required: Mastery of Google Drive, Microsoft Suite and other tech tools Passion for public service and the communities of Contra Costa County Take excellent initiative, exhibit professionalism, and demonstrate strong critical thinking Detail-oriented, ask good questions, motivated to learn, and driven to succeed Ability to work from office in Martinez area and travel throughout assigned area (transit accessible) &/or work remotely. Current enrollment in, or recent graduation from, an accredited college or university, or training program that leads to a diploma, program certificate, Associate, Bachelor, or advanced degree. Desired Qualifications: Fluency in a foreign language of an immigrant community in Contra Costa County Expertise in social media or graphic design Experience working in fast-paced work environments and/or on teams which manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in this student internship opportunity, submit an application onlinefor consideration and include a resume and cover letter. Please feel free to contact Sarah Shkidtat Sarah.Shkidt@cao.cccounty.us if you have any questions regarding this position. More information at https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/6999/Census-2020
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Martinez, California, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested to serve as the Director of Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs located in Martinez, CA. The incumbent will be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. With direction and support from the Public Health Director, this position will provide leadership and advocacy to promote the well-being of families and children through innovative partnerships with families, community members, county programs, and community-based organizations. This Director will lead the Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs, which include California Children's Services (CCS), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, and Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs, whose focus is to promote the health and well-being of families and children across the life course, addressing the social determinants of health and health equity for all residents. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate subordinate staff Ability to lead others and implement strategies designed to address health inequities Knowledge of the principles and practices of how social determinants of health and health equity impact clients and populations served across the suite of Family, Maternal and Child Health programs. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works effectively and harmoniously with regulators, community agencies, medical staff and the general public Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population Communicates effectively both in writing and orally Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: November 15, 2019 Typical Tasks Positions assigned to the Family, Maternal and Child Health Program coordinates program activities in Maternal Child Health (MCH), Women's Infant and Children's Nutritional Services (WIC), and California Children's Services (CCS) Sets goals and objectives for all assigned programs areas Appoints and supervises subordinate staff and evaluates their performance to ensure that program and individual goals and objectives are met Develops, implements and monitors standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of patient care in public health programs and clinics Interprets and implements federal, state, and local regulations/mandates as related to assigned program areas and Public Health Nursing Oversees the assessment of current and future needs of the general public as they relate to Public Health care services, and develops and implements programs and services to address these needs Provides consultation to Program Managers and Public Health Nurse Program Managers on nursing and program issues Provides nursing consultation to all Public Health Nursing staff as well as Division Managers within the Public Health Division Acts as liaison with other departments and agencies for delivery of joint-venture, multi-service programs involving public health care Writes program proposals and grant applications and reviews/approves those written by others Prepares and administers budget and monitors expenditures and revenues for assigned program areas Prepares correspondence and reports Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the state of California . Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Public Health Nurse, at least three (3) years of which were in a supervisory capacity. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF YOUR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%). 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: IFPTE, Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Public Works Department in Contra Costa County is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced individual to fill the Associate Capital Facilities Project Manager position located in Martinez, CA. The Associate Capital Facilities Project Manager is responsible for the planning, design, bidding, and construction of multiple assigned capital facility construction and building remodeling and repair projects; acts as liaison to representatives of customer departments and the County Administrator's Office on capital projects in County-owned and leased facilities; develops project bid documents, including construction drawings and specifications; coordinates with customer departments, facilities maintenance, real estate, and other County staff, directs and coordinates the work of contract construction managers, architects, engineers, inspectors, vendors, general contractors, and others involved in such projects; develops and monitors project budgets and schedules; enforces County design and construction guidelines and standards; and performs related work as required. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have current knowledge of: Principles relating to building/facility/site design; local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, regulations, and codes Ability to develop, read, and correctly interpret complex plans and specifications; manage multiple projects; coordinate and oversee projects with various stakeholders. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Structured Oral Examination: December 4, 2019 Typical Tasks Develops, plans, manages, and executes projects including building and facility construction and remodeling projects Oversees architectural/engineering consultants in the preparation of plans, designs, specifications, construction documents, permits, building evaluation reports, and construction cost estimates Acts as the County representative for assigned projects, ensures that contractual obligations, ordinances, building codes, safety procedures, and policies related to projects are met Prepares project cost estimates, schedules, analyses, and project reports Provides input to upper management on staff and resource needs and improving division operations Makes recommendations for solutions to building design and construction problems Prepares, reviews and coordinates preparation of environmental documents Monitors and reports on the budgets, schedules, and status of projects Manages all phases of assigned projects including planning, design, bidding, construction, and post construction May interview and select professional and sub-professional consultants and contractors Conducts feasibility studies and research to determine project requirements, space needs, options, and costs estimates Prepares and processes documents necessary for applicable notices, permits, and approvals Prepares bid packages, attends pre-bid conferences, and handles any bid protests Ensures that change orders, payment requests, punch lists, and reports are handled according to County procedures Prepares written and oral reports and maintains drawings, records, and other materials related to a project Spends sufficient time on the job site to ensure that work is progressing on schedule according to plans, specifications, and codes Uses computer software programs to manage projects May prepare and deliver oral and written presentations and reports related to assigned projects to the Board of Supervisors, City Councils, and other official bodies Deals tactfully and effectively with others Minimum Qualifications Licenses Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application period. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in architecture, civil engineering, construction/project management, facilities management, or a related field. Experience: Four (4) years of increasing responsible experience managing difficult and complex commercial, institutional, governmental, or industrial design or construction projects. Substitution: A certificate of completion from a construction management, project management, or facilities management program may be substituted for two years of the required education. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two years. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: IFPTE, LOCAL 21 The Public Works Department is seeking experienced individuals to fill one Facilities Maintenance Supervisor position in Martinez, CA. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified facilities maintenance personnel to assume the challenge and responsibility of a supervisory position. Under general direction, the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor has responsibility for planning, coordinating and directing and monitoring staff performing preventive maintenance and repair work; including, but not limited to hazardous materials programs and work activities at county building and general facilities. In addition to having knowledge of local, county, state and federal regulations and industry codes, a thorough knowledge of the tools, materials, equipment and practices used in maintaining and repairing structures, utility systems, electronic and traffic signals is needed to be successful in this supervisory role. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following skills and critical attributes: A complete understanding of the functions of Facilities Maintenance and preventative maintenance for county buildings; including detention centers, hospitals, health clinics and commercial office buildings Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to work with all staff levels, peers, and the public Effective in communicating in multiple modalities (written, verbal, non-verbal) with staff and the public Leadership skills with the ability to effectively coach, train, and mentor individuals and groups Effectively and efficiently plan, organize, and direct/oversee the work of personnel Principles of supervision and performance measurements Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The employment list established from this examination will remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE TENTATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW: November 21, 2019 Typical Tasks Assigns, prioritizes, supervises and evaluates work of maintenance staff Prepares cost estimates Prepares work plans for preventive maintenance for buildings, utility systems, ventilating and air condition equipment, refrigeration equipment and other appliances and equipment Conducts inspections of facilities and equipment Meets and coordinates with other department staff, customers and contractors to plan, organize and deliver services Plans, schedules, inspects and evaluates work done by contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications and budget projections Ensures that the materials, supplies, and equipment are ordered, stored, and accounted for according to established procedures Ensures that work done is in compliance with applicable building codes, safety rules and regulations, including Cal-OSHA and JCAHO and County and Department policies May be required to bend, crawl, climb, enter confined spaces, wear respirator equipment and lift and carry materials/equipment up to 50 lbs Minimum Qualifications License Required : Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience : Three (3) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing maintenance/repair work in a major facility. One (1) year of the required experience must have included supervisory experience as a lead worker or higher in one of the following areas: carpentry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems, electrical systems, electronic systems, painting, plumbing, or steam-fitting. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Martinez, California, United States
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Why Join the Contra Costa County Human Resources Information Systems Team? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our greatest strength. In order to achieve our goal of maximizing the effective use of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) to meet organizational goals and requirements, we have an outstanding opportunity for someone who is a logical thinker that loves to troubleshoot technical issues and implement strategies to address problem areas. This position is unique in that it is part of the Human Resources Department, but the role is not a typical HR role. The ability to understand HR business processes is required to be successful, but you do not need to have prior HR experience. The successful candidate for this position will have advanced operational and technical knowledge of automated enterprise information management systems, preferably PeopleSoft. If you have hands-on technical experience working with a relational data base/HRIS system at a skilled "IT" position level, then this may be the job for you! We are looking for someone who has : Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Advanced knowledge of HRIS data configuration, automated system configuration, workflow management, business and technical requirements analysis Experience in various phases of the life cycle of testing, training, and supporting the stages to upgrade, develop, and build new processes Creative thinking and enjoys brainstorming in a team environment Excellent interpersonal skills when working with various customers and peers to accomplish goals Demonstrated successful collaboration with functional users and using technical resources to design a new process that will satisfy the desired requirements Advanced Microsoft Excel skills The ability to multi-task while maintaining quality of work A passion and desire to learn new things constantly and adapt to these changes Good understanding of current trends in HRIS with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and apply key technologies Great communication skills PeopleSoft Skills with work experience in HCM modules is highly desired. What you will be responsible for: Performing complex and highly confidential personnel or benefits duties using PeopleSoft Being the functional Human Resources lead on the PeopleSoft Personnel or Benefits System and other related County HRIS systems, and acting as a representative on a variety of related work projects Testing and implementing activities for HRIS upgrades and systems enhancements Developing, analyzing, and verifying complex system queries; creating test scripts and technical specs; verifying and approving test data for system production and technical scripts Coordinating and implementing provisions of collective bargaining agreements including negotiated salary increases and benefit plan changes Maintaining confidentiality, meeting critical deadlines, and managing priorities and workload. Creating ad-hoc queries, generating reports and providing analysis of data in the form of complex Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables, and charts Updating human resources or benefits system configurations Maintaining awareness on pertinent laws, ordinances, regulations, policies, MOU's, rules and regulations and advising operating departments and human resources staff as necessary Reviewing work products and coordinating staff training and development efforts A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on the employees of the County who provide critical services to our community You will help create technical solutions and tools for use in County departments You will work with a great team that's passionate about their work You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities You will be challenged daily to explore alternative and creative solutions to meeting the needs of customers within the County's rules and regulations A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a fast paced political environment with input from multiple sources, shifting priorities and competing deadlines You will have many stakeholder groups to consider, sometimes with competing interests and agendas that may be outside the scope of the County's rules and regulations; you will be expected to use tact and diplomacy when responding. You will be expected to exercise sound judgment in making decisions on sensitive issues with a high consequence of error. Typical Tasks Serves as the functional Human Resources lead on the PeopleSoft Personnel/Payroll/Benefits System and other related County HRIS systems, and acts as a representative on a variety of related work projects Identifies, tests and implements new HRIS functionalities; reviews and identifies effects of changes on processes Tests and implements activities for HRIS upgrades and system enhancements Tracks negotiations documentation and grievances, and implements provisions related to wages and benefits in accordance with agreed implementation dates Calculates and manages the annual update of all benefits deduction tables and related code sets Creates and calculates benefit health rates for annual open enrollment Develops, maintains, and updates benefit plan levels and system tables in County HRIS Collaborates with technical staff from the Auditor-Controller, Information Technology, and Human Resources on the design, operation, modification, and administration of the PeopleSoft/Payroll/Benefits system; serves as the technical point-of-contact for County departments for HRIS issues and processes; and Recommends process and customer service improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy and presents ideas and proposals to appropriate leadership prior to implementation Provides direction and training to human resource staff responsible for processing Countywide transactions Interprets and applies complex personnel policies, rules and regulations and advises operating departments and human resources staff as necessary Stays up-to-date on pertinent laws, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures to ensure appropriate and compliant payroll, benefits, and personnel actions Develops, analyzes, and verifies complex system queries; creates test scripts; verifies and approves test data for system production Creates ad-hoc queries, generates reports and provides analysis of data in the form of complex Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables, and charts Coordinates and implements provisions of collective bargaining agreements, including negotiated salary increases and benefit plan changes Ensures proper protocols are in place and followed to ensure security of confidential personnel data and system files Gathers, tabulates, manipulates, and analyzes data in Excel and other similar software Develops training documentation for business processes and system configurations; trains human resources professionals and other department staff Reviews, develops, and documents system procedures and processes Establishes and maintains the Human Resources Information System reference materials through on-going training, professional organizations, networking, and documentation review Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Degree and/or college coursework in information technology/systems, business administration, human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, or a closely related field is preferred Experience: Three years or its equivalent of systems analysis experience which included developing, analyzing, and verifying complex system queries; creating test scripts and verifying and approving test data for system production, using a version of PeopleSoft or comparable Human Resources and/or Benefits system. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit www.cccounty.us/hr to see the detailed job description. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Oral Interview: An oral interview will be conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, CA. The Board will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) The Oral Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place November 6, 2019 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Teamsters, Local 856 Contra Costa County Public Works Department is recruiting to fill one Airport Safety Officer II vacancy which may be assigned to eitherBuchanan Airport in Concord orByron Airport in East County. Airport Safety Officer II perform a wide range of airfield operations and safety duties, maintenance and aviation security activities at the county-owned airports and ensure compliance with Airport, Federal and Transportation Security Regulations. These positions control and enforce airport regulations and provide aircraft crash rescue and fire suppression services in emergency situations; inspect airport properties and aircraft areas, navigation and FAA equipment; perform maintenance and repairs on all airport systems and equipment such as ramps, taxiways and runways, etc. Positions in this class drive and operate fire apparatus, and other automotive equipment, including ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting) vehicles; uses various heavy equipment to maintain airfield pavements; and act independently, or as a member of an airport safety crew when responding to security issues, general airfield incidents and emergencies such as fuel spills or during aircraft crash rescue and fire suppression situations and perform other related duties as required. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Part 139 Terminology used in the operation and maintenance of certified FAA airports to include the aviation phonetic alphabet Terminology, procedures and protocols associated with security of both commercial and general aviation airports Knowledge of Local and Federal Airport Regulations, Ordinances, Uniform Fire Code, hazardous material handling requirements, safety regulations and practices employed in the operation of an airport facility; Aircraft rescue and fire suppression techniques to include aircraft firefighting, rescue and first aid for victims and control of hazardous chemicals. Promotional Opportunities: Airport Safety Officer II may flexibly promote, after demonstrated proficiency and meeting the required years of experience, special physical requirements, training and certifications, to Airport Safety Officer III ($5,253-$6,385/ mo.) Working Conditions: This airport positionis full-time, 40 hours per-week, which includes weekend and holiday coverage. Employee may be required to work overtime and shift work. Emergency situations may require working outside of normally scheduled hours. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: November 13, 2019 Typical Tasks Acts independently, or as a member of an airport safety officer crew when responding to aircraft crash rescue and fire suppression situations to include: standby alerts, first aid for victims, control of hazardous chemicals and coordination with other agencies Engages in active fire suppression operations, including, but not limited to: Drives and operates fire apparatus or other ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting) vehicles to fires and/or medical emergencies; enters burning structures/aircrafts, operates ARFF apparatus nozzles to direct fire streams; uses ladders, ropes, axes, piercing nozzles, AJAX and SPAT cutting/piercing tools, etc. Lays and connects hose lines; and operate all ARFF equipment which includes turret, bumper and hand nozzles Uses, inspects, and maintains Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Operates and recharges dry-chem extinguishers Patrols airport to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations, Airport Ordinances, Uniform Fire Codes, Airport Policies and all other related operational, aviation safety and security requirements Inspects and maintains airport facilities and equipment to ensure safe, efficient and cost-effective operations including, but not limited to, airport pavements; tie-downs; lighting and marking; aircraft parking accommodations and fencing Implements vegetation control programs through the application of chemicals, and other weed control products and mowing Documents and tags overnight aircraft for daily fee collection and payment Responds to airport noise and investigate complaints Communicates by use of hand held radio with pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, airport businesses, fire department, or other rescue personnel, airport staff and the general public Assists in maintaining a clean work environment at the airport facility Prepares various activity reports and other administrative records Monitors, collects and provides reports associated with environmental regulations Conducts security patrols Responds to security related matters on the airfield and at all airport facilities Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One (1) year of full-time (or its equivalent)airport maintenance and/or operations experience, at a civilian, military airport, or on an aircraft carrier. Or , one (1) year of full-time experience as a Firefighter. Substitution for Experience : A four-year (BS/BA) degree in Aviation, or a related field may be substituted for the required one year of experience. Special Requirements: Physical Requirements: Must pass an annual physical examination and a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) fit test. ARFF Training: Required to complete annual Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) training. Certifications: Must maintain First Aid, CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Certifications. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position **Bargaining Unit: Local 21 Contra Costa County is recruiting experienced Network Administrators to fill: one (1) Network Administrator II vacancy in the Sheriff's Department one (1) Network Administrator II vacancyin the Library Department one (1) Network Administrator I vacancyin the Health Services Department This position is responsible for the management and maintaining of wide-area/ local-area networks (WAN/LAN) and IT operation infrastructure. This position works to ensure the stable operation of the entire computer network and will manage the network in accordance with established network policies, procedures, and standards to ensure conformance with the Department's objectives. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. This person will also analyze and resolve end-user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user training where required. This position will be a technical interface with the outside vendors used in the installation, maintenance, and support of the computer network systems. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list(s) established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and would be used to fill vacant positions in other County Departments. Typical Tasks Monitors and enhances complex computer and communications systems, on-site or remote; develops, designs and implements problem solutions, using standard analysis techniques; and recommends solutions to correct malfunctions Installs and configures computer and/or telecommunications hardware and software; and services and maintains equipment Designs, develops and implements computer applications for user departments Administers remote logons, system securities, data transfers, and remote activities Retrieves and downloads/uploads data and assists with transitioning data/operations between systems Maintains systems back-ups and control records; assists in the maintenance of files and libraries; creates logical directory structure; and may be responsible for retention and storage of databases Assesses and coordinates user training Coordinates and schedules hardware repairs Develops and delivers training in future technologies Consults with and advises program management and administrative staff on systems and office automation requirements Is responsible for capacity planning, technology planning, disaster planning and budgeting required to insure an efficient, effective, reliable system Directs and coordinates the design, development, acquisition and implementation of computer hardware, software and data communications solutions that will meet the needs of the division Is responsible for project management and change control for all internal system and component changes Interfaces systems and data processing activities within the department and with other County departments as necessary Performs system and user account creation, maintenance, security and removal Is responsible for day-to-day operations, scheduling, and performance tuning Monitors daily activity on systems, checking for potential problems, resource ability, performance and "load" characteristics, and network integrity; monitors systems activity and usage to maintain a secure environment; and troubleshoots, repairs and provides viable recommendations for resolving problems Interfaces with department staff/customers to provide help with hardware or software related questions, network or connectivity questions, and general assistance required regarding the systems, software, and resources Notifies department staff/customers of changes, updates and new features Is responsible for the implementation and running of back-up and archive procedures Keeps current with software releases and updates for all operating systems, applications and e-mail systems, keeping all systems at current release levels, unless directed otherwise Evaluates new software under consideration for adoption; reviews available public domain software for possible use; and maintains accurate inventory of licenses and appropriate version/release levels for all applications in use Develops and maintains written and on-line documentation, procedures and help files which includes keeping existing documentation current as well as occasionally authoring end-user documentation Is responsible for interfacing with vendors' sales and field services personnel to coordinate normal periodic maintenance and arrange for and monitor equipment repairs and purchases Is responsible for installation, configuration and maintenance of the data communications equipment for the internal network May provide on-site technical support May plan, assign, schedule, and provide work direction to other staff Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information processing or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in designing, installing and helping to maintain complex multi-site Network Server Operating Systems, LANs and WANs using physical layers, bridges, gateways and routers. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. Selection Process Application Appeal Period: 11/4/19 - 11/8/19 Tentative Multiple Choice Exam Scheduled for: 11/19/19 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3.Written Exam: Depending on the number of applications received, a multiple choice exam may be utilized to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position **Bargaining Unit: Local 1 Love books? Love to share your love of reading with other people? Then we have a job for you! It is an exciting time to work for the Library Department in Contra Costa County! Our vision is that working together, we spark imagination, fuel potential, and connect people with ideas and each other. We are seeking qualified individuals to fill permanent full-time, permanent part-time and permanent intermittent Library Assistant-Journey Level vacancies throughout Contra Costa County. Library Assistant-Journey Level responsibilities include helping library patrons locate information, checking-in and out materials, entering patron registrations, updating patron files, and assist with the use of various reference sources, instructing patrons on the use of library resources and assisting at the circulation desk. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Strong customer service skills Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse population Experience using a variety of computer applications and software Analytical and critical thinking skills Proficient time management skills Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Adaptable to work in an environment with direction given from multiple sources with shifting priorities The ability to work effectively under pressure and with interruptions Flexible enough to work independently and cooperatively in a paraprofessional support role or in a team environment Eager to learn new technologies associated with learning resources An interest in books, web-based library tools, references and other information sources To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. Typical Tasks Advises patrons of library policies, procedures, and services Operates computers to enter and retrieve information, locate library materials, and charges and discharges library materials Answers general reference and information questions Assists patrons in selecting and locating specific titles Instructs patrons in the use of the Unpacks and sorts daily book shipments and distributes as indicated; processes library materials for circulation Reassigns materials from one library collection to another, following established procedures Prepares various materials such as books, periodicals, newspapers and video and audio recordings for circulation; enters materials into circulation database Assists at the circulation desk, including checking materials in and out, issuing library cards, and calculating and collecting fines Receives and processes requests and reserves Assists in planning and presenting library programs May be responsible for opening and/or closing a branch library according to established schedules and procedures In addition to typical tasks above, when assigned to Detention library, trains and supervises inmate workers; sorts, packs and unpacks shipments between library branches; coordinates periodic literary contests; records and submits statistics; prepares book selections, loads book carts and delivers library materials to inmate housing units. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Experience: Two (2) years full time or its equivalent experience in a customer oriented environment. Substitution for Education: One (1) year full-time or its equivalent of office support work experience in a public library AND two (2) years full-time or its equivalent experience in a customer oriented environment AND Either : 1) possession of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included 15 semester or 18 quarter units in humanities, social science or natural science; OR 2) a Certificate of Library Technology from an accredited college or university ; OR 3) Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent paraprofessional experience in a public library which must have included readers advisory, information services and bibliographic searching. Selection Process Application Evaluation Appeal Period: 10/29/19-11/4/19 Tentative Written Multiple Choice Exam Scheduled for: 11/12/19 and 11/13/19 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3.Written Exam: Depending on the number of applications received, a Written Evaluation may be utilized to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Contra Costa County, California, United States
Oct 09, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit **CONTINUOUS** Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may containchlorofluorocarbonsand other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to HVAC systems, which includes minor repairs to plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment including pumps and fans Inspects chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants which may contain Chlorofluorocarbons and other hazardous materials Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to water treatment equipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment, and low and high pressure boilers Operates computerized energy management and control systems for HVAC Calibrates and maintains pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspects and makes repairs as needed to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Changes filters, pre-filters, and performs other preventative maintenance on equipment at scheduled intervals and as needed Uses hand and power tools to complete major repairs to large equipment and to defective valves, gaskets, and bearings Troubleshoots complaints related to air quality and temperature variances May work in confined spaces and where asbestos-containing material may be present Responds to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Tests and maintains emergency back-up generators Installs fire extinguishers and ensures that they are properly serviced Prepares and maintains manual and automated timesheets, log sheets, repair and maintenance records Inspects, tests, and treats water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution system Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and managers Makes oral and written reports as required Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity. Or, completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Online Computer Exam: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: 1) HVAC Skills and 2) Workplace Safety. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY TO CONSIDER ALL APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ETHNICITY, AGE, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, MARITAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, MEDICAL CONDITION, GENETIC INFORMATION, MILITARY OR VETERAN STATUS, OR OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY UNDER THE LAW. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department Martinez, California, United States
Oct 09, 2019
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are what make us great! The Human Resources Department has 50 team members who work in collaboration with one another, the County Administrator's Office and departmental representatives to provide central human resources services and oversight to 24 County departments. In order to provide the best human resources services, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven people. This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County! We are working to maximize our use of technology to streamline processes, produce actionable data, and improve outcomes.In addition, we are actively working to identify innovative and creative approaches to add value and provide high quality services to our County partners and the public. The ADA Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining an effective and legally compliant County disability management program through collaboration, taking into account individual needs, the work environment, enterprise needs and legal responsibilities. A major focus of this position will be on establishing Countywide practices and training, and supporting disability coordinators working in the County's 24 departments. The successful ADA Manager will be an expert in the field of disability management and a proactive partner and problem-solver. You will have experience delivering training and providing guidance to those engaged in the interactive process and other aspects of disability management. The ability to influence others through persuasion will be crucial to your success. Experience working with unions will be helpful. What you will typically be responsible for: Guiding departments in managing cases that fall under disability related laws, such as ADA, FEHA, FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability, Workers' Compensation, and coordinating and leading the most complex and/or highly sensitive interactive meetings. Developing and delivering training programs. Staying abreast of the changes in both the Federal and State laws, regulations and case law regarding disability and disability management. Recommending and drafting revised policies and procedures. Advising and meeting regularly with County departmental disability coordinators. Coordinating and collaborating with the County Leave Administrator as well as the Workers Compensation team. A few reasons you might love this job: The wide variety of professions in the County's 10,000+ workforce, from sedentary office work to the extremely hazardous world of firefighting and law enforcement, will challenge and stretch your skills every day. Your work will have a direct impact on not only individual employees and their department, but also the County'sability to provide important public services. You will work with people who are passionate about their work, and focused on continuousimprovement and innovation. A few challenges you might face in this job: The County's disability management program is not yet mature. You will spend a significant amount of time training and coaching managers and disability coordinators. While training and developing the skills of disability coordinators, you will need to be present in many interactive meetings until they have the skills necessary to conduct the meetings themselves. Your customers will include some people with strong personalities and/or high expectations. DEFINITION: Under direction, the County ADA Manager plans, organizes and oversees the activities of the County's disability management program; counsels and advises County management and Contra Costa County employees on Federal and State disability laws and leaves and County policies and provisions; recommends and develops rules, regulations guidelines and procedures designed to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This single position classification is located in the Human Resources Department and reports to the County Human Resources Director or designee. This position also acts in a staff capacity where highly sensitive or complex information and analysis is required. The ADA Manager may also supervise subordinate professional and clerical staff. You can view the full job specification here. This recruitment will remain open until filled. First application cut off is 10/20/2019. First hiring interview date: November 4, 2019 Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Experience: The equivalent of four (4) years of full-time experience in a public or private organization performing professional level work involving disability management and reasonable accommodation, and demonstrating the knowledge and abilities described in this specification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Applicable local, state and federal laws related to disability accommodation, protection from disability discrimination, leaves, the fundamentals of Workers' Compensation laws and case management, as well as the principles governing labor relations. Current developments and trends in the interactive process, effective accommodation, and assistive technologies. Principles and practices of management, supervision, and training. Effective techniques of interpersonal relations, negotiation strategies, conflict resolution, and problem solving. Methods used to analyze statistical data. Ability to: Plan, organize, analyze, problem solve, and make sound judgments and appropriate recommendations. Understand, analyze and appropriately apply applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, standards and procedures. Guide departments in managing cases that fall under disability related laws, such as ADA,FEHA,FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability, Workers' Compensation. Use excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain complex subject manner in lay terms, establish rapport, persuade others, resolve conflict and negotiate resolution. Consistently demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity and work collaboratively across multiple disciplines to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels, through collaboration and teamwork, to ensure effective oversight and implementation of the County's disability management program. Coordinate and supervise the processing of disability management cases. Develop and conduct effective training in related areas of disability management and reasonable accommodation; make presentations to individuals and groups. Stay current with developments in relevant laws and regulations, case law, and assistive technologies. Understand and apply applicable State and Federal laws and regulations, as well as Charter and Merit System Rules and Regulations. Selection Process Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%).Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on theeligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.