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.

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit:CNA - Registered Nurses Unit TRANSFER/BID OPPORTUNITY-CURRENTCONTRA COSTA EMPLOYEES ONLY- TheHealth Services Departmentis seeking to fill one (1) part-time 32/40 vacancyfor aRegistered Nurse position #7836 in theCCRMCICU Unit located at 2500 Alhambra Ave., Martinez CA. Incumbent schedule is varied days off and every otherweekend / shiftwill be 07:00 am-03:30 pm. Two (2) years of full-time experience in Critical Care Unit preferred. CCRN preferred. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Selection Process All eligible full-time, part-time, permanent-intermittent in the classification specified (and level of deep class if applicable) who meet the Minimum Qualifications, have been in their current position forsix (6) months or moremaybid as per the CNA Local MOU. All interested in the aboveposition must submit an online applicationby June 17, 2019.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit:CNA - Registered Nurses Unit TRANSFER/BID OPPORTUNITY-CURRENTCONTRA COSTA EMPLOYEES ONLY- TheHealth Services Departmentis seeking to fill one (1) part-time 30/40 vacancyfor aRegistered Nurse position #8196 in the CCRMC Nursery Unit located at 2500 Alhambra Ave., Martinez CA. Incumbent schedule is varied days off / shiftwill be 11:00 pm-9:00 am Minimum Qualifications: License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all 9 lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all 9 lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all 9 lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Selection Process All eligible full-time, part-time, permanent-intermittent in the classification specified (and level of deep class if applicable) who meet the Minimum Qualifications, have been in their current position forsix (6) months or moremaybid as per the CNA Local MOU. All interested in the aboveposition must submit an online applicationby June 17, 2019.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Upcoming Salary increases: 4% effective 7/1/2019 3% effective 7/1/2020 3% effective 7/1/2021 Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is recruiting to fill an immediate opening for Fire Equipment Mechanic II. Under general supervision, Fire Equipment Mechanics diagnose and make mechanical repairs to fire fighting engines, apparatus and equipment, vehicles and trucks. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a well-equipped, full-service fire agency. The District ranks among the fourteen largest metropolitan fire agencies in the state. The Fire Protection District provides fire and emergency medical services to nine cities and the unincorporated areas, serving a population of 600,000 across a 304 square-mile area with 23 fire stations. We also provide full service to business and industry, including several petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturing plants. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Inspecting fire engines, vehicles, apparatus, and any other type of mechanical equipment used in fire fighting and other Fire District services Diagnosing mechanical and electrical troubles and makes various types of repairs, such as general overhauling, electrical and fuel systems, assembling transmissions, differentials and related equipment, brake systems and front suspension assemblies, repairing and servicing pumps Inspecting Type 1,3, Aerial Ladder Trucks Annual maintenance of engine and transmission, code 3 lighting, sirens issues, discharge and suction valves, apparatus discharge and suction plumbing Ability to perform the work safely and keep work station in an orderly, safe condition Ability to carry out oral and written directions Ability to read and follows repair orders, maintain repair information with hand written or typed notes Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: July 17, 2019 Typical Tasks In the fire apparatus shop or a field location, inspects fire engines, apparatus, vehicles, and mechanical equipment used in fire fighting and other Fire District services Diagnoses mechanical and electrical troubles and makes various types of repairs, such as general overhauling, adjusting and replacing bearings, electrical and fuel systems, assembling transmissions, differentials and related equipment, brake systems and front suspension assemblies, repairing and servicing pumps Operates typical shop tools including electrical and acetylene welding devices Assists Fire Equipment Mechanic I diagnosing and/or troubleshooting needed repairs to the fire apparatus. May be required to road test and transport fire apparatus, service vehicles, and trucks May assist in the training of shop personnel and district personnel Minimum Qualifications License Required: (A) Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. (B) All three of the following licenses will be required prior to completing probation and must be maintained during the course of employment: 1) Valid California Class "A" Brake Adjusters License; 2) Valid California Class "B" Lamp Adjuster's License; 3) Valid Class "B" or above Commercial Driver's License with Tank Endorsement. (DMV training for Class "B" and Tank Endorsement provided by County) Certification Requirements: The following certifications must be completed prior to the completion of probation and maintained during the course of employment, and must maintain all of the Fire Equipment Mechanic I required certifications: 1) Fire Mechanic Level I: Fire Pumps and Accessories. (must be completed within the first year of employment) 2)Completion of the National Institute for Automotive Services Excellence (ASE) test for T1- T8 for the following: A) Gasoline Engines (T1) or Diesel Engines (T2) B) Brakes (T4) C) Electrical / Electronic System (T6) D) Preventative Maintenance Inspections (T8) The Fire Equipment Mechanic II maintains certification from the CA Fire Marshal at level II. Level II must be maintained (level III is preferred): Before the end of the first year of employment, incumbent must complete Fire Mechanic Level II certification, if classes are available. Experience: Two (2) years full time experience as an automotive or truck mechanic, one (1) year of which must be related to the maintenance of fire apparatus. Or, three (3) years of full time experience in a California fire department, as a mechanic (no fire apparatus required). Desired Qualification: Weld with acetylene, Mig and arc with proficiency. Before the end of the first year of employment, incumbent must complete Fire Mechanic Level II certification, if classes are available. Physical Requirements : Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the Department of Transportation regulations for commercial driver's licenses. 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. Completion of a Supplemental Questionnaire is required. 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 the employment list. 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, CA Concord, California, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit The Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture is recruiting to fill a couple of Pest Detection Specialist - Project vacancies with primary responsibility to deploy and service detection traps to determine presence of specific exotic, non-endemic pests. Positions are seasonal and dependent on State contract funds. Incumbents may be exposed to chemicals, plant/animal diseases or poison oak, chemical and agricultural odors, and various weather conditions and climate. Full job description can be found on the Contra Costa County website under Human Resources. Typical Tasks Identifies basic fruit trees and vegetable/plant species that are hosts for specific insect pests Identifies specific target pests that are caught in detection traps Organizes effective trapping routes in an efficient manner Deploys and services insect detection traps according to State guidelines Works with various insect traps that contain insect food lures, pheromone lures and pesticides Draws neat and accurate maps of trap locations Reads and utilizes simple diagrams and maps efficiently Maintains legible and accurate records and prepares reports Works within close proximity and with large quantities of insects Works safely around dogs, stinging insects, and allergic plants Performs basic mathematical calculations Assists with surveys to detect plant pests and diseases Complies with laws, regulations and professional practices governing agricultural programs Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships Manages time efficiently to complete assigned tasks Communicates effectively and tactfully with home and property owners, coworkers, supervisors and the general public Operates assigned vehicles safely Works independently to assess situations for risk and responds in a safe and effective manner Performs other work as required which may include the use of pesticides when assigned to Pest Management Programs Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Valid out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position, submit an application onlinefor consideration.Please feel free to contact Roxanne Crosby at (925) 608-6600 if you have any questions regarding this position. 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, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 512 - Income Maintenance Program Unit Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department is recruiting qualified individuals to fill multiple Eligibility Work Supervisor I positions.Vacancies are located in East, Central and West County. The Eligibility Work Supervisor serves as the first line supervisor for eligibility workers and other staff assigned to units responsible for eligibility determination and validation work for public assistance programs and employment services performance outcomes. Duties include providing instruction and guidance to eligibility workers and other staff on Federal and State and County regulations pertaining to public assistance and related service programs; plans, assigns, balances, and reviews the work of eligibility workers engaged in determining public assistance eligibility; conducts meetings to discuss unit and department needs relating to program requirements and changes; coaches, counsels, and recommends discipline when appropriate; participates in planning, establishing or revising office policies and procedures; prepares correspondence, statistical reports and staff memorandums and evaluations as required. The EW Supervisor must ensure HIPPA confidentiality requirements, civil rights requirements, follow guidelines around personnel issues, as well as participate in the proactive strategic planning & continuous improvement of customer services. This is dynamic assignment includes public interface and work with the economically and socially disadvantaged, all age groups and will interface with a wide variety of languages through interpreter services. This position is also a critical part of office Health/Safety and Emergency Compliance processes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to time manage activities Meet deadlines Meet compliance Collaborative working relationships private and public Locating and administering resources for clientele Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical Thinking Problem Solver Engaging with very diverse population Good communicator Staff Coaching skills 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 twelve months. EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam: July 22, 2019 Typical Tasks Using automated and electronic systems will plan, assign and review the work of a unit of Eligibility Workers, Social Service Program Assistants and/or Medi-Cal Program Assistants and support staff engaged in taking applications for and determining the eligibility of applicants for public assistance programs and related aids or services. Reviews automatic/electronic applications to determine if all eligibility factors have been satisfactorily established Makes decisions on the allowance or disallowance of public assistance and supportive services Reviews case budgets prepared by workers Holds staff accountable for meeting performance outcomes Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of professional and clerical staff and to promote team work Conducts staff meetings to discuss eligibility problems Instructs and reinforces subordinates in procedures, eligibility concepts and methods Participates in planning and establishing office procedures and policies Gathers information for and prepares statistical reports as required Prepares correspondence, reports, staff memorandums and evaluations Communicates and works with unit staff to help them process cases in CalWIN, the automated benefit and eligibility determination system required by the state Enforces standard business practices and policies Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education : Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in psychology, sociology, social welfare, or a closely related field. Experience: Either I Three years of full-time or its equivalent experience in public assistance eligibility determination in Contra Costa County of which one year must have been performing duties as a Social Service Program Assistant and/or Medi-Cal Program Assistant in Contra Costa County. OR II Three years and six months of full-time or its equivalent experience in public assistance eligibility determination that involves multi-program experience and client contact in a California County Department of Social Services. Substitution for 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (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, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Contra Costa County Department of Child Support Services is seeking to fill a vacancy for Child Support Supervisor in Martinez, California. The Child Support Supervisor provides day-to-day supervision of operational staff that performs the full range of child support collection activities. The individual selected will be responsible for overseeing, training, directing, supervising, and evaluating the work of personnel responsible for child support liability payments, restitutions, and collections on child support accounts. In addition, the Supervisor will organize, implement, manage, and coordinate team responsibilities in assigned functional areas. The Child Support Supervisor reports directly to the Child Support Services Manager. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Knowledge of the principles of supervision and the ability to direct, mentor, and effectively deal with staff performance issues Proven leadership and people management skills Understand, apply, and explain departmental policies and procedures Ability to provide consistent excellent customer service Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Flexible and adaptable to change; able to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple assignments for self and others Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Basic office skills which include: business writing, spelling, and accuracy Relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, fax, copy machines and software programs 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 Supervises the work of a group of subordinate child support casework personnel handling child support accounts Selects and reviews samples of cases Identifies staffing and training needs discovered through review Trains, consults and coordinates subordinates activities Evaluates work of subordinate staff Acts as resource person on collection activities and procedures Reviews child support payment adjustments Directs the preparation of referrals to the Child Support Attorneys for court action Directs the collection of all judgments obtained Periodically reviews and recommends on the disposition of uncollected and delinquent accounts in accordance with appropriate statutes Collaborates with Employment and Human Services regarding routine collection activities Handles complaints or inquiries concerning child support cases and procedures May appear in court representing the County or as a witness Prepares other records and reports as required 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 or equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time journey level experience in child support collections casework in a public Child Support Office or agency, OR, three (3) years of full time experience as a clerical supervisor with direct knowledge and supervision of work within the CA Statewide Child Support Enforcement Systems (CSE). Selection Process Tentative Oral Exam Scheduled on July 17, 2019 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%). 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, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position Applications will be accepted from June 3, 2019 - June 16, 2019 Bargaining Unit: Local 2700 - General Clerical Unit Are you interested in pursuing a new opportunity and a career in public service? Contra Costa County is seeking talented and qualified individuals to fill Secretary vacancies in multiple departments throughout the County. Secretary-Advanced is the top working level in the Secretary series. Incumbents in this position are typically well experienced in performing a variety of complex secretarial work of a highly responsible nature, under limited supervision. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Attention to detail and consistency Ability to problem solve Effective communication skills both in writing and orally Demonstrate ethical behavior and ability to work with a variety of individuals Adapts easily to varied and changing priorities Demonstrate excellent time management skills Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment Ability to type 40 actual net words per minute Applicants must complete a timed typing test validating the ability to type at least 40 actual net words per minute. To complete the test visit https://es.eskill.com/es/quiz/?testId=fca5ea7d4fbf0fb9 Test results will be sent to you via email, please attach them to your application. Read the complete job description at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/3911 The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and may be used to fill other clerical positions including: Secretary - Journey Level ($3,466- $4,778), Clerk - Experienced Level ($3,082- $3,824) TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam Open: June 27, 2019 Tentative Oral Panel Interview: July 17-19, 2019 Typical Tasks Initiates and proofs correspondence for manager's signature Composes draft correspondence, memoranda and other written materials based on knowledge and understanding of departmental activities Prepares and assists in the preparation of reports, recommendations and other written material by researching information, compiling and organizing content and performing or coordinating clerical work essential to their preparations Develops and prepares or directs the preparation of agenda and notices of meetings and other information for committees, boards and other groups Attends meetings and takes detailed minutes for transcription and distribution. Develops, maintains, and revises filing and record systems requiring knowledge of technical and program information Assures that accurate indexing and record controls are in place to expedite efficient retrieval Pulls appropriate file/referenced material upon receipt of incoming correspondence Identifies and combines related documents and correspondence and may have authority to make decisions on records maintenance with little or no direction form the manager Handles a wide variety of correspondence which may require knowledge of policies or procedures and develops non-standard responses requiring research May have authority to initiate independent correspondence with little direction or review by manager Screens telephone calls and visitors by asking pertinent questions to determine whether manager needs to be notified and then handles those determined to be routine May interrupt to inform manager that an important call or visitor is waiting May act as a representative for the manager on occasion and provide a summary of the proceedings from meetings May have authority to make specific pre-agreed upon decisions at meetings on behalf of the manager May review and manage incoming mail with responsibility for sorting, screening and routing May have access to confidential information which, if used indiscriminately, could result in embarrassment to the manager, legal action, loss of political advantages or loss of revenue or grant funds Maintains the manager's appointment calendar and schedules meetings under general guidelines May have discretion to screen meetings and make referrals Prioritizes appointments and protects free time for the manager Schedules follow-up material for manager requiring some knowledge of programs and policies Relieves manager of administrative and office detail May requisition supplies and maintain records of expenditures Acts as lead secretary, providing direction to subordinate clerical personnel on specific assignments Performs other clerical tasks as assigned Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Advanced Level: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) secretarial or office clerical experience. Other Requirements: The ability to type at a net speed of not less than 40 words per minute from clear manuscript of printed or typewritten copy. Ability to type 40 actual net words per minute To complete the test visit https://es.eskill.com/es/quiz/?testId=fca5ea7d4fbf0fb9 Test results will be sent to you via email, please attach them to your application. 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. Applicants must complete a timed typing test validating the ability to type at least 40 actual net words per minute. To complete the test visit https://es.eskill.com/es/quiz/?testId=fca5ea7d4fbf0fb9 Test results will be sent to you via email, please attach them to your application. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Reading and Understanding Written Material, Email Etiquette, Business Communication, Microsoft Office Skills using: Outlook and Word. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.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, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
The Position -EXTENDED- Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Senior Public Health Microbiologist position assigned to the Public Health Laboratory located in Martinez, CA; the appointee may be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Senior Public Health Microbiologist is responsible for accurately applying knowledge of accepted scientific techniques, methods, and procedures while performing varied and complex bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological, and parasitological tests. Duties and responsibilities include providing lead direction to technical and non-technical staff; performing tests for which standard procedures have not been established; consulting with supervisor, physicians, and private laboratories in performing tests; making decisions and providing opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits and maintaining quality control records. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of accepted techniques, methods and procedures for making bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological and parasitological tests, including specialized and more complex tests Ability to assimilate training and experience necessary to perform required specialized microbiological tests Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent leadership and training skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, the public and members of the medical profession Excellent oral and written communication skills 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 (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Oral Exam: July 17, 2019 Typical Tasks Performs the more difficult and complex bacteriological, serological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and immunological tests May perform tests for which standard procedures have not been established Acts as lead person over a work group of Public Health Microbiologists and non-technical staff Provides technical lead direction Public Health Microbiologists Makes decisions and gives opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits Consults with supervisor, physicians and private laboratories in performing tests Maintains quality control records for an assigned work group Performs less complex microbiological tests as required Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Registration Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Health. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing varied microbiological and clinical tests, and analysis training as a Public Health Microbiologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science field from an accredited institution may be substituted for one (1) year of clinical lab experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AT TIME OF 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (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 employment list. 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 Concord, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2019
Full Time
Initiates and proofs correspondence for manager's signature Composes draft correspondence, memoranda and other written materials based on knowledge and understanding of departmental activities Prepares and assists in the preparation of reports, recommendations and other written material by researching information, compiling and organizing content and performing or coordinating clerical work essential to their preparations Develops and prepares or directs the preparation of agenda and notices of meetings and other information for committees, boards and other groups Attends meetings and takes detailed minutes for transcription and distribution. Develops, maintains, and revises filing and record systems requiring knowledge of technical and program information Assures that accurate indexing and record controls are in place to expedite efficient retrieval Pulls appropriate file/referenced material upon receipt of incoming correspondence Identifies and combines related documents and correspondence and may have authority to make decisions on records maintenance with little or no direction form the manager Handles a wide variety of correspondence which may require knowledge of policies or procedures and develops non-standard responses requiring research May have authority to initiate independent correspondence with little direction or review by manager Screens telephone calls and visitors by asking pertinent questions to determine whether manager needs to be notified and then handles those determined to be routine May interrupt to inform manager that an important call or visitor is waiting May act as a representative for the manager on occasion and provide a summary of the proceedings from meetings May have authority to make specific pre-agreed upon decisions at meetings on behalf of the manager May review and manage incoming mail with responsibility for sorting, screening and routing May have access to confidential information which, if used indiscriminately, could result in embarrassment to the manager, legal action, loss of political advantages or loss of revenue or grant funds Maintains the manager's appointment calendar and schedules meetings under general guidelines May have discretion to screen meetings and make referrals Prioritizes appointments and protects free time for the manager Schedules follow-up material for manager requiring some knowledge of programs and policies Relieves manager of administrative and office detail May requisition supplies and maintain records of expenditures Acts as lead secretary, providing direction to subordinate clerical personnel on specific assignments Performs other clerical tasks as assigned
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 22, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. 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. ORAL EXAM DATE: July 16, 2019 (For applications received 5/21 /2019- 6/17/2019) Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports 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 United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P. O. S. T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, or successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, or possession of a valid certificate from a California P. O. S. T. approved Basic Academy. Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. 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. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 22, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff -Recruit will be assigned to attend our Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($6,382-$8,146). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau Deputy Sheriff-Recruit is a classification for individuals who have not completed a California P.O.S.T. certified Basic Peace Officer Academy within the last three (3) years. If you have completed the academy you are encouraged to apply for Deputy Sheriff (6XWA). The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. Contra Costa County is currently accepting P.O.S.T T-Scores. Valid T-Scores received within the last 12 months with a score of 48 or higher will be accepted in lieu of taking the written examination. Candidates must submit a copy of their T-Score at the time of application. 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. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 5/21/2019-6/17/2019) Written/Physical Agility Exam: July 13, 2019 Oral Exam: July 16-19, 2019 Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department 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 United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: reading comprehension, vocabulary, and information processing/reasoning ability. (Pass/Fail) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 20, 2019
Full Time
The Position The Director of Risk Management is a new role as the Risk Manager position has been elevated to a director level position reflecting the critical nature of the County's risk programs. The Director will oversee various risk programs including, workers' compensation, general liability, loss control, occupational safety and insurance programs. The major issues facing the Department relate to cost control especially in the areas of hospital claims and workers compensation cases. A key consideration in addressing costs includes a proactive focus on greater levels of safety training and continual employee education and awareness of these issues. The Department has a staff of 37 FTEs and a budget of $10.7 million. The entirety of the County's risk management program is self-administered. The Director will oversee various risk programs and work on the major issues facing the Department related to cost control especially in the areas of hospital claims and workers compensation cases. A key consideration in addressing costs includes a proactive focus on greater levels of safety training and continual employee education and awareness of these issues. Risk management expertise will be essential in light of the County's self-administration of programs. An added element of complexity results from having a full service County hospital and the potential exposures and liabilities that exist within a medical facility. Minimum Qualifications Education: A Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, accounting, finance, risk management, insurance or a closely related field is also required. Experience: Five (5) or more years of professional experience in the administration of a full service risk management program, including at least two (2) years in a management or supervisory capacity. Expertise in the areas of general liability, property and liability claims management, and workers' compensation administration, all within a comprehensive, large-scale program is required for this role. The successful candidate is expected to have experience within a represented environment making a public sector background highly desirable. Professional certifications such as a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) are also highly desirable. Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in pursuing this desirable job opportunity, please visit: www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, and contact information, including email addresses for five work-related references (who will not be contacted until after an interview takes place). Filing Deadline: June 21, 2019 If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Paul Kimura at 408.399.4424 or by email: paulk@averyassoc.net or Bill Lopez at 408.888.4099 or by email: williaml@averyassoc.net. To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/58798/Director-of-Risk-Managment-Contra-Costa-brochure-2019-pdf 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, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
The Position The Workforce Services Director position is an executive management position in EHSD and reports directly to the EHSD Director. The Workforce Services Director serves as the professional expert and technical advisor to County leadership, Department staff and the public on all aspects of public assistance benefit programs and matters in Contra Costa County. The position oversees a Deputy Director and directs eight talented division managers who manage the various programs and building operations. The Director's primary responsibility is to lead and direct the operation and provision of specific public assistance benefit programs (CalWorks, CalFresh (Food Stamps), MediCal) and related employment and training programs that support the goals and outcomes of the public assistance programs. Through the use of electronic technologies and direct client servicing in district offices, this position oversees, directs, evaluates and enhances the service delivery systems. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, social work, health, public health or a closely related field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in an administrative or staff position which included program management, financial management and/or administrative support responsibilities in a public social service or health agency. Three (3) years of the above experience must have included supervisory responsibilities. Substitution: Possession of a master's degree in business administration, public administration, social work, health or other related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Selection Process TO APPLY: If you are interested in pursuing this desirable career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically towfs.director@thehawkinscompany.com by June 28, 2019. Resumes received by June 28, 2019 will receive first consideration. The position is open until filled. Filing Deadline: June 28, 2019 For additional information or questions, please contact Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, brett@thehawkinscompany.com or Ms. Yonnine Hawkins at 323-252-1655, yonnine@thehawkinscompany.com. To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/58784 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, CA Concord, California, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is the largest department in the County with currently more than 4,500 individuals employed in the Department, with an annual budget for FY 2018- 2019 of roughly $1.8 billion. The Department is composed of several Divisions whichincludes Behavioral Health Services , Contra Costa Health Plan (a federally-qualified HMO), Emergency Medical Services , Environmental Health , Hazardous Materials , Public Health , and the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers (CCRMC). THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Director of Environmental Health Services - Exempt position located in Concord, CA. This single position classification is located in the Environmental Health Division of the Health Services Department. The classification is distinguished by its responsibility for the overall management of all general program matters in the Environmental Health Division. Areas of responsibility include food safety, solid waste, sewage systems, land development and use, water systems, water-oriented recreation, bio-medical waste and health and sanitation conditions relating to housing and institutions. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Strong development and implementation of Division goals, objectives, and priorities Identifies Division wide training needs and develops training plans Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Work effectively and cooperatively with representatives from other local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and programs Provision and promotion of excellent customer service for all internal and external customers General policy direction is provided by the Director of Health Services. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the development and implementation of Division goals, objectives, and priorities Oversees and ensures compliance with State and Federal mandates Provides general direction in Local Enforcement Agency activities Advises the Director of Health Services of the community's needs for environmental health related improvements Evaluates the effectiveness of established environmental health programs and develops and implements new programs as mandated by law or community needs Determines personnel and equipment requirements to meet the operational needs of the Division Correlates environmental health services to related work of other divisions of the Health Services Department and other County and State agencies Identifies Division wide training needs and develops training plans Directs and coordinates the work of subordinate managers to ensure the appropriate and effective integration of the various environmental health programs Selects, trains, evaluates, and monitors the performance of Division personnel, directly or through subordinate staff, Participates in staff conferences and meetings of various organizations interested in environmental health Represents the department before boards, political bodies, committees, and the general public Prepares program budgets Prepares and reviews correspondence and reports Participates in staff conferences and meetings on environmental health issues Participates in various conferences/training in order to maintain awareness of new trends and developments related to Environmental Health. Plan to increase the cultural workforce diversity in the department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California, and 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 Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with a major in environmental health, health administration, biological or physical science, or closely related field. Experience: Five years of full-time experience or its equivalent as an Environmental Health Specialist in an agency involved with environmental health, regulations and enforcement of which at least three years included supervisory or management responsibilities. Selection Process To apply, please submit your resume anda letter of interest summarizing your education and experience that meet the minimum qualifications to: Health Services Personnel Analyst: Laurén Jimenez Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org Re:Director of Environmental Health Services - Exemptposition Tentative Resume Review period: Open Until Filled Tentative Oral Interview date: TBD Tentative Final Interview date: TBD 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, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies 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. EXAM DATES (For applications received 4/15/19 - 7/21/19) Tentative Written Exam: August 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools, and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues 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 Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (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, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Children and Family Services Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults, and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work andnetwork with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies 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. EXAM DATES (For applications received 4/15/19 - 7/21/19) Tentative Written Exam: August 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for hearings as required, or is on stand-by when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides highly skilled case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues 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 Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. 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. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (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, CA Martinez, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position **EXTENDED** Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Director of Marketing, Member Services, and Public Relations - CCHP - Exempt position located in Martinez, CA. The Department is seeking aninnovative individual to head the Contra Costa Health Plan's Marketing unit. The position is a single position class within the County'sHealth Maintenance Organization (HMO), responsible for the development and oversight of marketing, publications, and public relations programs aimed at both commercial andMediCal Members. Director of Marketing, Member Services, and Public Relations - CCHP - Exempt is responsible for developing MediCal enrollment programs; directing market research, publication production,and other market support activities; training and directing the activities of Member Outreach and Publications; developing, monitoring and controlling the Marketing teamand establishing and maintaining communications withinterest groups, and other MediCal Managed Plans. The incumbent will report to and receive direction from the Chief Executive Officer of the Contra Costa Health Plan and is exempt from the Merit System. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Positive and efficient management style Excellent verbal and written communication skills Phenomenal creativity to develop and implement CCHP programs Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Stays informed of the latest rules and regulations regarding the needs of commercial and MediCal Members Ability to maintain Open Door Policy Creating a productive work environment with ability to understand, formulate and execute business plans accurately Ability to delegate Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve (12) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Multiple Dates Typical Tasks Develops and monitors enrollment activities and trends Directs market research, publication production, advertising and other market support activities Develops, monitors and controls budgets for Member Services, Marketing and Publications Plans, organizes and directs marketing plans Directs and supervises ongoing training of staff assigned to member services, benefits management, marketing and publications, and outreach Determines services and acts as a liaison to meet CCHP staffing ratios, needs and standards Directs and oversees the provision of customer service for CCHP and participates in audit preparation and writing or revision of policies and procedures Interprets regulations pertaining to managed care, customer service, and handles member's grievances and appeals Establishes and maintains communication with advisory boards, interest groups, and other county operated managed care organizations and community based organizations Informs staff of legislation affecting marketability of CCHP and develops changes in marketing and publications activities to respond to legislation changes Participates in policy meetings with County, State and Federal representatives Conducts and directs studies to improve services, effectiveness, and efficiency of CCHP Translates Federal, State and local regulations into CCHP procedures and practices Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Marketing, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in a health care or health insurance agency, preferably in a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), performing administrative duties in the areas of marketing or customer service. One (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing or a closely related field AND two (2) additional years of qualifying experience as indicated above may be substituted for the Master's degree. No substitution is allowed for the required one (1) year of supervisory experience. 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. 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. (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment 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.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 05, 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 contain chlorofluorocarbons and 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 pairing HVAC equipment. 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. All applicants must submit either: Official or unofficial college transcripts showing completed coursework in basic refrigeration and electricity; OR, Supportive documentations illustrating completion of an apprenticeship program or HVAC trade school completion. 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. 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 the employment list. 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, CA Martinez, California, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
The Position Open Until Filled Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The Contra Costa County Public Health Division of the Health Services Department is recruiting for a Public Health Mobile Clinic Operator to be assigned in various School-Based Clinics in Contra Costa County. The successful candidate will drive and operate a mobile health clinic van to locations as scheduled. The incumbent will provide routine to difficult patient services by assisting medical staff with patient coordination and responding to inquiries regarding health care services and clinic policies. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Safely operate a motor vehicle Effectively work as a team member with professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to drive and operate a motor vehicle Effective communication skills to provide excellent customer services Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Please visit this link http://cchealth.org to learn more about the services in the Public Health Clinic Services. 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(S): Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically until vacancy is filled Typical Tasks Drives mobile health clinic vehicles to locations according to established schedule Interviews patients to obtain necessary information for registration and billing as required; reviews personal, financial and insurance details with patients; explains available coverage plans Registers patients for appropriate health services Assists medical staff with patient coordination and monitoring flow of patients Oversees patient waiting areas at mobile clinics Provides assistance and support services to patients and clients Responds to patient inquiries regarding health care services and clinic policies, procedures and service availability Inputs patient admitting, registration and billing information into electronic records systems following established guidelines and procedures Operates standard office equipment Secures vehicles in established parking areas Picks up and stocks supplies for clinic vehicle operation (i.e. rubber gloves, forms, etc.) Performs routine safety checks; identify vehicle maintenance needs Manages vehicle's waste water systems including dumping at waste water facilities Refuels vehicle, inspects condition of vehicle and reports maintenance needs Keeps interior of vehicle clean and orderly Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. proficiency, or high school equivalency certificate. License Required: Possession of a valid State of California Class B Driver's license with Air Brakes Certification. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience driving a vehicle for a professional service or agency with responsibility for providing customer service. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Applicants are required to submit a completed Supplemental Questionnaire and a copy of their California DMV Driver Record issued no earlier than February 1, 2019 at the time of application. Visit www.dmv.ca.gov to obtain your Driver Record. The report should be scanned and attached to the on-line application. An application submitted without the Supplemental Questionnaire and Driver Record will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 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 employment list. 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, CA Martinez, California, United States
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Probation Unit of CCC The Contra Costa County Probation Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill vacancies for Juvenile Institution Officer I. The Probation Department has both temporary and permanent job openings, and Juvenile Institution Officers may work at Juvenile Hall (Martinez) and the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility (Byron). Juvenile Institution Officers play a crucial role in the safety, security, and guidance of minors confined to County juvenile institutions and under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court. The major function of a Juvenile Institution Officer is the direction and supervision of the routine daily activities of detained youths - e.g., showering, housekeeping, school, yard work, meals, and recreational activities. Other duties of the position include providing situational counseling according to individual and group needs, explaining and participating in the enforcement of facility rules and regulations, providing transportation to and from the institutions, supervising vocational work crews, and preparing written reports and evaluations. Juvenile Institution Officers must have the ability to maintain consistent and regular attendance as well as the ability to work well with others. The eligible list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for twelve (12) months. Promotional Opportunities: Juvenile Institution Officer I may promote to Juvenile Institution Officer II ($5,210 - $6,332) and Juvenile Institution Officer III ($5,534 - $6,727). Other promotional opportunities for qualified employees may also exist. In addition to offering opportunities for professional growth, the County provides permanent employees with an outstanding benefits package. EXAM DATES: (For applications received March 13- July 19, 2019) Written Examination: August 14thand16th, 2019 Typical Tasks Assist in maintaining security and safety for all staff and minors. This may include the use of verbal commands and/or physical force, mechanical or chemical restraints on out-of-control youth offenders Conduct searches of persons, packages, and premises for contraband and/or security concerns Accurately account for youthful offenders in assigned areas of responsibility, both on and off grounds Operate a motor vehicle as necessary; may transport youth offender to or from airports, BART stations, hospitals, court placements, other facilities or community service projects Conduct inspections for health and safety hazards and ensure cleanliness Prepare clear and accurate incident reports in an expeditious manner Report and properly document any suspected child abuse incidents in compliance with legal mandates General and crisis counseling of juveniles, offering advice and guidance Communicate with other facility staff regarding observations, and conclusions resulting from group interaction and individual offender behavior Oversee the supervision of youthful offender's mealtime, personal care, recreation, and other general activities Use a computer to access information, input data, prepare reports, correspondences, complete forms, or maintain records/statistics Participate in in-service training sessions Administer CPR or First Aid as necessary Make visual checks of minors for health and security purposes Oversee work programs (i.e., routine cleaning and maintenance). Perform and/or instruct minor in maintenance and housekeeping, to include laundry, kitchen assistance, landscape maintenance, community service and animal care Perform such other duties as the Court/Department may require Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment 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: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in behavioral science fields such as criminology, corrections, social work, psychology or sociology. Substitution for Behavioral Science Course Work: One year of full-time (or equivalent to 2080 hours) of experience working in a secure detention facility, Juvenile Camp and/or Ranch Program may be substituted for 6 semester units or 9 quarter units towards the behavioral science course work requirement. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Age Requirement: At least 21 years of age. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. This will include a physical agility test as specified in California Government Code section 1031. Background: 1) Successful completion of a thorough background investigation and psychological evaluation, as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code; and 2) shall not have been convicted of a felony as an adult or juvenile in this or any other state or in a federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Applicants who have attended a foreign or non-U.S. accredited university or college will be required to provide proof of education evaluation completed by an educational evaluation service affiliated with the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) with transcripts, when requested by the hiring department. 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. Written Exam: Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam. The written exam is designed to measure general abilities and work attitudes that are important for performing successfully as a Juvenile Institution Officer. Test orientation booklet information is available at the State Board of Corrections website: www.cdcr.ca.gov . Physical Requirements: Those candidates who successfully pass the written exam may be required to pass drug screening, a physical agility test and/or a functional capacity evaluation pursuant to California Government Code section to 1031 prior to progressing further in the hiring process. Background Investigation: A Juvenile Institution Officer job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough background investigation. This includes written and oral psychological screening as specified in Section 1031 of the California Government Code. The background investigation also includes a criminal record investigation. Individuals will not be hired for this position if they have been convicted of a felony, as a juvenile or adult, in any state or federal jurisdiction or if they have committed an offense in another state or federal jurisdiction that would have been a felony if committed in this state. In evaluating candidates for this position, the Probation Department will additionally consider areas such as illegal drug use, driving record, financial responsibility, previous employment, honesty, and general conduct. 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. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION 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.