CPS HR Consulting

  • 2450 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815, United States

CPS HR is an innovative, client-centered human resources and management consulting firm specializing in solving the unique problems and challenges faced by government and non-profit agencies. CPS HR was formed as a JPA public agency in 1985. As a self-supporting public agency, we understand the needs of public sector clients and have served as a trusted advisor to our clients for more than 31 years. The distinctive mission of CPS HR is to transform human resource management in the public sector.


With more than 110 full-time employees as well as 200+ project consultants and technical experts nationwide, CPS HR delivers breakthrough solutions that dramatically transform public sector
organizations to positively impact the communities they serve. CPSHR is headquartered in Sacramento, California, with regional offices in Littleton, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia.

CPS HR offers clients a comprehensive range of competitively priced services, all of which can be customized to meet the City’s specific needs. We are committed to supporting and developing strategic organizational leadership and human resource management in the public sector. We offer expertise in the areas of classification and compensation, organizational strategy, recruitment and selection, and training and development.

CPS HR occupies a unique position among its competitors in the field of government consulting; as a
JPA, whose charter mandates that we serve only public-sector clients, we actively serve all government
sectors including Federal, State, Local, Special Districts and Non-Profit Organizations. This singular
position provides CPS HR with a systemic and extensive understanding of how each government sector
is inter-connected to each other and to their communities. That understanding, combined with our
knowledge of public and private sector best practices, translates into meaningful and practical
solutions for our clients’ operational and business needs.

43 job(s) at CPS HR Consulting

Lake County Lake County, CA, USA
Jul 02, 2018
Part Time
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) The Occupational Therapist plans and carries out a full range of occupational therapy involving specialized skills for neuro-muscularly, orthopedically, and physically disabled children; interviews parents and administers the appropriate tests and/or evaluations to assess physical and/or psychosocial dysfunctions, including but not limited to range of motion, muscle testing, sensory integration, coordination, activities of daily living, pre-vocational, home evaluation, and equipment needs; reviews clinical records, medical prescriptions, and/or physician referral to develop treatment plans, utilizing selected methods which may include therapeutic exercises and functional activities to promote muscle return, sensory re-education, muscle facilitation, activities of daily living and transfer training and adaptive equipment fabrication; observes patient reactions and notes changes; keeps records and makes reports of treatment, and progress; modifies treatment plans in response to significant changes in patient's condition; devises or adapts equipment as required; consults with others involved with patient treatment to maintain consistency; attends clinics, conferences, and meetings; may coordinate and employ several treatment approaches to accomplish treatment objectives; may perform special evaluations and tests; may work at different sites in the County.
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker Supervisor II plans, organizes, and directs the work of social service staff providing the most advanced social services; and performs other related work as assigned. Supervising Social Worker requires a Master's degree. Incumbents supervise a unit of caseworkers in specific programs identified as having a high proportion of complex and sensitive casework needs and are usually assigned to programs or staff positions that require extensive casework knowledge. Some positions in larger departments may be assigned full time in-service training and staff development duties. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Supervising Social Worker receives direction from a Social Services Program Administrator or other management level classification. Supervising Social Worker incumbents provide direct supervision to lower level Social Workers including Social Worker IVs. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker III in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience performing duties of the Social Worker IV classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* OR Pattern 3: Four (4) years of full-time experience performing social work case management duties;** AND A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university or a Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program.* *Qualifying Master's degrees include: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology and Counseling Psychology. Completion of all of the requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license program may be substituted upon submission of verifying proof. **Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services.Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. The eligible list resulting from this recruitmentmay be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services. 10% salary differential for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) designations. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.usor 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV A/B performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Incumbents at this level carry a specialized caseload requiring professional competence. Typical assignments would involve dealing with individual and family problems requiring advanced social work skills and techniques designed to motivate individuals and families toward self support, self care and to restore or improve social functioning. Other assignments may include serving as Casework Consultant in Emergency Response, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Child Protective Services, Social Worker in community organization, or as an Intake Worker. Social Worker IV A/B requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. The MQ patterns of the SW IV-B mirror the patterns for the SW IV-A. The distinguishing difference is that the SW IV-B requires one additional year of experience from what is required for the SW IV-A. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV A/B receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker IV A Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Social Worker IV B (This level is for candidates with a Master's degree and experience. Experience during an internship does not count at this level). Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university two (2) year counseling program* and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education . NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Salary for SW IV-B $29.44 - $35.81 Hourly $2,355.20 - $2,864.80 Biweekly $5,102.93 - $6,207.07 Monthly Recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services 10% licensure differential will be paid for possession of a valid L.C.S.W. or M.F.T. license and performing in-depth assessments and counseling of child welfare clients, and/or for providing licensure supervision hours. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV A/B performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Incumbents at this level carry a specialized caseload requiring professional competence. Typical assignments would involve dealing with individual and family problems requiring advanced social work skills and techniques designed to motivate individuals and families toward self support, self care and to restore or improve social functioning. Other assignments may include serving as Casework Consultant in Emergency Response, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Child Protective Services, Social Worker in community organization, or as an Intake Worker. Social Worker IV A/B requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. The MQ patterns of the SW IV-B mirror the patterns for the SW IV-A. The distinguishing difference is that the SW IV-B requires one additional year of experience from what is required for the SW IV-A. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV A/B receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker IV A Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Social Worker IV B (This level is for candidates with a Master's degree and experience. Experience during an internship does not count at this level). Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university two (2) year counseling program* and one (1) year of full-time experience performing social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education . NOTE: Applicants who anticipate completing the requirements for a qualifying Master's Degree within six months of the final filing date may apply. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Rate for SW IV-B $29.44 - $35.81 Hourly Recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in Children's Services or Adult Services Extra-Help employees are limited to working no more than 25 hours per week Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR Consulting at 916-648-1211 by the close of business on the application deadline. The form should include the position title and county you are applying for. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Susanville, California, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Office Assistant III performs highly responsible, specialized, and technical office support activities; explains rules, policies, and operations related to department records, programs, and services; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of office support staff; may conduct initial application screening interview and initiate cases through automated systems; and performs related work as required. The Office Assistant III is the advanced journey level in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents either act as lead-worker to a group of office support staff, perform applicant screening in addition to other primary responsibilities, or exercise a detailed subject matter knowledge of a specific and complex program area or specialized record keeping system. The Office Assistant III differs from the Screener in Social Services in that the Screener classification is assigned the screening function as a primary responsibility, while the Office Assistant III may have primary responsibility for other advanced clerical functions, and screening duties represent a less significant portion of the overall responsibilities of the position. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment, including one (1) year at the journey level. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions also require successful completion of a background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.?Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LASSEN COUNTY Lassen County is abundantly rich in naturalbeauty, andhas a terrain that affords residents year-round recreational activities. The County has excellent air quality, and its rural communities are ideal for raising families with a favorable cost of living, and low rate of crime and traffic. Lassen County is an outdoor paradise, where the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains meet the desert of the Great Basin. Because of the unique terrain, there's something here for everyone. Elevations range from the high desert to alpine levels, and the outdoor activities are among the best in the state - from golf to horseback riding, mountain biking, running and hiking on the extensive trails. Closing Date/Time: 2/1/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Red Bluff, California, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Nature of work: The primary function of a Social Worker is to take referrals for serious abuse and neglect; Investigate referrals; Interview customers to ascertain nature of problems and develop service plans; the majority of the work performed is conducted in the field with some work performed in office writing court reports and case plans with time sensitive and legal deadlines; and enters data into computer systems in order to comply with legal and agency deadlines. Typical duties of a Social Worker include: Carries a caseload of child welfare service cases; provides crisis intervention to reduce the risk to the child; observes child's developmental progress and determines best methods of dealing with behavioral problems; assists family members in resolving marital, financial, or other particular problems related to abuse; may provide specialized case services in child sexual abuse or children's group work; refers clients to other agencies and community resources; may advise parents on problems of child custody; arranges for foster home placement of children; may provide court testimony in child abuse or neglect cases; prepares case records and written reports as required; prepares and present juvenile court petitions within specified time limitations. Social Workers may work with Foster Parents to ensure proper placements; assists to resolve issues and conflicts which may arise in the home setting; encourages poster parents to support and work with natural parents. It is important to understand that the actions you take as a Social Worker affect the lives of clients and their families. Controversial Issues: As a Social Worker you may be required to take actions that conflict with your own values. A Social Worker must be able to accept customers' differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner. Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate for this position will work closely with team member of the Agency, community partner, and extended family member and will have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent organization skills, ability to prioritize tasks, maintain calm and professional performance and demonstrate exceptional customer service working with client populations that have substance dependence, mental health, trauma, or domestic violence history. Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. *Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADA/EEO/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE As a condition of employment Tehama County Social Services will require: A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Proof of ability to work in the United States Pre-employment drug testing and physical Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. At the discretion ofTehama County Department of Social Services, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Social WorkerII level if the appointee meets the Social Worker II minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $3,360 - $4,093 . For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT TEHAMA COUNTY Beautiful Tehama County is in the heart of northern California, midway between Sacramento and the Oregon border. Based on the shores of the Sacramento River and in the shadows of Mount Lassen, Tehama County boasts some of the lowest housing costs in California along with short commute times to work. The County is home to a myriad of recreational activities. Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Red Bluff, California, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Nature of work: The primary function of an Office Assistant I is to ensure accurate and timely scanning of records into the appropriate state system. This position also provides basic clerical support to the agency and maintains suitable supplies of forms. Typical duties of an Office Assistant I include: Performing tasks that are structured and highly repetitive, such as scanning forms into the system, organizing scanned documents into electronic files, reviewing forms to ensure proper date stamping, collecting documents from multiple stations throughout the office, assisting with daily mail runs, and compiling application packets. For a detailed job description click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cpshr/ Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate is reliable, professional and has the ability to analyze situations involving rules; works collaboratively as part of a team; demonstrates good judgment when making decisions; is not afraid to ask questions; listens attentively and understands oral information provided; communicates effectively orally and in writing; prioritizes, plans, and organizes one's own work; and possesses basic computer skills. Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under close supervision, Office Assistant I is the entry/trainee level in the Office Assistant series. Employees in this class receive in-service training and are given detailed instructions in the performance of routine clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, and typing or data entry and performs tasks that are more structured and repetitive than those assigned to level II. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to level I due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to promote to the Office Assistant II level after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. This position is permanently allocated to level I due to the nature of the work. Minimum Qualifications Experience and/or training in an office setting, paid or unpaid, related to filing, reception, processing mail, typing, data entry, answering telephones, assisting the public or other clerical duties. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ADA/EEO/DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE As a condition of employment Tehama County Social Services will require: A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Proof of ability to work in the United States Pre-employment drug testing and physical Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT TEHAMA COUNTY Beautiful Tehama County is in the heart of northern California, midway between Sacramento and the Oregon border. Based on the shores of the Sacramento River and in the shadows of Mount Lassen, Tehama County boasts some of the lowest housing costs in California along with short commute times to work. The County is home to a myriad of recreational activities. Closing Date/Time: 2/4/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Southgate Recreation & Park District 6000 Orange Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95823, USA
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time
Working as an Parks Manager  The Parks Manager will report to the General Manager, and perform responsible, professional level work by administering, planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance, operation, and management of the Parks Department.  T h is position will be responsible for supervising and directing 23 (5 direct reports and 18 indirect reports) personnel in the performance of activities related to the maintenance and construction of parks, landscape corridors, recreational facilities, playgrounds, open spaces, and the repair of maintenance equipment and vehicles. 
CPS HR Alturas, California, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Position Information The goal of the Supervising Nurse Case Manager is to provide nursing expertise to the Adult Protective Services (APS), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Child Protective Services (CPS) and Foster Care programs. Clients referred through these programs have often been subjected to impoverished conditions, drug and alcohol exposure, unstable living conditions, lack of medical care, poor caretaking, and family dysfunction and violence. Nursing expertise is often beneficial in aiding social worker staff to determine the medical needs of clients referred to them. The Supervising Nurse Case Manager is responsible for conducting paramedicals and providing other medical case management activities. The main purpose is to provide nursing expertise to Adult Protective Services (APS), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Child Protective Services (CPS) and Foster Care Children. In assessing and providing case management of complex medical and health needs of these vulnerable populations. Collaborate with the Social Workers on health care management and health education training to clients and staff. Minimum Qualifications Supervising Nurse Case Manager I : An associate degree in nursing is required; Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse by the California Board of Registered Nursing and ability to obtain within six months of being hired or be enrolled in a RN to BSN program; and possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supervising Nurse Case Manager II: A bachelor degree in nursing; Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse by the California Board of Registered Nursing; possession of certificate as a Public Health Nurse in the State of California; and possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. *At the discretion ofModoc County Department of Social Services, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to theSupervising Nurse Case ManagerII level if the appointee meets theSupervising Nurse Case ManagerII minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $5,186 - $6,618. Note that althoughthe Supervising Nurse Case Manager I and II are posted on the same job announcement, the classifications are not flexibly-staffed. This means that a candidate who only meets the minimum qualifications for the I level would be REQUIRED to apply for the II level through another competitive recruitment, when it becomes available,to be considered for advancement. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Lower Lake, California, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing, or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under general supervision, the Office Assistant II is the journey level in the Office Assistant series. Employees at this level are expected to be fully qualified and able to perform difficult and responsible office support work within the framework of established work methods and procedures and to use independent judgment in selecting and applying specific references, procedures, sequences, and alternatives to different work situations, referring non-procedural questions to the supervisor. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Office Assistant I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience. The Office Assistant II differs from the Office Assistant III by the level of supervision received, the scope and effect of functions performed, the degree of independence exercised, and the complexity of work assigned. The Office Assistant III may also be assigned lead worker duties, or screening duties on a consistent rather than incidental basis. The Office Assistant series differs from the Account Clerk series in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skill and ability in the use of financial, numerical, and statistical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to the primary function and most frequently performed duties. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is MountKonocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Kelseyville, California, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs a wide variety of child support duties consisting of maintaining a caseload, and locating and interviewing custodial and non-custodial parents and others to elicit factual information for the purpose of establishing child support obligations and enforcing child support laws; arranging for support payments when possible; preparing cases for court hearings as necessary; and performing related work as required. Working under close supervision, the Child Support Specialist I is the entry/trainee level in the Child Support Specialist series. Employees in this class receive in-service training, and are given detailed instructions in the performance of duties related to child support laws, regulations, and a broad range of child support casework activities. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Employees are expected to promote to Child Support Specialist II after one year of satisfactory performance at the entry/trainee level. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience which included interaction with the public; OR One year of full-time experience performing debt collections duties which included interviewing others for the purpose of collecting information; OR One year of full-time experience performing duties of a Child Support Assistant I or Office Assistant II in a Child Support Services Department; OR Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two (22) quarter units equals six months of experience. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. As a condition of employment, the County of Lake will require proof of ability to work in the U.S. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Bridgeport, California, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under close supervision, Office Assistant I is the entry/trainee level in the Office Assistant series. Employees in this class receive in-service training and are given detailed instructions in the performance of routine clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, and typing or data entry and performs tasks that are more structured and repetitive than those assigned to level II. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to level I due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to promote to the Office Assistant II level after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. Minimum Qualifications Experience and/or training in an office setting, paid or unpaid, related to filing, reception, processing mail, typing, data entry, answering telephones, assisting the public or other clerical duties. While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, only applicants who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job will be selected to continue in the recruitment process. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline. To view additional information about the typical duties, knowledge, skills and abilities for this classification, please visit our website at https://secure1.cpshr.us/mss_jobs/InfoListings.aspx and search for the classification title. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for positions within the Department of Social Services are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. TheEligible List from this recruitment will be used to fill positions in Bridgeport, CA VETERAN'S PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please submit a copy of your DD-214 form. Applicants must fax or email a copy of the DD-214 form to CPS HR at 916-648-1211 or mss@cpshr.us by the application deadline listed on the job bulletin. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONO COUNTY Mono County, with a population of approximately 14,000, is set on the eastern slopes of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range. The Town of Mammoth Lakes, with a population of approximately 7,093 is the most populated area of Mono County. The County Seat is located in picturesque Bridgeport located 360 miles north of Los Angeles and 182 miles southeast of Sacramento. Mono County is a rare environment of natural contrasts: soaring granite peaks and spacious desert vistas, quiet lakes, bubbling hot springs and cold mountain streams, winter snows and sunny summer skies. The County offers numerous recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Closing Date/Time: 1/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Lakeport, California, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker Supervisor I plans, organizes, and supervises social service and employment staff engaged in providing information and referral services, adult protective services, in-home supportive services, home placement services, child protective services, emergency response services, and/or employment services; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker Supervisor I is the first supervisory level in the series. The Social Worker Supervisor I differs from the next lower classification of Social Worker IV in that the former is the first line supervisor. The Social Worker Supervisor I differs from the Social Worker Supervisor II in that the latter is at the second supervisory level and requires a Master's degree. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker Supervisor I classification generally receive direction from a Program Manager or other management level classification. A Social Worker Supervisor I supervises a variety of Social Workers, clerical, and technical staff, but does not supervise employees in positions that require a master's degree pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Three (3) years of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management duties* in a Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; (Substitution: One year of graduate work in social work or counseling may substitute for one year of the required experience.) OR Pattern 2: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey level social work case management duties in a Social Worker III classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county. OR Pattern 3: Four (4) years of full-time experience performing social work case management duties. *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification, and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: 2/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Lakeport, California, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. *Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is MountKonocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: 2/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Lower Lake, California, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Eligibility Specialist III is the advanced journey/lead-level classification and subject matter expert in the Eligibility Specialist series. Incumbents perform the most complex work and specialized assignments requiring an advanced level of technical knowledge in public assistance programs, departmental processes, and caseload/workload administration. Incumbents are expected to independently perform specialized and/or complex duties beyond the journey-level classification of the series. In addition, incumbents may perform help desk functions, provide training to a unit of workers determining eligibility for public assistance, and/or serve as a lead worker for less experienced employees. Incumbents demonstrate advanced knowledge of eligibility regulations, procedures, and eligibility software systems. Other assignments may include performing quality control and/or quality assurance reviews, participating in early fraud prevention programs, representing the County in administrative appeals and fair hearings, and/or performing other specialized assignments and related work as required. The Eligibility Specialist III differs from the Eligibility Supervisor in that the latter directly supervises a unit of Eligibility Specialists. The class of Eligibility Specialist III is distinguished from the Eligibility Specialist II as thelatter requires a higher level of supervision and the Eligibility Specialist III is assigned lead specialist duties or special assignments with a greater degree of independent judgment. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist III classification receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor or other manager. An Eligibility Specialist III has no responsibility for direct supervision of others, but may provide lead direction to other Eligibility Specialists. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year full time experience in an Eligibility Specialist II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Three (3) years of full time experience determining eligibility for public assistance programs in a public human services agency. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license will be required at the time of interview. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting Government agencies accessing US government information, which includes federal tax information, must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check is required for all Social Services positions.Background requirements consist of three components which include fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT LAKE COUNTY Nestled inland and to the north of the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake County is rich with geographic history and landmarks. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, which is said to have been formed more than 2 million years ago and is the largest natural freshwater lake in the state of California. As a neighboring county to Napa, Lake County is renowned for growing premium wine grapes, pears, and walnuts, and as certified by the State's Air Resources Board, has the cleanest air in California. Also found in Lake County is Mount Konocti, which was formed from volcanic eruptions between 100,000 and 600,000 years ago. The local economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and the geothermal power industry. Closing Date/Time: 1/30/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
CPS HR Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, California, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under direction, the Staff Services Analyst III leads and/or performs complex professional-level analytical duties involving general administrative, personnel, staff development, statistical, fiscal, and/or program work; and performs other work as required. This is the advanced-journey/specialist level class in the professional Staff Services series. Similar to the Staff Services Analyst I/II, a Staff Services Analyst III may supervise subordinate clerical or technical staff. However, unlike a Staff Services Analyst I/II, a Staff Services Analyst III typically has responsibility for one or both of the following: Serving as a lead worker over a staff support services unit by assigning, monitoring, and reviewing the work of other professional analysts engaged in general administrative, personnel, staff development, fiscal, and/or program analytical work. Rarely, an incumbent may directly supervise another analyst when the lower level analyst's assignments involve the more routine and repetitive work, and where supervision of that employee is ancillary to the incumbent's preponderant duties. Performing the more advanced and complex analytical work in the work unit. This typically includes coordinating department-wide administrative activities and/or projects. Duties require advanced and extensive knowledge pertaining to administrative service functions. The Staff Services Analyst III differs from the Staff Services Analyst II in that incumbents in the latter class do not lead the work of other analysts nor are they typically assigned to coordinate specialized administrative functions with department-wide scope. This class also differs from the class of Supervising Staff Services Analyst in that the latter is preponderantly a first-level supervisor over a group of analysts. Finally, this class differs from Staff Services Analyst Manager in that the latter is the highly advanced level in the Staff Services Analyst series where incumbents serve as functional managers (e.g., as a fiscal administrator or officer) over a complex staff services function but may not have first-line supervisory responsibility over other analysts. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience as a Staff Services Analyst II; OR Pattern 2: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree; AND Two (2) years full-time professional experience performing general administrative, statistical, personnel, fiscal, program, or staff development analytical work. Substitution : Additional progressively responsible professional experience performing analytical duties (which require considerable independence performing, compiling, organizing and evaluating information and prepared reports) in any of the functional areas noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. As a condition of employment, the County of Del Norte will require proof of ability to work in the U.S. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT EASTERN SIERRA Ci ty of Bishop The City of Bishop, with a population of over 3,000, is the only incorporated city in Inyo County. The greater Bishop area is home to over 12,000 residents. Inyo County, with a population of approximately 18,000 residents, is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, south of Yosemite National Park. It is a land of magnificent natural diversity. Mount Whitney is the highest peak in the lower 48 states; Death Valley is the lowest point in the U.S. The County also encompasses the John Muir Wilderness. The County is known for the cleanest air quality, purest water and one of the safest environments in the state. Town of Mammoth Lakes The Town of Mammoth Lakes, with a population of approximately 7,093 is the most populated area of Mono County. The County Seat is located in picturesque Bridgeport located 360 miles north of Los Angeles and 182 miles southeast of Sacramento. Mono County, with a population of approximately 12,853, is set on the eastern slopes of California's Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. It is a rare environment of natural contrasts: soaring granite peaks and spacious desert vistas, quiet lakes, bubbling hot springs and cold mountain streams, winter snows and sunny summer skies. The County offers numerous recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR El Centro, California, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs a variety of general or specialized clerical duties related to filing, reception, form processing, record maintenance, mail, typing or data entry; obtains and compares information related to department records, programs, and services; may perform the initial applicant screening as an incidental function and initiate cases through the department's automated system; and performs related work as required . Working under general supervision, Office Assistant II is the journey level in the Office Assistant series. Employees at this level are expected to be fully qualified and able to perform difficult and responsible office support work within the framework of established work methods and procedures and to use independent judgment in selecting and applying specific references, procedures, sequences, and alternatives to different work situations, referring non-procedural questions to the supervisor. The Office Assistant II differs from the Office Assistant III by the level of supervision received, the scope and effect of functions performed, the degree of independence exercised, and the complexity of work assigned. The Office Assistant III may also be assigned lead worker duties, or screening duties on a consistent rather than incidental basis. The Office Assistant series differs from the Account Clerk series in that the primary duties of the Account Clerk involve the application of mathematical skill and ability in the use of financial, numerical and statistical data and information. The Office Assistant class performs a wide variety of general office support duties in which the use of mathematical ability is incidental to the primary function and most frequently performed duties. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year of full-time experience performing clerical duties in an office environment. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car and provide proof of car insurance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. This position may require pre-employment drug testing, a physical examination, and fingerprinting for a background investigation. The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the bilingual proficiency examination administered by CPS HR Consulting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. V ETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, pleaseattacha copy of your DD-214to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT IMPERIAL COUNTY Imperial Countyis located inthe Imperial Valley in the southeast of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico, with the Colorado River forming the County's eastern boundary. Imperial County is a major agricultural center, producing half of the nation's winter vegetables, as well as extensive renewable resources, such as geothermal, wind, and solar. Off-road enthusiasts are drawn to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation area, and the Colorado River is a popular destination for watersports, including fishing, boating, and water skiing. Fans of the popular movie, The Return of the Jedi, will recognize theAlgodonesSand Dunes, where the movie was filmed. Closing Date/Time: 1/23/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Twin Rivers Unified School District Sacramento, CA, USA
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and engaged individual who possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a track record of demonstrating professionalism and integrity.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, personal attributes, traits, and competencies: Experience performing program development, including a community outreach program that resulted in a mutually beneficial collaborative partnership with the local community.   Prior experience in an educational law enforcement or School Resource Officer (SRO) program within a municipal agency is highly desirable.  The ability to interpret and apply legal mandates, policies, rules, regulations, and operational procedures pertaining to the assigned office, department, and/or services. The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with outside law enforcement agencies and community organizations. Knowledge related to juvenile laws, community-oriented policing, investigative interrogation, and crime prevention methods. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of providing successful leadership and conflict management skills. Knowledge of rules of evidence and court procedures, basic identification techniques, and modus operandi, arrest, and custody of persons. Knowledge of investigation techniques for gathering, preserving, and presenting of evidence. Experience in a large, culturally diverse district both ethnically and socio-economically with a sensitivity to the issues involved. A proven track record of finding innovative solutions and implementing programs that are collaborative and have been developed through feedback and cooperation. A person of strong moral character and absolute integrity who is transparent and honest in his/her approach. A visible leader to both students and the community. Excellent decision-maker and change management agent who is energized by major challenges and accomplishments.
CPS HR Madera or Oakhurst or Chowchilla, California, United States
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Social Worker IV A Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting This recruitment will be used to fill Full-Time, Part-Time, and Extra-Help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. Extra-Help positions have the provision to appoint as permanent. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. The resulting eligible list from this examination may be used to fill permanent regular help and/or limited term, extra-help vacancies. Additional 5% for placement in Child/Adult Protective Services and subject to participate in emergency response. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MADERA COUNTY Madera County is located at the geographic center of California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and the central Sierra Nevada mountains. The south-easternmost section of beautiful Yosemite National Park is also located in the northeastern portion of Madera County. Employment in the County shows that 54% are employed in the private sector, 12% in government, and 34% are self-employed. The County enjoys a favorable cost of living, lower than the national average, with housing costs coming in lower than the California average. The area is rich in agriculture, and is home to many fine wineries, the Madera Wine Trail, and many family friendly parks and trails. Many outdoor recreational opportunities are available within Yosemite. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CPS HR Merced, California, United States
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, to evaluate, install, modify, operate and maintain computer software applications in a centralized services environment; to learn and perform highly responsible, specialized work using the more advanced techniques and methods for automation and assistance, adapting software applications to the programs, services and administrative support functions of the Department; to perform a variety of applications development and support assignments with computer software programs; and to do related work as required. The Software Applications Assistant I is the entry level classification in the Software Applications Assistant series. Incumbents in this class are experienced and knowledgeable users of software applications who are expected to develop the increasing skills and expertise required to perform the more advanced and technical applications development and support work with the software. Incumbents rotate within the various units of the department's centralized computer support center in order to lean the more advanced aspects of software used, the functions, procedures and programs of the department. The Software Applications Assistant II is the fully experienced, journey level classification in the Software Applications Assistant series. Incumbents are expected to perform assignments which require the experience and ability to use the most advanced features of computer software programs used by the department. Incumbents exercise considerable judgment and independence in determining and/or developing methods and procedures needed to achieve work objective and may be assigned coordination responsibilities for a specialized functional area within the centralized computer processing unit. Minimum Qualifications SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS ASSISTANT I EITHER, I Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible full time experience which require proficiency in performing a variety of production work with computer word processing, database, spreadsheet, web page design, desktop publishing, or graphics software. OR, II Education: Equivalent to completion of a two (2) year Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with at least twenty (24) units in Office Administration or Computer Studies or another closely related field. AND Experience: One (1) year of full time experience which require proficiency in performing a variety of production work with computer word processing, database, spreadsheet, web page design, desktop publishing, or graphics software. SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS ASSISTANT II EITHER, I Experience: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible full time experience performing a variety of computer processing and applications assignments which require proficiency in performing a variety of production work with computer word processing, database, spreadsheet, web page design, desktop publishing, or graphics software equivalent to a Software Applications Assistant I with Merced County. OR, II Education: Equivalent to completion of a two (2) year Associate Degree from an accredited college or university with at least twenty (24) units in Office Administration or Computer Studies or another closely related field. AND Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible full time experience which require proficiency in performing a variety of production work with computer word processing, database, spreadsheet, web page design, desktop publishing, or graphics software. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods:Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous