Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION The current vacancy is in the Information Technology Department on the Information Security Team. The incumbent will be a technical team lead with advanced network troubleshooting skills and ability to assess appropriate application of security controls. During the course of work, incumbent will be interacting with a wide variety of users, vendors, and partner agencies. Position will require occasional evening and weekend work as well as stand-by assignments. 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 Under general direction, performs advanced, specialized work of professional nature, utilizing skills that require technical expertise and an understanding of complex analytical procedures and systems processes, including network operating systems, analysis of complex business processes and requirements and the development of applications; network infrastructure; and database management; while working with a significant amount of independent authority and judgment. Incumbents' primary responsibilities consist of managing large, complex projects and leading project teams and/or providing expertise and guidance in complex information systems analysis and solutions, including definition of user requirements, feasibility studies, design, program specifications, testing, and implementation; and performs other related duties as assigned. May provide functional, technical, or direct supervision over subordinate technical and/or professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the lead/advanced journey-level class in the Information Technology Analyst job family. This class is distinguished from the class of Information Technology Analyst II because incumbents in the Information Technology Analyst Senior class perform complex level professional systems and applications-related duties that include acting in an advisory role to other analytical staff and providing strategic input within his/her area of specialization; and/or, coordinating/administering projects that are moderate/large in size and scope, requiring the direction of multiple staff and the procurement/utilization of significant resources management. The Information Technology Analyst Senior is distinguished from the Information Technology Supervisor in that the former may be responsible for providing direct supervision where the emphasis is on the application of technical expertise, with supervisory responsibilities incidental to the technical expertise while the latter's primary responsibility is for performing full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and is responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under general direction from an assigned supervisor or manager, working from broad policies and towards general objectives and referring specific matters to a superior only when interpretation or clarification of organizational policies is necessary. May exercise technical, functional, and/or direct supervision over professional and technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serves as a technical expert within area of assignment, providing guidance and direction to other professional staff and resolving complex problems; participates in developing strategic plans for systems/applications development and modification within area of expertise. Analyzes and evaluates computer network design (including the County's overall network), operating systems and/or business requirements; consults with personnel from various departments and identifies areas for strategic network, database, and/or operating system improvements and upgrades; or the development of technical solutions to automate and/or improve business processes. Designs system architecture, network infrastructure and configuration, database, and/or web-based application solutions that meet the needs of the organization and develops plans to initiate improvements. Prepares complex reports, correspondence and other documents; participates on committees and task forces; attends meetings, conferences and training sessions. Answers questions and provides information to personnel of customer departments; analyzes questions and recommends appropriate corrective action as necessary. Coordinates with systems, network and/or database administrators to implement application or system design specifications and coordinate integration across multiple platforms and technologies; maintains effective communications with users regarding vendor activities, problems, status, timelines and other details. Trains, leads and provides technical guidance to professional and technical staff assigned to operating systems, network infrastructure, business systems analysis and application development, database administration, telecommunications systems, and/or audio/video systems. Directs the work of peers and/or subordinate professional information technology staffed on assigned projects. Recommends the appointment of personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; provides standards and operating guidelines; provides timely input on performance evaluations and disciplinary matters, as assigned. Provides budget recommendations and assists in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget; monitors and controls expenditures. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Depending on area of assignment: Coordinates the activities of County technical personnel and contract personnel during major and minor network problems; provides problem status, oral and written, to management; focuses on preventing and resolving network and system problems related to area of assignment. Serves as the administrator for large and highly complex databases; researches and identifies database environment requirements and specifications; determines integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies. Oversees and provides guidance and expertise in the design, building, installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of highly complex network infrastructures, telecommunications systems, or server platforms and operating system components. Oversees the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. Scans and monitors network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability; retrieves data for investigative purposes. Defines and maintains County/Department network and data security standards. Performs computer forensics as requested by County legal department, auditors, or other authorized requests. Conducts research on latest security threats and uses new security products to help maintain the integrity of the County's network. Develops security procedures and policies. Acts as the project lead over moderate/large business analysis projects; develops and monitors project budgets and resources; interfaces with clients to define project scope and review project activities, recommendations and outcomes; coordinates the use of project resources based on project requirements; designs and implements project testing and quality assurance processes. Project-related duties may include: o determining and developing cost benefit analyses for project justifications; developing projected budgets and resources needed to conduct the work; evaluating risk concerns and options; providing technical input into the development of specifications for "requests for proposals" pertaining to external services; reviewing vendor submissions and providing recommendations on vendor selection; o monitoring vendor performance to ensure compliance with County specifications; ensuring project compliance with County procedures or protocols, budgetary constraints and staff/resource utilization; o serving as the primary client interface on assigned projects; reviewing recommendations with clients and receiving approval to proceed; reviewing final outcomes with the client and obtaining their sign off that all work has been conducted in accordance with client requirements; o assigning and directing project team members that cross multiple IT disciplines and/or departments; as well as other resources, on assigned projects to ensure compliance with schedule, budget and project specifications; o coordinating the activities of contract personnel and/or vendors, consistent with project plans; identifies and resolves obstacles to progress; and o designing and directing project testing and quality assurance processes for assigned projects; Provides recommendations for developing and/or improving hardware, software, and/or web-based applications across multiple County departments in order to accomplish business goals; recommends and/or implements operating system adjustments to maximize application performance and resource resolution. Follows, maintains, and implements internal control, network security and other security systems for computer and telecommunication data, systems and hardware protection. Performs other related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces. 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 journey level professional information technology experience comparable to an Information Technology Analyst II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license- as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Advanced principles and practices of project management and work flow analysis. Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design. Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques. A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program. Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems. Computer hardware and software systems being used by the hiring department. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Principles and practices of customer service. Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to: Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex IT problems. Analyze, diagnose and resolve problems of the most complex nature and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems. Lead, train, assign, schedule and review the work of technical and/or professional information technology staff. Effectively build and lead a team through all phases of complex information technology projects involving multiple IT disciplines in order to achieve departmental and/or county goals. Produce detailed design and work specifications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents. Research and gather complex information from a variety of county, vendor and industry sources. Prepare and present highly technical documents such as network and system diagrams and circuit schematics, radio frequency propagation and network coverage maps and other technical documents. Provide expertise and effectively advise professional technical staff on complex technical matters. Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Read, comprehend, and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Provide on-call service during off hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. Mobility-frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting-frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision-constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity -frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking-frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. In addition to the above, depending on area of assignment: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of IP Network, Telephony and Audio Video system design techniques. Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating IP Network and telephony systems including WAN/LAN, VoIP, AudioNideo systems, and associated network equipment. A broad range of protocols commonly used in wired and wireless communications networks (e.g. TCP, IP, UDP, SNMP, RADIUS, BGP, OSPF, RIP, Serial, TOM, TFTP, FTP, SSH, SSL, etc.). Principles and practices of business operations analysis. Principles and practices of complex database design and administration. Enterprise Level Information Technology Infrastructures. Ability to: Conduct business analysis and recommend technology solutions or business strategies that meet county, state and federal requirements. Create, present and explain complex diagrams to illustrate technology solutions. Analyze, develop, maintain and administer complex databases and database management systems similar to those being used by the assigned department. Perform advanced network administration duties, including security administration. Analyze, develop, and maintain complex network-related systems, equipment and software similar to that being used by the hiring department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, squatting and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting up to 80 pounds may be required, depending upon assignment. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 12/7/20 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 12/7/20 Training and Experience Rating Week of 12/7/20 Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 12/4/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO PERMANENT OR PROBATIONARY PLACER COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY. 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise traffic sign maintenance operations within the Road Division of the Public Works Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from Senior Traffic Sign Supervisor. Exercises direct supervision over assigned maintenance and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in and perform complex and difficult traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation activities, including silk screening, sign painting, operation of pavement striping machine and layout of traffic signs; inspect work in progress and upon completion. Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel, supplies and equipment; monitor and control expenditure. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Senior Traffic Sign Maintenance Worker in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in silk screening processing, engineering drafting or design, construction technology or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position. May need to possess a valid Class A driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation. Equipment, tools and materials used in traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation operations/activities. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. On a continuous basis, know and understand traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; remember street/road names and general geographic areas. Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports or operating a piece of equipment; stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when repairing, installing, or painting traffic signs; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Perform complex and difficult traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation duties requiring a high level of skill and operate all sign marking and maintenance equipment. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No related experience is required. Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License or Certificate: Possession of valid CPR and First Aid certificates is desirable. Possession of a valid Class C, and the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Class A or B, driver's license, or the equivalent, with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service prior to the completion of the probationary period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS. This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION Why Placer - TART bus driver Bruce Hall from Placer County Video Portal on Vimeo This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's services and routes, Click HERE. Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies: Several Extra Help / Temporary Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance. *Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Extra Help/Temporary positions are limited to 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants). DEFINITION To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drive a bus or other transit vehicle in passenger service over designated routes in accordance with time schedules or dispatcher instructions. When assigned, transport passengers on field trips and to special events. Assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicle, as necessary; load and secure wheelchairs. Assist passengers with schedule, route and direction information. When applicable, make sure safety belts are properly fastened. Observe behavior of passengers and maintain order as necessary. Render emergency aid to passengers, when necessary. Conduct safety inspections of transit vehicle prior to operation in accordance with Department of Motor Vehicles and other applicable standards. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on transit vehicles; fuel vehicles and check fluids. Collect fares, sell tickets, count passengers and keep records of bus operation. Operate a two-way radio. Install and remove tire chains, when necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. 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 paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system. Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsements and no air brake restrictions. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or the equivalent training to operate a public transit vehicle in passenger service. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of good customer service. Vehicle maintenance practices and techniques used in making minor repairs. California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles for the transportation of passengers. Applicable Placer County policies and regulations. Emergency procedures; elements of first aid and CPR. Ability to: Relate well to passengers and maintain order among passengers, when necessary. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. On a continuous basis, know and understand bus driving activities and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze driving conditions; identify safety hazards; and remember how to operate a bus. Intermittently sit while driving a bus; stand and walk while performing routine maintenance on a bus; regularly lift very heavy weight. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Drive a transit vehicle safely and efficiently. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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 Community Development Resource Agency is seeking one journey-level Code Compliance Officer II to work in North Lake Tahoe. This full-time position's work schedule will be Thursday through Monday (3pm - midnight) this allows for holiday weekend coverage. The position will service both traditional zoning and building as well as short-term rental (STR) housing program services. Prior experience enforcing vacation rental housing laws and ordinances is preferred but not required. Salary plus up to an additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements . 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To enforce State and local zoning, building, health and safety, land use, and housing codes through research, investigation and inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance and court appearances; and to communicate with the public regarding code compliance and enforcement. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Code Compliance series. This class is distinguished from the Code Compliance Officer I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Code Compliance Officer in that the latter exercises full, first-line supervision over technical and clerical staff and investigates and handles the most difficult and complex code enforcement and compliance cases. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Supervising Code Compliance Officer and may receive direction from assigned management or supervisory staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Investigate complaints and conduct field inspections; seek compliance regarding code requirements through written and personal contact; issue warning notices and citations; and conduct follow up inspections. Explain applicable zoning, building, health and safety, land use, and housing codes and division policies and procedures to the public in the field, by telephone and at the public counter; and coordinate with other County departments and outside agencies as needed. Establish and maintain accurate and complete case files; prepare legal documents and evidence for court and/or administrative hearing proceedings; and testify in court as needed. Receive and review information about possible violations of land use, zoning and building codes; and research parcel history and permits to determine validity of complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of Code Compliance Officer I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in law enforcement, land use, building or business regulation or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid certificate of completion of Penal Code •832 Course in Arrest, Search, and Seizure issued by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to be obtained within twelve months of employment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of positive interpersonal and public relations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. State and local codes and regulations pertaining to building, housing, health and safety, land use, and zoning. Operation, policies and procedures of a county planning and/or building division, especially as related to code enforcement and compliance. Investigative and evidence gathering techniques related to land use code violations and other violations related to code enforcement and compliance. Ability to: On a continuous basis, analyze situations and develop solutions; identify, interpret, explain and enforce violations; review and interpret codes and rules; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, walk, stand, climb and bend in the field. Occasionally kneel and run; write or use a keyboard to communicate; occasionally lift moderate weight; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Learn to interpret and enforce zoning, health and safety, and land use rules and building codes. Learn to independently interpret and enforce zoning and land use rules. Learn to perform routine investigations and inspections and prepare evidence and files on difficult enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Learn to prepare and issue citations and warrants; collect and preserve evidence, write arrest warrants, inspection warrants, search warrants and related paperwork. Learn to follow established procedures to issue citations and warrants to people in violation of county codes and state regulations; document each citation presented to owners and agents. Learn to simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections, accurately document findings, and maintain appropriate records. Learn to compile, analyze and evaluate technical information; prepare evidence for use in hearings and court proceedings and testify regarding such evidence. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Obtain information through interview and dialogue; and work fairly and courteously with the public. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Use modern office equipment and computers, as well as a photographic camera. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently interpret and enforce zoning and land use rules. Perform routine investigations and inspections and prepare evidence and files on difficult code compliance and enforcement cases for court presentation and testimony. Simultaneously investigate multiple inquiries and complaints and conduct multiple field inspections; determine violations or permitted land uses per local and state laws and regulations; accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information; prepare evidence for use in hearings and court proceedings and testify regarding such evidence. Read and understand site plans, blueprints, maps, drawings, specifications, legal descriptions, contract documents, graphs, and building and use permits. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 12/1/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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.visitplacer.com . This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies in Tahoe only. This recruitment will be open until filled. Please submit your application by Sunday August 30th at 5pm in order to be considered during the first round of screening. Following this date, applications will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works Fleet Services Division is seeking an Equipment Service Worker II to work in the Tahoe Area . This assignment performs general vehicle maintenance for the County's fleet vehicle, truck, and heavy equipment. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience with general automotive maintenance that includes service station duties, oil changes, brake and rotor inspection and replacement, tire mounting and balancing, purchasing and maintaining an inventory of parts and supplies, and documenting vehicle work performed. The vehicles serviced include fleet automobiles, trucks, and heavy equipment. Salary plus up to an additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements . The Eligible List resulting from this recruitment will only be used to fill vacancies in the Tahoe Area . If you are interested in working in the Auburn Area, please submit an application for Equipment Service Worker I (#2020-11601-01) and/or Equipment Service Worker II (#2020-11602-01). If you have questions, please e-mail jobs@placer.ca.gov or call 530-889-4060. 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . DEFINITION To fuel, clean and wash, inspect and safety check County-owned fleet cars, light trucks and motorized equipment; to provide semi-skilled repair service to County-owned light trucks and motorized equipment; to work directly for a line department with a large fleet, to monitor and maintain assigned fleet; and to provide automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to Fleet Services and Road Division automotive and equipment maintenance personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Equipment Service Worker series. This class is distinguished from the Equipment Service Worker I by the full range of duties assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Supervising Automotive Mechanic, Senior Road District Supervisor, or assigned supervisor. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Fuel and re-fuel vehicles and equipment; clean windshields and check and replace wiper blades; clean interiors, and wash and wax exteriors as needed; check and refill oil and other fluids; inspect tires and repair or replace as needed. Check brakes and install brake pads, front wheel rotors, brake shoes and belts; inspect and install shock absorbers; repair or replace car locks, windows, window cranks, rear and side view mirrors, headlights, spotlights, tail and signal lights and replace fuses and connectors. Document work completed and supplies used; make out work orders for repair or service to be done by skilled automotive and equipment mechanics; test drive vehicles to determine driving condition; operate towing equipment as needed; order fuel and other supplies from vendors. When assigned to the central garage, issue automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to users on a routine basis, as well as upon request for as-needed items. Purchase parts and supplies; maintain adequate physical inventory; and maintain inventory records. When assigned to the central garage update open purchase orders; maintain and use catalogs and vendor order books; review and post invoices as received; work with vendors to expedite special and/or urgent orders. Receive incoming parts and supplies; determine location for and physically stock received items in warehouse and yard; drive to various locations to pick up items or deliver items for contracted repair; purge and dispose of obsolete items. When working for a line department, coordinate vehicle repairs with county garage; prepare mileage reports; maintain vehicle records; review monthly billing report; supervise part-time staff and assigned trustees; perform minor vehicle repairs; maintain list of assigned vehicles and inventory; install special equipment including light bars, spot lights, prisoner partitions and equipment stands. Perform other minor facility and ground maintenance tasks as needed; assist other staff as needed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, supply vendors and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. EXAMPLES OF NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform routine maintenance of shop and office areas. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of an Equipment Service Worker I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: Some positions may require possession of a valid Class B driver's license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. When assigned to storekeeper duties: possession of license to purchase Freon. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Tools and equipment used in routine maintenance and repair of cars and light trucks. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Fleet Services Division (Auburn) or Roads Division (Tahoe) operations, policies and procedures. County purchasing and procurement policies and procedures. Automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Operate forklift, hydraulic lift, hand cart, hand tools and light truck, flatbed truck or tow truck. Analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine proper course of action. Prepare purchase orders and related documents; obtain information through interviews and dialogue; process multiple supply orders; and work effectively with interruptions. Use a computer, calculator, two-way radio and telephone. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently identify mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems in light vehicles and perform minor mechanical and automotive repairs. Independently read and understand technical reports and instructions and schematic drawings and diagrams. Independently obtain information through interviews and dialogue; simultaneously process multiple supply requests; and work effectively with interruption. Independently prepare purchase orders and related documents; forecast immediate and long-term supply and equipment needs. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. 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 the more difficult or complex legal work in the enforcement of criminal laws; to prepare and present complex and sensitive cases in court; and to provide assistance and lead direction to other professional staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Deputy District Attorney series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including preparing the most complex and sensitive cases for prosecution or providing lead direction to other attorneys; and coordinating the functions of a major work unit. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned Supervising Deputy District Attorney. Exercises technical and functional supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Act as lead Deputy District Attorney in a functional area such as felonies, misdemeanors, family support or a branch office and assist professional legal staff by assigning and reviewing their work. Upon receipt of complaints, review and examine physical and testimonial evidence; assist in the interrogation of witnesses; assist attorneys in the investigation and determination of whether or not a crime has been committed, the nature of the crime and whether or not evidence justifies prosecution of the crime; assist subordinates in making recommendations as to prosecutions. Conduct preliminary hearings on felony cases; confer with the judge, assigned prosecuting attorney and the defense attorney regarding charges as necessary. On a regular basis, try the most complex and sensitive cases in the Superior Court; prepare trial briefs; check questions of law; draft jury instructions; present opening statements; interrogate and cross-examine witnesses as needed; argue points of law; anticipate the reasoning of defense attorneys; make final arguments and summations. Utilize County Investigators to secure evidence as needed. Advise the public and local law enforcement agencies on legal procedures. Conduct legal research and prepare correspondence. Provide administrative assistance to legal supervisory and management staff. Help train assigned professional legal staff. 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 as a Deputy District Attorney IV in Placer County or four years experience in the practice of civil/ criminal law within the State of California, at least three years of which must have been in a District Attorney's Office or Public Defender's Office in California. Training: Graduation from a recognized law school, or the completion of an equivalent program certified by the California State Bar. License or Certificate: Active membership in the California State Bar. 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: Legal principles and practices with emphasis on criminal and family support law. Trial and hearing procedures and rules of evidence of the Penal Code of the State of California. Legal research methods. Organization and procedures of the District Attorney's Office. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Ability to: Work as a lead attorney and assist other professional staff with their assigned cases. On a continuous basis, analyze a case and determine the law's application; identify and interpret the applicable law or statute; 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. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone; and communicate through written means. Investigate and prosecute complex criminal, civil and family law complaints. Work under time constraints and exacting professional and legal standards. Analyze and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems. Present law, facts and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form. Obtain information through interview and interrogation and deal fairly and courteously with the public. Perform advanced legal research. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 11/23/20 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 11/30/20 Training and Experience Rating Week of 11/30/20 Eligible List Established Closing Date/Time: 11/24/2020 4:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction * Additional pay information: Lateral Signing Bonus: $1,500 added to first paycheck earned, plus $1,000 paid upon successful completion of probationary period. POST Certificate Incentive: $100 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Intermediate Certificate or $125 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Advanced Certificate. Incentive amounts are not cumulative or compounded, and employees will receive only one rate of incentive pay for the POST certification. Night Shift Differential: Dispatchers working swing and graveyard shifts receive an additional 7.5% night shift differential. Dispatch Training Pay: Dispatchers working as dispatch trainers receive an additional 5% training pay while assigned to training duties. Holiday Pay: Dispatchers working holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in the Auburn Justice Center. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, and a quiet room. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package, including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. POSITION INFORMATION Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4661 or Payala@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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 Few matters are of greater urgency to Placer County than forest management and wildfire prevention. Due to the County's geography connecting the valley floor to the Sierra Nevada mountains, the foothills are one of the most high-risk areas in the State to experience a major wildfire with loss of life and structures. Over the years, the County has strategically advocated for proper forest management through financial partnerships with state and federal agencies, with a focus on watershed protection. This position will leverage that work with other County efforts currently underway in the County Executive Office, the Public Works Department, the Office of the Agricultural Commissioner, and the Office of Emergency Services (OES) for a broadened multi-disciplinary approach to this critical challenge. Under direction from the County Executive Officer or designee, this position will lead the County's multi-disciplinary strategies to work in collaboration with state and federal agencies to manage forested lands that pose a risk to Placer County residents, property, and critical infrastructure. This will be a multi-year initiative with the potential to involve many County partners and Placer County elected officials. As per the Board of Supervisors 2020 legislative direction , this position will effectively integrate and coordinate related departmental initiatives across the organization with state action, federal agencies, and a potential coalition of Sierra foothill counties facing similar challenges. To view the recruitment brochure for this position, please click here . 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 (Unclassified) To plan, direct, administer, and manage assigned teams; to develop, manage, monitor, and review the activities of major and significant County-wide operations, projects, and programs (i.e. public works, land use, etc.) that often require working with complicated logistics of interdepartmental and/or interagency cooperation; to serve as a positive and motivational leader of professional and technical employees and to participate as a positive and cooperative team member. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Analyst job series represents professional positions responsible for establishing, maintaining, and monitoring a variety of administrative policies, budget, and fiscal processes, and organizational and legislative issues on a County-wide basis as well as providing a liaison with and support to departments as a representative of the County Executive Office. Positions within this job series are exclusive to allocation within the County Executive Office. The Principal Management Analyst level recognizes positions that provide full second-line direct supervision to a team(s) of professional, technical, and clerical employees within a work section and assumes substantive and significant responsibilities for Countywide programs, projects, and/or initiatives as well as the ongoing support for assigned departments. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the County Executive Officer or Assistant County Executive Officer or designee. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as an advisor performing administrative and management task for the County Executive Officer and Board of Supervisors as assigned. Develop, implement, and monitor the County's multi-disciplinary forest health and wildfire management strategy, including the integration of multi-disciplinary work to better coordinate efforts in this policy/operational arena. Leverage existing cooperative partnerships with state and federal agencies to enhance the requisite funding and legislative support to augment and diversify efforts to protect life, property, and critical infrastructure for Placer County stakeholders and the State of California. Serve as subject matter expert in area(s) of specialty or designated responsibility; act as resource to departments, the County Executive Officer, the Board of Supervisors, and other management staff. Identify, plan, and implement programmatic goals, objectives, and priorities with areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the County's overall goals and objectives; develop strategies and tactics for the successful achievement of set goals and objectives; direct and coordinate the implementation of strategies. Plan, direct, manage, and monitor the conduct of various administrative and operational analyses, studies, and audits; manage and participate in data collection with regard to needs assessments, benchmarking, training needs identification, performance evaluation, and operational reviews of designated responsibilities; evaluate success of progress and provide feedback. Provide policy, program, and procedural direction to assigned teams and areas of responsibility; review financial reports and budgets to provide fiscal direction; prepare budgets and make recommendations in support of the County's goals and objectives; evaluate success of progress and provide feedback. Direct, manage, and monitor assigned teams; plan, prioritize, and assign work activities of team members; act as a primary resource to assigned team members, provide input to team members regarding sensitive and/or complex issues; provide direction, goals, suggestions, and guidance to team members. Oversee and monitor the operations and administration of teams; participate in staff selection; coordinate training, conduct performance evaluations, recommend discipline, and maintain high standards to ensure efficient, professional operations. Develop, manage, implement, and maintain major County-wide initiatives, programs, or projects; lead team meetings in a positive and motivational manner; make decisions with the long term benefit of the County in mind; coordinate interjurisdictional, interdepartmental, and/or interagency activities; communicate to appropriate County entities. Provide lead departmental support as assigned; serve as liaison between assigned departments and the County Executive Office; review and analyze departmental operations, activities, and budgets and provide recommendations and alternative solutions; review and analyze policies and procedures and assist in the identification of opportunities for improvement and development of new policies and procedures. Develop and administer the budget(s) for assigned work section and programs; forecast funding needs, staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor approved expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments to expenditures. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and managers, and the community utilizing accepted principles of effective customer service. Direct and manage the work of consultants; assist in the preparation of requests for proposals, review bids, interview and select consultants; manage workflow, set expectations and priorities, and monitor outcomes; negotiate contracts. Maintain awareness of and participation in the external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County Executive Office. Represent the County of Placer and its County Executive Office to the public and to other agencies in a positive and productive manner. Serve as a positive and motivational team leader as well as a positive and effective member of a peer group. 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. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in public administrative, administrative analysis, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, political science, 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. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid California 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, including organizational structure and service delivery systems of county government. Principles and practices of public finance, budgeting, fiscal control, and administrative and policy analysis. Computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Pertinent local, state, and federal laws, guidelines, regulations, and statutes. Principles and practices of public finance, budgeting, 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 administrative analysis, including workload measurement, workflow and layout, work simplification, and systems and procedure analysis. Principles and practices of local government, including county administration, organization, programs, and functions such as public works or land use for example. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Communication techniques required for gathering, evaluating, and transmitting information and directing group discussions. Principles and practices of general and statistical research, analysis, and presentation. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management. Ability to: Apply knowledge in a specific field/area to the needs of the County. 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. On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist, perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift light weight. Read, analyze, evaluate, and summarize written materials and statistical data including reports, financial reports, and budgets. Apply the principles and practices of motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. Understand, interpret and apply complex rules and procedures. Analyze systems and administrative and management practices and identify opportunities for improvement. Obtain information through interview; handle multiple assignments; and deal firmly and courteously with the public. Determine effective method of research; and compile data and present in 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. Obtain information through interview; effectively handle multiple assignments; and deal firmly and courteously with the public. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Perform the most complex work within the County Executive Office. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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.visitplacer.com . This recruitment is open until filled. In order to be considered during the first round of screening please submit your application by 5pm on Tuesday October 13th. Following this date, applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Public Works has a current vacancy for a full-time Right-of-Way Agent in the Public Works Engineering Division located in Auburn, CA. The candidate will be responsible for working with our engineering staff in Tahoe and Auburn to identify right of way and easement needs, property rights, utility rights, and all manners of public and private easements as they pertain to our capital improvement and maintenance projects. In addition, the candidate would be responsible for assisting with the Caltrans right of way process and ensure that all acquisitions and easements conform to federal, state, and Placer County requirements. The candidate will also work with members of the public in negotiating and acquiring various property rights and will also be involved with the abandonment of right of way or easements upon requests from property owners when it is appropriate. While the position is located within the Department of Public Works, coordination with the Community Development Resources Agency is frequent as developments are often required to dedicate easements, rights of way, or may request abandonments as part of their development plans. 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To acquire the right-of-way for public works road and utility projects, to coordinate with other divisions or departments involving real property acquisitions and/or appraisals, negotiations with property owners, coordinating purchases through escrow, title work, property management and disposition and other related right of way activities; and to provide highly responsible technical support and assistance to division and department management personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an advanced journey specialized class. Employees assigned to this class perform the full range of duties. Employees in this class exercise a high degree of independent judgment in the performance of the more difficult, complex, politically sensitive and specialized work related to property appraisal and land acquisition for transportation and non transportation related projects. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Public Works Manager, Deputy Director, Assistant Director and Director of Public Works. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff involved with right-of-way acquisition, property management and property disposition activities. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepares and reviews right-of-way acquisition schedules and monitors right-of-way expenditures and performs right-of-way contract administration functions and related activities. Examines engineering plans and property maps to determine extent of property requirements for property/land acquisitions. Prepares, directs and reviews real property appraisals provided under contract. Negotiates complex and/or difficult contract terms regarding real property transactions with property owners, businesses, private parties, or other government agencies, recommending settlement terms and course of action to County officials. Appraises real property for total or partial acquisition or for cost estimates coordinating title and escrow activities associated with property and land acquisitions. Attends Board of Supervisor meetings and presents related information as required. Maintains or directs the maintenance of accurate real property records and files. Assists in policy and procedure development and implementation of right-of-way section program activities. Plans, assigns, and provides direction and reviews the work of technical staff performing duties in the area of property appraisal and acquisition. Assists in the preparation of the right-of-way component of the Engineering Division budget. Provides consultant contract management to the Engineering Division and/or assistance to engineering staff as related to right-of-way activities. Participates in pretrial and trial proceedings with legal representative and concludes negotiations on settlements made during such proceedings for property/land acquisitions associated with right-of-way issues. Assembles and analyzes data for and prepares land economic and feasibility study reports. Prepares special reports and performs special assignments for DPW and non-DPW administrators. Serves as primary real property liaison with other county departments, other counties, municipalities, federal, state and private agencies. Prepares technical reports and correspondence relating to right-of-way matters. Prepares, administers and supervises consultant lists when required. Assists other county departments in their real property needs. Processes requests for real property easement abandonments, and sales. Responds to public inquiries regarding easements and real property. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other county employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Performs 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 education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of responsible journey level experience in real estate appraisal and acquisition. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economics, business administration, real estate or a related field supplemented by specialized training in real estate law, real estate practices, and real property appraisal or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to the completion of the probationary period, a Senior Right-of-Way Agent Designation from the International Right-of-Way Association. Ability to obtain Notary Public Commission. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Laws, regulations, and procedures pertaining to the acquisition, and disposal of public lands, and the acquisition and termination of easements and access rights. Principles and practices of real property appraisal, negotiation, acquisition, and disposition. Principles and practices of management, including program planning, implementation and administration. Condemnation and real property law. Appraisal and engineering practices and terminology related to land surveying and property acquisition. Principles and practices of real estate law, transactions and finance. Land title and escrow processes. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; regularly lift heavy weight. Appraise or cost estimate difficult and complex property for acquisition. Prepare accurate appraisals of all types of real property interests including the application of severance damages. Prepare Board resolutions, legal documents and notices related to property acquisition and condemnation. Plan and direct relocations in compliance with the Uniform Relocation Act. Prepare right-of-way certifications in accordance with State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) directives. Interpret maps, engineering plans and legal documents pertaining to real property. Interpret, explain, apply and enforce applicable laws, rules and regulations. Access, input and analyze data using a computer and related software. Perform real estate related calculations. Negotiate price and other terms of real property acquisition or use. 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. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for Student Intern assignments. 1. Current Undergraduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university program. b. Student must submit proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. 2. Recent College Graduate - up to 1 year after graduation a. Recent graduate must submit proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. 3. Current Graduate College/University Student a. Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program. b. Student must submit proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts, etc.) with their application. This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis. To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please submit your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, current class schedule, confirmation of enrollment, etc.) with your application. The Student Intern is unclassified and assignments are extra help/temporary compensated at an hourly rate of $13.26 - $16.56 per hour (specialized skillsets may be paid at the higher end of the range). Work hours are limited to no more than 28 hours per week and cannot exceed a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year. Student Intern opportunities may be available in the following departments: Agriculture Air Pollution Control District Assessor Auditor-Controller Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters Community Development Resource Agency County Executive Office Department of Public Works Facilities Management Health and Human Services Human Resources Information Technology (IT) Services LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) Library Sheriff DEFINITION (Unclassified) To learn to perform administrative and/or professional work in an assigned area by assisting in varied administrative assignments such as research, analysis and report writing or routine technical and professional work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from higher level staff in subject area to which assigned. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in a variety of administrative tasks within various County departments; provide research assistance; collect and analyze data, prepare correspondence and reports; may interview and consult with officials, employees, agency clients and other interested individuals or groups. Perform routine work pertinent to the subject area to which assigned such as general public administration, surveying, drafting and engineering, architecture, counseling, social and mental health services. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: None required. Training: Enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the subject area to which assigned. Some positions may require additional education in a specific course of study. Note: Current students must submit proof of continuing enrollment (current class schedule, unofficial transcripts, etc.). Recent college graduates (up to 1 year after graduation) must submit proof of graduation (diploma, unofficial transcripts, etc.). License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Note: Employment in this class is restricted to students enrolled or recently graduated in a college curriculum in a field appropriate to assigned duties. Employment in this class is temporary in nature and is designed to offer the student a practical learning experience. No full-time permanent appointments will be made in this class. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Basic principles and practices used in the work of subject area to which assigned. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time; know and understand the job and observe safety rules. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing work papers, making computations, working at computer equipment; walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and see and hear sufficiently to communicate by visual and auditory signals while working in the field; lift moderate to heavy weight depending upon the needs of the assignment. Learn a variety of administrative and professional tasks. Learn to prepare effective reports and make recommendations on assigned matters under study. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction Applications will be reviewed and forwarded to the hiring manager for consideration on a continuous basis until positions are filled. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch center is located in beautiful Auburn, California, less than two hours away from Reno/Tahoe or San Francisco. The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, a quiet room, a balcony with BBQ, skylights, and second-story views from wall-to-wall windows. The center provides dispatch services for law enforcement, fire, and medical. Dispatchers are trained to provide lifesaving instructions over the phone through Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). The center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The current schedule is three 12-hour shifts each week and an eight hour shift every other week. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program. Dispatchers who work on holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. Shift differential pay of 7.5% is also paid to dispatchers who work swing and graveyard shifts. Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . DEFINITION To receive and transmit routine and emergency requests for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and/or emergency assistance and equipment in a coordinated and calm manner; to monitor public safety frequencies; to operate a variety of communications equipment including radio consoles and a computer aided dispatch system according to established procedures. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Safety Dispatcher series. This class is distinguished from the Public Safety Dispatcher I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is further distinguished from the Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher in that the latter supervises line staff, monitors day to day activity in the Dispatch Center, ensures minimum staffing levels, ensures calls are handled properly, monitors compliance with applicable policies and procedures, and oversees the training program for entry-level dispatchers, when assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher, Dispatch Services Supervisor and/or the Watch Commander. May exercise technical and functional supervision over entry dispatchers as needed. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: On assigned shift, receive telephone communications requiring the dispatching of emergency public safety equipment and personnel; receive and dispatch routine and emergency radio communications from Sheriff's patrol units and other public safety agencies (including contract agencies), such as fire and ambulance; maintain status of units on assignments in the field; keep Department officials informed of critical incidences; interpret information from units in field; work to ensure safety of personnel in the field at all times. Monitor various public safety radio frequencies where emergencies involving the coordinated efforts of several agencies are required; relay information to other agencies as required; contact agencies concerned with major emergency operations and provide critical information concerning emergency situations; confirm warrants for deputies, as needed. Coordinate efforts between local/State/Federal agencies for both law enforcement and fire incidents. Interface with various computer programs on a local/State/Federal level. Provide emergency medical instructions over the phone per approved protocols, as necessary. Document large volumes of calls for service; compile data and prepare reports of reported emergencies, equipment dispatched and/or status of emergency. Operate a variety of communications equipment including the basic and, if applicable, enhanced equipment associated with the 911 public safety answering point (P.S.A.P.); operate radio transmitters and receivers and related equipment. Receive, file, send, and where appropriate, take appropriate action concerning teletype messages; utilize current law enforcement automated systems as needed, to identify persons, vehicles, and/or property. Perform light clerical duties including entering information for briefing bulletins. Monitor electronic alarm systems for County property; monitor the animal control radio frequency after hours and on weekends. Perform research and update information relating to events in the C.A.D. system. Monitor and maintain access of after-hours call-out data for the Sheriff's Department and other County departments. Perform related duties as assigned. When assigned Dispatch Training duties: Conduct the training of emergency dispatch personnel; instruct employees in the proper methods of operating communications and dispatch equipment, monitoring specified radio frequencies and dispatching public safety personnel and equipment. Direct and evaluate the work of trainee employees on an assigned shift. Maintain training materials, including manuals, support information, and training records. Assist Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher in the periodic review of current procedures and policies. Confer with the Supervising Public Safety Dispatcher and other higher level staff regarding special instructions or procedural changes and relay updated information to employees. May provide input on the performance evaluations of trainees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience in a public safety dispatching setting performing duties comparable to a Placer County Public Safety Dispatcher I. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: Successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Complaint/Dispatcher course or the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Training Equivalency Examination. Must satisfactorily complete the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) certified Emergency medical Dispatch course prior to completion of probation. Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid CPR certificate by the completion of the probationary period. 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: Modern office procedures and equipment. Basic functions of police, fire, and other public safety agencies. Correct English usage and grammar. Techniques, procedures and methods utilized in the operation of emergency dispatch and related communications equipment. Organization, operations and terminology of police, fire, or other public safety agencies. Automated systems pertaining to communications/dispatch operations. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws and codes. Geography of the County and location of streets and important buildings. Departmental established rules and procedures. Principles of training and adult teaching techniques and supervision. Ability to: Operate computerized keyboards and other related equipment accurately at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Effectively process several tasks simultaneously. Learn to operate radio and 911 telephone equipment in dispatching public safety equipment and personnel. Sit or stand at workstation for long periods of time on a continuous basis. Intermittently, twist and reach office equipment, or to obtain materials from printer or other locations within the dispatch center; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; verbally give instructions to officers in the field; possess auditory requirements in order to differentiate sounds over the radio; lift light weight. Quickly and accurately receive and process auditory information in an environment that includes various background noises such as telephones ringing, multiple frequency radio traffic, and general conversation; decipher and differentiate various verbal and non-verbal auditory sounds and cues at variable intensities. Continuously analyze information received from a variety of sources; identify different voices and sounds on the radio and telephone; interpret radio codes correctly and translate information to the public; listen and understand oral information; monitor multiple radio frequencies; know various locations and addresses; read maps quickly and accurately; observe computer screen for messages; receive information from the public and assist in problem solving their particular dilemma; remember, understand, interpret and apply Department policies for different types of calls; speak clearly via radio and telephone; translate information verbally and explain to the public how their concern will be handled. Learn to analyze a situation and determine an effective course of action; learn to adjust quickly to changing situations; learn to perform several tasks at once and assign reasonable priorities to incoming calls; learn to monitor multiple frequencies. Learn the geography of the County and location of streets and important buildings. Learn established rules and procedures. Learn to listen carefully and attentively and remember names, locations and numbers; learn to record pertinent data associated with C.A.D. events and logs. Understand and carry out oral and written directives. Perform job tasks effectively under pressure for sustained periods of time. Memorize and retain information from a variety of sources. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Exercise good judgment in emergency situations. Develop and maintain an efficient, calm demeanor in handling adverse and/or emergency situations. Work irregular hours and shift work, including holidays, nights and weekends. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Manage emergency situations and assist in directing an appropriate course of action by operating radio and 911 telephone equipment to dispatch public safety equipment and personnel. Analyze a situation and determine effective course of action; adjust quickly to changing situations; perform several tasks at once and assign reasonable priorities to incoming calls; monitor multiple frequencies. Listen carefully and attentively and remember names, locations and numbers; record pertinent data associated with C.A.D. events and logs. Speak clearly and concisely in an understandable voice via radio and telephone and in person. Interact with others and maintain an efficient, calm demeanor in handling adverse and/or emergency situations. Differentiate various sound and tones, i.e., alarms. Conduct emergency dispatch training programs; train subordinates effectively and tactfully; organize and prioritize workload and subordinates' assignments. Exercise tact, courtesy and patience in training and public contacts. Follow and train others to follow safe work practices including workplace safety policies and procedures. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2020 12:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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 department of Health and Human Services, Adult System of Care division is currently accepting applications for Psychiatric Nurse I/II to fill one full-time vacancy that will report to offices in Auburn, CA and/or Roseville, CA. This position may be filled at either level and will provide mental health and medical outpatient services to an adult population. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at Level I, Level II or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications for each recruitment. The eligible list established for this recruitment may be used to fill additional permanent and extra-help vacancies as they become available . Temporary/Extra-help assignments are limited to 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment is open until filled. In order to be considered during the first round of screening please submit your application by 5pm on Friday, October 30th. Following this date, applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis. 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 provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Psychiatric Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the Psychiatric Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Psychiatric Nurse in that the latter provides psychiatric nursing care requiring a high level of skill and independent judgment and exercises direct supervision over subordinate psychiatric nursing staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. E xperience 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 professional psychiatric nursing experience performing duties similar to a Psychiatric Nurse I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Mental health procedures and practices relative to the delivery of psychiatric nursing care. Resources available to mentally ill persons. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Independently observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Independently provide crisis intervention as necessary. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division has an immediate vacancy for a permanent/full-time Public Health Epidemiologist. The Public Health Epidemiologist is responsible for analyzing and interpreting population-based health data, developing and implementing public health surveillance systems, conducting public health program evaluation, coordinating outbreak investigations, and presenting epidemiologic results to a wide variety of audiences. Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional extra-help or permanent vacancies as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. *Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to working 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. 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 plan, organize, and conduct various field studies and surveillance to determine the patterns of disease in the community; to evaluate health impact of department programs; to make recommendations regarding the possible causation of disease and disease processes, their correlation with behavioral risk factors and community conditions; to investigate and control outbreaks of disease; and to consult with County staff, other County agencies and community organizations on issues of health-related research, data analysis and program evaluation. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey level class in the Public Health Epidemiologist series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Public Health Epidemiologist Trainee by the assignment of more complex duties. Under the direction of the Public Health Officer or designee, this position is responsible for the analysis and reporting of Public Health data including but not limited to births/deaths; maternal and child health data, communicable diseases, chronic diseases, injuries and environmental health. The incumbent will assume responsibility for the development of a department-wide framework to appraise the health status of the community and assist in monitoring the effectiveness of public health activities in addressing these community health indicators. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Utilize data to develop an understanding of the patterns of health problems in a community and to identify risk factors leading to these problems. Plan and implement surveillance programs. Analyze technical epidemiological data and make recommendations for interventions. Utilize computerized data management tools to analyze standard data sets. Present findings in both a written and oral format appropriate to level of target audience (both technical and community based). Develop and implement statistical analysis methodologies to evaluate effectiveness of interventions in improving community health indicators. Assist in development of needs assessments and grant proposals. Establish and maintain health information and surveillance systems to monitor community health status and trends. 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 full-time professional-level experience in planning, developing and evaluating epidemiological data or similar research preferable in a public health setting. Training: Possession of a Master's Degree in public health or a closely related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to open positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional 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 methods of public health practice, in collecting, tabulating and interpreting public health and medical statistical data. Availability, uses and limitations of demographic and health data, biostatistics and interpretation of small number analyses. Computer applications related to the work, including database development and modification and report generation technique (examples: Harvard Graphics, desktop publishing, Epi info, GIS, internal, and/or other epidemiological data systems, word processing, data base systems, statistical analysis, etc.). Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to public health practice and administration. Funding sources and grant application and contracting practices. Ability to: Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to program activities. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with personnel at all levels of the organization; other health officials, representatives of other agencies and the public. Interpret and analyze data, identify patterns of disease processes and make appropriate recommendations. Prepare accurate statistical and narrative reports, computer documentation and other written materials. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job, analyze work papers, complex data sets, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information and trends in data; know of trends, data sources, laws, regulations and codes; remember various rules and interpret policy; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in meetings; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist, perform simple grasping and find manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. Applications submitted will be screened on a regular basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse - I. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative lifestyles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction This continuous recruitment will remain open for the calendar year, or until the final filing date, whichever occurs first. The eligible list established from this continuous recruitment will expire by the end of the calendar year. Applicants will be eligible to reapply and take an examination if a new recruitment opens the following calendar year. Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. Applications submitted will be screened on a regular basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse - II. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help/temporary vacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and are limited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitment may be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments may include any of the following areas: (Please refer to the supplemental questionnaire for this recruitment for a description of each assignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care Upon successful completion of a foreign language proficiency exam, an additional 5% bilingual pay will be paid to employees who use a second language on a regular basis in the normal course of business. DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Public Health Nurse in that the latter oversees specialized public health program(s) requiring a high level of professional skill and independent judgment, manages cases of a difficult and complex nature and provides technical and functional assistance to professional, technical, clinical and clerical staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative lifestyles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. 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 nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse I with Placer County . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of public health nursing, including preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health education, gerontology and sociological problems involved in public health nursing. Procedures and practices used to promote maternal and child health and to assess infant, child and adolescent development. Federal, State and local statutes and regulations governing public health and nursing practices. Policies and procedures of a health services department, especially as related to public health nursing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional nursing care and instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Identify and assess client settings for contributing conditions and/or causes of health or socially-related health problems. Independently provide case management. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List - Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4661 or Payala@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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 Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1. Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2. The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3. If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4. If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5. The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying: a. His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; b. He/She has not been separated for cause; c. He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; d. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works is seeking an experienced GIS Analyst to join the Environmental Utilities team which includes a multi-disciplinary group of engineers, environmental professionals, and operations staff. Environmental Utilities is primarily responsible for wastewater and solid waste services in the unincorporated areas of Placer County. Other mission areas include groundwater sustainability planning, recycled water integrated use, and watershed forest management. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a wide array of desktop and mobile GIS applications to support these endeavors with an emphasis on asset and fieldwork management. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate that is interested in being on the ground floor as the County transitions to a single enterprise GIS environment centered on ESRI software. Keys to success will include the ability to collaborate with a broad group of stakeholders, manage multiple projects, and be innovative when faced with challenges. Experience with underground utility construction and field data collection applications is preferred. Successful candidates may also be called upon to support the County's Emergency Operations Center during activations. 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 General benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website . DEFINITION Performs professional duties related to planning, customizing, organizing and maintaining the geographic information system (databases and associated hardware and software); generates and analyzes spatial data and provides input/recommendations in order to support a variety of County projects; produces a wide variety of reports and maps, prepares data, analysis, maps, and mapping applications for various County departments and the general public; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level class in the Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst series. Positions in this class are distinguished from Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst I by independently working on larger, more complex assignments and performing the full range of duties. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. Geographic Information System Analyst series describes positions with professional/analytical responsibilities where the primary duties include the analysis of spatial data and the planning, design, and/or organization of GIS databases, software, and hardware. This class series is distinguished from the Information Technology Analyst class series in that incumbents in the Information Technology Analyst class series perform a variety of professional, technical and analytical duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties include work in the areas of user and systems requirements and analysis, applications development and maintenance, computer systems support, network design and maintenance, and data/database analysis/administration, while incumbents in this series perform specific, analytical GIS functions more than 50% of the time. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under direction from an assigned supervisor, receiving occasional supervision while working toward a definite objective that requires use of a wide range of procedures and involves planning and/or determining specific procedures or equipment required in order to meet assigned objectives and solve non-routine problems. Only unusual matters are referred to a supervisor. Incumbents may exercise functional or direct supervision over technical and/or para-professional staff. Incumbents may exercise functional supervision over other professional staff on a project basis. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following. Conducts complex spatial/surface analysis using a variety of GIS software tools; utilizes multiple databases and GIS software to perform spatial analysis for special projects working with a team of users, from the County and other organizations, involving a major policy area or concern. Analyzes GIS needs of assigned department and implements GIS projects and applications, databases, and related products for County departments and outside agencies; prepares and coordinates project scopes, procedure flow-charts, and schedules with customers and programmers. Performs GIS database management and administration tasks; troubleshoots and resolves database problems; monitors and tunes database applications; verifies the integrity of data within the database. Designs and modifies database structures, tables, and files. Builds and maintains web-based applications for the County internal and external websites. Interacts with clients to determine their business requirements and writes computer programs and/or scripting in order to automate GIS processes. Troubleshoots hardware and software problems; provides or recommends appropriate solutions and keeps current on the latest computer hardware and software available. Evaluates operations and makes strategic recommendations about the GIS program direction and GIS project priorities. Develops operating standards and procedures. Creates and edits geospatial data, using GPS and digitizing techniques; creates and edits maps, integrating a range of data formats, and using state-of-the-art technology. Attends training meetings to enhance knowledge of GIS system use; applies and documents new techniques as they are implemented. Provides after hours technology support as assigned. Provides technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Performs related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and not direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Work environments may occasionally involve working around machinery with moving parts or stationery equipment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS I t 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 professional level experience comparable to Geographic Information System Analyst I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in geographic information systems, planning, cartography, geography, civil engineering or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform analytical duties may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. Possession of one or more approved geographic information system or other relevant certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for some or all of the required education. 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: Automated drafting and mapping tools and programs including ESRI-based GIS software, AutoCAD software and their applications, and related programming languages. Principles and practices of geographic information systems, cartography and engineering drafting including map projections and scales. Principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry related to the computation of distances, angles, and areas. Relational database management systems and principles. Data maintenance and conversion techniques. Basic GIS analysis techniques. A variety of information technology issues. Principles and techniques of software and systems quality assurance and control. Principles and practices of technical problem solving. Structured analysis and database concepts. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Principles and practices of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Complex relational database management systems and principles. GIS analysis techniques. Ability to: Perform complex analytical tabular, spatial queries and analysis. Integrate complex disparate spatial and tabular databases. Identify and interpret technical and numerical information. Gather and evaluate information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, identify solutions to problems, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Effectively manage multiple projects and priorities. Research, design, implement and maintain GIS databases and related hardware and software technology solutions, including new technology, in order to improve County processes or services. Generate and analyze complex spatial data and provide input/recommendations in order to support a variety of County projects. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures. Recognize that changes made on a local level can affect services and equipment at the system wide level and take appropriate precautions. Plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate work for self and others to ensure that deadlines are met. Work independently and as a cooperative, contributing member of a team. Learn to generate and analyze spatial data and provide input/recommendations in order to support a variety of County projects. Interpret and apply technical information pertaining to computer and network systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. Prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing and crawling. Lifting - frequent lifting up to 20 pounds, occasional lifting up to 80 pounds. Vision - constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; frequent use of color perception and eye/hand coordination; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision. Dexterity - frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; frequent grasping, holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking - frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person. 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, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) 12/14/2020 - Minimum Qualifications Screening 12/17/2020 - T&E Rating 12/18/2020 - Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Full Time
Introduction 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.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for the position of Health Officer . The Health Officer is an unclassified position that serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority having no specific term and no right to continuous employment. This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications are being screened on a routine basis and forwarded to the hiring authority for their review. To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits, please click here . NOTE: The Public Health division is also recruiting for a permanent and/or temporary/extra-help Physician to support its California Children's Services (CCS) and/or Communicable Disease programs. To learn more and apply for this excellent opportunity, please Click here . 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled