Placer County

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

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

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PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Community Development Resource Agency is seeking an Engineering Manager for the Engineering and Surveying Division. The candidate selected for this vacancy will be responsible for the review and oversight of grading, drainage, water quality, transportation, and site infrastructure improvements for private land development projects. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to: understand County codes and ordinances and apply those requirements to land development projects; apply general engineering judgment; speak to the public in a variety of settings including public hearings and meetings; communicate and work well in teams with coworkers and other County departments; understand the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the Environmental Review process; prepare well written and technical memos regarding the review and conditioning of discretionary projects; review and approve civil improvement plans; apply critical thinking and high level problem solving skills; review Community Facilities District public financing documents; participate in Specific Plan project fee program administration; and, supervise and provide direction to professional engineering staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in land development engineering as well assupervisory experience of a team of engineering professionals. A current validCertificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California is required for this position. Please include a copy of your license with your application materials. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here. DEFINITION (Unclassified) To plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of one or more functions in the department; to direct, manage, and supervise the work of assigned staff; to establish and implement assigned programs' objectives and performance standards; to serve as a member of the assigned department management team which is responsible for fulfilling the mission and carrying out the policies of the department; and to promote and participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects that cross functional areas. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Engineering Manager job-class recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to employees within a work section and assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in a technical engineering field. This job class requires directing and reviewing the activities of other professional engineers as well as providing the highest level of engineering support to the department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Director andDeputy Director. Exercises direct supervision over professional and supervisory personnel, and may supervise technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as a management team member participating in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and programs. Plan, organize, and manage the programmatic, administrative and operational activities within designated areas of responsibility; monitor and evaluate work in progress to ensure compliance with goals and policies. Participate in the identification and allocation of resources (fiscal, staffing, and materials); and contribute to the problem-solving, decision making, and planning activities of the department. Identify and implement goals, objectives, and activities to be accomplished; direct and coordinate the implementation of strategies and plans. Provide professional and managerial resources to the Deputy Director, management team, other departments, and the public in a responsible and supportive manner. Represent the department with organizations, local communities, special interest groups, businesses, customers, and the general public using principles of good customer service. Establish and maintain open communications with other County departments, multi-disciplinary teams, and other governmental organizations; coordinate data, resources, and work products in support of productive and positive working relationships. Direct, supervise, and participate in the development and administration of budgets; coordinate and direct the forecasting of funds needed; research and analyze funding resources and availability. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Direct, practice and be responsible for professional civil engineering activities of the assigned department. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience as a registered professional engineer in the required specialty field, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related field. 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 a designated discipline with specific knowledge and experience in the same area. Principles and practices of management, leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Organizational and management practices as applied to development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Pertinent local, State, and Federal rules, regulations, and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of research, analysis and management. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct activities of professional, technical, and office and clerical staff involved in assigned program operations/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 telephone, and communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight; attend meetings, including traveling. Some specialty areas require the ability to visit field sites, including accessing areas under construction. Analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; problem-solve department related issues; and interpret county-wide and departmental policies and procedures. Direct and review the activities of professional engineers. Successfully develop, manage and monitor multiple budgets, programs and expenditures. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations and for multi-disciplinary assignments. Make presentations to governing boards and community groups. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 1/3/2020 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Facilities Management is seeking a Senior Project Manager. This position will be based out of the Placer County Government Center in Auburn, CA, but will work on projects throughout the County. The Senior Project Manager will report to the Property Manager of the Real Estate Services Division. This Division manages leased and county-owned properties. Additionally it finds, leases, sells and purchases real estate to support County operations and development. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and in a strong team environment; to write, review and negotiate a variety of agreements; to manage subcontractors and to work with technical experts from other departments; and to plan, budget and track multiple projects and assignments of diverse subject matter. DEFINITION To perform difficult and complex space assessment, financial, and administrative studies; to manage large and complex facility improvement projects and/or capital park, trail, and open space development projects; to negotiate and administer consultant agreements and leases; to manage complex special property related projects; to provide support services to departments on facility-related issues; and to exercise technical and functional supervision over professional and technical personnel. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Project Manager 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 assigned 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 including managing large capital improvement projects, conducting difficult facilities-related studies, negotiating and administering complex leases or sensitive agreements, and exercising technical and functional supervision over professional and technical personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from professional/management staff. May exercise direct supervision over technical and clerical staff and exercises technical and functional supervision over assigned professional, technical and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead subordinate staff. Confer with Department managers regarding budget requests for facility maintenance and improvements, space needs and leases; prepare and/or direct facility master plan projects or when assigned to parks/capital open space, requests for capital park, trail and open space development projects. Gather and analyze data and information affecting departmental space, facility, capital park, trail and open space development projects. Gather and analyze data and information affecting departmental space and facility needs; and conduct studies concerning suitability of existing and proposed buildings or prospective lease space. Determine feasibility and costs of requests for services and proposed projects; prepare budgets, cost estimates and project schedules for capital projects. Plan, coordinate and monitor facility improvement and maintenance projects; develop scope of work, manage the environmental review and permitting process when assigned to capital park, trail and open space development projects, confer with stakeholders and consultants; prepare construction plans and documents, budget reports, and authorization-related recommendations. Manage bid process, including pre-bid conferences and walk-throughs; provide technical information in response to bidder inquiries; and administer construction contracts, including managing project budgets and conducting field inspections. Determine the development and market potential of real property; and dispose and acquire real property. Assist in property management related issues such as response to tenant requests; and negotiate and administer property leases and consultant agreements; manage complex special property related projects. Conduct administrative and financial studies and analyses; prepare facility and property management policies and procedures; assist in budget preparation. Plan and coordinate various facility safety, energy management, building systems and hazardous materials projects. Prepare reports, correspondence, agreements, graphs and tables; and make presentations at public meetings as required. Evaluate technical laws, requirements and codes and prepare implementation strategies as required. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible property or facility-related project management experience performing duties similar to a Project Manager II . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, facility management, property management, construction management or a related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. When assigned to asbestos management program, possession of Environmental Protection Agency Asbestos Inspector/ Manager/Planner Certification is required. Possession of professional certifications as related to area of assignment, as determined by the Department. 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 theHuman ResourcesDepartment. 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: Policies and procedures of the assigned department and its respective divisions. County government and services as they relate to facility needs and administrative requirements. Principles and practices of project and contract administration, including budget management, basic accounting, contract law and negotiations. Principles and practices of building design, construction and facility operations. Principles and practices of administrative and financial analysis, including assessment of work-related space needs. Statistical methods and analysis, and the use of statistics in reports. Mathematics, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and graphics applications. Pertinent Federal, State, and local statutes, ordinances, and regulations, including building codes and contract law. Business correspondence and report preparation. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of real property management and land use, including marketing, leasing, property acquisition, real property development and real estate finance. County procurement policies. County budget processes. Ability to: On a continuous basis, understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; interpret drawings and plans; observe, implement and problem solve operational and technical issues; explain and implement policies, procedures, and contract requirements to consultants, contractors, vendors, and the public; and maintain an awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel or twist while conducting field site inspections; 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 regularly lift moderate weight. Train, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff. Understand and interpret complex rules and procedures. Independently conduct difficult and/or complex administrative, financial, and space studies. Independently plan, coordinate, and monitor difficult and/or complex facility improvement projects and/or capital park, trail and open space development for assigned department. Independently prepare, negotiate and administer complex and/or sensitive leases, contract agreements and land acquisitions. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; handle multiple assignments and establish appropriate priorities; deal fairly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Evaluate and compare prospective lease space with regard to cost, location and amenities. Assist in preparation of department budgets. Use a computer, calculator, basic drafting tools, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov. POSITION INFORMATION The Assistant Engineer position is located in the Kings Beach office of the Tahoe Engineering Division. Under the direction of Senior Engineers, the Assistant Engineer is responsible for application of AutoCAD engineering and GIS skills to support and complete engineering and Division projects. Assignments may include AutoCAD drafting of engineering drawings, figures, and integration of GIS layers; assisting with the preparation of plans for public infrastructure improvement features and facilities, basic surveying for design and layout of public works projects; traffic studies; and construction inspection of public works projects, and stormwater site monitoring; preparation of permit applications and grant proposals. This position will perform 85% of duties in an office setting and 15% of duties out in the field. The eligible listestablished from this recruitmentmay be used to fill future permanent, full-time and extra help vacancies throughout Placer County as they arise. 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. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . DEFINITION To perform professional and technical engineering work in the office and in the field related to public works/civil engineering projects and programs of the Public Works Department. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Assistant Engineer This is the full journey level class within the Engineer series. This class is distinguished from the Junior Engineer 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 Associate Civil Engineer in that the latter performs highly complex professional civil engineering duties requiring a high level of skill and independent judgment and exercises direct supervision over professional staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Assistant Engineer Receives direction from an Associate Civil Engineer. May exercise technical and functional supervision over less experienced professional positions and technical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform professional and technical engineering work relative to assigned area of responsibility such as design, construction, land development, transportation and traffic planning, surveying and mapping, solid waste and landfill operations, assessment district engineering, and storm control and flood control engineering. Design and prepare plans and specifications for public works projects including roads, storm drains, utility lines, landfill, and related projects; develop revised design and construction standards for public works structures and appurtenances; research project design requirements; perform calculations and prepare estimates of time and material costs. Administer design and construction contracts; coordinate and review the work of outside consultants; review and recommend payments and billing for contracted services related to assigned projects; negotiate prices and schedules, as necessary; perform as resident engineer on construction projects as assigned. Participate in the plan check, review, processing, and permitting of plans for private developments affecting County roads, drains and related public works facilities; assure compliance with appropriate codes, ordinances, rules and regulations. Participate in environmental review of proposed land development projects; represent the Department at various public hearings and meetings; and set conditions of approval. Review proposed land development relative to impact on County transportation system; identify and formulate short and long term roadway needs, including traffic forecasting; gather and analyze a variety of data related to roadway conditions and traffic; and evaluate funding mechanisms and develop traffic impact fee systems. Perform traffic engineering services relative to existing and proposed roads including signing and striping needs and review and investigation of accidents and claims; participate in preparation and maintenance of road and accident record systems; and perform traffic studies. Request and participate in the collection of survey and mapping data. Oversee County landfill and other solid waste disposal facilities, including active, inactive and closed sites; review operators' contract compliance and administer consultant contracts; authorize progress payments; submit required regulatory reports; and make recommendations regarding operation and/or closing as appropriate. Coordinate activities relative to the formation and administration of benefit assessment districts and dependent special districts; develop and monitor project financing; administer related consultant contracts including engineering, financial, and bond counsel; prepare and administer annual district budgets and administer vendor contracts to provide district services. Conduct engineering studies related to hydrologic and hydraulic engineering, including flood routing analyses, storage, and retention, and methods of storm runoff collection; conduct erosion control analyses and administer erosion control programs. Coordinate public works activities with other County departments, divisions, and sections and with outside agencies. Interface with and respond to the public in a variety of settings, including public meetings, in the office or in the field, and by telephone or through written correspondence; prepare technical and engineering reports and studies and visual presentations. Train and lead subordinate staff as assigned. May approve designs. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to a Junior Engineer with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate. May need to possess a valid California driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. 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 civil engineering as applied to the planning, design, construction, and inspection of public works facilities. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in engineering construction. Civil engineering design and drafting methods and equipment, including basic computer-aided-design (CAD) techniques and technology. Strengths, properties and uses of engineering construction testing materials; hydrology and hydraulics. Basic surveying and the principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry and their application to engineering. Technical report preparation and graphic presentation. Computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, data bases, and project scheduling and management. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment. General county and public works engineering policies and procedures. Applicable laws and regulatory codes applicable to areas of assigned responsibility, including design, construction, land development, transportation and traffic planning, surveying and mapping, solid waste and landfill operations, assessment district engineering, and storm control and flood control engineering. Cost estimating, budget preparation and administration, and project management. Ability to: Perform professional engineering work not requiring registration as a Civil Engineer. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational situations and technical policies and procedures; and explain regulations and procedures to consultants, contractors, developers, the general public, representatives of other public agencies and other County staff. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing field work; intermittently reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; regularly lift moderate weight. Prepare and check engineering plans and specifications; and prepare and check engineering reports and studies. Learn and understand County engineering policies and procedures. Learn applicable laws and regulatory codes applicable to areas of assigned responsibility, including design, construction, land development, transportation and traffic planning, surveying and mapping, solid waste and landfill operations, assessment district engineering, and storm control and flood control engineering. Learn to prepare accurate cost estimates and/or budgets, project schedules, and personnel resources needed for project completion/program accomplishment. Learn to prepare effective technical reports with recommendations and findings. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Obtain information through interview and to deal firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, telephone, manual and computer aided drafting equipment, and basic surveying equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Train, assign and review the work of subordinate personnel as assigned. Prepare detailed plans and specifications; and perform technical research and prepare detailed analyses. Research and develop project design requirements, including design review; perform complex calculations and prepare time and material costs; ensure compliance with County regulations and standards. Prepare and administer project budgets; administer contracts and coordinate and review the work of consultants and contractors. Prepare complete and comprehensive technical reports. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for Professional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 11/26/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel, the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe, in 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 . POSITION INFORMATION The Collection Agent II will readily know the answers to frequently asked questions. He/she will develop technical knowledge to add, change, and delete information in file screens, memorize action codes, properly use forms for department networking, use skip tracing methods, and master the collection system to appropriately and effectively work the debts assigned. The Collection Agent II will display a professional manner while showing debtors how to pay debts in full. Proper grammar, math, and typing skills will assist the agent in finding result-oriented solutions that best resolve issues for all parties. The ideal candidate will have strong negotiation, investigation, and communication skills with experience working in a collections environment locating individuals and their assets. He/she will demonstrate the ability to work productively and with attention to detail, handling frequent inbound and outbound phone calls to extract and synthesize pertinent information from a variety of individuals. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be highly organized and flexible with workload changes. He/she will be able to maintain accurate case records and will be comfortable using a variety of computer and online software applications. DEFINITION To compile and evaluate information needed to collect on delinquent accounts; collect on delinquent accounts using written, telephone, and personal communications; make initial determinations or recommendations of appropriate action in collection cases; to administer collection programs in line departments; and work within a department as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Collection Agent series. This class is distinguished from the Collection Agent 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 Collection Agent in that the latter is an advanced journey level and functions as a lead supervisor over other collection agents. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Revenue Services Supervisor or assigned supervisor and technical and functional supervision from the assigned Senior Collection Agent, or assigned supervisory or management personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Obtain collections on delinquent accounts through correspondence, telephone communications, and personal interviews. Confer with RevenueServices Supervisoror assigned supervisor and/or staff of the County Counsel/District Attorney regarding the initiation of legal actions; assist County Counsel/District Attorney in providing information needed for legal actions. Explain and interpret assignment specialty area policies and procedures to internal or external customers; explain information to customers regarding amounts owed, fees, and payment options. Interview clients to obtain information for completion of financial statements and other information to determine payment schedules on accounts owed. Contact businesses, credit unions, and other leads to trace and contact persons with delinquent accounts. Use delegated software from outside agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Franchise Tax Board, courts, etc., to locate clients and obtain demographic information. Receive and process financial or statistical documents; screen for accuracy and adherence to legal and procedural requirements. Determine client eligibility and make recommendations for specific programs and waivers using established practices. Enter information into a personal computer or automated systemfor the maintenance of records and reports indicating the status of collection activities; maintain case tracking system. Make mathematical calculations related to payment schedules; accept payments and issue receipts. Prepare statements of amounts due; prepare installment payment receipts; and maintain files and records pertaining to accounts. Calculate, report, and maintain statistical data as requested. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible experience in collections work performing duties similar to a Collection Agent I in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Financial record keeping. Sources of information used in locating persons. Methods used for the collection of delinquent accounts. Computer software, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and other related applications. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar;arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of customer service and public contact. Particular provisions of laws, rules, or regulations enforced or administered by the County. General functions of a collection agency and commercial law applicable to collections. Operations, procedures, and regulations applicable to assignment. Ability to: Learn the general functions of a collection agency and commercial law applicable to collections. Learn, interpret, and apply to specific cases, the provisions of laws, rules, or regulations enforced or administered by the County. Prepare reports and maintain records. Analyze situations accurately and take effective actions. Review documents related to department operations; observe, identify, and problem solve office operations and procedures; understand, interpret, and explain department policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve office issues for the public and with staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Obtain information through interview; communicate professionally andcourteously with the public. Develop and maintain an efficient, calm demeanor when handling adverse situations. Use a personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Sit at a desk and/or stand at a counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach for office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; communicate clearly by telephone and in person; lift light weight. Perform the general functions of a collection agency and apply commercial law applicable to collections. Interpret and apply to specific cases, the provisions of laws, rules, or regulations enforced or administered by the County. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 11/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Unclassified - Management Placer County Counsel's Office, located in Auburn, is recruiting for California licensed attorney's with 1 -10 years of experience to filltwo Deputy County Counsel positions at levelI/II/III.Salary will be determined based on experience at the time of employment offer with the hiring authority. Positions in the Deputy County Counsel series I-IV are designated as unclassified, and as such, are at-will employees serving at the pleasure of the department head. POSITION INFORMATION Preference may be given to Best Qualifiedcandidates with experience in child dependency and/orconservatorships. Applicants are encouraged to identify in their application materials experience and/or strength inthese areas. The County Counsel's Office is a department of the County of Placer. It consists of24 employees, including 16 attorneys. The Office of Placer County Counsel is led by the County Counsel, an attorney who is a direct appointment of the Board of Supervisors. The office structure is similar to a traditional law office, providing in-house transactional and civil litigation services to its client population. Child and Adult protective proceedings include the full range of litigation prosecution activities, from advising on investigations through appeal. Practice includes appearances in state court and the courts of appeal. It is intended that the successful candidates for these positions will be assigned to the child and adult protective proceedings unit providing advisory and litigation services primarily in the areas of Child Protective Services and Public Guardian. DEFINITION To assist the County Counsel in providing legal advice and services to County and district officers and employees; to act for the County Counsel at his/her direction; and to act as trial advocate in civil litigation at all levels of court. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications and Salary: It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Deputy County Counsel I Experience: None required. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. Annual Salary $93,184 - $116,376 Deputy County Counsel II Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel I with Placer County or one year of trial experience. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. Annual Salary $102,918 - $128,523 Deputy County Counsel III Experience: One year of responsible professional legal experience performing duties similar to a Deputy County Counsel II with Placer County or two years of trial experience. Training: Active membership in the California State Bar. Annual Salary $113,734 - $142,043 SELECTION PROCEDURE The County Counsel's Office will receive all application materials and will contact the most qualified applicants to schedule a hiring interview. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for Management bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services - Environmental Health Division is currently seeking candidates for the Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials, and Solid Waste Programs. Under direction, the Registered Environmental Specialist Associate performs scientific and professional level office and field work to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Consumer Protection Inspection and Permitting Programs is to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations for regulated food facilities, body art facilities, swimming pools, public drinking water systems and campgrounds. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Hazardous Materials Program will involve ensuring compliance at facilities that mange hazardous materials or hazardous waste, and operating underground and aboveground tanks that store hazardous materials. Staff assigned to the Solid Waste Program will conduct compliance inspections, support solid waste disposal facilities and resource recovery and recycling programs, and oversee waste tire management, medical waste management and nonhazardous waste management programs. POSITION INFORMATION The current vacancies are located in Auburn, CA. These positions may need to travel to the Tahoe-Truckee area on occasion to support the Division's satellite office. The position may also be required to be on a Stand-By-Rotation for emergency response. DEFINITION To administer and enforce Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health and sanitation; to encourage sound sanitary and environmental health practices; and to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the second level class in the Registered Environmental Health Specialist series. This class is distinguished from the Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist by the assignment of more complex duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit, and are often assigned special projects requiring advanced knowledge of statues, ordinances, and regulations related to public health and sanitation. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Assistant level upon demonstration of competency and knowledge involving the administration and enforcement of statutes, ordinances, and regulations related to public health and sanitation. In some cases, depending on the complexity of duties and job performance, an employee may remain classified as an Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist indefinitely. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Supervising Environmental Health Specialist and may receive technical and functional supervision from the Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist. May exercise technical and functional supervision over assigned technical, clerical and less experienced professional staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect and evaluate restaurants and other retail food establishments, public bathing, spa and other recreational and institutional facilities that are of a more complex nature; provide food handling education and other relevant public health and sanitation information; and participate in State-mandated food recalls. Conduct plan checks of new or remodel construction plans for restaurant, pool and spa facilities relative to regulatory compliance; investigate complaints about sewage and various public health nuisances; conduct epidemiological investigations; handle housing and vector complaints; and investigate food borne illnesses. Conduct site evaluations of proposed developments, including soils testing, to determine site capability for sewage disposal; evaluate submitted designs and proposed septic systems relative to site conditions; evaluate feasibility of proposed subdivisions and set conditions for approval; and recommend approval or denial of variances and appeals. Evaluate existing sewage disposal and water treatment installations and facilities for regulatory compliance; evaluate need for expansion or replacement of treatment systems; evaluate well sites and well construction for code compliance and acceptance as domestic water supply; and test and assess public drinking water potability. Evaluate solid waste handling and disposal facilities; review and recommend approval of or note exceptions to engineering reports regarding construction, operation, monitoring and closure/post closure maintenance and use; and respond to complaints and inquiries from the public regarding solid waste handling and disposal. Participate in environmental review process of assigned projects; identify and evaluate concerns regarding discretionary entitlement applications; process environmental assessment questionnaires and environmental impact reports; provide information regarding public health and sanitation issues involved in projects to proponents, the public and public hearing bodies. Conduct site assessments as part of environmental review process; develop recommendations for approval or denial; make environmental health findings to County Planning Department and draft comments as opinion from Environmental Health Division; and represent the Division in public hearings as directed. Inspect and evaluate facilities that handle hazardous materials; review hazardous materials business plans for regulatory compliance; inspect above ground containers and underground storage tanks; and approve plans for and monitor underground storage tank removal and installation. Conduct investigations and assessments and respond to complaints involving issues of environmental health and sanitation; work with affected parties in resolution of problems and issues; prepare cases for referral to the District Attorney or conduct immediate enforcement actions; and coordinate with other County divisions and departments and other public agencies and jurisdictions to protect the public health. Provide information to the public regarding more complex environmental health and sanitation issues and respond to questions and inquiries in the office, by telephone, in person at field sites, or through educational presentations; prepare staff and regulatory reports and correspondences; and establish and maintains appropriate and accurate files and records. Provide collection and information servicesfor household hazardous waste; respond to hazardous materials release/threatened release and provide technical assistance to emergency response team; and respond to complaintsor requestsfor service from public regarding hazardous materials/waste storage, use, or disposal in business, institutional, or private residential settings. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible environmental health administration and enforcement experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. For more information on the Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program, click here . Within six months of assignment to hazardous materials enforcement, Certificate of Completion of Training of 40 Hour OSHA Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials Categorization, Advanced Class. 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 of environmental sanitation and the sanitation sciences. Public health methods and procedures used in inspection and correction of unsanitary conditions and in prevention and control of diseases. Sanitation provisions of the California Health and Safety Code. Physical and biological sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, geology, hydrology and soils science. Principles of higher mathematics, engineering and hydraulics. Principles and practices of scientific research and statistical methodology. Computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and various statistical analysis applications. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. California Penal Code as related to public nuisances. Other pertinent statutes and regulations related to activities of the Environmental Health Division. Investigative techniques and principles of evidence. General concepts of civil and case law related to environmental health regulation. Agencies and resources involved in the field of environmental health. Operation, policies and procedures of the Environmental Health Division. Ability to: Simultaneously conduct multiple inspections and investigations and accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently observe, identify and analyze public health and sanitation problems and develop solutions; analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; interpret, enforce and explain statutes, regulations, policies and procedures; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in vehicle for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, kneel, climb, bend and reach while conducting field inspections and investigations, or making various tests; see to observe field conditions; differentiate colors on charts, maps, or identification shields, in soil or food, or as part of testing; hear to evaluate proper functioning of various kinds of equipment; use a telephone; write or use a keyboard to communicate; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; and lift moderate weight. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information and prepare recommendations regarding further action. Perform mathematical computations and statistical analysis. Interpret plans, drawings and specifications. Use various test sampling, monitoring, measuring and laboratory supplies and equipment and specialized protective gear as needed. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and work firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules in the event of an environmental or public health emergency. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, two-way radio, camera, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently apply public health concepts to daily situations. Independently assess degree of environmental health risk and take appropriate action. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Schedule Minimum Qualifications Screening: Week of 11/25/19 Training and Experience Rating: Week of 11/25/19 Establish Eligible List: Week of 12/2/19 Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is a paid trainee position in the environmental health specialist series. To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by possessing both the equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field AND a letter of approval issued by the State of California Department of Public Health verifying eligibility for training. Note: This letter is a minimum requirement for the Environmental Health Trainee classification and applicants must possess a valid letter at the time of applying for this recruitment to move forward in the recruitment process. Individuals who do not possess the required letter by the State of California, but are interested in pursuing a future career as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist, are encouraged to click HERE for more information. CPS HR has been contracted by the CA Department of Public Health to provide transcript evaluation services for Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) trainee, Options I-IV. All questions regarding transcript evaluation must be directed to CPS HR. Placer County Human Resources does not provide transcript evaluation services. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Environmental Health Division is currently seeking candidates for the Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials and Solid Waste Programs. Under supervision, the Environmental Specialist trainee learns scientific and professional level office and field work to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Consumer Protection inspection and permitting programs involves compliance with regulated food facilities, body art facilities, swimming pools, public drinking water systems and campgrounds. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Hazardous Materials program is to ensure compliance with laws and regulations at business facilities that handle hazardous material and hazardous waste, operate underground storage tanks and above ground storage tanks that store hazardous materials or hazardous waste, emergency response to hazardous chemical releases, planning and site mitigation. Staff assigned to the Solid Waste program conduct compliance inspections and support solid waste disposal facilities and resource recovery and recycling programs, waste tire management, medical waste management and nonhazardous waste recycling programs. The position may need to travel to the Tahoe-Truckee area on occasion to support the division's satellite office. Upon completion of the State of California Environmental Health Trainee requirements and issuance of a State of California Environmental Health Specialist registration, applicants will be eligible to be promoted to Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist. As an Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist, you may be required to participate in the Stand-By-Rotation for emergency response. DEFINITION To learn, administer and enforce Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health and sanitation as a Trainee; to learn to encourage sound sanitary and environmental health practices; and to learn to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Environmental Health Trainee is a training level classification in the Environmental Health Specialist Series established to qualify incumbents in the training and experience requirements to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the State of California. This class is distinguished from the Registered Environmental Health Specialist by the performance of the less complex routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Positions in this classification do not possess registration as an Environmental Health Specialist by the State of California. Employees at this level are expected to perform under guidance and direction. Since this class is used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Upon completion of the State of California Environmental Health Trainee requirements and issuance of a State of California Environmental Health Specialist registration number, incumbents meet the eligibility requirements for the flexibly staffed Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist classification. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate and close supervision from the Supervising Environmental Health Specialist and may receive technical and functional supervision and training from an Assistant or Associate Registered Environmental Health Specialist. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Learns to inspect and evaluate restaurants and other retail food establishments, public bathing, spa and other recreational and institutional facilities; learns to provide food handling education and other relevant public health and sanitation information; and learn to participate in State-mandated food recalls. Learns to conduct plan checks of new or remodel construction plans for restaurant, pool and spa facilities relative to regulatory compliance; learns to investigate complaints about sewage and various public health nuisances; learns to conduct epidemiological investigations; learns to handle housing and vector complaints; and learn to investigate food borne illnesses. Learns to conduct site evaluations of proposed developments, including soils testing, to determine site capability for sewage disposal; learns to evaluate submitted designs and proposed septic systems relative to site conditions; learns to evaluate feasibility of proposed subdivisions and set conditions for approval; and learns to recommend approval or denial of variances and appeals. Learns to evaluate existing sewage disposal and water treatment installations and facilities for regulatory compliance; learns to evaluate need for expansion or replacement of treatment systems; learns to evaluate well sites and well construction for code compliance and acceptance as domestic water supply; and learns to test and assess public drinking water potability. Learns to evaluate solid waste handling and disposal facilities; learns to review and recommend approval of or note exceptions to engineering reports regarding construction, operation, monitoring and closure/post closure maintenance and use; and learns to respond to complaints and inquiries from the public regarding solid waste handling and disposal. Learns to participate in environmental review process of assigned projects; learns to identify and evaluate concerns regarding discretionary entitlement applications; learn to process environmental assessment questionnaires and environmental impact reports; learns to provide information regarding public health and sanitation issues involved in projects to proponents, the public and public hearing bodies. Learns to conduct site assessments as part of environmental review process; learns to develop recommendations for approval or denial; and learns to make environmental health findings to County Planning Department and draft comments as opinion from Environmental Health Division. Learns to inspect and evaluate facilities that handle hazardous materials; learns to review hazardous materials business plans for regulatory compliance; learns to inspect above ground containers and underground storage tanks; and learns to approve plans for and monitor underground storage tank removal and installation. Learns to provide collection and information services for household hazardous waste; learns to respond to hazardous materials release/threatened release and provide technical assistance to emergency response team; and learns to respond to complaints or requests for service from public regarding hazardous materials/waste storage, use, or disposal in business, institutional, or private residential settings. Learns to conduct investigations and assessments and respond to complaints involving issues of environmental health and sanitation; learns to work with all affected parties, in resolution of problems and issues; and learns to coordinate with other County divisions and departments and other public agencies and jurisdictions to protect the public health. Learns to provide information to the public regarding environmental health and sanitation issues and respond to questions and inquiries in the office, by telephone, in person at field sites, or through educational presentations; learns to prepare staff and regulatory reports and correspondences; and learns to establish and maintain appropriate and accurate files and records. 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 Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a letter of approval issued by the State of California Department of Public Health verifying eligibility for training. 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: Physical and biological sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, geology, hydrology and soils science. Principles and practices of scientific research and statistical methodology. Computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and various statistical analysis applications. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Ability to: Learn to perform the duties of an Environmental Health Specialist. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently observe, identify and analyze public health and sanitation problems and learn to develop solutions; analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; learn to interpret, enforce and explain statutes, regulations, policies and procedures; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in vehicle for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, kneel, climb, bend and reach while conducting field inspections and investigations, or making various tests; see to observe field conditions; differentiate colors on charts, maps, or identification shields, in soil or food, or as part of testing; hear to evaluate proper functioning of various kinds of equipment; use a telephone; write or use a keyboard to communicate; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; and lift moderate weight. Learn to compile, analyze and evaluate technical information and prepare recommendations regarding further action. Perform mathematical computations and statistical analysis. Learn to interpret plans, drawings and specifications. Learn to use various test sampling, monitoring, measuring and laboratory supplies and equipment and specialized protective gear as needed. Learn to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Learn to obtain information through interview and work firmly and courteously with the public. Learn to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules in the event of an environmental or public health emergency. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, two-way radio, camera, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental 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. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Schedule Minimum Qualifications Screening: Week of 11/25/19 Training and Experience Rating: Week of 11/25/19 Establish Eligible List: Week of 12/2/19 Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services - Environmental Health Division is currently seeking candidates for the Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials or Solid Waste Programs. Under supervision, the Registered Environmental Specialist Assistant performs scientific and professional level office and field work to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Consumer Protection Programis to ensure compliance with regulated food facilities, body art facilities, swimming pools, public drinking water systems and campgrounds. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Hazardous Materials Program is to ensure compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to business facilities that handle hazardous material or hazardous waste, operate underground storage tanks and above ground storage tanks that store hazardous materials or waste, emergency response to incidents involving hazardous chemical releases, planning and site mitigation. Staff assigned to the Solid Waste Program conduct compliance inspections and support solid waste disposal facilities and resource recovery and recycling programs, waste tire management, medical waste management and nonhazardous waste recycling and management programs. POSITION INFORMATION The current vacancies are located in Auburn, CA. These positions may need to travel to the Tahoe-Truckee area on occasion to support the Division's satellite office. The position may also be required to be on a Stand-By-Rotation for emergency response. DEFINITION To administer and enforce Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health and sanitation; to encourage sound sanitary and environmental health practices; and to protect the environment and the public. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level in the Registered Environmental Health Specialist series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Environmental Health Trainee by the possession of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. This class is distinguished from the Associate level by the performance of the less complex 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 Associate level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Supervising Environmental Health Specialist and may receive technical and functional supervision from the Associate and/or Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect and evaluate restaurants and other retail food establishments, public bathing, spa and other recreational and institutional facilities that are of a more complex nature; provide food handling education and other relevant public health and sanitation information; and participate in State-mandated food recalls. Conduct plan checks of new or remodel construction plans for restaurant, pool and spa facilities relative to regulatory compliance; investigate complaints about sewage and various public health nuisances; conduct epidemiological investigations; handle housing and vector complaints; and investigate food borne illnesses. Conduct site evaluations of proposed developments, including soils testing, to determine site capability for sewage disposal; evaluate submitted designs and proposed septic systems relative to site conditions; evaluate feasibility of proposed subdivisions and set conditions for approval; and recommend approval or denial of variances and appeals. Evaluate existing sewage disposal and water treatment installations and facilities for regulatory compliance; evaluate need for expansion or replacement of treatment systems; evaluate well sites and well construction for code compliance and acceptance as domestic water supply; and test and assess public drinking water potability. Evaluate solid waste handling and disposal facilities; review and recommend approval of or note exceptions to engineering reports regarding construction, operation, monitoring and closure/post closure maintenance and use; and respond to complaints and inquiries from the public regarding solid waste handling and disposal. Participate in environmental review process of assigned projects; identify and evaluate concerns regarding discretionary entitlement applications; process environmental assessment questionnaires and environmental impact reports; provide information regarding public health and sanitation issues involved in projects to proponents, the public and public hearing bodies. Conduct site assessments as part of environmental review process; develop recommendations for approval or denial; make environmental health findings to County Planning Department and draft comments as opinion from Environmental Health Division; and represent the Division in public hearings as directed. Inspect and evaluate facilities that handle hazardous materials; review hazardous materials business plans for regulatory compliance; inspect above ground containers and underground storage tanks; and approve plans for and monitor underground storage tank removal and installation. Conduct investigations and assessments and respond to complaints involving issues of environmental health and sanitation; work with affected parties in resolution of problems and issues; prepare cases for referral to the District Attorney or conduct immediate enforcement actions; and coordinate with other County divisions and departments and other public agencies and jurisdictions to protect the public health. Provide information to the public regarding more complex environmental health and sanitation issues and respond to questions and inquiries in the office, by telephone, in person at field sites, or through educational presentations; prepare staff and regulatory reports and correspondences; and establish and maintains appropriate and accurate files and records. Provide collection and information servicesfor household hazardous waste; respond to hazardous materials release/threatened release and provide technical assistance to emergency response team; and respond to complaintsor requestsfor service from public regarding hazardous materials/waste storage, use, or disposal in business, institutional, or private residential settings. 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 Experience and Training: 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: Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. • For more information on the Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program, click here . 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 of environmental sanitation and the sanitation sciences. Public health methods and procedures used in inspection and correction of unsanitary conditions and in prevention and control of diseases. Sanitation provisions of the California Health and Safety Code. Physical and biological sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, geology, hydrology and soils science. Principles of higher mathematics, engineering and hydraulics. Principles and practices of scientific research and statistical methodology. Computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and various statistical analysis applications. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of work safety. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Ability to: Simultaneously conduct multiple inspections and investigations and accurately document findings and maintain appropriate records. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently observe, identify and analyze public health and sanitation problems and develop solutions; analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; interpret, enforce and explain statutes, regulations, policies and procedures; and maintain awareness of safety at all times. On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in vehicle for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, kneel, climb, bend and reach while conducting field inspections and investigations, or making various tests; see to observe field conditions; differentiate colors on charts, maps, or identification shields, in soil or food, or as part of testing; hear to evaluate proper functioning of various kinds of equipment; use a telephone; write or use a keyboard to communicate; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; and lift moderate weight. Compile, analyze and evaluate technical information and prepare recommendations regarding further action. Perform mathematical computations and statistical analysis. Interpret plans, drawings and specifications. Use various test sampling, monitoring, measuring and laboratory supplies and equipment and specialized protective gear as needed. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview and work firmly and courteously with the public. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules in the event of an environmental or public health emergency. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, two-way radio, camera, facsimile machine, and photocopy machine. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Schedule Minimum Qualifications Screening: Week of 11/25/19 Training and Experience Rating: Week of 11/25/19 Establish Eligible List: Week of 12/2/19 Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment will be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements. DEFINITION To perform a variety of the more specialized and responsible administrative, clerical, and document processing functions for an assigned program or project. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Administrative Clerk series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assigned, the complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including performing administrative clerical duties which require specialized knowledge related to area of assignment or providing technical and functional supervision over assigned clerical staff. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from management professional or supervisory personnel, and may receive technical and functional supervision from higher level clerical staff. May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Relieve supervisor or other department staff of administrative support service functions; utilize independent judgment and initiative. Act as interdepartmental liaison relating to administrative or project support functions for the office and for compliance with County regulations and practices relating to those functions. Perform complex administrative clerical duties related to a programmatic area of assignment. Conduct field site visits as necessary. Perform full time data entry of complex department documents including preparation, formatting and proofreading. Interpret, apply and explain policies and procedures related to area of assignment; respond to individuals requesting services related to area of assignment. Prepare correspondence and supporting documentation relating to area of assignment; maintain accurate records and files of program activities. Respond to public inquires, both on the telephone and in person, and refer to appropriate staff member for more complex information as appropriate; exhibit familiarity with functions of the County. Act as information source to inquiries not requiring the supervisor's attention and otherwise assist in representing the department by telephone and in person; compose correspondence as required. Collect information from a variety of documents pertinent to assigned department or functional area of responsibility; compile data for reports; prepare routine reports as required. Maintain and monitor records and files; follow up on due dates; perform other monitoring functions to ensure timely completion of work. Assist in preparation of a program budget and track expenditures during the year. May perform secretarial duties as necessary; type, proofread and edit correspondence, reports, proposals and contracts. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Filing and record keeping systems Basic mathematical calculations. Personal computer and office equipment necessary for successful job performance. Business letter and report writing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, sit at a desk and/or stand at counter for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; run errands; lift light weight. Mentally analyze assignments received, differentiate between two or three sets of information, identify and interpret general department information, know, observe, problem solve, remember, understand, explain, and count. Understand the organization and operations of the County and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Organize duties and determine priorities in order to meet assigned deadlines. Interpret, explain and apply operating policies, rules and procedures of assigned function. Establish and maintain basic financial records; perform mathematical calculations. Assign and review the work of others. Compile and maintain extensive records and files. Type at a speed of 45 words per minute. Operate a variety of office machines and computer equipment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Written Examination (100%) - The written examination is tentative scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Tentative Recruitment Timeline: Week of December 2, 2019Minimum Qualification Screening Week of December 16, 2019 Written Examination Week of December 30, 2019 Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com. POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Public Works in the Tahoe area, has a current vacancy for a full-time Civil Engineer- Associate. The Associate Engineer's main role is to perform routine engineering tasks under the supervision of a Senior Engineer.The engineer will perform engineering work in the provision of the Tahoe Engineering Division office related to public infrastructure projects (roadway transportation, roundabouts, bridges, storm water drainage, recreational trails, parking lots, and wetland restoration).They will direct consultant teams and review project plans and specifications for compliance with codes, standards and county objectives.The ideal candidatemust havefamiliarity and working knowledge of GIS and AutoCAD. Additional skills are required to lead and manage projects including community engagement, environmental regulation oversight, budgeting, work coordination, scheduling, planning, design and construction management. Salary plus additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here . Periodically, there may be multiple function-specific or department-specific recruitments for the same classification (Civil Engineer - Associate) open at the same time. If you are interested in applying for multiple functional areas within the classification, you will need to submit a separate application for each function-specific or department-specific recruitment for which you wish to be considered. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise assigned professional engineering activities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of assigned unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for assigned area of responsibility; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in design, construction, land development, traffic engineering, transportation planning, solid waste management/landfill operation, dependent special district engineering/administration, or flood control district engineering/ administration. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Perform highly complex and difficult professional engineering work requiring a high level of independent judgement and technical expertise; review computations and make decisions concerning difficult or complex engineering problems; approve engineering project designs. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for staff and equipment; monitor and control expenditure. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Engineer with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. 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 depending on the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to public works projects/programs within area of assigned unit responsibility. Computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, databases, and project scheduling and management. Equipment, tools and materials used in civil engineering as applied to area of assigned responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct professional engineering operations/activities within area of assigned responsibility. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational situations, technical policies and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing occasional field work; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; regularly lift heavy weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This is a promotional recruitment - only current, permanent County employees are eligible to apply. POSITION INFORMATION There are currently two full-time promotional vacancies for Equipment Operator - Senior locatedin Auburn and North Lake Tahoe. Candidates can indicate which work location(s) they are interested in when completing the application and supplemental questionnaire. In addition to the monthly salary, permanent employees assigned to the Tahoe area receive an additional $875 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who meet residency requirements. DEFINITION To operate heavy road maintenance and construction equipment with a high level of skill and independent judgment; to perform complex and difficult road maintenance and construction duties; and to exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel as needed. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the advanced journey level class in the Equipment Operator 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 assigned 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 including operation of heavy equipment within close tolerances and grading in accordance with engineering specifications and exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Road District Supervisor. May exercise technical and functional supervision over maintenance and technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Train and lead assigned personnel in equipment operation activities. Operate heavy equipment such as motor graders, heavy duty loaders and cranes, rotary snow plows, chip spreaders and large semi-truck and trailer equipment transporters in road patching, ditch and culvert cleaning, shoulder clearing, snow removal and ice control, traffic barrier construction, culvert installation and bridge building. Grade roads to proper line and grades; cut, fill, level and otherwise prepare road bed; mix spread and compact surfacing material and finish road surface and shoulder to engineering specifications; assist in equipment maintenance by performing minor service tasks and checking equipment for needed repairs. Operate less complex equipment when graders or other heavy equipment are not needed. May perform manual labor in tasks such as resurfacing, oiling and patching, cleaning ditches and culverts, laying drainage pipe, building fences and repairing storm drains. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of an Equipment Operator in Placer County. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position. May need to possess a valid Class A driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices used in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy road and construction equipment. Vehicle codes and safety practices relevant to operating heavy vehicles and equipment. General construction standards and practices as applied to road maintenance. Equipment, tools and materials used in road construction, maintenance and repair. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze equipment problems; identify and locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; remember street/road names and general geographic areas. Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when operating equipment controls or installing parts or digging, clearing and spreading; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight. Train, assign and review work of assigned personnel. Operate various types of heavy equipment in performing complex and difficult road construction and maintenance work requiring a high level of skill and judgment such as working within close tolerances and judging distances in ground levels and grade stakes; read and understand blue prints/blue lines and engineering design notes. Operate power and air tools such as chain saw, concrete saw and jackhammer. Use hand tools, rakes, shovels and hand tamper. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Safely and effectively operate equipment in regular traffic areas; determine traffic control areas for signing and marking of temporary maintenance or construction zones. Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (30%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental 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. Performance Examination (70%) The performance examination will consist of a series of job related exercises. The performance examination is tentatively scheduled for early December (weather permitting).Candidates applying for either work location will be required to take the performance examination in Auburn. Notifications will be sent out via email once the date, time and location is confirmed. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for General bargaining unit Selection Plan Recruitment Timeline (Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change) Early December -Performance Examinations (Depending onWeather Conditions) Mid-December -Establish Eligible List Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn.For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION Placer County's Department of Public Works has a current vacancy for a full-time Civil Engineer - Associate at the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) located in Roseville, CA. The candidate would be responsible for monitoring construction and operations contracts, conceptualizing, designing, planning, and permitting any capital improvements required to ensure regulatory compliance and service for customers at the WPWMA's regional materials recovery facility, composting facility and sanitary landfill. The ideal candidate will demonstrate capacity to: understand regulations; read, interpret and write operations contracts and reports; apply general engineering judgment to the design of civil, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation and controls engineering projects; maintain working relationships with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and customers. Periodically, there may be multiple function-specific or department-specific recruitments for the same classification (Civil Engineer - Associate) open at the same time. If you are interested in applying for multiple functional areas within the classification, you will need to submit a separate application for each function-specific or department-specific recruitment for which you wish to be considered. DEFINITION To plan, organize, direct and supervise assigned professional engineering activities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of assigned unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for assigned area of responsibility; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in design, construction, and operation of a regional solid waste management and recycling facility. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Perform highly complex and difficult professional engineering work requiring a high level of independent judgement and technical expertise; review computations and make decisions concerning difficult or complex engineering problems; approve engineering project designs. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for staff and equipment; monitor and control expenditure. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Engineer with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. 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 depending on 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 as applied to public works projects/programs within area of assigned unit responsibility. Computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, databases, and project scheduling and management. Equipment, tools and materials used in civil engineering as applied to area of assigned responsibility. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of work safety. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct professional engineering operations/activities within area of assigned responsibility. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational situations, technical policies and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing occasional field work; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; regularly lift heavy weight. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Interpret and explain pertinent County and department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2019 5:00:00 PM
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted willbe screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse I. Theeligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and futurepermanent and/or extra help/temporaryvacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care. Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and arelimited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitmentmay be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments mayinclude any ofthe following areas: (Please refer to the supplementalquestionnaire for this recruitment for a descriptionof eachassignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgement on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of, a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Are you passionate about health promotion, want to be a Public Health Nurse in the community in a non-hospital setting? Click on the link below to see what a day in the life of a Public Health Nurse in Placer County is like. This recruitment will be open continuously and may close at any time. Applications submitted will be screened on a weekly basis. POSITION INFORMATION The Department of Health and Human Services - Public Health Division is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse II. Theeligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill current and futurepermanent and/or extra help/temporaryvacancies in various assignment areas within Public Health, including Whole Person Care . Extra-help assignments are not eligible for benefits and arelimited to working 28 hours per week with a fiscal year cap of 999 hours or 960 for CalPERS retired annuitants. Extra Help/Temporary appointments made from this eligible list may be eligible for transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. This recruitmentmay be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies, subject to specific position requirements. Position assignments mayinclude any ofthe following areas: (Please refer to the supplementalquestionnaire for this recruitment for a descriptionof eachassignment area.) Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Teenage Pregnancy & Parenting Adult and Elderly In-Home Case Management California Children's Services (CCS) Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP) Foster Care Immunizations Communicable Disease Control Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations Whole Person Care DEFINITION To perform public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project or district; to perform field and clinic nursing services; and to instruct adults and children in accepted health practices including prevention and control of disease. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Public Health Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the Public Health Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and they are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from a Supervising Public Health Nurse and may receive technical and functional supervision from other professional or medical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Make home or other field site visits as assigned to provide families and/or individuals with health supervision and guidance; identify and assess health needs and provide advice, counsel and instruction related to health maintenance and promotion, preventive practices, treatment and rehabilitation for at-risk, ill, or injured individuals; provide nursing care and demonstrate nursing techniques as needed. Provide medical case management through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings and development of nursing plan; make referrals and conduct follow-up as necessary. Aid in prevention and control of communicable and chronic diseases through epidemiological investigation, instruction in preventive measures, immunization programs and case follow-up. Oversee and participate in various clinics, including referring and advising for further medical care under established policies and protocols. Identify and evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged and those choosing alternative life styles. Represent the Health and Medical Services Department to various community groups and provide information regarding Department programs, services and policies, as well as instructional information about disease prevention, health promotion, treatment maintenance and rehabilitation. Coordinate with other divisions and sections within the Health and Medical Services Department as well as with private, public and voluntary health and social service agencies/providers in the community; participate in interagency conferences as needed. Provide or oversee training for new staff, nursing students and volunteers. Initiate, implement and evaluate projects or programs; prepare and maintain patient charts and other records and prepare reports. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse I with Placer County . Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public health nursing. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar; Arithmetic and basic mathematical calculations. Principles and practices of public health nursing, including preventive medicine, epidemiology, public health education, gerontology and sociological problems involved in public health nursing. Procedures and practices used to promote maternal and child health and to assess infant, child and adolescent development. Federal, State and local statutes and regulations governing public health and nursing practices. Policies and procedures of a health services department, especially as related to public health nursing. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, patient charts, reports and perform special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time while reviewing patient charts and histories and preparing patient charts and reports; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb and reach while making field visits, conducting clinics or making educational presentations or demonstrations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk or treatment areas; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see and hear with sufficient acuity to examine and assess patient condition; and lift heavy weight. Provide professional nursing care; administer and handle biologicals; and take and properly handle specimens. Provide instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and efficient manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; handle multiple case assignments; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, facsimile machine and photocopy machine. Clinical and instructional supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, audiometer, syringes and needles and audio-visual equipment. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional nursing care and instruction in the prevention of disease, promotion of health and nursing care of ill or injured individuals. Identify and assess client settings for contributing conditions and/or causes of health or socially-related health problems. Independently provide case management. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction * Additional pay information: Lateral Signing Bonus: $1,500 added to first paycheck earned, plus $1,000 paid upon successful completion of probationary period. POST Certificate Incentive: $100 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Intermediate Certificateor $125 per pay period for possession of POST Dispatcher Advanced Certificate. Incentive amounts are not cumulative or compounded, and employees will receive only one rate of incentive pay for the POST certification. Night Shift Differential: Dispatchers working swing and graveyard shifts receive an additional 7.5% night shift differential. Dispatch Training Pay: Dispatchers working as dispatch trainers receive an additional 5% training pay while assigned to training duties. Holiday Pay: Dispatchers working holidays receive overtime compensation for the actual number of hours worked in addition to holiday pay. The Placer County Sheriff's Office dispatch centeris located in the Auburn Justice Center.The dispatch center features full sit-to-stand ergonomic work stations, a locker room, a full kitchen, and a quiet room. Public Safety Dispatchers receive a competitive benefit package, including 13 paid holidays per year, 12 paid sick days per year, generous contributions to CalPERS, and access to an employee assistance program.Full benefit details can be found below in the Benefits section of this posting. POSITION INFORMATION Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change.It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for the General Bargaining Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Thalia Torres, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4664 or ttorres@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view benefits for the General-Safety Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List- Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720 ): Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; He/She has not been separated for cause; He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. Please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or epriddle@placer.ca.gov for questions or assistance regarding the PAEL process. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants for this classification must complete and pass a background check (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and pre-employment psychological and medical examinations, including a drug screening, prior to appointment. All applicants must sign a constitutional oath, submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S., and be fingerprinted. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits for the Deputy Sheriff's Assoc - Safety Bargaining Unit Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
POSITION INFORMATION Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: Employees of Other Public Agencies In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page. PAEL Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720): 1. Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department; 2. The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency; 3. If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency; 4. If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months; 5. The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form , certifying: a. His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; b. He/She has not been separated for cause; c. He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; d. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency. To Apply For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Personnel Department. Click here to view benefits for the General bargaining unit. Lateral Transfer from Other Agencies/Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment are screened on a weekly basis. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited toworking 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the entry level position of Psychiatric Nurse I in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA. DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the Psychiatric Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the journey by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Experience 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: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No professional experience is required. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous
PLACER COUNTY, CA Placer County, CA, United States
Nov 02, 2019
Full Time
Introduction Applications in this recruitment will be screened on a weekly basis. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited toworking 28 hours per week with a cap of 999 hours or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits. Extra-help appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise. The eligible list created by this recruitment may be used in the future to fill additional extra help and permanent positions. POSITION INFORMATION The department of Health and Human Services is currently hiring for extra help/temporary assignments in the journey level position of Psychiatric Nurse II in the Adult System of Care Mental Health Services clinic in Roseville, CA. DEFINITION To provide professional psychiatric nursing care and other nursing care to emotionally disturbed or mentally ill patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the full journey level class within the Psychiatric Nurse series. This class is distinguished from the Psychiatric Nurse I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Psychiatric Nurse in that the latter provides psychiatric nursing care requiring a high level of skill and independent judgment and exercises direct supervision over subordinate psychiatric nursing staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from assigned management staff or a Supervising Psychiatric Nurse. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversee medication crisis telephone calls and walk-ins; provide assessment of and intervention with clients who are medication-only patients. Provide monitoring of medication-only clients; provide specific medication counseling and education to clients regarding the need, purpose, and effects of prescribed medications. Provide direct medication treatment (under psychiatrist's orders); assist in preparing medication-only treatment plans. Assist in developing a medication education program; assist in developing standards and procedures for medication monitoring by nursing staff; plan and provide in-service training for Division staff as directed. Assess needs/situation of selected new clients and provide case management and supportive therapy through observation, history taking, physical examination, analysis, documentation of findings, and consultation with psychiatrist. Make home visits; make site visits to contracting providers to provide clients with medication supervision and instruction. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of responsible professional psychiatric nursing experience performing duties similar to a Psychiatric Nurse I with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing or a related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: General and psychiatric nursing principles and practices. General legal and regulatory issues involved in treating the mentally ill. Pharmacology and the use and purpose of psychotropic medications. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques, including management of assaultive behavior. Principles and practices of instruction. Mental health procedures and practices relative to the delivery of psychiatric nursing care. Resources available to mentally ill persons. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects, identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, climb, twist and reach while making site visits or making educational presentations. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift light weight. Provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Provide instruction regarding use, purpose, and side effects of various psychotropic medications. Observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Provide crisis intervention as necessary. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Obtain information through interview; work fairly and courteously with the public; and work effectively with interruption. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Use a computer, calculator, typewriter, telephone, dictation machine, facsimile machine, postage meter, and photocopy machine. Use nursing care and clinical supplies and equipment, including blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, syringes, and needles. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Independently provide professional psychiatric nursing care; administer and handle medications. Independently observe, assess, and record client behavior as related to psychiatric condition/treatment. Independently provide crisis intervention as necessary. SELECTION PROCEDURE Training & Experience Rating (100%) Based upon responses to thesupplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn. SUBSTITUTE LISTS The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied. EMPLOYEES OF OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact theHuman ResourcesDepartment at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. BENEFITS The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting theHuman ResourcesDepartment. Click here to view benefits forProfessional bargaining unit Closing Date/Time: Continuous