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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Acts in a lead capacity for Building Maintenance Workers I/II, providing training and assigning work. May also provide input on performance evaluations. Determines time, staff and material needs. Maintains and repairs buildings and equipment which include structural repair or remodeling such as carpentry and cabinet work, furniture repair, installation of doors, windows, appliances or other equipment. Performs both routine and complex electrical work such as wiring for data processing equipment, installing and repairing security apparatus and performs electrical work such as replacing sockets, switches, cords, wall plugs, bulbs, lamps and fuses. Performs plumbing repairs or replaces broken or leaky faucets, pipes, toilets, sinks and drains. Welds and fabricates metal and repairs or installs gas lines and equipment. Performs various maintenance and repair activities to buildings, furniture, security locks, equipment and heating, plumbing and electrical systems. Also performs concrete work, painting, flooring and roofing. Respond to emergency repair requests. Assist in the training of Building Maintenance Worker I/II employees. Install computer cable, telephone lines, television cables. Perform maintenance in correctional facilities. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to Building Maintenance Worker II in Merced County. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP ) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Detail any Electrical experience you have, specifically in a large office building or commercial setting. Describe the specific duties or type of work performed. Please include employer, job titles, dates of employment, hours worked, and duties performed. 02 List all experience performing Plumbing duties in an institutional or commercial office building setting. Provide details of the exact projects assigned. Please include employer, job titles, dates of employment, hours worked, and duties performed. 03 Describe your experience working in a service oriented position. Please include employer, job titles, dates of employment, hours worked, and duties performed. 04 Outline your locksmith experience including any that include electronic door controls. Please include employer, job titles, dates of employment, hours worked, and duties performed. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This is an "At Will" position under the direct clinical supervision of a Psychiatrist. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Takes complete psychiatric and medical histories; may perform limited physical examinations. Counsels patients regarding matters pertaining to their physical and mental health. Under direction, arranges for hospital admission of patients. Facilitate the referral of clients to appropriate health facilities, agencies, and resources. Assist Staff Psychiatrist; Perform a variety of routine tests; Assists in developing protocols. Maintain records and upkeep of equipment. Assist and provide services to clients requiring continued care. Initiate treatment based on protocols signed by the Staff Psychiatrist. Records findings of mental and/or developmental assessment. Refers conditions needing specialized treatment. Instructs individuals/families regarding skills necessary to maintain or improve mental health. Identifies community resources and guides individuals in their use. Maintains liaison with other professional and agencies providing child/family services. May provide Targeted Case Management services and engage in outreach and other activities to enhance services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One year of experience providing outpatient and/or nursing services to include mental health services. Preferred experience would include prescribing, dispensing, and administering medications to consumers with mental illness. Education: Graduation from a school approved by the Board of Registered Nursing. License: Possession of a valid California Certification as a Nurse Practitioner Candidates will be required to obtain a Drug Devise Furnishing (NFP) Certificate within 6 months of initial hiring date. Must also obtain a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number to order controlled substances as needed for patient care. Failure to obtain the proper certificate will result in termination. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS May provide Targeted Case Management services and engage in outreach and other activities to enhance services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Provide direct client services within scope of licensure. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Ability to document legibly in client chart pursuant to Medi-cal/Medicare regulations. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures/regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; Sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination and repetitive hand and arm motion. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent public contact, concentration in noisy conditions, exposure to emergency situations. Occasional exposure to hazardous materials, cold and heat. Lift and move with help objects weighing over 100 pounds. The employee shall be physically able to handle a "take down" procedure (restrain hostile/violent clients in a crisis situation) as warranted during the course of performing their assigned duties. Duties require exposure to patients who may be hostile, violent, mentally ill, and/or who may have infectious diseases. Positions assigned to the Marie Green In-Patient Unit and Crisis Stabilization Unit work shifts and holidays. Regular attendance is an essential function Knowledge of: Laws and regulations governing Nurse Practitioner. Causes and treatment of mental and emotional illness. Medical aspects of psychological problems; psychosocial behaviors in illness. Principles and practices of psychiatric diagnosis (per Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder -DSM IV-) and treatment of common mental disorders and medical problems. Psychopharmacological use and effects of medications. Medicare and Medi-cal regulations. Diagnostic protocols; sterile techniques and infection control. Human anatomy and physiology. Disease and modalities of treatment. Routine diagnostic and treatment techniques used in practicing primary care medicine. Social and cultural differences. Ability to: Work effectively as a team member in the delivery of mental health care services. Identify medical problems and psychiatric disorders; develop and implement treatment plans. Evaluate patient behavior and deal effectively with patients and families Perform limited problem focused physical examinations. Analyze crisis situations accurately and take effective action. Speak and write effectively, including preparing clear and concise reports and records. Assess clients and obtain a complete medical and psychiatric history. Support clients in their recovery, assuring consent for medication is obtained. Observe and record symptoms and behaviors. Perform physical examinations, including ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations. Diagnose a medical problem and perform therapeutic procedures. Collect, organize, record, and communicate data relevant to primary health assessments, including a detailed family and medical history. Perform collaboration consultation with Physicians for more complicated health problems. Treat common illness and injury. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid California Certification as a Nurse Practitioner? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 25, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to 25 hours a week. Merced County Library is seeking two extra-help Special Project Coordinators to continue a Family Literacy Program as part of the Read and Succeed Adult Literacy Program with Merced County Library. The Special Project Coordinators will develop and implement the Family Literacy program under the direction of the Literacy Coordinator. Desirable Experience: Knowledge of adult and family literacy and child development theory. Must have experience as a facilitator and the ability to collaborate with community partners. Knowledge and experience with virtual marketing and programming desired, i.e. Zoom presentations, video editing, and creation . Desirable Education: High School or equivalent AND Two (2) years of college with background in early literacy, child development, education, or various areas of study. Desirable License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise and manage staff as required. Plan, design and implement systems. Modify existing systems in response to changes in the County's operational environment and/or regulatory changes. Act as liaison with other departments affected by systems changes. Provide system specifications and monitors the testing of the new or revised programs. Recommend changes to County policies and procedures if necessary to optimize the efficiencies of the Department's services. Perform all duties required to complete assigned project or systems changes. These duties may include but are not limited to: general administrative, fiscal, program, and data processing system analysis. Gather, tabulate, and analyze data. Interview and consult with departmental officials, employees and others to give and receive information. Provide training and technical assistance to other staff. Minimum Qualifications Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the system for which the specific department is requesting. Education: Formal, advanced educational training in system of expertise is highly desirable. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Make presentations. Train staff. Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds. Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work. Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent writing. Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person. Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Data processing techniques and capabilities. Data analysis and program planning and evaluation. Principles of public fiscal administration. Principles of staff management, supervision, and training. Organization and functions of the various County departments and political subdivisions. Political legislative processes. Codes, regulations, ordinances and laws governing the operations of the County and other governmental entities. Ability to: Plan, design, and implement complex automated systems. Analyze, develop and/or modify procedures and systems. Establish project development schedules and coordinate the effort of affected staff activities to attained desired goals and objectives. Evaluate manual work assignments and work flows to determine if cost effective automated alternatives could be implemented. FAMILY CARE LEAVE Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period. HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. JURY DUTY Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty. PAID TIME BENEFITS Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays. PAID SICK LEAVE Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period. SOCIAL SECURITY Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system. COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Do you have two (2) years of college with a background in early literacy, child development, education, or similar areas of study? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Operates the library circulation desk. Discharges books, periodicals, videos, and other library materials. Processes requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system. Explains library rules and procedures. Issues library cards. Processes returned books. Searches for lost or misplaced materials. Assists with special projects or programs. Maintains records of materials overdue. Collects fines or fees. Assists patrons in locating materials and instructs patrons in the use of library materials, on-line and card catalogs, Internet and other on-line resources and reference materials. Evaluates the collections and makes recommendations on replacement. Prepares material for repair of binding. Plans and promotes special activities and weekly programs such as story time and the summer reading program. Identifies problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed. Maintains statistics of daily circulation or other records. Creates and assembles visual aids; may train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants. Utilizes the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file. Performs copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books. Indexes and maintains special collections including telephone books and documents. Minimum Qualifications Library Resource Technician I Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing technical and clerical work in a Library equivalent to that of a Library Assistant in Merced County OR Three (3) years of responsible clerical experience, which included library clerical and computer applications for library services. (College course-work in Library Science or related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis) Library Resource Technician II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to that of a Library Resource Technician I in Merced County. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Assist patrons in the use of library facilities. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds. Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work. Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent writing. Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person. Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Modern library/system organization and its objectives, procedures, techniques and services. Library terminology and standard library practices and techniques. Books, sources, bibliographies, reference materials and classification systems. Computer and on-line applications for library services. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment. Filing methods and procedures. Ability to: Perform a variety of library clerical work associated with the circulation of library materials. Maintain and update a computerized databases Develop library collections. Catalog and classify materials. Use and maintain on-line cataloging and automated library systems Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patrons and staff. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Please describe the techniques and strategies you would use to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with library customers and coworkers. (250 words or less) 02 The library uses email as a primary source of communication. Describe your familiarity with and how you use email. (250 words or less) 03 Library Resource Technicians are responsible for engaging the community through programs and events, in person and virtually. Please provide a preschool story time outline and be prepared to share a story with the interviewing panel. Use Mother Goose on the Loose Curriculum. (250 words or less) Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help pay rate is up to a maximum of $ 1 6.43 per hour. Extra- Help employees are not entitled to County benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provide assistance to patrons in locating materials and instructs in the use of library materials, card and on-line catalogs. Process requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system. Explain library rules and procedures. Issue library cards. Processes returned books. Shelves and prepares library materials for circulation. Search for lost or misplaced materials. Research less complex reference questions. Maintain records of materials overdue. Collect fines or fees. Organize and display material. Create and assemble visual aids. May plan and promote special activities and weekly programs such as story time and the summer reading program. May conduct library tours. Identify problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed. May train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants. Operate typewriter, microfiche, computers, and other office machines. Utilize the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file. Perform copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books. May utilize computer to make flyers, signs, holdings, lists, overbuys and letters. May keep routine statistical data. May train to initiate correspondence with publishers to resolve difficulties with orders or invoices. Train/Index and maintain special collections including telephone books and documents. May train/assist with library automation projects and the on-line cataloging of materials. Research and assist patrons with reference questions. May keep statistics of daily circulation and other data. May be assigned to the Bookmobile. Minimum Qualifications Library Assistant I Experience: Two (2) years of clerical experience, preferably including experience in library clerical work. (College course-work in Library Science or related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis) Library Assistant II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to that of a Library Assistant I in Merced County. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Some positions in this classification may require possession of a valid California driver's license. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate typewriter, microfiche, computers, and other office machines. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Computer applications for library services. Books, sources, bibliographies, reference materials, and classification systems. Techniques for effective community services. Organization and functions of a public library. Library policies and procedures. Ability to: Perform a variety of library clerical work. Assists patrons in the use of library facilities and materials. Research and locate library materials using on-line catalog. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with the patrons and others. Typing Skills: Type at a corrected rate of 40 words per minute from clear copy. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 It is the responsibility of the employee to provide transportation to the worksite. There are twelve libraries located throughout the county. Employees are assigned to library work sites based on business needs not preference or distance. Do you have reliable transportation? Yes No 02 How would you quantify your ability to use email: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced user? Beginner Intermediate Advanced 03 This recruitment is being established to fill both full time and part time positions. Please indicate below all types of work you would be willing to accept: Full Time Only Part Time Only Either Full Time or Part Time 04 Within Merced County Library there are no guaranteed hours for extra-help on-call positions. How many hours are guaranteed to an extra-help employee? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develops, evaluates and monitors programmatic objectives and goals. Plans, organizes, manages, implements and oversees all functions for public health services and programs as assigned. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the development and submission of grant applications. Prepares program strategic plans and negotiates with the State on grant proposals and program budgets. Reviews, corrects and signs all program invoices for submission to the State or as directed. Develops Board Agenda Items relating to programs managed. Represents the County at local, regional and State meetings and conferences; represents the Public Health Department on community boards and organizations. Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate managers and supervisors Develops service and program information to keep key partners and community stakeholders informed. Advises staff on the application of program policies and public health laws and regulations. Maintains a working knowledge of legislative impact that may directly or indirectly affect related programs. Evaluates effectiveness of program policies and practices; formulates new ones as necessary. Investigates and analyzes data for development and operation of special programs. Coordinates services County-wide with schools and private and public agencies. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of experience working in healthcare, managed care organization, medical health care agency or related setting, two (2) of which must have been in a position of supervision and/or management. A Master's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Education: Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's Degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or closely related field. License: Some positions may require licensure. Any additional licensure relevant to the applicable division is strongly desired. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B MERCED COUNTY Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Direct research and special projects as needed. Provide expertise, consultation and assistance in the areas of public health and disease investigation, analysis and reporting. Establish, implement and measure goals and objectives; possess critical thinking capacity to identify opportunities for improvement when necessary. Administer budget, personnel and programs. Make presentations in a variety of public and community settings. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Train, evaluate and supervise staff; establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent repetitive hand and arm motion; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Public health issues and problems; principles, methods, and procedures of community health education, communicable diseases or continuous quality improvement. State, Local and federal laws governing the provision of public health services. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases; and importance of reporting mandated diseases to the state timely. Locating community resources and demography; principles of public health education. Budget development, grant writing and grant procurement, and fiscal planning and control. Research and understand social, economic and equity issues impacting populations and program areas. Ability to: Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate complex program activities and diverse staff. Develop and monitor program budgets; develop, analyze and interpret program data. Plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of assigned nursing and public health staff. Build coalitions among groups with differing needs and objectives. Train, assist, and direct professional in planning and executing programs. Perform program planning and evaluation work; prepare clear and concise reports. Effectively represent assigned programs with the community and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This class specification has a potential to be utilized for positions in both Public Health and Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. This recruitment is being established to fill a vacancy in Behavioral Health and Recovery Services only. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: For BHRS: Perform a broad range of supervisory and administrative duties related to assigned programs. Plan, assign, evaluate and direct the work of nursing staff in behavioral health and recovery services programs, including inpatient psychiatric services as well as outpatient and telehealth services in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern inpatient facilities and outpatient clinics. Develop, evaluate and monitor policies and procedures related to all nursing functions within the Department. Plans, schedules, assigns, evaluatesand directs the work of nursing staff in the Department. Advises staff of the interpretation and application or program and departmental policies as well as State laws and regulations. Insures compliance of Department nursing staff. Minimum Qualifications For BHRS: Experience: Three (3) years of mental health nursing experience, one (1) year of which must have included experience in a program leadership or lead capacity. Education : Equivalent to graduation from college with a degree in nursing. License: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse license. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Teach classes, make presentations, and represent the County with the community and other agencies. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to staff complaints, disputes and grievances. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Train, evaluate and supervise assigned staff; establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; repetitive hand and arm motion; frequent holding and grasping. Frequent public contact; exposure to emergency situations; occasional exposure to hazards. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: For BHRS: Principles and practices of nursing functions and duties in mental health, medical health care services, fiscal, personnel, and program management. Principles, methods and procedures of general and mental health nursing, including federal, State, and local laws governing the provision of mental health nursing in both inpatient facilities and outpatient clinics. Budget development and fiscal planning and control in relation to nursing staff. Principles of supervision, training, and staff evaluation. Regulation and licensing requirement. Quality improvement policies and procedures. Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of professional nursing and public health or behavioral health staff. Develop, analyze and interpret program data. Utilize local resources for assigned programs; educate and work with patients and their families. Communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions. Assess the physical conditions of patients; Draw blood samples. Detect health problems and assist in intervention to promote optimal health care. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE: May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION: 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 20 hours). SICK LEAVE: .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS: Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE: County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE: Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE: $30,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) Horizon Health EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information go to Horizon Health EAP Services EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is $13.25 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Dust mops, wet mops, vacuums, shampoos, extracts, refinishes and polishes floors using vacuum cleaners and powered floor scrubbers, extractors and buffers. Cleans, disinfects and deodorizes lavatories, urinals, and toilet bowls. Cleans mirrors, sink and water fountains, replaces deodorizers, toilet tissues, hand towels and soap. Keeps an adequate stock of cleaning materials and equipment. Gathers and properly disposes of common trash and infectious waste. Removes and replaces drapes and curtains for cleaning. Washes door frames, lighting vents, ceiling fixtures and partitions using ladders. Cleans surgical suites/labor and deliver and other designated areas as required by area standards. Cleans equipment after use and returns to proper storage locations. Assists in furniture moving and office relocation. Minimum Qualifications Level I Experience: None required. Level II Experience: One (1) year of experience performing duties comparable to a Housekeeping Attendant I in Merced County. Education: Equivalent to completion of the eighth grade. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate housekeeping equipment and clean areas in accordance with health standards. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Respond appropriately to situations and perform job duties under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequently lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Proper body mechanics to perform the assigned tasks. Safe work practices. Use of a variety of cleaning equipment such as scrubbing and waxing machines, wet mops, scouring devices and wax applicator. Use of a variety of cleaning solutions. Variety of cleaning methods and techniques. Basic sanitation and infection control techniques and proper cleaning methods in a hospital environment. Aseptic techniques to clean specialized area. Ability to: Read and write English sufficiently to perform assigned duties. Read signs and follow simple oral and written instructions. Work safely. Frequently lift and carry waste baskets and pushcart loaded with dirty laundry or waste paper. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Operate a variety of powered cleaning equipment such as high speed buffer, vacuum, shampooer. Follow the schedule which varies with assignment. Work on own initiative without close supervision. Clean and care for an assigned area. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP ) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid California driver's license? Yes No 02 This recruitment is being established to fill both full time and part time positions. Please indicate below all types of work you would be willing to accept: Full Time Only Part Time Only Either Full Time or Part Time Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manages and oversees facilitators and participants in the operation of probation programs; Screens participants for eligibility and placement in appropriate groups; Conducts individual and group therapy sessions; Reviews database and attendance records for accuracy with regard to statistical information of assigned programs; Completes quality assurance reports of facilitators; Conducts workshops to provide training as necessary to ensure that the programs are effective; Conducts research, compiles and analyzes data, makes recommendations, develops procedures and coordinates activities with appropriate agencies and departments; Prepares written and oral reports and responds to requests for information; Develops and maintains recruitment and retention plans for facilitators; Participates in program specific meeting and training required by the department; Develops curriculum and provides instruction to program participants; Coordinates with local interest groups and agencies to create community awareness of evidence based programs through speaking engagements, media releases and the development of informational brochures; Identifies availability of needed programs/services; May recruit and supervise volunteers for existing/additional programs; Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of experience working in a criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, or related organization that involved any of the following: providing counseling services, conducting needs assessments, making referrals for social programs or providing training services. Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in behavioral sciences or a related field. THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2,B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ability to identify potential conflicts and refer appropriately. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Effectively work with culturally diverse populations, Operate a person computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motions. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequently sit for extended periods of time. Occasionally operate a motor vehicle. Perform a variety of administrative, technical and program analysis functions. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions. Prepare reports as needed. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Understand and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Regular attendance is an essential function. KNOWLEDGE OF : Psychological counseling techniques, attitude/behavior assessment, and symptoms of maladaptive behavior; Techniques involved in preparing and facilitation program material, assessments, and case plans; Interviewing techniques; Basic socioeconomic principles; Functions and programs of the probation department, public safety agencies, and community based organizations; Terminology, phraseology, forms, documents, and procedures associated with area of assignment; Community organizations and resources. ABILITY TO: Demonstrate resourcefulness in gathering, preparing, and disseminating program material. Effectively use community resources and organizations. Educate, counsel and interview program participants. Maintain and update records, files and reports. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals. Make individual and group presentations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Prioritize, schedule and organize work to meet established deadlines. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, other related agencies and representatives. Work under pressure in a dynamic work environment with changing demands and priorities. Handle confidential and sensitive information with tact and discretion. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Detail your experience implementing and creating new programs. 02 Detail your providing program services to individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice, social services and/or behavioral health systems. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 15, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assists in reviewing and evaluating existing County and special districts accounting systems to determine the need for new systems or revision of existing systems. Collects data, interviews personnel, and assists in designing or designs new or revised systems by providing manuals or personal instructions. Assists in audits of financial transactions and accounting operations of County departments, and special districts. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets financial data for the purpose of preparing statements, and other reports. Reviews postings, accounts allocations, expenditures, and contractual requirements to determine adherence to departmental or county policy. Reviews and evaluates existing County, and special districts accounting systems to determine the need for new systems or revision of existing systems. Implements and follows up on new or revised systems by providing manuals or personal instruction. Prepares worksheets and narrative and statistical reports on findings. Assists in the training and supervision of new employees. May prepare department budget and funding and expenditure report for various agencies. May approve and process all expenditures and revenue transfers. Provides training and lead direction to other Accounting staff. Directs and participates in difficult and complex accounting and auditing assignments. Assists in establishing the reviews and evaluates existing County, and special districts accounting systems to determine the need for new systems or revision of existing systems. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets financial data for the purpose of preparing statements, and other reports. Reviews postings, accounts allocations, expenditures, and contractual requirements to determine adherence to departmental or County policy. Minimum Qualifications Accountant II Experience: One (1) year performing professional accounting duties comparable to those of Accountant I in Merced County. Education: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field with 24 units in accounting including courses in basic accounting and upper division courses in intermediate and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, tax and auditing. Accountant III Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible accounting duties including two (2) years experience comparable to those of Accountant II in Merced County. Education: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field with 24 units in accounting including courses in basic accounting and upper division courses in intermediate and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, tax and auditing. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Train and provide lead direction to staff. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Generally accepted government accounting principles, theories, and practices. Governmental cost accounting and budgeting procedures. Modern office and administrative practices and equipment. Electronic accounting and electronic data processing procedures, methods, and equipment Basic auditing theory, principles, techniques and practices and their applications to government. Laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the financial operation of the County, its departments and special districts. County policies, practices, and procedures in accounting and auditing. Ability to: Learn, analyze, and evaluate fiscal records and make appropriate recommendations. Learn County policies, practices, and procedures in accounting and auditing. Make mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately. Perform detailed work involving numerical data. Understand and carry our oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Analyze, and evaluate fiscal data and related operating methods and make appropriate recommendations. Prepare comprehensive and accurate accounting, financial and statistical reports of various types and complexity. Perform moderately complex accounting procedures independently. Plan, initiate, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction. Train and provide direction to Accounting staff. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Review of contracts and action items submitted for Board of Supervisors' agendas. Develop meeting agendas and recommend resolutions for complex issues and concerns. Reviews fiscal information and makes recommendations regarding funding levels. Perform as a Team Leader and provide training and mentor-ship to other analysts. Represent the County at meetings, committees, boards, and commissions. Also acts as a liaison between the County Executive Office and the general public. Review, analyze and interpret legislation. Responds to the most sensitive and complex complaints. Participates in community outreach activities. Handles special projects for the Board of Supervisors. Reviews and analyzes legislation for potential impacts to the County. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Level II - Two (2) years of responsible professional experience in a public agency or administrative position involving the review and analysis of budgeting matters or study and recommendation on administrative procedures. OR One (1) year successful performance as a Management Analyst I in Merced County. Level III - Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public agency or a managerial, administrative, or staff position which included the analysis of sensitive, complex administrative, fiscal matters and the development and implementation of recommendations. OR Two (2) years successful performance as a Management Analyst II in Merced County. Education: Level II/III - Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university in public, business, or business administration, political science, or related field. (A Master's Degree in Public or Business Administration may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience or additional directly related experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist in preparation and review of operating, annual and capital improvement budgets. Recommends resolutions to sensitive and complex issues to the Board of Supervisors as designated. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Prepare multi-media presentations for the Board of Supervisors and other groups. Maintain a professional and effective working relationship with the administrative team. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Current principles, practices, trends and theories of Public Administration, including fiscal, administrative and personnel management, budget management, program evaluation, management systems, methods and procedures. Federal and State funds available for local purposes and methods of securing grants. Applicable County ordinance, resolutions, policies and procedures. Myers-Milias-Brown, and other related Federal and State laws and regulations. Research and statistical methodology and methods of graphic presentation. Personal computers, spreadsheet, data base software and information systems. Ability to: Learn and interpret pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, rules and regulations. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Remain abreast of developments in the field of administration, budgetary preparation and management. Organize and develop comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. Plan, initiate and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction. Determine priorities and design methods for achieving objectives. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in a team environment, and with officials, department heads and other personnel in Merced County and other agencies. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 How has your knowledge of accounting principles, policies, methods, and procedures assisted you in the budget development process? 02 Describe your experience creating, implementing, and managing a budget. Please include any experience in monitoring cash flow for various funds within that budget, and incorporate the size of the budget and your specific responsibility throughout the process. 03 Describe your experience analyzing and interpreting state budget proposals to determine the impact to programs and processes, and the effects those impacts may have on current or future budgets. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please note: This is an At-Will classification under the direction of and serves at the pleasure of the County Counsel Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Receives assignments from the County Counsel and assigns and schedules legal work for Department staff. Renders legal opinions in writing and orally in response to requests from County officers and department heads. Drafts contracts, leases, deeds, ordinances, resolutions and other legal instruments for the Board of Supervisors, departments and special districts of the County. Prosecutes legal actions on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County, its advisory boards, commissions, authorities, the courts and various subdivisions before courts of origin, appellate courts and various administrative bodies. Serves as legal advisor and attends meetings of Boards and Commissions. Plans, organizes, manages, assists with the management, direction, and supervision of the fiscal and personnel management functions of the County Counsel's office, including the selection, training, evaluation, and development of staff; assists with the preparation of the Department budget, justification of proposed budget changes, and expenditure controls. Counsels Department staff as warranted by problems and circumstances; participates in County-wide employment law and labor law issues and claims against the County as delegated. Assists with overseeing the planning and evaluation of Department legal services. Serves as staff counsel for the Planning Commission and Hospital Governing Board. Serves as County Counsel in the Counsel's absence and when delegated, including serving as legal counsel at Board of Supervisors meetings. Performs a broad range of administrative and management duties. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional legal experience in civil work or six (6) years of recent, extensive civil litigation. Desirable qualifications: 5 years experience representing governmental clients; Experience in any of the following areas: Employment law, HIPPA, health and human services or environmental law; Strong supervisory and administrative skills. License: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Advise the Board of Supervisors and County Executive Officer on legal matters. Preparation of legal opinions and the revision of such opinions developed by staff counsels. Defense of the County, commissions, advisory boards, the courts and authorities against lawsuits and claims. Conduct of litigation on behalf of the County, commissions, advisory boards, the courts and authorities. Communicate effectively with others. Analyze and apply data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Represent the County and department with the community and other agencies. Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and other groups. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Train, evaluate and supervise assigned staff. Attend meetings of commissions, advisory boards, the courts and authorities. Demonstrate good writing skills. Maintain professional and ethical standards. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The Government Code and other California statutes and their application to governmental jurisdictions. The principles of Civil, Constitutional and Administrative law. Legal research methods. Principles, techniques, and practices of effective business administration. Budget development and expenditure control. Public personnel management. Public administration. Principles and techniques of effective employee, management, supervision, training, and development. Ability to: Assist with planning, organizing, directing, managing, and coordinating the legal services and functions of the County Counsel's Office. Provide direction, supervision, and training for Department staff. Review the work of Department staff and resolve problems. Analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to specific local government problems. Develop legal issues and to present clear and logical arguments and statements of fact and law. Develop, maintain, and prepare a variety of Department statistics, records, and reports. Effectively represent the County Counsel functions in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Provide an overview of your managerial attorney experience, conducting civil legal work in a public agency setting. 02 Describe your experience providing counsel to a public Board, Commission or governing body and include the range of issues for which you have been consulted. 03 Describe your litigation experience defending public agencies. Required Question
Merced County, CA Los Banos, CA, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/2860782/legal-clerk-ii HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Los Banos, CA, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/2860900/social-worker-iv-a-iv-b-full-time-and-extra-help HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties DesirableExperience: Experience in fiscal administration, contract administration, accounting/fiscal operations, and/or budget preparation. Experience must have been in a full-time capacity. Desirable Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in accounting, business, or a closely related field OR at least five years of qualifying experience. Desirable License: Possession of Certified Public Accountant Licensure is desirable but not required. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise and manage staff as required. Plan, design and implement systems. Modify existing systems in response to changes in the County's operational environment and/or regulatory changes. Act as liaison with other departments affected by systems changes. Provide system specifications and monitors the testing of the new or revised programs. Recommend changes to County policies and procedures if necessary to optimize the efficiencies of the Department's services. Perform all duties required to complete assigned project or systems changes. These duties may include but are not limited to: general administrative, fiscal, program, and data processing system analysis. Gather, tabulate, and analyze data. Interview and consult with departmental officials, employees and others to give and receive information. Provide training and technical assistance to other staff. Minimum Qualifications Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the system for which the specific department is requesting. Education: Formal, advanced educational training in system of expertise is highly desirable. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Make presentations. Train staff. Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking. Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing. Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 30 pounds. Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work. Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination. Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with frequent writing. Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person. Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Data processing techniques and capabilities. Data analysis and program planning and evaluation. Principles of public fiscal administration. Principles of staff management, supervision, and training. Organization and functions of the various County departments and political subdivisions. Political legislative processes. Codes, regulations, ordinances and laws governing the operations of the County and other governmental entities. Ability to: Plan, design, and implement complex automated systems. Analyze, develop and/or modify procedures and systems. Establish project development schedules and coordinate the effort of affected staff activities to attained desired goals and objectives. Evaluate manual work assignments and work flows to determine if cost effective automated alternatives could be implemented. FAMILY CARE LEAVE Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period. HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. JURY DUTY Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty. PAID TIME BENEFITS Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays. PAID SICK LEAVE Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period. SOCIAL SECURITY Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system. COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and directs the activities, and services of an assigned program. Responsible for the program budget, justification of changes and expenditure controls. Assist with grant preparation, grant management, and compliance with reporting requirements. Directs the gathering of statistical information and the preparation of a variety of reports. Represents an assigned program with community organizations, government jurisdictions. Deals with the most sensitive public complaints and issues. Provides technical assistance to schools, courts, law enforcement and correctional agencies, social welfare and health agencies and related community groups. Identifies community mental health needs and objectives and provide information on services. Locates appropriate resources and assists with developing or modifying community agencies to meet mental health goals. Writes and edits a variety of informational and educational brochures and other publications. Develops information for the news media to promote understanding of mental health activities. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health or alcohol/drug program services, including at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Supervisory experience may include: clinical supervision and/or lead direction of unlicensed clinical or case management staff, licensed para-professional staff or student interns. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field is desirable. Licenses :Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist, or Registered Nurse (RN). SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone and make presentations. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct therapy sessions. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Mental Health problems and issues and their relationship to the development and operation of mental health programs and services. Federal, State, and County laws and regulations applicable to the providing mental health services. Current practices and techniques in psychotherapeutic treatment. Principles, techniques, and practices of effective business and program administration. Requirements, administrative techniques, and record keeping necessary for securing, maintaining, and effective functioning of grant programs. Operating policies and functions of other government agencies which provide mental health services. Budget development and expenditure control. Public personnel management, including effective employee, supervision, training, and development. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the functions and services of an assigned mental health program. Develop a budget and control expenditures. Also develop, negotiate and monitor contracts. Assist with the development and administration of a variety of grants. Responsible for the development and maintenance of program statistics, records, and reports. Coordinate an assigned mental health program with community organizations and other government agencies. Perform skilled counseling. Develop plans and evaluate alternative solutions to various community organization problems. Effectively represent theBehavioral Health and Recovery ServicesDepartment and programs in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE: May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION: 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 20 hours). SICK LEAVE: .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS: Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE: County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE: Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE: $30,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) Horizon Health EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information go to Horizon Health EAP Services EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Please select any of the following licenses from the State of California you have possessed for at least two years: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) Clinical Psychologist Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) None of the above Required Question
Merced County, CA Los Banos, CA, United States
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Please note: This is an At-Will class under the direction of and serves at the pleasure of the Director of Human Services Agency. Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/2891654/deputy-director-of-human-services-agency-for-homeless-and-housing-services ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 03, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: May provide case management services and utilization reviews for programs including California Children Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, MCAH Outreach, Medi-Cal Targeted Case Management,Nurse Family Partnership, and Indigent Health Care Program. Investigate and interview parents; assess and screen at-risk individuals; Act as patient advocate. Instruct parents on child safety, growth, development; signs of abuse, poor nutrition and failure to thrive. May provide crisis assistance and participate in patient meetings for "special needs" children. May work directly in Immunization, STD, TB, and HIV Testing clinics. Administer tuberculosis medications, perform and read skin test for tuberculosis diagnosis. Search for unreported or missed cases of communicable diseases. Conduct home visits to collect and/or complete health forms related to communicable disease. Provides outreach and education by giving presentations and teaching classes to the public. Provide orientation and training to community providers to assure adherence to quality standards. Acts as "on-call" nurse to receive referrals and provide information. May develop in-service programs for care providers, provide Targeted Case Management services, and engage in outreach and other activities to enhance services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Minimum Qualifications PHN I Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university nursing program. PHN II Experience: One year's full-time nursing experience in Public or Community Health. (Additional experience may be required for certain positions.) Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university nursing program. Level I/II License: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse License.Possession of a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing is required. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data; interpret directions, procedures and regulations. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and County regulations. Walking, running, lifting, stooping, reaching, and climbing stairs. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; frequent holding and grasping; repetitive hand and arm motion. Frequent public contact, concentration in noisy conditions, exposure to emergency situations. Occasional exposure to hazardous materials, cold and heat. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles of public health nursing and health education; Public health issues and problems. Federal, State and local laws governing the provision of public health services. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases. Means of conserving child and maternal health including the care of special needs children. Sociological and cultural differences; Community resources and demographics. Quality improvement policies and procedures. Third party payor requirements and relationships. Regulations and licensing requirements. Ability to: Educate and work with patients and their families. Communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions. Assess the physical conditions of patients; draw blood samples. Detect health problems and assist in intervention to promote optimal health care. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid California Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please note: Extra help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. The current opening is in the Department of Public Works - Roads Division. The Extra Help Student Intern will provide general assistance while gaining valuable work experience. Assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department. Duties: Organize paper files and create database/inventory of files. Conduct traffic engineering field surveys. Prepare summary reports using Excel and Word. Scan plan sets to pdf files. Draft exhibits using AutoCAD Assist with encroachment permit inspections. Desirable Qualifications: Enrolled as a full time student seeking a degree in Civil Engineering or Closely related field. California Driver's License. Physically able to lift 40 pounds and walk on uneven surfaces. Able to work in dusty hot environment. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 31000.11 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by answering the supplemental question on this recruitment. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. FAMILY CARE LEAVE Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period. HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan. JURY DUTY Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty. PAID TIME BENEFITS Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays. PAID SICK LEAVE Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period. SOCIAL SECURITY Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system. COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682. 01 Please describe any projects you have completed involving Excel spreadsheets. 02 Please describe your AutoCAD experience. 03 Please describe any construction field experience you have. 04 What interests you most about working for Public Works? 05 Please list pertinent college coursework taken to date. 06 Are you requesting disadvantaged group preference for this recruitment? If yes, verification is required in compliance with California Government Code, Section 31000.11 (d)(3). Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plan, assign, evaluate and direct the work of staff in public health programs including communicable disease, tuberculosis, venereal disease, school health services and California Children Services and Child Health Disability Prevention Programs. Oversees investigations and interviews with parents to assess and screen at-risk individuals. May oversee crisis assistance and participate in patient meetings for "special needs" children. Schedules times and staffing for immunization, STD, TB, and HIV Testing clinics performing physical assessments, examinations and assisting physicians with immunizations. Provides outreach and education by giving presentations and teaching classes to the public. Provide orientation and training to community providers to assure adherence to quality standards. Participate in an advisory capacity in local service organizations. May develop in-service programs for care providers, provide Targeted Case Management services, and engage in outreach and other activities to enhance services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of community health nursing experience, one (1) year of which must have included experience in a program leadership capacity (Possession of a Master's of Public Health degree from a program accredited by the American Public Health Association, or a Master's degree in Nursing, or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a degree in nursing. License: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse license, and for the County Public Health Department, possession of a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing is required. OR Experience: Four (4) years of outpatient oriented nursing experience with one (1) year in a lead or supervisory capacity. Possession of a Masters degree in Nursing or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a degree in nursing or a closely related field. License: Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse License. For the County Public Health Department, possession of a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing is required. SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Teach classes, make presentations, and represent the County with the community and other agencies. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to staff complaints, disputes and grievances. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Train, evaluate and supervise assigned staff; establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; repetitive hand and arm motion; frequent holding and grasping. Frequent public contact; exposure to emergency situations; occasional exposure to hazards. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: For Public Health: Principles of public health nursing and health education; public health issues and problems. Federal, State and local laws governing the provision of public health services. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases. Means of conserving child and maternal health including the care of special needs children. Sociological and cultural differences; community resources and demographics. Quality improvement policies and procedures. Fiscal planning and control. Regulations and licensing requirements. Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of professional nursing and public health or behavioral health staff. Develop, analyze and interpret program data. Utilize local resources for assigned programs; educate and work with patients and their families. Communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions. Assess the physical conditions of patients; Draw blood samples. Detect health problems and assist in intervention to promote optimal health care. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE: May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION: 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 20 hours). SICK LEAVE: .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS: Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE: County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE: Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE: $30,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) Horizon Health EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information go to Horizon Health EAP Services EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid California Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing? Yes No Required Question