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Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 11, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/2810641/child-support-specialist-iii 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
Jul 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: Checks and reviews a variety of information and documents for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures. Perform civil marriage ceremonies. Administer oaths, file bonds, and maintain indexes of public officials. Determines, collects, and record various fees for services, and makes deposits. Perform a variety of duties in connection with general and special elections. Check initiative and referendum petitions for conformance to legal requirements. Sorts, files and records voting information on affidavits of registration. Assists with preparation of publications for newspaper. Process absentee voter applications. May issue certificates of election results to local jurisdictions and Board of Supervisors. Assists with the printing of all election notices, ballots and voter indexes. Answers inquiries in person and over the phone regarding Registrar of Voters, and Elections procedures. Coordinates polling locations and precinct worker selection and training, processes payroll for precinct workers. Coordinates annexation, redistricting and precinct mapping. Conducts legal research, and gather statistics for a variety reports. Provides lead direction and training to other staff assigned to the County Clerk Registrar of Voters office. Minimum Qualifications Election Specialist I Experience: Two (2) years of complex clerical experience in a professional office setting. Education: None Required. Desirable: Experience involving elections functions. Election Specialist II Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing duties comparable to an Election Specialist I in Merced County. Education: None required. Essential Functions Essential Functions: Frequent operation ofa personal computer and other modern office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, policies, procedures, regulations anddevelop appropriate conclusions and responses. 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. 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. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Familiarity with State and County laws governing the Registrar of Voters office, and holding of elections. Modern office methods, procedures and equipment. Election procedures and records required of Registrar of Voters office. Automated voting methods and computerization of election returns. Ability to: Learn/Perform responsible legal clerical work with accuracy, and minimal supervision. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others in the course of work. Interpret and appropriately apply laws and regulations relating to voter registration, conducting elections. Gather data, analyze information, and prepare reports. Perform clerical support work of above average difficulty involving the use of independent judgment with limited supervision. 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 Can you effectively communicate in any of the following languages: Spanish, Hmong, Punjabi, Chinese or Mien? If so, specify which one. Spanish Hmong Pubjabi Chinese Mien None of the above 02 Describe your computer experience using various software applications and the types of documents you have created using these applications. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 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: Process voter registration and statewide petitions, including filing affidavits of registration in the Elections Information Management System (EIMS) Issue ballots to eligible voters at various Vote Center locations Process Vote by Mail material, issue voter ballots, and collate voter ballot material Prepare, assemble, and distribute publications, notices, sample ballots and other election materials Data entry, review documents for completeness, and operation of extraction machine Maintain an inventory of elections supplies and materials; prepares supplies for set-up and storage during an election period Assist the public with basic questions and general information related to voting and registration May deliver or retrieve ballot boxes, Vote Center supplies, and other election materials May assist with the translation of voting information as needed If assigned to Voter Services may also: Assist the public with inquiries related to voter ballots and the voting process Perform data entry of voting information Process/resolve electronic record issues Perform other clerical duties as assigned If assigned to Warehouse (Clerical) may also: Operate extraction machines to open and extract ballots for processing Perform other clerical duties as assigned If assigned to Warehouse (Stocking) may also: Drive trucks to deliver and retrieve ballot boxes and polling place supplies Clean and inventory election materials Surveys polling places Assignment in this section will be trained on usage of warehouse equipment and must possess a valid driver's license Perform other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Experience: Six (6) months of clerical, 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 Frequent operation of a personal computer and other office equipment Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone Meet deadlines under stressful conditions Interpret directions, policies, procedures, regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions and responses Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Frequent public contact Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision, and color perception Frequently stand, walk, 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 Frequently lift and carry up to 40 pounds 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 Regular attendance is an essential function. KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic clerical skills and record keeping practices Basic math, correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation Alphabetical and numerical filing methods Principles and practices of effective customer service ABILITY TO: Learn new work processes, procedures, and the equipment/applications used in voter registration and election activities Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Learn, understand and apply laws, rules, policies, and procedures governing California elections Read and follow maps Organize work effectively Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and accurately decipher or compare handwriting signatures Work with people from diverse backgrounds/cultures Work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed Safely operate a County motor vehicle 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 Can you effectively communicate in any of the following languages: Spanish, Hmong, Punjabi, Chinese or Mien? If so, specify which one. Spanish Hmong Punjabi Chinese Mien None of the Above 02 Describe your computer experience using various software applications and the types of documents you have created using these applications. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 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 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
Jul 09, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manages and oversees facilitators and participants in the operation of probation programs; Screens participants for eligibility and placement in appropriate groups; Conducts individual and group therapy sessions; Reviews database and attendance records for accuracy with regard to statistical information of assigned programs; Completes quality assurance reports of facilitators; Conducts workshops to provide training as necessary to ensure that the programs are effective; Conducts research, compiles and analyzes data, makes recommendations, develops procedures and coordinates activities with appropriate agencies and departments; Prepares written and oral reports and responds to requests for information; Develops and maintains recruitment and retention plans for facilitators; Participates in program specific meeting and training required by the department; Develops curriculum and provides instruction to program participants; Coordinates with local interest groups and agencies to create community awareness of evidence based programs through speaking engagements, media releases and the development of informational brochures; Identifies availability of needed programs/services; May recruit and supervise volunteers for existing/additional programs; Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of experience working in a criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, or related organization that involved any of the following: providing counseling services, conducting needs assessments, making referrals for social programs or providing training services. Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in behavioral sciences or a related field. THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2,B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ability to identify potential conflicts and refer appropriately. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Effectively work with culturally diverse populations, Operate a person computer and other modern office equipment, including repetitive hand and armmotions. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequently sit for extended periods of time. Occasionally operate a motor vehicle. Perform a variety of administrative, technical and program analysis functions. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions. Prepare reports as needed. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions; complete multiple projects with conflicting deadlines. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Understand and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl; occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination; normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Regular attendance is an essential function. KNOWLEDGE OF : Psychological counseling techniques, attitude/behavior assessment, and symptoms of maladaptive behavior; Techniques involved in preparing and facilitation program material, assessments, and case plans; Interviewing techniques; Basic socioeconomic principles; Functions and programs of the probation department, public safety agencies, and community based organizations; Terminology, phraseology, forms, documents, and procedures associated with area of assignment; Community organizations and resources. ABILITY TO: Demonstrate resourcefulness in gathering, preparing, and disseminating program material. Effectively use community resources and organizations. Educate, counsel and interview program participants. Maintain and update records, files and reports. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals. Make individual and group presentations. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Prioritize, schedule and organize work to meet established deadlines. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, other related agencies and representatives. Work under pressure in a dynamic work environment with changing demands and priorities. Handle confidential and sensitive information with tact and discretion. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Detail your experience implementing and creating new programs. 02 Detail your providing program services to individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice, social services and/or behavioral health systems. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 09, 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 $ 20.09 per hour. 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: Perform a wide variety of highly confidential transcription and other criminal/civil/legal record duties and produce a wide variety of materials and departmental records. Reviews audio and written criminal activity materials for compliance issues, and transcribes into the automated Sheriff Records Management System within prescribed law and established policy requirements. Enters warrants into automated warrant system and enters subpoenas to keep record of receipt date and court dates. Transcribes investigative interviews. Assist with case management reporting and case management preparation for court and/or extraditions. Assist in investigations by computer searches of people, including witnesses and suspects, property and location using multiple Sheriff and other law enforcement record-management systems. As required, notifies statewide and/or nationwide wanted person search. Places detainer on wanted persons in county jails or state prisons, verifies identity, and coordinates hold and extradition information with corrections and other law enforcement agencies. Coordinates with other agencies on accuracy and reviews Sheriff's case files and CLETS entries for DOJ audits. Also disseminates automated printouts to proper agencies for review of their cases for CLETS entries. Prepares and properly processes criminal scene property and develops property control records, coroner property records, search and arrest warrants, evidence and property reports, counter reports on non-priority issues for preliminary filings, make referrals to proper sources, and assists the public in securing releases of personal property. Responds appropriately and communicates effectively to general public requests for information and/or services in person, through the mail, and on the telephone as necessary. Acts as office and/or division reception to the public, and assists with assigned special projects or programs. Performs as custodian of criminal records/civil papers and warrants and security for CLETS functions and may function as a CLETS and WISN operator. Computes fees and as necessary interest, accepts payments for services, maintains records of garnishees' pay periods and amounts received, process claims, deposit monies, and accurately maintains a daily record of fees collected, received and disbursed. As assigned, assist with viewing of the deceased, order autopsies, contact mortuaries and toxicology/pathology labs, fingerprint and/or photograph deceased, secure and release personal effects to next of kin. Completes daily department mail and evidence/lab collection requirements, conducts background checks for other agencies and completes public applicant LIVESCAN responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications SHERIFF COMMUNITY SERVICE TECHNICIAN I Option I Experience: Two (2) years of general typing and clerical experience, preferably with one (1) year performing transcribing duties. Or Option II Education: Completion of one (1) year at an accredited court-reporting school, with 45 units. SHERIFF COMMUNITY SERVICE TECHNICIAN II Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to a Sheriff Community Service Technician I requiring knowledge of law enforcement documents and processes and the ability to apply rules and procedures pertaining to law enforcement actions. POSITIONS IN BOTH CLASSIFICATIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Prepare clear, concise and accurate oral and written records, reports, and documents. Effectively interview others in person and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform basic arithmetic calculations, transcription, and compose correspondence. Operate a personal computer, appropriate departmental software and databases and other modern office equipment. Create correspondence, spreadsheets, and presentation materials and maintain a variety of personnel, financial and statistical records using various computer software programs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the scope of work assignment. 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. 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: Basic laws, codes, ordinances and regulations affecting civil process and criminal records. Modern office practices, methods and procedures. Automated computer equipment and related software applications. Law enforcement and legal terminology, phraseology, documents and procedures. Proper English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and transcription. Basic principles of accounting, bookkeeping, and related record-keeping techniques and financial recordkeeping procedures. General nature and purpose of a variety of legal documents. Ability to: Communicate effectively with others in person, over the telephone and in writing. Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses. Perform law enforcement administrative and technical activities with accuracy. Follow oral and written instructions. Take responsibility and exercise good judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. Deal courteously with the public. Utilize time management and multi-tasking capabilities. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Worklife Resource services. For more informationlogonto members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Detail your experience with personal computers and related software programs; Please include the types of documents you produced. 02 Describe your experience assisting the public in person or by telephone. Please include any experience you have collecting and receiving cash and issuing receipts. 03 Detail your experience with transcribing documents, record keeping, accounting and the preparation of financial reports. Please include employer, job title, dates, hours worked, and duties performed. 04 The Merced County Sheriff's Office handles a variety of real life situations that include but, are not limited to death, violence, victimization, and an assortment of other tragedies. How would you handle witnessing, readying about, or otherwise dealing with and having knowledge of these different scenarios. 05 What experiences do you have with medical terminology and/or descriptions of the human anatomy. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 08, 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
Jul 07, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and monitors local, state and federal regulatory compliance functions. Develops departmental policies and procedures that ensures timely reporting of fraud or departmental improprieties. Develops written guidance on specific legal and regulatory issues. Develops and conducts contract, policy and compliance training to ensure employee awareness throughout the department. May oversee the contracting unit within the department. Responds to alleged violations of regulation, contract breaches or unethical conduct. Plans and oversees regular periodic audits and internal reviews of operations. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and areas of high-risk for non-compliance. Establishes and maintains a system for tracking completion of compliance and integrity related training for the County. Prepares workload statistics, writes reports, prepares materials for Board of Supervisors, enters, manipulates, retrieves information, and develops ad hoc reports. Conducts other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of responsible experience in a supervisory, administrative or managerial capacity working in any of the following areas: compliance, organizational development, human resources, quality assurance, quality control, fiscal operations. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major course work in public administration, organizational development, business administration, or closely related field. Additional full-time paid qualifying experience may be substitued on a year-for-year basis for the required eduction. A Master's Degree in public administration, business administration, or closely related field is highly desired. 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 Analyze data and develop appropriate conclusions. Interpret policies, procedures and regulations. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Prepare written recommendations on specific legal and regulatory issues and matters involving compliance. Ensure dissemination of appropriate information to division/programs, staff, and contractors. Monitor contractors for issues of compliance and program integrity. Make presentations and conduct training. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit or stand for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Monitor audits and investigations to identify issues and deficient areas. Determine appropriate strategy/approach to promote compliance with the program and detection of any potential violations. Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. 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. Knowledge of: Medicare policy and procedures. Federal and State laws and standards. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Policy and Procedure development and implementation. Areas of compliance, organizational development,quality assurance, and fiscal operations. Ability to: Oversee compliance program and committee. Review employee certifications. Design and coordinate investigations. Develop reporting process for employees who suspect fraud. Work collaboratively with staff to accomplish common goals. Ability to make effective decisions in stressful situations or with limited information. Develop and monitor a system to solicit, evaluate and respond to complaints and problems. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 06, 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
Jul 06, 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
Jul 01, 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
Jul 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
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Interviews, screen and assess mentally ill, drug addicted, dual diagnosis and learning disabled clients to determine program eligibility and vocational potential. Write a psycho/social vocational history summary on individuals selected for the program. May coordinate client vocational plans with referring therapists, case managers, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, and/or drug counselors. Administer vocational evaluations of clients using several written, academic tests, and hands on tests, including, but not limited to; the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), Woodcock-Johnson, Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT 3, Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Nelson-Denny. Assist in training staff in methods of completing client work evaluations and methods of supervising disabled persons in a work setting. Assists with job development and job placement for clients on caseload. Provide supportive follow-up for clients and Consumer Assistance Workers or Job Skills Placement Workers. Function as group leader in counseling groups and Consumer Assistance Worker meetings. Place clients in community educational and job skill training programs when appropriate. Performs case recording, reports and other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, or Program Administrator. Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience with direct patient or client contact in a mental health setting. A two (2) semester internship in a Public Mental Health setting can substitute for the one (1) year full time experience. Education: Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in Rehabilitation Counseling, Education, Psychology, or a closely related field. License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Possession of Marriage and Family Therapist license or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is desirable. 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. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Travel to various sites to perform services. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Effectively interview and engage clientele, developing and maintaining the confidence and cooperation of individuals and their families. Write legibly and in a concise manner. Assess client's needs and develop effective treatment plans, constantly modeling compassion and respect. Hear and understand normal conversational tones. Oversee and train staff. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Modern principles, methods, materials, trends and literature related to areas such as; alcohol and drug disorders, mental and emotional illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities and their attendant problems. Prevention and treatment procedures, techniques, related to areas such as; alcohol and drug disorders, mental and emotional illness, personality disorders, and learning disabilities. Social aspects of drug, alcohol, mental and emotional problems. Techniques and dynamics of group and individual counseling. Scope and activities of health, economic, legal and welfare agencies. Techniques and dynamics of assessment and engagement. Ability to: Develop and maintain effective and productive relationships with clients and their families. Secure pertinent social and personal data and meet documentation requirements. Utilize community resources. Work effectively with others. Write and speak effectively and ability to interpret data. Work independently and seek supervision when needed. Multi-task and prioritize projects. Input and/or access data via a system-wide computer network and personal computers. 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
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, directs and reviews the work of subordinates and consultants in the design, modification and construction of public works projects. Also participates in the development of civil engineering projects. Serves as technical advisor to the Department on matters of policy and procedures. Determines staff assignments on civil engineering projects and the use of consultants. Reviews or performs the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, and estimates. Also certifies that plans and specifications are ready to be advertised. Supervises the administration, inspection, and payments on contract construction projects. Reviews referrals on private development and transmits recommendations to the Planning Department. Reviews and evaluates work performed for accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness of decisions, and conformity to regulations and procedures. Represents the Department and acts as liaison with other departments, contractors, and other government agencies. Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and laws. Prepares or assists in the preparation of grant applications, prepares and reviews ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other legal documents affecting the Public Works Department. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience in civil engineering or related field which has included responsibility for planning and coordinating the implementation of a variety of engineering and public works projects. Additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Education: Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering. License: Possess and maintain a valid Certification of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment. Practical application of advanced mathematical calculations/concepts for the assigned task. Application of logic, scientific thinking, engineering methodology and techniques to develop and evaluate projects, plans, and specifications. Plan activities of different groups and the construction and/or engineering design of projects. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone, including making presentation. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Represent the County with community and other agencies. Conduct field inspections on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions. Implement and achieve goals and objectives. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. 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 60 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering and surveying instruments applicable to the planning, design and construction of public works projects. Mathematics, design methods, and uses and strengths of construction materials, standard specifications, and effect of soil conditions. Engineering mathematics including use of automated equipment and software. Pertinent laws and regulations related to the design and construction of public works facilities, roads, drainage, and structures. Cost estimating and contract administration. Principles, practices, safety requirements, and laws related to surveying and construction inspection. Caltrans Standard Specification, Highway Design Manual, Bridge Design Manuals and Local Programs Manual. Uniform Building Codes and pertinent Federal, State, and County laws pertaining to new construction, additions, repairs, and/or demolition of structure, including safety standards. Principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Read, interpret and perform analysis and computations on construction documents. Plan, direct, and evaluate the public building design and construction functions. Exercise tact and good judgment in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with contractors, developers, design professionals, the general public, and other employees. Update professional occupation job knowledge to keep current and informed of new developments. Prepare clear and concise engineering estimates, designs, and specifications, plans and reports. Independently research, plan, and organize the solving of complex engineering problems. Perform accurate engineering computations and notes. 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 The Department of Public Works is seeking a Civil Engineer with experience designing federally funded road and/or bridge projects conforming to Caltrans requirements. Please provide a summary of your experience working on these types of projects. 02 The Department of Public Works is seeking a Civil Engineer with experience supervising an Engineering Department responsible for the design and construction of federally funded projects including bridge, road and alternative transportation projects. Please provide a summary of any experience you have supervising an engineering department working on these types of projects. 03 Summarize the biggest challenges you have encountered in obtaining approval for constructing a federally funded project. 04 Please summarize what you feel are the biggest challenges managing a group of Engineers. Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: This is an at-will classification under the direction of and serves at the pleasure of the Director of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services/Public Guardian-Conservator . Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Consults, advises and makes recommendations to the Director of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services regarding the scope and quality of psychiatric, medical and other professional services provided. Supervises, assigns, trains and evaluates psychiatric and clinical staff including independent contract status physicians and other positions. Coordinates the planning and implementation of medical training and education for physicians. Assists with the recruitment of physicians for the departments. Provides medical oversight for medical/clinical services of the Mental Health Plan. Assures appropriate medical and psychiatric consultation and liaison with primary health care providers and physicians. Analyzes legislation and regulations for impact on mental health and substance abuse services. Implements appropriate departmental compliance procedures. Provides psychiatric, diagnostic and therapeutic services including continuing patient care; jail-based psychiatric care; acute psychiatric care; emergency on-call consultation; conservatorship evaluation and court testimony. Consult with other medical and substance abuse practitioners. Direct nursing follow-up care. Complete medical records and court reports to mandated standards. Evaluate social support/rehabilitation needs. Also educates patient/families/staff and oversees intake and treatment plans. Minimum Qualifications License: Possession of a valid license to practice medicine issued by the California Medical Board. Experience: Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the practice of medicine in psychiatry. Certification: Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Provide psychiatric, medical and medication evaluations and crisis intervention. Provide psychiatric consultations to primary care physicians treating mental health or substance abuse illnesses. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Develop, interpret and enforce policies, procedures and processes regarding medical/psychiatric services. Supervise, train, direct and evaluate medical and clinical staff 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. Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping Regular attendance is an essential function Knowledge of: General psychiatric medicine and forensic psychiatry Psychosocial rehabilitation Laws, legislation and regulations impacting mental health and substance abuse services Community support systems. Fundamental of staff supervision, training and development. Ability to: Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team Supervise and direct medical and clinical staff Conduct and coordinate training Manage patient flow efficiently Consult/collaborate with multiple systems Work with seriously mentally ill and their families. ALLOWANCES EXPENSE ALLOWANCE $100 per month expense allowance. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $80,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid license to practice medicine issued by the California Medical Board? Yes No 02 Are you Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology? Yes No Required Question
Merced County, CA Los Banos, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Application Deadline: Continuous Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. To be considered for this position you must use a Merit System application or apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/ To view the job description, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/MSS/jobs/2715808/personnel-manager-mss-staff-services-manager HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 01, 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
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Plans, organizes, manages, coordinates, implements, and oversees all functions for theBehavioral Health and Recovery ServicesYouth and Adult Systems of Care programs to include managed care, contract compliance, and facilities certification. Fiscal compliance and revenue enhancement. Develops, administers, and insures proper compliance with all State and Federal entities in accordance with the various funding sources mandates. Develops required State mandated reports on Children and Adult Systems of Care. Develops and updates plans for special projects, oversees the Service delivery of Youth and Adult Services Teams and contract providers to meet service goals. Oversees managed care, quality improvement, and utilization review process for Youth and Adult Systems of Care; Prepares and updates MOUs with partner agencies and entities. Serves as a resource regarding training and a variety of special project. Represents the Department with assigned functions, community organizations, and other government agencies. Coordinates and directs through subordinate managers the work of staff engaged in providing children and adult mental health services. Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate managers and supervisors. Develops and monitors contracts including negotiation of requirements and costs. Develops service and program information to keep public informed. If assigned to Alcohol and Drug Division may also: Be responsible for managing and completing the initial and bi-annual re-certifications for all AOD programs and assisting providers as needed. Ensure that all programs are in compliance with state and federal regulations. Participate in regular SAPT and State Workgroup conference and in-person meetings. Conduct or insure periodic quality assurance reviews and NNA Desk Audits are completed and develop and monitor Plan of Corrections (POC), as needed. Review and monitor AOD billing, revenues and meet monthly to review impacts and create solutions. Facilitate Substance Use In-Service training for the community upon request. Minimum Qualifications Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health adult/youth systems of care program management in a Mental Health Public Agency.Experience shall include supervision of staff; program evaluation, with experience in the development OR administration of Youth Services Programs and/or Adult services.Work background shall include experience in areas such as program policy development; supervision of staff, and administrative program oversight. Two (2) years of this experience must have been in a full time supervisory capacity. Education : Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field Licenses : Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Clinical Psychologist. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Discern and efficiently apply all mandates related to the California Department ofHealthcare Services and Substance Use Services. Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. 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. Administer a budget, personnel and programs. Make presentations to the Mental Health Board and other groups. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Frequent operation of personal computer and other modern office equipment. 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. Knowledge of : The functions, policies, programs, and procedures of the Merced County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department. State and Federal funding sources and mandated services. Requirements, methods, and techniques for comprehensive special project and program planning development and administration. Rules, regulations, and laws governing the procurement of equipment and services in a public agency. Development and application of automated methods and systems to operations and programs. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) V Best Practices model related to Children and Adult Systems of Care Services. Operating policies and general functions of the State Department of Mental Health. Budget development and expenditure control. Business and public administration, including organization analysis and development. Program evaluation techniques, procedures and methods. Adult learning theories and staff development. Systems integration processes and issues. Data processing. Ability to : Plan, organize, implement, supervise and evaluate substance use and mental health program. Develop and implement reporting and tracking systems; meet goals, objectives and deadlines. Identify community needs and enlist the support of diverse agencies and community organizations and individuals. Provide direction, supervision, training, development, and work evaluation for Division staff. Obtain State and Federal funding for large scale, long-term projects/Grants. Develop budgets and control expenditures. Review the work of Division staff and resolve a variety of problems. Insure proper implementation/conversion and/or adjustments of Department to automated systems as requested by funding sources to capture appropriate data. Negotiate contracts and procure equipment and services. Be responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of a variety of statistics, records, and reports. Coordinate Division operations, functions, and services with other departmental programs and government agencies. Effectively represent theBehavioral Health and Recovery ServicesDepartment in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Analyze data and make recommendations for improvement of services. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE $50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you have a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or a Clinical Psychologist for at least two years? Yes No 02 Describe your experience developing and implementing clinical treatment programs. Identify the specific programs, staffing size, and the level of responsibility in the development and implementation. 03 Describe your budget experience, the size and complexity of the budget, and your level of responsibility. 04 Describe your experience analyzing data as it pertained to program management. How would you utilize the data to change or enhance a program based on those data sets? Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Please Note: List will be established to fill vacancies throughout the BHRS department. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and directs the activities, and services of an assigned program. Responsible for the program budget, justification of changes and expenditure controls. Assist with grant preparation, grant management, and compliance with reporting requirements. Directs the gathering of statistical information and the preparation of a variety of reports. Represents an assigned program with community organizations, government jurisdictions. Deals with the most sensitive public complaints and issues. Provides technical assistance to schools, courts, law enforcement and correctional agencies, social welfare and health agencies and related community groups. Identifies community mental health needs and objectives and provide information on services. Locates appropriate resources and assists with developing or modifying community agencies to meet mental health goals. Writes and edits a variety of informational and educational brochures and other publications. Develops information for the news media to promote understanding of mental health activities. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health or alcohol/drug program services, including at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity. Supervisory experience may include: clinical supervision and/or lead direction of unlicensed clinical or case management staff, licensed para-professional staff or student interns. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field is desirable. Licenses :Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Clinical Psychologist, or Registered Nurse (RN). SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone and make presentations. Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports. Meet deadlines under stressful conditions. Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints. Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines. Represent the County with the community and other agencies. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Conduct therapy sessions. Train, evaluate and supervise staff. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods. Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects. Kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion. Occasionally lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of: Mental Health problems and issues and their relationship to the development and operation of mental health programs and services. Federal, State, and County laws and regulations applicable to the providing mental health services. Current practices and techniques in psychotherapeutic treatment. Principles, techniques, and practices of effective business and program administration. Requirements, administrative techniques, and record keeping necessary for securing, maintaining, and effective functioning of grant programs. Operating policies and functions of other government agencies which provide mental health services. Budget development and expenditure control. Public personnel management, including effective employee, supervision, training, and development. Ability to: Plan, organize, direct, manage, and coordinate the functions and services of an assigned mental health program. Develop a budget and control expenditures. Also develop, negotiate and monitor contracts. Assist with the development and administration of a variety of grants. Responsible for the development and maintenance of program statistics, records, and reports. Coordinate an assigned mental health program with community organizations and other government agencies. Perform skilled counseling. Develop plans and evaluate alternative solutions to various community organization problems. Effectively represent theBehavioral Health and Recovery ServicesDepartment and programs in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES MANAGEMENT LEAVE: May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year). VACATION: 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 20 hours). SICK LEAVE: .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS: Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE: County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE: Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE: $30,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION: The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) Horizon Health EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information go to Horizon Health EAP Services EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Please select any of the following licenses from the State of California you have possessed for at least two years: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) Clinical Psychologist Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) None of the above Required Question
Merced County, CA Merced, CA, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Examines and locates mechanical defects in a wide variety of automotive, road construction and maintenance equipment. Makes major and minor mechanical repairs including engine tune-ups, brake relining, body and fender, and electrical system repair. Fits new parts and adjusts engines, oil, water, and fuel pumps, carburetors and fuel injectors, governors, starting motors, clutches, transmissions, differentials, brakes and steering gear. Repairs track layer type tractors, checking and replacing rollers, pins and brushing. Overhauls hydraulic lifts and steering assemblies on motor graders and tractors. Maintains records of time and materials used on each job. Perform gas electrical welding and repair work in the field. Performs machinist and fabrication work. Minimum Qualifications Level I Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience and training in heavy equipment or auto repair or successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program in heavy equipment or auto repair. License: Possess and maintain a valid Class "A" California driver's license. A Class "C" license may be substituted during the probationary period but a Class "A" license must be obtained within the six month probationary period. Failure to obtain the proper license will result in termination. Level II Experience: Two (2) years of heavy equipment mechanic repair performing duties comparable to those of a Heavy Equipment Mechanic I in Merced County. License: Possession and maintain a valid California Class "A" driver's license. Possession and maintenance of a valid State of California Class "A" Brake Certificate, a Class "A" Lamp Certificate, and a frigeration/Recycling Air Conditioning Certificate. IDENTIFIED SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT, POST-ACCIDENT, REASONABLE SUSPICION, RANDOM AND RETURN-TO-DUTY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE COUNTY OF MERCED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING POLICY. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone. Perform job duties under stressful conditions. Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Lift and move with help objects weighing over 100 pounds. Walk, stand, stoop, kneel, or crouch on narrow, slippery, erratically moving surfaces. Operate large equipment such as cars, trucks, forklifts, cranes. Wear a respirator or safety glasses or other protective clothing and equipment. Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception. Frequent use of hand-eye coordination. Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping. Regular attendance is an essential function. Knowledge of Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the testing, adjustment, repair, and overhaul of automotive and road construction equipment. Theory, operation and care of internal combustion engines and their components. Hydraulic valves and controls, hydraulic and air brake systems, and electronic ignition. Principles and methods of acetylene and electric-arc welding. Painting techniques. Safe work practices. Ability to: Inspect equipment to locate and accurately diagnose mechanical defects. Use a variety of power hand tools, diagnostic equipment and shop equipment. Perform testing, adjustment, repair, and overhaul work on automotive and heavy equipment. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Read and write at the level required for successful job performance. Cut, reform, and fabricate parts using welders and shop equipment. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES VACATION 10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). SICK LEAVE .0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria. HOLIDAYS Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way. INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County. County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan. DISABILITY INSURANCE State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium. LIFE INSURANCE $10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee. RETIREMENT DEFERRED COMPENSATION The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable. MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP ) MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services. For more information log on to members.mhn.com. EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY. For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary 01 Do you possess a valid Class C Driver's License? Yes No 02 Do you possess a valid Class A Driver's License? Yes No 03 Describe your experience servicing and repairing typical heavy equipment. Please include employer, title, dates, hours worked and duties performed. Required Question