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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Under general supervision, to assist with the planning, development and implementation of a variety of public health education programs and related public information programs; to conduct classes and workshops; to assists families with accessing different health and social services; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and first working level in the Health Education Associate class series. Incumbents in this class assist with the development, coordination and conduct of public health education for community groups and individuals. As job knowledge is obtained and good work skills and habits are demonstrated, an incumbent may reasonably expect promotion to Health Education Associate II. II This is the fully experienced journey level in the Health Education Associate class series. Incumbents in this class have responsibility for assisting with the development, coordination and conduct of public health education for community groups and individuals. This class is distinguished from Health Education Associate I by the performance of a broader range of assignments on a more independent basis. REPORTS TO Director of Nursing, Health Education Supervisor. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory class. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, FAX, and other related peripheral equipment such as printers and scanners. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment and includes continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Assists with planning, developing and implementing a comprehensive health education plan; Learns to plan, and conduct education programs, classes and workshops; presents materials to groups, agencies and individuals; assesses the success of training sessions; establishes and maintains liaisons between the Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups; assists in the preparation of marketing strategies and distribution of health education materials, including reports, pamphlets, exhibits, and news releases; assist with providing consultation and guidance to individuals and community groups; assists with the development of implementation strategies to raise awareness of health issues; contacts community agencies and groups to promote health programs; provides support to community groups and/or coalitions relevant to specific health programs; provides information on individual programs such as Child Safety, Bike Safety, Car Seat, WIC, Tobacco Education, and AIDS; assists with the planning and development of community events to promote health programs; develops and works with various citizen advisory groups/coalitions; gathers, evaluates and completes quarterly, annual and final reports; collaborates with surrounding counties and communities on health education issues; participates in assessing community health needs and resources; may ensures that families and children receive additional health services; follows-up on specialized care as part of the CHDP program or other special programs, such as Lead Poisoning. II Assists with planning, developing and implementing a comprehensive health education plan; plans, and conducts education programs, classes and workshops; presents materials to groups, agencies and individuals; assesses the success of training sessions; establishes and maintains liaisons between the Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups; prepares marketing strategies and distributes health education materials, including reports, pamphlets, exhibits, and news releases; provides consultation and guidance to individuals and community groups; implements strategies to raise awareness of health issues; contacts community agencies and groups to promote health programs; provides support to community groups and/or coalitions relevant to specific health programs; provides information on individual programs such as Child Safety, Bike Safety, Car Seat, WIC, Tobacco Education, and AIDS; plans and develops community events to promote health programs; develops and works with various citizen advisory groups/coalitions; gathers, evaluates and completes quarterly, annual and final reports; collaborates with surrounding counties and communities on health education issues; participates in assessing community health needs and resources; may ensures that families and children receive additional health services; follows-up on specialized care as part of the CHDP program or other special programs, such as Lead Poisoning. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public or community health education , health science or other relevant degree such as psychology, education, or sociology. II One (1) year of experience providing health education services AND Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public or community health education , health science or other relevant degree such as psychology, education, or sociology. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Basic principles, methods, techniques and materials of public health education. Basic functions, programs and services of both public and private agencies involved in health education activities. General goals and purpose of public health services programs. II Principles, methods, techniques and materials of public health education. Functions, programs and services of both public and private agencies involved in health education activities. General goals and purpose of public health services programs. Community resources and demography. Ability to: I Learn the community resources and demography. Learn to develop health education program for staff and community groups. Answer a variety of questions related to department programs and the application process. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with the public and staff. Effectively represent the Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. II Develop health education program for staff and community groups. Answer a variety of questions related to department programs and the application process. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with the public and staff. Effectively represent the Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Part Time
Job THIS IS FOR A PART-TIME, 0.50 FTE POSITION This series specification describes the two class levels used in the County Library to perform varied and responsible professional library work; and to perform related work as required. Work performed by Librarians may be distinguished from that of the paraprofessional Library Technical Assistant and Library Assistant classes on the basis of knowledge of theories and fundamentals of library science acquired by professionals who Have the Master of Library Science degree and the potential for future advancement in the profession as opposed to the Intensive knowledge of certain technical areas acquired through experience in the case of paraprofessionals. Further, Library Technical Assistants and Library Assistants work within policy parameters established by Librarians. LIBRARIAN II This is the fully qualified professional working level in this series. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of varied and professional library duties. A Librarian II may act as Library Director in his/her absence and may supervise the work of library clerical staff as directed. The Librarian II class differs from the Librarian I class in that the duties assigned are more difficult and complex, less supervision is received, and wider responsibilities are per formed. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Interprets library resources and assists patrons In locating and selecting materials; arranges for inter-library loans; receives, researches and answers questions; reviews and selects book and other materials; evaluates assigned areas of the collection for discards, replacements, rebindings or new additions to keep collection In good repair, balanced in content and responsive to needs and interests of patrons; plans, schedules and provides services to various patron groups; gives book talks, conducts Story-telling and speaks before community organizations; participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops; plans and selects materials for displays and promotional activities; prepares brochures, bibliographies and book lists; participates in assigned library projects, reports on problem areas and recommends appropriate changes; directs the work of library clerical personnel and may, in absence of Library Director, act as Library Director; prepares reports and correspondence. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate school. Experience: One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Librarian I in the County of San Benito. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, practices and procedures of professional library work; principles and procedures of categorizing, classifying and processing library material; book and non-book materials, reference resources and cataloging and classification plans. The organization, purpose and functions of the county library system; principles and practice of training and supervision. Ability to: Assist in preparing and implementing appropriate procedures and policies in a County Library system; work Independently in carrying out assigned professional librarian functions; train and supervise subordinate library personnel. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 07, 2020
Full Time
Job Under general direction, to assist in the planning, organization, operation and coordination of the countywide emergency services programs; and to do other work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The class of Emergency Services Specialist is a working level class in the area of emergency services. Incumbents in the class are responsible for developing specific knowledge within assigned areas of responsibility, such as emergency medical services as well as acquiring a general knowledge of the entire county emergency services programs. REPORTS TO: Emergency Services Manager or designee TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; continuous contact with other staff, other agencies, and the public. May be required to travel for trainings and meetings Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Examples of Duties: Coordinates with local governmental agencies, County departments, private and volunteer agencies in drafting organization, training, readiness, operations and communications plans to be utilized in emergencies; Conducts technical studies and analyses of phases of the emergency services program and of disaster potentials within the County; Makes recommendations and reports; Meets with County, district and city officials and private citizens in the formation of coordinated emergency services plans; Identifies and provides for training needs; Ensures compliance with regulations; Informs the general public and community groups of emergency services needs and capabilities; Facilitates tabletop and functional exercises; Minimum qualifications & Requirements This position requires training, education, and experience, which would demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the possession of the following knowledge and abilities: One year of technical experience in emergency services programs, preferably with a governmental agency. (Successful completion of the requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree in environmental management, public or business administration or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.) Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain upon hire an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Supplemental information Knowledge of : Methods, techniques and practices of federal, state and local emergency services; Principles and practices of public and business management; Operation of electronic telecommunication systems; Basic rules of the State Office of Emergency Services; Objectives, organization, and operations of federal, state and local emergency programs; California Emergency Services Act; Volunteer Management Standardized Emergency Management Systems National Incident Management System National Response Framework Geography and resources as related to civil disaster planning and operation; Laws and regulations pertaining to state and federal financial assistance, mutual aid and surplus property programs; Current trends of emergency preparedness and disaster planning; Principles and methods of training; Effective techniques required to plan, coordinate, develop and operate a data processing system for emergency planning. Ability to: Exercise initiative in developing and applying effective operating procedures applicable to County emergency services programs; Prepare and present written and oral reports; Analyze situations accurately and take effective action; Interpret and apply applicable laws, rules and regulations; Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Speak before groups; gather and analyze data; Make feasibility studies to determine needs and implement findings. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 2/20/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Feb 06, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Under general supervision, to provide mental health nursing services, instruction, counseling and assessments in clinics and community facilities; to assist with prevention and alleviation of mental illness and promote mental health; to coordinate and participate in a variety of mental health nursing assessments, direct patient care, group and individual counseling, and health education services; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced- level in the Mental Health Nurse classification series. Performance of responsibilities requires specialized knowledge of physical and psychiatric conditions of mental health clients and their relationship to psychotropic and other drugs and medications. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This is not a supervisory classification. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; some positions may require sufficient manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to physically restrain disturbed clients; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of medical and office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, clinic, and community facility environments; exposure to communicable diseases; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes and provides mental health nursing services; Provides health and mental health counseling to individuals and their families regarding mental illness, health conditions, health maintenance, and rehabilitation in clinic, day treatment, or community settings Implements clients medical care plans as developed and prescribed within Mental Health Department guidelines and policies Serves as team member in the development, implementation, and evaluation of direct client care Interviews, educates, counsels, and refers clients regarding a variety of health conditions Develops regular and special treatments and procedures Observes and evaluates clients' signs, symptoms, and therapy progress Identifies and interprets client findings or changes requiring attention or notification of other professional staff Assists with special treatment, tests, and administration of prescribed medications Makes adjustments in patient care, commensurate with a patient's condition and progress Provides basic assessments and counseling to clients Counsels and educates clients regarding mental health status, treatment plans, psychoactive medications, benefits and side effects of medications, disease prevention and basic living skills Provides health education regarding personal hygiene, nutrition, and care and treatment of health problems Teaches and demonstrates client care to family members and others Consults with other mental health staff regarding health care issues and client treatment plans Administers injections Oversees client clinic care Orders medications and stores them in a secure area Maintains a variety of client health and medication records Refers individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics, as necessary Conducts health appraisals and follows-up on findings Confers with physicians, other professionals, and concerned parties regarding the needs of clients with mental disabilities Prepares reports and maintains records for treatment, client appraisals, and development of treatment plans Other duties, as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Completion of nursing studies and curriculum sufficient to obtain requisite licenses from the State of California. AND Experience: One year as a Mental Health Nurse I with San Benito County OR Three years of psychiatric nursing experience, providing nursing services, social services, or counseling in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and methods used in counseling and psychotherapy. Principles, methods, and practices of general and psychiatric nursing. Medical terminology. Community resources available for support of individuals in various levels of care. Normal and abnormal growth and development patterns. Federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing communicable diseases, mental disabilities and other disabling conditions. Causes, means of transmission, and methods of controlling communicable diseases. Ability to: Provide a variety of general and mental health nursing services. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies and other staff. Prepare case work records and make sound recommendations regarding client progress and care. Provide individual and group therapy. Assess the physical condition of patients. Interview patients and families to gather medical history data and determine their needs. Integrate a number of clinical approaches in the development of treatment plans. Recognize potential crises and provide crisis intervention services. Counsel clients and make referrals to community resource agencies. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other governmental agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 2/20/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2020
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 24, 2020
Full Time
Job DEFINITION Deputy County Counsel I Under direction, to perform the less difficult professional legal work in the County Counsel's Office; and to do related work as required. Deputy County Counsel II Under general direction, to perform professional legal work in the interpretation and application of laws for the County of San Benito and its various subdivisions; to perform legal research and represent the County Counsel's Office in assigned legal proceedings and transactions; and to do related work as required. Deputy County Counsel III Under general direction, to perform the more difficult and complex professional legal work in the interpretation and application of laws for the County of San Benito and its various subdivisions; to perform legal research and represent the County Counsel's Office in assigned legal proceedings and transactions; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy County Counsel I This is the entry and first working level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are typically assigned the less difficult and less controversial civil matters. Incumbents may expect to qualify for the next higher level of Deputy County Counsel II when they are regularly assigned more difficult and complex legal work and have completed one (1) year as a Deputy Counsel I. Deputy County Counsel II This is the experienced journey level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are typically assigned to a wide range of civil matters and cases. Incumbents are expected to complete legal assignments with minimal guidance and supervision. Deputy County Counsel III This is the advanced journey level in the Deputy County Counsel class series. Incumbents are assigned the more difficult and complex civil matters and cases, as well as the full scope of legal assignments performed by the County Counsel's Office. They are expected to complete legal assignments with minimal guidance and assistance. REPORTS TO County Counsel. CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED None. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office and courtroom environment; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Deputy County Counsel I Confers with, and advises County Departments on routine legal questions Drafts ordinances, contracts, leases, and resolutions, and other legal measures, submitting them to other Department legal staff for review and discussion Develops recommendations concerning the advisability to prosecute, compromise, or dismiss civil litigation Discusses cases with other legal staff Performs legal research; may prosecute and defend legal actions against the County and its subdivisions before all courts and various administrative bodies May investigate claims and potential lawsuits May be delegated to serve as legal counsel and attend meetings of boards and commissions Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned Deputy County Counsel II Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions Performs legal research Investigates claims and potential law suits Drafts and edits ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, deeds, and other legal instruments Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before all courts and various administrative bodies Confers with and advises officers of County Departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned Deputy County Counsel III Serves as legal counsel and attends meetings of boards and commissions Performs the more difficult and complex legal research Investigates claims and potential law suits Drafts and edits ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, deeds, and other legal instruments Prosecutes legal action on behalf of, and defends actions against, the County and its subdivisions before courts of origin, appellate courts, and various administrative bodies Confers with and advises officers of County Departments and representatives of special districts on questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions, and obligations May have on-going responsibility for serving as legal advisor to a specific County Board or Commission such as LAFCO or the Planning Commission Dictates briefs and correspondence Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Deputy County Counsel I Completion of requisite legal training and eligibility for membership in the State Bar of California. Deputy County Counsel II One (1) year of experience in the practice of civil law comparable to that of a Deputy County Counsel I with the County of San Benito. Deputy County Counsel III Two (2) years of experience in the practice of civil law comparable to that of a Deputy County Counsel II with the County of San Benito. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Policies, procedures, and precedents of the County Counsel's Office. Principles of Criminal, Constitutional, Civil, and Administrative Law. California codes and statutes applicable to criminal and civil law. Judicial procedures and the rules of evidence. Legal research methods. Interviewing techniques. Computers and software used in professional legal work. Ability to: Perform professional legal and legal research work. Analyze facts and apply legal precedents and principles to assigned cases. Prepare and present cases at all levels of the court system. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and present a variety of special reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional legal work. Effectively represent the County Counsel's Office with the public, courts, law enforcement agencies, and other government jurisdictions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulations, the California Health and Safety Code and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform complete range of inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector III by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess al of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, III and Agricultural Technician as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs a wide range agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least one year of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector III with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME I Under supervision, to learn methods and procedures, make inspections, and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to learn and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to learn methods and procedures and inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. II Under general direction, to make inspections and enforce laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to inspect and test weighing and measuring devices; to verify consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. III Under general direction, to coordinate, oversee, and perform inspections and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to the California Food and Agricultural Code, Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulation, and other pertinent rules, laws, and regulations; to coordinate and perform pest prevention and pesticide regulation assignments; to coordinate and perform inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices and verification of consumer transactions and product quality; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS I This is the entry and basic working level in the Agricultural and Standards Inspector class series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision until they gain experience and obtain the requisite State licenses to work as an experienced Agricultural Biologist/Inspector. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the fact that incumbents in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II class perform a broader range of assignments under less guidance and supervision. II This is the first experienced working level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to be licensed and work in at least five of the eight fields requiring State licensing for the performance of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. III This is the lead and/or advanced journey level in the Agricultural Biologist/Inspector class series. Incumbents are expected to perform the complete range of the more inspection and enforcement work. They may also be responsible for an assigned area of Department programs. This class is distinguished from Agricultural Biologist/Inspector II by the performance of a wider range work and the requirement that an incumbent possess all of the inspection certificates. REPORTS TO Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer or Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED I/II This is not a supervisory class. III Provides lead direction and work coordination for Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I, II, Agricultural Aide, and Produce Inspector, as assigned. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to crawl through various areas requiring movement on hands and knees; ability to climb, stoop, crouch, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in office, outdoor, and driving environments; some assignments performed alone in remote locations; work is performed in varying temperatures; exposure to dust, pesticides, chemicals, and gases; continuous contact with staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) I Learns methods, procedures, and policies and performs the following assignments: inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades Issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards Inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases Inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease may inspect and insure proper pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations. Controls and eradicates plants, weeds, and pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products for movement or shipment Inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds Inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices Inspects and insures proper weight, measures, counts, and labeling of packaged commodities Inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses Collects petroleum product samples for testing Investigates complaints related to consumer transactions Prepares records and reports of inspections and tests Takes appropriate enforcement actions Performs needed maintenance on equipment Provides information to growers and home-ownerS Gathers information for annual crop reports Represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. II Inspects fruits, nuts, vegetables, honey, eggs, or other agricultural commodities in markets, packing houses, and storage areas for compliance with regulations related to standards and grades; issues certificates of inspection; may order reconditioning or destruction of produce deemed to be below minimum standards; inspects nurseries for plant pests and diseases; inspects incoming plant shipments for evidence of disease, pests, or noxious weed seeds; inspects transported agricultural commodities to insure that they are free from injurious insects or plant disease; issues pesticide permits and may inspect pesticide application to crops; inspects apiaries; examines fields, orchards, roadways, and cultivated areas to determine the location and extent of rodent, weed, bird, insect, predator, and plant disease infestations; controls and eradicates plants, weeds, rodents, birds, and other pests; may certify or specify the treatment of agricultural products as a condition of movement or shipment; inspects seeds and seed shipments for noxious weed seeds; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices; weighs, measures, and counts the contents of packaged commodities to verify the accuracy of labels; inspects and investigates weighmaster licenses; collects petroleum product samples for testing to insure stated qualities; investigates complaints related to consumer transactions; prepares records and reports of inspections and tests conducted; takes appropriate enforcement actions; performs needed maintenance on equipment; provides information to growers and home-owners regarding pest problems; gathers information for annual crop reports; represents the Agriculture Department in contacts with the public and other government agencies. III Plans and coordinates a variety of inspection, enforcement, and control work, including quarantine inspection, pesticide use enforcement, rodent, weed, and bird control, nursery and apiary inspection, and weights and measures enforcement and inspection; may coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other County departments and government agencies; assists with the development and implementation of Agriculture Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; priorities; may provide training and guidance for other Department staff; performs the full scope of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement duties; prepares a variety of inspection reports in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and standards; investigates a variety of complaints, including those related to packaging and labeling fraud; enforces pesticide use regulations; may conduct hearings and examinations as delegated by Department management; assists the public with pest control problems and issues restricted materials permits; gathers data and prepares a variety of reports; inspects, tests, and seals commercial weighing and measuring devices, including liquid measurement equipment; verifies the weight, measurement, contents, and labeling of packaged items; reviews and verifies weighmaster certificates and records of weight certificates; tests electric meters; collects commodity samples for testing; files formal complaints; represents the Department with the public, community organizations, and other agencies. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: I Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least two valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, one of which must be either: Pesticide Regulation Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation Weight Verification An incumbent may be appointed without the required licenses, but the appointment will be on a provisional basis, pending acquisition of the required licenses. Failure to obtain one of the licenses within twelve months of appointment may result in termination. II At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector I with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of at least five valid licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, three which must be: 1) Pesticide Regulation 2) Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation 3) Weight Verification The two remaining licenses may be any combination of the following: 1) Investigation and Environmental Monitoring 2) Integrated Pest Management 3) Commodity Regulation 4) Measurement Verification 5) Transaction and Product Verification III At least two years of inspection and enforcement experience comparable to that of an Agricultural Biologist Inspector II with San Benito County. Completion of advanced educational training in biological and agricultural sciences with courses in mathematics and physics in accordance with State of California licensing requirements. Special Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Possession of all eight valid licenses related agricultural, weights, measures, and commodity inspections issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Supplemental information Knowledge of: I Basic knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Basic knowledge of agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Basic knowledge of pest and noxious weed control methods. II Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. III Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations related to the functions of the County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. Enforcement powers, procedures, and policies of the Agriculture Department. Proper inspection methods and procedures. Statistical testing methods and procedures. Agricultural practices and crops pertinent to the County of San Benito. Pest and noxious weed control methods. Principles of program development, implementation, and coordination. Ability to: I Learn and perform agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement work. Learn, use, and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. II Perform a wide range of agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection assignments. Use and apply a variety of inspection methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Gather and maintain information related to County crops. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. III Plan, develop, coordinate and be responsible for assigned inspection and enforcement areas in the Agriculture Department. Perform a wide range of complex agricultural and weights and measures enforcement and inspection work, using a variety of methods and techniques. Analyze, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local rules and regulations, relating to agricultural and weights and measures standards. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide advice on acceptable agricultural and weights and measures practices. Enforce regulations with firmness and tact. Gather a variety of information and prepare clear and concise reports. Represent the functions and policies of the County Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer in a courteous and professional manner. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
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SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, plans, organizes, manages, evaluates and supervises the activities that ensure the quality of client care and over-all quality/effectiveness of major programs within the County Behavioral Health Department; assigns and evaluates the work of multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel, may plan and provide a variety of direct client behavioral health services, performs a variety of administrative work functions associated with ensuring fiscally sound utilization of behavioral health services; serves a primary role in the completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects; serves as the departments Compliance Officer; serves as a liaison for the department with contracted direct service providers, community, regional, or State agencies DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is middle level management position with primary responsibility for the administration of the quality improvement and compliance plans of a major department with multiple programs that include mental health and substance abuse branches. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining the quality of both staff and program performance and workload standards. This classification requires strong management and communication skills as well as problem solving skills and the ability to participate effectively in decision-making processes. This classification also requires a high degree of professional knowledge in the areas of mental health and substance abuse treatment/support services, federal and state laws and regulations related to MediCal and Medicare reimbursement and program operations. REPORTS TO Director of Behavioral Health CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED This classification has no direct supervisor responsibility of specifically assigned staff, however the responsibilities of the position requires oversight, and evaluation of the work produced by multidisciplinary professional and paraprofessional staff and other support personnel. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, homes, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Reviews client admission data and clinical documentation to ensure compliance with County and State regulations and policies relating to medical necessity and case documentation: when appropriate interviews clients, significant others, and consults with outpatient professional staff, and contract provider staff regarding client diagnoses, medical necessity, length of treatment and case documentation. Reviews case records and assesses for appropriate levels of care, aftercare and discharge planning. Represents the County in disputes with contract providers over appropriateness of treatment plans and length of stay in care. Advocates on behalf of the County with contract provider staff for appropriate client care. Provides training for professional, paraprofessional and contract provider staff on information about utilization and documentation requirements. Facilitates and participates with department staff in utilization review and quality improvement meetings. Evaluates financial status of inpatients at contactor inpatient facilities to identify payer sources; Posts and reconciles all payments from all payer sources for inpatient physician services and bed day charges; Records MediCal and Medicare payments, cutbacks and denials. Prepares comprehensive reports related to program operations and activities Works in a primary staff role in fulfilling the responsibilities for the design, implementation and completion of the departments Performance Improvement Projects Fulfills the responsibilities of the Compliance Officer as identified in the departments Compliance Plan Ensures the adherence to and fulfillment of the responsibilities of the department as described in the department's Annual Quality Improvement Plan Responds to requests for information and assistance Assists in the preparation for and participates in various state and federal program audits to ensure department compliance with MediCal and Medicare regulations Monitors and evaluates overall activities of assigned programs/functions, including contracted service providers/programs, methods and procedures for effectiveness and consistency with program goals and objectives, recommending and implementing upon Director approval changes in program, policies, and procedures as necessary. Files MediCal updates Operates a computer and updates files, records The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect . Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: At least three years of licensed professional experience in a multidisciplinary Behavioral Health program which includes experience in administrative management and /or clinical supervision that demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities. AND Completion of academic coursework and training as defined in Title IX for the California Administrative Code in one of the following: Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited school; Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work; Master's degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Psychology, or Counseling from an accredited school. Registered Nurse, meaning a person licensed as a registered by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Quality review/quality assessment principles, practices, methods and techniques Pertinent laws and regulations regarding health and social service programs, including guidelines pertaining to reimbursement of health care services Federal, state and county regulations and policies pertaining to utilization review Laws and regulations pertaining to client's legal rights Basic pharmacology and and the utilization of prescription drugs for treatment: Methods and procedures of admissions, discharges, and client care in outpatient and acute care psychiatric settings Principles, practices, and techniques of psychotherapy and psychiatric casework and substance abuse treatment Social aspects, attitudes, characteristics and behaviors of mental illness, emotional disturbances and addiction to drugs and alcohol Current developments in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Community resources available to mental health and substance abuse programs Cultural, socio-economic and language factors that affect service delivery to ethnic populations Basic training and employee development principles and practices Basic mathematics and basic computer applications and techniques. Ability to: Review and interpret healthcare documentation, including interpretation of clinical data and medical terminology pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and medication Ascertain facts through examination of records Collect, interpret and evaluate data Interpret complex regulations, laws and guidelines, formulate policies and procedures, rationalize and project consequences of decisions, and /or recommendations Establish and maintain effective relations with clients, the general public, contract providers and personnel at all organizational levels Prepare concise, logical oral and written reports and explain policies, procedures and recommendations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Prepare and maintain accurate records Operate standard office equipment, utilize various software programs relevant to the responsibilities of the position Operate a motor vehicle; assist in the establishment of program goals and objectives and evaluate their attainment, train, evaluate and motivate professional and support staff. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. Please: Lateral/Academy Graduates only Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to patrol assigned area and enforce state and local laws; to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes; and to do related work as required. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Patrols assigned areas and answers calls for protection or life and property Conducts preliminary investigations, interrogates witnesses, gathers evidence and takes statements in connection with suspected criminal activities Substantiates finding of fact in court Serves warrants, civil documents and makes arrests Conducts Coroner's investigations and prepares reports Investigates accidents Assists and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in investigations and arrests Maintains departmental files and records Keeps firearms and other equipment in good working condition Prepares detailed reports of all activities Other duties as assigned Minimum qualifications & Requirements Must have successfully completed, or successfully complete during the probationary period, a Basic Academy certified by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Laws of arrest and rules of evidence. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Care and operation of small firearms and other law enforcement equipment. First Aid and CPR. Ability to : Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory. Secure information from witnesses and suspects. Make independent decisions while working in the field. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations. Write clear and comprehensive reports. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Use and care for firearms and other law enforcement equipment. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Meet and maintain standards of physical endurance and agility. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
Sep 04, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME DEFINITION Under administrative direction of the Director of Health & Human Services, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the medical oversight of public health programs for the County; to provide technical consultation to citizens, public officials, staff and community organizations and agencies on public health and preventative medicine issues; to serve as the designated County Health Officer; and to do other work as required. To advise as a medical expert to the Board of Supervisors, County Administration, County Service Departments and the community at large on medical and public health issues, including: carrying out the legal mandates of Health and Safety Codes specific to public health directly or through delegation; acting as the medical liaison to private sector medical care systems and coordinate development of sound public health activities; interpreting and enforcing directly or through delegation local, State and Federal policies, laws, regulations and directives related to medical and public health issues. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class provides medical supervision for the San Benito County Public Health Division. The incumbent coordinates public health care services with external agencies and health care providers and provides on-going communication with the local medical community. This position is responsible for providing medical oversight and enforcement of public health regulations for a variety of public health programs and services including, environmental health, vital records, communicable disease control, public health nursing, emergency and disaster medical planning, public health education, California Children's Service and maternal and child health services. This class is distinguished from the Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the Public Health Division's programs and services, whereas the Health Officer directs the medical oversight for all public health programs. REPORTS TO Director of Health and Human Services Agency CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED May supervise medical staff and other professional, licensed positions such as Environmental Health Manager, Occupational and Physical Therapists, emergency medical services personnel, etc. TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs. corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment; in community meetings and event settings, outdoors at inspection sites when warranted. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the medical delivery of comprehensive, county-wide public health programs to protect and promote public health and mitigate public health hazards. Enforces all statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health, environmental health, and sanitation Consults and provides direction on policy, investigation, treatment and control of communicable disease to include emergency preparedness and response. Directs, coordinates and participates in the development and delivery of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities that protect public health and conform with applicable public health standards and accepted clinical practices. Analyzes legislative changes, evaluates and develops medical and public health policies, programs and procedures and formulates improvements. Serves as an advocate to promote statewide public health policies, which also benefit the County. Researches, prepares and interprets clinical and technical data, reports and studies; prepares written correspondence as necessary. Reviews technical requirements, reports and procedures generated by the health department. Disseminates and interprets policies, laws, regulations and state and federal directives regarding medical and public health issues to physicians, department staff and representatives of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics and schools by written and personal contacts; acts as medical epidemiologist for public health diseases. Consults and coordinates with federal and state officials and representatives of local public and private health agencies in the enforcement of health laws and the development of programs to meet public health needs. Directs the issuance and recordation of birth and death certificates and provides vital statistics information to the State Office of Public Health. Provides direction and advice regarding policies and procedures directed by the state immunization board. Directs public health education. Promotes the advancement of maternal and child health. Directs the recording of vital statistics. Directs immunization programs. Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, to include assigning work, handling employee concerns and problems, and counseling. Responds to requests for information or assistance. Represents the County Public Health Division with regard to public health issues to outside groups and organizations; coordinates public health activities with other public and private agencies Conducts staff meetings with Public Health Division Supervisors, Managers and others. Minimum qualifications & Requirements TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS - TRAINING & EXPERIENCE Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited medical school with a Doctor of Medicine degree and a minimum of three years of increasingly responsible work in a public health service that included both clinical and managerial experience. Training in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is desirable. Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health is also highly desirable. License/Certification: Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate issued by the State of California Eligible to possess DEA license issued by the State of California Must possess a valid California Driver's License as required by the position Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS In accordance with Section 454 of the California Health and Safety Code, must be a graduate of a medical school in good standing and repute. Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of San Benito assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect. Supplemental information Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health, including current trends in policy, research, treatment, prevention, education and related issues. Communicable diseases and principles and practices of communicable disease control. Principles and practices of clinical medicine. Epidemiology and biostatistics. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of public health program development and administration. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including appropriate enforcement techniques. Organization, purpose and function of federal and state health agencies. Local medical associations and community health groups. Principles and methods of public and community relations, and public information practices and techniques. Socio-e conomic and psychological factors and the impact of the effectiveness of health services delivery. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management including basic budgeting. Ability to: Plan, organize and direct public health programs within professional standards, legal requirements and financial constraints. Work with county, state, federal and local government officials in the establishment of coordinated and effective program services to populations and individuals. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Direct, train and supervise professional and technical personnel. Interpret and explain laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to public health. Prepare clear and comprehensive records and reports. Maintain accurate records. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Speak effectively in public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, other departments, agencies and public groups and organizations. Operate standard office equipment. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SAN BENITO COUNTY, CA San Benito, CA, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
Job THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. DEFINITION MHCI Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DEFINITION MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DEFINITION MHCIII Under general direction, to provide assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, counseling and psychotherapeutic treatment for Mental Health Department clients; to provide education, consultation services, and training for other staff, community agencies, and the public; and to do related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCI This is an entry level professional Mental Health Clinician classification and typically the individual that meets the qualifications for this position is an unlicensed clinician that meets the requirements to be and is registered with the State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). Individuals occupying the Mental Health Clinician -I of the classification series typically have not completed the BBS required number of clinical service delivery hours working under the supervision of an assigned Licensed Clinician as required by the BBS. A Mental Health Clinician -I completes clinical service delivery repsonsbiltites under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician assigned by the department to provided unlicensed clinician supervision. Individuals in this job classification series have responsibility for providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Such individuals are also required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Upon successful completion of State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing exams and the awarding of Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist designation, incumbents may be promoted to the Mental Health Clinician level II. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCII This is the advanced-level professional Mental Health Clinician classification. Individuals that occupy the level-2 have completed the BBS requirements to possess the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT). Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS MHCIII This is an advanced journey-level professional providing mental health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Increments in this classification demonstrate a greater skill and depth of the job knowledge in the assortments, and are able to independently perform most complex clinical and case management assignments. Individuals that occupy the level-III have possessed the BBS licensed clinician credentials designation (LCSW, or LMFT) for a minimum of one year. Incumbents have responsibility for independently providing a variety of mental health services for individuals and groups. Incumbents are required to develop case service plans, identify appropriate treatment methods, and use a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team. Incumbents in the Level -III classification series may be required and assigned to provide consultation for other Mental Health Clinicians in the Mental Health Clinicians at the level-I and II in the clinician series. Incumbents in the Level-3 classification series after hour's crisis response duty s may also be assigned to be a clinical consultant for other clinicians that may include being the clinical consult contact staff as needed, for other clinicians fulfilling after hours crisis response duty. Incumbents in the Level-III classification series may also be assigned to fulfill after hours crisis response duty. REPORTS TO Assistant Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor or designee CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCI This is not a supervisory classification. CLASSIFICATIONS SUPERVISED MHCII/III May serve as lead clinician TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers and FAX. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office, clinic, home, school, or community environments; work is performed with people who may exhibit unstable and potentially violent behavior; continuous contact with other staff and the public. Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills MHCI (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; May be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MHCII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Other duties as assigned. MCIII (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.) Independently assess, evaluates, and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group, and family therapy/counselling, rehabilitation, crises intervention, and case management services for persons with serious mental illnesses or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally sensitive, client/family-centered, strength-based well ness and recovery models of service delivery. Meets with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, schools, and community settings to develop client centered service plans; Provides direction for client mental health and community activities; Assists clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; Provides a variety of Mental Health counseling and therapy for clients and their families; Works with clients' families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs; Advises clients on available community resources and serves as a liaison with organizations and service agencies; Collaborates with other support agencies and community organizations. Makes referrals and other arrangements for client treatment and service, as necessary; Serves as a consultant for other Mental Health staff; prepares and present progress reports on assigned cases; Cooperates with professionals from other disciplines in the development of team and collaborative diagnoses and treatment programs; Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families; may be assigned administrative responsibilities, including scheduling and case assignments; Assist in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures as assigned. Performs crisis intervention; Performs involuntary hospitalization assessments and arranges for hospitalization, if necessary, may serve as an expert witness in court cases; Develops and participates in training on a verity of topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatments planning, case management and makes presentations to local agencies and community groups regarding issues related to mental health and or substance abuse. Other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications & Requirements Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Special Requirements: Possession of a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or as a Marriage and Family Counselor issued by the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License. Mental Health Clinician I Experience : Two years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. AND Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. Mental Health Clinician II Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician I with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Mental Health Clinician III Education : Equivalent to a Master's degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university. AND Experience : One year as a Mental Health Clinician II with the County of San Benito. OR Three years of professional experience working in mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and related social services in a public or certified private welfare or health agency. Supplemental information MHCI Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCII Knowledge of: Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris- Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. MHCIII Knowledge of : Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, and various treatment modalities. Biological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, retardation, and substance abuse. The scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resources. Identification of individual, social, and environmental problems and their analysis and resolution in existing social contexts. Legislative and administrative rules and regulations pertaining to Lanterman-Petris-Short and Short-Doyle services. Ability to : Perform a variety of complex psychiatric social work and psychotherapy for Mental Health Department clients. Develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation. Develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of clients, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other staff. Prepare treatment plans, client treatment recommendations, and a variety of reports. Organize and manage a caseload. Define a therapist's role and deal with clients in a variety of circumstances and settings in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Conceptualize and prioritize the problems of mentally disordered persons, determining their needs, services, and appropriate treatment methods. Integrate a number of clinical approaches into a treatment plan. Recognize a potential crisis and deliver crisis intervention services. Handle stress and unstable client behavior. Work with people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Effectively represent the Mental Health Department in contacts with clients, the public, community organizations, other County staff, and other government agencies. In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. Closing Date/Time: Continuous