Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today. Important Note: This recruitment will only be used to fill vacancies in the Tahoe area. POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Library is seeking self-motivated individuals with outstanding customer service skills to assist patrons at the Tahoe City and/or Kings Beach Libraries. Flexibility is encouraged as schedules vary. The Library currently has one permanent vacancy. The eligible list established from this recruitment may also be used for future vacancies, either extra-help or permanent, in the Tahoe area. Temporary/extra-help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year. Permanent positions include salary plus up to an additional $1,000 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees (prorated for part time permanent employees) who are assigned to a position in the North Lake Tahoe area. This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/2022 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024. 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 perform a variety of clerical duties related to the functions and programs of the library; and to assist the public in finding and checking in and out library materials. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry-level class in the Library Clerk series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. The Library Clerk-Entry class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the journey level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisory or professional staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over volunteers. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform circulation activities, including checking library materials in and out, registering and issuing cards, calculating and collecting fines and fees, and explaining library circulation policies and procedures. Shelve library materials and review library shelves for proper order. Process, catalog, and otherwise prepare new materials for circulation following established procedures. Compute, collect, receipt and record monies collected for overdue, lost or damaged materials. Assist customers in using library services and in understanding the arrangement and location of library materials. Answer telephone and in-person inquiries, use available indexes and catalog systems. Process routine inter-library/inter-branch loan requests. Support the maintenance of the library material collection, including weeding shelves of outdated materials, library order processing and performing skilled mending of materials. Monitor the condition of books and materials and performs necessary binding and repairs. Maintain records and files and compile statistics on related library services activities, materials and projects. Perform general clerical duties as necessary and operate library related office equipment. Keep library and public areas in order, neat and clean. Assist in set up and maintenance of displays in area of responsibility as directed. Conduct various special activities such as story hours, summer reading programs, classroom visits, and various outreach functions. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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: No library experience is required. Experience involving frequent public contact in a service or sales capacity and/or familiarity with library operations is desirable. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General purpose and typical content of modern public libraries. Office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment including filing and computer systems. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage and spelling. Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with the public and County staff. Ability to: Intermittently review documents related to library operations; observe, identify, and problem solve library operations and procedures; understand, interpret, and explain library policies and procedures. Adhere to privacy, confidentiality, safety policies and procedures. Make accurate arithmetic computations to determine overdue fees, cash balances, and related tasks. Perform routine clerical work, including maintenance of appropriate records, mathematical calculations, and compiling information for reports. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews; work fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruptions. Work weekend and evening shifts as assigned. Use automated library system, computers, the internet, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, and other library related equipment. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Train and oversee volunteers. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently bend, twist, kneel or squat while shelving, opening boxes, or moving equipment; twist and reach office equipment; see and read print; write and use keyboard to communicate and to enter circulation and collection data; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation; lift moderate weight. SELECTION PROCEDURE Online Examination (100%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately four (4) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The examination will be administered online and is tentatively scheduled for the week of November 6, 2022. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of 10/31/22 Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of 11/6/22 Online Examination Available Week of 11/14/22 Eligible List Established Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at JMTucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health is currently hiring for a part-time, extra help* WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor provides basic breastfeeding information and support to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on the WIC program. Under the supervision of the Nutritionist or Lactation Consultant, this position will counsel pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to help avoid common breastfeeding problems, provide support around breastfeeding and returning to work or school, and facilitate breastfeeding groups. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about breastfeeding and have a desire to share that enthusiasm. Incumbents hired from this recruitment are not eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time or part-time position. *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. Employees who are designated to use a second language in the normal course and scope of work will receive five percent (5%) bilingual pay. This recruitment is open until filled. In order to be considered during the first round of interviews, please submit your application by Tuesday , October 18th at 5:00 pm . 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To determine eligibility for, or continuation of, designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits; to provide administrative and technical support for designated program operations and the provision of services; to track and monitor the continuing quality of services provided and client needs to ensure compliance with program guidelines and regulations; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Eligibility Specialist series. This class is distinguished from Eligibility Specialist Trainee by the assignment of entry-level Eligibility Specialist duties whereas the Trainee level is a temporary assignment intended to train and qualify incumbents to eventually promote into the series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while performing job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from supervisory or management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from an Eligibility Specialist - Senior. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Interview applicants for and participants in designated client services programs and services; assist applicants in the completion of appropriate applications, financial disclosures, and declaration forms necessary to process application; determine and request necessary verification and data to accurately evaluate the applicant or client's eligibility, and determine applicant's/participant's eligibility for designated program(s). Interpret and explain designated program(s) regulations, obligations, procedures, and other pertinent information on an individual basis, in person, by telephone, or in group settings to applicants, participants, and the general public. Educate, recommend, and determine initial and continuing eligibility in accordance with established procedures for various assigned programs including verification of reported information and of benefits provided by other jurisdictions; screen applicants/participants to determine eligibility for expedited, expanded, and/or modified services. Maintain appropriate and accurate case records, documentation, and files, including performing data entry into automated record systems; monitor and follow-up on due dates; prepare and maintain other documents associated with designated program area(s) and related reporting requirements. Recognize the need for and provide referrals to other client services and/or community resources/agencies to assist applicants/participants in identifying and utilizing the resources and services available; establish and maintain liaison with local, private, and public resources to provide continuity of services and awareness of designated program area(s). Conduct program orientation and/or information sessions for clients, applicants, vendors, contractors, landlords, employers, and the general public to disseminate accurate information regarding assigned program area(s) and pertinent criteria, regulations, and guidelines. Perform specialized functions and tasks in support of assigned program(s) such as processing claims for reimbursement of tenant damages; prepare lease/contract documents; issue certificates, overpayments, vouchers, and checks and make referrals to fraud investigations as necessary; conduct surveys and/or field housing quality inspections relative to compliance standards. Make appropriate determinations according to established criteria and assigned program's regulations; perform calculations to verify mathematical and financial data; initiate appropriate process according to determination. When assigned to the WIC program, conduct nutritional and related classes under the direction of a Nutritionist, including determining nutritional goals according to established criteria, and collecting, documenting, and evaluating clinical and dietary information. Assist with troubleshooting and the resolving system issues and inconsistencies in information as it relates to the various automated systems used for generating eligibility determinations. Perform a variety of administrative support and clerical duties related to assigned program activities to include filing, maintaining records and statistics, word processing, and answering the telephones. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community agencies and resources, and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Successful completion of the training requirements as an Eligibility Specialist - Trainee as determined by the appointing authority. OR Two (2) years of journey level clerical experience that includes substantial public contact, interviewing, obtaining financial and personal history information, decision making based on complex rules and regulations, and/or written and financial record keeping. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Completion of the equivalent of thirty (30) semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university is highly desirable. Required License or Certificate: When assigned to Veteran Services, ability to obtain, within the probationary period, certification from the State of California Department of Veterans Affairs to present claims to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 14.629. When assigned to the WIC program, ability to obtain, within the probationary period, certification from the State of California as a WIC Nutrition Assistant. 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: Techniques of interviewing and information gathering and record keeping practices. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer hardware and software and its applications. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; know, retain, and understand program information; intermittently analyze work papers; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; explain designated and specific regulations and procedures to clients and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist, and reach while retrieving or returning files or making field visits. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with sufficient acuity to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with sufficient acuity to communicate with clients; and lift moderate weight. Learn to apply the policies, procedures, and programs of the Health and Human Services Department. Learn to apply the laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility for multiple public assistance programs. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and programs. Learn to detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations. Make rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Effectively obtain information through interview with a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and who may be physically, emotionally, or mentally impaired or distressed; work fairly and courteously with the public. Maintain strict confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Plan and prioritize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timeliness. Follow written and oral direction and instructions. Handle multiple case assignments and work effectively with interruptions. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action within established guidelines and parameters. Use a computer and related software applications. Use modern office equipment, such as a calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments in this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: General CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health is currently hiring for a part-time, extra help* WIC (Women, Infants, Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor provides basic breastfeeding information and support to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on the WIC program. Under the supervision of the Nutritionist or Lactation Consultant, this position will counsel pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to help avoid common breastfeeding problems, provide support around breastfeeding and returning to work or school, and facilitate breastfeeding groups. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about breastfeeding and have a desire to share that enthusiasm. Incumbents hired from this recruitment are not eligible to be transitioned into a permanent full-time or part-time position. *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. Employees who are designated to use a second language in the normal course and scope of work will receive five percent (5%) bilingual pay. This recruitment is open until filled. In order to be considered during the first round of interviews, please submit your application by Tuesday , October 18th at 5:00 pm . 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 General benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To determine eligibility for, or continuation of, designated and specialized client services programs and their respective benefits; to provide administrative and technical support for designated program operations and the provision of services; to track and monitor the continuing quality of services provided and client needs to ensure compliance with program guidelines and regulations; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Eligibility Specialist series. This class is distinguished from the Eligibility Specialist 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 Eligibility Specialist - Senior in that the latter performs the more difficult and/or confidential program support and assistance and exercises technical and functional supervision over assigned eligibility staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from supervisor or management staff and may receive technical and functional supervision from an Eligibility Specialist - Senior. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Interview applicants for and participants in designated client services programs and services; assist applicants in the completion of appropriate applications, financial disclosures, and declaration forms necessary to process application; determine and request necessary verification and data to accurately evaluate the applicant or client's eligibility, and determine applicant's/participant's eligibility for designated program(s). Interpret and explain designated program(s) regulations, obligations, procedures, and other pertinent information on an individual basis, in person, by telephone, or in group settings to applicants, participants, and the general public. Educate, recommend, and determine initial and continuing eligibility in accordance with established procedures for various assigned programs including verification of reported information and of benefits provided by other jurisdictions; screen applicants/participants to determine eligibility for expedited, expanded, and/or modified services. Maintain appropriate and accurate case records, documentation, and files, including performing data entry into automated record systems; monitor and follow-up on due dates; prepare and maintain other documents associated with designated program area(s) and related reporting requirements. Recognize the need for and provide referrals to other client services and/or community resources/agencies to assist applicants/participants in identifying and utilizing the resources and services available; establish and maintain liaison with local, private, and public resources to provide continuity of services and awareness of designated program area(s). Conduct program orientation and/or information sessions for clients, applicants, vendors, contractors, landlords, employers, and the general public to disseminate accurate information regarding assigned program area(s) and pertinent criteria, regulations, and guidelines. Perform specialized functions and tasks in support of assigned program(s) such as processing claims for reimbursement of tenant damages; prepare lease/contract documents; issue certificates, overpayments, vouchers, and checks and make referrals to fraud investigations as necessary; conduct surveys and/or field housing quality inspections relative to compliance standards. Make appropriate determinations according to established criteria and assigned program's regulations; perform calculations to verify mathematical and financial data; initiate appropriate process according to determination. When assigned to the WIC program, conduct nutritional and related classes under the direction of a Nutritionist, including determining nutritional goals according to established criteria, and collecting, documenting, and evaluating clinical and dietary information. Assist with troubleshooting and the resolving system issues and inconsistencies in information as it relates to the various automated systems used for generating eligibility determinations. Perform a variety of administrative support and clerical duties related to assigned program activities to include filing, maintaining records and statistics, word processing, and answering the telephones. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, community agencies and resources, and the public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One (1) year of responsible experience performing duties similar to an Eligibility Specialist I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Completion of the equivalent of thirty (30) semester units in social services, sociology, social work, psychology, behavioral science, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university is highly desirable. Required License or Certificate: When assigned to Veteran Services, possession of certification from the State of California Department of Veteran Affairs to present claims to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 14.629. When assigned to the WIC program, ability to obtain, within the probationary period, certification from the State of California as a WIC Nutrition Assistant. 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: Techniques of interviewing and information gathering and record keeping practices. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer hardware and software and its applications. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Basic mathematical calculations. Federal, state, and County policies and procedures, especially as related to eligibility criteria for assigned program. Pertinent laws and regulations affecting the provision and qualifying criteria for assigned program. Community resources available to designated client population(s). Human behavior and cultural and socio-economic diversity. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; know, retain, and understand program information; intermittently analyze work papers; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; explain designated and specific regulations and procedures to clients and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, squat, twist, and reach while retrieving or returning files or making field visits. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see with sufficient acuity to read characters on computer screen; hear and speak with sufficient acuity to communicate with clients; and lift moderate weight. Learn to apply the policies, procedures, and programs of the Health and Human Services Department. Learn to apply the laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility for multiple public assistance programs. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and programs. Learn to detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations. Make rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Effectively obtain information through interview with a wide variety of individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and who may be physically, emotionally, or mentally impaired or distressed; work fairly and courteously with the public. Maintain strict confidentiality. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Plan and prioritize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timeliness. Follow written and oral direction and instructions. Handle multiple case assignments and work effectively with interruptions. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action within established guidelines and parameters. Use a computer and related software applications. Use modern office equipment, such as a calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Apply the policies, procedures, and programs of the Health and Human Services Department. Apply the laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility for multiple public assistance programs. Detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations. Apply complex laws and regulations to a variety of situations in an independent manner. Interpret financial and personal information to make an accurate determination of eligibility. Prioritize work in an effective and timely manner. Effectively utilize multiple automated systems to enter and retrieve information and to track and monitor participants through assigned program components. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments in this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: General CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Public Works is currently accepting applications to fill two Senior Civil Engineer vacancies, one in the Engineering Division and one in the Environmental Utilities Division. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific 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 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 direct professional engineering work related to the investigation, planning, design, construction, operations or maintenance of public infrastructure, systems, projects and/or development; to coordinate engineering functions with other divisions, departments or outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible technical support to management staff in the assigned department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This level recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to employees within a work section and/or assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in a defined area or specialty. This job class also provides high level engineering support to the assigned Department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Deputy Director, Assistant Director or other assigned management staff of assigned department. May exercise direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Exercises functional and technical supervision over assigned personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Provide supervision, leadership and direction to professional, technical and clerical staff in support of assigned department(s) and program(s); act as a resource to teams in providing engineering assistance and services. Consult with department director and other management staff in the formulation of administrative policies; develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures related to assigned area(s) of responsibility; participate in the development and maintenance of operating policies, procedures and manuals. Develop, recommend and implement section goals and objectives; establish schedules, performance methods and standards for engineering projects and practices; develop and implement policies and procedures. Plan, develop, oversee, review, approve and participate in engineering work of assigned section or area of work. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned unit; implement process improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations, activities and projects. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for projects, equipment and staff; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Represent assigned department/division/section to the public as well as other County employees and managers in a positive and productive manner. Make presentations at public meetings and hearings. Develop, oversee and participate in the management of professional services and/or construction contracts. 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: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering 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. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in an appropriate discipline as issued by the State of California. 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 civil engineering. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Basic principles and practices of County-wide operations and County administration and organization. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of research, analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Standard and accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct engineering operations and/or activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned 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 a telephone, and communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. Interpret and explain pertinent local, state, federal and department policies and procedures. Perform the most complex work of the unit. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Plan, supervise, train and evaluate the work activities of supervisory and/or professional, technical and clerical staff; act as a positive and effective team member. 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 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. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Information Technology Department currently has one vacancy on the County IT Service Desk Team. This position provides senior-level support to a team of IT field staff, in the following areas: Incident management for desktop support Problem management for chronic issues with endpoints, software and systems Service Request Management Endpoint Asset Management Technology Refresh Deployment projects The eligible list created by this recruitment m ay be used to fill future County Wide vacancies for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. 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 Leads and provides effective technical support for network systems and business applications related to Placer County, requiring advanced, specialized knowledge; is assigned sensitive, highly specialized, larger and most difficult or complex problems and systems; instructs/directs others in troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving system/application related support requests including specialties such as Help Desk, Web, and department specific applications. Performs a variety of technical support duties pertaining to computer systems and related equipment and serves as a second or third level responder for computer, network and hardware/software issues. Analyzes existing processes and provides recommendations regarding technology solutions. Trains IT technical and/or specialist staff, as well as users, in personal computer hardware/software and provides technical assistance to customers; and performs other related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level classification in the Information Technology Specialist classification series. Positions in this classification perform technical assignments of significant complexity and serve as technical experts within their area of assignment. This class is distinguished from the classification of Information Technology Specialist because incumbents in the Information Technology Specialist Senior class provide direct supervision or lead direction to assigned Information Technology Specialist, technical, or clerical staff and/or serve as technical experts within their area of assignment in the strategic planning of technology for several complex systems. This class is distinguished from the Information Technology Analyst series in that the latter describes positions with professional/analytical responsibilities where the primary duties include the analysis of business and/or system needs, the evaluation of current systems, and the design of technical solutions to meet the identified business or system needs, including work which may emphasize business systems analysis and the design of technology solutions to resolve application problems or improve efficiency and effectiveness; network/telecommunication systems analysis, design and administration; system analysis, administration and design; and/or database analysis, administration and design. In contrast, the Information Technology Specialist classification describes positions with responsibility for providing a broad range of routine and complex duties in business processes, and communication of user requirements/problems to a vendor or statewide system which then architects and develops the technical solution, implementation of system upgrades or modifications, and user training. This class is further distinguished from Information Technology Supervisor in that the latter is management-level classification that performs the most complex work assigned to the classification series and supervises the activities of a group of professional/analytical, specialized and/or technical information technology staff in one or more technology disciplines. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Incumbents at this level work under general direction, 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 direct supervision or lead direction over lower level staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of complex, specialized duties in support of the County's technology functions which may include, but are not limited to, applications, network, business processes and related technology areas. Act as a technical resource for staff. Provide targeted support for one or more specific department programs or applications, requiring specialized expertise; test programs and applications from the user's perspective. Troubleshoot new applications and/or systems to ensure functional operation. Provide supervision to assigned staff in support of assigned department and program(s); provide leadership and direction to assigned team. Develop, recommend and implement section goals and objectives within assigned department; assist in developing, implementing, and explaining policies and procedures. Participate in the selection of staff, coordinate staff training, conduct and/or provide input to performance evaluations, recommend discipline, and implement discipline procedures as directed. Serve as a trainer for technology staff regarding new procedures and software applications; demonstrate the software application systems; prepare written procedures and training materials for staff. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide standards and operating guidelines; recommend disciplinary measures, when necessary. Assist users of a particular application where detailed knowledge of the specific application is required, troubleshooting, debugging and resolving a variety of operations/business-process related applications problems. Install, configure, customize and administer a variety of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) and in-house vendor developed applications; write programs/scripts and develop reports using standard application development products and tools. Design and generate a variety of routine and ad hoc customized reports based on customer requirements. Prepare data maintenance documents and follow up to ensure completion; prepare information recovery plan. May perform application software maintenance duties; install and test software application patches and upgrades. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that are specific to the area of assignment, such as the implementation of a new system design or system upgrade. Interface with users to gather system requirements and identify problems/gaps with current technology and/or business processes. Serve as the primary interface with and coordinate and direct the work of vendors and staff at the same or lower level while working on projects related to assigned duties. Design and direct project testing and quality assurance processes. Research available technologies, perform cost/benefit analysis, evaluate and recommend solutions related to the program assigned; manage and execute installation upgrades and system patches; track problems and requests for system enhancements and equipment upgrades and resolve problems as they occur. Analyze regulatory rules and issues to identify impact on current information technology operations. Write, revise and maintain computer programs based on application design specifications provided to create new business applications and interfaces or maintain/modify existing business applications, using various computer languages and/or database platforms; troubleshoot, debug, and resolve problem with application coding. Instruct others in the generation of, and design and generate a variety of, routine and ad hoc customized reports based on customer requirements. Monitor and test website functionality to ensure optimal performance for end users; provide recommendations for performance improvements. Design website layout and content; review and monitor content to ensure consistency with County policies and procedures. Complete, review, and/or approve a variety of forms, including requests for hardware and software, and user access. Work with department management in strategically analyzing future technology needs and making recommendations for multiple complex systems. Serve as a technical resource in the evaluation, selection, acquisition and implementation of computer hardware and software solutions; help determine requirements for new equipment installation; coordinate equipment repairs with external vendors; locate vendors and arranges to have parts purchased/shipped as needed; arrange for vendors to perform on-site repairs. Prepare technical reports, correspondence and other documents; provide general administrative support that may include maintaining records and monitoring contracts/budgets. Represent the County and/or assigned department/division on committees and task forces; attend meetings, conferences and training sessions. When assigned to support a statewide system, review upcoming changes to programs, regulations or system (All County Letters, Management Change Requests), identify impact on system and/or County processes, provide input on necessary revisions and assists with implementing changes. Serve on project teams providing technical assistance as needed. Provide after-hours technology support as assigned. Provide technical and functional supervision of contractors/vendors. Perform 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 technical experience comparable to Information Technology Specialist with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information technology or a closely related field. Additional relevant technical experience that demonstrates the ability to perform advanced technical duties in assigned technology area may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis; or possession of one or more approved information technology certificates and/or completion of other approved technology-related training may substitute for all or part of the above-required education. Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information technology or a closely related field is desirable. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Depending upon assignment, demonstrated technical competency and/or certification pertaining to the information technology used by the appointing department may be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of effective team building, team leadership and conflict resolution. Operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information technology program. Basic operational characteristics of local and wide area network systems. Automated systems/software utilized in area of assignment, including work processes, methods of data entry/retrieval, and system navigation. Standard office software such as word processing, electronic mail, and spreadsheet software. Basic project management principles and techniques such as organizing and managing a project, developing schedules, identifying critical paths, and breaking down a project into individual tasks. Principles of workstation and server operating system installation, configuration and maintenance. Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems. Process and workflow analysis. Tool and test equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of information systems. Basic principles and practices of technical network administration. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Principles and practices of effective supervision techniques, training, and performance management. Standard, accepted principles and practices of motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. 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: Develop training materials; train team members in the use of complex technical equipment and software. Perform complex duties related to troubleshooting, configuring, performing repairs and assignment specific desktop and network hardware and software issues and respond appropriately to customer service requests. Test and repair electronic equipment using appropriate tools. Utilize and explain specialized terminology needed for the specific assignment. Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users. Assist in planning and evaluating new systems and equipment. Execute system testing plans and test, troubleshoot and de-bug programs using appropriate technology to ensure system functionality. Plan, organize, prioritize and process work to ensure that deadlines are met; organize and manage multiple assignments and priorities. Supervise, lead, train, assign, schedule and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Prepare and maintain documentation for procedures, processes, and tables related to area of assignment. Independently analyze work methods, procedures, and operational needs; identify and recommend appropriate solutions. Read, comprehend and retain technical information on computer products and systems. Adapt quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. 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, depending on assignment; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting 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. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility - frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; frequent to occasional twisting, depending on assignment; occasional pushing/pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting 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 (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4637. Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a general wage increase of 4.5% effective 7/30/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4.5% in July 2023 and 4.0% in July 2024. This recruitment will remain open until filled with an initial application screening deadline of Friday October 14th for immediate consideration. Applications received after this date will be screened on an ongoing basis. The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency is currently accepting applications to fill one vacancy for Senior Planner in Auburn. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and executing housing policies, regulations, and programs that implement the County's Housing Element and related strategies and plans. They will be lead on complex, high-profile, and sometimes controversial housing related planning initiatives, programs, and projects, including but not limited to General Plan amendments, zoning updates, and environmental studies. Additionally, they will advise County leadership on regulatory and programmatic housing initiatives and identify innovative and collaborative approaches to meeting the County's housing goals. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to produce a high-quality work product and concurrently manage a comprehensive range of housing related projects and programs that address the County's broad mix of housing needs, including: Housing development incentives and related community development, zoning, and housing initiatives. Federal and state grant programs through application preparation and review, processing, and reporting. Grantee performance monitoring to ensure effective use of funds and compliance with federal and state grant rules and fair housing requirements. Housing Elements, housing policy, and general plan implementation. Providing assistance to citizens, non-profit entities, advisory bodies, staff, and others seeking CDBG, HOME, or other grants for community-wide housing, special needs housing, and community development programs. Lead various teams and oversee consultants, development technicians, and interns engaged in housing development programs and projects. Analyze federal, state, and private housing development finance, construction, rehabilitation, and ownership programs. Develop policy alternatives and make appropriate recommendations. Administer a public relations program to inform the public about housing programs, goals, and objectives. Represent the County at governmental hearings and at public meetings. Establish and maintain liaison with officials of Placer County, state agency like HCD, and other housing related agencies to assure coordination of housing and community development efforts. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific 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 Perform a variety of highly responsible complex professional planning duties in the field of current and advance planning; assume a lead role over less experienced professional and technical staff; provide information and assistance to developers and the public on complex planning matters. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the professional Planner series. Positions at this level are able to work independently and receive minimal supervision and assistance from management staff. Positions at this level are distinguished from other positions within the professional planning series by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including overseeing the activities associated with a variety of complex planning projects and related assignments. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from supervisory or management staff as assigned. May exercise direct supervision over less experienced professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Trains and leads subordinate staff in planning duties. Researches, analyzes and interprets social, economic and population and land use data and trends. Researches planning information and concepts, land use and legal issues relating to current and long range planning matters and policy issues. Analyzes and recommend long range comprehensive planning policy documents; collects, records and summarizes statistical and demographic information; establishes and maintains a comprehensive database. Reviews and checks commercial, industrial and residential development plans and applications for projects approval and compliance with applicable County or Air Pollution Control District policies and procedures; performs site reviews; confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors and engineers regarding planning issues; negotiates and develops binding contracts and development agreements relative to County development policies and standards. Reviews, investigates and enforces zoning and sign regulations or, when assigned to Air Pollution Control, reviews and prepares air quality rules and regulations. Prepares and reviews environmental analysis of projects and ensures compliance with Federal, State and local laws, ordinances and regulations. Prepares initial studies and assists in preparation and review of environmental impact reports, Zoning and Design review requirements; compiles information and makes recommendations on special studies. Prepares staff reports for the Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, and Design Review Committee, various local and State regulatory agencies and advisory boards and the Board of Supervisors as directed. Prepares correspondence to project applicants, violators and other agencies regarding compliance issues. Prepares and provides planning presentations to community groups; responds to community groups regarding impact and/or effects of projects. Prepares advanced planning studies for the County General Plan including element preparation, community plan preparation, policy formulation, program implementation and public presentation of findings and recommendations. Assists in production of major planning documents such as the County General Plan, environmental documents and specialized plans such as area specific plans, air and water quality plans, environmental compliance plans and related topics. Conducts current planning reviews of large and/or complex land development projects including subdivisions, conditional use permits, design reviews, development agreements, rezoning and General Plan amendments. Reviews the plans of other public jurisdictions for compatibility with County or Air Pollution Control District plans. Performs environmental analysis for current and advanced planning projects, especially those of a difficult or complex nature; review environmental impact reports. Assists the public by providing information and explaining particularly complex land use, environmental compliance, development and related regulations and procedures; meet with applicants as necessary and correspond with applicants and/or their representatives regarding project status; write staff reports; and make presentations of findings and recommendations at public hearings and to public agencies; conducts and participates in public hearings. When assigned, administer public education and public service programs through assigned employees or by contact. Coordinates with other County Departments and public agencies as needed; coordinates, directs and participates in interdepartmental land use development committees. Prepares and administers contracts with independent contractors or consultants who provide planning, or environmental services to the County or Air Pollution Control District. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; provide standards and operating guidelines, provide timely input to performance evaluations; recommend disciplinary measures, when necessary; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the assigned functional area of responsibility. 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. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible planning experience performing duties similar to those of an Associate Planner . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning, or a closely 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. 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of land use planning and development. Principles and practices of environmental planning and administration of environmental policies. All applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes. Operation, policies and procedures of the assigned functional area of responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Planning related software applications. Ability to: On a continuous basis sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently stand at counter for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; see and hear with sufficient acuity to successfully perform all aspects of the job; perform simple grasping and fine hand manipulation; use telephone and write and/or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and assigned functional area of responsibility activities; analyze, interpret and evaluate technical reports and special projects; know laws, regulations, codes and operational procedures; problem solve operational issues related to assigned functional area of responsibility; understand, interpret and explain applicable ordinances and statutes and policies and procedures; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information of a difficult and complex nature; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions; read and interpret applicable laws and regulations. Interpret, explain and apply a wide variety of Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Interpret and explain complex planning and zoning programs to the general public. Coordinate multiple projects and meet required deadlines; problem solve complex planning issues; negotiate and develop contracts and agreements. Analyze and compile complex technical and statistical information and prepare appropriate reports. Plan, supervise, train and evaluate the work activities of supervisory and/or professional, technical and clerical staff; act as a positive and effective team member. Obtain information through interview and dialogue, and deal fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a 4.0% general wage increase effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4.0% in July 2023 and 4.0% in July 2024. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Client Services Counselor - I and Client Services Counselor - II . Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications and examination requirements. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Client Services Counselor - I #2022-14450-02 Client Services Counselor - II #2022-14451-01 The Client Services Counselor - I is a bachelor's degree, entry-level position in the Department of Health and Human Services. The Client Services Counselor performs a broad spectrum of duties including, but not limited to, providing direct services/case management support to clients facing difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives as well as addressing emotional, behavioral, substance use, and/or mental health disorders, and homelessness, lack of employment and/or education in individuals and families. Client Services Counselors assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, advocate for them, and assist them in seeking out valuable resources and other means of support. Opportunities in HHS could include: Adult System of Care Adult Protective Services In Home Support Services (IHSS) Mental Health Services, Housing and Homeless Services Quality Assurance/Improvement Substance Use Disorders* Children's System of Care Mental Health Services, including wraparound Child Welfare Services, including intake, ongoing services, and Resource Family Approval Human Services Employment Services The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies within the department for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. This recruitment will also be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments 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. Additional 5% Bilingual Pay for employees who use a second language in the scope of work. *Certain positions may be eligible for certification pay. 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 perform a variety of professional case management and direct client services duties; to coordinate and act as liaison with other departmental and community services/resources; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Client Services Counselor series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a supervisory/management position and may receive technical and functional supervision from a senior level professional. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide counseling and case management to assigned clients on an on-going basis; monitor and document treatment plans and activity strategies, provide linkage and refer clients to other departmental and/or community services and resources, conduct home/work site visits, and monitor and assess client status on an on-going basis. Conduct intake and screen applicants for designated services; review investigations and case studies utilized in the determination of the needs and qualifications of applicants/clients; determine appropriate services necessary and/or applicable to most effectively meet client needs. Coordinate and oversee clients involved in the learning and performance of designated living/working skills; evaluate and track the level of functional behavior; teach/train clients in appropriate behaviors/skills utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach; and assist clients with re-entry into the community and/or work place. Participate in the development and on-going implementation of treatment plans, activity strategies, and other individualized programs to include behavior modification, basic financial management, social and workplace skills, job search, and other activities necessary for independent living; observe and interact with clients and families, employers, and other involved participants in a defined and professional manner and record observations and interactions. Assess applicant/client status and abilities relative to assigned program acceptance, appropriate placement, and/or on-going participation; conduct needs assessments, administer tests, and apply standardized criteria in making determinations and recommendations. Identify and report potential crisis situations or, within established procedures, apply appropriate intervention; document activities, behavior, incidents and interactions; be alert to all conditions and situations involving clients; counsel clients and provide positive role model behavior. Provide limited crisis intervention or conflict resolution in emergency/stressful situations requiring immediate attention. Lead group discussions and interactions regarding assigned program area and activities and the clients' participation in these activities; provide input and act as a resource to clients in a group environment. Provide outreach and referral networks to the community, general public, local employers, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups and the general public. Participate in and contribute to an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate clients' needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers, employers, and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan/activity strategies and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of experience performing client services and support functions in a public health/social services environment is desirable. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in sociology, psychology, counseling, behavioral sciences or a related field; Or: Possession of a license issued by the State of California as a Psychiatric Technician . Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Standard and accepted terminology utilized in designated program areas and its relation to treatment and regulations affecting service provision. Techniques used in individual/group care, counseling, and treatment of designated client population, including the multi-disciplinary approach to providing services. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior; seclusion and restraint philosophy. Use of medication in mental health treatment. Standard and accepted case management techniques. Standard and accepted interviewing and observation techniques and methods. Health and human services delivery systems and the multi-disciplinary approach to these systems. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve situations involving clients; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and supplies; remember clients' names; understand and explain Department policies and procedures to clients, families and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, or kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb, or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Assess financial, physical, mental and emotional well-being of applicants or clients. Develop adequate and appropriate case plans. Effectively interview individuals who may be physically, mentally and/or emotionally impaired or distressed. Relate positively to clients; establish trust and rapport; and display empathy. Learn how to develop a treatment plan or activities strategy. Work cooperatively as part of a team providing services and/or treatment to designated clients. Provide effective case management services and learn the community resources available to client population. Assess situations involving designated clients quickly and objectively, determine appropriate course of action and respond effectively using a variety of appropriate interventions and approaches. Prepare thorough documentation and maintain accurate and systematic records. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Work assigned shift schedule. Use a telephone and photocopy machine, routine housekeeping equipment and recreational and athletic equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both in oral and written forms. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The online examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 31, 2022. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a 4.0% general wage increase effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4.0% in July 2023 and 4.0% in July 2024. Placer County is currently accepting applications for Client Services Counselor - I and Client Services Counselor - II . Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications and examination requirements. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment: Client Services Counselor - I #2022-14450-02 Client Services Counselor - II #2022-14451-01 The Client Services Counselor - I is a bachelor's degree, journey-level position in the Department of Health and Human Services. The Client Services Counselor performs a broad spectrum of duties including, but not limited to, providing direct services/case management support to clients facing difficult situations, emotional stresses, or significant changes in their lives as well as addressing emotional, behavioral, substance use, and/or mental health disorders, and homelessness, lack of employment and/or education in individuals and families. Client Services Counselors assist individuals to cope with the situation at hand, advocate for them, and assist them in seeking out valuable resources and other means of support. Opportunities in HHS could include: Adult System of Care Adult Protective Services In Home Support Services (IHSS) Mental Health Services, Housing and Homeless Services Quality Assurance/Improvement Substance Use Disorders* Children's System of Care Mental Health Services, including wraparound Child Welfare Services, including intake, ongoing services, and Resource Family Approval Human Services Employment Services The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies within the department for both temporary/extra-help and permanent positions. This recruitment will also be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments 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. Additional 5% Bilingual Pay for employees who use a second language in the scope of work. *Certain positions may be eligible for certification pay. 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 perform a variety of professional case management and direct client services duties; to coordinate and act as liaison with other departmental and community services/resources; and to function as an integral and supportive member of assigned departmental and multi-disciplinary team(s). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Client Services Counselor series. This class is distinguished from the Client Services Counselor 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 Client Services Counselor in that the latter may exercise technical and functional supervision over subordinate personnel and performs work requiring specialized skills and a higher level of independent judgment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a supervisory/management position and may receive technical and functional supervision from a senior level professional. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide counseling and case management to assigned clients on an on-going basis; monitor and document treatment plans and activity strategies, provide linkage and refer clients to other departmental and/or community services and resources, conduct home/work site visits, and monitor and assess client status on an on-going basis. Conduct intake and screen applicants for designated services; review investigations and case studies utilized in the determination of the needs and qualifications of applicants/clients; determine appropriate services necessary and/or applicable to most effectively meet client needs. Coordinate and oversee clients involved in the learning and performance of designated living/working skills; evaluate and track the level of functional behavior; teach/train clients in appropriate behaviors/skills utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach; and assist clients with re-entry into the community and/or work place. Participate in the development and on-going implementation of treatment plans, activity strategies, and other individualized programs to include behavior modification, basic financial management, social and workplace skills, job search, and other activities necessary for independent living; observe and interact with clients and families, employers, and other involved participants in a defined and professional manner and record observations and interactions. Assess applicant/client status and abilities relative to assigned program acceptance, appropriate placement, and/or on-going participation; conduct needs assessments, administer tests, and apply standardized criteria in making determinations and recommendations. Identify and report potential crisis situations or, within established procedures, apply appropriate intervention; document activities, behavior, incidents and interactions; be alert to all conditions and situations involving clients; counsel clients and provide positive role model behavior. Provide limited crisis intervention or conflict resolution in emergency/stressful situations requiring immediate attention. Lead group discussions and interactions regarding assigned program area and activities and the clients' participation in these activities; provide input and act as a resource to clients in a group environment. Provide outreach and referral networks to the community, general public, local employers, as well as public and private agencies; conduct training workshops and/or presentations to clients, care providers, community groups and the general public. Participate in and contribute to an inter-agency and community networking/referral system; evaluate clients' needs relative to appropriate program referrals; maintain close communication with contract providers, employers, and community service agencies to ensure treatment plan/activity strategies and client needs are being met in a successful manner. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees community resources, clients, and the general public utilizing principles of effective customer service. Perform related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to a Client Services Counselor I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in sociology, psychology, counseling, behavioral sciences or a related field; Or: Possession of a license issued by the State of California as a Psychiatric Technician. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Standard and accepted terminology utilized in designated program areas and its relation to treatment and regulations affecting service provision. Techniques used in individual/group care, counseling, and treatment of designated client population, including the multi-disciplinary approach to providing services. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior; seclusion and restraint philosophy. Use of medication in mental health treatment. Standard and accepted case management techniques. Standard and accepted interviewing and observation techniques and methods. Health and human services delivery systems and the multi-disciplinary approach to these systems. Standard and accepted English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and basic mathematical calculations. Policies and procedures relative to area of assignment. Community resources available to clients. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; intermittently review work papers, reports and special projects; identify and problem solve situations involving clients; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and supplies; remember clients' names; understand and explain Department policies and procedures to clients, families and the general public. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time or while driving; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, or kneel while retrieving or returning files, documents and supplies and making copies; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, climb, or twist while conducting home/site visits or transporting client; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to observe and assess physical condition and living environment of client; and lift moderate weight. Assess financial, physical, mental and emotional well-being of applicants or clients. Develop adequate and appropriate case plans. Effectively interview individuals who may be physically, mentally and/or emotionally impaired or distressed. Relate positively to clients; establish trust and rapport; and display empathy. Learn how to develop a treatment plan or activities strategy. Work cooperatively as part of a team providing services and/or treatment to designated clients. Provide effective case management services and learn the community resources available to client population. Assess situations involving designated clients quickly and objectively, determine appropriate course of action and respond effectively using a variety of appropriate interventions and approaches. Prepare thorough documentation and maintain accurate and systematic records. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Work assigned shift schedule. Use a telephone and photocopy machine, routine housekeeping equipment and recreational and athletic equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both in oral and written forms. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Independently teach, train and counsel designated clients on an individual and group basis, including clients in a group living environment. Independently provide effective case management services. Independently develop a treatment plan and/or activities strategy. Independently identify and evaluate the skills and limitations of designated clients relative to assigned program services and requirements. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (30%) 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. Written Examination (70%) After the posted filing deadline, qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. The online examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. Note: Candidates will have approximately three (3) calendar days from the date of notification to complete the online examination. Only one attempt will be permitted. The online examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 31, 2022. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION The Placer County Office of Emergency Services is seeking a seasoned professional who enjoys working on a team in a fast-paced environment. This position will be responsible for developing county-wide emergency plans and a robust training and exercise program. The position requires the ability to manage multiple projects, synthesize federal and state guidance, establish positive relationships with various cooperating agencies and organizations, remain calm and focused during emergencies, and have exceptional analytical and writing skills. Placer County is a terrific organization to work for and the region is absolutely beautiful. This position comes with excellent benefits and our team is currently working in both the office and remote using a hybrid model. 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 and complex administrative studies related to the organization and operation of assigned County departments, divisions, or programs; to develop and implement policies and procedures with direction from departmental management; may manage programs with Countywide impact. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Staff Services Analyst 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, by the amount of time spent performing the duties 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, which may include direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff as assigned. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Administrative & Fiscal Officer series in that the latter has responsibility for implementing and maintaining the budget process and fiscal recordkeeping and reporting operations with day-to-day oversight and participation in fiscal/accounting operations and budget preparation/monitoring activities for assigned department/division. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from management staff of assigned work unit/department. May exercise supervision over professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct and review analytical studies and surveys in difficult or complex situations which require a high level of skill, judgment and expertise; formulate procedures, policies and program alternatives; make recommendations on a broad spectrum of administrative and program-related topics. Conduct difficult and complex productivity and efficiency studies, performance audits, management reviews and administrative analyses of organization systems and procedures; prepare recommendations and confer with appropriate staff. Conduct special studies in all areas of department as directed; coordinate studies across program areas. Develop and maintain cost analyses and program evaluations; perform a variety of special assignments; prepare complex analytical and statistical reports. Review and analyze proposed legislation and advise management on the impact or potential impact; assist with the coordination and development of related proposals, reports and other documentation. Analyze federal and state statutes and regulations; develop required responses and/or proposals for various state departments and various statewide associations applicable to assigned work unit or department. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned professional, technical and/or clerical staff. Participate in the selection of staff, provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline. Develop implementation plans relative to new program implementation requirements. Develop statistical tracking systems and management reports for identification of trends, application of staff resources, application of funding or others as identified. Develop administrative policies and procedures consistent with policy direction from departmental management. Perform project management functions; maintain project resource repositories, lead requirements gathering for resolution of emerging issues, monitor project budgets and expenditures. Draft, revise, and organize complex technical documents and communications. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for administrative functions; implement policies and procedures. Develop and maintain regulations and operating and/or technical procedure manuals. Design and recommend systems, procedures, forms and instructions for internal use. Develop grant applications and grant reports. Administer, monitor and evaluate contracts; participate in negotiating contracts with outside vendors, consultants or organizations; monitor fiscal and legal liabilities of the same. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary; prepare correspondence as needed. Prepare correspondence and reports; respond to questionnaires and surveys; establish and maintain files and records as appropriate. Represent the department at meetings as required; attend and participate in various boards, commissions, and committee meetings regarding assigned functions. Facilitate meetings with department customers as needed. Train and lead subordinate staff. 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. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible work experience conducting detailed analysis requiring the preparation and submission of findings with recommendations, including one year at the Journey level. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, government, political or social 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. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of local government and county administration, organization, programs and functions. Principles of management, organization and staffing. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of fiscal control. Principles and practices of project management, analysis, and coordination Principles and practices of program performance measures, system analysis, and statistical measurements. Principles and techniques of administrative analysis, including workload measurement, work flow and layout, work simplification and systems and procedure analysis. Statistical methods and analysis and the use of statistics in reports. Federal and State statutes and local ordinances and rules and regulations relevant to assigned studies or projects. Report preparation. Research techniques, including the use of surveys and questionnaires. Computer systems and software applications and other department specific technical solutions. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment/applications related to the area of assignment. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; analyze work papers, reports, business process, systems and procedures, and special projects; analyze, interpret, and explain legislative and regulatory information; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; know laws, regulations and codes; remember various rules and interpret policy; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time or in meetings; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Analyze problems; identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Conduct administrative studies in difficult or complex situations, requiring a high level of skill, judgement and expertise. Understand and interpret complex rules and procedures. Negotiate agreement between differing individuals and groups; gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Develop and implement policies, guidelines and procedures. Supervise, train and evaluate staff. Analyze administrative and other management problems. Analyze budgets, grants, reports and various proposals. Perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations accurately. Determine effective method of research; and compile data and present in form most likely to enhance understanding. Prepare effective questionnaires and survey instruments. Design forms and procedures. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; handle multiple assignments; deal firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Use a computer and standard office 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. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments to this classification shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Professional CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Thalia Torres, Administrative Technician, at ttorres@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4664. Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2022 12:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION T his 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 appraise personal property and fixtures; to perform complex audits of business financial records and other documents to identify and value business property; supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; and to enter and manipulate appraisal data in a computerized assessment environment; to resolve complex assessment issues with property owners or other members of the public and discuss, explain, and provide answers to the most complex assessment issues act in a lead capacity over other assigned staff as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Auditor-Appraiser 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, by the amount of time spent performing the more complex duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees spend a majority of their time performing the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including resolution of the most complex assessment appeals; completing the largest and/or most complex mandatory audits; and providing direct supervision to assigned staff. Employees at this level may also be assigned to act in a lead capacity over other assigned staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from assigned management staff. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the audit work performed by professional and technical personnel; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the property valuations for the purpose of property tax assessments. Assign and distribute work to ensure completion of audits within established deadlines. Review and analyze annual statement forms filed by businesses to declare their personal property and fixtures; compare and analyze prior year statements compared with the current year; input and update data into the Assessor's computerized assessment records system. Act on behalf of the assigned management staff in his/her absence. Answer complex questions regarding assessments and Assessor's Department procedures; to discuss property records and related information with property owners who visit the Assessor's Department. Prepare and resolve the most complex assessment appeals involving personal property and fixtures. Prepare assessment roll correction documents when warranted by the situation. Conduct the largest and most complex mandatory audits of business records to identify and determine the appraised value of business personal property and fixtures. Interpret and analyze data in business records for taxability of property, ownership, classification and reported cost. Reconcile data to reported costs; value property items; determine changes and enter results in records. Respond to complex written and telephone inquiries from the public. Review files and determine the scope of audits; schedule and coordinate audits; and present audit findings to taxpayers. Evaluate written statements from taxpayers for justified changes in values and completeness. Enroll arbitrary, escape, penalty, and refund assessments pursuant to the Revenue and Taxation Code. 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 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: One year of relevant experience conducting audits and appraisals similar to an Associate Auditor-Appraiser in Placer County or other experience and training per requirements set forth in the Revenue and Taxation Code. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or business administration with a minimum of 18 units of accounting is required. Training must be consistent with the requirements of Property Tax Rule 283 plus Section 670(d) of the Revenue and Taxation Code or the Successor sections. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Possession of a valid Appraiser's Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization consistent with the eligibility requirements for auditor-appraisers who perform the duties pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code, Section 469 must be obtained within six months from date of hire. Failure to obtain this certificate will be cause for termination of employment in this class. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Provisions of the California Constitution and Revenue and Taxation Code pertaining to the assessment of business personal property and fixtures. Principles and techniques involved in the appraisal of personal property and fixtures of businesses, including farms, plus boats and aircraft. Policies, organization and procedures of an Assessor's office. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and procedures for accounting and auditing. General concepts of property appraisal. Principles and techniques of data analysis. The use of personal computers and common word processing and spreadsheet software applications. Ability to: Solve complex taxpayer concerns and act in a supervisory capacity over other staff. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems regarding appraisal activities; sit at desk for long periods of time; visit field offices of businesses; and stand at the counter to answer questions of the public. Intermittently, walk, stand, kneel, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; intermittently write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift light weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Apply accounting and auditing knowledge to business property owners. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Prioritize complex tasks to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities. Explain complex property tax regulations and appraisal procedures to the public. Make complex arithmetic calculations accurately and rapidly. 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 Oral Examination (100%) The oral examination will be conducted by a panel of raters who will assess and rate the degree to which each applicant demonstrates the knowledge and abilities required for this classification. Applicants' responses to a series of job related questions, as well as their education and experience, will be rated in relation to the requirements for this classification. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at JMTucker@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4667. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION This classification received a general wage increase of 4.5% effective 7/30/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4.5% in July 2023 and 4.0% in July 2024. This recruitment will remain open until filled with an initial application screening deadline of Friday, October 7th for immediate consideration. Applications received after this date will be screened on an ongoing basis. The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency is currently accepting applications to fill one vacancy for Principal Planner in Auburn within the Housing Development Section of the Agency. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the County's Housing Development Section and will oversee state and federal funding, including but not limited to, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) entitlement programs and other local, state, or federal funding for housing and community development activities. This position supervises staff; coordinates planning, budgeting, and reporting of local, state, and federal funds; provides information to the public and obtains public input on County housing needs; works with public and private agencies to coordinate local efforts to serve a wide range of income households and to develop new initiatives and support new housing development using local, state, and federal funds; oversees loan and grant programs; and works directly with housing developers, private trusts, foundations, lending institutions, and federal and state agencies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong land use development skills and will understand and apply the principles and practices of state and federal laws, regulations, grant funding, housing, economics, construction management, and architecture as they relate to modern urban/suburban and regional planning for housing. Candidates should also be familiar with the methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation, research methods and analysis, and budget preparation and administration. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific 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 Management benefits . For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To provide highly complex staff assistance to management staff for assigned functional area of responsibility; to manage, supervise and direct the activities of a major division or a major project element of the assigned functional area of responsibility; to perform highly responsible and complex professional planning duties in the preparation and review of plans and other documents relating to land use, environmental protection, economic development, environmental compliance, and related topics; to administer applicable local ordinances and state and federal statutes; to administer planning related grant projects and contracts; and to assist the public in understanding and complying with adopted plans and regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Principal Planner classification recognizes positions that exercise a higher level of independence and autonomy in the performance of the full-range of advanced and complex professional planning duties when overseeing the varied activities of a division or a major element of the assigned functional area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED As assigned, receives direction from management staff for the assigned functional area of responsibility. May exercise direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manage, direct, supervise and train subordinate staff involved with current and long range planning duties. When assigned, manage land development activities within a defined geographic region of the County. Recommend goals and objectives regarding advanced planning studies for the County General Plan including element preparation, community plan preparation, policy formulation, program implementation and public presentation of findings and recommendations. Manage production of major planning documents such as the County General Plan, environmental documents and specialized plans such as community plans, ecosystem restoration plans, air and water quality plans, planning documents related to environmental compliance plans and related topics. Conduct current planning reviews of large and/or complex land development projects including subdivisions, conditional use permits, design reviews, development agreements, rezoning and General Plan amendments. Review the plans of other public jurisdictions for compatibility with County plans. Perform environmental analysis for current and advanced planning projects, especially those of a highly complex, visible and sensitive nature; review environmental impact reports. Assist in the development, preparation and administration of the approved department, division and project annual budgets. Assist the public by providing information and explaining particularly complex land use, environmental compliance, development and related regulations and procedures; meet with applicants as necessary and correspond with applicants and/or their representatives regarding project status; write staff reports; and make presentations of findings and recommendations at public hearings and to public agencies; conduct and participate in public hearings. Coordinate with other County Departments and public agencies as needed; coordinate, direct and participate in interdepartmental and interagency land use development committees, Boards and Commissions. Prepare, manage and monitor state and federal project grant programs. Administer contracts with independent contractors or consultants who provide planning or environmental planning services to the County. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; provide standards and operating guidelines, provide timely input to performance evaluations; recommend disciplinary measures, when necessary; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the assigned functional area of responsibility. 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. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. 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 land use planning and development. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning, or a related field. 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. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of land use planning and development. Principles and practices of environmental planning and administration of environmental policies. Principles and practices of grant project management and contract administration. All applicable local ordinances and state and federal statutes. state and federal grant programs. Operation, policies and procedures of the assigned functional area of responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Planning related applications software. Ability to: On a continuous basis sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently stand at counter for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; write and/or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe planning activities and problem solve when appropriate; understand, interpret and explain applicable ordinances and statutes and assigned functional area of responsibility policies and procedures; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps. Manage complex, lengthy, highly public and visible element(s) of the assigned functional area of responsibility's work program. Manage, direct, supervise, train, assign, review and evaluate the work of assigned subordinate staff. Manage and monitor state and Federal grant programs. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information of a difficult and complex nature; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions; read and interpret applicable laws and regulations. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview and dialogue, and deal fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the 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. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: This position shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Management CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only permanent and/or probationary County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Facilities Management is recruiting for a Capital Improvements Manager. This position will be responsible for leadership, management, and development of the Capital Improvements Division consisting of architects, project managers, and technical/administrative staff. This division is responsible for the implementation of facility improvements in support of County services for citizens and employees of Placer County. The Capital Improvements Division provides and oversees planning, design and construction management for projects throughout the County. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the Capital Improvements Division within the Facilities Management Department including major architectural and capital facilities activities; to coordinate Capital Improvements Division activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to executive management staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Manager level recognizes positions that provide full line and functional management responsibility for a division or program area within a department. This class is distinguished from the Senior Architect in that the latter provides technical and functional supervision over assigned staff, whereas this class has full management responsibility for all activities in the division. Such responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the development of division goals, policies, and procedures; the preparation of the division and capital projects budgets; and the appointment, evaluation, and discipline of employees. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Director and/or Deputy Director of Facilities Management. Exercises direct supervision over professional and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform project management duties on a variety of capital improvement projects. Develop and implement Division goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct Capital Improvements Division activities including the planning, design and construction of capital improvement projects. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Capital Improvements Division work plan, assign work activities, projects and programs, monitor work flow, review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Prepare the Capital Improvements Division budget and capital projects budgets; assist in budget preparation; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Division. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Perform related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with controlled temperature conditions. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting various materials and supplies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in capital improvements management or comparable architectural experience including two years at the supervisory level. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, civil engineering, construction management or a related field. Required License or Certificate: Possession of a certificate of registration as a licensed Architect issued by California Board of Architectural Examiners is desirable. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. Note: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Note: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Architectural and engineering principles as applied to public facilities and capital improvement projects including planning, design development, specifications, cost estimates and construction. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Applicable software programs including construction management software, database programs, and architectural drafting and/or 3D modeling software. Principles and practices of policy development. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Ability to: Organize and direct Capital Improvements Division operations. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve Department related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and to communicate through written means. Perform the most complex work of the Division. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply County and Department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Prepare and administer a budget. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION Length of Probation: All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) house, whichever is more. Bargaining Unit: Management CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of October 10, 2022 - Minimum Qualifications Screening Week of October 10, 2022 - Training & Experience Rating Week of October 17, 2022 - Establish Eligible List Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Madeline Durham, Administrative Technician, at mdurham@placer.ca.gov or (530) 889-4083. Closing Date/Time: 10/7/2022 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 15, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: The applicant's employment record has been entirely satisfactory; The applicant has not been separated for cause; The applicant was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Preciosa Ayala-Burkhardt, Administrative Technician, at payala@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4637. BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Professional benefits For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Sep 07, 2022
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency is currently accepting applications to fill one Associate Planner vacancy in the Tahoe office. Given that a significant portion of the land development projects reviewed by the Tahoe office occurs within the Tahoe Basin, the Tahoe office has a unique work program that includes a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA). This MOU allows the County to issue certain TRPA permit types on their behalf. This position is responsible for the coordination, review, and issuance of TRPA verifications and project permits, the annual TRPA audit, and may also serve as the TRPA liaison. In addition, this position may coordinate and review land use entitlement applications for consistency with the Placer County Zoning Ordinance, the TRPA Code of Ordinances, and all applicable Area Plans, Community Plans, and Specific Plans for those areas in Eastern Placer County. Applications types range from residential permits, design site reviews, and sign permits, to variances, use permits and CEQA environmental review, up to and including environmental impact reports. The ideal candidate will posses the equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, environmental science, or a related field, and will demonstrate excellent customer service and collaboration/teamwork skills. A working knowledge or familiarity with TRPA is beneficial as well. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific 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 perform professional planning duties in the preparation and review of plans and other documents relating to land use, environmental protection, economic development, environmental compliance and related topics; to administer applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes; and to assist the public in understanding and complying with adopted plans and regulations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Planner series. This class is distinguished from the Assistant Planner 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 Planner in that the latter exercises technical and functional supervision over less experienced professional planning, technical and clerical staff and performs the full range of duties as assigned including oversight of a variety of complex planning projects. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED As assigned, receives direction from higher level management staff. May receive functional supervision from other professional or management personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: When assigned, evaluate public and private development project applications for variances, conditional use permits, subdivision approval, design review, lot line adjustments, etc. for conformance to zoning, environmental and other legal requirements; process applications from submittal through construction, making recommendations regarding conditions, approval or denial; conduct field review as necessary to assure compliance with approval conditions; and review and approve building and sign permits and business licenses. Participate in the production of major planning documents such as the County General Plan, community plans, environmental documents and specialized plans such as area specific plans, air and water quality plans, environmental compliance and related topics. Conduct environmental assessment of public and private projects; make recommendations regarding mitigation measures or negative declarations; and review environmental impact reports. Assist the public with information at the public counter and by email and telephone regarding applicable county codes, ordinance, regulations and procedures. Coordinate with other County Departments and public agencies; meet with applicants as necessary and correspond with applicants and/or their representatives regarding project status; and write staff reports and make presentations of findings and recommendations at public hearings and to public bodies. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. When assigned to the Air Pollution Control District: Review and prepare comments on land use environmental documents forwarded from federal, state and local agencies. Monitor the performance of land use development mitigation measures. Develop air quality plans required by the federal and state ambient air quality standards. Update and maintain emission inventories. Prepare research and technological analyses for air quality rules and regulations. Coordinate research, administrative and technological activities to support District environmental review, incentive grant, air quality planning, and regulatory development programs. 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: Two years of planning experience performing duties similar to those of an Assistant Planner in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, 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. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of land use planning and development. Principles and practices of environmental planning and administration of environmental policies. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Arithmetic, basic statistics and mathematical calculations. All applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes. Operation, policies and procedures of the County Planning Department and/or Air Pollution Control District. In addition to the above, when assigned to the Air Pollution Control District: Principles and practices of computer models to quantify air quality impacts from land use projects. Principles and practices of governmental air quality planning development. State and federal air quality statutes and legislation, and air district rules and regulations. Point and area emission source inventory determinations and reporting procedures. Operation, policies, and procedures of the District's CEQA review program. Operation, policies, and procedures of the District's incentive programs. Principles and practices of emission inventory development. Principles and practices of air monitoring data analysis for planning purposes. Principles and practices of air pollution dispersion modeling technologies and applications. Ability to: On a continuous basis sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently stand at counter for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe planning activities and problem solve when appropriate; understand, interpret and explain applicable ordinances and statutes and Department policies and procedures. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interviews and dialogue; work fairly and courteously with the public; work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, photocopy machine and microfilm reader printer. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently compile, analyze and evaluate technical, statistical and economic information; read and interpret maps and legal property descriptions; read and interpret applicable laws and regulations. In addition to the above, when assigned to the Air Pollution Control District: Conduct modeling analysis to estimate land use project's related air pollution emissions. Collect, analyze and interpret air quality data pertaining to air quality planning. Review land use permit applications and identify potential emission sources and environmental review requirements. Prepare comments/recommendations in the review of air quality analysis prepared for land use projects. Oversee the CEQA review program. Oversee the incentive grant program. Update and maintain the District's emission inventory. Coordinate research, technological, and administrative activities necessary for air quality planning programs. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please Click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Conclusion For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Jenny Junkins, Administrative Technician, at jjunkins@placer.ca.gov or (530) 886-4661. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
PLACER COUNTY, CA Auburn, CA, United States
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Placer County is recruiting for the position of Chief Deputy Treasurer. This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediate ly. This recruitment is open until filled and applications will be screened on a bi-weekly basis. If you have questions about this opportunity or the application process, please contact Jennifer Tucker, Administrative Technician, at (530) 886-4667 or jmtucker@placer.ca.gov. 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, organize, direct and manage the activities of a group of divisions within the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office, including treasury banking operations, public debt management and administration and investment portfolio management for the County, school districts and special districts; to coordinate activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex assistance to the Treasurer-Tax Collector and/or Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Chief Deputy level recognizes positions that provide full line and functional management responsibility for multiple and diverse divisions or program areas within a department and assumes significant responsibilities for highly complex financial management and for major financial transactions. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Treasurer-Tax Collector and Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. Exercises direct supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, develop, implement and manage departmental and countywide financial policies, goals, objectives, and procedures. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of departmental policies, procedures, and work plans; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products and performance, methods and procedures. Review, analyze and interpret complex and technical financial and economic data, develop and execute and implement various financial plans and strategies. Manage and maintain various financial systems and monitor, assess and make recommendations regarding technological advancement opportunities for such systems. Negotiate, execute and manage major financial agreements, contracts and transactions with large corporate and other private sector financial institutions. Review, analyze, interpret, and process highly technical financial and legal documentation in preparation for issuance of public debt. Monitor departmental operations for fiscal liabilities and legal compliance with State and Federal rules, regulations and laws regarding departmental banking, investment and other financial activities. Participate in a variety of committees, task forces and other work groups both internal and external relating to a variety of public policy issues and represent the Treasurer-Tax Collector in various Brown Act regulated Committees. Direct, oversee and manage the administration and monitoring of contracts; negotiate contracts with outside vendors; service providers or funding sources; Oversee the preparation of the division budgets; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget. Evaluate financial investment systems, methods and procedures for appropriate levels of internal control; take corrective action as necessary. Manage, direct, evaluate, monitor and support management, professional, technical and clerical staff within the assigned areas of responsibility. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the County to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research, prepare and analyze technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Assume responsibility in the absence of the Treasurer-Tax Collector, as needed. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible professional financial experience with a focus in investments and/or public finance including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, business administration, economics or a related field. Required License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles of financial, investment and economic analysis. Principles of portfolio management. Principles of public finance and debt issuance. General principles and governmental procedures used by California counties. Principles and practices of computerized data processing applications for accounting and financial reporting. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of policy development. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Ability to: Organize and direct highly complex financial operations. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy. On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and to communicate through written means. Perform the most complex financial work of the department. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply County and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Prepare and administer a budget. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled