County of Nevada

About Nevada County: Established in 1851, historic Nevada County encompasses 974 square miles and includes the Town of Truckee, cities of Grass Valley and Nevada City, the County Seat. Residents enjoy a rural lifestyle with urban amenities (hospital, community college, thriving arts culture) and are only an hour from the State Capital and international airport. Nevada County is located in the foothills of the Western Slope of the Sierra Nevada, with access to a variety of recreational and cultural activities.

Recreational Opportunities: Nevada County offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast. The area boasts two important state parks and acres of trails for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. Nearby lakes are available for boating, swimming, and fishing. The Yuba River has many natural swimming holes, hiking trails, and, during spring runoff, attracts avid kayakers. Hike among the mountain wildflowers and breathtaking scenery at Donner Summit. Downhill and cross-country skiing is within a 45-minute drive of the County Administrative Center.

Arts and Cultural Activities: Nevada County is the only rural California County with two Cultural Arts Districts. It features art galleries, live theatre venues, museums, historic buildings, fine dining, quaint bed and breakfast establishments, and award-winning wineries. During the holiday season, Nevada City and Grass Valley play host to Victorian and Cornish Christmas, a tribute to their rich past. Visitors wishing to learn more about the County’s history may visit GoNevadaCounty.com.

County Governance and Organization Structure: Nevada County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected on a non-partisan basis to serve four-year terms. The Board of Supervisors is the legislative and executive body of County government and also serves as the governing body of the Nevada County Sanitation District. Agency Directors report to Alison Lehman, County Executive Officer. The County budget for FY 2018-2019 is $235.7 million with a current staff of approximately 800 employees. Nevada County leads all counties in CSAC credentialed executives and innovation awards.

We strive to be an employer of choice through active engagement with employees, development of programs that both support employees and align with Board of Supervisors' strategy, and the creation of a culture that fosters innovation.

21 job(s) at County of Nevada

Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Under general supervision operates a transit vehicle over designated routes to transport passengers in a safe, courteous, and timely manner; and performs related transit work as required. This fully working level classification is distinguished from the Lead Bus Driver classification by the lack of supervisory responsibilities and level of experience and expertise required to perform the duties of Lead Bus Driver. Examples of Duties Essential: Operates a transit bus over a designated route in accordance with arranged time schedules Collects fares, picks up and discharges passengers at pre-arranged locations; monitors passenger behavior and maintains safe and orderly conditions aboard the vehicle Provides information regarding fixed route and paratransit service to patrons and the general public; communicates with other operators and with base station via two-way radio Attends required safety meetings and training Performs special event and charter operations as directed Conducts daily pre-trip and post-trip comprehensive mechanical and safety vehicle system checks including fluid levels, basic operating systems, and operation of wheelchair lift and secured equipment to the standards required under the complementary paratransit provisions of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Performs transit dispatch duties as required. May perform minor maintenance on vehicles and transit system infrastructure as needed, such as repair of floors, windows, seats; bus benches, shelters, and/or signage Cleans transit vehicles, maintains all applicable boarding/mileage records & mechanical checklists Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with fellow crew members, system staff, patrons and with the general public Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Safe, defensive driving practices California Motor Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles in public transportation Basic maintenance of transit vehicles and related equipment California Commercial Driver Handbook Skill in: Operating a transit vehicle safely Maintaining order among passengers on a bus Good customer service skills Understanding and implementing verbal and written instructions Proper use of two-way radio system Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those in the course of work Education and Experience Required Completion of twelfth grade or receipt of G.E.D. and six months of experience in public transit, a school district transit operation, or driving a commercial vehicle.  Possession of the following documents from the State of California: VTT Certificate, Passenger Endorsement Certificate, Class A or B Vehicle Operator's License, and Department of Motor Vehicles Medical Certificate/DL-51 .   Passenger transit driving experience preferred.   OR   Completion of twelfth grade or receipt of G.E.D., California Class A or B Vehicle Operator's License, and two or more years of commercial driving experience and a valid and current California DMV Medical Certificate/DL-51.   Training toward the Passenger Endorsement Certificate and/or VTT Certification is available if required. Copies of required documentation above is required to be attached to during your application process.  Send all documentation that is required in the scenario above that fits your experience. All documentation must be current.   Licenses and Certificates :     A Vehicle Transit Training (VTT) Certificate evidences completion of required training administered either by a certified "Vehicle Train the Trainer" instructor or by a State of California Certified  Instructor of the appropriate transit classification from the California Department of Education, Office of School Transportation A Passenger Endorsement Certificate permits the licensee to operate public transit vehicles equipped with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 26,000 pounds or more. All required licenses and certificates must be kept current and valid for the duration of employment Possession of current and valid Certification for Operation of a School Bus is highly desirable Possession of current and valid Certification for the operation of airbrakes is beneficial, but not required. Closing Date/Time:
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Please see the "Education and Experience" section below for our minimum qualifications for the position. DEFINITION This position is for individuals interested in participating in a training program to become licensed as a Class B Commercial Bus Driver.  The training program involves classroom training as well as driver training under the supervision of a certified training instructor.  The Bus Driver Trainee classification is a temporary job classification.  The incumbent is paid as a temporary employee while in this job.  There is no guarantee that a Bus Driver Trainee who successfully completes the training will be  hired as a regular or temporary licensed Bus Driver upon completion of the training. Under the direction of the Supervising Bus Driver, trainees learn to operate and maintain a transit bus to transport patrons safely and efficiently to assigned locations using designated routes; assure safety of vehicle by learning to perform daily safety inspections and cleaning duties. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This trainee classification is distinguished from the Bus Driver classification by the absence of a Class B Commercial license which permits solo bus driving.  This classification is limited to temporary assignments.   Successful completion of the training program requires the incumbent to pass the DMV Class B Commercial license exam, obtain a Verified Transit Training certificate (VTT), a Passenger (P) Endorsement Certificate, and a Department of Transportation Medical Certificate/MCSA-5875 Report Form.  If the Bus Driver Trainee fails to pass the DMV exam two successive training cycles, their employment will automatically end.   Examples of Duties Essential Duties; --Participates in bus driver training which involves classroom teaching, skills development, and practical instruction on the safe operation of a transit bus. --Practices pre-trip and post-trip comprehensive mechanical and safety vehicle system checks including fluid levels, basic operating systems, and operation of wheelchair lift and secured equipment to the standards required under the complementary paratransit provisions of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). --Learns and demonstrates understanding of the fares that are charged for various types of routes and programs.  Begins to collect fares from passengers at pre-arranged locations. --Learns fixed route services.  Begins to provide general information regarding routes and services to patrons and the general public over the telephone. --Learns how to communicate with other operators and with base station via two-way radio. --Learns how to provide customer service to patrons.  Participates in observing and managing patron behavior on buses and at transit stations. --Attends required safety meetings and training. --Learns and then performs minor maintenance on vehicles and transit system infrastructure as needed, such as repair of floors, windows, seats; bus benches, shelters, and/or signage. --Cleans transit vehicles, maintains all applicable boarding/mileage records & mechanical checklists.  Operates a transit bus over a designated route in accordance with arranged time schedules. --Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with fellow crew members, system staff, patrons and with the general public.   Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: •          Safe, defensive driving practices •          California Motor Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles •          Basic maintenance of vehicles and related equipment •          California Driver Handbook Skill in: •         Operating a vehicle safely •          Recognizing changes in behavior that may suggest action is needed •          Good customer service skills •          Understanding and implementing verbal and written instructions •          Learning to properly use a two-way radio system •          Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those in the               course of work   Education and Experience Required Possession of high school diploma or receipt of G.E.D. certificate and six months of experience driving a personal vehicle.   The following must be attached to your application:   Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License, a clean Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) history and possession of a 10-year driver history record from the DMV.  Please contact DMV directly if you have any questions about how to receive these documents and, again, copies of all must be attached to your application. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; mobility and strength to occasionally assist passengers weighing up to 150 pounds; ability to load/board, tie-down, and unload/alight wheelchair passengers and accessible mobility devices; and manual dexterity required to operate vehicle; vision to read handwritten and printed materials, hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone/radio.   Willingness and ability to work in exposure to weather, vehicular traffic, noise and exhaust fumes.   Willingness and ability to accept assignments in various cultural, physical, behavioral and environmental settings.   Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: Positions in this classification are defined as "Safety Sensitive" per the U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations.  Individuals hired into these positions will be subject to Pre-Employment Drug Testing, Random Drug and Alcohol Testing, Reasonable Suspicion Right to Test and Post Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing.   This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Truckee, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Come join our dynamic, professional team committed to keeping Nevada County's residents safe and healthy! The Temporary Nurse Practitioner position provides clinic coverage Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays as needed (per diem). Responsibilities include performing gynecological examinations and procedures, STI screening and treatment, family planning counseling and guidance. The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. You would be working with people who not only enjoy the work that they do, but also enjoy the camaraderie of an amazing team. Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Public Health Nursing, organizes, directs and provides a spectrum of primary health care and other clinical services for clients in a general or specialized health clinic;  works collaboratively with the Public Health Officer in the formulation and implementation of selected policies, standardized procedures, and professional protocols related to assigned functions; oversees, directs and supervises the day-to-day operations of health care delivery; and performs related work as required. This classification combines the professions of Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant. Incumbents may be assigned to different areas of specialty, consistent with their academic and clinical training. Incumbents provide health care services and perform clinical procedures requiring possession of advanced knowledge and skills and the exercise of a high degree of clinical judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients. Medical direction is received from a licensed physician, and administrative direction from a program manager and director.   This is a broad classification encompassing a variety of specialized knowledge and advanced practice skill levels. More experienced incumbents may provide training and direction to less experienced employees and/or contract or temporary employees.   This class is distinguished from the Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse and Behavioral Health Nurse classes in that this class is licensed to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures which are beyond the scope of the Registered Nurse license or the Public Health Nurse certificate.  It is further distinguished by its operational responsibilities over assigned areas.    Examples of Duties Essential: Organizes, directs and provides health care services in a general or specialized health clinic, such as, but not limited to, Family Planning, Adult, and/or Pediatric Assists the Public Health Officer and Director of Nursing in formulating and implementing program policies, procedures and protocols; provides health care services in compliance with program regulations and requirements Serves as clinical liaison to and coordinates clinic services with other community health and social services; facilitates referrals Provides direction concerning the medical management of clients to nursing and other treatment team members; may demonstrate procedures and act as an advisor Assesses client health by obtaining medical/health history, performing physical examinations, and initiating appropriate diagnostic and screening tests; evaluates findings and results and prescribes medical treatment; refers complex or emergent cases as appropriate Performs gynecological examinations, procedures and screening services to women to identify any abnormal conditions, and takes appropriate follow-up action; provides family planning counseling and guidance to clients including selection of appropriate contraceptive devices, fitting and placing those devices, prescribing of appropriate contraceptives and treatment for disease processes Performs routine procedures in area of specialization, as authorized by physician and in accordance with County and State protocols and regulations; may perform more complex examinations and procedures, such as sexual assault exams or colposcopies, consistent with training, skills and regulations Maintains accurate records of assessments, evaluations, treatments and follow-ups Teaches and counsels individuals, families and groups regarding health mainte­nance in area of specialization Evaluates needs and develops and presents community education and in-service training programs Important: Attends a variety of internal and external meetings and conferences Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Advanced nursing principles, practices, methods and techniques Principles, practices and procedures used in the detection, diagnosis, treatment and documentation of health problems within the area of specialty Pharmacology relevant to area of specialty, including indications, reactions, interac­tions and contraindications Laws, rules, regulations, protocols and requirements pertinent to the practice of nursing and the area of specialty Safety and infection control practices and procedures Counseling and interviewing techniques Environmental, sociological and psychological problems related to medical care within the area of specialty Principles and practices of health promotion and disease prevention and control Community medical and social agencies and resources   Skill in: Organizing and directing health care clinics Understanding, interpreting and applying laws, regulations, program require­ments, policies and protocols Conducting complete physical and/or psychosocial assessments of clients, developing and implementing treatment plans, and making appropriate referrals Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures specific to area of assignment Evaluating findings and results, determining deviations from normal, and prescribing appropriate measures Applying teaching principles and providing education and counseling Providing health care services to dysfunctional, stressed and/or uncooperative clients Exercising sound independent judgment within scope of authority and practice Preparing and maintaining organized, detailed and accurate medical records Collaborating with other members of the health care team on an ongoing basis Demonstrating sensitivity to the effects of culture, ethnicity, and socioeconom­ic background on health issues Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education and Experience Required REQUIRED DOCUMENTS LISTED HERE MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION. THESE INCLUDE: COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES  AND/OR LICENSES . Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or related field.  Post-graduate coursework sufficient to meet licensure.  One year of clinical experience in the desired specialty area. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse AND certifica­tion as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing OR possession of a valid certificate as a Physician Assistant issued by the Medical Board of California OR possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nurse Midwife issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a current CPR certificate. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in both office and clinical settings, and to travel to various sites; strength to lift, carry and position supplies and equipment; touch and manual dexterity to conduct physical health assessments; vision to read handwritten and printed materials, and examine and observe clients; hearing and speech to converse in person and by telephone. Working in exposure to communicable diseases and bloodborne pathogens. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Nevada County is seeking a Defensible Space Inspector. This is a temporary position where individuals, with general supervision, coordinate and conduct defensible space inspections and assist with the presentation of educational programs to the public. Furthermore, they maintain records and database on defensible space assistance programs. Other vital duties include: Interpret and apply defensible space codes and regulations. Complete data input and analysis of a variety of information related to fire prevention and occupancies. Draft reports related to fire prevention activities. Research and prepare fire and life safety notices and correction letters that outline compliance issues and deficiencies. A Defensible Space Inspector (Temporary) is an integral part of Nevada County whose mission is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of the community! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and have at least one year of fire prevention or related experience. No college degree is required but if you have an Associate's degree in Forestry, Fire Science or Environmental Science, that's a plus! Furthermore, individuals who have taken the following training courses will be highly preferred: Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System Federal Emergency Management Agency IS-700 NIMS: An Introduction National Fire Protection Association Assessing Wildfire Hazards in the Home Ignition Zone Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Defensible Space Assessor Training California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Defensible Space Inspector Training Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and clear communication, sets us up to be a hard-working organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and balanced. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.  For a full description of this position, click here .   Knowledge and Skills Required     Education and Experience Required  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Under general supervision, performs difficult and responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work by patrolling assigned areas, answering calls and complaints, and making preliminary investigations of crimes; assists in law enforcement identification processing; and performs related work as required.   Deputy Sheriff I: This is the entry level training class in the series.  Under close supervision of superior officers and until they have completed the required California POST (Peace Officer Standards Training) Basic Training Course and Nevada County Sheriff's Office field training program, incumbents perform a wide variety of law enforcement duties.  Incumbents who successfully complete POST Basic Training Course, and one year of probation, usually advance to the next higher level of Deputy Sheriff II.   Deputy Sheriff II: This is the fully trained journey level classification in the series.  Under general supervision, incumbents can be assigned the full range of difficult law enforcement duties on patrol.  Incumbents in this class may perform in a lead capacity.   Examples of Duties Essential: Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle or on foot and answers calls for protection of life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities; substantiates findings of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and completes reports Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests; maintains departmental files and records Maintains firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities If assigned to a contract city/town, provides for the investigation and documentation of traffic collisions, apprehension and arrest of persons driving under the influence, and routine traffic law enforcement Important: Performs jailer and/or bailiff duties as assigned Knowledge and Skills Required QUALIFICATIONS NOTE:  The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of crime prevention, investigation and identification techniques Criminal law with reference to apprehension, arrest and custody of persons including rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and presentation of evidence for all types of cases Principles and practices of record keeping and report writing Current laws and case law decisions involving crimes The court system, search warrant preparation and execution, civil-coroner policies and procedures Techniques for effectively dealing with the public in person and over the telephone Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work Skill in: Reading and understanding departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances Analyzing and interpreting legal codes, police problems and criminal evidence Adopting quick, effective and reasonable courses of actions while considering surrounding hazards and circumstances Understanding and following written and oral instructions Preparing and maintaining clear and accurate records and reports Learning the use and care of small firearms Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Dealing with people of various racial, ethnic and economic groups in a tactful and effective manner Controlling resisting individuals with a minimum of force necessary to effect an arrest Exercising good judgement and making sound decisions under a variety of conditions     Education and Experience Required Level I: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade.  Completion of at least 30 units of college education is desired from an accredited college or university.   Level II (in addition to the above): Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and one year of experience in a position equivalent to Deputy Sheriff I with Nevada County within the last three years.   Completion of at least 45 units of college education from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 2.0 or above is desired and may qualify for advanced-step hiring. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Level I Completion of POST basic training course within six (6) years if never employed as a peace officer or three (3) years if employed as a peace officer; OR   Completion of POST basic requalification course administered by the State Commission on POST with no longer than a three (3) year break of employment as a peace officer (possession of a valid POST Basic certificate will satisfy this requirement).   Proof of either A) or B) must be submitted at the time of application.   Level II Possession of a valid, California POST BASIC Certificate; AND  Proof of no more than a three (3) year break of employment as a peace officer; OR Completion of POST basic requalification course administered by the State Commission on POST with no longer than a three (3) year break of employment as a peace officer (possession of a valid POST Basic certificate will satisfy this requirement). A valid Pelletb t-score of 45 or higher is required for these positions.  Level I requires a score no older than 3 years from the date of application and must be submitted on agency letterhead.  Level II does not have a date restriction.  The POST Pelletb exam is conducted at Nevada County for all candidates who do not hold a valid post score.Closing Date/Time:
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Under general supervision, performs difficult and responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work by patrolling assigned areas, answering calls and complaints, and making preliminary investigations of crimes; assists in law enforcement identification processing; and performs related work as required.   Deputy Sheriff I: This is the entry level training class in the series.  Under close supervision of superior officers and until they have completed the required California POST (Peace Officer Standards Training) Basic Training Course and Nevada County Sheriff's Office field training program, incumbents perform a wide variety of law enforcement duties.  Incumbents who successfully complete POST Basic Training Course, and one year of probation, usually advance to the next higher level of Deputy Sheriff II.   Deputy Sheriff II: This is the fully trained journey level classification in the series.  Under general supervision, incumbents can be assigned the full range of difficult law enforcement duties on patrol.  Incumbents in this class may perform in a lead capacity.   Examples of Duties Essential: Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle or on foot and answers calls for protection of life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities; substantiates findings of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and completes reports Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests; maintains departmental files and records Maintains firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities If assigned to a contract city/town, provides for the investigation and documentation of traffic collisions, apprehension and arrest of persons driving under the influence, and routine traffic law enforcement Important: Performs jailer and/or bailiff duties as assigned Knowledge and Skills Required QUALIFICATIONS NOTE:  The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of crime prevention, investigation and identification techniques Criminal law with reference to apprehension, arrest and custody of persons including rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and presentation of evidence for all types of cases Principles and practices of record keeping and report writing Current laws and case law decisions involving crimes The court system, search warrant preparation and execution, civil-coroner policies and procedures Techniques for effectively dealing with the public in person and over the telephone Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work Skill in: Reading and understanding departmental policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances Analyzing and interpreting legal codes, police problems and criminal evidence Adopting quick, effective and reasonable courses of actions while considering surrounding hazards and circumstances Understanding and following written and oral instructions Preparing and maintaining clear and accurate records and reports Learning the use and care of small firearms Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Dealing with people of various racial, ethnic and economic groups in a tactful and effective manner Controlling resisting individuals with a minimum of force necessary to effect an arrest Exercising good judgement and making sound decisions under a variety of conditions Education and Experience Required Level I: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade.  Completion of at least 30 units of college education is desired from an accredited college or university.   Level II (in addition to the above): Equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade and one year of experience in a position equivalent to Deputy Sheriff I with Nevada County within the last three years.   Completion of at least 45 units of college education from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 2.0 or above is desired and may qualify for advanced-step hiring. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Level I Completion of POST basic training course within six (6) years if never employed as a peace officer or three (3) years if employed as a peace officer; OR   Completion of POST basic requalification course administered by the State Commission on POST with no longer than a three (3) year break of employment as a peace officer (possession of a valid POST Basic certificate will satisfy this requirement).   Proof of either A) or B) must be submitted at the time of application.   Level II Possession of a valid, California POST BASIC Certificate; AND   Proof of no more than a three (3) year break of employment as a peace officer; OR   Completion of POST basic requalification course administered by the State Commission on POST with no longer than athree (3) year break of employment as a peace officer (possession of a valid POST Basic certificate will satisfy this requirement). A valid Pelletb t-score of 45 or higher is required for these positions.  Level I requires a score no older than 3 years from the date of application and must be submitted on agency letterhead.  Level II does not have a date restriction.  The POST Pelletb exam is conducted at Nevada County for all candidates who do not hold a valid post score.Closing Date/Time:
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics This is a generic posting used for selected recruitments, such as when an internal employee seeks to apply to a position which represents a transfer, or when an applicant requests to applyf or a position which represents an underfill.  .  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 30, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Under general supervision, performs a variety of paraprofessional duties in relationship to one or more Community Development Agency programs.  These include the preparation of charts, diagrams and tables; performing field surveys, samplings, inspections and investigations; reviewing and approving permits that do not require professional-level certification; supporting and participating in project assignments; serving as a customer service representative to resolve permit or project related conflicts; and performing related work as required This is a paraprofessional classification within the Community Development Agency Permit Processing series.  Incumbents perform a wide variety of technical, non-professional planning duties in support of Agency professional staff in Environmental Health or Planning.  This class is distinguished from the professional series in that incumbents, under guidance, perform a variety of less complex tasks and activities relating to the approval of land use applications, site plans, and other related service requests, and assist professional staff in the preparation of reports, diagrams, charts, field inspections and reports and other related documentation.   Examples of Duties Essential: Assists permit applicants and others by phone and in person, by answering questions related to land use, zoning and environmental health ordinances and laws. Assists with the completion of applications, performs preliminary review for completeness and accuracy, and determines appropriate fees. Reviews parcel and subdivision maps for conformity with ordinances; performs building department permit clearance plan checks and parcel file review for on-site soil evaluations. Collects samples for simple chemical and bacterial tests on water. Assists with field inspections and enforcement of land use, zoning and environmental health ordinances and laws. Assists with the preparation of general correspondence and reports; collects data in support of these. Prepares charts, graphs, tables, maps and other supporting information for illustration in agency reports. Issues building, environmental health and planning permits at the public counter. Updates Assessor's parcel map pages. Maintains field equipment (including vehicles) and participates in agency-specific facility projects and other projects as assigned. Important:  May respond to environmental health related complaints involving a wide variety of facilities, establishments and nuisances by inspecting and recommending remedial action. Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Basic principles and functions of one or more departments within the Community Development Agency. Nomenclature, symbols, methods and techniques used in mapping and drafting. Techniques for gathering, compiling and presenting data in visual form. Local land use ordinance, zoning and agency policies. Basic principles of chemistry, biology and environmental geology. State and local laws and regulations governing environmental health and underground tanks, hazardous material and toxic waste storage facilities and water supply and sewage disposal. Characteristics of soil contamination from hazardous or toxic material.   Skill in: Interpreting and explaining policies and regulations accurately and tactfully to the public. Reviewing permit applications for accuracy and completeness. Interpreting topographic drawings, maps or field notes. Planning, organizing and carrying out research. Analyzing and evaluating data to make recommendations based on findings. Preparing neat and accurate charts, graphs and tables Using computer technology and applications in the performance of daily activities Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Maintaining records and preparing routine correspondence and reports Education and Experience Required Equivalent to 2 years of college coursework from an accredited college or university, which includes 12 semester units in geography, cartography, mathematics, construction or environmental health sciences.   OR, 3 years sub-professional office work equivalent to the classification of Permit Processing Assistant II with the County of Nevada, OR any combination of the above.  PLEASE NOTE:  If you are wanting credit for college coursework, you MUST include copies of a degree, official transcripts, or unofficial transcripts. To view the Permit Processing Assistant II job description, please go to our careers page on our website, click on the "Menu" at the top left of the page, then go to Job Descriptions for reference. Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire.Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Jul 28, 2020
Definition and Class Characteristics Examples of Duties This is an exceptional opportunity for individuals with experience in public health and a strategic focus on promoting community wide health, to directly impact the health and safety of a community that is high in health outcomes and very supportive and actively engaged in public health.  The Nevada County Public Health Officer will have the advantage of working with a dedicated staff and fantastic community partners, in a backdrop of one of the most picturesque areas of California. This position is open until filled, with first review of resumes on Monday, August 24, 2020. To learn more, see our detailed brochure:  https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/rzjp/ To upload your resume, cover letter, and list of professional references click here .Closing Date/Time:
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 24, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics This is a temporary position. Conducts investigations relating to suspected fraudulent receipt of aid; obtains and presents facts and evidence to support administrative action or prosecution; negotiates for and secures repayment of funds fraudulently obtained; and performs related work as required. Working under general supervision, Welfare Investigator II is the journey level in the Welfare Investigator series. Employees at this level are expected to be fully qualified and able to independently perform a wide range of fraud investigations. Some Welfare Investigator II positions may have lead worker responsibilities in agencies with a small investigative function. The Welfare Investigator II differs from the Senior Welfare Investigator in that the latter is the advanced journey level with primary responsibility for functional oversight/evaluation of unit employees, in addition to performing the full range of fraud investigation duties. Welfare Investigator differs from Eligibility Worker in that the latter is primarily responsible for determining and verifying initial or continuing eligibility for aid. Eligibility Workers refer cases to Welfare Investigators upon suspected violation of laws, rules, or regulations pertaining to public assistance. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Welfare Investigator II classification receive supervision from Welfare Investigator Supervisors, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. A Welfare Investigator II may be assigned some lead worker responsibilities. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following. For Welfare Investigator I, duties are performed at the trainee level. Conducts in-house and field investigations of suspected fraudulent receipt of aid. Locates and interviews suspected persons, absent parents, and witnesses using a variety of surveillance and tracing methods. Analyzes and evaluates witnesses' testimony. Enters and retrieves numerical and narrative data from an automated computer system. Executes search warrants and make arrests. Examines a variety of records to secure information concerning suspected violations. Gathers, assembles, preserves, and reports facts, statements, or affidavits and other evidence for use in legal action. Assists in fraud prosecutions in accordance with specific instructions and clearly defined guidelines. Makes arrangements for the repayment of funds fraudulently obtained and follows-up to enforce actions for collection of such funds. Reads and interprets computer printouts and information on computer screens. Prepares correspondence and reports. Interprets and explains the provisions of laws, rules or regulations related to the purpose of the investigation. May act in a liaison capacity between the social services department and the District Attorney's office and County Counsel's office. Performs related duties as assigned.  Knowledge and Skills Required Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as distinguished between the two levels in the Definition section. Interviewing techniques. Report writing and record keeping. Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement. Criminal investigation techniques and procedures. Appropriate methods of surveillance, skip tracing methods, and other sources of information used in locating persons or obtaining facts. Principles of identification, arrest procedures, searchwarrant acquisition and execution, preservation, and presentation of evidence. Ability to: Communicate information, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is understandable to others. Interview, analyze, and evaluate the statements of witnesses or suspected violators. Learn, interpret, and apply provisions of the welfare laws, search and seizure laws, and the legal rights of citizens. Navigate through screens to retrieve information in an automated computer system. Write clear and accurate correspondence and reports. Perform basic arithmetical calculations. Deal effectively with citizens and public officials under conditions requiring tact and good judgment. Gather and document information and evidence by observation, record examination, and interview. Negotiate for, and secure payment of, funds fraudulently obtained or funds for support of recipients of aid. Coordinate and communicate job activities and investigations with staff responsible for other functions within the Department. Education and Experience Required EITHER One (1) year of full-time experience as a Welfare Investigator I; OR Two (2) years of full-time experience in investigative work which included locating, observing, and interviewing suspects and witnesses, writing detailed reports of case findings, and preparing and presenting evidence; AND successful completion of twelve (12) semester units of college level course work in criminal investigation techniques and legal aspects of evidence. Note: Applicant who is close to completing this education requirement may be admitted to the exam process, but must meet these requirements at time of appointment. [Substitution] Six (6) months of investigative experience beyond the one year required above, which included interviewing people, writing detailed case reports, and preparing or presenting evidence or information in court, may substitute for six (6) semester units of the required education. Possession of one of the following :  POST Basic certificate OR POST basic training within three years prior to the date of application OR POST Specialized Investigative Basic Course (SIBC) certificate.   Proof of one of these documents MUST be attached to your application. Failure to attach this certificate will disqualify you from meeting the minimum qualifications listed in the "Education and Experience Required" section.   Proficiency with firearms and qualifications as a peace officer under Penal Code sections 830 through 832.  We also require proof of this either by a certificate or through some other official document.   Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Welfare Investigators have Peace Officer status and must meet the following requirements under Government Code Sections 1029, 1030,1031: No felony convictions, citizen of the United States, 21 years of age, high school graduate or GED equivalence, be fingerprinted to permit search for criminal records, be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation, be free of any condition which might adversely affect exercise of Peace Officer powers. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 24, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics To plan, organize, direct and supervise staff involved in the performance of highly responsible and specialized secretarial, technical and administrative legal support duties related to litigation and transactional law within a legal office; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. The supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.  Receives general direction from an assigned manager.  Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff support personnel.   Examples of Duties Essential: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods related to supporting attorneys within the office; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the performance of secretarial, technical and administrative legal support including drafting, formatting and filing a variety of legal documents. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Participate in the revision, development and implementation of new office procedures. Assist attorneys with trial and hearing preparation; format and prepare exhibits list, witness list, and jury instructions; may support attorneys in court and administrative proceedings, as assigned. Perform a variety of duties in support of document management including receiving, scanning, organizing, filing, and destroying documents in paper and electronic files. Interpret, analyze, and determine compliance or acceptance of information and materials. Perform the most difficult and complex work in the drafting, formatting, proofreading and finalizing the more sensitive legal documents in support of assigned attorneys including, but not limited to, pleadings, briefs, writs, appellate briefs, motions, orders, civil discovery requests and responses, administrative records, warrants, judgments, agenda items and background materials, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, and other civil litigation and legal transactional documents. Respond to complex inquiries and requests for information from the public and County staff. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Participate in special projects and/or assignments in an effort to improve processes, procedures and workflow. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Principles and practices of legal secretarial and technical support related to the drafting, proofreading and filing a variety of legal documents, including electronic filing in all courts and administrative agencies. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of routine legal research. Forms of agreements, leases, ordinances, resolutions, public record act responses, and administrative records. State, Federal and Appellate court rules and procedures, County and departmental regulations and procedures. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules relative to assigned duties. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; and arithmetic, basic mathematical calculations and statistics and statistical methods. Skill in: Providing effective supervision and coordinating the activities of the assigned unit. Organizing, implementing and directing assigned litigation and transactional law administrative and secretarial support operations/activities. Reviewing legal documents related to litigation and transactional law; identifying necessary information needed per legal requirements; problem solving issues related to the drafting, formatting, and filing of legal documents in a variety of courts; understanding and interpreting departmental policies and procedures. Collecting, compiling, analyzing and presenting a variety of data in a meaningful way. Understanding and interpreting complex policies, procedures and regulations. Analyzing situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. Education and Experience Required Education and Experience:   Graduation from high school or possession of a GED.  AND, four years performing secretarial and technical legal support duties that included supporting civil litigation and transactional activities including one year performing duties similar to a Senior Legal Secretary. Supplementary college-level course work in business, law, paralegal studies, or a closely related field preferred.   Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; speech and hearing to communicate in person and by telephone; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen.   Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.  Closing Date/Time: 8/14/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Truckee, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interested in strengthening your career in the public service library? Consider working as a Library Assistant II for the Nevada County Truckee Library. Individuals will perform the full range of assigned duties in an independent manner, and receive only occasional instruction. In addition to the expertise and skills of Library Assistant II, individuals will maintain a variety of manual and computerized record-keeping systems. This position is known as the Adult Literacy Coordinator for our Truckee Library and it is a full-time position. The Library Assistant II will spend half of their time coordinating the Truckee Library's Adult and Family Literacy programs, and the other half on traditional library duties. Regarding the literacy coordinator role, responsibilities include finding local qualified volunteer tutors, matching adult learners to volunteer tutors, planning and executing literacy-related programming, as well as reporting on the use of literacy-related grant funds. Literacy coordination is focused very heavily on working with adults who are non-English speakers who are seeking to become proficient in English or are seeking tutoring to complete a high school education. Spanish language skills are highly desirable for this position. This position will work closely with the half-time Literacy Coordinator based at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City.  Nevada County adds a 10% differential to the base salary for the Truckee location.  Other vital skills include:  Standard and accepted library terminology and standard library practices Standard and accepted library materials and equipment Administrative/operational procedures and practices of the County's Library System operations and procedures A library assistant is an integral part of advancing your career in the field of library whose mission is to focus community attention on the value of the public library system! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and at least one year of progressively responsible experience performing duties equivalent to a Library Assistant I in Nevada County. An alternative course would be to have an Associate of Art or Associate of Science degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university. If you have the knowledge of utilizing designated word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database software programs accurately and optimally, that's a plus! The position is fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited: CalPERS retirement, Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance FSA We also offer Flexible schedules to our staff! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under supervision, to perform a variety of responsible clerical and technical activities in support of the County's Library System, to provide service to library patrons and the general public, to function as a cooperative and supportive team member and to perform related work as required.   This is the journey level classification in the Library Assistant series and is distinguished from the Library Assistant I by the wider variety of assigned tasks.  Incumbents may also perform higher level tasks in a training capacity.  Incumbents in this classification perform the full range of assigned duties in an independent manner, and receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully competent and knowledgeable of the operating procedures and policies within the County's library system.  Examples of Duties Essential: Operates the library circulation desk; charges and discharges books, periodicals and other library materials; registers new patrons, explains library rules and procedures and issues library cards Assists patrons by providing information about library programs Shelves books, periodicals, and other library materials; maintains manual and computerized records and files to include circulation statistics, fees collected and books circulated Assists professional staff with designated library programs, displays, and community outreach/promotions Searches for and locates books, reference and other materials within and outside the County's Library System upon patron requests; sends books to other branch libraries Updates patron records on computer, prepares overdue notices and hold and collection notices Prepares order slips and other forms; orders books and other materials Files, types, prepares reports and operates computer terminals in support of assigned library programs and operations Important: May supervise, guide and/or train volunteers as assigned and provide direction to temporary help Conducts inventories; repairs and re-covers books Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Library Assistant I: Basic and general functions of public library service Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation Standard and accepted customer service techniques and etiquette Library Assistant II:  The above, plus: Standard and accepted  library terminology and standard library practices Standard and accepted library materials and equipment Administrative/operational procedures and practices of the County's Library System operations and procedures Skill in: Library Assistant I: Learning and understanding the administrative/operational procedures and practices of the County's Library System operations and services Learning to utilize designated word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database software programs accurately and effectively Learning to maintain a variety of manual and computerized record keeping systems Understanding and carrying out a variety of both oral and written instructions Typing/word processing accurately and at a speed sufficient for successful job performance Performing mathematical calculations in an accurate and timely manner Operating a variety of office machines and equipment including computer terminal, peripheral equipment, fax machine, copier and calculator Communicating effectively, and tactfully in both oral and written forms Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Library Assistant II:  All of the above, plus: Understanding the administrative/operational procedures and practices of the County's Library Systems' operations and services Utilizing designated word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database software programs accurately and effectively Maintaining a variety of manual and computerized record keeping systems Performing routine reference work and assisting patrons in the selection and location of library materials Education and Experience Required Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and at least one year of progressively responsible experience performing duties equivalent to a Library Assistant I in Nevada County OR an Associate of Art or Associate of Science degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university (Please note:  to qualify for the position with an AA/AS in  Library Science  you must attach proof of the degree in the form of a degree copy, official transcripts, or unofficial transcripts). For those who are proving their equivalent experience to a Library Assistant I in Nevada County, you must take a look at the job description.  This description is located at on our County Job Listings page, within the "Menu" at the top right corner of the page). Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics The Public Health Department is pleased to be hiring a temporary Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse! Passionate about public health efforts in our community and want to make a difference in the lives of citizens? If so, come join a lively team of creative people who work and collaborate on various prevention and education efforts. Apply to work for our organization and help us protect lives, prevent disease, and promote health for our county's residents! The temporary RN or PHN will work as part of the Public Health Department's Communicable Disease Team to address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will likely include case investigations, contact tracing, and case management. They will also provide some clinical services, such as collecting swab specimens and administration of vaccines when available. The RN / PHN may train and lead teams of other Public Health or other County staff members who are redeployed to contain and/or mitigate the spread of the virus. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. ??????? Under clinical and administrative direction, provides health education, community outreach, case management, medication support, and health counseling services for designated clients within an assigned program; applies and implements professional nursing and public health expertise and skill sets for the purpose of the prevention, treatment, and control of diseases, health risks, and /or other adverse health conditions within an assigned program; to network with local and regional health and welfare communities to ensure clients' well being; to perform a variety of administrative and operational tasks in support of assigned program; and to perform related duties as assigned.   Public Health Nurse I: This is the entry level class in the series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform duties of increasing complexity. This class is flexibly staffed with Public Health Nurse II, and incumbents normally advance to the higher level after gaining sufficient experience and demonstrating proficiency to meet the requirements of the Public Health Nurse II. Examples of Duties Essential: Provides public health nursing and case management services to individuals and families in homes, schools, community facilities, and specialized clinics by assessing health care requirements, counseling, teaching, and providing or coordinating follow-up health and social services Participates in the operation of public health clinics by interviewing and counseling clients, performing screening tests, administering medications and treatments, recording data, making referrals, and related client care duties; may instruct and guide other health care personnel and volunteers; may organize, coordinate and direct specialized clinic operations Provides case management services; develops and monitors care plans and ensures that follow-up services are provided and documented; acts as client advocate Prepares and administers oral and/or injectable medications/immunizations in accordance with a physician's order; monitors and records client response to medication and documents any adverse reactions; instructs clients/family/caregiver on safe and effective use of medications Participates in epidemiological investigations and communicable disease control activities, including contact tracing and surveillance Participates in community outreach and health promotion and health education events such as health fairs, blood pressure and flu clinics, radio shows, etc.; provides preventive health care services and promotes public awareness of program; drafts and/or distributes newspaper articles, educational pamphlets and related information Assists in coordinating nursing activities for individual clients and families with other community social and health agencies and programs Audits medical records, department records and contract providers to assure compliance with Federal, State, Medi-Cal and Medicare standards Assists department in training office staff and clinicians in MediCal/Medicare documentation standards; reviews and monitors non-compliant medical records Compiles and maintains records, reports, charts and statistics, and participates in quality assurance activities Attends a variety of internal and external staff meetings, in-service training, team meetings, and case conferences   Important: Assists in preparation of procedure manuals, forms, instructional and informational materials, reports, charts, and other documentation; may participate in surveys, needs assessments and data-gathering activities Participates in providing or coordinating service delivery to target population as part of a specialized program; may collaborate with community-based organizations, other service providers, other County or State departments, and community and business organizations regarding program services     Knowledge and Skills Required QUALIFICATIONS NOTE:  The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics.   Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods and procedures of public health nursing, health promotion, and disease prevention and control General nursing principles, practices and techniques, including assessment, client care planning and delivery, client education, and evaluation of outcomes Medical terminology and equipment Nursing routines and protocols specific to area of assignment Principles and techniques of drug administration, and uses and effects of medications Principles, practices and techniques of safety and infection control Techniques and methods used in crisis intervention with ill clients and/or families Laws, rules and regulations governing the practice of public health nursing Community medical and social agencies and resources Environmental, sociological and psychological problems affecting public health nursing  Skill in: Independently planning, organizing and implementing nursing activities Assessing community, individual and family health needs and problems Developing and implementing client care plans and/or referrals Administering medications/immunizations, performing skilled nursing treatments and procedures, and adapting nursing skills to various environments and situations Applying teaching principles and providing education and counseling Exercising sound independent judgment within scope of authority and practice Preparing and maintaining organized, detailed and accurate medical records Collaborating with other members of the health care team on an ongoing basis Demonstrating sensitivity to the effects of culture and ethnic background on health issues Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Working in, and with individuals from, various cultural, physical, behavioral and environmental settings Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Level I: Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.    Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Department of Public Health.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in both office and clinical settings, and to travel to various sites; strength to lift, carry and position supplies and equipment; touch and dexterity to conduct physical health assessments; vision to read handwritten and printed materials, and examine and observe clients; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.   Working in exposure to communicable disease and/or blood-borne pathogens.   Some positions may require work outside normal daytime business hours.   Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.    Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics The Public Health Department is pleased to be hiring a temporary Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse! Passionate about public health efforts in our community and want to make a difference in the lives of citizens? If so, come join a lively team of creative people who work and collaborate on various prevention and education efforts. Apply to work for our organization and help us protect lives, prevent disease, and promote health for our county's residents! The temporary RN or PHN will work as part of the Public Health Department's Communicable Disease Team to address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will likely include case investigations, contact tracing, and case management. They will also provide some clinical services, such as collecting swab specimens and administration of vaccines when available. The RN / PHN may train and lead teams of other Public Health or other County staff members who are redeployed to contain and/or mitigate the spread of the virus. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under clinical and administrative direction, provides health education, community outreach, case management, medication support, and health counseling services for designated clients within an assigned program; applies and implements professional nursing and public health expertise and skill sets for the purpose of the prevention, treatment, and control of diseases, health risks, and /or other adverse health conditions within an assigned program; to network with local and regional health and welfare communities to ensure clients' well being; to perform a variety of administrative and operational tasks in support of assigned program; and to perform related duties as assigned. Public Health Nurse II: This is the journey-level class in the series, fully qualified to independently perform the full range of duties. Under clinical and administrative direction, incumbents exercise considerable independent judgment to provide and coordinate public health services for an assigned client caseload, including client assessment, teaching, counseling, direct care, referral and case management. Incumbents often function as members of multi-disciplinary teams and may provide training, direction and guidance to other team members and less experienced employees. Depending upon assignment, work may include participation in the implementation and/or service delivery coordination of a specialized program, under the direction of a lead nurse or program manager. Examples of Duties Essential: Provides public health nursing and case management services to individuals and families in homes, schools, community facilities, and specialized clinics by assessing health care requirements, counseling, teaching, and providing or coordinating follow-up health and social services Participates in the operation of public health clinics by interviewing and counseling clients, performing screening tests, administering medications and treatments, recording data, making referrals, and related client care duties; may instruct and guide other health care personnel and volunteers; may organize, coordinate and direct specialized clinic operations Provides case management services; develops and monitors care plans and ensures that follow-up services are provided and documented; acts as client advocate Prepares and administers oral and/or injectable medications/immunizations in accordance with a physician's order; monitors and records client response to medication and documents any adverse reactions; instructs clients/family/caregiver on safe and effective use of medications Participates in epidemiological investigations and communicable disease control activities, including contact tracing and surveillance Participates in community outreach and health promotion and health education events such as health fairs, blood pressure and flu clinics, radio shows, etc.; provides preventive health care services and promotes public awareness of program; drafts and/or distributes newspaper articles, educational pamphlets and related information Assists in coordinating nursing activities for individual clients and families with other community social and health agencies and programs Audits medical records, department records and contract providers to assure compliance with Federal, State, Medi-Cal and Medicare standards Assists department in training office staff and clinicians in MediCal/Medicare documentation standards; reviews and monitors non-compliant medical records Compiles and maintains records, reports, charts and statistics, and participates in quality assurance activities Attends a variety of internal and external staff meetings, in-service training, team meetings, and case conferences   Important: Assists in preparation of procedure manuals, forms, instructional and informational materials, reports, charts, and other documentation; may participate in surveys, needs assessments and data-gathering activities Participates in providing or coordinating service delivery to target population as part of a specialized program; may collaborate with community-based organizations, other service providers, other County or State departments, and community and business organizations regarding program services Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods and procedures of public health nursing, health promotion, and disease prevention and control General nursing principles, practices and techniques, including assessment, client care planning and delivery, client education, and evaluation of outcomes Medical terminology and equipment Nursing routines and protocols specific to area of assignment Principles and techniques of drug administration, and uses and effects of medications Principles, practices and techniques of safety and infection control Techniques and methods used in crisis intervention with ill clients and/or families Laws, rules and regulations governing the practice of public health nursing Community medical and social agencies and resources Environmental, sociological and psychological problems affecting public health nursing   Skill in: Independently planning, organizing and implementing nursing activities Assessing community, individual and family health needs and problems Developing and implementing client care plans and/or referrals Administering medications/immunizations, performing skilled nursing treatments and procedures, and adapting nursing skills to various environments and situations Applying teaching principles and providing education and counseling Exercising sound independent judgment within scope of authority and practice Preparing and maintaining organized, detailed and accurate medical records Collaborating with other members of the health care team on an ongoing basis Demonstrating sensitivity to the effects of culture and ethnic background on health issues Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Working in, and with individuals from, various cultural, physical, behavioral and environmental settings   Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Level II: Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university plus two years of nursing experience comparable to a Public Health Nurse I. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Department of Public Health.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in both office and clinical settings, and to travel to various sites; strength to lift, carry and position supplies and equipment; touch and dexterity to conduct physical health assessments; vision to read handwritten and printed materials, and examine and observe clients; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.   Working in exposure to communicable disease and/or blood-borne pathogens.   Some positions may require work outside normal daytime business hours.   Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.    Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics The Public Health Department is pleased to be hiring a temporary Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse! Passionate about public health efforts in our community and want to make a difference in the lives of citizens? If so, come join a lively team of creative people who work and collaborate on various prevention and education efforts. Apply to work for our organization and help us protect lives, prevent disease, and promote health for our county's residents! The temporary RN or PHN will work as part of the Public Health Department's Communicable Disease Team to address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will likely include case investigations, contact tracing, and case management. They will also provide some clinical services, such as collecting swab specimens and administration of vaccines when available. The RN / PHN may train and lead teams of other Public Health or other County staff members who are redeployed to contain and/or mitigate the spread of the virus. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under direct supervision, provides clinical or field nursing services within the County utilizing professional skills; provides medication support services according to prescribed guidelines; learns and applies case management skills; and performs related duties as assigned. Nurse I: This is the entry level class in the professional nursing series. Initially, under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform duties of increasing complexity. This class is flexibly staffed with Registered Nurse II and incumbents normally advance to the higher level after gaining sufficient experience and demonstrating proficiency to meet the requirements of Registered Nurse II.  Examples of Duties Essential: Provides clinical services and administers prescribed medication in the clinic or in a non-clinic setting to those who cannot attend the clinic for these services Draws blood, gives injections, administers and reads skin tests, administers immunizations and prescribed medications and treatments, obtains laboratory specimens such as throat cultures Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician regarding reactions to treatment, including drugs and changes in the client's physical and emotional condition Assists in epidemiological investigations, e.g., obtains names of communicable disease contacts and makes referrals for tests and medical care Contacts and/or visits frail and/or isolated elderly persons; makes physical and emotional assessments and initiates services to promote health and well-being and prevent premature institutionalization Refers clients to and coordinates nursing services with community social, health and behavioral health services; follows up and ensures continuity of client care Participates in community outreach and health promotion events such as health fairs, blood pressure and flu clinics, radio shows, etc.; provides preventive health care services and promotes public awareness of program; drafts and/or distributes newspaper articles, educational pamphlets and related information Teaches clients and families about preventive health measures, such as nutrition, immunizations, accident prevention, and family planning; obtains health histories Prepares records and reports Evaluates health care; maintains statistics and inventories of medical supplies. Important Learns and applies case management skills on assigned groups or populations of clients Knowledge and Skills Required QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics. Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods and techniques of nursing as applied to a Public Health Department clinic setting Family planning methods, pregnancy options, and methods of control of communicable disease, including tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease Clinic routines and protocols Federal and state laws, rules and regulations governing the practice of nursing Norms of child growth and development; norms of adult life cycle Personal computer applications for word processing and spread sheets (desirable) Social and emotional problems of seniors, including those related to disability and chronic disease Medical terminology and equipment Skill in: Securing the cooperation of and working effectively with clients, families, health care providers, other agencies, and other involved parties Independently planning, organizing, and implementing clinic and field nursing duties Administering medications and injections and dressing wounds Assisting public health nurses and clinic practitioners with clinics as needed Assuring quality of care and coordinating nursing services with other providers/programs Preparing and maintaining organized, detailed and accurate records and reports Providing health information and education Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Communicating effectively orally and in writing Using sound judgment Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.  Associate of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid license as a registered nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a current CPR certificate. Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings, to bend, reach, and grasp and strength to lift up to thirty pounds, carry and position supplies and equipment; manual dexterity and sense of touch to conduct physical health assessments, give injections and draw blood; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen, and to examine and observe clients; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone; working in exposure to communicable disease and/or blood-borne pathogens. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics The Public Health Department is pleased to be hiring a temporary Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse! Passionate about public health efforts in our community and want to make a difference in the lives of citizens? If so, come join a lively team of creative people who work and collaborate on various prevention and education efforts. Apply to work for our organization and help us protect lives, prevent disease, and promote health for our county's residents! The temporary RN or PHN will work as part of the Public Health Department's Communicable Disease Team to address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will likely include case investigations, contact tracing, and case management. They will also provide some clinical services, such as collecting swab specimens and administration of vaccines when available. The RN / PHN may train and lead teams of other Public Health or other County staff members who are redeployed to contain and/or mitigate the spread of the virus. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. ??????? Under direct supervision, provides clinical or field nursing services within the County utilizing professional skills; provides medication support services according to prescribed guidelines; learns and applies case management skills; and performs related duties as assigned.   Nurse I: This is the entry level class in the professional nursing series.   Initially, under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform duties of increasing complexity.  This class is flexibly staffed with Registered Nurse II and incumbents normally advance to the higher level after gaining sufficient experience and demonstrating proficiency to meet the requirements of Registered Nurse II. Nurse II: This is the journey level class in the series, fully qualified to independently perform the full range of duties using professional judgement within the framework of standardized policies, procedures, and protocols.  Medical direction is received from a licensed physician and administrative direction from the Director of Public Health Nursing and Public Health Officer.  Incumbents may provide training, direction and guidance to other team members and less experienced employees.  This class is distinguished from the class of Public Health Nurse I/II by the latter's responsibility for programs or caseloads.   Examples of Duties Essential: Provides clinical services and administers prescribed medication in the clinic or in a non-clinic setting to those who cannot attend the clinic for these services Draws blood, gives injections, administers and reads skin tests, administers immunizations and prescribed medications and treatments, obtains laboratory specimens such as throat cultures Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician regarding reactions to treatment, including drugs and changes in the client's physical and emotional condition Assists in epidemiological investigations, e.g., obtains names of communicable disease contacts and makes referrals for tests and medical care Contacts and/or visits frail and/or isolated elderly persons; makes physical and emotional assessments and initiates services to promote health and well-being and prevent premature institutionalization Refers clients to and coordinates nursing services with community social, health and behavioral health services; follows up and ensures continuity of client care Participates in community outreach and health promotion events such as health fairs, blood pressure and flu clinics, radio shows, etc.; provides preventive health care services and promotes public awareness of program; drafts and/or distributes newspaper articles, educational pamphlets and related information Teaches clients and families about preventive health measures, such as nutrition, immunizations, accident prevention, and family planning; obtains health histories Prepares records and reports Evaluates health care; maintains statistics and inventories of medical supplies Important Learns and applies case management skills on assigned groups or populations of clients Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Principles, practices, methods and techniques of nursing as applied to a Public Health Department clinic setting Family planning methods, pregnancy options, and methods of control of communicable disease, including tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease Clinic routines and protocols Federal and state laws, rules and regulations governing the practice of nursing Norms of child growth and development; norms of adult life cycle Personal computer applications for word processing and spread sheets (desirable) Social and emotional problems of seniors, including those related to disability and chronic disease Medical terminology and equipment   Skill in: Securing the cooperation of and working effectively with clients, families, health care providers, other agencies, and other involved parties Independently planning, organizing, and implementing clinic and field nursing duties Administering medications and injections and dressing wounds Assisting public health nurses and clinic practitioners with clinics as needed Assuring quality of care and coordinating nursing services with other providers/programs Preparing and maintaining organized, detailed and accurate records and reports Providing health information and education Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Communicating effectively orally and in writing Using sound judgment Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION   Level I: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.  Associate of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred. Level II: (in addition to the above) Minimum of two years of responsible work experience equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Registered Nurse I.  Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid license as a registered nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a current CPR certificate. Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings, to bend, reach, and grasp and strength to lift up to thirty pounds, carry and position supplies and equipment; manual dexterity and sense of touch to conduct physical health assessments, give injections and draw blood; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen, and to examine and observe clients; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone; working in exposure to communicable disease and/or blood-borne pathogens. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations. Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Alta Sierra, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Do you have a desire to better the lives of the children of Nevada County? Join the team of Social Workers in the Child Welfare Services division of the Nevada County Department of Social Services! Our team of knowledgeable and experienced Social Worker IV handle advanced and intensive case management services for Child Welfare clients under general supervision. The Social Worker IV requires an in-depth understanding of the following: Family dynamics, Mental health issues, Substance abuse, and Domestic violence. This position further requires initiative, determination, rigorous case management skills, and a passion to see families and children receive the services they need to remain healthy and, hopefully, intact. Strong candidates excel in a work environment that is fast paced, team oriented, and are able to adapt to unforeseen circumstances. Social Worker IV is the highest non-supervisory level in this classification, and candidates will hold a Master's in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology or related degree, as well as 1 year of full-time experience performing social work case management. The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designation must take and pass a Spanish bilingual proficiency examination. This position is full-time and fully-benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited: CalPERS retirement, Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance FSA We also offer Flexible schedules to our staff! We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV is the highest non-supervisory level in the series.  Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high-level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services.   Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Work Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience.   Examples of Duties Essential: Performs case studies for the purpose of assessing problems and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment. Develops intensive long or short-term treatment plans, which require a comprehensive fund of professional knowledge with the aim of improving or restoring individual or family functioning. Ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and in conformance with agency, state and federal requirements. Acts as a casework consultant to staff members without professional training. Functions at a highly skilled level in such areas as counseling, protective services, medical social work, family services, community organization and research. May perform the following specific types of counseling: marital, family inter-relationship, protective services for children or adults who are incapable of self-care. Investigates and provides services to children or adults where their physical or emotional welfare is involved such as cases of neglect, abuse, emotional or behavioral problems, physical or mental disabilities, or other health conditions involving a child's or adult's personality; unmarried parenthood; conflict in parent-child relationships; lack of proper guardianship of a child or older adult; problems in school or community relationships; inadequate child or elder care arrangements. Receives reports of children, dependent adults and elderly abuse; investigates allegations by conducting interviews with victims and others; assesses situations and recommends, implements and monitors alternate placement, may remove children from unsafe situations; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys; may testify in court; supports witnesses and victims who must testify in court. Assesses prospective foster and adoptive parents; matches children with adoptive/foster parents, and counsels foster and adoptive families. Refers clients to other staff members or to community resources for direct and intensive services and specialized counseling; advocates on client's behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services. Coordinates and directly monitors family visitations to assess progress toward the case plan goals. Interprets and explains rules, regulations and policies to clients and applicants. Maintains casework records and handles relevant correspondence. Develops and prepares court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems. Operates a personal computer and other office equipment; enters and retrieves data and narratives from automated computer systems. Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations, and case plans to clients, families, and service providers. Communicates effectively with clients and others in writing, in person, and over the telephone. Analyzes data, interprets directions, procedures and regulations, and develops appropriate responses. Performs job duties under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Responds appropriately to situations. Maintains confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics. May be assigned to a position in which mandatory on-call status is assigned. Performs related duties as assigned. Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, workload management and time management. Principles and practices of counseling, bio-psychosocial assessments and therapy. Physical and mental health principles and the impact on the personality. Local socio-economic conditions, trends, and current problems and methodology in the field of public social services. Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording the social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of a public welfare agency and the role and responsibilities of a social worker. Community organizations and social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Advanced principles involved in the nature, growth and development of personality. Advanced principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues and best practices in the field of social welfare. Principles of analysis and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Medical, legal, economic, and social management needs of individuals and families with special medical needs such as HIV disease, drug dependency, the medically fragile child, Alzheimer's, and the terminally ill. Strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide. Psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients. Signs, stages and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe situations.  Ability to: Work collaboratively with team and clients, showing appropriate levels of kindness, compassion and empathy as needed. Apply the principles of child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal psychological factors in the child and/or family's situation. Recognize signs of abuse for children, the elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients. Act effectively in stressful situations. Demonstrate skill in the more difficult casework areas. Accept and use consultative supervision. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action. Apply existing laws, rules and regulations to welfare department operations and interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social services programs, policies, rules and regulations. Develop skill in interviewing, case recording and interpretation. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Respect cultural differences while demonstrating cultural humility. Work constructively within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Understand and learn the agency programs, policy and procedures. Obtain and recognize relevant and significant facts. Organize and maintain work detail. Relate, demonstrate kindness and work well with agency staff, clients, service providers and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations. Work with difficult or complex cases/clients including clients with dual diagnoses, potentially dangerous clients or legally complex cases. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations. Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES, TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology or related degree AND one year of full-time experience performing social work case management. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment and use standard office equipment; mobility to travel to and participate in counseling sessions and therapeutic activities in homes, schools and community settings; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations. Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.    Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Under direction, provides technical assistance with fiscal, budgetary, and policy issues and problems; performs basic analysis of proposed legislation; assists in the preparation and negotiation of contracts; performs a variety of delegated assignments and related work as required.  This is the entry-level classification within the Administrative Analyst series.  Incumbents in this classification are expected to possess the basic skills and abilities necessary to perform duties and responsibilities assigned to the classification.  This classification is distinguished from the Administrative Analyst II classification in that the latter may have supervisory responsibilities and is expected to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities of the classification with little direct supervision. Examples of Duties Essential: Prepares staff studies and recommendations as directed; provides general technical assistance to management as assigned Prepares and presents reports, resolutions and ordinances before the Board of Supervisors and other groups Assists with preparation and presentation of budgets for assigned units; performs basic budget and expenditure review and makes recommendations on same Assists in preparing requests for proposals, contracts and agreements Learns to research and analyze legislative issues and prepare reports on their impact to County operations Prepares comprehensive written reports; maintains complete files and records of work performed; answers questions from the public Serves as an internal management investigator, researching and analyzing facts and preparing recommendations for assigned projects Reviews and analyzes government operations and recommends changes May supervise and direct or assist in supervising and directing various divisions within a Department Knowledge and Skills Required NOTE:  The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration and policy establishment Fiscal administration, including principles of budget preparation and expenditure control Laws, rules, and regulations affecting the activities of County government Taxation policies and the various sources of local government funding Principles and practices of management and organizational analysis Principles and practices of research and analysis Basic statistical methods and techniques County organization and functions Personal computer hardware and software typically found in a standard office Skill in: Providing staff consultation to management Conducting research and analyses and preparing comprehensive reports Expository and business writing Understanding, interpreting and applying rules, regulations and guidelines Researching and interpreting legislative activities affecting assigned area and reporting on same Assisting with the administration of County programs Representing County policies and programs with other government agencies and the general public as directed Making effective public speaking presentations to a variety of audiences Communicating tactfully and effectively with County staff, elected officials, and members of the public on a variety of topics Utilizing computer hardware and software to complete work Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education and Experience Required COPIES OF DEGREES/TRANSCRIPTS LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION. Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, economics or a related field from an accredited college or university, and one year of experience in administrative, budget or personnel analysis, preferably in a public agency.  Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.    Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.  Closing Date/Time: 8/5/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 23, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Under direction, provides technical assistance with fiscal, budgetary, and policy issues and problems; performs basic analysis of proposed legislation; assists in the preparation and negotiation of contracts; performs a variety of delegated assignments and related work as required.   This is the journey-level classification within the Administrative Analyst series.  Incumbents in this classification are expected to possess the skills and abilities necessary to perform all duties and responsibilities regularly assigned to the classification.  This classification is distinguished from the Senior Administrative Analyst in that the latter performs the more complex, unusual and consequential issues and problems and serves as a resource to other office staff. Examples of Duties Essential: Prepares staff studies and recommendations as directed; provides general technical assistance to management as assigned Prepares and presents reports, resolutions and ordinances before the Board of Supervisors and other groups Assists with preparation and presentation of budgets for assigned units; performs basic budget and expenditure review and makes recommendations on same Assists in preparing requests for proposals, contracts and agreements Learns to research and analyze legislative issues and prepare reports on their impact to County operations Prepares comprehensive written reports; maintains complete files and records of work performed; answers questions from the public Serves as an internal management investigator, researching and analyzing facts and preparing recommendations for assigned projects Reviews and analyzes government operations and recommends changes May supervise and direct or assist in supervising and directing various divisions within a Department Knowledge and Skills Required NOTE:  The required level and scope of the following knowledge and skills relate to the level of the position as defined in the class characteristics.   Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration and policy establishment Fiscal administration, including principles of budget preparation and expenditure control Laws, rules, and regulations affecting the activities of County government Taxation policies and the various sources of local government funding Principles and practices of management and organizational analysis Principles and practices of research and analysis Basic statistical methods and techniques County organization and functions Personal computer hardware and software typically found in a standard office   Skill in: Providing staff consultation to management Conducting research and analyses and preparing comprehensive reports Expository and business writing Understanding, interpreting and applying rules, regulations and guidelines Researching and interpreting legislative activities affecting assigned area and reporting on same Assisting with the administration of County programs Representing County policies and programs with other government agencies and the general public as directed Making effective public speaking presentations to a variety of audiences Communicating tactfully and effectively with County staff, elected officials, and members of the public on a variety of topics Utilizing computer hardware and software to complete work Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work Education and Experience Required APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH COPIES OF DEGREES/TRANSCRIPTS, LISTED AS REQUIRED IN THIS SECTION, TO THE APPLICATION PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. Level I: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, economics or a related field from an accredited college or university, and one year of experience in administrative, budget or personnel analysis, preferably in a public agency.  Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis to a maximum of two years.   Level II: (in addition to the above) Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Nevada County's classification of Administrative Analyst I.  Please review the job description for the Administrative Analyst I so that you know the level of experience required.   Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license within 30 days of hire.   Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.    Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.   Other Requirements: This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.Closing Date/Time: 8/5/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Jul 22, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Department? Consider working as a Correctional Officer I. A Correctional Officer is a jailer who works at the county's Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. You have the mission-critical responsibility of being responsible for and providing a safe and secure environment at a wide variety of locations and facilities associated with the operations of the jail and courts. Other vital duties: Receives arrestees at the jail; resolves the need for restraints and applies handcuffs, martin chain or leg irons as appropriate Escorts and books arrestees; conducts warrant checks, acquires fingerprints and searches personal property Moves inmates within the facility to various locations and transports inmates to outside facilities such as hospitals, court sessions, other jails, prisons, etc. Supervises pods, inspects cells, counts inmates, and searches cells and inmates for contraband and weapons and maintains security of the facility Responds to and deals with inmates exhibiting violent, irrational behaviours in an effective manner A C orrectional O fficer is an integral part of the sheriff's team whose mission is to provide perfection in public service in partnership with our community! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and who are interested in starting out in a law enforcement career. No college degree is required but if you have taken a few courses in law enforcement, that's a plus!   We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. For a review of the job specification, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1071970?keywords=correctional%20officer&pagetype=classSpecifications Education and Experience Required  Closing Date/Time: 8/12/2020 5:00 PM Pacific