Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

 

 

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

Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Sep 20, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau has immediate openings for qualified classroom staff to work with and meet the emotional, social, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic needs of young children enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. These are excellent opportunities for persons interested in the care, development and instruction of young children and the cooperative involvement of their families. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor in a full-day, full-year classroom, Teachers establish and maintain an effective classroom environment, and lead a team of instructors to plan, organize and present a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children 2.5 - 6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintain commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possession of 1) an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2) An Associate degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3) Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4) Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit Required: Possession of a Child Development (CD) Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or issuance Contra Costa County Teacher Temporary County Certificate (CCC TCC). Possession of a current CD Teacher Permit or CCC TCC at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 09, 2020
Full Time
The Position Why join Health Services Facilities Maintenance? The current Facilities Maintenance Manager role is responsible for the daily operation of the plant operation and maintenance team located in the main campus on 2500 Alhambra Ave, Martinez. The Facilities Maintenance Manager is expected to present the interests of the department and respond to requests and demands of fellow managers. On a daily schedule, they oversee and review the assignment of the trades and ensure work is completed on a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the requester(s). We are looking for someone who is: Energetic and wants to develop and be a successful healthcare facility manager Able to identify problems and work on proactive solutions Familiar with current regulations and agencies as relates to the facility operations Able to multi- task and respond to changing demands from the facility What you will typically be responsible for: The daily operations of the trades and the stationary engineers Maintain the building's utilities and the comfort and safety of all Responding to calls and completing work requests satisfactorily & on time A few reasons you might love this job: You get to work with a great team! The special mission of the facility to serve the community There are daily challenges and requests to solve problems Every day is a new challenge / opportunity to improve outcomes Opportunity to develop the onsite team A few challenges you might face in this job: Situations where you may feel that things do not move as fast as you wish Serving the community while providing support to medical staff Staying current on new technologies Desirable Qualifications: (These arenot required for the job but that would make a candidate better qualified for the position). Experience in supervising a variety of trades Designation of "Certified Healthcare Facility Manager" Ability to identify solutions for problems that arise Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational effectiveness Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations 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 Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Minimum Qualifications Health Services - Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Assignment: 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 applicant process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or a related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, or its equivalent, journey-level experience in maintaining, repairing or remodeling building and utility systems or HVAC systems, facility operations or construction projects in a healthcare setting, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory capacity. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to ensure candidates meet the minimum qualifications. Oral Interview: Online, on-demand interviews will be conducted to assess the following competencies: Analyzing& Interpreting Data, Political & Organizational Savvy, Building & Maintaining Relationships, Professional & Technical Expertise, Displaying Ownership & Accountablity and Oral Communication.This will be a one-way interview in which you will read questions on the screen and record your responses. You will need access to a computer, tablet or smartphone with a camera and microphone. (Weight: 100%) Final Hiring Interview TENTATIVE EXAM DATES: Oral Interview: Week of September 5, 2020 Final Hiring Interview: Week of September 12, 2020 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 08, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Management-Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt Do you want to make a difference and improve communities? Do you want to be a part of applying policies that lead to an effective and efficient government? Are you looking for a job that tests and grows your skills? The Contra Costa County Administrator's Office is seeking to add three (3) enthusiastic and talented individuals to serve as key members of its dynamic, professional team. Self-motivated analysts, who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are inspired to solve problems through critical thinking, and who have a strong work ethic are encouraged to apply. Senior Management Analysts, who will provide support to the Government/Municipal Services, Health and Human Services, and Public Protection Services areas, serve as the budget or program analyst and primary representative of the County Administrator's office to assigned departments; advise departments and exercise central management oversight and control in areas including budget, personnel and administrative policy; perform complex administrative, budgetary, and management analysis; and provide technical support and assistance to senior staff. Our agency is devoted to serving the citizens of Contra Costa County. Come join us in making a difference! We are looking for someone who: Possesses a solid background in local government administration, including organization planning, work measurement, budgeting, and personnel management Has a positive attitude, a strong orientation towards customer service, and a strong work ethic Is able to evaluate situations that can be controversial, problematic, or sensitive, and present options in a clear and concise fashion, while addressing the full spectrum of financial issues in a timely and appropriate manner Possesses strong interpersonal skills and is successful at building and maintaining strong working relationships throughout the organization Exercises a high level of ethics and integrity and is politically and organizationally astute Thrives in a fast-paced, complex and dynamic environment, can manage a variety of work projects simultaneously carrying them through successful completion while meeting organizational goals and customer expectations Adeptly uses word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications to accurately convey information P ossesses excellent oral and written communication skills which will be used to prepare clear, concise and effective written reports, correspondence and other materials and to make effective presentations. A few reasons you may love this job: You will be part of the County Administration Team, which provides a great vantage point of the County and how local government works You will work with a group ofinteresting, engaging and passionate professionals who work hard and are recognized for doing so Every day is different, presents new challenges, and you will learn all the time, from the best people You will be working in a newly-constructed modern workspace and building A few reasons you might find this job challenging: You will be working in a fast-paced environment involving time constraints and other external pressures Frequent and often complex change, which can take time to fully implement - but being the one to make it happen gets you noticed You will need well-honed political and organizational savvy and a solid understanding of your role in the organization What you will typically be responsible for: Serving as a member of the County's management team and providing staff support to the County Administrative Office (CAO), Board of Supervisors, other members of the management team and advisory groups Working with CAO staff and departments to develop and implement improved policies and financial procedures Providing technical advice and assistance to department staff Independently formulating recommendations for action, preparing reports and making presentations to management and the public Facilitating and conductinganalytical studies and surveys to address concerns and promote efficiencies Conducting independent written analysis of budget, personnel, and administrative assignments Preparing and reviewing Board of Supervisor agenda items Coordinating County government programs and/or services Reviewing and preparing budget and staffing recommendations for inclusion in the County's annual proposed budget and final budget Keeping informed of changing federal and state laws and administrative regulations affecting the budget and departmental operations Independently designing, preparing and maintaining computer spreadsheets of major activities 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 Political & Organizational Savvy - Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Professional Integrity & Ethics - Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Analyzing & Interpreting Data - Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Self-Management - Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Professional Impact - Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Mathematical Facility - Performing computations and solving mathematical problems Legal & Regulatory Navigation - Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Using Technology - Working with electronic hardware and software applications To view the job brochure, please click on the following link: Senior Management Analyst To read the complete job description, please visit our website, www.cccounty.us/hr REMOTE WRITTEN EXAM: Week of October 12, 2020 HIRING INTERVIEW: Week of October 19 and 26, 2020 Share this with friends and co-workers! We have three openings! Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, political science, business administration, economics, finance, accounting or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in fiscal operations, budget development and preparation, financial/budget analysis, or governmental analytical work, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Public sector experience preferred. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a master's degree in business or public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Remote Written Exam: May include multiple-choice questions, software use questions/simulations, and scenario based competency/behavioral questions. Candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70 which may be an adjusted score in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations. (Weighted 100%) Hiring Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 08, 2020
Full Time
The Position CLOSING DATE: September 25, 2020 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management THE POSITION The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting to fill one (1) vacant Mental Health Program Chief position assigned to the Behavioral Health Services Division located in Martinez, CA. This position will be responsible for providing overall management and coordination of operational, clinical, and administrative activities for programs Division-wide which will include child and adolescent services, transitional aged youth services, adult and older adult services, and alcohol and other drug services. Program and policy direction will be received from the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health. We are looking for someone who: Has a strong communication style - verbally and in writing, and communicates clearly and professionally with staff and community providers Works effectively as a team member Effectively analyzes and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day, responding 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: Providing oversight of programs, budget allocation and planning, and policies and procedures Interviewing, hiring, and evaluating subordinate staff Evaluating programs and reviewing performance outcomes to ensure that delivery of services is effective Monitoring all program activities to ensure that they are in compliance with Federal and State 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 used to improve the lives of the diverse, marginalized community that we serve You will be part of a division that has several programs that help our clients learn to manage their lives and their mental health conditions more effectively and improve their quality of life You will spend your day with a fun and fantastic team who are dedicated and passionate, and most importantly focusing on Contra Costa County's common mission and goals to serve our community A fewchallenges you might face inthis job: Unpredictable daily workflow and work assignments You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver products within tight timeframes There is a lot of problem-solving required 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 Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities 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 Desirable Qualifications: Experience administering programs that serve underserved and/or unserved populations Knowledge of Medi-Cal regulations Understands the community we serve and can represent their values Ability to build relationships with various community stakeholders Has a vision for encouraging clients toward self-sufficiency and improved quality of life 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. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Training and Experience Exam: Thursday, October 8, 2020 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; AND Possession of one of the following professional licenses: either (a) a current valid unrestricted license as a Psychologist issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology; or (b) a valid license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences; or (c) a valid license as a Marriage and Family Therapist issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major in psychology, social work, counseling or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time post-licensure experience, or its equivalent, providing mental health services to the seriously and persistently mentally ill, two (2) years of which must have included administrative responsibility for mental health programs/services and the supervision of subordinate staff. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required Master's degree. Selection Process A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED SELECTION PROCESS Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
Sep 08, 2020
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is one of the largest employers in the area offering multiple career opportunities in public service. The Library encourages candidates to consider this exceptional Librarian career opportunity with one of the Bay Area's most progressive and respected Libraries. The Library is made up of nearly 500 employees servicing 26 communities throughout Contra Costa County. Its mission is to "Bring People and Ideas Together." It seeks to enrich lives by delivering a consistent, high-quality, and inviting experience at all points of contact. The Library is an innovative, entrepreneurial, and dynamic civic institution that is committed to providing exceptional services to its communities. The Library assumes a critical role in making 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 "Farewell to Fines" at the beginning of 2019! By promoting Library Services and programs to the community we meet our mission of "Bringing People and Ideas Together." We have two (2) Full-Time vacancies. We are looking for someone who is: Passionate in creating an environment that encourages patrons to follow their interests, discover new ones, and embrace reading A community-based service thinker An active collaborator who enjoys working with a team An innovator who builds literacy, furthers education, and fosters a love for reading A compelling presenter to groups Focused on the details of the work and work product Tech-savvy and willing to expand their technological perspective What you will typically be responsible for: Delivering clear, organized and persuasive presentations to groups Promoting library collections and reading material. This can be done by sharing book lists, blog entries, author information, hosting book discussions and other innovative reading methods Directing and training the work of others Assisting and advising patrons and staff about library materials, equipment usage, and policies Assessing and weeding library collections and analyzing usage based on community needs Developing and delivering age-appropriate programming for children, teens, and/or adults A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with amazing staff and patrons You will work for a dynamic and rewarding organization There is a lot of opportunity to engage with and impact diverse communities A few challenges you might face in this job : You will be responsible formultiple projects and programs You will be expected to embrace and adapt to change You will need to deal tactfully with challenging patrons We have alternating work schedules Competencies Required: Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work product Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in a dialog Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long-range objective Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data 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 Presentation Skills: Formally delivering information to groups Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, from a school of librarianship accredited by the American Library Association. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in a customer-oriented environment. Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a Public Library Experience in providing customer and reference service Experience with different types of technology, including databases, library catalog searching, and downloading e-books and e-audio books 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. Online Assessment: An online, multiple-choice assessment will be administered to all accepted candidates. This Assessment will measure competencies, including but not limited to:Customer Service, Building and Maintaining Relationships, Attention to Detail, Spelling and Grammar, Teamwork, and Analyzing and Interpreting Data. Oral/Performance Test: Candidates who pass the online assessment will be invited to participate in an oral/performance exam that will measure competencies: Oral Communication, Presentation Skills, Analyzing and Interpreting Data, Delivering Results, Using Technology, and Written Communication. Selection Interview: TBD The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Sep 02, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Contra Costa County's Public Works Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Stationary Engineer vacancies. Stationary Engineers operate, maintain, and repair HVAC systems in a variety of buildings throughout the County. Responsibilities include: resolving customer complaints related to air flow, heating, cooling, and ventilation; responding to HVAC related alarms and elevator malfunctions; calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, electric and computerized (DDC system) controls; inspecting chillers and ensuring containment and proper handling of refrigerants, which may containchlorofluorocarbonsand other hazardous materials; and other related work as required. Employees may work in detention facilities and in close proximity to inmates and patients. Overtime and emergency response may be required. Contra Costa County furnishes tools and equipment. The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems for large buildings or facilities Knowledge of laws and regulations governing HVAC installations and maintenance Ability to operate, inspect, maintain and make repairs to HVAC systems, boilers, water treatment equipment, plumbing fixtures, electrical motors, and other ancillary equipment Ability to read blueprints and building plans for HVAC requirements Ability to perform work assignments in 24-hour facilities where there are inmates or patients What you will typically be responsible for: Operating, maintaining, and making repairs to HVAC systems, water treatment eqipment, ice machines, various kitchen equipment and low/high pressure boilers Inspecting chillers and ensues containment and proper handling of refrigerants Operating computerized energy management and control systems Calibrating and maintaining pneumatic, pneumatic electric, and computerized controls Inspecting and making repairs to air handling equipment, vents, ductwork, and plenums Inspecting, testing and treating water and chemicals in water towers, boilers, and HVAC water distribution systems Changing filters, pre-filters, and performing other preventative maintenance Installing fire extinguishers and ensuring proper service Responding to HVAC-related alarms, elevator malfunctions, and customer trouble reports Using hand and power tools Troubleshooting complaints Writing reports A few reasons you might love this job: Supportive environment with a supportive environment Steady work Being a part of a collaborative team where teamwork is highly encouraged All tools and equipment provided A few challenges you may face: May work in confined spaces May work where asbestos-containing material may be present May work in a detention center or hospital setting Managing multiple assignments Working alone Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education/Experience: 1) Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificates and satisfactory completion of at least two (2) college level courses or their equivalent in basic refrigeration and electricity OR Completion of an apprenticeship certification program or HVAC trade school. Certificates: Must be Type 1 or Type 2 certified for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons at the time of application, and obtain a Federal Universal Certification for Handling Chlorofluorocarbons within nine (9) months from the date of hire. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a stationary engineer or operating engineer maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment. Note: Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Exam: Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral interview may be conducted to assess candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position. (Weighted 100%). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 31, 2020
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 08/30/2020 - 10/06/2020 Tentative Typing Assessment: 10/21/2020 - 10/22/2020 Tentative Performance Exam: 11/07/2020 - 11/09/2020 Typical Tasks Receives telephone and radio messages Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a mobile command center Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Typing Proficiency: Ability to accurately type at a speed not less than 40 words per minute. Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required typing assessment ) ( Qualifying ) CritiCall Performance Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: decision making, data entry, call summarization, memory recall, prioritization, map reading, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ) Test information is available by visiting the vendor's website at: CritiCall and Dispatcher Applicant: F.A.Q The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 31, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dispatcher II Pay Range $75,164.04 - $89,187.04 * *As of July 1, 2020 $78,922.24 - $93,646.39 (2021-2022) $82,868.35 - $98,328.71 (2022-2023) 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 08/30/2020 - 10/06/2020) Tentative Typing and Online Skills Assessment: 10/21/2020 - 10/22/2020 Typical Tasks Receives routine and emergency telephone calls Receives and transmits radio traffic Uses computer-aided keyboard and data entry equipment or manually records and relays information (often of an emergency nature) to appropriate unit; such as, patrol cars, other police agencies, ambulances, the County Public Works Department and the Office of Emergency Services Receives, transmits and records teletype and data systems messages Answer questions from the public May be asked to dispatch from a Mobile Command Vehicle May assist with Communications Training Program and provide on-the-job training to new dispatchers Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate. Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years. Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Typing Assessment: All accepted applicants will be invited to participate in a typing assessment. The assessment will consist of a five minute timed typing test. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. ( Note, a typing certification will NOT be accepted in lieu of the required assessment ) ( Qualifying) Online Skills Assessment: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: crisis management, non-emergency calls, prioritization, asking the right questions, telecommunications and teamwork, decision making, verbal ability, reasoning ability, and perceptual ability. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. ( Weighted 100% ). The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
The Position OPEN UNTIL FILLED Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for one (1) qualified individual interested in the Senior Public Health Microbiologist position assigned to the Public Health Laboratory located in Martinez, CA; the appointee may be required to travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. The Senior Public Health Microbiologist is responsible for accurately applying knowledge of accepted scientific techniques, methods, and procedures while performing varied and complex bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological, and parasitological tests. Duties and responsibilities include providing lead direction to technical and non-technical staff; performing tests for which standard procedures have not been established; consulting with supervisor, physicians, and private laboratories in performing tests; making decisions and providing opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits and maintaining quality control records. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following: Knowledge of accepted techniques, methods and procedures for making bacteriological, serological, mycological, virological and parasitological tests, including specialized and more complex tests Ability to assimilate training and experience necessary to perform required specialized microbiological tests Characteristics of the ideal candidate: Excellent leadership and training skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, the public and members of the medical profession Excellent oral and written communication skills To read the complete job description, please visit the website www.cccounty.us/hr -- The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: Periodically until vacancy is filled Typical Tasks Performs the more difficult and complex bacteriological, serological, parasitological, virological, mycological, and immunological tests May perform tests for which standard procedures have not been established Acts as lead person over a work group of Public Health Microbiologists and non-technical staff Provides technical lead direction Public Health Microbiologists Makes decisions and gives opinions on specimens which fall outside normal limits Consults with supervisor, physicians and private laboratories in performing tests Maintains quality control records for an assigned work group Performs less complex microbiological tests as required Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Minimum Qualifications Registration Required: Possession of a valid certificate as a Public Health Microbiologist issued by the State Department of Health. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience or its equivalent performing varied microbiological and clinical tests, and analysis training as a Public Health Microbiologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Substitution for Experience: A Master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science field from an accredited institution may be substituted for one (1) year of clinical lab experience. Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR CERTIFICATION AT TIME OF APPLICATION Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%). 4. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit Contra Costa County Health Services Department offers a variety of opportunities and has an ongoing need for Registered Nurses. Our facilities include the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, a full service acute hospital which includes an acute psychiatric unit. We have nine (9) outpatient health centers throughout the County, detention facilities, and juvenile hall. Typical Tasks The typical tasks described in class are representative samples of duties commonly performed in each specialty area. Some tasks performed require specialized training or certifications depending upon the area of assignment or position designation. Follows MD orders to administer intravenous therapy and other prescribed medication and treatments Prepares equipment and assists physician during procedures, treatment and, examination of patients Assesses patient needs, identifies problems, plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions, evaluates patient care outcomes and documents all of the above, reporting significant deviation from abnormal to normal to the physicians Assigns ancillary personnel Orients, precepts and mentors new and entry level nurses for problem solving and decision making Identifies urgent needs of the patient and/or significant others and initiates measures to meet these needs Provides directions to other members of the nursing team to ensure patient care is administered in a thorough, safe, and evidence based manner Provides and promotes excellent customer service for all internal and external customers Performs physical assessments, plans, implement, and evaluates care Performs case management Monitors laboratory tests Documents all care provided Identifies actual and potential problems; intervenes and reports all related problems to the appropriate disciplines. Coordinates the care of the patient; initiates and participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning Address the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of all patients Performs medication management Performs on-going patient education Participates in Quality improvement projects Participates in continuous learning and evidence based research May act as a Relief Charge Nurse Minimum Qualifications License Required (All Assignments): Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Special Requirements (All Assignments): As a condition of employment all applicants: 1) Must successfully pass a pharmacology exam administered by the entity; 2) When assigned to Detention Health Services must possess and maintain a security clearance approved and issued by the Sheriff's Department; 3) When assigned to the Perioperative unit must be available to provide off shift coverage. Acute Care (All Acute Care Assignments): Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in an acute care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse working in an acute care hospital may be substituted for the 1 (one) year of required experience. Additional Requirements by Assignment: Critical Care and Intermediate Care Unit Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, a Moderate Sedation class, and a Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within one (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved Critical care Course. Emergency Department Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association, a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association, and a CCRMC Crisis management and prevention certificate. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class, and a Moderate Sedation class. Within one year (1) year of hire must complete a CCRMC approved ED triage training course. Labor and Delivery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Within one (1) year of hire must obtain and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Telemetry Unit Assignment: Certification : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class. Medical Unit Assignment: Certification and Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must complete an Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course and possess and maintain a current Chemotherapy Provider Card issued by The Oncology Nursing Society.* Within ten (10) years of hire perform three (3) chemotherapy starts, and one (1) chemotherapy push. Must complete an Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) education class every two (2) years. Surgical Unit: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class certificate. Nursery Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1). A current Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate (NRP); 2). Must complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 3). Possession of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Operating Room Assignment: Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, or its equivalent, experience performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in Operating Room nursing. Substitution for Experience: Completion of the didactic portion of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, and completion of an approved preceptorship or training program issued by CCRMC may be substituted for the one (1) year Operating Room nursing experience. Gastroenterology unit (GI) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Perianesthesia Unit (PACU) Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association. Within six (6) months of hire must possess a CCRMC approved cardiac EKG Class and a Moderate Sedation class. Postpartum Assignment: Certification: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: 1) A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by issued by the American Heart Association; 2). Complete all lessons to obtain the Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certificate (NRP) issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Inpatient Psychiatry and Psychiatric Emergency Services Assignment: Special Requirements : Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a CCCRMC approved Crisis management and prevention certificate. Ambulatory Care or Detention Assignments: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Special Requirements and Certifications: All ambulatory care specialty clinic and Detention assignments require training to perform standardized procedures in accordance with Board of Registered Nursing guidelines including successful completion of training and competency requirements and preceptorship for each applicable procedure, and specialty. AFI/NST (Amniotic Fluid Volume Assessment and Non-Stress Heart Rate) Monitoring Clinics must possess and maintain a CCRMC approved advanced fetal monitoring certificate. Hematology/Oncology clinics and Infusion Center require within six month of hire to be in possession of a valid chemotherapy provider card certification issued by the (ONS) Oncology Nursing Society, annual education related to oncology and demonstrated competency. Within 12 months of hire and every 12 months while employed perform three (3) chemotherapy starts and administer three (3) chemotherapy pushes every year.Must take and complete an ONS education class every two (2) years.' Public Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility or ambulatory care setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Behavioral Health Division: Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing the duties of a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic, medical facility or detention obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years, six (6) months of which must have been in the Mental Health area. Certification: Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or CPR certification issued by the American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider). Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Emergency Medical Services Assignment: Experience: Requires two (2) years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting, one (1) year of which must have been in an Emergency Department obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience: Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. Contra Costa Health Plan Assignment: Experience: One (1) year of full time experience, or its equivalent, performing duties of a registered nurse in a hospital, medical facility, ambulatory care setting, or health plan case management setting obtained in the United States within the last five (5) years. Substitution for Experience : Possession of a BSN and six (6) months of experience as a Beginning Level Registered Nurse may be substituted for the one (1) year of required experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation/fingerprint, pharmacology exam, and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: Consists of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals to fill vacant Mental Health Clinical Specialist positions. The individuals appointed to these positions may be assigned to such program components as inpatient psychiatric wards, out-patient mental health clinics, crisis intervention, screening units, public health or a criminal justice mental health program. Mental Health Clinical Specialists provide psychotherapeutic intervention and treatment services to patients and/or clients and their families in an individual and group therapy environment. In addition, they prepare social case histories, refer patients or clients to appropriate community agencies, and perform specialized mental health services. Full-time, part-time, permanent intermittent (on-call) and project positions are available. Qualified Spanish-speaking persons are encouraged to apply. A monthly salary differential of $100 is paid to employees in positions that require bilingual proficiency. 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 months Typical Tasks Provides psycho-therapeutic intervention, treatment, and other related mental health services to consumers and their families Provides individual, family, and group therapy services Participates in the evaluation of problems presented and in the formulation of diagnoses and the development of treatment plans Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the client Coordinates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment and/or rehabilitation plans Evaluates residential facilities for level of care and continuing program eligibility Provides supportive services to board and care staff including training, treatment plan development, and liaison at the client level Interprets and explains to clients, relatives, services to specific population groups (i.e., children and adolescents, older adults, detained persons) May serve as a deputy conservator Participates in specialized programs/projects or serves as a support person in program planning, evaluation, and policy developments Participates in staff development programs and in staff conferences regarding clients and professional clinical approaches Interprets and explains to clients, relatives, community groups about social and emotional factors pertaining to mental health illness Refers clients to appropriate community agencies Provides specialized mental health or related services to specific population groups (i.e. children and adolescents, older adults, detained persons) Provides quality documentation and testifies in court as required May serve as representative payee for clients May be required to gather services statistics and write reports and correspondence Utilizes technology to send and receive work-related electronic mail, and access and maintain electronic records and files When designated as a Unit Leader, additional tasks MAY INCLUDE: Convene and facilitate team meetings Provide clinical oversight and direction for the unlicensed staff and community support workers Keep the Mental Health Supervisor/Manager informed of any critical incidents Assist in the daily operation of the program or clinic, filling in as officer of the day when necessary Participate as a member of the Utilization Review Committee Assist in the training and orientation of new staff members Provide feedback on ways to improve the delivery and types of clinical services offered to consumers Arranges day-to-day staff work schedules for the unit, including relief coverage Coordinates day-to-day programmatic and clinical decisions in response to operational demands Conducts clinical discussions regarding complex and/or difficult cases Responds to emergencies that occur on the unit Coordinates the flow of information and clinical data to ensure program and/or shift continuity Assigns cases to staff, taking into consideration urgent clinical intervention, general clinical necessity, current staff workloads and time factors Coordinate/facilitate weekly chart reviews Provides on-site feedback/training to staff regarding documentation issues Conducts peer training regarding difficult documentation issues Serves as liaison with UR/QI Administration concerning documentation issues/concerns Serves as liaison with other units, services, and agencies Minimum Qualifications Licenses Required: 1) Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicles Operator's License. 2) Possession of one of the following professional licenses is required . Either: a. A valid license issued by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences as a: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); or b.A valid license as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. Note that incumbents qualifying with an LPCC are required to possess written confirmation from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to treat couples and families prior to being assigned to positions requiring couples and family counseling. Substitution for License: Either: Possession of a Master's Degree in psychology or closely related behavioral science field from an accredited college or university, and registration with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC); or Possession of a Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an accredited college, university, or other educational institution accredited by the California State Board of Psychology. As a condition of continued employment, incumbents hired with either an AMFT, ASW, APCC, or a Doctorate in Psychology must obtain status as a LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or a licensed Psychologist, respectively, issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology, within the time periods established by the licensing agencies. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr , and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: 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. (Weighted 100%) The Health Services Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 26, 2020
Full Time
The Position The Position Contra Costa County is seeking its next Information Systems Division Director - Enterprise Systems The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation and demonstrable experience in an information technology management role, preferably in a government setting. The Division Director will have an executive presence; strong leadership and communication skills (particularly the ability to translate technology issues to various audiences of non-experts); and the ability to build effective, collaborative teams. This person should have a commitment to continuous learning through continued industry training. The County is looking for a technology partner who can champion the vision of the Department of Information Technology, who is adaptable to rapid and changing demands, and is a catalyst who drives innovation. As a leader in the department, the Division Director will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division's staff. Strong administrative skills, such as budget preparation, as well as management skills like developing organizational strategy or policies, conflict management, and experience giving public presentations, are desirable. To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link: Information Systems Division Director To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit the CPS HR website athttps://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1672
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in continuing an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Employees in this class perform routine law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, and detention activities in the County Sheriff's Office. Although no law enforcement experience is required for entrance into this class, incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as described below. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Patrols assigned areas for the protection of life and property Enforces County ordinances and assists local peace officers in their enforcement activities Investigates accidents and administers first aid Makes preliminary investigations of burglary, theft, rape and other criminal violations Classifies criminal complaints and passes them on to investigators Sets up and maintains road blocks, conducts stakeouts, makes raids and performs other special duties as directed Apprehends and transports suspects Conducts prisoners to and from court and guards them while in court Transports prisoners to and from the Rehabilitation Center and other points Receives and investigates complaints of violations by or against juveniles Confers with juveniles and their parents Prepares citations for Juvenile Court Searches for, photographs, collects, preserves and transports physical evidence Evaluates and compares latent fingerprints Receives, searches, books, fingerprints and guards prisoners in the jail, hospital, prison wards and at the Rehabilitation Center Supervises prisoners at work, in transport, during visit conferences and other activities Prepares for court visits of attorneys and for the transfer and release of prisoners Serves legal papers such as subpoenas, summons, complaints and writs of attachment, execution and restitution Assists in conducting sales of attached property Collects fees due to the County Serves warrants and makes arrests Maintains order in court and prepares, processes and maintains necessary files, documents and reports Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G. E. D. equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Training: Possession of a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate and experience in law enforcement within the past three years, OR successful completion within the last three years of the California Basic Course Equivalency Examination administered by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, OR possession of a valid certificate from a California P.O.S.T. approved Basic Academy, (Note: Candidates currently enrolled in a California Basic P.O.S.T Police Academy with an anticipated graduation date within 120 days of application date are eligible to apply; candidates must have successfully completed the P.O.S.T Basic Police Academy prior to appointment). Academy certificates are valid for three years from date of completion of the academy program unless extended by employment as a full-time Peace Officer or Level 1 Reserve. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirements: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 and 2000 frequency ranges. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Background: A thorough background investigation, which may include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Other Requirements: Employees in this class who, as a part of their regularly assigned duties are required to operate a motor vehicle, will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under provisions of the County Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Applicants must be able to obtain a detention facility clearance to work in the detention facilities. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%) . TENTATIVE EXAM DATES (updated 08/12/2020) : For applications received 08/03/2020 - 08/16/2020 Oral Exam: 09/08/2020 For applications received 08/17/2020 - 08/30/2020 Oral Exam: 09/22/2020 For applications received 08/31/2020 - 09/13/2020 Oral Exam: 10/06/2020 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 04, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: DSA - Deputy Sheriff's Non-Sworn Rank & File Unit The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is seeking men and women interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement. Prior law enforcement experience is not required.Individuals who are appointed as Deputy Sheriff-Recruit will attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) approved police academy, which involves 26 weeks of intensive academic instruction combined withrigorous physical fitness training. Upon successful completion of the Academy, recruits will graduate and be sworn in as Peace Officers and promoted to Deputy Sheriff ($7,088-$9,430). Academy graduates are initially assigned to the Patrol Division or the Custody Services Bureau The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States. In addition to operating the most innovative detention facilities in the country, the Office of the Sheriff provides patrol services throughout the county including four contract cities for which it provides total police services. Many other specialized assignments are also available. As a department of over 1,000 employees, with 668 that are sworn, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff continues to grow and progress, providing excellent opportunities in career development for its deputies. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Typical Tasks Attends a California Basic Academy which includes those courses necessary to gain P.O.S.T. approved peace officer status May attend an orientation on operations within the Sheriff's Department Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a United States high school diploma, G.E.D. Equivalency, California high school proficiency certificate, or have attained a two-year, four-year or advanced degree from an accredited college or university. The high school shall be a United States public school, an accredited United States Department of Defense high school, or an accredited or approved public or nonpublic high school. Citizenship: United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship a minimum of one year ago. Age Requirement: Must be 20.5 years of age at the time of appointment. Physical Requirement: Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the County Medical Consultant. Visual Acuity: 20/100 uncorrected each eye; corrected to 20/30 each eye. Hearing: Must not have suffered a hearing loss of over 25 decibels in the 500, 1000 or 2000 frequency ranges. Background: A thorough background investigation, which may include a report writing exercise, a polygraph examination and psychological testing, shall be conducted according to the specifications of the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; and shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) : Candidates that possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the PELLETB. The PELLETB is a multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank written examination designed to measure reading and writing ability. Applicants are given 2.5 hours to complete the PELLETB, which contains five sections: Spelling (applicants select the correct spelling of a word from a list of options); Vocabulary (applicants select the correct meaning of a word from a list of options); Clarity (applicants select the sentence that is most clearly written from a pair of options); Reading Comprehension (applicants read a passage and answer questions about the passage's content); and CLOZE (applicants use contextual clues to complete a passage that contains blanks/missing words). For a preparation guide please visit https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf (Download PDF reader) . ( Note: If you have previously taken the PELLETB with Contra Costa County, or another agency, within the last 12 months AND achieved a T-Score of 48 or higher, you may submit your T-Score in lieu of taking the exam again. Candidates must submit a copy of their examination results AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION ) . (Candidates MAY NOT retake the PELLETB within 30 days of previously taking the examination) ( Qualifying ) Physical Agility Examination: Designed to measure an applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete exercises that replicate some aspect of the job. The examination may be timed and include the following physical examinations: 1) 500 yard run 2) scaling a 6-foot wall, and 3) 165 lb. dummy drag (Pass/Fail) Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas (Weighted 100%) . TENTATIVE EXAM DATES (updated 09/16/2020) : For applications received 08/17/2020 - 08/30/2020 PELLETB/Physical Agility Exam: 09/19/2020 Oral Exam: 09/22/2020 For applications received 08/31/2020 - 09/13/2020 PELLETB/Physical Agility Exam: 09/29/2020 Oral Exam: 10/06/2020 For applications received 09/14/2020 - 09/27/2020 PELLETB/Physical Agility Exam: 10/17/2020 Oral Exam: 10/20/2020 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
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 - 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, pleasecontact Ivy Bushnell-Jackson in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5046. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau is announcing an employment opportunity to fill vacancies in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 infants and young children and their families throughout the County. These positions assist in planning, organizing and conducting a full-range of developmentally appropriate activities for children ages 0 - 3 enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development Programs. Infant/Toddler Associate Teachers will be assigned in a team-teaching model under lead direction of the Infant/Toddler Teacher. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Supports the Teacher-Project in organizing and maintaining a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensuring a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self-help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Supports the Teacher-Project in collaborating with parents, building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; and communicating verbally and in writing as approved by the Teacher-Project Assists the Teacher-Project in monitoring and maintaining all appropriate records, documents and files, submitting reports in a timely and accurate manner as required while following confidentiality guidelines Supports the Teacher-Project in screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Supports the Teacher-Project in implementing appropriate behavior management techniques Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models appropriate professional behavior to other instructional staff' Facilitates open and effective, professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of 15 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, and six (6) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education. Preference is given to candidates with an Associate of Art (A.A.) degree or higher in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or related field from an accredited college or university. Possession of six (6) units in Infant/Toddler Care and Education is a must regardless of level of education. 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 AT TCC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination, 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.uswithin seven (7) days. 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. 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. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
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 fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving children 0-3 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines 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 applicant process. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university with six (6) specialization units in Infant/Toddler care or six (6) specialization units in ECE and additional six (6) Infant/Toddler care units, if the specialization units are not specific to Infant/Toddler care and development; two (2) adult supervision units; Or Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units in ECE and six (6) in Infant/Toddler care; two ( 2) adult supervision units Six (6) ECE Infant/Toddler units are required if the six (6) specialization units are not related to work with infants and toddlers; or Possession of a Baccalaureate of Arts degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units, three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting and six (6) ECE infant/toddler units. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as an infant/toddler teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
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 in a full-day childcare and education program serving approximately 2500 low-income infants and young children and their families throughout the County. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Infant/Toddler Teacher leads a team of instructors to plan, organize and conduct a full range of developmentally appropriate activities for children 0-3 years of age enrolled in the Head Start and Child Development programs. These positions require the ability to establish a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical and linguistic development of infants, toddlers and young children in cooperative involvement with their families. Typical Tasks Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive program, meeting needs of all children and families according to appropriate State and Federal regulations, policies and procedures Organizes and maintains a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive learning environment; ensures a healthy, safe, clean environment both inside and out of the facility Provides nurturing routines such as diapering, dressing, and feeding infants and toddlers Assists toddlers with toilet training and development of self help skills Supervises sleeping infants and toddlers Collaborates with parents as the child's first teachers in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation; conducts conferences, home visits and communicates verbally and in writing as required and as needed Observes and records individual and group behavior and refers significant behaviors or concerns to specialists Monitors and maintains all appropriate records, documents and files, submit reports in a timely and accurate manner as required and follows confidentiality guidelines Uses required screening and portfolio assessment within required time frames and uses assessment to plan developmentally appropriate group and individualized activities Implements appropriate behavior management techniques and follows policy Models conflict resolution and problem solving for adults and children Models and provides appropriate guidance and leadership to other instructional staff and children Facilitates open, effective, and professional oral and written communication with families, staff and children Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required Reports unusual incidents to supervisors as required Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Possession of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, including core courses, 6 semester Early Childhood Education units related to infant/toddler care, plus 16 General Education (GE) units. Prefer an Associates of Arts (AA) 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 Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate (CCC TTC). Other Requirements: As required by law all appointees must successfully pass a physical examination and have fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. PLEASE NOTE: At the time of application, all applicants must attach official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Teacher Permit with the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
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 fill vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income children and their families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under the supervision of a Site Supervisor, the Master Teacher functions as a specialist level teacher in overseeing the integration and coordination of education, curriculum, child assessment, staff development and parent involvement activities at child education centers serving preschool children 2.5-6 years of age. Typical Tasks Plans, facilitates and oversees classroom activities according to developmentally appropriate practice and following the instructional approach utilized by the department Conducts daily classroom activities Prepares appropriate lesson plans with required individualization Conducts screenings and assessments of children within mandated time frames, and uses the results to individualize educational delivery Coordinates curriculum, instructional approach and staff development activities Explains the program curriculum and instructional approach to staff, parents, the community, and Federal, State and local government agencies Directs, trains, mentors, and evaluates paid and volunteer staff assigned to child education centers, including teachers and associate teachers Plans and conducts meetings with staff and parents, including the required number of home visits per year Travels to child education centers county-wide to assist in the development of the curriculum plan and classroom set-up that is conducive to the instructional approach Maintains program records and prepares reports in a clear and concise manner, meeting all requirements and timelines 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. Permit Required: Possession of a valid Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a Contra Costa County Master Teacher Temporary County Certificate. Education: Possession of an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an accredited college or university; or possession of an Associates of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with twenty-four (24) Early Childhood Education/Child Developments (ECE/CD) units including the core courses of Child Development, Child, Family and Community and Programs and Curriculum; sixteen (16) general education units which included one course from each of the following: humanities and/or fine arts, social sciences, math and/or science, and English and/or language arts; six (6) specialization units; and two (2) adult supervision units; or possession of a Bachelors degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or a closely related field or Baccalaureate degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Course work must have included completion of twelve (12) ECE units plus three (3) units of supervised field experience in ECE setting. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience or its equivalent as a preschool teacher, one (1) year of which must have included supervising the activities of other staff assisting in the classroom. Special Requirements: Ability to meet standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with pre-school and child development programs. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of their Child Development Master Teacher Permitwith the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - FACS Site Supervisor Unit The Contra Costa County Community Services Department is recruiting to fill Site Supervisor I vacancies in full-day child education centers serving approximately 2500 low-income families. Incumbents may be required to travel to child education centers countywide in the performance of assigned job duties. Under supervision of a Site Supervisor III, Site Supervisor I's provide the day-to-day administration of a small capacity child development site providing general child care, infant/toddler care and/or preschool services. Typical Tasks Ensures that daily staffing requirements and child/staff ratios are met at all times Provides guidance and supervision to teaching and support staff as required Ensures compliance with State licensing, Federal requirements, and contract requirements Reviews instructional programs to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements and developmentally appropriate practices Makes recommendations on staffing, program and expenditures, and maintains inventory documents Assists in interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, and mentoring staff Monitors parent involvement through individual and group contacts and meetings Prepares and submits accurate and timely reports and correspondence as required Maintains effective community relations, and advocates for young children Interviews and certifies parent eligibility for services Ensures maintenance of required children, family, and program files Ensures appropriate career development for self and staff and maintains documentation as needed. Follows procedures for making verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and to others as required. Reports unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing and to supervisors as required Complies with Standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation of the comprehensive, integrated program Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Vehicle Operator License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a Teacher in a publicly funded preschool or child development program. Certificate Required: Possession of a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit issued by the State of California or official written verification that all requirements of the permit have been completed and application has been made to the State. Employment will require mandatory maintenance of the permit by taking continuing education courses as specified by the State for its renewal. Special Requirements: Ability to meet such standards as may be required by the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, California Department of Education Title V, and California Department of Social Services Title XXII regulations dealing with preschool and child development programs. Note: As required by law, all appointees must successfully pass fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances and a current physical examination. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must submit official or unofficial transcripts and verification of theirSite Supervisor Permitwith the application. Make sure to include your name on all application documents.If you are unable to attach your permit and/or transcripts to your online application you may email scanned copies to exam@hrd.cccounty.us within seven (7) days of applying. Failure to do so will result in your automatic rejection. For full information regarding the requirements of all Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing as well as instructions on how to apply, please see the Child Development Permit Leaflet. You may obtain additional information and assistance by contacting: Certification Officer California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1812 9th Street Sacramento, CA 95814-7000 E-Mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov Web Site: www.ctc.ca.gov Selection Process 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. 2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. 3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may make changes to the examination steps noted above in accordance with Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.