Contra Costa County Human Resources Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 18, 2024
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Teamsters, Local 856 Why join the Contra Costa Department of Information & Technology? Contra Costa County Department of Information Technology (DoIT) is seeking to add one (1) talented individual to serve as a key member of its Telecommunications team as the Lead Telecommunications Specialist. DoIT offers centralized telecommunications services to support both routine and critical County operations. This classification is responsible for leading the performance of specialized work involving the planning, installation and maintenance of traditional PBX’s and VoIP telephone systems, voicemail networks and data systems in County facilities. The incumbent performs advanced journey-level work requiring considerable skill and knowledge in resolving the most difficult and complex assignments. If you are well versed in telecommunications, enjoy exploring telecommunications technologies, possess a technical passion, thrives on meticulous attention to detail, and enjoys the challenge of complexity, then you will want to join the DoIT Telecommunication Team. We are looking for someone who is: An effective communicator who will maintain a good working relationship with our various partners while ensuring accountability Able to lead and provide direction to others Detailed and organized Adept at problem-solving and deciding the appropriate course of action Able to program telecommunications applications and devices of various types Cautious and safety-focused What you will typically be responsible for: Providing technical and functional lead direction to the team Providing training and safe work practices Constructing and assembling custom designed and/or one-off or off the shelf telecommunications equipment solutions Using test equipment and software programs to perform in-house diagnostics of telephone and other related equipment Attending conference calls and meetings to assist in keeping the team organized Assisting in various tasks to help keep the team/office on-point and running smoothly Writing reports on emergency breakdowns or failures which have been repaired Processing telecommunications service work requests and repair orders if needed Documenting workflow to ensure efficiency and effectiveness A few reasons you might love this job: The work you do has an impact on vital County operations You will be part of a collaborative team You will have access to a generous benefits package including retirement, health plan options and other benefits listed here: Employee Benefits | Contra Costa County, CA Official Website A few challenges you might face in this job : You will need to accurately track and document actions, time, and cost in the course of your work You will encounter customers who are experiencing outages and difficulties Occasionally work weekends or overtime Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator’s license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator’s license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Twelve (12) college semester or eighteen (18) college units with primary emphasis on telecommunications or electronic technology or closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years professional enterprise-level experience in a journey-level position, performing installation, servicing, and repair of large PBX or IP-based call manager phone systems for large corporations or government entities. Substitution: One (1) year of additional journey-level experience, including military, or completion of one (1) of Communications Technicians Apprenticeship program may be substituted for the required education. Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of principles, and practices used in installing, maintaining, repairing, and servicing enterprise level telephone and telecommunications systems, including PBX administration, voicemail networks, AV systems, IP devices and UPS systems Knowledge of PC programs and/or software to include OS command lines relating to maintaining telephone, voicemail and IoT devices and their networks Experience in IP network design, configuration, and maintenance Understanding of A/V systems and digital services Experience in telecommunications equipment power systems, including AC/DC, UPS batteries and generators Ability to research an unknown topic that results in a viable fix or solution Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement and supplemental questionnaire 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%) Final Selection Interviews: These will be scheduled by the department once the eligible list is established. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Amanda Monson at Amanda.Monson@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 6/2/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 18, 2024
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Unit CLOSING DATE: June 7, 2024. The Board of Supervisors authorized the following future salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024 5% on July 1, 2025 RE-ANNOUNCEMENT Why Join Contra Costa Health? The Contra Costa Health Department currently has a great career opportunity as the Cardiology Services Manager to manage the Cardiology Services program at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) located in Martinez, CA and Health Centers (HCs) within Contra Costa County. Under direction, the Cardiology Services Manager will plan, organize, develop, and supervise the coordination of care and treatment of patients, manage the outpatient and full-service cardiology EKG, EEG, Echocardiograms units, and supervise TEE, stress echo, Dobutamine stress, and Nuclear stress testing. The Cardiology Services Manager will also ensure the proper care and maintenance of assigned equipment, review required reports, oversee improvement initiatives to meet regulatory standards, supervise subordinate personnel, and perform related work as required. Contra Costa Health (CCH) is the largest department of the Contra Costa County government, employing more than 5,200 staff members. CCH is an integrated system of healthcare services that covers health at every level: the individual, the family, and the community. For low-income and uninsured residents of Contra Costa County, CCH is the safety net, providing medical services not available to them elsewhere. We are looking for someone who is: A leader. You must organize the work and effectively coach the team. Action-oriented and results-focused. You must take initiative and ensure tasks are completed promptly and efficiently. A strong communicator. You will communicate with others every day, so clear and concise communication is important. Able to value diversity. You must see the benefit of having different backgrounds and views in the workplace and leverage those differences in group processes and decision-making. What you may typically be responsible for: Interview and select personnel staff and approve and process all payroll documents. Monitor staff performance and participate in the development of competencies, performance standards, and protocols. Ensure compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) requirement, Title 22, California Department of Public Health, Federal, State, and local agencies. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and priorities to provide the best care to patients. Conduct staff meetings and manage other discussions to coordinate interdepartmental affairs. A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with a team that delivers a world-class healthcare system that puts patients at the center of every decision and has a nationally recognized cancer program. We hold the PRIME Five-Year Achievement Award and PRIME Distinguished Improvement Award! We are one of the Top 10 Family Medicine Residency in the nation! We are the National leader in Family Medicine Point of Care Ultrasounds! You will work with a team that trains diverse full-spectrum physician leaders who champion health equity in under-resourced communities The County offers fantastic and competitive health benefits! Check them out here: Employee Benefits | Contra Costa County, CA Official Website You will be a member of a strong Union that supports its members! You can also find paid vacation/sick/personal/administrative leave information in Local 21’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). LOCAL-21-MOU-FOR-2022-2026 There is Professional Development Reimbursement! Reimbursement of $625 every two-year period for qualifying expenses, including the purchase of job-related technology devices or software. An additional $750 per fiscal year is available through Career Development Training, which requires some cost sharing. For the County’s retirement package, the County pays the employer contribution to Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association (CCCERA), a 1937 Act defined benefit retirement plan, which has reciprocity with other 1937 Act County retirement systems, CalPERS , and systems with CalPERS reciprocity. Employee contributions are based on a percentage of pensionable compensation. The County also participates in Social Security and Medicare. For more information, click here: Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association (cccera.org) Do you have student loans? Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is the most common way people apply to have their student loans forgiven. The County is a qualified employer! A few challenges you might face in this job : You must reprioritize assignments based on the ongoing needs of the organization. You will learn and adjust to the public sector’s rules and regulations. You will learn the organization’s culture and team dynamics. You must make the best use of available support resources given. There are competing priorities within the County budget such as trying to balance available funds with the many needs of the community. 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 Safety Focus : Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Displaying Ownership and Accountability : Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Professional Integrity & Ethics : Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Informing : Proactively obtaining and sharing information Handling & Resolving Conflict : Managing interpersonally strained situations Interpersonal Savvy : Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Coaching & Developing Others : Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Leadership : Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Valuing Diversity : Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Leading the Organizational Culture : Driving the organization’s culture through establishing and enforcing norms and/or behaviors in addition to processes To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications **PLEASE ATTACH PROOF OF YOUR CERTIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION (DEGREE AND/OR TRANSCRIPTS) TO YOUR APPLICATION** Education : Bachelor’s degree in a science or in a health related field Experience : Five (5) years of increasingly responsible cardiac care experience in a healthcare setting, either inpatient acute care or outpatient, performing cardiology services three (3) years of experience at the lead level. Certification : Possess and maintain the following certifications: Registered Cardiac Sonography program (RDCS) issued by the American Registry of Diagnostic Sonographers, or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) issued by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association. Substitution for Education : Additional experience in a lead capacity in a healthcare setting, either inpatient acute care or outpatient, performing cardiology services may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Interview Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online video assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include but are not limited to: Delivering Results, Displaying Ownership and Accountability, Handling & Resolving Conflict, Leadership, and Leading the Organizational Culture. (Weighted 100%) 3. Final Selection Interviews: The hiring manager interviews will be scheduled directly by the unit/division once the eligible list is established. The online interview assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) sometime during the week of June 24, 2024. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at Exams@cchealth.org . For any technical issues, please contact the Government Jobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 6/7/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 16, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Human Resources Department? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. The Human Resources Department has a staff of just over 50 employees organized into four (4) divisions that provide services to County Departments, employees, and the public. Human Resources team members work in collaboration with one another and the County Administrator's Office to provide central human resources services and oversight to 27 County departments. In order to provide the best human resources services to our partners and clients, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven HR staff. A successful Principal HR Analyst will be a skilled professional who is committed to bringing out the best in others, leading and being the change, and who is able to provide guidance and support without dictating a specific solution. We are looking for someone who is: Analytical and data driven. You will be responsible for collecting and analyzing various HR metrics, and making recommendations to improve and optimize human resources activities for the County. Creative! You will need to be able to understand the challenges faced in hiring processes and recommend innovative ways to assess applicants and shorten time-to-hire to ensure the best qualified candidates are available for our hiring managers. Customer focused. Your role will require you to understand your customer's operational needs and to be responsive and proactive when addressing those needs. A strong relationship builder with excellent communication skills. You will be expected to create an environment where your team will strive and thrive, establish relationships across many departments at all levels of the organization, and ensure that a consistent message is communicated to a variety of audiences. Organized and results-driven. You will need to balance your own work and multiple assignments and priorities for your assigned team in a fast-paced environment. What you will typically be responsible for: Supervising and leading a team of Human Resources analysts and technicians by coordinating the work of the team and ensuring the integrity of the work is maintained and performance agreements are met. Conducting complex recruitment, assessment, and classification work. Analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of County Human Resources programs, policies, processes, and team effectiveness; identifying areas for improvement and innovation, and proposing solutions. Helping to develop strategies to create career ladders, increase employee engagement, improve employee retention, and building an inclusive, high-trust organizational culture. Providing guidance and interpretation to County departmental human resources staff on human resources policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and on workforce planning, organizational design and development. A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will have a direct impact on the County's ability to provide important public services. You will be challenged daily. You will work with people who are passionate about their work, and focused on continuous improvement and innovation. You're seeking an opportunity to contribute to an effort to redefine public sector merit-system hiring. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will be joining an organization that is updating and modernizing several business practices and technologies. This will require persistence and tenacity to help keep change moving forward in an environment where some are already experiencing change fatigue. Your customers will include some people with strong personalities and/or high expectations. You will need to learn to navigate through complex, sometimes outdated and conflicting rules, policies and labor agreements to assist others in reaching operational objectives. Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities 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 Design Sense: Creating work products that are functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Group Facilitation: Enabling constructive and productive group interaction Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work Managing & Facilitating Change: Addressing key factors that influence successful organizational change Organization Design & Structure: Establishing organizational structure and clarifying roles and responsibilities 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 Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace 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. Remote Work Eligibility : This position is eligible to work remotely up to 50% of each workweek. However, in the short term, the Principal HR Analyst is expected to be in the office daily for the first 4 weeks. Future remote work arrangements may be discussed after hire based on dynamic business needs. Additionally, the Principal HR Analyst must live within 200 miles of Martinez, California. These policies are non-negotiable. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible full-time human resources experience performing recruitment and assessment and/or classification and compensation work. Three (3) years of the qualifying experience must have included significant responsibility for (a) conducting classification studies, and compensation analysis, and/or (b) conducting job analyses, and developing and administering recruitments. and Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from a college or university with a major in human resources management, business, industrial psychology, public administration or closely related field. Desirable Qualifications: Professional HR experience working in a local government or public sector agency Possession of a IPMA-HR Certification Possession of a SHRM Certification Possession of a Data/HR Analytics Certification Experience as a lead or supervisor of other HR staff Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 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%) Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 16, 2024
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 2700 - General Clerical Unit T he Employment and Human Services Department is currently accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy for Children's Services Systems Support Specialist. Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department works diligently to provide the community with resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The department is committed to hiring candidates who share our core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. Children & Family Services (CFS) is a Bureau of EHSD with a staff of 477 employees, including Division Managers, Supervisors, Social Workers, Social Casework Assistants, and clerical and support staff. Children & Family Services provides specialized services to families in the community to keep children safely in their own homes with their families. CFS provides emergency response services to assess if children may be at risk of abuse or neglect. CFS protects children from abuse and neglect and promotes the well-being of children and their families in their communities. EHSD is seeking a Children’s Services Systems Support Specialist who, under supervision, provides on-site assistance/support to Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) staff working in the Children & Family Services Bureau. This may include access, processing, use, documentation, storage, and retrieval of files, records, and information maintained in various computer systems and applications used by child welfare staff, including the Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS). They coordinate with appropriate Information Technology staff and State Systems support staff to resolve problems when appropriate. In addition, they develop instructions and desk guides and provide training on system use, access, and applications. They are assigned to a district office; however, they may also provide resolutions to staff County-wide. We are seeking someone who: Is able to engage with diverse employees and support staff within and outside of EHSD. Is capable of thinking logically and hierarchically, drawing logical conclusions, and making appropriate recommendations. Is analytical and data-driven, responsible for collecting and analyzing information, and providing resolutions to issues/problems. Is organized and self-managing, capable of balancing their workload, multiple assignments, and priorities. Can train and instruct individuals and groups on the use of software, systems, and hardware applications. Is flexible and agile, able to cover other duties as needed. Your typical responsibilities will include: Providing direct on-site support to Child Welfare CWS/CMS end users on the use and problems with the system or related systems (i.e., Safe Measures, Structured Decision Making (SDM)). Acting as a liaison between CFS Social Workers, clerical staff, and in-house information technology staff. Developing and providing individual and group training on the use and application of the CWS/CMS system and other various computerized systems and applications. Analyzing users’ system problems to determine the nature of issues or problems. Troubleshooting and addressing employee problems with various computerized systems, referring problems to the vendor help-desk if needed. Identifying staff errors or problems and providing training and coaching on correct procedures. Acting as a resource for Staff Development for training, providing support to CWS/CMS and other computer systems and applications trainers, and participating in system user groups to assist with the development and implementation of computer systems and applications, policies, and procedures. Preparing or assisting in the preparation of reports and documentation using data maintained in the CWS/CMS system and coordinating the implementation of system upgrades. A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with people of varying levels who are passionate about their work and focused on maintaining families and reunification of families. Every day brings a variety of work and opportunities to build good working relationships with Bureau staff and Information Technology staff. You will have the ability to continuously expand your knowledge and professional growth. To read the complete job description, please visit the website; Class Specifications | Children's Services Systems Support Specialist | Class Spec Details (governmentjobs.com) The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university which included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in psychology, sociology, social welfare, computer science, business, office technology, information systems, or a closely related field. Experience: Two years of full-time experience or its equivalent in a Social Services agency utilizing a primary data system that tracks clients, cases and case management for Children Services; or, two years of full-time experience or its equivalent in a governmental agency or institution performing information system support duties, analyzing data from systems or training staff in the usage of information systems. Substitution of Education : Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the desired education on a year for year basis Substitution of Experience: Bachelors of Science or Arts in Computer Science or a related field. Desirable Qualifications: Experience with CWS/CMS Experience with Safe Measures Computer Application Experience with Structured Decision-Making Tools Experience with creation of eLearning Experience with Adobe Acrobat Experience with individual and group training Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Virtual Interview : Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online interview. In the oral interview, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the oral interview competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Children's Services Systems Support Specialist. These may include but are not limited to: Analyzing and Interpreting data, Delivering Results, Using Technology, Adaptability, Attention to Detail, Building and Maintaining Relationships, and Leading Cross Divisional Collaboration. (Weighted 100%) The virtual interview is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of June 7, 2024. The interview will be administered remotely using a computer; you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Delaina Gillaspy at Delaina.Gillaspy@hrd.cccounty.us . For any technical issues, please contact the Government Jobs' applicant support team for assistance at + 1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 15, 2024
Full Time
The Position The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is the largest law enforcement agency in Contra Costa with over 1,100 sworn and professional employees dedicated to providing the highest level of law enforcement and customer services. The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff strives to maintain the highest standard of professional integrity, and ethics. The Office of the Sheriff is dedicated to pursuing excellence in performance throughout the organization and in the community through the quality of its personnel. The Sheriff’s Director of Property and Evidence is responsible for the control, maintenance, security, and disposition of property and evidence acquired by the Office of the Sheriff. We are currently recruiting to fill (1) vacancy for the Sheriff's Director of Property and Evidence position. If you are interested in continuing your career in one of the most professional, progressive agencies in the United States, then this would be a great opportunity for you! We are looking for someone who: Values honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct Embraces opportunities for improvement including the use of technology Can communicate effectively with others, establish and maintain strong relationships to achieve a common goal, and is a collaborative team player Applies critical thinking to prioritize and re-prioritize workload to meet the needs of the organization Thrives in a fast-paced work environment Can understand customers' needs and be responsive and proactive when addressing those needs What you will typically be responsible for: Supervising the receipt, storage, tracking, release, and disposal of property and evidence in accordance with appropriate laws, rules, and regulations Maintaining the property warehouse facility Conducting periodic audits and inventories of property and evidence Using computer systems and databases to check case dispositions, enter serialized property, and track chain of custody Supervising staff including reviewing, commending, and correcting the performance of subordinates Implementing safety procedures to prevent injury, avoid contamination, and ensure the proper handling of items such as firearms, biological substances, and drugs Managing the Property & Evidence Services budget and authorizing related expenditures Testifying in court regarding the integrity of property storage, preservation, and transportation, as needed A few reasons you might love this job: You will work closely with a motivated and diverse team of professionals who are dedicated to serving their community Sense of accomplishment for providing services that ultimately have a positive impact on the community Every day brings a variety of work and opportunities to make a difference with the potential to impact the delivery of important public services Competitive health benefits, paid vacation/sick/personal/admin time, and a great retirement plan! A few challenges you might face in this job: You will often have handle competing demands and shifting priorities which require you to be flexible and adaptable You will need to remain focused and organized in a fast-paced work environment You will need to maintain a respectful demeanor when communicating with the law enforcement representatives and the public Competencies Required: Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Visionary Leadership: Taking a long-term view and building a shared vision with others; acting as a catalyst for organizational change Managing & Facilitating Change: Addressing key factors that influence successful organizational change Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards To read the complete job description, please visit the website, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/959164 The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, administration of justice, or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience in property and evidence management, inventory control, or warehouse management in a medium to large sized facility, which must have included responsibility for security of items and operation of an automated inventory system. Two (2) years of this experience must have been as the overall manager of the facility and included supervisory responsibilities. Substitution: Successful completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included courses in English Composition, Mathematics or Statistics, and Social or Behavioral Science and two (2) additional years of the required experience may be substituted for the required Bachelor's degree. Background Requirement: 1) Successful completion of a thorough background investigation conducted by the Office of the Sheriff; and 2) shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or in 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. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working in a Law Enforcement Property & Evidence Facility Experience using a database for tracking, inventory, and control of property and evidence Completion of an Evidence Management course (e.g., POST or IAPE) Knowledge of best practices and legal requirements for evidence storage and retention Individual certification by the International Association of Property & Evidence Experience working in an accredited Property & Evidence Facility Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. HireVue Oral Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited via email to complete a HireVue Oral Assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies and an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Informing, Project Management, Attention to Detail, Professional Integrity & Ethics, and Legal & Regulatory Navigation. Departmental Hiring Interview: Tentatively scheduled for June 2024 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Chris Miller at Chris.Miller@hrd.cccounty.us . For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 15, 2024
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is currently accepting applications to fill three (3) Personnel Technician positions in t he Employment and Human Services Department. However, this list may also be used to fill future vacancies countywide. Why join the Employment and Human Services Department? We are looking for people who enjoy utilizing creative solutions to problems! Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Our personnel team supports EHSD employees who provide those crucial social services to our County’s residents. In this role, you will play a crucial part in providing human resources services to assigned bureaus/divisions by performing a variety of administrative, technical, and paraprofessional personnel work. We pride ourselves on serving our 2000+ employees with compassion, transparency, and integrity! We are looking for someone who is: Highly organized . You will have a high volume of work and will need to follow-up on work assignments with others. Customer service oriented . We are a large organization with multiple stakeholders, you will need to build a strong rapport with others to assist them well. Tech-savvy . We use multiple systems to conduct our work, you will need to be efficient in learning and using technology. Interested in learning . You should be willing to continue learning and growing as you develop your career. We offer the opportunity to attend training and conferences. Analytical . You should be able to see connections in data and understand the story and solutions. Team oriented . You will be a part of a large team of professionals that are looking to grow together. What you will typically be responsible for: A variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the EHSD Personnel Unit, HR Analysts, Supervisors, and Managers Processing various departmental HR transactions Issuing, monitoring, and updating referred eligible lists to Hiring Managers Working in various human resource systems to generate reports and spreadsheets Acting as team lead for departmental HR operations Working on special projects as needed A few reasons you might love this job: There is opportunity for career advancement You will gain experience in working for a large County Department You will work in a strong, supportive team environment There is opportunity to engage in innovative and creative problem-solving sessions You will make an impact on our staff’s success in their jobs A few challenges you might face in this job : This is a high-volume work environment in which priorities can change quickly It can take time for things to move forward You are required to coordinate your work with various Department Managers who have competing priorities You may need to work within the parameters of complications or antiquated processes and procedures Competencies Required: Critical Thinking : Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Decision Making : Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner 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 Innovative Problem Solving : Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Legal & Regulatory Navigation : Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Adaptability : Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Displaying Ownership & Accountability : Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Informing : Proactively obtaining and sharing information Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Interpersonal Savvy : Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity : Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace You can read the complete job description at: County of Contra Costa - Class Specification Bulletin (governmentjobs.com) . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. 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 an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources administration, business or public administration, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field; or successful completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university which includes 12 semester or 18 quarter units in human resources administration, business or public administration, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field. AND Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience providing varied technical and administrative support in a human resources department or benefit administration environment which would provide the opportunity to acquire the abilities and knowledge listed. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement and supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. Online Multiple-Choice Test: A multiple-choice test will be conducted online to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. These may include but are not limited to: Legal & Regulatory Navigation, Using Technology, Adaptability, Attention to Detail, Displaying Ownership & Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. (Weighted 100%). Hiring Interview Tentative Dates: The Online Multiple-Choice Exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 5, 2024. The assessment may be administered remotely using a computer. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Matthew Damm at matthew.damm@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 15, 2024
Full Time
The Position Contra Costa County is currently accepting applications to fill one (1) EHS Deputy Bureau Director-Exempt position in t he Employment and Human Services Department. Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department works diligently to provide the community with resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The department is committed to hiring candidates that share our core values of delivering an exceptional customer service experience, encouraging open communication, embracing change, practicing ethical behavior, and embracing diversity. The Deputy Bureau Director assists with planning, organizing, implementing, and directing Department programs and services; assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of subordinate personnel, and performs related duties as required. The ideal candidate for the Deputy Bureau Director assignment will have strong analytical and administrative skills and will be able to monitor compliance of multiple programs. The applicant should be an adept leader able to provide direction to and manage the work of others. In addition, candidates must have experience working in partnership with community-based organizations. A proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of government and community partners is essential in this role. We are seeking someone who: Is data and results-driven. Is analytical. Is proficient in navigating political landscapes. Is exceptionally adaptable to dynamic environments and frequent changes. Is proficient in the intricacies of public sector operations. Is innovative and solution-focused. Is an effective communicator. What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting the Bureau Director in developing objectives, policies, and procedures for public assistance programs. Planning, organizing, and evaluating program services. Participating in strategic planning and policy development. Providing leadership for change and ensuring regulatory compliance. Analyzing reports to ensure quality standards are met. Monitoring progress and initiating corrective action when necessary. Communicating policies and procedures to managers and supervisors. Tracking staff positions and addressing support issues. A few reasons you might love this job: The opportunity to work with people who are passionate about their work Engaging in impactful work Community engagement Opportunities for professional growth The ability to be innovative and creative A few challenges you might face in this job: Complex regulatory environment Interagency collaboration Resource management Team with varying levels of expertise, guidance will be required Balancing conflicting priorities and demands Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data Action & Results Focused Adaptability Attention to Detail Oral Communication Writing Building & Maintaining Relationships Business Process Analysis Project Management Strategic Thinking & Perspective Critical Thinking Delivering Results Handling and resolving conflict Leveraging Technology Managing and Facilitating Change You can read the complete job description at: County of Contra Costa - Class Specification Bulletin (governmentjobs.com) . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Gerontology, Counseling, Social Work, Social or Behavioral or Health Sciences, Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) public administration experience which included responsibilities for supervision, program services operations, service delivery evaluation and regulatory compliance. Two (2) year of the above experience must have been at a managerial level. Substitution of Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business or Public Administration, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or a closely related field and (1 ) additional year of the required listed experience. Desirable Qualifications Experience in program implementation, management, and improvement strategies. Experience with service delivery evaluation and regulatory compliance. Selection Process This position is exempted from the merit system and will not follow regular County recruitment and selection procedures. Not all applicants will be invited to participate in the evaluation and interview process. 1. Application Filing: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2 . Interview: Applications will be evaluated, and those candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to interview. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. The employment list established by this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Matthew Damm at matthew.damm@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the Government Jobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/28/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 15, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why join Contra Costa County's Auditor-Controller's Office? The Office of the Auditor-Controller has an excellent career opportunity for those who seek to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and energetic work environment. The Accountant-Auditor role is unique to the Office of the Auditor-Controller and has a broad scope, encompassing county-wide financial activities. The primary mission of the Office of the Auditor-Controller is to ensure the fiscal integrity of the County's financial records and provide excellent service, assistance, and information to the public, Board of Supervisors, County Administrator's Office, County Departments and Employees, Special Districts, and some regional non-county agencies. We remain steadfast in our commitment to provide exceptional professional service to all our customers while treating them with fairness, integrity, respect, and trust. This is an exciting time to become a part of Contra Costa County as we are currently accepting applications to fill two (2) Accountant-Auditor I vacancies within the Office of the Auditor-Controller's seven divisions. We are looking for someone who: Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively to meet departmental deadlines Has strong communication skills , both written and verbal, which are essential for effective collaboration and ensuring clarity and understanding among team members Can work independently while still functioning well in a team-oriented environment Has a high level of integrity and honesty which are paramount for successful execution of job responsibilities Displays diligence and a strong work ethic as key traits which will contribute to effective performance in this role Has a desire for professional growth and development , coupled with a motivated attitude, to ensure that the candidate continues to excel in this position What you will typically be responsible for: Conducting a thorough examination and analysis of a range of financial documents Ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial schedules and subsidiary ledgers through the process of reconciliation and maintenance Aiding in the preparation of comprehensive annual financial reports Compiling and submitting Federal and State tax reports in a timely and accurate manner Delivering exceptional customer service to the public and other County Departments Providing valuable support in the audit of County Programs and Departments Assisting in the processing of property tax refunds and the management of property tax rolls A few reasons you might love this job: This position involves collaborative work within a team-oriented setting There are opportunities for career progression within this role We provide a comprehensive benefits package to our employees Over the next three years, there will be a 5% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) annually A few challenges you might face in this job: This role requires effective time management and adherence to reporting deadlines Adapting to changes in Federal, State, and Local regulations/contracts is a necessary component of this position This job entails managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment Competencies Required: Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and qualitative data. Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals 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 To read the complete job description, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/1273842 The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Education: 1) Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting, or a closely related field. Course work must have included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from among the following accounting courses: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Fund Accounting, Cost Accounting, or Auditing; OR 2) Possession of a Certified Public Accountant certification, Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) certification, or the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification. Internal Substitution for Education: Four (4) years of full-time (or its equivalent) experience as an Accounting or Payroll Technician for Contra Costa County and at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from the above listed accounting/auditing courses, which must be transferrable to an accredited college or university system for credit, may be substituted for the required education. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Online Assessment: An online, multiple-choice assessment will be administered to all accepted candidates. This Assessment will measure competencies, including but not limited to Analyzing & Interpreting Data, Mathematical Facility, Attention to Detail, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Using Technology, Building & Maintaining Relationships, Self-Management, and Teamwork. (Weight 100%). Tentative dates for online assessment: June 5 - 9, 2024. 3. Final Selection Interviews: Will be scheduled after the eligible list has been established. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Sanyukta Singh at sanyukta.singh@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/26/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 14, 2024
Full Time
The Position **RE-ANNOUNCEMENT** Monthly Salary Range: $7,297 - $8,871 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management The Board of Supervisors have authorized the following future salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024 5% on July 1, 2025 Why Join Contra Costa County? Contra Costa Health is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Program Specialist I position. There are currently three (3) vacancies in Health Services Department. Two in the Family, Maternal, and Child Health (FMCH) Program located in Concord, CA. One in the Linguistic Access Services (LAS) located in Martinez, CA. The incumbent will be required to occasionally travel to different locations throughout Contra Costa County. Family, Maternal and Child Health (FMCH) is dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of families and children through innovative partnerships with families, community members, county programs, and community-based organizations. To accomplish this mission, our work involves collecting and analyzing data to identify high priority needs, develop, implement, and evaluate programs designed to improve health outcomes, and provide training and technical assistance to groups throughout the county on issues of perinatal health. The Linguistic Access Services (LAS) program provide specially trained interpreters to assist patients and health care providers to communicate with each other in the preferred language during the provision of care, when making medical appointments, receiving health care information or when discussing billing or health related financial information. We are looking for someone who is: A strong leader: You will be responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of subordinate staff. Professional. You must provide and promote excellence in customer service for both external partners and the public. Results driven: You will be able to effectively set and meet program goals. Analytical: You will manage, compile, and analyze data. Detail Oriented. You will be in constant compliance with state and federal program mandates and establishing procedures accordingly. What you will typically be responsible for: Providing supervision, technical assistance and consultation to program staff Establishing, reviewing, evaluating, implementing and interpreting program policy to ensure compliance with State and Federal program mandates Identifying urgent needs for program services and making appropriate referrals Meeting with other professional staff members and community organizations Serving as liaison with funding authority and/or division fiscal staff regarding program financial issue Developing and writing proposals for grant applications Planning, implementing and/or supervising educational outreach activities and developing program informational material for distribution to schools, organizations, community groups and the general public A few reasons you might love this job: You will be part of a high value team environment. You will be part of a culture that encourages growth and innovation. There is open dialogue between staff and management. You will have job stability and opportunities for career growth. A few challenges you might face in this job: You may work under pressure and need to deliver assignments in tight timeframes. You must adapt to ever-changing technology. Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Coaching & Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities Visionary Leadership: Taking a long-term view and building a shared vision with others; acting as a catalyst for organizational change Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration: Demonstrating cooperation and teamwork while working within and across divisions and teams Organization Design & Structure: Establishing organizational structure and clarifying roles and responsibilities To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Health Education, Social Welfare or a closely related field. Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience in a health care organization, public health agency or community program performing administrative or program management duties. Substitution: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in any of the aforementioned fields and two (2) years of full-time experience in a health care organization, public health agency or community program performing administrative or program management duties may be substituted for the master's degree requirement. One (1) additional year of experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. No substitution is permitted for a bachelor's degree. QUALIFICATIONS FOR RESTRICTED POSITIONS: Successful candidates for some positions in the HIV/AIDS Program require clearance from the State Office of AIDS prior to a permanent appointment. Successful candidate for the position in the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program must meet the criteria established by the State Medi-Cal Program as Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP). This includes: a) Registered Nurses and Public Health Nurses with a valid certificate from the State of California; b) Physician Assistants with a valid license issued by the California Physician Assistant Committee;c) Registered Dietitians with a valid registration from the American Dietetic Association; d) individuals possessing either a master's degree in Social Welfare (MSW) with an emphasis in medical or a master's degree in Public Health (MPH) with an emphasis in health education; e) Licensed Clinical Psychologists; and f) Licensed Marriage, Family and Child CounselorsSuccessful candidate for the position in the Senior Nutrition program must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current registration as a Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association)Successful candidate for the position in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a current registration as a Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: All applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire : Candidates that clearly demonstrate that they possess the minimum qualification, will be invited to participate in a behavioral consistency writing exercise. Candidates will be asked to provide written responses to scenario-based questions designed to evaluate candidates core competencies as they relate to the job. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These competencies may include but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Delivering Results, Legal & Regulatory Navigation, Safety Focus, Displaying Ownership and Accountability, and Informing. (Weighted 100%) The Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) during the week of June 17, 2024. The Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as a computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at Exams@cchealth.org . For any technical issues, please contact the Government Jobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1-855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Concord, California, United States
May 14, 2024
Full Time
The Position **RE-ANNOUNCEMENT** HOMELESS SERVICES SPECIALIST Monthly Salary Range: $5,999 - $7,291 Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Non-Supervisory Management The Board of Supervisors have authorized the following future salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024 5% on July 1, 2025 Why join the Contra Costa Health? Contra Costa Health is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Homeless Services Specialist position. The Public Health Division currently has two (2) vacancies in the Community Connect - Enhanced Care Management program located in Concord, CA. You may occasionally be required to travel to other sites within Contra Costa County. The Homeless Services Specialists will serve as liaison between the homeless, individuals at risk of homelessness, County Departments, and other local jurisdictions; provide consultation to homeless individuals and families to help them achieve independence and personal responsibility; investigate and recommend resolutions to homeless complaints; gather and analyze data to improve homeless services; assist in monitoring and accessing homeless care and services. Public Health’s mission is to promote and protect the health and well-being of the individual, family, and community in Contra Costa County. We are looking for someone who is: A strong communicator. You will need to have effective verbal and written communication skills, and deal tactfully, diplomatically, and objectively with the homeless, their relatives, County programs and/or community organizations. Professional. You will be expected to exercise good judgement and discretion in handling confidential matters, and to provide and promote excellence in customer service for both internal and external customers. Analytical. You will be responsible for gathering and analyzing data, preparing reports, and recommending resolutions for those experiencing homelessness or at risk. Respectful and understands diversity. You will be expected to acknowledge and respect cultural, educational, and linguistic differences of the County’s diverse population. What you will typically be responsible for: Serving as an advocate when necessary and conducting outreach to the homeless in Contra Costa County Investigating and recommending resolutions to homeless care issues and complaints Providing information and referrals regarding the County health systems and services to the homeless and to the public Providing consultation to homeless persons to assist them in achieving independence and personal responsibility Visiting homeless programs and encampments to ascertain satisfaction with the level of care and services, and evaluating the homeless person(s) environment Assisting consumers that are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless to obtain short- and long-term housing which includes identifying appropriate housing resources, making referrals, and supporting the consumers through any housing obstacles and/or barriers they encounter Assisting consumers with navigating the coordinated entry system and collaborating with all providers within the Contra Costa Coordinated Entry System Developing housing plan with the clients that include activities of daily living skills such as budgeting and financial management A few reasons you might love this job: You will have the opportunity to effect positive change amongst the county’s most vulnerable population. You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team including medical, behavioral health, and social service providers. You will be part of providing solution-based creativity and strategic problem solving to best meet client needs. The County provides excellent healthcare, paid time off, and retirement benefits. A few challenges you might face in this job: You will be working with a population with diverse needs. Working for Contra Costa County assumes coverage for a large geographic area. You will be managing a large client caseload. 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 Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Professional Impact: Presenting self as a positive representative of the organization Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operators License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing, sociology, psychology, health administration, social work, health education, public administration, public health, human development or a closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct health care information, services, or conducting outreach to the homeless community. Experience must have included identifying and addressing clients' needs and/or complaints. Substitution for education: An additional two (2) years of full-time experience providing direct health care information, services, or outreach to the homeless community may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree. Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of current principles and practices of the homeless services and of homeless service providers. Knowledge of housing resources and homeless services offered to those experiencing homelessness or at risk within Contra Costa County and surrounding areas Knowledge of grievance procedures Knowledge of basic statistical techniques Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: All applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire : Candidates that clearly demonstrate that they possess the minimum qualification, will be invited to participate in a behavioral consistency writing exercise. Candidates will be asked to provide written responses to scenario-based questions designed to evaluate candidates core competencies as they relate to the job. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These competencies may include but are not limited to: Writing, Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Self-Management, and Informing. (Weighted 100%) The Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) during the week of June 17, 2024. The Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as a computer or mobile device with a camera. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at Exams@cchealth.org . For any technical issues, please contact the Government Jobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1-855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 10, 2024
Full Time
The Position Upcoming negotiated salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024 5% on July 1, 2025 Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - General Services & Maintenance Unit Why join Contra Costa County? Ranking among the larger California fire agencies, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a well-equipped, full-service fire agency. The District is an "all-hazards" organization providing fire suppression, First Responder Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical services as well as 911 emergency ambulance transport services for over two-thirds of the county, technical rescue, marine firefighting, water rescue, Type II Hazardous Materials Response team, heavy fire equipment program, fire prevention, and fire investigation services to nine cities and county unincorporated areas. The Fire District Apparatus Shop provides routine preventative maintenance and emergency repairs for our Fire Apparatus. The Apparatus Shop is staffed by an Apparatus Manager, six (6) Fire Equipment Mechanics, a Fire Service Coordinator, and a Driver Clerk. The Fire District has almost 150 pieces of Fire Apparatus which includes Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4. Type 6 engines as well as Tillers, Hazmats, UTV's, Quints, Water Tenders and Rescue vehicles. The Fire Mechanics are ASE certified as Truck Mechanics and CFMA certified to work on Fire Apparatus. We are looking for someone who is: Dependable, helpful, respectful, honest, hardworking, professional, and a team player. Self-motivated and driven to learn by trying and doing on their own rather than waiting for direction. Willing to learn new technology, equipment, and apparatus. What you will typically be responsible for: Inspecting trucks, boats, bulldozers, tractors, and mechanical equipment used in fire fighting and other Fire District services. Diagnosing mechanical and electrical troubles and makes various types of repairs, such as general overhauling, electrical and fuel systems, differentials and related equipment, suspension assemblies, repairing and servicing fire pumps. Operating typical shop tools including electrical and acetylene welding devices. Road testing and transporting fire apparatus, service vehicles, and trucks. Assisting in the training of shop personnel and District personnel A few reasons you might love about this job: The District operates the most current equipment with state-of-the-art technology. Our staff works on many types of equipment and apparatus including boats, bulldozers, fire trucks, tillers, wildland engines, advanced electronics incorporated into fire apparatus chassis. Learn and work in an environment that is always changing; equipment and apparatus are constantly being updated. Continuous training opportunities. Work as a team with full support from management. Room for growth and opportunities for advancement. A few challenges you might face in this job : Having to adjust to learning all the new and varied types of equipment in the Fire District due to the continuous updates of new equipment and technology which takes time to learn. Learning and adapting to the organizational and paramilitary chain of command in a professional environment Competencies Required: Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Group Facilitation: Enabling constructive and productive group interaction Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact 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 Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications To read the complete job description, please visit the website; https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/1247208?keywords=fire%20emergency&pagetype=classSpecifications The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: (A) Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Out of state valid driver’s license will be accepted during the application process. AND (B) Must obtain a valid Class B driver’s license with Tank Endorsement (or Class A with Tank Endorsement) prior to the end of probation and maintain the license while employed in this class. Certification Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid California State Fire Marshall Fire Mechanic Level I or Fire Emergency Vehicle Technician I certification Experience: Two (2) years full-time, paid experience in a California fire department, public agency, or private company as a heavy duty or truck mechanic, one (1) year of which must be related to the maintenance of fire apparatus. OR Three (3) years full-time, paid experience in a California fire department, public agency, or private industry as a heavy duty or truck mechanic (no fire apparatus required). Physical Requirements : Ability to meet such health standards as may be prescribed by the Department of Transportation regulations for commercial driver's licenses. Desired Qualifications: - Fire apparatus mechanic experience is desirable - CSFM Emergency Vehicle Technician II/III certification - Completion of Pierce training courses or Pierce Master Technician certification 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. Completion of a Supplemental Questionnaire is required. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Training and Experience Evaluation: A Training and Experience Evaluation may be used to rank candidates on the eligible list. This will be included in the supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application. (Weighted 100%) For applications received between 5/9/24 - 5/26/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 6/3/24 For applications received between 5/27/24 - 6/23/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 7/1/24 For applications received between 6/24/24 - 7/21/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 7/29/24 For applications received between 7/22/24 - 8/25/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 9/2/24 For applications received between 8/26/24 - 9/22/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 9/30/24 For applications received between 9/23/24 - 10/20/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 10/28/24 For applications received between 10/21/24 - 11/17/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 11/25/24 For applications received between 11/18/24 - 12/15/24 Training and Experience Evaluation: 12/23/24 Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment specific questions, please contact Elizabeth Loud, eloud@cccfpd.org. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 09, 2024
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management Contra Costa Health is seeking qualified individuals to fill two (2) vacancies in the Information Systems Project Manager classification. Why join the Contra Costa Health? Contra Costa Health is the largest department of the Contra Costa County government, employing more than 4,260 Full-Time Equivalents. CCHS is an integrated system of health care services that cover health at every level: the individual, the family, and the community. For low-income and uninsured residents of Contra Costa County, Contra Costa Health is the safety net, providing medical services not available to them elsewhere. Contra Costa Health is committed to: Providing high-quality services with respect and responsiveness to all Community health improvement and environmental protection Working in partnership with our patients, cities, and diverse communities, as well as other health, education, and human service agencies Encouraging creative, ethical, and tenacious leadership to implement effective health policies and programs We are looking for someone who is: Able to serve as a project manager on large systems programming and analysis projects Able to manage multiple projects and tasks Able to help increase morale by establishing clearly defined expectations using exceptional oral and communication skills Knowledgeable and familiar with project management methodologies Good at negotiation and works well with large teams Organized, adaptable, and a problem-solver What you will typically be responsible for: Managing various large-scale projects for the various divisions within the department Conferring with hardware and software vendors; assisting with the evaluation and selection of contract firms providing programming and analysis services and may assist in contract negotiations with vendors Supervising the conduct of feasibility studies, the preparation of time study estimates, and progress reports on assigned projects Serving as a project manager on major complex systems programming and analysis projects including network administration, quality assurance, and database management or data integrity and recovery Managing time to ensure work progress stays on schedule according to project plans and specifications Developing, planning, and monitoring project budget(s) and delivering business and computer system applications within budget estimates, using current business and project management metrics Managing assigned projects including monitoring project and budgetary performance and compliance with applicable specifications, rules, regulations, and laws related to business applications, systems, and programming Ensuring quality and timeliness of work performed and final products, and supervising and assisting in the preparation of initial and final systems design and documentation necessary for delivery to customers A few reasons you might love this job: You will work with highly skilled team members who care about their customers and community and are passionate about their work You will have the opportunity for growth You will operate with a high level of autonomy and responsibility A few challenges you might face in this job: Working on multiple projects with emphasis on different technology platforms and knowledge You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver resolutions in tight timeframes You may have to work with multiple divisions that may have differing priorities for the same project 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 Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Handling & Resolving Conflict: Managing interpersonally strained situations Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes Negotiating: Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal Leveraging Technology: Applying technology for improvements in organizational efficiency and effectiveness Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months and may be used for other County Departments. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, data communication, information processing, or a closely related field. Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience managing complex information systems projects which must have included three (3) years of - project management responsibility for large applications systems and team leadership experience. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. Desirable Qualifications: - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification - Previous projects in Health Care - Knowledge and previous experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems - Knowledge and previous experience with Agile Methodology Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement and supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Interview: The oral interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the oral interview , candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the oral interview competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Delivering Results, Oral Communication, and Project Management. Tentatively scheduled: May 30-June 3, 2024 (Weighted 100%). The assessment will be administered remotely using a computer; You will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. Final Selection Interviews: These will be scheduled by the department once the eligible list is established. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment specific questions, please contact Sanyukta Singh at sanyukta.singh@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 09, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Human Resources Department? Contra Costa County recognizes that our employees are our strongest and greatest asset. The Human Resources Department has a staff of just over 50 employees organized into four Divisions that provide a full range of services to County Departments, employees, and the public. Human Resources team members work in collaboration with one another and the County Administrator's Office to provide central human resources services and oversight to 27 County departments. In order to provide the best human resources services to our partners and clients, we strive to recruit motivated, forward-thinking, results-driven HR staff. If you're someone that is excited about trying new things and focusing on the work that adds value instead of getting lost in the routine processes, this is the place for you! We are looking for individuals who are solution-oriented and able to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, growing and changing HR environment. We're looking for someone who is: Tech savvy! You will do a lot of work that requires you to be comfortable with spreadsheet applications, database programs, and online applications Highly organized. Your work will include routine on-going tasks in addition to time-sensitive varied tasks, often with competing requirements and deadlines Customer service oriented. Your role will require you to be responsive and proactive when addressing internal customer needs Analytical and data driven. You will need to be comfortable with studying and manipulating raw data into useable formats which includes making computations, graphics, charts, and/or narrative summaries Interested in learning and developing your career. Your role will expose you to the work of HR Analysts and provide you with the opportunity to learn skills to prepare you for the next step in your HR career What you will typically be responsible for: Performing a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of Human Resources analysts, supervisors and managers Issuing referrals of eligible candidates for hire to County departments Updating and maintaining all employment lists, including open and promotional lists, reemployment lists, transfer lists, and layoff lists Performing accurate and timely processing of various human resources. transactions including requests for recruitment, candidate referral requests, and transfer postings Reviewing Position Specific Attributes (PSA) worksheets and comparing to conviction history data; making nexus determinations between convictions and PSAs Extracting data from various human resources information systems and generating reports and spreadsheets in support of special studies and surveys Actively participating in special projects A few reasons you might love this job: There are opportunities for career advancement in human resources You will gain experience working for a large and dynamic public agency with an employee population of 10,000+ You will get to participate in technology enhancements and process improvement efforts Your work will help you build strong public agency networks and contacts A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities You will be providing customer service to a wide variety of internal and external customers and colleagues You will be required to coordinate your work with various stakeholders who may have competing interests Competencies Required: Professional & Technical Expertise : Applying technical subject matter to the job Establishing Credibility : Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Attention to Detail : Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Learning Agility : Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one’s work Adaptability : Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Critical Thinking : Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Fact Finding : Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Customer Focus : Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Teamwork : Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications Reading Comprehension : Understanding and using written information You can read the complete job description at: www.cccounty/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Remote Work Eligibility : This position is eligible to work remotely no more than 50% of each workweek. However, in the short term, the incumbent is expected to be in the office daily for the first 4 weeks. Future remote work arrangements may be discussed after hire based on dynamic business needs. Additionally, the incumbent must live within 200 miles of Martinez, California. These policies are non-negotiable. 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 an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources administration, business or public administration, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field; or successful completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university. AND Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience providing varied administrative support in a h uman resources recruiting, classification, and compensation function. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Multiple-Choice Exam: The multiple-choice assessment will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. The assessment conducted will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job that may include: Attention to Detail, Reading Comprehension, Professional & Technical Expertise, and Critical Thinking. The Multiple-Choice test is tentatively scheduled to take place on May 31 - June 4, 2024. Final Selection Interviews: These will be scheduled by the department once the eligible list is established. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. Candidates are not permitted to retake the same assessment within a six (6) month period. If you apply for another recruitment that uses this exam and the test is scheduled within six (6) months of the date you took the test this time, you will not have the option to re-take the exam. For recruitment specific questions, please contact Amanda Monson at Amanda.Monson@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 09, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Community Health Worker I position. There are currently four (4) vacancies in the Medical Social Services Department at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center located in Martinez, CA. Community Health Workers work closely with professional staff and perform a variety of tasks associated with the public health program(s) to which they are assigned. Typical tasks routinely performed by Community Health Workers include providing information/ referral to patients, completing applications, charting and documenting in patient charts, stocking and distributing information/ referral materials, arranging transportation for patients being discharged from the hospital, and assisting professional staff with interview of patients. Contra Costa County Health Services mission is to care for and improve the health of all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems. We are looking for someone who: Effectively responds to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands Can work effectively with people who may have difficulty cooperating with the interview or assessment process due to a physical or behavioral health related medical condition Has knowledge of computer software and office practices and procedures including filing and record keeping Can communicate effectively verbally and in writing Has excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work in a team environment Effectively analyzes and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting with initial intakes and re-assessments Maintaining stock of informational and referral materials Faxing and maintaining internal and external referrals Navigating through patient’s records and database systems Arranging transportation for patients being discharged from the hospital Working closely with staff to perform other clinical duties as needed A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will impact the lives, health, and well-being of all residents Personal development and growth within the organization You will be working with a team of people who are dedicated and have a passion for their work, focusing on our common mission and goals to serve our community As an integrated system, Contra Costa County Health Services offers and presents multiple opportunities to grow professionally A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work with a variety of personalities and conflicting demands There may be unpredictable daily workflow and work assignments at times You will work in a fast-paced environment providing support for team members who provide direct services to populations experiencing complex needs Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Six (6) months or its equivalent of full-time experience having direct responsibility or participation in providing community outreach, client education, training, and support services in a community program that promotes health and health education. Substitution for experience: Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college coursework which must have included 6 semester or 9 quarter units in health-related coursework, or completion of a Community Health Worker Associates Degree or Community Health Worker Certification Program from an accredited college or university may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. ** Please note: applicants who qualify through the substitution path are required to attach a copy of their college or university transcripts, or a copy of their degree, at the time of applying. Applications without this documentation attached will not be accepted. Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire and Multiple-Choice Exam: Candidates that clearly demonstrate that they possess the minimum qualification, will be invited to participate in the online examination. Candidates will be asked to answer multiple-choice questions, and provide written responses to scenario-based questions, designed to evaluate candidates core competencies as they relate to the job. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These competencies may include but are not limited to: Self-Management, Reading Comprehension, Using Technology, Building and Maintaining Relationships, and Critical Thinking . (Weighted 100%) The assessments may be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Remote Exam: Week of May 27th, 2024 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 09, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why Join Contra Costa County Health Services? The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent career opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Community Health Worker II positions. We are seeing to fill multiple vacancies throughout Contra Costa County within the Public Health Division, the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC), and Health Centers. Community Health Workers work closely with professional staff and perform a variety of tasks associated with the public health program(s) to which they are assigned. Typical tasks routinely performed by Community Health Workers include providing information/ referral to patients, completing applications, documenting in patient charts, stocking and distributing information/ referral materials, arranging transportation for patients being discharged from the hospital, and assisting professional staff with interview of patients. The Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) program is part of the Public Health division and provides high-quality health services to patients who are experiencing homelessness in Contra Costa County. The program's vision is that all people experiencing homelessness in Contra Costa County can access comprehensive healthcare services to improve their health status, effectively manage any chronic conditions and thrive as community members. The team includes bilingual medical, dental, behavioral health, social support and administrative professionals who provide direct care and referrals for many services. The Medical Social Services department strives to assist patients with social service needs, including connection to public benefits, systems navigation, and more. Position associated within this department are located in Ambulatory Care clinics at the hospital and health centers throughout Contra Costa County. We are looking for someone who: Effectively responds to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands Has knowledge of computer software and office practices and procedures including filing and record keeping Can communicate effectively verbally and in writing Can engage in collaborative relationships with providers, other members of the clinical team, and community organizations to ensure quality patient care Exhibits and demonstrates cultural sensitivity with diverse and medically vulnerable populations to ensure that healthcare services are delivered in a culturally appropriate manner Is interested in continuous learning and staying updated on the latest healthcare trends, community resources, and best practices in community health work What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting with Medi-Cal and Cal Fresh applications Reviewing medical charts for insurance, assisting clients with phone calls to Medi-Cal and other insurance providers as needed Maintaining stock of informational and referral materials Navigating through patient’s records and database systems Arranging transportation for patients and assisting with case management activities Working collaboratively with social workers and clinical staff to ensure patient care A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will impact the lives, health, and well-being of all residents Personal development and growth within the organization You will be working with a team of people who are dedicated and have a passion for their work, focusing on our common mission and goals to serve our community As an integrated system, Contra Costa County Health Services offers and presents multiple opportunities to grow professionally A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work with a variety of personalities and conflicting demands There may be unpredictable daily workflow and work assignments at times You will work in a fast-paced environment providing support for team members who provide direct services to populations experiencing complex needs Competencies Required: Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals To read the complete job description, please click here . The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future openings for up to 6 months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate. Experience: Eighteen (18) months of full time experience or its equivalent, having direct responsibility or participation in providing community outreach, client education, training, and support services in a community program that promotes health and health education. Substitution for experience: Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of college coursework which must have included 6 semester or 9 quarter units in health related coursework, or completion of a Community Health Worker Associates Degree or Community Health Worker Certification Program from an accredited college or university may be substituted for six (6) months of the required experience. ** Please note: applicants who qualify through the substitution path are required to attach a copy of their college or university transcripts, or a copy of their degree, at the time of applying. Applications without this documentation attached will not be accepted. Desirable Qualifications: Experience with Medi-Cal (and other public benefit) applications Experience with Electronic Health Records and various Microsoft applications Current principles and practices of the homeless community and of homeless service providers Experience working with diverse and medically vulnerable populations Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire and Multiple-Choice Exam: Candidates that clearly demonstrate that they possess the minimum qualification, will be invited to participate in the online examination. Candidates will be asked to answer multiple-choice questions, and provide written responses to scenario-based questions, designed to evaluate candidates core competencies as they relate to the job. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These competencies may include but are not limited to: Self-Management, Reading Comprehension, Using Technology, Building and Maintaining Relationships, and Critical Thinking . (Weighted 100%) The assessments may be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Remote Exam: Week of May 27th, 2024 The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164/2021824-Mandatory-Vaccination-Policy-PDF?bidId= CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 08, 2024
Full Time
The Position The Board of Supervisors have authorized the following future salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024, and 5% on July 1, 2025. Why join the Contra Costa County Risk Management Department? Contra Costa Risk Management Department is seeking an Assistant Risk Manager to join our Financial Services program area. The Assistant Risk Manager - Finance Services will coordinate and liaison with the County Director of Risk Management on financial issues, manage and oversee various financial services programs and the risk management self-insurance trust funds, insurance programs, and program support for various other County agencies and programs. Under general direction, the incumbent will perform and assist in a wide variety of budgetary, financial, administrative, and analytical support duties as well as provide risk management information to the county’s budget team. The Assistant Risk Manager- Finance Services reports directly to the County Director of Risk Management-Exempt. Why join our team? The County believes staff is its greatest asset. We strive to provide a workplace that is inclusive of all people, cultures, and backgrounds. At Contra Costa County, we see every day as a chance to create a positive impact on the individuals we serve. We lead through our values, integrity, community, and our employees are dedicated and provide excellent service. The Finance Services program is a small and dedicated unit within the Risk Management team. Each team member has a unique opportunity to support each other, make an immediate impact on the program, and to share their experience and knowledge with the rest of the team. We are looking for someone who is: Proficient. You will need to be familiar with principles and practices of governmental budget development and analysis of insurance programs, cost allocation, and responding to financial audits. Analytical and a strong communicator. You will need to communicate professionally and effectively both in written form and verbally. Adept . You will need to be familiar with cash management and investment of self-insurance trust funds. Knowledgeable. You will need to be familiar with financial programs and software applications including database spreadsheets. Team Oriented. You will need to maintain working relationships with multiple parties including other County departments. Organized and results driven. You will need to balance multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment and work effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines. A Leader. You will be guiding and coaching others to accomplish a common goal. What you will typically be responsible for: Managing and overseeing various financial service programs and functions at the department level, including the county self-insurance trust funds utilized to fund the general liability, auto liability, property, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and various other County agencies and Programs Providing the insurance pool and broker a complete property value analysis (auto, fire, equipment, buildings, and facilities) for purposes of securing appropriate insurance coverage Acting as a liaison with county departments, special districts, outside agencies, state and federal agencies, insurance pool, and insurance broker Developing and maintaining a statistical data system to provide county departments with information, including budgetary projections, and future costs Preparing and presenting comprehensive correspondence and reports, which may include financial or statistical data, including providing information for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) A few reasons you might love this job: You will be part of a dynamic team You will have the opportunity to have a Hybrid remote work schedule You will have access to a generous benefits package including retirement, health plan options and other benefits listed here: Employee Benefits | Contra Costa County, CA Official Website A few challenges you might face in this job: You will work in a fast-paced environment You will be expected to manage multiple assignments with competing deadlines You may interact with clients that are upset and/or confused Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems Using Technology : Working with electronic hardware and software applications 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 Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Driving Results: Demonstrating concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard of excellence Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Industry Monitoring: Grasping the external political, economic, competitive, and social factors affecting the industry Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to group To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business or public administration, finance, or a closely related field. AND Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, professional level experience with management of self-insured trust funds, preferably with a public agency. At least two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Depending on the position(s) to be filled, qualifying experience may be limited to experience directly related to the assignment as specified on the job announcement. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. No substitution is allowed for the supervisory experience. Substitution for Major : One (1) additional year of qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required academic major. Desirable Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Health, Loss Control, Safety, Health and Environmental Applied Sciences, Occupational Health and Safety, or a closely related field Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination. Oral Assessment : An oral assessment (interview) will be conducted to measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the Oral Assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Analyzing & Interpreting Data, Self-Management, Delivering Results, and Professional & Technical Expertise. (Weighted 100%) The oral assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place 6/20 - 6/24/2024. The assessment will be administered remotely using a computer; you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment specific questions, please contact Melissa Moglie at Melissa.Moglie@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 6/9/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 05, 2024
Full Time
The Position CONTINUOUS The Board of Supervisors have authorized the following future salary increases for this classification: 5% on July 1, 2023 | 5% on July 1, 2024 | 5% on July 1, 2025 Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Pharmacy Technician position. The department currently has six (6) vacancies in Detention Pharmacy located in Martinez, CA and multiple vacancies in Inpatient Pharmacy located at the Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, CA. Appointees will be required to work weekends and travel to various locations within Contra Costa County. Pharmacy Technicians assist Pharmacists in the preparation, packaging and distribution of medications and sterile parenteral products. Additional duties include storage and issuance of pharmaceutics material, supplies and equipment. Individual(s) appointed would either be assigned to the general Pharmacy Service program or to the I.V. Additive Program. In the general Pharmacy Services Program, Pharmacy Technicians order, receive, unpack, verify prices, prepare pricing labels and shelve incoming merchandise. They also fill orders and keep records of stock dispensed, deliver drugs and narcotics to the nurse's stations and deliver and pick-up medication orders to the pharmacy. In the I.V. Additive Program, Pharmacy Technicians prepare sterile parenteral preparations, update the computer profile, assist pharmacists in filling prescriptions and perform other tasks as required. Contra Costa Health Services’ mission is to care for and improve the health of all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems. We are looking for someone who: Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing Demonstrates a strong ability to work in a team environment and be a team player Welcomes constructive feedback Possesses excellent interpersonal skills What you will typically be responsible for: Assisting Pharmacists in compounding and filling prescriptions for patients Answering phone calls from nurses and providers; resolving problems under the direction of Pharmacist Assisting with maintaining accurate stock levels of drugs and supplies Restocking and troubleshooting medications in all automated dispensing cabinets, and Omnicells Performing mathematical calculations for special dose preparation and compounding Repackaging medications and maintaining accurate records A few reasons you might love this job: You will be essential to providing patients with safe and effective medication therapy There will be opportunities for growth You will be performing vital functions to support the patient care efforts of the pharmacy department It will be rewarding to be making a difference in the community A few challenges you might face in this job: Not accurately dispensing the correct prescriptions can pose health risks to patients You will face multiple deadlines, multi-tasking, and time management You will be working with hazardous medications Competencies Required: Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications License Required: Candidates must possess a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Certificate: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid Pharmacy Technician Registration issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Pharmacy. Substitution: Proof of application for a Pharmacy Technician Registration submitted to the California State Board of Pharmacy may be substituted for the required certificate. Applicants must possess a Pharmacy Technician Registration at time of appointment. Special Requirements when assigned to Detention Facilities: must possess and maintain a Sheriff's Department background clearance. A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED AND YOU MUST ATTACH COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Training and Experience Evaluation: At the time of filing, within the supplemental questionnaire, candidates will be required to complete a training and experience questionnaire. Candidates that clearly meet the minimum qualifications, as described above, will have their training and experience responses evaluated. The training and experience questionnaire is designed to measure candidate’s relevant education, training, and/or experience as it relates to the Pharmacy Technician classification. ( 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 04, 2024
Full Time
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit Closing Date: Open Until Filled The Board of Supervisors authorized the following future salary increases: 5% on July 1, 2024 5% on July 1, 2025 **RE-ANNOUNCEMENT** Why Join Contra Costa Health? The Contra Costa Health Department is offering excellent career opportunities to fill four (4) Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions located in the Clinical Laboratory at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC) in Martinez, CA. CCRMC is a full-service county hospital and offers a complete array of patient-centered health care services delivered in a beautiful facility. If a philosophy of service and patient care is what interests you, then joining as a Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist at CCRMC is for you. Are you great at research? Comfortable writing reports? Then working at CCRMC may be a good fit for you! You will also have the opportunity to provide in-service training for other staff. So, if you are looking for the next step in your career (with a close commute from home!) and want to make an impact on your community, apply today! We are looking for someone who is: Organized. You will maintain accurate records. Eager. Your willingness to learn new techniques and skills will be invaluable. Knowledgeable. You will be advanced in clinical terminology, methods, and procedures. Focused. There will be various work demands and each must be prioritized. What you will typically be responsible for: You will conduct various tests. You will train in various specialty areas. You will order laboratory supplies and equipment. You will write and update quality control policies and procedures. You will review technical journals and quality control standards. A few reasons why you might love this job: You will work with a dedicated and motivated staff! You will perform research studies in a laboratory environment. You will have job stability and opportunities for career growth. The County offers fantastic and competitive health benefits, paid vacation/sick/personal leave, and a great retirement plan! Check them out here: Employee Benefits | Contra Costa County, CA Official Website You will be a member of a strong Union that supports its members! Here’s Teamsters 856's Memorandum of Understanding (MOU): MOU_2022-2026_TEAMSTERS-856 (ca.gov) Do you have student loans? Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is the most common way people apply to have their student loans forgiven. The County is a qualified employer! A few challenges you might face in this job: You will have a heavy workload of tasks to accomplish. You will be a lead scientist and will monitor staff work performance, as well as balance your own workload. You must quickly change the prioritization of work. Competencies Required: Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner 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 Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems General Physical Ability: Using strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results Innovation: Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information Interpersonal Savvy: Considering and responding appropriately to the needs and feelings of others in different situations Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal To read the complete job description, please visit the website: https://www.cccounty.us/hr . The eligible list established may fill future vacancies from this recruitment and may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications **PLEASE ATTACH PROOF OF YOUR LICENSE TO YOUR APPLICATION** License Required: Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the California State Department of Public Health. Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a licensed scientist in a clinical laboratory performing varied clinical tests and analyses. Selection Process 1. Application Filing and Evaluation : All applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. 2. Training and Experience Evaluation: At the time of filing, within the supplemental questionnaire, candidates will be required to complete a training and experience questionnaire. Candidates who clearly meet the minimum qualifications, as described above, will have their training and experience responses evaluated, which will determine their score and rank on the eligible list. The training and experience questionnaire is designed to measure the candidate’s relevant education, training, and/or experience as it relates to the position. (Weighted 100%) . 3. Final Selection Interviews: The hiring manager interviews will be scheduled directly by the unit/division once the eligible list is established. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at Exams@cchealth.org . For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1-855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Contra Costa County, CA Martinez, California, United States
May 03, 2024
Full Time
The Position *Deadline extended to 05/22/2024* Contra Costa County is currently seeking to fill two full-time vacancies in the position of Buyer II. One vacancy is in Contra Costa Health and the other is in the Public Works Department. Why join the Contra Costa Health? Contra Costa Health is made up of a Health Plan, Public Health, Hazardous Materials, Environmental Health, Housing Homeless and Health, the Regional Medical Center, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management Services, and a full complement of ambulatory care sites including school-based services, which are all supported by the Information Technology Division. The IT division of Health Services is the central procurement and management organization for all IT-related systems in Health Services. They purchase all hardware, software, maintenance contracts, and IT services for all applications throughout the Health Services Department. You will be responsible for generating and tracking requisitions to purchase goods and services, and interfacing with our vendors and our Contracts and Grants unit to develop and implement contracts, master services agreements, and software services agreements. Why Join Public Works? The Public Works Purchasing Division needs a dedicated Team member responsible for managing and maintaining the County’s fleet and facility assets. Our mission is to ensure efficient and effective operations that support all County services including transportation and public facilities. We are committed to sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and innovation in our procurement process. We are seeking a skilled candidate with a demonstrated background in a centralized purchasing department to join our Procurement Team and support the County’s fleet and facility operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing goods and services necessary for maintaining and enhancing our fleet and facility assets. This position plays a vital role in ensuring the reliability, safety, and efficiency of County operations. The candidate must understand and manage the formal bid process for a wide range of goods and services and will play a crucial role in ensuring transparency, fairness, and compliance with procurement guidelines. We are looking for someone who is: Analytical. You will need to be able to gather, calculate, tabulate, and analyze financial data and consistently demonstrate strong problem-solving skills while preparing or reviewing bids, contracts, and claims. Detail Oriented. You will be working on contracts and high-dollar requisitions, where accuracy is of paramount importance. Collaborative with others. You should be able to work collaboratively and productively with others, as you will work closely with our Contracts and Grants unit, vendors, and County Counsel. Able to follow through on issues. It is vital to address issues in a timely and efficient manner so they don’t get lost or forgotten and Department operations run smoothly. Tech Savvy. You should embrace technology and be skillful in using a variety of equipment and software. Dependable, Flexible, and Adaptable. Changes in priorities on certain contracts or tasks occur daily, which requires you to adjust accordingly. At Contra Costa Health, what you will typically be responsible for: Conducting product and vendor research using best practices to find the best price and terms. Entering all contract information and required documents into the Contracts and Grants systems. Negotiating and monitoring contracts to ensure all compliance with terms and conditions. Guiding Account Clerk staff with resolving invoicing and payment issues and preparing reports for management as needed. Creating, generating, and renewing purchase orders in the Purchasing system. Effectively communicating with stakeholders, vendors, and management of procurement process and status of procurement requests. At Public Works, what you will typically be responsible for: Leading the formal bid process for procurement projects, including drafting bid documents, specifications, and evaluation criteria. Coordinating bid advertisement, pre-bid meetings, and site visits as necessary to ensure vendors have a comprehensive understanding of project requirements. Managing bid responses, conducting bid openings, and facilitating the evaluation of proposals or bids in accordance with established criteria. Collaborating with department stakeholders to analyze bid results, negotiate terms, and recommend contract awards to County leadership. Ensuring compliance with procurement policy, regulations, and legal requirements throughout the bidding process. Maintaining accurate records of bid activities, vendor communications, and contract documentation. A few reasons you might love this job: Your work will impact the lives, health, and well-being of all residents (with a focus on the diverse, marginalized communities) and businesses in Contra Costa County. The team is full of people passionate about their jobs, constantly innovating, and are joyful collaborators. Professional development funds are available for each employee. Offices are in the central part of the County. The County offers fantastic and competitive health benefits, paid vacation/sick/personal leave, and a great retirement plan! Check them out here: Employee Benefits | Contra Costa County, CA Official Website You will be a member of a strong Union that supports its members! Here’s Local 21’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) LOCAL-21-MOU-FOR-2022-2026 Do you have student loans? Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is the most common way people apply to have their student loans forgiven. The County is a qualified employer! A few challenges you might face in this job: Adapting to the frequency and timeliness of the regulatory changes. Staff must adapt to new and ever-changing technology. You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver products in tight timeframes. Competencies Required: 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 Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Establishing Credibility: Doing what he/she commits to doing and respecting the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue Writing: Communicating effectively in writing Negotiating: Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Mathematical Facility: Performing computations and solving mathematical problems To read the complete job description, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs/4839 The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. Minimum Qualifications Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Two years full-time, or its equivalent, technical purchasing experience in a central purchasing department, purchasing a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience of the type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to maximum of four years. Desirable Qualifications: Experience with ERP and MRP systems (Oracle, NetSuite, Fishbowl, etc.) Experience with kanban, project management systems (i.e. Trello, Asana, Monday.com, JIRA) Experience with file/document cloud storage (Sharepoint, Box.com, Dropbox, etc.) Experience with business instant messaging platforms (MS Teams, Slack, RingCentral, etc.) Advanced Experience with MS Excel (familiar with VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables) Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Online Interview Assessment: Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited via email to complete a one-way online interview assessment. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job. In the assessment, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies and an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include, but are not limited to: Oral Communication, Delivering Results, Professional Integrity & Ethics, Building & Maintaining Relationships, Decision Making, and Innovative Problem Solving. (Weight 100%) The oral assessment is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of May 27th, 2024. The assessment may be administered remotely using a computer; you will need access to a reliable internet connection to participate in the assessment. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the selection process. The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. For recruitment-specific questions, please contact Alex Johnson at Alex.Johnson@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA Contra Costa County, California, United States
May 02, 2024
Full Time
The Position Why join the Contra Costa County Counsel's Office? Contra Costa County is seeking highly motivated, career-oriented attorneys, with strong academic credentials and excellent research and writing skills, to fill one or more Deputy County Counsel - Exempt positions in the General Law Division. Attorneys selected to work in the General Law Division are expected to handle all aspects of advising and representing a public agency and its departments, boards, and commissions. They may be asked to prepare formal legal opinions, ordinances, resolutions, and other documents; analyze and draft contracts, leases, and other legal instruments; prepare pleadings; serve as counsel to hearing bodies; handle civil trials, civil writ matters, and other litigation; and participate in mediations, negotiations, and administrative hearings. Attorneys applying for a position in this division should highlight their training and experience in one or more of the following areas: solid waste and/or hazardous waste law; business transactions, including contract drafting and negotiating; construction, procurement, and real estate law; land use law; public finance and taxation; employment and labor law; and general civil litigation, including civil writ matters. The work of the County Counsel’s Office is diverse, fast paced, and high-profile, and requires the desire and ability to assume responsibility and build positive, long-term client relationships. The ideal candidate for the position will be articulate, energetic, and approachable, with exceptional analytical skills and professional judgment. Successful applicants must be able to relate well to colleagues, clients, and the courts, have the ability to think strategically and creatively, and have the ability to foster collaborative work relationships among stakeholders involved in negotiations. In recognition of the possibility of conflicts of interest, Deputy County Counsels - Exempt are required to refrain from private law practice. Attorneys are required to furnish personal transportation and may seek mileage reimbursement for work-related travel in accordance with County policy. The County Counsel’s Office currently has a staff of 37 attorneys. The positions may be filled at any level step appropriate to qualifications and experience. Promotional opportunities exist within the Deputy County Counsel-Exempt range, from Basic Level ($10,722.22 - $12,745.36), through Standard Level ($13,070.34-$15,536.52), to Advanced Level ($15,932.68 -$18,938.95). The Deputy County Counsel - Exempt classification is excluded from the County Merit System and are appointed by the County Counsel. We are looking for someone who: Can work in a fast paced, and high-profile environment Has the ability to think strategically and creatively Will be articulate and energetic Possesses exceptional analytical skills and judgement Can relate well to colleagues, clients, and the courts Has the ability to assume responsibility and build client relationships Has excellent writing skills What you will typically be responsible for: Participating in hearings and meetings Presenting cases persuasively in both court and administrative proceedings Offering and negotiating solutions consistent with applicable laws and policy direction Drafting a variety of legal documents Using good judgment in setting priorities and allocating time Maintaining effective working relationships with staff and clients Keeping supervisor informed of significant cases and assignments A few reasons you might love this job: We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality, and we value diversity You will have an opportunity to serve the public as you advise a wide variety of clients The work is intellectually challenging and fast-paced You will work in a team environment with supportive colleagues You will enjoy a work-life balance, with the opportunity to accrue up to three weeks of vacation leave and other leave benefits A few challenges you might face in this job: Adjusting to County government functions and interplay of the departments Becoming familiar with local Superior Court rules and procedures, and administrative agencies Competing litigation, advisory, and transactional deadlines Competencies Required: Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Professional Integrity & Ethics: Displaying honesty, adherence to principles, and personal accountability Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Political & Organizational Savvy: Working skillfully with politics, procedures, and protocols across organizational levels and boundaries Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of achieving long range objectives Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability Negotiating: Reaching mutually satisfying agreements and compromise Handling Stress: Maintaining emotional stability and self-control under pressure, challenge, or adversity Innovation: Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships Valuing Diversity: Appreciating the benefits of varied backgrounds and cultures in the workplace Writing: Communicating effectively in writing To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr Minimum Qualifications Registration: Active member of the State Bar of California Experience: Standard Level: Four (4) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience as a practicing attorney. Desirable Qualifications: Experience with solid waste and/or hazardous waste laws is highly desirable Experience advising and representing public agencies Experience with civil litigation and administrative hearings Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom Selection Process Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a Contra Costa County application and supplemental questionnaire at the time of application (please limit each response to no more than 300 words). Both submissions will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process. Along with your application, please provide the following: Resume Your resume should include: State Bar of California membership number and admission date Undergraduate college/university and graduation date Law school and graduation date TWO writing samples only Preferably a substantive pleading and an advisory letter or memorandum, of no more than fifteen (15) pages and five (5) pages in length, respectively. List of professional references Please indicate whether we may contact your current employer. A cover letter This is an exempt recruitment, which means candidates are not guaranteed an interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to a hiring interview. Candidates invited to the interview may be asked questions in areas such as training and experience relevant to the position, and the knowledge of and ability to apply legal principles. References will be required. For recruitment specific questions, please contact Melissa Moglie at Melissa.Moglie@hrd.cccounty.us. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627. 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. To find more information on Benefits offered by Contra Costa County, please go to https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1343/Employee-Benefits Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2024 11:59 PM Pacific