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.

71 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 27, 2017
Full Time
Branch Librarian (LIBRARIAN III) RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Branch Librarian positions throughout the OC Community Resources. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classification. DEADLINE TO APPLY Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as the recruitment will close on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (PST.) THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR) On March 18, 2008, the Board of Supervisors approved the creation of OC Community Resources, made up of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, Housing & Community Development/Homeless Prevention, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. Click here to learn more about Orange County Community Resources. OC PUBLIC LIBRARIES (OCPL) OCPL is composed of thirty-three branch libraries located in twenty-four cities and the unincorporated areas of the County. OCPL has an annual budget of over 40 million, approximately 400 employees, a collection of over 2.6 million volumes, an annual circulation of over seven million items and state of the art automated systems including a new SIRSI Integrated Library System (ILS). OCPL serves a diverse clientele of over 1.5 million people, develops collections in twelve languages, and offers the full range of contemporary public library services including online resources and an adult literacy program. Click here for more information on OC Public Libraries. THE OPPORTUNITY: This position oversees, manages and plans the day to day operations of a Tier 1 or 2 Branch in OC Public Libraries. They lead staff and direct all activities within Tier 1 or 2 branch libraries. They ensure that staff provide responsive customer service to patrons. They manage branch personnel and oversee branch budgets, collection development, program planning, community needs assessment/awareness, and public relations. In addition, they contribute to the goals of system wide planning and program committees. OC Public Libraries may require employees to work weekends, evenings and rotate to various locations. Schedules will be changed on a case by case basis. Areas of assignment for these positions are: Branch Services Children's Services Adult Services Bibliographic Services (Collection Development, Acquisition, and Cataloging) Literacy Program Duties May Include But Not Limited To: Manage and direct a branch library, ensuring effective and efficient overall operations, and responsive library services to the general public Select, train, mentor and review, either directly or through subordinate supervisors, professional, paraprofessional, clerical, extra help and volunteer staff Oversee facility maintenance and efficient use of the branch public space, shelving, and service desk Manage branch materials acquisition and collection development, which may include participating in system-wide collection development in order to meets the needs of the communities that OCPL serves Oversee branch-specific budgets Plan, prepare, and organize effective publicity materials to promote library programs and services Work with branch Friends of the Library support groups and act as Ex-Officio Board Member; participate in budget planning and expenditure of Friends' revenues Work in concert with community groups and city officials to facilitate local projects, promote library services, and develop networks with local stakeholders, as well as serve on a variety of internal OCPL committees established to identify, clarify and formulate uniform policies and procedures. Research, author, revise and distribute operational policies and procedures Oversee administration of OCPL's late fee/fine debt collection policies, including developing and negotiating payment programs with patrons Plan and develop programs to acquire, distribute and enhance specialized collections to serve the needs of the local community Minimum Qualifications Click here for complete classification description for Branch Librarian. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify if the applicant qualifies for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step of the recruitment process. Oral Interview| Structured 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 questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the recruitment procedures. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfactory of the County may be required for some assignments. Eligible List | Score Groups Once the assessment has been completed; HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for current 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 27, 2017
Full Time
HCA PROGRAM SUPERVISOR II (Correctional Health Services) 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 HCA Program Supervisor 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 seeking a seasoned supervisor to lead and oversee the Records Management team within the Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The Records Management team consists of two (2) Office Supervisor C's, one (1) Office Supervisor B, ten (10) Office Technicians and 12 Office Specialists. Responsibilities of the HCA Program Supervisor II position will include but are not limited to: Overseeing Optometry contract Coordinating and scheduling the physical examinations of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) patients Reviewing ICE Mental Health (MH) reports Reviewing and coordinating Mental Health (MH) records with staff Coordinating annual physical examination appointments for inmates Auditing document scanning statistics Troubleshooting Medical and MH related computer systems Improving records processes for efficiency Evaluating staff work performance Performing other work as required The Correctional Health Services (CHS) provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The CHS 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 Correctional Health Services (CHS) click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have four (4) or more years of experience supervising staff, as well as collecting, developing and writing reports. The ideal candidate will also possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Technical Knowledge and Expertise: Principles and practices of health care administration Health care related computer systems (e.g. Electronic Health Records) California Public Records Act (CPRA) guidelines Heath Information and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations Personably Identifiable Information (PHI) guidelines Monitoring and evaluating health care related contract providers Using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook proficiently Leadership/Supervision: Supervising and assigning work to staff Providing training and mentoring staff Setting specific goals and communicating them to staff clearly Writing performance evaluations Handling personnel issues effectively and skillfully in collaboration with Human Resource Services (HRS) Communication, Team Work and Customer Service: Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Facilitating and encouraging staff cooperation to work well with others and other personnel Ensuring to resolve customer problems and satisfying their expectations by providing exceptional customer service Coordinating and collaborating with other personnel within the organization to accomplish program goals Creative Thinking: Analyzing, researching and implementing new ways to improve current program processes for better, effective, and efficient services rendered to all customers Problem Solving and Accountability: Anticipating and identifying potential program problems and proactively generating alternative solutions Producing quality work within tight and stressful deadlines Interpersonal, Flexibility and Safety: Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress Being flexible and reliable to daily responsibilities and urgent needs of the CHS Department on a 24/7 basis Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while working in the jail facility Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside and outside the jail facility SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: 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, 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 Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to offer and acceptance of employment MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on HCA Program Supervisor II minimum qualifications, click here. PHYSICAL 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 Characteristics: Independent body mobility to stand, walk long distance corridors and climb or descend multiple stairways quickly, bend, stoop, sit for prolonged time; strength to lift, carry, push, and pull greater than 50 pounds; manual dexterity to hand write or use computer keyboard, to reach, grasp, manipulate small objects; vision sufficient to see/read computer screen/monitor, standard written text; operate office equipment such as copier, fax machine and scanner; hear and speak well enough to communicate with patients at normal conversation level in person and over the phone; to drive a vehicle. Environmental Conditions: 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, who have multiple and complex health, and 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 a variety of work shifts, as the institution is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility and coverage is essential. The environment can be noisy and at times chaotic; may be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a "No Negotiations for Hostage" policy with the Orange County Jail. 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
May 27, 2017
Full Time
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER (Administrative Manager I) This recruitment is open to the public and will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will close on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11:59PM (PST) . Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Administrative Manager I positions with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE DEPARTMENT The County of Orange , Health Care Agency (HCA) , Information Technology (IT) , provides core services such as support for the Agency network and servers architecture, design, implementation and maintenance, field support, service desk, project management, enterprise email, network security and databases. Additionally, IT also provides support for several enterprise applications including support for a Cerner based Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for Behavioral and Public Health Services, including TechCare EHR system for Correctional Health Services (CHS) as well as over 40 other applications. THE OPPORTUNITY The Information Technology (IT) Manager will monitor the access of confidential patient information within the EHR systems and enable safeguards to ensure the security and privacy of Protected Health Information (PHI) which is critical and required under state and federal laws and regulations. The IT Manager will also be a part of the mitigation efforts to reduce risk and ensure compliance through performance of continuous proactive reviews, help identify and resolve issues through investigation and collaboration with staff on a timely basis using specific security software tools. In addition, the IT Manager will be responsible for the following: Develop and implement compliance strategies in the use of the Cerner EHR system with relevant Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security provisions Conduct detailed organization, research and analysis of individual findings, overall trends and patterns, and prepare operational and management reports with recommendations for corrective actions Improve, develop and help implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the monitoring of access management and potential violations within the Cerner EHR system utilizing the Cerner P2 Sentinel solution Coordinate and collaborate with program staff, Office of Compliance and the EHR core team on identification of systemic improvements and potential modifications to functional workflows to support better and more meaningful data analysis, reporting and issue resolution Guide and direct staff and establish work plans for the daily/weekly/monthly review and investigation activities, and set and monitor appropriate work goals and objectives Conduct audits and investigate and/or oversee potential security incidents related to the unauthorized use and access of PHI data via the EHR system Review, improve and develop new reports through a more intelligent application of the complex privacy rules and regulations combined with the capabilities of the Cerner P2 Sentinel system Develop workflows for performing investigations and provide training to IT staff Interface with clinical and office support staff in order to promote collaborative process improvements and enhanced monitoring Develop practical project plans and governance methodologies to accomplish necessary goals and mitigate risk Perform other work as assigned DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Master's degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related field and possesses two (2) or more years of professional experience performing privacy and security management in a health care type of setting. The ideal candidate will also possess a valid certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security from a professional association such as American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) or the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2; as well as certification as a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Technical Expertise and Knowledge of: Cerner P2 Sentinel HIPAA Rules and Regulations Principles and techniques used in privacy and security auditing Development of policies and procedures related to privacy and security Evaluating and assessing processes for compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations related to EHRs Implementing measures to protect customer's PHI information Aligning IT strategies with Agency's mission and goals Conducting systems evaluation to detect deficiencies and implementing effective corrective actions Developing and evaluating work performance and providing feedback to staff Problem Solving and Analytical Skills Applying innovative solutions to problems Researching, planning and implementing system updates to enhance system components Working in a fast paced environment and being able to multi-task, while handling and prioritizing multiple projects to meet deadlines with accurate and complete work product Communication and Customer Service Resolving customer's problems and satisfying their expectations Working effectively with various levels of organization, including staff, supervisors, and upper-level management Demonstrating strong verbal and written communications skills Accountability, Attention to Detail and Flexibility Making sure team goals and objectives are met Paying strong attention to detail and demonstrating a high level of accuracy especially when performing audits Adapting to new information and changing work conditions effectively MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to learn about the minimum qualifications as well as the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager I classification. 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. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (QAP) | Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each 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. 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, please contact Lynda Hurtado at (714) 834-3723 or lhurtado@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
May 26, 2017
Full Time
CUSTODIAN THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future custodian positions within OC Public Works. This recruitment begins advertising on Thursday, May 25, 2017 and will begin accepting applications on June 1, 2017 until 11:59 p.m. on the day 150 applications are received. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment will close at 11:59pm on the day 150 applications are received. It is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; 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 OC Public Works Click here for more information about the County of Orange County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY OC Facilities Operations is seeking Custodians to perform maintenance inside and outside County facilities using cleaning equipment and chemicals. Custodial Services are critical for the maintenance, health and safety at County facilities. This position will be assigned to work Monday through Friday, 5:00pm to 1:30am. On occasion, may be required to fill in for the day porter. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidates must be able to perform moderate to strenuous physical work and must possess proven/demonstrated knowledge of and work experience in: Cleaning and sanitation methods used in custodial work. Methods of cleaning floors, lavatories, windows, walls, doors, wood, and plastic furniture. Common cleaning materials such as soap, detergent, solvents, and waxes. Safety practices as applied to custodial work. Custodial equipment and its care and maintenance requirements. Operate heavy floor power cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner and attachments, scrubbers, and buffers) to clean floors. Ability to recognize problem areas in cleaning and sanitizing in order to use the proper cleaning agent to remove different kinds of stains on a variety of surfaces. Move furniture, cabinets and other equipment. Wash windows, walls and lavatories, empty trash and dust furniture. Count, add, and subtract small numbers. Active Communication Effectively communicate with supervision, co-workers and the public. Follow written and oral instructions and schedules. Work cooperatively with others. Prepare written records of areas cleaned, requests for supplies or repairs as needed. Speak English sufficiently to communicate basic ideas to supervisor and fellow employees. Time Management Follow a work schedule and prioritize tasks. Stock supplies and equipment needed for the job. Order supplies in a timely manner through supervisor. Work effectively and co-operatively with co-workers who are working on a task. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the complete classification description for Custodian 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. On-Line Examinations (Weighted 100%): Candidates whose work experience appear to best meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in an examination covering job-related items. Only the candidates who receive the highest score on the assessment will be placed on an 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 24, 2017
Full Time
FACILITIES MECHANIC LEAD WORKER THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Facilities Mechanic Lead Worker positions within John Wayne Airport. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY The deadline to apply will be on Friday, June 02, 2017 at 11:59pm. 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 AIRPORT MAINTENANCE DIVISION The John Wayne Airport (JWA) Facilities Maintenance division is responsible for the upkeep, repair and safety of all JWA facilities. Facilities include a terminal building with approximately 337,000 square feet of interior space as well as maintenance of over 5 acres of airfield and parking structures with more than 10,000 parking spaces. In addition to the regular repair and upkeep of these facilities, the Facilities Maintenance Division is also responsible for the JWA's compliance with all local, State and Federal environmental regulations. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange, John Wayne Airport, has an opportunity for a collaborative, results-oriented professional to join our Facilities Management team. Under general supervision, this position will exercise perform a variety of skills and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of buildings and all associated equipment. In completing assignments, the position will perform electrical, plumbing, air-conditioning, mechanical, carpentry, and related repairs. Additionally, this position may be tasked with coordinating the work of other skilled and semi-skilled craft personnel. This position will support the Airport Maintenance Supervisor and may be assigned to Field based, or Terminal Based, assignments as needed. The current vacancies are for the day and night shift. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies for all shifts. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of experience overseeing and completing maintenance projects and supervision of staff. A degree in Facilities Management, Maintenance, Building Operations, or other closely related field is desirable but not required. In addition to the minimum qualifications of the classification, the successful candidate must also possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/EXPERTISE Familiarity with terminology and principles related to facilities and maintenance work Understanding of and experience in performing a variety of facility maintenance trades, including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work Proficiency in use and operation of Building Automation Systems (BAS), facilities Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, and/or Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Experience and ability to diagnose root cause(s) of equipment or facilities failures, implement repairs, and develop plan for preventative maintenance Experience preparing work orders, reading blueprints, documenting facility conditions and updating maintenance plans EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Ability to work positively and effectively to resolve issues and develop collaboration within internal team settings as well as with County of Orange agencies and or external constituents Ability to represent the organization effectively and communicate articulately, while demonstrating organizational integrity Maintain cooperative relationships and deal tactfully within and across organizational lines Maintain positive and professional response during all work periods Deliver technical and conceptual information clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing, to a wide variety of audiences LEADERSHIP SKILLS Experience providing positive and effective supervision of skilled and semi-skilled staff to meet departmental goals Ability in exercising sound judgement that reflects skillful information gathering and analysis Ability to anticipate potential sources of conflict and proactively identify solutions that mitigate risks Positively contributing to teams using collaboration and positive communication in developing solutions for new and routine issues PLANNING & PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to evaluate and anticipate resources necessary to create long-term maintenance Ability to continually assess facility conditions to ensure efficient and effective operations and customer service Ability to use sound reasoning skills to identify and analyze problems by gathering relevant information and considering a broad range of issues related to facilities and maintenance MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Facilities Mechanic Lead Worker AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS California driver license Class C, by date of appointment. 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. 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 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. 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 Isaura Suárez at isuarez@ocair.com or by phone at 949-252-5177. EEO INFORMATION: Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 24, 2017
Full Time
LEARNING AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER III) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy within Human Resource Services (HRS). 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. HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES (HRS) The mission of HRS is to attract, retain, and develop a highly skilled and competent workforce so that County agencies/departments can provide outstanding services to their customers. HRS is responsible for the following major functions: Benefits Classification, Compensation & Recruitment Employee & Labor Relations Employee Records Learning and Organizational Development Click here for more information about Human Resource Services Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY Human Resource Services (HRS) is recruiting for a highly experienced Learning and Organizational Development Manager who will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing organizational development solutions for the County organization. This position will support organization-wide initiatives to continually improve business results by developing and implementing learning programs that are in alignment with the organization's strategic direction. The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop, manage, and administer countywide training programs for a workforce of over 17,000 employees to include, but not be limited to, new employee orientation, executive development, leadership and manager/supervisor training, and organizational ethics. Assess professional development needs through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and consultation with team members and managers. Assess the effectiveness of programs and recommend adjustments as required. Provide a broad range of consultative services to all levels of employees and management regarding learning and organizational development policies and procedures. Ensure the use of state of the art learning and development methods, techniques, and tools. With guidance from subject matter experts, develop and provide foundational Human Resource training. Continuously reevaluate and identify opportunities for consolidation of County training activities in order to provide employees with greater access to best-in-class training programs. Manage various organizational and career development activities, including recommending and leading a succession development strategy. Provide coaching on performance and development. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Organizational Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Education, or a related field and eight (8) or more years' experience managing a learning and organizational development program in a large and complex organization. The ideal candidate will possess up-to-date knowledge and experience in learning and organizational development practices, including knowledge of adult learning theories, succession planning and development, instructional design, blended learning, and leadership development. The ideal candidate will also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated by effectively communicating with all organizational levels regarding workforce development issues and developing learning strategies, preparing training curriculum, and delivering training presentations. Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and delivering learning and development strategies, programs, and initiatives across organizational boundaries. Experience anticipating and meeting the training and development needs of a large workforce and contributing to talent development within the organization. Experience Staying abreast of contemporary learning and development theories and methods and effectively utilizing and disseminating that knowledge to educate others and influence the direction of programs. TECHNOLOGY Demonstrated experience leveraging technology in developing innovative learning solutions. An ability to work with various software programs, as well as an understanding of basic technology hardware. INNOVATION Demonstrated ability to develop new insights into situations and apply different and novel solutions to make improvements. WRITTEN/VERBAL 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 develop presentations and to present effectively to audiences at all levels. Excellent skills at engaging audiences, explaining complex processes and demonstrating active listening. COLLABORATION Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, establish and maintain strong working relationships throughout the organization and within the team. Ability to work with various groups in developing a creative, forward-thinking approach. RESULTS ORIENTATION Demonstrated ability to develop and utilize measures to assess goal attainment and outcome achievement. Ability to utilize tools and techniques to ensure projects remain on target and on budget. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager III 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
May 23, 2017
Full Time
REAL ESTATE MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Real Estate Manager positions within John Wayne Airport. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. DEADLINE TO APPLY The deadline to apply will be on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11:59pm. 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 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT The Business Development Division is responsible for creating and implementing all commercial real property contracts involving John Wayne Airport, as well as purchasing all necessary equipment and services that support the organization in running efficiently. The Business Development Division also evaluates and assesses the effectiveness of business partner relationships to ensure a high level of customer service and operations. To support these functions, the division is comprised of Asset Management, Purchasing and Insurance Units. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange, John Wayne Airport, has a challenging opportunity for a collaborative, entrepreneurial, results-oriented professional to join our Asset Management unit. This position will exercise well-reasoned managerial responsibility within the commercial program at JWA, which includes all airline, food service, retail, rental car, parking, ground transportation, general aviation leasing, property leasing and management, and commercial advertising at JWA. This position will also support the Deputy Airport Director of Business Development in the creation of strategic planning that is inclusive of organizational goals and contains quantifiable objectives for success. The primary areas of responsibility will focus on airlines, general aviation, and concessions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a degree in Management, Airport Administration/Aviation, Finance, or other closely related field with at least 5 years of recent, increasingly responsible airport property management experience working closely with senior management, general aviation, and airlines. In addition to the minimum qualifications of the classification, the successful candidate must also possess the following core competencies: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Ability to work positively and effectively to resolve issues and collaborate within internal teams, County of Orange agencies, and or external constituents Ability to represent the organization effectively and communicate articulately, while demonstrating organizational integrity Maintain cooperative relationships and deal tactfully within and across organizational lines Present technical and conceptual information clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing, on complex policies, regulations, and guidelines to a wide variety of audiences LEADERSHIP Experience effectively aligning team and individual goals to meet organizational objectives Management and coordination of various human resource activities related to direct staff including, but not limited to, performance appraisals, training, and positive coaching and mentoring Ability in exercising sound managerial judgment that reflects skillful information gathering and analysis Ability to anticipate potential sources of conflict and pro-actively identify solutions that mitigate risks Manage through use of collaborative techniques encouraging creativity in developing solutions for new and routine issues TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE Familiarity with terminology and principles related to airport property management Understanding of and experience in interpretation and application of legal documents associated with real estate transactions, contractual provisions, and regulatory decisions governing real estate acquisitions, development, leasing, appraisal, and management Substantial understanding of applicable real estate title and escrow regulations, laws, and ordinances related to real property ownership, leasing, transfer, use and title Advanced proficiency in financial modeling and use of spreadsheets Ability to perform a simple and complex multi-year financial analysis Understanding and experience in real estate management, development, real estate leasing and brokerage, or closely related specialty STRATEGIC PLANNING & PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to continually assess business partner relations to ensure efficient and effective operations and customer service Ability to evaluate applicable governing real estate regulations to determine impacts to JWA and recommend action as appropriate Ability to evaluate and anticipate resources necessary to construct long-term property management planning Ability to use sound reasoning skills to identify and analyze problems by gathering relevant information and considering a broad range of issues related to property management Ability to develop and or support creation of master business plan for concessions and general aviation MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager II AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS California driver license Class C, by date of appointment. 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. 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 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. 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 Isaura Suárez at isuarez@ocair.com or by phone at 949-252-5177. EEO INFORMATION: Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 20, 2017
Full Time
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DIVISION MANAGER (Administrative Manager III) 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 Administrative Manager III positions within Health Care Agency, Regulatory/Medical 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 has an exciting opportunity for a qualified individual to serve as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division Manager. The position will manage and provide oversight to 33 staff, consisting of: EMS Medical Director, EMS Assistant Medical Director, Chief Pharmacist, Physician II, Administrative Manager I's and II, HCA Program Supervisor II's, EMS Coordinators, Public Health Nurses (PHN's), EMS Specialists, Storekeeper II's, Office Supervisor B, Staff Specialists, Staff Assistants and Office Specialists. Additional responsibilities of the position will also include but are not limited to: Establish and implement Division goals, objectives and program priorities Manage federal grant funds for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Cities Readiness Initiative, Homeland Security and Hospital Preparedness Programs Oversee the Orange County Medical Emergency Data System (OC MEDS) contracts and enhancements Coordinate with Auditor-Controller staff regarding billing, collection and grant implementation Oversee Health Care Agencies Emergency Operations Center and Strategic National Stockpile warehouse Provide oversight of emergency medical and disaster exercise planning, training and implementation Develop, implement and monitor emergency medical protocols Represent HCA at the County Operational Area during disaster drills and actual emergencies Work with Human Resource Services (HRS) to conduct recruitment selection processes Participate on Agency, County and statewide committees Negotiate, coordinate and obtain Board approval for the County's five (5) areas ambulance contracts Provide oversight and management of the County's Base Hospital system Oversee, evaluate, coordinate and implement Division fee and rate studies Evaluate and provide recommendations regarding legislative issues on County and Statewide level Respond to communities, Board of Supervisors (BOS), County Executive Officer (CEO) and media inquiries To learn more about each of the programs within the EMS Division, click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a valid Physician license or Registered Nurse license in California with five (5) or more years of experience in EMS Administration, disaster management and federal grant processes. The ideal candidate will also possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Expert Understanding of: EMS systems and system providers Quality improvement (QI) and program audit EMS and health disaster preparedness and response Technical Expertise: Possessing the skills to perform the responsibilities of a Local Emergency Medical Services Administrator Developing and implementing EMS policies and procedures Planning and developing protocols and guidelines to meet State and Federal mandates Ensuring program compliance with State and Federal mandates and County regulations Ensuring the fiscal integrity and accuracy of program expenditures and budget development Conducting audits to ensure emergency medical and disaster planning and preparedness are effective Developing and maintaining strong and effective coordination between EMS programs Being political savvy when dealing with BOS, CEO's office, communities and stakeholders Managing and coordinating disaster response activities and directing emergency medical services throughout the County Being proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook Leadership/Management: Developing effective strategies and techniques for effective planning, implementing, and evaluating program changes Adapting leadership style to a variety of work situations Evaluating the impact of change in processes, procedures, leadership, and program culture Resolving staff conflict in a constructive manner to minimize negative program impact Monitoring EMS programs performance and services provided and implementing change when necessary Developing and presenting work performance evaluation, and providing performance feedback to staff effectively Managing program integration effectively and resolving issues accordingly Communication, Collaboration and Team Work: Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Expressing ideas and recommendations clearly Partnering with all program staff, including other Counties, State and Federal Agencies or Departments to build strategic work relationship to achieve common goals Encouraging and facilitating staff cooperation and fostering commitment and team spirit to achieve program goals Planning and Strategic Thinking: Being adaptable, flexible while maintaining a focus on program quality of care and services Formulating effective resolutions by being consistent with the Agency's Mission and Vision Analytical, Problem Solving, and Accountability: Making effective policy decisions Anticipating and identifying potential program problems and proactively generating alternative solutions Researching, implementing and identifying issues in relation to County's Point of Distribution systems to conduct mass vaccination in the event of health emergencies Producing quality work within tight and stressful deadlines MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Administrative Manager III 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. 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
May 18, 2017
Full Time
Vegetation and Pest Control Technician II THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being conducted to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and future Vegetation and Pest Control vacancies within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. Deadline to apply is: Wednesday, May 31st at 11:59 PM 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 OC Environmental Resources is looking for an experienced Vegetation and Pest Control Technician II to inspect assigned areas for rodent presence, select and apply rodenticides and herbicides, monitor progress, and perform the job duties below. JOB DUTIES Calculates correct portions of rodenticide according to conditions and areas to be treated Applies rodenticide and monitors progress of rodent control program Sets traps to eradicate rodents Operates and maintains applicators, power tools, safety equipment and vehicles Maintains logs and records of rodenticide inventories, vegetation control operations, work completed, timekeeping records, and equipment used DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualifications for Vegetation and Pest Control Technician II the ideal candidate will possess two or more years of professional experience in rodent/pest control, vegetation management and will possess the following core competencies. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Rodents, pests, and vegetation indigenous to the area Rodent and pest control habits and reduction/eradication control techniques requiring the use of traps, gasses, baits, and other techniques Methods and procedures used in mixing and applying rodenticides and setting traps Some knowledge of operation and adjustment of pumps and pressure regulated spray equipment Perform manual labor duties SAFETY FOCUS Safe work practices relating to the use of hand and power tools, pesticide applicators, compressors, pumps, and related equipment Safety precautions required to protect personnel and property from damage or destruction through the use of rodenticides and related chemicals Follow safe work policies and procedures Read, understand, and comply with written and verbal instructions, labels, laws, and technical regulations pertaining to vegetation , rodent, and pest control ANALYTICAL SKILLS Evaluate conditions of area to be treated and determine appropriate pesticides and control techniques Make mathematical calculations to determine correct proportions and amounts of chemicals Evaluate effectiveness of control techniques applied and determine need for further treatment of area COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS Maintain logs and records of pesticide inventories and storage, pest control operations, timekeeping records, vehicle and equipment usage, and related reports and records Work independently and schedule activities to meet time frames Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the full class specification for Vegetation and Pest Control Technician II. REQUIRED LICENSE Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher by date of appointment. Qualified Applicator License or Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAL/QAC). PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements: Heavy physical demand. Operates power equipment. Ability to move quickly and easily often, including the ability to crawl, stoop and bend as well as stand, walk, sit, and drive for up to 8 or 10-hour periods. Ability to stoop, reach, bend, and perform physical/manual labor. Ability to walk up/down uneven terrain/irregular surfaces/hills. Upper body strength to lift/push/pull/carry 50 pounds up to 80 pounds. Ability to climb up and down large vehicles. Vision sufficient to read standard text. Ability to read and understand recommendations from the Pest Control Adviser (PCA). Ability to hear and speak well enough to converse by telephone and two-way radio. Manual dexterity to write legibly and input data on a keyboard and calculator. Environmental Conditions: Stamina to work outdoors in varied climates and exposure to weather such as sun, wind, and rain; exposure to pollens, dust, fumes, birds, toxic chemicals RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred ot 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 asked a series of structured questions and their oral responses will be rated by a panel of subject matter experts. This step determines 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
May 17, 2017
Full Time
SR. STAFF DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill a current Senior Staff Development Specialist position assigned to Child Support Service. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies or and/or lower classifications within other County agencies/departments. This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will close at 11:59PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES Orange County Child Support Services (CSS) is an award-winning, forward-thinking agency of over 450 professionals, dedicated to helping parents in financially supporting their children. The core mission is assisting parents in establishing paternity, establishing financial and medical child support orders, and facilitating the payment of that support through various means, including court action. Under the direction of the Department Director, CSS delivers human services to the community based on a balanced approach emphasizing Customers, Staff, Business Efficiencies, and Performance. CSS also works in close partnership with the Orange County Superior Court, California Department of Child Support Services and other local child support agencies throughout California. Click here for more information on Child Support Services. Click here for more information on County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY Child Support Services is seeking a Senior Staff Development Specialist to lead, direct, and develop employees in their professional learning experience. The Senior Staff Development Specialist is responsible for the following: Leadership of the CSS Training & Career Development Team including Staff Development Specialist and support staff. Demonstrating strong writing and verbal communication skills. Specifically, speak and present confidently and professionally to a wide variety of audiences. Consulting with administrative and program staff regarding training needs and special training programs. Preparing, reviewing, and approving training proposals and plans. Working and negotiating with consultants and subject matter experts in developing content, creating materials, planning and conducting training programs. Evaluating statistics of training program to ensure department accomplishes department-wide training objectives and metrics. Through effective mentoring and staff development, identify and provide for staff best practices on training techniques and methods of staff members. Providing feedback to reporting staff on performance, initiating and maintaining quality assurance and quality control of all training outputs. Overseeing the CSS Training Plan including taking a strategic approach in assessing department-wide training needs, developing curriculum, planning, organizing training and supervising the work of a team of Staff Development Specialist under the direction of management. Working directly with CSS Leadership to coordinate education facilitation including working with contracted training vendors, leveraging training content subscriptions and seeking out external training opportunities as needed. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be collaborative, flexible, enthusiastic to work with and dedicated to a team of individuals who are committed to providing exceptional training services. The incumbent will have the training skills, certification and competencies to work with executives, management, and staff, and possess a strong drive to make a difference. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess at least two (2) years of professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: TRAINING/TECHNICAL SKILLS Possesses strong presentation skills, developing and delivering government training curriculum and quality insurance for adult learners in a classroom setting Developing and delivering training sessions from high level executive management, management to entry level staff Principles and techniques of employee training, the learning process, and individual and group teaching methods Conducting exploratory and interactive learning consultations to determine training modality Extensive knowledge of basic adult learning, preferably the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation (ADDIE) model or and equivalent model Advanced skills using software computer skills such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Articulate and Prezi software Training certifications such as DiSC Personality Profile, Crucial Conversations/Accountability, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) etc. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously Creative thinker and knowledgeable of emerging trends relating to training industry In-depth knowledge of adult learning principals, methods for curriculum and training design, and teaching/instruction for individuals and groups Experience designing, developing and publishing E-Learning modules. SUPERVISION/LEADERSHIP Experienced in supervising employee performance management, coaching, and leadership. Skilled in conflict resolution, team building and employee engagement. Mentoring experience trainers Planning trainings on annual basis, assigning, supervising, evaluating workload, and leading training staff Leading group training sessions, discussions, and conveying ideas. Able to work independently and using sound judgment in decision-making. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Listening effectively, presenting ideas and complex materials clearly, logically and concisely Exceptional public speaking and communication skills to diverse audience of various sizes ranging from 5-150 participants. Possesses strong effective administrative communication skills. Communicating and interacting with both internal and external stakeholders. Communicating and participating in meetings with training staff and professional vendors. Effectively collaborating with subject matter experts on training materials COLLABORATION Demonstrating ability to direct staff to consistently achieve day-today tasks. Outstanding organizational skills to plan, coordinate, and supervise department-wide training plan. Managing a high performance team in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Working jointly with training staff and subject matter experts on materials. Working well with others to reach achieved goals for training purposes. Encouraging open and productive communication on challenging issues. Experience working in a collaborative environment with various levels of staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications and job description for the Senior Staff Development Specialist classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the 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. 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 those applicants that demonstrate the desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step. Qualifications Appraisal Panel & Performance Exam (Weighted 100%) | Presentation & Oral Interview: Candidates will be asked to put together a training module to present at the interview. Presentations and responses to interview questions will be rated by a qualification appraisal panel (QAP) 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 procedure. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. Eligible List: 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 Melanie Ramos via email at melanie.ramos@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 714.667.9609. EEO INFORMATION: Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 17, 2017
Full Time
PROGRAM MANAGER - FAMILY HEALTH CLINIC SERVICES (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II) This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager II positions within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is within the Family Health Clinic Services in Health Care Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. THE PROGRAMS The Family Health Clinic Programs provide immunizations, travel vaccines, well child and sick child care, family planning, reproductive health, and dental care services at the Health Care Agency, Public Health Services 17th Street campus in Santa Ana. The multidisciplinary team including a doctor, dentists, nurse practitioners, supported by nursing, dental assistants and administrative staff provide care to over 17,000 Orange County residents annually. The Clinic Mission is to promote health and prevent disease; provide leadership in the development of linkages to a medical home, partnerships, community resources; and offer integrated quality health care services in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, making a difference in the health of Orange County residents. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange has an exciting promotional opportunity for a Program Manager who has strong leadership and management skills, strategic planning and decision making skills; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to oversee a variety of medical and dental health programs within the Family Health Division. The position will supervise one (1) Physician II, one (1) Dental Officer, two (2) Dentists, and two (2) Supervising Public Health Nurse. This Administrative Manager II position is responsible for: Clinic management including the evaluation of clinical workflows and processes, monitoring for quality management and improvement, clinical quality assurance, and ensuring patient privacy protections Administrative management, including program development and implementation, budget and finance management, reporting, communication, and personnel Ensuring support to public health preparedness and response efforts Overseeing and ensuring compliance of Federal and State vaccine programs such as Vaccines For Children (VFC) and Section 317 funded vaccines Managing Federal and State grants including Ryan White Overseeing and ensuring compliance with Federal and State certification and funding requirements such as Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, Family PACT, and the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Public Health, Nursing, or other health-related field and will have extensive experience in clinical and program management, high level management, as well as grants management background. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge and experience in pediatric preventative services, immunizations, family planning services, and oral health services for children or individuals living with HIV and AIDS, Additionally, the candidate will also have strong knowledge of community medical and dental clinical, and infection control standards. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following competencies: Clinical and Program Management Experience Managing public health programs including program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and budget and finance management Developing strategies for advancing efficient and effective programs and completing projects in a timely and responsible manner Accurately identifying program issues and the full range of impacts and solutions, and communicating these clearly and persuasively to supervisors, colleagues, and subordinates Leadership/Supervision Supervising staff and assessing training needs for staff continued improvement Guiding and directing others toward meeting organizational objectives while encouraging openness, creativity, and innovation Clearly communicating expectations to staff; implementing policies and procedures consistently; delegating appropriately, and using accountability measures fairly Administering discipline in a fair and consistent manner in consultation and collaboration with Human Resource Services (HRS) Leading in an ethical and customer focused manner Oral/Written Communication Skills Communicating verbally and in writing to accurately and appropriately convey information to different audiences Promoting information sharing across the division and encouraging integration of service delivery Generating consensus when addressing diverse viewpoints and championing planned change strategies Interpersonal Skills Collaborating with public and private agencies in efforts to deliver highest quality health care and service delivery Identifying creative approaches to working with the community, internal partners, and other stakeholders to meet program's objectives Building consensus among diverse groups for the purpose of meeting business objectives MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements and Environmental Conditions for Administrative Manager II. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, candidates who meet the qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. 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 candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Dori Edles at (714) 834-7324 or DEdles@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
May 17, 2017
Variable Shift
DEPUTY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR I This recruitment is open to the public. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Deputy Public Administrator I positions in the District Attorney-Public Administrator's Office. Online applications are being accepted beginning Tuesday, May 16, 2017, for a minimum of five (5) business days. Thereafter, the recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY-PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR: The 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. As a part of the Orange County District Attorney's office, the Public Administrator protects, manages and acts as a fiduciary for decedent estates throughout the probate process for deceased residents of Orange County, who at the time of their death, left no identifiable person(s) qualified to be named executor/administrator of their estate. In addition, heirs or family members of decedents may nominate the Public Administrator to act on their behalf to probate their loved one's estate. Once the Court appoints the Public Administrator to act, the office handles a variety of functions from cleaning out the residence of decedent, paying the decedent's creditors, contacting heirs and selling or distributing the assets of the decedent including real and personal property. County Counsel acts as the representative of the Public Administrator in court throughout the probate process. THE OPPORTUNITY: The Deputy Public Administrator I is responsible for performing a wide variety of activities and services to fulfill the legal mandates of the Public Administrator. They are responsible and accountable for performing investigations related to decedent estate administration and for managing the estates of deceased persons determined by the courts to fall within the jurisdiction of the Public Administrator. *Please note that the Deputy Public Administrator I position is not an Attorney position or part of the Attorney series. Also, this position is not related to the educational Public Administration major (such as Bachelor's in Public Administration or Masters in Public Administration). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge, abilities and experience in the following competencies below: Technical Skills: College degree in Business Administration, Communications, Management, Finance, Criminal Justice or Legal Studies or similar from an accredited college or university At least 2 years of experience in a similar position including Public Administrator or appointed fiduciary; a position involving hands on probate, finance, escrow or paralegal work; or a project management position requiring a combination of business skills, finance or fiduciary decision making Fluency and experience in using Microsoft Office product including the creation and use of spreadsheets and ability to learn and use electronic tools to undertake online research or investigation when required Written and Verbal Communication: Ability to speak clearly and testify in court regarding estates in litigation Detail-oriented approach to investigative work Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills Superior interviewing, interrogation and listening skills Superior report writing skills Problem Solving and Analysis: Strong research and analytical skills Ability to draw conclusions and make appropriate decisions Judgment and Decision Making: Ability to apply forward thinking and creative thought with high ethical standards Exceptional judgment and common sense Ability to maintain confidentiality MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Deputy Public-Administrator I classification. SELECTION PROCEDURE The Office of the District Attorney-Public Administrator Human Resources screens all applicants to identify qualified candidates. After all the applications have been screened, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the process and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. The selection procedure will consist of the following: Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer): Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. This is a competitive process; therefore, be thorough in your responses. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | 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. After all of the selection procedure steps above have been completed, District Attorney-Public Administrator Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. 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. HOW TO APPLY: Online (only online applications will be accepted). Applicants are required to answer supplemental questions in addition to completing the online application. Note: We suggest you prepare the supplemental answers offline so that you do not lose Internet connection. Once you have completed your answers offline, copy and paste your answers in the appropriate boxes. 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 Susana Gamboa at (714) 347-8805 or at Susana.Gamboa@da.ocgov.com ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: BACKGROUND SCREENING: Candidates under consideration for hire by the District Attorney-Public Administrator will be required to pass an extensive investigation to the satisfaction of the department. 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
May 12, 2017
Full Time
SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER The County of Orange Human Resource Services will begin accepting applications on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The deadline to submit an application will be Thursday, September 7, 2017. This recruitment is open to the public. Applicants who successfully compete in this recruitment will be placed on an eligible list for one year or until a new recruitment, whichever occurs first. Candidates with bilingual skills are encouraged to apply. There is an additional $1.15 per hour for positions that require bilingual language skills. The eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacant Senior Social Worker positions throughout the County of Orange. COUNTY OF ORANGE 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. 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. Orange County is a great place to work, live, and play. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY The Social Services Agency (SSA) operates under the policy direction of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the California Departments of Social Services and Health Services. SSA is responsible for planning, implementing, and operating many of the social services programs provided by the County of Orange. Programs are funded with State, Federal, and County resources. SSA is comprised of dedicated, caring, and efficient staff whose mission is to deliver quality social services that are accessible and responsive to the community, encourage personal responsibility, strengthen individuals, preserve families, protect vulnerable adults and children, and recognize cultural diversity. We succeed in our mission through encouragement and respect for our clients, partnerships with the community, and a commitment to innovation and excellence in leadership. THE OPPORTUNITY Senior Social Workers are responsible for the identification, assessment, and treatment of a variety of complex social issues associated with such areas as child abuse, elder and dependent adult abuse, dependency, adoptions, guardianship, protective services, and individual and/or family social functioning. Incumbents analyze, evaluate and treat individuals and families with a variety of social and economic challenges. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have or demonstrate the following: Thorough understanding of child and elder abuse reporting requirements Ability to identify and assess client's complex social service needs and recognize types of abuse Time management and organizational skills Ability to be a collaborative team player Self-accountability Master's degree (for some programs) Excellent interpersonal skills Flexibility (open to change) Technology savvy Excellent communication skills Ability to work in the field (independently) Field safety awareness Critical thinking Empathy Ability to have difficult conversations/conflict resolution Effective listening Strong writing skills High social intelligence An open mind (non-judgmental) to all types of lifestyles, races, decisions, and orientations Self-awareness and insight Ability to work with youth, teens, seniors, and disabled MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Option I A Master's degree from an accredited college in social work, psychological counseling or gerontology OR a Licensure as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Option II A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in behavioral sciences such as psychology, counseling, sociology, social work, or gerontology AND 3 years of progressively responsible social work casework experience in a public or private organization. To view the full list of options that meet the minimum qualifications and/or class specifications for this position, please click here . Driver's License: Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid California driver's license by the date of appointment. Transcripts: Official transcripts are required following a hiring appointment. For new graduates, unofficial transcripts will be required until official transcripts are available. Please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts to the application. 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). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Physical Characteristics: Body mobility to climb stairs, stand, walk, run, bend, twist, and/or kneel in the course of making visits to client homes and transporting children and their possessions; ability to sit for up to 2 hours with little movement while driving or performing paperwork; hear and smell sufficiently to detect sounds and odors within a home; ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly in person or on the telephone; and manual dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment such as a computer keyboard or to take field notes. RECRUITMENT PROCESS The County of Orange, Human Resource Services will screen all applications to identify the qualified candidates. After screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. Online Assessment (weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online examination consisting of job related items. The most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the needs of the Agency, the selection procedure described above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection 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. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Linda Crater at (714) 245-6123 or Linda.Crater@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
May 11, 2017
Full Time
PROJECT MANAGER III (Horizontal Infrastructure Projects) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish a general eligible list to fill current and future Project Manager III positions. Though the current vacancies are within OC Public Works, this eligible list may also be used to fill similar vacancies in other agencies. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be conducted on a continuous basis and will close once the needs of the agency are met. Qualified candidates 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 comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information on OC Public Works. Click here for more information on the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY: OC Public Works has vacancies for Project Manager III within Infrastructure programs. This recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies in other departments. The areas of emphasis are: Civil Engineering, Project Management of Roadway, Bridge and Flood Control Projects. The Project Manager III will be responsible for independently managing a broad range of projects, typically of moderately technical/complex capital projects. The Project Manager III is responsible for the project from inception to completion, utilizing the processes of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling/Monitoring and Closing. Incumbents in this position will apply technical knowledge of contemporary principles of design and construction practices to technically complex capital improvement projects. Project Manager III's oversee diverse project teams composed of internal clients from a broad range of disciplines including architecture, engineering and consulting, as well as government officials and private sector organizations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates will possess a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the core competencies of the position. These include but are not limited to: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Possess knowledge and application of principles of engineering design and construction practices including interpret plans and specifications for capital projects. Effectively apply Project Management industry standards and practices in the areas of project planning, coordinating, budget management, scheduling and monitoring. Negotiate and manage competitive bidding processes for complex contracts. General knowledge of public contract code, standard specifications (Green Book) and other pertinent safety rules and regulations. Understanding project plans, specifications, and estimates. Ability to initiate the various types of delivery contract methods. Managing multiple projects at different stages: planning, design, and construction Apply fundamental engineering, construction and/or trade practices to specific projects. Ability to prepare and review cost estimations for capital projects. Knowledge of Federal, State and local codes and regulations to ensure the compliance of County projects. Knowledge and literacy in the use of project management application software. Use a County approved means of transportation to perform fieldwork. Strong familiarity with the California Public Contracting Code. Ability to consolidate available cost information for purposes of estimating future capital projects. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS Managing project scope, schedule, and budget and providing recommendations if issues arise. Leading project team and coordinating with stakeholders from project concept to completion. Assist executive management in developing departmental business objectives and specific project strategies. Provide leadership and guidance to internal and contracted staff to achieve project and developmental goals that are aligned with overall business objectives. Understand and address customer needs within the guidelines of policy. Make sound decisions within a professional ethical framework. Conducting project related presentations to stakeholders. Managing project scope, schedule, and budget and providing recommendations. Leading project team and coordinating with stakeholders from project concept to completion ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to understand interpret and enforce compliance with plans, specifications schedules and contract provisions. Recognize problems of project scope, budget, schedule, and plans and specifications and determine necessary changes. Perform calculations necessary to determine quantities and prepare estimates. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external staff, contractors, and representatives of other agencies and departments. Research, evaluate, estimate and accurately interpret and apply technical data and policy information to solve problems and/or make recommendations to management. PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION Plan and organize work effectively to ensure that assignments are on schedule. Completes assignments on time and within budget and policy. ACTIVE COMMUNICATION AND WRITING SKILLS Initiating documentation to start the Agenda Staff Report process for projects requiring Board of Supervisors approval. Ability to build consensus and negotiate with public and private parties. Ability to present ideas in a clear, logical and concise manner. Communicate in an effective manner to individuals and/or groups with diverse interests including contractors and departmental representatives. Negotiate and manage competitive bidding processes for complex contracts. Minimum Qualifications Click here to view the complete classification description for Project Manager III LICENSE/EDUCATION REQUIRED Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment Possession of a Project Manager certificate from an accredited university/school with curriculum derived from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute is required in addition to one of the following options: Option I - Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers and two years of civil engineering experience that demonstrate possession of the core competencies outlined for the series. A Master's Degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for the required experience. OR Option II - Graduation from college with major course work directly related to the design or construction of civil works and three years of experience that demonstrate possession of the core competencies outlined for the series. Physical 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 ladders. Mental Requirements - Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations and decisions; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in difficult interpersonal situations involving diverse interests, conflict and firm deadlines. Environmental Conditions - Construction sites with dust, dirt, uneven terrain, mud and inclement weather. 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. 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. 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For detailed information on how to apply, click here . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, 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
May 10, 2017
Full Time
PROJECT MANAGER III Vertical Construction THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish a general eligible list to fill current and future Project Manager III positions. Though the current vacancies are within OC Public Works, this eligible list may also be used to fill similar vacancies in other agencies. The resulting list may also be utilized to fill lower level classifications within the same occupational series. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on Monday, May 29th, 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 Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information on OC Public Works. Click here for more information on the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY: OC Public Works has a vacancy for Project Manager III within its Facilities - Design & Construction, Facilities Maintenance and CUF departments. This recruitment may also be used to fill vacancies in other departments. The areas of emphasis are: Civil Engineering, Project/Construction Management, Facilities Maintenance and Contracts Management. This recruitment focuses on vertical construction. The Project Manager III will be responsible for independently managing a broad range of projects. The work ranges from facilities maintenance requests to managing moderately technical/complex capital projects. The Project Manager III is responsible for the project from inception to completion, utilizing the processes of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling/Monitoring and Closing. Incumbents in this position will apply technical knowledge of contemporary principles of architectural/engineering design and building construction practices to technically complex projects. Project Manager III's oversee diverse project teams composed of internal clients, building departments, facilities maintenance trades staff and contracted staff from a broad range of disciplines including architecture, engineering and consulting, as well as government officials and private sector organizations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidates will possess a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the core competencies of the position. These include but are not limited to: LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS Managing project scope, schedule, and budget and providing recommendations if issues arise. Leading project team and coordinating with stakeholders from project concept to completion. Assist executive management in developing departmental business objectives and specific project strategies. Provide leadership and guidance to internal and contracted staff to achieve project and developmental goals that are aligned with overall business objectives. Understand and address customer needs within the guidelines of policy. Make sound decisions within a professional ethical framework. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Possess knowledge and application of principles of engineering design and construction practices including architectural, civil, structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and heating, ventilating and air conditioning. Effectively apply Project Management industry standards and practices in the areas of project planning, coordinating, budget management, scheduling and monitoring. Apply fundamental engineering, architectural, construction and/or trade practices to specific projects. Ability to prepare and review cost estimations for capital projects. Knowledge of uniform building codes, Cal-OSHA building construction regulations, and other pertinent safety rules and regulations. Construction methods and techniques for wood, steel, masonry and reinforced concrete buildings. Knowledge of Federal, State and local codes and regulations to ensure the compliance of County projects. Knowledge and literacy in the use of project management application software. Use a County approved means of transportation to perform fieldwork. Strong familiarity with the California Public Contracting Code. Ability to consolidate available cost information for purposes of estimating future capital projects. ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to understand, interpret and enforce compliance with plans, specifications schedules and contract provisions. Recognize problems of project scope, budget, schedule, and plans and specifications and determine necessary changes. Perform calculations necessary to determine quantities and prepare estimates. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external staff, contractors, and representatives of other agencies and departments. Research, evaluate, estimate and accurately interpret and apply technical data and policy information to solve problems and/or make recommendations to management. PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION Plan and organize work effectively to ensure that assignments are on schedule. Completes assignments on time and within budget and policy. ACTIVE COMMUNICATION AND WRITING SKILLS Initiating documentation to start the Agenda Staff Report process for projects requiring Board of Supervisors approval. Ability to build consensus and negotiate with public and private parties. Ability to present ideas in a clear, logical and concise manner. Communicate in an effective manner to individuals and/or groups with diverse interests including contractors and departmental representatives. Negotiate and manage competitive bidding processes for complex contracts. Minimum Qualifications Click here to view the complete classification description for Project Manager III LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIRED Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher may be required by date of appointment. Possession of a Project Manager certificate from an accredited university/school with curriculum derived from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute may be required for some positions. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State of CA is required for positions with an emphasis in engineering. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical 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 ladders. Mental Requirements - Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations and decisions; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in difficult interpersonal situations involving diverse interests, conflict and firm deadlines. Environmental Conditions - Construction sites with dust, dirt, uneven terrain, mud and inclement weather. 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. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For detailed information on how to apply, click here . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please 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
May 09, 2017
Full Time
PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER This recruitment is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and will remain open on a continuous basis and for a minimum of five (5) business days. This recruitment will close at 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list and will be used to fill current and future Public Safety Dispatcher positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. PROBATION The County of Orange , Probation assists the criminal system in Orange County, California by making a safer Orange County through positive change. Under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of four bureaus - Adult Operations, Juvenile Operations, Juvenile Facilities, and Operations Support - serves the community using efficient and research supported corrections practices to reduce crime, assist the Courts in managing offenders, promoting lawful and productive lifestyles and assisting victims. THE OPPORTUNITY The Public Safety Dispatcher for Probation will be responsible for the following: Providing public safety dispatching service within the Special Supervision Division Serving as a liaison between the Probation Department and other County departments, governmental agencies, and law enforcement Providing excellent customer service and responding to inquiries from Probation deputized staff, District Attorney Investigators, Public Assistance Investigators, and other law enforcement providing field supervision Managing inventory of the equipment, including Motorola APX6000 Pak-set radios and mobile units Consolidating and preparing monthly statistics for Probation Department and the District Attorney's office Conducting record checks to the standards of the Probation Department using various computer application, such as California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and Integrated Case Management Systems DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The successful candidate will have the following experience: Two (2) years of experience in the operation of emergency radio dispatch equipment in a law enforcement or public safety agency, knowledge of the methods and techniques used in public safety dispatching, and experience working for a law enforcement agency, which is crucial in being effective in this position. The ideal candidate will also possess extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following competencies: Professional and Technical Expertise Two (2) years of experience of the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system Knowledge of computer keyboard driven video display consoles, transmitters, receivers, landlines and portable radios Experience interpreting data for requestors via CLETS and/or other criminal justice information sources Researching, gathering, and editing information for both daily and monthly statistical reports for the department, executive level management, and other governmental agencies Applying appropriate methods and techniques of radio dispatching involving emergency public safety operations to ensure speed, quality, and consistency when relaying information Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Programs, specifically with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Oral and Written Communication Having the ability to communicate effectively in relaying important data to stakeholders, including Probation and the District Attorney Coordinating the field activities of Probation deputized staff, District Attorney Investigators, and Welfare/Fraud Investigators Demonstrating diplomacy and tact when interacting with both internal and external stakeholders Using correct vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and punctuation in presenting information clearly and in an organized and cogent manner Entering accurate information into data-based systems, such as CAD Applying the most accurate and appropriate radio codes as deemed necessary on a case-by-case basis Listening Skills and Decision Making Receiving and processing emergency and non-emergency requests from the Probation deputized staff, District Attorney Investigators, and Welfare Fraud Investigators Understanding, interpreting, and transcribing information received from radio consoles and telephones Showing interest and understanding the needs, expectations, and circumstances of internal and external stakeholders Determining appropriate jurisdiction when notifying and relaying appropriate emergency service agency of fires, auto accidents and other emergent conditions as notified by field units Self-Management and Handling Stress Understanding the distribution of workloads and completing priorities while adhering to policies and procedures Prioritizing a large volume of incoming radio traffic, including simultaneous transmissions Managing radio equipment location and maintaining a clean, orderly, and organized work space Maintaining composure in an environment with a high workload, competing or conflicting demands, interruptions and distractions MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for the Public Safety Dispatcher classification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS The ability to successfully complete a 120-hour POST Certified Dispatcher, Public Safety Course or equivalent within 12 months of appointment. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND WORKING CONDITIONS REQUIREMENTS Click here to learn more about the special requirements for the Public Safety Dispatcher classification. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Online Assessment | Multiple-Choice Test (Weighted 100%) An online exam consisting of job-related, multiple-choice questions will be administered. Invitations to participate in the written exam will be sent via e-mail. Only the candidates who perform most successfully on the written exam will be referred to the next step. 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. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Duke Trinh at (714) 645-7033 or Duke.Trinh@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
May 09, 2017
Full Time
Parks Animal Keeper This recruitment will be advertised from April 22, 2017 through May 7, 2017. Human Resource Services (HRS) will only accept applications from Monday, May 8, 2017 through Friday, May 19, 2017 11:59 P.M. (P.S.T.) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Parks Animal Keeper positions within OC Parks. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classification. DEADLINE TO APPLY Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as posting will close Friday, May 19, 2017 DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR): On March 18, 2008, the Board of Supervisors approved the creation of OC Community Resources, made up of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, OC Parks, Housing & Community Development/Homeless Prevention, and OC Public Libraries. Click here for more information. OC PARKS: OC Parks encompasses regional, wilderness and historical facilities, as well as coastal areas throughout the County of Orange in California. Featuring 60,000 acres of parkland, open space and shoreline, Orange County's award-winning parks and programs are enjoyed by millions of residents and visitors each year, in ways as diverse as the parks themselves. Click here for more information on Orange County Parks. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange OC Zoo is seeking qualified candidates who are committed, caring, self-motivated, team player, excellent communicator with strong customer service skills, and have a genuine desire to work with exotic animals. If this sounds like you, come join our team! OC Parks has a current vacancy in the OC Zoo for a Parks Animal Keeper. The Parks Animal Keeper will work under the direction of the Zoo Curator and Zoo Director. These are professional positions, which require experience with, and knowledge of, exotic animals. The Parks Animal Keeper must complete daily tasks in a timely fashion with minimal supervision once trained, keep good daily records, and be proficient at observing animals. The OC Zoo staff members are committed to providing a high quality operation of animal care and a pleasant visitor experience; and will perform but not limited to the following duties: Observe and carry out all basic aspects of the daily care of the animals Report any observed health or behavioral abnormalities Follow all approved operation procedures listed in string duty assignments Maintain behavioral enrichment programs for your assigned animals Maintain a professional and positive working attitude in all aspects of daily work Participate and develop programs focused on enhancing the guest experience Give presentations to the general public and engage with park visitors by discussing animal natural history, natural habitats, status of animals in the wild, care and feeding of animals, and other topics of interest Prepares daily records and logs and maintain monthly reports Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to zoo grounds and structures Inspects and maintain public walks, paths, zoo grounds, plants and animal enclosures Reviews appropriate literature to maintain up-to-date knowledge of animal care techniques DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess 3+ years of related experience working with operant conditioning, animal enrichment, recording keeping and striving to maintain best practices concerning animal husbandry in a zoological setting. Experience working at a public/private zoo, wildlife sanctuary, or animal breeding facility and a bachelor's degree in a natural science or related field is preferred, as well as, construction and computer skills. The ideal candidates application for this Parks Animal Keeper will possess and show experience in the core competencies listed below: Zoo Expertise: Hands-On Experience Exotic, native, and domestic animal care (birds, reptiles and mammals) Feeding and diet preparation Ability to train novice animals Understanding of operant conditioning and training techniques Medical and behavioral observation Animal capture and restraint techniques The ability to detect changes in an animal's physical and psychological condition on a daily basis Training and conditioning assigned animals according to preset plans in order to maintain their health and welfare Safety Savvy: Proven Knowledge to Inspect and maintain public walks, paths, zoo grounds, plants and animal enclosures Follow safety policies and procedures (both written and oral) Perform safe practices while working around the animals during capture and restraint Actively and effectively researches information needed Ensure continuous public and staff safety in the zoo grounds Follow safety procedures with chemicals, disinfectants and veterinary medications Perform safe practices with the operation of vehicles and tools MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for complete classification description for Parks Animal Keeper RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify if the applicant qualifies for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step of the recruitment process. Application Appraisal Panel| Application Rating (Refer/Non-Refer) A panel of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate the application and supplemental questions for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. The information you provide will be used as a rating device, so please be descriptive in your response. Qualification Appraisal Panel| Structured 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 questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on to the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the recruitment procedures. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfactory of the County may be required for some assignments. Eligible List | Score Groups Once the assessment has been completed; HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for current 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.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
May 07, 2017
Full Time
AGRICULTURAL STANDARDS INSPECTOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill a current Agricultural/Standards Inspector vacancy within OC Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the Agricultural/Standards Inspector Series. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on: May 26, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Qualified candidates 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 comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities Facility; OC Infrastructure Programs; OC Construction; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Survey; and OC Environmental Resources. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. OC Public Works partners with a diverse array of local, state, and federal agencies; special districts and authorities; and the private development community including, construction, planning, and design firms, to accomplish many of the County's infrastructure projects. Click here for more information about OC Public Works OC Public Works THE OPPORTUNITY This is the journey level classification in the Agricultural/Standards Inspector series. Under minimal supervision, incumbents at this level are responsible for performing regulatory inspections, conducting investigations, testing of Weights and Measures commercial devices for accuracy, and enforcing regulations as licensed employees of the Orange County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures office. Incumbents may be tasked with other assignments as required for the position. These inspections may include locations such as orchards, fields, range lands, residential or business premises, nurseries, and other facilities selling or distributing plants. Incumbents are assigned work only in those areas for which they hold valid state certificates Inspectors in this class independently perform inspections in agricultural functions for which they hold valid certificates. Typically, inspectors work in one or two areas of specialty and do not perform the variety of inspection duties characteristic of the next higher level class. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have three years of experience as an inspector, and possess the following core competencies and thorough or general knowledge of any or all the factors listed below: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Interpret and apply State laws and local policies Perform technical fieldwork in one or more functional areas Knowledge of laws and regulations relating to agriculture and/or weights and measures Preparation of reports on inspections and maintaining records Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT Ability to prioritize assignments and complete tasks as given Ability to work independently without supervision Exercise independent discretion and judgment in choosing courses of action in the field Understands the impact and implications of decisions and considers conflicting needs, options and information to make tough decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences COMMUNICATION SKILLS Demonstrates effective communication when dealing with a challenge Clearly explain complex regulations and instructions to the public or business owners Communicates and enforces requirements tactfully and firmly Speak, read, write and understand English at the level for successful job performance Selects appropriate verbiage and examples tailored to the level and experience of the audience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION REQUIRED Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, or equivalent, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: Agricultural Science Biological Science Chemical Science Physical Science Mathematics Statistics LICENSES REQUIRED Must have a valid California Class Driver's license Possession of at least THREE of the following State of California licenses in an incumbent's area of assignment: Investigation and Environmental Monitoring Measurement Verification Pesticide Regulation Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation Transaction and Product Verification Weight Verification Click here to view the complete classification description for Agricultural/ Standards Inspector PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Click here to view the complete physical and mental requirements for Agricultural/ Standards Inspector WORKING CONDITIONS Click here to view the working conditions for Agricultural/ Standards Inspector 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. On-Line Examinations (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates whose experience and education appear to best meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in an examination(s) covering job-related items. Only the candidates who receive the highest score on the assessment(s) will be referred to the Qualifications Appraisal Panel assessment. 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: 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
May 07, 2017
Full Time
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST II OPEN TO THE PUBLIC RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is open to the public and will be used to establish an Open Eligible List to fill County of Orange vacancies in this class, as well as lower-level classes within the series, until the next recruitment. Though the current vacancy is within the Orange County Sheriff's Department and the Office of the Orange County Public Defender, the resulting eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies or departments. THE OPPORTUNITY In addition to the general duties listed under Information Technologist II, depending on area of assignment, may include but are not limited to the following: Serves as the designated administrator for one or more departmental information technology systems; researches and identifies system environment requirements and specifications; determines system integration requirements to ensure inter-operability across multiple platforms and technologies; coordinates with data processing, applications development, database administration, business process analysis, networking and/or telecommunications staff to identify, plan and implement system design specifications and resolve integration issues Analyzes, develops, maintains and administers information systems by setting up, maintaining and monitoring a variety of information systems including LANs, WANs, servers, peripherals, operating systems and user applications; identifies and implements system requirements and specifications; builds, customizes, tests, implements, maintains and enhances hardware and software as needed to meet business needs Provide and maintain access control to users, servers, files and applications in a highly secure environment Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving complex issues Provide guidance to the help desk technicians and support help desk issues that are escalated DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be well-versed in Windows server operating systems and related tools (Active Directory, Group Policy, Distributed File Systems, Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, etc.) and be familiar with SQL server management and database tools, backups and monitoring tools. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following competencies: Technical Experience: Responsible for authoring, managing, maintaining, supporting, troubleshooting and optimizing a holistic Mobile Device Management (MDM). Assisting when needed in the administration of our backup technology, Exchange Administration and eDiscovery Administration and implementation of our F5 BIG-IP Load Balancers and applying security patches, while mitigating outages Administration of HP Blade Server System. Administration of VEEAM environment. Administration of VMware environment and Windows Servers 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012. Administration of Brocade fibre channel switches running various EMC SAN Arrays. Administration of Cisco routers and switches such as Cisco ISR4400, ISR4300, ASR1000, 6800, and 3850 models Managed networking devices via Solarwinds Managed routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, BGP Implemented and supported deployments for Multicast, OTV, MPLS, and VSS Customer Service Providing help desk assistance and maintaining status logs Supporting all departmental software applications and resolving hardware issues Performing routine system support duties such as monitoring or adding users/devices, modifying user profiles, re - setting passwords, and setting up basic user access permissions Understands Develop system documentation for existing and new equipment, applications and procedures Coordinating equipment repairs with external vendors. Assist help desk with escalation of user tickets Lead system technicians in best practices and problem resolution Assisting higher-level Information Technology (IT) staff in the acquisition and distribution of computer hardware and software solutions, contract vendors, research, and gather product information MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view minimum qualifications for Information Technologist II BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION For positions within the Sheriff-Coroner Department, candidates must NOT have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation, and must successfully pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Sheriff's Department. A background investigation consists of, but is not limited to, a review of: employment history, personal and professional references, criminal history check, traffic violations, drug use, credit history, and education and licensing verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcripts). All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequent standing or sitting for extended periods; frequent walking; occasional driving may be required, depending upon assignment; occasional pushing/pulling; occasional bending, kneeling, squatting and crawling; occasional lifting up to 25 pounds; infrequent lifting up to 50 pounds; constant use of good overall vision for reading/close up work; infrequent use of color perception and occasional use of eye/hand coordination; frequent repetitive motion from writing and using a computer keyboard; occasional grasping, holding and reaching; frequent hearing/talking to others on the telephone and in person; frequent decision making and concentration; occasional public contact; occasional working alone. Additional physical/mental requirements or frequencies may be required, depending upon assignment. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment, but occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include high levels of noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors. Occasional early morning, evening, holiday and/or weekend work may be required. SELECTION PROCEDURES Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position. 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 procedures. 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. Please note that email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is on your application and only use one email account. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nereida Gutierrez via email at ngutierrez@ocsd.org. Click here for tips to complete your application. 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
May 07, 2017
Full Time
AGRICULTURAL STANDARDS TECHNICIAN THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Agricultural/Standards Technician positions within OC Public Works. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will close on: May 26, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) Qualified candidates 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 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 Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY Under supervision, incumbents are responsible for performing inspections of commercial devices such as gas pumps, grocery store scales and price scanners; conducting investigations, and enforcing regulations as licensed employees of the Orange County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights & Measures office; and to do other work as required. This is the entry level classification used to provide employees with the experience required for the journey level classification in the Agricultural/Standards Inspector series. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing as the procedures and processes of the assigned areas of responsibilities are learned. Incumbents in this classification must obtain, within one year of employment, at least one state license in their area of assignment. Incumbents who have not received the appropriate license prior to the end of the probationary period will not pass probation. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate progressive proficiency and independence in preforming the duties outlined below, and eventually possess at least three state licenses and three years' experience as a licensed technician to advance to the Agricultural/Standards Inspector class. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES In addition to the minimum qualification requirements, an ideal candidate must possess the following core competencies and thorough or general knowledge of any or all the factors listed below: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Interpret and apply State laws and local policies Perform technical fieldwork in one or more functional areas Knowledge of laws and regulations relating to agriculture and/or weights and measures Preparation of reports on inspections and maintaining records Computer literacy INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT Ability to prioritize assignments and complete tasks as given Ability to work independently without supervision Exercise independent discretion and judgment in choosing courses of action in the field Understands the impact and implications of decisions and considers conflicting needs, options and information to make tough decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences COMMUNICATION SKILLS Demonstrates effective communication when dealing with a challenge Clearly explain complex regulations and instructions to the public or business owners Communicates and enforces requirements tactfully and firmly Speak, read, write and understand English at the level for successful job performance Selects appropriate verbiage and examples tailored to the level and experience of the audience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION REQUIRED Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, or equivalent, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: Agricultural Science Biological Science Chemical Science Physical Science Mathematics Statistics LICENSES REQUIRED Must have a valid California Class Driver's license Click here to view the complete classification description for Agricultural/Standards Technician 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: 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.