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 EMPLOYEMENT

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

For additional information, please visit: www.sjgov.org/department/hr/benefits.

How to Apply

Please visit https://www.sjgov.org/department/hr/employment_info to apply online or to learn more about the employment opportunities with San Joaquin County and see why we believe, “Greatness Grows Here!”

41 job(s) at San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 23, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillone vacancy in theAgricultural Commissioner's Officeand 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. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs advanced secretarial support duties, usually to a senior-level manager/administrator within a department or large division; acts as a liaison between the manager(s) and staff and may represent management in sensitive and confidential situations; develops and recommends complex procedures applicable to areas of assignment; develops and implements systems for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned operations; monitors deadlines and calendars as assigned and develops/maintains control and tracking systems; arranges and coordinates complex meetings, seminars or classes; arranges for travel transportation; may coordinate and/or perform clerical/technical aspects of budget administration. Receives and screens visitors and calls, using a high degree of judgment in their disposition; interprets and explains specialized and complex information regarding established rules, regulations, policies, procedures and technical office operations to managers, patients, clients, outside agencies and others; researches difficult and complex issues; obtains information from managers, staff, patients, clients, and others; identifies and seeks to meet customer needs, maintaining tact and diplomacy and using good judgment regarding sensitive/confidential matters; provides customer service in a calm, helpful and effective manner. Relieves superior of complex quasi-administrative/analytical duties in areas such as personnel management, payroll, purchasing, inventory, systems maintenance and/or similar functions; gathers, analyzes and maintains specialized and complex information related to office administrative operations, including administration of the budget; reviews and analyzes complex legal, custody, health care and other administrative records to identify needed information; researches, compiles, maintains and processes statistical, financial and/or other numerical data to support highly specialized office functions; may perform highly-advanced clerical accounting duties. Prepares a variety of difficult and complex reports, letters, resolutions and other documents with substantial independence, utilizing a highly advanced knowledge of specialized subject matter; develops and maintains complex spreadsheets and databases, either by hand or computer; maintains data and develops reports for budget and other purposes. Develops and maintains specialized filing systems, including coding and indexing various records and/or legal documents; prepares master lists and control files. Applies internal and external laws, regulations, ordinances and policies as they relate to assigned responsibilities; may produce and/or issue complex documents and complete complex forms for the purpose of documenting specialized program-related information. As an incidental duty, may supervise a medium to large-sized group of clerical and/or technical employees; provides training as assigned; develops, organizes and distributes training materials as appropriate. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. Note: The written exam will be weighted at 30%. Those receiving passing scores on the written exam will be invited to the oral exam, which will be weighted at 70%. ( Special Note: For positions reclassified to this class as part of Classification Studies #01-18 and #02-08, the incumbents occupying those positions on the effective date that the study is implemented by the Board of Supervisors shall be deemed to meet the minimum qualifications for the class.) Either I Experience : One year at a level comparable to or higher than Office Secretary in San Joaquin County service that included significant responsibility for performing management secretarial duties. Or II Experience : Five years of general clerical, secretarial and/or office technical work, including at least one year with primary responsibility for performing management secretarial duties. Substitutions : a) One year of business training in an approved vocational training program may substitute for one year of the above-required experience; or b) Completion of 30 semester/45 quarter credit units at an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the above-required experience. And Certificates : If required by the nature of the assignment: 1) possession of acceptable typing/keyboarding or other certification of ability to input data at the rate of 45 words per minute; and/or 2) possession of an acceptable proficiency certificate in one or more computer software programs. Special Requirement : Most positions require the ability to use computers and/or word processing equipment. If required by the nature of the assignment, demonstrated general or software-specific computer proficiency may be required prior to appointment. KNOWLEDGE Advanced secretarial and other office practices and procedures, including office management; principles and practices of prioritizing, planning and organizing work; advanced clerical practices related to personnel management, payroll, labor relations, purchasing, inventory control, clerical accounting, and systems development/maintenance; advanced clerical methods of researching, gathering, organizing and reporting data; fundamental analytical principles and processes; personal computer systems and general office computer software; public relations techniques; advanced interviewing techniques; advanced filing and record keeping systems; complex correspondence and report formats; advanced clerical accounting methods and practices; principles of training and supervision. ABILITY Provide a full range of secretarial duties to support managers and/or other high-level staff; perform quasi-administrative/analytical work related to various specialized office activities; research, interpret, and apply complex laws/regulations, court orders, program policies/procedures, and third-party rules/requirements related to areas such as personnel management, payroll, labor relations, purchasing, inventory control, clerical accounting and systems development/maintenance; evaluate and establish priorities; gather, organize, input and maintain complex information, including financial or program-specific data; provide/obtain detailed information to/from others as appropriate, including confidential and/or otherwise sensitive information; utilize advanced office procedures and equipment; follow complex oral and written procedures and directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, even in difficult situations; communicate effectively with others; write clearly and legibly; perform advanced arithmetical operations; lead or supervise others. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of a data entry device, repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing; Lifting -Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pound; Visual - 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; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact; Special Requirements -Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime; Environmental -Occasional exposure to varied weather conditions. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 23, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the SubstanceAbuse Services Division of Behavioral Health Servicesand to establish an eligible list which may be used 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. Substance Abuse Services-Family Ties Work location: 500 W Hospital Road, French Camp, CA Work Schedule: Rotating shifts Department website: www.sjgov.org/osa/ ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Substance Abuse Services is responsible for the coordination of alcohol and drug treatment efforts inSan JoaquinCounty. We provide a range of drug and alcohol treatment services for residents of San Joaquin County, including outpatient, residential and co-occurring treatment services. Family Ties is a residential treatment facility located in French Camp, CA, for pregnant women and women with children ages 0-10. ABOUT THE POSITION The Substance Abuse Services Manager manages the activities of a large, independent alcohol and other drug program. This is a management-level position that performs a full range of administrative duties including staff management, budget preparation and monitoring, and program development. Pre-employment Drug Screen : Potential new hires into this classification are required 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 Directs the activities of a large drug or alcohol program, including case management activities; selects, assigns, trains and evaluates staff; designs and implements orientation, training and staff development programs. Prepares budget requests and monitors the program budget; determines staffing and program needs; prepares justifications; reviews and authorizes expenditures. Plans, develops and implements alcohol and other drug programs including annual program plans; monitors programs for compliance with state and federal laws; assists state and federal officials with program audits; may respond to audits and recommend program changes. Develops program goals and objectives; develops and implements program policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations; assists in developing department policies, procedures, goals and objectives. Plans and conducts individual and group counseling sessions; discusses and evaluates individual and family behavioral, social and psychological issues which affect treatment and progress; determines most effective treatment plans, implements plans and evaluates progress. Leads group discussions and education classes; works with groups to provide a supportive environment to encourage clients to remain substance free; participates in training programs to maintain group facilitator skills. Perform special project assignments such as assisting in developing, implementing and modifying curricula; performing special assignments related to new programs or changes in existing programs; developing and implementing new procedures; participating on committees and task forces; resolving issues in delivery of services and operations. Gathers and analyzes data and maintains records; prepares a variety of reports, correspondence and informational literature; designs reports and forms. Serves as liaison between Health Care Services and community agencies and groups; speaks before public groups. Maintains records; gathers and analyzes data; prepares reports and correspondence. Participates in staff meetings; coordinates programs with other directors and outside service groups. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two years of work experience as a Substance Abuse Program Supervisor in San Joaquin County service. OR PATTERN II Educatio n: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration, or closely related field. Experience : Three years of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Substitution : Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education up to two years, but may not substitute for the specialized education requirement. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 9. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment. Substitution for Alcohol and Other Drug Certification : Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, can substitute for the above-required certification. License : Possession of a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE Laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to the County's Substance Abuse Program; p rinciples and practices of supervision, training and management; methods and techniques of individual and group counseling; physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of drug and alcohol abuse and dependency; community agencies and resources; program development; public relations techniques; budgetary principles and practices; basic computer and modern office automation technology and computer software programs relevant to department operations . ABILITY Plan, assign and direct the work of others; supervise and train others; i nterpret and apply all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to the County's Substance Abuse Program; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, community agencies and the public; interview and counsel others; develop and implement training and treatment programs; operate computers and related software; utilize computers and office automation equipment; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -F requent sitting for long periods; operate a data entry device; some walking; occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing; driving; Lifting -Frequent lifting of 5 pounds or less; occasional lifting of 5-30 pounds; Visual -Constant need for good, overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent need for color perception and use of hand/eye coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Frequent holding, reaching, repetitive motion, writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent need to hear normal speech, talk/hear on the telephone and talk in person; Emotional/Psychological -F requent public contact, decision making, exposure to emotionally charged situations and distraught clients; deal with emergency situations; constant concentration; occasional exposure to trauma, grief, or death; Special Requirements -M ay require working weekends/nights; working alone; Environmental -O ccasional exposure to varied weather conditions. 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 peryear. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 20, 2017
Part Time
This examination is being given to fillone (1) Per Diem vacancy in theRadiology Department of San Joaquin General Hospitaland to establish anreferral poolto fill future Per Diem 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. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs screening, diagnostic, and interventional mammographic procedures as indicated; tracks and reports pathology results related to mammography procedures; tracks abnormal mammography results, performs medical audits, and oversees the reporting of normal/abnormal exam results to clinicians and patients. Performs numerous quality control duties as required by law; performs exam audits and maintains exam statistics and continuing education records for the radiologists. Assists Radiologist in fluoroscopic x-ray examinations; assembles equipment; measures and mixes barium and contrast media; maintains surveillance over patients, prepares and positions patients for diagnostic x-ray films; determines the correct exposure factors on the basis of height, weight, portion of body involved and degree of penetration required; selects appropriate cones and screens to reduce secondary radiation and fogging; sets machine control and exposes the required number and type of film. May receive on-the-job training preparing and positioning patients for sonographic imaging examinations; calibrates and adjusts equipment according to the area of body involved; takes appropriate films of each examination. Records patient information, patient identification numbers, and number and type of views taken in-patient log; maintains records as required. Demonstrates all procedures to students; monitors students; performance of procedures; corrects faulty techniques and explains appropriate methods. Develops exposed film using automatic processors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. Experience : Two years of experience performing radiographic work which included at least one year of experience performing mammography tests and procedures. Must have experience and demonstrate competency in radiography, fluoroscopy and mammography. Substitution : Graduation from the San Joaquin General Hospital School of Radiologic Technology may be substituted for six months of the required general experience. Licenses and Certificates : Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and certification by the Department of Health, State of California, as a Radiologic Technologist. Possession of a State of California fluoroscopy permit may be required as a condition of assignment or continued assignment as a Radiologic Technologist. Possession of a State of California Certification in mammography is required Note : Generally, persons who are registered by; the American Registry or Radiologic Technologists may obtain certification as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of California upon application and payment of fees the State Department of Health. KNOWLEDGE Methods and techniques of diagnostic radiography; various anatomical positions used in mammography and general radiography; and care and use of radiographic equipment; safety practices to prevent overexposure to radiation. ABILITY Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, manual dexterity sufficient to administer procedures and operate equipment; bend, stoop and lift patients; position patients for a variety of imaging examinations; understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions in exact detail; demonstrate the operation of x-ray equipment in practical work situations; perform minor interventional x-ray procedures; make independent decisions and judgments in carrying out work assignments; maintain records; establish and maintain effective relationships with medical staff, patients and patients families. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of a keyboard, standing for long periods of time, walking, pushing/pulling, and operation of heavy equipment; occasional sitting for long periods of time and stair climbing; Freque ncy of Lifting -Constant lifting of 5 lbs. or less; frequent restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects or people; occasional lifting of 5 to above 70 lbs.; Visual Requirements -Constant need for overall vision, hand/eye coordination and reading/close up work; frequent need for color perception, depth perception and field of vision; Dexterity -Constant holding, reaching and grasping; frequent writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing of normal speech and talking in person; frequent hearing on the telephone/radio and talking on the radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors -Constant public contact, decision making, concentration and working alone; frequent exposure to hazardous materials, trauma, grief and death; occasional weekend/night work and overtime/travel; Environmental Conditions -Occasional exposure to hazardous materials. 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 19, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillone vacancy in theTherapy Department at San Joaquin General Hospitaland 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. TYPICAL DUTIES Performs occupational therapy evaluations and interprets findings. Plans and implements occupational therapeutic treatment for patients; establishes appropriate treatment goals; uses equipment properly. Coordinates treatment programs with physicians, nurses, professional, and para-professional staff. Attends staff meetings and patient conferences; conducts and/or attends in-service education programs for a variety of departmental personnel; may assist with departmental orientation of new staff. Maintains accurate records and prepares written reports. May act as lead therapist or provides instruction to other Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and other professional or para-professional staff; may assist in coordinating occupational therapy internship programs; may consult with supervisory staff and provide input into employee and intern evaluations. May assist with departmental projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : One year of experience as an Occupational Therapist in San Joaquin County. OR PATTERN II Experience : Two years of progressively responsible experience as a licensed occupational therapist performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic occupational therapy techniques for a variety of disabling conditions. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS Licenses : Must possess and maintain a current license as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy; and if required by the nature of the assignment, must also possess and maintain a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE Current occupational therapy theory, practices, applications, and processes; human anatomy and physiology related to treatments; basic principles of psychology and psychopathology; perceptual-motor theory and principles; medical terminology; basic computer operations, including pertinent software; basic medical record keeping; principles of clinical supervision. ABILITY Organize and implement occupational therapy treatment programs; teach techniques of treatment in specialty areas; conduct individual and group treatment programs; interpret and adapt physician orders and/or written reports; utilize computers and office automation equipment; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; provide guidance and therapy instructions to patients; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients, families, staff and others; maintain excellent customer relations; complete accurate medical records and/or charts. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - operation of a data entry device; frequent standing for long periods; constant walking; occasional pushing/pulling; occasional bending/squatting; Lifting - occasional lifting of 50 lbs. or less, restraining, lifting/turning people; Vision - 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. Special Requirements - may require occasional overtime; may require weekend or evening work; Emotional/Psychological - occasional emergency situations; occasional exposure to trauma, grief and death; frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Environmental - occasional exposure to noise; may be exposed to varied weather conditions. 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 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill vacancies in the Road Maintenance and Channel Maintenance Divisions within the San Joaquin County Public Works Department, and to establish an eligible list which may be used 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. TYPICAL DUTIES Supervises and participates in several specialized road maintenance projects including applying gravel chip sealing or asphalt concrete overlay to roads; removing or adding material on road shoulders, and leaf removal and sweeping; coordinates personnel and equipment in sequential operations of laying materials, blading, and rolling materials into smooth finish; reviews work. Supervises and participates in moving refuse or earth cover; maintains parking areas, entrance and haul roads; coordinates landfill operations in accordance with established policy and regulations. Determines crew, equipment and quantities of materials needed for projects; orders materials from suppliers; checks quantity of supplies delivered. Coordinates work and scheduling of projects with private contractors working at same job sites. Maintains good public relations between County work forces and private citizens; resolves citizens' complaints; advises citizens of work schedules. Instructs personnel in proper operation of equipment; ensures safe working practices or conditions. Confers with other supervisory and management staff regarding job requirements, material needs, equipment needs and construction problems. Prepares daily operation and material usage reports; prepares cost estimates of projects and keeps written records as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Experience : Three years as an Equipment Operator II in San Joaquin County . OR II Experience : Three years experience in the skilled operation of road construction and maintenance equipment including motor patrol graders and heavy-duty trucks. *License : Possession of a valid California Class A driver's permit at time of application. *Note : If offered employment, applicant must obtain a California Class A driver's license prior to completion of the probationary period. *Waiver : This license requirement will be waived for positions assigned to solid waste disposal sites. KNOWLEDGE Principles and practices of supervision; operation and routine maintenance or road construction equipment including motor patrol graders, rollers, and multi-axle trucks; safety practices in equipment operation and road maintenance work; road construction materials and maintenance methods. ABILITY Operate and service road construction and maintenance equipment; schedule and coordinate personnel, equipment and materials needed for road maintenance projects; prepare cost estimates of projects; prepare reports; establish and maintain effective work relationships with others. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillvacancies in the Road Maintenance, Channel Maintenance and Solid Waste Divisions of the San Joaquin County Public Works Department and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. The Equipment Operator I operates a variety of road construction and maintenance equipment to perform a variety of duties based on the assigned Division: Road Maintenance Division : The Road Maintenance Division maintains safe roadways and bridge infrastructure for San Joaquin County. Programs include general surface restoration, road restoration, chip/crack seal,clearingdrainage structures, roadside debris removal, shoulder and guardrail maintenanceand sidewalk safety repairs. Equipment may include (but are not limited to) 10-wheeled trucks, water trucks, dump trucks, front end loaders (of less than 3 yards), tractors, rollers, and sweepers. Channel Maintenance Division : The Channel Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of flood control channels, leveesand facilities, vegetation, rodent and erosion control, stream cleaning and encroachment issues. Equipment may include (but are not limited to) 10-wheeled trucks, dump trucks (end and side dump), water trucks, loaders, tractormowersand articulating tractor mowers. Solid Waste Division : The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the planning and operation of the County material recovery facilities, transfer operations and landfills. Solid Waste is a 7 day a week operation, with varying hours from 6:00am to 4:30pm. This position will work in open and closed landfill locations and materials facilities. Equipment may include (but are not limited to) loaders, backhoes, Grizzly cranes, roll-off trucks and water trucks. 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 • Operates a variety of road construction and maintenance equipment such as 10-wheeled trucks, water tankers, dump trunks, front end loaders of less than 3 cubic yard, tractors, rollers and sweepers to perform a variety of functions including but not limited to the following: 1. Load and move road construction materials or equipment. 2. Water and compact road-paving materials. 3. Sweep debris from gutters and roads in County residential or rural areas. 4. Excavate trenches and ditches. • Performs light to heavy physical labor when not operating equipment. • Makes routine repairs and adjustment to equipment; regularly checks or inspects brakes, lights, tires, fuel levels, and auxiliary equipment; does routine preventative equipment maintenance. • Prepares and maintains routine reports of day's work activity. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER I Three years as a Highway Maintenance Worker or equivalent class in San Joaquin County service. OR II Experience : Three years of paid experience in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy road construction and maintenance equipment. *License : Possession of a valid California Class II driver's permit at time of application. *Note : If offered employment, applicant must obtain a California Class II driver's license prior to completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE The operation, maintenance, adaptability and limitations of road construction and maintenance equipment; occupational hazards and safety procedures of the construction trades; traffic laws related to the operation of construction equipment. ABILITY Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; do heavy manual labor, occasionally under adverse weather conditions; work cooperatively with others; make emergency repairs and assist in making general repairs of road construction and related equipment; obtain a Class I driver's license if required by nature of assignment. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
The San Joaquin County Human Services Agency is seeking qualified applicantswho are interested ina wonderful and rewarding career and are committed to assisting adults, children and families with protective services through the use of multiple tools and strategies designed to be more inclusive of families and community support. An eligible list will be established as a result of this examination. The eligible list will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time and temporary positions throughout the agency in both the Adult Protective Services and Child Protective Services Bureaus. Adult Protective Services Bureau The Social Worker III performs advanced social work duties in the areas ofAdult Protective Services. Social workersinterview seniors, those 65 and older, and dependent adults, those who are dependent on others for their daily living needs due to mental health, physical and/or developmental delay, to determine if an abuse has/is occurring. Socialworkers work collaboratively with other community agencies to assist the client in obtaining needed services. Children's Protective Services Bureau The Social WorkerIIIs who are assigned to work in Child Protective Services perform advanced social work duties in the areas of child protection, family preservation and reunification services, and permanency planning for children who are unable to be cared for by their biological parents. Social workers join these families and the community to promote long-term safety and well being for the children within those families. Please visit the San Joaquin County Human Services Agency website for more information about the Adult Protective Servicesand Children's Protective Services Bureaus: www.sjchsa.org 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 Supervises a caseload for clients requiring social services. Interviews clients in their homes, in the office, or via telephone to assess their needs and problems; evaluates individual and family case information; determines appropriate types and methods of treatment; initiates long- or short-term treatment plans; makes referrals to other agencies, organizations, or divisions within the department when appropriate; works with service providers to meet client needs; and advocates on behalf of clients. Researches, evaluates, develops, and carries out, in cooperation with the client, financial and basic social treatment plans; assesses and evaluates progress in case plan. Makes home visits to assess housing and health conditions and family relationships; refers cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect to appropriate unit. Investigates referrals and provides services to clients where their physical or emotional welfare is involved; provides services for individuals incapable of protecting themselves. Coordinates service plans with supervisor, eligibility workers, service providers, and other agencies. Prepares case records, reports, and correspondence, including documents for the Courts, and maintains appropriate controls; utilizes computer systems to input and retrieve information related to social service cases. Interprets and communicates policies, rules, and regulations of the department to clients, service providers, and the general public within the scope of responsibility; confers with supervisor regarding caseload problems. Attends court proceedings and testifies in court. Arranges for guardianship or conservatorship of clients. Participates in specialized activities depending on client population that include provision of adoption services, investigation of abuse and/or neglect, including financial abuse; renewal of conservatorships and evaluations of care homes/facilities; processes applications for service and assistance from clients, relatives, care providers, prospective adoptive parents, or others in need of help; recruits, studies, and selects adoptive homes, board and care facilities, and other care settings; places clients into care facilities as appropriate; assists care providers and institutional staff in meeting the need of clients. Performs comprehensive assessments of client's psychological, physical, social, and environmental needs; works with client and interdisciplinary team to develop a realistic service plan. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two (2) years as a Social Worker II in San Joaquin County Service. Note : This requirement shall be waived for individuals employed within the Human Services Agency in the San Joaquin County class of Protective Services Social Worker I upon implementation of classification study #02-30 by the Board of Supervisors. 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 paid post bachelor's social casework experience at a level comparable to a Social Worker in San Joaquin County. Substitution: The following may be substituted for the above-required experience: 1) the a bility to obtain a master's degree in social work from a recognized school of social work based on a two-year program that included supervised field placement (verification of the degree must be provided prior to appointment); OR 2) the a bility to obtain a master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (M.F.T.) based on a two year program with coursework sufficient to meet State standards for an M.F.T. license and which included supervised field placement as part of the course (a current M.F.T. internship number must be provided prior to appointment); OR 3) p ossession of a State of California M.F.T. license. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS License : Possession of a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE The principles and techniques of social work and of the role and function of the public social service agency; individual and group behavior of families, children, seniors, and disabled adults with emphasis on growth, development, aging, and family relationships; physical and mental illnesses and their impact on personality; principles of gerontology and the aging process; social casework objectives, principles, and methods; the socio-economic factors that promote stable family life and an understanding of the elements that affect family security; social service research methods; community organizations and the use of public or private community resources; personal computer systems; principles of report writing; principles of public relations; principles of planning, organization, research, and analysis; principles of training and development; and state and federal laws and regulations, with particular emphasis on compliance requirements and funding allocations. ABILITY Establish rapport with clients and their families; analyze situations and take effective action; interpret and apply complex laws, regulations, and procedures; work cooperatively with fellow employees and the general public; effectively apply casework knowledge and skills; utilize supervision and direction effectively to meet the agency's program goals; communicate effectively orally and in writing; work cooperatively with fellow employees and the general public; prioritize work; and operate a personal computer and other office equipment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of computers; repetitive motion; sitting for extended periods; walking; frequent 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 and exposure to trauma, grief, and death; occasional exposure to noise; emergency situations; Special Requirements -Some assignments may require occasional weekends/nights, overtime, and travel. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
San Joaquin General Hospital is currently filing multiple vacancies, both full-time and part-time, for the Operating Room Technician I positions and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. San Joaquin General Hospital's OR is a 24/7 department. The Operating Room Technician I is expected to perform a variety of basic technical duties in an operating room to assist the surgical team. Initially, work involves the more routine tasks but as experience is gained, the Operation Room Technician is assigned to scrub for surgeries and work with greater independence in fulfilling their duties. The Operating Room Technician needs to have a knowledge-base of surgical procedures, supply usage and inventory and supply ordering and have the ability work in a fast-paced environment for several hours. For positions that are designated as civil service and upon successful completion of all requirements as an Operating Room Technician I, an employee may promote to the the Operating Room Technician II. The work schedule includes working rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays. In addition, Operating Room Technicians are required to be available in a stand-by status as part of a rotation and must be ready to begin surgical cases within 30 minutes of notification. Prior to employment, candidates must successfully pass a drug screening. Please visit San Joaquin General Hospital at www.sjgeneral.org to learn more about the hospital. 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 • Carries out the more routine surgical scrub duties according to recommended procedures. • Checks surgical schedules and assignments; prepares the operating room, supplies, and equipment. • Obtains extra supplies, instruments and equipment when needed during a surgical procedure. • Prepares preoperative sites and drapes patients according to established procedure to provide an ample sterile field. • Provides routine surgical scrub assistance and related technical support procedures according to recommended procedures; handles instruments, sponges, sutures, catheters, drains, and dressings in such a manner as to ensure medical and surgical asepsis and safety to the patient; assists in performing sponge, needle, and instrument counts. • Assists in the care, preparation, and maintenance of sterile and unsterile supplies; checks, cleans, and stores surgical instruments; organizes supplies for scheduled and emergency cases; stocks sterile supplies in operating room; assists in taking inventories of equipment and supplies. • Assists in application of casts; assembles and prepares setup for external fixation of fractures and application of casts. • Assists in lifting, positioning and transporting patients. • May assist in cleaning of the operating room. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note : Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. Either Pattern I Note : The following special requirements were approved by the Civil Service Commission on May 10, 2017 . Education : Completion of an approved operating room technician training or program within the past five years which included completion of a minimum of 500 externship hours . OR Pattern II Experience : One year performing sub-professional nursing or other patient care duties in an acute care hospital setting. AND Special Requirement : Operating Room Technicians are required to be available in Stand-By status as part of a rotation, and ready to start surgical cases within 30 minutes of notification. Offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening test. KNOWLEDGE Basic anatomy and physiology; basic nursing procedures, including principles of aseptic techniques and infection control; basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation; various types of instruments and supplies used in an inpatient hospital setting. ABILITY Work under physical and mental stress for several hours; exercise a reasonable amount of manual dexterity in the handling of surgical instruments and supplies; lift and transport patients, supplies and equipment; understand and carry out instructions of medical and nursing staff, often under tense and emergency situations; maintain simple inventory records of surgical instruments and supplies; prepare used supplies for cleaning or disposal and order needed supplies; work effectively as a member of a specialized team. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - Constant standing for long periods of time; frequent walking required; occasional pushing/pulling; occasional bending/squatting; occasional stair climbing and crawling; Lifting - Frequent lifting duties required of 5lbs; occasional lifting duties required of 5 to 70 lbs.; occasional lifting/turning of heavy objects and/or people; Vision - Constant reading, color perception, eye/hand coordination, depth perception, close up work and field of vision/peripheral; Dexterity - Constant hearing and talking in person. Emotional/Psychological - Constant concentration; occasional exposure to grief/ trauma and emergency situations; frequent decision making; occasional contact with hazardous materials; Environmental Conditions - Frequent noise. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
San Joaquin County Health Care Services is currently recruiting for the Director of Behavior Health Services. The Director is a key executive leader whodirects and administersbehavioral health programs and activities. The Director reports to theDirector of Health Care Services, and will interact withCounty Administration,the Board of Supervisors, leaders of other County agencies and the community. The County is seeking candidates who are visionary,collaborative, and results-oriented with senior-level managementexperience in the area of behavioral health services, preferably in the public sector. This position serves as the Mental Health Director andAlcohol and Drug Program Administrator for the County. For more information about the position, theideal candidate andcompensation, please visit the recruitment brochure: Director of Behavioral Health Services 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. 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. BENEFITS Cafeteria Plan Benefits : San Joaquin County provides a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The benefits include the option of three medical plans, two dental plans, a vision plan, life insurance, Flexible Benefits (125) Plan, and Deferred Compensation Plan. A Cafeteria Plan is offered with a cafeteria allowance in the amount of $923.96/bi-weekly ($2,001.91 per month, $24,022.96 annually), which can cover or partially offset premiums or contributions. Any amount not used for purchasing benefits is included as income. The total cafeteria payment is included when calculating retirement contributions and benefits. For detailed information on the County's benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits. 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 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. 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. For members of this unit, the County shall make a contribution equal to 5% of the employee's base salary to the deferred compensation plan. Vacation: Maximum earned vacation is 15 days each year up to 10 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holiday: 14 paid 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. Vacation Cash-Out : Members shall have the option of purchasing up to fifteen 8-hour days vacation time once each calendar year from the member's accumulated vacation. 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 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. Vehicle Allowance : Members may elect to be provided with a county vehicle OR receive an allowance of $585.00 monthly. Mileage is reimbursed at the rates allowed by the Internal Revenue Service if using own vehicle for travel for County business. Recruitment Incentives : Upon the request of the Department Head and with the approval of the County Administrator or his designee, the following recruitment incentives may be provided: a) Reimbursement of moving expenses: Actual documented cost of moving to a maximum of $5,000. Costs may include moving expenses, interim housing, and travel expenses related to the move for the candidate and his/her family. Any approved reimbursement shall be made contingent upon employment, in two incremental payments: the first payment after six months of service, the second after twelve months of service. b) Vacation Accrual Rate: The San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate'stotal years of public service. c) Sick Leave: If the candidate is leaving other employment to accept the San Joaquin County position, credit of the candidate's actual unreimbursable sick leave hours from the candidate's last agency will be a maximum of 160 hours. Such hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County's minimum sick leave cash out provisions. 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. Attorney members assigned to this unit may be reimbursed up to $520 as partial payment of California Bar Association dues, not to exceed actual amount of the dues. 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. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Fleet Services Division of the San Joaquin County Public Works Department and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. Positions may be assigned toFleet Services on Wilson Way in Stockton or at the Sheriff's Department in French Camp.Positions assigned to the Sheriff's department must pass a security clearance and must maintain the security clearance as a condition of employment. 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 Greases automobiles, trucks, and other light equipment. Checks and replenishes oil levels in crankcases, transmissions, differentials and master cylinders. Checks general conditions of horns, batteries, lights, tires, windshield wipers and other related automotive equipment; makes minor repairs and adjustments such as replacing, batteries and wipers; repairs and replaces tires; reports major mechanical problems to supervisor. Steam cleans engines and related equipment. Assists mechanics by performing support tasks as assigned. Assigns motor pool vehicles to authorized personnel; services vehicles with gas, oil and water; parks vehicles. Picks up and delivers automobiles and trucks. Prepares routine records and reports. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two years as an Equipment Service Worker I in San Joaquin County service. OR PATTERN II Experience : Two years in the routine servicing and lubrication of automobiles or light trucks. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS License : Possession of a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE Materials, equipment and methods used in lubricating and servicing automobiles and trucks; general nomenclature and functioning of trucks and automotive equipment. ABILITY Lubricate, service and make minor repairs on automobiles and trucks; keep routine records; follow oral and written directions; operate automobiles and trucks; perform heavy manual labor; work effectively with others. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill one vacancy inPublicHealth Servicesand to establish an eligible list which may be used 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 recruitment is open only to eligible San Joaquin County employees. Qualified applicants must be currently employed with a department of San Joaquin County Health Care Services Agency, which includes: Health Care Services, Public Health Services, Behavioral Health Services, Correctional Health Services, Emergency Medical Services, and Veterans Services. Please refer to Civil Service Rules and Regulations regarding eligibility for promotional examinations under the Selection Procedures section of this announcement . 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 coordinate a program within the department and to oversee the daily operation of a program; may help to develop programs, to participate in grant preparation and to coordinate staff development and training programs. Confers with representatives of other County departments and other agencies on administrative, budgetary, management, personnel and purchasing issues. Serves as department liaison to the public; provides and explains complex regulations and policies to interested parties; works to resolve problems and facilitate processes. May coordinate purchasing activities and/or personnel transactions of the department. Researches and analyzes department policies, laws, procedures and other administrative matters; learns to determine their impact upon the department's operations; prepares narrative, graphic and statistical reports; may recommend alternative methods, policies and procedures. Learns to prepare and administer the department budget, to gather, organize, tabulate and analyze budgetary data; assists in directing fiscal control programs. Prepares a variety of correspondence and reports. May supervise or direct subordinates as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PLEASE NOTE: This is a departmental promotion. Qualified applicants must currently be employed with a department of San Joaquin CountyHealth Care Services Agencyand meet the promotional eligibilityrequirements as stated in Civil Service Rule 10, Section 3-Eligiblity for Promotional Examinations. Education : Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, personnel management or a closely related field. Substitution : Experience in budgetary, systems, financial, personnel or other administrative analytical work may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of four years. KNOWLEDGE Principles, practices, methods and techniques of public administration and management including organization, budgeting, purchasing and personnel administration; efficient work flow and organization; basic statistics and graphics; effective public relations techniques. ABILITY Gather and analyze data; organize and write reports; read, understand, interpret and apply pertinent rules and regulations; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships; present oneself professionally. 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 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. If a probationary employee in Classified Service, must have served twelve (12) continuous and consecutive months immediately prior to the final filing date. Qualifying service under this rule may have been in either the Classified service or in any combination of Classified Service and service under a public employment program. 3. Public employment program employees who have served at least twelve (12) continuous and consecutive months immediately prior to the final filing date are eligible to compete in promotional examinations for entry level classes or a class equivalent to their current public employment class. For the purpose if this rule, an entry level class is defined as the lowest class in each class series excluding classes designated as trainee classes in the class title. 4. Employees in the Classified Service who have six (6) continuous months' service in trainee classes or entry level classes, as defined above, shall be eligible for promotional examinations to the next higher class in that same series. 5. Temporary, contract, or exempt employees who have at least six (6) months of full-time service with the County within the last twenty-four (24) months and are currently employed with the County immediately prior to the final filing date are eligible to compete in promotional exams for entry level or trainee classes. 6. Contract or exempt incumbents of positions which are converted to classified service are eligible to compete in promotional exams for the classes of positions which they occupy if they have served 2080 continuous and consecutive payroll hours (equivalent to one (1) year) in the same or related classes of positions as the promotional class immediately prior to the final filing date. 7. A Part-time employee who is actively employed (on payroll) and who has worked 2080 continuous and consecutive hours in a class that is above entry level may compete in promotional recruitment for that classification. C. Have a rating of satisfactory or better on the last performance evaluation, if applicable. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
May 16, 2017
Part Time
This examination is being given to fillone part-time / temporaryvacancy in theVeterans Services Officeand to establish a referral 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. TYPICAL DUTIES Assists with the preparation of claims packages; completes claims forms and documents for submission to the Veterans Administration for a wide range of veteran and survivor benefits; advises claimants of required supporting documentation; insures documentation is included in claim package when possible. Assists clients in securing evidence to complete claim package, including legal documents, medical records, service records and other documentation which supports entitlement to benefits. Provides information regarding benefits available to veterans and/or their dependents, including conditions of entitlement; advises clients about and explains vocational, educational, financial, and medical rights and benefits; provides information regarding community resources. Assists with verifying entitlement to benefits for non-veteran administration programs; invites claim action as appropriate; coordinates with other County agencies. Assists with outreach; may address groups regarding functions and responsibilities of the office; may make visits to homes, hospitals or other sites as required. May maintain liaison with veterans' organizations and community organizations. Prepares and maintains reports and correspondence. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of 60 semester (or 90 quarter) units from an accredited college or university with course work in military science, business or public administration, psychology, health science, social science or a related field. Experience : Either 1) one year of clerical or administrative support experience in a county veterans' service office, a veterans' service contact office, or a Veterans' Administration regional office; OR 2) one year of technical administrative experience in a government, military, health care or social service agency that included interviewing clients to determine their eligibility for services or program benefits, as well as researching and explaining policies, laws, and/or regulations. Substitution : Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis where one year of experience is considered equivalent to 30 semester (or 45 quarter) college units. Special Requirements : Must complete a course of instruction in Veterans Benefits as prescribed by Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations 14.629 AND become accredited by the California Department of Veterans Affairs as a Service Organization Representative within one year of appointment. License: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. KNOWLEDGE Basic veterans' benefit programs and obligations; basic interviewing and public relations techniques; methods of data collection and evaluation; basic principles of human behavior; basic methods and techniques of maintaining records and filing systems; modern office automation technology and standard computer software programs. ABILITY Read, understand, and apply laws and regulations pertaining to veterans' rights, benefits and obligations; elicit information from veterans and their family members; collect, interpret, analyze, and assemble data from various sources into a claim; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; operate computers and related software and apply computer applications to departmental functions; prepare and give public presentations; prepare reports and correspondence; maintain records. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Operation of a data entry device; repetitive motion; sitting, standing, walking for extended periods of time; driving; occasional pushing, pulling, bending, squatting; Lifting -Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds; Visual -Constant good overall vision and reading/close-up work; read computer screens; frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity -Reaching; grasping; repetitive motion; writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact; public speaking; deal with emergency situations; Special Requirements -Some assignments may require working weekends/nights; working alone; Environmental -Occasional exposure to varied weather conditions. 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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill full-time vacanciesin theRadiology Department at San Joaquin General Hospital 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. TYPICAL DUTIES * Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic x-ray films; determines the correct exposure factors on the basis of height, weight, portion of body involved and degree of penetration required; selects appropriate cones and screens to reduce secondary radiation and fogging; sets machine control and exposes the required number and type of film. * Assists Radiologist in fluoroscopic x-ray examinations; assembles equipment; measures and mixes barium and contrast media; maintains surveillance over patients, performs radiographs as necessary for the radiographic procedure. * May operate computerized tomography scanner; assists radiologist in performing special x-ray examinations such as angiography, arthrography, myelography, and other special procedures. * May prepare and position patients for sonographic imaging examinations; calibrates and adjusts equipment according to the area of body involved; takes appropriate films of each examination. * Records patient information, patient identification numbers, and number and type of views taken in-patient log; maintains records as required. * Demonstrates all procedures to students; monitors students; performance of procedures; corrects faulty techniques and explains appropriate methods. * Develops exposed film using automatic processors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note : Supplementalapplication must be submitted with employment application . Experience : Eighteen months performing radiographic work. CT experience is highly preferred. Substitution : Graduation from the San Joaquin General Hospital School of Radiologic Technology may be substituted for six months of the required experience. Licenses and Certificates : Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and certification by the Department of Health, State of California , as a Radiologic Technologist. Note : Generally, persons who are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists may obtain certification as a Radiologic Technologist in the state of California upon applications and payment of fees to the state Department of Health. Special Requirements : Possession of a State of California Certification in mammography or a State of California fluoroscopy permit may be required as a condition for assignment or continued assignment as a Radiologic Technologist II. KNOWLEDGE Methods and techniques of diagnostic radiography; various anatomical positions used in radiography; and care and use of radiographic equipment; safety practices to prevent overexposure to radiation. ABILITY Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, manual dexterity sufficient to administer procedures and operate equipment; bend, stoop and lift patients; position patients for a variety of imaging examinations; understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions in exact detail; demonstrate the operation of x-ray equipment in practical work situations; perform minor interventional x-ray procedures; maintain records; establish and maintain effective relationships with medical staff, patients and patients families. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of a keyboard, standing for long periods of time, walking, pushing/pulling, and operation of heavy equipment; occasional sitting for long periods of time and stair climbing; Frequency of Lifting -Constant lifting of 5 lbs. or less; frequent restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects or people; occasional lifting of 5 to above 70 lbs.; Visual Requirements -Constant need for overall vision, hand/eye coordination and reading/close up work; frequent need for color perception, depth perception and field of vision; Dexterity -Constant holding, reaching and grasping; frequent writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing of normal speech and talking in person; frequent hearing on the telephone/radio and talking on the radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors -Constant public contact, decision making, concentration and working alone; frequent exposure to hazardous materials, trauma, grief and death; occasional weekend/night work and overtime/travel; Environmental Conditions -Occasional exposure to hazardous materials. BENEFITS 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $22,500 . 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 : For current Civil Service employees: 14 paid holidays per year. For new employees: 10 paid holidays per 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. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 unitl 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Part Time
This examination is being given to fill one Per Diem vacancy in the Diagnostics Imaging Department and to establish anreferral poolto fill future Per Diem 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. TYPICAL DUTIES * Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic x-ray films; determines the correct exposure factors on the basis of height, weight, portion of body involved and degree of penetration required; selects appropriate cones and screens to reduce secondary radiation and fogging; sets machine control and exposes the required number and type of film. * Learns to assist Radiologist in fluoroscopic and other minor interventional x-ray procedures; assembles equipment; measures and mixes barium and contrast media; maintains surveillance over patients, performs radiographs as necessary for the radiographic procedure. * Records patient information, patient identification numbers, and number and type of views taken in-patient log; maintains records as required. * Demonstrates procedures to students; monitors students' performance of procedures, correcting faulty technique and explaining appropriate methods. * May receive on-the-job instructions in mammography and related quality control and quality assurance documentation. * Develops exposed film using automatic processors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS License and Certificates : Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and certification by the Department of Health, State of California , as Radiologic Technologist. Note : Generally, persons who are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists may obtain certification as a Radiologic Technologists in the State of California upon application and payment of fees to the State Department of Health. Special Requirement : Possession of a State of California Certificate in mammography or a State of California fluoroscopy permit may be required as condition for advancement to the Radiologic Technologist II classification. KNOWLEDGE Methods and techniques of diagnostic radiography; various anatomical positions used in radiography; and care and use of radiographic equipment; and safety practices to prevent overexposure to radiation. ABILITY Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, manual dexterity sufficient to administer procedures and operate equipment, bend, stoop and lift patients; understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions in exact detail; demonstrate the operation of x-ray equipment in practical work situations; position patients for a variety of radiography procedures; work effectively with medical staff, patients, and co-workers; and maintain records. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent operation of a keyboard, standing for long periods of time, walking, pushing/pulling, and operation of heavy equipment; occasional sitting for long periods of time and stair climbing; Frequency of Lifting -Constant lifting of 5 lbs. or less; frequent restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects or people; occasional lifting of 5 to above 70 lbs.; Visual Requirements -Constant need for overall vision, hand/eye coordination and reading/close up work; frequent need for color perception, depth perception and field of vision; Dexterity -Constant holding, reaching and grasping; frequent writing; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing of normal speech and talking in person; frequent hearing on the telephone/radio and talking on the radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors -Constant public contact, decision making, concentration and working alone; frequent exposure to hazardous materials, trauma, grief and death; occasional weekend/night work and overtime/travel; Environmental Conditions -Occasional exposure to hazardous materials. 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill one (1)vacancy inSan Joaquin General Hospital's Ambulatory Care Servicesand San Joaquin County Clinics as well asestablish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. The current vacancy exist in the Family Practice Clinic. 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. Amended Announcement to reflect 5% COLA increase effective 12/12/16 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 as 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 abnormal 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 sever emotional upsets. May work in hospital, outpatient, custodial, public health, satellite and mobile clinics; may make home and school visits; may lead ancillary clinic staff; may coordinate clinic activities; may orient students and other providers. Assists in Quality Assurance through review and audit of clinic charts to assure adequate medical management and follow-up; provides consultation to other providers. Keeps records and completes forms and questionnaires as required. Attends meetings and workshops; serves on committees as assigned; provides consultation and assistance in areas of specialty;participates in in-service training. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. Education : Completion of a Primary Care Physician's Assistant training program approved by the Sate of California Board of Medical Quality Assurance. Licenses and Certificates : Possession of a certificate or letter of approval to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the State of California Board of Medical Quality Assurance. 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 possess specialized training or experience. KNOWLEDGE The general 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. 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; recognized 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; work with high risk clientele. 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. BENEFITS 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $23,000 . 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 : For current Civil Service employees: 14 paid holidays per year. For new employees: 10 paid holidays per 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. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 unitl 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillone vacancy in the Behavioral Health Services Community Adult Treatment Services program and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. This program provides psychiatric evaluation, medication support services, psycho-education, short-term group therapy, case management monitoring, and follow-up for clients who are discharged from the inpatient program and who are at risk of re-hospitalization. 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 Initiates the nursing process and performs advanced level clinical patient care, including complex and difficult 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. Initiates the nursing process and performs advanced level clinical patient care, including complex and difficult 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 in preparation and implementation of written nursing care plans for individual patients. May function as a first-level supervisor in an outpatient clinic or program over para-professional or clerical staff; may select, assign, train, direct, evaluate and discipline staff as appropriate; may participate in the development of unit policies and procedures; may assist with development and maintenance of the department budget; may provide crisis intervention, may consult with therapeutic multi-disciplinary team in reviewing patient progress and success of treatment plans. May facilitate insurance billing and other reimbursement-related procedures by processing appropriate paperwork and making necessary internal and external contacts. Works 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. Serves as a preceptor for new employees by orienting, teaching, participating in the evaluation process, and by serving as a role model and resource person. Maintains record of patient's health care treatment and/or hospital stay; prepares reports and standard forms. May function as a charge nurse in an inpatient unit; may assume full responsibility for the supervision of a shift in the absence of a Staff Nurse V or Nursing Department Manager; supervises and assists nursing personnel in the performance of patient care. 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 in the identification of staff development needs for members of the Nursing staff. Participates on committees as assigned; may represent the Department of Health Care Services to outside agencies. Prepares and presents, within established guidelines, clinical projects as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note : Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. EITHER I Experience : Two years of progressively responsible experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting at a level equivalent to a San Joaquin County Staff Nurse III. Certification : Possession of a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) certificate, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate or state, national, or other types of certification in area of specialty. All certifications must be approved by the Administration of the Department of Health Care Services. OR II Education : Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Health Science, or closely related field. Experience : One year of progressively responsible experience as a registered nurse in an acute care hospital at a level equivalent to a San Joaquin County Staff Nurse III. AND Licenses and Certificates : Current registration as a nurse in the State of California. Special Requirements : (1) Successful completion of a San Joaquin General Hospital in-service or comparable training program in nursing preceptorships may be required prior to completion of the probationary period and periodically thereafter. (2)Mental Health Department Psychiatric Nursing Assessment Certification AND a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field and one year of mental healthexperience, or , National certification (ANCC) and one year of mental health experience, or , two years of mental health experience. Offer of employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employmentdrug screening test. KNOWLEDGE Theory, techniques, and practices of nursing; new developments in patient care, particularly in area of specialization; skills specific to clinical scope of practice; the nursing process; nursing staffing patterns; principles and practices of employee supervision; health care safety principles and practices. ABILITY Supervise and assist members of the health care team; maintain a high standard of care; deal with patients empathetically and respectfully while performing treatments prescribed; instruct patients in self care and preventative health strategies; follow oral and written instructions of technical and professional nature in accurately; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; establish and maintain effective customer service; maintain accurate records and prepare routine reports; develop and implement individualized care plans for patients; 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 accurately under pressure; interpret policies and procedures; teach clinical skills; develop basic teaching plans; participate effectively in performance improvement processes; provide and promote 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 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. 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $23,000. 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 $450 per fiscal year; up to $900 per fiscal year for enrollment in an approved degree program. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 unitl 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 .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Part Time
Thisrecruitment is beingconducted to fillmultiplepart timeRelief Licensed Vocational Nursevacancies inSan Joaquin General Hospitaland to establish a pool to fill future Licensed Vocational Nurse 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. San Joaquin General Hospital is a designated Level III Trauma Facility. The hospital is seeking Licensed Vocational Nurseswho are interested in working on a part timebasis toprovide shift relief duringpeakhours and act asavailablerelief support to the inpatient floors for nurses who go on rest breaks, lunch periods or otherwise support nurse absences.Relief support will be expected to work peak hours during theAM, Nights or PM shift. Additionally,theymust have the ability to workthe weekends and on holidays. 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. Amended Announcement to reflect 5% COLA increase effective 12/12/16 TYPICAL DUTIES Takes and records vital signs; performs routine nursing duties including making beds, lifting and moving patients; bathing and feeding patients, personal and oral hygiene of patients and expiration care.Administers various types of medications, including I.V.'s; applies dressings, compresses and soaks. Inserts urinary catheters; tests urine and records results. Observes patients; reports and records observations accurately; transcribes doctor's orders. Participates and assists in the care, treatment and rehabilitation of the emotionally disturbed ormentally ill. Participates in orientation and on-the-job training of assigned personnel; participates in staff development training programs. May perform specialized medical treatment or tests and operate related medical equipment and apparatus upon assignment.May administer CPR, use resuscitation equipment and administer first aid. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application. License : Possession of a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California, Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Certification : Highly preferred and sought after Vocational Nurse IVcertification. KNOWLEDGE Principles and practices of vocational nursing; human anatomy insofar as it applies to the treatment and therapy typical of assignment; the more common physical illnesses and their symptoms; medical terminology. ABILITY Follow oral and written directions of a technical and professional nature in exact detail; develop skill in the care and operation of medical equipment and apparatus used in area of assignment; plan and coordinate the work of subordinates if required by nature of assignments; maintain and interpret nursing records and reports; deal with patients sympathetically and tactfully; attend to the personal needs of the physically and mentally ill. Note : Appointees with Interim Permits will be designated as Vocational Nurse Interim Permitees. BENEFITS 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $23,000 . 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 : For current Civil Service employees: 14 paid holidays per year. For new employees: 10 paid holidays per 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. 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 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 the Pacific Union Dental plans 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. 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $16,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $22,500. Vacation: Vacation is pro-rated based on hours worked. Employees earn .0385 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. Bereavement Leave: Up to three scheduled work days for each immediate family member when taken in a seven consecutive day period 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 Professional Memorandum of Understanding for fees required to renew State required license/certification. Fees associated with initial license/certification will not be covered. Educational Reimbursement Program: The County offers an Educational Reimbursement Program which reimburses the part time employees eligible for benefits up to $850 per fiscal year and up to $800 per semester (maximum $1600 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 HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillone vacancyinSan Joaquin general Hospital's Therapy 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. 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. Amended Announcement to reflect 5% COLA increase effective 12/12/16 TYPICAL DUTIES Performs physical therapy evaluations and interprets findings. P lans and implements physical therapeutic treatments for patients; establishes appropriate treatment goals; uses equipment properly. Coordinates treatment programs with physicians, nurses, professional and para-professional staff; responsible for physical therapy services provided by physical therapist assistants. Conducts and/or attends in-service education programs for a variety of departmental and hospital personnel; attends staff meetings and patient conferences. Maintains accurate records and prepares written reports. May act as lead therapist and/or preceptor for physical therapists and other professional and/or para-professional staff; may assist with departmental orientation of new staff; may assist in coordinating physical therapy internship programs; may consult with supervisory staff and provide input into employee and intern evaluations. May assist with departmental projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : One year of experience as a Physical Therapist in San Joaquin County. OR PATTERN II Experience : Two years of progressively responsible experience as a licensed physical therapist performing diagnostic and therapeutic physical therapy techniques for a variety of disabling conditions. AND FOR BOTH PATTERNS Licenses : Must possess and maintain a current license as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California (PTBOC); and, if required by the nature of the assignment, must also possess and maintain a valid California driver's license. KNOWLEDGE Current physical therapy theory, principles, methods, and equipment; anatomy and physiology; principles of psychological and physiological problems of persons with disabling conditions; principles of clinical supervision; medical terminology; basic medical record keeping; basic computer operations, including pertinent software. ABILITY Organize and implement physical therapy treatment programs; teach techniques of treatment in specialty areas; conduct individual and group treatment programs; interpret and adapt physician's orders and/or written reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients, parents, caregivers, staff and others; teach therapeutic techniques and modalities to others; direct the work of others, including physical therapy services provided by para-professional staff; complete accurate medical records and/or charts; prepare reports; utilize computers and standard office automation equipment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent standing for long periods; constant walking; occasional pushing/pulling; frequent bending/squatting; Lifting -Occasional lifting of 5 to 50 pounds; restraining, lifting/turning, transferring people; Vision -Frequent color perception; occasional eye/hand coordination, peripheral vision and depth perception; frequent reading; Dexterity -Frequent holding and occasional repetitive motion; frequent reaching, grasping and writing, occasional manual operation of equipment and hand tools; Hearing/Talking -Constant hearing normal speech, occasional hearing/deciphering disorders speech, talking in person, talking on the telephone; frequent hearing on the telephone and hearing faint sounds; Special Requirements -May require occasional overtime, and weekend or evening work; Emotional/Psychological -Occasional emergency situations; occasional exposure to trauma, grief and death; occasional exposure to depression and psychiatric disorders in patients, constant public contact and decision making; constant concentration required; Environmental -Occasional exposure to noise; may be exposed to varied indoor temperatures, occasional exposure to cleaning agents. 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 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 unitl 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fillmultiple vacancies in San Joaquin General Hospital's Perioperative Departmentand to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. This recruitment is also being conducted to establish a referral pool for future part-time 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. San Joaquin General is acommunity hospital and designated Trauma Facility. The Perioperative Department is a fast paced environmentand exposes Technicians to a wide variety of surgical procedures. 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 1. Carries out surgical scrub duties according to recommended procedures. 2. Checks assignments; prepares operating room, supplies, and equipment; assists in preparing preoperative site and draping patient according to established procedure to provide an ample sterile field. 3. Performs sub-professional nursing activities required during surgical procedures; handles instruments, sponges, sutures, catheters, drains, and dressing in such a manner as to ensure medical and surgical asepsis and safety to the patient; assists in performing sponge, needle, and instrument counts. 4. Assists in the care, preparation, and maintenance of sterile and unsterile supplies; checks, cleans, and stores surgical instruments; organizes supplies for scheduled and emergency cases; stocks sterile supplies in operating room; assists in taking inventories of equipment and supplies. 5. Assists in application of casts; assembles and prepares setup for external fixation of fractures and application of casts. 6. Assists in lifting, transporting and positioning patients. 7. May assist in cleaning of the operating room. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Note: Supplemental Application must be submitted with regular employment application. Either Pattern I Experience : One year as an Operating Room Technician I in San Joaquin County. Or Pattern II Experience : One year as a surgical or operating room technician in an acute care hospital within the past five years; and completion of an approved surgical technician training or program. Substitution : One additional year of qualifying experience within the past five years may substitute for the required surgical technician training or program. AND Special Requirement : Operating Room Technicians are required to be available in Stand-By status as part of a rotation, and ready to start surgical cases within 30 minutes of notification. KNOWLEDGE Basic anatomy and physiology; operating room procedures, including principles of aseptic techniques, sterilization and infection; basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation; various types of instruments and surgical supplies used in surgical procedure. ABILITY Work under physical and mental stress for several hours; exercise a reasonable amount of manual dexterity in the handling of surgical instruments and supplies; lift and transport patients, supplies and equipment; understand and carry out instructions of medical and nursing staff, often under tense and emergency situations; maintain simple inventory records of surgical instruments and supplies; prepare used supplies for cleaning or disposal and order need supplies; work effectively as a member of a specialized team. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility- Constant standing for long periods of time; frequent walking required; occasional pushing/pulling; occasional bending/squatting; occasional stair climbing and crawling. Lifting- Frequent lifting duties required of 5lbs; occasional lifting duties required of 5 to 70 lbs.; occasional lifting/turning of heavy objects and/or people. Vision- Constant reading, color perception, eye/hand coordination, depth perception, close up work and field of vision/peripheral. Dexterity- Constant hearing and talking in person. Emotional/Psychological- Constant concentration; occasional exposure to grief/ trauma and emergency situations; frequent decision making; occasional contact with hazardous materials. Environmental Conditions- Frequent noise. BENEFITS 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $23,000 . 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 : For current Civil Service employees: 14 paid holidays per year. For new employees: 10 paid holidays per 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. 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 one year, but may be extended up to two additional years by the Civil Service Commission. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top three ranks will be referred for hiring interviews. If there are less than 5 names in the top three ranks the next rank is referred. 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 unitl 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/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/eeo .
San Joaquin County, CA San Joaquin, CA 93660, USA
Apr 11, 2017
Full Time
This examination is being given to fill one vacancyand to establish an eligible list which may be used 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. San Joaquin County Public Health Services is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent leadership and management abilities to join the staff as the Program Coordinator for the County's WIC program. This position provides an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced nutritionist, and will directly supervise a staff of professional nutritionists, certified para-professionals, and clerical staff. Public Health Services-WIC Department website: www.sjcphs.org For additional information about this exciting job opportunity, please view the following brochure: Program Coordinator-WIC Pre-employment Drug Screen : Potential new hires into this classification are required to 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. 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. 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 Pacific Union Dental. 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 /department/hr/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 $2080 annual limit); 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 $17,500 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $23,000. For members of this unit, the County shall make a contribution equal to 1% of the employee's base salary to the deferred compensation plan. 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 peryear. 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. 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/eeo .