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.

24 job(s) at County of Nevada

Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics URGENT AND IMMEDIATE NEED FOR FEMALE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS-APPLY NOW Testing Dates for the Current Recruitment Period of November 20-December 11, 2020: WRITTEN EXAM-FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2020 PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2020 (12/30/2020 RESERVED IF NEEDED) WRITTEN EXAM-ALL OTHER CANDIDATES: MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021 PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-ALL OTHER CANDIDATES: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 ADVANCED NOTICE OF TESTING DATES ALLOW OUR CANDIDATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EXAMINATION PROCESS. WRITTEN EXAM IS SCHEDULED IN NEVADA COUNTY-NO REMOTE TESTING OPTIONS THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITION IS RECRUITED AND TESTED ON AN EVERY OTHER MONTH SCHEDULE. CANDIDATES WHO CANNOT ATTEND TESTING DATES FOR THE CURRENT RECRUITMENT PERIOD ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IN THE NEXT RECRUITMENT PERIODS. ---------------------------------------- Are you ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Office? 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 behaviors in an effective manner A Correctional Officer 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 RequiredClosing Date/Time: 12/11/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics URGENT AND IMMEDIATE NEED FOR FEMALE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS-APPLY NOW Testing Dates for the Current Recruitment Period of November 20-December 11, 2020: PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2020 (12/30/2020 RESERVED IF NEEDED) PHYSICAL AGILITY AND INTERVIEWS-ALL OTHER CANDIDATES: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 ADVANCED NOTICE OF TESTING DATES ALLOW OUR CANDIDATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EXAMINATION PROCESS. THE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITION IS RECRUITED AND TESTED ON EVERY OTHER MONTH SCHEDULE. CANDIDATES WHO CANNOT ATTEND TESTING DATES FOR THE CURRENT RECRUITMENT PERIOD ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO APPLY IN THE NEXT RECRUITMENT PERIODS. Are you ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Office? Consider working as a Correctional Officer II. 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 behaviors in an effective manner A Correctional Officer is an integral part of the sheriff's team whose mission is to provide perfection in public service in partnership with our community! This higher position is crafted for individuals who have supplemental education from an accredited college or university, have training in peace officer and Correctional Officer standards and practices; and one year of experience at a level equivalent to the Correctional Officer I classification in Nevada County. State Board of Corrections mandated core training, prior to employment. Compliance with all relevant pre- and post-employment training requirements of Penal Code sections 830 through 832 and section 6035, including firearms and arrest and seizure certification, 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 more information, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1071973?keywords=correctional%20officer&pagetype=classSpecifications Examples of Duties Education and Experience RequiredClosing Date/Time: 12/11/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics The Nevada County Environmental Health Department is looking for a highly organized individual to assist with performing field surveys, samplings, inspections and investigations, reviewing and approving permits, supporting and participating in project assignments, serving as a customer service representative to resolve permit or project related challenges, and processing data for State of California requirements. Knowledge of land use, zoning, and environmental health ordinances and laws is a huge plus! Essential Duties Include: Assists permit applicants and others by phone and in person, by answering questions. Performs preliminary application review for completeness and accuracy, and determines appropriate fees. Reviews land use proposals for basic conformance with land use policies and procedures contained in the General Plan and the zoning ordinance. Assists with field inspections and enforcement of applicable laws. Assists with the preparation of general correspondence and reports and collects data in support of these. Collects samples for simple chemical and bacterial tests on water. (Environmental Health) 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: 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: Exercising independent judgment when conducting field inspections. 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 urban planning, regional planning, environmental health sciences, or similar field 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. Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides relevant programming to keep us safe and healthy. The County also offers a robust benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, and a retirement package. 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 full job description and to apply for this position, click here .Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Nevada County is seeking an Appraiser I. This is an introductory-level position where individuals, under close supervision, perform the methods and procedures for securing and analyzing data needed to appraise real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Furthermore, they assist with making standard field investigations, studies, and appraisals of residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. Other vital duties include: Conduct investigations, coordinate and analyze data in determining the taxable value of all taxable real property Inspect building improvements to determine the effect on the value Measure buildings, diagram and compute improved or total areas as the need arises; estimate replacement costs, construction costs, and other pertinent cost factors Collect and analyze sales, income and expense data to determine rates, net income, and value of income-producing properties Appraise mobile homes and mobile home accessories in accordance with applicable laws Acquire information from interviews with owners, contractors, and real estate agents An Appraiser I is an integral part of Nevada County whose mission is to develop and report an opinion of value on a specific type of property! This position is crafted for individuals who have graduated from high school and at least four years of meaningful experience acquired within ten years of date of application in any real estate related field. OR, a Bachelors' degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, public administration and economics. More importantly, possession of a valid certificate as an Appraiser issued by the California State Board of Equalization is required within one year of hire. If you have knowledge of principles contained in the State Constitution, Revenue and Taxation Code, and Assessor's Handbook, that's a plus! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent 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 healthy. 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 job description, please click here .Closing Date/Time: 12/1/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 12, 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
Nov 10, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics This recruitment is for Social Services. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time, regular or temporary positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. 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: 11/24/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 10, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics This recruitment is for Social Services. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time, regular or temporary positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. 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: 11/24/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 06, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Ready to be part of the criminal justice field and working in an organization that supports the public safety of our community? The District Attorney's Office is hiring a Temporary part-time Welfare Fraud investigator II to investigate and review public assistance fraud.  This position will be primarily focused on investigations of suspected fraudulent aid. This assignment is in a satellite office. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and proficient in the use of technology as management of case information, evidence and information exchange is digital.   This is a great opportunity for an individual with prior law enforcement experience and currently holds a POST certificate (see below).  PERS annuitants are welcome to apply. The following are examples of some of the duties that are expected of this position: Locates and interviews suspected fraudulent receipt of aid and witnesses Prepares reports, search warrants and makes arrests. Writes detailed reports, presenting evidence for attorney review Participates in continuing education for Peace Officers You should have knowledge of: Principles and practices of criminal law Rules of the courts, policies, procedures, and precedent decisions Trial and hearing procedures and rules of evidence The State Penal, Health and Safety, Vehicle, Corporation (related to criminal), Welfare and Institutions, Business and Professions, Evidence and Family Codes Skills in: Criminal investigation techniques Effectively obtaining and evaluating information through interviewing or interrogation Using computer technology and applications in the performance of daily activities Initiating online research queries using current computer search engine functions and the use of Department of Justice data bases Effectively interacting with individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, behavioral and environmental settings Why Nevada County? Our county leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. The District Attorney's Office is a team of dynamic individuals who work together closely to fight for justice on behalf of the citizens of Nevada County. It is our responsibility to make sure the innocent are not wrongfully convicted and that the guilty are held accountable.    If you are looking for temporary part-time work in the investigative arena and you meet the following requirements, we encourage you to apply. You must hold a POST Basic certificate OR a POST Basic Academy certificate* (*received within a 3 year period of appointment date) OR a specialized Investigative Basic Course (SIBC) certificate and have one year of full time experience as a Welfare Investigator I or two years of investigative work and completion of 12 college units of criminal investigation techniques. 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 click here .      Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA CA 95945, CA, United States
Nov 03, 2020
Part Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Nevada County is currently recruiting a Public Health Officer. This is an outstanding opportunity for individuals with experience in public health and a desire to focus on promoting community-wide health! The successful candidate will directly impact the health and safety of a community that is very supportive and actively engaged in public health. The 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. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, and to apply, click here .Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 03, 2020
Temporary
Definition and Class Characteristics Ready to be part of Nevada County Sheriff's Office? Consider working as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff I. A Reserve Deputy Sheriff I 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 are Sworn officers interested in working on a temporary, part-time basis.  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. The Nevada County Reserve Program is comprised of paid Reserve Officers.  The Deputy Sheriff Reserve Officers are available to support and assist the department in the protection of life and property, the preservation of public peace, and the enforcement of the laws of the county and state. The Reserves also work security at private and community functions to raise money for community programs and to support the Reserve Program.  Reserve Officers I are sworn officers; all others are non-sworn and are in various stages of completing required POST training.  Reserve Officers are employed as temporary employees. Level I— Performs all functions of a Reserve Level II and Level III. Completing field training operations to become a Level I Reserve Officer.   Examples of Duties Duties are assigned based on level of position.   Provides general law enforcement services and assists Deputy Sheriffs in enforcement activities which may include:  control of crime scene, transportation of detainees, provide assistance with investigations, or patrolling of assigned areas, and writing reports. Participate in assigned training or assigned academy classes.  May be required to perform other non- sworn peace officer duties as directed.   Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge of: Basic computer and telephone skills. Correct English grammatical construction, spelling and punctuation. Through training, modern approved law enforcement principles, practices and procedures; state laws, local ordinances and first aid. Techniques for working effectively with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, both in person and over the telephone. Modern approved law enforcement principles, practices and procedures; state laws, local ordinances and first aid acquired through training. 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. Working under physical and mental pressure. Climb barriers, jump obstacles, and perform strenuous physical activities. Exercising good judgement and making sound decisions under a variety of conditions. Education and Experience Required All levels:  Graduation from U.S. high school or satisfactory completion of an acceptable General Education Development (GED) test.  Level I:  Completion of CA POST Modules III, II, and I or Basic Academy (must attach proof of certification) Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at time of appointment. A valid Pelletb t-score of 45 or higher is required.  The score may be no older than 3 years from the date of application and must be submitted on agency letterhead and attached to your application.  Candidates for Reserve Deputy Sheriff I who have worked as a peace officer with no more than three years break in service as a peace officer do not have to have a Pelletb t-score.  The POST Pelletb exam is conducted at Nevada County for all candidates who do not hold a valid score. Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Mobility and strength to reach, bend, grasp, climb and run; strength and agility to restrain people alone or with the assistance of others while wearing required equipment, and lift or maneuver people weighing more than 165 pounds; ability to sit for extended periods of time in a patrol vehicle; manual dexterity to operate restraints, firearms, standard office equipment, radio and telephone controls; vision sufficient to qualify for firearms certification; speech and hearing to communicate in person, by telephone and radio. Willingness and ability to work rotating shifts, on-call, weekends and holidays. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations. Other Requirements: Must be an U.S. citizen or have applied for citizenship at least one year prior to application. Must submit to and pass a background investigation, psychological and medical evaluation. Applicants may be subjected to a polygraph or other similar examination. 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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 CA 95945, CA, United States
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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 CA 95945, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Definition and Class Characteristics Interested in joining a fast-paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members? The County of Nevada, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, is seeking a Behavioral Health Program Manager! Join a team of compassionate and committed staff who work together closely to support people with behavioral health needs in our community. This position plays a key role in managing the crisis system as well as the outpatient clinical staff. The person will also have the opportunity to work with community agencies, interact with community stakeholders, and represent the department in various settings. This is a leadership position in the Adult Division within the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department. We are seeking someone with exceptional clinical skills and a strong history of working with people with serious mental illness, and who has a sense of humor and a passion for serving the community. The ideal candidate will: Be a licensed Master's or Doctoral level practitioner with four years of clinical and managerial responsibility in a health services agency. Develop and review program policies and procedures specific to an assigned area. Supervise assigned staff including reviewing and approving employee schedules, ensuring staff training and development, completing employee performance evaluations, and assigning and reviewing work. Conducting informal counseling on work issues, preparing documentation and improvement plans for deficiencies, and recommending disciplinary action may be included in this scope of duties. Interviewing and making recommendations regarding filling of positions. Interpret and apply provisions of law, rules, and regulations related to program area. Review and respond to correspondence and other forms of communication sent by a wide variety of individuals. Conduct safety and staff meetings with assigned staff. Provide professional and technical consultation on complex program matters, participating in the actual work of the program area on particularly complex, difficult or sensitive projects. Prepare grant, budget, and other materials such as Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, and other information, as needed for program Board meetings, Board task forces, community organizations, interagency committee and other meetings and conferences. This position is full-time and fully benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, and an FSA. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff! Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy. We are an equal opportunity employer and 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 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. Read the full job description here . Cut-off for first application period is October 15. Interviews will be held October 27. Closing Date/Time:
Nevada County, CA Nevada City, CA, United States
Nov 01, 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: