San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County - Greatness Grows Here

The County offers a unique opportunity to enjoy natural California beauty and nature, or music, arts and culture - from the waters of the Delta to the vast vineyards, San Joaquin County has it all. The region boasts some of the finest opportunities in the state for boating, fishing, camping, history-gathering, or just plain fun in the sun. For those times when a change of pace is desired, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park are all within 90 minutes of San Joaquin County.

San Joaquin County is one of the most agriculturally rich regions in California. Twenty-four thousand acres of farmland are dedicated to the production of asparagus. Wine grapes are also a leading crop in the county and wineries and vineyards have sprung up from Stockton to Lodi. Lodi was named Wine Enthusiasts Wine Region of the Year in 2015.

The regional arts and culture scene offers treasures such as the Haggin Museum, San Joaquin County Historical Museum, and the Children's Museum of Stockton. The Stockton Symphony, San Joaquin County Ballet, Bob Hope Theater, and Stockton Civic Center are popular venues for entertainment.

San Joaquin County also has a robust educational environment. The County’s 17 school districts provide families with a wide array of choices for their children's educational development. The University of the Pacific, California State University, Stanislaus - Stockton Center, Humphreys College and School of Law, National University and San Joaquin Delta Community College offer a variety of choices for advanced education.

Homes and apartments are plentiful and the median home price in the San Joaquin County is affordable compared to other nearby areas. Convenient, comfortable housing is available in most sections of the County. New homes abound in both the south and north area; historic homes are found primarily in central Stockton and downtown Lodi.

COUNTY EMPLOYMENT

One of the richest benefits offered to County employees is the opportunity to be a public servant and provide essential services to the constituents of San Joaquin County. Employees are proud that their hard work makes a difference in the community and receive great satisfaction that there is a link between their service and the betterment of the quality of life in San Joaquin County.

The County provides career employment opportunities in many areas including law enforcement, social services, health services and many more. The County employees over 6,000 full time employees and serves a population of over 700,000 residents. The County operates a jail, hospital, children’s shelter, and several regional parks.

There are many opportunities for career progression within San Joaquin County in the fields of accounting, clerical support, dispatching, medical records, hospital patient registration, social services, eligibility work, social service case management, public safety, and many other areas. Visit our website to see classification descriptions of positions and to seek information about County departments.

COMPENSATION and BENEFITS

In addition to competitive base salary, most full time positions will also offer a generous benefit package.

In addition to the base salary, the County offers:

  • Health, Dental and Vision plan coverage
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with some positions being offered a County matching contribution
  • A Defined Benefit retirement plan with reciprocity with many public sector retirement systems including CalPERS.
  • 125 Flex Benefits Plan
  • 12 days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation
  • Vacation leave ranging from 10 days a year up to 23 days depending on length of service
  • 10-14 paid holidays per year
  • Other benefits and compensation may be provided depending on the position
  • A robust Employee Engage & Development Program

154 job(s) at San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Mar 01, 2024
Part Time
Introduction Staff Nurse V Assistant Department Manager by Employment Services Team Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a background investigation, physical and drug screen. TYPICAL DUTIES Supervises staff and assists with management of the unit or units; assists in planning and implementing staff schedules; assists in assigning work to professional, para-professional and technical staff in order to best utilize the skills of personnel and to maintain a high quality of patient care; evaluates performance of and disciplines assigned personnel, including subordinate supervisory staff; participates in the selection of new employees. Supervises staff and assists with management of the unit or units; assists in planning and implementing staff schedules; assists in assigning work to professional, para-professional and technical staff in order to best utilize the skills of personnel and to maintain a high quality of patient care; evaluates performance of and disciplines assigned personnel, including subordinate supervisory staff; participates in the selection of new employees. Participates in formulating, interpreting and implementing policies, procedures, and standards of nursing care; assists in coordinating the services of the unit with other hospital divisions; may oversee and coordinate insurance billing and reimbursement-related procedures for the unit; may develop and implement various quality control measures; assists with development and maintenance of the department budget. Participates in initiating the nursing process and performing clinical patient care, including therapeutic measures prescribed by medical authority within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act and department policy; participates in preparation and implementation of written nursing care plans for individual patients. Evaluates the total nursing needs of the patient including physical, psychological, spiritual, cultural and socio-economic; participates in planning, coordinating and administering total patient care; evaluates symptoms, reactions, and progress. Participates with clinical staff in working with patients and families through teaching, counseling, and other methodology in order to help them understand, cope with, and accept illness, treatment, and therapy; assists in self care strategies; may supervise and participate in therapy groups, individual counseling and family conferences as necessary; may provide crisis intervention, crisis stabilization and follow-up therapy; may make crisis referrals as required. Keeps records of patient’s health care treatment and/or hospital stay; prepares reports and standard forms; initiates and completes performance improvement and other studies in cooperation with management. Maintains and updates knowledge base and nursing skills by reading literature, attending workshops, lectures, conferences, and classes as may be required by the Administration of the Department of Health Care Services. Participates on committees as assigned; may represent the department to outside organizations as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE Theory, practices and techniques of nursing, particularly in area of specialty; current trends and developments in the practice of nursing; goals of patient care; current medical treatment methods, standards, equipment and supplies; nursing staffing patterns; basic principles of management and supervision; leadership skills; safety principles and practices; applicable Federal and State laws as related to patient care. ABILITY Assign, supervise, train, assist and evaluate members of a nursing service unit; prepare and maintain records, charts, reports, and statistical data; deal with patients empathetically and respectfully while performing treatments prescribed; instruct patients in self care and preventative health strategies; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; maintain a safe facility environment; maintain cohesiveness and communication as a team during high stress; establish and maintain effective customer service; coordinate the several types of services which may be necessary for appropriate care; assist other staff in understanding current psycho-physiological aspects of illness; set priorities; work effectively under pressure; supervise and participate effectively in performance improvement processes; provides and promotes a positive learning environment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Constant walking; frequent operation of a keyboard; standing for long periods of time, pushing/pulling, bending and squatting; occasional sitting for long periods of time, running, climbing stairs and climbing; Frequency of Lifting -Frequent restraining lifting/turning of heavy objects or people; Visual Requirements -Constant need for overall vision, color and depth perception, hand/eye coordination, and field of vision/peripheral vision; frequent reading and close up work; Dexterity -Frequent holding, reaching, grasping, repetitive motion and writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing of normal speech; frequent hearing and talking on telephone or radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds and talking over public address; Emotional/Psychological Factors -Constant concentration and public contact; occasional exposure to hazardous materials; frequent exposure to emergency situations, including trauma, grief and death, decision making, working weekends and nights; occasional work at heights, working alone and overtime; Environmental Conditions -Frequent exposure to assaultive behavior by clients; occasional exposure to noise, cold/heat, and hazardous materials, dirt, dust, smoke, fumes and poor ventilation. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Accomodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides full-time employees and part-time employees eligible for benefits with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premiums.Dependent coverage is available for all plans. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 15 days each year up to 10 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Accrual rate is prorated for part-time employees eligible for benefits. Holiday : 14 paid holidays per year. Educational Leave : Each fiscal year, department heads grant 40 hours to full-time employees or 24 hours to part-time employees eligible for benefits of educational leave that are not carried beyond the end of the fiscal year. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range (1840 hours for part-time employees), they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Standby Pay : Employees designated by appointing authority to be in standby status is compensated at 33.33% of their regular hourly rate. Educational Supplement: Any bargaining unit nurse who meets at least one of the following criteria will receive an Educational Supplement equal to 5% of their base salary: For those classifications that require an Associate's Degree of Nursing, the nurse has a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. (Nurses who work in Mental Health may substitute a Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology or Social Worker for a degree in Nursing.) For those classifications that require a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, the nurse has a Master's of Science in Nursing. Possess National or approved International certification in the specialty area in which the nurse currently is assigned. Possess CCRN Certification and active ACLS Certificate. Provide proof of completion of a critical care class and active ACLS Certificate. License/Certificate Fees : The County provides reimbursement for specific classifications under the CNA MOU for fees required to renew State required license/certification. Fees associated with initial license/certification will not be covered. Pre-Employment Physical Exam : If required, will be conducted at San Joaquin County General Hospital at no cost to the employee. Job Sharing : Any regular, permanent full-time employee may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : The County offers an Educational Reimbursement Program. Eligible employees (civil service and part-time eligible for benefits) may be reimbursed for career-related course work taken on the employee’s own time up to $850 per fiscal year; an employee enrolled in an approved degree program may be reimbursed up to$800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal yearper fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton : The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Mar 01, 2024
Full Time
Introduction Food Service Worker III by Employment Services Team TYPICAL DUTIES Prepares a wide variety of menu items including soups, salads, vegetables, sauces, gravies, entrees, desserts and other foods; independently prepares simple meals or assists in preparation of complex or specialized meals. Grills, cooks, steams, bakes and roasts a variety of foods; cuts meats; prepares and cooks a variety of items including baked goods. May supervise other food service staff in a variety of food service work; performs routine food service work as necessary. Sets up, operates and cleans equipment and areas used to prepare and serve food. Maintains records of work performed and other routine records; prepares routine reports. May act in a higher level capacity on a relief basis or for training purposes. KNOWLEDGE Volume food service work including cooking, preparation, serving, cleaning, sanitation and safety practices; basic units of measure. ABILITY Prepare food on a volume basis with minimum waste; understand and follow oral and written instructions; learn to perform volume preparation of full meals; lead others in the more routine aspects of volume food preparation, service and cleaning work; count and perform routine arithmetic calculations including simple addition, subtraction and multiplication; make simple notations; read various scales of measure and portion items accurately; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; treat customers courteously'; stand constantly; lift and carry 25 pounds; perform manual dexterity tasks including constant handling, reaching, grasping and fingering; withstand frequent exposure to heat emanated from equipment, and cold from refrigerated storage areas; may require ability to kneel, bend and stoop frequently. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 29, 2024
Part Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill part-time vacancies in the Solid Waste Division and to establish a referral list which may be used to fill future part-time vacancies. The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the planning and operation of the County Material Recovery Facilities, Transfer Operations and all landfills. Solid Waste is a seven day per week operation, with varying hours from 5:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Transfer Truck Driver position is located at all County waste disposal facilities which operate 8 to 10 hours per day, 5:30 am - 4:30 pm, open seven days per week. Candidates must be available to work weekends, rotating shifts, and at all County disposal sites such as Manteca and Lodi. Equipment may include (but are not limited to) Refuse Transfer Trucks, Roll-Off Trucks, and occasionally when needed for coverage, Front End Loaders, Backhoes and Large Earth Moving Equipment. Note: Offer of employment is contingent upon passing a drug screening test. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. TYPICAL DUTIES Operates transfer trucks, backhoes, bulldozers and other light and heavy equipment; drives loads to other sites; dumps and reloads trucks. Performs light to heavy physical labor when not operating equipment. Makes routine repairs and adjustments to equipment; regularly checks or inspects brakes, lights, tires, fuel levels, and auxiliary equipment; does routine preventive maintenance. Prepares and maintains records of day's work activities; may maintain other records as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience : Two years of paid experience in operating and maintaining heavy trucks. License : Possession of a valid Class A California driver’s permit at time of application and valid California Class A driver’s license at time of appointment. KNOWLEDGE The principles and practices of heavy truck and light and heavy construction equipment operations and maintenance; occupational hazards and safety procedures relative to operation of equipment; traffic laws. ABILITY Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; perform heavy manual labor, occasionally under adverse conditions; operate and service heavy trucks and other equipment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Accomodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/1/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This Department Promotional recruitment is beingheld to fillone vacancy in theHuman Services Agencyand to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Candidates must be currently employed with San Joaquin County and meet department promotional requirements to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Learns to perform technical duties in support of centralized data processing operations; learns to monitor and operate mainframe computer system and peripheral equipment including monitors, terminals, printers, disk drives and tape drives. Learns to monitor batch jobs for daily processing; to run programs in accordance with established schedules; to document all jobs completed; to identify errors and initiate restart instructions; to advise appropriate staff of production problems; to document all unresolved issues; to ensure accuracy and quality of completed jobs. Learns to monitor console and systems for errors and abnormal situations; to check system status and maintain problem logs; to respond to error messages; to resolve issues or refer to appropriate staff member. Learns to conduct system and database back ups on a routine basis; to file back up tapes; to maintain tape library. Learns to perform scheduler duties; to log requested jobs; to check quality of reports and forms printed; to ensure all print jobs are complete and accurate; to process, print, decollate, burst and distribute completed materials. Learns to serve as first level response to user system hardware and software problems; to receive and logs calls; to pose questions to determine nature and level of user problem; to resolve problem or refer to higher level staff. Maintains and cleans peripheral equipment; cleans tape drives and printers; stocks and loads printer paper. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Education : Completion of at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) units from an accredited college or university, including 12 units in computer science. Substitution : Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education. A list of approved certificates and/or courses shall be maintained within the Human Resources Department. OR PATTERN II Experience : One year operating computers and peripheral data processing equipment in an information systems environment. KNOWLEDGE Operations, services and activities of a data processing center; principles and practices of customer service; basic operational characteristics of data processing and associated peripheral equipment; modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers; principles and procedures of record keeping. ABILITY Run batch programs according to established guidelines; respond to user inquiries on basic operational problems; learn principles of computer system operation and monitoring; learn principles of computer report preparation and batch job processing; learn methods and techniques of scheduling production jobs; learn methods and techniques used to troubleshoot and diagnose basic computer operation problems; learn to set up and operate data processing and peripheral equipment; learn to conduct system and database back ups on a routine basis; learn to identify and resolve computer production problems; learn to perform job setup and scheduling; learn function and use of job control languages; learn principles and practices of quality control; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent use of data entry devices; frequent sitting, standing or walking for long periods; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, squatting and crawling; driving; Lifting -Frequently 5-30 pounds; occasionally 70 pounds or less; Vision -Constant use of good overall vision; frequent reading/close-up work; occasional color, depth and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, reaching; Hearing/Talking -Frequent talking/hearing in person and on the telephone; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent decision making and concentration; frequent public contact; occasional working alone, working nights and traveling; Environmental -Frequent exposure to noise. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Civil Service Rule 10 - Section 3 - Eligibility for Promotional Examinations To compete in a promotional examination, an employee must: A. Meet the minimum qualifications of the class on or before the final filing date for filing applications. B. Meet one of the following qualifying service requirements: 1. Have permanent status in the Classified Service. 2. Probationary, part-time, or temporary employees who have worked a minimum of 1040 hours in the previous 12 months or previous calendar year. 3. Exempt employees who have worked a minimum of 2,080 continuous and consecutive hours. C. Have a rating of satisfactory or better on the last performance evaluation. D. If a person whose name is on a promotional list is separated (except for layoff) the name shall be removed from the promotional list of the action. Employeeswho meet the minimum qualifications will go through one of the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a longer period which shall not exceed a total of three years for the date esblished. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; • They are related to the Appointing Authority or • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This recruitment is being conducted to fill one vacancy in the Human Services Agency at Mary Graham Children's Shelter and may be used to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. About the Department: The Mary Graham Children's Shelter is an Emergency Temporary Facility for children age newborn up to eighteen years of age who are removed from their homes through no fault of their own. On an annual basis, the Shelter provides care and support services to about 1000 children. The Shelter provides a variety of support services through a variety of collaborate partners to try and help each child have their individual needs addressed. These support services can include medical/dental services, educational support, behavioral support, and transitional support for children under eighteen years old. For more information regarding the Mary Graham Children's Shelter and the Human Services Agency, please visit their website at: Mary Graham Children's Shelter . Note: Employees at Mary Graham Children’s Shelter are subject to the authority, rules, regulations, standards, and approval of the Community Care Licensing Authority (CCL) of the California Department of Social Services. In addition to the above minimum qualifications, as a condition of employment, approval of the CCL is required for both initial appointment and for continued employment at MGCS. *Effective October 24, 2022, staff who are assigned to the Mary Graham Children's Shelter will receive a 5% pay supplement in addition to their base salary. Effective July 2024 - 4% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2025 - 3% Cost of Living Adjustment increase The following incentives and bonuses may beavailable for eligible new hires.Incentives and bonuses are subject to approval by Human Resources: § Vacation Accrual Rate : San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service. § Sick Leave : Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. § New Hire Retention Bonus : $2,000 upon completion of first year equivalent employment (2,080 hours) $1,000 upon completion of third year equivalent employment (6,240 hours) $3,000 upon completion of sixth year equivalent employment (12,480 hours) NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES § Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of a group of social workers engaged in providing social services and related functions; and instructs new workers in the procedures and techniques of interviewing, case recording, conducting assessments and evaluations, and developing service plans. § Deals with client complaints regarding services; refers problems to other agency staff as appropriate. § Participates in establishing and maintaining effective social service programs; assists in assessing service needs of the community evaluates effectiveness of social service programs; and recommends appropriate changes. § Assists in developing community resources. § Analyzes and interprets social service regulations, policies, procedures and contracts; reviews cases to ascertain conformance with legal and procedural standards; and serves as information resources person for other staff members regarding specific services. § Explains departmental functions and goals to community groups, local government officials, and other agency representatives; ensures that individuals entitled to services are made aware of service programs; interprets the scope and limitations of departmental programs to recipients and other interested parties; and researches and answers public inquiries and complaints. § Evaluates the effectiveness of policies and procedures. § Coordinates social service programs with other involved agencies and individuals to insure effective delivery of services; participates in developing uniform guidelines and procedures. § Reviews and develops interagency agreements relating to the provision of services for approval by administration. § Develops and participates in outreach, staff training, and public information of a specific program area. § Directs research studies and prepares reports. § Enters and retrieves information from an automated computer system; assists with training and problem solving for Social Workers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two (2) years as a Social Worker II in San Joaquin County. OR PATTERN II Education : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably with a major in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field. Experience : Three (3) years of paid full time social casework including two (2) years at the journey level. AND License : Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Special Requirement : Incumbents with bachelor’s degrees who are assigned to the Multipurpose Senior Services Program are required by State regulation to have two (2) years of experience working with the elderly. Incumbents with master’s degrees who are assigned to the Multipurpose Senior Services Program are required by State regulation to have one (1) year of experience working with the elderly. KNOWLEDGE Principles and techniques of supervision, training, and casework consultation; basic human behavior; social work theories, principles, and casework techniques; interviewing techniques; social and economic needs of the service population; basic management principles; the function of public social service agencies and the principles of public social service administration; principles, methods, and resources in the field of public health, mental hygiene, education, correction, and rehabilitation as the relate to public social service; principles of community organization; resources available in the community for referral or utilization in social service programs; and applicable laws, rules, and regulations. ABILITY Communicate orally with a wide variety of people; read and understand technical social work material; interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures; analyze situations and make decisions; plan, organize, and prioritize; classify case problems and evaluate the effectiveness of effort in solving problems; analyze a situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action; express oneself clearly and concisely in writing; relate to clients; evaluate workers' performance; apply effective interpersonal skills; develop and maintain cooperative relationships with community groups and resource agencies; and operate a computer. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of computers; repetitive motion; sitting for extended periods; walking; occasional driving may be required; Lifting -Ability to frequently lift 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 60 pounds; Vision -Constant good overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motions; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological -Constant public contact, decision making and concentration, frequently working alone; exposure to trauma, grief, and death; occasional exposure to noise; emergency situations; Special Requirements -Some assignments may require occasional weekends/nights, overtime, and travel. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 29, 2024
Part Time
Introduction This recruitment is being conducted to fill one vacancy in the Emergency Department of San Joaquin General Hospital and and to establish a referral pool to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. *** Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a background investigation and drug screening *** NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Participates as a member of a treatment team in developing and implementing individual and group treatment programs for patients. Develops, supervises and encourages participation in group and individual program activities for patients; assists therapist in therapy programs; may lead therapy groups. Observes patient's physical condition and behavior; audits patient's clinical record charts; checks and corrects errors; monitors patient activities; evaluates patient progress; reports significant changes to professional staff; records clinical notes on patients. Assists patients with feeding, habit training; keeps living areas clean; protects patients from personal injury; motivates patients to develop self-reliance in daily living. Monitors and administers medications and treatment, including hypodermic injections, catheterizations, enemas and oral medications; takes and charts temperatures, pulse and respiration; assists families and care providers in monitoring and administering medications. Consults with families, care providers, staff of convalescent hospitals and other agencies as liaison to provide for continuity of care; assists care providers and others in handling patient behavior. Admits and orients patients to inpatient facilities; dispenses medication for new patients; acts as Court liaison through admission process; may act as shift supervisor. Orders supplies, keeps records, and prepares reports. Participates in in-service training programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS License : Possession of a valid license as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician examiners of the State of California. Experience : Two years of experience performing the duties of a psychiatric technician or mental health technician in a mental health facility. Special Requirement : The Psychiatric Health Facility will perform a background investigation on prospective employees to include criminal background information from State and Federal information banks. KNOWLEDGE Basic concepts of mental illness and mental health; the physical, emotional and social needs of emotionally disordered individuals; fundamentals of psychiatric terminology; principles and techniques involved in the care and treatment of individual or groups of mentally ill, or emotionally disturbed patients. ABILITY Train others in the performance of their duties in a mental health unit; apply routine psychiatric nursing care to mentally ill or emotionally disturbed patients; recognize symptoms indicative of adverse patient reactions; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; participate in treatment programs for patients; understand and follow written and oral directions; express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Occasional operation of computers, sitting for long periods of time and driving; frequent walking, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting; Lifting -Ability to constantly lift 5 pounds or less and frequently up to 70 pounds; Vision -Constant overall vision, color/depth and eye hand coordination and peripheral vision; frequent reading and close-up work; Dexterity -Constant repetitive motion, writing, holding, reaching, grasping and writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing normal speech, talking in person, talking on the telephone/radio; Emotional/Special Conditions -Constant decision making, public contact, concentration, working weekends/nights or overtime, exposure to trauma, grief and death; frequent working alone; Environment Conditions -Constant exposure to noise, dirt, dust, smoke, fumes, poor ventilation, cold, heat and hazardous materials; Special Requirement -Constant exposure to assaultive behavior. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Part-Time Employee Benefits: Part-time employees who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria may receive health insurance benefits and step increases. Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Human Services Agency and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. Effective July 1, 2024, all employees shall receive a Cost of Living Adjustment of 4% of base salary. Effective July 14, 2025, all employees shall receive a Cost of Living Adjustment of 3% of base salary. The following incentives and bonuses may beavailable for eligible new hires.Incentives and bonuses are subject to approval by Human Resources: § Vacation Accrual Rate : San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service. § Sick Leave : Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. § New Hire Retention Bonus : $2,000 upon completion of first year equivalent employment (2,080 hours) $1,000 upon completion of third year equivalent employment (6,240 hours) $3,000 upon completion of sixth year equivalent emplo TYPICAL DUTIES Conducts home visits; observes and reports any information that may constitute fraud, abuse or violation of rules as outlined in case plan to appropriate professional staff. Reviews social case plan including family history, services and/or resources to be provided and confers with social workers, department management, and representatives of other agencies as appropriate; reports on client interactions and/or living conditions. Demonstrates food preparation, comparison shopping, housekeeping, or household repairs; advises client in basic nutrition, money management, personal hygiene, appropriate parenting skills; arranges transportation needs. Assesses parents’ abilities to meet the basic physical and emotional needs of their children and assists them in learning to meet these needs. Establishes and maintains a cooperative relationship with social work staff and clients; acts as liaison between client and social worker. Monitors and reports on families’ progress in meeting service goals. Meets with social worker involved with the development of the case plan on a regular basis to discuss goals, progress, or problems of specific cases. Writes brief reports, develops and maintains various records that document appropriate case related information. Develops and maintains community contacts which serve as additional resources for clients and social workers; guides clients or family members in accessing resources as identified in case plan; may provide assistance with completing and submitting application forms to obtain services. Assists clients and family members in building a community support system for on-going success. Uses confrontation communication skills in an appropriate manner to engage the clients into the case plan. May monitor parent-child visitations or interactions as assigned. Attend social services meetings and training as assigned; serves as a member of the Child Family Team (CFT). May testify at court and administrative hearings to verify records, responses, and observations related to visitations, if subpoenaed. May assist in the transporting of children or families in emergency situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of 30 semester units at an accredited college or university, including at least 6 semester units in the social or behavioral sciences. Experience: One year of paid experience in a health, social services or community organization, or institution providing direct health or social services care to children or adults. License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license. KNOWLEDGE Basic standards and procedures of housekeeping and laundering including methods, materials, and equipment uses; principles of nutrition, meal planning and proper food preparation techniques; household organization and management; household budgeting; principles of child care; principles of child, adolescent, and adult growth and development; social research techniques and outreach with community based organizations. ABILITY Follow oral and written instructions and procedures; speak clearly and effectively; write legibly and effectively; basic record keeping; collect and compile a variety of data and information; communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds; set priorities and work independently; make accurate arithmetical computation; work with children and adults in crisis situations; learn the principles and techniques of teaching and training; use common household tools and equipment, including those used for food preparation, basic household clean-up and clothing care; explain agency programs to clients; learn applicable laws, policies and procedures as they relate to each program or assignment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Occasional operating of key board, sitting for long periods, standing for long periods, walking, bending/squatting, climbing stairs, crawling and Frequent driving; Lifting -Occasional lifting up to 30 pounds; Vision -Constant overall vision, Depth Perception, Reading/Close-up Work; Occasional color perception; frequent eye/hand coordination, field of vision/peripheral; Dexterity - Occasional holding, reaching, grasping, repetitive motion and writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent talking, hearing normal speech, hearing on telephone/radio; Occasional hearing of faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors - Occasional emergency situations, occasional exposure to trauma, grief, death and hazardous material; frequent public contact, decision making and working alone; Special Conditions -Occasional exposure to indoor and outdoor climates, noise, dust, dirt, smoke, hazardous materials and overtime. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 28, 2024
Part Time
Introduction This recruitment is being conducted to fill one vacancy in the Infectious Diseases/Oncology Clinic of San Joaquin General Hospital and to establish a referral pool to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screen. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Elicits, records, and/or reviews medical histories and performs acute primary care pre-employment, annual, periodic, and various other routine physical examinations on patients ranging from newborn through geriatric, utilizing the problem-oriented medical record or other appropriate systems; provides general and specific health and medical instruction to patients, clients and families. Coordinates individual and family health management, utilizing physician resources or- community agencies; provides guidance instruction, treatment and referral in such areas of family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), drug abuse, child care and hygiene; assists patients with selection, fitting and placing of appropriate contraceptive devices. Performs early diagnostic examinations including vision, hearing, pap smears, and other examinations; may order laboratory tests, x-rays, electrocardiograms and other diagnostic tests; may collect specimens for, perform, and interpret selected laboratory tests and take action on abnormals as necessary; provides immunization and gives injections. Identifies basic complex medical conditions; determines if patient’s medical, surgical, and psychiatric problems require immediate consultation with the physician; treats conditions and manages stable phases of chronic illnesses on consultation with or following specific protocols established by physicians, including dispensing and/or administering medication when indicated; alerts appropriate medical personnel and/or agencies of potential community health problems as encountered. Provides routine prenatal care and post-partum follow-up for mother and child; conducts newborn and well child examinations; provides comprehensive health screening assessments; provides treatment of pediatric illness. Observes and evaluates emotional condition of patient; counsels and supports patients in the area of psychosocial problems and inter-relationships; provides emergency treatment or referral for patients with severe emotional upsets. May work in hospital, outpatient, custodial, public health, satellite and mobile staff; may make home and school visits; may coordinate and direct clinic activities and staff. Provides for Quality Assurance through review and audit of clinic charts to assure adequate medical management and follow-up; provides consultation to other providers. May lead, train, assign and review work of assigned provider, nursing, sub-professional and clerical staff; may serve as preceptor of nursing, student nursing and medical student staff. May develop, write, implement and update related protocols; keeps records and completes forms and questionnaires as required. With appropriate training, certification and authorization may perform more sophisticated primary care, specified surgical procedures and prescribe and dispense medications. Attends meetings and workshops; serves on committees as assigned; provides consultation and assistance in areas of specialty to other areas of Health Care Services; participates in and may conduct in-service training; may teach classes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PATTERN I Education : Bachelors Degree in Nursing (or related field) Experience : Four years as a Nurse Practitioner. PATTERN II Certification: National Certification in a specialty area of choice Experience: Four years as a Nurse Practitioner PATTERN III Experience: Five years as a Nurse Practitioner Certifications: Specialty certificates for training (e.g. colposcopy, diabetes education, or other special) FOR ALL PATTERNS: Education: Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program at an accredited college or university or certified program. Licenses & Certificates : 1) Current registration as a nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of California 2) Current possession of a furnishing license through the State of California, Board of Registered Nursing. Special Qualification : 1) In order to practice at San Joaquin General Hospital, must be credentialed and granted privileges through the San Joaquin General Hospital Committee on Interdisciplinary Practice (CIDP) within ninety (90) days of appointment and in accordance with medical staff bylaws and state regulations. New employees may be granted temporary privileges by the Medical Director or designee, pending Committee Interdisciplinary Practice approval 2) Eligibles may be certified only to job vacancies in the area of specialization in which they posses specialized education and certification. Additionally, the successful completion of approved nursing training programs, possession of specific nursing experience or the possession of specified professional certificates may be required depending on the nature of the area of assignment. KNOWLEDGE The procedures, techniques and equipment used in family medicine, community health, mental health and professional nursing; medical terminology, various hospital and clinic routines, equipment and facilities; full range of medical conditions of applicable medical specialty including procedures utilized in prevention, diagnosis and treatment; maternal and child health practices; basic laboratory procedures; uses, effects, problems and treatment of abuse of medicines and narcotics; social, public health, mental health and other community treatment agencies; principles of human behavior including basic causes, symptoms and treatment of mental illness and instability; basic medical record keeping; diverse needs and problems of various cultural groups; principles and practices of communicable disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment; principles and practices of employees’ supervision and training. ABILITY Elicit and record complete and accurate medical histories; perform physical examinations; identify medical conditions which require immediate consultation with the physician; follow protocols in treating acute and stable chronic diseases as established by physicians; communicate effectively; recognize the behavior and attitudes that influence individual and family health; observe and evaluate emotional conditions; interpret laboratory data; provide guidance and health instruction to patients; lead and train other staff; work with high risk clientele; learn to work independently in absence of on-site physician direction. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent standing for long periods; constant walking; occasional pushing/pulling; occasional bending/squatting; Lifting -Occasional lifting of 5 lbs. or less, restraining, lifting/turning people; Visual Requirements -Frequent color perception; occasional eye/hand coordination, peripheral vision and depth perception; frequent reading; Dexterity -Occasional holding and repetitive motion; frequent reaching, grasping and writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing normal speech, talking in person, talking on the telephone; frequent hearing on the telephone and hearing faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological -Occasional emergency situations, exposure to hazardous materials, working weekends/nights; overtime; frequent exposure to trauma, grief an death; constant public contact, decision making, concentration; Environmental Conditions -Frequent exposure to noise; occasional exposure to hazardous materials. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides full-time employees and part-time employees eligible for benefits with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premiums.Dependent coverage is available for all plans. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 15 days each year up to 10 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Accrual rate is prorated for part-time employees eligible for benefits. Holiday : 14 paid holidays per year. Educational Leave : Each fiscal year, department heads grant 40 hours to full-time employees or 24 hours to part-time employees eligible for benefits of educational leave that are not carried beyond the end of the fiscal year. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range (1840 hours for part-time employees), they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Standby Pay : Employees designated by appointing authority to be in standby status is compensated at 33.33% of their regular hourly rate. Educational Supplement: Any bargaining unit nurse who meets at least one of the following criteria will receive an Educational Supplement equal to 5% of their base salary: For those classifications that require an Associate's Degree of Nursing, the nurse has a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. (Nurses who work in Mental Health may substitute a Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology or Social Worker for a degree in Nursing.) For those classifications that require a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, the nurse has a Master's of Science in Nursing. Possess National or approved International certification in the specialty area in which the nurse currently is assigned. Possess CCRN Certification and active ACLS Certificate. Provide proof of completion of a critical care class and active ACLS Certificate. License/Certificate Fees : The County provides reimbursement for specific classifications under the CNA MOU for fees required to renew State required license/certification. Fees associated with initial license/certification will not be covered. Pre-Employment Physical Exam : If required, will be conducted at San Joaquin County General Hospital at no cost to the employee. Job Sharing : Any regular, permanent full-time employee may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : The County offers an Educational Reimbursement Program. Eligible employees (civil service and part-time eligible for benefits) may be reimbursed for career-related course work taken on the employee’s own time up to $850 per fiscal year; an employee enrolled in an approved degree program may be reimbursed up to$800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal yearper fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton : The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Part-Time Employee Benefits Part-time employees who meet the appropriate eligibility criteria may receive either a differential in lieu of benefits or may receive pro-rated benefits if the employee works at least 41 hours per pay period.Pro-rated benefits available include: health insurance; dental insurance and vision insurance. Employees electing pro-rated benefits also earn pro-rated vacation and sick leave. Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Engineering unit of Public Works, and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. This position is represented by the Mid-Management bargaining unit and will receive salary increases based on the following schedule: Effective July 2024 - 4% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2025 - 3% Cost of Living Adjustment increase The following incentives and bonuses may beavailable for eligible new hires.Incentives and bonuses are subject to approval by Human Resources: Vacation Accrual Rate: San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service. Sick Leave: Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. New Hire Retention Bonus: $2,000upon completion of first year equivalent employment (2,080 hours) $1,000upon completion of third year equivalent employment (6,240 hours) $3,000upon completion of sixth year equivalent employment (12,480 hours) Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting online applications for this recruitment . Resumes and paper applicationswill not be accepted in lieu of an online application. A completed application must be received online by the final filing deadline. The first certification may be promotional. TYPICAL DUTIES Supervises the activities of staff in a Planning Division section; assigns, trains, directs and evaluates and coordinates the work of subordinates; helps select staff as needed; assists with disciplinary action when appropriate. Assists the Department's management team; confers with peers and superiors to keep fully informed of new legislation, regulations, and other developments; helps develop Division goals and objectives; recommends and implements policies and procedures as needed. Prepares a variety of reports including complex planning reports; supervises and participates in the preparation of ordinance changes, regulatory amendments, environmental impact reports, and other complex planning documents. Participates in difficult planning projects; helps review, analyze and make recommendations regarding development projects. Assists in the development, organization and implementation of community participation programs as well as the preparation/implementation of planning programs. Supervises the collection, synthesis, analysis and reporting of data; supervises and performs research assignments; may prepare complex graphic displays and/or illustrations. May meet and consult with other governmental agencies, private organizations, and others as necessary to address issues of common interest. Supervises and participates in the process of assisting the public with the interpretation of zoning and planning regulations; helps investigate and resolve complaints. Participates in staff meetings as required; may attend Planning Commission meetings, Board of Supervisors hearings and other meetings/conferences as assigned; may make presentations as assigned. Performs special projects as assigned; may assist with budget preparation and other administrative activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Experience : Two years as an Associate Planner in San Joaquin County service. OR II Education : Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in urban or regional planning, public administration, geography, architecture, architectural engineering, landscape architecture, economics, ecology or a related field. Experience : Four years of progressively responsible experience in urban or regional planning. Substitution : A Master’s Degree in urban or regional planning may substitute for one year of the qualifying experience. KNOWLEDGE Principles and practices of public administration and supervision; principles, practices, methods and techniques of urban and regional planning; current laws and regulations pertaining to zoning, environmental issues, land development and the county planning process; principles and practices of economics, sociology, architecture and legal procedure as they relate to modern urban and regional planning; methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation; research methods and analysis. ABILITY Plan, assign, train, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; supervise and implement a comprehensive planning program; analyze and summarize statistical/technical data and prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports; identify and help address a wide variety of interests in the development of land use policy; interpret and apply laws and regulations relating to urban/regional planning; appear before boards and commissions and present reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a department personnel, County managers, various County and other government officials, private agents, and the general public. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of keyboards, sitting for extended periods, standing for long periods, walking, pushing/pulling, bending, squatting, driving, climbing stairs or other objects; occasional crawling; Lifting -Frequently 5-30 pounds or less; occasionally 30-70 pounds; occasionally restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects; Vision -Good vision; frequent reading and close-up work; normal hand and eye coordination; Dexterity -Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Special Conditions -May be exposed to dust and varied outdoor conditions; may require occasional weekend or evening work. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides a comprehensive benefits package to employees of this bargaining unit. The benefits include the option of three medical plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. Regular employees in this unit shall be provided with a supplemental life insurance policy with a face value up to $75,000. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holiday : Depending on date of hire into the unit, employees earn either 10 or 14 holidays per year. Administrative Leave : Each fiscal year, department heads grant 10 days of administrative leave to eligible salaried employees. Administrative leave may not be carried beyond to the next fiscal year. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton : The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Note: County e mployees who currently receive a cafeteria plan allowance and subsequently transfer, demote or promote from or into the Middle Management represented unit which provides for a capped cafeteria plan contribution amount shall receive the capped amount of the Middle Management unit. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Introduction COLA *This position is represented by the SEIU bargaining unit and will receive salary increases based on the following schedule for a total of 7% through July 2025: Effective July 2024 - 4% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2025 - 3% Cost of Living Adjustment increase This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Behavioral Health Services department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. The first certification maybe departmental. The following incentives and bonuses may be available for eligible new hires . Incentives and bonuses are subject to approval by Human Resources: Vacation Accrual Rate : San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service. Sick Leave : Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. New Hire Retention Bonus : $2,000 upon completion of first year equivalent employment (2,080 hours) $1,000 upon completion of third year equivalent employment (6,240 hours) $3,000 upon completion of sixth year equivalent employment (12,480 hours) Pre-Employment Background and DOJ Live Scan: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a DOJ Live Scan and a pre-employment background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has successfully completed the DOJ Live Scan and background process. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Provides case management for a complex client caseload of relatively unstable mentally ill or elderly clients; trains and/or supervises less skilled case managers. Provides client counseling to groups and individuals to assist them in developing and maintaining necessary skills and knowledge. Develops and modifies client treatment plans; implements or supervises or participates in the implementation of treatment plans. Supervises a variety of mental health paraprofessionals. Manages a large mental health or related program including responsibility for program development, budgets, personnel issues, utilization review and compliance with state and federal requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two years as a Mental Health Specialist II in San Joaquin County service. OR PATTERN II Education : Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or a related social science. Experience : Two years providing client services in a mental health hospital or social service area. OR PATTERN III Education : Completion of 45 semester units from an approved college or university of which a minimum of 30 must be in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or a related Social Science. Experience : Four years providing client services in a mental health hospital or social service area. AND FOR ALL PATTERNS License : Possession of a valid California Driver License is required. KNOWLEDGE Mental health programs, policies and procedures; community resources; causes and treatment of mental and emotional illnesses and substance abuse; techniques of dealing with the physical, emotional and social needs of emotionally disturbed individuals and substance abusers; techniques of training and supervising staff; techniques of researching and analyzing data and writing reports; methods and techniques of managing resources. ABILITY Analyze situations accurately and take effective action; prepare budgets; express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; work in varied locations in the field and/or psychiatric facilities in addition to a standard office; train and direct others; develop and maintain confidence and cooperation of clients and patients, establish and maintain effective working relationships. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/11/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the General Services Department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. This position is represented by the SEIU bargaining unit and will receive salary increases based on the following schedule for a total of 12% through July 2025: Effective July 2023 - 5% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2024 - 4% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2025 - 3% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Pre-Employment Physical, Drug Screen and Background : Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination, a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless theeligible candidate has passed the drug screen, physical and successfully completed the background process. The County pays for the initial drug screen and physical. . NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Installs, alters, maintains and repairs electrical wiring systems, fixtures, motors, generators, transformers and other electrical equipment, installs conduit and wire. Repairs and maintains automatic controls, electric switchboards, voltage regulators, power and lighting panels, fire alarm systems, water heaters, and air conditioners. Inspects and tests electrical systems, equipment and apparatus; locates and corrects defects such as grounds, open circuits and short circuits in electrical systems. Maintains and repairs sterilizers, heaters, fans, floor scrubbers, circulating pumps, food mixers, slicers, dishwashers and other electrical equipment. Performs preventive maintenance on a variety of equipment, such as switchboards, electrical motors, heating and air conditioning units. May estimate time and materials for assigned tasks; keeps work records. Performs minor work in related building trades. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience : Two years of journeyman level experience in the electrical trade. License andCertificates : Possession of a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE Principles and theory of electricity; practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment of the electrical trade; electric motors, testing devices, generating and control equipment; occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in working with electricity; electrical codes. ABILITY Install, alter, repair, maintain and locate defects in a variety of types of electrical equipment and systems; read and interpret sketches, diagrams and blueprints; care for equipment used in the electrical trade; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam : If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out : A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. OnlineWritten Exams : Written exams may be administered online. Candidates will be notified of the examination date and will be responsible to complete the written exam within a given period of time (typically within five calendar days). Candidates are required to read the Online Exam Guide for Test Takers prior to taking an online written exam. The link to the guide is here: Online Exam Guide For Test Takers PLEASE NOTE: Online exams must be completed in one sitting and can only be taken once Candidates will have access to an online exam within the allotted time only A steady internet connection is highly recommended The allotted time will still continue if a candidate closes the window or gets disconnected Once the allotted time expires, access to the exam will be unavailable Microsoft is no longer supporting Internet Explorer . Therefore, it is recommended that candidates do not use Internet Explorer to complete online written exams. Candidates that do not have access to a computer can contact the Human Resources office at (209)468-3370 for information on accommodations. Testing Accommodation : Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration.Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists : Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral :Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank :The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five : The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam :Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives :Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility :If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/12/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Health Care Services department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Background : Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen and successfully completed the background process. The County pays for the initial drug screen. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Leads, conducts, and participates in the collection, identification, and analysis of business cycle information, including key performance indicators; designs complex data tools and system queries; ensures the correct selection, analysis and interpretation of data and the identification of business trends. Conducts detailed analytic and data-based studies of departmental business functionality, including financial, program, and/or operational activities; using explanatory and predictive modeling methods, develops business scenarios, options, priorities and alternatives; prepares cost and revenue projections. Prepares complex analytical reports outlining study findings as well as process improvement solutions and analyses; develops cost allocations and indirect cost rate proposals based on third-party payer and/or other requirements. Designs and develops solution testing plans, strategies and quality management tools; reviews solution defects and makes strategy adjustments as needed. Provides business process subject matter expertise for, and coordination of, information technology projects; defines business process needs and serves as a liaison to information technology staff regarding the development, modification, and/or maintenance of automated systems. Helps monitor and maintain the quality and integrity of data stored in and/or processed through core business applications and databases; maintains data tables and references; downloads/uploads data sets; identifies opportunities for improving databases, data sets, and reports utilized by the department and recommends changes as appropriate. Defines and conducts best practice studies by researching other departments and/or agencies; responds to a variety of information requests from both inside and outside the department. Analyzes and interprets existing, new and proposed legislation for cost and program impacts; develops and prepares impact projections. Prepares and presents a variety of financial, statistical, and narrative documents, including charts, tables, and other visual data tools; prepares and answers correspondence and questionnaires; makes graphic and oral presentations to individuals and groups. Assists in the development of capital and operational budgets by analyzing budget variances, providing explanations as to why they occurred, and providing recommendations as needed. Develops and recommends policy statements for management approval. Confers with representatives of other agencies or departments; coordinates projects; serves as liaison between departments. May supervise clerical or technical employees if assigned as an ancillary, but not preponderant, duty. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience: Two years as a Business Analyst I in San Joaquin County Service. OR PATTERN II Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in business analytics, computer science, mathematics, finance, business, or public administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Two years conducting professional, quantitative analyses of financial, programmatic, and/or operational business data utilizing business analytics methodologies, as well as developing and presenting process improvement recommendations. Substitution #1: Current standing as a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) from the International Institute of Business Analysis may substitute for the above-required education. Substitution #2: A master’s degree in business analytics, computer science, mathematics, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the above-required experience. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS Special Requirement: Depending on assignment, positions may require that some or all of the qualifying experience was obtained while working in an area or program that is directly related to departmental business operations. KNOWLEDGE Principles and practices of business analysis including planning and monitoring, elicitation, requirements management and communication, enterprise analysis, requirements analysis, and solution assessment and validation; theories, principles, and methods related to the business intelligence life cycle including the identification of key performance indicators, predictive modeling and data mining; quantitative data analytics techniques and procedures associated with research, collection, compilation, statistical evaluation, and modeling of data; laws and regulations pertaining to area of assignment; computer software tools used for the storage, management, manipulation, analysis and reporting of large quantities of data; typical spreadsheet and relational database programs and analysis tools; basic principles of information technology; principles and methods of communicating information through written and oral reports and presentations. ABILITY Identify key business performance data and indicators, based on departmental goals and objectives; build and conduct relational database queries using standard software tools; analyze business data in order to identify trends, resolve problems, and recommend potential areas of process improvement; participate in the development and maintenance of departmental data systems and structures; lead and/or coordinate projects; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; maintain effective relationships with those contacted during the course of work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - ability to frequently sit for long periods, move about an office, and reach above and below desk level. Dexterity - sufficient to frequently operate a keyboard, handle individual papers, and write and take notes. Lifting - ability to occasionally lift papers, files, and material weighing up to 25 pounds. Visual - ability to frequently read computer screens and do close-up work. Hearing/Talking - ability to hear normal speech, hear on the telephone, talk in person, and talk on the telephone. Emotional/Psychological Factors - ability to frequently make decisions and concentrate, and to occasionally make public contact and work overtime if needed. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Health Insurance: The County provides part time employees eligible for benefits with a choice of one of three health insurance plans at no cost to the employee. Dependent coverage is available for all plans, with employee paying a portion of the premium. The three plans are: (1) a Kaiser Plan; (2) a Select Plan; and (3) a Premier Plan Dental Insurance: The County provides employees an option for dental insurance coverage for eligible employees and dependants in either the Delta Dental or theUnited Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensationplan at no cost to the employee. Dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense Vision Insurance: Under the Vision Service Plan (VSP), coverage for the employee is available at no cost to the employee. Dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense Pay differential for benefits: Part time employees eligible for benefits receive a two (2) percent differential Life Insurance: The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $100,000 at the County's rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan: This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit) Deferred Compensation: The County maintains deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000 Vacation: Vacation is pro-rated based on hours worked. Employees earn .0577 hours based on each hour worked. Vacation accrual increases based on length of service Holiday: 14 holidays per year which includes 4 floating holidays if the employee is normally scheduled to work the day of the holiday • Regular holiday: when an employee works on a regular holiday (non-floating), employee receives regular pay plus holiday pay or time off at time and one half • Floating holiday: employees who work on a floating holiday earn time off to be taken at a later date Educational Leave: Each fiscal year, department heads grant 24 hours to part time employees eligible for benefits of educational leave that are not carried beyond the end of the fiscal year Sick Leave: Part time employees eligible for benefits accrue .0462 hours of sick leave for each straight-time hour on payroll with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one half of cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year Bereavement Leave: 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child Merit Salary Increase: New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 1840 hours on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step License/Certificate Fees: The County provides reimbursement for specific classifications under the Registered Nurses Memorandum of Understanding for fees required to renew State required license/certification. Fees associated with initial license/certification will not be covered Job Sharing: Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources Educational Reimbursement Program: The County offers an Educational Reimbursement Program which reimburses the part time employees eligible for benefits up to $450 per fiscal year and up to $900 per fiscal year for enrollment in an approved degree program Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17.00 per pay period for employees assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area School Activities: Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities Social Security: Part time employees are covered by Social Security with the employee and the County sharing the cost Selection Procedures Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination. If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Physical Exam : Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when: They are related to the Appointing Authority, or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk's Office and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. Pre-Employment Drug Screening: potential new hires into this classification are requires to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen. The county pays for the initial drug screen. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Plans, coordinates and supervises appraisal programs for a section of Appraisers within the Valuation Division; selects, schedules, assigns, directs and evaluates subordinate appraisal staff; reviews work for accuracy and completeness; assesses staff skills and assigns work accordingly. Reviews property appraisal sheets and appraisal value computations for accuracy and inclusiveness; refers questionable appraisals back to employees for verification; instructs employees in changes of policy or procedure affecting appraisal work and in techniques of property appraisal. Personally appraises the most difficult industrial and commercial property such as canneries, waterfront property, office buildings, and similar property; considers economic trends, replacement value, capitalized earning ability, and similar value indicators in arriving at appraisal value for tax assessment purposes. Assists in coordinating appraisals with audits. Explains appraisal process to corporate and other taxpayers. Reviews and recommends modifications in appraisal procedures. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Experience : One year as an Appraiser III, Auditor-Appraiser III, or higher level class in San Joaquin County service. OR II Education : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Experience : Four years (within the last ten years) as a real property appraiser or auditor-appraiser, one year of which must have been at a level equivalent to an Appraiser III or Auditor-Appraiser III in San Joaquin County service. Substitution : Additional experience (within the last ten years) in accounting, auditing, appraising, building cost estimating or engineering may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. (Experience in real estate sales or transfers will not be considered as real estate appraisal experience.) AND License : Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Certificates : A permanent Appraiser’s Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization must be obtained by an employee in this class within the first year of employment. Special Requirement : Successful completion of: 1) an advanced income course offered by either the State Board of Equalization, the Appraisal Institute, or the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers; and 2) one additional advanced State Board of Equalization or equivalent appraisal course . KNOWLEDGE Organization and procedures of the Assessor's Office; common methods of describing real property; provisions of the State Constitution, Revenue and Taxation Code and the Assessor's Handbook pertaining to the assessment of real property for tax purposes; property values and the effect of economic trends on value and price and on the cost of construction of improvements; types and methods of construction of industrial and commercial buildings common to the area. ABILITY Conduct specialized technical appraisals of industrial, commercial, residential and mineral producing properties, using proper appraisal techniques; read and interpret blueprints, sketches and legal property descriptions; assemble and analyze appraisal data and analyze the factors influencing the changing valuation of real property; prepare correspondence and reports; make mathematical calculations; charts and descriptive sketches in connection with appraisal work; train and supervise subordinates; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; effectively direct the work of other professions. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of keyboards, sitting for extended periods, standing for long periods, walking; Lifting -Frequently 20 pounds or less; Vision -Good vision; frequent reading and close-up work; normal hand and eye coordination; Dexterity -Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Special Conditions -May require occasional overtime, weekend or evening work. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/8/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 24, 2024
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Human Services Agencyand to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Candidates must be able to speak the Spanish language in order to be considered . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment background check and a DOJ LiveScan fingerprint. The following incentives and bonuses may beavailable for eligible new hires.Incentives and bonuses are subject to approval by Human Resources: Vacation Accrual Rate : San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate's total years of public service. Sick Leave : Candidates leaving other employment may receive credit for actual non-reimbursable sick leave hours (up to 160 hours) from their last agency. Hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. New Hire Retention Bonus : $2,000 upon completion of first year equivalent employment (2,080 hours) $1,000 upon completion of third year equivalent employment (6,240 hours) $3,000 upon completion of sixth year equivalent employment (12,480 hours) Effective July 2024 - 4% Cost of Living Adjustment increase Effective July 2025 - 3% Cost of Living Adjustment increase NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Understands and interprets complex rules and regulations applicable to various Department programs and services such as IHSS, MSSP, Linkages, Weatherization, ECIP and Adult Protective Services; becomes familiar with a variety of community based services for the elderly and disabled and the criteria for participation; communicates such information to staff, clients and to the public in a clear and compassionate manner. Responds to inquiries, in person or over the phone, regarding available Department of Aging and other services; interviews and assesses individuals to help them determine service needs and referral options; makes written or phone referrals to programs and services as appropriate; may refer individuals to agencies and services outside of the Department. Within the parameters of Department policy, coordinates service delivery to individuals and promotes program development; follows-up with individuals as needed; serves as a resource person to Department staff. Coordinates the compilation, organization and distribution of Department informational materials; seeks advertisers and sponsors for such materials in order to defray costs of production; assures that information is current and accurate; may analyze statistical data and prepare reports. Coordinates and participates in Department outreach activities such as Senior Awareness Day; gives public presentations and educates the community regarding the existence of Department resources and services; works with community-based committees, boards and coalitions to address senior service needs; provides varied assistance to service agencies. Under the direction of management staff, may select, schedule, train, direct, evaluate and discipline staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: The following special requirements were approved by theDirector of Human Resourceson February 22, 2024. Candidates must be able to pass a Spanish listening and speaking exam to be considered for this position. License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. EITHER I Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major coursework in social, behavioral or health sciences; public or business administration; or a related field. O R II Education: Completion of 60 semester units at an accredited college or university with major coursework in psychology, sociology, counseling, business administration, public administration, education or a related field. Experience: One year of responsible work directly performing/providing social services, public education/outreach, public assistance eligibility, vocational guidance, or similar services. Substitution: Additional-qualifying experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis. Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. KNOWLEDGE General goals and purposes of public social service agencies; basic principles and methods of public administration; interviewing and social assessment techniques; basic concepts of human behavior, specifically as it relates to the elderly and disabled; principles and practices of public relations; basic mathematics, reporting and record-keeping techniques; basic language mechanics; general office procedures including computer operation; community resources and programs which can assist elderly and disabled people. ABILITY Understand and interpret complex social service program rules and regulations; elicit factual information from individuals in difficult circumstances of deprivation or emotional disturbance; assess overall needs and determine referral options; accurately gather, record and evaluate data; prepare a variety of informational materials, reports, forms, plans and agreements; work cooperatively with others; communicate effectively with persons from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of keyboards; sitting for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; occasional driving may be required; Lifting -Frequently 5 pounds or less; Vision -Normal overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; normal hand-eye coordination; Dexterity -Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological -Occasional exposure to grief; frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Special Conditions -May require occasional overtime, weekend or evening work. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam : If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out : A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. OnlineWritten Exams : Written exams may be administered online. Candidates will be notified of the examination date and will be responsible to complete the written exam within a given period of time (typically within five calendar days). Candidates are required to read the Online Exam Guide for Test Takers prior to taking an online written exam. The link to the guide is here: Online Exam Guide For Test Takers PLEASE NOTE: Online exams must be completed in one sitting and can only be taken once Candidates will have access to an online exam within the allotted time only A steady internet connection is highly recommended The allotted time will still continue if a candidate closes the window or gets disconnected Once the allotted time expires, access to the exam will be unavailable Microsoft is no longer supporting Internet Explorer . Therefore, it is recommended that candidates do not use Internet Explorer to complete online written exams. Candidates that do not have access to a computer can contact the Human Resources office at (209)468-3370 for information on accommodations. Testing Accommodation : Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration.Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists : Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral :Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank :The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five : The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam :Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam : Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives :Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility :If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This examination is being given to fill 1 vacancy in the Client Services Team and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. This position will provide and augment desktop/server/wi-fi/mobility support and systems administration support to a variety of customers for various hardware and software applications. Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting online applications for this recruitment. Resumes and paper applicationswill not be accepted in lieu of an online application. A completed application must be received online by the final filing deadline, DEFINITION Under direction, performs specialized and advanced professional computer and related systems support work within the Information Systems Division; troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves difficult systems and applications hardware and software problems; and performs other related work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Analyst series. Incumbents perform work of a professional nature, utilizing skills that require an advanced understanding of complex analytical procedures and processes while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. As assigned, some positions may exercise technical supervision over lower level staff; however, these supervisory duties are ancillary in nature and are not considered to be the primary purpose of the class. The program assignment will determine the emphasis of an incumbent’s duties as described below. This class is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst II level by it’s requirement for specialized, functional or technical expertise beyond the journey level. Incumbents perform the more difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within the series including systems analysis, development and direct client/maintenance support to large and complex systems and applications. This class is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst IV in that the latter provides highly advanced systems analysis, design and development support to one or more departments with highly complex systems and programs. Incumbents at the Information Systems Analyst IV level may also serve in the capacity of database administrator or as a project lead on a component of assigned information systems projects. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs professional level specialized and complex duties to support information technology systems in assigned area; areas of responsibility include the analysis, evaluation, design, programming, development, testing, implementation, documentation and maintenance of large and complex systems, networks, programs and applications across multiple platforms and technologies. Designs and develops components of current or new systems; serves on assigned projects for large and complex systems; in conjunction with project team members, analyzes user requirements and recommends technology solution; reviews and evaluates current and third party systems and applications; determines method of integrating new programming code into existing programs to meet user needs; develops data flow diagrams and other systems documentation; creates program specifications; designs data structures, screens, file structures, reports, forms, and menus; develops optimum system configurations; locates and downloads existing system data; develops and implements testing plan; performs quality assurance duties; determines whether new program meets the client’s business and technology requirements; recommends changes as needed. Serves as resource and provides highly specialized support to maintaining existing systems; assesses, reviews and conducts research on system operational problems and functionality; provides technical solutions to client on alternative systems or applications. Performs a variety of complex analytical duties in planning, developing, installing, implementing, integrating, testing and evaluating the County’s local and wide area networks; installs, configures and manages servers; coordinates the installation and maintenance of computers, circuits, data communications equipment, printers and other peripheral equipment. Investigates, analyzes and resolves network-related problems; resolves compatibility problems; troubleshoots network failures, router problems and telecommunications problems; recommends and implements changes and improvements. Monitors network security and performance; identifies unauthorized access and potential security risks; measures volume and performance of network traffic; identifies utilization and performance issues; recommends improvements to security and network performance. Develops, implements and maintains the County’s Internet and Intranet sites; recommends design and layouts; writes code; creates database connections; develops written technical procedures; implements interactive website components; provides Internet training for County staff. Performs technical writing duties in the development and production of system documentation, instructional and procedural manuals. Identifies training issues and coordinates training sessions for client users on assigned systems or applications; develops training schedule; designs training manuals; conducts training sessions. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information technology. May exercise technical supervision over lower level staff; assists in selecting, training, motivating and evaluating assigned staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : One year as an Information Systems Analyst II in San Joaquin County. OR PATTERN II Education : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in computer science, information systems, mathematics, business administration or a related field. Experience : Two years of increasingly responsible professional, analytical computer and related systems work in an information systems environment. Substitution #1 : Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education. A list of approved certificates and/or courses shall be maintained within the Human Resources Department. Substitution #2 : Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the above required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. KNOWLEDGE Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive information systems program across multiple operating platforms; advanced principles and practices of computer science and information systems; methods and techniques of highly complex system analysis, design and development; advanced methods and techniques of system hardware and software troubleshooting and installation; advanced principles and practices of structured programming; operational characteristics of systems hardware and software across multiple environments; methods and techniques of evaluating business operations to develop technology solutions; principles and procedures of quality assurance; methods and techniques of developing testing procedures; methods and techniques of designing, implementing and maintaining internet and intranet web sites; operations, services and activities of local and wide area network design, development, security and administration; local and wide area network protocols, routing techniques and installation methods; methods and techniques of installing and maintaining and administering network servers, hardware and software; pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations. ABILITY Provide advanced level technical support for system analysis, implementation and maintenance; detect, isolate and resolve complex information system problems; recommend, design, implement and install systems and programs; independently perform complex systems and applications programming and analysis duties; design, configure, install and test local and wide area network servers, hardware, software, routers and associated components; analyze procedures and data to develop logical solutions to complex systems problems; troubleshoot and analyze complex local and wide area network operating system or hardware and software problems; learn to analyze and assess the technological needs of departments with large and highly complex systems; learn operations and characteristics of database management systems, tools and utilities; learn and apply concepts and principles of database management and administration; learn principles, practices, methods and techniques of serving as project lead on assigned information systems projects; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - Frequent use of keyboards; frequent sitting, standing or walking for long periods; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, squatting and crawling; driving. Lifting - frequently 5-30 pounds; occasionally 70 pounds or less. Vision - constant use of good overall vision; frequent reading/close-up work; occasional color, depth and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent talking/hearing in person and on the telephone. Emotional/Psychological - frequent decision making and concentration; frequent public contact; occasional working alone, working nights and traveling. Environmental - frequent exposure to noise. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting Online Application submittals for this recruitment. Paper application submittalswill not be considered or accepted. Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must besubmitted onlineto the Human Resources Division beforethe submission deadline. Resumes and paper applicationswill not be accepted in lieu of an online application. ( The County assumes no responsibility foronline applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 23, 2024
Full Time
Introduction Charge Description Master Analyst by Employment Services Team TYPICAL DUTIES Maintains all inpatient and outpatient charge description documents to ensure that all items are a direct reflection of chargeable and billable services; initiates, coordinates, monitors, reviews, analyzes and implements requests to add, change or delete CDM items as appropriate; improves efficiency by eliminating duplicate, inactive or non-compliant charges, thus decreasing the potential for an inappropriate charge being utilized. Researches billing guidelines to maintain CDM compliance with Medicare and Medi-Cal standards; reviews and updates documents concerning procedural and coding changes and initiates action to update the hospital charge description master as necessary; performs data quality reviews on individual department charge descriptions to ensure compliance with all payer mandates and reporting requirements. Performs CDM quality control and troubleshooting activities; performs systematic reviews of system-generated reports to monitor charging practices and identifies potential problems; recommends workflow and other process changes to address charging problems or deficiencies; audits health care provider progress notes to ensure that appropriate charges are being reported on patient billing documents; researches and resolves complex billing issues involving rejected charges; analyzes file data for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication, fraud, process breakdowns, or compliance. Provides education, training and guidance to revenue producing departments, as well as physicians and other staff, regarding coding and charging practices, protocols, and documentation requirements; responds to questions pertaining to new or existing practices and the impact on reimbursement; provides basic training on the use of hospital billing system software; oversees and coordinates the provider insurance credentialing process for physicians practicing at San Joaquin General Hospital. Serves as a liaison to outside physician billing services; runs reports of services provided by outside physicians to determine/calculate (payroll) pay rates. Maintains and/or modifies departmental charge documents to reflect current CDM choices. Researches industry trends regarding pricing policies and recommends adjustments to pricing strategies and policies; confers with Hospital management to analyze CDM billing processes, to identify root causes of denials/underpayments, and to analyze new third-party payment requirements. Implements price changes authorized by the County Board of Supervisors. Implements CDM data entry or upload maintenance requests; works with information systems staff to ensure that the appropriate CDM information is properly loaded and placed on the claims. Coordinates and/or oversees projects and processes as assigned; prepares reports, studies, analyses, and other documents as assigned; presents findings to individuals and/or groups as required. May supervise subordinate staff as assigned. KNOWLEDGE Standard hospital revenue cycle activities and practices; medical billing compliance issues and their impact on hospital reimbursement; state and federal regulations and procedures that impact the maintenance of a hospital charge description master; typical hospital charge development processes; various coding systems used in healthcare billing; the rules and regulations of Medicare, Medi-Cal, commercial insurance and other programs that provide reimbursement for health care services; methods of performing data analysis for the purpose of regulatory monitoring and reporting; principles, practices, methods, and techniques of public administration and management; techniques of gathering, organizing and presenting data; basic principles and practices in the maintenance of a hospital’s charge description master; computerized healthcare billing system hardware and software; the principles and practices of supervision and personnel management. ABILITY Maintain centralized control over a hospital CDM; analyze and implement CDM changes; read and interpret regulatory changes pertaining to third party reimbursement and compliance requirements; research and analyze both narrative and statistical data; prepare analytical reports and other documents; present data in charts, graphs and other appropriate forms; effectively utilize a personal computer to retrieve and maintain information and to prepare documents; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of the work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of a data entry device; frequent sitting, standing, and walking for long periods; occasional driving, climbing stairs, pushing, pulling, bending, and squatting; Lifting -Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds; Vision -Constant reading and close-up work and good overall vision; frequent eye/hand coordination; occasional color/depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Frequent holding, grasping and writing; occasional reaching and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing normal speech, talking in person and on the telephone; occasional hearing faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological -Constant decision making and concentration; occasional public contact, working alone and exposure to trauma, grief and death; Special Requirements -May require occasionally working weekends, nights and/or overtime; Environmental -Occasional exposure to noise, emergency situations. San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $22,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $30,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of qualifying family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $20 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Plan Civil Service Rule 10 - Section 3 - Eligibility for Promotional Examinations To compete in a promotional examination, an employee must: A. Meet the minimum qualifications of the class on or before the final filing date for filing applications. B. Meet one of the following qualifying service requirements: 1. Have permanent status in the Classified Service. 2. Probationary, part-time, or temporary employees who have worked a minimum of 1040 hours in the previous 12 months or previous calendar year. 3. Exempt employees who have worked a minimum of 2,080 continuous and consecutive hours. C. Have a rating of satisfactory or better on the last performance evaluation. D. If a person whose name is on a promotional list is separated (except for layoff) the name shall be removed from the promotional list of the action. Employeeswho meet the minimum qualifications will go through one of the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a longer period which shall not exceed a total of three years for the date esblished. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; • They are related to the Appointing Authority or • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 23, 2024
Full Time
Introduction This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Information Systems Specialist III opportunity in the San Joaquin County Information Systems Division and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. InformationSystems Specialist III is the advanced journey-level class in the Information Systems Specialist series. Incumbents at this level are primarily responsible for providing advanced technical support involving the most complex networked systems and applications, typically across multiple departments, and/or may serve as lead workers over a unit of technology support staff. Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Background: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen and successfully completed the background process. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing date. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Provides advanced technical assistance to system users on complex network and computer systems hardware, software and peripheral equipment problems; may serve as a lead worker over other information technology support staff. Monitors computer systems, networks and applications for response time, problem prevention, performance and resource utilization; makes recommendations on system changes to resolve operational problems. Performs a variety of difficult technical duties related to the installation and configuration of local area network systems and equipment; troubleshoots and tests network applications; troubleshoots and maintains networked components including routers, hubs, bridges, and switches; makes recommendations on technical changes to enhance network and system performance; documents changes, additions, deletions and revisions to network components, wiring and facilities; prepares status reports as required. Performs technical level network administration duties; monitors and adds applications, users and devices; modifies user profiles; re-sets passwords; performs network file maintenance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses communication equipment problems to ensure functional operation; performs minor repairs; coordinates and oversees the installation of communications wiring and cabling; configures communications hardware and software. Identifies communications requirements for new equipment installation; participates in the planning, implementation and installation of new communications hardware, software, and/or peripherals; coordinates the installation and/or replacement of communications cabling and wiring. Provides assistance to higher-level information systems staff in the evaluation, selection, acquisition and implementation of network and computer hardware and software solutions. Responds to the more difficult requests for assistance on desktop and computer related problems including hardware, software, peripheral printers and related equipment; determines severity of problem and resolves or refers to higher-level information systems staff. Performs minor repair on computer systems and peripheral equipment including printers, modems, scanners and related devices; coordinates major equipment repairs; locates vendors and ships parts as needed; arranges for vendor to perform on-site repairs. Conducts one-on-one training sessions with desktop users; provides information on system and application functions; communicates user access rights. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience: One year as an Information Systems Specialist II (or equivalent class) in San Joaquin County. Or II Education: Completion of at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) units from an accredited college or university, including 24 units in computer science. Experience: Three years of experience that included substantial responsibility for operating, installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and repairing desktop computer hardware, software, peripheral equipment and/or network systems. Substitution # 1: Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education. A list of approved certificates and/or courses shall be maintained within the Human Resources Department. Substitution # 2: Additional qualifying experience within the last five years may substitute for the above-required education on a year-for-year basis. And Special Requirement: Applicants for positions in this class may be required to demonstrate proficiency in operating, installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and/or repairing desktop computer hardware, software, peripheral equipment and/or network systems as part of the testing or selection process. KNOWLEDGE Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive information systems program; principles and practices of technical network administration; operational characteristics of local and wide area network systems; operational characteristics of a variety of communication systems and devices; principles and practices of troubleshooting technical network and computer system hardware and software problems; personal computer hardware and software components; network cabling standards; principles and practices of customer service; operational characteristics of various computer software packages; methods and techniques of developing technical documentation and training materials; principles and practices of record keeping; modern office procedures, methods and equipment. ABILITY Perform highly technical duties in the maintenance and administration of network and computer operating systems; perform highly complex communications system support tasks; provide technical support in planning and evaluating new systems and equipment; identify, test and repair network cabling problems; respond to and identify user network and computer related problems; install and configure desktop computer systems and peripheral equipment; troubleshoot a variety of complex desktop systems hardware and software problems; communicate technical information to a wide variety of users; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - Frequent use of data entry devices; frequent sitting, standing or walking for long periods; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, squatting and crawling; driving. Lifting - frequently 5-30 pounds; occasionally 70 pounds or less. Vision - constant use of good overall vision; frequent reading/close-up work; occasional color, depth and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent talking/hearing in person and on the telephone. Emotional/Psychological - frequent decision making and concentration; frequent public contact; occasional working alone, working nights and traveling. Environmental - frequent exposure to noise. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to Equal Employment Opportunity Division (sjgov.org) . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59:00 PM
San Joaquin County, CA Stockton, California, usa
Feb 22, 2024
Full Time
Introduction The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office mission is clear: to serve and support victims of crime with unwavering dedication. The office has a staff of over 300 employees comprised of attorneys, investigators, and support personnel located in downtown Stockton, the Juvenile Justice Center in French Camp, and within branches of the Superior Court in Lodi and Manteca. This examination is being given to fill two vacancies in the Victim Services division of the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. Victim Services strives to provide comprehensive and coordinated services to all victims of violent crimes with fairness, dignity, and respect. To empower victims in their recovery from the effects of crime through crisis intervention and related support services. Effective July 1, 2024, all employees shall receive a Cost of LivingAdjustment of 4% of base salary. Effective July 14, 2025, all employees shall receive a Cost of LivingAdjustment of 3% of base salary . Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Background Investigation : Potential new hires into this classificationare required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen and background investigation. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application, including an Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire, must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Learns to review and evaluate victim-of-crime applications for adherence to California State statutory and eligibility requirements; learns to obtain and analyze crime reports and other documents from the appropriate law enforcement agency to verify factual case information; learns to contact law enforcement officers, court officials, attorneys, and others to obtain pertinent information in order to determine initial and on-going Program eligibility; learns to establish appropriate computer records for applicants based on approval or denial of victim application. Learns to review and process a variety of claims submitted by victims including medical bills, mental health bills, funeral/burial bills, wage loss requests and other expenses; learns to research information as required to establish a link to the qualifying crime and to verify losses claimed by the victim; learns to calculate losses to victims and determine reimbursements considering all other sources of compensation available; learns to recommend approval or denial of reimbursement and level of services; notifies victims of claim determinations. Learns to interact effectively with victims, families, law enforcement personnel and others; learns to obtain accurate information and identify potential problem issues; learns to act as a liaison between victims, families and other organizations/individuals regarding Program benefits; learns to interact with other counties in order to fulfill contract obligations for claims processing. Learns to keep accurate logs of all claims submitted; learns to create detailed computer files on all claims processed, whether approved or denied; learns to process approved bills for payment; learns to create pre-authorization statements as appropriate. Learns to monitor caseload data and develop comprehensive, periodic summary reports as required to receive State credit; prepares various memorandums and correspondence. Learns to coordinate victim claim services with the Victim/Witness Advocates; learns to refer victims to other agencies as appropriate. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education : Completion of sixty (60) semester units at an accredited college or university, with at least fifteen (15) units in business, social science, computer science, English and/or mathematics. Substitution : Responsible clerical or technical work experience at a level equivalent to or higher than the San Joaquin County class of Office Assistant III may substitute for the above education on the basis of one year of experience being equal to thirty (30) semester units. License : Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. KNOWLEDGE Standard office procedures including the use of computers and other technological equipment; basic mathematics; basic reading and writing skills; technical research methods as they apply to evaluating and processing financial claims; principles of interviewing and gathering information; fundamental aspects of human behavior; basic medical and legal terminology. ABILITY Follow oral and written directions; read, understand, and apply regulations and other job related materials; maintain records and prepare reports; deal tactfully with the public; interview, gather, record and evaluate information; establish effective working relationships with a wide variety of people. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent keyboard operation, sitting; occasional pushing, pulling, bending, squatting; Lifting -Frequent lifting up to 5 pounds; Vision -Constant reading and close-up work requiring good overall vision; frequent eye/hand coordination; occasional color/depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Frequent holding, gripping, writing and repetitive motion; occasional reaching; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking in person and on the telephone; occasional hearing faint sounds; Emotional/Special Conditions -Frequent public contact, decision making, and concentration; frequent exposure to trauma, grief and death; occasional working overtime. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented bySEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000.The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals,use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 11:59:00 PM