Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

The County of Contra Costa, California was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California, with the City of Martinez as the County Seat. 

Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents. Comprised of 19 cities and many established communities in the unincorporated area, it is the ninth most populous county in the state.

The most notable landmark in the county is Mount Diablo, rising 3,849 feet at the northern end of the Diablo Range. It is the centerpiece of Mt. Diablo State Park, one of many recreation areas residents and visitors can enjoy. The East Bay Regional Park District is comprised of more than 100,000 acres within 65 parks, including more than 1,200 miles of trails.

Our Mission: Contra Costa County is dedicated to providing public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses.

Our Vision: Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous life.

Our Values: Contra Costa County serves people, businesses and communities. Our organization and each one of our employees value:

  • Clients and communities
  • Accountability
  • Partnerships
  • Fiscal prudence
  • Quality Services
  • Organizational excellence

 

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Assessor's Office discovers and assesses all property within the County; produces and delivers an assessment roll by July 1 of each year; values all real property; audits all entities doing business in the County and values all taxable personal property; establishes and maintains a set of 11,000 maps for assessment purposes; delineates every parcel of land in the County; and provides a public information service to assist taxpayers with questions about property ownership and assessment. The Assessor's Office is filling several vacancies for Junior Appraiser. Junior Appraiser is the first working level in the professional appraisal series. Individuals appointed to this class receive substantial formal classroom and on-the-job-training. Field assignments may be in any area of the County and will include such typical tasks as: assisting and/or making appraisals of real and/or personal property; inspecting building interiors and exteriors to estimate costs and charges affecting value; and inspecting new construction and remodeling work to evaluate such items as workmanship and building material costs. We are looking for someone who is: Professional and able to work in a team environment Proactive in obtaining and sharing information Able to analyze and interpret data Able to communicate effectively and professionally What you will typically be responsible for: Managing appraisals and workload in a timely manner Handling public service and valuation issues Researching property tax matters Conducting field work, including inspection of new construction and remodeling A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on the surrounding community You will work in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere You will perform a variety of both office and field work A few challenges you might face in this job : You will be working in a large, diverse county with varying needs Learning and maintaining your knowledge of rules and laws that are changing on a regular basis A recurring workload Dealing with challenging or difficult taxpayers/representatives Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals 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 Minimum Qualifications License Required : 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. Certification Required: Appointees must meet certification requirements established by the California State Board of Equalization within one year of employment. Education: P ossession of a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with a major in economics, business administration or a closely related field. Substitution Options: (1) Full-time professional experience appraising real property in a California County Assessor's Office, or in a state or federal agency in California responsible for appraising property, may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. (2) Additional one year of experience in professional real property appraisal on a full-time basis may be substituted for the required academic major. (3) Experience in the class equivalent to Real Property Technical Assistant in Contra Costa County may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years, one additional year of the experience may be substituted for the required major. (4) Current professional membership (MAI designation), or the SRA (Senior Residential Appraiser), or SRPA (Senior Real Property Appraiser) or SREA (Senior Real Estate Analyst) designation issued by the Appraisal Institute, or SRWA (Senior Right-of-Way Agent Designation) with the International Right-of-Way Association may be substituted for the Bachelor degree. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple Choice Assessment : Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to patriciate in a multiple choice assessment. The assessment is designed to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: Analyzing & Interpreting Data, Critical Thinking; Decision Making, Reading Comprehension, Adaptability, Attention to Detail, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Self-Management, Oral Communication, Customer Focus, Professional Impact, and Teamwork. (Weighted 100%) The Multiple Choice Exam is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) the third to fourth week of March. 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
Mar 02, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County's Employment and Human Services Department partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The Aging & Adult Services Bureau is committed to the department's core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Program Manager is responsible for overseeing a program that provides services for older adults and that includes direct and contracted services. The AAA team is dedicated and passionate, and the AAA office is located in the beautiful Pleasant Hill campus. We are looking for someone who is: a confident and approachable leader who can motivate and encourage others to succeed. passionate about service for older adults and people with disabilities inquisitive and committed to continuous quality improvement and delivering results articulate, and comfortable working with community based organizations, appointed and elected officials, and advocates collegial and committed to working as part of the Aging & Adults Services senior management team committed to equity and inclusion What you will typically be responsible for: Managing the operations of the AAA, which includes overseeing provision of services, understanding and making recommendations for budget and allocations, and participating as a member of the EHSD senior management team Interpreting and implementing local, state and federal regulations and ensuring that compliance standards are met Overseeing contracting with community organizations, including responsibility for assisting with requests for proposals, vendor selection, allocation of funds and monitoring performance Effectively engaging with community partners, including nonprofit organizations, county departments, advocates and elected and appointed officials Leading, training and supporting professional growth of team members A few reasons you might love this job: You will be part of a small employee group committed to providing services You will have opportunities to interact with local and statewide advocates You will work at a great office location in the Pleasant Hill Campus You will have the opportunity to shape how services for older adults are provided A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work within a small unit so you must be willing to assist where needed. Funding for Aging services has been historically low The regulations governing the AAA are complex and demand constant review The AAA has a large advisory council which requires a highly skilled relationship manager Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data Critical Thinking Delivering Results Legal & Regulatory Navigation Displaying Ownership and Accountability Presentation Skill Writing Customer Focus Leadership Valuing Diversity Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration Organization Design & Structure Desirable Qualifications: Experience working with or for nonprofits Skilled administrator of community service programs Experienced developing grants and managing performance of grant requirements Experience either providing staff support to appointed officials or serving in a publicly appointed role Experience working with contracts To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The employment list established by this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License: 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 a major in social work, sociology, psychology, government, public administration or a closely related field. Experience: Five years of full-time program management experience in a human service agency, three years of which must have included supervision, and responsibility for the planning, implementation and operation of service programs for the aging. Substitution: Possession of a master's degree in social welfare or gerontology may be substituted for one year of the required 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. 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. Oral Assessment : An oral assessment (interview) will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include, but are not limited to: Analyzing & Interpreting Data, Critical Thinking, Displaying Ownership and Accountability, Leadership, and Valuing Diversity . ( Weighted 100% ). The oral assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place on April 12th, 2021. The assessment may be administered remotely using a computer; If so, you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. 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 County-wide, California, United States
Mar 01, 2021
Full Time
The Position - EXTENDED - Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit THIS IS A PERIODIC CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT WITH APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: April 16, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Medical Assistants to assist providers and nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an ambulatory care clinic setting within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers. Positions are assigned in Ambulatory Care health centers located in East, Central and West County. Certified Medical Assistants perform routine, uncomplicated nursing tasks that do not require in-depth clinical knowledge or independent judgment. Duties include assisting providers with examinations and procedures; documenting patient care and services in medical records; checking for completed billing form on each patient; measuring, recording and reporting patient vital signs, reviewing patient rosters to facilitate clinic flow; and communicating with waiting patients when the provider's schedule is delayed. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Professional behavior in patient, team member and provider interactions Maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Effectively work as a team member and communication skills Ability to comprehend, execute and clarify written and verbal instructions Acknowledge and respect the County's diverse population/patients Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Evaluation of Training and Experience : Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Reviews provider roster of patients for the day and helps to facilitate clinic flow Monitors the status of patient arrivals, no shows and walk-ins and communicates information as necessary Communicates with waiting patients when provider schedule is delayed compared to appointment time Measures, records and reports patient vital signs, height, weight and preliminary medical information in accordance with clinic policy or provider preference. Completes all necessary intake paper work prior to patient visit with provider; i.e. intake stamp, consents, billing forms etc. Prepares patient and room for examination based on purpose of visit Assists provider with examination and procedures as necessary Performs simple tests, procedures and dressings etc. in accordance with Health Center policy as directed Documents patient care and services in medical record as appropriate and checks for a completed billing form on each patient Uses routine equipment in the assigned clinics and performs quality controls as required by clinic policy. Stocks work area with necessary supplies and equipment. Monitors for broken or malfunctioning equipment and communicates problem as appropriate. Makes patient appointments, processes associated information, communicates with appointment unit as required Acts as an intermediary between patients and other departments regarding necessary services when requested Takes messages and other critical information for providers during assigned clinic times Instructs patients regarding how to access services within the system Assists in emergency care situations as directed Attends staff meetings as scheduled Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Certification: A valid certificate from a state accredited Medical Assistant Program or a Certified Medical Assistant certifying organization approved by the Medical Board of California and a current CPR certificate. Experience: Six (6) months of full time experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND COPIES OF CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. 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 Martinez, California, United States
Feb 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County, CA is seeking an Information Systems Division Director - Enterprise Systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation and demonstrable experience in an information technology management role, preferably in a government setting. The Division Director will have an executive presence; strong leadership and communication skills (particularly the ability to translate technology issues to various audiences of non-experts); and the ability to build effective, collaborative teams. This person should have a commitment to continuous learning through continued industry training. The County is looking for a technology partner who can champion the vision of the Department of Information Technology, who is adaptable to rapid and changing demands, and is a catalyst who drives innovation. As a leader in the department, the Division Director will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division's staff. Strong administrative skills, such as budget preparation, as well as management skills like developing organizational strategy or policies, conflict management, and experience giving public presentations, are desirable. To learn more, and apply, please visit this link.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Feb 25, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 512 - Income Maintenance Program Unit Why join the Contra Costa Employment & Health Services Department (EHSD)? Contra Costa County's Employment and Human Services Department partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Serving over 275,000 Contra Costa residents, the Workforce Services Bureau is committed to the department's core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. An Eligibility Work Supervisor I may provide supervision to eligibility workers in public benefit programs including CalWORKs, General Assistance, CalFresh and Medi-Cal, as well as Welfare-to-Work, Fraud, Quality Control, and Fraud/Appeals. Positions will be primarily located in Richmond, Hercules, Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, or Antioch. We are looking for someone who is: Flexible, reliable, and able to thrive in a dynamic environment Committed to helping staff learn and grow A creative problem-solver who engages with staff to improve workflows and service delivery An approachable leader who helps foster an inclusive and compassionate culture for staff and customers alike Proactive, self-motivated, and driven to achieve goals and meet mandates A collaborative team player focused on customer service What you will typically be responsible for: Planning, assigning, and monitoring work for policy compliance, timeliness and accuracy of benefit issuance, error trends, training needs, and customer service outcomes Communicating and collaborating with management, peers, and subordinates to resolve operational challenges and customer escalations Mentoring, coaching, and counseling staff for professional development and performance improvement. Assessing workload challenges and participating in operational process improvement efforts Conducts individual and group staff meetings to communicate error trends and policy compliance concerns, provide additional training, inform staff of key policy and operational changes, and solicit ideas and feedback from staff Ensures accurate and timely submission of time sheets and time studies A few reasons you might love this job: You will work as part of a team to deliver food, medical, shelter, employment, and cash assistance to the most vulnerable members of the community You will coach and mentor others to meet their professional development goals You will work with a diverse community and team A few challenges you might face in this job : Requires a high-level of responsibility in a fast-paced environment Assisting customers in very difficult and stressful situations Supporting staff through regular policy and system changes Navigating workload challenges with limited resources Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Critical Thinking : Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Desirable Qualifications: Experience in navigating difficult conversations while meeting competing deadlines Experience in working with people from diverse backgrounds 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. Typical Tasks Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education : Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in psychology, sociology, social welfare, or a closely related field. Experience: Three years of full-time or its equivalent experience in public assistance eligibility determination in Contra Costa County of which one year must have been performing duties as a Social Service Program Assistant and/or Medi-Cal Program Assistant in Contra Costa County. OR Three years and six months of full-time or its equivalent experience in public assistance eligibility determination that involves multi-program experience and client contact in a California County Department of Social Services equivalent to Social Service Program Assistant and/or Medi-Cal Program Assistant in Contra Costa County. Substitution for Education : Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled the week of March 15, 2021. Online Competency Assessment : An online test will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: action and results focused, displaying ownership and accountability, professional integrity, customer focus. (Weighted 100%) Tentatively scheduled the week of March 29, 2021. 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
Feb 17, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may contain chlorofluorocarbons and other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients What you will typically be responsible for: Operating, maintaining, and making repairs to HVAC systems, water treatment eqipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment and low/high pressure boilers Inspecting chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants Operating computerized energy management and control systems Calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspecting and making repairs to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Inspecting, testing and treating water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution systems Changing filters, pre-filters, and performing other preventative maintenance Installing fire extinguishers and ensuring proper service Responding to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Using hand and power tools Troubleshooting complaints Writing reports A few reasons you might love this job: Supportive environment with a supportive environment Steady work Being a part of a collaborative team where teamwork is highly encouraged All tools and equipment provided A few challenges you may face: May work in confined spaces May work where asbestos-containing material may be present May work in a detention center or hospital setting Managing multiple assignments Working alone Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education/Experience: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity OR Completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. Note: Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. 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. Oral Exam: Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral interview may be conducted to assess candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. (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
Feb 17, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: SEIU, Local 1021 Why join the Contra Costa Employment & Health Services Department (EHSD)? Contra Costa Employment & Health Services Department (EHSD) serves the residents of Contra Costa County by providing access to vital social service programs, such as Medi-Cal and CalFresh. Contra Costa EHSD fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that thrives on a common goal to help others and to streamline processes to get aid to those in need. As a member of the Medi-Cal and CalFresh Service Center you will work in a rewarding environment and gain the knowledge and skills needed to serve the community. There is a culture of community at the Medi-Cal and CalFresh Service Center; employee growth and advancement are encouraged. We are looking for someone who is: Flexible and able to adapt to change Analytical Able to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County Skilled in written and verbal communication Able to accept constructive criticism and can provide productive feedback Able to multi-task while working in a fast-paced environment Organized What you will typically be responsible for: Performing monthly quality evaluations for Service Center staff Generating daily call statistic reports - highlighting call trends and outlying data Collaborating with management and supervisors for coaching and corrective action Keeping up to date on federal and state program related changes to ensure staff are following proper protocols and procedures Identifying error trends and developing desk guides Providing solutions to improve customer service Working with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with County policies and State/Federal requirements A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with a diverse team in a challenging environment Every day brings a new challenge Opportunities to identify and improve business processes at the call center A few challenges you might face in this job : Changing Federal and State guidelines Fast paced environment with competing deadlines and priorities Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Desirable Qualifications: Bi-lingual strongly desired Knowledge of NICE inContact, or similar, call center web-based software Knowledge of CalWIN Eligibility System or similar Social Services Systems Excellent verbal and written communication skills 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. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in a position in a California county with responsibility for public assistance eligibility determination, or Call Center experience. 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. 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to take the online skills assessment. The online assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to this position. These may include but are not limited to: analyzing & interpreting data, listening, oral communication, and self management. (Weighted 100%) Tentatively scheduled: March 12-16, 2021 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 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 Concord, California, United States
Feb 16, 2021
Full Time
The Position Firefighter - Paramedic Recruit Bargaining Unit: United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230 If you are looking for a career in the Fire Service as a Firefighter Paramedic - Recruit, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization to start or advance your career. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's (CCCFPD) mission exists to provide you, your family and our communities with professional services dedicated to the preservation of life, property and the environment. Firefighters and Firefighter - Paramedics employed by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engage directly in firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster responses, fire prevention, public education, and community service. CCCFPD has multiple positions available within the county. CCCFPD understands that in the fire service industry, providing high-quality services means hiring high quality people. Why should you join Contra Costa County Fire Protection District? Simple, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District understands the key to its success is its employees' success. Joining the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District team means joining an energetic, innovative team that is committed to being the best. If you want to learn, be challenged, and grow professionally, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is the organization for you! Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's priorities are to strive to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present, and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, apply today! We are looking for individuals who are : Trustworthy - The Fire District's primary recruitment concern is that we are hiring people with the utmost integrity. As a firefighter paramedic, you need to understand that you represent the Fire District and your profession both on duty and off and are held to the highest standard of conduct and public opinion at all times. Physically Fit - Many of the most crucial aspects of the job require firefighter paramedics to have a high fitness level. Team Players - Firefighter paramedics are a part of a team. Being a team player and understanding the team concept is highly valued. What you will be responsible for: Treating injured victims in traffic accidents, fires and other dangerous circumstances. Performing hazard relief activities by responding to and controlling structure fires, wildland fires, vehicle fires, hazardous material releases, and other hazardous conditions. Assisting with fire prevention and public education activities. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Working holidays, weekends and additional shifts when staffing vacancies require it. A few reasons you might love this job: As a firefighter paramedic with CCCFPD you could be assigned to the air division providing service from a helicopter; to the marine division providing service aboard a fire boat; to the heavy fire equipment program providing service from a bulldozer; or to a USAR or hazmat team. CCCFPD is an all risk fire agency that provides service from many different platforms. Many individuals gravitate to the firefighting profession for the camaraderie that it offers. Firefighter paramedics work as a team, with each man and woman in uniform depending on the other to perform a job. They commonly spend long hours together at a station, working 48-hour shifts. The fire station becomes a second home for many, with meals prepared and shared together like a family. For those who prefer to steer clear of a 9-to-5 work schedule, flexible hours are another reason to be a firefighter paramedic. For instance, our paramedics work 48 hours on duty, and have 96 hours off duty. Fire stations commonly have sleeping and living quarters, along with kitchens and showers, allowing for meals, and rest when fire calls are not occurring. The respect of the job. Being proud of what you do for a living. The best reason to be a firefighter paramedic is to save lives. There is nothing more rewarding than helping other people, especially when it comes to saving their lives. CCCFPD is an extremely busy organization responding to multiple fires and complex incidents daily. If you are interested in being a firefighter paramedic at a busy fire district, Contra Costa Fire is for you. A few challenges you might face in this job: Firefighter paramedics must stay physically fit and must possess stamina, endurance and strength to perform in an emergency. Exposure to extreme environmental conditions. Although trained to make wise decisions and prepare for emergencies, firefighter paramedics know the risk of injury is present on every call. Competencies Required: Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Professional Impact : Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Handling & Resolving Conflict : Managing interpersonally strained situations Listening : Fully comprehending spoken communication Learning Agility : Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one's work Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Handling Stress : Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Safety Focus : Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Environmental Exposure Tolerance : Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability : Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Decision Making : Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to twelve (12) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of (1) a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License; and (2) a valid California Paramedic license. Candidates with National Paramedic Certification (NPC) issued by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) must obtain a California Paramedic license prior to the start of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Academy. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Age: At least 18 years of age on the date of application. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be established by the County Medical Consultant. Selection Process You must pass the FCTC written test with a 70% or above. Click here to visit the FCTC site to register and to view test dates and locations. You must possess a valid Cal-JAC Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) issued by FCTC. You must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List (SEL). Click here to find out the requirements to get on FCTC's SEL. Interview dates are tentatively set for: 1st round on week of 4/19/2021 and final round on week of 5/03/2021. Academy start date is tentatively scheduled for the first week of October 2021. To be considered for the Firefighter Paramedic Recruit positions, you must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility List. If you are currently on the eligibility list, contact FCTC to confirm that you have renewed all the certificates and/or licenses required to remain active on their list. If you submit renewed documents to Contra Costa County Human Resources, it does not meet the renewal requirements to remain on the FCTC eligibility list and your name will not be referred. Please visit www.FCTConline.org to register for upcoming written and CPAT tests and learn more about the exam process, requirements and scheduled test locations/dates. The fee for the written test is $50.00 and the fee for the CPAT is $150.00. Individuals who demonstrate a financial hardship may apply for a grant through the California Fire Foundation. See www.fctconline.org for the financial hardship application. Required Documentation: Attach a copy of certificate/license with the application by the closing date: Valid California or out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Valid California Paramedic license or National Paramedic Certification (NPC) issued by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Valid CPAT card issued between September 1, 2020 and March 14, 2021 . Written Examination: To be considered for this position, you must successfully pass the Entry-Level Firefighter Written Exam administered by FCTC. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates from FCTC. Candidates must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active on FCTC's list, your results must be valid through March 14, 2021 . CPAT Test: To be considered for this position, you must have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by FCTC within the last 6 months. Contra Costa County Human Resources will receive a list of eligible candidates from FCTC. Candidates must be active on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List to apply and be considered for an interview with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. If you are already active on FCTC's list, your results will be accepted. Contra Costa County will accept a CPAT card issued between September 1, 2020 and March 14, 2021 . Final Selection: Eligible candidates will be grouped into one of three bands (A, B or C bands) based on test scores and any applicable veteran's credits. Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Please visit www.cccfpd.org to learn more about the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. 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
Feb 10, 2021
Part Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking qualified individuals interested in the Ultrasound Technologist I positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under clinical direction, the Ultrasound Technologist I performs a variety of routine ultrasound imaging procedures in the diagnosis of diseases and study of malfunction of organs; assists physicians in related ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) and Health Centers; and performs related duties as required. We are looking for someone who is: Able to understand and follow written and oral instructions Able to work tactfully, sympathetically, and effectively with various types and conditions of patients with minimum supervision Able to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality A few reasons you might love this job: Never a dull day! Intermediate to fast paced working environment Will face challenging situations What you will typically be responsible for: Performing diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Operating a variety of diagnostic ultrasound equipment Applying high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation 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 six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience: Periodically Until Filled Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, breast, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, pelvic and obstetrical examinations May perform pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects and operates ultrasound and ancillary equipment and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; prepares, instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Performs first aid as necessary May assist in training ultrasound intern/residents and other ultrasonographers in ultrasound procedures May participate in Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans instruments and stocks procedure rooms and ancillary areas Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls Maintains accurate records as directed Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Substitution: Proof of graduation from an accredited ultrasound training program and eligibility for the RDMS examination may be substituted for the required certification. Incumbents must successfully pass the RDMS examination within six (6) months of hire. 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. 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%) 4.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 examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking to fill full time Ultrasound Technologist II positions located in the Diagnostic Imaging Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. The Ultrasound Technologist II is responsible for assessing general patient condition, selecting ultrasound and ancillary equipment to use, performing a variety of routine and complex ultrasound imaging procedures including pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments, and assisting physicians in ultrasound procedures performed on outpatient, inpatient, and emergency patients. Other responsibilities include on-call and callback duties to perform emergency ultrasound imaging procedures that may be ordered after normal business hours which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Experience performing general and advanced ultrasound imaging procedures Excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology and congenital/ acquired pathology as related to the use and interpretation of ultrasound diagnostic procedures and attention to detail Ability to assess general patient condition and take action consistent with standards Ability to work independently Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Critical thinking and hospitality skills Excellent interpersonal and patient care skills Ability to train others in the practice of ultrasound imaging Ability and skill to be a shift leader Ability to be a team player, collaborate with others and work towards the same goals Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and Experience: November 28, 2017; and periodically Typical Tasks Consults with referring Physician regarding patient's medical history to determine the type of ultrasonic procedure required and to correlate the clinical history with the test to be performed Performs diagnostic imaging in the modality of Diagnostic Medical Sonography including ultrasound of the abdomen, spleen, liver, renal, pancreas, gallbladder and any other retroperitoneal, thyroid, break, testicles, neonatal, biophysical profiles, carotid Doppler, vascular Doppler, and pelvic and obstetrical examinations Performs pulse and continuous-wave Doppler assessments Operates a variety of ultrasound equipment; applies high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients through the use of transducers to produce images of internal organs for diagnostic interpretation Selects ultrasound and ancillary equipment, and ensures its proper functioning for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications/protocol of examination Adjusts equipment controls according to protocol and Radiologist orders for the part of the body to be examined Assesses general patient condition (including stability, pain and safety) and takes appropriate action as necessary Explains examination process to the patient; instructs and assists patient throughout the procedure Transports patients using gurneys, wheelchairs, and/or beds; transfers patients to and from the examination table Documents observations made during the procedure for final interpretation by the Radiologist Participates in departmental Quality Improvement efforts Labels permanent records of scans or identifies images, manipulates and sends images via the Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) network Sets up sterile and non-sterile trays, and provides instruments, medical devices and supplies as requested Cleans and stocks instruments in procedure rooms and ancillary areas, and maintains proper inventory levels Assists in scheduling procedures and patients; receives and assists patients and other customers Answers departmental telephone calls May be assigned to coordinate patient flow Maintains accurate records as directed Perform first aid as necessary Accurately bills for additional equipment or medical supplies required to perform procedures Performs other related work as required When assigned as a lead worker, additional tasks may include: May be assigned lead duties in a designated area and/or shift including coordinating the quality control testing of equipment and related recording Coordinates and trains students and new ultrasound technologists Researches and resolves image errors Maintains and orders inventory supplies Serves as a resource to staff learning new skills or equipment Assists in the preparation of work and on-call schedules; prioritizes and assigns tasks to technologists and support staff including rotation and unit workflow relative to available resources Minimum Qualifications Certificates Required: Possession and maintenance of a valid certificate as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and a valid certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) issued by the American Red Cross or a valid certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Certified RDMS with at least six (6) months experience in an acute care setting. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. 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. 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%) 4. 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
Feb 10, 2021
Temporary
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Agricultural & Animal Control Unit Why join the Contra Costa Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures? Contra Costa County is one of the largest employers in the area, offering multiple career opportunities in public service. The Agriculture/Weights & Measures Department has a staff of 44 employees County wide and provides a wide range of services for the public and industry. Our goal is to promote and protect agriculture, the environment, and the people of Contra Costa County. We are responsible for operating many statewide programs through a combination of education, outreach and enforcement. The Weights and Measures side of Agriculture protects buyers and sellers by promoting fair packaging and by checking commercial weighting, measuring and timing devices for accuracy. The main office is located in Concord, CA and the branch office is in Knightsen, CA. We are looking for someone who: Is able to work outside in all types of weather and over varied terrain Is reliable and responsible, and can work without supervision Can work effectively in groups Can perform simple mathematical calculations Can read and utilize simple diagrams and maps efficiently Can manage their time efficiently Is able to maintain a safe work place and personal safety at all times What you will typically be responsible for: Maintaining equipment and vehicle Performing weed and vertebrate pest control activities Preparing and maintaining inspection maps, logs, inspections, calendars, etc. Receiving, storing, mixing, preparing and applying pesticides Operating a backpack sprayer Monitoring progress of pest management efforts Inspecting and surveying a variety of properties Lifting and carrying objects or materials weighing up to 50 pounds A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on our community All tools and equipment provided You work outside inspecting/surveying properties surrounded by beautiful views You see lots of wildlife A few challenges you might face in this job : Performing physical labor in rough and uneven terrain under various weather conditions Performing physical labor in protective suits, goggles, helmets and/or hats, etc. You must be detail oriented and organized so you take everything you need to perform the task assigned Desirable Qualifications: Able to identify various noxious weeds and know how to control them Have basic understanding of ground squirrels lifecycles and how to control them Experience with pesticide preparation and application procedures Able to identify non-target species and mitigate risks Experience with ATV's in all types of terrain Mechanical background for simple technical difficulties in equipment or ATV malfunctions Able to read and interpret laws and regulations relating to pesticide applications Minimum Qualifications Licenses Required : Possession of a valid California Driver'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 or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Selection Process 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator 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 a high school proficiency certificate and possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov 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. 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Teacher -Project Substitute. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher -Project Substitute position is assigned to the Community Services Bureau Head Start and/or State Funded Child Development centers and administers an educational program design to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Under supervision, plans, organizes and conducts variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled. The position can be assigned to working with pre-school or Infant/Toddler children. The Teacher-Project substitute is responsible to provide training and supervision to subordinate staff. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Head Start and Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation 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 a high school proficiency certificate and possess of one of the following: 1. An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2. An Associate Degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3. Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4. Baccalaureate Degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or possession of a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. 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. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ivy Bushnell-Jackson in the Community Services Bureau directly at (925) 608-5046. 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
Feb 10, 2021
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering an employment opportunity on an hourly basis in a role for Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher Assistant Trainee-Project position is geared towards individuals who do not have experience or educational background in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development or individuals who are pursuing their post-high school education. The position provides an excellent opportunity for an on-the-job training and development for a potential career in Early Childhood Education. Under close supervision, cares for and assists in the development and instruction of Infant/Toddler and pre-school children in a childcare and development education program designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. No permanent appointments may be made in this classification. Typical Tasks Assists in planning and implementing the instructional program to Infant/Toddler and pre-school children Assists in maintaining the safety, cleanliness and attractiveness of the learning environment, including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, cleaning and sanitizing tables and sinks, and organizing the children's environment Assists children and teachers in transitions at rest time, during meals, and other activities Assists children with toileting and diapering Nurtures the children and families to reach full potential Models appropriate behavior for the children and families Assists the children in solving their own problems and developing self-discipline; follows appropriate behavior management techniques and policy Reports observations of unusual or challenging behaviors to the teachers and relates positive behaviors to parents Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff, and children; Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisor as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Continuing Education: Eligibility for promotion to the classification of Associate Teacher - Project requires completion of 12 Early Childhood Education units with a passing grade of C or above. Nine (9) of these units must be in the core classes required under the State Permit Matrix. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Physical Requirements: Lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently, able to bend, stoop, and sit in small chairs and on floors regularly. Able to move quickly to keep pace with young children. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. 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. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Andrea Andalon in the Community Services Bureau directly at (925) 608-5045. 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in several Substance Abuse Counselor positions. Substance Abuse Counselors work at the Alcohol and Other Drugs unit within the Behavioral Health Division and the Restoration Center within the Public Health Division. The candidates selected will engage in a variety of counseling and prevention activities targeted at individuals, groups, and families experiencing or at high risk for problems related to substance abuse. The position may be assigned to either an outpatient or residential facility program in East, West, or Central Contra Costa County. Individuals selected for this position may be required to work various shifts and weekends. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Ability to use provide counseling and related family counseling and education Ability to communicate effectively with people experiencing anxiety, stress and depression Knowledge of the current substance abuse methods and techniques of individual and group counseling Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent oral and written communication skills Acknowledge and respect cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population Read the complete job description at 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 Evaluation: Periodically Until Vacancies Filled Typical Tasks Interviews applicants to determine appropriateness for program services Conducts intake assessments to determine client problems and appropriate course of action Orients clients on program requirements Provides substance abuse counseling to individuals, families and groups Conducts group education programs Provides crisis intervention and counseling Develops recovery plans and makes referrals to appropriate service providers Represents the division to the community through outreach activities and educational programs Maintains client case records and does technical client charting Participates in meetings, committees and training Plans, schedules and implements clients daily work, counseling and recreational activities Monitors client files Prepares reports for other agencies as required Monitors ongoing treatment Develops aftercare plans and provides client follow-up Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates 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. Certification Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Education: Successful completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 15 quarter units in psychology, sociology, counseling, or chemical dependency. Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, counseling persons in a substance abuse program or one (1) year of experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee in Contra Costa County. Substitution for Education: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units of education on a year-for-year basis. No substitution is allowed for the required 12 semester or 15 quarter units of specialized coursework. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. 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 completed supplemental questionnaire is required at the time of applying. 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%). 4. 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
Feb 10, 2021
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! Social Worker II vacancies are available on the Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) and the Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. ASSIGNMENTS IN THE EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT (EHSD) 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 Community Connect. 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. 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 ASSIGNMENTS IN THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE Come join the Contra Costa Public Defenders (CCPD) Office and be part of an interdisciplinary team that utilizes a holistic approach to ensure justice and help achieve the best possible outcome for adults and juveniles charged with crimes. CCPD Social workers assist staff attorneys in their representation of our clients in a variety of ways, including: Writing biopsychosocial reports and assessments of clients Identifying available social services in the community and connecting clients with those services Identifying issues of concern that may have led the person to involvement in the criminal justice system Developing plans to help people reintegrate with their communities after incarceration Advocating for community-based solutions as alternatives to custody We are looking for someone who has: The ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic statuses An understanding of the role of the public defender in advocating for indigent persons accused of crimes Great communications skills, oral and written The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments 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 Tentative Written Exams: March 2021 (For applications received 11/16/20 - 2/14/21) June 2021 (For applications received 2/15/21 - 5/9/21) 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: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure, Investigative, Psycho-Social, and Written Communication. (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
Feb 10, 2021
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. 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 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 Tentative Written Exams: March 2021 (For applications received 11/16/20 - 2/14/21) June 2021 (For applications received 2/15/21 - 5/9/21) 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: Assessment, Interpersonal, Interpreting Policies and Procedure, Investigative, Psycho-Social, and Written Communication. (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
Feb 10, 2021
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 men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($6,263 - $7,432) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch 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. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 02/03/2021 - 03/02/2021 Tentative Typing Assessment: 03/17/2021 - 03/18/2021 Tentative Performance Exam: 04/03/2021 - 04/05/2021 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages 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 center 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. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) CritiCall Performance 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: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. 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% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 * *As of July 1, 2020 $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (July 2021) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (July 2022) 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 six months. EXAM DATES: (For applications received 02/03/2021 - 03/02/2021 ) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 03/17/2021 - 03/18/2021 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. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: 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: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. 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
Feb 10, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - FACS Site Supervisor Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Department is recruiting to fill Site Supervisor I vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor III, Site Supervisor I's provide the day-to-day administration of a small capacity child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler care and/or preschool services. Typical Tasks Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed. Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required. Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors as required Complies with Standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a Teacher in a publicly funded preschool or child development program. Certificate Required: Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the State of California or official written verification that all requirements of the permit have been completed and application has been made to the State. Employment will require mandatory maintenance of the permit by taking continuing education courses as specified by the State for its renewal. Special Requirements: Ability to meet such standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with preschool and child development programs. Note: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and a current physical examination. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Site Supervisor Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov 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. 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with 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.