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 Orange County, CA, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
ZOO CURATOR OF OPERATIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Curator 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. DEADLINE TO APPLY Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as the recruitment will close on Friday , January 3, 2020 at 11:59 PM (PST). 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. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR) OC Community Resources is a multi-faceted department comprised of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Housing & Homeless Services, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. OC ZOO The OC Zoo is located inside Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange. The Zoo's focus is on animals and plants native to the southwestern United States.Animals on exhibit include black bears, mountain lions, a bald eagle, foxes, a red-tailed hawk, great horned owls, porcupines, coyotes, turkey vultures, and venomous and non-venomous reptiles. The zoo also features a barnyard area with domestic goats,jacobsheep, and rabbits. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Parks has an exciting full time regular opportunity for a Zoo Curator at the Orange County Zoo located in the Irvine Regional Park. The Zoo Curator is a key member of the OC Zoo team and is entrusted and relied upon for staff development and animal health and welfare. The ZooCurator of Operations duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Supervise day-to-day OC Zoo operations Under the direction of a licensed Veterinarian, responsible for the Zoo's veterinary equipment inventory, medication, and drugs Assist Zoo Manager in the development and implementation of operational plans, activities, policies and procedures Direct, supervise, and evaluate the performance of full-time OC Zoo staff and other staff as assigned Supervise activities regarding animal capture/restraint, and receiving/shipping of animals Responsible for the inventory and ordering of the various Zoo animal food required Responsible for the Zoo's animal records and medical record keeping Responsible for the Zoo's vector and rodent control program Supervise and assign the Zoo's animal care department and adopt-a-park volunteers Responsible for the maintenance management matrix (CMMS) Implement and oversee animal training and enrichment programs Supervise the responsibility of all animal keeper staff including performance evaluations, conflict resolution and progressive discipline Other duties as assigned include: filling in for absent Animal Keepers, administering medications, cleaning exhibits, preparing diets, restraining animals, minor maintenance and landscaping in all environmental conditions DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications the ideal candidate will possess two (2) years of supervisory or management experience in a zoo facility or related field. A bachelor's degree in an animal related science is also preferred. The ideal candidate's application will also demonstrate extensive experience, knowledge, and/or ability in the following core competencies: Technical Expertise | Zoo Management Bachelor's degree or higher in zoology, biology, or closely related field Experience working with ZIMS record keeping program Understand the principles and practices involved in operating a zoo facility Knowledge of the varieties, habits, diets, capture, and restraint of mammals, birds, and reptiles commonly found in zoos Knowledgeof various diseases affecting zoo animals and the appropriate methods and techniques for disease prevention and control Experience with proper handling and restraint of zoo animals Propose and prepare contracts for feed and veterinary services Collaborate with veterinary staff to ensure the health and welfare of animals Maintain comprehensive records pertaining to the keeping and care of zoo animals and zoo operations Computer knowledge/experience in MS Office applications Technical Knowledge| Zoo Experience & Safety Practices Experience with animal behaviors, animal husbandry training, and operant conditioning Plan and coordinate the care, diet, treatment and record maintenance of animals Knowledge of detecting illness, injury or other disorders in zoo animals Maintain the animal exhibits, building equipment, and mechanical systems Assist in the development of the Zoo's animal collection Report and correct animal maintenance issues or potential hazards Follow the Zoo's safety standards, rules and regulations Perform safe practices while working around the animals at all times, including daily and during capture, restraint, and animal transport Ensure continuous public and staff safety within the Zoo grounds Perform safe practices with the operation of vehicles and tools Leadership & Supervision Plan, organize, evaluate, and direct the activities of animal keepers and volunteers Prepare accurate and timely employee performance evaluations Supervise the volunteer program, recruitment, training, screening, and placement of volunteers Supervise the cleaning, disinfecting, and repair of animal enclosures and service areas Create training programs and evaluate their effectiveness Provide training in animal husbandry, capture & restraint techniques, observation and animal diets Customer Service & Oral Communication Follow chain of command and effectively communicate with Supervisors, Volunteers, Co-Workers, and the General Public on a daily basis Take and implement direction from the Zoo Manager Follow instructions from the Veterinarian regarding any animal related illnesses or injuries and communicate back with updates Prepare daily and monthly records, logs, and animal reports as assigned. Maintain and submit volunteer records, hours and reports Stay current of federal, state, local, and international laws concerning animal management and "under the direction of the Zoo Manager" implement them Deal professionally with any visitor issues concerning the general public MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to view the minimum qualifications for ZooCurator . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%) Apanelof job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. 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 Freddy Jimenez at 714-480-2863 or by email at Freddy.Jimenez@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 1/3/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Full Time
SURVEYOR III 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 III positions. The resulting lists may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment will be conducted on a continuousbasis or until the needs of the County of Orange are met. Qualifiedapplicants 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 Surveyor III is a multi-disciplinary position that is vital for OC Survey to perform cutting-edge, world-class surveying work. Incumbents in this position will serve as the Party Chief on a surveying crew. Such crews are tasked with performing everything from traditional surveying to more esoteric assignments such as mapping the underwater topography of our rivers and bays. Although these positions are considered to be field assignments, the Surveyor III is required to perform complex, diverse office work on the latest hardware and software suites to ensure that the data collected is accurate and usable. Click here to view a slideshow of some of the equipment we use and places we go at OC Survey! DESIRABLE CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate is a professional surveyor with extensive experience and training. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Extensive experience and knowledge in field surveying practices and techniques. Knowledge of principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations regarding subdivision of land, boundary locations, mapping and survey practices. Reading and interpreting civil engineering plans, maps, specifications, legal descriptions, survey field data and survey records. Ability to prepare and write complex and technical reports and correspondence. Perform difficult mathematical calculations and precise engineering measurements. Use and application of surveying and drafting related software; including AutoCAD Civil 3D, Star*Net, and Trimble Business Center. Knowledge or experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations and GNSS equipment is desired. LEADERSHIP Providing guidance, training and direction in leading a surveying crew. Fostering a team atmosphere and reward collaboration. Direct, review and evaluate the performance of assigned employees. Effectively motivate others to promote productivity and efficiency. Identifying personnel issues and recommending appropriate remedies. ANALYSIS & PROBLEM SOLVING The individual will have the ability to perform difficult and complex survey calculations and precise engineering measurements. Perform data analysis using the principles of algebra, geometry, trigonometry. Ability to recognize potential issues and take effective corrective action. Demonstrate excellent judgment skills when analyzing the scope of projects, determining resources or determining COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION The individual will be able to demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineers, developers, contractors, and other surveyors. Speak authoritatively on matters related to Surveying. Ability to convey project expectations and findings to others in a clear and concise manner. Ability to compose and prepare complex technical reports and correspondence. Ability to accurately compile data for survey reports and exhibits. Provide clear instruction and training to junior staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Surveyor III . REQUIRED LICENSE & CERTIFICATION Possession of a valid LAND SURVEYOR IN TRAINING (LSIT) or ENGINEER IN TRAINING (EIT) certificate issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required within one year of appointment. Incumbents in this position that hold an active California Professional Land Surveyors license (PLS) will receive an additional $1.50 per hour after license verification and management approval. Approval depends on whether the assignment utilizes the PLS. Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Incumbents must have vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors and/or possess visual abilities for close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and to focus; the ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person and over the phone; possess independent body mobility to sit, stand, walk to access a standard office environment and manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders to operate a keyboard and to write; the ability to work in demanding environment of uneven terrain, traverse steep slopes, water courses, construction sites, flood control facilities, streets and traffic; possess ability to negotiate thick brush and climb fences; ability to work in extreme heat, cold and inclement weather with exposure to dust, dirt, wind, construction activities and materials with occasional exposure to harmful/poisonous plants and wildlife; the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. 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. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a 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 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 at (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 CA, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
STAFF ASSISTANT (HUMAN RESOURCES) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This position is scheduled for salary increases as follows: Effective July 3, 2020 - 2.5% Effective July 2, 2021 - 2.5% Effective July 1, 2022 - 3.5% This recruitment will begin advertising on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. ONLY THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED Applications will only be accepted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 11:59 PM (PST) This recruitment is being held to establish an eligible list for the OCERS location ONLY. This eligible list will be used to fill immediate and future vacancieswithin OCERS. DESCRIPTION The Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) will accept on-line applications for the Staff Assistant position on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 . This recruitment will open for one day only and will close at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 or after the first 100 applications are received; whichever comes first. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early once the recruitment has opened. WHO ARE WE Established in 1945, the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) provides retirement, death, disability and cost-of-living benefits to retirees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. Serving approximately 45,000 members, OCERS is governed by a ten-member Board of Retirement that is responsible for managing a $16 billion dollar fund. For more information about OCERS, please click here . Mission OCERS' mission is to provide secure retirement and disability benefits with the highest standards of excellence. Vision OCERS vision is to be a trusted partner providing premier pension administration, distinguished by consistent, quality member experiences and prudent financial stewardship. Values Open and Transparent Commitment to Superior Service Engaged and Dedicated Workforce Reliable and Accurate Secure and Sustainable THE OPPORTUNITY Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) Human Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources to join our team. Those who possess exceptional customer service skills, have the ability to interface with all levels of staff, are self-motivated and detailed oriented are encouraged to apply. An OCERS HR Staff Assistant performs a variety of Human Resources functions with a high level of integrity and confidentiality. This position requires the skills and knowledge of current Human Resources practices with technical expertise relating to records management, employee tracking as it relates to all aspects of personnel actions and recruiting. The individual in this position will be responsible for processing employee payroll, Family and Medical Leaves of Absence (FMLA) as well as managing OCERS workers' compensation claims process. In addition, this position will be assigned special projects and will require: Experience managing and processing payroll using anHRISsystem Experience following Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) Experience managing Leaves of Absence Experience managing Workers' Compensation claims Experience drafting Excel spreadsheets Ability to problem solve Ability to provide detailed analysis and recommendations Ability to schedule various regular meetings Experience working cooperatively with managers to develop recruitment plans Experience in Equal Employment Opportunity related to employment laws,recruitmentand selection practices in a government agency or large organization Experience working on projects in a team environment Excellent oral/written communication and decision-making skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Two years of experience which would demonstrate the knowledge and abilities defined below under the core competencies. AND/OR Successfully completed accredited college or university courses in a discipline used in government programs (including, but not limited to information systems, business or public administration, urban planning, communications, psychology, etc.) may be substituted for the experience requirement based on three-semester units or equivalent equaling three months of experience. Please click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications, including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Staff Analyst classification. CORE COMPETENCIES: The successful candidates will demonstrate job knowledge and related experience in the following competencies: Industry Knowledge Knowledge of Human Resources within a government agency Knowledge of general organization, purpose and functions of County government agencies/departments Relationship Building Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, supervisors, managers, government officials, vendors and the public Ability to build strong relationships with staff to ensure trust and confidence when advising Active Communication Ability to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing Ability to act in an advisory role with all levels of staff Writing Skills Knowledge of correct English usage for administrative writing requirements and oral presentations Ability to write full reports regarding approach, data gathering, analysis, problem identification, alternatives, and recommended solutions Planning and Organization Ability to work independently of specific daily direction Ability to gather and summarize data verbally or in writing Ability to identify specific issues/problems needing attention Highly organized and flexible to adapt to changing priorities Problem Solving and Decision Making Knowledge of techniques for gathering, compiling, analyzing and presenting information verbally and in writing Ability to analyze problems in context of available information and program constraints Results Orientation Ability to think logically and organize work priorities to accomplish work efficiently Ability to generate enthusiasm and motivate others to act in support of a program's objectives THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS Knowledge of: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) language and other related material Government human resources policies, programs, procedures, and best practice HR database programs (CAPS+, PeopleSoft,Kronosor anotherHRISsystem) All Microsoft Office Suite programs and the Internet The Ability to: Maintain a high degree of confidentiality Maintain good attendance Develop, analyze and summarize complex information/reports both verbally and in writing from a variety of sources Process and maintain all personnel records and personnel actions Work independently with minimal supervision Organize and multi-task varying responsibilities and deadlines with the ability to adapt to frequently changing priorities Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff Think logically and organize priorities to accomplish work efficiently RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE Application Screening | (Refer/Non-Refer) OCERS Human Resources Department will screen all applications and supplemental responses for the minimum and desirable qualifications, that 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 in the recruitment process. In-Person Examination | (Refer/Non-Refer) Applicants who meet desirable qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related examinations. Applicants will be notified of their exam date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified applicants will move forward to the next step in the recruitment process. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies and related education and experience as described above. Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. This is a competitive process, therefore, be thorough in aligning your education and work experience to the competencies and qualifications listed in this bulletin. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) A Qualification Appraisal Panel of job knowledge experts will interview and evaluate each candidate's responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit candidate's qualifications for the job. Candidate's responses to the structured questions should be thorough, detailed and complete. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the test procedures have been completed, OCERS will establish an eligible list for the OCERS location only. HOW TO APPLY Only online applications with the completed supplemental questions will be accepted. Your application should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific qualifications listed above. It is recommended that you print your confirmation page as this verifies receipt of your on-line application. You may apply on-line at Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) website: https://www.ocers.org/careers-ocers For specific information pertaining to this recruitment please contact Felicia Durrahat (714) 569-4810or emailfdurrah@ocers.org. Do not submit resumes to this email address as they will not be considered in lieu of the required application process. process. 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. EEO INFORMATION OCERS, as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA CA, United States
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
INVESTMENT ANALYST Open to the Public This recruitment will close Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 11:59 PM The Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) is now accepting on-line applications. This recruitment is open to the public and being held to fill an immediate vacancy. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. WHO ARE WE Established in 1945, the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) provides retirement, death, disability and cost-of living benefits to retirees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. Serving approximately 45,000 members,OCERSis governed by a ten-member Board of Retirement that is responsible for managing a $16 billion dollar fund. For more information aboutOCERS, please click here . Mission OCERS' mission is to provide secure retirement and disability benefits with the highest standards of excellence. Vision OCERSvision is to be a trusted partner providing premier pension administration, distinguished by consistent, quality member experiences and prudent financial stewardship. Values Open and Transparent Commitment to Superior Service Engaged and Dedicated Workforce Reliable and Accurate Secure and Sustainable THE OPPORTUNITY The Investment Analyst position reports directly to the Chief Investment Officer ("CIO") and is expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, plan sponsor focus, and system efficiency.Under the direction of the CIO, the successful candidate will provide analytical and technical support for the Investment Division in the areas of investment management, investment reporting, performance measurement, risk management, special projects and studies and perform related duties as required. The incumbent will assist the CIO in the day-to-day operations within the Investment Department. The Investment Analyst will track investment activities, ensure necessary transactions are completed as required and identify potential areas of concern. Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, attributes and qualities to be successful in an institutional setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following areas: Provide technical assistance to the CIO and members of the Investment team in administering the long-term investment policy, strategic objectives, portfolio guidelines and manager selection. Regularly monitor the investment managers to assess performance, risk and return and evaluate any strategy modification. Review portfolios to assess return and risk attribution and prepare reports, as required. Assist in the search process of investment managers, as required. Monitor compliance to Board-approved investment policies, strategies and portfolio guidelines. Assist CIO in working with pension investment consultants to coordinate asset allocation studies and integrate results into the long-term investment strategy. Monitor portfolios of marketable and non-marketable securities to assess and maintain current valuation in custodian statements. Research and maintain history of capital calls, distributions and returns of capital and prepare summary reports. Receive and file Reconciliation Statements and Compliance Reports from investment managers for assigned portfolios. Monitor investment performance relative to expected return and risk, ensure compliance consistent with investment policies, strategies and guidelines, and report significant changes and/or discrepancies. Assist the CIO in preparing materials for Investment Committee meetings. Assist in the research and data collection required to fulfill information requests. Provide timely monthly portfolio reports and verify the accuracy of investment manager invoices. Support and monitor the investment manager due diligence CRM database. Support internal risk management systems, preparing reports as required. Complete various surveys on behalf of the Investment Department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum qualifications required for entry into the classification: Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field from an accredited university or college. AND Two years of relevant investment experience in an institutional setting such as a pension plan, foundation, endowment, consultant, or asset management firm. Special Notes, Licenses or Requirements: A valid California class C driver's license or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel. May be required to use personal vehicle. A complete background investigation is required; a felony ormisdemeanourconviction may be cause for disqualification. Highly Desirable: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation Highly Desirable: Experience with Bloomberg and CRM systems. Highly Desirable: Experience with performance analytics and investment risk management systems. Please click here for details on this classification. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities The following lists the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential duties of the position. Knowledge of: Investment concepts, terminology, styles, models, and strategies, including portfolio theory, asset allocation and performance measurement, and a solid understanding of capital markets. Principles and practices of institutional investment management. Modern portfolio theory and application. Analytical techniques and tools commonly utilized in the management of equity and fixed income portfolios. Knowledge of statistical concepts, methods, and models and their application to investments. Computer techniques/programs applicable to financial data in evaluating investment managers and portfolios. Telephone, office and online etiquette. Skills/Ability to: Establish and maintain professional relationships with members of the Board of Retirement and Investment Committee, OCERS management and professional staff, and consultants. Isolate critical investment data to assess financial risk of investment options and operations. Evaluate overall performance of external investment managers and consultants. Analyze economic, financial and market trends to determine the highest overall investment returns consistent with OCERS' long term goals and risk tolerances. Prioritize conflicting timelines to ensure that project deadlines are met. Interact with external service providers such as actuarial and investment consultants, money managers and custodians. Utilize and coordinate the delivery of custodial services. Communicate in English clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing. Perform job functions with a high degree of independence and in an ethical and objective manner. Assist CIO with quantitative research projects and evaluate risk models. Utilize computer software to compose spreadsheets, graphs, flowcharts, calculations and time reports, etc. Compensation and Benefits Compensation will be determined based on the experience level, credentials and personal characteristics of the candidate.OCERS' employee benefits program will be offered to the successful candidate. The competitive benefits package includes retirement and deferred compensation programs; health, dental, life and disability insurance; professional organization memberships and tuition reimbursement up to $3,000 maximum annually; a taxable optional benefit plan; and annual leave. Physical, Mental and Environmental Conditions The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Physical and Mental Requirements Speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the telephone and in small groups. Manual dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a telephone, keyboard, write and use a calculator. Mental stamina to interact professionally with members of the Board of Retirement, Plan Sponsors, peers and consultants. Vision sufficient to read fine print and a computer monitor. Independent body mobility, agility, and stamina to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and twist, to access a standard office environment. Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time. Body strength sufficient to lift up to 15 pounds and carry files. Independent body mobility, agility, and stamina to stand, walk, stoop, bend and twist, to access a standard office environment. Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time. Body strength sufficient to lift up to 15 pounds and carry files. Environmental Conditions The primary work place is in an office environment, working with standard office equipment. Peripheral office equipment generates a quiet to moderate noise level. Operates in an environment that includes elected officials, non-elected officials, government agencies, community interest groups and the general public in the development and coordination of OCERS affairs. Out of area travel may be required to attend professional conferences, due diligence and meetings. RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE OCERS Human Resources Department will screen all applications and supplemental responses to identify qualified candidates. Applications submitted without a completed supplemental information form will be disqualified from further consideration. After screening, the more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process and notified of all further procedures applicable to their application status. Application Rating (AAP): (Refer/Non-Refer) Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. All notifications regarding this recruitment will be sent via e-mail. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (QAP): (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 structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on OCERS needs and the number of applications received, the selection procedureslisted above may be modified and all affected candidates will be notified. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications with the completed supplemental questions will be accepted. E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is on your application and only use one e-mail account. Your application should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific qualifications listed above. It is recommended that you record or print your confirmation page, as this verifies receipt of your on-line application. You may apply on-line at OCERS website: https://www.ocers.org/careers-ocers For specific information pertaining to this recruitment please contact FeliciaDurrahat (714) 569-4810or emailfdurrah@ocers.org. Do not submit resumes to this email address as they will not be considered in lieu of the required application process. 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. EEO INFORMATION OCERS, as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2019
Full Time
Sr. Materials Testing Technician THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Sr. Materials Testing Technician positions within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Materials Testing Technician series. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on: Friday, December 13th, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST. 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 OC Public Works Materials Lab has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Materials Testing Technician to plan, coordinateand conduct laboratory and field testing, sampling, and inspection of construction materials using a variety of testing equipment. Individuals in this position assigned workload to subordinate staff and perform the most difficult and complex materials testing in accordance with the Caltrans Testing Method and/or American Society for Testing and Materials testing procedures. This position ensures that quality materials are incorporated into flood, road and other infrastructure projects throughout the County of Orange. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates are motivated, problem-solving, self-starting individuals with 3 years of advanced, varied and responsible engineering and/or materials testing experience who is willing to take on new and challenging assignments. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Extensive knowledge ofadvanced materials inspection techniques. Hands-on experience in a wide variety of construction materials testing, including concrete, asphalt, soil, aggregate and other construction materials. Familiarity with laboratory database programs. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite programs. Knowledge of mathematiccalculations related to materials testing, including basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry. PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS Ability to detect field problems and take effective corrective action. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Use efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills. Be thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail. Demonstrate excellent judgment skills. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely to communicate information and assignments. Comprehend written technical material and concepts. Ability to communicate diplomatically when personnel or other issues arise. Effectively discuss assignments given to subordinate staff so that there is a clear understanding of the work required. Produce reports and maintain accurate records. Maintaineffective working relationships with peers, managers, contractors, and stakeholders. LEADERSHIP SKILLS Understand and apply the principles of supervision including techniques to lead, coach, train and develop subordinate staff. Ability to fostera team atmosphere and reward collaboration. Ability to effectively motivate others to promote productivity and efficiency. Ability to evaluate subordinate staff and identify performance issues. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description, including physical and environmental working conditions, for Sr. Engineering Technician . LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIRED Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment is required and must be maintained throughout employment. 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. Structured 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 For detailed information on how to apply, click here . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact the recruiter Zachary Gutierrez by email at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 714-667-1623. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2019
Full Time
REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN Please note the deadline to apply for this recruitment has been changed to Friday, December20, 2019 at 11:59 PM (PST). OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Registered Veterinary Technician 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. DEADLINE TO APPLY Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as the recruitment will close on Friday , December 6, 2019 at 11:59 PM (PST). 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. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR) OC Community Resources is a multi-faceted department comprised of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Housing & Homeless Services, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. OC ANIMAL CARE OC Animal Care promotes responsible pet ownership, health and safety of people and animals, and spay/neuter programs. OC Animal Care provides temporary shelter and medical care for "lost" owned or stray animals and opportunities for adoption of these animals. THE OPPORTUNITY This is an exciting time for OC Animal Care. With the support of the community and elected officials, construction for a new modern shelter in Tustin was completed in early 2018. The new shelter has indoor/outdoor temperature-controlled kennels, multiple exercise yards to facilitate shelter dog enrichment and the opportunity to manage multiple dog play groups. Cats susceptible to stress are afforded abundant natural light and ventilation in large cat cages, group cat rooms and even catios. The Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) will have the opportunity to leverage stronger medical and technical skills to make a difference within a busy environment driven by our Strategic Plan. With 2018 save rates of 93.2% for dogs and 73.2% for cats and our Strategic Plan drives us to maintain our high canine save rate while increasing our feline save rate. Our high-quality veterinary clinic provides PCV/TP, Blood Glucose, digital radiology, oxygen cages, IV fluid pumps, infectious disease isolation and separation of species that enter the shelter. Multiple surgery rooms afford the ability to more swiftly provide spay/neuter services so as not to prolong animal stays. The RVT will be responsible for providing assistance in the Veterinary Services Unit with restraint for veterinary examinations, assisting in surgery with induction, prep, and recovery of surgical animals, administering medical care and medication prescribed by the Veterinarian, monitoring animals for illnesses and injuries, reporting illnesses and injuries to the Veterinarian, as well as, data entry for impounded animals. Overall, duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: Under direction of Veterinarian, provides medical care and treatment to animals by assisting in conducting physical examinations, administering medications and immunizations, observing for clinical symptoms; and assisting with admissions, discharges and surgical releases, checking incisions; and checking and applying splints, clipping and bathing animals to remove mats, blood, tar or other materials detrimental to the animal's health Collects lab specimens including blood, urine, sputum, feces, and removes heads for rabies testing, etc Assists the Veterinarian in surgery by insuring that correct equipment and instruments are at hand, that monitoring and support equipment such as anesthetic machines, monitors, scopes, breathing apparatus are operable and by sanitizing necessary equipment, instruments and the surgery area Renders emergency treatment to animals Maintains records of animal treatments and monitors the feeding, care and physical condition of animals under veterinary care Maintains an inventory of all pharmaceuticals, including controlled substances, and equipment and supplies Maintains effective relations with public. Answers routine to complex animal care questions Assists in departmental training programs by giving instruction in basic animal health matters Provides guidance and direction to the Veterinary Assistant staff. Monitors work and trains new assistants Euthanizes impounded animals by the injection of appropriate substances when medical conditions or behavioral defects adversely affect the animal or public safety DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate shall possess an Associates Degree or higher in Pet Science, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine or other related field. In addition to the required Certificate of Registration as a Registered Veterinary Technician issued by the California Veterinary Medical Board, the ideal candidate will also possess five (5) years of experience related to providing medical care to animals with at least two (2) years of experience directly related to working in an animal shelter setting. In addition,the ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge and/or related experience in the following core competencies: Technical Experience| Animal Care Providing medical care and treatment of ill and/or injured animals, including but not limited to: administering vaccinations, deworming treatments, providing medical treatments and diagnostic testing of sick and injured animals Performing animal health care services, including but not limited to: administering controlled medications, placing intravascular catheters, inducing anesthesia by inhalation and intravenous injection, applying casts and splints, and suturing existing skin incisions Providing animal care medical services in a fast paced, high volume environment Euthanizing impounded animals by injection of appropriate substances when deemed medically necessary Customer Service | Relationship Building Providing clients with basic animal health instructions Providing guidance and direction to Veterinary Assistants regarding providing care for animals impounded in the animal shelter Coordinating with the Veterinarian regarding observations of ill or injured animals Written | Oral Communication Providing training for staff on topics including animal color identification, restraint and basic medical triage Updating charts and providing documentation of animal care processes and protocol Providing after-care instructions to clients, volunteers, and animal shelter staff MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to view the minimum qualifications for Registered Veterinary Technician. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and/or desirable qualifications. After screening, applicants who meet the minimum and/or desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview |SOI (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by an oral interview 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. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to the 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 Freddy Jimenez at 714-480-2863 or by email at Freddy.Jimenez@occr.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA CA, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Safety Specialist Application Deadline:Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at11:59p.m.(PST) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list that will be used to fill current and futureSafety Specialist positions and may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. COUNTYEXECUTIVEOFFICE -RISKMANAGEMENT | SAFETY AND LOSS PREVENTION The County of Orange , Office of Risk Management is part of the County Executive Office (CEO). The Office preserves and protects the human and capital assets of the County of Orange to allow County departments and agencies to meet their missions without unnecessary cost. It operates as an "insurance company" for the County of Orange and manages numerous programs. The Safety and Loss Prevention Program strives to ensure a safe environment for County employees and members of the public who visit County facilities and receive County services. Safety staff work to guarantee that all state and federal requirements are met or exceeded. THE OPPORTUNITY The Risk Management Office seeks an experienced Safety Specialist professional who has the drive to learn, take initiative, and has enthusiasm for changing culture. Safety Specialists are full-time safety and health professionals. They are responsible for guiding and supporting the County departments' establishment and implementation of worker safety programs, and for participating in County initiatives which promote the community goals. This may include supporting the development, coordination, and administration ofemployee occupational safety and loss prevention programs, and safety training programs as they interface with Countywide Risk Management programs. JOB DUTIES Performs routine assessments of department safety programs Provides guidance to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations Evaluates work conditions and identifies risk factors Monitors, coordinates and assists in safety program activities Serves as a technical resource on safety matters and compliance Promotes the importance of safety and loss prevention through management support Analyzes, evaluates and monitors accident/incident losses and trends Prepares and presents safety training and awareness classes Conducts annual safety facility inspections to identify safety hazards Participates in safety program audits CORE COMPETENCIES Successful candidates will demonstrate an extensive background in implementing and managing safety and training programs. Although not required, candidates who possessCertified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or a Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) certification(s) will be highly desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will also have thorough knowledge of and experience in the following core competencies: Technical Experience | Technical Knowledge Federal, state and local occupational safety rules and regulations Adult learning principles and techniques for developing training materials, aids and safety standards Basic safety principles, practices and procedures Loss control methods, principles and techniques Investigative techniques such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA) OSHA, Cal/OSHA, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Workers' compensation and general liability issues related to safety Loss prevention practices and financial impacts of safety programs and injuries Risk management principles and use of risk matrices Accident prevention and investigation programs including safety inspection practices and procedures Strategic Planning | Analytical Skills Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis Read, analyze, interpret and apply safety rules, laws and regulations Conduct inspections and identify hazardous conditions; perform RCA Develop and facilitate safety training programs Preparing, updating, and executing safety strategies Planning and leading the execution of procedures to ensure that projects are resourced, budgeted, scheduled, planned, and implemented in a timely manner Working independently and managing time wisely and effectively prioritizing multiple, competing tasks; meeting Departmental and project goals and deadlines by prioritizing workload and projects Preparing clear and concise training curriculum, developing programs, and strategizing how to share and implement these programs with employees Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Identifying with the larger organizational team and the role required; sharing resources, responding to requests from other parts of the organization, and supporting the agency's agenda Establish and maintain effective working relationships; work with others to find mutually agreeable solutions to problems; use persuasion, influence and diplomacy to obtain cooperation and reach mutually agreeable objectives Oral | Written Communication Skills Organizing and delivering public presentations that effectively inform or persuade diverse audiences. Summarizing and presenting information to management or a "non-technical" audience both verbally and in written form Writing clearly and concisely and demonstrating proofreading and editing skills, composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications and the physical requirements for the Safety Specialist. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all applications and supplemental responses for the minimum qualifications.After the initial screening, qualified applicants will be referred to the next step of the selection process. All applicants will be notified via email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview| Oral Exam (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. 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. 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 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 Gazala.Yerunkar by email at Gazala.Yerunkar@ocgov.com or by phone at (714) 834-7338. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 15, 2019
Full Time
Jr. Civil Engineer THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future openings for Jr. Civil Engineer positions within OC Public Works. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill classifications within the same occupational series with other County of Orange agencies. 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 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. 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. Click here for more information on the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works has excellent opportunities for Jr. Civil Engineers to perform a variety of field and office civil engineering work. Jr. Civil Engineer is the entry-level professional engineering class. Incumbents work under close supervision and are assigned the less complex office and field assignments with a special emphasis on training. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates are willing to assist with new and challenging Civil Engineering assignments and are able to work independently and as part of a larger team with County staff and engineers. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge in the principles of civil engineering, structural engineering, road design, flood design, traffic engineering, project management and/or other civil engineering-related disciplines. At OC Public Works, Jr. Civil engineers are responsible for assisting in a wide variety of field and office civil engineering work. The possible duties include but are not limited to: Design and prepare drawings, specifications and estimates for construction and maintenance of public works projects such as flood control structures, roads, bridges and traffic control devices. Make complex engineering calculationsand prepare cost estimates for public works construction projects. Conduct analysis of complex structural designs. Perform inspections of construction projects. Perform soil and construction material testing. Review architectural and engineering plans, including those of third-party consultants. Gather technical data and provide technical expertise to a variety of agencies and the public. Prepare technical reports and other types of correspondence. Prepare project schedules and budgets. Prepare exhibits and presentations. In addition to the above, the most successful candidates will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL SKILLS Knowledge of advanced math skills and concepts commonly used by civil engineers. Knowledge ofroad, bridge, flood and/or traffic improvement plans. Ability to read and write technical reports. Knowledge of local, state and federal codes related to roads, bridges, buildings and other structures. Knowledge of building construction practices and materials. Proficient in Microsoft Office,AutoCAD and other types of software commonly used in civil engineering. PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS Be knowledgeable and experienced in identifying problems, solving them, acting decisively and showing good judgment. Isolate causes from symptoms, and compile information and alternatives to illuminate problems or issues; involve others as appropriate and gather information from a variety of sources. Analyze all aspects of financial and operational performance and prepare recommendations to management for use in making critical financial decisions. Ability to prepare accurate engineering calculations, estimates and notes. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Have effectively communicated orally and in writing in both formal and informal settings, have communicated technical and complex information in a clear, easy to understand manner. Actively seek information from a variety of sources and disseminate it in a variety of ways. Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with contractors, engineering firms and other public agencies, as well as the general public. REQUIRED LICENSE/EDUCATION Graduation from an accredited college with major course work in engineering OR possession of a valid certificate as an Engineer in Training issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (Class C or higher) may be required for some assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for the complete listing of the minimum qualifications for Jr. Civil Engineer. PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Precise physical and environmental conditions may vary by assignment. Generally, vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person and over the phone; independent body mobility to sit, stand, walk to access a standard office environment, walk for an extended period of time out in the field, and walk along various road, flood and park trails; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders to operate a keyboard, and to write; mental stamina to work with changing deadlines and competing priorities, and physical stamina to carry various equipment weighing up to 30 pounds. 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. Proctored Written Exam | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be required to take a proctored written exam consisting of job-related multiple-choice questions. Only the highest scoring candidates will move on to the next assessment. The exams are scheduled to be administered on the following dates (subject to change): Friday, December 6th, 2019 Friday, December 27th, 2019 Friday, January 17th, 2019 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 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. For specific questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact the recruiter Zachary Gutierrez by email at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 714-667-1623 . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA CA, United States
Nov 12, 2019
Full Time
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS MANAGER This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days and continuously 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 can be used to fill current and future Government Relations Manager positions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport (JWA), owned and operated by the County of Orange California, is a medium-hub, commercial service airport.JWA is managed by an Airport Director and Assistant Director overseeing six (6) Divisions, including Business Development, Facilities Development, Finance Administration, Operations, Public Affairs, and Maintenance.JWA has an annual budget of approximately $200M and a staff of approximately 180.JWA is one of the top 40 busiest airports in the country in terms of both passenger enplanements and total operations. THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIVISION is responsible for all aspects of government, media and community relations, customer relations and communications at John Wayne Airport. Public Affairs staff is charged with responding to media and public inquiries; serving as front-line customer service agents; coordinating Ambassador and Tour Guide volunteer programs; planning and organizing museum-quality exhibitions; disbursing information via the Airport Web site; tracking local, state and federal legislation; enforcing the settlement agreement, educating the surrounding communities about access and noise issues and handling noise complaints. The division is comprised of five units, Access and Noise, Communications, Customer Relations, Government Relations, and Public Relations. THE POSITION: The Government Relations Manager will report directly to the Deputy Airport Director, Public Affairs. The selected candidate will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing the impacts of federal and state legislation and supporting Board-authorized advocacy on legislative matters. He/she will support the Airport's interaction with federal and state regulatory agencies including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Transportation Security Administration, United States Customs and Border Protection, along with national and regional trade associations. Additional responsibilities include special projects as assigned, including but not limited to, FAA Airline Competition Plan, Airport Economic Impact Report, biennial Airport Passenger Survey, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, coordination with County Executive Office on county legislative platform and priorities, and Airport tour and briefing for federal and state legislative staff. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate at least three years of experience in legislative and/or government affairs with the County of Orange or other public entities. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and political acumen in developing legislative, regulatory and intergovernmental affairs strategies, proposals and products. Although not required, possession of a bachelor's degree in public or business administration is highly desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will demonstrate job knowledge and related experience in the following core competencies: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMPETENCY Strong knowledge with overall federal and state organizational structures, understanding of the legislative and regulatory framework of commercial and general aviation airport operations Excellent command of the federal and state legislative processes, particularly federal authorization and appropriations process, and federal rulemaking process Demonstrated experience and ability to apply principles and methods of legislative analysis Manage, coordinate or assist in the development and review of airport policies and procedures related to civil rights programs such as DBE and ADA. Confer with County Counsel regarding the interpretation and application of civil rights laws and regulations. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Promotes open, candid information sharing across organizational boundaries Respond to Public Records Act (PRA) requests Builds consensus among diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives Listens effectively to others Communicates effectively in writing to develop organizational documents Presents ideas and complex material clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing Deals effectively with various levels of the organization Ensures timely, appropriate communication with stakeholders Applies contemporary technical concepts and best practices to assignment Readily and routinely shares technical knowledge with others PROBLEM SOLVING and ANALYSIS: Makes sound business decisions based on limited, complex or contradicting information and relevant public service ethical principles Integrates new ideas and contemporary approaches into problem-solving Gathers, analyzes and applies information skillfully Develops alternative solutions Exhibits innovation and creativity in identifying and resolving problems as they occur Works effectively in group problem-solving situations Analyzes issues and data to support and provide input into programs and policy decision-making PLANNING and ORGANIZATION: Sets project goals and objectives aligned with departmental and/or County priorities Plans for acquiring resources needed for project completion Integrates changes smoothly Works in an organized manner Exhibit cost consciousness and conserve departmental and/or County resources Manage various consulting contracts to ensure compliance with civil rights laws MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants entering the competition must meet Orange County minimum requirements for Administrative Manager I. Please click here for details on this classification. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess vision sufficient to read standard text and a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop and bend routinely to perform daily tasks and to access a standard office environment; possess manual dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, utilize office equipment and to write; use a County approved means of transportation to travel to and from County facilities. MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Function effectively in a standard office environment. LICENSE REQUIRED The successful candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Airport Access Badge with an Airport Driving Endorsement within ten (10) days of employment. AIRPORT ACCESS 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). RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) 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 email of their status in the process. 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. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) (Refer/Non-Refer): 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 successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Structured Oral Interview (SOI) Oral Exam | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by 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 qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Eligible List | Score Groups : 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. 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. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact James Ritchie at J Ritchie@ocair.comor 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: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
CIVIL ENGINEERING ASSISTANT This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Civil Engineering Assistant vacancies within OC Public Works.This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. 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 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. 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 the OC Public Works. Click here for more information on the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works has an excellent opportunity for Civil Engineering Assistants to perform a variety of field and office civil engineering work. Civil Engineering Assistant is the experienced, non-registered professional civil engineering class. Positions at this level generally work under the project leadership of licensed Civil Engineers and are assigned all but the most complex or specialized assignments. While this job bulletin describes the most common duties and core competencies required for this classification, the exact mix of job duties may vary based on the specific assignment/department. The application provides candidates with a space to specify their preferred job assignments and areas of expertise. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have four or more years of civil engineering assistant experience and graduation from an accredited college with major course work in Civil Engineering who are willing to take on new and challenging assignments and are able to work independently or as part of a larger team with County or private sector staff and engineers. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will possess the core competencies listed below. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Knowledge of and experience with the principles and practices of civil engineering. Ability to prepare conceptual exhibits, cost estimates, and engineering reports. Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Bluebeam, Project and AutoCAD. PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS Be knowledgeable and experienced in identifying problems, solving them, acting decisively and showing good judgment; isolate causes from symptoms, and compile information and alternatives to illuminate problems or issues. Involve others as appropriate and gather information from a variety of sources. Continually seek to provide the highest quality service to all customers. Listen carefully and communicate concern through tone of voice and by taking action to solve problems in a timely manner. Readily commit to action and make decisions that reflect sound judgment and analysis. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Effectively communicated orally and in writing in both formal and informal settings as well as communicate technical and complex information. Recognize the essential value of continuous information exchange and the competitive advantage it brings. Actively seek information from a variety of sources and disseminate it in a variety of ways. Use modern technologies to access and circulate information. Take responsibility for ensuring that stakeholders have the current and accurate information needed for success. Write clearly and concisely, composing informative and convincing memos, emails, letter, reports, and other documents. REQUIRED LICENSE/EDUCATION Graduation from an accredited college with major course work in engineering OR possession of a valid certificate as an Engineer in Training issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (Class C or higher) may be required for some assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for the complete listing of the minimum qualifications for Civil Engineering Assistant. PHYSICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Specific physical, mental and environmental conditions will vary by assignment. Generally, vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person and over the phone; independent body mobility to sit, stand, walk to access a standard office environment, walk for an extended period of time out in the field, and walk along various road, flood and park trails in varying environmental conditions; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders to operate a keyboard, and to write; mental stamina to work with changing deadlines and competing priorities. Physical stamina to carry various equipment weighing up to 30 pounds may be required depending on the assignment. 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. Proctored Written Exam | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be required to take a proctored written exam consisting of job-related multiple-choice questions. Only the highest scoring candidates will move on to the next assessment. The exams are scheduled to be administered on the following dates (subject to change): Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 Friday, December 20th, 2019 Friday, January 10th, 2019 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 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. If you have any questions, please contact the recruiter Zachary Gutierrez at 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 Orange County, CA, United States
Nov 01, 2019
Full Time
Civil Engineer This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Civil Engineer vacancies within OC Public Works and/or other County of Orange agencies. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at any time. It is recommended that qualifiedcandidates apply immediately. The deadline for the first round of consideration will be Sunday, November 17that 11:59PM PST. We anticipate holding Structured Oral Interviews during the 1st week of December. 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 on OC Public Works. Click here for more information on the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY Civil Engineers perform a variety of complex field and office engineering work. This classification is the experienced and licensedprofessional civil engineering class. Incumbents at this level are professionally licensed by the state as Civil Engineers and are responsible for independent engineering analysis on the most complex and specialized assignments and projects. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates will possess 4 years of direct civil engineering experience, and are willing to take on new and challenging assignments.This position independently performs complex and specialized assignments, provides project leadership to lower level staff, trains staff, consults in an area of specialty and may independently review, complete and approve County designed plans as the responsible engineer. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will possess the core competencies listed below: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE The duties and core competencies required of the Civil Engineer are contingent on the specific assignment and department the position is located in. Common duties include but are not limited to: Designing and preparing drawings, specifications and cost estimates for construction and maintenance of public work projects such as flood control structures, roads, and bridges. Performing technical and complex calculations and reviews using engineering judgment in conformance with department procedures. Conducting technical studies and preparing reports related to hydrology, traffic operations, transportation, drainage, environmental, and other areas. Creating and contributing to engineering reports and environmental studies. Reviewing road, drainage, bridge and traffic improvement plans. Coordinating with internal stakeholders (project management, utilities, real estate, survey, regulatory permits). Coordinating with external stakeholders and performing public outreach (residents, regulatory agencies, other Cities). Preparing staff reports for and making presentations to management. Providing technical engineering support to other County Divisions and Departments. Experience in preparing/reviewing local (M2), State and Federal grant applications, or PES. Performing project management duties like monitoring and controlling project scope, cost, schedule and risks. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe,Bluebeam, Access, AutoCAD, Project,HECRAS,WSPG, hydrology software compatible with the Orange County Hydrology Manual and other Civil Engineering software. Coordinating and managing the reviews of private developers and builders' project submittals including street improvements, grading plans, drainage plans with other County departments or divisions including Watersheds, Materials Laboratory, Flood Programs, Design/Bridge, Traffic, Operations and Maintenance. Reviewing subdivision project and improvement plans for adequacy of road, flood control, grading or structural proposals; check for compliance with County codes and designated requirements. Technical reviews of all aspects of land development projects. Perform QA/QC reviews of all developers/builders' submitted civil engineering plans such as grading plans, street and storm drain plans, trail plans, landscape plans, hydrology and hydraulic reports, tract maps, etc. PROBLEM SOLVING AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS Be knowledgeable and experienced in identifying problems, solving them, acting decisively and showing good judgment. Isolate causes from symptoms, and compile information and alternatives to illuminate problems or issues. Involve others as appropriate and gather information from a variety of sources. Find a balance between studying the problem and solving it. Continually seek to provide the highest quality service to all customers, clients and stakeholders. Listen carefully and communicate concern through tone of voice and by taking action to solve problems in a timely manner. Analyze all aspects of financial and operational performance and prepare recommendations to management for use in making critical financial decisions. Readily commit to action and make decisions that reflect sound judgment and analysis. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Effectively communicating orally and in writing with engineers, architects, contractors, developers, and consultants. Have communicated technical and complex information in a clear, easy to understand manner to a wide variety of audiences. Recognize the essential value of continuous information exchange and the competitive advantage it brings. Actively seek information from a variety of sources and disseminate it in a variety of ways. Take responsibility for ensuring that stakeholders have current and accurate information. Write clearly and concisely, composing informative and convincing memos, emails, letter, reports, and other documents. LEADERSHIP SKILLS Provide guidance, training and direction to subordinate staff such as Civil Engineering Assistants and others. Fostera team atmosphere and reward collaboration. Effectively motivate others to promote productivity and efficiency. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board for Civil and Professional Engineers. Possession of a valid California Driver's License (Class C or higher) may be required for some assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for the complete listing of the minimum qualifications for Civil Engineer. PHYSICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS The physical requirements may vary according to assignment. Generally, the following is required: vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person and over the phone; independent body mobility to sit, stand, walk to access a standard office environment, walk for an extended period of time out in the field, and walk along various road, flood and park trails as well as flood channel side slopes in varying environmental conditions such as during a storm; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders to operate a keyboard, and to write; mental stamina to work with changing deadlines and competing priorities, and physical stamina to carry various equipment weighing up to 30 pounds (if necessary). 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. Structured Oral Interview | Oral Interview (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 structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: 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 your application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact the recruiter Zachary Gutierrez by email at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 714-667-1623 . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 31, 2019
Full Time
SENIOR EPIDEMIOLOGIST This recruitment is open to the public 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 anOpen Eligible List to fill current and future Senior Epidemiologist vacancies within Health Care Agency until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) 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 & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES Through assessment, policy development and assurance, Public Health Services (PHS) provides a wide range of services aimed at reducing death and disability by reducing the transmission of communicable diseases, preventing and lessening the impact of chronic diseases, and ensuring healthy and safe environments. CLINICAL SERVICES DIVISION Clinical Services promotes the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, adults and families through service delivery within specialized medical and dental clinics, and provides prevention, care, and treatment services for STDs, HIV and tuberculosis (TB). MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE POSITION: The Senior Epidemiologist supports 17th Street Testing, Treatment and Care Clinic (STD/HIV Clinic) andis responsible for the following: Preparation of disease surveillance and investigation protocols Coordination of STD surveillance activities Design ofepidemiological studies Supervision of staff Data collection and analysis such as STD case reports,disease statistics, demographicinformation, laboratory tests, etc., for monitoring trends and identifying prevention opportunities among clinic patients. Preparation ofextensive written reports Maintaining current working knowledge of applicable County, State and Federal laws DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have experience in public health and/or communicable disease surveillance and communicable disease reporting and investigation. The ideal candidate will also have experience using analytical statistical methodsand statistical software such asStatistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge/Experience Manages data from surveillance, investigations, or other sources Evaluates analysis of data from an epidemiological investigation or study Evaluates conclusions and interpretations from investigation Determines evidence-based interventions and control measures in response to epidemiologic findings Develops and manages information systems to improve effectiveness of surveillance, investigation, and other epidemiologic practices Understanding and applying complex statistical analysis Leadership/Supervision Supervises and leads staff Works collaboratively with Human Resource Services for staff training, performance evaluations, and for addressing performance issues Enhances team development by providing team members the support, guidance, and direction needed to provide outstanding services Works collaboratively with direct reports to achieve program objectives Develops community partnerships to support epidemiologicalinvestigation Active Communication Prepares written and oral reports Prepares presentations that communicate necessary information to staff, community partners, and general public Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Communicates sensitive issues effectively with diplomacy, persuasion, and accuracy InterpersonalSkills and Collaboration Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with physicians, colleagues, community partners, and public health staff Interacts professionally with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and responds in a timely manner MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical Requirements and Environmental Working Conditions for Senior Epidemiologist. 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 applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Applicants will be interviewed and rated by 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 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. 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 Raymond Mendozaat (714) 834-7252 or Raymond.Mendoza@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 Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
SR. PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met . Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. This recruitment may also be used to fill similar and/or lower level positions throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA)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. REGULATORY & MEDICAL HEALTH SERVICES The Regulatory & Medical Health Services (R/MHS) Division is comprised of: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Safety Net (MSN) Environmental Health Services (EHS) Employee Health Services EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Emergency Medical Services (EMS) plans, coordinates and oversees pre-hospital and emergency medical care systems in response to individual needs and community crisis. EMS program's major strengths are mutual cooperation, patient advocacy, advanced medical technology, electronic documentation and evidence-based data. HEALTH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT The Health Emergency Management (HEM) section is part of EMS and is responsible for planning the agency's overall preparedness and response to a potential disaster affecting the medical and health systems in Orange County. HEM is funded through a variety of federal grants. HEM's emergency preparedness functions consist of all-hazards planning including bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, natural disasters and other County health-related disasters. THE OPPORTUNITY The Sr. Public Health Nurse position will work in the HEM section and is funded through the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) grant. The position will serve as the Healthcare Systems Clinical Advisor and provide primary oversight of the HPP and coordination of the Healthcare Coalition of Orange County (HCCOC). The position will report directly to the Assistant EMS Administrator and may supervise division personnel. Duties and responsibilities include: Preparing and submitting budget requests for the HPP, estimating future needs of the program and consulting with superiors on priorities and funding availability Functioning as a lead strategist for healthcare system preparedness plans Reviewing and providing input on clinical accuracy and relevance for coalition plans, exercises and activities Serving as a liaison between the coalition and medical practitioners Engaging hospitals, long term care, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, surgical centers, urgent cares, dialysis centers, hospice, home health and community stakeholders to plan for disasters Ensuring coalition mass casualty/surge plans provide for appropriate distribution of resources Ensuring subject matter experts are available and a process exists to support secondary transfer prioritization in specialty surge mass casualty situations Supporting HEM's ongoing planning efforts in multiple initiatives and trainings in order to develop and participate in exercises Respond to HCA Operations Center or other locations in times of emergency DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have five (5) or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) with emergency nursing or public health nursing experience and a valid California Driver License. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following competencies: Technical Knowledge | Experience Knowledge of major components of an emergency medical services system Knowledge of quality improvement activities Knowledge of organization and operations of various government agencies involved in community health and medical health disaster preparedness Experience submitting grant applications and/or budget requests Experience developing plans, policies and procedures to accomplish program objectives Familiarity and experience evaluating and analyzing data Proficiency using common software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel Ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations governing health facilities Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Collaborates with other public and private agencies to meet needs as they relate to medical health disaster preparedness Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with clients, medical professionals, peers and managers to achieve service goals Collaborates with HR to handle staff performance issues Leadership Skills Provides clinical leadership to HCOCC coalition Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and evaluates program activity Supervises staff, assigns and coordinates work and evaluates work performance Acts as an advocate and resource for clinical staff, encourages involvement and participation of staff in coalition activities Organizes meetings Communication | Oral and Written Speak effectively and present information to lay persons and medical specialists Communicate with and educate the public on emergency medical preparedness Write clear and concise reports MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here for the minimum qualifications for Sr. Public Health Nurse. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Body mobility to walk, climb stairs, reach, bend, and stoop; stamina to sit for a prolonged period of time (up to one hour); strength to lift and carry 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 and taking pulse and blood pressure readings; vision sufficient to read thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications etc. Will be required to operate a motor vehicle. Environmental Conditions Will be required to work in an office; may work in settings where patients who have a communicable diseases may have been; may be assigned to evenings, weekends and/or holidays during activation of the EMS Department Operations Center/OC Operational Area Emergency Operations Center. Will be required to travel to work sites throughout the County. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, those who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step of the recruitment. 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. Application Appraisal Panel| 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 applicants 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 assessments have 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. Applicants 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, contactIolani Kleenat (714) 834-7336 or IKleen@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
BUILDING INSPECTOR IV THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Thisrecruitment 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 will establish an open eligible list and will be used to fill immediate and future Building Inspector IV positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. OC PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of 10 service areas, each of which directly impacts the quality of life for Orange County residents and the private sector. OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, cities, and other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to ensure quality of service today and quality of life tomorrow. In addition, our vision is to be a world class leader of innovative, professional and quality public works services. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works is seeking Building Inspector IV's who can perform inspections of new and remodeled residential and commercial structures during construction and upon completion to ensure compliance with various building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing codes; assume the duties of Supervising Building Inspector when absent; and perform other work as assigned. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE County of Orange Codified Ordinances California Building Codes, CAL OSHA safety requirements National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements Ability to review and address improvement projects forNPDEScompliance At least one valid International Code Council (ICC) certification Methods, materials and equipment used in vertical construction ORAL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 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 PROBLEM SOLVING Approach problems and decisions methodically with an appropriate level of concern for County and Management perspective Analyze, research, organize, accurately interpret and apply relevant data to issues or problem projects Identify issues accurately along with impacts and solutions SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Possession of a valid Residential International Code Council (ICC) certification in either building, plumbing, electrical, or mechanical is required. Possess a valid California Driver's license, Class C or higher, by date of appointment, and must maintain throughout employment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn about the minimum qualifications for theBuilding Inspector IV classification . PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Vision sufficient to read standard text, handwriting, plans, computer monitor, fine text and charts with fine lines; speak and hear well enough to converse in person, on the telephone, by two-way radio and in a loud environment; body mobility to climb in and out of a standard pick-up truck, walk on irregular terrain, stairs and varying surfaces, climb ladder, scaffolding and poles to inspect work, bend, stoop, twist, reach, and stand with little movement for long periods of time; manual dexterity to write, the ability to drive a vehicle, and possess the physical strength to lift up to 30 pounds. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for those minimum and desirable qualifications that 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 (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal 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. 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 Arleen Berberoglu at arleen.berberoglu@ocpw.ocgov.com or (714) 667-9608. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE II This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days.This recruitment will be open on acontinuousbasis and will close at 11:59p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This list will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse II positions within the Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services. This eligible list may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. First round of considerations: Monday, October 28, 2019 THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring experienced Registered Nurses who are committed to provide skilled nursing to medical and mental health clients in a jail setting. The current openings are in the following Programs within Correctional Health Services (CHS) : Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) The ACHS program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care and 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 II assigned to ACHS will perform the following specialized duties: Obtain vital signs such as; temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration and pain scale assessment Perform Comprehensive and focused physical assessments and refer to higher level of care as necessary, including but not limited to: Comprehensive history taking Interpreting vital signs and physical assessment results Wound Care Documenting in Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan (SOAP)format on electronic health record Implementing standardized nursing protocols Monitoring outcomes Review of health records, summarize and synthesize client information and give comprehensive hand off at shift change or outside facility transfers utilizing discharge summary form or verbal report Maintain assigned work areas every shift Participate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competency Participate in 5150 training; must pass and maintain certification (Training will be provided) Other work as assigned The ACHS facility is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays. 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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate must possess extensive experience in the following core competencies: Nursing Expertise and Knowledge of: Complexity of clients with chronic illness that are medical and mental health related, such as; substance abuse disorders, etc. Common medical and mental health complaints of incarcerated clients including but not limited to: substance use disorders and its complications, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, etc. Performance of nursing care based on Federal and State Standards Performing triage and assessment competently Making sound clinical decisions Performing emergency medical and mental health nursing care Providing nursing care to pregnant clients and other critically ill 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, Compassion, Critical Thinking and Safety: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal, State laws and mandated standards Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients Working collaboratively and communicate professionally at all times SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment Applicants must not have 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 Evaluation 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: Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Comprehensive Care Nurse II as well as the physical characteristics and mental requirements, environmental and working conditions. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. 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. Online Assessment | Technical Skill Assessment (Weighted 100%): Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a job-related assessment. Candidates will be notified of their date and access code, if applicable. Only the more 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 | Score Groups : Once all assessments have 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 Linny Pham @ (714) 834-7324 or LiPham@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 Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Full Time
COMMUNICATIONS INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN This recruitment is open to the public, on a continuous basis, until the needs of the department have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at 11:59 p.m. any day of the week and it is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current vacancies in this class, as well as lower-level classes in the Communications Installation Series, until the next recruitment. The current vacancy iswithin the Technical Services Unit. THE DIVISION Sheriff-Coroner Communications & Technology Division provides the centralized 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System for all local public safety agencies (law enforcement, fire, emergency medical) and for general government on a 24-hour basis. Other services include installation and maintenance of communications and electronic equipment (microwave and backbone equipment, 9-1-1 dispatch equipment, paging equipment, mobile and portable radios, surveillance, sound and video systems); operational and maintenance support to the coordinated communications systems; engineering and frequency management. Sheriff-Coroner Communications is the central coordinator/program manager for the operation and maintenance of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS). The Communications & Technology Division consists of approximately 80 personnel organized in several customer-focused areas that specialize in specific technical applications including the Technical Services Unit, Radio Microwave Unit, and the Security Electronics Unit. Each section maintains a staff of engineers, technicians and support staff to provide a high level of technical expertise to Orange County public service agencies, including Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Lifeguard, Park Rangers, Public Works, Courts, County and City jails, and Probation facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY Under supervision, installs and removes electronic equipment from a variety of locations and emergency vehicles including, but not limited to, police cars, police motorcycles, fire trucks, and command vehicles, and will also perform simple repair work on electronic equipment, assist in the installation and removal of communication equipment from fixed stations and offices, and learn to use basic test equipment and complete other work as required or assigned. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have experience installing cameras, two-way radio communication equipment, and public safety equipment; knowledge of basic elements of electronics, including Ohms law and AC and DC theory, and the ability to read and interpret instructions and pictorial drawings in installation manuals and written directives including schematics; operate and use hand tools and small power tools, use a volt-ohmmeter and watt meter to test circuits, and read and write in English to record data on work orders. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS General Knowledge of: Basic electronic theory including Ohms Law and AC and DC theory, audio and radio frequency circuits, electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals and mathematics for electronic technology. Ability to: Read electronic schematics, blueprints and instruction manuals and follow directions precisely; operate and maintain electronic test equipment; read and write numbers in English to record data on work orders, time sheets and log sheets; crawl under vehicles and work in cramped spaces such as under automobile dash or in automobile trunk. Mustbe able to lift radio equipment in and out of vehicle trunks and hold in place while attaching. Experience/Education: Completion of a training course in basic electronic or electronic repair AND one year of experience involving the installation and/or repair of electronic equipment. Training beyond basic electronics may be substituted for the required experience on a month-for-month basis. License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment. A General Radiotelephone Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (or equivalent) may be required within one year after appointment for some assignments. Click here to view the class spec/job description. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS For positions with the Sheriff's Department applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive 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 Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Applicants must be able to lift over 50 lbs., with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing over 25 lbs.; climb ladders, scaffolding and poles, crawl in attics or under vehicles and work in cramped spaces such as under automobile dash or in automobile trunk, stoop, bend or twist your back, kneel, squat and work with arms above shoulder level; identify and distinguish colors; operate power tools or other like machinery that are potentially hazardous. May be required to climb and work from antennas which may exceed 100 feet in some assignments. Environmental Conditions: Must be willing and able to work in remote areas and in high security areas such as jails, courthouses and dispatch centers. Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. 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. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Oral PanelInterview (Weighted 100%) Applicants 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. (Please note: The panel of job knowledge experts is not granted access to the candidate's application prior to the panel interview; therefore, a candidate's responses to the structured questions should be thorough, detailed and complete.) 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 After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview in their specialty area to be considered for present and future vacancies. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. 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 Paige West at 714-834-5859 or pwest @ocsd.org.For other recruitment information, please contact Sheriff Recruiting at 714-834-5811. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
CHIEF DEPUTY PUBLIC GUARDIAN (Administrative Manager II) This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m.. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. 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 II positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) 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 (5) service areas - Administrative & Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES Behavioral Health Services (BHS ) consists of three (3) service areas, which provide a culturally competent and client-centered continuum of behavioral health services including crisis, treatment, early intervention and prevention services. DIVISION: OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN The Office of the Public Guardian serves the community by providing investigative and fiduciary services to adults who are unable to provide their own basic personal needs due to a severe mental disorder or disabling physical condition. Public Guardian deputies and staff are committed to ensure that individualized personal treatment, supervision and financial oversight is provided so that conservatee achieve their highest level of self-determination, autonomy and independence. THE OPPORTUNITY The Public Guardian has a vacancy for a Chief Deputy Public Guardian (Administrative Manager II) who will be responsible for providing oversight of LPS Administrations and Investigations as well as Probate units. This position requires a seasoned and experienced administrator and innovator to manage the core service areas of the Public Guardian's Office and reports directly to the Public Guardian. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess an associate's or bachelor's degree in social science, behavioral science, business administration, accounting or a closely related field and extensive experience working with probate functions, estate administration, conservatorships, guardianships, asset management with a broad understanding of the associated fiduciary responsibilities and legal procedures as they relate to the Office of the Public Guardian's responsibilities and procedures. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following competencies: Public Guardian Knowledge | Experience Establishing and implementing organizational policies and procedures, fiscal management and controls and personnel administration Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, and rules pertaining to conservatorship/guardianship and estate administration functions Understanding of grave disability caused by mental illness as well as knowledge of community mental health rehabilitation programs and services that assist conservatees in their recovery and restoration to independence Utilizing and applying County procurement process for contracting services Understanding and utilizing office software and programs, such as but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Leadership | Managerial Skills Ability to successfully guide the implementation of new processes and providing tools necessary to support the organization's objectives Accountability for maintaining high standards of personal performance and meeting the expectations of the department and ensuring quality outcomes Developing effective team goals to include planning and prioritizing work to meet department expectations and deadlines Ability to continuously evaluate business practices and taking initiative in implementing changes to improve operations ofthe division Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective leadership, organization, administration and budgetary planning, preparation and control of specific area of Public Guardian's office Accepting challenges and exercising good judgment on a regular basis Fostering a collaborative approach across all service functions that supports compliance and quality improvement efforts, provides information necessary for decision making and engages all levels of participants in contributing to the process Supervising various levels of staff as well as partnering with Human Resource Services on staff management issues Training, directing, and evaluating subordinate staff and maintaining team objectives and standards with minimal direction and control Seeking out the best practices, sharing information and leading others to continually improve Judgment | Decision Making Skills Identifying and resolving technical issues and problems through good judgment and decision making utilizing technical expertise in decision making Analyzing problems and proposing solutions while dealing with changing priorities Relationship Building | Effective Communication Skills Developing and presenting ideas in a clear, concise and logical manner both verbally and in writing Building positive relationships and viable partnerships throughout the organization Creating rapport and negotiating with vendors/department staff to correct or mitigate contract performance issues or conflicts Establishing and maintaining credibility within the organization/department Ensuring timely and superior quality communication of information to internal and external customers Developing trust in communicating new ideas, directions, and/or goals to staff Utilizing effective communication skills for team building, facilitating solutions and resolving conflict Actively listening when others speak to gain an understanding of all viewpoints Interpersonal Skills Working well in a team environment Consistently demonstrating a positive attitude Exhibiting a strong work ethic MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager II classification as well as the physical & mental requirements and the environmental conditions. 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 an oral interview 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 Iolani Kleen at (714) 834-7336 or Ikleen @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 Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
CORRECTIONAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN This recruitment is open to the public, on a continuous basis, until the needs of the department have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at 11:59 p.m. any day of the week and it is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. INCUMBENTS WILL BE PERIODICALLY ROTATED THROUGH ASSIGNMENTS, SHIFTS, INCLUDING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill vacant positions within the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS To be selected for a position with the Orange County Sheriff's Department applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive 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 Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). GENERAL DUTIES Work in an adult jail facility (maximum, medium or minimum security) and/or Inmate Commissary. Perform and/or oversee inmates in maintenance and institutional activities, such as housekeeping, issuing jail clothing, operating laundry equipment, and painting. Keeping records. Receiving and returning inmate property. Preparing reports. Performing general maintenance. Communicate with the public over the phone. Stocking, issuing and ordering supplies for the warehouse. REQUIRED TRAINING Candidates who are successful in the recruitment process and are subsequently employed as a Correctional Services Technician will be required to successfully complete a five-week Correctional Officer Core Course including a physical agility test during the first year of employment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education/Experience: Some experience and/or education and training, which would demonstrate possession or application of the knowledges and abilities listed below. General Knowledge of: Methods and procedures of keeping a storeroom, including ordering, storing and issuing a variety of supplies. Maintaining records of items received and issued. Methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning floors, walls, fixtures, and general institutional cleaning and maintenance. Ability to: Train and supervise adult inmates in supply, maintenance and other assignments. Read, understand and clearly instruct inmates and the general public on regulations and procedures, in English. Establish and maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with jail staff and inmate workers. Maintain accurate store-keeping or other records, files and/or inventories. Summarize records in report format. Maintain adequate levels of supplies and lay out and maintain an efficient storeroom. Perform simple computations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers, decimals and fractions. Operate industrial size laundry equipment. Use a County-approved means of transportation for pickups, deliveries, and errands. Operate a computer, calculator other office machines (may be required for some assignments). License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class B or C, by date of appointment. Click here to view the class spec/job description. PHYSICAL, MENTALAND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: Independent body mobility to stand, stoop, bend, twist, kneel, squat, and crawl while inspecting work of inmates. Incumbent must have the ability to lift or carry up to 30 pounds, repetitive use of hands, arms or shoulders to keyboard orders/booking information, etc. Must be able to work with arms above shoulder level while sorting and filing. Speak and hear well enough to converse in person; communicate clearly and understandably over the phone and with large groups of people. Environmental Conditions: Incumbents working inside a jail facility or the Inmate Commissary will have contact with inmates that may become violent or abusive. Incumbent may have moderately difficult interaction and/or complex interpersonal contact with emotional and/or hostile public. Incumbents may be required to drive in inclement weather conditions. Human Resources | Minimum Qualifications The Sheriff's Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. 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. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. Written Exam/Physical Agility Test: (Pass/Fail) Those who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written exam/physical agility test via email. The written exam consists of job-related, multiple choice questions. Those who successfully pass the written exam will be given a pre-investigative interview and may be referred to the physical agility test. The physical agility test will consist of the following: 50-Yard Sprint with in 20 seconds. Carry a 30 pound backpack for 75 feet in 30 seconds. Half-Mile Run in 5 minutes. 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 After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on line applications. Applicant information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is on your application and only use one email account. Click here for tips to complete your application. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contactMary Cortez-Valadez at (714) 834-5834 or email at mcortez-valadez@ocsd.org . 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. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Orange County, CA Orange County, CA, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
SR. LAND SURVEYOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Senior Land Surveyor positions within Orange County Public Works and may be used to fill future vacancies at other County of Orange agencies. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at any time. It is recommended that qualifiedcandidates 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; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. Click here for more information about OC Public Works . THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works has an opportunity for a Senior Land Surveyor. Senior Land Surveyors plan, organize and direct complex surveying work. This position takes place primarily within the office. The duties include, but are not limited to: Planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of survey teams. Checking for accuracy and compliance with technical and legal survey procedures. Evaluating employee performance, developing and providing employee training and recommending action on merit increases. Identifying, analyzing, and arbitrating complex boundary problems involving discrepancies, overlaps, or gaps between ownership lines. Discusses solutions with developers, sub-dividers, engineers, surveyors, title officers and city surveyors/engineers to resolve boundary problems. Assigning projects to teams and serves as the project leader over multiple survey parties working together on special projects. Preparing detailed technical reports on surveying projects or studies. Review maps and other survey documents submitted by the public, including private engineers and surveyors. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess 7 years of direct and progressive experience in surveying, as well as theexperience, skill and demonstrated ability to effectively manage resources, personnel, schedule and budget on a wide variety of complex projects. In addition to the requirements listed under the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate must also possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of surveying. Principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry as used in office and field survey analysis. Laws, rules and regulations regarding subdivisions of land, boundary locations, mapping and surveying practices. Experience with software such as Civil 3D, Bluebeam, MicroStation, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS and other related surveying software. Technical report writing and correspondence preparation. Ability to review, approve and adjust results of survey data to ensure conformance to acceptable surveying principles. Read and interpret civil engineering drawings, maps, specifications, legal descriptions, survey field data and survey records. Review and prepare complex technical reports and correspondence. Thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail and accuracy of work performed. Monitor team members and enforce safety guidelines. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act, PLS and possess extensive experience in map checking and/or map preparation. LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION Ability to supervise the work of a large technical staff through subordinate supervisors. Determine need, plan, and evaluate staff training programs. Effectively 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 personal development and goal achievement with business objectives and organizational vision. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Accurately and concisely exchanges information with others, both orally and in writing. Effectively follows written and oral instruction and is able to give instructions to others. Actively listens to others for full understanding of what is being communicated; comprehends and interprets technical material related to the job. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with engineers, developers, contractors and the general public. Records project information to ensure accurate reporting. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Senior Land Surveyor LICENSE REQUIREMENT Possession of a valid Land Surveyor's License or valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer authorized to practice surveying issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. A California driver license, Class C, is required by date of appointment. 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 email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification 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 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 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. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Zachary Gutierrez at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 714-667-1623. 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, United States
Oct 02, 2019
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 Open 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. Candidates 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. THE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) 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 & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE DEPARTMENT Through assessment, policy development and assurance, Public Health Services (PHS) provides a wide range of services aimed at reducing death and disability by reducing the transmission of communicable diseases, preventing and lessening the impact of chronic diseases, and ensuring healthy and safe environments. THE PROGRAMS California Children's Services California Children's Services (CCS) is a statewide program that provides authorizations for medical care, financial assistance, and medically necessary physical and occupational therapy services to children who meet the CCS eligibility criteria. Community and Nursing Services Public Health Nurses (PHNs) provide nursing services in the home and community, including case management, client advocacy, community resource information and assistance with accessing health care. Services are provided to all residents of Orange County who meet criteria regardless of financial status. PHNs provide services in a variety of programs that target specific populations and/or health needs including high-risk pregnant and post-partum women and teens, high-risk infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults who have chronic conditions with unmet health needs, foster children, and homeless individuals and families. PHNs also provide technical assistance to medical providers implementing State programs serving perinatal and pediatric clients. Clinical Services Division Clinical Services promotes the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, adults and families through service delivery within specialized medical and dental clinics, and provides prevention, care, and treatment services for STDs, HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Supervising Public Health Nurses may provide oversight of clinic staff and programs and/or provide direct supervision of PHNs and ancillary staff performing case management services. Communicable Disease Control Division Public Health Nurses assist with the investigation and treatment of reportable communicable diseases, including aerosolized and or food-borne illnesses to prevent the spread in the community. THE OPPORTUNITIES The positions provide services during the normal business days (Monday through Friday) and may be assigned to work alternative hours, as needed. As a Supervising Public Health Nurse II, the incumbent will demonstrate: Ability to supervise and coordinate the delivery of public health nursing services in professional nursing unit(s) or clinical service(s) providing specialized or highly sensitive services with a County-wide impact OR unit(s)/clinic(s) where the services provided are highly complex and varied. Incumbents at this level are required to act with considerable independence and access to higher-level medical staff may not be readily available. Incumbents are expected to possess a broad range of nursing knowledge and expertise in order to supervise a subordinate staff, which includes positions with responsibility for complex, varied and/or highly specialized nursing functions. Due to the nature of the services provided, incumbents are required to interact frequently with the community and represent the Health Care Agency's views on a variety of sensitive issues. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following competencies: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge | Experience Health conditions affecting older adults, adult, adolescent, pediatric and prenatal populations with acute, chronic and/or communicable diseases Principles of case management Understanding of County, State, and Federal resources Working with high-risk populations, e.g. conditions that require multiple medical coordination, clients with behavioral health problems and substance abuse issues Federal and State funding programs (e.g., Medi-Cal, Targeted Case Management (TCM), Title XIX) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiency Leadership/Supervision | Managerial Skills 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 and PHS Mentoring staff and nursing students 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 Communication and Collaboration Communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Participating in, and representing the program, division or service area on committees and subcommittees within the County and/or the community MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS To learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Supervising Public Health Nurse II pleaseclick here . PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Requirements 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) 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 applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP)| Application Rating(Weighted 100%) An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of subject matter 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, please contact Evelyn Zhao at (714) 834-4144 or ezhao@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous