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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Confer with clients regarding the information processing or computation needs a computer program is to address and to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes. Prepare detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation, and convert them into a series of instructions coded in a computer language. Perform systems analysis and programming tasks to maintain and control the use of computer systems. Write, analyze, review, and rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagram, and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Develops detail task plans for assigned projects including estimated time and materials and timeframes. Use object-oriented programming languages, as well as client/server applications development processes and multimedia and Internet technology. Perform revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Minimum Qualifications Programmer Analyst I Experience: None required. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in information systems, computer science, or related field. Experience and/or education in computer science, information systems or programming may substitute for the college education on a year-for-year basis. Programmer Analyst II Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible programming experience. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in information systems, computer science, or related field. Experience and/or education in computer science, information systems or programming may substitute for the college education on a year-for-year basis. 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. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations and/or departmental standards. Complete assignments on time and on budget. Constant concentration with frequent user contact, decision making and conflict resolution. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasional exposure to indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, dust, allergens, odors and poor ventilation. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally 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. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of Object Oriented and Client/Server programming. Operation of a computer system and peripheral equipment. Modern office methods, functions, and procedures. Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Object Oriented and Client/Server design techniques. Systems and program testing and implementation methodology. Principles and techniques of computer programming in an appropriate language. Ability to: Perform the Core and Supplemental Duties described above. Learn, comprehend, and use, various methods, procedures, and techniques used in developing and writing computer programs. Design program to meet system design and program function specifications. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Think critically, solve complex problems and manage time effectively. Effectively organize and prioritize work. Apply Object Oriented and Client/Server programming, analysis, and design techniques for simple to moderately complex and complex systems. 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
Sep 21, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Under administrative direction of the Director of Child Support Services, assists in the overall direction of the Child Support Department and in managing, planning, organizing and coordinating a diverse range of child support programs and services; manages the overall administration of the department including fiscal, human resources and information technology services; manages department staff; provides a highly responsible and complex support to the Director regarding department projects, policies, goals and priorities; and performs related duties as required. Thissingle position class is characterized by the responsibility to assist the Director of Child Support Services in the management of the Department's programs and services through subordinate managers and staff to ensure the Department's operations are consistent with departmental mandates, goals and objectives, and state and federal regulations and codes pertaining to child support enforcement. The incumbent represents the Director in the Director's absence or as otherwise assigned. As such, the incumbent uses considerable independent judgment and discretion in the performance of his/her duties. This high level management position is not within the oversight of Merit Systems Services (MSS). This is an at-will class under the direction of and serves at the pleasure of the Director of Child Support Services. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assists the director inestablishing and achieving departmental priorities, goals and objectives. Assists the Director in strategic and long-range planning. Implements quantifiable measurements and milestones to measure success of projects. OverseesChild Support services and programs. Reviews and evaluates changes in laws or regulations that impact the delivery of child support services and directs the implementation ofchanges to departmental programs as appropriate. Manages, plans, coordinates and evaluates thework of the child support staff, directly or through subordinate levels of supervision. Establishes performance standards; reviews performance evaluations anddisciplinary recommendations made by subordinate managers. Advises managers on employee relations issues. Provides internal administrative policy guidance and direction on the County's and departmental HR rules, policies and procedures. Guides and oversees professional development activities for direct reports and department staff. Oversees all administrative functions of the department, including fiscal, human resources, facilities/safety, contracts/grants and technology issues. Advises the Director of specific plans, costs and recommendations. Oversees and compiles the Departmental fiscal information and makes recommendations as appropriate. Represents the Director and/or Department and functions as a liaison with the California State Department of Child Support Services on statewide projects, priorities and programs. Serves on statewide and countywide committees to advance the State and Department's interests. Attends Child Support Director's Association meetings, trainings and conferences, as needed. Works with other County departments to advance the needs of the department and the County. Represents the Department to external stakeholders, including state child support officials, community based organizations, schools and the public. Serves as the Department's Public Information Officer in the Director's absence. Provides administrative direction and technical guidance in preparation of civil and criminal cases involving establishment and enforcement of child support orders, establishment of paternity, location of absent parents and collection activities and procedures. Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible management level experience in a general administrative or program management capacity of which at least three (3) years were working in the field of child support services or a closely related field. Education: Significant coursework at an accredited college or university in the areas of public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, human resources, law, social work or a closely related field. A bachelor's degree or higher in a related field is desirable. 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, standard business software applicationsand other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Effectively administers, coordinates and manages the Child Support Services budget, personnel, policies and programs. Analyze data, develop and interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare concise, informative reports. Applies principles and techniques and practices of effective business, personnel, management and department administration. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines, meeting deadlines under stressful conditions. Represent the County and department with the community and other agencies with tact and diplomacy. Make effective oral presentations. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Select, train, evaluate and supervise subordinate managers and other staff. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships. 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. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles of public administration and strategic planning. Budget and fiscal managementincluding forecasting and projecting future budget scenarios. FederalandCalifornia family law and child support regulations and policies. Human resources management including labor relations, employment, employee relations and staff development and resources. State and Federal performance measures; business process improvement strategies. Legalterminology and document processing as they relate to child support enforcement. Ability to: Effectively participate in the development of departmental policies and in the development of procedures to implement department policy. Plan, organize, assign and review work through subordinate managers and supervisors. Apply and explain federal and California child support laws and regulations in complex situations. Independently analyze workflow, employee performance and child support casework issues and take effective action. Communicate with and explain technical information to individuals from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Maintain credibility and effective working relationships with local elected and appointed officials, state program officials, media and advocate representatives in the face of conflicting issues and perspectives. Effectively lead staffand/or projects and programs to ensure objectivesare met. Plan, organize and direct comprehensive programs. Monitor work activity; analyze problems and create solutions. Identify service needs and adopt effective courses of action; establish and adjust priorities. Work independently and make sound decisions. 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
Sep 21, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: The Staff Psychiatrist is an at-will class under the direction of the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Medical Director and serves at the pleasure of the Director Of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services/Public Guardian-Conservator. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provides general, acute and continuing psychiatric care to the patients in the mental health and alcohol and drug centers. Emergency on-call and call back consultations. Consults with other medical and substance abuse practitioners. May advise staff on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases. Orders appropriate laboratory work and nursing follow-up care. Complete medical and court records in accordance with mandated standards. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team. Evaluates social support/rehabilitation needs. Reviews/oversees intake and treatment plans by multidisciplinary team. Conservatorship evaluations and court testimony. Provides jail-based psychiatric care and educates patients, families, and staff. Minimum Qualifications License: Possession of a valid license to practice psychiatry issued by the California Medical Board. Certification: Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 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 include the ability to: Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Provide psychiatric, medical, medication evaluations and crisis intervention. 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. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally 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. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The management of psychiatric patients with chronic disease and multiple problems. Psychiatric medicine and forensic psychiatry. Substance abuse issues. Mental Health Laws and Regulations. Psychosocial rehabilitation. Community support systems. Ability to: Diagnose, treat, and manage psychiatric patients. Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team. Work with seriously mentally ill and their families. Manage patient flow efficiently. Consult/collaborate with multiple systems. 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 Can you provide proof a valid license to practice psychiatry issued by the California Medical Board? Yes No 02 Can you provide proof that you are Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 21, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions. May act as legal advisor for County offices on involved matters. Prepares formal legislative measures, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, contracts, leases, and other legal instruments. Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before courts of origin, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies. Confers with and advise officers of County departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations. May provide lead direction and act as a legal resource to other professional staff. Assists the County Counsel, Assistant County Counsel, and Chief Deputy County Counsel as needed. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Level II One (1) year of experience in the practice of civil or criminal law. Level III Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of civil law. Level IV One (1) year of experience as a Deputy County Counsel III with Merced County. OR Four (4) years of experience in the practice of civil law. License: Active membership in the State Bar of California. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate conclusions. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Maintain confidential information according to legal standards and/or County regulations. 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. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: The Government Code and other California statutes, and their application to governmental subdivisions. The principle of civil, constitutional, and administrative laws. Legal research methods. Principle of staff training and project coordination. Ability to: Perform difficult legal research. Analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to specific local government problems. Develop legal issues and present clear and logical arguments and statements of fact and law. Draft ordinances, contracts, and legal instruments. Train subordinate staff. 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 Please describe your experience, if any, in Public sector or government representation. 02 What specific knowledge, skills or abilities do you possess that you feel make you qualified for the Deputy County Counsel position? Required Question
Merced County, CA Atwater, CA, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Extra-Help 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 Go to fire lines to provide shade, clean up and water for firefighters Wash vehicles at the stations Assist with station logistics (warehousing, etc.) General maintenance around the facilities 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 a valid class C driver's license? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please Note: 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: Assist in research of evidence, recording crime scenes and providing investigative support. Perform field work locating and interviewing informants, suspected violators, witnesses, abducted children, and/or missing parents. Serve court documents; assists in case development; provides information to persons seeking assistance for abducted children. Gather, assembles, preserves, and reports facts, statements, or affidavits and other evidence for use in legal action. Interpret and explain the provisions of laws, rules or regulations related to investigations. Gather, examine and evaluate a variety of records and documents to secure information concerning suspected violations. Testify in court; prepares file records and reports; Perform case report tracking. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience performing criminal or civil investigative functions (i.e.; interviewing persons, taking statements, locating persons or assets) OR Two (2) years of experience working in a public assistance agency or organization. Education: Completion of 30 college units with a major in administration of justice, social work, law enforcement or a closely related field. OR Successful completion of California P.O.S.T. training (Level 2 Reserves, minimum) and fifteen (15) college units with a major in administration of justice or law enforcement. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Investigations, interviews, and researches. 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 and 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, occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination and repetitive hand and arm motion. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time. 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: Criminal Judicial system. Laws governing domestic violence and custody of minors. Basic investigative techniques and procedures. Correct English and clear and comprehensive writing style for legal and technical topics. Current office procedures, practices, and equipment; spreadsheet, word processing and online mail and scheduling functions. Report writing and record keeping. Laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility for multiple public assistance programs depending on area of assignment. Ability to: Operate a computer terminal. Learn and apply rules and regulations related to assigned work. Learn California laws related to welfare fraud, fraud investigations, and eligibility requirements depending on area of assignment. Recognize fraudulent documentation. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Conduct research and prepare presentations. Write clear and accurate correspondence and reports. Deal effectively with citizens and public officials under conditions requiring tact and good judgment. Gather and document information and evidence by observation, record examination, and interview. Operate a vehicle. 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
Sep 11, 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. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Analyzes assigned specimens and all other general laboratory tests. Performs serological examinations including tests for syphilis. Conducts qualitative examinations of blood, urine and other body fluids. Isolates and identifies bacteriological organisms. Processes and performs appropriate test to ascertain the presence of rabies virus. Maintains a suitable quality control program on media, reagents and equipment. Assists in compiling procedures manuals. Analyzes and interprets laboratory data; keeps records and creates reports. Inspects laboratory equipment to ensure it is in proper working order. Instructs Medical Technology trainees from local hospital in various laboratory tests. Performs enzyme immunoassay procedures and proficiency testing. Logs in specimens accurately to insure appropriate identification of sample. Minimum Qualifications LEVEL I Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Medical or Public Health Microbiology, or an equivalent major as determined by the State Department of Health Services. License: Possession of a valid California certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Public Health. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office and laboratory 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 and 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. 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: Bacteriological, serological, mycological, parasitological and other microbiological principles, techniques and terminology used to detect and identify disease agents. Chemical principles, techniques and terminology used in the examination of body fluids. Common causes of human disease, immunology, immuno-chemistry, microscopy, and epidemiology Methods of transmission and control of communicable diseases. Proper laboratory safety precautions and procedures. Recordkeeping necessary in a Public Health Laboratory. Federal, and State laws and regulations applicable to the operation of a Public Health Laboratory. Ability to: Perform laboratory diagnosis, with Level II performing the difficult and complex diagnosis. Operate laboratory equipment such as microscopes, bacti-cinerator, incubators, autocrit, and hemoglobin analyzers. Keep concise records and make/create clear reports. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Observe proper laboratory safety precautions and procedures. Identify organisms. 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 certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Public Health? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 11, 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. Please note: Extra help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra Help Rate is up to $15.56 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Waters, mows, weeds, trims, reseeds, and applies fertilizers to lawns and fields. Rakes leaves, cleans walks, fields and other facilities. Performs general grounds cleaning work and litter removal. Plants trees, flowers, and shrubs and performs ground-level tree and shrub pruning. Performs cleaning and maintenance work in park or airport facilities, buildings and other recreation areas. Performs or may assist with building maintenance tasks such as replacing broken toilets, plumbing, electrical systems and parts, painting, and repairs doors. May fuel vehicles and maintain mileage/fuel usage records. Operates power mowers, tractors, lawn edgers, and other manual tools and power equipment. May operate trucks, street sweepers, or equipment such as backhoes, trenchers, brush hog and gang mower. May also perform service or minor maintenance to equipment and/or vehicles. Repairs furniture and other equipment. Checks buildings, equipment and grounds to locate conditions indicting the need for repairs and maintenance. May repair and replace gates, fences, walls, and walks. Assists with the installation and maintenance of sprinkler systems. Performs heavy manual labor, mixes and pours concrete, digs ditches and lays pipe. May apply fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and insecticides to fields, grass, trees and shrubs. May examine state of large trees in recreational areas for possible hazards. May climb trees using ropes, ladders, or hydraulic lifts for tree trimming purposes and removal. May be required to be responsible for a crew of volunteers, general relief, or summer youth workers. Depending upon assigned locations, may provide park visitors with information on facility use and park rules and regulations. Assists in identifying and reporting violations of park rules and regulations. May inspect playground equipment for safety defects. Maintain baseball fields and other recreational areas in proper conditions. May handle set up and take down of tables, chairs, and equipment for special events. Minimum Qualifications Ground Maintenance Worker I Experience: One (1) year of experience in grounds keeping, building maintenance, or related work. Ground Maintenance Worker II Experience: One (1) year of experience comparable to that of a Grounds Maintenance Worker I in Merced County. Ground Maintenance Worker I/II License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. The incumbent may be required to obtain valid certification from the State of California for application of herbicides and pesticides. 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. Frequently lift and move with help objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Walk, stand, stoop, kneel or crouch on narrow, slippery or uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Operate tractors, street sweepers, mowers, weed-eaters, power tools, and other grounds maintenance equipment. Skillfully use hand and power tools required in grounds and maintenance activities. Exposure to dirt, fumes, chemicals, noise and indoor/outdoor heat and cold. Exposure to constant public contact Weekend, weeknight and holiday work, as required. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in grounds, facilities, and maintenance work. Use and practice of tools and materials used in the groundskeeper, carpentry, painting, building, landscaping, grounds, and electrical trades. Safe equipment operation and work practices. Safety precautions related to handling pesticides. The use of pesticides in grounds keeping. First Aid practices. Basic mathematics. Ability to: Learn County rules and regulations. Skillfully use hand and power tools required in general grounds and maintenance. Perform repair and maintenance duties and heavy manual labor. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. 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
Sep 11, 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 $18.76 per hour. Please Note: This is a county wide recruitment and various departments may use this list to hire. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Opens, verifies, balances, and adjusts accounts and other financial records requiring the use of independent judgment. Posts, assembles, tabulates, and compares financial data; makes arithmetical calculations. Maintains ledger accounts, including balancing, checking, and correcting irregularities. receives money and maintains records of receipts; Prepares journal entries and reconciles various fiscal records and documents. Receives financial documents. Screens for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements. Maintains departmental expenditure records and assigns costs to proper accounts or funds. Makes computations and changes to financial data, applying standard formulas and using predetermined guides. Assembles financial or statistical data from a variety of sources and prepares or assists in the preparation of financial or complex statistical reports. May contact other governmental agencies and County personnel to discuss financial records and transactions. Operates a variety of office machines including the typewriter, adding machine, calculator, word processor and personal computer. Does variety of typing and filing. Calculates payroll and payroll withholding. Prepares summaries of withholding categories and balances payroll. Resolves payroll discrepancies. Prepares periodic reports of payroll withholdings by category. Explains personnel rules and regulations as requested to employees in the department Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of experience in general clerical, clerical accounting, typing work at a level comparable to the Account Clerk II level. One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other 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. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and 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: Methods, practices, and terminology used in financial record keeping work. Basic principles of governmental accounting procedures. Office methods, practices, and procedures. Operation of adding machine, calculator, word processor/personal computer, and other office machines. Proper English usage, spelling, and punctuation. Arithmetic operations. Ability to: Perform clerical accounting work of above average difficulty. Analyze financial records and reports and correct errors or deviations. Make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately. Maintain cooperative working relationships with others. 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 Merced, CA, United States
Sep 02, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Organizes, directs and supervises the operation and activities of a specific program of services in the Probation Department as assigned by a Division Director, Assistant Chief Probation Officer or Chief Probation Officer. Assist in development of new programs that will make operations more efficient and/or provide better service. Acts as liaison to other agency and community groups. Appears for public speaking engagements as a representative of the department. Provides consultation to employees in resolving difficult issues and situations. Schedules employees to ensure adequate coverage of programs by employees. Conducts training activities. Assists in implementation of policy changes and/or develops and implements policy. Establish division goals, objectives, and outcomes with assistance of administrative and subordinate staff. Formulate and implement policies and procedures in accordance with the law, County policy, departmental directions and profession's "best practices." Establish standards and training of staff, including in-service programs. Design, implement, and evaluate programs and services for performance based outcomes. Assist in the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and discipline of departmental staff. Review and prepare analysis of proposed and current legislation and regulations as directed. In addition to the above when assigned to a Juvenile Justice Correctional Facility: Provides guidance in unusual situations or emergencies. Randomly makes periodic checks of the assigned program throughout the 24-hour operation. Assures the maintenance of proper levels of security. Monitors discipline with detainees for rule infractions in accordance with established policies. Conducts individual or group meetings with detainees to discuss problems. Assists in administering the ordering of clothing, supplies and equipment. Ensures facility is in compliance with Title 15 and 24 of the California Administrative Code. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of full time experience in probation/parole field casework or similar work in a related correctional field. Education: Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college or university. (One (1) year of additional graduate training in the field of Criminology, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology or similar field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience.) Certificates: Board of Corrections Core Training Certificates for Deputy Probation Officer or Juvenile Institutions Officer and evidence of continued compliance with annual training requirements. Certificate of Completion of 832 P.C. Training. Training and background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Effectively plan, organize, assign, direct, assist, train, supervise and evaluate staff. Resolve conflicts and respond to complaints. Develop, maintain, and prepare probation statistics, records and reports. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Occasionally 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 65 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit or stand for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Provisions of the California Penal, Welfare and Institutions, Civil, Education, Vehicle, Health and Safety and Administrative Codes pertaining to the Department's functions. Department's Standard Practices and Policy and Procedure Manuals. Principals and methods of probation casework, objectives, including behavior. Principals and methods of providing care, supervision and guidance to delinquent and emotionally disturbed juveniles. Safety and Security precautions associated with custodial environments. Supervisory methods and techniques, including performance evaluations, grievances, and disciplinary practices and principles of training and staff development. Ability to: Assist with planning, organizing, directing and coordinating assigned program services within the Probation Department. Provide training and evaluation for assigned personnel. Effectively interpret Juvenile Facility and other alternative sentencing program rules, regulations and policies. Represent the Department with the Superior Court and other agencies. Develop, maintain, and prepare statistics, records and reports. Speak and write effectively. 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 Have you meet the training and background requirements per California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031? Yes No 02 Do you possess a certificate of completion for 832 P.C. Training? Yes No 03 Do you possess Board of Corrections Core Training Certificates for Deputy Probation Officer or Juvenile Institutions Officer? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 02, 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 $13.25 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: Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created. Conducts major cleaning of assigned facilities. Service, clean, and supply restrooms, empties and cleans waste receptacles. Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them. Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications, strip, seal, finish, and polish floors. Notify managers concerning the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems. Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. Cleans and maintains furnishings by cleaning, dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, metal work and cabinets. Cleans stairways, hallways, rest rooms, offices, lobbies, ceilings, walls, window shades, light fixtures, interior glass partitions and venetian blinds. Assists in moving and arranging furniture and equipment. May operate County vehicles to deliver and pick up supplies, equipment and other items as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Some janitorial experience in a commercial or equivalent environment is preferable. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions Essential Functions include the ability to: Perform cleaning, waste removal and equipment & furniture moving in County offices. Communicate effectively with others in writing, 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. Lift and move with help objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Provide outstanding customer service. Frequent sitting or standing for extended periods. Occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain. Occasional climbing stairs or ladders. Driving, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting. Constant use of overall visual capabilities. Frequent use of color perception, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Normal dexterity with constant holding, frequent grasping, reaching, repetitive motion and occasional use of hand and shop tools and equipment. Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone and in person; Occasional exposure to physical and chemical agents. Occasional overtime, weekend, and holiday assignments Frequent exposure to outdoor conditions and indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, odors, and poor ventilation. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Janitorial supplies and cleaning methods. Proper use of janitorial equipment. Proper use of materials and procedures used for cleaning purposes. Safe work practices. Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Ability to: Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment. Follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Work on own initiative without close supervision. 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 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 02 Do you possess a valid California Driver's License? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Sep 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs client intake and discharge procedures. Conducts individual, group, and family counseling sessions with program clients and their families. Maintains client records. Prepares and administers individual recovery plans for program clients with the support and assistance of professional staff. Collects and records pertinent social data on program clients. Develops and maintains communications between County Mental Health Department Alcohol and Drug programs and community agencies. Refers clients to other programs and community agencies which provide assistance with alcohol and drug abuse. Develops and provides informational presentations on alcohol and drug abuse to local schools and community agencies. Develops, implements, and conducts specialized alcohol and drug programs. Provides advice on problems which arise during the course of work; monitors work flow; accumulates data used in State and Federal activity reporting. Maintains a client caseload and provides individual and group counseling sessions. Develops and provides informational presentations on alcohol and drug abuse to local schools and community agencies. May provide lead direction, training, and work coordination for other Alcohol and Drug Interns. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience providing alcohol and drug counseling or presentations equivalent to that of an Alcohol and Drug Services Intern with Merced County. Certification: A valid Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling or Addiction Services. Employees who do not maintain a valid certification pursuant to California Code of Regulations Chapter 8 of the Health and Safety Code will be terminated. Education: Two (2) years of advanced education (60 units of college credit) in psychology, sociology, or a closely related field is preferred. Special Requirement: Applicants with a personal history of alcohol and drug abuse must present evidence of their successful recovery. 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. 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. Make presentations. 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: Philosophy and goals of Alcohol and Drug and Mental Health Programs. Theories and causes of alcohol and drug problems. Common practices and procedures used in therapeutic interaction with alcohol and drug abusers and chronically mentally ill persons. Various therapeutic, treatment and recovery approaches, including individual, group, and family counseling. Characteristics of alcohol and drug abusers. Interviewing techniques. Community resources, including other mental health and social service agencies. Principles of lead direction, training, and work coordination. Laws and regulations applicable to alcohol and drug programs. Ability to: Perform a variety of alcohol and drug counseling, presentation, and program support assignments with minimal supervision. Think clearly and act calmly in a variety of situations. Perform intake and termination procedures. Perform individual, group, and family counseling for alcohol and drug abusers. Maintain the confidentiality of client information. Interact with clients in a therapeutic way. Organize data, maintain records and prepare reports. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public co-workers and those contacted during the course of work. Plan, organize, and conduct specialized alcohol and drug programs. 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 Please list courses you have taken in psychology, sociology, or a closely related field. Please list name of course and number of units received per course. 02 Do you possess valid Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling or Addiction Services? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 31, 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 25 hours per week. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Implement patient medical care plans as developed and prescribed within Mental Health Department guidelines and policies. Provide direct care for regular and individual special treatments or procedures. Observe and evaluate patients' signs, symptoms, and reactions to therapy in efforts to identify or interpret significant findings or changes requiring attention or notification of other professional staff. Assists with special treatments, tests, and administering prescribed medications, making constant adjustments commensurate with a patient's condition. Maintain control of drugs and medications. Instruct and interact with patients and/or relatives concerning home care. Initiate appropriate emergency measures, requiring independent judgment to sustain life, as necessary. Assist with evaluating services of an assigned unit or program. Consults with experienced Psychiatric Staff Nurses when patient's problems are not within the scope of practice. Assists with the development of procedures and methods to improve in-patient and/or outpatient services. Minimum Qualifications LEVEL I Experience: None. Prior nursing experience is desirable. Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. License: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse or Interim Permit issued by the State of California. Incumbents appointed while holding an Interim Permit must obtain Licensure within 6 months of appointment or be removed from this classification. LEVEL II Experience: One (1) year of responsible professional nursing experience in providing nursing services. Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. License: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. 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: Communicate effectively with others in person 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. Lift and move with help objects weighing over 50 pounds. 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 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. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Modern methods, techniques, and procedures of general psychiatric professional nursing. Psychiatric terminology and medical terminology. Procedures, equipment, and methods used for in-patient and out-patient medical care. Rehabilitation methods and programs. Counseling and treatment methods for patients with mental health and alcohol and drug problems. Serious Mental Disorders and use of/Psychiatric medications and potential side effects. Ability to: Develop, implement, and evaluate nursing plans to meet psychiatric in-patients' needs. Analyze facts and conditions, apply sound psychiatric principles in making decisions. Serves as a team member and leader in the development of nursing and psychiatric treatment services for patients. Use patience and understanding when dealing with patients with mental problems. Develop and use community resources in psychiatric nursing work. Provide counseling and assistance for family members of patients. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Prepare clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, physicians, co-workers and those contacted during the course of work. 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 have any experience working with individuals with mental illness? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Carries a caseload of Probate and LPS Conservatees, and Subpayee cases. Interviews relatives, friends, treatment providers, and those having business dealings with conservatees Arranges for appropriate placement of Conservatees in appropriate care facilities Arranges for necessary medical and/or psychiatric treatment Develops case plans and monitors their implementation Makes periodic visits to evaluate and monitor the delivery and quality of care given by treatment providers to determine special needs Performs personal services such as obtaining clothing or other personal items Develops and monitors financial resources for treatment, care, and other expenses of Conservatees, including arranging for purchase or disposal of personal and real property Secures financial assistance such as Social Security benefits, Veterans' benefits and public assistance Arranges for sale or purchase of personal and real property for Conservatees Locates and interviews relatives and associates of decedents regarding estate assets and potential executors or administrators; determines, collects, and secures sources of estate assets such as bank accounts, safe deposit boxes, insurance and real property Determines decedent debts and obligations by contacting creditors, banks, mortgage companies, and public tax authorities Protects the estates of decedents or conservatees from exploitation, waste, or loss by searching for, locating and taking control of all assets, budgeting expenditures, managing or disposing of real property, and safeguarding or disposing of personal property. Establishes and maintains accurate case files and notes documenting activities performed on behalf of the decedent estate or conservatee and/or the conservatee's estate. Attends Court hearings, including Court and Jury trials Testifies at hearing regarding recommendations on conservatorships and estates Assists County Counsel in pretrial preparation Assists Counsel of Record on behalf of Conservatees in all criminal and civil hearings other than conservatorship hearings Assist with final arrangements for decedents Minimum Qualifications Experience : Two (2) years of paid experience with a public or private agency providing case worker services to dependent, disabled or indigent persons which involved management of client personal or financial affairs. Education : Graduation from an accredited college with an Associate's degree that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or University system. Additional full-time, paid qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Certification by the California State Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians and Public Conservators within two (2) years of date of appointment. 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 Skills and Abilities: Learn and understand laws, rules and regulations governing the Public Administrator/Guardian functions Obtain facts and recognize their relevance and significance Organize and maintain work detail Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public during sensitive situations Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and arm motion Frequently sit for extended periods Frequently operate a motor vehicle May occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Perform job duties in uncertain and unpleasant settings under stressful conditions Respond appropriately to situations Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of : Probate and Welfare and Investigative Codes as they apply to Conservatorships and decedent estates Basic principles, techniques and methodology of interviewing and investigating Basic principles of individual and group behavior Principles of personal finance Community resources available to individuals 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 Please describe your experience interpreting and applying California Probate Code and/or any experience you have interpreting laws and regulations that relate to the administration of estates. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 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
Aug 30, 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 up to $15.41 per hour. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Learns to interview and participate in educational and clinical settings; assist consumers to complete forms. Learns to assist outreach Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, or Probation staff in linking consumers with resources and in appropriate level of care. Learns to lead activity groups and prevocational groups in a program setting. Learns to identify and utilize appropriate community agencies for referral of consumers. May work in non-traditional settings such as community shelters, outreach programs, etc. Prepare routine reports and correspondence and maintain consumer records. Participates in in-service or other training courses and staff meetings. May assist consumers in various skills needed for craft activities and transport to various activities. May assist therapists, social workers, or probation officers with communication with non-English speaking consumers. Helps provide a therapeutic climate for patients by listening and socializing with them. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Background with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Child Welfare, or Criminal Justice System as a consumer, family member, or significant other of a consumer. Education: Must be able to read and write at the level required by the specific job assignment. Special Requirement: Possess a valid California Driver License at the time of appointment and maintain, for some positions in this classification. Desirable: Background in assisting persons with histories of alcohol and drug abuse. Six (6) months experience with direct contact in a behavioral health and recovery service, medical, probation, or human service setting. Six (6) months experience in a health related field providing services to consumer and/or continuous consumer contact. High school diploma or equivalent. Bilingual is preferred. 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: Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Ability to identify potential conflicts and refer appropriately. Effectively work withculturally diverse populations. 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: Basic knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, and trends of providing rehabilitation services for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, or Probation consumers and/or those with alcohol and drug addictions. Basic knowledge of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services characteristics, Social Service Agencies, and the Criminal Justice system. Have knowledge of scope, availability, and activities of community resources, including other Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Service Agencies, and/or Probation. Knowledge of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Social Services, and/or Probation Services from a consumers perspective. Ability to: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with consumers and families, co-workers and those contacted during the course of work. Organize and coordinate basic living skills activities. Assist with development and implementation of consumer plan of care. Maintain the confidentiality of consumer information. Prepare reports and notes within time lines; understand and follow oral and written instructions. Document consumer progress on stated goals and objectives. Empathize with consumers; understand and accept differences in human behavior. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; benefit from training. 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 Can you effectively communicate in English and Spanish? Yes No 02 Can you effectively communicate in English and Hmong? Yes No 03 Do you have a background as a consumer with Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Child Welfare, or Criminal Justice System, or are you a family member, or significant other of a consumer? Yes No 04 If you answered yes to the previous question 3, please list your qualifying background. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Variable Shift
Examples of Duties Please note: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: Assist with sample ballot mailings Assists with precinct worker training Survey Merced County polling locations for accessibility issues pursuant to Americans with Disability Act requirements; maintain records of Temporary Mitigations required by site location Organize and/or assist with the storage and maintenance of election equipment and supplies May be required to operate a forklift (certification training provided by Merced County) Responsible for delivery of voting booths and supplies before and after elections Assists with logic & accuracy testing of equipment May be assigned to troubleshoot election equipment and precinct issues on election day Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of warehouse or delivery experience. Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone Meet deadlines under stressful conditions Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints Interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions Train and supervise volunteer or extra help staff Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking Able to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, squat, and climb on a regular basis Frequently lift 5 pounds or less; occasionally lift up to 80 pounds with assistance Good over-all vision and color perception Frequent use of eye/hand coordination Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision Normal dexterity with frequent writing 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/outdoor cold and heat; occasional exposure to varied weather conditions Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Operate a forklift or county vehicle, as needed and supervise volunteer or extra help staff. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Election procedures and records required of the Registrar of Voters Merced County geography Principles of supervision and training Americans with Disabilities accessibility requirements is desirable Ability to: Supervise staff involved in planning elections Interpret and apply laws and regulations relating to elections Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Organize warehoused items in a neat and orderly manner Efficiently coordinate delivery of elections equipment and supplies 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 Describe your computer experience using various software applications and the types of documents you have created using these applications. 02 What experience do you have operating a forklift? Please include employer, job titles, duties performed, dates of employment, and hours worked. 03 Do you have any safety-related training? Is so, please state the name and when you received it. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Participate in long-range planning policy formulation. Recommends land use and development policies and assists in developing or revising ordinances. May conduct inspection of sites to ensure compliance with the General Plan and Zoning Codes. Interprets the use permits in each zone according to zoning and related ordinances. Prepares or assists in the preparation of maps and graphs. Answers inquiries from the public relating to planning and zoning. Provide staff support to and participates in the implementation of the general plan and other plans. Contact federal, state and local agencies to discuss the feasibility of acquiring financing for projects. Process application for the development projects. Participates in the environmental activities for decision-making bodies. May provide training and lead supervision to subordinate professional staff. Minimum Qualifications Level I Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major work in Planning, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field. (Experience comparable to that of a Planning Technician or Code Compliance Specialist with Merced County may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Level II Experience: Two (2) years of professional public planning experience equivalent to a Planner I in Merced County. (A Master's degree in Planning may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.) Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major work in Planning or a closely related field. (Experience comparable to that of a Planning Technician or Code Compliance Specialist with Merced County may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Level III Experience: Two (2) years of professional public planning experience equivalent to a Planner II in Merced County. (A Master's Degree in Planning may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.) Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major work in Planning or a closely related field. (Additional professional planning experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis). All Levels License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. 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 and respond appropriately to situations. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. 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. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; 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: Principles, methods, and techniques of land use planning and zoning administration. Current trends in land use planning and community design; planning/zoning ordinances and regulations. Research and statistical methods; principles, practices and techniques of drafting. Land use relationships, socio-economic factors, site planning and environmental impact assessment. Laws, ordinances, and regulations governing planning in California and Merced County. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and environmental impact assessments. Ability to: Analyze socio-economic and environmental data as well as develop alternative solutions to problems. Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in writing and orally and through graphic illustrations. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff, public and other departments. Analyze project proposals and prepare staff reports for decision-making bodies. Interpret planning laws and apply them to development proposals. Read and interpret maps, charts and illustrations used in planning activities. Assess citizen goals and formulate plans, objectives and policies to respond to these needs. Prepare planning ordinances needed to implement specific plans. Provide lead direction and guidance to staff and organize and conduct major research studies. 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 Please detail your past experience processing Environmental Impact Reports, the review of Administrative Draft and Final Documents, and administration of the public review process? Please include employer, job title, dates, hours worked, and duties performed. 02 What do you believe is the most significant challenge facing land use planners in California today? 03 What role would you play to help the private sector find success with their project goals? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This recruitment has been established to fill vacancies throughout the Public Health department. Incumbents assigned to the current vacancy will coordinate Emergency Preparedness Services and other public health programs. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plan, organize and coordinate the operations of public health programs. Develop, evaluate and monitor public health program budgets and ensure proper administrative and financial controls. Supervise staff assigned to the program. Build and maintain professional rapport with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups. Knowledge of principles and practices of current public health policy, potential sources of funding, laws/regulations and contract negotiation. Develop and implement community public health education tools and programs in accordance with department and State mandated requirements. Develop, evaluate and monitor program objectives and goals. Participate in community health education programs and conferences. Develop program proposals for new and continued funding, monitor expenditures and activities and complete all required reporting. Write proposals including program goals for contract proposals. Plan, organize and direct the department in-service education program. Approve local health education protocols in accordance with state mandated programs. Provide consultation and guidance to individuals and or community groups. Supervise, evaluate and train public health professional and technical staff. Research and understand social, economic and equity issues impacting populations and program areas. Attend training conferences relevant to current public health problems. Establish and maintain liaisons between the Public Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations, and professional groups. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of professional level experience providing health services in the community.Experience working in a public health agency and/or direct supervision of public health professional/technical staff is highly desired. (A Master's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related) may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience). Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or related field. 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 Develop, direct and implement community public health education tools and programs in accordance with department and State mandated requirements. Effectively apply training concepts and techniques for education of adults and children. Make oral presentations/training before groups. Communicate clearly and effectively, both in oral and written correspondence. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations; develop appropriate responses. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Maintain confidential information in accordance with medical, legal and County regulations. Perform job duties under stressful conditions and respond appropriately to situations. 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. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles, methods, techniques, and materials of public health education programs and State mandated requirements. Functions, programs and services of both public and privates agencies involved in health education activities. Public health statistical and survey methods. Budget and grant preparation and monitoring. Personnel and Public Administration. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Assess community needs for public education on health issues. Manage, develop and implement health programs for staff, and community groups. 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 Describe, in detail, your experience planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating a specific health-related program. Include in your response the specific type of health program(s) involved in your duties and responsibilities. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Designs, coordinates, conducts and evaluates epidemiological studies, including determining the methods, areas and extent of investigation and data collection required for the evaluation of disease patterns, environmental hazards, and general conditions of the community; monitors disease trends. Assesses risks of epidemics, communicable diseases, or environmental hazards and provides information and recommendations regarding potential epidemic trends or patters, including causation, and measures for prevention, control and mitigation. Keep apprised of professional, technical and scientific literature and reports relating to communicable disease and environmental epidemiology to keep abreast of developments in the field. Establish and maintain information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status /trends. Evaluates performance and cost effectiveness of public health programs. Participates in a variety of meetings, committees, study groups and task forces in the community. Prepares clear and concise epidemiological reports and publications. Minimum Qualifications Level I Experience: One (1) year experience in designing and conducting epidemiological studies and interpreting epidemiological or demographic data. Education: A Masters Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with specialization in epidemiology, biostatistics, or a closely related public health field. OR A Bachelors Degree in a public health related field and three (3) years of experience in designing and conducting epidemiological studies and interpreting epidemiological or demographic data. Level II Experience: One (1) year experience performing duties comparable to an Epidemiologist I in Merced County. Education: A Masters Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with specialization in epidemiology, biostatistics, or a closely related public health field. OR A Bachelors Degree in a public health related field and three (3) years of experience in designing and conducting epidemiological studies and interpreting epidemiological or demographic data. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Meet deadlines and complete multiple priority projects under stressful conditions. Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. 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 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 principles, methodology and procedures of epidemiology, including design and evaluation of epidemiological research of common diseases and methods of disease control. Methods and format for preparation of scientific papers. Principles and practices of statistics as applied in Epidemiology. Current developments in epidemiology and general medicine. Environmental, social, economic, cultural and other issues impacting epidemiology. Causes, means of transmission, and method of control of communicable diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS and tuberculosis. Community resources and demography. Budget development. Ability to: Plan, conduct and evaluate epidemiological projects and studies. Prepare well-written, clear and concise epidemiological reports and publications. Evaluate complex issues related to environmental and communicable diseases and prepare recommendations for their control. Organize and present ideas through oral communication and in writing. Develop, organize, analyze and interpret statistical data. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. 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