Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California (the "County") was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California (the "State"), with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. It is one of the nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area. The County is the ninth most populous county in California, with its population reaching approximately 1,066,096 as of January 1, 2011.

66 job(s) at Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are what make us great! The Human Resources Department has 50 employees organized into three (3) primary service units that provide services to County Departments, employees, and the public. Human Resources team members work in collaboration with one another and the County Administrator's Office to provide central human resources services and oversight to 24 County departments. In order to provide the best human resources services to our partners and clients, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven people. This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County! Over the past three years, we have been actively upgrading our two core HRIS;Peoplesoft and NeoGov, and implementing other technologies to streamline processes, produce actionable data, and improve outcomes.In addition, we are actively working to identify innovative and creative approaches to add value and provide high quality services to our County partners and the public. As a part of the Human Resources Department's leadership team, the Administrative Services Officer provides vital support to these initiatives. The successful Administrative Services Officer will be a skilled professional and proactive business partner who takes ownership for solutions and reinforces through their example the expectation of superior customer service. While this recruitment is to fill acurrent opening in Human Resources, theeligiblelist may also be used for other County departments.The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting studies and preparing reports on departmental operations including procedures, systems, work load space requirements and capital outlay projects; Directing departmental budget activities including the review and evaluation of budget requests, the collection of budget data, and the preparation of a final budget; Maintaining budgetary and fiscal controls for the department; Directing and coordinating facilities maintenance; Advising administrative and supervisory personnel on affirmative action, recruiting, classifications, employee relations, employee development, employee safety and employee evaluation matters; May supervise assigned analyst, program and clerical staff. A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on not only the department, but also the County'sability to provide important public services. Each day is different and brings new opportunities and challenges. You will work with people who are passionate about their work, and focused on continuousimprovement and innovation. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will balance multiple assignments with competing deadlines. Your customers will include some people with difficult personalities and/or high expectations. To accomplish some of your responsibilities, you will have to navigate sometimes cumbersome processes to reach your goal. (Read the complete job description online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/4350?keywords=administrative%20services%20officer&pagetype= classSpecifications ) Competencies Required: Personal Effectiveness/Professional Integrity and Ethics - Displayinghonesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability. Personal Effectiveness/Displaying Ownership and Accountability - Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. OrganizationalEffectiveness/Managing Organizational Complexity - Maneuvering through complex political situations and functions within the organization. Organizational Effectiveness/Allocating Resources - Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness. Interpersonal - Affecting or changing others' positions and opinions. Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility. Communication - Proactively obtaining and sharing information. Informational - Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. A cover letter is required and should be submitted with the application. The cover letter shouldsummarize what qualifies you for the position and why you are interested in the opportunity. Tentative Recruitment Schedule Online Assessment: Week of September 2, 2019 Structured Interviews: Week of September 9, 2019 Final Selection Interviews: Week of September 16, 2019 Target Start Date: Early October Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in an administrative staff position performing administrative, budgetary or personnel analysis. Substitution for Academic Major: One (1) year of additional full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in an administrative capacity performing administrative, budgetary or personnel analysis may be substituted for the required academic major. Substitution for Education and Experience: Successful completion of 30 graduate units in business or public administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for either the required undergraduate academic major or for (6) six months of the required experience. Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A cover letter is required and should be submitted with the application. The cover letter shouldsummarize what qualifies you for the position and why you are interested in the opportunity. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Written Exam: Scheduled for the week of September 2, 2019. Candidates will be evaluated on necessary knowledge and skills that may include: the ability to collect and analyze data, and draw logical conclusions; the ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations; and the ability to use Microsoft software. (Weighted 25%) 4. Structured Interviews: Scheduled for the week of September 9, 2019. Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 75%) 5. Final Selection Interviews: Scheduled for the week of September 16,2019. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County's IT Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for individuals interested in an Information Systems Specialist II position. The Information Systems Specialist is primarily responsible for providing business analysis, requirements gathering, testing, training, project documentation and user support/training for a variety of software applications. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation:September 11, 2019 Typical Tasks Confers with information services staff in the evaluation, selection, acquisition and implementation of computer hardware and/or software solutions Provides various application development support in response to staff needs including software installation, set up and configuration, and trouble shooting user problems Maintains existing computer applications by modifying programs or implementing new programs, tests modified programs for possible errors, and resolves as needed Programs systems using a variety of languages Performs system administration functions including monitoring or adding applications, users and devices, modifying user profiles, resetting passwords and file maintenance Codes new on-line and batch programs according to established regulations; tests all new or modified batch programs to comply with the framework of the current system flow; and reports system problems and possible solutions to higher level staff Coordinates and conducts user training, education and problem-solving sessions Counsels users regarding system functionality and develops documentation for user problem-solving including system and user manuals Performs a variety of duties in the troubleshooting of software applications related to local or wide area networks Participates in systems analysis, design and implementation Advises and consults with application programmers during systems analysis Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays current on new trends and innovations in the field of information systems support and analysis Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED proficiency or high school equivalency certificate and at least twelve semester or eighteen quarter units in computer science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing information systems support and/or software installation duties. Substitution: Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required course work in computer science. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Ev aluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2019 THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Advice Nurse Supervisor position assigned to the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) located in Martinez, CA. As the Advice Nurse Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of the Advice Nurse Unit including planning, coordination, and evaluation of staff. Typical duties include developing, implementing, and revising policies, procedures, and standards for nursing services consistent with departmental philosophy; assisting with daily work schedule and forecasting to ensure that 24/7 staffing needs are met; planning, assigning, directing and reviewing the work of subordinate staff; and performing monthly quality management audits. This position reports to the Health Plan Nurse Program Director, or designee. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experienced in training and supervision of staff Passion for staff development Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to lead staff in a hectic and busy work environment Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training & Experience Exam: September 13, 2019 Typical Tasks Assists in developing, implementing, reviewing and revising policies, procedures and standards for nursing services consistent with departmental philosophy. Participates in the interviews, orientation and instruction of subordinate staff Provides supervision and direction to subordinate staff Confers with the Health Plan Nurse Program Director when counseling and disciplining subordinate staff Conducts or participates on performance evaluations Assists in the evaluation of patient and staff satisfaction and identifies intervention needed for improvement Assists with daily work schedule and forecasting to ensure that 24/7 staffing needs are met. Plans, assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate staff Performs monthly quality management audits on each nurse. Assists in planning and/or coordinates educational in-services for staff development. Assists with call volume on an as needed basis. Acts in the absence of the Health Plan Nurse Program Director Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California. Education: Possession of a Bachelor degree in nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience : Either 1) three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a telephone triage Registered Nurse; OR 2) three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse in one of the following areas of an acute care hospital: medical surgical unit, labor and delivery unit, post partum unit, pediatric unit, intensive or critical care unit, emergency department; Or a Registered Nurse in a surgery center or urgent care facility; Or a Registered Nurse in a maternal child health, home health, public health setting, or in nursing case management; AND at least one (1) year of the required experience must have been in either an advice nurse unit or in a lead or supervisory role. Substitution for Education: Two (2) additional years of qualifying experience noted above may be substituted for the required Bachelor degree. Special Requirement: As a condition of employment all applicants must either possess a Telephone Nursing Practice certificate issued by the National Certification Corporation, OR successfully pass the Telephone Triage examination administered by the Contra Costa Health Plan within six (6) months of employment. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR VALID LICENSEAS A REGISTERED NURSE ISSUED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO THEIR APPLICATION. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting to fill a Detention Services Worker vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity for persons with custodial experience. The County's Detention facilities are located in Martinez, Richmond and Clayton, CA. As a Detention Services Worker, You'll be responsible for: Performing custodial duties in a detention facility Providing instruction and direction to inmates in the operation of laundry equipment and other special details Ensuring that inmates are following safety requirements and using safe work practices and methods operating and caring for custodial supplies and equipment lifting or assisting in lifting heavy objects using equipment Custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two way radios for communication Working knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning equipment which includes high speed buffers, carpet extractors, and safety equipment Maintaining substantial cooperative work relationships Communicating effectively and working with diverse groups which include sworn and civilian staff and inmates Following oral and written instructions You'll need to have: Effective communication skills Ability to work with diverse groups Ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Ability to lift and move items of moderate to heavy weight At least one year of institutionalcleaning and maintenance experience A valid driver's license So, who are we? The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including three contract cities for which it provides total police services. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its employees. More about the Detention Facilities: The Martinez Detention Facility (MDF) is one of three detention facilities operated by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff.The MDF is a maximum security facility and the primary point of intake for allarrestees booked in Contra Costa County. The West County Detention Facility is the newest of the three detention facilities in Contra Costa County. West County Detention Facility (WCDF), located in Richmond, is a direct supervision jail designed to operate as a co-educational, program-oriented facility. The facility houses up to 1,096 inmates within the confines of five separate housing units; four for males, one for females. The Marsh Creek Detention Facility (MCDF) is considered a minimum security facility by comparison, the MCDF houses incarcerated individuals who have been convicted of lesser crime classifications and have already been sentenced. This facility has a maximum housing capacity of 154. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year and will be used to fill vacancies in Institutional Services Aide ($2,899 - $3,3524/mo), Custodian I ($3,281 - $3,617/mo), Custodian II ($3,383 - $3,730/mo), Detention Services Aide ($2,814 - $3,421/mo),or Community Services Building Services Worker-Project ($2,383 - $2,897/mo). TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam: September 12, 2019 Typical Tasks Sweeps, wet mops and vacuums floors Empty wastebaskets and trash cans Buffs floors using electrical buffing equipment Washes and cleans bathrooms and all fixtures Replenishes paper towels, toilet tissue, soap and light bulbs Dusts, cleans and disinfects all furniture, equipment and other surfaces Spot cleans and disinfects walls, doors and removes cobwebs Clean mirrors, windows (including window sills/ledges) and light fixtures Loads and unloads supplies and moves furniture May instruct inmates in proper housekeeping techniques May store, inventory and issue clothing, forms, cleaning supplies and linen Gathers bagged soiled linen May provide limited direction to inmates operating laundry equipment Escorts contractors visiting facility May direct inmates and Work Alternative Program workers on special details Deliver food carts to and from inmate module/housing units Tests and makes minor repairs on institutional equipment Disposes of garbage and trash Stores, inventories and distributes inmate commissary items May operate a motor vehicle on an intermittent basis for pickup and delivery of sealed or packaged food and supplies between Sheriff's Detention Facilities and/or other locations as needed when a Lead or Supervisor is unavailable Provides assistance to kitchen staff under the conditions of a total lock down Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Experience: Either (1) one year in the class of Detention Services Aide in Contra Costa County, or (2) one year of institutional cleaning and maintenance experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: 1) Understanding and Following Oral Directions, 2) Ability to Read and Understand Written Directions, 3) Interpersonal and Communications Skills. No study guide is available through Contra Costa County for this exam. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100 %) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt. Classes, Classified & Exempt Say YES to saving lives! Contra Costa County's Animal Services Department is seeking a talented and motivated individual to fill an Executive Secretary-Exempt position. This important position serves as the confidential secretary to the Animal Services Director and performs a variety of secretarial and office administrative duties. The ideal candidate will: Possess strong interpersonal skills Exercise good judgment in representing the Director and the department Exercise discretion and a high level of confidentiality Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills Possess strong organization and time management skills Have relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, fax, copy machines and software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr This classification is EXEMPT from the merit system and is not subject to the guidelines set forth in the Personnel Management Regulations. TENTATIVE APPLICATION REVIEW DATE BY DEPARTMENT Tentative Review Start Date: August 19, 2019 Typical Tasks Serves as liaison between department heads or designees, staff, public and other officials Preforms a variety of administrative support tasks that are highly confidential and sensitive Takes and transcribes voice dictation consisting of a wide variety of correspondence, reports and other written materials Takes dictation from rough notes or outlines and provides final copy with edits and corrections Initiates and proofs correspondence Composes draft correspondence, memoranda and other written materials based on knowledge and understanding of departmental activities Prepares and assists in the preparation of reports, recommendations and other written materials by researching information, compiling and organizing content and by performing or coordinating the clerical work essential to its preparation Develops and prepares or directs the preparation of agenda and notices of meetings and other information for committees, boards and other groups Develops, maintains and revises filing and record systems requiring knowledge of technical and program information Identifies and combines related documents and correspondence and may have authority to make decisions on records maintenance Handles a wide variety of correspondence which requires knowledge of policies or procedures and develops non-standard responses requiring research Initiates independent correspondence with little direction or review Answers and screens telephone calls, emails, and greets visitors Maintains appointment calendar schedules meetings, and coordinates travel arrangements under general guidelines Prioritizes appointments May review and manage incoming mail with responsibility for sorting, screening and routing May attend meetings and take detailed minutes for transcription and distribution May facilitate conference room set up for meetings May manage various projects as assigned May requisition supplies and maintain records of expenditures May act as a lead secretary, providing direction to clerical personnel on specific assignments Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) increasingly responsible secretarial or clerical experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: All completed applications received by the final filing date will be reviewed. Each candidate will be evaluated on the relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application. Interview: Following review of the applications, a select group of the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview . The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit The Contra Costa County Public Works Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity to fill a vacant Lead Fleet Technician position, located in Martinez, CA. Under general direction of the Fleet Manager, the Lead Fleet Technician will provide lead direction and training to service and repair staff at Fleet Services and will provide technical advice and assistance on complex work assignments. The Lead Fleet Technician will diagnose and repair the most complex mechanical and electrical problems. Good organizational skills will be needed to manage, organize, and schedule the workload of service repairs. As a Lead Fleet Technician, You'll be responsible for: Taking ownership of the operation while also serving as a hands on mechanic. Providing technical assistance to subordinate staff, and ensuring productivity, shop cleanliness, safety and mechanical excellence including diagnostics and preventative maintenance. Assigning and reviewing the work of fleet service and repair staff Diagnosing and repairing the most complex mechanical problems presented by vehicles, trucks and equipment serviced at fleet services Diagnosing sources of mechanical problems or failures, including repairs to electrical system components and heating and air conditioning systems, either visually or using automotive diagnostic equipment Troubleshooting problems with equipment Communicating professionally with customers, team members, and vendors Ensuring compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements Working closely with Fleet Supervisor and Fleet Manager, providing status of maintenance You'll need to have: Experience as a journey level mechanic Previous gasoline, diesel or alternative fuel vehicle maintenance & repair experience Valid driver's license Strong computer skills Excellent communication and team-building skills Willing to obtain a valid California Advanced Unlimited Emission Control Installer's License and a Commercial Driver's License Class B or above within the first 12 months of employment Must have 3 of the 11 ASE Certifications listed below at the time of application, and 4 additional certifications within the first 12-months of employment. A1 Automotive Engine Repair A4 Automotive Suspension and Steering A5 Automotive Brakes A6 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems A7 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning A8 Automotive Engine Performance F1 Light Vehicle Compressed Natural Gas L1 Automotive Advanced Engine Performance Specialist T4 Truck Brakes T5 Truck Suspension and Steering T8 Truck Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) So, who are we? Public Works Fleet Services supports Contra Costa County Departments by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally-sensible transportation and related services that are responsive to the needs of our customers. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: September 10, 2019 Typical Tasks Organizes and schedules work of subordinate staff, including assigning repair work May assist Fleet Equipment Specialist, Fleet Service Center Supervisor or Fleet Manager with training, monitoring and evaluating work performance of subordinate staff Provides technical advice and assistance on complex work assignments Diagnoses sources of mechanical problems or failures, including repairs to electrical system components and heating and air conditioning systems, either visually or using automotive diagnostic equipment Makes various types of repairs, including general overhauling, adjusting and replacing bearings, grinding valves, repairing ignitions, repairs to electrical and fuel systems, assembling transmissions, differentials and related equipment, fitting pistons and rings, relining and reconditioning of brake systems and front suspension assemblies and repairing and servicing pumps Performs engine tune-ups, which include changing spark plugs and repair or replacement of electronic distributor and other electronic ignition systems components Uses equipment such as auto and truck tire changers, tire balancers, hoists, high pressure washers and steam cleaners and other equipment associated with the servicing of vehicles Uses hand and power tools of the trade May be required to road test and transport all types of vehicles and equipment Fabricates and designs specialty parts as required Ensures that staff use proper safety equipment during repair and service procedures Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. The following licenses will be required prior to completing the 12-month probation period and must be maintained during the course of employment. 1) Valid California Advanced Unlimited Emission Control Installer's License, and 2) a valid California Commercial Driver's License Class B or above. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a journey level mechanic. Certifications: Must have 3 of the 11 ASE Certifications listed below. An additional 4 of the 11 ASE Certifications listed below must be acquired within the 12 month probation period. All 7 Certifications must be maintained during the course of employment: A1 Automotive Engine Repair A4 Automotive Suspension and Steering A5 Automotive Brakes A6 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems A7 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning A8 Automotive Engine Performance F1 Light Vehicle Compressed Natural Gas L1 Automotive Advanced Engine Performance Specialist T4 Truck Brakes T5 Truck Suspension and Steering T8 Truck Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) Other Requirements: Employees in this class may be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. In addition, employees in this class are required to provide their own small and large hand tools and work aides necessary to perform mechanical automotive and heavy equipment work. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
The Position **Bargaining Unit - Local 21 The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting individuals for the role of Senior Community Library Manager. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence. The Library Department has an immediate need to fill one (1) Senior Community Library Manager vacancy located in Orinda. The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at other community libraries. Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 5.5 million. Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the activities of one or more assigned county community libraries; and performs other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of one or more full-service county community libraries. A Senior Community Library Manager applies individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial, and physical resources in a community library and supervises the activities of professional, technical, and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Leads with flexibility and adaptability Builds flexible and cohesive teams Orients toward strong customer service Understands the needs of the employees, patrons, and communities Leads, trains, coaches, and inspire staff Listens, networks, and maintains open lines of communications Presents and writes with strength Keeps up and maintains curiosity about new trends in the field To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 6 months. Typical Tasks Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library's mission and services Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and "Friends of the Library" organizations, and make presentations to these organizations. Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services Plan and prepare the community library's budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community's needs Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library. OR Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity. Selection Process Tentative Oral Board Interviews Scheduled for: September 17, 2019 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Health Plan Member Services Counselor position assigned to the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) located in Martinez, CA. Bilingual candidates, especially those fluent in Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply. As a Health Plan Member Services Counselor, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting Health Plan members in the resolution of complaints, helping members to understand the scope of benefits available to them, and how to access health care delivery services. Duties include processing requests for Medi-Cal emergency dis-enrollments and determining if the criteria and guidelines are met; assisting members in choosing primary care physicians; educating members on the proper use of the Health Plan; receiving complaints, grievances, appeals, inquiries from the Health Plan members and informing members of the grievance process; preparing official documents to send to members regarding their inquiries; and maintaining files on each grievance and appeal. The incumbent will receive supervision from the Manager of Member Services. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Customer service focused Proven efficiency and satisfaction in a call center environment Detail oriented when documenting and processing complaints and grievances Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to work with challenging customers Great team player Excellent organizational skills To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for twelve (12) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training & Experience Exam: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Receives complaints, grievances, appeals, and inquiries from Plan members and informs members of the grievance process Informs members of how to access needed health care benefits from the Plan's physician networks Reviews complaints, grievances, and appeals to ensure that the format is proper and that information is complete Attempts to resolve complaints, grievances, and appeals by conducting investigations Maintains files on each grievance and appeal in accordance with the requirements of regulating bodies Refers more complex grievances and appeals to the supervisor or manager Processes requests for Medi-Cal emergency disenrollments and determines if the criteria and guidelines for emergency disenrollments are met Prepares correspondence to inform members of the results of their inquiries or grievances Assists members in choosing and changing primary care physicians Educates members on the scope of benefits and the proper use of the Health Plan Minimum Qualifications Experience: Either 1) one (1) year of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a health care or health insurance setting providing customer service to patients which involved handling complaints and assisting patients in understanding how to access health care services; or 2) two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in a health care setting performing admission, registration, financial counseling or medical records documents processing duties which required direct patient contact. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: •Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively •Be able to communicate clearly •Ability to read, comprehend and retain information •Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations •Ability to adapt to changing situations •Ability to multi-task •Highly self-motivated •Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Exam: September 24, 2019 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list (Weighted 100%) . CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Class specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Under direction, installs and supports Local Area Networks/Wide Area Networks (LANs/WANs) in County Departments and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Characteristics Both levels in this class series perform similar duties. Each level differs in the amount of experience required, the more routine and complex nature of the activity undertaken, the amount of supervision received and the degree of competency demonstrated in carrying out the activity. Network Technicians are distinguished from Information Systems Technicians in that the latter class emphasis is on computer networking with applications integration and technical support to system users. The classes of Network Technicians are further distinguished from Network Analysts by their emphasis on network installation, support and maintenance as opposed to the Network Analyst's analysis and design of County LAN/WAN systems. Network Technician II: This is the second level class in the Network Technician series. Incumbents perform the more difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within the series. Incumbents at this level must be fully trained in all procedures related to their assigned areas of responsibility. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Network Technician I by the level or responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned such as complex software applications that consist of backend databases servers and frontend application servers that interlace together to provide the final end user application. Incumbents receive direction from supervisory or management staff. Typical Tasks Assists information technology staff with networking requirements and determines solutions to network computer problems Installs, inspects and tests network connections, equipment and software Configures new and existing networks to meet specific departmental needs Monitors and reports server backup, performance and security activities Keeps inventory and documentation current for network, equipment and software Surplus and transfers network equipment according to the County policies and standards Works with vendor representatives to install specific applications to meet department needs Instructs, assists and provides training to user department staff in the use of LAN's and WAN's, including hardware, software and manuals Provides technical support to department LAN administrators within County departments Assists in evaluating currently installed LAN/WAN systems, making recommendations to improve performance Works with vendors on software/hardware related problems Diagnoses, tests and repairs network related problems, including replacing defective or inadequate network hardware and software Minimum Qualifications License Requirement: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science or information processing OR completion of 24 semester units or 36 quarter units in computer science or information systems Experience: Network Technician II: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing and/or coordinating information systems support and equipment installation duties which included responsibility for troubleshooting and resolution of network problems. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years when possessing one of the following current and valid certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA), or CompTIA Net+. Selection Process If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.cccounty.us/ hr to complete a Contra Costa County application and short supplemental questionnaire. Final Filing Deadline: August 19, 2019 The process may include one or all of the following: online testing, an additional supplemental questionnaire, and a structured panel interview, the results of which will result in a list of candidates to be forwarded to DoIT for consideration. DoIT may conduct additional interviews before a final selection is made. 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on theeligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 26, 2019
Temporary
The Position The Contra Costa County Complete Count Committee seeks an Census Outreach Coordinator to support our efforts in maximizing participation in Hard-to-Count communities. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Summary: The U.S. Constitution mandates that the U.S. Census Bureau conduct a general count of its population every 10 years. The next nationwide decennial census will take place in the early part of 2020. Local, state, and Federal governments use the decennial census for the purposes of apportioning their districts, and the Federal government uses it to distribute approximately $675 billion dollars in Federal funds annually among tribal, state and local governments to fund critical programs, social services and infrastructure projects. Contra Costa County depends on census data and Federal funds to deliver quality services to its residents. The Census 2020 Initiative is comprised of a broad-based coalition of community organizations, advocates, the private sector, interfaith communities, and philanthropy all working together to inform, educate and mobilize all Contra Costa residents to get counted in 2020. About the Role: Working under the direction of the Contra Costa Complete Count Committee Chair's Chief of Staff, the Census Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the Initiative's activities. He or she will work in a fast-paced outcomes-driven environment interacting with County supervisors and staff, local elected, community and business leaders to facilitate a complete and accurate 2020 Census count in Contra Costa County. Desired Qualifications: Fluency in a foreign language of an immigrant community in Contra Costa County Extremely detail oriented, organized, and process based Experience working in fast-paced work environments, on campaigns, and, on teams Deep relationships with Hard-to-Count communities, ex: CCC Subcommittee participants This is a full-time, temporary position for 12-18 months commencing as early as September 2, 2019. Salary will be determined based upon experience. The Census Outreach Coordinator will report to the Chair of the Contra Costa Complete Count Committee. Disclosure This is an at-will position. The individual appointed to this position will not accrue any civil service tenure, contractual employment rights, or due process rights. The incumbent may be removed, without any finding of cause, by the hiring authority. Typical Tasks Work with County Census staff on Complete Count Committee (CCC) meeting preparation/logistics and follow-up. Coordinate with federal, State and regional organizations. Staff the CCC subcommittees, track the development of work plans and related progress of subcommittees formed under the purview of the CCC. Work with District Supervisor designees to plan and organize Regional Working Groups, including venue selection, inviting key partners, scheduling, and overall logistics. Train, coordinate and administer a Speakers' Bureau to provide periodic census updates, presentations, and training to City staff and elected officials. Contribute to talking points, e-newsletters, social media, and informational collateral. Support community outreach and messaging by providing current and accurate information, connections, and resources. Problem-solve and identify strategies and recommendations for the prioritization of projects, issues and activities that benefit the Initiative. Work with multiple County departments, County staff, community partners, and others to develop and deliver key Initiative objectives. Attend meetings, make presentations, conduct outreach and education activities including participating in events with a variety of interested stakeholders during and after regular work scheduled hours, including weekends. Support keeping the County's Census website content up-to-date. Support the development and tracking of a comprehensive Census 2020 implementation plan. Maintain a centralized repository of information. Develop a summary of process and lessons learned to inform the Census 2030 effort. Additional tasks as needed. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, political science, business administration or other closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of experience, which included responsibility in one of the following areas: facilitating civic and community engagement activities and education; working with or for legislative groups or constituents; facilitating and promoting civic engagement through public speaking engagements with schools, community events or service organizations . One (1) year of such experience must have included direct responsibility for program and staff management. Selection Process If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.cccounty.us/ hr to complete a Contra Costa County application and short supplemental questionnaire. The process may include one or all of the following: online testing, an additional supplemental questionnaire, and a structured panel interview, the results of which will result in a list of candidates to be forwarded to the County Administrator's office (CAO)for consideration. CAOmay conduct additional interviews before a final selection is made. 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 7/22/19 - 10/27/19) Tentative Written Exam: November 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools, and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults, and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work andnetwork with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 7/22/19 - 10/27/19) Tentative Written Exam: November 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for hearings as required, or is on stand-by when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides highly skilled case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. ORAL EXAM DATE: September 24, 2019 (For applications received 7/16 /2019- 9/2/2019) Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P. O. S. T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, or successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, or possession of a valid certificate from a California P. O. S. T. approved Basic Academy. Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jul 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff -Recruit will be assigned to attend our Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($6,382-$8,146). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. Contra Costa County is currently accepting P.O.S.T T-Scores. Valid T-Scores received within the last 12 months with a score of 48 or higher will be accepted in lieu of taking the written examination. Candidates must submit a copy of their T-Score at the time of application. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 7/16/2019-9/2/2019) Written/Physical Agility Exam: September 21, 2019 Oral Exam: September 24-27, 2019 Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which will include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: reading comprehension, vocabulary, and information processing/reasoning ability. (Pass/Fail) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 15, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill one (1) Permanent Intermittent and one (1) Permanent Full-Time Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician positions assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center located in Martinez, CA. As a Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, the incumbent(s) will be responsible for the cleaning, decontamination, inspection, packaging, and sterilization of surgical instruments and medical devices. Duties include receiving, sorting, cleaning, inspecting and preparing instruments and medical devices for patient care use; operating various types of processing equipment including sterilizers; maintaining records associated with quality assurance; and distributing patient care products to areas within the medical treatment facility. The incumbent(s) willreceive supervision from the Sterile Processing Supervisor or the Nursing Manager of assigned Health Center. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Attention to detail Works independently Good judgement and decision making skills Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works well with others Dependable Punctual To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for twelve (12) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Receives, sorts, cleans, inspects and prepares contaminated surgical instruments and medical devices for patient care use Operates various types of processing equipment including steam sterilizer, low temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilizer, liquid peracetic acid sterilizer, biological indicator reader, ultrasonic instrument cleaner and flexible endoscopes that require the use of personal protective equipment Determines the sterile integrity of processed instruments and devices Maintains and interprets sterilization records associated with quality assurance and institutional accreditation Responds to competing and multiple urgent tasks in support of the overall patient care plan Organizes and maintains an extensive medical logistic system including product research, requisition, storage, quality assurance, billing and inventory control Distributes processed patient care products and equipment to all patient care areas within the medical treatment facility and geographically separated areas Operates personal computer and other office equipment Ensures readiness of emergency cardiac arrest cart and emergency airway kits Performs other specific tasks in support of the Surgical Suite and all other patient care areas as necessary Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidate must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, a G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and proof of successful completion of a formal sterile processing training program. Substitution: Two (2) years recent full-time, or its equivalent, experience in a Sterile Processing unit of an acute care hospital performing sterile processing and distribution functions may be substituted for completion of a formal sterile processing training program. Selection Process Applicants must attach a copy of their Sterile Processing Training Program certificate . Applications submitted without the required certificate will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit CLOSING DATE: August 16, 2019 The Health Services Department is accepting applications to fill one (1) Environmental Health Specialist Trainee position assigned to the Retail Food, Recreational Health, Land Use or Solid Waste Programs located in Concord, CA. The Environmental Health Specialist Trainee's responsibilities include receiving instruction and training to perform routine inspections at such locations as food facilities, tattoo parlors, public swimming pools, schools, sewage disposal systems, well construction, small water systems, garbage facilities, and campsites. Incumbents may work variable shifts. This position works closely with experienced Environmental Health Specialists in accordance with the State Environmental Health Specialist Training Plan and reports to a Supervising Environmental Health Specialist. Employment in this class is limited to a maximum of 36 months and during that timeframe, the incumbent is expected to obtain a certificate of Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Excellent written, comprehension and verbal communication skills Able to follow detailed oral and written instructions Effective decision making Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills when conducting field inspections and in-office Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Good critical thinking skills Ability to receive constructive criticism and follow up with positive action Positive, strong and professional work ethic To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 12 months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam: September 18, 2019 Tentative Oral Exam: October 17, 2019 Typical Tasks Performs routine inspections food facilities, schools, small water systems, water well installations, and other public and private facilities Inspects wells and soil borings, sewage disposal systems, solid waste management facilities and other public and private installations Investigates complaints of environmental health concern Learns to review plans for food facilities, public pools and spas Assists in issuing permits or licenses for regulated facilities and activities Prepares reports on inspections and records violations Assists in summary closure of food, public pool and spa facilities Takes samples of food, water, beverages and other matter for laboratory tests Impounds unsafe food and utensils or seeks voluntary destruction or removal of unsafe food and/or food equipment Advises or instructs individuals, businesses, institutions and public officials in the prevention and correction of nuisances and unsanitary conditions Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in environmental health, a science curriculum or closely related field. Letter of Eligibility: A letter certifying eligibility to become an Environmental Health Specialist Trainee provided by the California State Department of Public Health, Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program. Selection Process Applicants must attach the required Letter of Eligibility to their application that is listed on the Minimum Qualifications section. If this document has been obtained after the application submittal, please email it to Lauren.Jimenez@cchealth.org no later than Friday, September 6, 2019 by 5pm PST. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: A written test, consisting of multiple-choice questions, will be administrated to all accepted applicants.Test items may consist of the following dimensions: Filing and checking, understanding oral information, understanding written information and vocabulary, numerical skills, and public and interpersonal relations. (Weighted 30%) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 70%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for one (1) qualified individual interested in theAnesthesia Technicianposition at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA. As an Anesthesia Technician, the incumbent will assist in the preparation of equipment and performance of anesthetic procedures of patients, inspects anesthesia machines and equipment to verify working condition, arranges regular or emergency servicing as needed, and replaces all used disposable components in the anesthesia machine after each operation. The incumbent willreceive supervision from the Perioperative Nursing Program Manager and job direction is received from the Operating Room Charge Nurse and the Anesthesiologist. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Performance of cleaning and sterilization and proper compliance with infection control standards Assemble equipment and turnover rooms in preparation of the patient for induction of anesthesia Excellent assistance with direct patient care Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Works well under pressure in time sensitive situations Demonstrates the ability to multitask and prioritize Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in a team environment To read the complete job description, please visit the website: www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Inspects anesthesia machines and equipment to verify working condition and arranges regular or emergency servicing as needed Inventories, acquires, and maintains department supply stock consistent with departmental needs Assists in preparation of patient for induction of anesthesia such as placement of BP cuff, EKG, pulse oximetry, C02 oximetry, and positioning Replaces all used disposable components in the anesthesia machine after each operation Assists the Anesthesiologist as needed during the induction of anesthesia Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or California High School Proficiency Certificate. Certification: Completion of an Anesthesia Technician training program and must possess and maintain a current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Substitution: One (1) year of full time or equivalent of full time experience performing anesthesia services may substitute for the completion of an Anesthesia Technician training program. Selection Process Applicants must attach the required certification documents to their application that is listed on the Minimum Qualifications section. Applications submitted without the required certification documents will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on theeligible list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a senior PeopleSoft HCM Information Systems Programmer/Analyst (ISPA) IV in the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) located in Martinez, CA; this is not an offsite/remote position. This position is an advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Programmer/Analyst series. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Work in a team environment, providing expert technical and programming support for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) system. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Resolve complex HCM application issues in areas that include implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development and support of the HCM system. Create and provide technical and written documentation. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: PeopleSoft HCM (North America Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits Administration, MSS/GSS) version 9.0 or higher, SQR, Oracle SQL Developer,PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM),PeopleTools, MS Office. Creative problem solving/strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems. Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills. Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, take initiative, and work well under pressure. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam: Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation Continuous. Please note: Contra Costa County is not able to consider third party applicants or candidates requiring H1B sponsorship at this time. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support, and implementation projects Provides information and guidance on applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques, responds to questions, and assists in reviewing work products Evaluates and assesses client needs, identifies and recommends resources (including staff, equipment, and materials) and sets project priorities Monitors and tracks projects by comparing estimates to the actual times and costs and reports on progress or problems encountered on application development or enhancement Prepares specifications for an enhancement or new application Develops applications that meet the specifications provided Prepares and presents project progress reports for assigned work units or committees, identifying problems and issues and recommending solutions Prepares project descriptions, cost estimates and justifications for new or enhanced system modifications Accurately implements assigned tasks, both oral and written, within estimated times and costs Participates in the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; installs or upgrades software applications; and troubleshoots hardware and software related problems Participates in or oversees quality assurance procedures for information systems services and reviews new vendor software for compliance with established standards Provides technical assistance to system customers in accordance with the applicable work unit's policies, procedures, methods and techniques Meets with customer(s) to discuss and document requests for service Prepares and presents the information system solutions to business problems Proficient in using various software productivity tools required to support the work unit's systems Performs a variety of analysis duties in the design, implementation and maintenance of management information systems or applications Installs and maintains platform-specific application software and computer hardware Creates test data and performs necessary tests to validate the accuracy of expected results Accurately codes new, or modifies existing programs Prepares and maintains accurate documentation of work performed Provides customer training for applicable software applications. Develops user training manuals, develops written standards and procedures, and updates and maintains user training manuals as needed May prepare requests for proposals for vendor services May attend and participate in professional group meetings and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information systems Minimum Qualifications Information Systems Programmer/Analyst IV: Education: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science or information processing or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming and/or systems analysis, at least one year of which must have included programming responsibility. Substitution for Education: Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Telemetry Unit Assignment: Certification : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Gastroenterology unit (GI) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Assignment: Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a CCCRMC approved Crisis management and prevention certificate. Ambulatory Care or Detention Assignments: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements and Certifications: All ambulatory care specialty clinic and Detention assignments require training to perform standardized procedures in accordance with Board of Registered Nursing guidelines including successful completion of training and competency requirements and preceptorship for each applicable procedure, and specialty. AFI/NST (Amniotic Fluid Volume Assessment and Non-Stress Heart Rate) Monitoring Clinics must possess and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Hematology/Oncology clinics and Infusion Center require within six month of hire to be in possession of a valid chemotherapy provider card certification issued by the (ONS) Oncology Nursing Society, annual education related to oncology and demonstrated competency. Within 12 months of hire and every 12 months while employed perform three (3) chemotherapy starts and administer three (3) chemotherapy pushes every year.Must take and complete an ONS education class every two (2) years.' Public Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Behavioral Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, medical facility or detention obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years, six (6) months of which must have been in the Mental Health area. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Emergency Medical Services Assignment: Experience: Requires two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in an Emergency Department obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Contra Costa Health Plan Assignment: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience : Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint, pharmacology exam, and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.