County of Sacramento

The County of Sacramento is a great place to work, grow and thrive professionally. We are an equal opportunity employer of more than 12,200 people dedicated to providing a variety of services for a diverse and vibrant County. Services include public safety and protection, community and municipal services, health services, voter registration, and many more.

 

 

   

147 job(s) at County of Sacramento

Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! Under direction, the Supervising Code Enforcement Officer supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff responsible for conducting investigations to ensure compliance with and enforcement of State and local codes pertaining to nuisance abatement, blight control, substandard housing, zoning, abandoned vehicles, overgrown vegetation, vector infestations, and other hazardous conditions; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Team dynamics and team building Applicable State and local codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining but not limited to nuisance abatement; blight control; substandard housing; zoning; abandoned vehicles; overgrown vegetation; and vector infestations Formal structures and informal relationships within code enforcement environment Communication, negotiation, and behavioral techniques that foster collaboration and effectively achieve code compliance and related program results Public speaking and presentation techniques Research methods and sources of information utilized in order to collect and report information, resolve problems, and answer questions Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Make sound decisions and independent judgments within established guidelines Monitor and interpret budgets and other financial documents Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with co-workers; representatives of community organizations, State/local agencies, and associations; supervisors; internal management and staff; and the public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Read, interpret and explain applicable codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, policies and legal requirements Understand customers' perspective, concerns, needs and requests Keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports Carry out written and verbal directions Use current technologies, tools, and equipment to achieve program goals Read, write and speak English at the level necessary for satisfactory job performance Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of full-time, paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Senior Code Enforcement Officer. Or: 2a. Two years of full-time, paid experience in the public sector performing difficult, sensitive and technical zoning enforcement, vehicle abatement, building inspection, environmental health inspection, code enforcement or related activities. One of the two years must have been in a lead capacity; And 2b. Successful completion of 60 semester (90 quarter) units from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 semester (27 quarter) units in criminal justice; law enforcement; public/business administration, construction; planning; or other closely related field. Or: 3. Four years of full-time, paid experience in the public sector performing difficult, sensitive and technical zoning enforcement, vehicle abatement, building inspection, environmental health inspection, code enforcement or related activities. One of the four years must have been in a lead capacity or higher. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification: A valid Penal Code (PC) 832, Arrest, Search & Seizure Certification or equivalent is required within twelve (12) months of appointment to the class. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certificate may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Physical Abilities: Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Stoop and crawl in small, low, and/or confined areas Climb up and down stairs Climb ladders and work at above-the-ground levels Lift up to 40 pounds of equipment See and discern the full spectrum of colors Have sufficient vision to read handwritten and printed materials Have sufficient hearing and speech to converse in person, on the telephone, and to make presentations to groups Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Positions in this class may require the incumbent to: Work in and around residential, industrial, and rural areas with exposure to aggressive and/or ill animals; and persons exhibiting signs of distress, hostility, anxiety, frustration or irritation Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to animal or human waste, vermin, dirt, dust, fumes, odors, and other contaminants such as bodily fluids Be exposed to electrical current, solvents and/or chemicals, traffic hazards, insect bites or stings Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot or cold weather Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community Work off-shift (nights and weekends) Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application online by 5:00 PM on the final filing date of June 14, 2024 . Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the final filing date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/14/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/31/2024, 6/14/2024 (Final) Under general supervision, the Traffic Signs Maintenance Worker II performs a variety of technical traffic control field work including the fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of traffic signs, street markings, and other non-electrical traffic control devices in the unincorporated areas of Sacramento County Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, and training Applicable laws, rules and regulations related to traffic sign regulations California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices standards and specifications Methods, materials, equipment, tools, and techniques used in the fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of traffic signs, street markings, and other non-electrical traffic control devices Safety work methods and safety regulations related to traffic signs maintenance Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions)Principles of effective customer service Ability to Lead and train Traffic Signs Maintenance Worker I staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Provide work direction and instruction Identify and effectively correct problems with equipment used in traffic signs and markings Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations Read and interpret simple dimensions on blueprints, construction plans, maps and drawings related to traffic signs and markings Maintain vehicle inventory of supplies, materials, and tools necessary to perform assigned work Place cones, barricades, warning devices, and direct the flow of traffic at job sites Stay current with technological changes in the traffic signs field Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : One year of full-time paid experience in the fabrication, installation, repair or maintenance of traffic signs, markings, and/or other non-electrical traffic control devices. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement : A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Incumbents must obtain a valid California Driver License, Commercial Class B or higher, issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles within 90 days of appointment. Incumbents may be required to obtain a Hazardous Materials Endorsement issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles within 90 days of written notification. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License and/or Endorsement may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification Requirements : A basic CPR/First Aid certification shall be required for all positions in this class. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certification may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Climb up and down ladders and stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands. Lift, carry, push and pull heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds; over 50 pounds with assistance. Load and unload equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds; over 50 pounds with assistance. Demonstrate color vision sufficient to distinguish paint colors used on the job. Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach above the shoulder. Perform heavy manual labor such as digging post holes using a manual post hole digger and/or digging bar. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather. Work on uneven terrain. Work around dust, fumes, and gases. Work in loud or noisy areas. Work in and around moving traffic. Work various shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays, and on-call. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is s ix (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/14/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. Note: Must Currently Hold Permanent Employment Status with Sacramento County. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/24/24 and 6/3/24 (Final) Sheriff’s Lieutenant, under general direction, plans, coordinates, assigns and directs the work of a specific function within a Division, the work of a Bureau, or other operational area of the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Criminal law, codes, ordinances and court interpretations pertaining to the rights of citizens, apprehension, arrest, search and seizure, and rules of evidence Modern technical and administrative methods of crime prevention, law enforcement, and related functions including investigation and identification, patrol, and public safety Modern principles, practices, and techniques of law enforcement administration, organization, and operations Principles and practices of community-based policing Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration Principles and practices of management and organizational theory, including planning, organizational design, business finance, business development, project management, and organizational effectiveness County and Departmental policies and procedures Public and private community programs and resources Techniques for communicating and working with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds Principles of human behavior including people under physical, psychological, and social stress Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Ability to Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff Read, comprehend, and interpret laws, regulations, court decisions, policies, and procedures Plan, coordinate, assign, direct, monitor, and evaluate the work of both sworn and non-sworn staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Develop or assist in the development of, administer, monitor and interpret budgets and other financial documents Plan, manage, and complete complex work assignments Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with other departments, employees, community leaders, and the general public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Communicate effectively with persons from a variety of socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds Analyze problems and develop and/or recommend effective solutions for issues encountered by the Division, Bureau and/or Department Influence and persuade others to take a desired action and/or direction Interpret and summarize a variety of data and information, including crime statistics and reports to identify trends Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of information Prepare clear, concise, comprehensive reports and correspondence Train individuals on a variety of law enforcement and administrative issues Make effective presentations to subordinates, command staff, civic organizations, commissions, elected officials, and the general public Prepare or assist in the preparation of grant applications and monitor grant programs Use computers and related computer software and applications Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time, paid experience in the class of Sheriff's Sergeant in Sacramento County service. Note: A Bachelor's Degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university may substitute for two of the required four years of experience listed above. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. General Qualifications Compliance with Government Code : Incumbents appointed to this class shall meet the minimum standards set forth in California Government Code, Section 1031 . POST Requirement : Successful completion of a POST certified Management course is required within 12 months from the date of appointment. Incumbents in this class are required to maintain Continued Professional Training (CPT) in accordance with POST regulations. Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. The background check, including Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA) examination, and psychological and physical examinations shall be conducted according to POST specifications. Pursuant to CA Government Code, Section 1029, the conviction of a felony is grounds for disqualification from an appointment except if the individual has been granted a full and unconditional pardon for the felony. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Be able to meet medical standards as prescribed by POST and detailed in the POST Medical Screening Manual. Possess sufficient physical ability to perform the full scope and functions of a Peace Officer per Government Code 1031 (f). Usual and customary duties shall include all the requirements specified in Government Code Section 1031, including but not limited to the ability to frequently use physical force to restrain, defend against, or arrest uncooperative/combative persons, drag lift a 160 pound person, and to be able to run, jump, and climb in emergency situations. Achieve a minimum standard in the use of a firearm. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Work various shifts to provide 24-7 coverage, including nights, weekends and holidays. Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather. Be exposed to hazardous situations such as exposure to explosives, physically violent individuals, and contagious pathogens. Wear and maintain a designated Sheriff's Department uniform, including department issued safety equipment such as duty/gun belt, ballistic vest, etc. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is Twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/14/2024, 7/12/2024 (final) Associate Electrical Engineers are responsible for a variety of difficult and responsible professional electrical engineering work in connection with the design, construction and inspection of electrical facilities and installations. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of The principles and practices of electrical engineering as applied to the design, construction, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of public works type facilities including water supply systems, wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, highways and public buildings Computerized control systems and associated instrumentation High frequency communications Closed circuit television monitoring systems Applicable building codes and safety regulations Principles of supervision Ability to Design complex electrical-electronic facilities and installations Review designs of others Estimate costs and perform cost analyses Assign and direct the work of others Provide technical supervision or advice to engineering staff, consultants and inspectors Write technical reports and correspondence Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an electrical engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid Driver License may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certificates/licenses: Per Health and Safety Code, Sections 18949.25 - 18949.31, incumbents may be required to obtain a certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County, within two years of date of hire or assignment. Some positions in this class require incumbents to complete one year of verifiable experience in the appropriate field, and one year thereafter, to obtain certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County. In addition, persons appointed to this class might be required to complete a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education every three years. The County may determine appropriate providers of continuing education such as community colleges or organizations affiliated with code enforcement. Any person currently and continuously employed by the County as an inspector, plans examiner or building official, for not less than two years prior to January 1, 1996, is exempt from the certification requirements as outlined above. Note: Failure to meet the required certification requirements may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Physical Abilities: Work hours: Frequent: Working in excess of 40 hours a week Occasional: Working irregular hours, particularly during emergency situations Emotional/psychological: Frequent: Having public contact, making decisions effecting health and safety of employees/residents, responding to changing priorities Visual: Frequent: Good overall vision, reading, close-up work, and peripheral vision. Some positions require the ability to discern the full spectrum of colors Hearing: Frequent: Hearing normal speech and on the telephone Talking: Frequent: Talking in person and on the telephone Mobility: Frequent: Performing keyboard operations and sitting for long periods Occasional: Walking on uneven terrain at construction sites, etc. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/31/2024, 6/14/2024 (Final) Associate Transportation Engineer is the first level in the transportation engineering series requiring registration as a traffic, civil or electrical engineer. An Associate Transportation Engineer performs difficult and complex engineering work and acts as lead supervisor to a small group of engineers and/or paraprofessional engineering staff. Associates may serve as project/resident engineers on a single major or several minor engineering projects. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of The principles and practices of traffic engineering such as Traffic signs, devices, and electrical equipment used in traffic control Statutes and guidelines regarding accommodations for individuals with disabilities as they apply to the design of traffic-related facilities Relationship between signal timing/phasing and accident mitigation Physical, operational and design standards for pedestrian and bicycle travel The principles and practices of civil engineering or electrical engineering as they relate to transportation systems and travel on those systems. Municipal government surveyor and permit functions Federal, State and local laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to highway programs Principles and techniques of personnel management and supervision Budget preparation for individual projects Ability to Prepare detailed plans and specifications Perform technical research work and make detailed analysis Prepare complete and comprehensive reports Analyze traffic engineering problems and adopt effective courses of action Lay out work and guide subordinate personnel in performance of projects Supervise and train paraprofessional and technical staff Make effective oral and written presentations Maintain effective working relationships with superiors; subordinates; representatives from other County departments, other jurisdictions, and community councils and groups; and the general public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a traffic engineer, civil engineer or electrical engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications License Requirement : A valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid California Driver’s License, may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements Sit for extended periods, frequently stand and walk Have manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to use a variety of office equipment such as computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and drafting equipment Have corrected vision in order to review designs and studies and perform other essential functions of the job Occasionally walk on uneven terrain at construction sites, etc. Individuals who are unable to pass some of the physical requirements due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : May be required to work in excess of 40 hours a week and/or work irregular hours, particularly during emergency situations. Criminal History Check : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment within this class consistent with the provisions of the Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure, and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/14/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 18, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/7/24, 6/28/24 (final) The Airport Equipment Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for overseeing the overall operational activities of the Airport Equipment Maintenance Facility, which maintains and repairs mobile equipment located within the Sacramento County Airport System; providing assistance in the removal of disabled aircraft from runways; managing Airport System’s fleet; developing and monitoring Facility budget; supervising assigned staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Local, State, and Federal laws and rules regarding aviation operations. Budget preparation. Personnel principles and practices. Materials, equipment, and tools used in servicing, maintaining and repairing firefighting/rescue, fueling, construction, maintenance, automotive, and related mechanical equipment. Environmental standards and Department of Transportation codes. Ability to Plan, coordinate, and direct Bureau operations. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including customers, service providers, suppliers, coworkers, and supervisor. Resolve conflicts and maintain a professional attitude. Meet deadlines and prioritize work. Analyze and evaluate problems, make recommendations, and to effect appropriate courses of action. Interpret and understand Federal, State, and local laws and rules regarding aviation operations. Remain current on changes in airfield equipment technology. Use computers, computer applications, and modern office equipment. Prepare and monitor budget information. Effectively represent the department to other departments, agencies, and the public. Direct and supervise personnel. Independently and effectively make decisions regarding aircraft operations and the safety of the public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either : One year of full-time experience comparable to an Equipment Maintenance Operations Manager in an airport similar in size and functions to that of Sacramento International Airport. Or : Two years of full-time experience as an Equipment Maintenance Supervisor in Sacramento County service. Or: Two years of full-time experience managing the operations of a facility which repairs, services, and maintains gasoline and diesel powered heavy equipment of 30,000 pounds GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) or more, which includes organizing and directing the day-to-day operations of the facility. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. General Qualifications Driver License: Possession of a valid California driver license, Class C or higher will be required prior to appointment. Failure to maintain the appropriate driver license may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Special Requirement: Background Check: Candidates will need to pass a security clearance investigation conducted by the agency designated by the Sacramento County Airport System and in accordance with Transportation Security Administration requirements, and Sacramento County Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5. Failure to maintain the ability to pass such security clearance investigation may constitute cause of termination. Special Access: Incumbents in this position must acquire and maintain an airport security badge allowing access to secure County airport locations. Working Conditions: Employees in this class must be willing to work irregular hours and be subject to “on-call” status 24 hours a day; be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions; and work at various locations within Sacramento County. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 16, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/22/2024, 6/5/2024 (Final) Under general supervision, the Traffic Signs Maintenance Worker III leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of Traffic Signs Maintenance Workers while performing the same and/or more difficult duties in the fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of traffic signs, street markings, and other non-electrical traffic control devices in the unincorporated areas of Sacramento County. Ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, and training? Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices standards and specifications Safe operation and use of road striping, pavement marking, thermoplastic, and painting vehicles Methods, materials, equipment, tools, and techniques used in the fabrication installation, repair, and maintenance of traffic signs, street markings, and other non- electrical traffic control devices Safety regulations related to traffic signs maintenance Ability to Lead and train Traffic Signs Maintenance Worker staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff Provide work direction and instruction Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Operate, maintain, and repair paint pumps, applicator sprayers, and other equipment used in traffic signs and street markings Read and interpret simple dimensions on blueprints, construction plans, maps, and drawings related to traffic signs and marking Monitor and report inventory of supplies, tools, and materials used in traffic maintenance work Place cones, barricades, warning devices, and direct the flow of traffic at job sites Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Stay current with technological changes in the transportation signs field Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Two years of full-time paid experience in the fabrication, installation, repair, or maintenance of traffic signs, markings and/or other non-electrical traffic control devices. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement : A valid California Driver License, Commercial Class B or higher, issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles is required at the time of appointment. Incumbents may be required to obtain a Tanker Endorsement and/or Hazardous Materials Endorsement issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles within 90 days of written notification. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License and/or Endorsements may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification Requirements : A basic CPR/First Aid certification shall be required for all positions in this class. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certification may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements : Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Climb up and down ladders and stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands. Lift, carry, push, and pull heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds; over 50 pounds with assistance. Load and unload equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds; over 50 pounds with assistance. Demonstrate color vision sufficient to distinguish paint colors used on the job. Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, and reach above the shoulder. Perform heavy manual labor such as digging post holes using a manual post hole digger and/or digging bar. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Positions in this class require the incumbents to: Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather. Work on uneven terrain. Work around dust, fumes, and gases. Work in loud or noisy areas. Work in and around moving traffic. Work various shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays, and on-call. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is s ix ( 6 ) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 16, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/29/24, 6/12/24 (final) Under general direction, directs, manages, plans, supervises, and coordinates the administration, maintenance and alteration/improvement activities, and security of a large group of County-owned buildings; and coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of management and organizational theory, including planning, organizational design, business finance, business development, project management, and organizational effectiveness Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Repair and operation of major types of building equipment including methods, materials, and tools used in the operations, maintenance, and repair of building support systems, buildings, and grounds Methods of heating, lighting, and ventilating large buildings Practices of the crafts and trades used in building maintenance Practices of custodial operations in large office buildings Practices of security and alarm operations in public buildings Estimation of costs and materials involved in making building alterations Principles and techniques of planning building maintenance schedules Management and enforcement of conditions of a variety of service contracts Building codes, safety orders, and fire codes Developments in the field of facility management, including technical advances in overall management of facilities (such as computer assisted facility management and energy efficiencies) Ability to Select, supervise, train, and evaluate a variety of trades/crafts, mechanical, custodial and security personnel, as well as other professional, technical and clerical staff Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff Investigate and resolve disciplinary issues Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines Develop, monitor and interpret budgets and other financial documents Plan, manage, and complete complex work assignments Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Influence and persuade others to take a desired action and/or direction Interpret and summarize a variety of data and information Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of information Maintain a large group of public buildings and grounds including complex building support systems involving heating ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning, electrical, elevators, and other mechanical systems Manage and coordinate the security and safety of a large group of public buildings and grounds Manage and coordinate the cleaning and maintenance of a large group of public buildings and grounds Read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications. Develop and implement operating procedures and reporting standards Requisition, store, and issue building supplies Keep accurate records and prepare reports Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Maintain cooperative relations with building occupants and attend to requests which are beyond the scope of subordinates Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: Three years of full-time paid experience supervising staff engaged in the maintenance and repair of commercial buildings including one or more of the following: HVACR systems, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, water treatment, water and steam boiler systems, or fire control systems and equipment. At least two years of this experience must have included the coordination and tracking of preventive maintenance programs. Or: Three years of full-time, paid supervisory experience over security or custodial service programs for one or more public access buildings or facilities. In order to be qualifying, this experience must have included program level responsibilities such as: supervision of multiple shifts, assistance with budget or staff forecasting/planning, and/or oversight of the operation, care, and replacement recommendations for equipment used. Note: An Associate’s degree, or the equivalent, in Mechanical-Electrical Technology, or other field closely related to the intent of the class, from an accredited college or trade school, may substitute for one year of the required experience. A Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Institutional or Facility Management, or other field closely related to the intent of the class, from an accredited college or university may substitute for up to two years of the required experience. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, shall be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Climb up and down stairs and ladders, bend, reach overhead, walk on uneven surfaces, and use tools common to the trades. Work and crawl in small and confined spaces and/or limited access areas. Continue to stand or walk up to approximately five (5) hours per day. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to: Occasionally work outside of normal business hours, particularly during emergency situations. Work outside in all types of climatic conditions. Be exposed to operating machinery, electrical hazards, or chemical hazards. Be exposed to rodents or insects. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/12/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 15, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/21/24 and 6/4/24 (final cut-off) Range A: $6,391.02 - $7,769.08 / month Range B: $6,712.92 - $8,160.60 / month Two salary levels are established for the class of Special Assistant, Board of Supervisors. Initial appointments maybe made at either Range "A" or Range "B", whichever is deemed most appropriate by the appointing authority, based on the appointee's personal qualifications, level of independence/supervision under which the assigned duties are performed, and the relative difficulty of the duties of the position compared to those of the other positions in the class. Under general direction, Special Assistant Board of Supervisors independently perform a variety of legislative and administrative duties and/or special projects and program assignments for a member of the Board of Supervisors. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Legislative processes and analysis with emphasis on local government Principles and procedures of public administration, management, accounting, and budget preparation and control Relationships among local, State and federal governments, public interest groups and private enterprise Legislative processes of county, state and federal governments Structures and functions of county governments Methods and techniques involved in conducting studies of administrative and management practices, methods, and procedures; including statistical research methodologies Interviewing and public speaking techniques Contract negotiations, preparation and monitoring Ability to Research, analyze, and make recommendations on complex issues and administrative management and procedural practices Read and interpret applicable codes, ordinances, laws, regulations and policies Prepare logical and comprehensive reports, summaries, abstracts and other documentation Present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically Explain legal requirements accurately and tactfully, understanding constituents' perspective, concerns, and needs Communicate clearly, confidently and persuasively to a variety of audiences from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds Work effectively in a cross-functional team environment; respect multiple programmatic and functional perspectives Build relationships, coalitions and alliances inside and outside of the department in order to achieve program goals and the Board's objectives Use workpoint technologies, tools and equipment Carry out written and oral directions; consistently follow through on own commitments and responsibilities Prioritize workload to meet deadlines under changing conditions Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications One year of paid or volunteer experience performing administrative, public liaison and/or analytical duties for governmental/public agencies and/or community-based organizations which required knowledge and abilities in the areas of government legislative processes, local government functions, and/or media and public relations. Governmental experience in administrative support services is preferable although experience in private enterprise may contain some of the necessary background. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Special Requirements Driver's License: Possessing a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required for some positions. Incumbents must possess the required license within 90 days of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate license may constitute cause for disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules. Working Conditions: Incumbents in this class may be required to work evenings and weekends. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 15, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/4/24, 6/25/24 (final) Under general supervision, assembles, installs, maintains, repairs, tests and operates various types of complex electronic equipment and systems used within County facilities, emergency equipment and/or motor vehicles. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles of electronic theory and circuitry Principles of low voltage wiring systems, including automotive wiring Inventory and records management principles Practices and tools related to disassembling and reassembling of interior automotive parts and components Principles underlying the installation and use of a wide variety of electronic systems and equipment in a high security environment Access control, intercom, paging, closed circuit television and electronic alarm systems; telemetry and wire and fiber optic carrier equipment Data circuit protocols and installation requirements Electronic high and low voltage circuits Methods, practices and tools used in maintaining, repairing, testing and adjusting a variety of electronic systems and equipment Safety practices necessary for work in electronics and electrical systems and power equipment Ability to Read plans, specifications, blue prints and schematics, and make rough drawings and sketches Track equipment performance to ensure compliance with equipment specifications Analyze, determine problems and repair electronic systems and equipment Identify and use hand and power tools; soldering equipment; cutting, crimping and splicing tools; and various electronic test equipment and instruments; make minor repairs to equipment Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Maintain records, present data and prepare reports Use a personal computer Work independently and make routine decisions Follow detailed verbal and written instructions in the installation/removal and repair of electronic equipment Read and comprehend technical manuals, troubleshooting guides, manufactures’ specifications, warranties, parts catalogs, and work orders Explain technical information in layman’s terms to service users and other personnel in order to answer questions and provide information about equipment and equipment operation Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Three (3) years paid experience within the last four (4) years in the installation, maintenance, testing and repair of electronic equipment and systems. Note: Successful completion of coursework from an accredited trade school, college or university in Electronics Technology, Computer Integrated Electronics, Communications Technology, or other field closely related to the knowledge and abilities of the class may be substituted for a maximum of two years experience on the basis of 30 semester (or 45 quarter) units being equivalent to one year of experience. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Physical Requirements: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: safely lift 50 pounds while standing and 25 pounds while leaning or lying in various positions climb ladders and poles, and install equipment on towers and other structures stoop, bend, kneel, and squat for extended periods of time differentiate between colors at a level necessary to work with electrical wires Working Conditions: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to: work outside in all weather conditions work on-call as necessary including nights, weekends and holidays work in a secured detention or correctional facility License Requirement: Some positions may require possession of a valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher, prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 11, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/31/24, 6/21/24 (final) Under general supervision, the Sanitation District Mechanic III independently performs a variety of mechanical duties in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems involved in wastewater treatment and conveyance; including operation of wastewater, storm water, and recycled water pumping stations; potable water wells and treatment facilities; chemical handling systems; oxygen injection systems; hydraulic power systems; and hydro-pneumatic systems; and the maintenance and operation of stationary and portable diesel driven electrical generation systems. The Sanitation District (SD) Mechanic III is the journey level class in the SD Mechanic series. Incumbents independently perform a variety of skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work with minimal instruction or guidance. Incumbents in this class are expected to demonstrate proficiency maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment and systems including operation of lift and pump stations. Incumbents may serve as a lead worker to provide training and work direction to lower level staff. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance, construction, repair, and operation of complex mechanical equipment, such as pumps, motors, multi-reduction gearboxes, and hydraulic and pneumatic systems Fundamentals of chain and socket assemblies, gas compressors, electronically, pneumatically, and hydraulically controlled valves, chemical handling and oxygen injection systems, and associated equipment Lubrication requirements of pumps and motors Principles of operation of pumps, motors, valves, and associated equipment Welding techniques and practices Use and care of precision tools Principles, practices, and safety precautions for confined space entry Ability to: Troubleshoot and repair complex mechanical equipment Use and care for precision tools Read and interpret maps, diagrams, instruction manuals, plans, and blueprints; maintain accurate and detailed records Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Maintain courteous and effective relationships with fellow employees and the public Perform skilled, hard physical labor Work standby and respond to emergency calls Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Use computer equipment and related peripheral equipment to enter and extract information Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Mechanical Technologist Grade 1 certificate, or higher. AND Either: 1. Three years of full-time paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Sanitation District Mechanic Level I/II. Or: 2. Four years of full-time paid experience in the maintenance, construction, and repair of mechanical and electrical components of equipment in wastewater treatment plants, potable water systems, lift stations, storm drain pumping stations, or other mechanical facilities with similar systems and equipment . Note: Completion of a two-year mechanical-electrical technology program or two years of a stationary engineer apprenticeship program may be substituted for two years of the required experience in pattern #2 above. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years of age prior to date of appointment due to the hazards of the job, as defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Some positions in this class may require a valid California Driver License, Class B or higher, that includes special endorsements including, but not limited to, the Tank Vehicle Endorsement issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. In addition, some positions in this class may require a valid California Driver License, Class A and/or a Hazardous Materials Endorsement issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification Requirement: A valid California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Mechanical Technologist Grade 2 certificate is required within one year of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain the required certification may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Physical Requirements: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Perform strenuous manual labor. Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity. Stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands. Lift heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance; lift heavier items with assistance. Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, and reach above the shoulder. Frequently push/pull equipment, materials, or supplies weighing up to 100 pounds; move heavier items with assistance. Work in areas with unsteady footing. Enter, exit, and work in enclosed and confined spaces, such as 24 and 36-inch maintenance access holes. Wear respiratory protection. Demonstrate color vision sufficient to distinguish the colors on a computer screen that indicate equipment status and conditions. Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to: Work in enclosed areas where the temperature may exceed 100 degrees F or reach lows below 20 degrees F. Enter, exit, and work in enclosed and confined spaces, such as 24 and 36-inch maintenance access holes. Work in trenches up to 23 feet, or more, in depth. Work on uneven terrain and outside in all types of weather conditions including inclement or hot conditions. Work around dust, dirt, noise, and odors. Work in hip boots during muddy conditions. Work shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime, and standby. Probationary Period : The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 11, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/31/2024, 6/21/2024 (Final) Under limited supervision, the Sanitation District Planner Scheduler III supervises others who are planning and scheduling approved maintenance activities and projects; coordinates, monitors and inspects the completion of maintenance activities and projects by contractors, and/or plans and schedules the most complex jobs, projects, and work orders such as those that involve coordination between districts, employees in more than one trade, shut-down and start-up plans, and/or long term or annual schedules. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Principles of supervisory responsibilities and training methods Methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of underground pipelines, lift stations, electrical, pneumatic, and/or hydraulic pumps, and/or various wastewater treatment plant systems including complex mechanical, instrumentation/control and electrical systems Safety precautions and practices necessary in working with hand and power tools, equipment, and vehicles Standard computer operations and designated software utilized for tracking, documentation, planning and scheduling purposes Operation, maintenance, repair and construction of District’s wastewater collection and/or treatment systems Procurement policies, practices, and procedures to include appropriate bidding processes for public agencies Principles and practices of safety management and safe working processes Principles of estimating costs and expenditures and monitoring budgets Principles and practices of staff planning, utilization, scheduling, and training in order to efficiently coordinate the use of staff resources Principles and practices of coordinating, monitoring, and inspecting the work of contractors Applicable federal, state and local regulations, laws, and guidelines related to wastewater collection and/or treatment plant systems and operations Designated specialized computer software utilized for tracking, data collection and analysis, planning and scheduling Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise and/or direct the work processes of others, either employees or contractors Understand, interpret and apply applicable department and district policies, procedures, and operational standards related to wastewater collection and/or treatment systems maintenance and operations Understand, interpret, and follow both verbal and written directions in an effective manner Operate a computer and designated software to record data, prepare reports, and perform a variety of research and information collection Utilize a designated and specialized maintenance tracking, planning and scheduling software system(s) Understand and interpret designated computer maintenance program printouts and input to determine the most appropriate and cost effective course of action Read, understand and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical instructions, specifications, and geographic printouts and maps in an effective manner Understand and interpret a variety of technical and specialized information as supplied by equipment manufacturers, engineers, and consultants Communicate clearly, concisely and courteously with co-workers, other employees, vendors, and the general public in both verbal and written forms Perform mathematical calculations to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties Design effective and cost efficient job plans; analyze and determine the appropriate resources to be utilized, coordinate and manage appropriate resources for safe and effective completion of work orders and projects Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. Two years of experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Planner Scheduler II or performing supervisory duties over maintenance and operations, electrical, control systems, engineering, or engineering technician work performing duties related to the repair, maintenance inspection, cleaning, construction, and/or operation of the underground pipeline systems and lift stations or wastewater treatment plant systems. Or: 2. Three years of experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Sanitation District Maintenance and Operations Senior Technician, Senior Water Quality Control Systems Technician, or Stationary Engineer II, or above performing duties related to the repair, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, construction, and/or operation of the underground pipeline systems and lift stations or wastewater treatment plant systems. Or: 3. Four years of experience in an industrial, construction, or governmental setting as a Planner Scheduler - researching, planning, and coordinating a variety of resources for maintenance activities and projects, scheduling the acquisition and delivery of resources and monitoring the effectiveness of resources and their utilization during the course of the project. Or: 4. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Business Administration, Construction Management, Project Management, or other field closely related to the intent of the class and either (1) Three years of experience in an industrial, construction, or governmental setting as a Planner Scheduler researching, planning, and coordinating a variety of resources for maintenance activities and projects, scheduling the acquisition and delivery of resources and monitoring the effectiveness of resources and their utilization during the course of the project or (2) Three years of experience supervising employees performing work related to the repair, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, construction, and/or operation of underground pipeline systems and lift stations or wastewater treatment plant systems. Or: 5. Certification in Project Management that is recognized by the Project Management Institute or other accredited institution and either (1) Four years of experience in an industrial, construction, or governmental setting as a Planner Scheduler researching, planning, and coordinating a variety of resources for maintenance activities and projects, scheduling the acquisition and delivery of resources and monitoring the effectiveness of resources and their utilization during the course of the project or (2) Four years or experience supervising employees performing work related to the repair, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, construction, and/or operation of underground pipeline systems and lift stations or wastewater treatment plant systems. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C, or higher is required prior to appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4 or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbent to be able to: Sit for periods up to one hour while driving to work sites When inspecting work sites, planning work to be performed or reviewing completed work, discussing plans and specifications with contractors, etc., Climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach by extending hands and arms in any direction Lift and/or carry objects weighing an average of 20 lbs. to a maximum of 50 lbs Occasionally push and pull objects weighing an average of 20 lbs to a maximum of 50 lbs Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Working Conditions: While most work will be in an office setting, visits to worksites will require the incumbent to occasionally: Work outside and subject to temperatures rarely under 32 degrees or over 100 degrees Work in a noisy environment Work around moving objects, vehicles, and machinery with moving parts Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months . Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 11, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 6/14/2024, 8/2/2024, 10/4/2024, 12/6/2024 (final) Under general supervision the Deputy Probation Officer performs professional work in the investigation of adult offenders or juvenile court referrals; supervises probationers; participates in the institutional care, custody, treatment, and counseling. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and practices of probation work Principles of social and correctional case and group work Laws relating to criminal justice Causes of crime and delinquency Counseling techniques Interviewing Community resources available to probationers Principles of investigation and laws governing search and seizure and preservation of evidence Codes, standards and regulations governing care and treatment of juveniles in juvenile halls, camps, ranches or schools Crisis intervention Self-defense Arrest procedures Appropriate use of force and security techniques Rights and liabilities of peace officers Ability to Analyze behavior patterns Exercise sound judgment in assessment and treatment of probationers Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Cope with hostility and aggressive behavior Prepare concise and clear reports Maintain records Communicate with individuals from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably with a degree in social or behavioral sciences. AND Either: One year of full-time paid professional experience in correctional work subsequent to the degree in a County, State or Federal probation, parole or law enforcement agency. Or: One year of social casework experience subsequent to the degree in a County State, or Federal agency. Or: One year as an Assistant Probation Officer (formerly Probation Assistant) with Sacramento County. Or: The equivalent of one (1) year as a Probation Aide (On-Call) with Sacramento County. Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. To compute full-time equivalency of On-Call experience: 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice. Special Requirements Compliance with Government Code: In accordance with California Government Code, Section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards: a. Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding a position if his or her application for citizenship is denied. b. Be at least 18 years of age. c. Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record. In addition, a classifiable set of the fingerprints shall be furnished to the Department of Justice and to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. d. Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer. Criminal History and Background Check: Appointees must pass a criminal history and background check, and pursuant to California Government Code, Section 1029, the conviction of a felony is grounds for disqualification from an appointment. Pursuant to Sacramento County Civil Service Rules, candidates found to have been convicted of a felony will be disqualified. Certificate Requirement: Completion of required P.O.S.T. training for Probation Officers as specified in Section 832 of the Penal Code within one (1) year after appointment as a Deputy Probation Officer. Arming: Some assignments within the Probation Department require the willingness and capability to be armed. Authorization to carry a weapon while on duty requires a psychological examination confirming fitness to be armed as well as the successful completion of force and weaponry training as required by the department. Physical Requirements: Incumbents will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting probationers which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility. In addition, there may be occasional contact with hostile individuals, and incumbents may be subject to physical and verbal abuse while restraining/arresting individuals. Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate valid California Driver License may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Hours of Work: Incumbents in this class must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays, and weekends. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. ONLINE WRITTEN EXAM (Weighted 100%) The testing process will consist of an online written examination, weighted 100%. The test dimensions may include: Probation and Parole Juvenile Corrections Standards and Regulations Counseling and Interpersonal Skills English Usage and Writing Skills Qualified applicants will be notified by email, using the email address provided on the application, of the exact dates and times the online written examination will be available, along with the necessary information to access the online written examination, which is tentatively scheduled for 3-4 weeks after the cut-off date. If applicants have not received written notice by email at least two (2) working days prior to the tentative test date, they should contact the County of Sacramento Employment Services Division at (916) 874-5593. For more information on testing dates and/or accommodation requests please contact the Employment Services Division by the final filing date. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 04, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. Under general direction, plans, directs, and/or supervises the activities and personnel of an organizational unit; or, personally provides legal representation for the most complex and sensitive cases requiring the highest level of expertise, up to and including trial. Incumbents also perform legal duties as assigned. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and Abilities Demonstrated expertise in legal research, writing, analysis, case preparation, trial conduct, and related areas Organization, management and supervision of staff and activities Effective legal representation in highly complex, sensitive, publicized cases and/or legal projects Establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of the clients, staff members, public officials, and the general public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A member in good standing of the California State Bar. AND Four years of experience practicing law in California, one of which must be as an Attorney-Criminal Level IV or higher in Sacramento County service. Acceptable areas of law practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, juvenile delinquency, consumer fraud, environmental protection, asset forfeiture, conservatorship, or family support. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application online by 5:00 PM on the final filing date of May 31, 2024 . Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the final filing date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the final filing date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 04, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00p.m. on: 11/1/23, 1/2/24, 3/4/24, 5/1/24, 7/1/24 Level I - $ 3,361.68 - $4,087.25/month Level II - $3,455.67 - $ 4,198.62 /month Office Assistants provide a wide range of clerical/operational support involving customer service, document preparation, filing and record keeping, and other regularly performed duties which support the function of an office operation. Office Assistant is a single class with two salary levels, Office Assistant (Level II) which is the journey level, and Office Assistant (Level I) which is an entry and training level class designed to enable persons without sufficient qualifying experience to enter County service. Some positions in these classes may be designated "confidential" in nature, in accordance with the County Employee Relations Ordinance, and are excluded from the representation unit which includes positions allocated to the regular class. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Office Assistant (Level II) Knowledge of Clear writing: grammar, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary Standard methods of filing (alphabetic, numeric, chronological) English language to communicate Telephone procedures Arithmetic to make calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and correct change Keyboard (computer, typewriter) Letter and memo format General principles, procedures and practices of recordkeeping Ability to Calculate solutions to match problems involving addition, subtraction, division and multiplication Understand and follow basic oral and written instructions Operate computer terminals, typewriter, printer, copier, microfiche, and FAX Prioritize work to meet deadlines Read English at a level necessary to understand procedures manuals, policies and guidelines Write English at a level necessary to prepare correspondence according to specified format and record incoming information Speak English at a level necessary to communicate information clearly Operate communication devices, telephone and may include radios Deal tactfully with people Ability to accurately proofread details, noting and detecting errors Required for some positions: Types from clear copy accurately at a rate of not less than 45 words a minute. Office Assistant (Level I) Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and abilities are the same as for Office Assistant (Level II), except that work is originally done under close supervision; as experience is gained, greater independence of action is exercised and less detailed supervision is received until the incumbent is functioning at the journey level. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities for this class as described above. Typical ways include: Office Assistant Level II Six (6) months clerical experience in Sacramento County service or in any public or private agency. Office Assistant Level I There are no education or experience requirements for appointments at (Level I). Note : The level at which initial appointments to the class of Office Assistant are made, and advancement from the lower to the higher level of this class, Level I to Level II, are at the discretion of the appointing authority, providing the minimum qualification is met. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Special Requirements Ability to speak, read, and/or write fluently in a language other than English, or knowledge of the culture as certified by the Department of Personnel Services (formerly the Department of Human Resources). Where required, these special skills may be used in performing such tasks as the following: Gives information by telephone or in person, regarding department services in an language other than English, to persons who understanding of English is limited. Translates the meaning of written English in regulations or ordinances, to a language other than English. Translates into English requests from the public, presented orally or in writing in a language other than standard English. As assigned, assists other department employees by giving information and advice on problems involving relationships with persons of different language or cultural backgrounds. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM (unless otherwise noted) on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the final cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions.
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 04, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/17/24, 5/31/24, 6/14/24, 6/28/24 (final) Level 1 - $6,114.36 /month Level 2 - $6,580.67 - $8,000.52/month Environmental Specialists apply scientific theory and methods to identify, research, and resolve environmental issues in the areas of regulatory compliance, public health, environmental health and pollution prevention. Environmental Specialist is a single class with two levels: Environmental Specialist (Level II) and Environmental Specialist (Level I). The level at which initial appointments are made and when advancements occur are at the discretion of the appointing authority. Incumbents may advance from Level I to Level II, if they have: (1) met the minimum and special qualifications, and (2) have demonstrated the ability to perform the responsibilities required at the higher performance level. The County of Sacramento’s Environmental Management Department consists of two divisions, Environmental Compliance and Environmental Health. Candidates on the eligible list may be considered to fill vacancies in either division. To be considered for a position with Environmental Health, you must either possess written proof of acceptance of education required by the State of California Environmental Health Services (i.e., the Environmental Health Specialist Trainee letter), or possess a valid certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) by the State of California. Other departments within the County also employ Environmental Specialists but may not require the Environmental Health Specialist Trainee letter or the REHS. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles of environmental compliance assurance Principles of environmental sciences Mathematical compilation and analysis Principles of chemistry and chemical reactions Effects of waste material on water quality and land quality and the interactions of waste with the environment Environmental practices with special reference to their general effect on public health and the quality of the environment Laws, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the department’s operations and programs Applicable tools, equipment and materials Principles and procedures of interviewing and fact-finding Principles, practices and techniques of customer service Ability to Read English at a level necessary to examine, interpret, and apply scientific, legal, technical, and complex guidelines, documents, records and reports Speak English at a level necessary to communicate clearly and effectively Write English at a level necessary to produce concise, accurate and impartial reports, narratives, summaries and recommendations Communicate, verbally and in writing, scientific and technical terminology into terms understandable to the general public Locate, research, interpret, and apply environmental laws and regulations Work independently within established guidelines, prioritize and coordinate activities, and meet critical deadlines Perform work assignments related to environmental inspections, compliance, monitoring, regulation, and research Work cooperatively with others; build and maintain constructive relationships with those encountered during course of work; respond effectively and tactfully to hostility, confusion or concerns expressed by others Collect, process, evaluate, and summarize scientific and technical data and ideas to make effective decisions and develop appropriate solutions Develop, prepare, and present studies and reports to governmental boards, civic organizations and other groups Effectively represent the department in contacts and relationships with the public, local business community and other government agencies Use sound judgment and personal initiative to accomplish assignments Use appropriate interpersonal style and approach to ensure team cohesiveness and cooperation Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Environmental Specialist (Level I) Either: 1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major in health science, public health, natural science, physical science, environmental science, or a related field Or: 2. Written proof of acceptance of education required by the State of California Environmental Health Services. Incumbents assigned to positions requiring State Certification must achieve certification/registration within the period prescribed by State Law or be subject to dismissal under applicable Civil Service Rules. Note: Applicants interested in Environmental Health positions are required to provide the acceptance letter mentioned above. Environmental Specialist (Level II) Either: 1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major in health science, public health, natural science, physical science, environmental science, or a related field. - and - One year of professional experience in environmental regulation, analysis, or environmental research performing duties and responsibilities equivalent to the Environmental Specialist (Level I) class in Sacramento County service. Or: 2 . Possession of valid certification as Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) by State of California. Or: 3 . Possession of valid certification as Registered Dairy Inspector by State of California. Or: 4. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in health science, public health, natural science, physical science, environmental science, or a related field. Note: Applicants interested in Environmental Health positions are required to provide documentation of the Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Note: Up to one year of the required education may be substituted by full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience similar to that described on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month = 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units. Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Special Requirements Physical Requirements: Ability to stoop and kneel to conduct inspections, take water and other environmental samples, and inspect equipment; climb fences, stairs, and ladders; walk rough terrain and muddy fields; work in an underground environment; climb in and out of swimming pools under construction; wear protective clothing; normal hearing; normal verbal communication ability; visually distinguish between colors; calibrate and use technical and monitoring instruments; read gauges and meters; and see in dimly lit areas. Work Schedule and Conditions: Incumbents are subject to work in adverse weather conditions, emergency situations, and perform duties outside of normal working hours, as necessary. Professional Certification/Registration Requirements: Failure to maintain required certification/registration constitutes cause for suspension or termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rules. Some positions, allocated to Environmental Specialist (Level II) and higher levels, require possession of a valid certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) issued by the State of California. (Registration as a REHS is not required for appointment to Level I positions.) Some positions, allocated to Environmental Specialist (Level II) and higher levels, require possession of a valid certification as a Registered Dairy Inspector, issued by the State of California. Some positions, allocated to Environmental Specialist (Level II) and higher levels, may require possession of valid certifications, as deemed necessary by legislative mandate or appropriate regulatory authority in the State of California. General License Requirements : All classes in this series require possession of, or ability to obtain a valid California Driver’s License, Class C or higher, before the date of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s License constitutes cause for suspension or termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rules. Special Skills: Some positions in the series may require the ability to speak, read, and/or write a language, in addition to English, or working knowledge of a specific culture, such as Black Culture, Mexican/Spanish Culture, or Asian Culture. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 02, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers! This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 5/29/24, 6/26/24, 7/31/24, 8/28/24, 9/25/24, 10/30/24, 11/27/24, 12/26/24, 1/29/25, 2/26/25, 3/26/25, 4/30/25 (final) Under supervision, the Registered Dental Hygienist performs assessment, development, planning and implementation of the dental hygiene care plan. Provides oral health education, counseling, and health screening services. Collaborates with community organizations, schools, and individuals to promote oral health goals and interests. Note: Vacancies may be part-time or full-time positions. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Modern principles, practices and techniques of dental hygiene Dental terminology The theories, methods and procedures for the prevention of dental diseases and the required preventive and corrective measures and treatment Care and use of common dental equipment, instruments, and materials Current materials, practices, and methods used in dental health education programs Principles and practices of supervision Applicable laws, rules and regulations related to dental health programs Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions) English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Principles of effective customer service Ability to Provide technical assistance and give group and individual instruction to local agencies, and communities concerned with dental health programs Develop materials for dental health education Supervise subordinate dental health personnel Work independently and exercise independent judgment Understand the differing racial, cultural, and environmental backgrounds of individuals, families, and communities served by the dental health care program Establish and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with customers, co-workers, schools, other agencies, and the general public Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Effectively organize and prioritize work assignments Keep accurate and orderly records Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly Maintain confidential information Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Possession of a valid license as a Registered Dental Hygienist issued by the Dental Hygiene Board of California. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Criminal History and Background Checks : The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act. License Requirement : A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License, or comply with state and federal requirements for utilization, may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A valid license as a Registered Dental Hygienist issued by the Dental Hygiene Board of California is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain the required license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Certification Requirement : A valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross is required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate certification may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Physical Requirements : Some positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to: Lift items weighing up to 25 pounds without assistance Walk or stand for extended periods of time Wear approved personal protective equipment as required Possess and maintain sufficient manual dexterity for constant holding, reaching, grasping, writing, and need for repetitive motion Individuals who do not meet this these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions : Some positions in this class require the incumbents to: Work around inmates and individuals with mental disabilities Be exposed to physically, mentally, and emotionally stressful and emergency situations Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2025 5:00 PM Pacific
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 01, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 12/6/23, 3/6/24, 6/6/24, 9/6/24, 12/6/24 Water System Operator is the journey level class for both the Water Distribution series and the Water Treatment series. Under direction, Water System Operators perform work in connection with the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of water distribution systems, water treatment facilities, water wells, water booster pumping stations, water storage facilities, and storm water pumping stations. The positions in this class also operate, maintain and repair chemical handling systems, hydraulic power systems and hydro-pneumatic systems, and operate diesel driven electrical generation systems. Incumbents may be required to perform routine tasks independently when they work alone in the field. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of The California Safe Drinking Water Act EPA standards, rules and regulations ensuring safe drinking water and protecting ground water The tools, materials, equipment and methods used in the maintenance, repair and operation of complex mechanical equipment such as: pumps, motors, various valve and gate operators, hydraulic drives, chain and socket assemblies, air compressors, electric and pneumatic controls, chlorination, and pneumatically and hydraulically controlled valves, and associated equipment The tools, materials, equipment and methods used in the treatment of surface and ground water and in the construction of underground pipelines Basic safety precautions and practices required when working in a variety of working conditions using hand tools, light equipment, and vehicles The basic tests used in water treatment process control Computer software such as Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Ability to Understand and follow oral and written instructions Perform strenuous physical labor Use a variety of hand, precision, and power tools Drive a variety of mobile equipment such as dump trucks, water trucks, backhoes, tractors, vacuum vehicles, utility trucks, step vans, and forklifts on paved and/or uneven terrain such as hills, slopes, rocky or wet ground Use laboratory chemicals and equipment to analyze domestic and reclaimed water Read, interpret and utilize manufacturer's specifications, operations manuals, piping schematics, etc. Maintain courteous and effective relationships with County employees and the general public Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Use computer equipment and related peripheral equipment to enter and extract information Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: 1. One year of full-time experience performing duties which have included the repair, maintenance, or construction of one or more of the following systems: underground pipeline, wastewater collection, storm water collection, or underground water distribution. Or: 2. One year of full-time experience in maintenance, construction, operation, or repair of mechanical components of equipment in one or more of the following facilities: wastewater treatment plants, potable water pump stations, water treatment plants, lift stations, storm drain pumping stations, or other mechanical facilities with similar systems and equipment. Or: 3. A certificate of completion from a two-year mechanical-electrical technology program. Or: 4. Completion of two-years of a stationary engineer, plumbing, or similar trade apprenticeship program. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. General Qualifications Age Requirement: Candidates must be 18 years of age prior to appointment because of the hazards of the job, as defined in the Fair Labor Standard Act. Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher is required prior to appointment to this class. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A valid California Driver License, Class A, and/or special endorsements including but not limited to the Hazardous Materials Endorsement is required for some positions. Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate California Driver's License and/or endorsement(s) constitutes cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreements. Certificates/licenses: Water Distribution Grade 1 (D1) certificate: All incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade 1 (D1) certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services (DHS) within one year after the date of appointment to this class or within two consecutive DHS exam cycles after the date of appointment to this class, whichever is greater. Water Treatment Grade 1 (T1) certificate: All incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator Grade 1 (T1) certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services (DHS) within two years after the date of appointment to this class or within four consecutive DHS exam cycles after the date of appointment to this class, whichever is greater. Note: Failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate certificates may constitute a cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining unit agreement. The appropriate amount of continuing education hours must be completed as required by the State of California to maintain the required certifications. Criminal History Check: The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure and applicable Federal and State law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. Physical Abilities: Perform strenuous manual labor Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity While carrying equipment which may weigh up to 25 pounds, safely climb and work on ladders with a maximum weight capacity of 300 pounds Stand on a ladder while performing tasks with both hands Lift and carry heavy equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance; lift heavier items with assistance Frequently bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and reach above the shoulder Work for extended periods of time in a bent, stooped, kneeling or prone position Work in areas with unsteady footing Enter and exit through restricted entrances of 24 and 36 inches in diameter Some positions will be required to wear respiratory protection Demonstrate color vision sufficient to distinguish the colors on a computer screen that indicate equipment status and conditions Note: Some employees will be required to operate a jackhammer weighing up to 90 pounds. Note: Individuals who do not meet these physical requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: Work in enclosed areas where the temperature may exceed 100 degrees F Enter, exit, and work in enclosed and confined spaces Work in trenches up to 23 feet in depth Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement or very hot weather Work around dust, dirt, noise, and odors Work on uneven terrain Work in hip boots during muddy conditions. Work often at heights of 40 feet and may work occasionally at greater heights up to 100 feet Shift, Weekend and Holiday Work: Water distribution and water treatment functions are a 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operation. All employees in this class will be subject to working shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime and standby. Probationary Period The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 01, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/15/24, 5/16/24, 8/15/24, 11/21/24 Supervising Public Health Nurses work under general administrative supervision of a higher-level health program manager, and receive medical direction as needed from a physician or higher-level nursing manager such as the designated head of public health nursing. The focus of duties is on supervising, planning, organizing and reviewing the operations, program, and personnel of a public health field office staffed by professional nurses, health workers and others. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic principles and practices of supervision and personnel management Professional public health nursing principles, procedures and techniques State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Normal course of illnesses and disabilities, and their treatment Family planning methods Pre-natal, pregnancy and post-natal nutrition and medical care Infant and child care, growth, and development, including common illnesses Case management techniques and the care and treatment of high risk, physically impaired and developmentally disabled infants and children Substance abuse symptoms and intervention techniques Mental illness symptoms and intervention techniques Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Normal and abnormal family dynamics Techniques of planning, evaluating, teacher-training, organizing and conducting classes and training sessions on a variety of health subjects Individual and group counseling techniques applicable to public health nursing Common public and community health care resources Social and economic factors influencing individual and community health Differing cultural, religious and social attitudes about hygiene, family planning, child care, and health treatment Proper handling and administering of biologicals Proper handling of contaminated items; causes, control, detection, prevention and treatment of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, and food and water-borne illnesses Procedures for planning and conducting epidemiological investigations Standard medical record-keeping Ability to Supervise and train employees Effectively recommend employee selections, promotions, status changes and other personnel actions Plan, organize and control work of staff Develop and implement policies and procedures for work unit in accordance with department goals, policies and procedures Learn, comply with, and ensure staff compliance with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures, including security requirements, applicable to the work unit Effectively communicate with and gain the cooperation of clients, and potential clients, of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds Work cooperatively with other health and social service providers Determine and apply effective means of intervening in cases of mental illness and substance abuse Effectively plan, organize, conduct, and participate in in-service education and training programs Effectively demonstrate and teach care of infants, children, the disabled and chronically ill to individuals in their homes Effectively teach public group classes Gain cooperation of patients and other individuals in investigating and treating communicable diseases and environmentally-based illnesses Accurately evaluate cases to determine caseload priorities Maintain patient confidentiality Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Either: One year of experience as a Senior Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County service. Or: Two years of experience as a Public Health Nurse in Sacramento County Service. Or: Three years of experience as a licensed/certified public health nurse performing public health nursing duties. Notes: Experience requirements are stated as full-time work; to convert part-time to full-time equivalency; 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month.Required experience may be paid or unpaid. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. License / Certificate / Registration Requirements: All persons appointed to the class of Supervising Public Health Nurse: Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California.Must possess and maintain a current California Driver's License, Class C or higher.Will be required to have, or obtain, and maintain a valid CPR Certificate. Note : Failure to maintain required licenses / certificates may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules. Other Requirements: Some positions in this class may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English, in addition to English. Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Sacramento County, CA Sacramento, California, United States
May 01, 2024
The Position Come join one of Forbes Magazine's Best Employers ! There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class. This is a continuous filing exam with. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/5/24, 4/2/24, 6/3/24, 8/5/24, 10/7/24, 12/2/24 Supervising Registered Nurse - Detention/Correctional Facility is the first level supervisory class in this series. Incumbents work under general administrative supervision of a higher level Health Program Manager or Facility Manager and receive medical direction as needed from a physician or higher level professional nurse such as a Nurse Practitioner or the designated head of detention facility nursing. The focus of duties is on supervising, planning, organizing and reviewing the operations, programs, personnel of a medical care unit staffed by Registered Nurses, Licenses Vocational Nurses and other support staff. Positions are typically assigned to a detention facility medical services unit. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Basic principles and practices of supervision and personnel management Professional registered nursing principles, procedures and techniques State of California laws and regulations on nursing practices Normal course of illnesses and disabilities and their treatment Family planning methods Pre-natal, pregnancy and post-natal medical care, infant and child care, growth and development, including common illnesses Substance abuse symptoms and medical intervention techniques Mental illness symptoms and intervention techniques Symptoms, prevention, reporting requirements and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect Techniques of planning and conducting classes and training sessions on a variety of health subjects Individual and group counseling techniques Common public and community health care resources Social and economic factors influencing individual and community health Differing cultural, religious and social attitudes about hygiene, family planning, child care and health treatment Proper handling and administering of biologicals Detection and treatment of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases and food and water-borne illnesses Standard medical record keeping Common drugs and medications used for birth control, communicable diseases, immunizations, allergies, cardio-vascular conditions and substance overdoses, including their contra-indications and normal and abnormal results Ability To Supervise and train employees Effectively recommend employee selections, promotions, status changes and other personnel actions Plan, organize and control work of staff Develop and implement policies and procedures for work unit in accordance with department goals, policies and procedures Learn, comply with, and ensure staff compliance with laws, rules, regulations, protocols and procedures, including security requirements, applicable to the work unit Effectively communicate with and gain the cooperation of patients of various social, cultural, economic and educational background Work cooperatively with other health and social service providers and staff of other work units and departments Effectively plan, conduct and participate in in-service education and training programs Maintain patient confidentiality Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : Possession of a current, valid Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California. Note : Failure to maintain such license may be cause for disciplinary action in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rules. And Either : One (1) year of experience in Sacramento County service as a Registered Nurse or any class requiring registered nurse license. Or : Two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational, certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirement (copy of diploma, transcripts, license, or certificate) with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Document Required with Application : All applicants MUST record their RN license type, number, and expiration date in the space provided in the Experience and Training section of the application. Special Requirements - Person appointed to this class: May be required to regularly or periodically work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Will be subject to a confidential criminal history check and fingerprinting. Will be required to have, or obtain and maintain a valid CPR certificate. May be required to have or obtain a valid hearing testing certificate, emergency first aid certificate and/or other specialty training appropriate to registered nurses and necessary in their job assignment. Note : Some positions in these classes may require the ability to communicate fluently in language other than English in addition to English. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Call (916) 874-5627 and you will be provided with a recorded message, accessible 24 hours a day. Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations during employment examinations: For more information, please review the Job Applicant Exam Reasonable Accommodation Information and submit an Employment Exam Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form . EMPLOYEE BENEFITS As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP). GENERAL BENEFITS: Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions. SALARY STEP INCREASES: The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained. PAY: All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty. VACATION: Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days. HOLIDAYS: 14.5 holidays per year as recognized. SICK LEAVE: Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit. PARENTAL LEAVE: Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement. RETIREMENT: Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage. HEALTH INSURANCE: The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs. DENTAL INSURANCE: The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person. LIFE INSURANCE: The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction. DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as: Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions Marriage or Family Relationships Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care Alcohol and Drug Abuse WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM: The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses. DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working. MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT: The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan. WORKERS' COMPENSATION: In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California. SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION: The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction. SELECTION AND PLACEMENT Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age. Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification. "Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS: If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications. OPEN EXAMINATIONS: Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply. CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS: Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received. ELIGIBLE LISTS: Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists. EXAMINATION RATINGS: Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director. APPEAL PROCESS: Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination. Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): https://personnel.saccounty.net/Pages/EmploymentServicesFAQs.aspx OTHER INFORMATION VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes. "Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty. CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT: As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE: Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest. CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position. SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION): Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that: Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission. PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING: The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant. DRIVER LICENSE: Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months. AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE: Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either: 1. Become a union member; 2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or, 3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity. FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS: Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions. Closing Date/Time: Continuous