Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Featured Image by My Nguyen- Miller Knox Regional Shoreline (2019)

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

Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting men and women for a challenging career in the Sheriff's public safety communications center. No prior experience is required. Individuals hired will receive intensive training during the initial 12-month probationary period and are expected to qualify for advancement to the class of Sheriff's Dispatcher II ($6,263 - $7,432) within one year of employment. Sheriff-Dispatcher is a non-sworn, uniformed position. Dispatchers receive a yearly uniform allowance. Individuals assigned to designated positions requiring bilingual ability must pass language proficiency evaluation to qualify for a bilingual differential. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the dispatch center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES For applications received between 12/08/2021 - 01/04/2022 Tentative Typing Assessment: 01/19/2022 - 1/20/2022 Tentative Performance Exam: 02/05/2022 - 02/07/2022 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) CritiCall Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a passing score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found her e: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 * *As of July 1, 2021 $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (July 2022) The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience. Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required . All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate. Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively Be able to communicate clearly Ability to read, comprehend and retain information Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations Ability to adapt to changing situations Ability to multi-task Highly self-motivated Have a high level of integrity Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. EXAM DATES: For applications received between 12/08/2021 - 01/04/2022 Tentative Assessment: 02/05/2022 - 02/07/2022 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found her e: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Animal Services Department? The Animal Services Department is committed to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of all people and animals in our community. We prioritize lifesaving as our guiding principle. We will shelter homeless, abandoned, and lost animals and provide them medical care when needed. We work to keep and place animals in safe, caring homes. We also provide education and services to enhance the lives of people, their animal companions, and to strengthen the human-animal bond. We are currently looking to add two (2) Veterinary Assistants to our dedicated team. The position will be challenging and fast-paced, but never boring! Individuals in this role are responsible for assisting Veterinarians and Registered Veterinary Technicians in surgical pre-operative and post-operative procedures, identifying and treating sick and injured shelter animals, and keeping the clinic and/or shelter facilities clean and sanitary. We are looking for someone who is: A team player . We have a strong group and are looking for others who will work hard alongside us. A great communicator . We have a big team and communication is key for success. Flexible . Things can change quickly, and you will need to adjust. Willing to learn . We work with several different breeds and animals, and we would like you to learn more about them. Honest . You may work independently often and will be responsible for sharing details of situations with your supervisor. Compassionate . There are a lot of animals that will need your care! What you will typically be responsible for: Prepares the operating rooms/treatment rooms, surgical instruments, medical equipment, medications, and sedatives for use Preps animals for various types of surgery Assists Veterinarians during veterinary procedures Feeds and cares for healthy, sick, or injured animals before and after treatments/surgery Explains the purpose and functions of the County's animal spay/neuter clinic program and/or shelter medicine program to the public in response to inquiries Assists in the feeding, care, and disposal of animals A few reasons you might love this job: You will be helping animals and people in the community You may be able to advance in a career path You will work on a cohesive team with passionate individuals A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a busy, fast-paced workplace You do not always have control of the outcome of the animals you are helping Competencies Required: Fact Finding : Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability : Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Manual Dexterity: Using senses, hands, and fingers in manipulating objects quickly and efficiently Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience : Either: One (1) year of experience as a Veterinary Technician (unlicensed) in a veterinary practice, clinic, or hospital; or one (1) year of experience as an Animal Center Technician in Contra Costa County or the equivalent in another agency, which included performing duties to handle, move and treat sick and injured animals. Substitution: Completion of a Veterinary Assistant/Technician training program may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. Certification: Appointees must obtain a valid Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substances Permit (VACSP) required by the Department of Consumer Affairs Veterinary Medical Board within nine (9) months of hire. Employees are required to maintain this certification throughout the duration of their employment. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Multiple Choice Test: Candidates will be evaluated on necessary knowledge and skills that may include: reading comprehension, attention to detail, professional integrity and ethics, customer focus, and teamwork. (Weighted 100%) Final Selection Interviews: These will be scheduled by the department once the eligible list is established. Tentative Dates: Online Multiple Choice Test - Week of December 27, 2021 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-2019 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1021 - Social Services Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The department is committed to hiring candidates that share our core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker I vacancies within Aging and Adult Services and Workforce Services Bureaus. In this position, you will be working directly with individuals or entire family systems with challenging dynamics. If assigned to Adult and Aging Bureau : you will be assigned to the areas of In Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Whole Person Care Community Connect, Information and Assistance or General Assistance Social Security Advocacy. The Social Worker is responsible for the following: interview clients including in their homes and evaluate their needs. Manage a caseload of clients; Refers cases suspected of fraud or neglect to the appropriate unit. Maintain clear and concise case records and correspondence. Provides referrals to public and private agencies that may assist client in becoming self-sufficient. If assigned to Workforce Services Bureau: you will be assigned to the Assessment and Intensive Services (AIS) unit. The job of the AIS Social Worker is to provide assessment and intensive case management services to Welfare to Work (WTW) participants who may experience multiple barriers to employment. In cooperation with the participant, the AIS Social Worker will complete a WTW Self Sufficiency plan. The Social Worker will make appropriate referrals to Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence. Provide supportive services, maintain caseloads, send out correspondences and keep clear and concise case notes. We are looking for someone who is: Compassionate and will treat all clients with dignity and respect Able to maintain Confidentiality Technologically advanced with an ability to thrive in a paperless environment Adaptable to change and able to adjust priorities to serve the needs of the community Committed to equity and inclusion A great communicator - written and verbal Able to work effectively with community, other agencies and departments What you will typically be responsible for: Completing needs assessments within necessary time limits Identifying barriers and referring appropriate resources to connect clients with that promote and improve their health, wellness and safety Manage a caseload and address changes and needs of recipients Home visits Accurate completion of mandatory forms notices Read, interpret, and apply rules and regulations appropriately Perform liaison work to assist client with problem resolution of other agencies and provide necessary supportive services A few reasons you might love this job: Opportunity to effect change Work and network with dedicated professionals who share the same passion for public service Promote and improve health, wellness and safety Career growth and upward mobility within the department A few challenges you might face in this job : Keeping up with many changing State mandates and policies Budgetary constraints Limitations based on eligibility criteria Identifying ways to navigate limited resources and services while still meeting clients' identified goals and needs Participant engagement and follow through To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: 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: Successful completion of at least 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which must have included 9 semester units or 12 quarter units in psychology, social work, child development, human development, sociology, social welfare, gerontology, behavioral health or a closely related field. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) social casework or case management experience working in a recognized public or non-profit social services, health, or human services agency. Selection Process 1. Application Submission and Evaluation : Applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled for the fourth week of December. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.cont racosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Library Unit Why join the Contra Costa County Library? Contra Costa County’s Library Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the Librarian I classification. The Library is made up of nearly 300 employees serving 26 communities throughout Contra Costa County. Its mission is to â€Bring People and Ideas Together.†The Library seeks to enrich lives by delivering a consistent, high quality, and inviting experience at all points of contact. It is an innovative, entrepreneurial and dynamic civic institution that is committed to providing exceptional services to its communities. The Library assumes critical roles in making the communities strong, equitable, resilient, and progressive. The Library’s core goal is to champion personal and community engagement through literacy and reading. It has implemented several programs to ensure easy, equitable access to library services for all. This was exemplified by the Library saying â€Farewell to Fines†at the beginning of 2019! By promoting library services and programs to the community we meet our mission of â€Bringing People and Ideas Together.†We are looking for someone who is: An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing A strategic problem solver Comfortable working in a team environment Extraordinary when exhibiting their customer service skills Supportive of the Library’s efforts to provide equitable service to its patrons Able to thrive in an ever-changing environment Willing to learn new skills What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting patrons with using the library and finding information using a broad range of library resources Conducting story time, outreach, and other programs for various age groups Searching bibliographic sources and assisting with collection development Conferring with senior library staff regarding library policies and procedures Providing general reference and reader’s advisory services to the public Explaining, demonstrating, and assisting patrons with the use of library equipment and software application Participating in continual assessment and weeding of collections Training of other paraprofessional and/or clerical support staff A few reasons you might love this job: You will have continuous learning opportunities and ongoing training You will have career growth and upward mobility within the department You will work in a supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: You will be faced with evening and shift work according to established or flexible schedules You will be required to be available to travel to various branches or outlets throughout the County You will be required to adapt to ever-changing technology Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability : Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity : Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: A passion for serving the public Experience in training development and/or training delivery roles, public speaking A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) is highly desirable To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master’s Degree in Library Information Science (MLIS) from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Librarian Association (ALA). OR Current enrollment in and completion of at least 75% of the units required to obtain an MLS or MLIS degree from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Librarian Association (ALA). Applicants will be required to verify eligibility by providing qualifying transcripts prior to employment. Substitution of Education: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Library Assistant-Journey Level or Library Assistant-Advanced Level of Contra Costa County, or in a related position performing similar duties, AND possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required Master’s degree. Other Requirements : Some positions may require candidates to possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled for January 5, 2022 through January 10, 2022. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Library Unit Why join the Contra Costa County Library? Contra Costa County’s Library Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the Librarian II classification. The Library is made up of nearly 300 employees serving 26 communities throughout Contra Costa County. Its mission is to â€Bring People and Ideas Together.†The Library seeks to enrich lives by delivering a consistent, high quality, and inviting experience at all points of contact. It is an innovative, entrepreneurial and dynamic civic institution that is committed to providing exceptional services to its communities. The Library assumes critical roles in making the communities strong, equitable, resilient, and progressive. The Library’s core goal is to champion personal and community engagement through literacy and reading. It has implemented several programs to ensure easy, equitable access to library services for all. This was exemplified by the Library saying â€Farewell to Fines†at the beginning of 2019! By promoting library services and programs to the community we meet our mission of â€Bringing People and Ideas Together.†We are looking for someone who is: A responsive communicator and collaborator Creative and adaptable in their work Positive in their attitude with a strong orientation towards customer service Motivated in group problem solving situations Inspiring and inspires the trust of others Supportive of the Library’s efforts to provide equitable service to its patrons Able to thrive in an ever-changing environment What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting reference searches using a variety of database online and other search techniques Providing general reference and reader’s advisory services to the public Suggesting the addition and deletion of books, reference materials, audio, and video, electronic media and other library materials Recommending policy and procedure revisions to improve patron service and efficiency Conducting story time, outreach, and on-site programs for various age groups Analyzing use patterns and assessing community needs, developing action plans to improve marketing of library materials Representing the Library in meetings with the community or special interest groups Training of other paraprofessional and or clerical support staff A few reasons you might love this job: You will have continuous learning opportunities and ongoing training You will have career growth and upward mobility within the department You will work in a supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: You will be faced with evening and shift work according to established or flexible schedules You will be required to be available to travel to various branches or outlets throughout the County You will be required to adapt to ever-changing technology Competencies Required: Critical Thinking : Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making : Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative) : Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Innovation: Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: A passion for serving the public Experience in training development and/or training delivery roles, public speaking Experience with grant writing and knowledge of grant administration A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or a Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) is highly desirable To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). Experience : Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in a customer-oriented environment, at least one of which must have included public contact work within a library. Substitution for Education: Two (2) additional years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Librarian I with Contra Costa County, or in a related position performing similar duties, AND possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required Master’s degree. Other Requirements: Some positions may require candidates to possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled for January 5, 2022 through January 10, 2022. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Library Unit Why join the Contra Costa County Library? Contra Costa County’s Library Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the Librarian III classification. The Library is made up of nearly 300 employees serving 26 communities throughout Contra Costa County. Its mission is to â€Bring People and Ideas Together.†The Library seeks to enrich lives by delivering a consistent, high quality, and inviting experience at all points of contact. It is an innovative, entrepreneurial and dynamic civic institution that is committed to providing exceptional services to its communities. The Library assumes critical roles in making the communities strong, equitable, resilient, and progressive. The Library’s core goal is to champion personal and community engagement through literacy and reading. It has implemented several programs to ensure easy, equitable access to library services for all. This was exemplified by the Library saying â€Farewell to Fines†at the beginning of 2019! By promoting library services and programs to the community we meet our mission of â€Bringing People and Ideas Together.†We are looking for someone who is: An emotionally intelligent communicator and collaborator Innovative and results-driven Supportive of staff achievements and leads with enthusiasm Passionate about aligning their work with Library strategic goals Unwavering in their commitment to excellent customer service Supportive of the Library’s efforts to provide equitable service to its patrons Able to thrive in an ever-changing environment What you will typically be responsible for: Developing and maintaining specialized collections Collaborating with other departmental staff to provide an integrated program of library service Planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating departmental approved projects and programs for various age groups and technologies Giving presentations, conducting story time, and providing reader’s advisory services, instructing patrons on use of library services Compiling and analyzing statistics and preparing reports of unit activities and operations Keeping current with, and providing recommendations on emerging trends and technologies Developing and providing solutions for staff training Supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of assigned staff A few reasons you might love this job: You will have continuous learning opportunities and ongoing training You will have imaginative opportunities for mentorship You will have career growth and upward mobility within the department You will work in a supportive and respectful working environment that values work-life balance A few challenges you might face in this job: You will be faced with evening and shift work according to established or flexible schedules You will be required to be available to travel to various branches or outlets throughout the County You will be required to adapt to ever-changing technology Competencies Required: Critical Thinking : Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Delivering Results : Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Innovation : Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication : Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill : Formally delivering information to groups Writing : Communicating effectively in writing Involving Others (Engaging Teams) : Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Professional Impact : Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Group Facilitation: Enabling constructive and productive group interaction Leadership : Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Valuing Diversity : Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Project Management : Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Desirable Qualifications: A passion for public service Knowledge of and experience with general management practices, supervision, public speaking, and training Experience with initiatives related to closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or a Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) is highly desirable To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for 6 months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, as a professional librarian. Substitution for Education: Two (2) additional years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience as a Librarian II with Contra Costa County, or in a related position performing similar duties, AND possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required Master’s Degree. Other Requirements: Some positions may require candidates to possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled for January 5, 2022 through January 10, 2022. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 â€" LVN/Aide Unit Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for four (4) qualified individuals interested in the Therapist Aide position. The department currently has vacancies at the Rehabilitation Therapy Unit and the Public Health Unit located at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, CA. Appointees will be required to work weekends and occasionally travel to locations within Contra Costa County. When assigned to Rehabilitation Therapy: Therapist Aides assist Physical/Occupational Therapists with prescribed patient therapy for individuals and groups. This consists of performing group therapy for adults with mental health issues, and performing individual and/or group treatments under direct supervision. When assigned to Public Health: Therapist Aides assist Physical/Occupational Therapists with prescribed pediatric patient treatment for individuals and groups. This consists of performing group therapy for children with physical limitations under direct supervision, preparing patients for treatment, assisting therapists with patient’s basic self-care skills, and functional task skills. If a philosophy of service and patient care is what interests you, then joining as a Therapist Aide may be a great fit. We are looking for someone who is: Organized . You will be maintaining medical records Technologically proficient . You will need to have knowledge of digital communication Communicative . You will be communicating important information verbally and in writing Sociable . You will need excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in a team environment What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting Therapists in performing group therapy for patients Communicating, being patient, and empathetic to patient’s needs Preparing patients for treatments as directed Maintaining and monitoring supplies, ordering, and managing arranged purchase orders, and ensuring stocks of required items for daily use Assisting in cognitive activities including organizational skills, self-awareness, social interaction, planning skills, and community skills under Therapist supervision A few reasons you might love this job: You will work in an engaging and fast-paced environment You work in a supportive environment with a great leadership You will be part of a dynamic and motivated Rehab team You will have varied tasks and opportunities for growth and learning You will have opportunities to cross-train in other Rehab areas A few challenges you might face: You will be assisting/working with a variety of personalities and conflicting demands You will be managing multiple assignments Core Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. 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 or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Six (6) months of full-time or its equivalent experience either: 1) Assisting physical or occupational therapists in carrying out assigned patient treatments; 2) Assisting in direct patient care for adults or children with disability in a hospital or clinic setting; or 3) as a special education classroom aide working with physically and/or mentally challenged children. Certification: Must possess and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association or a CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Substitution: Successful completion of 15 semester or 22½ quarter units from an accredited college or university including at least one (1) course in psychology or a physical or biological science may be substituted for the required experience. Desirable Qualifications: Experience or training in Adult mental health Hospital-based patient care experience Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation : All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Interview : This will be an online, on-demand interview in which you will record your responses for Subject Matter Experts to review at a later date. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the interview, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include but are not limited to: Decision Making, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Oral Communication, Building and Maintaining Relationships, and Teamwork. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit When assigned to the Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) The Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) has an exciting career opportunity for the Information Systems Specialist II. When assigned to DCD a 9/80 work schedule can be started after probation. The selected candidate will perform a full range of duties including the installation, modification, development, and support of various software applications as well as troubleshooting computer equipment. Experience with Windows 10, Outlook and Office 365 is necessary. DCD’s leadership team is composed of a Director, and within DCD there are three (3) divisions under a Deputy Director: 1) Current Planning; 2) Policy Planning and 3) Building Services. Additionally, there are 2 working sections: 1) the Housing/CDBG/Federal Programs/Economic Development Section under and Assistant Deputy Director and 2) the Business Operations Section which provides administrative and support services to the Department under the Land Business Operation Manager. DCD’s main facility are the County’s Application and Permit Center is located in Martinez, CA. DCD also has a satellite office in Lafayette serving the Lafayette, Orinda, and Moraga communities. DCD has a total staffing of approximately 191 positions serving the entire County of Contra Costa. When assigned to the Library Department: The Library has nearly 300 employees that serve 26 communities throughout Contra Costa County. Our mission is to â€Bring People and Ideas Together†and to enrich lives by delivering a consistent, high-quality, and inviting experience at all points of contact. The Library’s Automation unit is a key component to fulfilling this mission. Information Systems Specialists work to ensure that systems operated by staff and those operated by the public continue to work smoothly. The community’s use of public computers is one of the elements the Library utilizes to champion personal and community engagement and provide easy and equitable access to library services. We are looking for someone who is: Detail oriented, has analytical skills and knows how to problem solve A critical thinker that is interested in exploring and mastering new technologies, platforms, and framework Hardworking and flexible An independent worker who is comfortable asking for assistance when new or unexpected situations arise Customer-service oriented and can find creative solutions to solve problems Able to document tasks and communicate clearly What you will typically be responsible for: Providing excellent customer service and systems support to internal and external staff and to our external customers Creating, maintaining documentation and training materials for usage of systems applications Analyzing users current and future needs in order to develop them into technical solutions and steps for implementation Providing training and ensure procedures are followed by end users Creating training and troubleshooting documentation for end users and technical staff A few reasons you might love this job: Our employees are a fun, hardworking group You will work in a fast-paced, and ever-changing environment You will have the opportunity to work independently, but with the support of a team for the more complicated problems A few challenges you might face in this job: You may work with impatient customers with a varying degree of computer knowledge You will work in a busy, fast-paced environment with multiple competing deadlines You will work with both staff-based (internal) and public use (external) systems Competencies Required: Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Delegating: Sharing responsibility, authority, and accountability Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of Laserfiche document management system Knowledge of BMC Track-it and BMC Client Management Knowledge of Accela permitting system, Access and MSSQL database management Experience in supporting a public-use information systems environment To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: All candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED proficiency or high school equivalency certificate and at least twelve semester or eighteen quarter units in computer science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing information systems support and/or software installations. Substitution: Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required course work in computer science. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta 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. Online Skills Assessment: Candidates invited to take the online skills assessment will need access to a computer and internet. Tentatively scheduled from December 20, 2021 to December 29, 2021. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
The Position The Director of Employment & Human Services operationally reports to the CAO, with the Board of Supervisors serving as the appointing authority for the position. The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing all public assistance activities and human services provided by EHSD. This includes developing and administrating the annual budget; providing recommendations, proposals, program requirements and general informational updates to the CAO and Board of Supervisors; and representing the County to various state and county entities regarding human service programs. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader who is relationship based, focused on measurable and meaningful results, emphasizes mentorship and staff development, and has the practical ability to solve complex organizational and operational challenges. Excellent communication and public speaking skills, a great sense of diplomacy, financial and political acumen, and a high level of self-initiative are also expected in this assignment. The Director must also be adept at managing competing demands, multiple priorities, and have a passion for public service. The successful candidate will possess a value system that engenders trust and confidence, and embodies a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. A rich experience base in managing human/ social service programs and services is essential for this role. Leadership experience in dealing with labor unions and changing working environments as a result of the efficient delivery of public services. To learn more about this position click here . Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in behavior science, social services, business or public administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Six (6) years of experience as a county Human Services Director or Assistant/Deputy Director, or equivalent classification, with increasing responsibility for the administration of a diverse public human services program or organization. Substitution: Master's degree in social work, business or public administration from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of qualifying administrative experience. Selection Process If you are interested in pursuing this desirable career opportunity, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal on our website at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, and contact information, including email addresses for five work-related references (who will not be contacted until after an interview takes place).
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the position of Environmental Services Supervisor assigned to the Food and Nutritional Services Unit. The Food and Nutrition Services Unit seeks to promote the health and well-being of the individual, family, and community in Contra Costa County. If a philosophy of health and wellness is what interests you, then joining as an Environmental Services Supervisor is for you. We are looking for someone who can organize and coordinate daily work schedules. You will be monitoring employee performance and ensuring kitchen equipment is operated and maintained. If you are looking for a challenging role that will allow you to enhance your current knowledge and skills, as well as grow in your career, apply today! We are looking for someone who is: Flexible . You will need to adjust quickly during periods of prolonged stress. Focused . You will need to manage larger program goals without being distracted by less important matters. Trustworthy . You will need to demonstrate a high degree of ethics, integrity, and credibility. Responsible . You will hold yourself and others accountable for delivering high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. What you will typically be responsible for: Troubleshooting day-to-day operational problems Ensuring proper inventory procedures are followed per HACCP and The Food Code guidelines Providing excellent customer service Adhering to regulatory standards Making recommendations for revisions to the Registered Dietitian Reviewing menus A few reasons why you might love this job: You will work with engaging staff You will have constant opportunities to learn new skills and grow in knowledge You will provide support to care for patients in our community A few challenges you might face in this job: Strict adherence to regulatory compliance Management of diverse staff at varying levels The complexity of delivery of patient care Competencies Required: Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Delegating: Sharing responsibility, authority, and accountability Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Driving Results: Demonstrating concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard of excellence To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Nutrition Services Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience (or its equivalent), of which one (1) year must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity, performing institutional food service duties. Institutional experience may have been obtained from one of the following: military installation, hospital, detention facility, juvenile hall, elementary or high school, community and/or state college or university or a similar institution. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation : All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Interview : This will be an online, on-demand interview in which you will record your responses for Subject Matter Experts to review at a later date. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the interview, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Informing , Delegating, Interpersonal Savvy, Displaying Ownership and Accountability, Oral Communication. ( Weighted 100% ). TENTATIVE DATES Oral Interview: Week of December 6, 2021. The online interview will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as a computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA County-Wide, California, United States
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join Contra Costa County? Contra Costa County is home to more than one million residents and was one of the original 27 counties established in California in 1850. Contra Costa County provides public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses. Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy, and prosperous life. The Public Works Department’s Fleet Services Division is looking to fill one Fleet Services Supervisor vacancy. The Fleet Services Division is a dynamic and progressive fleet facility located in Martinez, CA. This position is responsible for the operation of the Fleet Services Division involved in the repair of over 1600 Sheriff, automotive, heavy equipment, construction equipment, and other miscellaneous equipment, supervises and directs activities of 24 personnel engaged in inspecting, repairing, maintaining, authorizing and dispatching general vehicles and specialized equipment. Performs fleet analysis, inventory control, training activities, and administrative duties; serves as the backup Fleet Manager in lieu of absence. We are looking for someone who: Is experienced in supervision of a public fleet; Is effective in utilizing fleet software to manage fleet processes; Can communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Can manage situations requiring diplomacy, tact, fairness with sound judgment; Has experience defining problems, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions; Uses initiative, discretion, and judgment within established procedures, guidelines, policies and rules; Is positive value orientated; a critical thinker, who enjoys working with people, and enjoys a challenge. What you will typically be responsible for: Ensuring adherence to safety regulations; provide oversight for compliance programs, prepare, submit, and maintain records of all activities, respond to inquiries from compliance agencies; analyze and implement solutions to established requirements. Establishing computerized reports on fuel, parts, and labor expenses Assisting in preparation of annual budget reports; analyzing monthly records and reports to evaluate operational efficiencies Reviewing data on past and current maintenance performance; preparing and maintaining records and reports; preparing and validating requirements for facility improvements and repairs Supervising fleet staff and providing a safe cost-effective efficient operation of the counties fleet and liquid fueling and compressed gas fueling station to include maintenance, repair, administrative reports, billing, revenue analysis, failure analysis, revenue projection, and planning for future upgrades/major repairs Planning and implementing electric vehicle purchases and build out the County's charging infrastructure Obtaining any and all grants, incentives, and rebates related to vehicles and equipment Setting up and tracking of staff training to include career ladder path development A few reasons you might love this job: Contra Costa County is a great place to work and play Supportive environment with a supportive caring administration Teamwork is highly encouraged Alternative modified work schedules 4-10 hour shifts, 3 day weekends Diverse engaged, caring and progressive staff An environment where collaboration and engagement is highly encouraged to learn and grow A few challenges you might face in this job : Maintaining the fleet with limited staff while ensuring an efficient Preventative Maintenance program Structuring and scheduling staff and shifts needed to maintain the County's fleet Training staff to work on alternative and electrified vehicles and equipment Cultivating a continual and consistent team and effective workforce Introducing new technology, trade methods and changes to staff Read the complete job description here. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications Possession of a Valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process; AND Four (4) years of full-time, or its equivalent experience, as a journey-level, lead or supervisory mechanic performing repair and maintenance of automotive and heavy equipment; OR as a Fleet Equipment Specialist. Other Requirements: Employees in this class are subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Desirable Qualifications: Experience with ASSETWORKS M5 software system or similar software system Possession of an A.S.E MASTER CERTIFICATION Possession of a CA B.A.R SMOG INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Virtual Oral Interview (Weighted 100%) : Candidates who possess the required minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online one-way video interview. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Fleet Services Supervisor classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Delivering Results, Safety Focus, Handling Stress, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Oral Communication, Handling & Resolving Conflict and Project Management. The virtual oral interview i s tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) the week of December 20th, 2021. The virtual oral interview will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take part the assessment, as well as a device equipped with a microphone and camera. The Human Resources Department may change the assessment steps notes above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 â€" Supervisory Management Why join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) Infection Prevention and Control Program Manager position located at the Detention units throughout Contra Costa County, CA. This position is responsible for specializing in the prevention and control of infectious diseases in the Detention unit setting in addition to serving as a consultant to other departments and divisions within the County regarding infection control practices. It provides oversight and implementation of the employee health program, including provision of Hepatitis B and Influenza immunizations and TB screening, managing of post blood/body fluid exposures, and other employee health services including investigation and follow-up of employee exposure to communicable illness. We are looking for someone who: Has strong communication skills - verbally and in writing, and communicates clearly and professionally with staff and community providers Works both independently and collaboratively Gathers and analyzes data to prepare reports Effectively evaluates and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day and responds to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of diverse populations What you will typically be responsible for: Educating employees and physicians on the most recent scientific information appropriate to Infection Control in the Detention setting Overseeing aseptic and sanitation practices Consulting on Infection Control issues as they relate to the inmate population Monitoring all infection control practices by ensuring that they are in compliance with Federal, State, and Title 15 regulations Working with programs to ensure that data required by the State is collected and submitted in a timely manner A few reasons why you might love this job: This highly valued role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities as your daily activities will vary and will be stimulating and enriching Your leadership will be influence improvements in the lives of the diverse, marginalized community that we serve You will work with a strong team who are dedicated and passionate about focusing on Contra Costa County’s common mission and goals to serve our community A few challenges you might face in this job: Unpredictable daily workflow and work assignments You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver products in tight timeframes There is a lot of problem-solving when issues arise Competencies Required: Decision making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Handling and Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Read the complete job description at https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License / Certification Required : Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; AND a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Experience : Five (5) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital OR in a public health setting, one (1) year of which was in the capacity of a Charge Nurse, Supervisor or Lead Nurse. Substitution : Possession of a Master’s Degree in Nursing may be substituted for one (1) year of qualifying experience. There is no substitution for the year of lead or supervisory experience. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed supplemental questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate’s relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire (Weighted 100%). Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Week of January 3rd, 2022 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children. Under supervision of a Teacher, Associate Teachers assist in planning and conducting full-day, full-year classroom activities for preschool children 2.5 â€" 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing the needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in working with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Models appropriate behavior for the children and other adults Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services and report unusual incidents to others as required Performs duties and responsibilities of the Teacher-Project during hours when the Teacher-Project is not assigned to the classroom Reports issues of concern to the Teacher-Project or Site Supervisor-Project Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses. Prefer an Associate of Art (A.A.) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Other Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents. If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020 COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Associate Teacher â€"Project Substitute. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The position is assigned to the Head Start/Early Head Start and/or Child Development Programs in the Community Services Bureau. These programs are designed to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of young children. The Associate-Teacher Substitute is authorized to provide services and instruction to children in pre-school and Infant/Toddler classroom settings. Under supervision, assists in planning, organizing and conducting variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled in the program. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Assists in assessing needs of children enrolled in the program Assists in organizing the children's learning environment Assists in planning and implementing the developmental programs Assists in working with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Models appropriate behavior for the children and other adults Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Child Protective Services and reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Performs duties and responsibilities of the Teacher-Project during hours when the Teacher-Project is not assigned to the classroom Reports issues of concern to the Site Supervisor Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the instruction program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency, or a high school proficiency certificate and successful completion of 12 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development that meet the Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher permit. A copy of official transcripts must be sent as verification of completed units. Certificate Preferred: Possession of a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Associate Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Special Requirement: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Community Services Bureau directly at 925-608-5020 COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENTS Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position - EXTENDED - Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - LVN/Aide Unit THIS IS A PERIODIC CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT WITH APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: April 16, 2018 â€" 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. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join Contra Costa County Health Services? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. T he Health Services Department has over 4700 employees in nine (9) divisions which include the Office of the Director, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and health centers, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management System, Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials, Health, Housing and Homeless, and Contra Costa Health Plan. In order to provide the best services to our patients and community, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven staff. This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County Health Services! 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. You will be an important part of the care our patients receive on a daily basis. We are looking for someone who: Has excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work effectively and efficiently Demonstrates the ability to adapt easily to varied and changing priorities Has a strong attention to detail Exercises good judgment in the observation of medical and behavioral symptoms Works well as a team member with nursing, ancillary and mental health professionals Follows oral and written directions Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing Acknowledge and respect cultural and linguistic differences of the County's diverse population What you will typically be responsible for: Perform physical tasks using appropriate body mechanics and a reasonable degree of physical exertion Assisting patients with activities of daily living Assists in maintaining a clean safe environment for the patient Monitors and assists in providing dietary requirements of patients Providing close observation of patients and the documentation of these observations Reports observations to the RN or team Leader or Charge Nurse Transportation of patients both within the hospital and to appointments outside the hospital A few reasons you might love this job: You will have an opportunity to make a positive difference in patients lives As an integrated system, Contra Costa County Health Services offers and presents multiple opportunities to grow professionally. You may develop more knowledge and skills due to the different scenarios you will encounter and the education and training that will be provided You will be an integral part of a team to create optimal health for all There is a great retirement plan and health benefits for you and your family A few challenges you might face in this job: You may need to reprioritize your tasks based on the ongoing needs of your assignment You will need to adapt and adjust to the work environment You may care for patients whose behaviors can be challenging due to medical or mental health issues You may receive direction and communication from multiple staff members to process and prioritize daily assignments Competencies Required: Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Environmental Exposure Tolerance: Performing under physically demanding conditions Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Writing: Communicating effectively in writing To read the complete job description, please click here . Candidates who are placed on the eligible list will remain active for 6 months. 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. PLEASE NOTE : All applicants must submit a copy of their CNA certification and their current CPR or BLS certificate at the time of application. Selection Process Application Filing: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, and applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Failure to complete the entire supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. 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. APPLICATION REVIEW DATES Training & Experience Evaluation: Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit The Health Services Department of Contra Costa County is currently recruiting individuals interested in Charge Nurse employment opportunities. Most assignments are located at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center, Martinez, California. Other assignments are in ambulatory care clinics and public health centers at various locations throughout the County and at the Detention Facilities in Central and West County. Charge Nurses are responsible for maintaining and advancing quality patient care standards on an assigned unit or in a clinic. They serve as a resource for subordinate nursing staff on clinical issues and provide daily direction while managing their own patient assignments. Typical Tasks Serves in a lead capacity during an assigned shift in a hospital unit, health center or detention facility Assesses patient needs, unit resources and activity level and delegates patient care assignment based on competency of subordinate nursing staff Monitors appropriate completion of patient care documentation Acts as a patient advocate Assesses performance of subordinate staff Investigates and directs patient care issues to appropriate persons for follow-up Provides input to the nurse manager on staffing needs, policies and procedures Prepares staffing schedules on hospital units, prepares patient acuity information for the next shift and for reporting to the nursing office Assists in educational needs, assessment of subordinate staff and recommends training Participates in the Quality Management Programs and other committees as required Enforces safety measures and takes corrective action as necessary Provides direct patient care as needed Serves as a resource to subordinate nursing staff for problem solving and decision making Conducts meetings and disseminates information under direction of Nurse Program Manager Provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and a valid Basic Life Support certification (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross. Special Requirements: As a condition of employment all applicants: When assigned to Detention Facilities, must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department security clearance. Experience: Acute Care and Specialty Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, one (1) year of which must have been in the specialty area. Ambulatory Care Clinics: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, or medical facility for family practice clinic appointments. Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Reference classification description for a list of specific qualifications required for specialty assignments 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 AND CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. 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. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa Health Services is looking for a seasoned, dynamic, and results driven individual to serve in the capacity of Chief Quality Officer. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that strives to improve the health and wellbeing of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! With responsibility for the overall operations of the Safety and Performance Improvement program, you will play a vital role in the organization’s continuous improvement initiatives to ensure that our patients continually receive quality care. The successful candidate will have: expert knowledge of complex health care systems, the ability to communicate effectively with various internal and external customers, excellent writing and oral presentation skills, strong leadership skills, and the ability to respond to sensitive matters appropriately, quickly, and succinctly. To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION The Health Services Department employs over 4,700 individuals and serves the residents of Contra Costa County by providing critical services and safety net care through divisions that include the County Hospital (CCRMC) and Ambulatory Clinics; Environmental Health; Hazardous Materials Programs; Behavioral Health; Emergency Medical Services; Public Health; Health, Housing and Homeless Services, and the Contra Costa Health Plan. For more information, please visit our website: https://cchealth.org Typical Tasks MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, implements, and evaluates the organization’s continuous quality improvement initiatives and activities. Develops goals and objectives for the division. Establishes continuous and accountable processes for measuring and improving the quality and appropriateness of patient care services. Ensures a safe patient environment and adherence to safety practices. Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with organization-wide divisions and members of the medical staff to ensure open communication and the sharing of information. Serves as the quality liaison between the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Health Centers, and the Contra Costa Health Plan. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration or a health related field. Experience: Four years of full-time experience in an administrative capacity in a health care system with at least two years experience in performing duties related to continuous quality improvement. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration or a health related field, and two additional years of qualifying experience may substitute for the Masters Degree. Selection Process Application Requirements: Candidates are required to submit an online application and must attach a resume and letter of interest. Applications without the required supplemental documents will not be considered. This recruitment will remain open and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position has been filled. Interview: Those candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to interview. If you have any question regarding this position, you may contact: Lauren Ludwig, Health Services Personnel Lauren.Ludwig@cchealth.org *Please be sure to reference the position title, Chief Quality Officer-Exempt, with any inquiries COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires, no later than September 30, 2021. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Health Services Department? We are hiring people who can assist in our response to COVID-19. We currently have two (2) vacancies for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to help with bacteriological, hematological, biochemical, serological, coagulation and transfusion tests. You may also perform blood counts and prepare stains, reagents, and stock solutions. Project positions are exempt from classified service and work in State and/or Federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. This position is funded through the CARES Act for COVID-19 and is for a limited term based on funding. You may be released from employment once the funding ceases. This is an exciting time to join Contra Costa County! We provide critical services in response to COVID-19. These project positions will assist the department in meeting the needs of the community. We are looking for someone who is: Focused on providing excellent customer service Able to work independently or in a team environment A strong communicator in writing and verbally What you will typically be responsible for: Performing clinical laboratory procedures in clinical chemistry, micro-biology, hematology, immunohematology, urinalysis and phlebotomy Maintaining quality control statistical data related to COVID-19 Drawing blood for COVID-19 laboratory testing and processing specimens Reporting patients test results verbally and in writing to members of the medical and nursing staffs Staining and interpreting blood smears of other biological specimens A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with diverse group of dedicated individuals There is opportunity for continual development You will have a chance to make a real difference in the community A few challenges you might face in this job : You will work in a fast-paced work environment There is a high volume work load due to the pandemic Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data : Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Reading Comprehension : Understanding and using written information Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Manual Dexterity : Using senses, hands, and fingers in manipulating objects quickly and efficiently Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management : Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Health. Selection Process . Application Filing : All applicants must apply on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta 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. Hiring Interview : Ongoing until positions are filled COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires, no later than September 30, 2021. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= 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.