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.

57 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time
SENIOR IT SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Sr. IT Security Administrator vacancies. Although the current vacancy is with Social Services Agency, this recruitment may be used to fill similar and/or lower level classifications within the occupational series throughout the County of Orange. CLOSING DATE INFORMATION This recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days, or until the needs of the County of Orange have been met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here to learn more about the County of Orange. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY The Social Services Agency (SSA) is comprised of the following four divisions: Adult Services and Assistance Programs (ASAP); Children and Family Services (CFS); Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS); and Administrative Services. Our mission is to deliver quality services that are accessible and responsive to the community, encourage personal responsibility, strengthen individuals, preserve families, and protect vulnerable adults and children. Click here to learn more about the Social Services Agency. THE OPPORTUNITY The SSA Senior IT Security Administrator position is critical in interpreting and ensuring compliance with Federal, State and County information security requirements. This position is primarily responsible for identification, acquisition, implementation and operation of information security solutions and procedures that balance security and user functionality to ensure the confidentiality, accessibility and integrity of the agency's data assets. This includes oversight of web filtering services, patch management, anti-virus administration, remote access solutions, data encryption, group policy, workstation image hardening, and network security coordination. Additionally, the agency Senior IT Security Administrator will participate in the County-wide information security forums and workgroups in support of major projects such as county security policy development. DESIRABLE CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of direct experience and knowledge performing information security administration and will have successfully completed a bachelor degree in information systems or computer science or completed equivalent course work (such as IT security related certifications) and hands-on experience which provides the candidate with a sound conceptual understanding of complex technical systems, security concepts and related industry standards. Possession of formal security certifications is highly desirable. Additionally, candidates will have experience leading a team of IT professionals. Possession of formal security certifications is highly desirable. In addition, the successful candidate will also possess the following experience and knowledge: Technical Expertise | Information Security Knowledge Protocol analyzers/sniffers/network scanners and related reports TCP/IP networking Telecommunications and network security Business continuity and disaster recovery planning Data backup and recovery Security architecture and policy Applications and system development security Encryption system deployment and management Vulnerability testing, mitigation, and documentation Infrastructure security auditing and mitigation Firewall log monitoring and mitigation Intrusion detection/prevention Systems log monitoring and mitigation Secure e-mail and spam filters Internet web filter administration and documentation Server and personal computer patch management Wireless and hardwire network security Anti-virus and anti-spyware monitoring and mitigation Technical writing and documentation Windows Server 2012 and 2016 deployment and management Active Directory and Group Policy management Server and PC virtualization (VMWare/Microsoft) Remote access systems (VPN and RDP) management Diagnostic capability for highly complex environments Systems design to achieve maximum efficiency Ability to code, test and deploy PowerShell or other scripts that automate tasks Interpersonal & Analytical Skills Exceptional analytical and troubleshooting skills Strong leadership competencies Excels in interpersonal communication and interactions with all levels of staff Works harmoniously and effectively with cross-functional teams by building trust and rapport High standards of professional behavior Prepares persuasive presentations while capturing interest and involvement from audience Works independently, effectively and professionally Handles concurrent or multiple tasks/projects efficiently Ability to develop strategic technical policies and procedures Ability to develop detailed project plans and schedules Desired Certifications (Please attach any certifications to your application.) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) CompTIA Security + Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials (GSEC) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Minimum Qualifications Please click here to access the complete classification description including the experience, education and physical and mental requirements for this job. Senior IT Security Administrator. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS The County of Orange, Human Resource Services Department screens all application materials for minimum qualifications and desirable qualifications. Only the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and have the best fit per the desirable qualifications list above will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Online Assessment | Refer/Non-Refer One or more web-based assessments consisting of job related questions will be administered. Candidates receiving the highest scores will be referred to the next step. Structured 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 recruitment 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. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Jessica Medina at (714) 245-6084 or Jessica.Medina@ssa.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Senior Project Manager positions within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Project Manager Series. The resulting list may also be used by other agencies within the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY August 8th, 2017 at 11:59pm 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; 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. 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 about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITIES Special Projects - Construction Emphasis The Senior Project Manager works directly with project sponsors to gather all the necessary project information (i.e. scope of work, plans, specifications, permits, funding, agreements, etc.) to process Job Order Contracts (JOC) for maintenance projects from several County departments. Projects assigned to the Senior Project Manager involve significant resources, technical execution requirements, and complicated relationship management issues. JOC is a flexible, cost-effective firm-fix pricing contract based on the unit pricing from the eGordian project task catalog and the competitive bidding of the Contractor's adjustment factor. This is used extensively because it enables the County to respond quickly to routine maintenance, emergency projects and other repair related projects with well-defined scope. The job duties include but are not limited to: Oversee the JOC process for the Special Projects service unit. Interact with project sponsors and JOC Inspection staff to resolve design and construction changes. Oversee annual JOC advertisement and award for new slate of JOC contractors Supervise a staff of project managers to ensure timely completion of projects and within budget. Serve as a technical consultant to senior management on technical and strategic issues. OC Construction - Engineering Emphasis The Senior Project Manager manages and monitors complex Capital Improvement Program (CIP) engineering projects consisting of Roads, Bridges, Flood Control Channels and bikeways within Orange County Construction (OC Construction) business unit. Works and coordinates with Orange County Project Management (OCPM) business unit to obtain plans, specifications, permits etc. required to complete complex CIP projects on schedule and within budget. Projects assigned to the Senior Project Manager involve significant resources, technical execution requirements, and complicated relationship management issues. Will use strategic project management tools to work closely with contractors, engineers, construction and project managers, and project inspectors to identify and resolve construction related problems and issues with no or minimal impact to the overall projects. The Senior Project Manager will address local stakeholders concerns and provide customer services by resolving issues and problems in a timely manner. The job duties include but are not limited to: Oversee complex CIP Projects within OC Construction business unit. Interact with engineers and OC Construction Inspection staff to resolve design and construction changes. Supervise a staff of construction managers to ensure timely completion of projects and within budget. Serve as a technical consultant to senior management on technical and strategic issues. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in the following depending on the position's emphasis or focus: Construction Emphasis Professional public works, engineering, construction, architectural, business, or related experience in project management. Experience which demonstrates sound management and leadership skills to guide a team of professional project managers. Proven success in the management of public works construction projects and/or ongoing maintenance projects. Experience in contract administration and/or preparing contracts. Proven ability to provide technical explanations and recommendations in terms readily understood by executives. Must possess current knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local codes and regulations to ensure the compliance of County projects. Ensure safe work practices. Monitors team members and enforces safety guidelines. Follow hard hat guidelines when applicable. Possession of a Project Manager certificate from an accredited university/school with curriculum derived from the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute is highly desirable. Engineering Emphasis Possession of a valid certificate of Registration as a Civil and Professional Engineer issued by the California State Board for Civil and Professional Engineers and 4 years of civil engineering experience that demonstrate the core competencies outlined for the series. Receipt of a Master Degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience. Professional public works, engineering, construction, architectural, business, or related experience in project management. Experience that demonstrates sound management and leadership skills to guide a team of professional construction managers, engineers and supervising construction inspectors. Experience in contract administration and/or administration of Public Works CIP Projects. Proven ability to provide technical explanations and recommendations in terms readily understood by executives. Must possess current knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local codes and regulations to ensure the compliance of County projects. Ensure safe work practices. Monitors team members and enforces safety guidelines. Follow hard hat guidelines when applicable. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will also possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Works independently to provide planning, administrative, and technical review for design and construction of capital projects; apply fundamental engineering, architectural, construction and/or trades practices and principles to specific projects involving structural, mechanical, electrical, electronic, plumbing, heating, ventilating and air conditioning hardware and systems. Construction Emphasis Knowledge of Job Order Contracts (JOC), maintenance projects, and public works projects. Engineering Emphasis Knowledge of contemporary principles of engineering design with regard to technically complex projects. LEADERSHIP SKILLS Experience supervising, managing or working in a lead capacity overseeing activities. Effectively develop plans to complete projects and delegate assignments to staff accordingly. Ability to make well-informed and objective decisions by perceiving the impact and implications of the decisions in order to accomplish organizational goals. Makes sound business decisions based on limited, complex or contradicting information while taking into account relevant public service ethical principles COMMUNICATION SKILLS Effectively present, orally and in writing, proposals, progress reports, and recommendations to the highest levels in the organization including the Board of Supervisors, County executive management, private sector executives, contractors and external stakeholders. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Senior Project Manager LICENSES By date of appointment, possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required. Engineering Emphasis - Possession of a valid Civil Engineering license issued by California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, blueprints and a computer monitor and to drive a vehicle; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess body mobility sufficient to frequently walk over uneven terrain and to stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist at the waist and frequently turn the neck up and down and side to side; possess manual dexterity to operate keyboards and write. Some assignments require ability to lift 30 lbs and climb stairs and ladder. While the position is situated in an office environment, there will be instances in which incumbents are required to visit construction sites and ongoing project sites. These areas may include uneven terrain, hot and dusty conditions, and inclement weather. Hard hat conditions may apply. 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 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 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time
Database Administrator I (Administrative Manager I) This recruitment is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and will remain open until it closes on Tuesday August 8, 2017. This recruitment will establish an OPEN eligible list. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current/future vacancies in Auditor-Controller and/or any other agencies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. COUNTY OF ORANGE - The Place to Work, Live and Play Orange County is a desirable place to live - and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest populated County in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. You can learn more about the County of Orange by clicking here . AUDITOR-CONTROLLER The mission of the Auditor-Controller Department is to promote public oversight, provide accountability, and support financial decision-making for the County. As the Auditor-Controller Department carries out its vision and mission, it will conduct business with the highest ethical and due diligence standards and demonstrate commitment to the public, other County departments and agencies, and its own employees. You can learn more about the Auditor-Controller Department by clicking here . THE OPPORTUNITY The Auditor-Controller Information Technology (ACIT) is seeking an exceptionally experienced and customer service oriented Database Administrator (Administrative Manager I) to perform a variety of professional, technical, analytical duties to support complex applications and database management systems for countywide business operations. This position typically reports to the Director of Information Services. The Database Administrator functions as a technical specialist responsible for support, maintenance, and administration of ORACLE and MS-SQL Server databases related to the County's core ERP systems. This position also functions as a lead role with oversight of the County's managed service provider that provides database administration support for multiple database platforms such as CGI Advantage Financial / Procurement and CGI Advantage Human Resource / Payroll. This role will also facilitate the re-platform of the County's Property Tax System's (PTS) legacy database to SQL Server. After the re-platform, the Database Administrator is expected to manage the resulting PTS SQL Server database and its auxiliary property tax applications. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications the ideal candidate will also possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Technical Experience | Technical Knowledge Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or closely related field. Three (3) years of experience in a database, systems analysis, software engineering, programming, or similar field in a multi-platform systems environment. Three (3) years of experience in ORACLE database for ERP systems such as CGI Advantage, Oracle Financials, SAP, JD Edwards, etc. Experience integrating complex data and database management systems for inter-operability over multiple platforms and technologies. Experience with MS-SQL Server database in large-scale/ERP applications is highly desirable. Experience in AIX operating system and Windows operating system. Experience in multi-platform database. Experience developing detailed project plans for the implementation of new systems or major application modifications, including responsibility for performing needs analysis, developing. requirements, defining resources, and determining timelines for the completion of projects Experience establishing, tests, documents, and implementing data and database backup and disaster recovery procedures. Experience preparing data and budget information for data and database management systems software acquisitions. Identifies, builds or purchases, deploys, enhances, and maintains data infrastructures using OLAP, Data Warehouse, and Data Mart technologies. Analysis | Problem Solving Ability to identify, evaluate, and select database and data and file management tools and methodologies. Ability to recognize problems, develop recommendations/solutions, and implement resolution. Ability to resolve non-production and production database requests, and troubleshooting various database issues. Experience working with software, tools, and vendors to identify and resolve technical problems. Ability to establish effective database performance/security monitoring procedures. Oral | Written Communication Promotes data sharing, consistent data definitions, and programming standards across the enterprise by establishing, monitoring, enforcing, documenting, publishing, and maintaining data usage standards. Writing and presenting informative communication, which conveys clear and concise meaning to internal and experience audiences. Working effectively with various levels of organization, including staff, supervisors, and upper-level management. Ability to communicate technical and complex information in a clear and concise manner. Leadership | Management Experience working as a senior or lead team member on a critical application development and implementation project. Serves as liaison between customer departments, vendors, and technical support to resolve and correct complex data and database management system problems. Provides leadership and mentoring to Database Administrators through training, consulting, facilitating problem solving, and coordinating assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the the minimum qualifications for the Administrative Manager I. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) 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. 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. Oral Exam (Weighted 100%) A panel of job knowledge experts will interview and evaluate each candidate's responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. This is a competitive process; therefore, candidate 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 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. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. For specific informaiton pertaining to this recruitment please contact Carlos Franco at carlos.franco@ac.ocgov.com or at 714-834-3116. 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time
SENIOR 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 John Wayne Airport and Orange County Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at any time. It is recommended that qualified candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; 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 . JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport is a modern, 20 gate, medium hub commercial and general aviation airport owned and operated by the County of Orange. We are located in a vibrant and economically viable area of Southern California and home to seven commercial airlines, one commuter operator, two all-cargo carriers, two full service FBOs and over 450 general aviation aircraft. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. Click here for more information about John Wayne Airport Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works and John Wayne Airport have an opportunity for a Senior Land Surveyor. Senior Land Surveyors plan, organize and direct complex office and/or field surveying work. The duties include, but are not limited to: Planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of subordinate 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. (OC Public Works) Review maps and other survey documents submitted by the public, including private engineers and surveyors. (Airport) Perform technical analysis and calculations related to compliance with the FAA Advisory Circular for the purpose of operating the airport as well as planning for future improvement projects. (Airport) Perform analysis of location of existing and proposed subdivisions in relationship to surfaces describing safety and operation zones surrounding a commercial airport as described in the FAA Code of Federal Regulations, PART 77. (Airport) Evaluate FAA aeronautical studies and aviation easements. Complete reviews and process appropriate building and construction permits. (Airport) Perform reviews, analysis, and writing of legal descriptions for aviation easements, construction easements within aviation easements, utilities and navigational equipment operation easements to municipalities and/or federal authorities within the Airport ownership, and legal descriptions for land leases and operation of vendors within the Airport properties. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have 7 years of direct and progressive experience in surveying. 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 field 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. Ensure safe work practices. Ability to be aware of your surroundings on roads, highways, airport facilities, construction sites and other highly trafficked areas when working in the field. Monitor team members and enforce safety guidelines. OC PUBLIC WORKS EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act, PLS and possess experience in map checking and/or map preparation. AIRPORT EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the chapters of the FAA Advisory Circular related to the planning and designing of a commercial airport, its geometry, basis of determination of safe movement of aircraft and people throughout the secure and non-secure areas of an airport. Experience working at a commercial airport is desirable but not a requirement. 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. AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS For positions within John Wayne Airport, the successful candidate must be able to clear background checks that include a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) before commencing with position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS For both positions at OC Public Works and John Wayne Airport, the incumbent must 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 sufficient to stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist at the waist and frequently turn the neck up and down and side to side; possess manual dexterity to operate keyboards utilize office equipment and to write. Occasional visits to the field, which may include uneven terrain and hot, dusty or wet conditions. In addition to the above, the position(s) at John Wayne Airport will be split between the office and the field. Field work may include loud noises, inclement weather and active airport operations. 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. 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 Zachary Gutierrez at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 949-252-5177. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 25, 2017
Full Time
Environmental Engineering Specialist THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Environmental Engineering Specialist vacancies within OC Public Works. 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, as the recruitment will close on: August 7th, 2017. 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. The Executive Team is comprised of the Public Works Director and two Assistant Directors leading Customer Service and Engineering Service Branches. The team leads 10 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. 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 about OC Public Works Click here for more information about the County of Orange The Opportunity OC Public Works has an exciting new career opportunity for an Environmental Engineering Specialist. This position coordinates specialized technical studies, research, surveys and investigations in specific programs designed to monitor, maintain, or improve the quality of environmental factors related to water quality, air quality, acoustics, energy, biological resources or land transportation; supervises and trains professional and technical personnel; and does other work as required. POSITIONS AVAILABLE Positions currently available in the OC Environmental Resources Service Area include the following program areas: Stormwater permit compliance - includes coordination of County-specific and countywide stormwater programs and implementation and auditing of specific program requirements. One position is specific to construction site compliance. Mitigation program - includes implementation of Habitat Mitigation and Monitoring Plans, managing consultant and landscape contracts, and oversight of the County's compensatory mitigation areas. Watershed management - includes the development and implementation of watershed scale plans under the Integrated Regional Watershed Management program and related initiatives DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree (or higher) in biological science, environmental science, ecology or related environmental or physical science. Depending on the assignment, the ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge, understanding, and experience (at least 5 years applicable experience) with one or more of the following: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permits, comprising complex requirements to protect and improve the quality of creeks, stream and coastal waters at both watershed and regional scales; Implementation of Habitat Mitigation and Monitoring Plans and compliance with regulatory permits for projects under 1600, 404, 401 and coastal development permits; and, Development and implementation of multi-agency watershed-scale plans for the improvement of environmental conditions. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and/or experience in the following core competencies: Technical Expertise Depending on the assignment, requires technical expertise with: Regulatory requirements of the Clean Water Act and NPDES permits issued to Orange County (or equivalent permits); Environmental regulations and standards and the ability to evaluate new or revised regulations and standards and make recommendations as to their approval, disapproval or modification; Evaluating the efficacy of programs by examining direct and indirect measures of performance, including analysis of chemical, physical, and biological data using advanced data presentation methodologies and statistical techniques; General identification of southern California plant communities and familiarity with local flora and fauna, including special status species; Interpreting and applying technical data and policy information to develop alternative solutions for underperforming mitigation sites; Integrated regional water management plans and equivalent watershed planning processes Application of geographical information systems (GIS) to environmental management and regulatory compliance; Preparing regulatory compliance reports to be submitted to State and Federal agencies; and, Preparing grant applications and managing contracts. Leadership Skills Ability to: Plan, organize, review, supervise and train subordinates (note-not all positions in this class are supervisory); Direct the work of outside consultants and manage their contracts with respect to budget and meeting deliverable deadlines; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Negotiate with regulatory agencies on permit conditions and compliance issues; Develop and oversee technical investigations and the preparation of detailed reports; and Coordinate regulatory compliance programs with multiple County departments, cities and special districts; and lead multi-agency workgroups and meetings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Environmental Engineering Specialist. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Lift objects and various equipment that may weigh up to 50 lbs. Vision sufficient to read fine print and computer monitors; speak and hear well enough to communicate with others clearly and understandably in person or 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; and mental stamina to work with changing deadlines and competing priorities. Environmental Conditions The position requires candidate to perform moderate to strenuous physical work in an outdoor environment that includes hot and wet weather. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. After the initial screening, those who met minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the process. Supplemental Questionnaire Screening | Refer/Non-Refer: Supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of the job. Only the highest scoring candidates will be referred to the next step. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and evaluated 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. 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 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. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hajara Shabbir at (714)-667-9607 or hajara.shabbir@ocpw.ocgov.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. 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time
CRAFT SUPERVISOR I THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within OC Public Works and other agencies within the County. Deadline to apply is: August 11th, 2017. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Each service area deputy director is responsible for leading and managing approximately 100 positions in their respective service area. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information on OC Public Works. THE OPPORTUNITY The Craft Supervisor I should be experienced individuals who have outstanding supervision and leadership skills and strong problem solving skills. Working knowledge and application of an experienced journeyman plumber. Qualified individuals will have knowledge of building codes and safety precautions, as well as, labor and materials costs, blueprints, and linear, area and volume measurements. Craft Supervisors assign and supervise the work of a single unit of level craft workers and helpers; coordinate with other departments and vendors; review work in progress; make changes to reduce or control costs; set performance standards and training needs; prepare performance evaluations and reports and maintains records. Some shifts may require working weekends and/or working 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will demonstrate the related experience and knowledge required for this position. In addition, the candidate will possess the following competencies: Technical Expertise - Incumbents in this position must be able to work with and understand technical information related to the job; is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail and accuracy of work performed; ensures safe work practices; and knowledgeable of Public Works, State, and Federal safety regulations including reporting requirements. Thoroughly understand mechanics of maintaining commercial/industrial facilities and equipment. At least 10 years journeyman plumber background preferred. Leadership & Supervision - Knowledge of methods used to train craft workers; ability to supervise maintenance workers effectively and instruct subordinates in work methods and department procedures and policies; influences, motivates, guides, and directs others toward meeting business objectives, while encouraging openness, creativity, and innovation; coaches, mentors, challenges, and works collaboratively with direct reports to align professional development and goal achievement with business objectives and organizational vision. Problem Solving and Analysis - Identifies, researches, evaluates, estimates, accurately interprets, and applies technical data and policy information while using sound reasoning and logical judgment to arrive at conclusions and find alternative solutions to complex problems. Effective Communication - Effectively present thoughts, ideas, information, and messages clearly, concisely, logically and persuasively both orally and in writing to persuade and inform audiences with competing interests and in a way that all receivers understand the communication the way that it was intended. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for further details on this classification. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment and while employed. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS See well enough to read fine print, blueprints, operating manual and construction drawings; see well enough to determine colors commonly used in electrical wiring, safety symbols, DOT warning labels and construction workplace signage; body mobility to access construction sites and buildings under renovation and repair; Speak and write effectively in English; tolerance to work on construction sites with dust, dirt, uneven terrain, mud, and under adverse weather conditions; tolerance to work in confined spaces and on elevated platforms; and ability to operate vehicles. Some positions may require incumbents to work inside of a detention facility and may come in contact with inmates. For some positions, candidates must pass an extensive background investigation consisting of employment history, professional references, and criminal check to the satisfaction of OC Sheriff-Coroner Department and/or OC Probation Departments. Applicants must have no felony convictions as a juvenile or as an adult and cannot currently be on any form of probation. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Situation Exercise | Skills Test (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates will be required to prepare responses to job related situations. Only the most successful candidates will move on to the next step of the recruitment process. Qualification Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. The most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hajara Shabbir at (714)-667-9607 or hajara.shabbir@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 22, 2017
Full Time
SECRETARY II This recruitment is open to the public. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Secretary II positions within the Health Care Agency, Information Technology until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. Deadline to apply is: Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). THE COUNTY 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. Please click here for more information about the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY (HCA) The Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal, individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five services areas- Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory/Medical Health Services, and Public Health- is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) DEPARTMENT HCA Information Technology (HCA IT) provides core services such as support for the Agency servers, system implementation, system maintenance, desktop support, service desk, project management, enterprise email, network security, software development and database administration. Including support for electronic health record systems as well as over 40 end user applications. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange is seeking a highly motivated and highly dynamic individual to fill an immediate Secretary II position within the Health Care Agency Information Technology department. The duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide secretarial support and general office services to the Agency Chief Information Officer (CIO), and other administrative managers. Provide administrative support for the internal change management processes requiring documentation through the use of Word and Excel and follow-up of planned and executed activities. Provide support for documenting and tracking Cerner Electronic Health Record system support tickets. Coordinate and schedule staff training. Coordinate ongoing communication amongst the IT team and Cerner related to miscellaneous projects and tasks. Responsible for department safety protocols and policies and related documentation and tasks. Provide support for travel arrangement, conferences and staff training coordination. Support the booking and use of training and conference rooms. Serve as liaison between CIO and other direct reports and staff. Conduct web-based research as necessary and appropriately. Assist in planning and setting up meetings. Manage the planning and purchase of routine office supplies and computer equipment. Responsible for mail pick-up and delivery. Maintain confidentiality as required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will at least be a high school graduate with at least three (3) years of experience in secretarial or administrative/clerical/office work. Experience in government and/or health care environment is highly desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE and KNOWLEDGE OF Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation Functions of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Information technology related concepts such as hardware, software, change management, purchasing practices, asset management, and office safety protocols Health care services environment Basic administrative or office clerical practices and procedures Making travel arrangements and arranging conferences Setting up meetings via MS Outlook Being able to act as Liaison between CIO and other staff members Understanding and applying County policies and procedures Conducting IT related research online Handling multiple phone calls Writing and documenting meeting minutes Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently COMMUNICATION and INTERPERSONAL Communicating effectively and concisely both orally and in writing Preparing narrative reports and meeting agendas Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management and other staff within the department and outside agencies/constituents JUDGEMENT and FLEXIBILITY Exercising discretion in maintaining confidential and/or sensitive information Demonstrating strong attention to detail and accuracy Working effectively and efficiently within a demanding and technical environment Adapting easily to any program changes MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here for the minimum qualifications for the Secretary II. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS 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 listed for any questions or to request an accommodation prior to testing/selection process. Physical Characteristics: Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, fine print, various handwritings and view a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; independent body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend routinely to perform daily tasks; ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and use other office equipment such as a stapler, telephone and photocopy machine. Environmental Conditions: Ability to work in an office environment with changing priorities, deadlines and multiple assignments concurrently. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | QAP (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All 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 a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Jenny Lopez at (714) 834-4605 or jenlopez@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 21, 2017
Full Time
CHIEF of the BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS, DA This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County are met. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY-PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR: The County of Orange, District Attorney-Public Administrator represents the People of the State of California in all criminal and civil proceedings, serves the court and criminal justice system, and the Orange County Grand Jury. The mission of the Office is to enhance public safety and welfare and create a sense of security in the community through the vigorous enforcement of criminal and civil laws in a just, honest, efficient, and ethical manner. The Office consists of four major divisions: Legal, Investigative Bureau, Administration, and Public Administrator. THE OPPORTUNITY: The District Attorney-Public Administrator is seeking to hire a Chief to lead and manage the Bureau of Investigations Unit. Examples of duties include: Coordinating the effective investigative support of the cases prosecuted by the District Attorney's office; Planning, directing and organizing the work of the Bureau of Investigations; assigning and reviewing the work of subordinates; evaluating subordinates' performance; training and supervising the training of subordinate personnel; Establishing the Bureau of Investigation's goals, objectives, policies and procedures; determining the tactical direction of major cases; determining goals, priorities and requirements for major cases and allocating resources; and coordinating major cases with legal staff; Administering the District Attorney's Special Operation Fund; planning and budgeting all investigative activities including manpower, special equipment, transportation, space, automation and data processing; ensuring funds are spent where appropriate; Directing and coordinating investigative activities of and for County agencies/ departments, elected officials and various law enforcement agencies including sheriff and police departments; coordinating investigative activities with various Federal and State agencies; and Representing the Department in meetings with law enforcement agencies, the public and the media. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal Chief of the Bureau of Investigations will have exceptional leadership and management skills, demonstrate a capacity to manage complex issues, collaboratively resolve conflict, achieve time-sensitive results, and exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will have proven success in making sound business decisions, working with all levels of staff, and partnering with multiple government entities, other law enforcement agencies and the public. He/she will possess extensive experience indicating a thorough knowledge of a District Attorney's Office. His/her expertise would be demonstrated by the following competencies: LEADERSHIP: Ability to collaboratively and cooperatively work with Senior Attorney management and Administrative Services in meeting the department's core objectives; Ability to oversee and direct a large investigations unit; identify unit needs and develop, design, and implement unit objectives, procedures, budgets, staffing requirements, and evaluation techniques; Perform effectively under pressure of deadlines and management constraints; Ability to evaluate political issues to work collaboratively with government officials, business partners, and public stakeholders in responding to new challenges; and Maintain a high level of integrity and credibility while promoting professionalism and teamwork among staff. COMMUNICATION: Establish and maintain effective communication with Bureau management, Senior Attorney staff, Director of Administrative/Fiscal and Public Affairs; Establish rapport with and gain cooperation of others; Demonstrate effective and diplomatic written and oral communication skills; Effectively function in situations that require counseling, instruction, and negotiation; Achieve consensus among staff, diverse interest groups, regulators, customers, and governmental jurisdictions; and Possess strong public speaking skills to make presentations to all types of audiences including, but not limited to, public official meetings, commission hearings, and stakeholder public meetings. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: Define problem areas and oversee the collection, interpretation, and evaluation of complex investigations; Collaboratively work and plan with Department's Administrative/Fiscal team to monitor budget and expenditures; Exercise exceptional discretion when dealing with media, staff and public; Plan, coordinate, and initiate action for implementing decisions and recommendations while encouraging and accepting innovative solutions to complex problems; Develop short and long term goals with identified outcomes and performance measures for team members; Demonstrate proven success in strategically managing complex issues and competing interest to achieve desired goals and organizational vision; and Maintain a fair and objective hiring, promotion and transfer process. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal Chief of the Bureau of Investigations will possess extensive experience indicating a thorough knowledge of law enforcement and investigations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Chief of the Bureau of Investigations, DA classification. COMPENSATION PACKAGE: The County offers an excellent benefits package which includes a variety of health plan options, annual leave, dental, life insurance, AD&D insurance, transportation allowance, short and long term disability and retirement. For additional benefits information click here. For additional retirement information click here. SELECTION PROCEDURE: Resumes will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be considered for further qualifying components. You will be notified of your standing in the recruitment by e-mail. Your resume should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific competencies listed. HOW TO APPLY: Online (only online applications will be accepted). Applicants are required to submit a resume in addition to completing the online application. Please match your professional experience with the specific qualifications listed in the bulletin and include the areas which you have developed expertise. If you have questions related to this recruitment, please contact Madai Chavez at (714) 347-8440 or at Madai.Chavez@da.ocgov.com 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 21, 2017
Full Time
IT PROJECT/PROGRAM MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II) This recruitment is open to the public and the deadline to apply is: Wedne sday , August 23, 2017 by 11:59 PM (PST) . This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Project/Program Manager positions, with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. ORANGE COUNTY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY The Orange County Information Technology (OCIT) provides innovative IT solutions across County departments and agencies for voice communications, network and Internet access, data center services, applications development and more. OCIT strives to meet industry best-practices while providing quality business solutions to our customers. Key areas of focus for the department include implementation of a converged voice and data network, further implementation of Shared Services model and the establishment of enterprise collaboration tools within the County. THE OPPORTUNITY The IT Project/Program Manager for OCIT will be responsible for the following: Leading and/or performing advanced professional duties pertaining to the management of large, complex IT initiatives to meet customer business objectives and requirements. Developing countywide IT strategic programs and associated governance, projects and budgets Conducting lessons learned activities throughout the project, at the end of each iteration, if applicable, and at the end of the project DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The successful candidate will have seven (7) years of experience serving as a project/program manager, which consists of multiple IT disciplines and related projects, including application development, infrastructure and system implementation; to be certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and demonstrating the following competencies: Information Technology Project Management Experience working with multiple Information Technology (IT) disciplines and types of projects, including application development, infrastructure, and system implementation Performing cost management planning such as cost estimating and cost budgeting Performing scope management, including scope verification and scope change control Performing time management planning such as activity definition, activity sequencing, activity duration estimating, and schedule development Ability to develop a quality management plan in order to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken Ability to drive strategic business and technical decisions and investments by leveraging in-depth knowledge of a technology or product Project/Program Leadership Ability to understand customer business goals and recommend IT solutions in support of these Building partnerships through consensus, collaboration and teamwork Measuring project performance regularly to identify variances from the plan and monitoring project progress and report to key stakeholders Working with customers and resource managers on organizational planning, staff acquisition, and team development Providing direction, coordinate, and collaborating with other departments' IT managers and staff to complete project deliverables Guiding, advising, training and coaching on project management Communication/Diplomacy Delivering oral presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences Working with business stakeholders and technical teams to formulate and shape the project Obtaining project approval and securing executive sponsorship and funding for the project; working with customers and resource managers to secure project resources Working with senior and executive management to set the overall strategy, objectives for the program and providing business and technical recommendations Planning and Organization Performing resource planning and work assignments in order to make the most effective use of the people involved with the project Monitoring project schedule and make adjustments to the schedule as appropriate to ensure timely completion of the project Monitoring project cost and make adjustments as appropriate to ensure the project is completed within the approved budget Managing project resources to ensure project tasks are completed on schedule and within budget Problem Solving and Analysis Incorporating educated risk management and mitigation strategies into planning Developing a risk and issue management plan in order to identify, analyze, and respond to project risks and issues Performing pre-project support, including conducting customer visits, reviewing requirements and estimates, and facilitating buy-vs-build analysis Performing integration and coordination activities in order to ensure that the various elements of the project are properly coordinated Organizing and coordinating with business stakeholders and technical teams to conduct feasibility analysis in order to fully develop the business case and justification to do the project MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager II classification. PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Click here to learn more about the Physical & Mental Requirements and Environmental Conditions for the Administrative Manager II classification. 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. Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. 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 For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact George Menendez at (714) 645-7035 or George.Menendez@prob.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full Time
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER I Children & Youth Behavioral Health 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. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager I positions within Health Care Agency, Children & Youth Behavioral Health. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is hiring one (1) Administrative Manager I in the Behavioral Health Services area in Children & Youth Behavioral Health division. The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop, oversee, and monitor contracts with Foster Family Agencies (FFA) and Short Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTP) to provide Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS). This position will also coordinate County contract efforts to implement and coordinate services to adhere to Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) regulations and principles. CCR, a new State mandate, regulates that STRTPs and FFAs will provide for the behavioral health needs of youth in their care. In order for STRTPs and FFAs to provide behavioral health services compliant with CCR, they must contract with the County Mental Health Plan (MHP) to provide SMHS. By contracting with the MHP, STRTPs and FFAs will be able to provide SMHS to foster youth in their care. These services will need to be monitored by the MHP to ensure compliance with all State, County, and Federal regulations. CCR is designed to reform care for foster youth. In addition to the monitoring of SMHS contracts with FFAs and STRTPs, this position will implement and coordinate services within County and County contract agencies to ensure the following principles of CCR are adhered to: Interagency collaboration to improve access to services for foster youth Individualized, coordinated services and supports to foster youth Increased engagement of foster youth, families, Child Welfare, Behavioral Health and Probation to transition and maintain youth in a family setting For detailed information on Children & Youth Behavioral Health (CYBH) click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a Master's degree or higher in Behavioral Health or related field and a valid license issued by the California Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Sciences. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate two (2) or more years of experience managing Behavioral Health Services (BHS) contracts and collaborating with contracted behavioral health providers. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Clinical Experience: Providing behavioral health services to children and youth Understanding and applying local, State, and Federal health care regulations as they relate to CYBH Designing and implementing services or programs to meet CYBH mission Leadership and Supervisory: Supervising and evaluating performance of various levels of clinical and support staff Ensuring availability of resources and support to clinical and support staff to ensure that key strategies and results are achieved Monitoring contracts for vendor performance and compliance Partnership and Teamwork: Collaborating with stakeholders, contract providers and teams in efforts to deliver services in accordance with CCR guidelines and principles Building and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders to meet Agency and community needs Facilitating team encouragement, cooperation and trust to foster team spirit Assisting Human Resource Services (HRS) in recruiting and selecting new staff to build effective workgroups Developing and communicating clear team goals and roles and providing guidance and management appropriate to the circumstances Judgment and Decision Making: Identifying problems, solving them, and acting decisively Reviewing multiple contract proposals and implementing appropriate programs Identifying creative approaches to working with the community, internal partners, and other stakeholders, and managing diverse ideas and opinions Focusing on outcomes and accomplishments, with consideration given to stakeholders, partners, and the community Balancing short and long-term goals related to CYBH Communication: Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Building consensus amongst diverse groups for the purpose of meeting program objectives Sharing information and technical knowledge routinely and readily with others to gain cooperation and accomplish program goals Having the ability to write complex reports and proposals Developing presentations to report program outcomes and projects Responding to, and delivering information in a clear and convincing manner in an emotionally charged situations MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Administrative Manager I minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements and Environmental Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. 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. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full Time
STRATEGIC INITIATIVES MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy within John Wayne Airport. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT (JWA) John Wayne Airport is a modern, 20 gate, medium hub commercial and general aviation airport owned and operated by the County of Orange. We are located in a vibrant and economically viable area of Southern California and home to seven commercial airlines, one commuter operator, two all-cargo carriers, two full service FBOs and over 450 general aviation aircraft. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. Click here for more information about John Wayne Airport Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange (County) is recruiting for a highly experienced Strategic Initiatives Manager who will be responsible for aligning business and human capital strategy with the mission, vision, values, and strategy for John Wayne Airport (JWA). The Strategic Initiatives Manager will develop, implement, and evaluate frameworks for Strategic Planning, Organizational Sustainability, and Leadership Development. The responsibilities of the Strategic Initiatives Manager include, but are not limited to, the following: STRATEGIC PLANNING Research and understand past and present strategic planning processes and initiatives at JWA, the County, and other airports within the United States and assess current applicability for JWA. Direct and manage an ongoing process through which JWA identifies short, medium, and long-term operational goals and objectives. Manage the assessment of challenges and progress towards achievement of identified goals and objectives, including the development of a system to identify, assess, and report key performance measures for both internal and external use. ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY Work with JWA stakeholders to develop a workable organizational sustainability framework, which enhances the economic, environmental, and social capacities at JWA. Work collaboratively with key management and human resources personnel to enhance talent acquisition methods. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Work with the Airport Director and Deputy Airport Directors to frame and implement leadership development strategies that solidify a succession planning paradigm for JWA. Serve as reference point for County-led and external training and learning opportunities. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration, Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Organizational/Industrial Psychology or a related field. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience working in a commercial service airport environment and experience performing duties directly related to the position at a commercial service airport. Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies: TECHNICAL SKILLS Ability to develop detailed reports, charts, infographics, or other media which clearly communicate strategic initiative goals, objectives, and outcomes. Demonstrated ability successfully implementing continuous improvement initiatives. Ability to learn and adhere to department policies and procedures. STRATEGIC PLANNING Demonstrated ability to assess organizational readiness for a Strategic Planning process. Ability to define a comprehensive, workable and outcome driven scope of process. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement short, medium, and long-term strategic planning initiatives to maximize operational efficiency. Demonstrated ability to monitor, evaluate, and modify the strategic plan implementation. COMMUNICATION Outstanding skills in both spoken and written communications. Includes the ability to write cogently and concisely, with excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation. Demonstrated ability to effectively and articulately communicate on a variety of issues. Demonstrated ability to facilitate working groups tasked with developing and implementing key provisions of a strategic initiative. COLLABORATION Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, establish and maintain strong working relationships throughout the organization. Ability to work with various groups in developing a creative, forward-thinking approach to forecast trends that may affect the JWA business and organizational culture. CRITICAL THINKING Demonstrated ability to interpret data, develop conclusions, and develop and implement action plans that resolve issues. Experience analyzing and interpreting the impact of economic, environmental, demographic, regulatory, and other factors on operational efficiency. PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to recognize problems, identify relevant information, and make balanced recommendations and decisions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager II 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. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (QAP) (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualifications appraisal panel (QAP) 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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 Emma Tameez at emma.tameez@ocgov.com or by phone at 714-834-7390. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PLUMBER THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and future Plumber vacancies within OC Public Works . The list established by this recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies at other agencies within the County of Orange. This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the county are met and may close at any time. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. O C 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 about OC Public Works. Click here for more information about the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY Orange County Public Works is looking for an experienced Plumber to perform journey-level work installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems throughout our facilities, including but not limited to the job duties below. The ideal candidate will possess 3 or more years of journey-level plumbing experience working in commercial and industrial buildings. Plumbers are tasked with supporting a 24/7 operation to maintain service at county facilities including but not limited to the County Data Center, Registrar of Voters, OC Parks and Juvenile Detention Facilities. JOB DUTIES Installs water, gas steam and sewer lines, fixtures, valves, gas and water heaters and other devices. Diagnoses plumbing issues and performs repairs on plumbing and steam systems. Performs tests and inspections on backflow preventers. Cuts and threads pipe. Plans and lays out alterations and new plumbing systems. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the candidate should possess the core competencies outlined below. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Principles, practices and methods of the plumbing and steam fitting trades in an industrial and/or commercial environment Tools and equipment used in the plumbing and steam fitting trades Procedures and equipment used to inspect and test safety devices used on plumbing and steam systems Performing journey level plumbing and steam fitting installation, maintenance and repair work Building and safety codes Steam traps, condensate, receivers and piping Sewer and water pumps ANALYTICAL SKILLS Read and work from blueprints, schematics, sketches and piping diagrams Perform preventative maintenance on various equipment Follow oral and written instructions Effectively communicate and convey ideas to others both orally and in writing Supervise the work of others SAFETY FOCUS Able to follow applicable building and safety codes Safe work practices relating to the use of plumbing tools Follow safe work policies and procedures Safety precautions required to protect personnel and property from damage MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the full class specification for Plumber. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher. A Certified Backflow Prevention Tester License is preferred, but is not required. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements: Manual dexterity to operate hand tools or other equipment utilized in the building trades. Eye-hand coordination. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Body mobility to stand for long periods of time, climb ladders, work in confined spaces, work in high temperatures, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resources screens all applications to identify candidates who meet the qualifications and core competencies above. After the initial screening, those who meet the above qualifications will be referred to the next step. Performance Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be required to safely perform several plumbing-related tasks in a hands-on assessment in front of a panel of job knowledge experts. This assessment will be used to determine placement on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment procedure listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the recruitment procedures. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For detailed information on how to apply, click here. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Zachary Gutierrez by phone at (714) 667-1623 or by email at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST I - SUPERVISORY This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory positions within Health Care Agency, Public Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a qualified individual to fill one (1) Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory position within the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. The position will supervise two (2) to six (6) Community Health Assistants (CHA's) and one (1) to two (2) Field Office Assistants (FOA's). The position is required to work some evenings and Saturdays to meet program needs. Additional responsibilities of the Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory position will also include but are not limited to: Supervisory Duties: Monitor clinic flow and staff assignments to maintain efficient program operations Maintain work environment where cooperation and teamwork can occur Promote and encourage staff development and skills enhancement Resolve staff and client conflicts and conduct corrective action plan as necessary Provide input to Program Support Staff on clinic operations and needs Enforce WIC Program rules and regulations Provide back up for CHA and/or OA positions as needed Maintain and ensure secure delivery of negotiable instrument (food instruments and Farmers Market Coupons) Participate in Quality Improvement (QI) audits of staff to ensure efficiency and compliance to State mandates Review the work of staff for accuracy Develop and present performance evaluation to staff Verify time sheets and mileage reimbursement claims of staff Conduct staff meetings Assist in mentoring Dietetic Interns Client Services: Determine nutritional risk of participants for certification Provide individual nutrition counseling for low risk and high risk contacts as defined by the State Oversee services to WIC participants such as nutrition education classes, tailoring of food instruments, referrals, etc. Other Administrative Duties: Maintain inventory of assets (ie. Electric breast pumps, computers, etc.) Perform tasks as delegated by the Administrative Manager II, HCA Program Supervisor II or Supervising Public Health Nutritionist Assist with surveys to determine nutrition needs and problems of participants Conduct Quality Improvement (QI) audits of staff workload and functions to monitor efficiency and quality of client care Assist in initial and ongoing training of WIC staff Provide input to Operations Management in developing clinic procedures Provide follow-up consultation/information for public and private providers Prepare reports as needed (i.e. end of the month clinic reports, checkstock inventory) Serve as liaison with Information Technology (IT) department regarding computer system issues as needed Participate in professional workshops and other trainings to update nutrition knowledge, administrative skills, and to comply with the County/State program mandates To learn more about the WIC program, click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Eligible. Also, supervisory experience and two (2) or more years of experience working in a Women, Infants and Children program type of setting is highly preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Knowledge of: WIC Management Information System (WIC MIS) WIC regulations Maternal, child and infant nutrition for optimal health Quality Improvement tools and intervals to conduct audits Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Nutritional Care, Counseling and Advocacy: Being culturally sensitive to the needs of the multicultural participant background Interpreting and determining the health and nutritional status of participants Improving the nutrition of participants by identifying environmental factors that affect health progress Developing and applying public health nutrition interventions Having the ability to use participant centered techniques when conducting counseling Promoting breastfeeding as optimal feeding choice for infants Leadership and Supervision: Having the knowledge of personnel management and maintaining optimal clinic flow Facilitating meetings with peers Delegating work duties to staff effectively Managing personnel issues and taking care of special participants needs and concerns effectively Applying conflict resolution by using effective leadership style to inspire and motivate staff Reporting team progress to upper management as requested Facilitating team work and cooperation among staff Writing staff work performance and providing feedback to staff Collaborating with upper management and Human Resource Services (HRS) regarding personnel issues Being a role model to staff and mentoring Dietetic Interns Training: Having the ability to develop work and training plans for participants Being comfortable in conducting presentations and providing training in group or individual setting Communication and Professionalism: Having the ability to speak both English and Spanish when conducting counseling to participants - highly desirable Conveying appropriate information and trainings to staff Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Assessing and identifying issues when providing services to participants and implementing improvements when necessary Evaluating own practice and requesting for effective feedback from WIC colleagues to identify additional learning needs Using appropriate communication method when communicating/sharing sensitive information with participants and staff Adaptability, Analytical Thinking and Accountability: Being adaptable, flexible while maintaining a focus on program quality of care and services Applying different ways of assessing nutrition and health outcomes of participants Using appropriate and effective study designs to evaluate diet related diseases Formulating effective resolutions to problems by being consistent with the WIC's mission and vision Being accountable for the "negotiable instruments" in the clinic Managing workload effectively, following directions and meeting deadlines Willing to take on additional assignments MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Public Health Nutritionist I - Supervisory minimum qualifications, click here. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates 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. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. 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 WIC materials and supplies, which may weigh up to 25 lbs.; vision sufficient to read calibrated measuring instruments; hearing for normal conversations, ability to work in diverse environments; and the ability to drive a car. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in clinic environment; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings and/or weekends. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | 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. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER I/II Medical Services CCNP I Salary: $47.38 - $60.50 Hourly CCNP II Salary: $55.76 - $67.42 Hourly 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. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I/II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioners who are committed to the highest quality medical care services to work within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The ACHS program provides mental health, medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. Under direction with the ACHS Administrative Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director, the Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I/II (Medical Services) general duties are as follows: Provide chronic and urgent care to patients Provide case management for chronic diseases Provide care to patients with HIV and other types of sexually transmitted diseases Collaborate closely with the following: Onsite physicians to assess and manage difficult cases Onsite RNs to ensure appropriate levels of care delivery Mental Health providers to ensure appropriate treatment of complex patients Order and perform diagnostic tests required by Agency policy and patient needs Perform complete physical examinations, analyze data and determine diagnosis Weekend coverage may be required Other work as assigned For definition, class characteristics, and additional duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I/II position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have at least one (1) or more years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care or urgent care type of setting. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Experience or Training: Providing the full spectrum of health care services to include health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, and disease management, including urgent care services Using advanced health assessment skills to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings Prescribing medications within scope of practice Directing and establishing clear directions to nursing staff for continuity of care Client Focus, Decision Making, Communication and Patience: Creating a climate of patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy, comfort, emotional support, mutual trust and respect Making sound decisions by applying medical and treatment analysis and nursing experience Relaying essential medical information efficiently to nursing staff for client's continuity of care Being tolerant with other CHS staff and processes, including OC Sheriff personnel 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 and State laws and mandated standards Providing genuine and compassionate nursing care towards incarcerated clients 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 unstable or unpredictable clients SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays The Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I/II incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to offer and acceptance of employment. Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I - Appointment to Comprehensive Care Nurse II level requires incumbents to possess and maintain board certification in one of the following areas: Family Practice, Adult/Geriatric, Adult Psychiatric Mental Health, Family Psychiatric Mental Health, or Pediatrics. For additional Special Requirements information click here. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner I/II minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application 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 candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PSYCHIATRIST Correctional Health Services 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. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill future Psychiatrist positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a compassionate Psychiatrists to provide psychiatric medical and mental health services to mentally ill inmates within 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 to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. For detailed information on Adult Correctional Health Services click here. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to: Producing clear and concise health records, reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records system Conducting psychiatric evaluations on inmates referred for examination and treatment Administering crisis management of violent and suicidal inmates Ordering and interpreting laboratory and other medical diagnostic tests Prescribing medication and monitoring for side effects and medication efficacy Providing oversight, consultation, training, and directing the work of Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and other personnel assigned to work in a specialty area Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team to improve patient care For definition, characteristics, and additional duties of the position click here. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have experience working in a correctional type of setting and possess a valid Board Certification isued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge of: Performing prevention, diagnosis and treatment of seriously mentally ill (SMI) patients Clearing patients from acute mental crisis (e.g. schizophrenia, affective disorder, anxiety disorder, substance abuse disorder, childhood mental disorder, and depression) Having the expertise in performing and estimating patient's dangerousness (e.g. suicidal, harm to others) Providing psychiatric emergencies, including life-support measures and stabilization of mentally ill patients Responding and managing patients experiencing mood swings, anxiety, anger, substance abuse, and other major mental illness Treating patients with addiction and drug withdrawal by recognizing all of the following: Emotional withdrawal symptoms Physical withdrawal symptoms Dangerous withdrawal symptoms Post-Acute withdrawal symptoms Implementing psychiatric treatment guidelines to meet state and federal mandates Testifying competently in court Demonstrating thorough knowledge of the predictors of physical aggression in psychiatric patients Understanding scope of practice, licensure and Board Certification Having familiarity with local, State and Federal standards as it relates to correctional setting Understanding and applying HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Training with Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Communication, Collaboration, Initiative and Safety: Preparing clear and concise medical and mental health records and reports Working collaboratively with law enforcement personnel within the facility, police agencies from the community, patient's families, court personnel, community hospital staff, and other County agencies such as Probation, Public Health Services, and hospitals Making sound judgments, actions or decisions to prevent injury/loss of life, financial loss personally and/or for the county, and public relations issues Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while giving care to mentally ill patients Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult patients, patient's families and law enforcement personnel in a high stress environment SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) license for Controlled Substances Level II Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays". MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Psychiatrist minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, and Environmental conditions click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Additional Information: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated youth, who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institutions are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a no hostage policy for the Orange County Jail. May be required to be on call. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION: Board Certified Psychiatrists qualify for an additional $800 per month Educational and Professional Reimbursement of up to $3,000 per year Jail supplemental pay Flexible work schedules may be available RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SR. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN / RADIO MICROWAVE UNIT (THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) THE ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT ARE MET. RECRUITMENT / POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible List. This list may be utilized to fill positions of lower level classifications within the same occupational series. THE DEPARTMENT The Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department is a large, multi-faceted law enforcement agency served by approximately 4,000 sworn and professional staff members and over 800 reserve personnel. The department consists of five organizational Commands comprised of 21 separate Divisions. Collectively, these Commands and Divisions provide services including land and sea based patrol and investigative services to unincorporated county areas and to contract and task force partners at the city and county level. Additional services and responsibilities include but are not limited to; state and federal task force participation, operation and management of the Orange County jail system including contract services for I.C.E. detainees, emergency communications, forensic and coroner services, HR and personnel services, risk management and financial management. THE DIVISION Sheriff-Coroner Communications & Technology Division manages the operation of the 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System (CCCS) for all local public safety agencies (law enforcement, fire, paramedic, lifeguard) and for general government on a 24-hour basis. Other services include design, installation, maintenance and programming of communications and electronic equipment (microwave equipment; 9-1-1 dispatch equipment; mobile and portable radios; surveillance, alarm, sound, video, and control systems), engineering and frequency management. Sheriff-Coroner Communications & Technology Division consists of 83 personnel organized in six areas that specialize in specific technical applications, including the Dispatch Systems Unit, Mobile Systems Unit, Sound/Video/Security Unit, Radio Microwave Unit, Emergency Communications Section and Program Support Section. These technical units are supported by the Financial Support Unit. Each section and unit maintains a staff of engineers, technicians and support personnel to provide a high level of technical expertise to various public safety functions, including city and county law enforcement, fire services, paramedics, emergency medical services, lifeguard operations, park rangers, public works agencies, local government, courts, jails and Probation facilities. THE OPPORTUNITY Under general supervision, to install, program, maintain, repair, modify, evaluate, recommend, monitor and support variety of complex electronic systems and equipment, and to do other work as required. May assign work, train, and give lead supervision to communication technicians, specialists, installers, and others. This position will require understanding and thorough knowledge of radio communication, electronic systems, Motorola SmartZone simulcast analog/digital trunked radio systems, digital radio systems, digital simulcast paging systems and general radio site maintenance procedures. This position may also perform research and development for new technologies that affect public safety communications. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will possess seven years of experience in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment and communications systems and thorough knowledge of safety practices and experience in using various types of hand and power tools. In addition, have completed multiple training courses in electronic theory and practice, including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory, electronic measurement, and mathematics for electronic technology. Will have the ability to lead, train, and evaluate the work of communications technical staff; instruct subordinates on work methods, departmental policies and procedures, and safe work practices; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County and City staff, electronic contractors, vendors, and members of the general public; install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify a variety of communications and electronic equipment and systems; estimate labor and material costs and make decisions relating to repair or replacement; read and interpret instructions in technical manuals, and specifications including circuitries, schematics and symbols; read blueprints; initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction and control; prepare records, logs, and reports on work performed. Will have a general knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations applicable to County Communications; principles of leadership; principles of organization and management including budgeting of equipment, materials and personnel; digital and logic circuitry used in computers. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Applicant must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the class spec/job description. Experience/Education: Completion of training courses in electronic theory and practice, including Ohms Law, AC and DC theory, audio and radio frequency circuits, electronic measurements, semiconductor fundamentals, and mathematics for electronic technology; AND three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic communication equipment that developed the knowledge and abilities listed below. Thorough Knowledge of: The candidate will have thorough knowledge of principles, techniques, methods, test equipment and tools used in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of radio dispatch console, and radio communications systems and other associated electronic equipment. General Knowledge of: Will have a general knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations applicable to County Communications; principles of training and leading technical staff; principles of organization and management including budgeting of equipment, materials and personnel; digital and logic circuitry used in computers. Ability to: Lead, train, and evaluate the work of Communications' technical staff; instruct subordinates on work methods, departmental policies and procedures, and safe work practices; establish and maintain effective working relationships with client staff, electronic contractors, vendors, and members of the general public; install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify a variety of communications and electronic equipment and systems; estimate labor and material costs and make decisions relating to repair or replacement; read and interpret blueprints, instructions in technical manuals, and specifications, including schematics and symbols; initiate, plan, and complete work assignments with a minimum of direction and control; prepare records, logs, and reports on work performed. License Required: Possession of a valid General Radio Telephone Operator License issued by the FCC (for radio and microwave assignments); possession of a valid California Drivers License, Class C or higher is required by date of appointment. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a list 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 listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Environmental Conditions: Must be willing to work in remote areas and on mountaintops in any type of weather conditions. Other assignments may require lifting and moving of heavy equipment and components and crawling through attics and confined spaces. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds; push, pull, crawl, stoop and bend; identify and distinguish colors for color coded wire and electronic components; operate power tools that are potentially hazardous. Some work assignments may require climbing 100 foot towers. SELECTION PROCESS 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 County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen all application materials and rate for job knowledge, competencies and related experience described above. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. (The information you provide will be used as a scoring device, so please be descriptive in your response. "See Resume" is not a qualifying response and will not be scored in lieu of the required information.) Qualification Appraisal Panel | Oral Interview (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 candidates' qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. ( (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 selection procedures have been completed, the Sheriff's Human Resources Department 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. 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. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment contact Eugenia Vasquez-Puentes at 714-834-5838 or mvasquez-puentes@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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SR. INSTITUTIONAL COOK 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. RECRUITMENT / POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. This list may be utilized to fill positions of lower-level classifications within the same occupational series. The current vacancies are within the Orange County Sheriff's Department; however, the eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies or departments to fill their vacancies. THE COUNTY Orange County is a desirable place to live and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest county in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. Over the years, Orange County has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and services over 3,000,000 people who live within its 34 cities. Residents enjoy over 42 miles of pristine beaches, 3 harbors, vast wilderness parks, beautiful nature preserves, and 250 miles of riding and hiking trails. Orange County has top-rated attractions from Disneyland to several major professional sports teams, a wide range of cultural arts as well as some of the highest quality public and private schools in the nation. There is no doubt that Orange County is a great place to work, live, and play. These positions are utilized throughout the County. To read more about the different departments that utilize Sr. Institutional Cooks, please click on the links below: Click here for more information on Sheriff's Department. Click here for more information on Social Services Agency. Click here for more information on Probation Department. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS 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.). License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. THE DEPARTMENT Orange County Sheriff's Food Services operates a total of six kitchens, five inmate mess halls, four warehouses and prepares approximately eight million meals annually. With a staff of 117 and utilizing inmate labor, Food Services provides three nutritionally balanced meals to each inmate housed in the County's five jail facilities. These meals must meet or exceed the requirements set forth by the California Board of Corrections, National Academy of Sciences Recommended Daily Allowances, and the California Daily Food Guide. Food Services also prepares special dietary meals ordered by Correctional Health Services for inmates with special dietary needs as well as religious diets and hot and cold meals including sack lunches for inmates scheduled for court, inmate work crews, and/or emergency operational issues. DUTIES The Senior Institutional Cook supervises paid staff and in some assignments is required to direct or train inmates and juveniles in the preparation, cooking and serving of food. In addition, the position prepares, cooks and serves food; checks menu for items to be prepared; estimates number of persons to be served; makes substitutions on the menu when foods indicated are unavailable; determines quantities of ingredients to be used for the number of servings to be prepared; assists in ordering, receiving, checking and storing foods and supplies; reports suspected violations of institutional rules and submits reports of inmate or juvenile ward violations of rules and regulations to a designated authority; prepares records and reports; inspects food preparation areas to see that sanitary procedures are observed and ensures that proper techniques and procedures are being used by persons engaged in food service activities. The position may also perform meat cutting and baking duties. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have experience working with large volumes of food for banquets or for large groups of people in a setting such as a hospital, the military, a large restaurant, cafeteria, etc. Will have the ability to detect odors and other indicators of food spoilage, push, pull and steer food carts. Incumbents work rotating schedules including weekends, holidays, nights and on an emergency basis as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience/Education: Considerable experience cooking food for large numbers of people or any equivalent combination of experience or education which meets the required knowledge and abilities. General knowledge of: Practices, methods and equipment used in preparing, cooking, and serving large quantities of food; common weights and measures used in cooking; safety standards, sanitation, and maintenance of kitchen and storage areas. Ability to: Supervise and train paid staff and/or oversee and train jail inmates or juvenile wards in the preparation, cooking and serving of food; direct the preparation of and/or prepare large quantities of food; coordinate cooking processes so that meals are prepared and served on time; add, subtract, multiply and divide up to four digit numbers and fractions; read and understand recipes, instructions and labels; prepare records and reports; and read, write, speak, comprehend, and communicate in English. Click here to view the class spec/job description. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical abilities which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of these positions and the environmental conditions. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed below for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: The ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting above shoulder level; lift over 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing over 25 pounds; bend, stoop, squat and/or crawl; stand and/or walk for long periods of time; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone. Environmental Conditions: Work inside a juvenile institution or jail; exposure to extremes in temperature; some positions will have contact with juveniles and inmates who may become violent or abusive. Frequent exposure to machinery, electrical appliances, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, sudden temperature changes, slippery surfaces, and noise/vibration, steam/hot water and cramped areas. SELECTION PROCEDURE 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 County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Written Exam: (Weighted 100%) A written exam consisting of job-related, multiple-choice questions will be administered. Invitations to participate in the written exam will be sent via e-mail. 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. 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. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Maria Cervantes at (714) 834-5624 or email at mcervantes@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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
Plant Operating Engineer THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Plant Operating Engineer positions within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Plant Operating Engineer Series. This recruitment will be posted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain posted on a continuous basis until the needs of the agency are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. 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. The Executive Team is comprised of the Public Works Director and two Assistant Directors leading Customer Service and Engineering Service Branches. The team leads ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Each service area deputy director is responsible for leading and managing approximately 100 positions in their respective service area. This recruitment is to fill any current and future vacancies in the Engineering Services branch as well as the Deputy Director of OC Facilities Design and Construction Management in the Customer Services branch. 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 about OC Public Works Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY Public Works has an exciting opportunity for a Plant Operating Engineer to work in the Central Utility Facility Unit, responsible for supplying steam for heating and chilled water for cooling to the County, City, State and Federal buildings in the Santa Ana Civic Center Complex. Incumbents operate gas turbines and steam generators as well as a central refrigeration plant; inspect, maintain and make mechanical repairs on all types of equipment involved in the production of steam and chilled water; and perform other Central Plant work as required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidates will obtain a steam plant and EPA refrigerant equipment license, have knowledge of chillers,absorbers operations, and water chemistry principles. The ideal candidates has experience in Utilities and Public Works trades such as electrical,plumbing,mechanical or welding and Central Facility or Public Works tradesmen experience. The ideal candidates will also possess the competencies below: Technical Environment Have an ability to read, write, and interpret blueprints instructions and diagrams. Perform Steam Plant Operations, Refrigeration Plant Operations, and Standard Water Treatment Chemicals. Demonstrate knowledge of SCADA system (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), CEMS (Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems), Mechanical aptitude, Heat Transfer & Combustion Principles. Understand Lock Out Tag and how to properly de-energize equipment. Active Communication Effectively communicate with supervisors, engineers, craft works and the public. As well as, being able to communicate with City, State and Federal Agencies; produce clear and concise written documents and records; maintain accurate computer logs and energy management systems. Safety Savvy Ability to observe safety practices working with high pressure steam and heavy mechanical equipment; take a proactive approach to fostering a safe work environment; identify, report and correct unsafe working conditions and/or equipment in an efficient and timely manner; respond quickly to emergency conditions with boilers and auxiliary equipment; understand Lock Out Tag Out program. Analysis Ability to apply reasoning and judgment in diagnosing mechanical faults and choosing best method of repair; understand date and record readings and test results accurately; identify important details with equipment; identify areas for improvement and seeks creative solutions; act as an effective troubleshooter. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Plant Operating Engineer PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The following is a description of the physical abilities which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Physical Characteristics: Regularly bend, stoop, squat, turn and climb; distinguish colors; may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. May be required to work in confined space, on elevated platforms and to climb 50 foot ladders and stairwells. 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. Qualification Appraisal Panel (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel (QAP) 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Application and Supplemental Questions Apply online by clicking the "Apply" link above. Only online applications with completed supplemental questions, if applicable, will be accepted and evaluated unless otherwise specified. Your application should highlight all of the experience, education and training you possess, matching this with the specific qualifications and competencies listed on the job announcement. All required information submitted will be evaluated in order to identify the most qualified candidates. Application and supplemental information must be current, clear, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. You are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The information you provide may be used as a rating device, so please be detailed in your response. Failure to do so may result in a lower rating or "disqualification." Remember, this is a competitive recruitment and only the most qualified, will be referred further in the competition. Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and your ability to follow instructions may also be considered in the evaluation process. NOTE: Responses of "See Resume" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and any supplemental questions. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. 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 . Background Verification/Sanction Screening All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check consisting of employment history, professional references, conviction history, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript). Foreign degrees require an evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES). Education information provided is subject to verification. Individuals hired by the County of Orange through this recruitment may be required to provide an official copy of diploma, college transcripts or official evaluation of foreign degree for U.S. equivalency within two weeks following the employment start date. Candidates will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the hiring Agency/Department. All applicants will also be required to answer a conviction questionnaire as part of the recruitment process. A clean driving record may be required while employed in this classification (see minimum qualifications and classification description for required license). ADA/Testing and Assessment Accommodations The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas, tests or other assessments in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation for any or all of the selection process components, please notify the recruiter immediately so appropriate accommodations may be made prior to the date of the selection component. Benefits The County offers a competitive benefits package which includes a choice of several health plans, annual leave (includes paid vacation) and paid holidays. Additionally, the County provides a retirement plan, which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Participation in a deferred compensation plan is available. The County also offers $3,000 annual Educational and Professional Reimbursement. For detailed information on benefits, click here . For detailed information on OCERS retirement, click here . Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Gwen Jorris at 714.667.9608 or gwendoly.jorris@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER II Specialty in Psychiatry/Mental Health Salary: $55.76 - $67.42 Hourly 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. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioners who are committed to providing the highest quality mental health care services to work within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The ACHS program provides mental health, medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. Under direction with the ACHS Administrative Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director, and in collaboration with a Psychiatrist, the Comprehensive Care Mental Health Nurse Practitioner II general duties are as follows: Conduct psychiatric assessment and treatment of mentally ill clients Prescribe medication Perform crisis intervention and suicide prevention Independent assessment and evaluation of inmates and detainees including dual diagnosis and seriously mentally ill (SMI) clients Case management/rotation through all adult jails Medication evaluation, treatment and follow-up Weekend coverage of the jail inpatient psychiatric unit may be required Consult with psychiatrist as needed For definition, class characteristics, and additional duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have one (1) or more years of experience as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Expertise: Performing psychiatric assessments, including interviewing patients to obtain complete medical histories as well as ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations Establishing and documenting treatment plans and prognosis, maintaining records of each case that are detailed and complete for any psychiatrist/physician reviewing to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan Following standardized protocol in initiating drug therapy, taking responsibility for appropriate dosage, indications, contradictions and side effects Assuming preceptorship and other supervision responsibilities for Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing student as needed Client Focus, Decision Making, Communication and Patience: Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team Creating a climate of patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy, comfort, emotional support, mutual trust and respect Applying ethically sound solutions to complex issues related to mentally ill clients Relaying essential medical information efficiently to mental health staff for client's continuity of care Being tolerant with other CHS staff and processes, including OC Sheriff personnel 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 and State laws and mandated standards Providing genuine and compassionate nursing care towards incarcerated clients 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 unstable or unpredictable clients SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays The Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to offer and acceptance of employment. For additional Special Requirements information click here. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Comprehensive Care Nurse Practitioner II minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working Conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application 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 candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PLANNER IV THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible List to fill a current Planner IV vacancy for OC Public Works. This list may be utilized to fill similar positions or lower level classifications in OC Public Works or other departments within the County of Orange. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will be posted for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain posted on a continuous basis until the needs of the agency are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Deadline for first round of consideration is: June 13th, 2016 @ 11:59pm. 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. 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 about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY Orange County Public Works currently has exciting opportunities for experienced Planner IV's to work in their Planning and Land Development divisions. The successful candidates will be responsible for the following functions: presenting projects and reports to approving authorities; preparing written documents, staff reports and public notices; performing complex planning research; reviewing and processing comprehensive planning documents, including interpreting applicable regulations and codes; responding to public inquiries and assist in the interpretation of ordinance, laws and regulations as they pertain to land development; and ensuring all plans and projects are in compliance with local and state regulations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have a minimum 4 years of experience and/or knowledge in planning and land development and will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or a related degree (a Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience). The successful candidate will be experienced in providing leadership and direction to staff to ensure delivery of efficient, high quality services. In addition to the education and experience requirements as listed in the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Knowledge in the principles and practices of regional, county, city and environmental planning. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, County ordinances and codes pertaining to a wide variety of planning and development projects. Knowledge in the theory, principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process to properly implement zoning, grading, building and development related regulations. Knowledge of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Knowledge of real estate terminology, laws, practices, principles and regulations. Conduct field investigations and code enforcement activities. Prepare well-written reports on research findings and draft public notices. Knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION/COLLABORATION Communicate and educate the general public regarding basic zoning concepts. Handle conflict in a professional and diplomatic manner. Effectively communicate to all levels of vested parties such as homeowners, major developers, contractors and engineers. Successfully interact with various governmental organizations and review boards. Collaborate with engineers, inspection teams, land developers and other parties involved with each planning project. Present ideas in a clear, logical and concise manner both orally and in writing. LEADERSHIP May provide training to planners and administrative staff. Encourage recognition and collaboration to influence the success of outcomes. Engage people, staff and partners in developing goals, executing plans and delivering results. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Planner IV PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 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 as well as participate in outdoor site visits; 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. 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. Qualification Appraisal Panel (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel (QAP) 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. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. 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 Nam Tran at (714) 667.1622 or nam.tran@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.