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 Auburn, CA, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is open until filled. To be included in the first screening, completed application materials must be submitted by Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. After this date, applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis. Placer County is recruiting for the classification Client Services Counselor - I (Extra Help). This is a bachelor's degree, entry-level position in the Department of Health and Human Services. Incumbents hired from this recruitment are not eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time or part-time position. The Client Services Counselor performs a broad spectrum of duties including, but not limited to, providing direct services/case management support to clients facing difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives as well as addressing emotional, behavioral, substance use, and/or mental health disorders, and homelessness, lack of employment and/or education in individuals and families. Client Services Counselors assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, advocate for them, and assist them in seeking out valuable resources and other means of support. The Adult System of Care is currently hiring extra help Client Services Counselors to staff the following work teams: Adult Crisis Response Community Mobile Crisis Team Outreach and Follow Up Services for the Crisis Team Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center Ideal candidates will be able to remain calm and compassionate during a crisis, be strong professional partners with law enforcement, medical staff, jail staff, and other community partners. They should have strong multi-tasking and organizational skills, adhere to documentation standards, and be responsive and eager to respond to calls for service. The Adult System of Care is also seeking to fill one extra help position for the following programs: Outpatient Mental Health/Substance Abuse Use Disorder (SUD) Services This position will participate in screening clinics which would include both SUD screenings and formal mental health assessments. Additional activities could include both group and individual therapy, linking individuals for clinically indicated levels of care, formulating an SUD and/or mental health diagnoses, providing case management (i.e. linking clients with community resources) and working with a treatment team to provide clinically appropriate services. Other opportunities in HHS could include: Adult System of Care Adult Protective Services In Home Support Services (IHSS) Mental Health Services, Housing and Homeless Services Quality Assurance/Improvement Substance Use Disorders Children's System of Care Mental Health Services, including wraparound Child Welfare Services, including intake, ongoing services, and Resource Family Approval Human Services Employment Services 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. Additional 5% Bilingual Pay for employees who use a second language in the scope of work. DEFINITION To perform a variety of professional case management and direct client services duties; to coordinate and act as liaison with other departmental and community services/resources; 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 Counselor series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a supervisory/management position and may receive technical and functional supervision from a senior level professional. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide counseling and case management to assigned clients on an on-going basis; monitor and document treatment plans and activity strategies, provide linkage and refer clients to other departmental and/or community services and resources, conduct home/work site visits, and monitor and assess client status on an on-going basis. Conduct intake and screen applicants for designated services; review investigations and case studies utilized in the determination of the needs and qualifications of applicants/clients; determine appropriate services necessary and/or applicable to most effectively meet client needs. Coordinate and oversee clients involved in the learning and performance of designated living/working skills; evaluate and track the level of functional behavior; teach/train clients in appropriate behaviors/skills utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach; and assist clients with re-entry into the community and/or work place. Participate in the development and on-going implementation of treatment plans, activity strategies, and other individualized programs to include behavior modification, basic financial management, social and workplace skills, job search, and other activities necessary for independent living; observe and interact with clients and families, employers, and other involved participants in a defined and professional manner and record observations and interactions. Assess applicant/client status and abilities relative to assigned program acceptance, appropriate placement, and/or on-going participation; conduct needs assessments, administer tests, and apply standardized criteria in making determinations and recommendations. Identify and report potential crisis situations or, within established procedures, apply appropriate intervention; document activities, behavior, incidents and interactions; be alert to all conditions and situations involving clients; counsel clients and provide positive role model behavior. Provide limited crisis intervention or conflict resolution in emergency/stressful situations requiring immediate attention. Lead group discussions and interactions regarding assigned program area and activities and the clients' participation in these activities; provide input and act as a resource to clients in a group environment. Provide outreach and referral networks to the community, general public, local employers, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups and the general public. Participate in and contribute to an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate clients' needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers, employers, and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan/activity strategies 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 required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of experience performing client services and support functions in a public health/social services environment is desirable. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in sociology, psychology, counseling, behavioral sciences or a related field. Or: Possession of a license issued by the State of California as a Psychiatric Technician . Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. 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. 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Standard and accepted terminology utilized in designated program areas and its relation to treatment and regulations affecting service provision. Techniques used in individual/group care, counseling, and treatment of designated client population, including the multi-disciplinary approach to providing services. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior; seclusion and restraint philosophy. Use of medication in mental health treatment. Standard and accepted case management techniques. Standard and accepted interviewing and observation techniques and methods. Health and human services delivery systems and the multi-disciplinary approach to these systems. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve situations involving clients; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and supplies; remember clients' names; understand and explain Department policies and procedures to clients, families and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, or 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. Assess financial, physical, mental and emotional well-being of applicants or clients. Develop adequate and appropriate case plans. Effectively interview individuals who may be physically, mentally and/or emotionally impaired or distressed. Relate positively to clients; establish trust and rapport; and display empathy. Learn how to develop a treatment plan or activities strategy. Work cooperatively as part of a team providing services and/or treatment to designated clients. Provide effective case management services and learn the community resources available to client population. Assess situations involving designated clients quickly and objectively, determine appropriate course of action and respond effectively using a variety of appropriate interventions and approaches. Prepare thorough documentation and maintain accurate and systematic records. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Work assigned shift schedule. Use a telephone and photocopy machine, routine housekeeping equipment and recreational and athletic equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both in oral and written forms. Establish and maintain effective work 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2022-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2022-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2022-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2022-14123-01 Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is excited to announce openings for Deputy District Attorneys with all levels of experience. Our office offers a variety of assignments for prosecutors and seeks well qualified candidates who wish to have a positive impact on their community. In addition to our primary state-of-the-art Courthouse in Roseville (pictured), Deputy District Attorney's have opportunities to appear at the beautiful Historic Courthouse in Auburn. Please contact our office recruiters at infopcda@placer.ca.gov , with any questions related to working within our office or visit our website www.placer.ca.gov/2923/District-Attorney . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy District Attorney I is the entry level in the Deputy District Attorney series assigned to employees with no previous legal experience. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the higher levels. 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 Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from higher level Deputy District Attorneys. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Demonstrated possession of the eligibility requirements to take the California Bar Examination as established by Section 6060 of the California Business and Professions Code. Required License or Certificate: Active membership in the California State Bar to be obtained by date of appointment. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Ability to: Learn to investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; 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; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Learn to recommend investigative alternatives. Learn to prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Learn to obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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 REMINDER: Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the Deputy District Attorney job classification series, you must complete an application and supplemental questionnaire for each individual level. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at MDurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2022-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2022-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2022-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2022-14123-01 Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is excited to announce openings for Deputy District Attorneys with all levels of experience. Our office offers a variety of assignments for prosecutors and seeks well qualified candidates who wish to have a positive impact on their community. In addition to our primary state-of-the-art Courthouse in Roseville (pictured), Deputy District Attorney's have opportunities to appear at the beautiful Historic Courthouse in Auburn. Please contact our office recruiters at infopcda@placer.ca.gov , with any questions related to working within our office or visit our website www.placer.ca.gov/2923/District-Attorney . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputies District Attorney II is the first working level assigned to employees with at least one year of experience practicing law. Under general supervision, employees at this level perform work of average difficulty in all phases of criminal law. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Supervising Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from higher level Deputy District Attorneys. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. 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 professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy District Attorney I with Placer County or one year of professional legal experience. Acceptable areas of practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, or asset forfeiture. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. 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: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal law. Trial and hearing procedures, rules of evidence and the California Penal Code. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Appellate court proceedings. Search and seizure laws. The duties, powers and limitations of the District Attorney's Office Legal complexities of major felony prosecution and defense cases. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; 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; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. Evaluate and apply legal principles of civil and criminal law. Investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. Recommend investigative alternatives. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Prepare and present legal cases within a court of law, especially the presentation of evidence, the examination of witnesses and in arguing an effective case before a judge or jury. Be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to the subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others. Defend or prosecute individuals in a wide variety of adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials. Assist less experienced attorneys in matters relative to the District Attorney function. Secure cooperation and teamwork among professional and/or support staff. 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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 REMINDER: Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the Deputy District Attorney job classification series, you must complete an application and supplemental questionnaire for each individual level. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at MDurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Deputy District Attorney I #2022-14120-01 Deputy District Attorney II #2022-14121-01 Deputy District Attorney III #2022-14119-01 Deputy District Attorney IV #2022-14123-01 Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County District Attorney's Office is excited to announce openings for Deputy District Attorneys with all levels of experience. Our office offers a variety of assignments for prosecutors and seeks well qualified candidates who wish to have a positive impact on their community. In addition to our primary state-of-the-art Courthouse in Roseville (pictured), Deputy District Attorney's have opportunities to appear at the beautiful Historic Courthouse in Auburn. Please contact our office recruiters at infopcda@placer.ca.gov , with any questions related to working within our office or visit our website www.placer.ca.gov/2923/District-Attorney . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To perform professional legal work within the District Attorney's Office; to prepare and present civil and criminal cases in court; and to perform related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Deputy District Attorney III is the full journey level assigned to employees with at least two years of experience practicing law. Employees at this level are assigned increasingly difficult and complex cases and receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new situations arise. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Deputy District Attorney or other management staff and receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Deputy District Attorney. May exercise technical and functional supervision over legal staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work within the District Attorney's Office, performing the full range of legal activities involving the investigation or prosecution of complex criminal or civil cases; prepare and present cases in court. Receive complaints and review reports filed by arresting officers or complainants; interview complainants and witnesses with regard to prospective complaints; subpoena witnesses; refuse or approve and issue complaints in such matters. Analyze, interpret and apply laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs; prepare pleadings and other papers in connection with suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings; examine, assemble and evaluate evidence; secure and interview witnesses; appear in court and try cases. Perform a wide variety of advanced legal research. Prepare opinions, briefs, pleadings, warrants, and other legal documents; dictate correspondence and reports. Work closely with affiliated law enforcement agencies from the county, State or Federal level as required by assigned case. Review cases for any assistance required of investigation staff; request Investigators to secure evidence or conduct further investigation; review and incorporate additional information secured by Investigators. 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 professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy District Attorney II with Placer County or two years of professional legal experience. Acceptable areas of practice include, but are not limited to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, or asset forfeiture. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. 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: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Legal principles and practices, including civil, criminal, constitutional law and related procedures. Rules of Court and Evidence Code. Legal research methods. Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal law. Trial and hearing procedures, rules of evidence and the California Penal Code. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Appellate court proceedings. Search and seizure laws. The duties, powers and limitations of the District Attorney's Office Legal complexities of major felony prosecution and defense cases. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently walk, stand and bend while going to/from other offices or court and while taking files to/from meetings or court; 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; hear sufficiently to communicate with clients and to understand actions in public meetings, hearings, or court proceedings; and lift light weight. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; know legal research methods; observe juries and witnesses; problem solve situations that arise in cases; remember and understand case law and statutes; and explain case status to the public as required. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Prepare and present cases and effectively represent the District Attorney's Office. Explain legal principles and relate them to both trained legal professionals and the public. Perform legal research. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Draft legal pleadings. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Adhere to ethical standards. Operate a computer terminal with sufficient proficiency to perform the duties of the job. Evaluate and apply legal principles of civil and criminal law. Investigate and prosecute criminal and civil law complaints. Recommend investigative alternatives. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal fairly and courteously with the public. Organize and prioritize work assignments. Prepare and present legal cases within a court of law, especially the presentation of evidence, the examination of witnesses and in arguing an effective case before a judge or jury. Be alert to, identify, analyze and be sensitive to the subtleties of verbal and nonverbal communication by clients, witnesses and others. Defend or prosecute individuals in a wide variety of adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to: preliminary hearings, violation of probation hearings, court trials, and jury trials. Assist less experienced attorneys in matters relative to the District Attorney function. Secure cooperation and teamwork among professional and/or support staff. 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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 REMINDER: Placer County is currently accepting applications for Deputy District Attorney I - IV. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the Deputy District Attorney job classification series, you must complete an application and supplemental questionnaire for each individual level. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at MDurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION 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. The Placer County Information Technology Department 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. The successful candidate 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 40+ locations throughout the county servicing 2600+ employees and all county departments. 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. The successful candidate will also have experience, knowledge and ability to perform the following: Interpret and apply complex and technical information pertaining to network/telephony systems; assist in and the development of assigned workgroup budget including expenditure tracking, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions; network/telephony product and services selection and procurement; contract negotiation and vendor management; principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and staff development professional writing and excellent communication skills; identifying and implementing network/telephony improvements by assessing current situations, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements; telecommunications infrastructure project management; 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, resolve conflicts, be a role model and mentor to staff, and a partner on the IT management team. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. 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. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three (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. Special Requirement: Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. 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: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. 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. 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 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 level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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 Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 6/6/2022 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 6/6/2022 Training and Experience Rating Week of 6/13/2022 Establish Eligible List For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: 6/7/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
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, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for Management Analyst - I and Management Analyst - II to support countywide Safety and Workers' Compensation programs . Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, the II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Management Analyst - I (Safety/Workers' Compensation Analyst) #2022-14701-01 Management Analyst - II (Safety/Workers' Compensation Analyst) #2022-14760-01 The Management Analyst I/II position works within the Human Resources Department and reports directly to the Risk Management Administrator. The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Planning, developing, and coordinating the County's safety and injury prevention programs; Developing best practices, procedures, and training related to safety matters; Developing and presenting safety-related classes; Conducting safety meetings with department representatives; Conducting workplace audits and investigating workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses; Investigating and analyzing workplace injuries and injury trend data for the purpose of developing recommendations to prevent reoccurrences and presenting those recommendations to departments; Managing governmental safety reporting programs; Analyzing and preparing settlement recommendations for Workers' Compensation claims; Analyzing local, state, and federal safety laws and regulations; Providing education and assistance to departments on OSHA compliance matters; Serve on the COVID-19 Response Team, ensuring case reporting and tracking of cases is done within regulatory timelines; and Working collaboratively with the worksite wellness team. This position may require occasional travel throughout the County, including the Tahoe area. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to be a strong business partner in the organization and have the ability to effectively advise and provide consultative services to departments, executives, and elected officials on safety matters. The position also requires the candidate to have the demonstrated ability to collaborate and deliver excellent customer service to various stakeholders positively and professionally. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To act as an analytical resource in support of assigned County departments in the budget review, analysis, and monitoring process; to serve as the liaison between the County Executive Office and assigned departments; to support assigned departments in strategic planning, organizational and policy review, staffing considerations, and other assigned projects by providing research, guidance, and tactical advice; to conduct research, data collection, and analysis for Countywide programs and special projects; and to act as a positive and effective team member. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Analyst job series represents professional positions responsible for establishing, maintaining, and monitoring a variety of administrative policies, budgets, fiscal processes, and organizational and legislative issues on a Countywide basis, as well as serving as a liaison to departments and providing support to departments as a representative of the County Executive Office. While typically allocated to the County Executive Office, positions with oversight for a major Countywide program(s), including budget and contract administration, policy development and implementation, and the management and coordination of work assigned to multiple departments on behalf of the County Executive, may also be allocated at the department level with CEO approval. This series is distinguished from the Administrative and Fiscal Officer series in that the latter is primarily responsible for managing the budget and administration process for an assigned department/division, whereas classifications in the Management Analyst series review, coordinate, and manage these processes across multiple departments in support of the Countywide budget or a Countywide program. This is the entry-level class in the Management Analyst series. This class is distinguished from the Management Analyst II by the performance of more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Incumbents perform a smaller scope of analytical, budgetary, and administrative assignments. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. While this class is typically used as a training class relative to the County Civil Service System, employees are required to have professional-level and related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning specific job tasks and the County's organization, policies, and procedures. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher-level executive staff or their designee and may receive direct supervision from a Senior Management Analyst. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Review assigned departments' budgets as a representative of the County Executive Office and as a resource to the department; analyze budget requests, confer with department staff, and position the department budget in relation to the County's budget, goals, objectives and strategies. Assist assigned departments in the preparation of budgets; work with department staff to prepare the budget documents; participate in the effective design and composition of the budget documents, recommend layout, and advise staff on areas of emphasis; support department in the development of the presentation and its justification of proposed budget. Participate in monitoring departments' adherence to approved budget; review financial reports and accounting documents periodically for accuracy; identify any needs for adjustments or modifications to the approved budget; make recommendations, provide support, and research alternatives for departments. Serve as a liaison between the County Executive Office and assigned departments; review and analyze agenda items and memorandums and provide guidance regarding appropriateness, presentation, and overall effectiveness; assist and participate in the prioritization and organization of departmental requests to the County Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors. Assist in organizational reviews within assigned departments; provide support and advice regarding strategic planning; identify staffing needs and growth estimates to ensure consistency with County goals and priorities; identify alternative solutions, prepare recommendations, and assist departments in implementing recommended and/or mandated changes. Conduct a variety of administrative, productivity, and efficiency studies related to budget process, performance audits, management reviews, and administrative analyses of operational systems and procedures; assist in the development of solutions to enhance efficiency and productivity. Conduct research and analysis on a variety of issues and topics requested by departments, the County Executive Officer or the Board of Supervisors; participate in special projects; research issues, document findings, and justify recommendations. Monitor, research, review, and analyze existing and new legislation and examine its effect on the County's operations; make recommendations and provide alternatives to the County, departments, or special project team consistent with legislative guidelines and requirements. Respond to requests for information from within the County as well as federal, state, and local agencies; research, analyze, and present information as requested. Attend and participate in various board, commission, community groups, and committee meetings as assigned, and serve as a liaison from the County Executive Office. Prepare agreements, contracts, financial spreadsheets, correspondence, reports, charts, graphs, and presentations; respond to questionnaires and surveys; establish and maintain documentation and records as appropriate. Facilitate the development and implementation of Countywide programs and projects at the department level; coordinate meetings and project activities; assist departments in identifying goals, objectives, activities, and outcomes. Conduct analyses and policy review as requested by assigned departments or by supervisor; identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations. Represent the County Executive Office or assigned departments at designated meetings, workshops, and/or task forces as necessary. Maintain awareness of and participation in external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County Executive Office. Participate in special projects; may act as lead in a team project. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. 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 professional analytical, budgetary, and/or management experience in an area to which the incumbent is assigned. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, political science, finance, economics, or a related field. 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. Required License or Certificate: May be required 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 administration and principles of organization, management, and staffing. Principles and practices of budget development and preparation. Modern office procedures, methods, and standard office equipment, including a computer and related computer equipment. Assigned computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and statutes. Principles and practices of public finance and fiscal control. Standard and accepted uses and applications of statistics, including calculation of mean and median. Standard and accepted modern research techniques, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. Principles and techniques of report preparation and graphic presentation. Principles and techniques of administrative analysis, including workload measurement, workflow and layout, work simplification, and procedure analysis. Principles and practices of local government, including county administration, organization, programs, and functions. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; recall and utilize a variety of information; work under time pressure and complete a high volume of tasks; focus on a single task for long periods of time. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, or twist; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, write, or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or to enter/retrieve data from a computer; lift light weight. Read, analyze, evaluate, and summarize written materials and statistical data, including reports, financial reports, and budgets. Learn the principles and practices of motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply complex rules and procedures. Analyze systems and administrative and management practices and identify opportunities for improvement. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; and interact firmly and courteously with the public. Determine effective research methods, compile data, and present in a form most likely to enhance understanding. Prepare reports, statistical data, forms, questionnaires, and surveys. Learn to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Interpret and apply pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including Civil Service rules. Analyze situations quickly and objectively, apply appropriate elements of decision-making, and determine the proper course of action. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the 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. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments to this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar month or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Management 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Thalia Torres, Administrative Technician, at ttorres@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4664. Closing Date/Time: 6/10/2022 12:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
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, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for Management Analyst - I and Management Analyst - II to support countywide Safety and Workers' Compensation programs . Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, the II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Management Analyst - I (Safety/Workers' Compensation Analyst) #2022-14701-01 Management Analyst - II (Safety/Workers' Compensation Analyst) #2022-14760-01 The Management Analyst I/II position works within the Human Resources Department and reports directly to the Risk Management Administrator. The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Planning, developing, and coordinating the County's safety and injury prevention programs; Developing best practices, procedures, and training related to safety matters; Developing and presenting safety-related classes; Conducting safety meetings with department representatives; Conducting workplace audits and investigating workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses; Investigating and analyzing workplace injuries and injury trend data for the purpose of developing recommendations to prevent reoccurrences and presenting those recommendations to departments; Managing governmental safety reporting programs; Analyzing and preparing settlement recommendations for Workers' Compensation claims; Analyzing local, state, and federal safety laws and regulations; Providing education and assistance to departments on OSHA compliance matters; Serve on the COVID-19 Response Team, ensuring case reporting and tracking of cases is done within regulatory timelines; and Working collaboratively with the worksite wellness team. This position may require occasional travel throughout the County, including the Tahoe area. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to be a strong business partner in the organization and have the ability to effectively advise and provide consultative services to departments, executives, and elected officials on safety matters. The position also requires the candidate to have the demonstrated ability to collaborate and deliver excellent customer service to various stakeholders positively and professionally. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To act as an analytical resource in support of assigned County departments in the budget review, analysis, and monitoring process; to serve as the liaison between the County Executive Office and assigned departments; to support assigned departments in strategic planning, organizational and policy review, staffing considerations, and other assigned projects by providing research, guidance, and tactical advice; to conduct research, data collection, and analysis for Countywide programs and special projects; and to act as a positive and effective team member. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Analyst job series represents professional positions responsible for establishing, maintaining, and monitoring a variety of administrative policies, budgets, fiscal processes, and organizational and legislative issues on a Countywide basis, as well as serving as a liaison to departments and providing support to departments as a representative of the County Executive Office. While typically allocated to the County Executive Office, positions with oversight for a major Countywide program(s), including budget and contract administration, policy development and implementation, and the management and coordination of work assigned to multiple departments on behalf of the County Executive, may also be allocated at the department level with CEO approval. This series is distinguished from the Administrative and Fiscal Officer series in that the latter is primarily responsible for managing the budget and administration process for an assigned department/division, whereas classifications in the Management Analyst series review, coordinate, and manage these processes across multiple departments in support of the Countywide budget or a Countywide program. This is the full journey-level class within the Management Analyst series. This class is distinguished from the Management Analyst 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 County Executive Office. Incumbents work independently or as a member of a team and may provide training and work direction to lower-level personnel. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Management Analyst in that the latter is the advanced journey-level in the series and serves as a first-line supervisor to professional staff. Incumbents at the Senior level also have program responsibility for specialized programs/projects, with a greater level or responsibility, higher complexity of duties assigned, including sensitive fiscal and policy issues or projects, assignments of multiple fiscally complex budgets, or projects, more independence of action taken, and greater scope of public contact than those at the entry and journey levels. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from higher-level executive staff or their designee and may receive direct supervision from a Senior Management Analyst. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Review assigned departments' budgets as a representative of the County Executive Office and as a resource to the department; analyze budget requests, confer with department staff, and position the department budget in relation to the County's budget, goals, objectives and strategies. Assist assigned departments in the preparation of budgets; work with department staff to prepare the budget documents; participate in the effective design and composition of the budget documents, recommend layout, and advise staff on areas of emphasis; support department in the development of the presentation and its justification of proposed budget. Participate in monitoring departments' adherence to approved budget; review financial reports and accounting documents periodically for accuracy; identify any needs for adjustments or modifications to the approved budget; make recommendations, provide support, and research alternatives for departments. Serve as a liaison between the County Executive Office and assigned departments; review and analyze agenda items and memorandums and provide guidance regarding appropriateness, presentation, and overall effectiveness; assist and participate in the prioritization and organization of departmental requests to the County Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors. Assist in organizational reviews within assigned departments; provide support and advice regarding strategic planning; identify staffing needs and growth estimates to ensure consistency with County goals and priorities; identify alternative solutions, prepare recommendations, and assist departments in implementing recommended and/or mandated changes. Conduct a variety of administrative, productivity, and efficiency studies related to budget process, performance audits, management reviews, and administrative analyses of operational systems and procedures; assist in the development of solutions to enhance efficiency and productivity. Conduct research and analysis on a variety of issues and topics requested by departments, the County Executive Officer or the Board of Supervisors; participate in special projects; research issues, document findings, and justify recommendations. Monitor, research, review, and analyze existing and new legislation and examine its effect on the County's operations; make recommendations and provide alternatives to the County, departments, or special project team consistent with legislative guidelines and requirements. Respond to requests for information from within the County as well as federal, state, and local agencies; research, analyze, and present information as requested. Attend and participate in various board, commission, community groups, and committee meetings as assigned, and serve as a liaison from the County Executive Office. Prepare agreements, contracts, financial spreadsheets, correspondence, reports, charts, graphs, and presentations; respond to questionnaires and surveys; establish and maintain documentation and records as appropriate. Facilitate the development and implementation of Countywide programs and projects at the department level; coordinate meetings and project activities; assist departments in identifying goals, objectives, activities, and outcomes. Conduct analyses and policy review as requested by assigned departments or by supervisor; identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations. Represent the County Executive Office or assigned departments at designated meetings, workshops, and/or task forces as necessary. Maintain awareness of and participation in external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County Executive Office. Participate in special projects; may act as lead in a team project. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible analytical experience performing duties similar to a Management Analyst I in assigned program areas with Placer County, including budget development and evaluation. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, political science, finance, economics, or a related field. 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. Required License or Certificate: May be required 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 administration and principles of organization, management, and staffing. Principles and practices of budget development and preparation. Modern office procedures, methods, and standard office equipment, including a computer and related computer equipment. Assigned computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and statutes. Principles and practices of public finance and fiscal control. Standard and accepted uses and applications of statistics, including calculation of mean and median. Standard and accepted modern research techniques, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. Principles and techniques of report preparation and graphic presentation. Principles and techniques of administrative analysis, including workload measurement, workflow and layout, work simplification, and procedure analysis. Principles and practices of local government, including county administration, organization, programs, and functions. Policies and procedures used by the County in budget and administrative analysis. Operating policies and procedures and functions of assigned departments, divisions, or program areas. Local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations and statutes relevant to assigned duties. Methods of statistical research and presentation. Principles and practices of training. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; recall and utilize a variety of information; work under time pressure and complete a high volume of tasks; focus on a single task for long periods of time. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk or in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, or twist; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, write, or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or to enter/retrieve data from a computer; lift light weight. Read, analyze, evaluate, and summarize written materials and statistical data, including reports, financial reports, and budgets. Learn the principles and practices of motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply complex rules and procedures. Analyze systems and administrative and management practices and identify opportunities for improvement. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; and interact firmly and courteously with the public. Determine effective research methods, compile data, and present in a form most likely to enhance understanding. Prepare reports, statistical data, forms, questionnaires, and surveys. Learn to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Interpret and apply pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including Civil Service rules. Analyze situations quickly and objectively, apply appropriate elements of decision-making, and determine the proper course of action. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Independently apply the principles and practices of public administration as assigned. Independently analyze budgets, systems, and administrative and management practices and identify opportunities for improvement. Independently read, analyze, evaluate, and summarize written materials and statistical data. Independently analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Independently prepare technical written materials and apply statistical formulae. Independently interpret and apply pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including Civil Service rules. Review fiscal operations, practices, and internal controls. Perform a variety of specialized duties to assist in the preparation, analysis, and maintenance of designated budgets. 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. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments to this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar month or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Management 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Thalia Torres, Administrative Technician, at ttorres@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4664. Closing Date/Time: 6/10/2022 12:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County Counsel's Office, located in Auburn, is recruiting for a California licensed attorney with 1-10 years of experience to fill one position of Deputy County Counsel at level I, II or III. Salary and position placement will be determined based on experience at the time of employment offer with the hiring authority. Positions in the Deputy County Counsel series I-IV are designated as unclassified, and as such, are at-will employees serving at the pleasure of the department head. Click here for detailed position information. POSITION INFORMATION Preference may be given to Best Qualified candidate with experience in child dependency. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials experience and/or strength in this area. The County Counsel's Office is a department of the County of Placer. It consists of 24 employees, including 16 attorneys. The Office of Placer County Counsel is headed by the County Counsel, an attorney who is a direct appointment of the Board of Supervisors. The office structure is similar to a traditional law office, providing in-house transactional and civil litigation services to its client population. Assigned proceedings include the full range of litigation activities, from advising on investigations through appeal. Practice includes appearances in state court and the courts of appeal. It is intended that the successful candidate for this position will be assigned to the child dependency team providing advisory and litigation services primarily in the areas of child protective services, including research and appeals. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To assist the County Counsel in providing legal advice and services to County and district officers and employees; to act for the County Counsel at his/her direction; and to act as trial advocate in civil litigation at all levels of court. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications and Salary: It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Deputy County Counsel I: Experience: None required. Training: Equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. . Annual Salary: $96,012.80 - $119,891.20 Deputy County Counsel II: Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel I with Placer County or one year of trial experience. Training: Equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Annual Salary: $106,017.60 - $132,412.80 Deputy County Counsel III: Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel II with Placer County or two years of trial experience. Training: Equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Annual Salary: $117,166.40 - $146,348.80 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. SELECTION PROCEDURE The County Counsel's Office will receive all application materials and contact the most qualified applicants to schedule a hiring interview. 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Agricultural and Standards Inspector I/II/Senior. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Agricultural and Standards Inspector - I #2022-14501-01 Agricultural and Standards Inspector - II #PAEL-FRENM-16 Agricultural and Standards Inspector - Senior #2022-14504-01 Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Agriculture Department has the immediate need to fill two (2) Agriculture and Standards Inspector vacancies. Appointment to this position may be made at a level commensurate to the qualifications of the successful candidate. Agricultural and Standards Inspectors perform inspections of agricultural crops; products; measuring devices; and pesticide use to determine compliance with and enforce applicable Federal, State, and County laws and regulations. The Department desires candidates who can work both independently and in a team environment, as well as those who are customer service oriented, can interact with the public, and strictly follow policies and procedures while enforcing State laws, regulations, and County ordinances. Incumbents must be willing to work outdoors and be exposed to all types of weather conditions. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To interpret and enforce laws and regulations of the State of California and the County pertaining to agriculture, pesticides and weights and measures, to ensure fair competition among regulated industries, including a wide variety of retail businesses, pest control companies and agricultural producers; to govern the safe and effective use of pesticides across multiple industry sectors; and to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Agricultural and Standards Inspector series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from other technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Enforce State and County pesticide laws and regulations through the issuance of permits, including restricted materials permits, on-site inspection and investigation; monitor application and use of appropriate pesticides. Investigate pesticide illnesses and property loss and environmental effects related to pesticide use. Conduct quarantine inspections of plant material for detection of potentially harmful diseases and pests. Perform detection surveys of areas of known insect, weed and disease infestations; identify, document and delineate new infestations; identify target pests and place and service insect traps; apply pesticides. Conduct nursery inspections for detection of pests; take appropriate action to eradicate harmful pests; issue certificates of compliance, and notices of non-compliance. Conduct fruit, vegetable, honey and egg quality control; perform apiary and swarm inspections. Conduct quality control audits of packaged commodities and price verification at commercial outlets. Conduct inspections of commercial weighing and measuring devices (including scales and a wide variety of retail meters including motor fuel and electric vehicle charging stations, liquefied petroleum gas and other similar meters and systems)for accuracy and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and established tolerances; issue County seal, as required; respond to and investigate complaints. Conducts inspections of advertising, labeling, and minimum performance standards for petroleum and automotive products (including gasoline, diesel, and motor oil). Issue notices for violations of agricultural, pesticide and weights and measures laws and regulations. Prepare initial drafts of administrative civil penalty documents for violations of agricultural, pesticide and weights and measures laws and regulations for supervisory and management review; apply investigative techniques, collect and document evidence; and represent the department in civil penalty hearings. Represent the department to outside groups and organizations; provide technical assistance as necessary. Prepare technical and administrative reports, statistics and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, the public and regulated industries 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 weights and measures enforcement or agricultural pest control experience is desirable. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in agricultural, biological, chemical or physical sciences; OR Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences. Required License or Certificate: Possession of one or more Agricultural and Standards Inspector/Biologist or Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture County Licensing Program, within one (1) year of appointment to the position. Possession of Class C, and ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A, B, or C driver's license with air brake, hazardous materials, and/or tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of agricultural, pesticide, and weights and measures inspection. General entomology and botany principles. Modern office procedures, mobile devices, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions to situations involving pest identification and eradication and determination of accuracy of weighing and measuring devices; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review, interpret, explain and enforce laws and regulations; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; and observe safety precautions, especially in the field. Intermittently, sit at a desk while compiling data and writing reports; walk, stand, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; write or use a keyboard to communicate; and lift very heavy weight. Utilize inspection and exam procedure manuals. Identify and understand the operation of technical equipment used for pest eradication and/or control. Inspect and certify the accuracy of commercial weighing and measuring devices. Drive a large weight truck and operate a mechanical hoist that lifts 1000 pound standards for testing large capacity scales. Pull and maneuver a trailer. Recognize pests and problem solve to take appropriate actions. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical and statistical information. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, mobile devices and modern office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at MDurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Agricultural and Standards Inspector I/II/Senior. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To be eligible for more than one level in the series, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Agricultural and Standards Inspector - I #2022-14501-01 Agricultural and Standards Inspector - II #PAEL-FRENM-16 Agricultural and Standards Inspector - Senior #2022-14504-01 Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Agriculture Department has the immediate need to fill two (2) Agriculture and Standards Inspector vacancies. Appointment to this position may be made at a level commensurate to the qualifications of the successful candidate. Agricultural and Standards Inspectors perform inspections of agricultural crops; products; measuring devices; and pesticide use to determine compliance with and enforce applicable Federal, State, and County laws and regulations. The Department desires candidates who can work both independently and in a team environment, as well as those who are customer service oriented, can interact with the public, and strictly follow policies and procedures while enforcing State laws, regulations, and County ordinances. Incumbents must be willing to work outdoors and be exposed to all types of weather conditions BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To interpret and enforce laws and regulations of the State of California and the County pertaining to agriculture, pesticides, and weights and measures standards; to ensure fair competition among regulated industries, including a wide variety of retail businesses, pest control companies and agricultural producers; to govern the safe and effective use of pesticides across multiple industry sectors; and to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Agricultural Inspector 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, the amount of time spent performing duties and nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including specialized inspection duties of a complex and difficult nature and exercise technical and functional supervision of lower level inspectors and may exercise direct supervision over Agricultural Inspector Aides. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Agricultural and Standards Inspector I/II in that it performs more complex and difficult agricultural, weights and measures, and pesticide use enforcement and inspection duties and exercises direct supervision over assigned staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. Exercises technical and functional supervision over lower level inspectors and may exercise direct supervision over Agricultural Inspector Aides. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned staff; participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Train and lead other technical staff in agricultural, pesticide use enforcement, and weights and measures inspection functions. Enforce State and County pesticide laws and regulations through issuance of permits, including restricted materials permits; on-site inspection and investigation; monitor application and use of pesticides; requiring a high level of skill. Analyze, compile, forecast, monitor and track assigned program needs, activities and budgets in order to obtain State and Federal funding; provide program activity data for billing purposes; draft proposals for Supervisor or Management review and approval. Investigate pesticide illness and property loss and environmental effects related to pesticide use. Conduct inspections of a difficult and complex nature at plant nurseries and feed stores for detection of potentially harmful diseases and pests; perform crop surveys. Conduct quarantine inspections requiring a high level of skill and issue certificates of quarantine compliance for outgoing plant material. Perform difficult and complex pest detection surveys in areas of known insect, weed and disease infestations; identify, document and delineate new infestations; supervise pesticide applications. Conduct nursery inspections requiring a high level of skill and expertise for detection of pests; take appropriate action to eradicate harmful pests, issue certificates of compliance and notices of non-compliance, and recommend appropriate alternative actions. Review and approve pest control business regulations. Conduct fruit, vegetable, honey and egg quality control; perform apiary and swarm inspections requiring a high level of skill. Inspect field harvesting equipment for seed certification program. Review phytosanitary certificate applications, conduct commodity field inspections, issue certificates in accordance with Federal and State protocols. Conduct quantity control audits of packaged commodities and price verification inspections of commercial outlets. Conduct inspections of commercial weighing and measuring devices (including scales and a wide variety of retail meters including motor fuel, electric vehicle charging stations, liquefied petroleum gas and other similar meters and systems) for accuracy and compliance with laws, regulations and established tolerances; issue County seal, as required; respond to and investigate complaints. Investigate firewood complaints in order to verify accurate quantity measurement. Conducts inspections of advertising, labeling, and minimum performance standards for petroleum and automotive products (including gasoline, diesel, and motor oil). Prepare initial drafts of administrative civil penalty documents for violations of agricultural, pesticide, and weights and measures laws and regulations for supervisory and management review; apply investigative techniques, collect and document evidence; and represent the department in civil penalty hearings. Take appropriate compliance and enforcement action; issue notices of violations of agricultural, pesticide, and weights and measures laws and regulations. Provide technical assistance to higher level supervisory or management staff as necessary. Represent the department to outside groups and organizations; participate in drafting information for brochures, training materials and presentations.. Prepare and maintain technical, administrative and regulatory reports, logs and statistical studies of a complex nature related to area of assignment; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, the public and regulated industries using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible journey level agricultural and weights and measures inspection experience performing duties similar to an Agricultural and Standards Inspector II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in agricultural, biological, chemical or physical sciences; OR Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences. Required License or Certificate: Possession of all eight County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist and Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture County Licensing Program. Possession of Class C, and ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A, B, or C driver's license with air brake, hazardous materials, and/or tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles of chemistry, physics, biology and botany. Principles and practices of agricultural, pesticide use and weights and measures inspection. Rules for proper evidence gathering and sampling procedures. Agricultural laws, regulations and policies governing general inspection for agricultural pests. Detection and eradication techniques of plant diseases and pests relating to agricultural commodities. State laws and regulations of weights and measures. State laws and regulations of pesticide use enforcement. Applicable mapping and GIS Systems. Principles of technical report writing. Policies and procedures of the Agriculture Department. Budgeting procedures and techniques; inputting, monitoring and forecasting of budget for assigned programs. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Modern office procedures, mobile devices, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions to situations involving pest identification and eradication and determination of accuracy of weighing and measuring devices; and enforce regulations; review, interpret and explain laws and regulations; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; and observe safety precautions, especially in the field. Intermittently sit a desk while compiling data and writing reports; walk, stand, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; write or use a keyboard to communicate; and lift very heavy weight. Utilize inspection and exam procedure manuals. Interpret, explain and enforce the full range of agricultural, pesticide and weights and measurements laws and regulations. Plan, organize, assign, supervise and coordinate work of subordinate personnel. Provide staff leadership and work direction. Read and interpret technical reports and data related to area of assignment. Maintain awareness of new technical developments, laws and regulations; quickly learn and assist in the implementation of new technologies and procedures. Utilize, follow and reference inspection and exam procedure manuals. Compile and maintain detailed inspection records and utilize computer databases and mobile applications to input, track and review inspections. Identify and understand the operation of technical equipment used for pest eradication and/or control; understand the effect of various weather conditions and patterns on pesticide applications. Perform agricultural, pesticide use enforcement and weights and measures regulatory inspections of a complex and difficult nature. Inspect and certify the accuracy of all commercial weighing and measuring devices for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, tolerances and specifications. Drive a large weight truck and operate a mechanical hoist that lifts 1000 pound standards for testing large capacity scales. Mount, pull and maneuver a trailer. Operate a crane. Quickly recognize and identify unusual pests or pests of a particularly destructive nature and problem solve to take appropriate eradication and protective actions. Compile, analyze and evaluate difficult and complex technical and statistical information. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, mobile devices and modern office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. 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 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 level) 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at MDurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
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: The applicant's employment record has been entirely satisfactory; The applicant has not been separated for cause; The applicant 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 Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at (530) 889-4083 or mdurham@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. 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. 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
May 21, 2022
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: The applicant's employment record has been entirely satisfactory; The applicant has not been separated for cause; The applicant 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 Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at (530) 889-4083 or mdurham@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. 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. 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, 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. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous