Orange County, CA

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

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

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

57 job(s) at Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2017
Full Time
COMPREHENSIVE CARE NURSE I Night Shift (Noc Shift) This recruitment is open to the public and will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Comprehensive Care Nurse I positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is hiring entry level Registered Nurses who are committed to continuous learning and career development as part of the night shift team within Correctional Health Services (CHS) . The position will be assigned to work in Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS) program. The work hours are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (late night shift). The ACHS nursing staff work six (6), twelve (12) hour shifts, and one eight (8) hour shift per two (2) week pay period. Days off are every other weekend and rotating week days. The ACHS program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. The ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. The Comprehensive Care Nurse I is responsible for performing a variety of specialized duties: Obtain vital signs such as: temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and pain scale assessment Perform comprehensive and focused physical assessments, interpret data collected, and refer to higher level of care as necessary, including: Obtaining comprehensive medical, mental health, family and social history Interpreting vital signs results Wound care treatment and management Documenting in SOAP (Subjective-Objective-Assessment-Plan) format on electronic health record Treating clients based on nursing standardized procedures Review of health records, summarize and synthesize patient information and give a comprehensive hand off at shift change or outside facility transfers utilizing a discharge-summary form or verbal report Maintain assigned work areas every shift Participate in staff development and educational programs to maintain professional competency May participate in 5150 training, and must pass and maintain a valid 5150 certification if assigned in ACHS Mental Health Unit (In house training will be given to update certification) May perform other job related duties as needed The Comprehensive Care Nurse I are expected to become oriented to the Comprehensive Care Nursing duties and assume increasing levels of responsibility. Incumbents who are not promoted by the end of their probationary period shall not pass probation. For definition, class characteristics, and other duties of the Comprehensive Care Nurse I position click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will have 5150 training and will will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrates the following competencies: Nursing Training and Knowledge of: Complexity of chronic illness that are medical and mental health related such as; substance abuse disorders, etc. Common medical and mental health complaints of incarcerated clients Making sound clinical treatment decisions Performing triage and assessment competently Performing emergency medical and mental health nursing care Providing nursing care to pregnant clients and other critical clients needing specialized care Willing and having the ability to testify competently if subpoenaed by court Using technology and other healthcare related systems effectively Adaptability and Collaboration: Working effectively in a changing and stressful environment, and making adjustments as necessary Working collaboratively and communicating professionally at all times Compassion: Developing resiliency by maintaining energy, tenacity, and continuously provide compassionate care in fulfilling correctional nursing responsibilities Critical Thinking and Safety: Managing multiple clients needing triage effectively and efficiently Being aware of any environmental hazards while working inside the jail facility Being alert and aware of personal safety and security while providing care and/or treatment to medical and mental health clients Reducing jail-related liability risks by being compliant with Federal and State laws and mandated standards SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation prior to a formal offer and acceptance of employment Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.) The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Comprehensive Care Nurse I minimum qualifications, including Physical and Mental Requirements, Environmental and Working conditions click here. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applications exhibiting qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Online Assessment | Written Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in one or more job-related assessments. Candidates will be notified of their test date and access code, if applicable. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SUPERVISING PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II This recruitment is open to the public and will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and future Supervising Public Health Nurse II vacancies within Health Care Agency, Public Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking three (3) Supervising Public Health Nurse II within Public Health Services (PHS), Public Health Nursing Division (PHND). The PHND provides public health nursing services throughout the county in homes and community settings to individuals of all ages. During a home visit a Public Health Nurse (PHN) assesses the clients' needs and helps them to access medical and social services, provides preventive health teaching, and referrals for health care and community resources. Nurses collaborates with community organizations and groups to identify health concerns of populations, to address needs, and to provide health education and screening with goals of preventing disease and disability, promoting healthy lifestyles and assuring access to quality health services. To learn more about Public Health Nursing Division, click here. The current openings are in the following: Maternal/Infant The Maternal/Infant program provides nursing case management and health education services to pregnant and parenting teens, women and their infants, and medically high-risk newborns. The SPHN II assigned to this program will co-lead the Maternal/Infant unit in partnership with another SPHN II, and provides direct supervision to approximately ten (10) clinical staff which consist of Public Health Nurses (PHN"s) and a Community Health Assistants (CHA's). The SPHN II assigned to this program will also be responsible for program planning, providing leadership, support, and training to staff, maintaining nursing standards of care, evaluating the work of PHN's, and ensuring compliance with grants and reporting requirements. California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) The CalWORKS program provides case management services to eligible participants in the CalWORKS Welfare to Work (WTW) program. The SPHN II assigned to this program will be supervising approximately ten (10) PHN's, overseeing daily program activities, advising PHN's on case management issues, making home visits with PHN's, performing record reviews, and signing off client's records when they are closed. The SPHN II will also be collaborating with a CalWORKS liaison regarding program objectives and needs, assessing and analyzing statistical data generated on a monthly basis, and submitting a monthly report to County of Orange, Social Services Agency (SSA). Referral/Outreach and Training The SPHN II assigned to this program will be responsible for centralizing and coordinating the processing of referrals, coordinating student assignments, providing and coordinating PHN's training, conducting community outreach, and providing immediate nursing intervention for referrals requiring an urgent response. For additional duties of the Supervising Public Health Nurse II click here. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Nursing or related discipline and six (6) or more years of experience as a Public Health Nurse or experience as a supervisor demonstrating all of the following: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge of: Having knowledge of maternal, infant, family, and adult health case management Understanding of County, State, and Federal resources Having knowledge of chronic diseases for adults and children Working with high-risk populations, e.g. conditions that require multiple medical coordination, clients with behavioral health problems and substance abuse issues Having basic knowledge of Targeted Case Management and Children and Families Commission of Orange County grant goals and funding requirements Understanding and applying of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines Having familiarity of Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Leadership/Supervision: Supervising clinical staff and/or leading a team of clinical staff Working collaboratively with Human Resource Services for training, performance evaluations, addressing performance issues, hiring, and retention of nursing staff Maintaining standards of Public Health Nursing and ensuring that services rendered are in compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and establish policies, procedures and protocols of HCA, PHS, and PHND Mentoring PHND staff and nursing students Communication and Collaboration: Communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Participating in, and representing the PHND on committees and subcommittees within the County and/or the community Analytical and Critical Thinking: Analyzing and recommending revisions to program policies, procedures and protocols, to ensure compliance with State requirements and legal mandates Conducting ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of services and initiating improvements by directing staff in continuous efforts to improve quality, productivity, and effectiveness Adapting to changes according to the changing needs of the populations served and County operations Determining and improving resolutions to client-related issues MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Supervising Public Health Nurse II minimum qualifications click here. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Physical Characteristics: Must have the body mobility to walk, climb stairs, reach, bend, twist, reach overhead and stoop; stamina to sit for a prolonged period of time (up to one hour); strength to lift and carry or push and pull objects such as boxes of nursing supplies or audiovisual equipment, which may weigh up to 25 lb.; manual dexterity to grasp, manipulate / operate small objects and precision instruments such as, but not limited to, giving injections without limitations or restrictions and taking pulse and blood pressure readings; fine motor skills and fine touch to palpate and discern skin induration and rashes; vision sufficient to read thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on medications, and the bevel of a needle; hearing for normal conversations and auscultation using a stethoscope; ability to work in diverse environments; and the ability to drive a car. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to work in clinic environment; wear protective equipment/clothing as required by protocol; may work with patients who have a communicable disease; may be assigned to evenings, weekends and/or holidays. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 19, 2017
Full Time
Administrative and Contract Support Specialist (Staff Specialist) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and future Staff Specialist positions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower level classification. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be closing at 11:59pm PST on Monday, 25 2017. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here for more information. OC COMMUNITY RESOURCES (OCCR) On March 18, 2008, the Board of Supervisors approved the creation of OC Community Resources, made up of OC Animal Care, OC Community Services, Housing & Community Development/Homeless Prevention, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. Click here for more information. 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. THE OPPORTUNITY This position will provide support for contract administration, staff reports, Parks Commission matters and fee waivers in the capacity described below and other projects and tasks, as assigned. This is a fast-paced environment involving a range of responsibilities with strict deadlines that require a highly organized person with strong time management, comprehension and written and verbal communication skills. Position responsibilities necessitate utilization of procurement (e.g., Expediter), staff report development (e.g., CAMS) and finance/accounting (e.g., CAPS+) systems. Responsibilities will also involve adherence to contract, Brown Act and other government regulations. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The most successful candidate will also possess the following competencies: Contract Administration Develop and maintain a system for tracking all OC Parks contracts Analyze, monitor and assist with resolving issues for contracts that provide services across various OC Parks facilities Assist with procurement and contract development processes (e.g., request for proposals, invitation for bids, etc.) Budget Determine appropriate budgets by communicating and coordinating with facility and administrative staff Prepare contract budgets utilizing financial software Close out open encumbrances Report and Document Development Assist with drafting staff reports, including research and analysis Assist with preparation of briefing papers Assist with agenda and staff report preparation Draft and maintain minutes and records Compile and analyze data to respond to requests from or provide information for elected/appointed officials and executive staff Assist with legislative matters, including bill analysis and platform development Administrative Support Advance working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Assist with presentations Arrange field trips and other advisory body activities Communicate and liaise with Board of Supervisors' offices, elected/appointed officials and executive staff Coordinate, process and monitor all fee waiver requests and prepare fee waiver reports Minimum Qualifications Click here for complete classification description for Staff Specialist. 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. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nicole Cove at (714) 480-2731 or nicole.cove@occr.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 16, 2017
Full Time
Supervising Public Health Microbiologist This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future Supervising Public Health Microbiologist positions. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment will be open on Friday, September 15, 2017 and will remain open for a minimum of five business days until the needs of the County are met. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY The Public Health Laboratory provides specialized laboratory testing for assessing, investigating, and analyzing health needs of the public. THE OPPORTUNITY Health Care Agency is recruiting for a Supervising Public Health Microbiologist (SPHM) to oversee the Bacteriology/Bioterrorism Department which includes testing for diseases associated with enteric syndromes, clinical diagnosis, food-borne illness investigations, hospital reference cultures and bioterrorism. This is the advanced classification in the Public Health Microbiologist occupational series. SPHMs ensure competency and proficiency of staff on all test methods in their departments, the adherence to standardized operating procedures and following safety and quality assurance practices. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and an excellent team player who is committed to providing high quality laboratory services and expert identification of disease agents. The incumbents are technical specialists and highly specialized in their field of expertise. They provide professional consultation on laboratory procedures testing and reporting to departments within HCA, other County programs, hospital or clinical microbiology labs and environmental health specialists. They perform the more difficult analysis and testing as well as train, review and oversee the work of the Public Health Microbiologist Is, IIs, and Trainees. The incumbent will be the supervisor of PHM Is, PHM IIs and lab assistants which includes scheduling to ensure adequate coverage, assigning work and coordinating rotations within the section. This position in particular acts as the Bioterrorism Coordinator for the Laboratory Response Network and the Principal Investigator for the Federal Select Agent Program responsible for testing of bioterrorism agents and toxins. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Professional Experience Expert knowledge of microbiological, serological and molecular concepts, principles, and techniques that can be applied to public health laboratory testing especially in the field of Bacteriology and Bioterrorism testing. Provide training on traditional microbiological and molecular methods to test and analyze communicable disease organisms such as: Salmonella, Gonorrhea, E. coli 0157:H7, Brucella sp., and other bacteria of public health significance. Conduct and oversee validation and verification of new test methods in department Instruct and oversee the proper application of universal precautions to laboratory hazards associated with laboratory testing Advise and inform policies, processes and procedures for the handling and appropriateness of specimens containing agents of bacteriological concern such as: blood, sputum, stool, and others. Conduct different and complex microbiological testing/examination methods and interpreting results for accurate identification of agents Oversee the proper operation of technical laboratory equipment, performance of routine functional checks, and maintenance of proper documentation Perform and oversee completion of quality assurance program guidelines including: recording, and reviewing quality control activities; following appropriate regulations; and assessing personnel competency. Utilize and train on the use of Laboratory Information System at different phases of testing. Written and Oral Communication Skills Write standard operating procedures or policies for departmental tests or methods as needed Communicate professionally in writing and verbally with management, clients or clinicians when giving/explaining laboratory results and answering technical questions Interact professionally with vendors or sales representatives regarding laboratory supplies or equipment Planning and Organization Prioritize work established deadlines by setting objectives and goals to achieve maximum productivity Develop and maintain effective and efficient systems to manage multiple tasks and track information Prepare and evaluate statistical information and technical reports and records MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, Environmental, and Working Conditions for Supervising Public Health Microbiologist. 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. Oral Interview 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. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Andi Aguilar at (714) 834-2598 or aaguilar @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
Sep 16, 2017
Full Time
ANIMAL CONTROL PUBLIC EDUCATION OFFICER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List to fill current and future Animal Control Public Education Officer 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, September 22, 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, OC Parks, and OC Public Libraries. Click here for more information. OC ANIMAL CARE OC Animal Care promotes: responsible pet ownership; health and safety of people and animals and spay/neuter programs. OC Animal Care provides temporary shelter and medical care for "lost" owned or stray animals and opportunities for adoption of these animals. Click here to learn more about OC Animal Care. THE OPPORTUNITY OC Animal Care is seeking skilled candidates to fill vacancies in the Animal Control Public Education Officer classification. Animal Control Public Education Officers can be given a variety of assignments and may be subject to assignment rotations. Current vacancies are in the Community Outreach Unit. The position of the Adoption Partner Coordinator is responsible for working with other shelter departments to find placement for the animals that are not publicly adoptable. This position requires working with rescue organizations, rescue networkers, veterinarians, other shelters and social media to help the less adoptable animals find placement. The incumbent will also work with animals, including doing rescue visits and adoption exams with unsocial, fearful and aggressive behaving animals and may organize and supervise play groups for dogs. Overall, responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assist rescue groups with visits Maintain rescue partner files Enter spay/neuter certificates submitted by rescue organizations Release animals to rescue prior to shelter opening Update Rescue Track web page Take video and photos for networking and website Answer questions from rescues and public Transport animals to outside locations Assist with handling/vaccinating rescue animals when needed Assist in providing enrichment to shelter pets Document behavior observations The standard work schedule of this assignment will consist of rotating assignments four days per week, ten hours per day or five days per week, eight hours per day. Shift schedules generally rotate every four months. OC Animal Care provides service 365 days per year. Incumbents should be prepared to work rotating shifts, including days, nights, weekends and holidays on a four day per week, 10 hour per day schedule, a five day per week, eight hour per day schedule, or other schedule as assigned. Mandatory overtime in the event of an emergency, disaster, or during periods of unexpected staffing shortages. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate is a self-starter and can work independently and as part of a team. This individual will be customer-service focused and have a positive, cooperative, and team oriented attitude. The ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience working for an agency that provides animal control services and 2 years of experience in customer service. The ideal candidate for the Animal Control Public Education Officer position will also possess one or more of the following qualifications: Ability to handle fractious, fearful and aggressive animals safely Basic knowledge of and experience in general animal care Knowledge of Veterinary Terminology Ability to multitask and accommodate a fast changing environment Customer Service Skills Ability to deal with a variety of people in a fast paced and sometimes stressful situation Experience with social media; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram Knowledge of Microsoft software; Word, Excel, Outlook MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications, Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions Click here for complete classification description for Animal Control Public Education Officer. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Minimum Qualifications | 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. Oral Interview | Weighted 100% Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts; rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction 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. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Nicole Cove at (714) 480-2731 or nicole.cove@occr.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
FLEET TECHNICIAN II THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is open to the public and is being held to establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within OC Public Works and other agencies within the County. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in lower classifications within OC Public Works Fleet Services. DEADLINE TO APPLY: This recruitment will close at 11:59 PM on the day 100 applications are received. It is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of 10 service areas, each of which directly impacts the quality of life for Orange County residents and the private sector. OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, cities, and other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to ensure quality of service today and quality of life tomorrow. In addition, our vision is to be a world class leader of innovative, professional and quality public works services. Click here for more information about OC Public Works Click here for more information about County of Orange OC FLEET SERVICES OC Fleet Services (OCFS) is a core Service Area of the OC Public Works Department responsible for vehicle life-cycle management, maintenance/repair, and compliance with State and Federal emissions requirements. OC Fleet Services provides responsive, cost effective fleet services to agencies/departments of the County of Orange. They assure safe and properly maintained public fleet vehicles to the internal service customers. THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange Public Works has an excellent opportunity for a skilled Fleet Technician II performing journeyman level work in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and other operating defects in automobiles and gasoline and diesel powered trucks; diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and operating defects in gasoline and diesel powered heavy construction equipment; repairing, modifying, and painting automobiles and heavy equipment exteriors and interiors; installing or equipping public-safety vehicles with emergency equipment; and/or performing specialized duties involving welding and fabrication related to mobile vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance, hydraulic systems, fuel tanks, and fuel systems parts. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technician in Automotive and Truck series. Will possess a Class "A" Driver License with the following endorsements: passenger, hazmat, doubles and triples, and tanker. Will be experienced using fleet tracking program "Fleet Focus" and have extensive professional work experience and/or knowledge in the following core competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Techniques and methods of overhauling and repairing light, medium and heavy gasoline, alternate fuel and diesel powered equipment and related components. Theory, care and operation of gasoline and diesel powered internal combustion engines and mechanical components for the maintenance and repair of heavy and other mechanic equipment Diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work Repair and overhaul light, medium and heavy gasoline and diesel-driven powered equipment, busses and emergency generators related components with a minimum of supervision Diagnose and repair hydraulic and air brake systems Methods, materials, tools and equipment of the trade and their use in the maintenance and repair of heavy and other mechanical equipment Preventive maintenance inspection methods Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of diesel and gasoline-powered light, medium and heavy equipment Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work Diagnose and repair diagnostic trouble codes Familiar with State and Federal mandated inspections for vehicles and equipment Repair and overhaul all-terrain vehicles such as quads, gems, Polaris rangers, gators, Kubota, Kawasaki COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS Read, understand and follow written and oral instructions such as factory service bulletins, automotive, light truck, and/or heavy construction equipment manuals and memorandums Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work Advise and check the work of helpers Prepares parts requisitions, work time and material records MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Fleet Technician II classification. Special Requirement Incumbents are expected to provide their own hand tools. 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. NOTE : All candidates should check their e-mails on a daily basis, in order to ensure that they do not miss any e-mail notifications from the County of Orange regarding scheduling appointments or notifications. 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. Performance Examination (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be evaluated based on practical job exercises designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, Human Resource Services will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to the selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Gwen Jorris at 714.667.9608 or gwendoly.jorris@ocpw.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Sep 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: September 27, 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
Sep 01, 2017
Full Time
INVESTMENT OFFICER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC This recruitment is being held to establish an Eligible List for the OCERS location ONLY. Applications will be accepted on a continual basis until the needs of OCERS are met; please apply immediately as the recruitment may close at any time. The first review of applications will be on September 8, 2017. RECRUITMENT/POSITION INFORMATION The Investment Officer works directly for OCERS and is not employed by the County of Orange. Limited travel reimbursement may be provided for on-site finalist interviews and for top candidates traveling more than three hours from their principal residence. OCERS will not provide relocation expenses for this position. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS • A strong background in economics, accounting or finance • Excellent organizational and time management skills • A hands-on approach, detailed focus and an ability to balance multiple priorities • Superior quantitative and analytical skills • A commitment to proactive compliance and risk management • A strong and flexible work ethic GENERAL DUTIES The primary objective of the OCERS Investments Department is to maximize investment returns within prescribed levels of risk through a broadly diversified investment portfolio. Under the general direction of the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), the incumbent will assist in the administration and review of investment programs of OCERS. Provide technical assistance to the CIO in administering the long-term investment policy, strategy and portfolio manager oversight Work closely with investment advisors and public and private managers in the development and execution of investment strategies and monitor compliance and risk associated with those activities Assist the CIO in working with pension investment consultants to coordinate asset allocation studies and integrate results into the long-term investment strategy Assist in the administration and review of OCERS' investment program and monitor portfolios of marketable and non-marketable securities (real estate, timber, venture capital and other nontraditional investments) to assess and maintain current valuation in custodian statements Prepare reports and presentations to communicate relevant information and recommendations regarding risk exposures and performance of the fund to senior management and the Board of Retirement Work with financial auditors, legislative and regulatory agencies to fulfill information requests Work collegially with other investment team members in a variety of projects, research and reporting activities MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business or a closely related field, with evidence of professional training in capital markets, investment theory, securities analysis and portfolio analytic techniques. AND Three years of relevant experience in investment analysis and operations. OR At least two years of additional experience operating data interfaces regularly used or similar to those used by OCERS, conducting due diligence meetings and preparing due diligence reports on institutional investment managers or investment advisors can be substituted for one year of the public pension fund experience requirement. Alternatively, a CFA charter with at least three years of prior senior-level qualifying experience with institutional asset management functions equivalent to the Investment Analyst position can be substituted for the public pension fund experience requirement. Please click here for details on the Investment Officer classification. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possession of CFA or desire to attain CFA while employed Extensive experience using Bloomberg Considerable knowledge of investment concepts, terminology, styles, models and strategies, including portfolio theory, asset allocation and performance measurement, as well as a solid understanding of capital markets Demonstrated skills in developing investment portfolios, which meet specific risk and return objectives, asset allocation optimization models, implementing those portfolios, monitoring the risk and performance and recommending adjustments to meet the objectives Ability to analyze and evaluate risk and performance of various investment managers Extensive knowledge of statistical concepts, methods and models and their application to public pension investments Considerable skills in conducting data searches and evaluation of large amounts of information Ability to perform statistical analysis of data, prepare concise and accurate reports and present both written and oral recommendations Experience in a heavily regulated corporate, trust or endowment environment Strong communication, organizational and relationship building skills to coordinate work flow with stakeholder groups and various OCERS divisions Ability to be on in light of limited staffing Expected Competencies Analytical and detail oriented Ability to communicate effectively Knowledge of institutional investments, including alternative investment strategies and risk management methodologies Driven, highly motivated and results oriented Ability to organize and complete projects in a timely manner Related Experience Experience in a public agency, trust organization, endowment, investment banking firm, investment management or consulting firm with responsibility for the formulation and/or implementation of investment policy for substantial portfolios, utilizing all or most major asset classes and strategies (e.g., stocks, bonds, real estate, international, hedge funds, diversified credit, real-return vehicles and various alternatives). The ideal candidate will possess experience in both research and institutional portfolio management operations. Knowledge of: Institutional private equity, hedge funds, real estate and other nontraditional investment areas Institutional securities transaction principles and practices Analytical techniques and tools commonly utilized in the management of equity and fixed income portfolios Economic and market conditions and trends and their effect on short/long term investments PC-based spreadsheet and graphic software Ability to: Isolate critical investment data to assess financial risk of investment options and report those succinctly, orally and in writing. Identify key risks to the portfolio or segments assigned and provide strategies to mitigate or address those issues on a timely basis Evaluate overall performance or external investment managers and consultants Apply investment principles to problems, issues and assignments at a sophisticated level without supervision and a minimum of coaching Explain complex investment concepts in written materials, oral reports and PowerPoint presentations suitable for trustees, colleagues and stakeholders Analyze economic, financial and market trends worldwide on an ongoing basis in order to determine the highest overall investment returns consistent with OCERS' long term goals and risk tolerances Exhibit strong proven analytical and writing skills for the preparation or Investment Committee analysis of portfolio managers and due diligence reports Evaluate complex investment transactions Maintain effective working relationships Understand and interpret laws, rules and regulations governing the investment of public funds Interact with external service providers such as, actuarial and investment consultants and money managers Utilize and coordinate the delivery of custodial services Produce timely and complete staff work free from errors, as finished products that do not require multiple or repeated revisions by other associates beyond rare, occasional peer corrections that do not impede or distract from the group's overflow Communicate in English clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing Articulate and communicate investment terminology and concepts clearly in public meetings, with peers and stakeholders Proficient in using office software and data interface systems regularly used by OCERS, including journey-level typing skills and data entry competence, as well as fluency in the design of spreadsheets and graphical interfaces at levels necessary for the portfolio segments or dimensions assigned to the candidate or incumbent WHAT DOES THE ORANGE COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM DO? OCERS provides retirement, death, disability, and cost-of living benefits to employees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. OCERS is governed by a ten-member Board of Retirement that is responsible for managing a $14.7 billion dollar fund. OCERS provides retirement, death, disability and cost-of living benefits to retirees of the County of Orange and certain County districts. For more information on OCERS, please visit our website at www.ocers.org . PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS OCERS is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities that are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed below for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical and Mental Characteristics Vision sufficient to read standard text, read a computer monitor and to drive; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the telephone and in small groups; independent body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop and bend to access a standard office environment; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, to write and to drive. Environmental Conditions Incumbent will be required to interact with money managers and actuarial and investment consultants, work in a standard office environment and travel inter-state occasionally (at least 3-4 times annually), which could involve being away for up to 5 consecutive days. SELECTION PROCEDURE Application Process OCERS Human Resources Department screens all applications and supplemental information forms to identify the qualified candidates. Applications submitted without a completed supplemental information form will be disqualified from further consideration. After screening, the more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process and notified of all further procedures applicable to their application status. Application Rating Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. The more qualified candidates will be referred to the next step. All notifications regarding this recruitment will be sent via e-mail. Qualifications Appraisal Panel Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on OCERS needs and the number of applications received, the selection procedures listed above may be modified and all affected candidates will be notified. ELIGIBLE LIST After all the selection procedures have been completed, OCERS Human Resources department will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates for the OCERS location only. HOW TO APPLY • Only online applications that include complete answers to supplemental questions will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered • It is recommended that you record or print your confirmation page, as this verifies the receipt of your online application • You MUST apply online at the County of Orange Website: www.governmentjobs.com • For specific information pertaining to this recruitment please contact Melissa Wozniuk by email at mwozniuk@ocers.org or by phone at 714.569.4849 NOTE : Do not submit your resume to this email address as it will not be considered in lieu of the required application process. Responses of "See Resume" or copying and pasting work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. If you do not have experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. 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
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
Research Analyst IV 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 11:59 PM (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 Research Analyst IV positions within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is within the Health Care Agency and Social Services Agency. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. 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. 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. SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY The County of Orange, Social Services Agency (SSA) is comprised of the following four divisions: Assistance Programs (AP), Children and Family Services (CFS), Family Self-Sufficiency & Adult Services (FSS & AS), and Administrative Services. The mission is to deliver quality services that are accessible and responsive to the community, encourage personal responsibility, strengthen individuals, preserve families, and protect vulnerable adults and children. THE PROGRAMS Health Care Agency, Family Health provides family focused preventive health care through leadership in the development of community resources, linkages, partnerships, and direct clinic services. Programs in Family Health include: Medical and Dental Clinical Services, Community Programs focused on the County's maternal, child, and adolescent population, and Nutrition Services. Social Services Agency, Research collaborates with Agency staff in identifying strategies aligned with its mission, vision, and goals. The responsibilities are broad, dynamic, and complex, with significant work dedicated to delivering reports consisting of SSA program trends; performance outcomes, evaluations, policies and procedures in compliance with Federal, State, and County mandates or best practices; and other special research projects addressing new and challenging issues. THE OPPORTUNITY Under the general direction of Administrative Managers, the Research Analyst IV will be responsible for the following: Developing analytical reports and presentations for distribution and educating the public about the work and operations of the Agency Understanding technical regulations and communicating effectively to clarify and distill the relevant implementation and reporting requirements for audiences with varying levels of understanding Collecting data and compiling information from existing Agency databases to produce statistical analyses that drive business decisions and performance impacting the County Acting liaison and consultant to both internal and external customers in the community and will provide recommendations for business improvement based on the results of the analyses and existing business knowledge Developing and implementing analytical project plans from project initiation to project completion Utilizing advanced statistical data mining techniques to uncover patterns in data that will improve performance, provide recommendations for performance improvements, and quantitatively monitor future impact of performance improvement initiatives Providing technical guidance to support staff to assemble statistical analyses and final reports Working with State Oversight and Accountability Commission, contracted providers, community stakeholders, agency managers, and consumers DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Statistics or a related field. In addition, the ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the methods in research, design, and analysis, as well as the methods of organizing statistical information into reports, tables, charts, graphs, and using software applications (e.g. SPSS, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access). Also, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge/experience in the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience Knowledge of statistics and research design Designing and conducting health outcomes/health services research and program evaluation as well as quality improvement efforts Selecting and/or developing reliable and validated surveys for a range of target populations and outcomes Providing technical assistance to program managers and staff to collect a range of process, output and outcome data to improve program outcomes Working with community partners and using research methods in community settings and adapting and tailoring methods for application in clinical and community settings Managing large quantities of data and multi-level outcomes across diverse programs with attention to detail regarding data accuracy, quality, and integrity Analyzing, interpreting and reporting program/participant data for various audiences Collecting and extracting quantitative and qualitative data from public health care systems, Understanding and applying of County of Orange systems, terminology, principles and practices, and a strong understanding of social services disciplines and practice setting Technical regulations and the ability to effectively distill and communicate what services/data are needed to meet the regulations and/or reporting requirements Relationship Building | Interpersonal Skills Involving others as appropriate and gathering information from a variety of sources Focusing on outcomes and accomplishments, with consideration given to stakeholders, partners, and the community Identifying with the larger organizational team and the role required; sharing resources, responding to requests from other parts of the organizations, and supporting the Agency's agenda Oral | Written Communication Skills Organizing and delivering public presentations to inform or persuade diverse audiences Summarizing and presenting complex statistical information to management or a "non-technical" audience both verbally and in written form Writing clearly and concisely; demonstrating proofreading and editing skills; and composing informative memos, e-mails, formal correspondence, reports, and other documents MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to learn more about the minimum qualifications for Research Analyst IV classification. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Physical Requirements Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, fine print, various handwritings and view a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone; independent body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend routinely to perform daily tasks; ability to sit for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard/mouse and use other office equipment such as a stapler, telephone and photocopy machine. Mental Requirements Possess the ability to independently reason logically to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in rapidly changing and difficult situations involving conflict, complex issues, controversy and diverse stakeholder groups and interests; possess the ability to deal calmly and effectively with emotional interactions. Environmental Conditions Ability to work in an office environment with changing priorities, deadlines and multiple assignments concurrently. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the 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. Qualifications Appraisal Panel | QAP (Weighted 100%) Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact 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
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time
Housing Development Administrator (Administrative Manager I) This recruitment is only open to the public. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within The County of Orange. The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. The deadline to apply for this position has been extended to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11:59PM (PST). County of Orange, Housing Authority The County of Orange , Housing & Community Development & Homeless Prevention (HCA/HP) is a division of Orange County Community Resources that administers affordable housing, community development, housing authority and homeless prevention programs. THE OPPORTUNITY: Orange County Housing & Community Development & Homeless Prevention is seeking a person with strong project management skills and experience that can be applied to managing complex development projects and housing-related programs. This position is a supervisory management position, with a high degree of responsibility to ensure that all available County and private resources are used efficiently and effectively to create viable affordable housing opportunities. This position reports directly to the Housing & Community Development Manager as a key member of a small and interactive professional team. While the concept of a team is vital, the position is also required to be able to independently operate and initiate in order to complete multiple tasks. This position helps to plan, review, analyze, and develop funding recommendations and policies to finance acquisition/review of potential land opportunities for a wide variety of affordable housing developments. Under direction, it plays a lead role in administering the funding of projects and programs, including threshold review, underwriting and loan closing. This includes working with developers, lenders, public agencies, and County of Orange departments and commissions, through all stages of development from initial approvals/commitments through completion. The ability to present forthright and factual information before committees, commissions, department management, and the Orange County Board of Supervisors in a professional and responsible manner is a highly desirable trait for this position. Under minimal supervision, the successful candidate will also develop, secure, analyze, and recommend financing for the development of affordable rental housing, including new construction and rehabilitation; review requests for funding; conduct feasibility analysis; negotiate loan terms and conditions; present staff recommendations for financing approvals; review and monitor the loan development process; provide project management expertise and technical assistance in funding/closing loans; conduct housing policy analysis and recommend housing policies/programs; develop and review contracts for approval by department management; and do other related work as required. Other major responsibilities include administration of the County's Rental Housing and/or Permanent Supportive Housing Notice of Funding Available (NOFA), and homeownership program and participation in formulating policies/processes for financing procedures, program development, compliance, and monitoring. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Political Science, Urban Planning, or other related field and have five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of affordable housing and/or community development, policy and affordable housing/community development finance or real estate development. Education in a related field may be able to substitute for some of the required experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated expertise in the following competencies: Technical | Project Management Understands federal, state and/or conventional financing programs applicable to relocation, rehabilitation, redevelopment and/or new construction; Implements methods, techniques and procedures involved in preparing, negotiating and processing funding applications; Creates and maintains housing and community development policy Manages complex projects, including contract creation, final draw down, and close out Prepares and analyzes financial pro forma's with varying degrees of complexity Interpersonal Communication | Relationship Building Demonstrates skill and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Negotiates and works with diverse populations and different constituency groups with diverging interests to achieve a shared understanding and commonality of purpose Oral | Written Communication Prepares and conducts public presentations and clear and concise reports and recommendations Prepares and presents written reports and recommendations concisely, logically and convincingly Communicates professionally in confrontational situations Works as a team member with a positive, forward focused attitude Supervision | Leadership Leads and creates a team with a strong customer service focus and excellent organizational skills Attracts, leads, and develops employees to benefit their teams and their career goals Provides structure to a team with tools and processes to achieve best practices Performs supervisory tasks related to performance and talent management, training and staff development, and creates and maintains succession plans MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for information regarding the complete classification description, including minimum qualifications, for Administrative Manager I. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County of Orange. After the initial screening, those who meet the desirable qualifications will be referred on to an Oral Interview. Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) | Technical Communication Skills Assessment Candidates who have met the desirable qualifications as outlined within the job bulletin will be invited to participate in an oral interview. These candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to 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 questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Cara Allen at 714-480-2821 or e-mail cara.allen@occr.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
Aug 17, 2017
Full Time
IT APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER II THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future IT Applications Developer II vacancies. Although the current vacancy is with Social Services Agency, this recruitment may be used to fill similar and/or lower level classifications within the occupational series throughout the County of Orange.Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as the recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days, or until the needs of the County of Orange have been met. THE COUNTY OF ORANGE The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Click here to learn more about the County of Orange. THE PROGRAM Information Technology (IT) is a program within the Administrative Services Division, providing excellent IT services that support all Divisions/Programs throughout SSA enabling the IT program to better serve the community of Orange County. THE OPPORTUNITY As an IT Applications Developer II. You will be performing duties in a lead role, developing and maintaining complex computer software systems, as well as providing customer interface, designs, creating and implementing Intranet applications. The position will join with peers, business partners and other Orange County agencies in researching new technologies as well as updating and maintaining software processes, procedures and coding standards. Example of Duties: Strong functional expertise and understanding of the principles, practices, standards, terminology, protocols, and trends in .Net Development. Coding expertise in .Net C#. Strong MS SQL database knowledge and development experiences including writing stored procedures. Understanding or responsive design/development techniques and best practices. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be a strong team leader with proven abilities in developing and implementing complex computer systems. The successful candidate will have effective communication skills, both written and oral, and a high level of customer orientation to create an open and accessible environment that encourages flow of information, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and schedules for maximum productivity. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate would possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems or a closely related field which has provided the candidate with a sound conceptual understanding of information technology concepts that demonstrate the following core competencies. Thorough Knowledge of: Strong functional expertise and understanding of the principles, practices, standards, terminology, protocols, and trends in .Net Development. Coding expertise in .Net C#. Strong MS SQL database knowledge and development experiences including writing stored procedures. Understanding or responsive design/development techniques and best practices. Integrating websites with other web applications and systems, within the organization. Testing for cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility. Designing and developing new features and/or maintains existing applications. Developing code and supporting documentation. Working in a team environment to develop, test and deploy software changes. Providing operational support when necessary. Providing input on new designs and architecture as needed. Developing well tested, high performance, scalable web applications. Staying current on new technologies and best practices. Minimum Qualifications Please click here to access the complete classification description including the experience, education and physical and mental requirements for this job. IT Applications Developer II. THE 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. Please be sure to check your email on a daily basis during the entire recruitment process to ensure you meet any given deadlines for the assessments mentioned below: Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (100%) An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly evaluate applications, supplemental questions and resumes for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has developed expertise, matching professional experience with the specific competencies listed above. Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the recruitment / selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. 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 APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Only online applications with completed supplemental questions will be accepted and evaluated. Attachments will not be accepted during the application process. NOTE: Responses of "See Resume" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and any supplemental questions. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For detailed information on how to apply, click here . EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Jessica Medina at (714) 245-6084 or Jessica.Medina@ssa.ocgov.com EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Aug 16, 2017
Full Time
IT APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER II This recruitment will be open to the public for a minimum of five business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (P.S.T.) on the day the County's needs are met. This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill current and future IT Applications Developer II vacancies within the Health Care Agency (HCA). The eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies/departments to meet their staffing needs in this specialty and fill positions in similar or lower classifications. THE COUNTY The County of Orange is a desirable place to live - and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest populated county in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The Orange County Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of four service areas - Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. HCA delivers services to the community based on business values of Excellence, Leadership, Stewardship and Innovation. HCA embraces the County's values of a service-oriented culture that attracts and retains the best and the brightest, by fostering a spirit of collaboration and partnership. Click here for more information about Health Care Agency INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Information Technology (IT) is an organization within Financial and Administrative Services. The department provides support to Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical, and Public Health programs within HCA. Providing the best service to their customers enables the IT Department better serve the community of Orange County. OPPORTUNITY: The IT Application Developer II will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities including but not limited to: Support all phases of software development lifecycle particularly definition of application business requirements, design specifications, coordination and communication with users, internal technology staff and vendor staff, development, testing, and implementation Assist with the support of all HCA applications. Many are off-the-shelf third party products as well as in-house software development projects. The tasks include troubleshooting, debugging software, good/prompt communication with customers and resolving issues. Provide assistance in establishing any necessary interfaces and integration with other systems. Utilize Microsoft SSRS reporting services for creating reports and data extracts for reporting for various purposes. Design, development, testing, validation, and ongoing maintenance and support of Cerner EHR related reports and business rules through the use of Cerner Command Language (CCL). Development of navigational and information dashboards within Cerner mPages for the Cerner Millennium Electronic Health Record system. Development of miscellaneous mobile applications, including web, Android and iOS based applications. Architecture and development of analytics solutions integrated within the Cerner EHR application as well as external interfaces. Administer an enterprise wide Microsoft Sharepoint environment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or a closely related field and at least four (4) years of experience in software development and technology project management preferably within a healthcare environment. Experience with Cerner CCL and developing mobile applications is highly desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience in the following core competencies: Technical Expertise An intermediate to advanced level of skill in the use of Microsoft SQL and SQL server databases. An intermediate to advanced level of skill in application development. This includes dashboards, platforms and languages like ASP.net, AJAX, C#, VB.net, .NET framework, JQuery, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap and SharePoint. An intermediate to advanced level of skill in development and maintenance of mobile applications on iOS and Android platform, using languages such as Objective-C, Swift, JavaScript, HTML5, Web API, CSS3, JQuery Mobile, and Java. Experience with testing and monitoring mobile applications with native and third party tools. Experience with technical design and development using object oriented programming Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle. Knowledge of Agile development methodologies. An intermediate to advanced level of skill managing Microsoft SharePoint in an enterprise environment. An intermediate to advanced level of skill with Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Replication Services. Leading Others | Leadership: Basic project management principles and techniques such as organizing and managing a project, developing schedules, identifying critical paths, breaking down a project into individual tasks, risk management, and successful completions. Gathering and evaluating information in order to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendations. Planning, organizing, prioritizing and processing work to ensure that deadlines are met. Working with the Cerner Millennium enterprise-wide software as noted above. Serving as a project lead who has worked with minimal direction to strategically address business needs. Demonstrating sound judgment while developing custom processes outside of the source code and meeting legal and internal requirements in an effective and efficient manner. Active Communication | Establishing Focus: Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials. Communicating technical information to a wide variety of users. Adapting quickly to changes in policies, procedures, assignments and work locations. Communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered during the course of the work. Managing complex situations and personalities including experience managing vendors and overall business relationships. Maintaining a productive working relationship with multiple system stakeholders including customers and management. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please click here for the minimum qualifications for IT Applications Developer II. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resources screens all application materials to identify the most qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process and notified via email of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Oral Interview | Oral Exam (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. 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: 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 APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Apply online by clicking the "Apply" link above Only online applications with completed supplemental questions, if applicable, will be accepted and evaluated unless otherwise specified. Your application should highlight all of the experience, education and training you possess, matching this with the specific qualifications and competencies listed on the job announcement. All required information submitted will be evaluated in order to identify the most qualified candidates. Application and supplemental information must be current, clear, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. You are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The information you provide may be used as a rating device, so please be detailed in your response. Failure to do so may result in a lower rating or "disqualification." Remember, this is a competitive recruitment and only the most qualified, will be referred further in the competition. Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and your ability to follow instructions may also be considered in the evaluation process. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be evaluated or rated. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and any supplemental questions. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For detailed information on how to apply, click here. EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. ***User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.*** Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com BACKGROUND VERIFICATION/SANCTION SCREENING: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check consisting of employment history, professional references, conviction history, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript). Foreign degrees require an evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES). Education information provided is subject to verification. Individuals hired by the County of Orange through this recruitment may be required to provide an official copy of diploma, college transcripts or official evaluation of foreign degree for U.S. equivalency within two weeks following the employment start date. Candidates will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the hiring Agency/Department. All candidates will also be required to answer a conviction questionnaire as part of the recruitment process. A clean driving record may be required while employed in this classification (see minimum qualifications and classification description for required license). ADA/TESTING AND ASSESSMENT ACCOMMODATIONS: The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas, tests or other assessments in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation for any or all of the selection process components, please notify the recruiter immediately so appropriate accommodations may be made prior to the date of the selection component. BENEFITS: The County offers a competitive benefits package which includes a choice of several health plans, annual leave (includes paid vacation) and paid holidays. Additionally, the County provides a retirement plan, which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Participation in a deferred compensation plan is available. The County also offers $3,000 annual Educational and Professional Reimbursement. For detailed information on benefits click here. For detailed information on OCERS retirement click here. Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions QUESTIONS? For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Fran Vuoso at (714) 719-2869 or fvuoso@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
Aug 12, 2017
Full Time
DIRECTOR OF LAND DEVELOPMENT (Administrative Manager III) This recruitment is open to the public . This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and will close on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 11:59PM (PST) . Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list will be used to fill current and future Administrative Manager III positions, with this specialty. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE (CEO), REAL ESTATE The County of Orange , Real Estate function provides real estate services, analysis, and counsel to County departments and agencies, including lease and license transactions, acquisition and sale transactions, public/private partnership transactions, valuation, and land development services. CEO Real Estate has 33 staff positions and is comprised of the Real Estate Services Teams and the Land Development Team and is directed by the Chief Real Estate Officer (CREO). THE OPPORTUNITY The Director of Land Development will report to the CREO, manage the Land Development Team and its third-party consultants, administer the Team's budget and contracts, including contracts with private sector real estate firms, and be responsible for performing complex functions relating to the entitlement, development, leasing, market analysis, financial underwriting, and management of County real estate assets. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess seven (7) plus years of hands-on real estate development experience and possess a degree in real estate, business, finance, engineering, and/or architecture. A MBA or MS in Real Estate or Finance is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a progressive manager and administrator with an inclusive, collaborative, and team-oriented leadership style, who will foster strong relationships with CEO Real Estate Teams, County elected officials, management and staff, elected representatives from other public agencies, business and community leaders and organizations, and members of the public. The ideal candidate will also excel at critical thinking and writing, issue recognition and problem solving, financial analysis, and expressing the County's goals and interests. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive real estate experience and knowledge in the following core competencies: Real Estate Development Knowledge | Experience Working with various types of real estate projects, which includes mixed-use, residential, office, hospitality, or retail projects Applying principles, best practices, and laws governing real estate relating to the following: Real Property Acquisition and Leasing Zoning and Entitlement Financial Underwriting and Finance Due Diligence Environmental Matters and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Title and Survey Negotiating the structure and financial terms of real estate transactions including leases, development agreements, and purchase and sale agreements Planning, managing, and completing complex $100 million plus real estate transactions and projects Leadership | Management Skills Leading a high performance, results oriented team to implement organizational goals while balancing competing needs and objectives Utilizing tact and diplomacy in dealing with difficult and sensitive situations Using interpersonal skills, social intelligence, and political acumen effectively Directing activities of consultants, including attorneys, architects, and engineers Strategic Planning | Analytical Skills Preparing, updating, and executing real estate business strategies Planning and leading the execution of challenging projects to ensure that projects are resourced, budgeted, scheduled, planned, and implemented in a timely manner Working independently to manage time wisely and to effectively prioritize multiple, competing tasks; meeting CEO Real Estate goals and deadlines by prioritizing workload and projects Preparing clear and concise project and asset management plans and documents, reports of work performed, and other written materials Understanding and applying financial modeling, including discounted cash flow analysis and utilizing Excel spreadsheets for such models Oral | Written Communication Skills Communicating effectively in person and in writing with County elected officials, management, and staff, consultants, private-sector partners, public constituents, and community stakeholders Providing presentations to all types of audiences, such as to the general public, stakeholders, and/or other public/private officials Utilizing effective communication skills to define and communicate strategic asset management goals to staff and stakeholders clearly, succinctly, and persuasively Utilizing effective written skills to develop complex documents such as, but not limited to, leases, financial documents, and persuasive reports MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here to learn about the minimum qualifications, including the physical and mental requirements as well as the environmental conditions for the Administrative Manager III classification. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS The salary range for this position is $97,000 to $166,400 annually (appointment in the range dependent upon experience and qualifications). County of Orange also offers a generous benefits package that includes; a choice of four (4) health plan options, paid annual leave, paid holidays, dental insurance, life insurance, AD&D Insurance, short and long term disability insurance, an optional benefit plan (OBP) of $3,500 annually, flexible spending accounts (health care reimbursement and dependent care reimbursement), and access to a 457(b) defined contribution plan. For more information on benefits with the County of Orange, please click here . Additionally, the County has a retirement plan through the Orange County Employee Retirement System (OCERS) which has reciprocity with several California public retirement systems. Please contact OCERS for more detailed information, click here . RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services | Application Screening (Refer/Non-Refer) Human Resource Services (HRS) will screen applications and supplemental responses for qualifications that meet minimum qualifications, are highly desirable, and are most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those applicants that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) Applicants will be interviewed and rated by a qualification appraisal panel of job knowledge experts. Each applicant's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the applicant's qualifications for the job. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Applicants will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Email Notification Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . Frequently Asked Questions Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Alan Aguirre at (714) 834-7337 or Alan.Aguirre@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
Aug 05, 2017
Full Time
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPECIALIST II This recruitment is open to the public and is being conducted to establish an eligible list to fill Hazardous Materials Specialist II vacancies within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. The recruitment opens August 4th, 2017 and will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days until the needs of the County are met. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION The HCA, Environmental Health Division is comprised of various programs aimed toward protecting the health and safety of Orange County residents and visitors from harmful conditions in the environment. Staff enforce laws and regulations and emphasize education to assist businesses and communities with providing healthy and safe communities. The Hazardous Materials Surveillance program conducts on-site inspections of Hazardous Materials and Waste facilities. Click here to learn more about Environmental Health Division. THE OPPORTUNITY The Hazardous Materials Specialist II classification differs from the Hazardous Materials Specialist I (trainee) classification, as it is the first working level class of the Hazardous Materials Specialist Series. Incumbents in this class have a firm understanding in the field of hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, tiered permitting, Underground Storage Tanks (UST), aboveground petroleum storage tanks, California Accidental Release Prevention (CAL-ARP), waste tires enforcement, site investigation, and remediation. This classification receives on-the-job training regarding the various disciplines. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will possess a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and will also possess certifications in the following areas: Above ground Petroleum Storage Tank Inspections. Underground Storage Tank Inspections Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Candidates who are selected for the position are required to use their personal vehicles for conducting inspections and County business, and will be reimbursed through the mileage claim process. Specialized Knowledge/Expertise with the following: Interpreting and applying Underground Storage Tank and Cal-ARP laws and regulations and performing inspections Looking up or retrieving information from the California Environmental Reporting System database Reviewing and interpreting Federal and State laws and regulations as it pertains to Environmental Health Industrial manufacturing processes and materials which result in hazardous materials or hazardous waste Understanding, interpreting and applying State and Federal laws and regulations for the Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA) hazardous materials, business emergency plan, hazardous waste, underground storage tank, and aboveground petroleum storage tank programs Performing CUPA hazardous materials and waste inspections Using computer hardware and software to enter and retrieve data, review state forms, and complete reports Proficiently using a variety of computer software such as, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc. Above ground Petroleum Storage Tank Inspections. Underground Storage Tank Inspections Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Relationship Building Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with peers, supervisors, managers, clients and the public Ability to treat others with respect, sensitivity and fairness Oral/Written Communication Knowledge/Expertise Ability to communicate effectively verbally, and in writing Ability to listen attentively and understand what is being communicated by subordinate and supervisory staff, the public and managerial staff Ability to review, evaluate and summarize data in writing in terms of trends or general indications of possible problem areas Planning and Organization Ability to investigate illegal activities associated with CUPA hazardous material and waste programs Ability to think logically and organize thoughts and work priorities to accomplish work efficiently and independently MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Please click here for the minimum qualifications and physical, mental and environmental conditions for Hazardous Materials Specialist II. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required. 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 recruitment. Written Examination (Weighted 100%): A Written Exam is designed to measure candidates' technical skills, critical thinking, as well as candidates' ability to communicate clearly, logically and effectively in writing. 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 more information regarding this recruitment please contact, Andrea Aguilar, at 714-834-2598 or aaguilar@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
Aug 03, 2017
Full Time
Public Health Microbiologist I This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 P.M. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately 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 Public Health Microbiologist I positions within the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Regulatory & Medical Services, and Public Health - is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community. PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY The Public Health Laboratory provides specialized laboratory testing for assessing, investigating, and analyzing health needs of the public. THE OPPORTUNITY Health Care Agency is recruiting for a Public Health Microbiologist I to perform standardized microbiological testing in areas, such as bacteriology, mycobacteriology (TB), parasitology, virology and water quality for the detection of communicable disease causing agents. The incumbents will be critical in maintaining the quality of testing that Orange County Public Health Laboratory provides to a variety of clients and programs. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will be detailed- oriented and an excellent team player who is committed to providing a high level of laboratory and identification. The incumbents will have the ability to follow policies and procedures, adhere to safety rules and precautions, and conduct technical laboratory testing and analysis of a standardized and generally recurring nature using well defined procedures. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies: Technical Knowledge | Professional Experience Knowledge of microbiological and serological concepts, principles, and techniques that can be applied to public health laboratory testing Utilizing traditional microbiological and molecular methods to test and analysis communicable disease organisms such as Hepatitis, HIV, Tuberculosis, Salmonella, Gonorrhea, and Influenza traditional microbiological and molecular methods Applying universal precautions to laboratory hazards associated with laboratory testing Understanding and following policies, processes and procedures for the handling and appropriateness of specimens containing agents of concern such as: blood, sputum, stool, and others Conducting different microbiological testing/examination methods and interpreting results for accurate identification of agents Operating technical laboratory equipment, performing routine functional checks, and maintaining proper documentation Performing and recording quality control activities, following appropriate regulations, and adhering to quality assurance program guidelines Utilizing the Laboratory Information System at different phases of the testing process Written Communication Skills Communicating professionally with clients when giving/explaining laboratory results and answering technical questions Planning and Organization Prioritizing work and meeting established deadline by setting objectives and goals to achieve maximum productivity Developing and maintaining effective systems to manage multiple tasks and track information MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here for a complete description and minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, Environmental, and Working Conditions for Public Health Microbiologist I. 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. 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 procedure listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. QUESTIONS: For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact 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
Jul 27, 2017
Full Time
Mental Health Specialist (Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Unit) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: 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 11:59 PM (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within the County of Orange. The current vacancy is within the Health Care Agency, Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and/or lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange. HEALTH CARE AGENCY The County of Orange , Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal, individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five services 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 OPPORTUNITY The current vacancy is with Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). CSU provides crisis intervention and crisis stabilization on a 24/7 basis for persons experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Services provided are crisis intervention, emergency medication, education and support to clients. The position requires documenting according to Medi-Cal charting standards and responding to medical and psychiatric situations, which can sometimes include having to physically contain agitated patients. The candidate will be required to work every other weekend and to work holidays as needed as the institution is a 24/7 facility and coverage is essential. In addition, the candidate will be required to occasionally work evenings/weekends to attend meetings or special events as needed. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CSU INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING: Interviewing and screening prospective clients and preparing written observations; referring clients and prospective clients to appropriate treatment sources; conferring with representatives of governmental and community organization regarding individual mental health problems. Performing individual and group case management duties. Assisting clients in identifying and correcting home situations that contribute to mental health problems; may work with client's family members and significant others to assist them in understanding and dealing with the client's problems. Conferring with representatives of governmental and community organizations regarding programs and services; identifying existing services in the community in a specialized area; determining need for and recommending the establishment of new community-based programs for specific segments of the population; providing liaison, consultation and training services to mental health providers. Making verbal and/or written observations of client behavior and progress; making complete and accurate entries into client charts concerning progress. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have experience in applying Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Techniques including physical containment. The candidate must be a Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and possess a current American Heart Association Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Card. Bilingual skills in Spanish or another threshold language are also desirable. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the following competencies: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Evaluating adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms over a duration of less than 23.5 hours Providing crisis stabilization as well as telephone consultations, when needed Assessing and managing cases of adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms and recommending treatment services Administering medication as needed for adult psychiatric clients Referring adult psychiatric clients to the appropriate facilities in order to obtain proper care and treatment Providing counseling services, as needed, to adult psychiatric clients PROBLEM SOLVING & DECISION MAKING Approaching problems and decisions methodically and demonstrating sound judgment Withholding judgment while gathering information COMMUNICATION Maintaining confidentiality of clients and services and ensuring excellent customer service is provided Communicating effectively orally and in writing and catering communication style accordingly INTERPERSONAL Maintaining emotional control, even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances Performing steadily and effectively in challenging conditions Providing emotional stability to adult psychiatric clients Responding calmly to stressful or trying circumstances, and involving others, when appropriate Being aware of how emotions and behavioral cues can influence team members and clients MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Please click here for more information regarding the minimum qualifications for the Mental Health Specialist. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS For this particular position, possession of a valid Psychiatric Technician's License or Licensed Vocational Nurse License issued by the California State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners is required. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Physical Characteristics : Vision sufficient to read standard text, read a computer monitor and to drive; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person, over the telephone and in small groups; independent body mobility to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and bend to access a standard office environment; manual dexterity to use hands, arms and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard, to write and drive a vehicle. Environmental Conditions: Will be required to interact with clients/patients in emotional and occasionally hostile situations; work in an office environment and/or a secure facility. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all applications to identify the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, those who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the Online Assessment. Online Assessment | Technical Skills Assessment ( Weighted 100% ): Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online examination related to the essential job functions. The most successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. Candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. 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 more information regarding the Mental Health Specialist, please contact the recruiter, Lynda Hurtado at lhurtado@ochca.com or (714) 834-3723. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2017
Full Time
SENIOR LAND SURVEYOR THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill current and future Senior Land Surveyor positions within John Wayne Airport and Orange County Public Works. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT This recruitment will remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at any time. It is recommended that qualified candidates apply immediately. O C PUBLIC WORKS OC Public Works provides services on a regional basis to unincorporated areas, to cities, and to other County agencies and departments. The primary mission of the department is to protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services. OC Public Works core values are integrity, accountability, service and trust. OC Public Works is a unique County department comprised of ten service areas: OC Development Services; OC Fleet Services; OC Administrative Services; OC Facilities Design & Construction; OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utilities; OC Environmental Resources; OC Operations & Maintenance; OC Construction; OC Infrastructure Programs; and OC Survey. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 950 positions. Click here for more information about OC Public Works . JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT John Wayne Airport is a modern, 20 gate, medium hub commercial and general aviation airport owned and operated by the County of Orange. We are located in a vibrant and economically viable area of Southern California and home to seven commercial airlines, one commuter operator, two all-cargo carriers, two full service FBOs and over 450 general aviation aircraft. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. Click here for more information about John Wayne Airport Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY OC Public Works and John Wayne Airport have an opportunity for a Senior Land Surveyor. Senior Land Surveyors plan, organize and direct complex office and/or field surveying work. The duties include, but are not limited to: Planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of subordinate teams. Checking for accuracy and compliance with technical and legal survey procedures. Evaluating employee performance, developing and providing employee training and recommending action on merit increases. Identifying, analyzing, and arbitrating complex boundary problems involving discrepancies, overlaps, or gaps between ownership lines. Discusses solutions with developers, sub-dividers, engineers, surveyors, title officers and city surveyors/engineers to resolve boundary problems. Assigning projects to teams and serves as the project leader over multiple survey parties working together on special projects. Preparing detailed technical reports on surveying projects or studies. (OC Public Works) Review maps and other survey documents submitted by the public, including private engineers and surveyors. (Airport) Perform technical analysis and calculations related to compliance with the FAA Advisory Circular for the purpose of operating the airport as well as planning for future improvement projects. (Airport) Perform analysis of location of existing and proposed subdivisions in relationship to surfaces describing safety and operation zones surrounding a commercial airport as described in the FAA Code of Federal Regulations, PART 77. (Airport) Evaluate FAA aeronautical studies and aviation easements. Complete reviews and process appropriate building and construction permits. (Airport) Perform reviews, analysis, and writing of legal descriptions for aviation easements, construction easements within aviation easements, utilities and navigational equipment operation easements to municipalities and/or federal authorities within the Airport ownership, and legal descriptions for land leases and operation of vendors within the Airport properties. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will have 7 years of direct and progressive experience in surveying. In addition to the requirements listed under the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate must also possess the following core competencies: TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of field surveying. Principles of algebra, geometry and trigonometry as used in office and field survey analysis. Laws, rules and regulations regarding subdivisions of land, boundary locations, mapping and surveying practices. Experience with software such as Civil 3D, Bluebeam, MicroStation, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS and other related surveying software. Technical report writing and correspondence preparation. Ability to review, approve and adjust results of survey data to ensure conformance to acceptable surveying principles. Read and interpret civil engineering drawings, maps, specifications, legal descriptions, survey field data and survey records. Review and prepare complex technical reports and correspondence. Thorough when performing work and conscientious about attention to detail and accuracy of work performed. Ensure safe work practices. Ability to be aware of your surroundings on roads, highways, airport facilities, construction sites and other highly trafficked areas when working in the field. Monitor team members and enforce safety guidelines. OC PUBLIC WORKS EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the Subdivision Map Act, PLS and possess experience in map checking and/or map preparation. AIRPORT EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the chapters of the FAA Advisory Circular related to the planning and designing of a commercial airport, its geometry, basis of determination of safe movement of aircraft and people throughout the secure and non-secure areas of an airport. Experience working at a commercial airport is desirable but not a requirement. LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION Ability to supervise the work of a large technical staff through subordinate supervisors. Determine need, plan, and evaluate staff training programs. Effectively instruct subordinates in work methods and department procedures and policies. Influences, motivates, guides, and directs others toward meeting business objectives, while encouraging openness, creativity, and innovation. Coaches, mentors, challenges, and works collaboratively with direct reports to align personal development and goal achievement with business objectives and organizational vision. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Accurately and concisely exchanges information with others, both orally and in writing. Effectively follows written and oral instruction and is able to give instructions to others. Actively listens to others for full understanding of what is being communicated; comprehends and interprets technical material related to the job. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with engineers, developers, contractors and the general public. Records project information to ensure accurate reporting. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Senior Land Surveyor LICENSE REQUIREMENT Possession of a valid Land Surveyor's License or valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer authorized to practice surveying issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. A California driver license, Class C, is required by date of appointment. AIRPORT ACCESS REQUIREMENTS For positions within John Wayne Airport, the successful candidate must be able to clear background checks that include a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) before commencing with position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS For both positions at OC Public Works and John Wayne Airport, the incumbent must possess vision sufficient to read standard text, and a computer monitor; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess body mobility sufficient to stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist at the waist and frequently turn the neck up and down and side to side; possess manual dexterity to operate keyboards utilize office equipment and to write. Occasional visits to the field, which may include uneven terrain and hot, dusty or wet conditions. In addition to the above, the position(s) at John Wayne Airport will be split between the office and the field. Field work may include loud noises, inclement weather and active airport operations. RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Structured Oral Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualification panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Zachary Gutierrez at Zachary.Gutierrez@ocpw.ocgov.com or by phone at 949-252-5177. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full Time
STRATEGIC INITIATIVES MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER II) THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy within John Wayne Airport. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the County of Orange. DEADLINE TO APPLY This recruitment will be open for a minimum of 5 business days and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT (JWA) John Wayne Airport is a modern, 20 gate, medium hub commercial and general aviation airport owned and operated by the County of Orange. We are located in a vibrant and economically viable area of Southern California and home to seven commercial airlines, one commuter operator, two all-cargo carriers, two full service FBOs and over 450 general aviation aircraft. John Wayne Airport operates as an enterprise fund self-supported through revenues it generates and receives no monies from the County General Fund. These revenues are utilized to operate the Airport, provide for repayment of revenue bonds, fund facility capital improvements and maintenance projects, and support aviation planning. Click here for more information about John Wayne Airport Click here for more information about the County of Orange THE OPPORTUNITY The County of Orange (County) is recruiting for a highly experienced Strategic Initiatives Manager who will be responsible for aligning business and human capital strategy with the mission, vision, values, and strategy for John Wayne Airport (JWA). The Strategic Initiatives Manager will develop, implement, and evaluate frameworks for Strategic Planning, Organizational Sustainability, and Leadership Development. The responsibilities of the Strategic Initiatives Manager include, but are not limited to, the following: STRATEGIC PLANNING Research and understand past and present strategic planning processes and initiatives at JWA, the County, and other airports within the United States and assess current applicability for JWA. Direct and manage an ongoing process through which JWA identifies short, medium, and long-term operational goals and objectives. Manage the assessment of challenges and progress towards achievement of identified goals and objectives, including the development of a system to identify, assess, and report key performance measures for both internal and external use. ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY Work with JWA stakeholders to develop a workable organizational sustainability framework, which enhances the economic, environmental, and social capacities at JWA. Work collaboratively with key management and human resources personnel to enhance talent acquisition methods. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Work with the Airport Director and Deputy Airport Directors to frame and implement leadership development strategies that solidify a succession planning paradigm for JWA. Serve as reference point for County-led and external training and learning opportunities. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration, Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Organizational/Industrial Psychology or a related field. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience working in a commercial service airport environment and experience performing duties directly related to the position at a commercial service airport. Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies: TECHNICAL SKILLS Ability to develop detailed reports, charts, infographics, or other media which clearly communicate strategic initiative goals, objectives, and outcomes. Demonstrated ability successfully implementing continuous improvement initiatives. Ability to learn and adhere to department policies and procedures. STRATEGIC PLANNING Demonstrated ability to assess organizational readiness for a Strategic Planning process. Ability to define a comprehensive, workable and outcome driven scope of process. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement short, medium, and long-term strategic planning initiatives to maximize operational efficiency. Demonstrated ability to monitor, evaluate, and modify the strategic plan implementation. COMMUNICATION Outstanding skills in both spoken and written communications. Includes the ability to write cogently and concisely, with excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation. Demonstrated ability to effectively and articulately communicate on a variety of issues. Demonstrated ability to facilitate working groups tasked with developing and implementing key provisions of a strategic initiative. COLLABORATION Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, establish and maintain strong working relationships throughout the organization. Ability to work with various groups in developing a creative, forward-thinking approach to forecast trends that may affect the JWA business and organizational culture. CRITICAL THINKING Demonstrated ability to interpret data, develop conclusions, and develop and implement action plans that resolve issues. Experience analyzing and interpreting the impact of economic, environmental, demographic, regulatory, and other factors on operational efficiency. PROBLEM SOLVING Ability to recognize problems, identify relevant information, and make balanced recommendations and decisions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Administrative Manager II RECRUITMENT PROCESS Human Resource Services screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process. All candidates will be notified via email of their status in the process. Qualifications Appraisal Panel (QAP) (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a qualifications appraisal panel (QAP) of job knowledge experts. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the County may be required for some assignments. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Emma Tameez at emma.tameez@ocgov.com or by phone at 714-834-7390. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
PSYCHIATRIST Correctional Health Services This recruitment is open to the public for a minimum of five (5) business days, and will remain open on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. The eligible list established through this recruitment will be used to fill future Psychiatrist positions within Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services until the next recruitment. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications. THE OPPORTUNITY: The County of Orange, Health Care Agency is seeking a compassionate Psychiatrists to provide psychiatric medical and mental health services to mentally ill inmates within Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS). The ACHS program provides medical, dental, nursing, infection control, health education and pharmaceutical services at a community standard of care to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities and contracts with hospitals for inpatient and specialty care. ACHS also provides mental health services including 24-hour emergency triage and crisis intervention, suicide prevention, treatment beds, individual and group therapy, substance abuse counseling, medication assessment and discharge planning to all adult inmates in the County's five (5) correctional facilities. For detailed information on Adult Correctional Health Services click here. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to: Producing clear and concise health records, reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records system Conducting psychiatric evaluations on inmates referred for examination and treatment Administering crisis management of violent and suicidal inmates Ordering and interpreting laboratory and other medical diagnostic tests Prescribing medication and monitoring for side effects and medication efficacy Providing oversight, consultation, training, and directing the work of Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and other personnel assigned to work in a specialty area Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team to improve patient care For definition, characteristics, and additional duties of the position click here. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have experience working in a correctional type of setting and possess a valid Board Certification isued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following: Clinical Expertise and Knowledge of: Performing prevention, diagnosis and treatment of seriously mentally ill (SMI) patients Clearing patients from acute mental crisis (e.g. schizophrenia, affective disorder, anxiety disorder, substance abuse disorder, childhood mental disorder, and depression) Having the expertise in performing and estimating patient's dangerousness (e.g. suicidal, harm to others) Providing psychiatric emergencies, including life-support measures and stabilization of mentally ill patients Responding and managing patients experiencing mood swings, anxiety, anger, substance abuse, and other major mental illness Treating patients with addiction and drug withdrawal by recognizing all of the following: Emotional withdrawal symptoms Physical withdrawal symptoms Dangerous withdrawal symptoms Post-Acute withdrawal symptoms Implementing psychiatric treatment guidelines to meet state and federal mandates Testifying competently in court Demonstrating thorough knowledge of the predictors of physical aggression in psychiatric patients Understanding scope of practice, licensure and Board Certification Having familiarity with local, State and Federal standards as it relates to correctional setting Understanding and applying HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines Training with Electronic Health Records (EHR) system Using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook proficiently Communication, Collaboration, Initiative and Safety: Preparing clear and concise medical and mental health records and reports Working collaboratively with law enforcement personnel within the facility, police agencies from the community, patient's families, court personnel, community hospital staff, and other County agencies such as Probation, Public Health Services, and hospitals Making sound judgments, actions or decisions to prevent injury/loss of life, financial loss personally and/or for the county, and public relations issues Being alert and mindful of personal safety and security while giving care to mentally ill patients Maintaining a positive attitude and effectively handle stress in dealing with difficult patients, patient's families and law enforcement personnel in a high stress environment SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) license for Controlled Substances Level II Applicants must have no felony convictions or be on any form of probation. Must be able to pass and maintain background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes; completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Services (N.A.C.E.S.). The Correctional facilities is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, incumbents must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays". MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: For detailed information on Psychiatrist minimum qualifications, including Physical, Mental, and Environmental conditions click here. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Additional Information: Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates and/or ICE detainees, and/or youth who are in protective custody/incarcerated youth, who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates, ICE detainees, or youth who have communicable diseases and/or behavioral health issues; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institutions are a 24 hour, 7 day a week facilities and coverage is essential. The environment can also be noisy and at times chaotic, will be exposed to profanity and/or anti-social behavior. There is a no hostage policy for the Orange County Jail. May be required to be on call. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION: Board Certified Psychiatrists qualify for an additional $800 per month Educational and Professional Reimbursement of up to $3,000 per year Jail supplemental pay Flexible work schedules may be available RECRUITMENT PROCESS: Human Resource Services screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Application Appraisal Panel | Application Rating (Weighted 100%): An Application Appraisal Panel (AAP) of job knowledge experts will thoroughly screen and evaluate all application materials for job knowledge, competencies, and related experience described above. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list. Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. Eligible List: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Marivel Chang at (714) 834-4144 or mchang@ochca.com . Follow us on EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Orange County, CA Santa Ana, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
SR. INSTITUTIONAL COOK This recruitment is open to the public, on a continuous basis, until the needs of the Department have been met. Please be advised this recruitment may close at 11:59 p.m. any day of the week and it is recommended that interested candidates apply immediately. Incumbents will be periodically rotated through assignments, shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and correctional facilities. RECRUITMENT / POSITION INFORMATION This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to fill vacancies in this class until the next recruitment. This list may be utilized to fill positions of lower-level classifications within the same occupational series. The current vacancies are within the Orange County Sheriff's Department; however, the eligible list may also be used by other County of Orange agencies or departments to fill their vacancies. THE COUNTY Orange County is a desirable place to live and is one of the premier employers in the region, as well as the third largest county in California. At the County you will find variety, individual opportunity, job satisfaction, and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a positive difference. Over the years, Orange County has established a reputation as an innovative leader among local governments and services over 3,000,000 people who live within its 34 cities. Residents enjoy over 42 miles of pristine beaches, 3 harbors, vast wilderness parks, beautiful nature preserves, and 250 miles of riding and hiking trails. Orange County has top-rated attractions from Disneyland to several major professional sports teams, a wide range of cultural arts as well as some of the highest quality public and private schools in the nation. There is no doubt that Orange County is a great place to work, live, and play. These positions are utilized throughout the County. To read more about the different departments that utilize Sr. Institutional Cooks, please click on the links below: Click here for more information on Sheriff's Department. Click here for more information on Social Services Agency. Click here for more information on Probation Department. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS To be selected for a position with the Orange County Sheriff's Department applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner. Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Services (N.A.C.E.S.). License Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. THE DEPARTMENT Orange County Sheriff's Food Services operates a total of six kitchens, five inmate mess halls, four warehouses and prepares approximately eight million meals annually. With a staff of 117 and utilizing inmate labor, Food Services provides three nutritionally balanced meals to each inmate housed in the County's five jail facilities. These meals must meet or exceed the requirements set forth by the California Board of Corrections, National Academy of Sciences Recommended Daily Allowances, and the California Daily Food Guide. Food Services also prepares special dietary meals ordered by Correctional Health Services for inmates with special dietary needs as well as religious diets and hot and cold meals including sack lunches for inmates scheduled for court, inmate work crews, and/or emergency operational issues. DUTIES The Senior Institutional Cook supervises paid staff and in some assignments is required to direct or train inmates and juveniles in the preparation, cooking and serving of food. In addition, the position prepares, cooks and serves food; checks menu for items to be prepared; estimates number of persons to be served; makes substitutions on the menu when foods indicated are unavailable; determines quantities of ingredients to be used for the number of servings to be prepared; assists in ordering, receiving, checking and storing foods and supplies; reports suspected violations of institutional rules and submits reports of inmate or juvenile ward violations of rules and regulations to a designated authority; prepares records and reports; inspects food preparation areas to see that sanitary procedures are observed and ensures that proper techniques and procedures are being used by persons engaged in food service activities. The position may also perform meat cutting and baking duties. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have experience working with large volumes of food for banquets or for large groups of people in a setting such as a hospital, the military, a large restaurant, cafeteria, etc. Will have the ability to detect odors and other indicators of food spoilage, push, pull and steer food carts. Incumbents work rotating schedules including weekends, holidays, nights and on an emergency basis as needed. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience/Education: Considerable experience cooking food for large numbers of people or any equivalent combination of experience or education which meets the required knowledge and abilities. General knowledge of: Practices, methods and equipment used in preparing, cooking, and serving large quantities of food; common weights and measures used in cooking; safety standards, sanitation, and maintenance of kitchen and storage areas. Ability to: Supervise and train paid staff and/or oversee and train jail inmates or juvenile wards in the preparation, cooking and serving of food; direct the preparation of and/or prepare large quantities of food; coordinate cooking processes so that meals are prepared and served on time; add, subtract, multiply and divide up to four digit numbers and fractions; read and understand recipes, instructions and labels; prepare records and reports; and read, write, speak, comprehend, and communicate in English. Click here to view the class spec/job description. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for candidates who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical abilities which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of these positions and the environmental conditions. Candidates are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed below for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process. Physical Requirements: The ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting above shoulder level; lift over 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing over 25 pounds; bend, stoop, squat and/or crawl; stand and/or walk for long periods of time; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person and over the telephone. Environmental Conditions: Work inside a juvenile institution or jail; exposure to extremes in temperature; some positions will have contact with juveniles and inmates who may become violent or abusive. Frequent exposure to machinery, electrical appliances, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, sudden temperature changes, slippery surfaces, and noise/vibration, steam/hot water and cramped areas. SELECTION PROCEDURE Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition. Written Exam: (Weighted 100%) A written exam consisting of job-related, multiple-choice questions will be administered. Invitations to participate in the written exam will be sent via e-mail. Based on the Department's needs the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure. ELIGIBLE LIST After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates. HOW TO APPLY Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise. For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Maria Cervantes at (714) 834-5624 or email at mcervantes@ocsd.org. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ocgov.com." If your email address should change, please update your profile at www.governmentjobs.com . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Click here for additional Frequently Asked Questions. EEO INFORMATION Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.