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
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Periodically, there may be multiple function-specific recruitments for the same classification (Information Technology Analyst - Senior) open at the same time. If you are interested in applying for multiple functional areas within the classification, you will need to submit a separate application for each function-specific recruitment for which you wish to be considered. Placer County is an exciting and dynamic local government, working innovatively with technologies to make daily improvements to the lives of our citizens and employees.  Stretching from the Sacramento border to the west shore of Lake Tahoe, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and scenic areas on the West Coast.  Placer County offers a full CalPERS retirement package, attractive medical, dental, vision and insurance plans, a 6% cafeteria plan and thirteen annual paid holidays. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective on June 8, 2019 and June 6, 2020. Additional information regarding benefits for this classification can be found in the Benefits section below. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Information Technology is seeking a highly skilled professional to join the IT management team in the position of Senior Information Technology Analyst as the senior Endpoint Architect for the County government.  The successful candidate's primary role is to create architecture for, and provide primary support to, Placer County's endpoint software delivery and management system. The successful candidate will be responsible for the configuration, management and maintenance of the overall software delivery framework.  In this role, the candidate will need to know how to prevent and resolve SCCM system failures and performance issues. The current SCCM system supports over 3,500 systems and this is an extremely visible and critical role at Placer County. This position also requires formally handling support issues and tickets from customers and other technicians as needed.  The successful candidate will have a strong technical background, proven troubleshooting ability, extensive IT customer service experience, the ability to make complex decisions and recommendations with minimal supervision and using a high degree of initiative and independent judgment. Additional Placer County Endpoint Architect responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Placer County Enterprise SCCM systems, endpoint imaging and updates, security vulnerability remediation and application patching; Third party application and other software standardization, packaging, patching and distribution/installation throughout a large enterprise; Building sophisticated, comprehensive task sequences / images within SCCM for all PCs throughout the 3,500 endpoint enterprise resulting in both rapid and stable imaging; User and computer access/configuration standardization and management via domain group policy objects, SCCM, and other means; Mobile device encryption configuration and management; Enterprise printing/copying/scanning solution support including back-end servers, device configuration, and management; Researching and resolving escalations from Service Desk including field technicians consistent with "Problem Management" strategies.  Among the most important qualifications for this position are the strong ability to cooperate as the member of a team, to keep a positive attitude of customer service to the County's constituents and employees in all situations; to understand how to exercise informal authority to influence, persuade, and resolve conflicts; to be a role model and mentor to staff, and to be a partner with other IT team members and the IT management team.   This position reports to an Information Technology Supervisor at a modern office building located in beautiful Auburn, California on a Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. schedule, while participating in an on-call rotation schedule providing support outside of normal business hours.   DEFINITION Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, analysis of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications; network infrastructure; and database management; while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and guidance in complex information systems analysis and solutions, including definition of user requirements, feasibility studies, design, program specifications, testing, and implementation; and performs other related duties as assigned. May provide functional, technical, or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the Information Technology Analyst job family. This class is distinguished from the class of Information Technology Analyst II because incumbents in the Information Technology Analyst Senior class perform complex level professional systems and applications-related duties that include acting in an advisory role to other analytical staff and providing strategic input within his/her area of specialization; and/or, coordinating/administering projects that are moderate/large in size and scope, requiring the direction of multiple staff and the procurement/utilization of significant resources management. The Information Technology Analyst Senior is distinguished from the Information Technology Supervisor in that the former may be responsible for providing direct supervision where the emphasis is on the application of technical expertise, with supervisory responsibilities incidental to the technical expertise while the latter's primary responsibility is for performing full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under general direction from an assigned supervisor or manager, working from broad policies and towards general objectives and referring specific matters to a superior only when interpretation or clarification of organizational policies is necessary. May exercise technical, functional, and/or direct supervision over professional and technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:  Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and modification within area of expertise. Analyzes and evaluates computer network design (including the County's overall network), operating systems and/or business requirements; consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for strategic network, database, and/or operating system improvements and upgrades; or the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the organization and develops plans to initiate improvements. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Answers questions and provides information to personnel of customer departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action as necessary. Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinate integration across multiple platforms and technologies; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details. Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to operating systems, network infrastructure, business systems analysis and application development, database administration, telecommunications systems, and/or audio/video systems. Directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional information technology staffed on assigned projects. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned. Provides budget recommendations and assists in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget; monitors and controls expenditures. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Depending on area of assignment: Coordinates the activities of County technical personnel and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides problem status, oral and written, to management; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment. Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies. Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components.   Oversees the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes. Defines and maintains County/Department network and data security standards. Performs computer forensics as requested by County legal department, auditors, or other authorized requests. Conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the County's network.  Develops security procedures and policies.  Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business analysis projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include:                  o determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing venor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection;                                     o   monitoring vendor performance to ensure compliance with County specifications; ensuring project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization;                 o   serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements;                 o   assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications;                 o   coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; and                 o designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects; Provides recommendations for developing and/or improving hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple County departments in order to accomplish business goals; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution. Follows, maintains, and implements internal control, network security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection. Performs other 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: Two years journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an Information Technology Analyst - II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area or possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. 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. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. Best Qualified Screening An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. Best qualified consideration will be given to those applicants who demonstrate experience in the following areas: Managing enterprise software licensing with SCCM; Using strategies and best practices for ensuring rapid, reliable, dynamic endpoint imaging; Using Windows 7 to Windows 10 imaging-in-place solutions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design.   Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Computer hardware and software systems being used by the hiring department. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Analyze, diagnose and resolve problems of the most complex nature and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or county goals. Produce detailed design and work specifications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents.  Research and gather complex information from a variety of county, vendor and industry sources. Prepare and present highly technical documents such as network and system diagrams and circuit schematics, radio frequency propagation and network coverage maps and other technical documents. Provide expertise and effectively advise professional technical staff on complex technical matters. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Read, comprehend, and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting-frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity -frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking-frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of IP Network, Telephony and Audio Video system design techniques. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating IP Network and telephony systems including WAN/LAN, VoIP, AudioNideo systems, and associated network equipment. A broad range of protocols commonly used in wired and wireless communications networks (e.g. TCP, IP, UDP, SNMP, RADIUS, BGP, OSPF, RIP, Serial, TOM, TFTP, FTP, SSH, SSL, etc.). Principles and practices of business operations analysis. Principles and practices of complex database design and administration. Enterprise Level Information Technology Infrastructures. Ability to: Conduct business analysis and recommend technology solutions or business strategies that meet county, state and federal requirements. Create, present and explain complex diagrams to illustrate technology solutions. Analyze, develop, maintain and administer complex databases and database management systems similar to those being used by the assigned department. Perform advanced network administration duties, including security administration. Analyze, develop, and maintain complex network-related systems, equipment and software similar to that being used by the hiring department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces.  SELECTION PROCEDURE Best Qualified Screening (PASS/FAIL) An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. The criteria for this screening is listed as preference language under the note in the Minimum Qualifications section. 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 and/or be bonded. 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 Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 02/25/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 02/25/2019 - Best Qualified Screening 02/28/2019 - "Not Qualified/Not Best Qualified" Notices Emailed Week of 03/11/2019 - Training and Experience Rating Panel Week of 03/18/2019 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 2/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 05, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Periodically, there may be multiple function-specific recruitments for the same classification (Information Technology Analyst - II) open at the same time. If you are interested in applying for multiple functional areas within the classification, you will need to submit a separate application for each function-specific recruitment for which you wish to be considered. Placer County offers a full CalPERS retirement package, attractive medical, dental, vision and insurance plans, a 6% cafeteria plan and thirteen annual paid holidays. Employees will receive a 2% general wage increase effective on June 8, 2019 and June 6, 2020. Additional information regarding benefits for this classification can be found in the Benefits section below. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Information Technology's Telecommunications Division is seeking a radio system professional. Working in a team environment, this position is responsible for designing, implementing, operating and maintaining the Placer County P-25 digital trunked land mobile radio system and subscriber units; conventional analog land mobile radio systems; microwave network; Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and dispatch center. This position will work closely with the County's telecom service providers and internal County customers, as well as maintenance vendors. The radio system network consists of products from Motorola, Hewlett Packard, Aviat, NICE and Kenwood. Ideal candidates should have in-depth knowledge of radio frequency theory, technologies, troubleshooting, installation, programming and maintenance in both conventional and trunking systems; as well as a thorough understanding of networking concepts, subscriber unit programming, system optimization and interference mitigation. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be experienced and skilled in vendor/partner management, project management, customer service and have excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. While this position is stationed in Auburn, some travel to other work locations throughout Placer County, including Tahoe, Lincoln and Roseville areas is required. Possession of an FCC General Radio Operator's License and other industry certifications are desirable but not required. DEFINITION Performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software systems to meet business needs.  Incumbents may perform any of the following functions: analyzes, designs, monitors and administers servers and related platforms; designs, maintains, configures and monitors network and/or telecommunications infrastructures and related system components; consults with departmental customers to identify and analyze business functions that can be improved by the implementation of new hardware and/or software solutions; translates business requirements into system deployments, including the development of design specifications; performs professional-level systems maintenance and customer support duties; and performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level class in the Information Technology Analyst series.  Positions in this class are distinguished from Information Technology Analyst I by the performance of the full range of duties.    Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level.   The Information Technology Analyst I and Information Technology Analyst II classifications are distinguished from the Information Specialist classification series in that the Information Technology Analyst series describes positions with professional/analytical responsibilities where the primary duties include the analysis of business and/or system needs, the evaluation of current systems, and the design of solutions to meet the identified business or system needs, including work which emphasizes business systems analysis and the development of technology solutions to resolve application problems or improve efficiency; network/telecommunications systems analysis, design, and administration; system analysis, design, and administration, and/or database analysis, design, and administration. In contrast, the Information Technology Specialist classification describes positions with responsibility for providing a broad range of routine and complex duties in support of specialized systems, including user support, system troubleshooting, review of business processes and communication of user requirements/problems to a vendor or statewide system which then architects and develops the technical solution, implementation of system upgrades or modifications, and user training. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under direction from an assigned supervisor, receiving occasional supervision while working toward a definite objective that requires use of a wide range of procedures and involves planning and/or determining specific procedures or equipment required in order to meet assigned objectives and solve non-routine problems. Only unusual matters are referred to a supervisor. Incumbents may also receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Information Technology Analyst. Incumbents may provide direct supervision over technical and/or specialist level staff. Incumbents may exercise technical or functional supervision over other professional staff on a project basis. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following.  Incumbents assigned to the Information Technology Analyst I classification initially perform the following duties in a learning and/or on-the-job training capacity.   Evaluates customer technical needs and recommends solutions; plans, determines requirements, designs, builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and/or enhances a variety of hardware and software systems, integrating County network infrastructure and/or other systems; considers protocols, acceptable system security risk, and other related elements. Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements.  Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations. Determines and develops cost benefit analyses related to recommended technical solutions; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization. Is responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that are limited in scope and/or specific to area of assignment; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include: determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection; monitoring vendor performance to ensure compliance with County specifications; ensuring project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization; serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements; coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects; Coordinates information technology activities of County department(s), division staff, and/or vendors consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress, prepares for and manages delivery and installation. Prepares technical documentations, procedural plans, reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Builds and maintains positive and professional working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, vendors, and the public using principles of good customer service. Exercises technical or functional supervision over technical and/or para-professional staff. Exercises functional supervision over other professional staff on a project basis. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Performs other related duties as assigned. Functional Assignment Areas When assigned to Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration (In addition to general duties) duties may include but are not limited to:   Administers a departmental Local Area Network (LAN); monitors and adds users; installs and configures software; coordinates connectivity with the County Wide Area Network (WAN). Designs, configures and installs network infrastructure, including wireless equipment, hubs, switches, cabling, servers, and peripherals. Investigates, analyzes and resolves server, telecommunications and/or network problems; troubleshoots failures implements solutions. Evaluates and implements network upgrades; tests hardware and software to ensure optimal functionality. Designs, implements and maintains telecommunications systems, including, but not limited to,  the 911 PSAP system infrastructure, PBX & VOIP based telephone systems, radio network, and the audio/video systems for County departments. Analyzes business needs and prepares design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Designs, installs, supports and maintains call center solutions.    Develops, designs, maintains, and installs remote radio sites as part of a standards based P25 digital trunking radio network. Recommends solutions for specialized and unique signal transmissions used at remote sites. Provides custom PLC, database, and software programming to meet the needs of telemetry end users. Prepares and programs computerized telecommunications customer databases. Assists in the development, and administration of the County's digital multi-site, multi-agency radio system. Conducts training pertaining to the use of end user telephony hardware and software. Maintains telephone servers, Call manager, voicemail, call center and paging systems. Performs duties related to ensuring the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes.  Maintains County/Department network and data security standards and provides recommendations.  Performs computer forensics as requested by County legal department, auditors, or other authorized requests.  Conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the County's network.  Develops security procedures and provides recommendations on security policies.     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of professional level information technology experience comparable to Information Technology Analyst - I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information technology or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. 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. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. Best Qualified Screening: An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. Best Qualified consideration will be given to those who demonstrate professional-level experience working with conventional two-way radios and P-25 trunking systems. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Data processing techniques, including the types of hardware and software currently used to process data with different levels of complexity. Basic project management principles and techniques such as  organizing and managing a project, developing schedules, identifying critical paths, and breaking down a project into individual tasks. Structured analysis and database concepts. Computer hardware and software systems similar to those being used by the hiring department. Tools and equipment used in testing the functionality of computer applications. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Gather, analyze and evaluate data and information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Learn to research, design, implement and maintain various hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology, in order to improve County processes or services. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Explain the values and limitations of services requested. Recognize that changes made on a local level can affect services and equipment at the system wide level and take appropriate precautions. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met. Learn and utilize specialized terminology if needed by the specific assignment. Interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. Prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Read, comprehend, and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Functional Assignment Areas When assigned to Network and Telecommunications Analysis/Administration (In addition to general knowledge and abilities) knowledge and abilities may include but are not limited to: Knowledge of: General operational characteristics, configuration and set up of local and wide area network and communication systems, equipment and devices, including telephone and radio equipment. Networking principals and methodologies. Antivirus remediation practices. The functionality of firewalls, switches, routers and peripherals and how they interact within the network infrastructure. Security systems and methodologies for network and data/voice communications systems. Digital trunking radio systems. SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition)/HMI systems and programming. Ability to: Monitor and analyze server and network performance and provide recommendations for improved server and/or network performance. Plan, design, install and document new network segments and connections. Analyze business needs and prepare design specifications, recommendations, and solutions for telecommunications technology. Design, implement and maintain telecommunication systems and projects.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 80 pounds. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces. Occasional evening, holiday and/or weekend work may be required. SELECTION PROCEDURE Best Qualified Screening (PASS/FAIL) An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. The criteria for this screening is listed as preference language under the note in the Minimum Qualifications section. 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 Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 02/20/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 02/21/2019 - Best Qualified Screening (if applicable) 02/22/2019 - "Not Qualified/Not Best Qualified" Notices Emailed 03/01/2019 - Eligible List Established   Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction *Dispatchers working swing and graveyard shifts receive an additional 7.5% night shift differential. *Dispatchers working as dispatch trainers receive an additional 5% training pay while assigned to training duties. *Dispatchers working holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in the Auburn Justice Center. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, and a quiet room. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package, including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. POSITION INFORMATION Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Lindsay Killian, HR Analyst, at (530) 886-4678 or lkillian@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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 Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is an extraordinary career opportunity to join a progressive and innovative County located in scenic Northern California. Placer County is an award-winning organization and a noted leader in the field of health and human services. The County seeks to attract highly qualified candidates that bring credibility, passion, and an innovative approach to the delivery of services to the community. Placer County offers a full CalPERS retirement package, attractive medical, dental, vision and insurance plans, a 6% cafeteria plan, paid vacation and sick leave, 100 hours of management leave, and thirteen annual paid holidays.  More information regarding Placer County's competitive benefits package can be found in the "Benefits" section below. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is seeking an Assistant Director in their Human Services Division. The Assistant Director of Human Services provides operational, programmatic, and personnel management for the Division. Human Services has office locations in Auburn, Rocklin, and North Lake Tahoe; frequent county-wide travel may be required for this position.  The Human Services Division provides financial assistance, healthcare coverage, food and nutrition assistance, employment services, housing assistance and veteran's services to more than 70,000 in a county of approximately 380,000 residents. The division has more than 228 positions with an annual budget exceeding $40 million. The Assistant Director will work with the Director in management responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing day-to-day operations, recommending priorities for the division, serving in a senior capacity of the management team, and exercising direct supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel. The Assistant Director will also be instrumental in the daily operations of both the Placer County Housing Authority (through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program) and the Placer County Veterans Services Office.  The ideal candidate will have experience managing an organization that emphasizes cooperation, accountability, and responsiveness and have the ability to communicate effectively with division staff, community stakeholders, and the clients we serve.  This candidate will be a strong organizational leader with management supervisory experience, budget management skills, and accomplished programmatic expertise. A demonstrated ability to develop innovative approaches to service, creativity, communication and consensus building, along with a track record of working with a broad range of people and organizations reflecting a diverse cultural and economic population is desired. The ideal candidate will also have experience in performance evaluations and progressive discipline, human resources management, contracts management, organizational design and change management. This recruitment will be open until filled. To be considered for the first round of interviews, application materials must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 . A second screening will be conducted if needed. DEFINITION (Unclassified) Under direction of the Client Services Program Director, assist the Director to plan, integrate, organize and direct the day-to-day operations of the division; recommend priorities for division resource allocations; serve as a lead member of the division's management team and serve as acting Client Services Program Director in the absence of the Director. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Assistant Client Services Program Director serves as an assistant division head performing administrative and management tasks for the director as assigned, supervises management personnel and serves as acting Client Services Program Director in the absence of the Director. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Client Services Program Director. Exercises direct supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist the Client Services Program Director in managing and directing a division of the Department of Health and Human Services; serve as the acting Client Services Program Director in Director's absence and assume full responsibility of the division as needed. Assist in developing the division goals and objectives; assist in the development of policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct activities and operations of the division; confer with the Client Services Program Director regarding policies and operating processes; review, evaluate and recommend changes in policies, programs and operations; mentor and coach subordinates to implement the direction of the Client Services Program Director; identify emerging issues, assess alternative strategies and action plans, and solve problems. Develop and implement work plans, performance measures, assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Prepare the 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; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures as requested; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the division. Consult and cooperate with State departments, County Department managers, advisory boards and advocacy groups on all aspects of assigned division and community outreach; identify and assess community, constituent, policy and operational issues and problems; develop, evaluate and recommend alternative strategies and solutions; and assist in implementing strategies, operational plans and programs. Conduct and/or attend various public meetings to represent the interest of the division. Build and maintain positive working relationships with State Departments, County Departments and divisions, County managers, County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Department 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; prepare written correspondence. Perform a variety of special assignments. In the absence of the Client Services Program Director, assume responsibility of the division as needed. 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:   Five years of increasing responsible experience in a public health and/or human service agency, including at least three years of administrative and management responsibility.  Experience in a Health and/or Human Services Agency is preferred.   Training:  Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, public administration, public health, health science, sociology, psychology, counseling, behavioral sciences 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of assigned division and related programs. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations to assigned division/program. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of organizational analysis, performance measures and management. Principles and practices of business correspondence and report writing. Ability to: Assist in planning, directing and monitoring an assigned division of a large and complex department with a wide variety of programs, services and funding sources. 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 Division related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy. On a continuous basis, sit at 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 communicate through written means. Assist in the development and implementation of division policies and procedures. Analyze and implement program mandates. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Assist in the successful development, control and administration of the division budget and expenditures. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Implement a participatory management program throughout Department and motivate staff by inclusion. Interpret and apply State, County, and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including diverse interest groups and advisory boards, advocacy groups and other governmental organizations. Represent the County under diverse circumstances and prepare and deliver oral presentations to small and large groups. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. 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. 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 Applications submitted by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 will be forwarded to the hiring department for review and interview selection on or around Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Lindsay Killian, HR Analyst, at (530) 886-4678 or lkillian@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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 -Safety Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List - Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Lindsay Killian, HR Analyst, at (530) 886-4678 or lkillian@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. 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 Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety Bargaining Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment will be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. DEFINITION To plan, organize, supervise and personally perform professional accounting  work to ensure regulatory compliance with governmental accounting standards for a department, or major program area or section within an assigned department; to prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical and narrative reports regarding financial transactions, grant programs, or trusts; to provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements in accounting systems; manage the effective use of department resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; and to provide highly responsible technical assistance to management staff in assigned department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey, supervisory level class in the Accountant 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, and  the nature of external contacts and representation.   Employees perform complex accounting and financial analyses, and typically supervise an accounting function including professional accounting, technical and clerical personnel.  Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.  This job class may also provide responsible, professional accounting services to the County's investment activities.  Successful performance of the work requires extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work.  This class is distinguished from the Accountant - Supervising in that the latter predominantly plans, coordinates, organizes, and supervises an assigned work unit(s) within a large, multi-unit division within departments that have agency-wide financial accounting and reporting responsibility.  This class is further distinguished from the Auditor series by the latter's regular performance of internal compliance, financial and performance audits performed in accordance with professional standards such as Institute of Internal Auditors, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, including preparing audit reports with the issuance of an opinion. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide supervision of professional, technical, and clerical staff in support of assigned department and program(s); provide leadership and direction to a team of professional and technical staff. Provide responsible professional and technical direction and assistance in the administration and implementation of the County and/or department accounting programs and integrated accounting and financial systems. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the unit; recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations, recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Design, implement, update and document accounting, auditing and financial management systems; establish procedures for work flow and format. Assume responsibility for various departmental accounting functions including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, and special project accounting; conduct and prepare special studies and reports. Prepare a wide variety of financial and statistical reports including year-end reporting, budgetary reports, monthly financial statements, and assist in the preparation of the financial and custom reports, graphs, and schedules as needed. Participate in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, including assisting divisions with budget preparation, preparing and updating cash flow and cost projections and estimated revenues and expenditures, monitoring expenditures to ensure compliance with adopted budget, and assisting in publication of the budget. Monitor and review expenditures, revenues, and budget allocations to determine financial status. Interpret, explain, and apply general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws, and regulations affecting the more complex financial operations of the department assigned. Record and maintain appropriate controls for fixed assets, including vehicles; supervise annual inventory reconciliation including inspections and reconciliation of discrepancies. Maintain and monitor the department grant funds and ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use and the accounting of each grant; compile and prepare financial and other data for claims; prepare grant applications. Track Capital Improvement expenditures and allocate funds to the appropriate Capital Improvement account. Assist in the coordination of audits; schedule, provide information and reporting for audits; ensure availability and accuracy of required reports and documentation. Assist with investments, portfolio management, cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections. Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions, and review publications to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in the field of accounting. 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: Two years of responsible, journey level professional accounting and/or financial auditing experience performing duties similar to an  Accountant II or an Auditor II  with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a related field. 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. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, governmental accounting standards and other governmental accounting and auditing procedures. Cost accounting, fund accounting, enterprise accounting and financial reporting. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. Statutory laws, rules and regulations applicable to governmental accounting, auditing and finance, and programmatic areas of responsibility. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Budget preparation, administration and control procedures. Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational needs of the assigned division. Application and operation of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets, using common accounting and spreadsheet software. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to accounting operations. Principles and theories of internal control including indicators of fraud and risk.       Modern office practices,  methods and computer equipment and applications related to the work. Standard accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.  Principles and practices used in planning, organizing and controlling work flow and processes. Tax billing principles and techniques. English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation. Techniques for effectively presenting the County in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and County staff. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct accounting, auditing and financial reporting operations and/or activities. 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 solve problems of operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at 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. Design and implement accounting and financial management systems. Analyze and evaluate accounting systems and financial programs; design improvements and controls for assigned operations; and assess overall effectiveness of fiscal responsibilities. Interpret and apply legal, regulatory and administrative controls to accounting functions and financial management systems. Analyze complex data, identify discrepancies, develop accurate and concise summaries and tables and draw logical and appropriate conclusions; present technical information and data in an effective manner. Effectively represent the department and the County in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Train, direct, supervise and evaluate professional and clerical subordinates. Operate a computer and 10-key adding machine by touch. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 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 Professional bargaining unit Selection Plan This Recruitment Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 03/01/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 03/04/2019 - 'Not Qualified' Notices Emailed 03/07/2019 - Training and Experience Scoring 03/08/2019 - Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
DEFINITION To perform specialized, confidential and diversified legal secretarial work; to assist in the scheduling and handling of office details; and to relieve legal staff of administrative detail. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class in the Legal Secretary series and is distinguished from the entry level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise.  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 management or supervisory personnel, and may receive technical and functional supervision from professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform general and legal secretarial duties related to assigned functional area and department. Type, edit and format legal documents including pleadings, briefs, opinions, orders, contracts, correspondence and other legal matters. Handle routine departmental correspondence independently, and maintain files of correspondence, contracts, pleadings, discovery, legal opinions and other records and documents. Assist other staff by performing duties related to special assignments or projects including researching and compiling information. Provide information in person or over the telephone relative to departmental procedures, policies records, court rules and case files. Collect information from a variety of sources pertinent to area of assignment; compile data as necessary and prepare routine reports as required. Schedule a variety of appointments as necessary. Maintain and monitor records and files; follow-up on due dates; perform other monitoring functions to ensure timely completion of work. Operate standard office equipment including word processing applications as assigned; may perform duties on computer spreadsheet programs; operate stand-alone computer software program as related to assigned area. Enter, modify and retrieve data into local, state and national computer systems.  Conduct record searches in a centralized database. Provide information to law enforcement agencies, courts, attorneys and the public in accordance with legal requirements. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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 likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years experience performing legal secretarial duties equivalent to the Legal Secretary - Entry in Placer County. 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: Principles and practices of technical report typing. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Office practices, methods, procedures and equipment including filing and computer systems. Principles of customer service. Organization procedures and operating details of an office. Mathematical calculation, Basic record keeping principles and procedures. Legal terminology, forms, documents. Court procedures and requirements. Operating procedures of a legal office. 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. Perform routine legal clerical work including maintenance of records, files, verifying files and data. Perform routine mathematical calculations. Use computer word processing, spread sheet, database and customized applications. Analyze situations carefully and adopt effective course of action. Work with accuracy and thoroughness under stress. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Type at a minimum of 50 words per minute. Prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet deadlines. Independently perform legal secretarial duties. Research and analyze background information. Organize tasks and determine priorities in order to meet assigned deadlines. Understand and explain department policies and procedures. Transcribe from dictating equipment. Draft simple legal documents. 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 2/25/19    Minimum Qualification Screening                                Training and Experience Rating Week of 3/4/19      Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
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 26, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is an exciting and dynamic local government, working innovatively with technologies to make daily improvements to the lives of our citizens and employees.  Stretching from the Sacramento border to the west shore of Lake Tahoe, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and scenic areas on the West Coast.   POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Information Technology is seeking a highly skilled professional to join the IT management team in the position of Information Technology Supervisor for the Placer County Network, Telephone and Media Services Groups.  This position will lead a team of IT Analysts whom are responsible for daily operation and maintenance of the County Network, Telephony Systems, and Audio Visual Systems across 30+ locations throughout the county servicing 2,600+ employees and all county departments.  The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, proven troubleshooting ability, extensive IT customer service experience, the ability to make complex decisions and recommendations with minimal supervision, and use a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.  The candidate selected for this position will also be expected to: Interpret and apply complex and technical information pertaining to network/telephony systems; Assist in the development of assigned workgroup budget including expenditure tracking, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions; Conduct network/telephony product and services selection and procurement; Perform contract negotiation and management; Understand the principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and staff development; Have excellent skills in professional writing and communication; Identify and implement network/telephony improvements by assessing current situations, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements; and Possess knowledge and experience in network monitoring, analysis and reporting. The most important qualifications for this position are the strong ability to cooperate as the member of a team; to keep a positive attitude of customer service to the County's constituents and employees in all situations; to understand how to exercise informal authority to influence, persuade, and resolve conflicts; to be a role model and mentor to staff; and to be a partner on the IT management team.   This position reports to an Information Technology Manager located in beautiful Auburn, California on a Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. schedule.  Placer County offers a full CalPERS retirement package, attractive medical, dental, vision and insurance plans in addition to a management compensation package and thirteen annual paid holidays. DEFINITION Plans, organizes, directs, evaluates and supervises the activities of a group of professional and/or para-professional and technical information technology (IT) staff in one or more of the following technology disciplines: Application Development and Support, Business Systems, Network & Telecommunications, Database, Platform Technologies, and/or Technical Support duties that involve monitoring, installing, configuring and upgrading, modifying, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware, software and peripheral problems and supporting end users; or other technology area performing professional applications development and support, network support, information technology analysis/administration, and/or other related information technology analytical duties; performs the most complex work assigned to the classification series; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a full, first-line supervisory-level class where incumbents work under general direction and broad policies wherein the preponderant responsibility assigned to positions is to directly supervise the operations and staff within an information technology work unit in addition to performing professional information technology work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from an assigned manager. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, para-professional, and/or technical personnel. In addition, may exercise supervision over assigned clerical/administrative personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervises a group of technology employees within an assigned technology work unit; selects and directs staff; plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns and evaluates work; procures and provides resources to staff as needed; monitors and evaluates staff performance and quality of work; initiates informal and formal disciplinary actions as necessary. Recommends goals and objectives for assigned information technology operations and directs their implementation; establishes schedules and methods for assigned program area; develops and implements policies and procedures. Determines staffing needs for assigned work units/operational areas in order to achieve goals and objectives. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned unit/operational area and recommends improvements and modifications. Prepares various reports on operations and activities. Assumes responsibility for staff development and training; identifies individual training needs and works to ensure those needs are met. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of effective customer service. Reviews and approves programming, systems development and systems enhancement plans, work orders, consultant and related bills and purchase orders; prepares and monitors consultant agreements, reviews new and proposed laws, regulations, codes, methods, materials and techniques for application to projects; develops and implements procedures, standards and systems. Performs a variety of complex applications, network and/or professional technology troubleshooting and analysis duties as a working supervisor. Assists in solving problems regarding networking, telecommunications, operating, communications, business process analysis, and application systems. Assists in preparing, administering and monitoring unit or project budgets; tracks and monitors expenses for assigned areas; researches costs for new hardware, software and other items and prepares reports and recommendations. Works with management, assigned staff, other County departments, regional partners, and/or vendors to ensure the best use of technology to support the mission of the unit and department. Designs, directs and oversees work unit quality assurance activities and coordinates resolution of complex and technical problems and system changes that affect the work of the unit. Develops, administers, and maintains County or department standards for computer, telecommunications, server, and network hardware and software. Manages complex technology projects requiring the support of multiple diverse staff and the procurement/utilization of specialized resources; determines and develops cost benefit analyses for project justifications; identifies the budget and resources needed to conduct the work; manages and monitors budget dollars and staff; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with County and department procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization; monitors and manages vendor performance to ensure compliance with County standards and specifications; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; designs and directs project testing and quality assurance processes. Determines and develops cost benefit analyses for project justifications; identifies the budget and resources needed to conduct the work; manages and monitors budget dollars and staff; evaluates risk options; ensures project compliance with County and department procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization. Prepares reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Provides emergency response capability for computer service on a 7-day, 24 hour basis. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Performs other 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: Three (3) years of advanced journey level professional information technology experience comparable to  Information Technology Analyst Senior or five (5) years of relevant journey level professional experience comparable to  Information Technology Analyst II with Placer County or equivalent experience performing development and analysis in a comparable complex information systems environment, including project management experience. Prior lead or supervisory experience is desirable. Training:  Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for all or part of the above-required education. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Special Requirement: Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. 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: An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates who will move forward in this recruitment process. If needed, best-qualified consideration will be given to those candidates who demonstrate experience managing a team of network IT professionals as well as experience designing, administering and supporting enterprise data and telephone networks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles and practices of public administration; including, budgeting, staff development, customer service and human resource management. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance management. Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership, and conflict resolution. Computer hardware and software systems similar to those being used by Placer County, including business applications, operating systems, and network systems. Advanced project management principles and techniques. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing and managing information technology solutions. Advanced methods and techniques of evaluating business need requirements to provide technology solutions. Operational characteristics of local and wide area network systems. Operational characteristics of communication systems, equipment and devices. Information security systems and methodologies. Principles and methods of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Ability to: Organize, implement, direct and supervise the work of subordinate employees who perform professional information technology work. Provide a highly advanced level of professional support in assigned technology systems area(s). Train and motivate staff. Evaluate and resolve a broad range of problems utilizing limited resources. On a continuous basis, analyze technical and business operations, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; identify problems and/or areas of improvement, recommend solutions such as new or revised operational and technical policy and procedures, and make effective decisions in a timely manner. Develop work plans and methods to ensure that assigned work areas are functioning in the most effective and efficient manner. Prepare and maintain comprehensive procedures manuals and documentation, technical reports, and correspondence. Assist with development and administration of the budget for the assigned unit. Coordinate and manage a variety of information technology tasks and projects. Gather and evaluate information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Interpret and apply complex and technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. Maintain the confidentiality of information. Analyze and prepare technical reports. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting and crawling. Lifting-occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity-frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking-frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person.  WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and/or unpleasant odors. SELECTION PROCEDURE Best Qualified Screening (PASS/FAIL) An application appraisal screening MAY be conducted to select a reasonable number of the best-qualified candidates. The criteria for this screening is listed as preference language under the note in the Minimum Qualifications section. 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 Selection Plan This Timeline is Tentative and Subject to Change: 02/11/2019 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 02/13/2019 - Best Qualified Screening (If Applicable) 02/15/2019 - 'Not Qualified' and 'Not Best Qualified' Notices Emailed 02/21/2019 - Training & Experience Scoring 02/25/2019 - Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 2/19/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Placer County Agriculture Department has upcoming extra help assignments for the classification of Agricultural Inspector Aide.  Primary responsibilities include protecting the agricultural industry by detecting and eradicating detrimental and invasive pests.  Positions are based in Auburn, but require extensive fieldwork throughout the county in a variety of environments and weather conditions.  Botany, entomology, and GIS experience is desired.  Individuals may be assigned to one of several seasonal programs including general pest detection, noxious weed eradication, or Pierce's disease/glassy-winged sharpshooter detection.  All positions involve a significant amount of field work, requiring driving, standing, lifting, bending, squatting, walking, and hiking.  A majority of the work is conducted outdoors, often in hot summer weather, and/or in remote locations.  Some pesticide use may be required, depending on the assignment.  All positions include a considerable amount of paperwork and record keeping. POSITION INFORMATION The current assignments are seasonal/extra help and are not eligible for benefits. All shifts are limited to no more than 40 hours per week and cannot exceed 960 hours per fiscal year. Appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should a vacancy arise at some future date. This is subject to County Executive Officer approval. DEFINITION Provides assistance and support services in the enforcement of agricultural, pesticide use, and weights and measures laws and regulations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives supervision from higher level agricultural department staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assemble and bait a variety of insect traps or devices; identify and select appropriate host plants for trap placement; deploy, service, and inspect traps on a regular basis. Perform specific pest surveys; count and identify pests in traps; collect, identify and submit pest specimens suspected of being target pests. Inspect incoming nursery plant shipments for pests. Provide routine policy, procedure, and regulatory information to the public and regulated industries; explain various pest detection and eradication methods and devices. Mix, load, and safely apply appropriate pesticides to noxious weeds and other pests. Assist in quality control, weighing and measuring device inspections, and testing. Assist in enforcement of pesticide laws and regulations.  Perform general clerical duties including data entry, filing, and sorting. Compile and maintain accurate and detailed records for insect traps and noxious weed infestation sites. Prepare daily and monthly activity summary reports. Assist agricultural department staff with programs as required and 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: No experience required. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in biology, entomology, agriculture 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic biology and botany, especially pertaining to invertebrate and weed pests. Physical characteristics of common garden pests. Basic pest control techniques. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Principles and practices of work safety. Modern office procedures, methods, tablet PCs and computer equipment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, understand and follow oral and written instructions and know and understand all assigned aspects of the job. Frequently walk, hike, stand, bend, squat, climb and bend in the field, kneel, or twist to collect traps and specimens; lift heavy weight including backpacks, bags and crates, chemicals, and other related equipment. Often work alone in a variety of climatic conditions and environments including remote areas with steep and rugged terrain. Understand and interpret policies, procedures and regulations. Prepare clear and concise reports. Collect and identify a variety of pests, make pertinent descriptions in determining the identity of specimens, and apply appropriate control and eradication treatments using pesticides, traps, and mechanical and other devices. Safely drive a county vehicle on a frequent and ongoing basis; operate four wheel drive vehicle in off road settings. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; tactfully and effectively interact with the public and regulated industries. 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: 4/16/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted will be screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse II. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care . Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.)    Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care    DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Health Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse 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. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. 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 applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse I with Placer County . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of public health nursing, including preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health education, gerontology and sociological problems involved in public health nursing. Procedures and practices used to promote maternal and child health and to assess infant, child and adolescent development. Federal, State and local statutes and regulations governing public health and nursing practices. Policies and procedures of a health services department, especially as related to public health nursing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional nursing care and instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Identify and assess client settings for contributing conditions and/or causes of health or socially-related health problems. Independently provide case management. 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions:  Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency *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. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% Bilingual Pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business.  Click  here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary* positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner II (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician) for case management assignments in the Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions.  Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority in selecting candidates for interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant change in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s).  DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Client Services Practitioner series.  This class is distinguished from the Client Services Practitioner 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 direction from a program supervisor or other designated management position. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical, technical, para-professional and/or other professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible casework or clinical experience performing duties similar to a Client Services Practitioner I with Placer County. Training:  A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. License or Certificate: May require possession of a State of California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Policies and practices of County's Health and Human Services Department as it relates to assigned program area and client services. Community and consultative resources available, both public and private. Pertinent federal, state and local statutes and regulations governing public health and welfare services. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Develop appropriate treatment plans for a variety of client needs and situations. Perform a variety of professional duties in an independent manner to include all levels of problem-solving and decision-making models. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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 and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis.  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. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the entry level position of Psychiatric Nurse I in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA.  DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Psychiatric Nurse 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 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 general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. 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 applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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 and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. 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 operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment will be screened on a weekly basis. 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. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the journey level position of Psychiatric Nurse II in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA.  DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Psychiatric Nurse series.  This class is distinguished from the Psychiatric Nurse 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 Supervising Psychiatric Nurse in that the latter provides psychiatric nursing care requiring a high level of skill and independent judgment and exercises direct supervision over subordinate psychiatric nursing staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. 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 applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: Two years of responsible professional psychiatric nursing experience performing duties similar to a Psychiatric Nurse I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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 and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Mental health procedures and practices relative to the delivery of psychiatric nursing care. Resources available to mentally ill persons. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. 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 operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations.  Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Independently observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Independently provide crisis intervention as necessary. 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting?  Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like.  This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted will be screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse I. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.)    Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse 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 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 a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. 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 applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. In order to qualify for this recruitment, the required degree must be obtained by date of appointment.  If you are in your final semester, please apply. *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. Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. Click   here for more information on Spanish bilingual opportunities.  POSITION INFORMATION Placer County Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for permanent and extra-help/temporary positions in the classification Client Services Practitioner I (Master Degree Social Worker/Clinician). Assignments are in the following services areas within Adult System of Care, Children's System of Care and Public Health divisions: Child Welfare Services Mental Health Substance Use Disorders Homeless Services Employment Older Adult Services Public Health Whole Person Care (physical, behavioral health and social services) Emergency After-Hours/Child Protective Services Response Co-Occurring Diagnosis Criminogenic/Forensic Perinatal Wraparound (Children Services) Adoption/Permanency This is an entry level position and applicants are encouraged to include relevant education and a description of professional social work and/or child welfare experience when responding to the supplemental questionnaire. Your application materials and assignment preference(s) may be used by the hiring authority when selecting candidates to interview. Client Services Practitioners perform a broad spectrum of duties ranging from providing direct services/case management support to those faced with difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives to clinically diagnosing emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders in individuals. Not only do Client Services Practitioners assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, they advocate for them and seek out valuable resources and other means of support for the affected person(s). DEFINITION To provide responsible and professional social services and/or clinical treatment of an advanced nature to a variety of clients with identified needs including clients with mental health concerns, diagnosed mentally ill clients, substance abusers and/or clients who are homeless; to provide counseling to individuals and groups; to perform crisis intervention as appropriate; to participate in the development and implementation of various treatment and outreach services; to investigate, supervise and to place minors in need of protective services; to provide outreach engagement; to develop, coordinate and monitor community-based programs; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Client Services Practitioner 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 class.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a program supervisor or other designated management position.   May receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Client Services Practitioner. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and administer long or short term treatment plans requiring comprehensive professional knowledge with the goal of improving or restoring individual or family functioning; may include clinical treatments and may determine appropriate method of treatment intervention including program modification. Participate in and/or conduct comprehensive individual and family psychosocial assessments for problem identification and diagnosis; determine acuity of need and recommend appropriate program placement; provide crisis counseling to include authorization for 72-hour emergency in-patient admission as necessary. Prepare and present clinical and/or case management documentation for review by multi-disciplinary team; provide on-going consultation and systematic support for the team in its implementation of treatment programs and individual treatment plans and/or case management. Investigate, intervene and provide a variety of professional services to children or other special needs clients, in circumstances in which the client's physical or emotional welfare is involved including cases of neglect, emotional/behavioral problems, physical/mental disabilities, child welfare, court services, or other conditions that may adversely affect the client. Participate in and/or conduct group, family and individual therapy to include marital and/or family counseling as appropriate to effect positive rehabilitation, solutions, and/or life improvements. Provide highly skilled professional services in counseling, adult and child protective services, family services, community organization, social research and related areas. Perform case management duties including treatment plan monitoring, advocacy, referral and linkage to other needed services and crisis interventions; establish and maintain casework records and documents in accordance with departmental and statutory regulations and procedures; and prepare relevant correspondence and reports, including court reports and/or testimony. Provide outreach, education, and professional consultation to the community, the general public, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups, referrals, and the general public. Provide operational oversight of residential facilities or community-based programs to include the administration of budgets as assigned; prepare grant proposals and reports and monitor program activities and expenditures. Conduct home visits; transport clients; and assist with client's financial, budget and daily living activities as appropriate. Develop, maintain and participate in an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate client needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective 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: One year of providing mental health services, social service casework or counseling is desirable. Training: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or counseling, which meets the eligibility requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) by the State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners must be obtained by date of appointment. 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: Principles and practices of social work as related to providing mental health, substance abuse services and treatment, child and adult protective services and the multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Principles and practices used in the development of community-based programs providing treatment and social services. Accepted criteria for clinical diagnosis of emotional and mental disturbances as well as normal and abnormal emotional and mental development to include growth, development and living relationships. Develop and implement community-based programs in treatment and social service; coordinate and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with program outcomes. Principles and practices of casework, including objectives, clinical diagnosis and appropriate documentation. Psychosocial, family, individual and group therapy and counseling treatments and prevention strategies. Physical, social, mental and substance use disorders impact on individual personality and behaviors. Role of social service agencies, both public and private. Legal and regulatory issues related to the operation and delivery of a variety of client services to individuals and groups of all ages and special needs. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution practices, including management of assaultive behavior, and principles of social work related to child protective services and adult services, risk and safety assessments. Standard and accepted investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Principles used in preparing grant proposals. Modern office procedures, practices and methods as well as designated computer hardware and software and its applications. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar in both oral and written forms. Ability to: Understand and carry out a variety of complex oral and written instructions in an independent manner. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules and practices; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve client issues; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; explain applicable department policies and procedures to applicants and clients. On a continuous basis, sit for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; 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 and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Identify and conceptualize multiple cause situations and possible consequences; evaluate potential treatment/solutions; determine and initiate most effective course of action. Relate effectively and positively with assigned clients to establish trust and rapport; display empathy. Coordinate and prioritize work and timelines effectively for self and others. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain relevant information through interviews, observations, and the application of standard research methodologies. Perform mathematical calculations accurately to include routine statistical analysis. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Work weekend and evening shifts as needs of program and/or clients require. 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 visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp 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 Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) 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. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at:     Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1.     Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2.     The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3.     If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4.     If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5.     The applicant must submit a Placer County  Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying:          a.     His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory;          b.     He/She has not been separated for cause;          c.     He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam;          d.     If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the   Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. 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 and/or be bonded. 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 Personnel Department. Click here to view benefits for the General bargaining unit. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 23, 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) is hiring a full-time Assistant Planner to work in their Auburn, CA office. To learn more about CDRA, click here . Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To perform professional planning duties in the preparation and review of plans and other documents relating to land use, environmental protection, economic development, environmental compliance and related topics; to administer applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes; and to assist the public in understanding and complying with adopted plans and regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Planner 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 As assigned, receives general supervision from higher level management staff   May receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or management personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When assigned, evaluate public and private development project applications for variances, conditional use permits, subdivision approval, design review, lot line adjustments, etc. for conformance to zoning, environmental and other legal requirements; process applications from submittal through construction, making recommendations regarding conditions, approval or denial; conduct field review as necessary to assure compliance with approval conditions; and review and approve building and sign permits and business licenses.  Participate in the production of major planning documents such as the County General Plan, community plans, environmental documents and specialized plans such as area specific plans, air and water quality plans, , environmental compliance and related topics.   Conduct environmental assessment of public and private projects prior to project review; make recommendations regarding mitigation measures or negative declarations; and review environmental impact reports.  Assist the public with information at the public counter and by telephone regarding applicable statutes, regulations and procedures. Coordinate with other County Departments and public agencies; meet with applicants as necessary and correspond with applicants and/or their representatives regarding project status; and write staff reports and make presentations of findings and recommendations at public hearings and to public bodies.   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: One year of experience involving public contact is desirable. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning,  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: 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 Knowledge of: Principles and practices of land use planning and development. Principles and practices of environmental planning and administration of environmental policies. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently stand at counter for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. 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 planning activities and problem solve when appropriate; understand, interpret and explain applicable ordinances and statutes and Department policies and procedures; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews and dialogue; work fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. 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: 2/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Introduction          The Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for Deputy Sheriff - II. Deputy Sheriffs are utilized in locations throughout Placer County, and their work assignments include: patrol, investigations, corrections, and court services. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both permanent and temporary/extra help vacancies, including extra help court security assignments.  Qualified applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation to determine if they meet the high standards set by the Sheriff's Office in the areas including, but not limited to, high moral character, honesty, and exemplary work ethic. The Sheriff's Office also highly values those with a positive attitude toward fellow workers and the community they will be serving. POSITION INFORMATION *Deputy Sheriffs may be eligible for the following incentives: POST Certificate Pay (12.0% for Intermediate  or 17.0% for Advanced) Education Incentive ($100.00 per pay period for AA/AS, $125.00 per pay period for BA/BS, or $175.00 per pay period for MA/MS) Night Shift Differential (7.5% for both swing and graveyard shifts) Uniform Allowance ($1,065.00 annually for Auburn assignments or $1,215.00 for Tahoe assignments) Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium ($875.00 monthly for Tahoe Assignments) Other pays/incentives dependent upon assignment DEFINITION To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work within a variety of assignments including to patrol assigned area and enforce State and local laws, to conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes, to supervise inmates in correctional facilities and to ensure court security. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the sworn Deputy Sheriff series.  This class is distinguished from the Deputy Sheriff 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 a Sergeant or other designated sworn personnel. May exercise technical and/or functional supervision as a Field Training Officer, as an assigned Officer-in-Charge and in another specialized assignment. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain law and order within the County by performing law enforcement activities in a variety of assignments. When assigned to patrol, patrol an assigned area by motor vehicle, on foot, or by other designated means to answer calls for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of County and state laws; conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, robberies, death and other criminal incidents; direct traffic and detain drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. When assigned to investigations, investigate major crimes against property and persons, in addition to narcotics and vice-related crimes; conduct extensive follow-up investigation at the scene of crimes and accidents; gather evidence; conduct surveillance; locate and question witnesses; take statements from witnesses; present information to the District Attorney's office for filing charges; and appear in court, as directed. When assigned to court security, maintain safety and security for all personnel in the courtroom; act as bailiff in courtroom; transfer inmates to and from the courts and correctional facilities; search individuals entering the court when necessary; at all times, monitor all courtroom activities to anticipate any safety concerns; assist other courtroom personnel in ensuring smooth operation of the courtroom. When assigned to civil division, serve civil and criminal subpoenas, summons, complaints, executions, attachments and court orders; interview witnesses, neighbors or other persons to gather information for investigations or the service of legal documents; determine daily geographical route and item schedule to maximize the service of legal documents. When assigned to correctional facilities, receive, search, book, fingerprint and guard prisoners in the jail or other prisoner holding facilities; supervise prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities; prepare prisoners for court, visits from attorneys and for the prisoner's transfer and release; transport prisoners between the jail and the courts. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Gather evidence using a variety of methods and techniques, including taking photographs, lifting fingerprints, tracing movements and talking with informants. Serve warrants and subpoenas; file complaints; perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Prepare detailed reports on all activities; write reports on arrests, traffic violations, inmate conflicts, impounded property and other situations; maintain Departmental records and files when necessary. Receive and investigate complaints of violations by or against juveniles; confer with juveniles and their parents; prepare citations for Juvenile Court. May be assigned to canine patrol duty. Conduct searches in snow conditions. Check buildings for physical security; report street lamps or traffic signals that are not working; report or remove traffic hazards and report and take corrective action on other conditions detrimental to the general public. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Attend meetings with civic groups; participate in and conduct public awareness/education programs at schools. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. Substantiate findings in court; testify when necessary in court. 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: One year of responsible law enforcement training and experience performing duties similar to a Deputy Sheriff I with Placer County. Training: Completion of the twelfth grade or G.E.D. License or Certificate: Possession of the CA POST Basic certificate or equivalency 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 In addition to the minimum qualifications for the Deputy Sheriff I: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of law enforcement. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, corrections, investigation and identification techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies. Rules of evidence pertaining to search and seizure and the preservation of evidence. Use and care for small firearms and other law enforcement equipment and tools. Rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office. Laws applicable to the apprehension and treatment of juveniles. Offensive and defensive weapons nomenclature and theory; use and care of firearms, chemical agents, baton and other related law enforcement paraphernalia. Principles and practices of self-defense. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Pertinent laws, codes, regulations and statutes. Accepted procedures and methods of serving civil notices, especially those relating to the attachment and sale of property; nature and purposes of such documents as writs of attachment, subpoenas, citations and other civil papers.        County geography, noting streets and building locations. Ability to: Undertake and satisfactorily complete required and assigned in-service training programs as well as other mandated training requirements. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a sworn Deputy's job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify crime suspects; interpret and apply the law to field situations; observe while conducting surveillance; problem solve crime situations; and explain law to public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in patrol vehicle; walk and stand during patrol activities; bend, squat and kneel during inspection of crime scene or conducting building searches; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the field; twist while making arrests; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.  Continuously wearing utility belt and other police equipment of 30 pounds; and intermittently lift very heavy weight. Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory; observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and places. Think logically and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately; exercise good judgement and make sound, independent decisions while working in the field. Learn, understand and interpret laws and regulations. Meet and maintain required peace officer employment standards. Meet and maintain the Departmental firearms qualifications standards. Prepare and make presentations related to law enforcement efforts in the community. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Be sensitive to various cultural and ethnic groups present in the community. Work irregular hours and shift work, including holidays, nights, weekends, and overtime.   SELECTION PROCEDURE Performance Examination (Pass/Fail) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises and will be scored on a pass/fail basis. Note: Applicants who have been employed as a peace officer within six (6) months of application submission date will be considered to have met the physical agility criteria for this classification and will not be required to take the performance examination. 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 Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety bargaining unit Selection Plan *Updated 01/30/2019* There are multiple vacancies remaining for temporary/extra-help deputies. This recruitment has been extended through 04/26/2019 at 5:00PM to allow for additional upcoming testing opportunities. Applicants will be notified of future testing dates once scheduled. Applications received prior to the first cutoff deadline of 02/01/2019 will be invited to participate in the exams taking place on 02/25/2019 & 02/26/2019. Tentative Recruitment Timeline: 01/18/19 - Recruitment Opens 02/01/19 - 1st Application Deadline 02/04/19 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 02/25/19 & 02/26/19 - Physical Agility Examinations 03/11/19 - Training & Experience Rating 03/18/19 - Eligible List Established 04/26/2019 - 2nd Application Deadline May TBD - Minimum Qualifications Screening May TBD - Physical Agility Examinations May TBD - Training & Experience Rating May TBD - Eligible List Established For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Laura Craig, Administrative Technician, at lcraig@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4664. Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2019 5:00:00 PM