Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
The Position Future Recruitment Announcement This recruitment will open from April 22, 2019 -April 28, 2019. Bargaining Unit: AFSCM, Local 2700- General Clerical Unit Are you interested in pursuing a new opportunity and a career in public service? Contra Costa County is seeking talented and qualified individuals to fill clerical vacancies throughout the County! Bilingual candidates, especially those fluent in Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply. We offer a monthly salary differential of $100 to employees in assignments that require bilingual proficiency . Typing Test: To be considered for typing positions, applicants must complete a typing test validating, in a five minute timed typing test, the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. We are pleased to announce that starting this year, you can obtain a typing certification from the comfort of your home, or any other location where you are able to access a computer connected to the internet! To complete the test, visit https://es.eskill.com/es/quiz/?testId=25f10b28d358a4ca . You can take the test multiple times. Test results will be sent you via email, please attach a single certificate confirming your ability to type at least 40 net words per minute to your application. Candidates who do not include a valid typing test score will be considered for non-typing positions only. If you do not have access to a personal computer, you can access the assessment at any of the 26 community libraries located throughout Contra Costa County, or contact exam@hrd.cccounty.us to set-up an appointment to take the assessment in HR's Computer Lab located in Martinez, CA. For Frequently Asked Questions regarding this recruitment, please click on the following link before applying: http://www.cccounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/45873 The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Typical Tasks Typing positions: Types letters, memoranda, reports, case histories, invoices, statements, warrants, permits, charts, tables, tax lists and records from handwritten material, typed material, recording equipment and/or records; types legal documents such as deeds, court orders, mortgages and marriage license Additionally, at increasing responsibility levels, composes and types letters on routine matters such as the functions and services of various County departments, procedure to be followed in securing the service of a County department, information contained in County records, letters from rough drafts, marginal notes or verbal instructions Types reports, bills, vouchers, receipts, lists, schedules, orders, notices and statistical data Operates a variety of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculators, fax, copier, patient information and image management systems, and other modern medical office machines. Non typing positions: Requiring limited typing skills and speed. Operates current computer equipment and software to input and maintain data and information into various database programs Requisitions, stores and distributes office supplies Maintains alphabetical, numerical or subject matter files Sorts and files correspondence, bills, invoices, requisitions, demands, contracts, permits, applications, work orders, purchase orders, inter-office memoranda and a wide variety of other documents Answers telephones and takes and relays messages Furnishes routine information over the counter or telephone Performs basic arithmetic calculations Operates miscellaneous office machines Receives, sorts and distributes mail Minimum Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of full-time office clerical experience, or equivalent animal related clerical experience. Typing Skills: For typing positions: the ability to type at a speed of not less than 40 words per minute from clear manuscript or printed or typewritten copy. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line and complete a supplemental questionnaireas indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Written Examination: A written test, consisting of multiple-choice questions, will be administered to all accepted applicants. Test items may consist of the following job-related assessment categories: Alphabetizing and Filing; Grammar; Vocabulary; Reading and Understanding Written Material; Customer Service; Interpersonal Skills; and Basic Arithmetic. Candidates must achieve a score of 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%) The t entative written examination dates are May 22, 2019 in Pleasant Hill & May 24, 2019 in Martinez. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Mar 07, 2019
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 theirSite Supervisor Permitwith 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 Martinez, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position **EXTENDED** Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is recruiting to fill one (1) Accountant II vacancy in the Public Works Department located in Martinez, CA. Accountant II is the journey-level class of the professional accounting series, responsible for performing professional level accounting duties of a complex nature including preparation, maintenance, and review of financial records and reports related to a specific area of assignment. Individuals working at this level are required to have a thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and standards and the ability to research, analyze, evaluate and interpret data. Incumbents are expected to perform complex accounting assignments and exercise considerable judgment in applying accounting principles, financial standards, policies and procedures. Incumbents may provide occasional work direction to Account Clerks and/or lower level Accountants. The Accountant II is a flexibly-staffed classification and may advance to the classes of Accountant III ($5,846-$7,106). The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating: Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting necessary to review, analyze and interpret financial statements, reports, transactions and records Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines. Knowledge of Generally accepted accounting principles and practices, cost accounting principles, and budgeting principles and practices. Prepare clear, concise and complete financial reports and statements and other related documents. Verify the accuracy of accounting and financial data Make sound independent judgments within established guidelines Strong problem-solving, organizational and critical thinking skills. Knowledge and experience with governmental finance principles, including working with granting or other funding agencies, including preparing claim documents and reporting, a plus. The ideal candidate will also exemplify the following critical attributes: A resourceful professional who stays current with information, technology, trends and developments relevant to the field A strong collaborator and consensus builder with demonstrated ability to maintain and cultivate successful working relationships inside and outside of the organization An excellent communicator (verbally and in writing) with demonstrated ability to prepare written reports and records in a clear, concise manner An analytical thinker with a demonstrated ability to think logically, take initiative and react calmly under pressure in order to arrive at sound conclusions Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment Relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, fax, copy machines and software programs The Contra Costa County Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs and maintains transportation, drainage, and recreational facilities in the unincorporated areas of the county.We are driven to providing innovative customer services through a highly skilled, creative and inspired workforce. We endeavor to improve the lives of our customers and the communities that unite them. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/ hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year to fill any future vacancies in County Departments utilizing this classification. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam: May 1, 2019 Tentative Oral Exam: May 21-22, 2019 Typical Tasks Prepares and reviews journal vouchers, transfer of funds, and other financial documents Reconciles and maintains various financial schedules and subsidiary ledgers Reconciles general ledger and fund control accounts Reconciles subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger Reviews, analyzes and maintains a variety of trust funds Reconciles, reports and remits payroll withholding and FICA taxes Reconciles W-2 earnings Maintains the County's fixed asset ledger Calculates interest earnings and prepares allocation schedules Calculates and prepares depreciation schedules for enterprise funds Reviews and analyzes financial transactions and balances for accuracy, completeness and authorization Assists in the preparation of the countywide Cost-Allocation Plan and State Controller's Report and submits them to appropriate agencies Assists in the preparation of a wide range of tasks as part of the on-going budget process, including compiling, tabulating, analyzing, and reviewing financial data for the administration of the County budget Prepares detailed accounting work papers on a personal computer including worksheets, schedules and flow charts Recommends policy and procedural changes Documents work processes for assigned tasks Reviews and analyzes changes in legal and procedural requirements for financial, budgetary, tax and accounting operations Maintains records on a variety of bonds on the property tax rolls, such as the 1915 Act, Mello-Roos, and general obligation bonds Apportions property taxes and refunds, tax settlements, homeowners' reimbursement and other revenues to all taxing agencies in the County Performs a variety of financial, statistical, budgetary, tax and accounting analysis reports Establishes procedures for obtaining levy information for the new tax year and authorizes new tax amounts for bills Participates in the development, maintenance and enhancement of accounting systems Interacts with various representatives of County Departments, outside agencies, etc. Provides lead direction and assists with resolving work-related issues Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications Education: 1) Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting or a closely related field, which must have included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from among the following accounting courses: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Fund Accounting, Cost Accounting, or Auditing; or 2) Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate. Internal Substitution for Education: Incumbency in the class of Accountant I for Contra Costa County may be substituted for the baccalaureate degree. Experience: Eighteen (18) months of full-time (or its equivalent) professional accounting experience. Selection Process Written Exam: A multiple-choice written examination will be administered to all accepted applicants in areas such as: knowledge of accounting principles, practices and methods; ability to interpret and apply pertinent rules, regulations and laws; ability to perform mathematical calculations. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 to be placed the eligible list. (Weighted 50%) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list (Weighted 50%) . 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
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a senior PeopleSoft HCM Information Systems Programmer/Analyst (ISPA) IV in the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) located in Martinez, CA; this is not an offsite/remote position. This position is an advanced journey level class in the Information Systems Programmer/Analyst series. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Work in a team environment, providing expert technical and programming support for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) system. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Resolve complex HCM application issues in areas that include implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development and support of the HCM system. Create and provide technical and written documentation. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: PeopleSoft HCM (North America Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits Administration, MSS/GSS) version 9.0 or higher, SQR, Oracle SQL Developer,PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM),PeopleTools, MS Office. Creative problem solving/strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems. Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills. Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, take initiative, and work well under pressure. Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Exam: Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation March 23, 2019. Please note: Contra Costa County is not able to consider third party applicants or candidates requiring H1B sponsorship at this time. Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as lead over some or all aspects of assigned information systems and/or applications development, support, and implementation projects Provides information and guidance on applicable information systems policies, procedures, methods and techniques, responds to questions, and assists in reviewing work products Evaluates and assesses client needs, identifies and recommends resources (including staff, equipment, and materials) and sets project priorities Monitors and tracks projects by comparing estimates to the actual times and costs and reports on progress or problems encountered on application development or enhancement Prepares specifications for an enhancement or new application Develops applications that meet the specifications provided Prepares and presents project progress reports for assigned work units or committees, identifying problems and issues and recommending solutions Prepares project descriptions, cost estimates and justifications for new or enhanced system modifications Accurately implements assigned tasks, both oral and written, within estimated times and costs Participates in the evaluation and testing of system upgrades; installs or upgrades software applications; and troubleshoots hardware and software related problems Participates in or oversees quality assurance procedures for information systems services and reviews new vendor software for compliance with established standards Provides technical assistance to system customers in accordance with the applicable work unit's policies, procedures, methods and techniques Meets with customer(s) to discuss and document requests for service Prepares and presents the information system solutions to business problems Proficient in using various software productivity tools required to support the work unit's systems Performs a variety of analysis duties in the design, implementation and maintenance of management information systems or applications Installs and maintains platform-specific application software and computer hardware Creates test data and performs necessary tests to validate the accuracy of expected results Accurately codes new, or modifies existing programs Prepares and maintains accurate documentation of work performed Provides customer training for applicable software applications. Develops user training manuals, develops written standards and procedures, and updates and maintains user training manuals as needed May prepare requests for proposals for vendor services May attend and participate in professional group meetings and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information systems Minimum Qualifications Information Systems Programmer/Analyst IV: Education: Possession of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in computer science or information processing or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing software applications programming and/or systems analysis, at least one year of which must have included programming responsibility. Substitution for Education: Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of four (4) years. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. This position will be assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skills gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics that include abuse and/or neglect with the goal of preserving or restoring baseline functioning for the identified client system. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position that offers a promotional opportunity to the Social Worker III class when all the minimum qualifications are met. Applicants interested in the Social Worker III recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Children and Family Services Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 4/15/19 - 7/21/19) Tentative Written Exam: August 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints, makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate community resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings With frequent consultation provides casework services in the children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for court hearings as required, or is on stand-by, when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files petitions, submission of court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers with County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting in computer applications as required Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools, and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Come join a team committed to helping individuals and families live their best lives! The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker III vacancies within Aging and Adult Services, Children and Family Services, and Whole Person Care CommunityConnect. Responsibilities may include assessing an individual's or family's problems which involve abuse or neglect, developing case plans to preserve adequate functioning, or improve individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children & Family Services Bureau, you will work in one of the following areas, including but not limited to; Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to Adult Protective Services, you will be responsible for investigating and mitigating abuse and neglect of elderly and dependent adults. If assigned to Whole Person Care CommunityConnect, you will be responsible for providing case management and care coordination for enrolled clients served by the County Health Care System. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, a bilingual differential is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual and meet the qualifications. Applicants interested in the Social Worker II recruitment must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker II. Contra Costa County offers a wide range of competitive benefit options to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For general county benefits information, visit our Benefits page at: CCC Employee Benefits . Are you curious about a day in the life of a Social Worker? Check out a couple of the Social Worker profile videos! Children and Family Services Adult Protective Services We are looking for someone who has: Knowledge and ability to learn and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to clients Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills Excellent interpersonal skills when working with diverse clients of various ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and mental and/or physical capabilities Strong ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to meet the needs of a shared client Great communication skills Tech-savvy skills and ability to learn and use specialized software programs A few reasons you might love the job: Opportunity to compassionately support children, elders/dependent adults, and families It's more than a desk job! Travel throughout the beautiful East Bay and neighboring counties to meet with clients and community partners Work andnetwork with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Career growth and upward mobility within the department Supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: Fast-paced environment Meeting mandated deadlines (such as court) Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES (For applications received 4/15/19 - 7/21/19) Tentative Written Exam: August 2019 Typical Tasks Note: Incumbents assigned to Children's Protective Services or Adult Protective Services positions may be required to: Interprets and applies complex laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to child welfare and adult protective services Investigates complaints and makes psychosocial assessments of families and individuals, consults with and refers clients to appropriate resources, if needed Identifies immediate and potential risk of abuse and negligence of children and/or adults residing in non-institutional community care settings Provides intensive casework services in children's or adult protective services programs while in the home or in placement Conducts interviews, visits with clients in their homes and in other non-office settings Develops, prepares and implements treatment service plans, and provides case management services Completes and gathers necessary records and reports Prepares appropriate case files, legal and casework documentation including the recording of relevant information Responds to emergency requests during regular work hours or at other times assigned, and provides emergency services via on the telephone or onsite of crisis scene which may be a hospital, home or police department Appears in court for hearings as required, or is on stand-by when necessary Determines the need for court hearings, schedules and notifies appropriate parties Prepares and submits written court reports/memos with recommendations for the court and carries out court ordered actions Files of petitions, submission court reports, and other actions, as needed Confers County Counsel regarding petitions, reports, hearings and other litigation Maintains accurate and specific case records and logs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, documenting Maintains liaison activities with police jurisdictions, schools and hospitals Makes presentations, provides education and outreach to community groups Prepares relevant correspondence Adult Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Cross reports to law enforcement and other legal and regulatory entities Coordinates and collaborates with the District Attorney's and County Counsel's offices, as needed Collaborates with California State Community Care Licensing Division of local ombudsman on Residential Facility closure(s) Performs related investigative and complex activities involving the health and safety of older adults and disabled adults Children's Protective Services assignment: In addition to the typical tasks above, incumbents in this assignment may perform all or part of the following as well: Prepares and submits notifications, petitions, court reports, court memos and other Court documents for required Juvenile court hearings and procedures Prepares, testifies and carries out orders administered by the Juvenile Court on behalf of the agency Secures, visits and monitors out-of-home placements in/out of county for youth and young adults Assists teens and young adults in progressing toward independence and self-sufficiency Provides highly skilled case management services for children and families involved in CFS, including, but not limited to, substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual abuse issues Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency. One year must have been after completion of the Master's degree. Substitution: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency, two (2) years of which must have included experience in any of the following areas: adoptions, foster home and institutional placement, adult or children's protective services, conservatorship of individuals incapable of self care may be substituted for the required education and experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Written Examination: May include multiple-choice questions, writing proficiency test, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Test items may consist of the following assessment categories: Analytical Ability, Interviewing Principles, Written Communication, and Interpersonal Skills. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-wide, California, United States
Apr 08, 2019
Full Time
The Position *EXTENDED* Bargaining Unit: Local 2700 - General Clerical Unit Contra Costa County is seeking qualified individuals to fill current vacancies for Account Clerk - Experienced Level. Persons appointed to the Account Clerk - Experienced Level position work under general supervision in various departments. The Account Clerk - Experienced Level is the journey-level of responsibility within the class. Positions in this class are assigned responsibility for performing a variety of accounting clerical tasks. Duties may include performing arithmetic calculations; checking, indexing and filing bills, vouchers, purchase orders, claims and other financial papers; computing and processing bills; accepting payments and writing receipts and/or deposit slips; maintaining subsidiary ledgers; assisting in the preparation of accounting and/or statistical reports; and balancing accounts and preparing monthly statements. This position requires the individual to be detail oriented, organized and have strong communication skills. Someone who can work under pressure and who really takes initiative will be most successful in this role. The ideal candidate will possess the following: Ability to provide high level customer service Attention to detail and consistency Ability to problem solve Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration Effective communication skills both in writing and orally Demonstrate ethical behavior and treats people with respect Time management skills Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment Relevant office/computer skills to use a variety of equipment such as computers, fax, copy machines and software programs To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam:May 15, 2019 Typical Tasks Beginning and Experienced Levels (Levels A and B): Performs a variety of clerical work in connection with the assembly, sorting, tabulation and recording of fiscal and statistical data Checks, indexes and files bills, vouchers, purchase orders, claims and other financial papers, performs arithmetic calculationsand verifies totals and extensions Maintains perpetual inventories Records maintenance and service records Maintains and checks payroll Computes and processes bills Accepts payments and writes receipts and/or deposit slips Computes replacement costs by checking scaled measurements Makes computations of square footage and applies the proper cost of depreciation factors selected from standardized tables Maintains subsidiary ledgers Assists in the preparation of accounting and/or statistical reports Operates standard manual, electric and electronic office equipment including adding, calculating and bookkeeping machines May type vouchers, invoices, account statements, payrolls, periodic reports and other records Distributes material, labor, equipment and indirect costs from demands, invoices, bills of lading, and time and work reports, coding such costs for proper distribution according to predetermined functional and organizationalclassifications Balances accounts and prepares monthly statements reflecting maintenance and operating costs and showing the condition of appropriations by districts Posts and balances general and subsidiary ledgers Checks daily time reports for sufficiency and accuracy of information, and posts wage and equipment costs Codes warrants according to a predetermined classification for expenditure posting, and codes expenditures for distribution to proper departments by accounts Checks funds for warrants that have been issued to insure legality of payment Maintains bond and interest records Computes interest charges Checks computations on warrants Issues warrants, expense reimbursements, public assistance grants, etc Operates calculating and other office machines Minimum Qualifications Education (All Levels): Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experienced Level (Level B): Eighteen (18) months of full-time or its equivalent experience in the preparation and processing of accounting documents and in the maintenance of accounting records. Substitution (All levels): 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. 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: Ability to Work Rapidly with Data and Information, Numerical Skills, Knowledge of Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping, Understanding Written Information, and Interpersonal Relations. 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
Apr 08, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt The Department of Agriculture is seeking to fill one vacant Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures position. The Agriculture Department is located in Concord, California. The ideal candidate must possess a valid license of eligibility as a County Agricultural Commissioner and County Sealer of Weights and Measures issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The Assistant Agricultural Commissioner is an exempt management level classification responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Agriculture and Weights and Measures divisions, including preparing and tracking budget and revenue contracts, invoices and financial statements; compiling and submitting state monthly program reports; and personnel management. Other duties include but are not limited to: directing and overseeing the work of subordinate supervisory personnel; assisting the department head in the formulation of weights and measures and agriculture policies and procedures; directing and supervising the disposition of difficult non-compliance problems; coordinating development and training programs for personnel; development of and training programs for new personnel; preparing correspondence and representing the department at meetings and conferences. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. Typical Tasks Supervises and coordinates county-wide weights and measures and agricultural inspection programs Oversees the work of subordinate management personnel and completes performance evaluations of personnel Assists the department head in the formulation of weights and measures and agricultural policies and procedures Participates in the interview, selection, training and evaluation of new personnel Makes personnel assignments within both divisions to insure adequate staffing for workloads Consults with subordinate supervisors and/or the department head on difficult non-compliance problems Extracts pertinent data from legislative bills, correspondence and periodicals affecting the Agricultural and Weights and Measures Divisions Insures that all employees are informed about code changes and new techniques and procedures Plans and coordinates large-scale inspection programs as may be required by mandate, contract or ordinance Evaluates inspection procedures, the maintenance of standards and the success of programs Assists in the preparation of the Agricultural and Weights and Measures Division budgets by preparing narrative and statistical information Tracks the departmental budget and programs to assure that goals are met In consultation with the Department Head authorizes major departmental purchases Develops the Fiscal Year End Report for the California Department of Food and Agriculture Develops contract proposals and invoices for various departmental program activities Acts as a hearing officer on Administrative Law Cases Evaluates serious or repeated violations and recommends action Prepares correspondence, reports and statistic information Supervises the maintenance of records and activities of clerical staff Represents the department at meetings and conferences 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. Agricultural Licenses Required: A valid County Agricultural Commissioner license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture, and A valid County Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience as a Weights and Measures Inspector or as an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector with a federal, state or county regulatory agency which must have included two (2) years of management, supervisory or program responsibility experience. Substitution for One Required Agricultural License: At the time of applying candidate must possess either a valid Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or a Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture and within two (2) years of appointment employee must possess the second required County Agricultural license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture. 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 Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Mar 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position The CCRMC Chief Executive Officer works closely with Behavioral Health Services, Public Health, Emergency Medical Services, the Contra Costa Health Plan's 200,000 lives (as well as the other Contra Costa Health Services Divisions), other County Departments, and outside agencies to integrate and coordinate healthcare services for the residents of Contra Costa. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or Doctor of Medicine in the State of California. Education: Possession of a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Nursing, Public Health, Hospital or Health Care Administration, or a closely related health field. Experience: Five (5) years of full-time experience (or its equivalent) in acute care hospital management or health care administration. Selection Process If you or a colleague are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a detailed resume as soon as possible to: Robert Neher, FACHE, President or Lawrence Davenport, D.Ed. Executive Vice President Neher & Associates 3790 Millerton Place Suite 100 West Sacramento, CA 95691 Telephone: (916) 443-2421 Facsimile: (916) 443-5949 Applications are preferred electronically at: robertneher@executivesearchneher.com To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: Contra Costa Regional Medical Center- Chief Executive Officer 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 07, 2019
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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Mar 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit Contra Costa County is offering an excellent employment opportunity to fill full and part time Orthopedic Technician positions assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center or Health Centers located in East, West and Central County of Martinez, CA. The Orthopedic Technicians are responsible for the application and/or removal of casts from patients in a hospital emergency room and/or orthopedic clinic environment, assistance with preparation of traction equipment, preparation of specialized equipment for use in orthopedic surgeries; and maintenance of inventory in the cast room. Incumbents apply and remove fiberglass and plaster casts and splints, and apply traction for hospitalized patients. In addition, they inspect traction (while in use) and report findings to a physician; prepare surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment, and instruct nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction and perform other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Proven orthopedic efficiency Great organizational skills and ability to work in a busyenvironment Excellent interpersonal skills are required as incumbents interact with patients, public and County staff Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Skilled cast application Hospitality focus To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months . TENTATIVE EXAM DATE Training and ExperienceExam: To Be Announced Typical Tasks Prepares injured areas for cast application by covering with specified protective material Wets, wraps and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture Trims plaster using electric cutter Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part, as directed Assembles wooden, metal, plastic or plaster material to make orthopedic splints Assists orthopedic patients through all phases of clinic visit Obtains parts for prescribed traction equipment Visually inspects traction in use and reports findings to appropriate physician Maintains traction during patient transfers Instructs nursing personnel in principles and maintenance of traction Prepares surgical suite for orthopedic surgeries by arranging appropriate equipment Maintains cast room supply inventory Cleans work area and tools Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers May attend surgical rounds Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school, G. E. D. equivalency or California High School Proficiency Certificate. 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. Certificates: Possess and maintain throughout the duration of their employment: a valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate issued by the American Heart Association. Experience: Six months of full-time experience in the application and removal of casts in a hospital, clinic or medical office setting, working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients. Substitution for Experience: A valid Orthopaedic Technologist Certification issued by the National Board of Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT) OR completion of an Orthopedic Technician training program meeting the minimum standards set by the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT) may be substituted for the required experience. 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. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE 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. 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 rating 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
Mar 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position THIS IS A CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting Certified Nursing Assistants to assist licensed nursing staff in performing routine tasks in the care and treatment of patients in an inpatient setting at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Certified Nursing Assistants assist patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living. Additional duties include transporting patients to appointments; taking and recording vital signs; obtaining stool and urine specimens; and other required patient care activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Exercise good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Follow oral and written directions Work as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Perform difficult physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion to control patient behavior Ensure that patients receive the proper meals prescribed by their physicians Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work under stress Ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Attention to detail Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months. Typical Tasks Assists patients with feeding, ambulating, grooming, dressing and other activities of daily living Transports patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital Observes and records patients' temperatures, respiration, pulse, blood pressures, intake and output, and weight Obtains stool and urine samples Prepares rooms for admission and post discharge room cleaning Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Assists patients in and out of bed Charts observations of the patient in the medical record and reports observations to the nurse in charge Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Maintains supplies including ordering and stocking May serve on a Code Gray Team May be required to perform Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Attends staff meetings and other inservice training as required Performs other indirect care activities as required Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Certificates: Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Within six (6) months of hire must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center approved Crisis Management and Prevention Certificate. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CNA AND CURRENT CPR or BLS CERTIFICATE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE 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. 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
Mar 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 (Health Services Unit) The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill the Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee vacancies within the Alcohol and Other Drugs unit of the Behavioral Health Division, and the Public Health Division's Clinical Services Restoration Center. The candidates selected will assist in providing individual, group and family counseling to clients experiencing problems related to substance abuse; assist in developing and implementing activities related to substance abuse prevention, intervention and rehabilitation; and perform other related work as required. The vacancies are located in Martinez, CA and may require traveling around Contra Costa County. Individuals selected for these vacancies may be required to work various shifts and weekends. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Assist in substance abuse counseling to individuals, families and groups Communicate effectively with people experiencing anxiety, stress, and depression Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work under stress in a team environment Knowledge of available community resources Effective verbal and written communications skills Willing and fast learner Read the complete job description at 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 Learns to interview applicants to determine appropriateness for program services Learns to conduct intake assessments to determine client problems and appropriate course of action Orients clients on program requirements Assists in substance abuse counseling to individuals, families and groups Learns to conduct group education programs Assists with crisis intervention, counseling and referral May be assigned night custodial duties at a residential facility May oversee client medication allocation Represents the division to the community through outreach activities and educational programs Maintains client case records and performs client charting Participates in meetings, committees and training sessions Prepares reports for other agencies as required Learns to monitor client files and conducts monthly audits of active and inactive client files Learns to monitor ongoing treatment and develops aftercare plans and client follow-up May provide clients with emergency transportation Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers 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. Possession of a registration to obtain certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by one of the certifying agencies approved by the State of California. 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: Six (6) months of full-time, or its equivalent experience, counseling persons affected by alcohol or drug abuse. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR REGISTRATION AND ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND WILL THEREFORE 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 Contra Costa County, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Teamsters, Local 856 The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has excellent employment opportunities for Gardeners. Applications are being accepted to fill several permanent full-time positions. Gardeners perform skilled grounds maintenance tasks in the care of County landscaped areas and grounds, including special districts. Individuals appointed to these positions are expected to have a general knowledge of planting, cultivation and water requirements of a variety of plants, knowledge and ability to operate and maintain hand powered equipment and garden tools, and are expected to follow safe working practices and procedures. Duties and responsibilities will include: watering, weeding, cultivating and trimming around flowers, plants, shrubs and trees; preparing soils for new plantings; pruning, transplanting and fertilizing shrubs, plants and trees; mowing and edging lawns and performing minor maintenance to hoses, hand tools, sprinkler and irrigation systems. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Manual dexterity, agility and physical strength Ability to understand and carry out oral and written work-orders and instructions Knowledge of proper safety methods and ability to perform work safely Has situational awareness, especially for safety of self, employees and the public Ability to work outdoors, in all weather and work conditions Ability to think individually while working alone and in a crew/team environment and have a positive attitude Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one (1) year. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES: Tentative Performance Exam: May 30, 2019 Typical Tasks Safely waters, weeds, cultivates, and trims around landscaped areas Performs gardening work activities such as propagation, transplanting, cultivating, pruning, grafting, trimming, and fertilizing lawns, plants, shrubs, and trees Keep records and prepare time reports Prepares soils for new plantings Prunes plant material Plants, transplants, and fertilizes shrubs, plants, and trees Mows and edges lawns with power or hand mowers Rakes and removes leaves and debris from grounds and storm drain pick-ups Operates and maintains power equipment such as edgers, mowers, cultivators, sod cutters, rotators, lawn renovators, aerators, backpack blowers, chain saws, trucks, and tractors Sweeps walks and other paved areas Removes debris, tree limbs, and other potential hazards from public areas Sharpens and services garden tools as needed Performs minor maintenance to hoses, sprinklers and irrigation systems May make minor repairs to hard-surface areas, planter boxes, header boards, and fences With proper training, applies pesticides Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience: One year of full-time experience as a gardener or groundskeeper in a commercial, industrial, or public agency, performing the full range of grounds maintenance tasks. 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. Performance Examination: The performance test is designed to measure candidates' knowledge of plants, shrub and tree care; practical gardening and grounds maintenance methods, methods of soil conditioning and preparation, preparing and recording chemical use, applying pre-emergent and post-emergent pesticides, gardening equipment and power tools; and safe work practices. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70 which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
The Position Promotional Opportunity for Current Contra Costa County Employees Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Unit C Planning Technician I constitutes the entry level class in the Planning Technician series. It is distinguished from Planning Technician II in that the latter is the experienced level which is responsible for a wide variety of technical planning office work pertaining to land use and zoning ordinances. Planning Technician I's work under the direct supervision of a Manager, Application Permit Center and may receive lead direction from a Planning Technician III or Senior Planning Technician. Typical Tasks Advises and assists customers on routing matters related to zoning regulations and permit procedures Learns to review less complex applications and make recommendations to professional staff or zoning administrator Reviews less complex building plans for compliance with zoning ordinances and project conditions Interprets less complex zoning ordinance maps and plot plans May be assigned to update computer-based land information system data systems May be assigned limited field work, including site review for current applications or review of approved development sites to verify compliance with conditions of approval Performs other related duties as required 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. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, clerical experience which included the use of basic computer software programs and either reception or customer service duties. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in city or regional planning, or a closely related field can be substituted for the required experience. Selection Process Current Contra Costa County Employees 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. 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
Apr 02, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local One 4% Cost of Living Adjustment effective July 1, 2019 Are you a highly specialized library professional seeking a new opportunity to make the most out of your career? Then this is an opportunity you will not want to miss! There is one Librarian Specialist opening for a dedicated, innovative, and highly skilled professional splitting their time between the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility and John A. Davis Juvenile Hall. The individual selected will play a vital lead role in providing high quality library services in a secure environment working with a unique and special population of enthusiastic young adults. This is a rare and rewarding opportunity to work with at-risk youth in a Juvenile Detention Facility. You will be in a position that has a distinct and positive influence on youth, many of whom have never been exposed to libraries or reading for pleasure. The list created from this examination may also be used to fill other Librarian Specialist vacancies if they arise. Join Contra Costa County Library in its mission to inspire the citizens of the County to work together, spark imagination, fuel potential, and bring people and ideas together. This job is for you if you are: A professional who inspires an environment of creativity, innovation, and openness to new ideas, welcoming input to develop the highest quality output An individual who loves reading and developing Library programming for teens One who has a passion for educational technology and the latest trends and developments in the Library field An enthusiastic, self--motivated, lifelong learner To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment will remain in effect for one year. Typical Tasks Answers information requests and advises readers on use of collections and services Develops and maintains specialized collections Collaborates with other library specialists and departmental staff to provide an integrated program of library services Gives presentations before community and staff groups Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates departmental approved projects Provides reader's advisory services Instructs patrons on the use of library services and technologies Develops and provides solutions for staff training Compiles and analyzes statistics and prepares reports of unit activities and operations Keeps current with, and provides recommendations on, emerging trends and technologies May provide library course-related instruction, curriculum development, reference assistance, and collection development to community college students and faculty May plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate projects and activities related to electronic and online resources in all formats, including the Library catalog, internet resources, online library database resources, the Library's internet and intranet presence, and local community information 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 in Library and Information Science from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent professional library 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. Taining 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%) 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 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications on an ongoing basis to fill entry level Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions which may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez or health centers located in Richmond or Pittsburg. Clinical Laboratory Scientist I is an entry-level classification. Employees in this class perform bacteriological, hematological, biochemical, serological, coagulation and transfusion tests. They also perform blood counts and prepare stains, reagents, and stock solutions. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health Services is required. ( To be considered for this recruitment, applicants must submit and attach the required license ) Experience: None required. 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 Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted . To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. Please see additional locations to apply on the reverse side of this announcement. 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 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 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aides Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is accepting applications from Licensed Vocational Nurses who are interested in performing technical nursing duties. In an inpatient setting, under the supervision of registered professional nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform a wide range of patient care activities including general bedside nursing and patient hygiene, safety and comfort. They perform catheterizations, enemas, nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations; take and record vital signs and chart observations. They care for tracheotomy, jejunostomy, colostomy, and chest tubes. Licensed Vocational Nurses sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs, including narcotics, and under direction, prepare and administer medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly or orally. In some assignments, they may also adjust the flow rates of intravenous solutions containing no medications. In an ambulatory care setting, Licensed Vocational Nurses perform general nursing care under the direction of a registered Nurse or a provider. They prepare and administer medications including immunizations subcutaneously, intramuscularly, orally or topically; sign out and are responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics. They are responsible for applying dressing, compresses and soaks; taking and recording vital signs; documenting patient observations and nursing activities in patient records; and performing discharge duties 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. Typical Tasks Gives general direct nursing care under direction of a Registered Nurse and/or provider Maintains patient personal hygiene, safety and comfort Performs catheterizations and enemas Under direction, prepares and administers medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly, topically or orally Signs out and is responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics Under direction gives colostomy care, including irrigations Applies dressings, compresses and soaks Under direction performs nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations Following training, participates on Code Blue and Behavioral Response Teams as required Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration Assists in administering the nursing process to patients, including data/information gathering and implementing individual patient care plans as directed by a Registered Nurse and/or provider Obtains specimens Performs, reports, and documents patient observations and nursing activities in patient/hospital records Under direction cares for tracheotomy, jejustomy and chest tubes Performs routine care and cleaning of hospital equipment Performs routine nursing duties including making beds and lifting, moving, bathing and feeding patients May assist and participate in occupational, physical and respiratory therapy programs Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation Assists the Registered Nurse in identifying patient family learning needs and implements appropriate measures After special training functions as a Monitor Nurse in the Telemetry Unit Participates in orientation and on-the-job training of assigned personnel May perform clerical duties on units and in clinics Provide and promote excellence in customer services for both internal and external customers Upon assignment and after obtaining special training and State certification, may perform specialized nursing tasks such as starting and/or superimposing intravenous solutions and adjusting flow rates and blood withdrawal in accordance with LVN scope of practice and Hospital Policy. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid and unrestricted license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse issued by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Consumer Affairs. Experience: No experience required. Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of hiring, all positions: (a) Must successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County. (b) When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department clearance. 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 AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR 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. 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%). 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 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals on a continuous basis to fill entry level Occupational Therapist positions. Therapists may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers or the California Children Services Programs located throughout the County. Occupational Therapist I is an entry level classification requiring no experience. Incumbents in this classification perform a full range of general therapy treatments while developing and learning the skills and knowledge necessary to apply more advanced and/or specialized treatments. 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. Typical Tasks Evaluates, plans and implements treatment including but not limited to the following areas: Self-care including feeding, oral bulbar function, dressing, grooming, bathing, skin inspection and toileting Functional mobility including positioning, transfers, wheelchair prescription and mobility training, topographic orientation, joint motion and muscle function Upper extremity function, including prehension, coordination, range, strength, sensation, pain, joint protection and hand function Adaptive/assistive equipment and splints including prescription, design, fabricating or applying selected orthotics or equipment Home management including energy conservation and work simplification, budgeting, meal preparation, household tasks and group living skills Community skills including shopping, use of transportation, safety, pre-vocational/vocational assessment and work skills, social behaviors, play and leisure pursuits Visual-perceptual ability including visual scanning, figure-ground discrimination, vision, fields, spatial relations and visual-motor integration Motor and sensory/motor development Functional cognition including orientation, attention, memory, analysis discrimination, seriation, organization, categorization, integration, judgement and problem-solving Learns to perform specialized and advanced therapy treatments Explains occupational therapy recommendations to patients and their families and provides patient and family education and training Provides consultation and education relative to therapy treatment considerations Collaborates with other care providers to ensure proper patient treatment and follow-up Secures and returns clinic supplies and equipment and maintains required records and statistics Prepares reports of patient treatment, treatment and discharge, planning and evaluation of treatment services Provides training and work direction to aides, assistants, interns and volunteers Consults with other therapists as needed Minimum Qualifications Certificate: Possession of a current License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Experience: None Required OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Applicants must submit a copy of a valid License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy AND a completed supplemental questionnaire. An application submitted without a valid License or limited Permit and supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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%). 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 07, 2019
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals on a continuous basis to fill journey level Occupational Therapist positions. Therapists may be assigned to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and its Health Centers, or the California Children Services Programs located throughout the County. Occupational Therapist II is a journey level classification. Incumbents perform a full range of general therapy treatments with a greater degree of independence and proficiency, in addition to applying more advanced and/or specialized treatments. Incumbents may assist in providing technical advice and training to less experienced staff. 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. Typical Tasks Evaluates, plans and implements treatment including but not limited to the following areas: Self-care including feeding, oral bulbar function, dressing, grooming, bathing, skin inspection and toileting Functional mobility including positioning, transfers, wheelchair prescription and mobility training, topographic orientation, joint motion and muscle function Upper extremity function, including prehension, coordination, range, strength, sensation, pain, joint protection and hand function Adaptive/assistive equipment and splints including prescription, design, fabricating or applying selected orthotics or equipment Home management including energy conservation and work simplification, budgeting, meal preparation, household tasks and group living skills Community skills including shopping, use of transportation, safety, pre-vocational/vocational assessment and work skills, social behaviors, play and leisure pursuits Visual-perceptual ability including visual scanning, figure-ground discrimination, vision, fields, spatial relations and visual-motor integration Motor and sensory/motor development Functional cognition including orientation, attention, memory, analysis discrimination, seriation, organization, categorization, integration, judgement and problem-solving Provides technical advice and assistance to less experienced therapists and may assist in training them on the more specialized therapy treatments Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Explains occupational therapy recommendations to patients and their families and provides patient and family education and training Provides consultation and education relative to therapy treatment considerations Collaborates with other care providers to ensure proper patient treatment and follow-up Secures and returns clinic supplies and equipment and maintains required records and statistics Prepares reports of patient treatment, treatment and discharge, planning and evaluation of treatment services Provides training and work direction to aides, assistants, interns and volunteers Consults with other therapists as needed Minimum Qualifications Certificate: Possession of a current License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent experience as an Occupational Therapist. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. Applicants must submit a copy of a valid License or limited Permit to practice as an Occupational Therapist issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy AND a completed supplemental questionnaire. An application submitted without a valid License or limited Permit and supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and will therefore be disqualified. 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%). 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.