Placer County

Placer County is a prosperous community characterized by a healthy and diverse economy, attractive business environment, and residents who benefit from high quality educational, safety, and healthcare infrastructure, in addition to a wide variety of outstanding recreational opportunities. The government center of Placer County (located in Auburn) is 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, the State capital. Stretching over one hundred miles, from the breathtaking vistas of the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe down through the verdant foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the lush Sacramento Valley, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in Northern California.

Placer County offers a generous benefits package. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision and CalPERS retirement, as well as 13 paid holidays, 12 days/year paid sick leave, generous vacation allowances, 100 hours/year management leave (for management classifications), and more. For additional benefit information and details click here.

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to  www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more?  Apply today. Important Note: This recruitment will only be used to fill vacancies in the Tahoe area. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Library is seeking self-motivated individuals with outstanding customer service skills to assist patrons at branches in the Tahoe area. Flexibility is encouraged as schedules vary.  The Library currently has a vacancy for a permanent, part-time assignment. The eligible list established from this recruitment may also be used for future vacancies, either extra-help or permanent, in the Tahoe area.  Temporary/extra-help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year.    As of July 6, 2019, permanent positions include salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. **Employees in this classification will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. To learn more about the Library Department click HERE .   The written examination for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday June 25, 2019 in the Tahoe/Truckee Area . This exam date is subject to change dependent on weather conditions. DEFINITION  To perform a variety of clerical duties related to the functions and programs of the library; and to assist the public in finding and checking in and out library materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Library Clerk series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. The Library Clerk-Entry class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the journey level.  Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisory or professional staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over volunteers. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform circulation activities, including checking library materials in and out, registering and issuing cards, calculating and collecting fines and fees, and explaining library circulation policies and procedures. Shelve library materials and review library shelves for proper order. Process, catalog, and otherwise prepare new materials for circulation following established procedures. Compute, collect, receipt and record monies collected for overdue, lost or damaged materials. Assist customers in using library services and in understanding the arrangement and location of library materials. Answer telephone and in-person inquiries, use available indexes and catalog systems. Process routine inter-library/inter-branch loan requests. Support the maintenance of the library material collection, including weeding shelves of outdated materials, library order processing and performing skilled mending of materials. Monitor the condition of books and materials and performs necessary binding and repairs. Maintain records and files and compile statistics on related library services activities, materials and projects. Perform general clerical duties as necessary and operate library related office equipment. Keep library and public areas in order, neat and clean. Assist in set up and maintenance of displays in area of responsibility as directed. Conduct various special activities such as story hours, summer reading programs, classroom visits, and various outreach functions. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be : Experience: No library experience is required. Experience involving frequent public contact in a service or sales capacity and/or familiarity with library operations is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General purpose and typical content of modern public libraries. Office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment including filing and computer systems. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage and spelling. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with the public and County staff. Ability to: Intermittently review documents related to library operations; observe, identify, and problem solve library operations and procedures; understand, interpret, and explain library policies and procedures.  Adhere to privacy, confidentiality, safety policies and procedures. Make accurate arithmetic computations to determine overdue fees, cash balances, and related tasks. Perform routine clerical work, including maintenance of appropriate records, mathematical calculations, and compiling information for reports. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; work fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruptions. Work weekend and evening shifts as assigned. Use automated library system, computers, the internet, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, and other library related equipment. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Train and oversee volunteers. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently bend, twist, kneel or squat while shelving, opening boxes, or moving equipment; twist and reach office equipment; see and read print; write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation; lift moderate weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%)   The written examination for this recruitment is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday June 25, 2019 in the Tahoe/Truckee Area . This exam date is subject to change dependent on weather conditions. The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative recruitment timeline: Week of 6/11/19     Minimum Qualifications Screening 6/25/19                   Written Examination in Truckee (subject to change dependent on weather) Week of 7/1/19       Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Facilities Management is recruiting for a Property Manager. This position will be responsible for leadership, management and development of the Real Estate Division consisting of project managers and technical/administrative staff.  This division is responsible for identifying/evaluating properties for acquisition, carrying out acquisition and leasing activities and selling properties in accordance with County, state  and other governing codes. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of personnel and project management and experience in public real estate, governmental approval processes, principles/practices of real estate, contracts, project management and customer service. To learn more about the Real Estate Division of the Facilities Management Department click here . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the Property Management Division within the Facilities Management Department including planning, development, acquisition, leasing and management of real property; to coordinate property management activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Director of Facilities Management. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Manager level recognizes positions that provide full line and functional management responsibility for a division or program area within a department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Director of Facilities Management. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and implement Divisional goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct property management activities including planning, development, acquisition, leasing and management of real property. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the property management work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Prepare the Property Management Division budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures; recommend employee terminations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in real property management, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, finance, real estate or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of property acquisition, leasing and management. Principles of real estate finance. Principles and practices of negotiation. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws, including real property contract law and applicable County codes. Regulations and procedures relative to real property development. Advantages and disadvantages of various types of leases. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Ability to: Organize and direct the Property Management Division operations. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve Department related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Perform the most complex work of the Division, including managing multiple projects and assignments. Understand and interpret land development plans. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply County and Department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Prepare and administer a budget. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including the ability to make effective public presentations. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 6/13/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019.   POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office has a current vacancy for a Senior Elections Supervisor. The Office is looking for someone with experience in the development, supervision, and administration of elections programs. The ideal candidate will have supervised in an elections office or similar agency that emphasizes cooperation, accountability and transparency and has the ability to communicate effectively with management, staff, other county departments, jurisdictions and the voters of Placer County. To learn more about the Elections Division of the Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office please click here . In addition to the minimum education and experience, the ideal candidate will possess experience and vision in the following areas: State and federal election laws Voting systems General operating policies and functions of the California Secretary of State's Office Best practices and current trends in successful election administration, community education and outreach programs Principles and techniques of effective employee supervision and development, training, management practices and public administration.   Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To supervise, plan and coordinate the day-to day operations and activities of an assigned section within the recording or elections divisions of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office; to provide direct supervision over supervisory, technical and clerical staff; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, businesses and the general public; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to higher level management staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor - Senior is distinguished from the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor by the senior level's responsibility for serving as a second-level supervisor within a program area; positions at the senior level may also assume substantive and significant programming responsibility within a defined area or specialty. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from higher level management staff. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, direct and coordinate the organization, staffing, operations and activities of the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements. Direct, coordinate and review the work plan for assigned clerk, recording, or elections services and activities; assign work activities and projects; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; assign and review the work of subordinate staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Assist with the supervision of assigned sections within the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions. Direct the acquisition and implementation of new technology, including the development of new or revised procedures and necessary communications and training. Participate in the development and administration of assigned section or program budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary. Provide staff assistance to higher level management staff; participate on a variety of committees; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary. Research and monitor new laws, codes, ordinances, and/or regulations and determine impact on procedures within assigned area; interpret and explain the most complex laws and regulations related to area of assignment; develop programs and procedures to comply with new laws. Plan and implement the issuance and processing of forms and documents related to area of assignment. Collect and maintain statistical information relating to area of assignment; generate and analyze all computer-generated accounting and indexing reports. Direct the collection of cost data; oversee billing of invoices and claims for payment and the collection of fees. Research difficult customer service situations and assist in responding to the public, businesses, other agencies, and departments regarding services provided by assigned division. Initiate security procedures when needed; develop, implement and train staff on security procedures. Prepare and update written materials explaining policies, procedures and programs within the Clerk, Recording, or Elections divisions. Coordinate clerk, recording or elections activities with those of other divisions, outside agencies, and organizations. Interact with staff, management and all levels of government and private agencies including federal, state, county, and municipal city officials, companies and individuals, by providing information concerning office policy and procedures.  Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations pertinent to assigned program area and oversee outreach activities and/or public workshops. Develop, organize and complete special projects and related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities are qualifying, A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Five years of increasingly responsible clerk, recording or elections experience, including two years of supervisory experience comparable to a  Clerk/Recorder/Elections Supervisor with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Functions, organization and procedures of the County Clerk/Recorder/Elections Department. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Operations, services and activities of the clerk, recording, or elections divisions. Proper research and analysis practices. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles and practices of administrative and statistical report preparation. Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications including word processing, spreadsheets and database programs. Specialized hardware and software systems within assigned area. Principles and practices of customer service and public relations. Advanced mathematical principles. Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, regulations and practices related to area of assignment. Legal terminology, procedures, documents, and forms applicable to area of assignment. Methods and techniques of researching documents, codes, laws, rules and regulations related to area of assignment. Cash handling procedures. Principles and practices of a safe working environment. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct the operations of assigned section or program area. Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff. Select, train and evaluate staff. Develop and implement programs and procedures to meet the goals of the assigned section or program area. Understand, interpret, and explain the more complex County clerk, recording, or election policies and procedures. Observe, identify and problem solve problems of operational and/or technical policy and procedures. Analyze work papers, statistical reports, historical data and legal text. Maintain security and confidentiality of restricted information. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Perform advanced mathematical calculations. Prepare and monitor budget in assigned area. Ensure the provision of quality customer service in assigned area. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting software applications. Interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Plan and organize section or program work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; evaluate operational effectiveness.  Monitor and evaluate the projected needs for equipment, materials, supplies and staff. Direct the acquisition and implementation of new technology, including the development of new or revised procedures and necessary communications and training. Prepare clear and concise technical and administrative reports. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight.  SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 6/13/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 23, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Employees in this classification will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. DEFINITION To provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims and witnesses of crimes; to provide information to victims of crime about the criminal justice system; and to function as an integral and supportive member of the Victim/Witness multi-disciplinary team. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Victim/Witness Advocate series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Victim/Witness Supervisor and may receive technical and functional supervision from other staff members. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Advise crime victims and refer them to appropriate agencies; advise victims of crime of their rights and benefits under local, State, and/or Federal agencies (i.e. California Victim Compensation Board (Cal VCB)). Provide crisis intervention and emergency assistance. Conduct follow-up meetings with victims to ensure their needs have been met. Prepare victims to testify and accompany them to court, giving special attention to children and elderly victims and witnesses. Accompany victims of all crime types to interviews in preparation for court appearances.  Provide transportation to victims and witnesses when deemed necessary. Provide information to victims and witnesses of crime as to the Criminal Justice process and procedures. Assess need for and authorize referrals to other victim services and/or community resources/agencies to assist applicants/participants in identifying and utilizing the resources and services available; establish and maintain liaison with local private and public resources to provide continuity of services and awareness of designated program areas. Conduct program orientation and/or information sessions for applicants to disseminate accurate information regarding assigned program services and pertinent criteria, regulations, and guidelines. Prepare correspondence, victim fact sheets, program information and related reports. Maintain records and statistics as requested by the Victim/Witness Supervisor. Perform various office support and clerical duties such as receiving and logging phone calls, typing and processing program forms. Assist in training of program volunteers. Establish and maintain working relationships with other criminal justice and public and private agencies. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County and departmental employees, community agencies and resources, and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience in a public or private agency which has provided an awareness and understanding of the problems of victims and witnesses is desirable. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree with major course work in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or a closely related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Must satisfactorily complete the California Office of Emergency Services (CALOES) Entry Level Victim Advocate Training Curriculum within one year of appointment to the position.  NOTE:   Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic advocacy and crisis intervention techniques.  Interview techniques and record keeping practices. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Ability to: Conduct crisis intervention and provide emotional support to victims and witnesses of crimes. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; explain designated and specific regulations and procedures to victims. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files or making field visits.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with correctable acuity sufficient to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with correctable acuity sufficient to communicate with clients; and lift light weight. Learn practices and procedures of the criminal justice system. Learn basic regulations and procedures of victim restitution. Learn pertinent local, State, and Federal laws. Understand and apply complex laws and regulations. Effectively interview and advise a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and who may be physically, emotionally or mentally impaired or distressed.  Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in crisis and/or emergency situations. Prioritize work in order to meet various program compliance deadlines. Work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruptions. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action within established guidelines and parameters. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative recruitment timeline: Week of 6/10/19    Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/10/19    Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/17/19    Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/5/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only current, permanent County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is now recruiting for the position of Building Maintenance Superintendent. This is a full-time management position responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and managing the activities of the Building Maintenance Division, ensuring that the County's 1.5 million square feet of private and public buildings are well maintained and provide a safe physical environment for both employees and customers. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the Building Maintenance Division within the Facilities Management Department including technical and general maintenance, renovation, and custodial responsibilities; to coordinate building maintenance activities with other divisions, departments, and outside contractors; and to provide highly complex assistance to the Director of Facilities Management. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Superintendent level recognizes positions that provide full line and functional management responsibility for a division or program area within a department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Director of Facilities Management.   Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, building maintenance, custodial, and administrative support personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:   Develop and implement Division goals, objectives, policies and procedures; review and approve policies and procedures of individual work sections.   Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the building maintenance work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow of the Building Maintenance Division; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Plan, organize, and direct Building Maintenance Division activities including the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of County facilities and administration of associated contracts.   Prepare the Building Maintenance Division budget; including facilities master planning, costs analysis, and fund forecasting; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget.   Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Procure, negotiate, develop, and administer a wide variety of contacts. Oversee the management of the more complex projects; ensure that all projects are properly and effectively managed and executed; research and resolve the more difficult and sensitive issues with internal and external customers and outside contractors. Direct and manage a comprehensive preventative maintenance program. Investigate complaints and recommend and ensure implementation of corrective action for resolution. Direct the use of a comprehensive automated maintenance management system. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, outside contractors, and the public using principles of good customer service.   Represent the Division to outside agencies and organizations and contractors; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research, prepare, and present technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence.   Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in building trades, construction management, or facilities management, including at least three years of relevant supervisory / management responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, construction technology, architecture, engineering, facilities maintenance or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building and mechanical trades and facilities maintenance. Equipment, tools and materials used in building and mechanical trades and facilities maintenance. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Principles and practices of policy development. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Principles and practices of budget development, implementation, monitoring, fund forecasting, and cost analysis. Principles and practices of public contract development and administration, including contract law, negotiation, and public contracting procedures. Advanced principles and practices of project management. Automated systems used for the scheduling, coordination, and monitoring of maintenance activities and projects. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Principles and practices of work safety. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment. Ability to: Organize and direct Building Maintenance Division operations. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve Department related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and to communicate through written means; regularly lift heavy weight. Perform the most complex work of the Division. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply County and Department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Prepare and administer a budget. Effectively negotiate and administer service contracts, ensuring the best interest of the County. Effectively manage the most complex projects. Effectively communicate, work with, and resolve the more difficult performance issues with contractors. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES   EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Schedule May 22 - June 6, 2019: Accept applications Week of June 10, 2019: Minimum Qualification Screening Week of June 10, 2019: Training and Experience Rating Week of June 17, 2019: Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/6/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO PERMANENT PLACER COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY.  Employees in this classification will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The classification of Eligibility Specialist - Senior is currently utilized within the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Children's System of Care, Human Services, and Public Health Divisions.  The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill vacancies as they arise in Auburn, South Placer and/or Tahoe areas. DEFINITION To perform the more difficult, complex, and/or confidential functions related to determining eligibility for, or continuation of, designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits; to exercise technical and functional supervision over other staff members as assigned; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Eligibility Specialist series.  Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, as well as by the nature of the public contact required.  Employees in this job class perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series.  Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned program area(s) as well as cross trained in other client services programs. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from supervisory or management staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over other employees as assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead subordinate staff in eligibility determination and case management support processes. Perform eligibility determination and ongoing case maintenance generally involving the more specialized, complicated, and/or confidential situations. Review, evaluate and investigate selected cases and determine accuracy and completeness of all statements of fact provided by applicants or participants during initial and continuing eligibility determinations. Contact and interview applicants, participants, individuals and representatives of business or government organizations to verify facts and/or resolve discrepancies pertinent to the correct determination of eligibility. Perform specialized functions and tasks in support of assigned program(s), such as processing overpayments and vouchers, issuing checks, and making referrals to fraud investigations as necessary. Provide technical and/or specialized expertise to other clerical/technical staff; interpret regulations and revisions, court orders and policies to staff, clients and the general public. Review requests for Fair Hearings, including interviewing program staff and client(s), clarifying Department action and evaluating all data to determine compliance with or exception to regulations and policies; when appropriate, attempt to resolve cases without a hearing; and represent the Department in Fair Hearings as scheduled. Act as resource regarding assigned client services program; its criteria, regulations, guidelines, client records and administrative procedures. Maintain appropriate and accurate case records and files, including data entry into automated record system; prepare and maintain other documents, materials and correspondence associated with eligibility process. Troubleshoot and resolve system issues and inconsistencies in information as it relates to the various automated systems used for generating eligibility determinations. Assist with developing, updating, and providing training materials to less experienced staff. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible, journey level eligibility determination experience performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Completion of the equivalent of 30 semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university is highly desirable. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: A variety of client services programs' rules and regulations including specialized expertise in one or more categorical program areas. County policies and procedures, especially as related to eligibility criteria for client services. Principles and practices of assigned program eligibility validation, including resources used to verify and obtain financial and social information. Automated information systems utilized within California county social services departments. In-depth interviewing and fact-finding techniques and record keeping practices. Community resources available to applicants and clients. Objectives and goals of various client services programs. Human behavior and cultural and socio-economic diversity. Modern office procedures, methods and computer hardware and software applications. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; explain program regulations and procedures to clients and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files or making field visits.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with correctable acuity sufficient to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with correctable acuity sufficient to communicate with clients; and lift light weight. Train, assess, review and evaluate the work of subordinate staff. Understand and apply complex laws and regulations in an independent manner, and interpret and explain complex regulations and procedures to less knowledgeable individuals. Interpret financial and personal information to make an accurate determination of eligibility. Effectively interview a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and who may be physically, emotionally, or mentally impaired or distressed. Maintain confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Plan and organize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timelines. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Recognize differences in human behavior resulting from cultural, financial and other forms of deprivation found in client populations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer and required software applications. Use modern office equipment, such as a calculator, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the General bargaining unit . Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline 6/3/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening/Not Qualified Notices Emailed 6/13/2019 -  Training and Experience Rating Panel Week of June 17th - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The application submission deadline for this recruitment has been extended to June 10, 2019 at 5:00pm. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit  www.placer.ca.gov. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Counsel's office is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Civil Legal Secretary to join their team in Auburn. This vacancy may be filled at the Civil Legal Secretary - I or Civil Legal Secretary - II level. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits.  Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. DEFINITION To provide a variety of highly responsible and specialized secretarial, technical and administrative legal support duties related to litigation and transactional law, including drafting, formatting and filing a variety of legal documents in support of the County Counsel's Office. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Civil Legal Secretary I This is the entry level class in the Civil Legal Secretary series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine and less complex tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. This class is typically used as a training class; employees may have only limited directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning to perform the full breadth of job tasks independently. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Civil Legal Secretary I Receives immediate supervision from assigned professional or management staff, receives technical and/or functional supervision from a Supervising Civil Legal Secretary. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Draft, format, proofread and finalize a variety of legal documents in support of assigned attorneys including, but not limited to, pleadings, briefs, writs, appellate briefs, motions, orders, civil discovery requests and responses, administrative records, warrants, judgments, agenda items and background materials, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, and other civil litigation and legal transactional documents. Assist attorneys with trial and hearing preparation; format and prepare exhibits list, witness list, and jury instructions; may support attorneys in court and administrative proceedings, as assigned. Perform a variety of duties in support of document management including receiving, scanning, organizing, filing, and destroying documents in paper and electronic files. Perform routine and technical legal research, compile materials and prepare reports and documents. Interpret, analyze, and determine compliance or acceptance of information and materials. Establish and maintain systems related to assigned technical areas of responsibility; monitor area activities and report progress as required. Review contracts and routine legal documents prepared by County departments for accuracy and completeness. Draft, prepare and track civil subpoenas; research and locate contact information of involved parties; provide instructions for deposition officer and coordinate production of documents. Arrange for the presence of witnesses and make deposition arrangements including coordinating with court reporter. Receive and input Public Records Act requests and track timelines associated with such; assist in preparing responses; overseeing production of request. Receive, input and track Board of Supervisor agenda items. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for office operations; implement office policies and procedures. Monitor and control expenditures and process invoices; track a variety of operational statistics. May be requested to assist with on-the-job training of newly hired staff regarding policies and procedures. Perform a variety of responsible administrative support activities on behalf of attorneys and management including, but not limited to, scheduling and maintaining calendar of appointments, court hearings, and depositions on behalf of attorneys; making meeting arrangements; monitoring and following-up on due dates. Serve as first point of contact at front desk, receiving, logging and distributing files, documents and Public Records Requests, answering phones, receiving, opening and processing incoming mail and greeting visitors. Respond to complex inquiries and requests for information from the public and County staff. Perform electronic and traditional filing in varied state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature. Operate standard law office equipment including multi-line telephone, high volume printer, scanner, word processing and other document preparation applications; legal practice and case management software, other standalone computer software programs as related to assigned area.   Provide responsible technical assistance and training in areas of expertise to office co-workers and other County employees. Organize evidence and documents for effective analysis and presentation by attorney. Review and summarize deposition transcripts and other discovery responses. Transcribe audio and video recordings. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Civil Legal Secretary I  It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training : Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Two years of experience performing secretarial and technical legal support duties in a public or private legal office that included supporting civil litigation and transactional activities. Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade preferably supplemented by course work in business, paralegal studies or a closely related field.   License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Civil Legal Secretary I Knowledge of:                   Principles and practices of legal secretarial and legal support including drafting, proofreading and filing a variety of legal documents in state court. Computer software, including word processing, data base and spreadsheet applications. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; and arithmetic, basic mathematical calculations and statistics and statistical methods. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of report writing. Business letter writing. State court rules and procedures. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; lift light weight. Intermittently review documents related to department operations; observe, identify and problem solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Learn to perform legal research in carrying out technical administrative and legal support duties. Work with accuracy and thoroughness under stress. Compile and maintain records and prepare reports. Learn to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Preserve confidentiality of sensitive material routinely encountered as part of work assignments. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Certain departments, including but not limited to some employees in the Auditor-Controller's Office, Human Resources, County Counsel's Office and the County Executive Office are represented by the Confidential bargaining unit. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Confidential Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the Confidential bargaining unit Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) Week of June 10, 2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of June 10, 2019 - Not-Qualified Notices Sent  Week of June 10, 2019 - Training and Experience Rating  Week of June 17, 2019 -  Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/10/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The application submission deadline for this recruitment has been extended to June 10, 2019 at 5:00pm. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit  www.placer.ca.gov. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Counsel's office is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Civil Legal Secretary to join their team in Auburn. This vacancy may be filled at the Civil Legal Secretary - I or Civil Legal Secretary - II level. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits.  Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. DEFINITION To provide a variety of highly responsible and specialized secretarial, technical and administrative legal support duties related to litigation and transactional law, including drafting, formatting and filing a variety of legal documents in support of the County Counsel's Office. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Civil Legal Secretary II This is the full journey level class in the Civil Legal Secretary series. This class is distinguished from the Civil Legal Secretary I level by the assignment of the full range of duties including the more difficult and complex work. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Civil Legal Secretary in that the latter is responsible for performing the more sensitive duties and providing technical and/or functional supervision to others when assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Civil Legal Secretary II Receives general supervision from assigned professional or management staff, and may receive technical and/or functional supervision from a Supervising Civil Legal Secretary. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Draft, format, proofread and finalize a variety of legal documents in support of assigned attorneys including, but not limited to, pleadings, briefs, writs, appellate briefs, motions, orders, civil discovery requests and responses, administrative records, warrants, judgments, agenda items and background materials, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, and other civil litigation and legal transactional documents. Assist attorneys with trial and hearing preparation; format and prepare exhibits list, witness list, and jury instructions; may support attorneys in court and administrative proceedings, as assigned. Perform a variety of duties in support of document management including receiving, scanning, organizing, filing, and destroying documents in paper and electronic files. Perform routine and technical legal research, compile materials and prepare reports and documents. Interpret, analyze, and determine compliance or acceptance of information and materials. Establish and maintain systems related to assigned technical areas of responsibility; monitor area activities and report progress as required. Review contracts and routine legal documents prepared by County departments for accuracy and completeness. Draft, prepare and track civil subpoenas; research and locate contact information of involved parties; provide instructions for deposition officer and coordinate production of documents. Arrange for the presence of witnesses and make deposition arrangements including coordinating with court reporter. Receive and input Public Records Act requests and track timelines associated with such; assist in preparing responses; overseeing production of request. Receive, input and track Board of Supervisor agenda items. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for office operations; implement office policies and procedures. Monitor and control expenditures and process invoices; track a variety of operational statistics. May be requested to assist with on-the-job training of newly hired staff regarding policies and procedures. Perform a variety of responsible administrative support activities on behalf of attorneys and management including, but not limited to, scheduling and maintaining calendar of appointments, court hearings, and depositions on behalf of attorneys; making meeting arrangements; monitoring and following-up on due dates. Serve as first point of contact at front desk, receiving, logging and distributing files, documents and Public Records Requests, answering phones, receiving, opening and processing incoming mail and greeting visitors. Respond to complex inquiries and requests for information from the public and County staff. Perform electronic and traditional filing in varied state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature. Operate standard law office equipment including multi-line telephone, high volume printer, scanner, word processing and other document preparation applications; legal practice and case management software, other standalone computer software programs as related to assigned area.   Provide responsible technical assistance and training in areas of expertise to office co-workers and other County employees. Organize evidence and documents for effective analysis and presentation by attorney. Review and summarize deposition transcripts and other discovery responses. Transcribe audio and video recordings. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Civil Legal Secretary II It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Two years of experience performing secretarial and technical legal support duties equivalent to a  Civil Legal Secretary I in Placer County. Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade preferably supplemented by course work in business, paralegal studies or a closely related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Civil Legal Secretary II Knowledge of:                   Principles and practices of legal secretarial and legal support including drafting, proofreading and filing a variety of legal documents in state court. Computer software, including word processing, data base and spreadsheet applications. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; and arithmetic, basic mathematical calculations and statistics and statistical methods. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of report writing. Business letter writing. State court rules and procedures. Electronic filing of documents in the state and federal courts and with administrative agencies.    Principles and practices of routine legal research. Federal and Appellate court rules and procedures, Administrative Agency regulations and procedures. Forms of agreements, leases, ordinances, resolutions, public record act responses, and administrative records. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; lift light weight. Intermittently review documents related to department operations; observe, identify and problem solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret and explain department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Learn to perform legal research in carrying out technical administrative and legal support duties. Work with accuracy and thoroughness under stress. Compile and maintain records and prepare reports. Learn to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Preserve confidentiality of sensitive material routinely encountered as part of work assignments. Perform independent legal research in carrying out technical administrative and legal support duties. Collect, compile, analyze and present a variety of data in a meaningful way. Understand and interpret complex policies, procedures and regulations. Compile and maintain complex and extensive records and prepare reports. Analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned office operations. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Certain departments, including but not limited to some employees in the Auditor-Controller's Office, Human Resources, County Counsel's Office and the County Executive Office are represented by the Confidential bargaining unit. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Confidential Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the Confidential bargaining unit Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) Week of June 10, 2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of June 10, 2019 - Not-Qualified Notices Sent  Week of June 10, 2019 - Training and Experience Rating  Week of June 17, 2019 -  Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 6/10/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only current, permanent Placer County employees are eligible to apply . DEFINITION To provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims and witnesses of crimes; to provide administrative and technical support for program operations; to exercise technical and functional supervision over other staff members as assigned; and to function as an integral and supportive member of the Victim/Witness multi-disciplinary team. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Victim/Witness Advocate series.  Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, as well as by the nature of the public contact required.  Employees in this job class perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series.  Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to victim/witness advocacy programs as well as aware of claims operations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Victim/Witness Supervisor.   Exercises technical and functional supervision over other employees as assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead subordinate staff in providing crisis intervention and emotional support to victims and witnesses of crime. Provide support to administrative program areas such as budget, data research, purchasing and data management. Advise crime victims and refer them to appropriate agencies; advise victims of crime of their rights and benefits under local, State, and/or Federal agencies (i.e. California Victim Compensation Board (Cal VCB)). Provide complex and basic crisis intervention and emergency assistance. Conduct follow-up advising with victims to ensure their needs have been met.  Prepare victims to testify and accompany them to court, giving special attention to children and elderly victims and witnesses.  Accompany victims of all crime types to interviews in preparation for court appearances.  Provide transportation to victims and witnesses when deemed necessary. Provide technical and/or specialized expertise to unit staff; inform and/or explain new regulations and revised regulations to staff and victims.  Provide information to victims and witnesses of crime as to the criminal justice process and procedures. Assess need for and authorize referrals to other victim services and/or community resources/agencies to assist applicants/participants in identifying and utilizing the resources and services available; establish and maintain liaison with local private and public resources to provide continuity of services and awareness of designated program areas. Conduct program orientation and/or information sessions for applicants to disseminate accurate information regarding assigned program services and pertinent criteria, regulations, and guidelines. Prepare correspondence, victim fact sheets, program information and related reports.  Maintain records and statistics as requested by the Victim Witness Supervisor. Assist in training of program volunteers.  Establish and maintain working relationships with other criminal justice and public and private agencies. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County and departmental employees, community agencies and resources, and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible advocacy and crisis intervention experience performing duties similar to a Victim/Witness Advocate II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree with major course work in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or as closely related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE:   Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of advocacy and crisis intervention techniques. Human behavior and cultural and socio-economic diversity. Community resources available to victims and witnesses. Criminal justice system. Basic regulations and procedures of victim restitution. Modern office procedures, methods and computer hardware/software and its applications. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers; identify and interpret technical and emotional information; explain program regulations and procedures to victims. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files or making field visits.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with correctable acuity sufficient to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with correctable acuity sufficient to communicate with clients; and lift light weight. Assist the Victim Witness Supervisor to train, assess, review and evaluate the work of subordinate staff, as needed. Advise and assist victims and witnesses of crime in crisis situations. Deal with hostile and uncooperative victims and witnesses who are under emotional stress. Obtain information through interviews and conversation. Provide appropriate emotional support to traumatized victims. Assist with prioritize the work of others in an effective and timely manner. Utilize an automated system to enter/retrieve information and to track/monitor participants through program components. Understand and apply complex laws and regulations in an independent manner, and interpret and explain complex regulations and procedures to less knowledgeable individuals. Effectively interview a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and who may be physically, emotionally, or mentally impaired or distressed. Maintain confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Recognize differences in human behavior resulting from cultural, financial and other forms of deprivation found in victim populations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 5/27/19    Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 5/27/19    Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/3/19      Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 07, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. POSITION INFORMATION The  Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) regulates land use and development in the unincorporated area of Placer County. The Agency maintains offices in the Auburn and Tahoe City. Building Services is currently seeking an Extra-Help Building Inspector - I to join their team in Auburn carrying out program tasks within the Building Services Division. Primary duties will be to review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes; as well as conducting field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and states codes. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). There are currently no permanent positions available, however, the eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies as they arise in the Auburn area. DEFINITION To review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Building Inspection series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed.  Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.    Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of building trades experience is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to the completion of the probationary period, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The current vacancy is in the Auburn office and will be responsible for conducting both residential and commercial inspections throughout the greater Placer County area.  This position requires possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong inspection background, with experience in a combination of specialties, including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and building, as well as plan checks and reviews.  In addition, a CASp certificate is highly desired. Please Note - Certificates that are attained by employees in this classification beyond those presented to meet the minimum qualification as stated in the Minimum Qualifications section below shall be compensated at the rate of fifty dollars ($50.00) per certificate per month up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per month for each of the certificates listed: plans examiner, plumbing, mechanical, electrical (commercial or residential).  The County will reimburse a qualifying employee for all initial exams and renewal fees associated with the above certificate for up to three exams per year.    The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies as they arise in the Auburn or Tahoe area. DEFINITION To review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Building Inspection series.  This class is distinguished from the Building Inspector I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Building Inspector in that the latter exercises technical and functional supervision over technical and clerical staff, reviews highly technical construction plans and performs difficult and complex field inspections. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed.  Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of a  Building Inspector I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License of Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and energy codes. County codes and standards applicable to building design and construction. State mandated inspection programs. Operation, policies and procedures of the County Building Division. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently interpret relevant codes and standards and apply County Building Division policies and procedures. Independently perform difficult plan reviews and field inspections. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
May 01, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Air Pollution Control District currently has vacancies for Temporary/Extra-Help Air Pollution Control Specialist positions. These positions are responsible for on-call complaint response including after business hours, and support for our stationary source inspection, ambient air monitoring, air quality or land use planning, and/or clean air grant programs. To learn more about the Air Pollution Control District, please click HERE . Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. DEFINITION To enforce Federal, State and local air pollution laws and regulations through investigation, inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance; and to communicate with the public regarding compliance and enforcement. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Air Pollution Control Specialist series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks.. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Principal or Senior Air Pollution Control Engineer. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints; conduct field inspections based on complaints or potential violations; seek compliance with air pollution statutes and regulations through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; conduct follow up inspections. Install, maintain and operate air monitoring equipment; monitor, collect and analyze air monitoring emission data. Explain air pollution statutes and regulations and general information to the general public, business concerns and print media in the field, by telephone or in the office; coordinate with other County departments and with outside agencies as needed.  Develop, coordinate, implement and tract transportation and indirect source emissions control strategies and plans; review, evaluate and comment upon the impact and effects of proposed land use and transportation alternatives; plan, develop and implement the means of achieving emissions reductions and mitigation strategies; review and evaluate Environmental Impact Reports, legislation, and land and transportation studies; work with other government agencies and community groups to coordinate, promote and track the progress of air pollution reduction measures. Review applications for and issue permits, including vapor recovery authority to construct applications and burn permits. Maintain accurate data records and case files; prepare documents and correspondence as necessary. Monitor annual source tests; monitor and document underground fuel storage tank installation and removal; perform annual inspection of underground storage tanks known to be in operation; conduct tests to detect possible leakage.  Prepare related reports and studies.  Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of physics, chemistry, mathematics and the physical sciences. Principles and practices of research and statistical methodology. Principles and practices of air pollution planning as necessary for the position assigned. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze air pollution control situations/problems and develop solutions; interpret and enforce statutes and regulations, identify violations, including seeing visible emissions; maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field.  Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; regularly lift heavy weight. Operate various surveillance and recording equipment; operate hand tools, compressed gas bottles, pressure regulators and flow meters. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries, investigations and field inspections and accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information and prepare recommendations regarding further action.  Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview and work firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, postage meter and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works currently has one vacancy for Waste Disposal Site Supervisor for the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) located in Roseville, CA. The WPWMA provides solid waste recycling and disposal services for western Placer County. WPWMA staff ensures the facility is operating in compliance with all applicable regulations, meeting the needs of current customers, and adequately prepared for future customers and upcoming regulations. This position is responsible for the facility's entrance gate operations including supervising the attendants that work at the cashier booths at the Western Placer Waste Management Authority in Roseville, CA.  More information about the WPWMA can be found at www.wpwma.com . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to permanent employees. To learn more click here .   DEFINITION Under general direction, to plan, direct, and supervise the waste management facility's entrance gate operations as part of the waste management program of the Western Placer Waste Management Authority of Placer County. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position functions as the first-line supervisor and is responsible for planning and directing the work of others in receiving wastes and other recoverable materials at all disposal sites of the Authority. The supervisor prepares work schedules, and assists in enforcing federal and state regulations regarding disposal activities. The supervisor may also be required to cover the assigned shifts of those directly supervised, i.e., Senior Waste Disposal Site Attendant and/or the Waste Disposal Site Attendant. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the manager or other professional staff. Exercises direct supervision of Senior Waste Site Disposal Attendant and Waste Disposal Site Attendants, and coordinates activities with contractors engaged in disposal site activities. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans and directs the gate operations and collection of fees at the waste handling facility sites of the Authority by establishing methods of operation. Supervise the work of others engaged in all the activities of the site. Recommends the hiring of staff and disciplinary actions. Responsible for training, evaluating, motivating, and team building of staff; prepares work schedules. Ensures the proper maintenance and operation of the disposal receiving areas. Assists in contract administration, regulatory enforcement and compliance, and health and safety activities. Maintains records of wastes and other recoverable materials received at the disposal site. Prepares reports, studies, memorandums and other information for use by management and others. Greets and answers questions from the public. Investigates complaints and recommends actions. Operates the computerized weight scale system and maintains the data base of this automated system. Determines refuse charges for vehicles either by weighting or volume. Collect gate fees and makes change. Daily reconcile the cash drawer against receipts. Prepares deposits for the days receipts. Makes trips to the bank(s) for the deposit or change. Prepare deposit for bank courier. Coordinate bank deposits with the County Treasurer's Office. Provide weight tags for commercial vehicles. Provide assistance to the accounting division in maintaining accounts payables/accounts receivables, in delinquent account collections, and reviewing commercial credit applications. Performs other duties as required including covering the assigned shifts of those supervised as necessary. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of experience in disposal site operations including solid waste, recycling or resource recovery, and or materials receiving and accounting, one year of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity. One year of experience in the use of weight and scale computer software applications is desirable. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Additional course work in math, accounting, and or computer science is desirable. License or Certificate May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Laws and regulations governing waste disposal in California. The operation and maintenance of waste disposal sites including primary resource and materials recovery. The different types and classifications of waste materials Effective supervisory practices including training, motivating, and evaluating employees, and team building practices and methods. The techniques and methods used to communicate effectively with staff, the public, and all others. Management practices and methods related to planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting, controlling, and reporting results. Automated systems used to weight and charge for waste disposal activities. Ability to: Supervise staff engaged in disposal site gate revenue collection and inspection activities. Communicate effectively with staff, the public, contractors, and all customers and officials contacted in the course of work. Interpret and apply correctly the regulations, rules, and other operating procedures of the disposal sites of the Authority. Prepare statistical, financial, and waste management reports for review by management related to the operation and status of disposal site activities. Train, motivate, and discipline staff. Prepare work schedules for those supervised. Resolve conflict and problems among staff, and customers using the disposal site. Operate all office related equipment including microcomputers with special program applications for weighting and charging activities and to maintain the data base of such an automated system. Stand on feet for long periods of time in varying weather conditions. Lift up to fifty pounds and carry up to twenty five pounds. Cope with stressful situations firmly and tactfully. Bend and stoop. Maintain and forecast materials and other supplies for office operations. Ability to drive a motor vehicle. Think clearly, meet work deadlines, and deal with frequent interruptions. Deal with the public while remaining calm and courteous. Resolve problems and conflicts as they arise. Make decisions based on established policy. Interpret charts and other data. Demonstrate good observation skills. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and other irregular work schedules. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) regulates land use and development in the unincorporated area of Placer County. The Agency maintains offices in the Auburn and Tahoe City. Building Services is currently seeking an Extra-Help Building Inspector - I to join their team in Tahoe City carrying out program tasks within the Building Services Division. Primary duties will be to review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes; as well as conducting field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and states codes. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). There are currently no permanent positions available, however, the eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help and/or permanent vacancies as they arise in the Tahoe area. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. DEFINITION To review building plans and conduct inspections of residential and commercial buildings under construction or being remodeled; to determine compliance of plans and of buildings under construction with applicable State and County codes and standards. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Building Inspection series.  This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from management or supervisory staff; may receive technical or functional supervision from other technical or professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform as a team member in carrying out program tasks of the Building Division. Review, assess and approve building plans and calculations regarding structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing design and construction aspects for compliance with all applicable local and state codes. Conduct field inspections of buildings during construction or remodeling for compliance with all applicable local and state codes and approved plans and specifications; set up inspection schedule and route and travel to field sites; approve work done or note corrections to be made; prepare correction letters and inspection reports. Interpret and explain applicable building codes, Division policies and procedures to the public; assist the public at the public counter and/or by telephone in the processing of permits and applications; provide technical assistance to others within the Building Division as needed; coordinate with other County departments and/or with outside agencies as needed.  Maintain files, retrieve permit information, issue permits and conduct permit research. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training:  Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of building trades experience is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Additional specialized training in the building trades or construction technology is desirable. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to the completion of the probationary period, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of building design, construction and inspection. Federal, State and local building and associated codes. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve building inspection activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb, crawl and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift moderate weight. Under supervision, review and analyze construction plans and inspect construction projects; conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Drive an automobile in all weather conditions. Under supervision, conduct and document multiple inspections; maintain accurate and separate records for each inspection. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is recruiting for a Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer.  The Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer is a key member of the District's management team, and will serve as the second in command for the District. For more information about the Air Pollution Control District, please click here . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Air Pollution Control District office is centrally located in beautiful downtown Auburn, California. The Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer will be responsible assisting the Air Pollution Control Officer in the administration and coordination of the work of the Air Pollution Control District.  Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION Under general direction, assists the Air Pollution Control Officer in the administration and coordination of the work of the Air Pollution Control District, acts for the Air Pollution Control Officer in his/her absence or as designated, and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This single position class is the assistant department head, appointed by and serving at will to the Air Pollution Control Officer. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED This position reports to the Air Pollution Control Officer and exercises direct supervision over assigned managerial, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of District goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for daily activities and operations; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of professional and technical staff for the District. Plan organize and direct the operation of ambient air quality and pollutant monitoring. Plan, organize, and supervise the implementation of air pollution control enforcement policies and procedures in order to comply with State and Federal standards; direct enforcement proceedings; and negotiate the settlement of violations. Develop, implement and supervise permit evaluation, permit issuance, and compliance/enforcement activities; consult with industry, public and other regulatory representatives; explain policies and procedures related to permit evaluations. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment and supplies; oversee acquisition of equipment and supplies; monitor and control expenditures. Plan, organize and direct activities related to implementation and incentive grant programs. Represent the district to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Make presentations at public meetings and hearings. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in air pollution control enforcement and regulation, preferable with direct experience with a local or State government air district in Federal and State non-attainment status, including three years of direct supervisory, budget, program, and management responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, environmental health science or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of environmental science as applied to evaluating and controlling sources to air pollution. Fundamentals of land and transportation planning. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management. Principles and practices of budget preparation, fiscal and personnel management, and administration. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Managing automation efforts including the direction of systems development, maintenance, operational efforts and hardware and software inventory. Ability to: Plan, direct and control the administration and operations of the Air Pollution Control District in Federal and State non-attainment status, in local government. Analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various personnel rules; and explain and interpret policy. Develop and implement department strategic plans and objectives to meet program regulations, fiscal constraints, and policy requirements. Develop and implement department policies and procedures. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Successfully develop, monitor, control and administer departmental budget and expenditures. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Interpret and apply Federal, State and City/County policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including diverse interest groups including other governmental organizations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding the desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and communicate through written means. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Apr 06, 2019
Full Time
Introduction We're seeking Elections Aides (Driver)! POSITION INFORMATION We're seeking Drivers! We're hiring temporary/extra-help Elections Aides to assist the Elections Division with driving County vehicles (vans and box cars) in order to locate polling places and pick up ballots and other supplies. This recruitment may be used to fill general/clerical vacancies as they occur but at this time we are primarily looking for drivers. To learn more about the Placer County Elections Division click here . This is a temporary/extra-help assignment limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year. DEFINITION Under supervision, performs a variety of manual and clerical tasks in the preparation of elections materials; assist in checking and verifying signatures and recording precinct numbers on petitions; assists in preparations for election vote counting; and does other work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Incumbents of this class work on an extra-help only basis and are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year.  They are not eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time position.  Assigned tasks are performed on an as-needed basis, usually during peak work periods generated by preparatory and subsequent activities related to elections.  Task assignments are generally routine, may be easily learned with training and do not require continuous supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level Elections staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:    Respond to public inquiries by telephone or at the counter concerning general information, such as location of precinct polling places, absentee voter applications and ballots, and other routine information. Assist the public by providing requested forms and with completing forms. Verify signature on voter registration affidavit forms. Proofread sample ballots, official ballots and other elections material. Perform routine tasks such as filing, sorting, filling envelopes with voting material and batching. Perform a variety of assigned tasks in preparation for election vote counting. Prepare precinct supplies by packing boxes of materials. Locate polling places and pick up ballots and other supplies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Some work or voluntary experience including public contact which provides the abilities required above. Training:   Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, and punctuation. Basic office methods and equipment. Basic mathematical calculations. Procedures for maintaining inventory records. Methods for the care and operation of common duplicating bindery and postage equipment. Ability to: On continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time.  Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when operating equipment; write or use keyboard; occasionally run errands, lift light to moderate weight Intermittently review and verify documents related to election operations to include verification of authenticity of signatures. Establish effective working relationships with the public in order to explain and interpret forms and procedures. Understand and carry out both oral and written directions. Perform routine mathematical calculations. Operate, adjust and maintain duplicating, bindery and postage equipment. Proofread documents for correctness and consistency. Verify and check data. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com .  This recruitment is open until filled. Applications submitted will be screened on an ongoing basis. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION There are currently two vacancies within the Department of Public Works. One is within the Engineering and Transportation Division and the second is within the Water Quality Division. Qualified candidates shall demonstrate the ability to perform a variety of sub-professional field and office engineering duties, primarily focusing on road construction, sewer and drainage inspection, project monitoring to ensure compliance with various laws, regulations, and standards relative to public works projects, and implementation of required best management practices for stormwater quality.  Other duties may include grading ordinance enforcement, plan checking, and providing information and assistance to the public.  Candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to generate accurate/concise reports documenting field inspections.  Candidates must also work effectively and tactfully with outside agencies, developers, contractors, coworkers, and members of the general public. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . Please note that the eligible list established from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies as they occur in both the Public Works Department and the Community Development Resource Agency . DEFINITION To perform a variety of sub-professional field and office engineering, architectural support services, building system engineering and construction project management work, including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, contract administration, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering, and transportation planning; to ensure compliance with various laws, regulations, and standards relative to public works projects; and to provide information and assistance to the public in person, by telephone, or in the field. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Engineering Technician series.  This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from professional engineering staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform support to project management, technical administration and construction inspection of public works and capital improvements projects performed either by County contract or through private contracts; review and make recommendations regarding contract compliance; maintain and prepare project records, change orders, submittals, and all required records and reports. Compute and check tentative and final subdivision maps, survey maps and other engineering documents; assist in review of minor land division applications; review grading and drainage plans; assist in the preparation of designs, plans, and specifications for construction, alteration and maintenance of public works projects; and verify cost estimates and right-of-way. Maintain a variety of project records and files including payments, and labor and equipment usage; prepare and submit progress reports and initiate and process progress payments; perform routine engineering computations and assist in verifying compliance with contract and technical requirements; recommend revisions as appropriate. Interpret maps and apply regulatory data in preparing flood zone determinations; investigate drainage and grading complaints; document code enforcement activities and issue permits. Collect and prepare various construction samples for testing; perform tests in the field and laboratory and perform inspections to determine compliance with construction documents; compile and analyze test data and prepare reports. Perform field surveying duties; determine lines, bearings, elevations, distances, grades, and cross sections; set slope and grade stakes; maintain field notes and perform mathematical calculations as necessary; make field sketches and drawings; maintain survey instruments; may act as survey chief as required. Determine, coordinate, investigate and enforce encroachment permit conditions; perform inspections to ensure against encroachment without permit; issue permits, including permits for extra legal loads; design permits as required for special or one-time situations; and may collect fees and cash deposits. Provide engineering support for projects in the areas of right-of-way research and location, drainage and design, and assist in contacting private property owners in conjunction with these projects. Provide support to professional staff for projects in the areas of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety systems, low voltage security and alarms, building automation systems, energy efficiency and conservation and related fields. Under supervision, prepare Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modeling (BIM) scale drawings such as floor plans, elevations and sections; prepare project cost estimates and materials lists; obtain samples and catalogs from product manufacturers. Assist in conducting traffic counts and speed studies; assist in review of road safety problems and analysis of accident sites; provide assistance to traffic sign and striping crews in designing layouts and sign placements. Under supervision, assist in conducting energy consumption analyses, assist in building systems assessments and preparation of reports including life cycle cost analyses, maintenance and operations of building systems and computer-based facility and project management software. Assist in calculating traffic generation and distribution resulting from projected development activities in accordance with the County General Plan and Zoning Ordinance; assist in the construction and calibration of traffic models and estimate future traffic demands; assist in determining anticipated road network improvements, including use of computer models; prepare project schedules, project budgets, computer-based project management and cost estimates for improvement projects; assist in the preparation of financing plans including cost analyses, fee programs, and implementation ordinances. Explain laws, regulations and requirements to the public; establish and maintain records and record keeping systems; prepare documentation, correspondence, and reports; file mandated periodic reports; perform drafting tasks as required; calculate various fees; and maintain up-to-date databases and accounting records. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below . Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible sub-professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Engineering Technician I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college with major course work in engineering technology, architectural design, construction management, project management related to engineering, architecture or construction, or a related field. License or Certificate: When assigned to materials testing duties, possession of certification for use of a nuclear gage; when assigned to State or Federally funded projects, possession of certification to perform required tests. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with California Vehicle Code.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering, architectural design and/or construction project management as applied to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Basic surveying principles and equipment, depending on assignment. Basic principles and practices of drafting, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM), depending on assignment. Mathematics, including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Computer software including word processing, spread sheet, database, project scheduling and project management applications. Record keeping techniques for maintaining technical and accounting data. Basic methods and materials used in building construction with an emphasis on commercial applications, depending on assignment. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations, laws and codes.  Methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Technical traffic engineering and transportation planning principles. Materials testing principles, practices and equipment. Computer software used for technical analysis and modeling applications. Ability to: Learn to perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and transportation planning. On a continuous basis, know and understand basic operations, and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve sub-professional engineering activities; identify, locate and operate equipment; understand work assignments; and learn to explain laws, codes, regulations and requirements to individuals less technically knowledgeable. Sit at desk for long periods of time; and stand at counter to answer questions from the public. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; regularly lift very heavy weight. Learn to understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Learn methods of financing and allocating costs for public works improvement projects. Learn principles and practices of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Make accurate mathematical calculations and solve mathematical problems related to sub-professional engineering work. Prepare simple detailing and representations; make sketches and drawings of field conditions/installations. Use basic surveying tools and equipment, depending on assignment. Learn to use materials testing equipment, depending on assignment. Use computer software applications for report writing and record-keeping; learn to use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; work with interruption; and to deal firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Drive a light truck and operate a two-way radio; use a camera and basic hand tools. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Perform a broad range of sub-professional engineering work including construction and drainage inspection, plan checking, project monitoring, materials testing, surveying, encroachment permitting, traffic engineering and/or transportation planning. Understand and interpret maps, plans, specifications and contracts. Apply principles of traffic engineering and transportation planning, depending on assignment. Use materials testing equipment. Use computer software for technical analysis and modeling applications. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments.                   1)     Current Undergraduate College/University Student                                   a.     Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program.                                  b.    Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts                                         etc.).                     2)     Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation                                    a.     Recent graduate must show proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.).                    3)     Current Graduate College/University Student                                     a.     Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program.                                    b.    Student must show proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule,                                        unofficial transcripts etc.).   This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $12.47- $15.16 per hour (specialized skillsets may paid at the higher end of the range).  Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a total of 960 hours per fiscal year. Student Intern opportunities may be available in the following departments. Agriculture       Air Pollution Control District         Assessor        Auditor-Controller         Child Support Services         Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters      Community Development Resource Agency         County Counsel          County Executive Office Department of Public Works         District Attorney Facility Services        Health and Human Services         Human Resources   Information Technology (IT) Services    LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission)        Library         Probation     Sheriff         Treasurer/Tax Collector         DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned.  Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.  Note:  Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college.  Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience.  No full-time, permanent appointments will be made in this class.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules.  Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time
Introduction If you are looking for a great summer job, then this is just the opportunity for you! Placer County is currently recruiting for Lifeguards to monitor residents and guests at the community pool located in Dutch Flat. Please see the information below for a description of this assignment and how to apply. POSITION INFORMATION   This is a temporary/extra-help assignment limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year. DEFINITION To perform general lifeguard duties pertaining to the safety and operation of an assigned swimming pool facility and program.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Parks and Grounds Superintendent as well as technical and functional supervision from the Sr. Supervising or Supervising Parks and Grounds Worker assigned to the pool. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain a constant vigil over patrons at the pool facility; rescue persons in distress. Maintain discipline and orderly conduct among the patrons and enforce all pool rules and regulations. Render first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) procedures. Clean rest rooms, dressing rooms, guard shack and pick up litter around grounds; inform park supervisor of maintenance conditions and supply needs. Monitor pool water level and ensure pool skimmers are functioning correctly. Ensure pool deck is clean of debris and required pool safety equipment is in place and functional. Fill out pool incident report forms for state regulation requirements. May be required to collect fees for swimming pool use; maintain records and reports as required. May be required to direct and instruct swimming, lifesaving and water safety classes. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: None required. Training: Must be at least 16 years of age. License and Certificate: Must obtain a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate (Title 22) or equivalent prior to starting employment. Must obtain a valid Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate or equivalent prior to starting employment. Must obtain a valid Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) First Aid Certificate or equivalent prior to starting employment. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Water safety and lifesaving principles and practices. Swimming rescue and advanced first aid techniques including CPR. Basic principles used in the operation and mechanics of a swimming pool. Basic operational characteristics of pool pumps and filtering equipment. Ability to: Swim with proficiency and endurance. Work with children in a recreational swimming environment. Interpret rules, regulations and departmental policy. Follow oral and written instructions. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. On a continuous basis, sit while observing patrons using the pool facilities; intermittently stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when assisting pool patrons; swim and lift moderate weight. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan To be considered for the Lifeguard position, you must complete an on-line application and submit proof of possession of the three required safety certifications listed in the Minimum Qualifications section of this bulletin. Proof of a Drivers License is not required. Please provide copies of the required safety certifications through one of the following means: Scan/Photo documents and upload files to your application; OR Email as an attachment to jobs@placer.ca.gov  OR US Mail or hand deliver to: Placer County Human Resources, Attn:  Lifeguard Recruitment, 145 Fulweiler Avenue, Suite 200, Auburn, CA 95603 Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to  www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more?  Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY. THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective June 8, 2019. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo . For more information regarding TART's service and routes, click HERE . The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance.   Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series.  This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver I by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR.   Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification.  For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.  It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous