Orange County, CA

Orange County's 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities.

Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force.

The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

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Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 06, 2018
Full Time
PLUMBER (BACKFLOW CERTIFIED) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DEADLINE TO APPLY The deadline has been extended to Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. (PST) RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment will establish an eligible list for an immediate vacancy and future Plumber positions for John Wayne Airport and Orange County Sheriff's Department. The list established by this recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies at other agencies within the County of Orange. To learn more about John Wayne Airport (JWA) and Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), please click link below: John Wayne Airport OC Sheriff's Department THE OPPORTUNITY John Wayne Airport, Facilities Division and Orange County Sheriff's Department, Research and Development Division has an opportunity for a skilled plumber to join their team. General duties of the positions include, but are not limited to, installing, maintaining, and repairing plumbing systems including controls and safety devices. OCSD may assign work in any of the following areas: Jails, Forensics/Coroner's Department, remote communication sites and business Offices within Orange County. WORK HOURS The selected candidate should be available to work the following 4/10 schedule for the respective agencies: John Wayne Airport  Night shift; Sunday - Wednesday from 8:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m. Orange County Sheriff's Department Day Shift; Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday from 6:30 a.m. â€" 5:00 p.m. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess substantial years of industry-related experience in the areas of plumbing. In addition, the ideal candidate must possess extensive experience and knowledge in the following core competencies: TRADE EXPERIENCE Installing or altering new or upgraded plumbing systems and fixtures for the purpose of construction, tenant finishing or remodeling according to diagram specifications and code requirements Responding to plumbing service or trouble calls, troubleshoots and providing problem resolution Conducting materials, labor and equipment costs estimates Performing preventative maintenance, maintenance and repair work on all plumbing systems, various equipment, and fixtures in accordance to agency or department standards and code requirements Being proficient in maintaining, testing, and installing devices for the prevention of backflow, back siphonage or cross connection Principles, practices and methods of the plumbing and steam fitting trades Performing journey level plumbing and steam fitting installation, maintenance and repair work Experience with steam traps, condensate, receivers and piping, sewer and water pumps Experience with jetters, pipe threading, and sewer cleaning machine Basic knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Being proficient in utilizing the following Microsoft Office software applications: Outlook, Word, and Excel Maintaining records and preparing daily activity reports COMMUNICATION | ANALYTICAL THINKING Being able to deliver technical and conceptual information clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing, to a wide variety of audiences Establishing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships with peers, supervisor, stakeholders, contractors, the general public, and government officials and staff Read, prepare, and work from blueprints, schematics, sketches and piping diagrams Supervise the work of others INDUSTRY | SAFETY SKILLS Performing building and safety codes and understanding of safety regulations Procedures and equipment used to inspect and test safety devices used on plumbing and steam systems Maintaining compliance with the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC), California Administrative Code, and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Rules  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS For detailed information onÂthe Plumber minimum qualifications, click here LICENSE REQUIRED A Certified Backflow Prevention Tester License from the County of Orange is required for the position with the John Wayne Airport;ÂIt is preferred, but not required for the position with the Orange County Sheriff's Department. For all agencies, a possession of a valid California Driver License, Class 3 or higher, by date of appointment is required. AIRPORT BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must clear background check which includes a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Security Threat Assessment (STA). OC SHERIFF'S BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS For positions within the Sheriff-Coroner Department, candidates must NOT have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation, and must successfully pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff's Department. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via e-mail of their status in the process. Performance Exam (Weighted 100%) Candidates are required to demonstrate the ability to safely operate a variety of hand tools in a variety of situations and may be required to perform other job-related tasks. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.  Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Isaura Suárez at isuarez@ocair.com or by phone at 949-252-5177.  EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERÂII This recruitment is open to the public  This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and future Clinical Social Worker II positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications.  This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.ÂCandidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) months and be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidates must reapply to receive further consideration.  HEALTH CARE AGENCY  The County of Orange  Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas- Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas (Children, Youth & Prevention Behavioral Health Services, Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, and Authority and Quality Improvement Services), which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care.  THE OPPORTUNITY These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children, and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment night and weekend and holidayÂshifts may be required. TheÂClinical Social Worker IIÂmay: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling; brief family counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrateÂsound judgment and good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirableÂespecially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical KnowledgeÂl Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook CPR certification (applies only for Correctional Health Services) Critical ThinkingÂl Problem Solving Understanding of the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Evaluating for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment CommunicationÂl Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Preparing written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating effectively in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical and Environmental ConditionsÂof Clinical Social Worker II. Please note a valid License of Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid LCSW will be disqualified from the recruitment. SELECTION PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, modification to the selection procedures listed above may occur. If changes in the selection procedures should occur, all candidates will receive notification via e-mail. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Iolani Kleen at IKleen@ochca.com orÂ(714) 834-7336.  EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERÂI This recruitment is open to the public  This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and futureÂClinical Social Worker IÂpositions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications.  This recruitment is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met.ÂCandidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain on the eligible list for six (6) monthsÂand be considered/referred for selection/hiring interviews. After six (6) months, candidatesÂmust reapply to receive further consideration. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange  Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas- Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory and Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division consists of three service areas (Children, Youth & Prevention Behavioral Health Services, Adult and Older Adult Behavioral Health, and Authority and Quality Improvement Services), which provide a culturally competent and client-centered system of behavioral health services for all eligible county residents in need of treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse and mental health care. THE OPPORTUNITY  These positions provide professional counseling and treatment services for adults, children, and youth exhibiting a wide variety of mental health, drug abuse and/or alcohol related disorders in a clinic, home, field or institutional setting. Depending on the assignment night and weekend and holidayÂshifts may be required. TheÂClinical Social WorkerÂI may: Provide both individual and group interventions, such as psycho-educational groups, parent training, brief individual counseling; brief family counseling, case management, referral and linkage to community services; utilize a variety of evidence-based practices in interventions provided to the community Screen participants for program eligibility, and conduct both individual and family needs assessments Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Collect both demographic and outcomes data to measure impact of program and changes in behavioral health; responsible for chart documentation, which may include service plans and progress notes Participate in the on-going development and implementation of programs and may complete a variety of projects to accomplish this task Provide field-based services to participants in order to help engage them in treatment and also help them find meaningful roles and activities in the community Attend trainings as needed and be prepared to utilize the Electronic Health Records system for scheduling and documentation requirements for some divisions Follow the ethical and practice guidelines as outlined by the Board of Behavioral Science DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrateÂsound judgment and good decision making and be able to exercise good problem solving skills. Additionally the ideal candidate should be able to work independently and demonstrate reliability; proactive involvement in work; and confidence and optimism in performing daily tasks. Bilingual skills are highly desirable especially in Spanish or Vietnamese. Also, the ideal candidate should have substantial knowledge and practical experience directly related to: Technical KnowledgeÂl Technical Experience Understanding and applying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Evidence based practices and experience utilizing them in a behavioral health setting Recovery principles and experience working with participants as they move through the various stages of recovery Working with participants who are often in crisis and may have had several hospitalizations due to their mental illness Understanding of Integrated Care and treating a whole person by way of collaboration with our partners in the larger health care community Providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services Software proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook CPR certification (applies only for Correctional Health Services) Critical ThinkingÂl Problem Solving Understanding the importance of outcome measures and how they can be utilized to make improvements in the program Learn to evaluate for crisis in the community and determine if criteria are met for an involuntary psychiatric hold Ability to make quick and effective decisions impacting clients' health care treatment CommunicationÂl Interpersonal Skills Communicating relevant critical information to other county agencies and/or stakeholders to better facilitate continuity of care Prepare written materials and present information in ways that are professional and will represent HCA positively Communicating effectively in person and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete classification description and minimum qualifications including Physical and Environmental ConditionsÂof Clinical Social Worker I. Please note that a valid Associate of Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) license is required at the time of submitting the application. Those without possession of a valid ACSW will be disqualified from the recruitment. SELECTION PROCESS HRS will screen all applications to identify the qualified candidates. After screening, only those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the selection procedures. Candidates will receive notification via email of further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Assessment In order to assess for the competencies necessary for successful job performance such as deductive reasoning, critical thinking, decision making, work style preferences, etc., the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online examination. Written Assessment Candidates who pass the Online Assessment will be invited to take a Written Essay Exam to assess for writing skills. Based on the Agency/Department's needs, modification to the selection procedures listed above may occur. If changes in the selection procedures should occur, all candidates will receive notification via e-mail. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Iolani KleenÂat IKleen@ochca.com or (714) 834-7336.  EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE I Night Shift (Noc Shift)  This recruitment is open to the public and will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met.  The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse I positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange.  THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring entry level Registered Nurses who are committed to continuous learning and career development as part of the night shift team within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The work hours are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (late night shift). The ACHS nursing staff work six (6), twelve (12) hour shifts, and one eight (8) hour shift per two (2) week pay period. Days off are every other weekend and rotating week days. The ACHS program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. The Comprehensive Care Nurse I is responsible for performing a variety of specialized duties:  Obtain vital signs such as: temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and pain scale assessment Perform comprehensive and focused physical assessments, interpret data collected, and refer to higher level of care as necessary, including: Obtaining comprehensive medical, mental health, family and social history Interpreting vital signs results Wound care treatment and management Documenting in SOAP (Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan) format on electronic health record Treating clients based on nursing standardized procedures Review of health records, summarize and synthesize patient information and give a comprehensive hand off at shift change or outside facility transfers utilizing a discharge-summary form or verbal report Maintain assigned work areas every shift Participate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competency May participate in 5150 training, and must pass and maintain a valid 5150 certification if assigned in ACHS Mental Health Unit (In house training will be given to update certification) May perform other job related duties as needed The Comprehensive Care Nurse I are expected to become oriented to the Comprehensive Care Nursing duties and assume increasing levels of responsibility. Incumbents who are not promoted by the end of their probationary period shall not pass probation. For definition, class characteristics, and other duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse I position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have 5150 training and will will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Nursing Training and Knowledge of: Complexity of chronic illness that are medical and mental health related such as; substance abuse disorders, etc. Common medical and mental health complaints of incarcerated clients Making sound clinical treatment decisions Performing triage and assessment competently Performing emergency medical and mental health nursing care Providing nursing care to pregnant clients and other critical clients needing specialized care Willing and having the ability to testify competently if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Adaptability and Collaboration: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Working collaboratively and communicating professionally at all times Compassion: Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Critical Thinking and Safety: Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:  Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Comprehensive Care Nurse I minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Assessment |ÂWritten Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Lynda Hurtado Âat (714) 834-3723 or lhurtado@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Dec 14, 2017
Full Time
CRAFT SUPERVISOR I THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within OC Public Works and other agencies within the County.  CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) any day of the week and it is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Each service area deputy director is responsible for leading and managing approximately 100 positions in their respective service area. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information on OC Public Works.   THE OPPORTUNITY The Craft Supervisor I should be experienced individuals who have outstanding supervision and leadership skills and strong problem solving skills. Working knowledge and application of an experienced journeyman plumber. Qualified individuals will have knowledge of building codes and safety precautions, as well as, labor and materials costs, blueprints, and linear, area and volume measurements. Craft Supervisors assign and supervise the work of a single unit of level craft workers and helpers; coordinate with other departments and vendors; review work in progress; make changes to reduce or control costs; set performance standards and training needs; prepare performance evaluations and reports and maintains records. Some shifts may require working weekends and/or working 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES   The ideal candidate will demonstrate the related experience and knowledge required for this position. In addition, the candidate will possess the following competencies: Technical Expertise - Incumbents in this position must be able to work with and understand technical information related to the job; is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail and accuracy of work performed; ensures safe work practices; and knowledgeable of Public Works, State, and Federal safety regulations including reporting requirements. Thoroughly understand mechanics of maintaining commercial/industrial facilities and equipment. At least 10 years journeyman plumber background preferred. Leadership & Supervision - Knowledge of methods used to train craft workers; ability to supervise maintenance workers effectively and instruct subordinates in work methods and department procedures and policies; influences, motivates, guides, and directs others toward meeting business objectives, while encouraging openness, creativity, and innovation; coaches, mentors, challenges, and works collaboratively with direct reports to align professional development and goal achievement with business objectives and organizational vision. Problem Solving and Analysis - Identifies, researches, evaluates, estimates, accurately interprets, and applies technical data and policy information while using sound reasoning and logical judgment to arrive at conclusions and find alternative solutions to complex problems. Effective Communication - Effectively present thoughts, ideas, information, and messages clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing to persuade and inform audiences with competing interests and in a way that all receivers understand the communication the way that it was intended. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for further details on this classification. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment and while employed.  PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS See well enough to read fine print, blueprints, operating manual and construction drawings; see well enough to determine colors commonly used in electrical wiring, safety symbols, DOT warning labels and construction workplace signage; body mobility to access construction sites and buildings under renovation and repair; Speak and write effectively in English; tolerance to work on construction sites with dust, dirt, uneven terrain, mud, and under adverse weather conditions; tolerance to work in confined spaces and on elevated platforms; and ability to operate vehicles. Some positions may require incumbents to work inside of a detention facility and may come in contact with inmates. For some positions, candidates must pass an extensive background investigation consisting of employment history, professional references, and criminal check to the satisfaction of OC Sheriff-Coroner Department and/or OC Probation Departments. Applicants must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or as an adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation.   RECRUITMENT PROCESS  Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Situation Exercise | Skills Test (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates will be required to prepare responses to job related situations. Only the most successful candidates will move on to the next step of the recruitment process. Structured Oral Interview | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. The most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hajara Shabbir at (714)-667-9607 or hajara.shabbir@ocpw.ocgov.com  EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SUPERVISING PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II This recruitment is open to the public and will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and future Supervising Public Health Nurse II vacancies within Health Care Agency, Public Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking three (3) Supervising Public Health Nurse II within Public Health Services (PHS), Public Health Nursing Division (PHND). The PHND provides public health nursing services throughout the county in homes and community settings to individuals of all ages. During a home visit a Public Health Nurse (PHN) assesses the clients' needs and helps them to access medical and social services, provides preventive health teaching, and referrals for health care and community resources. Nurses collaborates with community organizations and groups to identify health concerns of populations, to address needs, and to provide health education and screening with goals of preventing disease and disability, promoting healthy lifestyles and assuring access to quality health services. To learn more about Public Health Nursing Division, click here. The current openings are in the following: Maternal/Infant The Maternal/Infant program provides nursing case management and health education services to pregnant and parenting teens, women and their infants, and medically high-risk newborns. The SPHN II assigned to this program will co-lead the Maternal/Infant unit in partnership with another SPHN II, and provides direct supervision to approximately ten (10) clinical staff which consist of Public Health Nurses (PHN"s) and a Community Health Assistants (CHA's). The SPHN II assigned to this program will also be responsible for program planning, providing leadership, support, and training to staff, maintaining nursing standards of care, evaluating the work of PHN's, and ensuring compliance with grants and reporting requirements. California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) The CalWORKS program provides case management services to eligible participants in the CalWORKS Welfare to Work (WTW) program. The SPHN II assigned to this program will be supervising approximately ten (10) PHN's, overseeing daily program activities, advising PHN's on case management issues, making home visits with PHN's, performing record reviews, and signing off client's records when they are closed. The SPHN II will also be collaborating with a CalWORKS liaison regarding program objectives and needs, assessing and analyzing statistical data generated on a monthly basis, and submitting a monthly report to County of Orange, Social Services Agency (SSA). Referral/Outreach and Training The SPHN II assigned to this program will be responsible for centralizing and coordinating the processing of referrals, coordinating student assignments, providing and coordinating PHN's training, conducting community outreach, and providing immediate nursing intervention for referrals requiring an urgent response. For additional duties of the Supervising Public Health Nurse II click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Nursing or related discipline and six (6) or more years of experience as a Public Health Nurse or experience as a supervisor demonstrating all of the following: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge of: Having knowledge of maternal, infant, family, and adult health case management Understanding of County, State, and Federal resources Having knowledge of chronic diseases for adults and children Working with high-risk populations, e.g. conditions that require multiple medical coordination, clients with behavioral health problems and substance abuse issues Having basic knowledge of Targeted Case Management and Children and Families Commission of Orange County grant goals and funding requirements Understanding and applying of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Having familiarity of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Leadership/Supervision: Supervising clinical staff and/or leading a team of clinical staff Working collaboratively with Human Resource Services for training, performance evaluations, addressing performance issues, hiring, and retention of nursing staff Maintaining standards of Public Health Nursing and ensuring that services rendered are in compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and establish policies, procedures and protocols of HCA, PHS, and PHND Mentoring PHND staff and nursing students Communication and Collaboration: Communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Participating in, and representing the PHND on committees and subcommittees within the County and/or the community Analytical and Critical Thinking: Analyzing and recommending revisions to program policies, procedures and protocols, to ensure compliance with State requirements and legal mandates Conducting ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of services and initiating improvements by directing staff in continuous efforts to improve quality, productivity, and effectiveness Adapting to changes according to the changing needs of the populations served and County operations Determining and improving resolutions to client-related issues MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Supervising Public Health Nurse II minimum qualifications click here. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Physical Characteristics: Must have the body mobility to walk, climb stairs, reach, bend, twist, reach overhead and stoop; stamina to sit for a prolonged period of time (up to one hour); strength to lift and carry or push and pull objects such as boxes of nursing supplies or audiovisual equipment, which may weigh up to 25 lb.; manual dexterity to grasp, manipulate / operate small objects and precision instruments such as, but not limited to, giving injections without limitations or restrictions and taking pulse and blood pressure readings; fine motor skills and fine touch to palpate and discern skin induration and rashes; vision sufficient to read thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications, and the bevel of a needle; hearing for normal conversations and auscultation using a stethoscope; ability to work in diverse environments; and the ability to drive a car. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in clinic environment; wear protective equipment/clothing as required by protocol; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings, weekends and/or holidays. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
FACILITIES MECHANIC  THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC   The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Facilities Mechanic positions within several County of Orange agencies, including OC Public Works, Social Services Agency, OC Sheriff and John Wayne Airport. DEADLINE TO APPLY:  This recruitment will be conducted on a continuousÂbasis or until the needs of the County of Orange are met. QualifiedÂapplicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job bulletin may close at any time. To learn more about the County of Orange, click here .  THE OPPORTUNITY  The Facilities Mechanic is a multi-trade position responsible for the general maintenance of electrical systems, air conditioning units, buildings, and plumbing systems. ÂIncumbents in these positions generally work independently and with minimal supervision. ÂThe Facilities Mechanic will be responsible for: Troubleshooting electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, mechanical or other systems and perform minor to moderate repairs. Testing electrical circuitry, appliances and equipment for malfunctions and diagnosing the cause of failure. Replace worn parts if necessary. Detecting and locating leaks, blockages and other issues in plumbing systems. Replace valves, pipelines, faucets, fixtures and remove blockages. Perform preventive maintenance, diagnose issues and perform minor repairs on air conditioning units. Performing minor carpentry duties, such as repairs to doors, and installing related hardware. Assisting journey-level tradespersons, such as plumbers, AC mechanics and electricians,Âwith more complex and time-consuming repairs and maintenance projects. Work in close proximity to inmates (if assigned to a jail facility).  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will demonstrate related education, experience and training that developed the job knowledge and abilities listed in the job announcement as they relate to facility maintenance in a commercial, institutional and industrial setting. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess the following core competencies:  TECHNICAL EXPERTISE  The ability to demonstrate general of knowledge and skill in a functional specialty and remain current in the area of electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, mechanical, carpentry and related repairs. Methods, tools, and materials of the various buildingÂtrades in commercial, institutional and industrial settings. Knowledge of codes pertinent to the repair of buildings, building facilities, and related equipment. Performs a variety of building maintenance and repair work in the electrical, mechanical, carpentry, and plumbing trades. Skillfully use standard hand and power tools of a variety of building trades. Diagnose the cause of electrical, mechanical, and structural problems and determine appropriate course of action. Make safe, skillful repairs to electrical and mechanical systems and structural facilities; adjust rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution. Proficient with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Ability to work positively and effectively to resolve issues and encourage collaboration. Ability to represent the organization effectively and communicate articulately. Maintain cooperative relationships and deal tactfully within and across organizational lines. Maintain positive and professional response during all work periods. Deliver technical and conceptual information clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing. ANALYTICAL SKILLS Ability to use sound reasoning skills to identify and analyze problems by gathering relevant information and considering a broad range of issues related to facilities and maintenance.  Click here to view the complete classification description for Facilities Mechanic.  PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS  Incumbents must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting/carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds; be confined to small spaces; climb ladders, scaffolding and poles; independentÂbody mobility to stand, walk, crawl, stoop, bend, pull, or push; identify and distinguish colors; manual dexterity to keyboard; operate power tools or other machinery that may be potentially hazardous; pass as initial asbestos physical examination and subsequent periodic examination in order to be issued and utilize a respirator. Work outside in all types of weather conditions and have occasional controlled contact with potentially harmful chemical or biological agents. Work around high voltage systems.  RECRUITMENT PROCESS  Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via e-mail of their status in process.  Performance Examination | Performance Test (Weight 100%): Applicant will be evaluated based on practical job exercises designed to assess the applicant's qualifications for the job.  Based on the County of Orange's needs, the recruitment process listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Zachary GutierrezÂat (714) 667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full Time
HOUSING SPECIALIST I OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and futureÂHousing SpecialistÂIÂpositions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classification. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be closing at 11:59pm PST on Friday,ÂMarch 9, 2018. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR) On March 18, 2008, the Board of Supervisors approved the creation of OC Community Resources, made up of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, Housing & Community Development/Homeless Prevention, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. Click here for more information.  ORANGE COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY (OCHA) The Orange County Housing Authority Âis a division of Orange County CommunityÂResources that administersÂrental assistanceÂprograms. THE OPPORTUNITY The Housing Specialist I is a trainee class in the Housing Specialist series.ÂIncumbents learn to perform a variety of office and/or field duties involved in providing housing assistance to low income households under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Choice Voucher Program (and similar subsidized housing programs). The OC Housing Authority(OCHA) is divided among the following sections: Residency (Occupancy) Section : In compliance with federal regulations and local policy, staff in this section coordinate opening of theÂwaiting list, verify preference status, determine initial and ongoing eligibility, conduct program briefings, calculate potential rentÂpayments, issue housing choice vouchers, refer potential program abuse for investigation, and execute repayment agreements. Housing (Leasing/Inspection) Section : In compliance with federal regulations and local policy, staff assigned to this section are responsible for conducting all initial and biennial housing inspections of assisted units to determine compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Quality Standards (HQS). They must also determine rent reasonableness, negotiate and approve rent amounts, calculate housing assistance payments (HAP), execute HAP contracts with landlords at a professional level; and promote Orange County Housing Authority rental assistance programs in an effort to generate landlord interest and participation. Individual will have the opportunity to work independently, exercise good judgment, mediate tenant-landlord disputes, refer cases of suspected program abuse for investigation, and perform other related duties as assigned. This position requires the operation of a vehicle in order to conduct field work. Special Housing Programs: Staff in this section implement and administer specialized programs and functions, including, but not limited to: Family Self Sufficiency, Family Unification, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing, and Non-Elderly Disabled Housing. In compliance with federal regulations and local policy, staff also perform similar tasks as the Occupancy and Leasing Sections referenced above. Administration: Staff in this section manage operational functions, administer the Continuum of Care Permanent Supportive HousingÂProgram, and oversee program integrity. Minimum Qualifications, Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions  Click here for complete classification description for Housing Specialist I. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, those who meet the desirable qualifications will be referred to an Application Appraisal Panel. Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Candidates who successfully meet the desirable qualifications will be invited to participate in an oral interview. These candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nicole Cove at (714) 480-2731 or nicole.cove@occr.ocgov.com  EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 3/9/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
DEPUTY DIVISION DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL & RESEARCH SERVICES (Administrative Manager III) This recruitment is open to the public . This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:59PM (PST) . Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager III positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY Administering a number of human services programs, the County of Orange , Social Services Agency (SSA) is comprised of four business divisions and over 4,400 dedicated employees, providing human services to an average of one-fourth of all Orange County residents. SSA operates under the policy direction of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the California Health and Human Services Agency. SSA is responsible for planning, implementing and operating many of the social services programs provided by the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY The Social Services Agency (SSA) is seeking an experienced Deputy Division Director (Administrative Manager III) with governmental finance expertise to oversee its Financial & Research section. The position ensures appropriate fiscal management and operational integrity of the Agency through budgeting, financial monitoring, strategic financial planning, fiscal analysis and appropriate interfaces between the County financial systems and the county's eligibility and welfare system (CalWIN). In addition, this section is responsible for caseload projection, trend analysis and other research projects that help the agency identify resource needs as well as developing policies and practices. Other duties include, but are not limited to: Provide analytical support necessary to secure appropriate financial, personnel, and material resources for agency-approved program and operations Provide administrative interface with Contract & Procurement, Human Resources, Facilities, Information Technology, Accounting, and other Agency Administration units Provide financial analysis, research studies and recommendations to all four divisions as it relates to programmatic or operational changes Maintain appropriate interfaces between different State and local systems to ensure benefit payments to customers Work closely with other county departments including Auditor-Controller, County Executive Office (CEO) Budget Office and represents SSA in financial discussions with other departments or as part of employee labor negotiations Actively participate and represent Orange County's interests in regional and statewide professional organizations including County Welfare Directors Association This Deputy Division Director position will provide direct oversight and direction over a section whose focus is on developing, managing and making recommendations to department executives and other county stakeholders over a budget of $900 million, including $384 million in salaries and employee benefits for approximately 4,400 positions, $301 million in direct assistance payments to customers, and $209 million in other operational expenditures. SSA revenues are approximately $850 million which includes diverse funding streams comprised of Federal, State and grant revenues. The successful candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision of three Administrative Manager II positions and approximately 30 professional and technical positions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in finance/accounting, public administration, social services, or in a related field and will be a seasoned manager with extensive governmental finance experience that has a firm understanding of local government finances. In addition, the ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership and management skills; demonstrate the ability to manage complex issues; conduct complex financial analyses; collaboratively resolve conflict and achieve time-sensitive results; exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate proven success in making sound business decisions, working with all levels of staff, and partnering with other government and professional entities, businesses and the public. Moreover, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Understanding and applying of financial/budgeting social services program funding mechanisms related to complex and diverse Federal, State and County revenue sources Understanding and applying principles and practices of County budget administration and analysis, including preparing, justifying, implementing, and monitoring budgets Planning for ongoing operations and capital improvements with associated analysis of appropriate and available funding sources for such activities Developing strategic financial plans for both short and long-term fiscal performance and modeling to analyze future anticipated funding changes due to budgetary impacts or new legislative requirements Creating and updating detailed Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, records and reports with high level of accuracy as well as utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Leadership | Supervisory Skills Performing effectively under pressure of competing deadlines and priorities as well as policy and resource constraints Evaluating political issues to work collaboratively with government officials, organizational partners and public stakeholders in responding to new challenges Maintaining a high level of integrity and credibility while developing strategies for efficient and effective programs and completing projects in a timely, fiscally responsible and innovative manner Demonstrating proficiency at having difficult conversations with all levels of staff and have the courage to address performance issues Strategic Planning | Problem Solving & Analytical Skills Anticipating and/or quickly responding to rapidly changing program mandates, organizational changes and/or budget priorities Utilizing data and research to make operational decisions and/or making thoughtful and deliberating recommendations to executive stakeholders Developing actionable plan based on resource requirements and budgetary constraints Managing projects and large processes to ensure completion of tasks in a manner that is timely, accurately and of the utmost quality Results Oriented Meeting all deadlines while still allowing sufficient time for executive review and comments Achieving measureable and timely results under both internal and external deadlines Ensuring work products have minimal errors and is presented in such a way that is easily understood by end users Making decisions fairly and consistently in order to foster a supportive work environment that is aligned with the Agency's values Effective Communication | Interpersonal & Relationship Building Skills Presenting complex financial and data-driven information verbally and in writing to address operational issues, performance standards, and/or policy and financial analyses Championing customer service and satisfaction, ensuring responsiveness to inquiries and/or complaints from both internal and external stakeholders Actively participating and speaking in group settings at all levels of the organization, including the Executive Management Team, County Executive Office, and Board of Supervisors Representing County and Departmental interests by actively participating in regional and statewide workgroups Engaging and collaborating with external partners and professional organizations such as County Welfare Directors Association Developing materials and briefing papers that that will be utilized by executive stakeholders Facilitating the understanding and utilization of financial and statistical data in the decision making process Promoting greater awareness and involvement of program staff in the budget process MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications as well as the physical and mental requirements and the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager III classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified applicants. After screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview | SOI (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Alan Aguirre at (714) 245-6111 or Alan.Aguirre@ssa.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 12, 2018
Full Time
PRODUCTION AND DESIGN MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER I) This recruitment is Open to the Public andÂwill close on Monday, March 5th 2018 at 11:59 PM (PST) This recruitmentÂwill establish an eligible list for an immediate vacancy for the Registrar of Voters . This eligible list may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  The County of Orange , Registrar of Voters (ROV) Âis aÂnationallyÂrecognized and award winning agency, responsible for conducting elections, verifying petitions, and maintaining voter records in the County of Orange. The Publishing Services Department, a division of the Registrar of Voters, serves the critical printing, copying and bindery needs of the ROV. The production facility, located at 1300 South Grand Avenue in Santa Ana, is certified by the Secretary of State for the printing of election ballots and is responsible for printing over three million vote by mail ballots each election. In addition to supporting the election printing needs of the ROV, the Publishing Services Department also supports the printing needs of departments such as Social Services, Health Care, Probation, Sheriff, Clerk Recorder, County Executive Office, etc., as well as local cities and municipalities. THE OPPORTUNITY The Production and Design Manager (Administrative ManagerÂI)Âis responsible for handling complex prepress and print projects as well as designing and manipulating graphicsÂfor offset and digital printing. The position is also tasked withÂweb-site design and maintenance through the use of a CMS and basic HTML. Additional core responsibilities includeÂparticipating in the managerial functionsÂofÂthe department and providing back-up shop production support in the absence of the assigned Administrative ManagerÂII. Additional responsibilities of the Production and Design Manager will include, but are notÂlimited to: Manage and supervise, train, evaluate and developÂPrinting and Graphics staff on new technologies and processes Make sound business decisions based on limited, complex, or contradicting information Work in a team environment to resolve difficult program and project issues Make recommendations to the Printing and Graphics Manager, Operations Manager, and Department Head for suggested modifications in work assignments and departmental procedures Provide communication and direction to the Printing and Graphics team Work directly with the procurement team to solve complex buying issues for the Printing and Graphic team Create policy and procedures as necessary to ensure accuracy Use advanced publishing and design software; prepare files for digital printers, offset presses and web sites, assist with production utilizing knowledge and hands on experience related to digital printing and large format equipment Be able to speak and write clearly and concisely to communicate information; comprehend written technical material and concepts; effectively discuss assignments with others; and consult with individuals/departments/community groups to clarify job specifications Provide support to the agency as needed DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and/or have completed relevant college level education or training towards a degree or certificate in print production, digital media/graphics communication or graphics/web design In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate at least two (2) or more years of experience directly related to the following competencies: LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION: Providing administrative oversight and evaluating staff work and performance Managing conflict & building high-performance teams PRINTING, GRAPHICS AND WEBSITE EXPERIENCE: Pre-flighting customer files for offset or digital printing Creating/designing projects and jobs for offset and digital printing Creating/designing graphic files for Website use Coding basic HTML for Websites Maintaining assigned Websites through the use of CMS ORGANIZATION AND PLANNING: Being ableÂto workÂindependently and managing time wisely and effectively to prioritize multiple andÂcompeting tasks and/or goals Assign work to team membersÂand monitor progress and evaluate team project outcomes Anticipating and meeting the needs of departmentalÂbusiness objectives PROBLEM SOLVING: ÂMakes quality decisions with information available Identifies areas for improvement and seeks creative solutions Uses tactical and business planning methods to achieve results EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Respond quickly, courteously, and proficient to various levels of the organization Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing while using appropriate grammar, punctuation, word use and spelling RESULTS ORIENTED: Being effective in maintaining appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishment Being motivated by achievement, which persists until the team goalsÂare reached Conveying sense of urgency to make things happen Maintaining quality control processes to ensure every job is done on time and at high quality and are billed accurately MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete Minimum Qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements,Âand Environmental and Working ConditionsÂfor the Administrative Manager I classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Screening Â(Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. (Please note: Official/ Unofficial Transcripts MUST be attached in order to show proof ofÂBachelor's degree or relevant college level education or training towards a degree or certificate in print production, digital media/graphics communication or graphics/web design.) Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Review (Refer/Non-Refer) An Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application, supplemental questionnaire, and resumes for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Please Note: The information you provide on your application and/or response to the supplemental questions may be used as a scoring device, so please be thorough and complete in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION : Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardizeÂyour status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com"and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at http://www.governmentjobs.com FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: ÂClick here Âfor additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Ivonne Nunez at (714) 347-8385 or inunez@css.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 3/5/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 12, 2018
Full Time
 RECRUITMENT SERVICES MANAGER (Administrative Manager II)  This recruitment is  open to the public  on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. ÂApplication deadline for first consideration is Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.   This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill the immediate vacancyÂwithin theÂRecruitment Services Division of the Human Resource Services Department.ÂThe resulting eligible list may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES  The mission of Human Resource Services (HRS) is to attract, retain, and develop a highly skilled and competent workforce so that County agencies/departments can provide outstanding services to their customers. HRS provides human resource services to County departments, in support of each department's mission and commitment to serving the citizens of Orange County. THE OPPORTUNITY Human Resource Services (HRS) is seeking a vibrant, energetic, highly talented recruiting leader with strong experience in public sector recruiting and managing a large team. This individual will know how to mentor, execute creative ideas, and guide a team of recruiters while also working closely with Countywide leaders to develop and implement sound recruiting strategies and best practices. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide variety of activities such as: Leading the Countywide Recruitment Program Overseeing the process and implementation of recruitment innovations Ensuring the recruiting team is achieving milestones and managing metrics accordingly Providing innovative solutions to drive our hiring to meet the County's business objectives Providing mentorship, guidance, and career development to the team CreatingÂcutting edgeÂrecruiting outreach strategies, including oversightÂof the utilization of social media and community partnerships Ensuring recruitment and selection processes are followed per the County's Recruitment Rules and in compliance with merit system principles Handling recruitments for hard-to-fill or executive level positions Researching and analyzing information to respond to recruitment challenges, complaints, and/or audits as well as preparing written responses Taking the lead on countywide projects and initiatives as a result of legislative or process improvement changes Serving as a resource to department heads, executives, and elected officials on recruitment related issues Collaborating with Satellite HR Team Managers to ensure consistency in recruitment strategies and practice across a geographically dispersed team. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES Qualified candidates will typically possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or other related field and over four (4) years of significant professional human resources experience, including at least two (2) years equivalent to a County of Orange, Human Resources, Administrative Manager I or two years public sector experience as a recruitment manager with responsibility for leading a recruitment team . In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in the following key competencies: HUMAN RESOURCES KNOWLEDGE | RECRUITMENT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE: Understanding and applying government codes and/or state or federal laws as they relate to government recruitment and selection practices. Demonstrated ability to apply principles and practices of human resources programs (e.g. recruitment program), best practices and trends of recruiting, and proactively plan for emerging issues in the organization. COMMUNICATION: Outstanding skills in both oralÂand written communications. Includes the ability to address a variety of audiences including elected officials, executive management, team members, employees, and applicants. Demonstrated ability to compose concise written reports, with excellent grammar. COLLABORATION: Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, establish andÂmaintain strong working relationships across an organization, and build partnerships with other public entities. Ability to think and work with a creative, forward-thinking approach. CHANGE MANAGEMENT: ÂDemonstratedÂability to plan,Âmanage, and implement change. ExperienceÂin predictingÂthe impacts of upcoming changes including theÂpotential setÂbacks andÂsetting theÂnavigation course for the team. STRATEGIC PLANNING :ÂApplied experience in using project management skills to identify appropriate alternatives to reach effective solutions, while aligning HRS policies and programs to the organization's mission and business objectives; maintaining awareness ofÂorganizational structures and management styles; and building strong customer orientation through anticipating and meeting customer needs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to learn about the minimum qualifications including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager II classification.  PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who mayÂhave a disability to identify areas in which they may request reasonableÂaccommodation. Click here for a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. To request an accommodation during the testing/selection process or if you have any questions, please contact the recruiter, see contact information below. SELECTION PROCESS Human Resource ServicesÂ|ÂApplication ScreeningÂ(Refer/Non-Refer) Your application must emphasize all the areas in which you have demonstratedÂexperience and documented accomplishments in the specific competencies relatedÂto the position, as they will be screened to identify the most qualifiedÂcandidates. Responses to the requested supplemental questions are required asÂpart of your application packet. Candidates whose materials demonstrate they meet the desirable qualifications, will be invited to participate in additional steps in the selection process. Structured Oral Interview (SOI)  (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. The results of the Oral Interview will determine whether an applicant will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in your application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Kathryn Singh at 714-834-6199 or Kathryn.Singh@ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Full Time
Affordable Housing Development Administrator (Administrative Manager I) This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within The County of Orange. The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment will be advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain openÂon a continuous basis until the needs of the hiring department have been met. All applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this bulletin can close at any time.  County of Orange, Housing Authority The County of Orange , HousingÂ& Community Development & Homeless Prevention Â(HCD/HP)Âis a division of Orange County CommunityÂResources that administers affordable housing, community development, housing authority and homeless prevention programs. THE OPPORTUNITY: Orange County Housing & Community Development & Homeless Prevention is seeking a person with strong project management skills and experience that can be applied to managing complex development projects and affordable housing-related programs. This position is a pivotal and supervisory management position, with a high degree of responsibility to ensure that all available County and private resources are used efficiently and effectively to create viable affordable housing opportunities. This position reports to theÂAffordable Housing DevelopmentÂManager as a key member of a small and interactive professional team. While the concept of a team is vital, the position is also required to be able to independently operate and initiate in order to complete multiple tasks. This position helps to plan, review, analyze, and develop funding recommendations and policies for a wide variety ofÂaffordable housing developments. Under direction, it plays a lead role in administering the fundingÂfor affordable housingÂprojects and programs. This includes working with developers, lenders, public agencies, and County of Orange departments and commissions, through all stages of development from initial approvals/commitments through completion. The ability to present forthright and factual information before committees, commissions, department management, and the Orange County Board of Supervisors in a professionalÂand responsible manner is a highly desirable trait for this position. Under minimal supervision, the successful candidate will develop, secure, analyze, and recommend financing for the development of complex affordable rental housing, including new construction and rehabilitation; review requests for funding; conduct feasibility analysis; negotiate loan terms and conditions; present staff recommendations for financing approvals; review and monitor the loan development process; provide project management expertise and technical assistance in complexÂfunding/closing loans; conduct housing policy analysis and recommend housing policies/programs; develop and review contracts for approval by department management; and do other related work as required. Other major responsibilities include administration of the County's AffordableÂRental Housing and/orÂPermanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding AvailableÂ(NOFA), and homeownership programÂand participation in formulating policies/processes for financing procedures, program development, compliance, and monitoring. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy,ÂFinance, Business Administration, Economics, Political Science, Urban Planning,Âor other related field andÂhave five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of affordable housing and/or community development, or policy and affordable housing/community development finance. Knowledge in Federal, State, and Local funds related to the development of affordable housing programs is key in success in this role. Education in a relatedÂfield may be able to substitute for someÂof the required experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated expertise in the following competencies:  Technical | Project Management Understands federal, state and/or conventional financing programs applicable to relocation, rehabilitation, redevelopment and/or new construction of affordable housing and or permanent supportive housing; Implements methods, techniques and procedures involved in preparing, negotiating and processing funding applications for affordable housing development; Creates and maintains affordableÂhousing and community development policy Manages complex projects, including underwriting, feasibility analysis, and negotiation of loan terms and conditions Prepares and analyzes financial pro forma's with varying degrees of complexity Interpersonal Communication | Relationship Building Demonstrates skill and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Negotiates and works with diverse populations and different constituency groups with diverging interests to achieve a shared understanding and commonality of purpose Oral | Written Communication Prepares and conducts public presentations and clear and concise reports and recommendations Prepares and presents written reports and recommendations concisely, logically and convincingly Communicates professionally in confrontational situations Works as a team member with a positive, forward focused attitude Supervision | Leadership Leads and creates a team with a strong customer service focus and excellent organizational skills Attracts, leads, and develops employees to benefit their teams and their career goals Provides structure to a team with tools and processes to achieve best practices Performs supervisory tasks related to performance and talent management, training and staff development, and creates and maintains succession plans  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for information regarding the completeÂclassification description, including minimum qualifications, for Administrative Manager I. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications toÂidentify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs ofÂthe County of Orange. After the initial screening, those who meet the desirable qualifications will be referred on toÂan Application Appraisal Panel. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) AÂpanelÂof job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Oral InterviewÂ(Weighted 100%) | Technical Communication Skills Assessment Candidates whoÂhave met the desirable qualificationsÂas outlined within the job bulletin will be invited to participate in an oral interview. These candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications forÂthe job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List:  Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred toÂa selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Cara Morin at 714-480-2821 or e-mail cara.morin@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 08, 2018
Full Time
DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Administrative Manager III)  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current vacancies at OC Public Works. This eligible list may also be used to fill future vacancies within other County agencies or similar/lower level classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment will remain posted on a continuous basis, at a minimum of five (5) business days. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Deadline for first round of consideration is Friday, February 16, 2018. THE OPPORTUNITIES The Director of Administrative Services for OC Public Works will be responsible for the oversight, direction and support of OC Public Works administrative functions with a budget of $599 million and over 900 employees. The position will be responsible for direct supervision of four Administrative Manager IIs, Financial Services, Procurement Services, Business Services and Centralized Quality Assurance, and dotted line supervision of the OC Public Works' Accounting Administrative Manager III and OC Information Technology Services Administrative Manager III. Click here Âfor information about the County of Orange. THE IDEAL CANDIDATES The ideal candidatesÂwill possess at least three years of experience performing at the level of an Administrative/Program Manager II/III or equivalent within a substantially large and complex organization, such as a Public Works or other governmental agency. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will have exceptional leadership and management skills; demonstrate the ability to manage complex issues; conduct complex financial analysis; collaboratively resolve conflict and achieve time-sensitive results; exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate proven success in making sound business decisions, working with all levels of staff, and partnering with other government entities, businesses and the public. Professional Technical Applying current cost accounting, regulatory and procedural practices in managing Finance, Budget and Procurement functions. Negotiating effective agreements and providing ongoing management of such agreements. Completion of specialized and/or leadership training specific to enhancing skills for supervisingÂand/or managing programs Measuring performing against key operational and financial targets/goals Leadership Leading a high performance, results oriented team to implement organizational goals while balancing competing needs and objectives Ability to evaluate political issues to work collaboratively with government officials, organizational partners and public stakeholders in responding to new challenges Maintain a high level of integrity and credibility while developing strategies for efficient and effective programs and completing projects in a timely, fiscally responsible and innovative manner Supervising various levels of managerial, supervisory, technical, and support staff and managing personnel issues. Strategic Planning Planning and leading the execution of challenging projects to ensure that projects are resourced, budgeted, scheduled, planned, and implemented in a timely manner Interpreting and analyzing complex data to identify critical issues Design and implementation of business process improvements and/or policy directions to enhance service delivery, productivity, and use of resources. Effective Communication Presentation of complex information verbally and in writing to address operational issues, performance standards, and/or policy and financial analysis Champion of customer service and satisfactionÂand responsivenessÂto inquires and/or complaints Able to actively participate and speak in group settings at all levels of the organization, including the Executive Management Team and Board of Supervisors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here Âto learn about the minimum qualifications, including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager III classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services  |  Application Screening  (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for qualifications that meet minimum qualifications, are highly desirable, and are most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (QAP)  |  Structured Oral Interview  (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information or questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Melanie Ramos at 714.667.9609 or at melanie.ramos@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
DEPUTY PROBATIONÂOFFICER II Â(Inter-County Transfer)  This recruitment is only open to Deputy Probation Officer II incumbents or employees who have worked in comparable classifications in a California county. The deadline to apply : This recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Deputy Probation Officer IIÂpositions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications.  THE OPPORTUNITY The Deputy Probation Officer II is a fully experienced journey-level worker responsible for conducting probation presentence investigations for the courts and/or doing field supervision of adult and/or juvenile probationers. An appointee must be willing to work in a variety of assignments and could be assigned to a specialized Field Unit where staff may be authorized to qualify and carry a firearm for certain aspects of their job duties. To qualify for appointment to a position, an applicant must : be fully trained as a Deputy Probation Officer as mandated by California's Board of State and Community Corrections, which includes Basic Probation Officer Core (BPOC) and 832 (Peace Officer Arrest Powers) Training have a minimum of six months experience performing county probation field investigative or field supervision work in the state of California meet State of California requirements for appointment to a peace officer position have less than a three-year break in such service on the date of appointment to an Orange County position if not currently employed as a journey-level county field deputy probation officer in the State of California. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must have successfully completed any training required under the California Penal Code and regulations of the California Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission and California's Board of State and Community Corrections. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The idealÂapplicant will possess extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following competencies:  Technical/Professional Knowledge Understand human behavior as it relates to the supervision of staff, adultsÂand/or youth Recognize and understand the laws, policies and procedures pertaining to working with youth Lead, initiate, and implement cognitive behavioral therapy through programs, activities, and trainings for clients and clients families/friendsÂto better develop their interactions with each other and society  Building Trust I Adaptability Interact with peers, clients andÂstaff in a way that gives them confidence in one's motives and representations and those of the organization Seen as direct and truthful; keep confidences, promises and commitments, and observe principles set forth in Code of Ethics Adapt well to changes in assignments and priorities Adapt behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles Approach change positively and adjust behaviors accordingly  Work Standards I Planning and Organizing Set high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one's self Display a high level of effort and commitment toward completing assignments in a timely manner Work with minimal supervision Motivated to achieve goals and assignments Organize work, set priorities, and determine resources requirements Determine necessary sequence of activities needed to achieve goals  Oral/Written Communication Build consensus amongst diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives Provide information in clear, organized, and a timely manner and varies style and tone to fit the purpose and audience Demonstrate professionalism, diplomacy and tact when interacting with both internal and external stakeholders, collaborative partners, law enforcement, and the Court Prepare and produce written reports and evaluations Clearly convey and receive information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Deputy Probation Officer II classification. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, WORKING CONDITIONS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Click here to learn more about the special requirements for theÂDeputy ProbationÂOfficer II classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Structured Oral Interview (SOI) Â| (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact George Menendez at (714) 645-7035 or George.Menendez@prob.ocgov.com .  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Feb 01, 2018
Full Time
Director of Workforce Development (Administrative Manager III) This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within The County of Orange. The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. The deadline to apply for this positionÂwill beÂto Wednesday,ÂFebruary 28,Â2018 at 11:59PM (PST).  ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY INVESTMENT DIVISION: The County of Orange , Community Investment Division serves as the administrative support to the Orange County Development Board (OCDB) and is primarily responsible for administering programs and activities of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Orange County. The WIOA assists individuals who are employed, unemployed and underemployed, to increase their self-sufficiency and/or improve their ability to meet the demands of Orange County businesses and employers. Through WIOA, Community Investment Division (CID)Âseeks to meet the needs of businesses and employers by offering programs and services that focus on recruiting, training, and retraining valued employees. CIDÂalso servesÂon the county's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) committee. CEDS is responsible for a five-year plan for lowering unemployment, reducing poverty, and sustainable growth in our communities through strategic planning for economic development county-wide. The Community Investment Division also administers various grant-funded programs. The Domestic Violence Program serves victims of domestic violence and their children in need of shelter. The Dispute Resolution Program serves individuals seeking mediation as an alternative to litigation. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Director of Workforce Development is responsible for providing leadership, guidance and technical expertise in the area of countywide workforce development. This position emphasizes development and implementation of employment training programs; sustains community involved at the federal, state, and local level; and ensures program compliance with all legislation and regulations, particularly those related to WIOA. The Director also serves as chief staff to the OCDB; interfaces with the OCDB Chair; advises and informs the OCDB about national, state, and local developments affecting WIOA and local workforce development; andÂinterfaces between the OCDB and the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The DirectorÂof Workforce DevelopmentÂwill have oversight over CID program support areas, which provide support and resources to all OC Community Services programs, as well. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in PublicÂAdministration, Business Administration, Finance, AccountingÂor a closely related fieldÂand/or have greater thanÂthree (3) years of progressively responsible experience in designing and implementing employment training programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) or Workforce Innovation Act (WIA).ÂÂTheÂideal candidate will alsoÂdemonstrate extensive experience managingÂhigh-dollar grants and contracts and managing/maintaining multiple funding sources in respect toÂthose contracts and grants. This experience should include exhibiting exceptional leadership skills and directing the development of policy, procedures, oversight and recordkeeping systems. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be knowledgeable and skilled in the principles and techniques of supervision, personnel management, human resource planning, staffing and policy development and implementation, as well as, the dynamics of political, community, and committee processes and development, maintenance, and enhancement of employment services delivery through career centers.  In addition, the ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated expertise in the following competencies: Technical | Workforce Development Working in collaboration with OCDB, One-Stop System Partners or similar to plan workforce development strategies and goals for improvement Designing and implementing a strategic plan that includes building an effective team and continuous updates and improvement processes Forecasting demands, facilitating project delivery and addressing escalations and outstanding projects and relationship issues Training and development by ensuring appropriate training is provided to program staff and service providers Coordinating data quality assurance in order to address findings, trends and data related activities Assisting in identifying and securing opportunities to diversify funding streams and, when designated, overseeing the development and implementation of new programs Developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder satisfaction Managing workforce development programs, including grant and funding management and maintaining multi-million dollar funding streamsÂwith variable sources Interpersonal Communication | Relationship Building Forming partnerships with internal and external clients toÂcreate productive working relationships Collaborating with various stakeholders including internal/external clients, and also various departments/agencies throughout the organization Developing and implementing stakeholder communication strategies, managing stakeholder satisfaction projects, forums, meetings, and special events Representing a government agency at local, regional, or state conferences and functions informally or through participation in associations, forums, or conferences Problem Solving | Analysis Solving problems effectively through strong analytical skills Negotiating and persuading stakeholders utilizing strong business acumen Coordinating analysis of required performance measures and preparing negotiation responses for programs for state and federal consideration Addressing compliance and performance matters as related to WIOA programs and fostering program development growth Analyzing program performance outcomes and expenditure rates Supervision | Leadership Leading and creating a team with a strong customer service focus and excellent organizational skills Attracting, leading, and developing employees to benefit their teams and their career goals Providing oversight related to organizational and professional development of staff related to leadership development, management development and organizational effectiveness and productivity Providing structure to a team with tools and processes to achieve best practices Performing supervisory tasks related to performance and talent management, training and staff development, and creating and maintaining succession plans  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for information regarding the completeÂclassification description, including minimum qualifications, for Administrative Manager III. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications toÂidentify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs ofÂThe County of Orange. After the initial screening, those who meet the desirable qualifications will be referred on toÂan Oral Interview. Oral InterviewÂ(Weighted 100%) | Technical Communication Skills Assessment Candidates whoÂhave met the desirable qualificationsÂas outlined within the job bulletin will be invited to participate in an oral interview. These candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications forÂthe job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List:  Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred toÂa selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For additional information regarding this recruitment, please contact Cara Morin at (714) 480-2821 or cara.morin@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jan 31, 2018
Full Time
SURVEYOR II THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: This recruitment is being held to establish open eligible lists to fill current and future openings for Surveyor II positions. The resulting lists may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. This recruitment will be conducted on a continuous basis or until the needs of the County of Orange are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job bulletin may close at any time.  OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Click here for more information about OC Public Works . To learn more about the County of Orange, click here .  THE OPPORTUNITY  This Surveyor II ÂpositionÂperforms complex surveying tasks including map preparation, boundary analysis, researching historical and official records, and providing resolution to boundary issues and discrepancies. The position is assigned to the Boundary Analysis & Map Checking unit within the OC Survey Field Office. Surveyor II's assist in transforming the data collected by our field crews into deliverable products for our many clients and stakeholders. While the position is assigned to the field office, the vast majority of the work takes place within the office. DESIRABLE CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Extensive experience and knowledge in surveying practices and techniques. Knowledge of principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations regarding mapping and surveying practices (such as the Professional Land Surveyors Act) and boundary locations. Reading and interpreting civil engineering plans, maps, specifications, legal descriptions, survey field data and survey records. Perform difficult mathematical calculations and make precise surveying measurements. Use and application of surveying-related software, including but not limited to AutoCAD, GIS programs and others. ANALYSIS & PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to perform difficult and complex survey calculations and precise surveying measurements. Perform data analysis using the principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry.  COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineers, outside agencies, contractors, and other surveyors. Ability to convey findings to others, including co-workers and managers in a clear and concise manner. Ability to compose and prepare technical reports and correspondence. Provide guidance to junior level staff including Surveyor I's.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Surveyor II .  REQUIRED LICENSE  Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment.  RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Written Exam : Candidates will be required to take a proctored written exam consisting of job-related multiple-choice questions. Only the most successful candidates will move on to the next assessment.  Structured Oral Interview : Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email Âis the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here Âfor additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Zachary Gutierrez Âat (714) 667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jan 20, 2018
Full Time
Supervising Building Inspector  The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Supervising Building Inspector vacancies within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Building Inspector series.  DEADLINE TO APPLY:  This recruitment will be conducted on a continuousÂbasis or until the needs of the County of Orange are met. QualifiedÂapplicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job bulletin may close at any time.  O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Click here for more information on OC Public Works. Click here for more information on the County of Orange.  THE OPPORTUNITY The Supervising Building Inspector performs duties related to the supervision of Senior Building Inspectors and Building Inspectors for uniformity and for compliance to building codes for commercial and residential building inspection. The job duties include but are not limited to the following:  Plans, coordinates, prioritizes, monitors and participates in the work of building inspection staff; assigns work to assigned personnel; monitors staff work activities to ensure safe work practices, work quality and accuracy; ensures compliance to applicable rules, policies and procedures. Performs the more difficult and complex inspection duties including trade specialties such as plumbing, mechanical, and structural installation work. Participates in the development of policies and procedures; recommends programs,projects and work assignments to higher level Development Services personnel; develops and implements goals, objectives, procedures and priorities for assigned staff. Investigates and secures compliance with a variety of codes and ordinances relating to building construction activities and environmental mandates; performs related complex inspection duties; ensures conformance with California Building, Plumbing, Electrical,Mechanical, Energy, and Green Building Codes and pertinent provisions of the state code and county health and environmental ordinances. Reviews and resolves difficult and complex inspection and enforcement problems, issues,and conflicts; performs field inspections of commercial and residential buildings during various stages of construction and remodeling to assure compliance to applicable codes and regulations of the County, state and federal agencies. Assists in the review of building plans and specifications; reviews completed building permits to ensure proper procedures have been carried out in inspection and enforcement of codes. Supervises and trains inspection and staff personnel; plans and develops training, instructional and cross-training programs for inspection personnel; participates in the selection and training of inspection personnel; assumes responsibility for motivating and evaluating assigned personnel; initiates discipline procedures as appropriate. Provides technical information regarding codes and compliance methods to contractors, developers, architects, engineers, county staff, and the general public to resolve inspection corrections and other customer inquiries; explains and interprets building, County, and state code requirements and restrictions as necessary. Works with other County Departments in the preparation and coordination of non-complying cases for prosecution; testifies in court as required. Develops schedules and methods for performing assigned duties; maintains appropriate work records and documents which may include timesheets; prepares statistical and/or analytical reports on operations as necessary. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess at least five years of experience in building inspections and demonstrate thorough knowledge of building codes, state and local regulations and the application of modern building materials, tools, and practices in all specialties of residential construction or in one specialty of commercial, industrial, and complex residential construction. Building inspection certifications in both RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL in the specialty areas of Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing are highly desired. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of: County of Orange Codified Ordinances California Building Codes, CAL OSHA safety requirements National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements Methods, materials and equipment used in vertical construction Developing technical solutions to new or highly complex problems that cannot be solved using existing methods or approaches Neighborhood Preservation (Code Enforcement) and inspections supporting role ACTIVE COMMUNICATION AND WRITING SKILLS Accurately read and interpret plans and specifications Communicate effectively, tactfully and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, management, engineering firms, construction and building trades, other agencies, utility companies, contractors and the general public Listen effectively and clarifies information as needed Prepare clear and concise reports; write or print clear, concise instruction on notices to correct work Make inspections, enforce regulations and detect deviations from approved plans and specifications of complex structures and difficult cases Detect substandard materials and workmanship Interpret and advise on specific complex code requirements PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS Approach problems and decisions methodically with an appropriate level of concern for County and Management perspective Demonstrate proficiency in mathematics suitable to solve typical problems that would be encountered on the job Analyze research, organize, accurately interpret and apply relevant data to issues or problem projects Identify issues accurately along with impacts and solutions LEADERSHIP Make decisions and take actions within a strategic context Rapidly assimilate and use new information Enforce compliance with plans, specifications, ordinances, and codes Foster high ethical standards in meeting organizations vision, mission, and goal Inspire, motivate, and guide others toward goal accomplishment Foster commitment, team spirit, pride, trust; develops leadership in others through coaching, mentoring, rewarding, and guiding employees Values learning for staff and seeks out opportunities and skill development as resources permit MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to access the complete classification description for Supervising Building Inspector. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid International Code Council (ICC) Certification is required by date of appointment. You must attach a copy of Certification to your application to receive credit. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's license, Class C or higher by date of appointment. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services will screen all application materials to identify the qualified candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competitive process.  Structured Oral Interview Â(Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and evaluated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For detailed information on how to apply, click here . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Zachary Gutierrez Âat (714) 667-1623 or Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jan 18, 2018
Full Time
VEGETATION AND PEST CONTROL SPECIALIST THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The open eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Vegetation and Pest Control Specialist positions within the OC Public Works. This recruitment will be posted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain posted on a continuous basis until the needs of the agency are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Deadline has been extended for first round of consideration:  February 2nd, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department. The Executive Team is comprised of the Public Works Director and two Assistant Directors leading Customer Service and Engineering Service Branches. The team leads ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about the County of Orange  THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works has an excellent opportunity for a Vegetation & Pest Control Specialist to conduct field inspections in flood channels and river beds, and monitor the type and quantity of pesticides used in pest control. This single position class is charged with the responsibility for prescribing herbicides and associated chemicals to be used by County crews performing vegetation abatement and control. Incumbent is required to possess a valid Pest Control Advisors License and is held by the County and State to be responsible for specifying, monitoring and accounting for types and quantities of herbicides used by County crews. Work requires incumbent to work independently and requires a considerable degree of independent Judgment. Under general direction, inspects County rights-of-way for undesirable or overgrown vegetation; prepares work orders; estimates time, personnel, materials and equipment required; specifies and monitors type and quantity of herbicides and chemicals used in vegetation control; schedules and monitors annual vegetation control programs; and performs other duties as assigned. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications for Vegetation and Pest Control Specialist, the ideal candidate will possess anyÂcombination of education and experience sufficient to demonstrate competency in the required knowledges and abilities. These knowledges and skills are generally obtained by graduation from high school or possession of a General Education Certificate (GED) with coursework in basic math, algebra, drafting, English composition, earth science, botany, and biology and threeÂ(3) years' experience in vegetation control programs. Technical Expertise The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area. Employ mathematical calculations necessary to formulate herbicide and pesticide quantities, calculate area footage, and calculate cost-estimates and cost-recovery. Evaluate conditions of areas to be treated and determine pesticide usage Estimate scope of work and compute quantitative requirements for personnel, materials and equipment Read, understand, interpret, and comply with laws, pesticide labels, and technical regulations of vegetation and pest control Identify vegetation, fungi and plant growth indigenous to the area; determine over or problematic growth; and specify corrective action Observe, organize, and analyze facts, including statistical and technical data, and develop logical conclusions. Safety Savvy The ability to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge in the technical area as it relates to safety standards. Safe work practices and identify hazards relating to the proper use of pesticides The ability to identify and determine problematic vegetation growth and specify corrective action Safe use of mechanical, manual, biological and pesticide vegetation control The ability to determine the most environmentally appropriate pesticide usage for each target species Customer Service The ability to anticipate and meet the needs of both internal and external customers, delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous improvement. Process work requests submitted by the OC Parks and other County agencies Handle citizen complaints with tact and provide resolution in a timely manner Anticipate and meet the needs of citizens and the general public Provide job cost information to contracted agencies and other county facilities Active Communication The ability to demonstrate professionalism verbally and in writing. Effectively dealing with Managers, Supervisors, Co-workers, Outside jurisdictions, and members of the General Public Preparing and submitting monthly and annual reports of pesticide usage to State and Local agencies Maintaining records of vegetation abatement and control programs Conducting oral presentations to introduce new pesticides into the group Preparing written recommendations and work orders PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS See well enough to read fine print and to see close environmental surroundings; hear and speak well enough to converse on telephone and 2-way radio; body mobility to walk on uneven terrain, climb in and out of flood control channels and river beds, and climb in and out of standard pick-up truck; manual dexterity to write legibly and input data on keyboard and calculator; and stamina to drive for up to eight to ten hour periods. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Vegetation and Pest Control Specialist.  LICENSE REQUIRED Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or Higher by the date of appointment. Possession of a Pest Control Advisor's License issued by the State of California, as required by applicable regulations. (Categories: Weeds, Rodents and Insects)  RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. After the initial screening, those who met minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the process. Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email Âis the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here Âfor additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nam Tran Âat (714) 667.1622 or  Nam.Tran@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jan 17, 2018
Full Time
Talent & Organizational Development Program Manager (Administrative Manager I)  This recruitment is open to the public and is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately for first consideration. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list, which may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange   THE LEARNING AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM The Learning & Organizational Development Team is a dynamic group, within Human Resources Services, who zealously pursue excellence while building organizational and individual capability. Our passionate focus on talent operations ensures we strengthen the County's ability to serve the needs of the citizens of Orange County, making it the ideal place to live, work, and play.  HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES  The mission of Human Resource Services (HRS) Âis to attract, retain, and develop a highly skilled and competent work force so that County agencies/departments can provide outstanding services to their customers. HRS provides Human Resource services to County Departments, in support of each Department's mission and commitment to serving the citizens of Orange County. If you are a service-driven professional looking to join a fast-paced organization then this is the place for you! THE OPPORTUNITY The Talent & Organizational Development Program Manager will serve as a critical lead for the implementation and strategic use of a new Talent Management System (TMS). This includes managing the integration and evaluation of the TMS as it relates to countywide leadership and organizational development services such as employee development and performance management. This positionÂwill provide Âconsultation in the use of learning technology, creates content, and manages the system vendor relationship and oversees the work of the vendor. This position works in partnership with Human Resource Services (HRS) and client groups to orchestrate individual, organizational and cultural development in direct support of countywide goals and strategies. This position provides advice and support aimed at building organizational health, engagement, flexibility and effectiveness through the use of learning systems. The position requires ability to participate in the strategic design of programs as well as tactical execution. Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the general direction of the Sr. Manager, Organizational Effectiveness, the Talent & Organizational Development Program Manager will:  Serve as a liaison between IT project management, stakeholders, HRS and subject matter experts for system implementation phase. Provide project management oversight for system enhancements and cyclical administrative processing. Work in conjunction with CEO-IT, vendor and key stakeholders. Provide vendor management including: monitoring of vendor compliance with contract, articulation of business requirements for system enhancements/ modifications, management of change orders from specification through system release. Independently work to resolve system issues and to proactively plan for system enhancements. Act as point of contact for key internal and external contacts for all work and cultivates those relationships. Manage learning and training technology solutions for optimal performance, end user adoption, compliance, and productivity. Partner with key stakeholders to determine strategic direction for modules and facilitate system modifications with vendor. Coordinate with all stakeholders to ensure the selected technology operates efficiently. Work closely with subject matter experts to design, build, and deliver an online learning curriculum to build the expertise of County employees. Curate content and manage contracts with third-party vendors. Develop and deliver technology-based online training and instructor-led training to answer countywide needs and requirements. Define metrics and create, maintain, and update enablement reports and learning dashboards. Deliver webcasts, virtual conferences, and online learning as needed using Adobe Articulate, Storyline, audio and video editing tools. Author learning content, or curate and manage contracts with third-party vendors. Provide training on the system and establish usage rights for administrators, HR, managers, employees and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Support the successful integration of the TMS with other learning technologies, as applicable. Establish standard operating procedures (SOP) related to certifications, learning plans, reporting, and course structures to ensureÂconsistency and proper implementation. Provide assistance in daily operation of TMS and other projects as requested. Analyze program feedback and ROI, adjust content/program where needed, and continually look for innovative best practices to improve the learner experience and outcomes. Continually assess and evaluate Talent Management Systems and other learning technologies. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies as well as at least two (2) years of significant Learning and Organizational Development experience including full scope responsibility for the development, implementation, management and evaluation of development programs. Additionally,Âdirect experience providing strategic consultation on organizational effectiveness and change,Âproject management and experience managing vendor relationships is preferred.  Human Resources Knowledge |  Learning and Organizational Development Considerable strategic organizational development experience. Up-to-date knowledge and experience in learning and organizational development that includes knowledge of organizational change methodology, performance management, adult learning theory,Âemployee engagement,Âsuccession planning/development, instructional design, blended learning, training program delivery, leadership development, consultation, coaching, relationship management, ethical practices and business acumen. Applied experience developing and implementing employee learning and development best practices and industry trends to include managing programs, policies, and procedures, and addressing business challenges to improve organizational performance. Project Management Skills Experience scheduling projects, organizing tasks, creating meeting plans, statements of work, estimates, timelines, etc. Develops and executes on project plans requiring multiple work streams and resources. Recognizing problems of project scope, budget, schedule, and plans and specifications and determining necessary changes. Researching, evaluating, estimating and accurately interpreting and applying technical data and procedural information to solve problems and/or make recommendations to management. Practice effective time management for self and othersÂto focus on essential tasks andÂeffective meeting management. Strategic Thinking and Judgment | Analytical Skills Assembles pertinent data and sufficient facts before making decisions, makes decisions based on sound logic. Recognizes potential adverse consequences of actions. Exercises good judgment, integrity and discretion as well as logically and analytically researching and evaluating information, propositions, and claims. Thinks logically and organizes thoughts and work priorities to accomplish work efficiently. Oral | Written Communication Skills Open and approachable management style. Listens effectively, shares information with appropriate parties. Confident, articulate and clear communication skills with all level of employees. Presents ideas and complex materials clearly, logically and concisely. Maintains open and productive dialogÂwith peers. PreparesÂand presentsÂprogram training and support information to various groups. Collaboration | Teamwork Highly collaborative style with demonstrated strategic planning and tactical implementation experience. Freely shares specialized knowledge with others. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships. Involves appropriate people in plans and decisions. Constructively addresses difficult issues that resolve the problemÂmaintaining or enhancingÂthe relationship. Recognizes and respects value of diversity and differing opinions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to learn about the minimum qualifications including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager I classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services | Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for qualifications that meet minimum qualifications, are highly desirable, and are most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview (SOI) (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. The results of the Oral Interview will determine whether an applicant will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Alan Aguirre at 714-245-6111 or Alan.Aguirre@ssa.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Dec 27, 2017
Full Time
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PROJECT ANALYST (Administrative Manager I)  This recruitment is open to the public and is open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately for first consideration. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill up to two ÂLimited Term ( positions are funded for up to two years) vacancies within the Employee Benefits Division of the Human Resource Services Department. ÂThe resulting eligible list may also be used to fill positions in similar (regular and/or limited-term) and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange  HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES  The mission of Human Resource Services (HRS) is to attract, retain, and develop a highly skilled and competent work force so that County agencies/departments can provide outstanding services to their customers. HRS provides Human Resource services to County Departments, in support of each Department's mission and commitment to serving the citizens of Orange County.  THE OPPORTUNITY The Employee Benefits Project Analysts Âwill manage one or more critical one-time projects that require planning and implementation in order to support the strategic improvement of the County's benefits programs and administration, while the program team is supporting implementation and ongoing support of day to day programs and services. The potential projects include but are not limited to: Conduct analyses of the County's current benefits service delivery model, evaluate alternative delivery models for all components of the scope of work of current contracts, and develop a strategic plan to make appropriate changes to the current model and/or benefits programs. For this project the incumbent will: Review the County's current benefits administration Work with Employee Benefits consultants, survey other municipalities to gather and analyze their employee benefits programs Independently perform an analyses of public and private mid-size employer benefits administration options, including the County's current Third-Party Administrator Project management and implementation support for new Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) claims administration and networking model of value based care. Project management and implementation support will include development of the RFP(s), support for negotiations, and development of Agenda Staff Reports ASR(s), development and management of the project plan including key deliverables and timeline, modification of plan documents, communication campaign, and possible implementation of new vendor(s). Project management and implementation support for Wellness program enhancements, which includes developing detail scope and goals for program enhancement, development and management of the project plan including key deliverables and timeline, support of RFP if necessary, and development of communication campaign. All of these projects may require: Support for the Request For Proposals (RFP) process, which includes the following:ÂÂDevelopment, assessment, and evaluation of RFP(s) and Agenda Staff Report(s) (ASR), support for negotiations in conjunction with County Deputy Purchasing Agent(s) (DPA) and development of ASRs Development and management of Âproject plans and implementation support - which includesÂdetailing the scope and goals for program enhancement, development and management of the project plan, key deliverables and timeline, coordination of discovery meetings with stakeholders, and development of a transition plan from current model to new model, if necessary  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies as well as at least two (2) years of significant experience with direct application of analytical skills, project management experience and responsibility for producing formal business documents such as executive summaries, Agenda Staff Reports and/or program proposals.  Human Resources Knowledge | Employee Benefits Program Experience Applying principles and practices of human resources programs (e.g., benefits/retirement programs,) Applying current employment laws, best practices and trends of Human Resources, and proactively planning for and applying such to specific emerging issues in the organization Understanding and applying government codes and/or state and federal laws as they related to government purchasing and contracting Interpreting, writing, and making recommendations on procurement procedures, practices, and other documents Preparing and developing Agenda Staff Reports and compilation of reports Project Management Skills Leading and managing teams; Setting the vision, and motivating, serving and coaching the team, and inspiring others. Scheduling projects, organizing tasks in the right order, creating meeting plans, statements of work, estimates, timelines, etc., looking ahead and planning for future risks. Recognizing problems of project scope, budget, schedule, and plans and specifications and determining necessary changes Researching, evaluating, estimating and accurately interpreting and applying technical data and procedural information to solve problems and/or make recommendations to management Managing time of self and others to focus on important, but not urgent tasks; Running effective meetings Strategic Thinking and Judgment | Analytical Skills Exercising good judgment, integrity and discretion as well as logically and analytically researching and evaluating information, propositions, and claims Collecting and analyzing complex and sensitive/confidential data and produce high quality human resource reports Thinking logically and organizing thoughts and work priorities to accomplish work efficiently Oral | Written Communication Skills Responding to internal and external customers regarding inquiries on human resources, employee benefits issues and other applicable human resources related rules and regulations Composing written documents for a wide variety of audiences, such as composing formal letters and reports, job bulletins, reallocation studies and other official documents Preparing and orally presenting program training and support information to various groups Communicating, coordinating, and collaborating effectively with all organizational levels, and the public regarding sensitive/confidential issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to learn about the minimum qualifications including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager I classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services | Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for qualifications that meet minimum qualifications, are highly desirable, and are most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Assessment : The applicants who appear to most closely match the ideal candidate profile will be invited to take an online assessment to measure job related competencies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Kathryn Singh at 714-834-6199 or Kathryn.Singh@ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: